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Christmas in Spain

Christmas in Spain

KS2 - KS3 - KS5 Spanish Christmas in Spain Cultural lesson describing how we celebrate Christmas in Spaon + activities La loteria de Navidad (short movie) and Song
MagBB
Argentina - Culture, Language, Accent (Spanish)

Argentina - Culture, Language, Accent (Spanish)

his is a full 60 minute lesson class about Argentina - targeted towards any level Spanish in middle/high school. This lesson includes a no prep powerpoint, guided notes, and a fun communicative activity where students are the Pope and Messi. Powerpoint/Google Slides + Guided Notes: Gives students basic information about the Argentina (Mothers of May, tango, food, sports) - and then gives students rules about how Argentinas typically speak (voseo, y–> SH, ll–>sh). Students then listen to people with Argentina accents in videos, and focus on the accent and pronunciation. Communicative Activity: Students then take on the role of the Pope and Messi- and read a conversation out loud with their partner. They use their best Argentine accents and fill in the blanks of what their friend said (speaking puzzle/fill in the blank activity). After they answer comprehension questions in English. Creative Activity: As an exit ticket, students create a comic or fun drawings, using the slang they learned in class to represent what they’ve learned in a fun new way! I recommend using the google slides (included in the powerpoint) and the notes are included as well!
stephaniehmetzger
Spain - Culture, Language, and Accent Lesson (Spanish)

Spain - Culture, Language, and Accent Lesson (Spanish)

This is a full 60 minute lesson class about Spain - targeted towards any level Spanish in middle/high school. This lesson includes a no prep powerpoint, guided notes, and a fun communicative activity. Powerpoint/Google Slides + Guided Notes: Gives students basic information about the Spain (music, food, major cities, sports) - and then gives students four rules about how Spaniards typically speak (z–> th, G & J). Students then listen to famous singers and soccer players (Andrés Iniesta and Enrique Iglesias) and focus on the accent and pronunciation. Communicative Activity: Students then take on the role of Andrés Iniesta and Enrique Iglesias- and read a conversation out loud with their partner. They use their best Spaniard accents and fill in the blanks of what their friend said (speaking puzzle/fill in the blank activity). After they answer comprehension questions in English. Creative Activity: As an exit ticket, students create a comic or fun drawings like Mr.Wonderful, using the slang they learned in class to represent what they’ve learned in a fun new way! I recommend using the google slides (included in the powerpoint) and the notes are included as well!
stephaniehmetzger
Dominican Republic Culture and Language Spanish

Dominican Republic Culture and Language Spanish

This is a full 60 minute lesson class about the Dominican Republic - targeted towards any level Spanish in middle/high school. This lesson includes a no prep powerpoint, guided notes, and a fun communicative activity. Powerpoint/Google Slides + Guided Notes: Gives students basic information about the Dominican republic (music, food, capital, sports) - and then gives students four rules about how Dominicans typically speak (drop the s, don’t pronounce the d between vowels, shortening words, etc). Students then listen to famous singers/rappers (Cardi B and El Mayor Clasico) and focus on the accent and pronunciation. Communicative Activity: Students then take on the role of Romeo Santos or El Mayor Clasico - and read a conversation out loud with their partner. They use their best Dominican accents and fill in the blanks of what their friend said (speaking puzzle/fill in the blank activity). After they answer comprehension questions in English. Creative Activity: As an exit ticket, students create a comic using the slang they learned in class to represent what they’ve learned in a fun new way! I recommend using the google slides (included in the powerpoint) and the notes are included as well!
stephaniehmetzger
Pascua /Easter

Pascua /Easter

We are close to the celebration of Easter and this interactive full class in Spanish describes this tradition and includes interesting aspects in the world with activities and a short video clip. It can be used for upper primary and secondary school. Contents: -Goals -Index -Informative content -Two activities related to the class. (There are 15 pages)
marijota2008
Winter Olympics Spanish Sports - PowerPoints, Worksheets, and Activities

Winter Olympics Spanish Sports - PowerPoints, Worksheets, and Activities

I love the Olympics – so I made a mini unit about sports revolving around the winter Olympics 2018 focusing on athletes from Spanish speaking countries. This resource includes all of the following – No prep needed! -Powerpoint for the week - including fun vocab games, and interactive activities -Worksheets for the following New Sports Vocab - Student Led Students read about athletes competing in the 2018 winter olympics from Spain and Argentina, and using context clues find the vocabulary (relating to winter sports and sports in general) and answer questions about sports they play. Additionally asks students to think and analyze why there are less spanish speaking countries in the winter olympics. Sparks interest and discussion, and answer key included. Fun Olympics Meme Homework Fun worksheet where students see funny pictures of Olympic athletes and then write their own memes/captions with the sentence starter “Esta es mi cara cuando…”. No prep needed - can be a homework or fun class activity, which can be extended to students searching photos and writing their own captions. Communicative Activity - ¿Qué deporte juegas? ¿Cuándo? students are given a model, and walk around the room asking other what sport they play and when. Students then write down the response of their peer in third person and graph the results of the class. -Links to review websites for the vocabulary (Quizizz) and the Google slides version of the powerpoint. Highly recommend using the link in the resource for the Google Slides version over the Power Point file, also Google slides version will give you access to the other documents as well (how long the Powerpoint will last you, depends on your bell schedule and how long class periods are. This lasted me four full days of school with 55 minute class periods.)
stephaniehmetzger
Sudoku de verbos (rutina diaria / presente de indicativo)

Sudoku de verbos (rutina diaria / presente de indicativo)

This verb game is based on the traditional japanese Sudoku but instead of numbers we use the 6 Spanish conjugations. My students enjoy playing their Sudokus while their conjugations in Spanish get more accurate. This activity is very good to automate conjugations while having fun learning Spanish. Enjoy!
antoniolunagonzalez
Juegos Olímpicos Spanish Sport Vocab

Juegos Olímpicos Spanish Sport Vocab

No prep, student led, cultural reading, and new vocab activity for Spanish classes. Students read about athletes competing in the 2018 winter olympics from Spain and Argentina, and using context clues find the vocabulary (relating to winter sports and sports in general) and answer questions about sports they play. Additionally asks students to think and analyze why there are less spanish speaking countries in the winter olympics. Sparks interest and discussion, and answer key included.
stephaniehmetzger
Spanish Winter Olympics 2018 Meme Activity

Spanish Winter Olympics 2018 Meme Activity

Inspired by Kyle Carr’s funny memes from the olympics - fun worksheet where students see funny pictures of Olympic athletes and then write their own memes/captions with the sentence starter “Esta es mi cara cuando…”. No prep needed - can be a homework or fun class activity, which can be extended to students searching photos and writing their own captions.
stephaniehmetzger
ELEMENTARY SPANISH FACTS ACTIVITIES 1

ELEMENTARY SPANISH FACTS ACTIVITIES 1

PERFECT FOR INTRODUCING AND EXPLORING THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD! - 20 FASCINATING FACTS CARDS, 28 CHALLENGE CARDS, DIFFERENTIATED WRITING/COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES AND WHOLE-GROUP PRESENTATION / DISCUSSION ACTIVITY ABOUT ALL THINGS SPANISH! This resource really does help to create a lively language learning environment, and offer a popular alternative to more traditional, teacher-led ’information about Spain’ lessons. Children can develop their knowledge of SPAIN AND SPANISH - and through guided whole-group discussion - their home/host country too, in a cooperative, communicative and interactive way, in part independently of the teacher. There is a bonus multi-focus on listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, writing and spelling, and is a great way of aligning language learning with developing literacy skills in English. This resource comprises the following: 20 FACTS CARDS - there are four facts in each of the following five topic groups: GEOGRAPHY, COUNTRY, LANDMARKS, LANGUAGE and FOOD. There are four cards per A4 sheet, making them the perfect size for young learners. The language on each of the cards ranges from fairly basic to more advanced, which challenges and enhances children’s English skills. WRITING/COMPREHENSION CHALLENGE 1 - there are 2 options: either 2 or 4 fact recording boxes per A4 page. Children read their selected facts, and copy the information in the boxes. Encourage children to be as accurate as possible with their spelling and punctuation, to pay particular attention to the spelling and accents of the SPANISH words that are included, and of course to make sure they are recording the facts in their best handwriting. WRITING/COMPREHENSION CHALLENGE 2 - there are also 2 options: 2 or 4 fact recording boxes in this challenge level. However, there is a more open-ended task: responding to the question “What did you learn?”. This requires children to read their fact card, process the information, and then recreate it in their own words, describing the fact in the context of what they have learned. 28 DIFFERENTIATED COMPREHENSION TASK CARDS, with answer sheet WHOLE-GROUP PRESENTATION/DISCUSSION ACTIVITY, with every fact included in the presentation resource - I’ve found this a really useful means of encouraging and stimulating classroom discussion. Children can reflect on what they already know about SPAIN, and share it with their peers. Use the facts themselves to prompt discussion about the home/host country, eg “What is our capital city? Is it also our largest city?”, which really does create a successful cross-curricular learning environment. This pack comprises 6 non-editable files in a zipped format. Please read the TERMS OF USE carefully - the pack is copyright, and for single-teacher/purchaser use only. ¡MUCHAS GRACIAS Y BUEN VIAJE!
LivelyLearningClassroom
Quinceañera Group Project

Quinceañera Group Project

Have students learn by doing! Very minimum prep needed from teachers, and guides students with rubrics for self-directed learning - with genuine motivation as at the end of the projects students throw a quinceañera in class! Spilt class into three groups: Restaurant Group: Create the menus, organize the food to bring for the party, and serve the food (all in Spanish!) Great way to create an authentic ordering and serving Spanish conversation Invitation Group: Create the invites for the party to hand out to students and adults, also the option for a second project addition of making games and decorations, Dance Group: Create a dance choreography to bachata for the quinceañera - includes a playlist of videos for your students to learn from. Example videos from my classroom. Speeches for mother and father of the quince girl. Includes: -3 group project rubrics -A Powerpoint including a video, notes, writing prompts, and an outline for your quinceañera in class -Bachata Dance videos
stephaniehmetzger
Los tiempos verbales- TENSES - table drill

Los tiempos verbales- TENSES - table drill

Table with infinitives and different columns for them to conjugate the I and We form of each infinitive (regular and high frequency irregular verbs (ser,estar, ir, salir, tener) into the different tenses (present, preterite, near future, conditional, imperfect, perfect, simple future and subjunctive). Easy to adapt by adding/replacing infinitives and/or tenses. It worked perfectly well with all range of learners.
Estefania_moreno
Infinitives Spanish Worksheet

Infinitives Spanish Worksheet

Infinitives warm up activity in Spanish, to get students thinking about what an infinitive is before working with new tenses. They organize the verbs into AR,ER, and IR - can easily be extended. Uses common verbs in Spanish
stephaniehmetzger
Soy una Taza - Song and Cooking Vocab Spanish

Soy una Taza - Song and Cooking Vocab Spanish

No prep needed! In this worksheet there is a matching warmup, where students match the vocabulary from Soy una taza (the song --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AdJPY2Hf7U) Next, the students watch the video and fill in the lyrics to the song using the vocab from the warm up. Finally, I have students learn the dance and act out all the vocab. (my students are in middle school, even though the song is primary they love it!)
stephaniehmetzger
Guided Practice Cooking Vocab Spanish

Guided Practice Cooking Vocab Spanish

This Guided Practice Walks students through practicing Spanish cooking vocabulary used from this Quizlet. https://quizlet.com/246899237/cooking-vocabulary-flash-cards/ It goes from easy to more difficult. First students match vocabulary, then use a word bank to fill in an authentic patatas bravas recipe from Spain, then they write full sentences in spanish (translate) and then respond to a question to connect them to the vocabulary in Spanish. If they finish early there is a small drawing vocab activity and a way that students can rate themselves as an exit ticket with the vocab.
stephaniehmetzger
Spanish Question Word Poster/Handout

Spanish Question Word Poster/Handout

This Poster has fun images to help students remember what key question words mean, you can enlarge this at a staples/etc or give it to the students as a handout. Por qué - the letter Y/ Why? Dónde - a werewolf/ Where? Cuándo - a venn diagram/ When? (venn/when) Cómo - howling wolf/ How? Quién - an owl/ Who? Cuál - a witch/ Which? Qué - a light bulb/ What? (watt*)
stephaniehmetzger
Vivir Mi Vida Cloze Lyrics Activity

Vivir Mi Vida Cloze Lyrics Activity

Great way to review simple future with Marc Anthony's song. This worksheet includes a present tense review of who Marc Anthony is, then a fill in the blank for the lyrics (youtube video with lyrics is called Vivir mi Vida ir + a + infinitive), then allows students to translate the main parts of the song, and then create their own version about how they want to live their life. Cloze
stephaniehmetzger
Spanish Halloween lesson - Halloween en Español - ¿De qué te disfrazas?

Spanish Halloween lesson - Halloween en Español - ¿De qué te disfrazas?

A fantastically engaging and spooky Halloween lesson for both Primary and Key stage 3. This lesson compromises introducing Halloween costumes in Spanish and has the objective of being able to say what you are dressing up as for Halloween in Spanish by the end of the lesson. The objective is achieved through engaging games such as choral repetition, beat the teacher, "which is missing?". Once the vocabulary has been practiced with the pupils, it is time for them to get out of their seats and solve a mystery involving the characters to whom they have just been introduced! The mystery involves solving a number of clues by answering questions in Spanish based on familiar vocabulary. The pupils take the first letter of each answer and are left with an anagram of the culprit to the crime. The first pupil/pair/team to rearrange the anagram and find the culprit are the winners. Once the mystery is solved, the pupils learn how to ask and answer what they are dressing up as, for Halloween. They are also encouraged to challenge themselves by giving reasons for their chosen costume by learning a number of Halloween related adjectives. The pupils then consolidate this new vocabulary by undertaking a survey of other pupils in the room to find out their Halloween costumes. Note: The clues in the "Who stole the Queen's lunch" should be cut up and placed around the room for the pupils to read. Mix these up so that they don't reveal the answer too easily! Included in the survey slide and the "¿quién es el culpable?" slide are 2 embedded videos with Spanish Halloween songs to create a spooky atmosphere for when the pupils undertake the tasks. Also included in this lesson are Halloween Flashcards, these are to be used as the "suspects" when solving the mystery. It is useful to print these off and lay them out somewhere visible for the pupils when solving the anagram as they include the correct spellings.
crotte10
INTRODUCTION GAMES AND GROUP DYNAMICS FOR THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IN SPANISH

INTRODUCTION GAMES AND GROUP DYNAMICS FOR THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IN SPANISH

This bundle includes a pack of 4 creative and fun resources to use the first days of school in Spanish class. The worksheets, activities and games included are intended for elementary up to upper -intermediate students of Spanish. Check out each resource separately for further details. Please, leave a comment after downloading! Thank you! Visit my TES shop, SPANISH MIX & MATCH, for tons of great Spanish resources. Sales are awaiting you every week!
VTarantino
Compilation of 10 group dynamics and introduction games for the first school week

Compilation of 10 group dynamics and introduction games for the first school week

This resource includes a compilation of 10 group dynamics and introduction games in Spanish. These are ideal for the first school days to make students introduce themselves in a fun and different way as well as create a motivating and relaxed atmosphere in class. The instructions on how to develop each group dynamic are included. I decided to create this compilation in order to have different introduction activities for my groups and not have to repeat the same one year after year. Please, leave a comment after downloading! Thank you! Visit my TES shop, SPANISH MIX & MATCH, for tons of great Spanish resources. Sales are awaiting you every week!
VTarantino
Movie Review for Spanish classes: Project Based Learning, Preterit

Movie Review for Spanish classes: Project Based Learning, Preterit

A movie review PROJECT for your Spanish students! Students practice Preterit Tense verb conjugation, writing and speaking skills with a FUN week long project! What is Project Based Learning (PBL)? In a nutshell, PBL is an opportunity for your students to reach key learning goals set forth in your curriculum in a hands on way that requires critical thinking skills and allows for student input in the design. According to Buck Institute for Education (BIE), PBL contains the following components: A Challenge or Question Sustained Inquiry Authenticity Student Choice & Input Reflection Critique & Revision Public Product You will find that all of these steps are achievable with this Movie Review Project. Please download the FREE PREVIEW to see the TEACHER INSTRUCTIONS for this project as well as a look at the student pages provided! Enjoy! ♥ La Profesora Frida
LaProfesoraFrida
30 Spanish Starter Activities 4 GCSE or KS3 Keyword Starters Wordsearch Homework or Cover Lesson

30 Spanish Starter Activities 4 GCSE or KS3 Keyword Starters Wordsearch Homework or Cover Lesson

30 starter-style keyword starter activities covering 10 themes including: 1. Fast Food 2. Holiday Accommodation 3. Hotels 4. Musical Instruments 5. School Classroom 6. Shapes 7. Sports 8. TV Programmes 9. Types of Holidays 10. Types of Music For each theme there are 3 activities (wordsearch, anagrams and crossword), 10 x 3 = 30 total starters. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen.
mikedean
Spanish End of year Quizz

Spanish End of year Quizz

Hi everyone! The end of the year is coming...and sometimes by the end of the year we are not quite sure how and what to teach anymore. Have you noticed how our students can look tired or bored at the end of the year? Are you looking forwards some vacations? I bet that's the same for your students. How about boosting them a little bit with this colourful quiz that you can use to play in team?It will break your routine nicely while challenging your students. Here's what you get in this resource: a 60-slide PPT and an activity booklet with 13 pages testing the knowledge of your students about Spain and Spanish culture. It contains: - a self-target setting slide - 28 questions to test their knowledge with Multiple choice answers (about the geography, famous celebrities, food, languages...) - 28 answers - a review of objectives Enjoy
foxtrotters
30 Spanish Wordsearches GCSE or KS3 Keyword Starters Wordsearch Homework or Cover Lesson

30 Spanish Wordsearches GCSE or KS3 Keyword Starters Wordsearch Homework or Cover Lesson

30 starter-style keyword wordsearches covering 30 themes: 1. Days of the Week 2. Months of the Year 3. Numbers 4. All About Me 5. Family 6. Food & Drink 7. School 8. Things to Do 9. Animals 10. Travel 11. Animals 2 12. Animals 3 13. The Bathroom 14. Clothes 15. Colours 16. Drinks 17. The Kitchen 18. Parts of The Body 19. Plants 20. Shopping & Shops 21. Clothes - Female 22. Clothes - Male 23. Dining Room 24. Directions 25. Fruit & Vegetables 26. The Beach 27. Living Room 28. Tourist Attractions 29. Transport 30. Weather Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen.
mikedean
Ideal introduction to Spanish, fun and interesting, ready for immediate use.

Ideal introduction to Spanish, fun and interesting, ready for immediate use.

This is a quiz with may rounds and varieties of questions including: *True or False - Celebrities born in Spain *Pet translations *English TV in Spain *Spanish Football Teams plus many other questions about the history, culture, geography and other contextual, interesting facts about France. The quiz takes on a bell model, starting with easier questions moving on to more challenging questions before finishing with easier ones again so that all students are able to participate and maintain interest until the end. Many questions have additional information attached to explain and provide further reference points. Some questions are asked in English with English answers, some are asked in Spanish with English answers and some asked in Spanish with Spanish answers. This would be ideal as an introduction to Spanish, as a starter for a lesson or for a fun lesson at the end of term. Any and all feedback, positive or developmental is greatly appreciated.
Bifkin
Translation Bundle 2

Translation Bundle 2

Three translation bundles for the new GCSE AQA Spec Paper 4. Topics Include Technology Holidays My area / House These are for the Higher Tier students
CladdaghClassrooms
Flashcards - OCR GCSE Spanish: Vocabulary List - Entertainment

Flashcards - OCR GCSE Spanish: Vocabulary List - Entertainment

I have put every word in the vocabulary list that OCR publishes onto flashcards. This pack is just on the topic of Entertainment, but I have published all the other topics here on TES. If you are familiar with these words then the exam will be incredibly easy, since these are the only words that they will use in the exam. In this bundle, I have printed a pack with pictures, a pack in which you fold down the middle and a pack which you print double sided. The different packs are all exactly the same words, just choose the one which will help the words stick in your mind.
Glazebrook
La Technología GCSE 9-1 Translation Booklet (AQA Higher Tier)

La Technología GCSE 9-1 Translation Booklet (AQA Higher Tier)

The following booklet contains four translation activities based on the new Spanish GCSE AQA Spec Paper 4 (Higher Tier). These are ideal to use after you have completed a topic or for revision purposes. I have included two booklets. One with just the translation as you would sit in an exam and the second is includes a brief word word bank for each translation to aid students.
CladdaghClassrooms
KS3 Spanish - Authentic texts bundle

KS3 Spanish - Authentic texts bundle

(1) Descriptions (eyes/hair colour) Authentic text Shakira & Piqué - Ideal for KS3 or beginners' Spanish. - Authentic text about Shakira and Piqué to be used as a model for writing a description about somebody else (or their family). - Also includes an artificial text about the Beckhams to allow students to pick up essential vocab and phrases which they may use to form their writing about Shakira and Piqué. - Covers vocab for descriptions, hair and eye colour and family members. (2) ChupaChups (KS3) Authentic text - Presentation and worksheet - Formed part of a Master's level research enquiry at the University of Cambridge - Ideal for KS3 learning colours, descriptions and has links with Salvador Dalí - Includes a range of authentic texts focusing on ChupaChups, including an advert, an authentic reading text (adapted) and some artificial activities - Highly creative and engaging, encourages independent writing. - Can be incorporated into Schemes of Work which deal with colours, descriptions and food/drink. (3) La familia / Family (KS3) Authentic text: - Presentation and worksheet. - Ideal for Yr7 or lower set KS3 learning about families. - Includes an authentic text about Shakira and Piqué. - Includes an artificial reading about the Beckhams. - Students can extract useful language from the text on the Beckhams and apply this to an independent writing task about Shakira and Piqué, based on the information from the authentic text (snapshots of the couple and online profiles) - Incorporates the use of 'es/son' and 'tiene(n)'. - Can be incorporated into Schemes of Work which deal with 'tengo los ojos...', 'tengo el pelo', 'soy/es...' etc. (4) Las familias españolas / Spanish families (KS3) Authentic Text - Presentation and worksheet. - Formed part of a Master's level research enquiry at the University of Cambridge - Ideal for KS3 learning about families / households in Spain. - Includes an authentic text (infograph) about Spanish households, outlining statistics through graphs and images. - Includes an artificial starter activities matching up the descriptions of some famous families in pop culture. - Assesses students' capacity to extract information from authentic Spanish texts - Can be incorporated into Schemes of Work which deal with introducing family members. (5) Salvador Dalí (Colours/Descriptions) (KS3) Authentic text - 2x Presentations and 2x worksheets. - Formed part of a Master's level research enquiry at the University of Cambridge - Ideal for KS3 learning colours and descriptions. - Includes a range of authentic texts focusing on Salvador Dalí, including artwork, quotes, (adapted) authentic readings, links to videos. - Includes a range of activities throughout including starters and plenaries, supported by the handouts. - Highly creative and engaging, encourages independent writing. - Can be incorporated into Schemes of Work which deal with colours and descriptions.
tcnewman
SPANISH INTERMEDIATE AND UPPER-INTERMEDIATE GAME BUNDLE

SPANISH INTERMEDIATE AND UPPER-INTERMEDIATE GAME BUNDLE

In this bundle you will find lots of great games to play with your intermediate and upper.intermediate students. The resources can also be used in GCSE, AS and A2 levels. The bundle inlcudes: - Hangman cards - 4 printable dice templates - Pasapalabra game with food vocabulary + key - Pasapalabra game with sports vocabulary + key - Pasapalabra game with travel and means of transport vocabulary + key - Scattergories game templates - Taboo game with food vocabulary - Taboo game with jobs vocabulary - Taboo game with random vocabulary and images - Taboo template to create your own cards and much more! Check out each game separately for further details.
VTarantino