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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
SPAIN COUNTRY FACTS (1)

SPAIN COUNTRY FACTS (1)

PERFECT FOR INTRODUCING AND EXPLORING SPANISH - 20 FASCINATING FACTS CARDS ABOUT ALL THINGS SPANISH - WITH PRESENTATION / DISCUSSION & DIFFERENTIATED WRITING ACTIVITIES 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 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. RECORDING SHEET CHALLENGE LEVEL ONE - there are two options: either two or four 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. RECORDING SHEET CHALLENGE LEVEL TWO - there are also two options: two or four 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. 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 5 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
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