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I am an experienced 6-12 World Language Educator with experience teaching Italian, French and Spanish. I promote a proficiency-based way of learning language, to get students actually talking!
FIVE Lesson Spanish Travel Unit - Train, Taxi, Hotel, Food and Directions

FIVE Lesson Spanish Travel Unit - Train, Taxi, Hotel, Food and Directions

This Travel Unit includes five 1-hour lessons intended to give students contextual and meaningful practice with common travel experiences. All lessons are provide detailed vocabulary lists followed by authentic contextual activities to give students real-world practice with common travel experiences and communication needs. By the end of the Unit, students will feel confident and ready to pick up their passports and go! How can I use it?: -to teach new learners about common travel experiences and how to communicate while traveling -to review with students before a class trip -use the Unit in sequence, or split up the lesson to complete over the course of a year or term -as various learning stations or learning centers Who is it for?: -Novice High Spanish Students -Students in Grades 6-12 At the end of the Unit, students will be able to: Book a train ticket: -order a train ticket in person or online -talk about their train travel schedule -talk about where others would like to go -talk about what they and others are going to do -talk about what time they and others are going to do an activity Book a Hotel Room: -reserve a room at a hotel -speak comfortably about cash and credit card numbers/information -give dates and other relevant information Negotiate a Taxi: -barter for a lower price -explain where they need to go Reserve a Room at a Hotel -speak comfortably about cash and credit card numbers/information -give dates and other relevant information Describe a Traditional Dish: -describe a dish they like and their opinion of it -compare dishes and talk about what dishes taste like Use a Map: -ask for directions -follow directions -give directions Includes: -40 total pages of content -vocabulary lists for each lesson (5 total) -proficiency-based assessment with stampsheet for each lesson (5 total) -3 communicative activities to get students talking about train travel -contextual and authentic Travel Simulation to have students practice booking a train online -fake euro “money” and fake Spanish “credit cards” -contextual and authentic Travel Simulation to have students negotiate a taxi -contextual and authentic Travel Simulation to have students practice booking a hotel room -communicative speaking activity where students research and talk about a traditional dish from a Spanish-speaking country -2 communicative activities to practice asking for, giving, and following directions
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Italian Table Mat - Speaking Phrases for Participation - FREE

Italian Table Mat - Speaking Phrases for Participation - FREE

Hearing a lot of English in your Italian class? This tablemat has all the small phrases that students need to feel confident about speaking in class. It is colorful and makes common phrases accessible to students. Laminate a copy for each desk, and students will be participating in no time! How can I use it?: -laminate a copy for each desk for easy reference -print a copy for students to keep for easy reference Who is it for?: -Students learning Italian at any level -Students in Grades K-12 By using this resources, students will be able to: -speak in class with confidence -use Italian for common needs and questions Includes: -1 page of content -a colorful, organized, easy-to-use tablemat
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Travel Lesson - Buying a Train Ticket

Travel Lesson - Buying a Train Ticket

This Travel Lesson includes a 1-hour lesson intended to give students contextual and meaningful practice with buying a train ticket. This lesson is part of a five-lesson Travel Unit. You can buy it here! : http://bit.ly/1jWTOGZ This lesson includes a detailed vocabulary list followed by authentic contextual activities to give students real-world practice with common travel experiences and communication needs. By the end of the Lesson, students will feel confident and ready to pick up their passports and go! How can I use it?: -to teach new learners about common travel experiences and how to communicate while traveling -to review with students before a class trip -use the Unit in sequence, or split up the lesson to complete over the course of a year or term -as various learning stations or learning centers Who is it for?: -Novice High Spanish Students -Students in Grades 6-12 At the end of the Unit, students will be able to: Book a train ticket: -order a train ticket in person or online -talk about their train travel schedule -talk about where others would like to go -talk about what they and others are going to do -talk about what time they and others are going to do an activity Includes: -8 pages of content -vocabulary list -proficiency-based assessment with stampsheet -3 communicative activities to get students talking about train travel -contextual and authentic Travel Simulation to have students practice booking a train online -fake Spanish “credit cards”
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Spanish Table Mat - Speaking Phrases for Participation - FREE

Spanish Table Mat - Speaking Phrases for Participation - FREE

Hearing a lot of English in your Spanish class? This tablemat has all the small phrases that students need to feel confident about speaking in class. It is colorful and makes common phrases accessible to students. Laminate a copy for each desk, and students will be participating in no time! How can I use it?: -laminate a copy for each desk for easy reference -print a copy for students to keep for easy reference Who is it for?: -Students learning Spanish at any level -Students in Grades K-12 By using this resources, students will be able to: -speak in class with confidence -use Spanish for common needs and questions Includes: -1 page of content -a colorful, organized, easy-to-use tablemat
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Body Parts and Doler - Games & Activities for Practice

Body Parts and Doler - Games & Activities for Practice

Tired of practicing with body parts and doler in the same boring way? This 3-hour lesson uses fun activities and games to practice with these concepts in dynamic ways. With monsters, Guess Who, and other fun activities, this lesson is a great way for students to practice and solidify their understanding and ability to use these terms and concepts. How can I use it?: -at the end of a lesson to practice body parts and doler with new learners -as fun review for students who have seen the content before -as learning stations or learning centers Who is it for?: -Novice High Level Spanish students -Students in Grades 6-12 At the end of the lesson, students will be able to: -talk about body parts -talk about what pains them and others Includes: -6 pages of content -detailed lesson plan and ideas for use -Monster Guess Who Game -detailed notes on doler with answer key -interactive communicative activity to practice with doler -ideas for additional practice with doler and body parts
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Country Research Activity - Spanish - El Mundo Hispanohablante

Country Research Activity - Spanish - El Mundo Hispanohablante

This 1-hour activity for interactive notebooks is a fun way for students to research a country and then talk about it with classmates. It requires students to research basic information about their country and then earn “visas” from classmates by sharing the information with others. It’s fun, dynamic, and communicative. How can I use it? -as a quick lesson plan for a substitute teacher! -as a way to integrate culture into a lesson or unit -as a way to get students thinking like global citizens -as a learning station or learning center -as a speaking activity Who is it for? -Spanish students at Novice Level or higher -Students in Grades 6-12 At the end of the lesson, students will be able to -ask and answer about their name, age, and birthday -ask and answer about a country’s flag, capital, population, currency and leader Includes: -6 pages of content -detailed instructions and ideas for use -interactive notebook activity -vocabulary list for asking questions -detailed instruction sheet for students (great for a sub!)
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Practice with ser

Practice with ser

This set of foldable notes for interactive notebooks is a great way to supplement your lesson on the verb “ser” How can I use it? -to teach the verb “ser” -to review the verb “ser” -to supplement your lesson on the verb “ser” -to scaffold your lesson for students who need additional learning supports Who is it for? -teachers and students who like to integrate dynamic details into a lesson -students who need additional learning supports At the end of the lesson, students will be able to… -use the verb “ser” Includes: -5 pages of content -detailed instructions and ideas for use -foldable “tabs” for interactive notebooks on subject pronouns -foldable “tabs” for interactive notebooks on the verb “ser” -a puzzle for students to use on the verb “ser”
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Casa Italian Lesson

Casa Italian Lesson

This 2-hour integrates house vocabulary and the verb “essere” in dynamic activities or stations for students. Perfect to review to learn these concepts. How can I use it? -to teach house vocabulary and the verb “essere” -to review house vocabulary and the verb “essere” Who is it for? -Novice level language students At the end of the lesson, students will be able to… -describe the items in their house -describe what there is in a given house or room Includes: -12 pages of content -detailed instructions and ideas for use -four integrated and dynamic stations, including listening, speaking and writing with the content -exit slips -activities aligned with ACTFL proficiency guidelines
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La Famiglia Activities

La Famiglia Activities

This 3-hour activity on “la famiglia” helps students to engage in discussion about their and others’ families. A great way to teach or review family vocab, or to supplement a lesson you already love! How can I use it? -to teach family vocabulary -to review family vocabulary -to supplement your lesson on family Who is it for? -Novice level language learners At the end of the lesson, students will be able to… -describe members of theirs and others’ families Includes: -5 pages of content -detailed instructions and ideas for use -a writing and speaking activity -a short proficiency-based project
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Destroyer - A Verb Conjugation Game - Practice Conjugating Any Tense - French

Destroyer - A Verb Conjugation Game - Practice Conjugating Any Tense - French

This communicative game has students conjugating verbs and speaking to each other in the target language. Use it to practice with conjugating in any tense! Great to add to a lesson, or as a review activity. After playing, students will feel confident about conjugating, and even have fun in the process! Includes game and instructions. How can I use it?: -as practice at the end of a lesson on conjugating in a specific tense -as a review for students who have learned a tense in another course or lesson -as a learning station or learning center Who is it for?: -Students learning FRENCH/ITALIAN/SPANISH -Students at any level -Students in Grades 6-12 At the end of the activity, students will be able to: -conjugate with confidence and ease Includes: -2 pages of content -detailed instructions and ideas for use -printable boardgame
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Italian Definite & Indefinite Articles

Italian Definite & Indefinite Articles

This set of foldable notes for interactive notebooks is a great way to supplement your lesson on definite and indefinite articles. How can I use it? -to teach definite and indefinite articles in Italian -to review definite and indefinite articles in Italian -to supplement your lesson on definite and indefinite articles in Italian -to scaffold your lesson for students who need additional learning supports Who is it for? -teachers and students who like to integrate dynamic details into a lesson -students who need additional learning supports At the end of the lesson, students will be able to… -use definite and indefinite articles before a noun Includes: -5 pages of content -detailed instructions and ideas for use -a foldable “flower” for interactive notebooks on definite articles in Italian -a foldable “flower” for interactive notebooks on indefinite articles in Italian
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Spanish "Hay" Poster

Spanish "Hay" Poster

Do you students often forget how to pronounce the word “hay” or how to use it? It’s such a useful phrase, but very often mistakenly used! This simple poster is easy to print and put up in your classroom, and can gently remind students how to use “hay” and how to pronounce it! Have it posted or print them out as a quick reference while students practice writing or speaking. Includes poster.
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Subject Pronoun Dice & Spinner for Verb Conjugation Practice and Games - Italian

Subject Pronoun Dice & Spinner for Verb Conjugation Practice and Games - Italian

This download comes with two products - a subject pronoun dice AND spinner. These make it fun and easy to practice conjugating verbs in any tense! Now any tedious verb exercise is turned into a game, or into a speaking or writing activity. How can I use it?: -for whole class activities and games -in group or partner practice activities -on its own or with an existing lesson/activity -as a learning station or learning center Who is it for?: -Students learning Italian at any level -Students in Grades 6-12 After using this activity, students will be able to: -conjugate verbs in any tense for any subject with confidence and ease Includes: -3 pages of content -detailed instructions and ideas for use -ideas for games and activities to practice verb conjugation -subject pronoun dice -subject pronoun spinner
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