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Full time teacher since 2003. I specialize in fun readings and worksheets.

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Full time teacher since 2003. I specialize in fun readings and worksheets.
Los Deportes Lectura: Spanish Beginner Reading on Sports
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Los Deportes Lectura: Spanish Beginner Reading on Sports

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This easy Spanish reading includes descriptions of three young people’s favourite sports activities. Includes 8 reading comprehension questions. Answer key included. Ideal for beginner learners to review basic vocabulary of sports, days of the week and present tense verbs. Activity idea: After reading, have students discuss their own sports activities in class or for homework.
Pablo Picasso Biografía - Spanish Biography of a Spanish Artist (Guernica)
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Pablo Picasso Biografía - Spanish Biography of a Spanish Artist (Guernica)

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This 3-page file includes: ~ A biography on the renowned Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. It includes some information on his early life and formal instruction in art as well as his rise to fame. It then moves on to discuss his unique approach to art, some of his most important works including Guernica as well as his lasting legacy. ~A Worksheet with 10 true/false reading comprehension questions in Spanish and a short writing assignment. ~Answer key. A great supplement to any unit on Spanish history dealing with the Civil War (1936-1939), art history and/or famous hispanic people. Level: Uses past tenses
La nourriture Lecture en Français: Food Easy French Reading
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La nourriture Lecture en Français: Food Easy French Reading

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This easy French reading includes descriptions of three young people’s eating habits: cooking with family, eating out and being a vegetarian. Includes 8 reading comprehension questions. Editable word file. Answer key included. Ideal for beginner learners to review basic vocabulary! Activity idea: After reading, have students discuss their own eating and cooking habits in class or write about it for homework.
Spanish Subjunctive Worksheet: WEIRDO (Subjuntivo)
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Spanish Subjunctive Worksheet: WEIRDO (Subjuntivo)

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This worksheet has 16 fill in the blanks on using the present subjunctive with WEIRDO wishes and wants: quiero que… emotions: temo que… impersonal expressions: es dudoso que doubts and denials: no creo que… ojalá Includes MANY IRREGULAR verbs: haya, vaya, sepa, tenga, sea, esté, dé, llegue, etc. Answer key included. Editable word file.
German Adjective Endings - Worksheet and Handout
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German Adjective Endings - Worksheet and Handout

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This 4-page file includes: ~1 worksheet that has students filling in adjective endings in German. It includes practice for all the cases with gap fill exercises for both short sentences and a dialogue between two friends out shopping for clothing. ~1 Handout with over 75 common adjectives in German and English ~Adjective Declension Charts (Unpreceded, Adjectives Preceded by ‘Der Words’ Adjectives Preceded by ‘Ein Words’) ~Answer key Editable word file.
French Reading on Weather, Seasons and Clothes: Le temps / Les vêtements
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French Reading on Weather, Seasons and Clothes: Le temps / Les vêtements

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This beginner French reading is great for students to review vocabulary around weather, seasons and clothing. It talks about three young people in different cities at different times of the year: London (raining), Medellin (hot + sunny), New York City (cold + snowy). The reading includes 8 reading comprehension questions in English to ensure comprehension. Answer key included. Editable word file.
Mis deportes favoritos Lectura - My Favorite Sports Spanish Reading + Worksheet
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Mis deportes favoritos Lectura - My Favorite Sports Spanish Reading + Worksheet

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This 3-page file includes: ~A reading for beginners in the present tense in which 4 students describe their favorite sports and after school activities. Also uses gustar expressions. ~A worksheet with 12 true/false reading comprehension questions and a short writing section. ~Answer key. Great for review on sports vocabulary. Also includes many days of the week and family vocabulary. Example vocab: los deportes las artes marciales el fútbol el voleibol nadar patinar jugar tenis hacer yoga esquiar bailar correr andar en bicicleta
Spanish Ser y Estar Reading + Worksheet: Mi amiga Celina Lectura
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Spanish Ser y Estar Reading + Worksheet: Mi amiga Celina Lectura

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This 5-page file includes: ~ A present tense reading with lots of ser/estar describing a young woman who is a medical student volunteering in Peru. The reading is prefaced by new vocabulary. ~A worksheet with 12 true/false reading comprehension questions as well as a short writing assignment. ~Also included is the same reading with blanks in place of the ser/estar verbs for students to fill in. You can then read the story out loud or distribute the reading for students to correct their own answers. ~Answer key. (2pgs) Variations: Have students underline all the uses of ser/estar in the reading and discuss why they are used in class. Have students show each other pictures of friends/family and have them describe them using ser/estar. Level: Beginner
À l'aeroport Lecture en Français: At the Airport French Reading (vol, voyage)
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À l'aeroport Lecture en Français: At the Airport French Reading (vol, voyage)

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This reading is in the present tense and features a family from Colorado traveling back to France to visit family. It describes how the family spends time at the airport and on the flight. Students are introduced to a lot of travel related vocabulary through an extensive glossary. After completion, students are required to answer 7 questions in English to ensure reading comprehension. Editable word doc. Answer key included. Vocabulary includes: vol direct l’escale (f) la douane le décollage la porte l’hôtesse (f) le retard
Spanish Subjunctive Reading - Lectura en Subjuntivo - El apartamento perfecto
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Spanish Subjunctive Reading - Lectura en Subjuntivo - El apartamento perfecto

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This 6-page file includes: ~A reading that's perfect for students to see the present subjunctive in context! It is a dialogue between two best friends who are university students looking for an apartment together. They use various subjunctive constructions including verbs and conjunctions to express what they and their parents wish for themselves. ~A worksheet based on the reading with 8 true/false reading comprehension questions in Spanish, an exercise where students have to underline all of the subjunctive forms and a writing exercise for students to create 5 sentences in the subjunctive expressing what they would like in a dream home! ~The same worksheet with short answer questions instead of true/false. ~3 page Answer Key.
German Beginner Reader - Deutsch Lesen für Anfänger - 10 Short Readings!
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German Beginner Reader - Deutsch Lesen für Anfänger - 10 Short Readings!

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This 10 Chapter Beginner German Reader is offered here at 50% off! It’s a fun and interactive reader for beginners of German about two young men in Berlin. The readings get progressively harder each chapter but are all in the present tense except for the final chapter (in future). The readings feature a full glossary of new vocabulary, reading comprehension questions and/or an assignment to be completed in class or for homework orally or in writing. Kapitel 1 Kurt und Ich Kapitel 2 Meine Familie Kapitel 3 Unsere Wohnung Kapitel 4 Freizeit Kapitel 5 Die Uni Kapitel 6 Lebensmittel Einkaufen Kapitel 7 Eine Reise Kapitel 8 Im Kino Kapitel 9 Das Fußballspiel Kapitel 10 Die Zukunft Note: Some of these stories are adapted versions of readings found in my Complete Beginner German Workbook and Textbook.
El Cid y la Reconquista Lectura y Cultura: Spanish Reading - Cantar del Mio Cid
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El Cid y la Reconquista Lectura y Cultura: Spanish Reading - Cantar del Mio Cid

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This 3-page file includes: -A Spanish reading on the life and times of El Cid, a famous medieval military leader who fought in the reconquest of Spain. This reading discusses his early life, victories under King Sancho II, marriage, death and how he was immortalized in the famous poem Cantar del Mio Cid. This reading also includes details about the reconquest of Spain / la Reconquista. -A reading comprehension page -Answer key. Level: upper level includes various tenses Makes for a great addition to any lessons on Spanish history and literature!
French Travel Bundle: Bon Voyage (vol, hotel) 4 Lectures !
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French Travel Bundle: Bon Voyage (vol, hotel) 4 Lectures !

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This French Reading Bundle includes all four of my readings with a travel theme at 50% off or only $1 per Reading! (Regular price $2 each) Réserver un Voyage À l’aeroport À l’hotel Au Restaurant Un voyage en France Each reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary and a reading comprehension section. All readings are editable Word files. These readings make for a great companion to your travel unit or for standalone resources, sub activities, bell work and early finishers!
Pancho Villa Biografía - Mexican Revolution Reading and Biography + Worksheet
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Pancho Villa Biografía - Mexican Revolution Reading and Biography + Worksheet

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This 3-page file includes: ~This Spanish reading discusses some of the causes and results of the Mexican Revolution of 1910-1920. This reading also includes a short a biography on the life of the Revolutionary Pancho Villa. Reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary. ~Reading comprehension page with 8 questions ~Answer key Level: mostly in past tenses
Die Umwelt Lesung - German Reading about the Environment (Earth Day)
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Die Umwelt Lesung - German Reading about the Environment (Earth Day)

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This 3-page file includes: ~A reading between two friends in the present tense where one is trying to convince the other to be more environmentally conscious! Reading includes a glossary of new environmental vocabulary. ~A reading comprehension worksheet with a true false section and a short writing assignment. ~Answer key. Example vocabulary: die Umwelt die Dose der Müll der Kasten wiederverwertbar der Kunststoff schaden
Valentine’s Day Spanish Fun Worksheet – Día de San Valentín
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Valentine’s Day Spanish Fun Worksheet – Día de San Valentín

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This fun worksheet engages students at the beginner level while using Valentine’s Day based vocabulary. Consists of 3 parts: Matching Fill in the gap Reading Vocab includes: la caja de bombones las velas el amor la cita la tarjeta el corazón cariño un flechazo el novio el cupido Editable wird ufke, Includes key.
French Reading on Accidents, Sickness and Pain
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French Reading on Accidents, Sickness and Pain

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This short French reading describes three young peoples experience with various accidents, illnesses and pain. One person has a virus, one person had an accident skateboarding and broke his arm and one person has a headache. Ideal for students to review health vocabulary. The reading is followed by 8 comprehension questions. Answer key included. Editable word file. Includes the following vocabulary: fièvre cassé le bras me fait très mal infirmière un hôpital ma tête me fait mal je suis très fatiguée un rhume j’ai mal à la gorge j’ai un peu de fièvre me reposer
German Reading: In the Restaurant ~ Im Restaurant
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German Reading: In the Restaurant ~ Im Restaurant

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This 3-page file includes: ~An easy reading whereby students of German can learn how to order food naturally in a restaurant. The reading contains a glossary of new food vocabulary including popular German dishes. ~A worksheet with 7 reading comprehension questions in German based on the reading. ~Answer key. Activity idea: after reading have the students “role play” going out to eat in a German restaurant by writing their own script to perform for the class or hand in for homework using the new vocabulary. Level: A1/A2 Editable word doc.