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I'm currently teaching 8th grade Spanish. I have taught all levels of Spanish, from kindergarten to high school, at various times in the past 17 years. I have a BA in Spanish and International Relations from Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, IL, and an MA in Spanish Language and Culture from the University of Salamanca in Salamanca, Spain. My shop includes all types of resources for Spanish and French, as well as materials for English Language Arts and ELL.

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I'm currently teaching 8th grade Spanish. I have taught all levels of Spanish, from kindergarten to high school, at various times in the past 17 years. I have a BA in Spanish and International Relations from Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, IL, and an MA in Spanish Language and Culture from the University of Salamanca in Salamanca, Spain. My shop includes all types of resources for Spanish and French, as well as materials for English Language Arts and ELL.
Spanish Subject Pronouns Bundle - Practice, Quiz, Skit, Intro and More

Spanish Subject Pronouns Bundle - Practice, Quiz, Skit, Intro and More

Save $9.00 with this bundle! The 18 page packet contains everything you need to introduce and practice subject pronouns. The contents are: 1. Subject Pronouns ID / Answer Key, p. 3 2. Subject Pronouns Reference & Practice / Answer Key, p. 5 3. Subject Pronouns 10 Talking To, 10 Talking About, 5 Image IDs / Answer Key, p. 7 4. Subject Pronouns Introduction with Verb Conjugation Form, p. 9 5. Subject Pronouns Song, p. 10 6. Subject Pronouns Skit Instructions & Skit, p. 11 7. Subject Pronouns Word Search / Answer Key, p. 13 8. Subject Pronouns Crossword, p. 16 9. Subject Pronouns & Ser Quiz / Answer Key, p. 17 10. Subject Pronouns Flashcards, p. 19 These items are also available for individual purchase on TES.
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French ER Verbs Puzzle Bundle

French ER Verbs Puzzle Bundle

This bundle contains a crossword, a word search, and a manipulative matching squares puzzle. Sample words are: arriver, jouer, chanter, porter, travailler, demander, nager, écouter, danser, and manger. For the crossword and word search, students are instructed to: 1. Write the French/English translation next to each clue. 2. Write a French word under each of the 9 clip art images. 3. Complete the crossword/word search. Both the crossword and word search include: 1. Puzzle 2. Answer key 3. Vocabulary page with 4/page for paper saving student handouts 4. Vocabulary page for class presentation and vocabulary practice The matching squares puzzle contains 25 different words and includes a corresponding vocabulary list that can be used as a student reference bookmark.
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Spanish Easter Poem, Crossword, Cloze Activity and Vocabulary List

Spanish Easter Poem, Crossword, Cloze Activity and Vocabulary List

Spanish Easter Poem, Crossword, Cloze Activity and Vocabulary List - This original rhyming 4 stanza poem about Easter eggs includes 4 color adjectives, 3 pattern words and mentions places that Easter eggs can be found such as in a basket, on the grass and even on the beaches! The lines are easy to learn for students of all ages. Also included with the poem: 1. A cloze exercise of the poem 2. Crossword with Easter vocabulary from the poem. Students complete the crossword, write the Spanish word next to the English clue and write Spanish words under the 8 clip art images shown. 3. 19 word vocabulary list for use in completing the crossword and cloze activity. These are copied 2 per page for student handouts. Felices Pascuas!
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Spanish Writing Prompts - Bundle of 7 Writing Assignments

Spanish Writing Prompts - Bundle of 7 Writing Assignments

Spanish Writing Assignments - Bundle of 7 Writing Prompts - These items are also available for individual purchase on TES. Topics Included are: 1. All About Me - likes, dislikes, appearance, age 2. A Great Party - irregular yo form verbs, party vocabulary 3. Thanksgiving Day - food vocabulary, gustar, encantar, hobbies 4. A Letter to Santa - list of gift ideas, lots of clothing vocabulary 5. My Wishes for the New Year – Letter to the Three Kings - goals, hopes for the new year 6. The New Year with Months - Write about each month of the year 7. Spring Vacation - Practice the preterit Each topic contains the writing prompt, suggested vocabulary, key grammar concepts such as querer + infinitive, hay que + infinitive, deber + infinitive, use of irregular yo form verbs, ir a + infinitive, tener que + infinitive and more. The variety of suggested vocabulary makes it easy for students to complete their writing assignments and makes this item useful for all levels of Spanish. A 100 - 200 word essay works well for first year students. The word count can be changed for other levels and varying ability levels. Two writing prompts also contain sample essays that make great translation homework assignments or can be used for full class viewing to prep students to write their own essays. The writing prompts are either half page with 2 per page or 1 full page, depending on the topic. This essay bundle will come in handy when you need a substitute teacher lesson!
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Spanish Subject Pronouns Bundle - Practice, Quiz, Skit, Intro and More

Spanish Subject Pronouns Bundle - Practice, Quiz, Skit, Intro and More

Save $9.00 with this bundle! The 18 page packet contains everything you need to introduce and practice subject pronouns. The contents are: 1. Subject Pronouns ID / Answer Key, p. 3 2. Subject Pronouns Reference & Practice / Answer Key, p. 5 3. Subject Pronouns 10 Talking To, 10 Talking About, 5 Image IDs / Answer Key, p. 7 4. Subject Pronouns Introduction with Verb Conjugation Form, p. 9 5. Subject Pronouns Song, p. 10 6. Subject Pronouns Skit Instructions & Skit, p. 11 7. Subject Pronouns Word Search / Answer Key, p. 13 8. Subject Pronouns Crossword, p. 16 9. Subject Pronouns & Ser Quiz / Answer Key, p. 17 10. Subject Pronouns Flashcards, p. 19 These items are also available for individual purchase on TES.
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Spanish Affirmative and Negative Words with Stem Changes Verbs

Spanish Affirmative and Negative Words with Stem Changes Verbs

This Spanish affirmative and negatives activity includes 10 English to Spanish sentence translations with common stem change verbs and nouns. Sample verbs include servir, almorzar, entender, pedir, jugar, and pensar. Nouns include food, family and people vocabulary such as onions, mushrooms, dessert, sister, and grandma. A sample sentence is: This restaurant also serves dessert every day. The activity includes 8 affirmative and negative words that students must translate to Spanish. The answer key is included. 2 pages
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Spanish Superlative Adjectives Sentence Translations

Spanish Superlative Adjectives Sentence Translations

Students practice Spanish superlative adjectives with a variety of adjectives and nouns. There are 11 English to Spanish sentences total. A sample sentence is: My cousins are the tallest children in our family. Sample adjectives include funniest, most athletic, happiest, fastest, tallest, and most handsome. Sample nouns include teacher, brother, player, assignment, book, months, and cakes. The answer key is included. 2 pages
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Spanish Adjectives, Comparatives, and Superlatives Practice Chart

Spanish Adjectives, Comparatives, and Superlatives Practice Chart

Students practice common singular and plural Spanish adjectives, comparatives, and superlative adjectives by completing 3 columns containing 23 different adjectives. There are 2 different versions of practice sheets, plus an answer key. Both practice sheets containing 4 columns as follow: 1. inglés 2. español 3. comparativo 4. superlativo On one practice sheet, students supply the Spanish adjective, the Spanish comparative adjective, and the Spanish superlative adjective. On the other practice sheet, students supply the English adjective, the Spanish comparative adjective, and the Spanish superlative adjective. Also included is a completed chart answer key. Sample adjectives include bonito, feo, triste, feliz, extraña, malo, and rubio. 3 pages
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Spanish Pero vs. Sino Conjunctions Fill in the Blank and Sentence Translations

Spanish Pero vs. Sino Conjunctions Fill in the Blank and Sentence Translations

Students practice the conjunctions pero and sino with common Spanish vocabulary. There are 6 sentences total, each containing 5 parts. They are: 1. A question that relates to the fill in the blank and sentence that follows. 2. A fill in the blank with pero or sino response sentence. 3. Translation of the first sentence response. 4. A fill in the blank with pero or sino second response sentence. 5. Translation of the second sentence response. The answer key is included. 2 pages
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Spanish Comparative Adjectives with Family Fill in the Blank and Sentences

Spanish Comparative Adjectives with Family Fill in the Blank and Sentences

Students practice Spanish unequal comparative adjectives with Spanish family and pets vocabulary. There are 14 sentences total, 10 sentences that use más + adjective + que, and 4 sentences that use menos + adjective + que. Students fill in the blank with the comparative adjectives, and then provide the English translation for each. A sample sentence is: Mis mascotas son ____ (cooler than) sus mascotas. Sample adjectives include estricto, feo, extraño, alto, bonito, and inteligente. The answer key is included. 2 pages
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Spanish Transportation Crossword Puzzle Worksheet - El Transporte

Spanish Transportation Crossword Puzzle Worksheet - El Transporte

Spanish Transportation Crossword Puzzle Worksheet - El Transporte - This activity contains 20 clues for different modes of transportation. Students are instructed to complete the crossword, write Spanish vocabulary words under each picture and also write the Spanish vocabulary word next to each clue so they get lots of practice with each word. The answer key is included.
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French Calendar and Dates Skit / Role Play / Speaking Activity - Le Calendrier

French Calendar and Dates Skit / Role Play / Speaking Activity - Le Calendrier

This is a 2-person, 9 line skit between a young girl and her grandmother who are discussing the timing of the girl's birthday and the preceding holidays. Dates, calendar, and holidays are the focus of the skit. Thanksgiving and Christmas are mentioned, along with the girl's birthday. Additional key words and phrases used in the skit are: Quelle est la date aujourd'hui?, la date aujourd'hui c’est , vouloir + infinitive, j'adore, aimer + infinitive, pouvoir + infinitive, and there are 3 different French dates mentioned in the skit. Included in the download: 1. Bilingual French and English skit, copied 2 per page for student handouts. 2. French only skit, copied 2/page for student handouts. This can be used as a translation assignment. 3. Bilingual French and English skit in large font that can be projected. Use for presenting and practicing vocabulary. 3. French only skit in large font that can be projected. Use for presenting and practicing vocabulary. 4 pages
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French Basic Language Hotel Skit / Role Play & Follow-up Worksheet

French Basic Language Hotel Skit / Role Play & Follow-up Worksheet

This is a 2-person skit between a traveler checking in to a hotel in France and the hotel receptionist. Students must respond to typical questions, spell their names, provide their phone numbers, etc. It's short enough for students to memorize in a couple days of practice and utilizes useful, everyday language. Your students will find this role play fun to practice and present! It's also a great speaking activity for a sub lesson. A follow-up translation worksheet is included. 2 pages
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