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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 Adjectives and People Worksheet - Number and Gender Agreement
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Spanish Adjectives and People Worksheet - Number and Gender Agreement

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Students practice agreement in number and gender of people nouns such as man, woman, boy, girl, etc. and descriptive adjectives with this 18 question worksheet. An example is "the athletic woman." Students first translate it to Spanish and then write the plural forms in the second column. They are also instructed to write a Spanish adjective under each picture shown. The answer key is included. 2 pages
Spanish Colors Adjectives With Animals Worksheet
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Spanish Colors Adjectives With Animals Worksheet

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Students practice adjective placement and agreement in gender of Spanish color adjectives with animal nouns. A sample question is "green fox". Students are instructed to write a Spanish animal word under each of the 10 clip art images shown. All Spanish animal words are included for student reference. Common color words plus the 3 patterns of plaid, striped, and polka dot are used. The answer key is included. 2 pages
Spanish Alphabet Sketch and Color Booklet - El Alfabeto
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Spanish Alphabet Sketch and Color Booklet - El Alfabeto

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Students color the alphabet letters and then decide upon and draw their own illustrations for each letter of the traditional Spanish alphabet. The booklet contains 32 pages: the title page with 30 additional pages for each letter of the traditional Spanish alphabet and an end page. This download also includes several suggestions for using the booklets and an assembly instruction page. Suggested uses include: students share completed booklets with the class or with a partner, students read to a family member at home, students use alphabet pages as flashcards to practice and learn new vocabulary, teacher projects the blank booklet onto the Smart Board and have students do quick sketches for each letter and teacher scans sample booklets to share student work with the class. Both versions can be used for interactive notebook activities. 10 pages
Spanish Clothing, Demonstratives and Cuanto Cuesta/n - La Ropa
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Spanish Clothing, Demonstratives and Cuanto Cuesta/n - La Ropa

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Students practice Spanish clothing vocabulary, demonstrative adjectives and cuanto cuesta/n with this 15 English to Spanish sentence translation assignment. Sample translation - "How much do these gloves cost?" Ten of the translations are questions with cuanto cuesta and 5 are sentences stating how much clothing items cost. There is a vocabulary box containing the words expensive, cheap, rip-off, only, cost/s, bargain and dollars. The answer key is included.
Spanish Feelings Vocabulary 18 Image IDs
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Spanish Feelings Vocabulary 18 Image IDs

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Spanish Feelings Vocabulary 18 Image IDs - Students write a Spanish feelings word under each of the 18 pictures. Sample words are: happy, sad, tired, excited, angry, etc. When finished, the handout makes a nice review sheet as is or it could be cut apart later and used for flashcards. This item can also be used to introduce and practice vocabulary and to play the flyswatter game! The answer key is included. This activity is also sold in my $-Saving Vocabulary IDs Bundle of 32 Topics Totaling 720 Words.
Spanish Easter and Spring Word Search and Vocabulary
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Spanish Easter and Spring Word Search and Vocabulary

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There are 24 Spanish Easter and spring vocabulary words in this word search. Sample words are cuaresma, conejito de Pascua, huevos docorados, familia, cruz, primavera, Semana Santa and Felices Fiestas. Students find the words in the word search and are also instructed to write the English translation next to each word. Also included: 1. Answer key is included showing location of words in the puzzle 2. Answer key with English words next to the Spanish clues 3. Spanish to English vocabulary list, copied 2/page for student handouts This is a helpful sub lesson. When students finish the puzzle, they can work in pairs to quiz each other on the vocabulary. 4 pages
Spanish Easter Poem, Crossword, Cloze Activity and Vocabulary List
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Spanish Easter Poem, Crossword, Cloze Activity and Vocabulary List

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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!
Spanish Easter Games, Activities and Vocabulary for SmartBoard- La Pascua
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Spanish Easter Games, Activities and Vocabulary for SmartBoard- La Pascua

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Felices Pascuas! Students will love learning from these colorful, fun Easter games and activities. This Notebook software Smart Board file contains 8 pages of games and activities and 2 pages of Easter vocabulary. The breakdown is: 1. Title Page 2. Table of Contents 3. Vocabulary 4. Vocabulary (2 pages of containing 34 vocabulary words) 5. Crossword with 10 clues 6. Colors listening activity - Students move colored eggs into the Easter basket according to teacher instructions 7. Key Word Match 8. Key Word Match 9. Word Guess 10. Random Image Chooser 11. Word Biz 12. Flash Card
Spanish Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos Fallen Phrases Homework
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Spanish Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos Fallen Phrases Homework

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Spanish Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos Fallen Phrases - This activity provides a unique way for students to write Spanish sentences that utilize common Day of the Dead vocabulary (pierced paper, bread of the dead, cemetery, food, photo, altar, marigolds, family, sugar skulls, etc.) and the verbs gustar and encantar. There are 7 sentences to translate from English to Spanish. The words of the sentences must be written inside of "fallen phrases" boxes that resemble a crossword. Students get feedback as they complete the assignment because only correct words will complete each "fallen phrases" box. The answer key is included.
Spanish Cognate Human Bingo Get to Know you Activity
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Spanish Cognate Human Bingo Get to Know you Activity

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Spanish Cognate Human Bingo Get to Know You Activity - Help beginning students get to know their classmates and build confidence about learning Spanish with this fun ice-breaker cognate activity. They'll be reading, comprehending, and speaking Spanish right from the start! Each student mingles with a bingo grid and must ask classmates if the grid facts apply to them. The grids contain sentences such as toco un instrumento en la banda. There will be words that students don't know, but all squares contain easily recognizable cognates that will help students navigate meaning. When a student replies yes that a fact applies, the name is written in the box. When a student fills the entire grid, he says Bingo! The download includes a follow-up written assignment. Students are to write what they think each sentence means and write the Spanish cognate for 6 clip art images. This activity can also be used as a back to school refresher for continuing Spanish students. Created by Sue Summers oral activity, human scavenger hunt, find someone who, autograph game, encuentra alguien que..., firma por favor, sign please, people hunt, communicative activity, Spanish mixer, ice breaker, get to know you, back to school, Spanish game, Spanish speaking activity
Spain Booklets - ENGLISH - Spanish Culture
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Spain Booklets - ENGLISH - Spanish Culture

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Introduce your students to Spanish culture! These booklets contain many things for which Spain is famous such as flamenco, bullfighting, running of the bulls, soccer, olives, castles, cathedrals, Iberian ham and Don Quixote. Students first cut, assemble and read the booklet that contains text and illustrations. They then create their own version using the text only template. Each booklet contains 12 pages: the title page with 11 additional pages. This item also includes suggestions for using the booklets and an assembly instruction page. The illustration version can be projected in class to present, review and practice pronunciation of the vocabulary words. The text only version can be projected onto the Smart Board and students can draw pictures on the Smart Board that correspond to the text. The booklets are also helpful additions to interactive notebooks. 8 pages
Spanish Airport and Travel Skit / Speaking Activity ¿A qué hora embarcamos?
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Spanish Airport and Travel Skit / Speaking Activity ¿A qué hora embarcamos?

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This 2-person, 13 line skit between a father and his son in the airport en route to Sevilla is perfect for practicing and learning real life, relevant travel vocabulary! The two converse on their way to the checkin counter and use many helpful words and expressions. Key phrases and vocabulary used include creo que sí, ¿a qué hora?, espero que sí, dentro de poco, vamos a ver, chévere, tengo ganas de, y estoy muerto de hambre. Examples of airport vocabulary include terminal, aeropuerto, maleta, facturar, carretilla, pase de abordar, bolso de mano, pasaporte, mostrador, equipaje, línea aérea, avión, aterrizar, seguridad, piloto, pasajeros, vuelo, despegar, y auxiliares de vuelo. Included in the 3 page download: 1. Skit in Spanish and English, copied 2 per page for student handouts. 2. Spanish only skit, copied 2/page for Spanish to English translation assignment. 3. Large font bilingual skit that can be projected. Use for presenting and practicing vocabulary.
Spanish Easter Crossword Puzzle Worksheet and Vocabulary
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Spanish Easter Crossword Puzzle Worksheet and Vocabulary

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This activity contains 24 clues for words associated with the Spanish Easter holiday season and spring. Students are instructed to: 1. Complete the crossword 2. Write Spanish vocabulary words under each picture 3. Write the Spanish vocabulary word next to each clue. The download can be used as a fun substitute lesson plan. When students complete the worksheet activities, they can quiz each other on the vocabulary. Included in the 3 page download: 1. Crossword puzzle and answer key 2. 2-per page vocabulary list for student handouts and pair work
Spanish Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos Word Search & Vocabulary
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Spanish Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos Word Search & Vocabulary

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This Dia de los Muertos word search puzzle worksheet contains 22 clues for common Spanish Day of the Dead vocabulary words plus several clip art images. Students are instructed to: 1. Complete the word search 2. Write Spanish vocabulary words under each picture 3. Write the English vocabulary word next to each word A corresponding vocabulary list, copied 2 per page, is included. 2 pages
Spanish Alphabet Pronunciation and Notes - El Alfabeto
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Spanish Alphabet Pronunciation and Notes - El Alfabeto

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This is a pronunciation guide and reference for the 30 original Spanish letters of the alphabet. It can be used to present and practice pronunciation, and given to students for reference. There are 3 columns: 1. Spanish letter 2. Pronunciation 3. Notes and English examples of the sounds There are also 4 boxes that include explanations about the layout of the guide, the letters k and w, the number of letters in the alphabet, and the pronunciation of c and z in some parts of Spain. 1 page
Spanish Direct Object Pronouns Introduction
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Spanish Direct Object Pronouns Introduction

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This is introduction to Spanish direct object pronouns includes a listing of all direct object pronouns and several sentences demonstrating their uses. Examples are: No tengo los anillos / No los tengo. The download includes: 1. Large font page for presenting in class 2. Student handout page with 2/page
Spanish Reflexive Verbs Crossword 18 Words and 11 Image IDs
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Spanish Reflexive Verbs Crossword 18 Words and 11 Image IDs

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Spanish Reflexive Verbs Crossword 18 Words and 11 Image IDs - Students are instructed to: 1. Write the English translation next to each clue 2. Complete the crossword 3. Write a Spanish reflexive infinitive under each image There are 18 daily routine reflexive verbs in the puzzle and 11 clip art images to identify. The answer key is included.
Spanish Greetings, Leave Takings and Basics Vocabulary Reference
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Spanish Greetings, Leave Takings and Basics Vocabulary Reference

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Spanish Greetings, Leave Takings and Basics Vocabulary Reference - This presentation and student reference includes 40 vocabulary words and phrases to teach or review basic greetings, leave takings, introductions, courtesies, basic questions/responses like how are you/I'm well, thanks, What's you name?, How old are you? etc. Accent marks and the silent h have different color font to highlight these from the very first time that students see them. There's also a brief gender explanation about the difference between masculine and feminine adjective endings. Daily review using this presentation will help students learn a lot in a short period of time. It's also a great review throughout the year. Created by Sue Summers Spanish free resource, saludos y despedidas