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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 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 Skit / Role Play - Making Plans Friday Night - Viernes Por la Noche
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Spanish Skit / Role Play - Making Plans Friday Night - Viernes Por la Noche

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Spanish Skit / Role Play - Making Plans Friday Night - Viernes Por la Noche - This is a phone conversation between a boy and girl. The boy wants the girl to go to the movies but the girl rejects him. It's short enough for students to memorize in a day or 2 of practice and utilizes useful, everyday language. Sample words and phrases are: lo siento, no puedo, contigo, conmigo, quieres ir, vale, no me importa, and de verdad. This is a great sub activity and fun for students to practice and present. The download includes: 1. Skit in Spanish with English translation 2. Skit in Spanish only which can also be used as a translation activity.
Spanish Colors 16 Image IDs - Los Colores
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Spanish Colors 16 Image IDs - Los Colores

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Students write a color or pattern word under each of the 16 images. Colors included are morado, moreno, amarillo, rosado, negro (used twice), anaranjado, gris, azul, rojo, verde, blanco, and multicolor. Patterns used are de cuadros, de lunares, and de rayas. This resource can be used to introduce and practice vocabulary pronunciation, it's great for written vocabulary practice, it can be projected and used to play the flyswatter game, it can be cut apart and used for flashcards, or used as game cards for slapjack, go fish, memory, and more. The answer key is included. 2 pages
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 Commands and City Vocabulary 10 Giving Directions Response
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Spanish Commands and City Vocabulary 10 Giving Directions Response

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Expose students to several Spanish artists while they practice Spanish commands! Using the accompanying city map, students give directions in their responses to 10 "Me puede decir cómo llego..." questions. The activity can be used for formal or informal commands. There is a sample question/response with the response given using informal commands. The map includes 9 different streets, and each is named after a Spanish master. Included are Juan Gris, Velazquez, Gaudí, El Greco, Picasso, Sorolla, Dalí, Miró, and Goya. Also included are 3 sets of 2 city places that students must use to compose questions asking for directions, and 9 images to identify. The download includes 2 files: 1. One with a small map included with the activity pages 2. One file with just a large map Since answers will vary, an answer key is not included. 5 pages
Spanish Verbs Saber and Conocer 15 Fill in the Blank and Translations
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Spanish Verbs Saber and Conocer 15 Fill in the Blank and Translations

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Spanish Verbs Saber and Conocer Fill in the Blank and Translations - Students choose between saber and conocer to fill in the blank for 15 sentences and then write the English translation under each sentence. Included: 1. 15 fill in the blank sentences 2. Conjugations of saber and conocer 3. Word bank to assist students with sentence translations 4. Answer key. 2 pages
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 Easter Numbers Listening  and Math Activity
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Spanish Easter Numbers Listening and Math Activity

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This Spanish numbers listening activity will hold the attention of your students as they make their way around the oval writing the Spanish numbers that you dictate! After all numbers are dictated, students quickly do the math to find the correct final answer based on the numbers that they heard and wrote. They will anxiously raise their hands and share their results! You choose the numbers for the activity so it can be used for very basic numbers or large numbers, depending on what your focus is. A page of teacher instructions and tips is included.
Spanish Food with Verbs Gustar and Encantar Human Bingo Speaking Activity
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Spanish Food with Verbs Gustar and Encantar Human Bingo Speaking Activity

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Students practice asking and answering gusta/n and encanta/n questions with a variety of food vocabulary. Foods include vegetables, meat, candy, fruit, condiments, and desserts. Each student mingles with a bingo grid and must ask classmates if they like or love a food from the grid. When a student replies yes, the name is written in the box. When a student fills the entire grid, he or she says, "Bingo!" After completing the speaking activity, students must complete a followup written activity. For each of the 16 boxes on the bingo grid, students must write a sentence in the 3rd person about the student who signed the box. This activity can also be used as a back to school refresher for continuing Spanish students. 2 pages
Spanish Speaking Countries and Nationalities with Verbs Ser and Vivir
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Spanish Speaking Countries and Nationalities with Verbs Ser and Vivir

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This activity contains 10 fill in the blank with conjugations of the verbs ser or vivir plus 10 sentence completions with the nationality that corresponds to the country listed in the previous sentence. Students must also supply the masculine and feminine nationalities for 10 countries listed. The answer key is included. 2 pages
Spanish Acabar + De + With Common Infinitive Verbs
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Spanish Acabar + De + With Common Infinitive Verbs

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Students translate 15 English to Spanish sentences with acabar de + common infinitive verbs. A sample sentence is, "She just read the book." Assign as homework or use as a quick start review in class. The activity is copied 2 per page for student handouts. The answer key is included. 2 pages
Continents 2 Emergent Reader Booklets
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Continents 2 Emergent Reader Booklets

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Each booklet contains 8 pages: the title page with 7 additional pages containing clip art images and names of the 7 continents. Also included are suggestions for using the booklets and an assembly instruction page. Students first read and cut out the booklet that contains text and images. They then sketch the continents and create their own version using the text only template. The illustration version can be projected in class to present, review and practice the continents. The text only version can be projected onto the Smart Board and students can draw pictures on the Smart Board that correspond to each continent. 6 pages
Spanish Numbers and Math Listening Activity
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Spanish Numbers and Math Listening Activity

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This Spanish numbers listening activity will hold the attention of your students as they make their way around the oval writing the Spanish numbers that you dictate. After all numbers are dictated, students quickly do the math to find the correct final answer based on the numbers that they heard and wrote. They will be anxious to raise their hands and share their results! You choose the numbers for the activity so it can be used for very basic numbers or large numbers, depending on your focus. The download includes an instruction page. 2 pages
French Months of the Year Emergent Reader - 2 Booklets and Presentation
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French Months of the Year Emergent Reader - 2 Booklets and Presentation

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Each booklet contains 12 pages, one for each month of the year. One contains illustrations pertaining to the month and the other contains text only so students can sketch and create their own versions of the booklets. Also included are 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. 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. Both booklets are helpful additions to French interactive notebooks. 8 pages
Spanish Skit / Role Play / Speaking Activity - Mealtimes - Las Comidas
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Spanish Skit / Role Play / Speaking Activity - Mealtimes - Las Comidas

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This is a 2-person, 9 line skit between a doctor and his patient who is suffering from stomach pain. Meals verbs desayunar, almorzar, merendar, and cenar are the focus of the skit. Additional key words and phrases used in the skit are: ¿a qué hora?, tengo, ordinal numbers primero, segundo, and tercero, a las + time of day and de la mañana/tarde/noche, ay, caramba, todos los días, gracias por, and poder + infinitive. Included in the download: 1. Bilingual Spanish and English skit, copied 2 per page for student handouts. 2. Spanish only skit, copied 2/page for student handouts. This can be used as a translation assignment. 3. Bilingual Spanish and English skit in large font that can be projected. Use for presenting and practicing vocabulary. 3. Bilingual Spanish only skit in large font that can be projected. Use for presenting and practicing vocabulary. 4 pages
Selfie Sketch and Sentences - English Adjectives, Age, Name, Hair and Eyes
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Selfie Sketch and Sentences - English Adjectives, Age, Name, Hair and Eyes

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Students sketch a "selfie" in the cell phone and then write 5 corresponding sentences giving basic information and descriptions of themselves. There are 2 versions of the activity to allow for differentiation. One version gives sample sentence structure and students must add their own details such as hair and eye color. They other gives the requirements only. For example: Version 1: a. My name is _____. Version 2: a. Name Each version includes the instructions for the activity. This is a fun presentational activity, and the completed activities will look great decorating a bulletin board or hallway! 2 pages
Spanish Adjectives, Comparatives, and Superlatives Practice Chart
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Spanish Adjectives, Comparatives, and Superlatives Practice Chart

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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
Spanish Speaking Activity / Get to Know You Activity - Helado Favorito
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Spanish Speaking Activity / Get to Know You Activity - Helado Favorito

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Help your students get to know their classmates and practice Spanish speaking skills with this fun activity about everyone's favorite topic...ice cream! Each student mingles with a grid and asks 9 classmates their names and favorite flavor of ice cream. Their answers are recorded on the grid. Bilingual sample questions and responses are included to assist students. Also included is a follow-up written assignment. Students write a sentence in the third person for each of the 9 students interviewed stating the student's name and favorite ice cream. This is a great back to school activity for continuing students, but it can be used any time to practice asking and answer questions. The follow-up assignment is helpful for practicing the Spanish possessive de. 2 pages