El amigo simpático Lesson Plans

Finally! After referencing my Amigo simpático script and plans for two years now on my curriculum map, I am finally posting them! Click here to download lesson plans for a six-day unit for Spanish 1 that will introduce your students to the structures tienes que, no puede, simpático, and le ayuda with several discussion-based activities and a story. It includes follow-up activities…

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El Viajero Script and Lesson Plans

We just finished an introductory unit on illegal immigration/ border crossing in Spanish A. My students learned the structures ‘llega allí”, ‘regresa a su país’, and ‘lleva’ using the story script for El Viajero (Download it here in Spanish and English), and then we spent a few days using me-generated and authentic resources to learn…

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Q & A Match-up – Interpretive activity for language classes

I’m always on the hunt for new and different tasks for students to complete when listening to songs or other authentic resources, and this activity shared by Sharon Birch is a great one! Its flexible design allows it to used as a reading activity as well. What is Q&A Match-Up? In a Q&A Match-up, students…

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El Gaucho Lesson Plans

This is a week-long unit that uses the structures from the script “Mama’s Boy” (“needs”, “works at”, and “lives alone”) to talk about the iconic Argentinian Gaucho. After acquiring the structures, students learn about Gauchos through a reading, a video, a song, and a cartoon. Download the resource pack for these lesson plans here.I updated them…

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