Turducken

*This post is from 2012, so you can no longer enter the contest…but you can still have your own contest in class! SUPER AWESOME CONTEST ALERT!! The Wordnik blog has a Twitter contest running to see who can create the best new word-blend (like Turducken–the famous Thanksgiving meal of a chicken in a duck in…

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México lindo y querido – Javier Solís

This is a great song to sing on Mexican Independence Day! I give a short intro to the video in Spanish, with a little background on Javier Solís and ranchera music, before we watch the video. The reading I use is in this file. Watch/listen to it several times while students complete the CLOZE lyrics ( The…

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Christmas Songs

Here are all of my favorite traditional Christmas songs from Spanish-speaking countries, as well as some Spanish-language-versions of English songs (I included those in the document because they are part of the ‘International SongFest’ that our district celebrates every year; we don’t spend much time on them in class.). The lyrics are in this document:…

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