Halloween

Are there any ghost stories about your school or other places in your community? Now is a great time to dig them out and translate them into comprehensible target language stories. They are always high interest and often involve pretty basic vocabulary (people often HEAR or SEE ghosts that WALK or TALK or SCREAM or…

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Hispanic Heritage Month Writing Idea

Biography.com has a nice variety of fairly short biographies (written in English) of twelve different people from Spanish-speaking countries. For a writing activity, I had my students choose two and summarize them in Spanish. My directions were to include Where and when the person was born Where s/he lives (or lived) Something about his/her personal…

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