Colorado Cat article

Here is a fun article that I found about a cat that was found on 9/14/2011 in Manhattan after disappearing from Colorado five years ago. I re-worded it a bit to make it comprehensible for my Spanish 2A students, who are dabbling in past tenses. I like it because most of the verbs that are…

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Nota

The season premiere of “The Sing-Off” is one week from today on NBC (Monday, September 18). If any of you are a cappella fans like me, this is good news! It offers a great opportunity to (Spanish) teachers to expose their students to the Arts and perhaps even spark a dream. Many of my students…

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Write Draw Pass activity for class

I first played Write, Draw, Pass at our Bible Study end of the year party, and it quickly became one of my favorite party games! At a recent PD class, my colleague Ashley VanHemert pointed out how perfect it is to use as the starting point for communicative input in language classes! Ashley first made…

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Human Bingo

A little background… Before switching to TPRS, I was a ‘Cooperative Learning’ teacher. While my students were very comfortable speaking, they spoke incorrectly over and over and over again. With 35 students in a class, it is very difficult to monitor for accuracy when so many are speaking at once! I am still undoing the…

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