- Novice (Levels 1-2), Intermediate (Levels 2-4)
- 50 Pages
SOMOS 1 Unit 15 is a seven-day unit designed to introduce students to Argentina and several of its cultural products. Specifically, students will learn about the tango and about gauchos.
- vive solo
- discussion activities for introducing core vocabulary
- a math cross-content activity
- a reading about the tango
- song lyrics activities for a modern tango
- artist biography in Spanish for the modern tango
- a TPRS story script
- story activities
- a Spanish-language reading about gauchos
- comprehension questions
- discussion questions
- CLOZE song lyrics for Chamamé de los esteros
- background reading about the Chamamé genre (in Spanish)
- song lyrics activities for Chamamé de los esteros
- video viewing guides for 2 authentic videos
- video discussion questions
- a reading assessment
- answer keys
- detailed lesson plans
- daily warm-ups
- a slideshow with all readings & warm-ups
- a complete unit overview with abbreviated daily plans, can-do statements, World Readiness standards, Common Core alignment, AP themes, Essential questions, and Proficiency Orientation
- NEW IN 2020: Paperless/Digital versions of all student printables, to be completed in Google Slides
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The Somos Curriculum® is a Proficiency-oriented curriculum for Novice and Intermediate Spanish learners that is designed for middle and high school courses. Instruction in The Somos Curriculum® focuses on language acquisition or implicit language development rather than explicit teaching and practice of grammar and vocabulary. Lessons are highly communicative and conducted primarily in the target language.
With detailed daily lesson plans, target-language scripts, tutorials for making input comprehensible, student activities, assessments, and suggestions for differentiation, The Somos Curriculum® is the most complete Spanish curriculum on the market, and it is no surprise that it is used in more than 100,000 language classrooms worldwide.