- Beginner (Level 1), Novice (Levels 1-2)
Teach your students the familiar story of "Los tres cerditos" and begin to expose them to the past tense as they interact with the story in both the present and past tenses. This is Unit 22 of The Comprehensible Classroom's Spanish 1 curriculum. It contains 30 pages of lesson plans and worksheets and a 50 page slideshow.
- el cerdito teme
- construye con cuidado
- plans for introducing vocabulary
- a two-level "embedded" story script (for two separate storytelling sessions)
- story-based activities
- two present tense readings
- two past tense readings
- projectable versions of the readings with images
- a storyboard
- a game (¡A pescar!)
- an authentic listening activity
- multiple communicative activities-a writing assessment
- a reading assessment
- a listening assessment
While this unit can be used as a stand-alone unit outside of The Comprehensible Classroom's curriculum, it is designed to be taught after Una aventura de camping.
Consider extending the Los Tres Cerditos unit with this mini-unit about Hurricanes in the Caribbean, which uses the same target structures.
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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.
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