My second year Spanish students need some practice distinguishing between subjects with their verb forms (subject/verb agreement), so I modified and typed up one of my student's free writes (work smarter, not harder, right?) for a good ol' horizontal conjugation practice. What is a horizontal conjugation? A horizontal conjugation is a perspective re-write. It is … Continue reading Horizontal Conjugation
In Chapter 3 of Pobre Ana, Ana meets Susana and they talk for about five pages about all sorts of interesting things. However, they manage to do it in an extremely un-interesting way. Today, my students' assignment was to re-write their conversation (using false information, if desired) so that it was interesting. This could be … Continue reading Conversation Re-Write
Download complete lesson plans here. TARGET STRUCTURES busca - s/he looks for encuentra - s/he finds sabes - you know PRACTICE SENTENCES El muchacho busca el perro en la casa de su amigo. The boy looks for the dog at his friend's house. Mi amiga encuentra papel en su cuaderno de español. My friend finds … Continue reading ¡Búscalo!
Here is a reading assessment that I made for Chapter 3 of Pobre Ana that incorporates all four kinds of QAR and some of the specific questions that I learned in my training with Susan Van Zant. If you'd like an editable copy so that you can modify it for the different language versions of the novel, … Continue reading Pobre Ana Chapter 3 Reading Assessment
This is a script to introduce key vocabulary for Chapter 2 of Pobre Ana. If you are able when you ask the story, choose the suggestions from your students that align with the vocabulary that they will need to read Pobre Ana (bed, bedroom, dirty, etc.). ¡SIENTATE! - SIT DOWN! TARGET STRUCTURES se sienta - s/he … Continue reading ¡Siéntate! Script