El Acosador Script

This script targets the three irregular imperfect verbs in Spanish: ser, ir, and ver. Once again, it was written by one of my students. Since I won’t have 175 next year, I’m going to need to start hanging out at the mall or something and asking random middle schoolers to write scripts for me! EL…

Read More

El Viajero Script and Lesson Plans

We just finished an introductory unit on illegal immigration/ border crossing in Spanish A. My students learned the structures ‘llega allí”, ‘regresa a su país’, and ‘lleva’ using the story script for El Viajero (Download it here in Spanish and English), and then we spent a few days using me-generated and authentic resources to learn…

Read More

Q & A Match-up – Interpretive activity for language classes

I’m always on the hunt for new and different tasks for students to complete when listening to songs or other authentic resources, and this activity shared by Sharon Birch is a great one! Its flexible design allows it to used as a reading activity as well. What is Q&A Match-Up? In a Q&A Match-up, students…

Read More

El Gaucho Lesson Plans

This is a week-long unit that uses the structures from the script “Mama’s Boy” (“needs”, “works at”, and “lives alone”) to talk about the iconic Argentinian Gaucho. After acquiring the structures, students learn about Gauchos through a reading, a video, a song, and a cartoon. Download the resource pack for these lesson plans here.I updated them…

Read More