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About SpanishPlans

Spanish Educator, with focus on acquisition Educator Enthusiast I love learning about and sharing culture.

Spanish Teacher Gift Ideas

Looking for that perfect gift for a colleague… or yourself? Check out our T-shirts, Hoodies, Coffee mugs, and facemasks of our popular “¿Qué hace un pez? / Nada” chiste as well as our sarcastic “Did you seriously just ask if … Continue reading

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Encanto

With Disney’s Encanto coming out next week I wanted to preview the movie before Thanksgiving break with my students. The movie hits theaters November 24 and then will be released on Disney+ on December 24 making it even more readily … Continue reading

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Back in the Classroom

After a year with many teaching from our homes, most of us are back in the classroom this year. Seems like a good time for a fresh start and new beginnings. End of the last year I purged a lot … Continue reading

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Join us for the Final 8

If you felt like you didn’t have time to join us for the whole tournament of 16 songs, we are down to the final 8. For the rest of the MusicadeMarzo21 tournament, you could use a modified 4 day or … Continue reading

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Music Video Activities

We talked about over 6 different activities you can use with lyrics of a song, so today we want to talk about ways you can provide comprehensible input and use the music video in your lesson. 1. MovieTalk One of … Continue reading

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Beyond the Lyrics

So you’ve played the song… You have a copy of the lyrics. But how else can you work with a song besides the traditional fill-in the missing lyric cloze activities? This post is all about getting the most of out … Continue reading

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Música de marzo 2021

We are a few short days away from the official debut of Música de marzo 2021. The official tournament with online voting kicks off on Monday, March 1. There is plenty of time to join and even if you don’t … Continue reading

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Diana Trujillo: De Colombia a Marte

By now, hopefully you’ve heard the name Diana Trujillo, the Colombia woman who came to the US at age 17 and is now a team leader at NASA working on the Perseverance Mars Rover. Her story is one that should … Continue reading

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March Music Madness 2021

It’s almost that time. One of the most exciting times of the year in Spanish class: The annual March Música Madness tournament hosted by SpanishPlans. We are currently finalizing the bracket and look forward to bringing your the 2021 tournament … Continue reading

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