Category Archives: Lesson Plans

Top 5 Sub Plans

It’s that time of year…. coughing, sneezing, child puking all night. Whatever the reason, we all need a good sub plan ready to go. Here is our top 5 sub plans for Spanish teachers:

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Resources for LA RUTINA DIARIA

Teaching a unit about la Rutina Diaria? Here’s some resources for your Spanish classroom for this Reflexive Verb unit: Música/Videos Sr. Mara sings Reflex your Verby Youtube Mr. Bean Getting Ready * Youtube videos of Los Solecitos (30 second PSA … Continue reading

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Educreating Spanish Cooking Videos

What better input to learn about food and cooking in context than to watch short tutorials on how to make food. The power of Youtube gives us so much access to resources many teachers didn’t have in the past, it … Continue reading

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Resources for LA ROPA unit

Teaching a unit about La Ropa? Here’s some resources for your Spanish classroom for this Clothing unit: Música/Videos Canción “Billy La Bufanda” by Señor Wooly Youtube Target Commercial Youtube K-Mart Commercial Youtube Commercial “¿Me Lo compras?“ Youtube Video Shopping Youtube … Continue reading

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Location Unit

I love teaching the location unit. There are so many engaging activities to do to talk about location. I start by teaching the location words to the tune of “Pop goes the weasel”. Since many students look at their hand … Continue reading

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Resources for LA CASA unit

Teaching a unit about La Casa? Here’s some resources for your Spanish classroom for this House unit: Música Cancíon “Edificio” de Bacilos. Canción “¿Con quién se queda el perro?” de Jesse & Joy. Canción “Los Quehaceres” de Señor Wooly. Dibujos … Continue reading

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Familia Resources

Three quick resources to use during your unit on La Familia: 1) Family Trees (árbol genealógico) : Our most popular post includes downloadable family tree images and flipcharts of Modern Family and The Simpson. Seems like most students aren’t very … Continue reading

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Animales

I start my 8th grade class off with a lesson about Animals in Spanish. Animals is one of the topics that students really enjoy but you don’t see it included in many textbooks or early levels, so it is something … Continue reading

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Spanish Notebook

It’s the second day of Spanish class and students are freaking out about their Spanish teacher speaking only Spanish in class. It’s a change for them, as they are not accustomed to being immersed in the language for nearly all … Continue reading

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Cinco de Drinko

Take a look at the above calendar of Mexican Holidays. Take a closer look. What’s missing? Mexico’s America’s favorite holiday: Cinco de Mayo. Or as they refer to it in Mexico: Cinco de Drinko. That is because Mexicans get a … Continue reading

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