Category Archives: TPRS

Illustrating to show comprehension

In search of a quick input-based activity that you can use either in a remote or in-person setting? Have students draw the scenes of a story. Illustrations are a great way that students can show comprehension of the material. In … Continue reading

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Drag and Drop Audio with Google Slides

Now that most of us are giving classes virtually, how can we adapt our listening activities to an online format? Even if you are presenting it LIVE as a class over a video Meeting, it’s always best to provide an … Continue reading

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Remote Learning: El Tigre Tiene Hambre

Our second week of remote learning is underway and we wanted to share with you what we’ve been up to. My set-up All my students are working from home. I have the option to work from my classroom and I … Continue reading

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Teaching Graphic Novel Billy y las Botas

With the release of a new graphic novel by the Señor Wooly company, we wanted to give you some ideas on how you can teach with a graphic novel. If you are not ready or don’t have the funds to … Continue reading

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A 3 day lesson with storytelling

If you haven’t seen our latest video on YouTube, we walk you through a 3-day lesson on using a story. You can watch it below and follow our YouTube channel. If you find any videos helpful, please click on the … Continue reading

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What students say about acquiring vocab through reading

I love asking for student feedback. So after our classes read El Escape Cubano or El Capibara Con Botas I asked for student feedback using google forms. Both of these books include many cognates, but I also wanted students to … Continue reading

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Special Person Interviews

This is a guest post from Christy of Christy’s Classroom who tells how she incorporates the Special Person Interviews in her Spanish class. This quarter in my middle school classes I have been incorporating special person interviews. This is a … Continue reading

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Story with 5 Phrases

I was going through some old blog posts the other day and happened upon one that reminded me of an activity that I learned from Carol Gaab at the first annual Comprehensible Midwest. I ended up using it as a … Continue reading

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Chapter Recaps with Images

This year I hit the gates running with a class read of the Fluency Matters novel “Brandon Brown Quiere un Perro”, a super easy and fun reader. I usually like to act the chapter out before having the students read … Continue reading

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Pre Amnesia Story

During Wooly Week 2017 Sr. Wooly released one of my now-favorite videos, Amnesia. In the video, a man mysteriously wakes up in the middle of the street and can’t remember who he is. The song is a great set of … Continue reading

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