Tag Archives: spanish

Participation Apps

1. Pikme (Free) by Smitesh Bakrania Can randomly select students with a shake. Or can scroll to a particular student. Upon answering a question, you can rank the student’s response one, two, or three stars. Good application if you want … Continue reading

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Stocking Stuffers

A few short updates: -In our post about our clocks, you can see we have labels under each clock representing the country. Although in our classroom, we only have 6 clocks, one for each class period, we have make the … Continue reading

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Why I don’t give my students Spanish names

You won’t find a Lupe in my classroom. You won’t find a Felipe, Margarita, José, Rosa, or even Pedro. That’s because I don’t assign “Spanish names” to students in my Spanish class. So yes, I call on Dylan, Tiffany, Chad, … Continue reading

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Online Flashcards

My favorite web2.0 tool for the foreign language classroom has to be WordChamp.com I started using this site several years ago, a little at first, but now have really started to integrate it into my classroom. The site is free … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Back to School Event

By now you’ve checked out our summer savings post, our 10 Spanish Freebies post, and as school gets ever closer, you’re now starting to think about the upcoming school year. Well, fear not. We are here to offer you good … Continue reading

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Vosotros

Zachary Jones @ZJonesSpanish, brought up an interesting debate on twitter, by asking if fellow Spanish teachers teach vosotros and why or why not. Some responses given: @hmwildy: I had a prof say “they only use vosotros in Spain, we won’t … Continue reading

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Happy Spanish Day

We are celebrating El Día E with some free items today!! El Día E, la fiesta de todos los que hablamos español, is today, June 18. Read more about Spanish Day from the Instituto Cervantes. To celebrate we are offering … Continue reading

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Expresate Spanish Resources

Expresate Chapter 1 –Subject Pronouns Practice on Powerpoint –Teaching Subject Pronouns (5 pages) –Teaching Subject Pronouns with Pictures –Telling Time : Notes and Quiz (FREE) Expresate Chapter 2 –Expresate Chapter 2 Test (Adjectives, Gustar) –Ser Adjectives Flashcards Expresate Chapter 3 … Continue reading

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Ser and Estar Resources

Ser and Estar Worksheets, Lessons, Resources Ser and Estar Unit Lesson Plan Packet: Spanish (19 pages) One of our BEST SELLERS: Teaching Ser and Estar (level I and II) through a 19 page document. Included are an ID badge, 7 … Continue reading

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Spanish and Co-curriculum

In my school the Language Arts department teaches Latin and Greek stems to their students. The students are given about 10 new words a week and tested weekly on their cumulative stems. As their beginning level 1 Spanish teacher, I … Continue reading

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