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Celebrity Face Masks

Oh my god, you guys!! Look who visited my class today!  I had my fan girl moment as Juanes was part of our class story. We’ve also had visits previously from Beyonce (not Bey-doce or Bey-trece), John Cena, Cristiano Ronaldo, … Continue reading

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Soy Yo by Bomba Estereo

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about this song and video. If not, you’re gonna love it. Here’s how I recently used it in my class: 1. Students work on “Soy Yo” packet by Kara Jacobs. I used 5 pages: … Continue reading

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Immigration with Esperanza

I have been using the TPRS Publishing novel, Esperaza, with my 8th grade class and over halfway through the book, it has been a success. My students have particularly enjoyed listening to the audio book as they read. I find … Continue reading

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React in Spanish

Something I wish I would have done at the beginning of the year: Put a sheet of common Spanish expression on the students’ desks. Having them on each students desk or table, as opposed to a poster, makes it very handy … Continue reading

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La Criatura Story Continued

I used Martina Bex’s La Criatura story with my level 1 class a few weeks ago. The next day we continued that story to explain what happened to the “criatura”/science teacher. We were able to recycle so many vocabulary words … Continue reading

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Monstruo del Armario MovieTalk

Our theme of creepy movies used during MovieTalks continued with the 2:50 video from Pablo Conde titled “El Monstruo del Armario”. (We’ve also used Alma, and a video I call Toc-Toc) This movie worked well after students had created their own … Continue reading

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Fotografia by Juanes Embedded Readings

In this post we shared with you our Storytelling lesson related to the Juanes song Fotografia. This story features the structures busca, llama, and está/ no está. You can download FREE Fotografia story or you can buy our editable version which also includes … Continue reading

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Alma MovieTalk lesson

My first MovieTalk and I loved it. I used the short animation, Alma, with my first year students and it went great. We were able to use the movie to practice so much language: 1) structures of quiere, puede, mira, … Continue reading

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Fotografia Story and Tener Que Story

We’ve just finished up 2 new stories with you and wanted to share them with you. Our first story is a story about a boy named Miguel who doesn’t like to study; he wants to play video games. But when … Continue reading

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