Spanish Teacher Resources

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Math Kit for Students at Home

For Parents K - 5th Standards
This toolkit of resources will help you find great math activities for students who may be learning remotely. The first few resources focus on grades K-5, one for each grade level. Following those are links to more resources, again with...
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Mexico: Culture, Language, and History

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Study the culture, language, and history of Mexico in this collection of lessons. Create maps of Mexico's geography, study Spanish language phrases, and create a fiesta, along with a Mexican Marketplace scene.
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Bringing the Biodiversity of Ecuador to Spanish Immersion Classrooms

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Designed for the Spanish Immersion classroom, scholars take a look at biodiversity and Ecuador; all the while, practicing their Spanish with a focus on verbs. In small groups, learners examine photographs of the different climate regions...
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English & Spanish School Word Cards for ELL

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Transition young English language learners back to school with this set of vocabulary cards. Addressing common classroom vocabulary like teacher, backpack, and crayons, this set of cards is perfect for developing the language children...
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Flamenco: A Cross-Cultural Art Form

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Notes of pride and persecution, exclusion and isolation resonate in flamenco. Introduce this musical art form to your social studies or Spanish language classes with a resource that follows a young flamenco guitarist as he practices his...
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Spanish-English Picture Dictionary

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Instead of sometimes hard-to-decipher cartoons and illustrations, Spanish learners use a dictionary with photographs to prompt vocabulary.
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Pre-AP Strategies for Spanish Literature

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Take a break from vocabulary development and have your Spanish scholars immerse themselves in Spanish culture. What are common Spanish proverbs? In short sessions over the course of a few weeks, the class will learn about different...
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Spanish in English

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
What do the words alligator, armadillo, and cockroach all have in common? Each one is an English word with Spanish origins. Introduce young etymologists to the joys of discovering word origins with a lesson that asks them to create a...
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Vowel Stem-Changing Verbs

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
The Spanish language includes many vowel stem-changing verbs. Use this vibrant PowerPoint to practice conjugating some of those irregular verbs, including costar, cerrar, and almozar. It includes thirty-three fill-in-the-blank sentences...
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Ser, part 2

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Ser is one of the most common verbs used in the Spanish language. Use this PowerPoint to introduce the verb to your students. Photos and large text exemplify ser in each of its conjugated forms. The second part of this presention...
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Spanish Storybook Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Encourage your Spanish class to think creatively while using the preterite and imperfect tenses by asking learners to create storybooks. Pupils must come up with original stories, type up their work, illustrate the stories, and create...
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Spanish-English Cognates in the ELL Classroom: Friends or Foes?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Define the meaning of a cognate and use the concept to help Spanish-speaking ELLs connect their first language to English. Middle schoolers explore Latin roots to find cognates in both languages. They relate the Spanish and English word...
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Baila! Latin Dance in the Spanish Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
One, two, three. One, two, three. Invite your language learners to practice the steps for researching and presenting information. Each small group has the task of explaining one Latin dance in full detail.
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The Imperfect Tense

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Take a trip to the computer lab or flip your class and use this online resource. Spanish language learners can read the included information about the imperfect and practice with the online interactive exercises that are linked on the...
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A Research Toolkit of 12 Reading Strategies for the Foreign Language Classroom

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learning to read is not a simple task, but there are methods for assisting pupils as they develop literacy skills. The first four pages of this resource include information about language development and reading development, as well as...
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Review: Basic Spanish Phrases

For Students 6th - 9th
Wow, what a review packet! Through several exercises, beginning Spanish language learners will review Spanish phrases, questions, and responses. Common expressions, numbers, and weather are all touched on here. If your class just...
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Spanish Prepositions Showing Location

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore the Spanish words for several prepositional phrases that show location. In this Spanish prepositions lesson plan, learners practice and repeat the Spanish words for the directions. They arrange dishes using the directions and...
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Spanish Journals

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore writing sentences and using differnet sentence structures in the Spanish language. Analyze an excerpt from Christopher Columbus's journal and guess who wrote the entry. Write your own journal using Spanish vocabulary learned in...
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Lesson Plan – Impact Study: Where Is Spanish Spoken?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How well-versed are your pupils in geography? This Spanish lesson focuses on Spanish-speaking countries. Spanish language learners take a pre-test to see what they already know, work with small groups to come up with acronyms or...
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Spanish 2 Facebook Profile Project

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your class is sure to Like this project! Invite individuals to create Facebook pages in Spanish. Included here are all of the requirements as well as additional materials to support the project process.
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Native Language Arts Seasonal Poem

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Intended for native Spanish speakers, this plan provides an opportunity to create a class semantic web describing the different seasons and listen to Vivaldi's "Four Seasons." Learners will work together to revise their semantic webs,...
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Everyday Spanish

For Students K - 12th
¡Qué guay! An interactive Spanish resources takes beginning learners through some common phrases that are sure to enhance their conversational skills. ¡Buen provecho!
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Comparatives & Superlatives in Spanish

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Who is taller? And who is the tallest? Help your Spanish language learners express comparison by teaching them about comparatives and superlatives. The first part of the webpage includes in-depth explanations with examples of...
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The Conditional in Spanish

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Under what conditions would your Spanish language learners use the conditional? They can find out here, and practice their new knowledge with the linked exercise. There is information about regular and irregular conditional verbs as well...
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Color Me: Oso

For Students 1st - 5th
Here's a fun way to review colors and numbers! Young Spanish language pupils color a bear and a ball following a color chart provided. Each number is associated with a color, so it will be easy to determine who knows their numbers and...
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Spanish Body Parts and Vowels

For Teachers K - 2nd
Play Simon Says with your young Spanish learners! First teach them body parts in Spanish, and then get them up and moving with this short activity!
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How Many Languages Do You Speak When You Speak English?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What do the words pizza, broccoli, and ciao have in common? Why they are all English words that originally came from Italian. Ask your middle schoolers to guess the origins of a list of words by matching the word with the language from...
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Preterite Communication Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
After a weekend or vacation, set up an opportunity for conversation. Spanish language learners use the preterite to tell a partner where they went yesterday (or the day before). Learners write down the name of their partner, record two...
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Diversity of Spanish Speaking Countries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A database activity will introduce and compare Spanish-speaking countries to the United States. Compare the two regions' resources, populations, literacy, poverty, and more. Note: Word document files are provided.
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Los colores/Colors

For Students 2nd - 4th
What color is a frog? Young Spanish language learners match the picture with its color (in Spanish). There are seven animals listed. When they finish, consider giving them a few minutes to color in each animal. 
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English/Spanish Cognates: Food

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Everyone loves food! Help your English language learners pick up some vocabulary with a series of activities based around cognates and food. Pupils practice each word and focus on the words in-depth by filling out Frayer model...
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Cinco De Mayo: ELD Reading and Language-Building

For Students 5th - 10th
A brief passage about the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo is accompanied by an array of language activities for ELD: cloze exercise, phrase matching, word jumble, multiple choice, sequencing, interview, group presentation, fluency writing,...
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Vamos a practicar con reflexivos

For Students 9th - 10th
Give your Spanish language learners an opportunity to practice with reflexives. Ten simple sentences are provided in English, and they must translate them into Spanish. 
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Ser Worksheet 3: Conjugating

For Students 6th - 9th
Hola! After you've introduced your Spanish language learners to common Spanish verbs, have them complete this activity on the verb ser. For each of the 20 sentences, they conjugate the verb to fit correctly in the sentences provided....
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Spanish Color Matching Cards

For Teachers K - 4th
Practice vocabulary with bright flash cards. Spanish language learners match the English words for the various colors to the Spanish words for the same colors.
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Spanish II Commands Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Give your Spanish language learners four options for demonstrating their understanding of the imperative. Class members create either a video or a PowerPoint presentation that includes 10 commands. The specifics of the commands necessary...
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Spanish Video Project - Me Gusta…

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Find out what your Spanish pupils like and dislike with an oral presentation in the form of a video, poster, or PowerPoint. The assignment page provides requirements for the project in paragraph and checklist format. Pairs can use the...
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Worksheet - -AR Verbs in the Imperfect

For Students 6th - 12th
Help your Spanish language learners perfect their imperfect. The worksheet includes two exercises that focus on -ar verbs. First, class members fill out a chart of four verbs with the correct imperfect endings. Next, they fill in the...
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Saying Hello: Common Greetings in Spanish

For Students K - 12th
The first thing Spanish learners need to know is how to say hello! An interactive resource guides beginners into basic Spanish greetings with audio prompts and self-assessment checklists.
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Países De Habla Hispana (Spanish Speaking Countries)

For Students K - 8th
Do you know how many countries speak Spanish as a primary language? Can you name them all in one minute? Get your habilidades de geografía ready with a quick Spanish song that lists every Spanish-speaking country in the world.
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Países De Habla Hispana (Spanish Speaking Countries)

For Students K - 8th
There are 21 countries in the world where Spanish is a primary language—can you name them all? Explore a vivid video that plays a catchy song over a world map to illustrate where each country is located.
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Digestive System - Spanish

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore websites and activities to understand the digestive process; how it works, and the organs involved. They also learn a group of related vocabulary words in Spanish.
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Concise Writing Exercises

For Students 7th - 11th
Are your pupils' essays full of long, wordy sentences? Help them to write more concise sentences with this practice activity, which provides twenty long sentences for your young editors to proofread. Use the activity as a homework...
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Basic Conversation in Spanish - Greetings and Goodbyes

For Students 6th - 12th
In less than three minutes, your pupils can learn twelve Spanish sayings. Señor Jordan pronounces each word clearly and provides a translation as well as verbal and written commentary on accent marks, punctuation, and informal vs. formal...
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Spanish Phrase Picture Dictionary

For Teachers K - 5th
Students illustrate Spanish phrases. In this Spanish language development lesson, students work in pairs to illustrate phrases, then copy the phrase in Spanish and English. The class uses the illustrations to create a dictionary.
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How Much Information?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How much information can we process? How much information is stored inside us? These questions, and many more, inspired an inquisitive installment from a larger video series. From verbal and written language to DNA and computers,...
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Irregular Verbs: ir, dar, estar

For Students 7th - 9th
Using the verbs ir, dar, and estar, beginning Spanish language learners complete ten incomplete sentences and translate them on the lines provided. A review of the three target verbs is posted at the top of the sheet. 
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La familia/Family

For Students 1st - 3rd
Young Spanish language learners trace the letters that make up common family vocabulary (madre, padre, abuela, abuelo, and hijo) and then draw pictures to represent each word. Consider having learners bring in a picture of their family...
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Can You Count?

For Students K - 2nd
Uno, dos, tres! Teach your youngest Spanish language learners how to count from cero to diez with these practice sheets. They will read the word, say the word, and write the word on the lines provided. There are extra lines on the last...
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Division of Syllables in Spanish

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Are your Spanish speakers working on their pronunciation? The five rules for stress are included in this plan, and your class needs them! They are explained well, and examples are provided for each rule. Whether you choose to use this...
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Numbers in English and Spanish!;

For Students Pre-K - K
Let's count! Your young language learners will learn numbers one through 10 with this 10-page packet. Each page is dedicated to one number, and learners practice saying the number, tracing it, spelling it, and then writing it in Spanish.
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The Spanish Alphabet

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Teach your language learners all about the Spanish alphabet with a lesson, presentation, and graphic representation. The lesson portion is mostly information, and doesn't include an instructional sequence. Class members can visit the...
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Teaching the Body Parts in Spanish

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
¿Tiene los ojos verdes? Identify and describe body parts in Spanish with a straightforward lesson. Over four days, elementary linguists learn the vocabulary for basic body parts and apply their knowledge to pictures, their classmates'...
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Review Telling Time in Spanish

For Students 7th - 9th
What time is it? Review telling time in Spanish with your Spanish language class. On the first page, learners review the terms for quarter after, half after, and quarter before. Then, on the second and third pages, they practice phrasing...
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Around-the-Room Labels- Spanish/English

For Teachers K - 12th
Add a bilingual touch to your classroom with these labels. You can cut out the words and paste them around the room. The English and Spanish version of each word is included, which makes these a great option for any English-Spanish...
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Exploring the Complexities of Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
An interview with Dr. Rosemary Beam de Azcona launches a study of the complexities of language and how meaning changes across languages and cultures. The investigation continues as class members view clips of the film, The Tailenders,...
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The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Delve into the complex social and political structures of Native Americans prior to the arrival of European colonists. This video provides an overview of pre-Columbian America, with particular regard to the the colonization efforts of...
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Los Días de la Semana (Days of the Week)

For Students K - 8th
No matter what day of the week it is, a Spanish song on los días de la semana will have learners dancing in the aisles! Learn about Lunes, Martes, Miércoles, and the rest with a fun beat and a creative coloring worksheet.
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Expressing Feelings and Mental Processes in the Past with the Imperfect Tense

For Students 6th - 12th
In general, Spanish speakers use the imperfect to express things in the past that continued over a period of time. Class members can read a brief paragraph about this topic and check out the verb endings before completing the...
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Division of Syllables in Spanish

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Have your Spanish language learners compile a list of at least 20 words they currently know. After having a class discussion and having learners add words to their list, the teacher will guide them in dividing syllables. They take a...
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El futuro (The future)

For Students 10th - 12th
How do you form the future tense in Spanish? It's easy! Keep the entire infinitive form of the verb and add an ending. Give your advanced Spanish language learners this reference guide to study the charts provided. The endings are...
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Learning Another Language is to Know Another Culture

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Lure more students into your foreign language class with this informative PowerPoint. It outlines key factors in becoming successful with a second language, as well as why it can be beneficial for students' futures. Tip: Show this during...
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Prueba-Saber and Conocer

For Students 6th - 8th
Quiz your novice Spanish language learners on the different forms of saber and conocer. Not only will they have to decide which verb belongs in each of the 10 sentences provided, but they have to conjugate it correctly, as well. If...
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Verb Charts for -ar, -ir, and -er

For Students 6th - 9th
There are so many verbs to memorize when you start learning Spanish! Give your beginning Spanish language learners these compact charts to help them memorize nine common verbs and their conjugations. There are charts for the verbs venir,...
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Spanish-American War: 1 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
After analyzing newspaper articles portraying different perspectives of the explosion of the Battleship USS Maine, your young historians will take a stand on which position is the most believable in both discussion and writing.
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Spanish Speaking Countries

For Students 6th - 9th
Can you name all of the Spanish speaking countries in our world? Help your class see the influence the language holds on many countries throughout the world with this two-page document. First, assess how much your pupils know by asking...
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How English and Spanish Are Similar

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
It may be difficult to learn a new language, like Spanish. Some similar words between English and Spanish may make it even more difficult. Watch this video to learn which words might be tricky!
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How to Count to Ten in Spanish

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learn how to count in Spanish! This animated video shows two characters counting up to 10.
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Sequencing Sentences in Spanish

For Students 3rd - 8th
Use this resource with your beginning Spanish speakers. There are four groups of sentences, each with four independent sentences. The sentences need to be placed in the correct, sequential order. Can you learners recognize the correct...
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Spanish Art in the National Gallery of Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss Spanish art and painters at the National Gallery of Art using the Spanish language. They identify the characteristics of the art by Spanish painters.
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Poems and Translation (from Spanish to English)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read and are read various poems in their native language of Spanish. In groups or individually, they translate the poems into English and practice speaking English by reading them to the class. They answer comprehension...
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Do the Hokey Pokey in Many Languages

For Teachers K - 8th
Pupils replace the body part words in the tune The Hokey Pokey with the same body part words in other languages. They learn the vocabulary more readily because of the connection to music.
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Spanish Clowns

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are read a poem in Spanish about clown. Using new vocabulary, they point to the part on the clown that is being said. The poem is read once again, while they place different parts and clothing onto a cut-out of the clown. ...
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Irregular Formal Commands

For Students 8th - 10th
After learning the regular formal commands for the Spanish language, your linguists should learn the irregular formal commands. First, they complete the chart with select irregular verbs like ir, caber, and caer. Then, in the second...
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Me Gusta (Part 2)

For Students 6th - 12th
Go into more depth with the verb gustar. Pupils can review what the basics of gustar (covered in the previous video in the series) and pick up some new tricks. After viewing the video, they should have a grasp of how to use gustar with...
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Sor Juana, la monja y la escritora: Las Redondillas y La Respuesta

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Sor Juana, considered one of the first feminist writers and a great Latin American poet, is the topic and inspiration for this excellent lesson. Use the introduction, guiding questions, and learning objectives to lead your class into a...
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Spanish Speaking Country Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Ask your pupils to imagine they are about to go on a trip to a Spanish-speaking country. To prepare for this trip, they research their country, create a travel brochure, and compose a letter to their host family (in Spanish).
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Beginning Spanish Numbers: Los Numeros Memory Game Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Create flash cards, in Spanish, for the numbers 1-10. Play a memory game and practice speaking the Spanish words with  classmates. Identify and pronounce each number.
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Shared Reading and Writing with La Casa Adormecida

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Write a book using Spanish vocabulary after listening to the book La Casa Adormecida. Learners identify known vocabulary, match vocabulary from the book with visuals, and unscramble syllables discover words. Students write a new version...
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Spanish 1 Facebook Profile Project

For Teachers 7th - 10th
It's social media in the Spanish classroom! Invite your language learners to make their own Facebook profile pages. The resource includes detailed instructions and supporting materials.
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¿Qué significa el dibujo? Los vaqueros.

For Students 5th - 7th
What is happening in these pictures? Emerging Spanish language learners are presented with five pictures. Each picture has four options, and they have to decide which one relates to the picture the best. 
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¿Ser o Estar?

For Students 6th - 9th
¿Ser o estar? That is the question! These two are often confused, and if your learners really want to develop their language skills, they need to know the difference! Use this reference sheet to thoroughly explain each ver. The chart...
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Spanish Influence in the U.S.

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research the role of the first Spanish conquistadors who explored the now United States. Using the internet, they gather information on different explorers and write a paper about why he is important in American history. ...
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Culturally Relevant Literature for English Language Learners

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
No matter the culture, reading has the potential to unite. A workshop for teachers helps educators find culturally relevant literature to bring into their classrooms. Although designed for those who instruct English language learners,...
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Spain, Espana, Es Diferente!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
This is a nicely-designed PowerPoint with many slides full of images relevant to Spain and its geography, history, culture, food, and language. There is little to no text on the pages, so this PowerPoint is meant to accompany a lecture...
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Animales de la granja

For Students Pre-K - 1st
What is the name of that animal? Introduce your youngest Spanish language learners to animals typically found on the farm. Six animals are shown; for each of the six, youngsters will read the Spanish animal name, trace the letters...
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Phonology: The Sound Patterns of Language

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Use this straightforward and informative phonology presentation in your speech and language class. Addressing the finer points of phonetics such as palatization and consonant assimilation, this is a great way to provide your students...
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The Spanish Spot Issue #2

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The Spanish Spot provides a short article about a Spanish-speaking destination, a free grammar lesson plan, an activity, and a quiz! This issue's focus is Puerto Vallarta and weather related vocabulary. The packet is informative, and...
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Learn Spanish - MindSnacks

For Students 1st - Higher Ed
Cómo se dice 'fun' en Español? After playing a few of these engaging, vocabulary-centered games, your young language learners will be able to tell you! This is sure to become a favorite app in any Spanish class.
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Spanish-Speaking Countries of South America

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Which South American countries speak Spanish? Your beginning Spanish learners will do some basic internet research to find the Spanish-speaking countries in South America, their capitals, and one major geographical feature for each...
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Spanish Prepositions

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Your Spanish class will read "La Rima" to teach the pronunciation of different Spanish prepositions before learners have the opportunity to play with objects and describe their location using prepositions. Don't forget to include the...
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Spanish Bingo

For Teachers 12th
You create a list of some recent vocabulary for your experienced learners to review before playing a class game of bingo. Each learner gets a card, and other learners come up to say the spanish word chosen. This allows for oral practice...
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Weather Discovery in a Foreign Language Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Que tiempo hace? Learners will conduct internet research to explore the weather of a Spanish-speaking country. Consider adding some challenging questions to the worksheet for your advanced learners.
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Foreign Language Lip-Sync Karaoke Contest

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Teach your class about foreign language through transcribing lyrics. They will transcribe the lyrics of a song in a foreign language and use the lyrics to create a cloze activity as they listen and speak the language with their...
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Verbos: Verbos de acción y verbos conectores

For Students 6th - 9th
Have your Spanish language learners brainstorm a list of action verbs and another list of auxiliary/ linking verbs. Depending on your class, you might want to provide a list of verbs for them to organize into these categories. 
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Conjugate Comer, Comprender, and Leer

For Students 6th - 9th
Welcome to the Mexican restaurant! Beginning Spanish language speakers conjugate the words leer, comprender, and comer to complete a set of 10 sentences. This learning exercise is quick and easy. 
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Verb Conjugation Chart

For Students 6th - 8th
Spanish language learners practice conjugating a series of common verbs: ver, vivir, beber, comer, escribir, and leer. Using the chart, you could easily assess your learners and their current ability to recall conjugations. After they...
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The Comanche and the Horse

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
There was a time when the Comanche controlled an empire in North America, and the heart and soul of that empire was the horse. Scholars use the installment of the larger Native American Sacred Stories series to explore how the Spanish...
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Shared Reading and Writing with La Casa Adormecida

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the placement of adjectives used in the Spanish language using the book La Casa Adormecida. In this Spanish language lesson, students review the Spanish terms from the book and create sentences for the word order and...
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U.S. Imperialism: The Spanish American War

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the concept of Imperialism.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze a map of the United States during the age of Imperialism.  Students debate the role of Theodore Roosevelt during this time. 
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El Verbo ir- Explanation and Practice 1

For Students 6th - 9th
The Spanish verb ir, meaning to go, is an important verb for your language learners to understand. Use the chart to help clarify its meaning and conjugation, then encourage your Spanish speakers to complete the fill-in-the-blank section...
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Spanish for Kids: Animals

For Teachers K - 3rd
In just short of four minutes, music, cartoon images, and pictures help your youngest Spanish language learners memorize basic animal vocabulary. They learn gato, perro, pájaro, and pez with the help of two silly dinosaurs. This is a...
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Weather Quiz

For Students 6th - 8th
Are you ready to quiz your beginning Spanish language learners on weather-related vocabulary? Three exercises are provided here; the first exercise has learners complete a paragraph with the four vocabulary words provided. Then, learners...
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What's the Weather?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Help your Spanish language learners with their small talk with instruction on how to talk about the weather. After reviewing weather vocabulary words, learners examine news sources together for the weather report. They keep journals...
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¡Cha cha en Chihuahua!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Can you name all of the Mexican states? Most Americans can't, even though Mexico is our close neighbor. Encourage your Spanish learners to research a Mexican state and create a comprehensive PowerPoint to share the newly acquired...
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Accent Marks & Special Characters in Spanish

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Check out this clear description of how and when to use accent marks and special characters. The information, necessary to truly understand the purpose of special characters and accent marks would make a great reference material for...
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The Personal a-Explanation and Practice

For Students 6th - 8th
What is the personal a? It's a tricky concept to Spanish language learners, but this worksheet makes it simple. Examples and an explanation precede a short practice exercise. A great way to introduce your learners to the topic, but...
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Cosas de la Escuela/School Objects And Subjects

For Students 5th - 12th
Make sure your Spanish language learners can name everything you point to in the classroom by asking them to practice with these worksheets. Included here are 11 different exercises that focus on acquiring classroom-related vocabulary....
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Questions and answers in a Foreign Language

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners recognize all the interrogative words, how to phrase questions and how to answer questions in a Spanish.
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Becoming a "Gringo" Immigrants, Language Learning and Acculturation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the experience by immigrants coming to America who are Spanish-speaking. As a class, they define "Gringo" and read poems whose authors first language is Spanish. In groups, they participate in different sections in...
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My World Wide Tour of Spanish Speaking Countries

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students organize a two week travel plan through Spanish speaking countries all over the world. plan their flight schedules, accommodations, and tours of cultural events. Students compute the total cost of their trip.
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Clothing

For Students 7th - 9th
Review clothing vocabulary and the translation skills of your Spanish language learners. For each of 32 questions, they read the Spanish sentence and identify its correct English translation in a list of possibilities. Great practice! If...
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El sistema solar

For Students 6th - 7th
Everyone loves learning about space; there's something incredible about how all of this came to be, isn't there? Engage your Spanish language learners with this interesting topic. First, have each pupil cut out their vocabulary...
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Las Tiendas de la Ciudad

For Students 6th - 9th
Can you guess what different stores sell? Listed on this resource are 10 stores that sell very different things. In complete sentences, your Spanish language learners must list five things that one would find at each of the 10 stores...
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Learning Spanish Vocabulary Words Can Be Fun

For Teachers K - 6th
Here are ways to help your students learn Spanish vocabulary using motivating activities.
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Languages as Reflection of Cultures and Civilizations: French Speaking Countries

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Expand your class's vision of the French-speaking world by conducting this research project. Pupils focus on building 21st-century skills while they look up information about a French country and put together presentations.
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El Verbo “Gustar”

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Me gusta aprender verbos, especialmente gustar! Take a day and use this presentation to teach your language learners how to express like and dislike in Spanish. The presentation includes an explanation, some of which is grammatically...
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The Spanish Royal Family

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are introduced to the Spanish Royal Family. In groups, they practice pronouncing vocabulary about family members and compare their own family to the Royal Family. They also compare and contrast the concepts of...
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All About Me - A Spanish Collaboration

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Sixth grade young scholars mentor third graders to create an "All About Me" presentation in Spanish. They design three slides in PowerPoint and compare their information to their classmates. At the end of the project, each pair presents...
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Spanish Parts of Speech (Part 1)

For Students 6th - 12th
Check out this overview of the parts of speech that includes English and Spanish examples. Each part of speech is highlighted in a different color for clarity. There is information on each part of speech here, and you or your pupils can...
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Spanish Punctuation & Capitalization

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Grammar rules in all languages, but that doesn't mean it's the same from English to Spanish. This informational webpage describes the similarities and differences between English and Spanish for the following: periods, commas, question...
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The Language Bank

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students work on the Internet to listen, read, and practice writing in a foreign language. They focus on the use of idiom and humor in other languages.
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Spanish Parts of Speech (Part 2)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Zoom in on a few parts of speech to strengthen and deepen understanding. Pupils examine nouns, articles, adjectives, and conjunctions in closer detail, looking at more complex grammatical situations. In addition to the informational page...
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La Familia

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify at least one country where the Spanish language is spoken, describe similarities and differences between Spanish, Mexican, and Puerto Rican families, and practice speaking the Spanish words for several family members.
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Object Pronouns with Commands

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Intermediate and advanced Spanish language learners will appreciate knowing how to shorten their sentences when making commands. After all, native language speakers usually use informal language when conversing with other native...
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Worksheet 3: Present tense of -ar verbs

For Students 8th - 9th
Your Spanish language learners are just learning how to conjugate -ar verbs in the present tense. Give them this practice sheet to build understanding! Consider providing each learner with a verb conjugation chart to aid them in their...
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Division of Syllables

For Students 7th - 9th
Study diphthongs in the Spanish language. This resource contains a lot of information, so consider printing one for each learner to reference and walking them through it as a class. There is a short exercise at the bottom of the page to...
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Understanding Questions

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Using the five examples provided, Spanish language learners discover the easy way to break down a question and understand what it's asking. They practice finding the question word, finding the verb, and finding the subject of the...
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Tú eres el Astrónomo

For Students 9th - 12th
Aligned with the Common Core State Standards for writing, this resource has Spanish language learners take on the role of an astronomer. After they use the graphic organizer to list names, verbs, and adjectives related to astronomy, they...
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Direct & Indirect Object Pronouns

For Teachers 6th - 12th
There is a wealth of information provided here about direct and indirect object pronouns. Consider breaking these complex grammatical concepts into smaller chunks so that your Spanish language learners do not become overwhelmed. The At a...
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Past Participle

For Students 8th - 9th
Can your Spanish language learners identify the correct past participle for each of the 32 sentences provided? Several options are listed under each sentence, so your learner needs to be able to distinguish between similar words and...
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Poder y Querer: Stem-changing Verbs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Stem-changing verbs are common in the Spanish language. Use this PowerPoint quiz to test your students' knowledge of "poder" and "querer." There are over thirty multiple choice/fill in the blank sentences for students to complete with...
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Ernest (Miller) Hemingway Student Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Language learners and native English speakers are provided with a brief biography of Ernest Hemingway and can self-check their understanding of the information provided with a worksheet quiz that asks them to recall details from the...
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Using Newsgroups in Spanish Class

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore a website newsgroup that focuses on the Spanish language and culture and that allows them to communicate with native Spanish speakers. They select a specific message, and respond in Spanish to the message.
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Figuras Geometricas

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
Use this fantastic PowerPoint to kick off your shapes unit in Spanish class! The bright, bold shapes and large font are "perfecto" for students learning a new language. There are four shape search activities on the last slides, as well...
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Sparky's Birthday Surprise

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Fire safety is a hot topic for kids! With this resource, little ones will read, color, draw, and play as they are learning about prevention and, as an added bonus, practice naming shapes, counting, and adding numbers! Reading, math, and...
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Spanish III: Journal Using a Blog

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this Spanish blogging lesson, language learners make four weekly posts on an Internet blog. Written in Spanish (or any target language) these entries can be in response to a topic generated by the teacher or the writer. A detailed...
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Spain – Culture and Famous Landmarks

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Introduce your class to Spain and liven up the class period with some Spanish pop music! Learners view a presentation about Spain and take notes on the information before watching a couple of music videos in Spanish. They use listening...
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Spanish Review Conversation Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pratice conversation skills in Spanish by going over previously learned material. Review vocabulary and grammatical structures then create a typical conversation. Can be modified to use with any language.
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Pets in Spanish

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use children's picture books in English to discover the Spanish words for pets. Review colors and numbers. With stickers of different pets, write about the characteristics of each animal.
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Spanish Superlatives

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Write sentences containing superlatives in Spanish about objects in the classroom. Read aloud the sentence, then post it on the object for everyone in the classroom to see.
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Spanish – Learn Spanish (Hello-Hello)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
Pick up basic conversational Spanish with animated videos featuring three characters: Pablo, Ana, and Marcos. As Pablo and Marcos get to know Ana, they talk about a variety of subjects. Learners can acquire the vocabulary in each...
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End of the Year Project Final

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Provide your Spanish language learners with three options for a project to close out the school year. Small groups can create educational videos, translate song lyrics, or preform a short skit. Each project is described on the assignment...
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El verbo ESTAR

For Students 6th - 8th
Introduce your Spanish language learners to the Spanish verb estar. Start by reviewing the information given at the top of the page, and then walk your class through the conjugation chart provided. After discussing the verb and its...
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Irregular Preterite worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
Have your beginning Spanish language learners practice conjugating with verbs that are irregular in the preterite form. Three exercises are provided here. The first requires language learners to rewrite a series of sentences in the...
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Weather/ Seasons

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young, yet experienced, Spanish language learners are introduced to basic weather-related vocabulary. They talk about basic phrases, use various photographs to practice describing the weather, and illustrate their favorite season. In...
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IR + a + infinitive translation sheet

For Students 8th - 9th
Review the ir+a+infinitive construction, and have your scholars translate the 13 sentences provided. The sentences are written in English, and your Spanish language learners put them into Spanish. 
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Practica de pronunciación y ortografía: fa, fe, fi, fo, fu

For Students 6th - 8th
Introduce your Spanish language learners to the sounds fa, fe, fi, fo, and fu. As you read the list of 20 words, your pupils will attempt to fill in the missing syllables for each word. Extend this activity by asking learners to list one...
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Practica de Pronunciación y Ortografía: ba, be, bi, bo, bu

For Students 6th - 8th
If Spanish language learners can learn to link specific sounds to their spelling, they'll be able to recognize more words in their daily life. This instructional activity focuses on the syllable combinations of ba, be, bi, bo, and bu....
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Practica de Pronunciación y Ortografía: ya, ye, yi, yo, yu

For Students 6th - 8th
Build phonetic skills with your Spanish language learners. Teach them the sounds ya, ye, yi, yo, and yu letter combinations make, and have them complete each word with the syllable combinations given. There are 20 words; make sure to...
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Practica de Pronunciación y Ortografía: rra, rre, rri, rro, and rru

For Students 6th - 8th
Spending time developing phonetic skills allows Spanish language learners to see unfamiliar words and say them confidently. This worksheet focuses on the syllable combinations of rra, rre, rri, rro, and rru. As you read each word,...
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Food Pyramid

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Me gusta! Spanish speakers discuss the food pyramid, their daily eating habits, and foods they like or dislike. Before exiting, provide learners with a short informal assessment to gauge vocabulary development.
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A Dollar Goes A Long Way

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Investigate life along the Old Spanish Trail! They visit websites and identify the history and environment. They create journals, dramatic enactments, and maps to discover the role individuals played in society. They also explore the...
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Trip to an Art Gallery

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Have your Spanish speakers give museum tours with this interactive plan. To simplify this entertaining idea, bring in art pieces and create a gallery in your very own classroom. Provide the names of different works of art and have your...
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Down on the Farm: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 8)

For Teachers K Standards
Down on the Farm is the theme of this series of ESL lessons designed to support reading, speaking, and listening skills. Over three weeks, your learners will have the opportunity to sing songs, play guessing games, create masks, role...
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Spanish Lessons on Waste

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate waste. In this environmental lesson, students read a worksheet in both Spanish and English and share how they recycle at home. Students are encouraged to use key vocabulary words from the worksheet such as "recycle"...
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Advanced Spanish : Maggie's Earth Adventures

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners play the online activity "Maggie's Earth Adventures" from the scholastic website. In this foreign language lesson, students use this website to learn Spanish and English vocabulary. This lesson lists a number of games included...
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State Parks: A Spanish Vocabulary Lesson

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders create a PowerPoint about state parks using Spanish vocabulary. In this Spanish lesson, 9th graders work in groups to research about area recreational facilities. Students use information collected on-line to create and...
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Spanish FREE 24/7 Language Learning

For Students 3rd - 12th
¡Qué interesante! With over 100 words and phrases in five main categories, beginning Spanish speakers can study, then quiz themselves in several different ways with a free app. Native speakers pronounce the words, allowing learners to...
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English Cognates in Various Indo-European Languages

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Studying the history, influences, and cognates of the English language, this presentation provides students in linguistics and language classes with several charts of information on cognates from languages around the world. The slideshow...
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Spanish Phrases

For Students 5th - 7th
Very beginning Spanish language learners complete four phrases to create complete sentences. They use the verb to the left of each sentence. Two of the four sentences are already complete, so there is little left for your kids to do. The...
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Foreign Language: At the Dinner Table

For Teachers K - 5th
Students demonstrate basic foreign language vocabulary by naming various dinner table utensils. Using construction paper as placemats, they glue plastic utensils to it as the teacher calls out the items in the foreign language.
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Actividad con calculador gráfica- Multiplicar y dividir números mixtos

For Students 8th - 10th
Have your Spanish speakers use their graphing calculators to multiply and divide fractions. Included are step-by-step instructions and an opportunity to practice.
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Let's Go to Argentina/¡Vámonos a Argentina!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Give your young Spanish language learners a lesson in culture! Focus on learning Spanish though exploring Argentinian culture. Pupils interact with maps, fill out travel journals, discuss time and food, learn and practice new vocabulary...
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A Discourse on the History of Language

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Analyze and make inferences from the information used by linguists to construct the evolution of languages. They research different dating techniques to explain how scientists infer age with evidence.
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Greetings - How and Where Might We Greet Someone Using Spanish?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Use the Total Physical Response (TPR) strategy to practice Spanish greetings as well as where and who question prompts. Comprised of five days, this short unit is taught completely in Spanish with call-and-response exercises, group...
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Coloring Book for Kids in Spanish Lesson 1: Greetings

For Teachers K - 6th
Introduce your class to basic salutations in Spanish and English with a group of activities and exercises. The materials, which can be put together as a packet, include coloring pages, a matching activity, a fill-in-the-blank exercise,...
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Review Telling Time in Spanish

For Students 7th - 9th
Review basic numbers before reviewing how to tell time in Spanish. First, language learners count from 1-15, and then they translate written time from Spanish into numbers and vice versa.
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The Impact of Islamic Culture on the Arts of the Renaissance

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the linguistic and cultural impact of the Arabic language and Islamic culture on the Spanish language. They analyze and label maps, listen to and differentiate between Spanish and Arabic music, and compare and...
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El Mundo Hispano

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Welcome to the Spanish-speaking world! Show your learners which countries declare Spanish as their primary language. Included are maps and flags for each Hispanophone country.
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Indefinite Pronouns

For Students 9th - 10th
How do you use indefinite pronouns in the Spanish language? After introducing your language learners to indefinite pronouns, provide them with this practice opportunity. They read the sentence provided and choose the indefinite pronoun...
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Color Me: The Elephant

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Join the herd! Teach your young Spanish language learners the Spanish word for elephant, and have them color the picture provided. You could also introduce other basic Spanish vocabulary like sol, tierra, and agua. 
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Food and Friends

For Teachers 5th - 8th
After an initial sharing of and discussion about favorite foods, individuals or partners create surveys about food. Spanish language learners must include several comparative questions in their surveys. Once everyone has gathered...
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Animales de la granja

For Students K - 3rd
Yee-haw! Welcome to the farm. Your young Spanish language learners match six animals to their Spanish translation. After they complete it, gather the class together, make the sound of one of the animals, and have the kids identify the...
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Color Me: El León

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Young Spanish language learners will love coloring this lion. The Spanish word for lion (el león) is written below the picture, so have your class practice saying it together before and after they color it!
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¿Qué significa el dibujo? La diversion.

For Students 2nd - 3rd
This activity works well for beginning Spanish language learners or native Spanish speakers who are being assessed on visual comprehension. There are five pictures, and each picture has four sentences next to it. The learner must choose...
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Past Perfect Subjunctive

For Students 11th - 12th
Your intermediate and advanced Spanish classes will appreciate practicing the past perfect subjunctive. It's hard, but this is actually used pretty frequently in everyday conversations. Help your learners master this aspect of the...
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Yo Uso Mis Cinco Sentidos para: oír, probar, tocar, ver, oler

For Students 4th - 6th
What can you hear right now? What can you smell? Designed to be used with young Spanish language learners, this packet reinforces vocabulary relating to the five senses. Bring in snacks to have language learners decide which snacks are...
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Present Irregular 1

For Students 7th - 9th
Have your Spanish language learners memorized the list of irregular verbs in the present tense? Introduce your class to some irregular verbs, and then distribute this exercise. Some of the verbs aren't terribly common in every day...
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Google Translate

For Students 1st - 12th
Not sure how to translate a word, phrase, or paragraph? No worries. Simply paste in, type, or dictate your text, select the initial and desired language, and up pops your translation. Better yet, the app will read the text to you in most...
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Coco Cocodrilo

For Students 1st - 3rd
Using the beloved character Coco Cocodrilo, young Spanish language learners practice using basic verbs and adjectives to complete the five sentence frames given. Then, they get to draw and color the crocodile!
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Affirmative Adverbs

For Students 10th - 11th
What is an affirmative adverb? Intermediate and advanced Spanish language learners review affirmative adverbs by completing a 32-question exercise. The most common adverbs that appear on this review are sí, tampoco, tambíen, and...
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Direct Objects

For Students 8th - 9th
Your Spanish language learners can identify nouns and verbs, but can they identify the direct object of a sentence? Give them this practice opportunity to find out! There are 32 sentences, and the pupil must correctly identify the direct...
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Indirect Object Pronouns

For Students 7th - 9th
Beginning Spanish language learners review indirect object pronouns with this resource. Pupils choose the indirect object pronoun that completes the sentence the best. 
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Nouns

For Students 6th - 8th
It couldn't be any simpler! Provide your Spanish language learners with this worksheet to test them on their ability to identify nouns in a sentence. They read the short sentences provided and choose the noun used in each sentence. 
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Past Perfect

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Are you looking to give your intermediate Spanish language learners some practice conjugating verbs in the past perfect tense? After introducing them to the verb tense, print these pages for practice. Your pupils will read the 32...
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Preterite -ar verbs 1

For Students 7th - 9th
Focus on conjugating -ar verbs in the preterite tense. Your beginning Spanish language learners read the 32 sentences provided, filling each sentence's blank with the appropriate word. There are three word choices for each sentence. This...
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Which Subject Pronoun is Used?

For Students 6th - 9th
Do you know when to use tú, usted, yo, etc.? Created for beginning Spanish language learners, this resource reviews subject pronouns. Several subjects are listed, and your learner has to decide which subject pronoun would be used along...
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Snack and Food Vocabulary

For Students 6th - 9th
While this two-page worksheet is intended for use with the classroom text ¡Buen Viaje!, your Spanish language learners could search dictionaries and other resources to find the listed vocabulary words. In total, there are about 50 food...
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¿Qué tienes que hacer hoy?

For Students 8th - 9th
What does your dad have to do today? What about your cousin? Using the example phrases listed (there are 13), intermediate Spanish language learners write five sentences describing what different people in their family must do today....
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Future Tense: Regular and Irregular Verbs #2

For Students 9th - 10th
Ding! The bell just rang. Give your intermediate Spanish language learners this bell-ringer activity to get them started. This short paragraph focuses on conjugating both regular and irregular verbs in the future tense. 
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Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns #1

For Students 7th - 9th
Review direct and indirect object pronouns with this practice activity. Sure, it's easy to use one or the other, but can your beginning Spanish language learners use both in sentence correctly? Give them this informal assessment to find...
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Time Expressions with Hacer

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The verb hacer has many purposes in the Spanish language, one of which is as part of time expressions. Your class can learn how to use hacer in the preterite, present perfect continuous, and past perfect continuous to express different...
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Past Participles

For Students 6th - 12th
Consider this online resource that includes accurate information about past participles for a reference material for your Spanish language, or as a source of inspiration for your own lesson. Beginning with a definition of past...
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IR + a + the Infinitive Form of the Verb

For Students 6th - 9th
Ir, the Spanish verb meaning to go, is the focus in this worksheet. First middle and high schoolers study the ir+a+infinitive construction, and then they read examples. End with a practice opportunity at the bottom of the page. Language...
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Spanish Drama: Latin America

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore Hispanic countries.  In this Hispanic culture and language lesson, students choose an Hispanic country to research.  Students explore given websites and prepare a dramatization incorporating the facts they find. Students...
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Inglés Básico: Clothes (Ropa)

For Teachers 6th - 10th
English language learners choose their own pace with this online resource. The website is written primarily in Spanish, and this lesson focuses on clothing vocabulary and using present tense and continuous present tense forms. There are...
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Context Clues and Idioms

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Kids practice using five types of context clues (definition, synonym, antonym, example, and general) to decode idiomatic language.
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Animal Noises

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The Spanish song, Vengan a Ver Mi Granja, provides young language learners an opportunity to expand their vocabulary. After listening to the sounds, class members name the animals and their habitats, construct puppets of the animals, and...
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Eng 312: Midsemester Exam

For Teachers Higher Ed
Using the text Language Awareness by Eschholz, Rosa and Clark, as well as previous lectures from the class, this slideshow presents students with a midterm addressing key terms and concepts. While teachers might have a hard time using...