El Día de los Muertos

El Día de los Muertos is Saturday, so that means that you have a whole week to teach it to your students!! I just put the finishing touches on lesson plans for novice/intermediate Spanish students that will give you 3-4 days of instruction about the holiday. You can download the plans here! They include a three-level … Continue reading El Día de los Muertos

El amigo simpático Lesson Plans

Finally! After referencing my Amigo simpático script and plans for two years now on my curriculum map, I am finally posting them! Click here to download lesson plans for a six-day unit for Spanish 1 that will introduce your students to the structures tienes que, no puede, simpático, and le ayuda with several discussion-based activities and a story. It includes follow-up activities … Continue reading El amigo simpático Lesson Plans

¡Viene un hombre! Script and Plans

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuTswmx9TQU The very first lesson plan that I posted on this blog was for a unit focused on "Biblioburro", the donkey library in La Gloria, Colombia. This year, I finally re-vamped the unit that I had been working with since 2011 so that it fit into my curriculum map better. I wanted it to focus … Continue reading ¡Viene un hombre! Script and Plans

El Viajero Script and Lesson Plans

We just finished an introductory unit on illegal immigration/ border crossing in Spanish A. My students learned the structures 'llega allí", 'regresa a su país', and 'lleva' using the story script for El Viajero (Download it here in Spanish and English), and then we spent a few days using me-generated and authentic resources to learn … Continue reading El Viajero Script and Lesson Plans

El Gaucho Lesson Plans

This is a week-long unit that uses the structures from the script "Mama's Boy" ("needs", "works at", and "lives alone") to talk about the iconic Argentinian Gaucho. After acquiring the structures, students learn about Gauchos through a reading, a video, a song, and a cartoon. Download the resource pack for these lesson plans here.I updated them … Continue reading El Gaucho Lesson Plans

El chico del apartamento 512 lesson plans

One of the first lesson plans that I posted on this blog several years ago was for a unit based on the song 'El chico del apartamento 512'. I've learned a lot about TPRS and unit planning since then, so I am now posting a new and (I think) improved unit (click here to download … Continue reading El chico del apartamento 512 lesson plans

Readings for Hispanic Heritage Month

¡Feliz Mes de la Hispanidad! Today marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States, and I have been working hard to create readings to discuss our nation's Hispanic heritage with my students during this month-long celebration. I will be posting the readings on TpT as I finish them, but for starters I … Continue reading Readings for Hispanic Heritage Month