Monthly Archives: September 2012
My daughter woke me up at 2am with a fever of 102. Thought maybe I’d get caught up on correcting… This is how far I got, took it out of my bag…
Students are listing sub themes and verbs, vocabulary, and connectors they can use to write a paragraph about those themes when they are done.
We had a block day just before our test so we did stations to review. Bingo, time flashcards, write the dates of Spanish-speaker holidays, crossword puzzle.
Think Pair Share to brainstorm for a writing activity. Awesome activity created with my colleague based on a great professional development experience we had on Saturday.
Checking for understanding of the 3 Ps of culture using post its and instant oral feedback.
To introduce cultural products, practices, and perspectives I wore my Guatemala típica. I talked about how what you see in a culture is not the only aspects of culture since even these clothes have a deeper meaning like the pattern … Continue reading
We orally presented birthdates in Spanish 1 and listened for the month. Students tracked the number of birthdays in each month on their own graph paper, then we analyzed the birthdays of all my classes asking “cuántos” and other questions … Continue reading
How do I have this much to grade/give feedback on ALREADY?
In addition to listening to culturally authentic music, I also play silly songs to help students remember various vocab or grammar topics. This is one of my favs. You can get your copy at mentalnotemusic.com along with other stuff to … Continue reading
While brainstorming new ways to review verbs with my Spanish II students, my husband, @rutherfordcasey, suggested “The Mistake Game.” He first heard of this game from @kellyoshea (physics teacher- see linked post) and thought it might work in my content area as … Continue reading