How do you celebrate your Spanish Class Seniors at your high school? Don’t you agree that teaching seniors is so bittersweet? They bring with them a depth of knowledge, a sense of humor and usually some maturity. But when the end of the year starts to approach, I get that bittersweet feeling! There’s such pride for their accomplishments! And there’s sadness to know that they are moving on and we won’t see their smiles in our classes or hallways next year!
Tips For the AP Spanish Simulated Conversation
The AP Spanish Exam has a section called the Simulated Conversation, during which students hear a recorded person talk to them. In the 20 second intervals that follow, students must record their responses as if they are actually talking with the recorded person. Here are some tips for the AP Spanish Simulated Conversation!
Tips for the AP Spanish Email Reply
The AP Spanish Exam Email reply is an open-ended task that requires students to demonstrate their interpersonal skills. They need to understand a short letter and respond appropriately. Looking for some quick tips to make this easier for your students? Keep reading!
Tips For the AP Spanish Argumentative Essay
Need some help with the AP Spanish Argumentative Essay? In my humble opinion, it is the most complicated task our AP Spanish students will have to complete. El ensayo argumentativo requires excellent reading skills, listening skills and writing skills. So how can we help our students do well on this part of the AP Spanish exam?
Tips For The Cultural Comparison
One of the challenging tasks on the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam is the Cultural Comparison. In this post we will talk about the most important things your students need to know and practice for success! Here are my best tips for the cultural comparison!
What Skills Do Students Need for Success in AP Spanish?
As teachers, we all want to see our students do well in our classes. So what skills do students need for AP Spanish success? It’s not the same for each and every student, and it can depend on what their personal goals and how success is defined.
Correcting AP Spanish Work
Though there are many joys of being an AP Spanish teacher, one of the major drawbacks is correcting AP Spanish Work! The work our students can produce is complex and requires more feedback than students in lower levels of Spanish classes. So how can we streamline what we do to make sure that we can still have a life outside of being a Spanish teacher?
How To Find AP Spanish Resources
Do you struggle to find AP Spanish resources? Even for those of us lucky enough to have a textbook, it can still be difficult and time consuming to find appropriate resources that reflect the level of our Spanish students. And then there are the times when students don’t remember to bring their books to class! No te preocupes…. I have some great ideas that will help you find what you need!
How To Plan For AP Spanish Classes
Are you teaching AP Spanish for the first time and not sure how to plan for these AP Spanish classes? It can be very overwhelming to try to figure out how to plan for AP Spanish and all the requirements of curriculum and test prep! Here are some tips and tricks I’ve learned along the way!
1 Week Until The AP Spanish Exam!
Read this post to find out how to prepare your students the week before the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam!