Let me guess… when you teach Spanish, ALL of your lessons are Spanish Culture Lesson Plans, right?? In an ideal world, our curriculum would be so well-written that all of our lessons in Spanish class would center around Hispanic culture. There are some districts that have this!! Mine does not…. and so I must find ways to incorporate the cultures of the language we’re learning. If you are teaching in a district like mine, read on to learn about the resources I have created for my students to learn both Spanish and some culture and history!
How To Create Perfect Lesson Plans For Spanish Class
What are the ingredients to perfect lesson plans for Spanish class? Do you sometimes feel like your activities are boring, take too much time, or not enough time? Do you sometimes wander away from what your intent for the day was?
3 Ideas for Starting Spanish Class
Not sure how to start your Spanish classes each day? Try one of these three routines that will help you use every precious minute of class time to get your students engaged and participating actively in their Spanish learning!
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!
Summertime for Spanish Teachers
What can Spanish teachers do over summer break to keep up or improve their Spanish? But something that doesn’t feel like work? Here are five suggestions for professional learning that will make summertime for Spanish teachers great!
Summer Homework for Spanish Students
Does your district require summer work for some or all courses? Mine has gone back and forth over the years, but currently, only AP Courses are required to have summer work. But what are the pros and cons of summer homework in Spanish class?
How To Review For Final Exams in Spanish Class
Final Exams in Spanish Class: Love them or hate them?
Our school allows all students with an A average to be exempt this year! It used to be only seniors had this privilege. Our district is trying to move to a Mastery Based Learning approach, but we are in between, and so final exams are still a requirement. So how can we review?
How to Make Simulated Conversation Activities for Spanish Students
Want to learn how to create simulated conversations for your Spanish students? It’s easy! What great practice for interpersonal speaking!
How To Get Students Comfortable Speaking Spanish in Class
You created an awesome speaking activity for your Spanish class. You’ve explained the directions. You’ve asked students to get started and……..Crickets. No one talks! What went wrong?