The Argumentative Essay on the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam is “arguably” on of the most difficult tasks. It is the open-ended section that takes the most time. It really challenges students to demonstrate excellent reading and listening comprehension as well as their vocabulary and grammar. But it also requires some specific knowledge of good writing skills and how to include specific requirements that AP Scorers are looking for.
Teaching AP Spanish Language and Culture this year? Wondering how to instruct your students on how to complete the Email Reply section of the AP Exam?
How should we handle unfinished learning in Spanish class? What does unfinished learning mean? Read on!
I have a lot of feelings about presentations. Throughout my career, I have seen it all. The memorized, robotic presentation where the student has no idea what they’re saying. The presentation that they meant to memorize, but stage fright took over. Train wreck.
In this blog we talk about how Spanish teachers can make the most out of their contracted time while still providing quality instruction for their students. Today I have an idea about how to create one activity that practices multiple Spanish skills across at least 3 modes of communication!
Let’s face it people… the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam is HARD! In my experience, one of the most difficult open-ended tasks is the Cultural Comparison.
So how can we break it down for students and give them the know-how they need to be successful? Read on for some tips!
Problem: You want your high school (or middle school) students to work together, but….. it’s not as collaborative as you had hoped.
Solution: By the end of this blog post, you will have several ideas to try out with your students!
Working in groups is important for many reasons! In the language classroom, one of our major objectives is communication! We also know that working with a peer leads to better understanding for many of our students.
Secondary Spanish teachers get about 45 minutes of planning time a day. It’s never enough!!! So many teachers spend HOURS outside of the school day working. Who do you know that can respond to emails, fill out PPT forms, plan, copy, correct, return phone calls and maybe, just MAYBE even go to the bathroom in 45 minutes??
Read on to find out how to Manage Your Time instead of your tasks managing YOU!