We used batches of related words connected by colors to teach fast-paced Spanish K-6. These walls will become bigger as the year goes. Pink Words- Survival Spanish Green Words- Interview words/ Orange- Answers to common questions Blue- Unit words- These are the word walls that will grow on and on as the unit progresses. We... Continue Reading →
PBL for ELL and Foreign Language- Project Based Instruction and ESOL/l2
Check out a preview of our latest PBL project! It was designed to include L2, Economics, Math, ELA, Tech Infusion and Art. Click to download complete tutorial! 14 pages total. Check out this sample! Steps 2, 3 and the rest available in my stores. I am posting on Pinterest too, so let's share ideas!
More Spanish Lesson Ideas
Piggbacking on how to ask interview and personal questions in Spanish, my students continued to come up with creative ideas as to how to divide them into "pieces of me". I must say they impressed me. Maquina de Jugetes "The Claw" *** I did a "VEO VEO" or "I SPY" game with this one where... Continue Reading →
ESL 101: Bandura,Krashen, Vygotsky and Motivation- the basics
In his Social Learning theory, Bandura (1977) argues that there are four phases of language acquisition. The first is attention, which is to focus on something through observation.
Spanish 101- How not to confuse “hermanos”
An adult student told me that he just couldn't tell the A/O difference in spoken Spanish. So, I designed this kiddie template to teach him in a very simple way. Can you tell the difference after trying it? <<<Scroll down for answer 1. hermanito (little brother) 2. mamá (mom) 3. hermanas (sisters) 4.... Continue Reading →