Mas Dia de los Muertos/ More Day of the Dead Activities


One of my students' favorite activity packs, this one they built on Pixie 3, and/or Wixie.   They get to build an actual altar dedicated to an ancestor or pet no longer among us.  Then they get to decorate the sugar skull that I had made to show in class.  Find the blank forms in my... Continue Reading →

Dia de los Muertos/ Day of the Dead themed L2 activity


Check out my latest Dia de los Muertos themed lesson using the awesome Skelita Calavera. Click on the pics for the entire document on TPT~ There's even a space to create a new "cara". All phonetic pronunciation is included, the key and a bunch of words to learn easily!

Sopas


Continuing with the food Unit, we decided on "Sopas" because the creative projects will be more ecclectic. We included nutrition facts, Creativity suite, Pop Art, and other mini lessons. For this one, we kicked off with Pixie 3 and followed this lesson. First we used KIDSPIRATION to produce this webThen we switched to PIXIE 3... Continue Reading →

Spanish/ESL project ideas using Dollgames


Dollgames are are word-less, silent, often print-free flashgames that focus on one skill. It could be creating a virtual dish such as Ecookinggames.com. These games actually follow true recipes. Hence, they can be used by adults as well. Ecoooking Learning parts of the house The fun does not end there. There are also games dedicated... Continue Reading →

Using Pixie 2 for L2 lessons


Feliz Navidad con Pixie 2   Pixie 2 is a program license from Tech4learning designed to involve skills which include a) typing b) fine motor drawing and coloring using the mouse c) research and critical thinking through the search for clip art and stationary d) the production of relevant and meaningful activities. However, it can... Continue Reading →

Food 2.0 – “La Comida”


Here are some projects that I have done with the use of the Web 2.0 to teach Spanish as a second language via Pixie 2 Topic:  La Comida (Food) Grade Level- Kdg-1st Application:  Pixie 2               Process: The students will learn 10 names of food, write them, find their... Continue Reading →

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