I've been seeing so many questions about Locura de marzo that I've come to the conclusion that I can't put this post off any longer!What is Locura de Marzo? It's a Spanish music competition that brings language and culture into your classroom. It's stacks of free resources. It's my students' FAVORITE time of the year!... Continue Reading →
Everything you need to teach La Llorona in your mid-level Spanish classes
It's the end of October, and while I LOVE teaching about Día de los Muertos, I felt like I needed to do something a little bit different with my Spanish 2 and 3 students. Last year, I spent about 3 weeks on Day of the Dead. I was able to teach in depth about Alebrijes... Continue Reading →
Gamifying Spanish Class with Gimkit!
Engage your Spanish students with the popular web-based trivia game, Gimkit!
Teaching Vampirata: Final Project
My Spanish 3 students have been working through La Vampirata and we are just about to wrap it up this week! In anticipation for the ending, I chose a final project for students to complete last week. Students were given four options and had to complete two out of four. They had to complete one... Continue Reading →
Nouns & Number & Gender, OH MY! Day One
Perhaps three of the biggest hurdles for native English speakers when they first begin their language journey, this resource is perfect for teaching nouns, number, and gender. It also includes extension activities for word order! I created this resource toward the beginning of my teaching career but have come back to it almost every year... Continue Reading →