SONGS FOR CINCO DE MAYO This is a set of 11 traditional Mexican songs—lasting favorites that will not go out of style in 2 weeks. The songs are in Spanish, with English translations and colorful graphics, and there are historical and cultural notes in English for each song. You [...]
After two years away prom is back. But is prom worth it? Here's how to structure an activity in the target language and engage disinterested students. This is an activity that I have done with Spanish 2 - AP classes. It's about how much prom costs: LOS GASTOS DEL [...]
Multilevel Classes? Junk May Be the Answer Every class is a multilevel class. The schedule may say students are all in level 1 and have been placed in the appropriate class, but reading levels are all over the place, or soon will be. When the spread becomes wide, how [...]
Variety. Our students are not all alike. If we want them to grow, we need to let them wander in their reading. They should naturally be reading different materials to suit their different interests and needs. .
Insightful saying by the legendary Susan Gross... Use any grammar that is appropriate with your students, but hold back on the vocabulary to be sure they understand the core meaning. When they understand enough messages clearly, their subconscious will figure out the necessary syntax and conjugations. Grammar will become [...]