“So you think you can’t understand Spanish? – Identifying cognates”

“So you think you can’t understand Spanish? – Identifying cognates” This power point describes what exactly cognates are. In the beginning of the year, this power point should be used to remind students what exactly cognates are. It is also important that Spanish 2 students understand how to use cognates when reading. While cognates are […]

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Explanation on This is Language (TIL):

Explanation on This is Language (TIL): Reading Comprehension and Interpretive Listening Connections             This is Language is a resource that the county pays for for foreign language students. Each school is given an allotted number of TIL accounts that they then create for students. I’ve attached information from the TIL website about the ACTFL World-Readiness […]

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“La Rutina Diara de Eduardo”

“La Rutina Diara de Eduardo” This is a very short, teacher created, reading about the daily routine of Eduardo. It begins with him waking up and completing his morning routine. It discusses the times he goes to school but doesn’t involve in depth information about his school day. It ends with him going home and […]

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“¿Cómo viven los chicos españoles?”

“¿Cómo viven los chicos españoles?” This text discusses how young people in Spain live. It discusses the school, home and social lives of young people and how they vary during the week and on the weekend. This relates to the content area of daily routines because it focuses on young people and students. This makes […]

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“La Siesta: Una Tradición Que Va en Retirada”

“La Siesta: Una Tradición Que Va en Retirada”  This article discusses siestas and the idea of getting rid of this cultural practice. It offers facts about its removal and why the president felt it was necessary. It also examines parts of Spain that are trying to protect this cultural custom. It discusses many reasons why […]

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