Reference Page

Welcome to my blog!  I have been blogging for almost five years now, and I wanted to create this page for everyone who is new to my blog.  I teach using comprehensible input, and I assess with Integrated Performance Assessments (IPAs).  I also use novels to guide my curriculum.  If you are new here, I suggest starting with:

I also have been writing news articles every other week to be used in a high level 1 to level 2-3 classes (and up!)  You can find the category here with all of the PDFs in each post.

This year, I have used novels to help guide my curriculum.  I have used El Ekeko, Piratas del Caribe y el mapa secreto, Frida Kahlo, and Billy y las botas.

In addition, this is how I changed up whole class novels to make them work for me.

If you are looking for beginning of the year activities, check out:

Finally, here is a list of over 100 authentic resources that I have used in my Spanish classes levels 1-3.

Interested in contacting me (marisdemosthenes AT gmail.com) to present?  Here are some of my presentation topics that I have done in the past:

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