Netflix Unit: Continued Reflection

I am enjoying my Netflix unit, and it seems that my students are as well.  I wanted to post a few highlights and ideas that I have enjoyed: If you have not checked out Kara Jacobs’ information with the Soy Yo video by Bomba Estereo, you need to look at it!  It is fabulous!  ItContinue reading “Netflix Unit: Continued Reflection”

Netflix Unit: Part II

The next week, I want to focus on describing what is happening and focus on action verbs.  I also want students to be able to classify different movies/TV shows.  At the end of the week, I will have an interpretive reading assessment.  Students will be interpreting movie and/or TV reviews.  They will also have aContinue reading “Netflix Unit: Part II”

Beginning of the Year Unit for Novices: NETFLIX!

I have been trying to decide where to begin my year with Spanish 2.  I wanted to do some sort of pop culture unit because I love pop culture!  Plus, I believe that pop culture easily lends itself to culture comparisons as well.  After mulling over a couple of ideas, I determined to use Netflix/moviesContinue reading “Beginning of the Year Unit for Novices: NETFLIX!”

Telenovela End of the Year Unit Days 1-3

Many times, I feel that we rush through the year and at the end of the year we try to push ONE MORE topic on our students.  I decided that I wanted my students to really use what they learned.  I was inspired by Laura’s telenovela unit!  I also wanted to start my students onContinue reading “Telenovela End of the Year Unit Days 1-3”

Back to School Week: Summer posts round-up

Happy back to school week!  I know that this week is when some teachers start, and many like me are starting to seriously plan for the upcoming year.  I will be getting back into the swing of blogging by blogging all week!  Since I will have a new schedule and school, I don’t have allContinue reading “Back to School Week: Summer posts round-up”

Back to school week: Ways to avoid a review

Day 3 of back to school week!  If you missed day 1, I talked about my first few days worth of lesson plans.  Yesterday, I discussed curriculum changes that I was making from last year and included an outline of what I taught in level 5 last year.  Today, I will share how I skipContinue reading “Back to school week: Ways to avoid a review”

Brillante Viernes: September 22, 2017

Happy Friday!  For me, I have finally gotten into a little groove where I remember most of my tricks to use in class, so lesson planning goes much faster.  Also, since I am teaching Spanish I again this year, I wanted to visit our Latin I class.  I have really appreciated seeing how they applyContinue reading “Brillante Viernes: September 22, 2017”