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¿Quién Se Comió la Empanada de la Abuela? – Game to Reinforce Vocabulary About Family Members

This game has been motivating my second graders a lot lately. We did a unit on family members, we talked about the diversity in families, and they then described their own immediate families orally and in a small written project.I modified the well known game called...

El Carnaval de Barranquilla {Cultural Corner}

Every year in February, the city of Barranquilla, Colombia hosts one of the most beautiful carnivals in the world: El Carnaval de Barranquilla.    Picture from the official website This carnival has been declared by UNESCO as one of the "Masterpieces of Oral and...

Valentine’s Day – Spanish Teachers Blog Hop

I have teamed up with a group of ten World Language Spanish teachers who have teaching-related blogs and are active sellers on Teachers Pay Teachers. I am so excited about the diversity of this group - with elementary, middle and high school teachers. We have all...

Christmas in Colombia

December is a busy month in Colombia. Many schools close early in the month, and everyone gets ready to celebrate "la Navidad" with friends and family. Everything starts on December 7th with "La Noche de la Velitas," a night  for everyone to celebrate la Inmaculada...

November Bilingual Blog Hop

This month I have joined a group of amazing teachers in a bilingual blog hop. You will be able to download free resources for your classes. Here is my free product for you:A Thanksgiving Pie in SpanishA cute mini-book to count up to 10Download your freebie...

HALLOWEEN GAME FOR PRESCHOOLERS

This is Halloween game that your younger students will enjoy. Putting the pumpkin together as a group is a lot of fun. You could either make sets for different groups or have one for the whole class. Call out a part of the pumpkin face and have your students find the...

RockAlingua Has A DVD Now! {Review & Giveaway}

I have been a fan of Rockalingua since it started. This small company is run by Cesar Chinchilla, a talented elementary Spanish teacher based in California.I have firsthand experience using the songs in my classes, and they truly engage my students. I was...

My First Day Back to School

It doesn't matter if it's the first or the 20th year teaching, the feeling of the butterflies in the stomach always comes back on the first day of school, and I had mine this week!Every year I have new students so I put together a book or a powerpoint. This year...