Resources for the break

I am always asked by parents what else they can do at home to keep practicing. I am sharing with you some YouTube channels, websites and apps that can be helpful. A aprender! YouTube Basho and Friends: They have many original songs that learners really enjoy. From Tamales to the calendar. They offer a great…

Los verbos by 5th Grade

  I am so proud of the creativity my Fifth grade learners had to demonstrated their knowledge of Spanish verbs. Some have audio issues and we are working through them but for the time being, enjoy!      

Los Reyes, los verbos, mi cuerpo, y mis sentimientos.

Hola parents! One of my biggest goals this year was to make sure learners could answer two very important questions for introductions. 1. ¿Cómo te llamas? What is your name? 2. ¿Cuántos años tienes? How old are you? Pretty basic right? However, it is super important that learners go through this with automaticity and not really think about…

Felíz Navidad

¡Feliz navidad, feliz navidad, feliz navidad próspero año y felicidad! I can not believe it is that time of the year again! It went by so quick! We have been up to a lot in Spanish class. Here is a brief summary of activities: K-1: Learners have been reviewing body parts by singing and labeling…

Día de los muertos-Day of the Dead

Many Spanish speaking countries celebrate Día de los muertos on November 1st and 2nd. It is an opportunity to celebrate and honor those who have gone before. As an IB school,  I wanted to teach learners they do not have to celebrate but can learn about holidays around the world while being open minded and respectful.…

Creando Comunidades-Creating communities

¡Hola a todos! Hi everyone, we have been super busy in Spanish class for the last three weeks. Great things have been happening, and most of all we are starting to create communities that will allow us to practice our Spanish. Here is a summary of the activities: Kindergarten: We are reviewing vowel sounds. I…

Celebremos, Let’s Celebrate

As previously discussed Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept 15-Oct. I felt that it would be a great opportunity to  give learners the opportunity to research Independence Day celebrations from Spanish speaking countries and compare it to how they celebrate . It was very neat to see them get involved and have deep discussions about…