Did you know that, “picking up word meanings by reading is 10 times faster than intensive vocabulary instruction”, according to Stephen Krashen? Okay, I added the emphasis there, but WOW! How powerful is reading for our students? You’ve probably seen or heard that quote before – or maybe you haven’t, but you just KNOW that reading is a powerful tool for our students. I wanted to share a quick round up of blog posts I have to support reading in your classroom so today’s post is five resources for reading in Spanish class.
Resources for Reading in Spanish Class
Below I’ve linked 5 of my blog posts with resources for reading in Spanish class. From how to get started with FVR to finding materials to provide your students with reading options, I tried to summarize everything in one spot!
Here are some of the expectations I have set with my students during FVR. Click here to read the post!
There are a TON of great readers out there to hook your students of all different levels, but sometimes funds are tight. I get it! I wanted to share five different ways I added to my FVR library using free resources I either found or created. Click here to read the post!
These are the readers that my novice students have gravitated towards and been successful reading in my classroom to help you start building your library.
So, you’ve read up on the Expectations and Procedures for Free Voluntary Reading (FVR), and you’ve downloaded every free FVR Library resource possible. Maybe you’ve already put together a Donor’s Choose, wrote some grants, or maybe you’re just ready to use your textbook fund for something else! Well, I’ve decided to share some of the legwork. This post has my classroom FVR Library List.
One of the questions I see coming up often in Facebook groups and online is how to do free voluntary reading (FVR) during distance learning. I thought it may be helpful to round up some ways to do digital reading in Spanish class!
These cultural reading activities will have your students wanting to travel! They give your students an opportunity to explore while practicing important reading skills. It’s also a fun way to incorporate teaching your students all about the people who live in the Spanish-speaking world.
Reading Comprehension Activities
Maybe you have a lot of resources for reading, but once you bring a reading into a lesson, you’re not sure what to do with it? Check out the posts below to see some of my favorite reading comprehension activities!