March 8th is International Women’s Day, but the entire month of March is Women’s History Month! Today I wanted to share some great activities for Women’s History Month in Spanish class that you could use with your middle school or high school Spanish students.
March is Women’s History Month so we’re going to look at different ways to highlight that in your middle school and high school Spanish classes. I’ve got ideas for reading, writing, games, music, and research projects that will fit in well with your Spanish goals as well as celebrate women from around the world!
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10 Activities for Women’s History Month in Spanish Class
- These printable research poster projects are a great option for Women’s History Month! They come in Spanish and English, so you can choose what works best for your students. They make an adorable display in the hall or in your classroom!
- Want to try something different? You may like this DIGITAL research project! This resource is a great way for you to utilize technology in your classroom! Your students simply do the research, enter the text in the provided boxes, and add images and video, if desired. Click here to check out the digital version of the research project!
- Websites for Women’s History Month in Spanish Class
- Women’s History Month – mostly in English, but some of the clickthrough links include Spanish information
- Mujeres Importantes en la Historia Blooket created by Sarah Drexler Petrocci
- Resources for learning about Diana Trujillo from Spanish Plans
- “Rebel Women” Playlist from Dreaming Spanish
- Music – You know I love daily routines, and our weekly routine of Música Miércoles is my favorite! Allison from Mis Clases Locas has a great resource for a song of the day featuring female artists or groups with lead female singers!
- Gallery walks are one of my favorite things to do with my students. They get students up and moving, and are a great way to get some more input in without requiring a lot of energy on your part! I have a whole post on why I think Gallery Walks are great so make sure to check that out. Of course I have a set of readings just about famous women and their accomplishments throughout history you can download here!
- If you’d like to use the readings, but want a smaller activity, you might like this reading comprehension activity! Students read and answer 3 comprehension questions about each person. The reading comprehension activity is also included in this comprehensive resource!
- Taking your students on a virtual field trip is one of my favorite ways to introduce students to a wide variety of people from different places and backgrounds while helping them connect WHERE we are talking about because altogether too often their geography skills are..rough. Plus, it’s handy to see pictures, videos, and readings all in one place!
- Another great tech option are these mystery pixel puzzle activities from La Secundaria. Students will read an infographic about women that have made history for their accomplishments. Students enter their answers correctly inside of a Google Sheet™ to reveal a FUN picture.
- A simple way to celebrate the month is by changing up your classroom decor! Decorate your door or a bulletin board in your classroom so students can be inspired and learn more about these amazing women!
- This simple bulletin board includes three facts about each woman included, or you could have students research and add to the board for a fun fast finisher option all month long!
Women’s History Month in Spanish Class
If you’re looking for activities to help your students celebrate accomplishments by women throughout history, you’ll love this easy to use bundle of activities! Save yourself time with four ways to celebrate Women’s History Month in your Spanish classes!
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If you need more ideas for what you can do with your classes in March, check out these posts!