If you are working on telling with your students, there’s a lot of options you could use in your lessons. I thought I’d share a round up of resources, lesson plans, videos, and more you could use throughout your unit to reinforce this skill with these telling time in Spanish lesson plans & activities!
Lesson Plan for Telling Time in Spanish
Here’s how to use this short story with your classes:
- Complete a pre-reading activity to practice with numbers.
- Work with the story – read out loud, independently, or in pairs
- Students do comprehension activities
- Check for their understanding
- Play Mi Lápiz with the story lines
This resource includes a short reading about a girl who is trying to get ready for school in time, but is having some trouble getting ready. The reading includes vocabulary supports at the bottom of the page to help your students be successful. You could even use this story as the foundation for your whole unit!
Videos for Telling Time
- Telling time with “menos” – from Señor Jordan
- Telling time in Spanish – Explanation (Basic)
- Canción – ¿Qué hora es? (Telling Time song)
- Telling time in Spanish – Practice 1 (Basic) – there are several videos like this one!
Telling Time in Spanish Lesson Plans and Activities
Boom Cards are a great option for a no prep way for your students to practice and get instant feedback. Learn more about how to use Boom Cards in your Spanish classes here or download this set to play with your students here.
¡Corre en Círculos! is one of my all time favorite games. You can play it a whole bunch of ways, but my go to is to hang the cards up and complete it in a scavenger hunt style puzzle. Grab a pre-made game set here for telling time!
This telling time set actually has printable and digital options, as well as 2 versions. One where students read the sentence and write the time in numbers (pictured above), and the other where students read a time and write out the sentence in Spanish like you see in the picture below. Mix and match to get all the practice your students need!
Maze Game – I love maze worksheets! My favorite way to use maze worksheets is as a fast finisher after students are done with ¡Corre en Círculos!, but there’s a lot you can do with them! Check out my post on 10 ways to use maze games here!
This set of dictation activities is possibly the most useful option I have in this list! Print and hang the sentences for running dictation, or use the included audio file to let your students work individually! Click here to download the set. It’s PERFECT for sub plans during this unit!
Telling Time in Spanish Class Lesson Plans and Activities
If you’d like to see even more activities to practice telling time, click here to check out everything I have available in my store!