Something that has really helped with plans as I transition to CI this year is having a set routine in class. On Mondays we have Weekend Chat, Tuesdays we do FVR, Wednesdays we use Música Miércoles, Thursdays we do Persona Especial, and on Fridays we do a Picture Talk or a Movie Talk. This means that as… Read More Picture Talk 101
As the first quarter is wrapping up, I wanted to reflect and share how Persona Especial has been going with my Spanish I classes so far. Persona Especial, or Special Person Interviews are from Bryce Hedstrom and he has a ton of resources and background info on his site. Our very first Persona Especial took… Read More Persona Especial Quarter 1 Reflections
It’s been almost exactly a year since I shared how I like to use Google Forms as a rubric during speaking assessments in class. Since then, I’ve received several questions about it! I tried to explain as best as I could, but this past week we gave speaking assessments in Spanish 2 so I thought… Read More Speaking Assessment Rubric in Google Forms – The Screencasted Edition
Happy Tuesday everyone! Tuesdays in my Spanish I classroom this year are Free Voluntary Reading (FVR) days. This is a routine I have incorporated this year into my weekly plans, and I have been enjoying it so far. I have already shared posts on how to find resources for your classroom library and a post… Read More Free Voluntary Reading Expectations and Procedures
This is the year of new routines for me. I changed up my first day plans, started Persona Especial off with extra special people, included Weekend Chat right from our very first Monday, and a whole bunch of stuff I’ve only had time to share about on Instagram (there are just NOT enough hours in the… Read More 5 Ways to Build Your FVR Library for FREE
This year has been SO exciting so far! We’re incorporating a TON of new routines into Spanish I. One of the new things I’m trying to make sure I include are Brain Breaks for Spanish classes! As we go through class I’ve really upped the level of Spanish being used (trying to hit that 90%… Read More Brain Breaks for Spanish Class – FREE Google Slides!