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    Say "Hello" to the World

    Say "Hello" to the World
    World Hello Day takes place in November. This day is an opportunity to celebrate world language learning with all of your students. And the celebration does not have to stop with the November celebration. Ask students who speak another language to teach classmates how to say "hello" "peace" or "welcome." This to foster appreciation of world languages and cultures and builds ...
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    9-12: Un Viaje Inolvidable

    Students will create a 12-page booklet about a real or imaginary plane trip (within or beyond the United States). The twelve pages include a title page, 10 pages (each with one sentence using a verb or various verbs in the preterit tense) and an ending page. Students share the processes involved in preparing to travel by plane, as well as activities ...
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    9-12: Five Artists of the Mexican Revolution

    In this ARTESEDGE lesson, students research the major events and personalities in the Mexican Revolution, and explore how these people and events influenced the art being created at that time in Mexico. Using the guided directives, students learn about the relationship between art and history. Students may complete this lesson in English or in Spanish, depending on the level of the ...
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    3-5: Body Parts in Spanish

    The students will be able to recognize and recall the body parts in Spanish. A lesson plan for Grades 3–5 Second Languages h4. Students will: * identify and name the parts of the body in Spanish * describe a person physically by his hair and color of eyes * graph in a chart their physical differences * follow commands involving their ...
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    9-12: Star for a Day Name Fun

    h4. Learning outcomes Students will learn the following in a foreign language: 1. greetings 2. asking names and introducing each other. (Hola, ¿Cómo te llamas? Me llamo... or the same conversation in any other language) h4. Teacher planning h4. Time required for lesson 25 minutes Related Links Not the lesson you were looking for? Search more. Connect with information to help ...
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    3-5: Shared reading and writing with La Casa Adormecida

    This lesson focuses on adjective placement and agreement in Spanish as found in the story La casa adormecida by Audrey Wood using shared reading and writing strategies. A lesson plan for Grades 3–5 Second Languages h4. Students will: * use correct adjective and noun placement orally and in writing * use correct adjective and noun agreement orally and in writing * ...
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    9-12: Opening a Latin Restaurant

    This lesson focuses on vocabulary and currency associated with food, restaurants, and menus. Students conduct research to create an authentic menu with a companion recipe books. The lesson culminates in short presentations and food samples. h4. Learning outcomes Students will: 1. learn vocabulary associated with restaurants 2. become familiar with authentic cuisine from hispanic countries 3. know the value and name ...
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    3-5: Finding rhyming words in a French poem

    “J'adore la pizza” by Karen Kransky This lesson is designed to increase students' awareness of some French letter-sound combinations that rhyme, in spite of being spelled differently using the poem, "J'adore la pizza" by Karen Kransky. A lesson plan for Grades 3–5 Second Languages h4. Students will: * identify rhyming words and syllables orally and in writing * point out silent ...
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    K-2: Spanish Prepositions Showing Location

    Students will learn the Spanish words for several prepositional phrases that show location. This lesson also reviews previous vocabulary. A lesson plan for Grades K–2 Second Languages h4. Learning outcomes Students will demonstrate their knowledge of prepositions in Spanish through the use of manipulatives. *_Time required for lesson: 50 Minutes_* h4. Materials/resources Each student needs a chair and a ziplock bag ...
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    K-2: Spanish Animals & Sounds

    The teacher will introduce nine animal names and the sounds they make in Spanish. Students will become familiar with the animal names and will begin some language production. A lesson plan for Grades K–2 Second Languages h4. Learning outcomes The students will learn the names of nine farm animals (la gallina, el gallo, el pollito, la oveja, el cerdo, el gato, ...
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    9-12: Partes Del Cuerpo (Beginning and Advanced Vocabulary for the Parts of the body)

    h4. Learning outcomes Students will be able to verbally identify the body parts in Spanish and be able to answer questions about them. h4. Teacher planning h4. Time required for lesson 90 minutes Related Links Not the lesson you were looking for? Search more. Connect with information to help make you a better educator Find resources now. h4. Materials/resources large plastic ...
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    La comida y la salud

    Focuses on food and health using the food pyramid in Spanish. Students consider food choices and share food likes and dislikes. This lesson should be used after introcing food vocabulary and me gusta. *_A lesson plan for Grades 6–8 Continuing Sequence_* h4. Students will: * use food vocabulary to draw and label a food pyramid in the target language * write ...
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    Using Bilingual Dictionaries

    This lesson focuses on learning to use a bilingual dictionary while acquiring first and second language vocabulary about language and grammar. *_A lesson plan for Grades 6–8 Exploratory_* h4. Learning outcomes Students will be able to research and translate words from all parts of speech utilizing a bilingual dictionary. They will become more comfortable in using bilingual dictionaries and continue to ...
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    Translate a Poem

    Grades 6-12 Overview: Students can have fun with this exercise, and have communication with other classes in other countries on the Net. Resources: Teacher: a poem in another language. Student: pencil, paper. Teacher Preparation: Locate a class in another country (optional) or someone who can translate the poem. 1. Procedure: Write on the chalkboard or give students a copy of a ...
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    Giving Verbal Directions/ESOL

    Grade Level: Higher Education, Vocational Education, Adult/Continuing Education Subject(s): * Foreign Language/English Second Language Duration: 1 hour Description: An exercise on consolidation of skills in giving verbal directions by using authentic materials. Goal: To consolidate students' skills in giving verbal directions. h4. Objectives: 1. Students will be able to give verbal directions accurately. 2. Students will employ correct prepositions and prepositional ...
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    Cómo Vuela El Tiempo - How Time Flies

    Grade Level: 4, 5, 6 Subject(s): * Foreign Language/Spanish * Mathematics/Measurement Duration: Two 30-minute sessions Description: Students will learn how to state the time of day in Spanish, learning kinesthetically. Goals: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL): http://www.actfl.org/public/articles/execsumm.pdf * Standard 3.1: Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language. * Standard 3.2: Students ...
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    Mexican Food

    Grade Level(s): 5 Subject(s): * Foreign Language/Spanish Duration: two to three 45-minute lessons Description: This is one of several lessons about food vocabulary. This lesson introduces Mexican food and the history behind it. The main objective of this lesson is to introduce new food vocabulary to the students. In addition, the students will also participate in classroom activities, make a menu ...
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    Using Songs in the Foreign Language Classroom

    Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Subject(s): * Foreign Language/Spanish * Arts/Music Duration: 20 minutes Description: This lesson provides ideas for using songs in the foreign language classroom. In this activity, "La Bamba" is used to introduce/review targeted Spanish vocabulary. Goals: 1. To increase students' fluency in Spanish. 2. To build enthusiasm for using music to ...
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