Comprehensible Input, Novels

Diego’s Comprehensible Poetry for the Win! Lesson, resources, ideas & activities

It's no secret, I really enjoy using reading, writing and using poetry in the classroom (see my previous post here on Free Voluntary Reading) This semester, I used one of Diego Ojeda's poems from his poemario "Poesía gramatical". You can pick up your copy at the retailers below. Brycehedstrom.com Cpli.net Amazon.com I love the depth… Continue reading Diego’s Comprehensible Poetry for the Win! Lesson, resources, ideas & activities

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Comprehensible Input, Interpersonal communication, Spanish class

Post-Break Activities for the Tired Teacher

The relaxed teacher is not a state of mind, but the cumulative effect of preparation! I am relaxed when everything is all taken care of. This throwback task from the pandemic, does just that! This student-centered activity allows students to leverage their creativity, and use their language in familiar ways. It could be the perfect… Continue reading Post-Break Activities for the Tired Teacher

Comprehensible Input

Day of the Dead Lesson: Student Ownership: Successful Lesson!

Sharing from The Trenches Today was my first day back to full classes, and it went better than I had expected. In fact, one student remarked, “Class was very productive, today.” I really appreciate their assessment of the class flow! After teaching today, I asked myself what was so different? Upon analyzing the components of… Continue reading Day of the Dead Lesson: Student Ownership: Successful Lesson!

Comprehensible Input, Interpersonal communication, Spanish 1 Activities, Thematic Units

Two Approaches to Special Persons in My Classroom: Always a Winner!

Good day, teachers! We are all busy, so I will make this quick! I have just revised this Special Persons resource for my students and posted it on Teachers Pay Teachers Store: Teaching Spanish Made Easy! We just finished up our mini-unit on All About Me and this resource was a true hit! Here is… Continue reading Two Approaches to Special Persons in My Classroom: Always a Winner!

Afro-Latinx, Spanish, Afrolatino, Comprehensible Input

Diversify Your World Language Curriculum with These Resources!

Did you know that integrating Afro-Latinx/Black-oriented content and contributions in your classroom curriculum is just a click away? Literally, click here to preview the beautiful array of people and stories that will inspire your students.  And there’s more good news; you don’t have to wait until Black History Month!

Comprehensible Input, Spanish Language Reading

Mis libros favoritos en Español: My favorite Books In Spanish (Authentic & Translated)

Update *2022 I have fallen in love with reading this summer, and have a few more books for you to add to your reading lists. I am currently reading this book that I got from Librería Laberinto in Puerto Rico. Check out their website as they ship to the Mainland and internationally. I promise you… Continue reading Mis libros favoritos en Español: My favorite Books In Spanish (Authentic & Translated)