Spanish Teacher Blog Link-Up – Diálogos Domingos

 

¡Hola! Welcome to the very first Spanish Teacher Blog Link-Up, Diálogos Domingos! I teach elementary Spanish and I am constantly looking for new and creative ideas to implement in my classes. I have found tons and tons of blog link-ups that allow teachers to collaborate and share their blog posts, ideas, and even their products on Teachers Pay Teachers. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to find any that are specifically geared towards Spanish teachers. I am sure there must be some, but since there don’t seem to be many, I decided to create my own.

Since I am crazy busy during the week between teaching and my own kids’ crazy schedules, I decided to start these on Sundays. I am hoping that this Spanish Teacher Blog Link-Up will allow all of you amazing Spanish teachers to share and find resources that will enhance your classrooms and engage your students. Even better, they may save you some valuable time!

How to Join the Spanish Teacher Blog Link-Up

It’s easy! Simply fill out your info onto the Linky form at the end of this post.

Spanish Teacher Blog Link-Up Rules

The rules are pretty simple and designed to help each other get as much exposure as possible (particularly important for those sharing original resources):

  1. Add your link (see above for instructions);
  2. After you have added your link, I am asking (honor system) for you to do your best to visit and comment (if a blog post) on AT LEAST the post before you and the post after you;
  3. Link back to this page on any social media outlets that you choose (but at least 1) so others can find your great resources and ideas! The easiest way to do this is to click on the share buttons at the end of this post;
  4. Help market and share the posts you find and the linky image above. The more we can share it, the more the linky can grow and people will seek it out for great teaching advice and resources; and
  5. Leave a comment answering the question of the week (you can find this below).

Question of the Week

These will change each week. Please respond to one or more that you have not already answered!

11/11/18: It’s hard to believe that this is the last full week before Thanksgiving! Are you incorporating any Spanish lessons about the holiday?

11/4/18: Feliz noviembre! What unit(s) are you working on this month?

10/27/18: Are you implementing Día de los Muertos into your lessons this week? If yes, how? If no, what topic(s) will you be teaching?

Link-Up Time!


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Comments

  1. Yes! We are using Coco as a resource to practice family vocabulary by describing and discussing Miguel’s family while we watch the movie 🙂

  2. This will be week THREE on Día de los Muertos for me and my high school students 🙂 We watched Coco and completed worksheets where students described the characters and used Google Slides to create a family tree of all 21 characters. I like to add in Frida Kahlo and Alebrijes when teaching Day of the Dead, so we’ve completed a Frida Unit by Llearning Llama and a Frida Escape room by Manzana Para La Maestra. We’ve worked through Martina Bex readings for Day of the Dead and completed Sudoku De Los Muertos (my resource). For Alebrijes, we read the history of Alebrijes (from Spanish Resource Shop). SRS also had a ser/estar activity with Alebrijes that was perfect! Spanish 1 students completed my “Roll & Draw Your Own Alebrije” last week and described their animals in Spanish. I haven’t finished my blog post about this (it’s on the to-do list) but it was a LOT of fun! SO much fun with SO many different resources from my TpT Spanish tribe! OH! I almost forgot! We also made cempasuchiles for our altars 🙂

  3. For Day of the Dead, I love showing the video from Teacher’s Discovery (Moo!) that is filmed in Oaxaca and narrated by students. (See my blog post “Instant Field Trip” for more details) My middle school students always connect with it! Then we practice vocabulary by drawing and labeling an altar, completing a word search or crossword and playing bingo!

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