Picture by E. Gómez, Barcelona In an effort to give teachers a peek inside my classroom, I will be using this space to share resources, ideas, and lessons that have shaped by Identity unit for my level 4 classroom. This unit consists of a plethora of resources, both paid and free. Some of the resources… Continue reading The Formation and Politics of Identity: Spanish Level 4 Unit by A.C. Quintero
Caras Vemos, Corazones No Sabemos: A New and Compelling Novel From The Creative Mind of Theresa Jensen
Confesionista: Anyone who uses the novels "La clase de confesiones" or "La bella mentira" in class! Confesionistas, this animated book trailer/ Movie Talk has been in the works for a very long time, and I am so excited to be finally launching it! I actually started this project one year ago, and have been so… Continue reading Animated Book Trailer And Movie Talk For The Spanish Level 1 Novel: La clase de confesiones.
We all are looking to simplify our lives. These activities help teachers to utilize authentic realia in the class, with a true purpose.
Using the Mood Meter In Spanish Class is a great way to acknowledge the whole child, while acquiring the language.
Teacher and Author Jennifer Degenhardt is a household name in ever-expanding Comprehensible Input Author Community. Her novels feature compelling storylines "lined" with cultural elements that endear every character and make them relatable to our students. And I have a feeling she isn't putting that pen down anytime soon! With yet another novel under her belt,… Continue reading Author Spotlight… and Giveaway!
During our recent giveaway, we posed a question: What is your favorite back- to- school activity? And the responses were plenty! As someone who struggles with back-to-school activities, I was very appreciative of the ideas, suggestions, and routines shared, and I'd like to share them with you! Some teachers shared links to activities on Teacherspayteachers,… Continue reading 20+ Back-to-School Activities that World Language Teachers Love!
I am happy to announce the newest addition to the A.C. Quintero collection of novels: El mensaje. The novel delves into issues related to teen life, especially their obsession with their phones, and penchant to believe everything they see. This novel is perfect for FVR or a thematic unit with a relationship/technology focus. In addition… Continue reading El mensaje: New Reader for Level 2 Spanish Class
Teachers have been waiting... I am a Spanish teacher that has utilized your novels in my Spanish class. I am wondering where I may purchase "Las Sombras"? – Teacher Could you please tell me when "Las Sombras" will be available for purchase? – Teacher I am in the process of purchasing a bundle pack for your site. I love these mini-series… Continue reading Las sombras: Thrilling New Reader for Spanish Class for Upper-Levels
I am always looking for ways to inject more readings and structured conversation into my curriculum. My level 1 students need it! With Novice- low students being fairly new to the language, this can be problematic. However, I am learning that with a little dose of creativity, peppered by resourcefulness, I can make my class a language… Continue reading ¿Eres tú? A detective series for Spanish I: Free Resource Included!