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Why Spanish Sub Plans and French Sub Plans Fail

Why Spanish Sub Plans Fail

Do you leave what you think are very clear Spanish sub plans or French sub plans only to return to chaos the next day? Have any of the following happened to you? The sub didn’t do any of the Spanish sub plans that you left, but just played games with the kids. The sub gave the wrong assignments to the wrong classes. The kids treated the sub badly (translation:  tortured the sub) and didn’t do anything. You can’t find any…

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  • Cinco de Mayo, Lesson Plan, Activity, PowerPoint, Mexico, Recipes, Spanish Class

    How to Rock Cinco de Mayo in Your Spanish Class

    Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching.  Are you ready to create a memorable Cinco experience for your Spanish students?  What?  You’re busy grading papers, writing final exams, and trying to figure out…

  • Cinco de Mayo Lesson Plans, Ideas, Activites, for Spanish Class, The Truth about Cinco de Mayo

    Cinco de Mayo Spanish Activities and Lesson Plans

    Cinco de Mayo is coming up and as Spanish teachers, it’s our chance to set the record straight about Cinco de Mayo’s history and significance. 1. Cinco de Mayo is not…

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    Class Mascot Lesson Plan

    Here’s a fun idea for any world language classroom – it’s amazing how having your own kids in school inspires you. Got this class mascot idea from my daughter’s kindergarten class.…

  • Teach your Spanish students about culture with this Ancient dance of the flyers, danza de los voladores.

    Danza de los Voladores de Papantla

    Danza de los voladores   Check out this video that I took at Xcaret (a park near Playa del Carmen, Mexico) of the Danza de los Voladores de Papantla, (Dance of the Flyers).…