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The 11th annual March Music Madness tournament is approaching and teachers are gearing up. Our MMM24 homepage has what you need. Don’t miss what students consistently call their favorite part of the year. Our 2024 bracket features 16 current songs (all from...Leer más
Next week I’ll be using the Spanish Lottery video of Justino with materials from the Comprehensible Classroom. In order to preview the story I used a Mad Libs activity, generated by ChatGPT which I fined-tuned. Students worked with a partner: they first wrote the words on a list. Then they asked their partner for their words to fill in the text. They then read the completed text to their partner.
Here’s a free copy of the activity.
You can also do it together as a class by taking suggestions from the class and then writing in their answers...Leer más
After different variations over the years, [FVR (Free Voluntary Reading], Lectura Libre, SSR (Silent Spanish Reading) among others] I’ve again renamed our reading time in class to ISR: Independent Spanish Reading.
To kick things off this year, we read for several days in a row to give students a chance to finish a book. We had already read 1 book together as a class to start the year (Capibara con Botas) so I started off ISR with the easiest of books that I had in my collection. When students were finished reading they submitted their name with the book they read and I created posters to hang in the hall with the book cover and the names of the students who read them:
It’s that time of year again…. summer break is coming to an end for me and I’ll be back in the classroom for year 17 soon. Here’s a few things we’ve been up to over the summer to help make YOUR transition back to the classroom an easier one.
How close is March 6? SOON! And so for our 10th year, we are hosting our biggest raffle yet!
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Before we get to the prizes and how to enter, here are some necessary links:
Our playlists are out! You can listen to the 16 songs by the 23 artists who have been selected as finalists for the 2023 song of the year in our 10th annual March Música Madness tournament. With over 2 billion streams on Spotify and 1.5 views on YouTube these songs were chosen because:
- They are current: All songs from the past year only.
- They are from well-known artists: Famous artists that are famed in the Spanish-speaking world, with one emerging artist.
- They are popular songs. These songs can be heard on the radio and are listened to by native speakers.
- They represent a range of diverse artists and a variety of genres.