There actually IS an egg connection for Easter and the Spanish-speaking world (Mexico, Spain, SW US). We’ve been learning about Lent and the Passion in Ixtapalapa etc., but there is some common ground with eggs which are a big part of our community’s culture during Easter.
Cascarones por Carmen Lomas Gomez
Here are some links for making your own cascarones at home!;
In unit 4, we are focussing on going places, doing sports and asking people to join us in those activities. Instead of a formal test, students will pair up and write a skit including those elements. Attached here is an example skit.
Spanish I Invitaciones y escusas Skit Example
Powerpoints for some irregulars
Irregular preterit practice from your textbook
*How did you guys do on these two activities? (If you didn’t do well, try again since these are for your quiz today.)
If you have time, continue with the rest of these activities…
Preterit at a glance: review verbs and endings
Basic quizzes for regular verbs
*(Record how many you miss for each of these little quizzes.)
Regular conjugation practice
Irregular verb conjugation practice
*(Record how many you miss for each of these activities.)
Take a look at forming commands with a powerpoint: http://www.wirralgrammar-girls.wirral.sch.uk/download/sp_ks5_Los%20Imperativos_cah.ppt#2
Here is the info in a different informational set up: http://www.languageguide.org/espanol/grammar/commands.jsp and http://grammar.spanish.sbc.edu/commandsLesson.html
*Write out notes for how to form an affirmative tú command here:
Commands Game http://www.quia.com/cb/83477.html
*How did you do here?
Here’s a more difficult, exploratory commands game—don’t forget that the pronouns need to be attached to the end of affirmative commands. http://www.columbia.edu/~fms5/hcom.html
*How did you do? Did you learn how any other commands work?
Check out directions in México: http://www.pwidergren.net/PPT/practica/mexico.ppt#305,1,Slide 1
*What did you learn/pick up from this powerpoint?
Here’s a site for requesting directions in Spanish:
*What did you already know?
*What did you learn?
If you have earphones, listen to this eHow video on directions in Spanish:
*What did you learn from this instructor?
Click on some of the other videos below and do the same thing. (Also answer*)