Inside: February in Spanish class ideas. Are you stuck in a winter rut? It is time to mix it up in the classroom to try and bring the fun back. Here are some fun ways to bring in culture and fun this February. Black History Month in Spanish Class, Winter Olympics 2022 in Spanish Class & Valentine’s Day in Spanish class.
February in Spanish Class Idea 1 – Black History Month in Spanish Class
My favorite way to introduce culture is always with music, so I created a slideshow to show and celebrate afro-latinx musical artists. Version 1 has classics like Celia Cruz and Susana Baca, mixed with current hitmakers like Choquibtown and Tego Calderon.
Plus, there is 2nd version with 22 more songs, including many recent hits, 3rd version & brand new Song of the day 4 Also, there is also a Bundle option as well for the best deal!
February Idea 2 – 2022 Winter Olympics in Spanish Class
- 5 Activities to Incorporate the Winter Olympics in Spanish Class – Mundo de Pepita (especially great for younger grades in Spanish!)
- Olympics for Foreign Language Classes – Mundo de Pepita (Pinterest Board with many ideas)
- La historia de los Juegos Olímpicos – pretty comprehensible article in Spanish
- Olimpicos- El País
- Olympics Vocab in Spanish
- Onlineeading in Spanish with Comprehension Questions
February in Spanish Class Idea 2 – Valentine’s Day in Spanish Class
This activity was designed as a communicative way for students to practice the Super 7 high-frequency words in the present tense. (es, tiene, hay, le gusta, está, va, quiere) It focuses on those commonly used verbs to talk about Valentine’s Day. It is a great way to keep spiral reviewing those important verbs all year. This speaking activity has multiple versions to differentiate for your classes, all the way down to exploratory. See how to use is digitally and social distanced variations in this Find Someone Who blog post.
If you only have a short amount of time to talk about the holiday, this quick authentic interpretive reading task would be great for novice Spanish students. It is made to support super novice Exploratory or Spanish 1 as a one day in class plan. It includes a printabvle or digital interpretive reading over an infographic, as well as editable Google Slides for the teacher to project directions, discussion, end extension ideas
originally posted 1.22.18 by Allison Wienhold – most recently updated 12.9.21