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A Good Start
147 Warm-Up Activities for Spanish Class

ISBN 9781596671652
Published November 15, 2010 by Routledge
206 Pages

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Book Description

Begin each Spanish class with lively, interactive activities from award-winning foreign-language teacher Rebekah Stathakis. With ideas for writing and speaking exercises, impromptu presentations, and more, these warm-ups will immerse students in Spanish, engaging them in their language instruction effectively and immediately.

Contents include:

  • Get-to-Know-You Activities
  • Word Games
  • Critical-Thinking Puzzles
  • Culture Activities

Table of Contents

Meet the Author
Calendar Index
Vocabulary Index
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1. ConociƩndonos - Activities that help you and your students get to know each other better as well as activities that help to acquaint students with their classroom environment
2. Juegos con palabras - Word games that encourage creative thinking
3. El alfabeto - Games and activities that reinforce the alphabet and specific sounds
4. Rompecabezas - Puzzles that will challenge your students and force them to think critically
5. Cultura - Activities that encourage students to connect with other people and cultures
6. Fechas importantes - Activities that relate to holidays and celebrations from Spanish-speaking countries
7. Aprendernos de los errores - Exercises that explore common errors
8. A escribir - Exciting writing prompts that will interest students in writing
9. EspaƱol en la vida diaria - Activities that link Spanish with students' everyday lives
10. Juegos - Games that immerse students in Spanish
11. Conexiones - Activities that help students connect Spanish with other disciplines (The arts, social sciences, mathematics, and science are included.)
12. Otros idiomas - Activities that teach about language origins and connections between languages
13. Dichos - Exercises that teach students about idioms
14. Actividades visuales - Puzzles and activities that require students to think visually
15. Beginnings and Endings - Activities that teach students about prefixes and suffixes

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