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A Good Start

147 Warm-Up Activities for Spanish Class, 1st Edition

By Rebekah Stathakis

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206 pages

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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

Acknowledgements

Meet the Author

Calendar Index

Vocabulary Index

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Introduction

1. Conociéndonos - 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. Español 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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