Back to School Spanish Activities: The Ultimate Round-Up of Plans and Ideas
Inside: Back to school Spanish activities and plans.
I don’t know about you, but beginnings make me anxious. Or maybe it’s more like this: the anticipation of beginnings makes me anxious. Even on Sunday nights–in the middle of the school year– I get those butterflies. Once school starts, we jump in and it really is okay! (Especially now that I have a clearer idea of where we’re going and how students take in language.) That week-before is just tricky.
Teaching for ten years now, back-to-school has gotten better. I wish I’d had easy access to ideas from other teachers in those early days, so I’ve gathered these back-to-school Spanish lesson posts into one place. Whether you’re a newbie or a veteran, here you’ll have tons of great ideas at your fingertips!
Back to School Spanish Plans: The First Days
First Days of Elementary Spanish Class from Mundo de Pepita
First Days, First Impressions from Creative Language Class
First Day of Spanish 2 from Lugar para pensar
Day of Spanish 2 and 3 from Mis Clases Locas
First Day of Spanish Class from Maris Hawkins
Back to School Spanish Plans: The First Weeks
First Two Weeks of Spanish 1, in the Proficiency-Based Classroom from Spanish Mama
First Week of School, PreK – HS from La maestra loca
First Two Weeks of Spanish Class, Focused on High Frequency Verbs from Mis Clases Locas
First Week of Spanish Class Using Comprehensible Input from Mis Clases Locas
Free Unit for Week 1 of Spanish 1 from The Comprehensible Classroom
Back to School: General Spanish Resources
Back-to-Spanish Class with Interactive Notebooks from Spanish Mama
Getting Started with Interactive Notebooks from Island Teacher
Creating Good Vibes in Spanish Class from Sol Azucar
Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport from La Profesora Frida
Establishing a Culture of Learning from La Profesora Frida
First Days of Spanish Class: Building Relationships from Sra. Cruz
CHAMPS in the WL Classroom from Sra. Shaw
Tips if You Are on a Cart from Mundo de Pepita
Hand Signals for Classroom Management from Fun for Spanish Teachers
Games and Icebreakers
5-Minute Brain Breaks from Secondary Spanish Space
10 Beginning-of-the-Year Icebreakers and Games from Spanish Mama
Staying in the TL from Day 1 from Spanish Plans
First Week of Staying in the TL from Señor Howard
Teacher Self-Care and Preparation
Back-to-Spanish Class: 9 Ways to be a Happier Teacher from Secondary Spanish Space
Top Priorities for Day One from Secondary Spanish Space
Advice for a First-Year Teacher from World Language Cafe
Back-to-School in Spanish Class from Secondary Spanish Space
First Day of School About the Teacher PPT Freebie from Fun for Spanish Teachers
Starting off the Year: Core Ideas from Bryce Hedstrom
10 First Day of School Ideas from Palmyra Spanish
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