Your eyes will tell it all. Participate no matter what. We're gonna have a ball! All a nimals in the song for this particular lesson are cognates. I can use Spanish to tell where someone is. The central idea for first grade, Language is a way to share knowledge. We make the connection that knowing someone's location is knowledge that we can share through language. Proper noun places are posted around the classroom ie. Students then learn the song called La pulga, which means The Flea.
Here are the words and the translation. The sofa is in the house. Teal tell which habitat a snake is in. Students see the introduction only of a video they will be watching segments of throughout the year. Students are asked to listen for where Jeff Corwin is and tell me in Spanish.
There were a variety of possible answers. I can say use Spanish to say South America in 2 ways. To review what we learned in kindergarten about where Spanish was first spoken and where it is spoken today, students are directed to the various maps around the room. Students learn a song to help them remember both ways. We do a snake partner up activity where each student gets either a picture of a snake or a written description of a snake.
Students must find their partner the pic that goes with their description or vice-a-versa. They are labeled with the Spanish color word to indicate which color each thing is supposed to be. Students then take turns giving the sentence for their classmates.
Thru a video segment of Jeff Corwin in South America, students are introduced to an interesting animal called a tapir. Finally, students see the video with sound. We did learn 4 new verbs during this activity. Salta, salta, salta After playing the game, students are invited to come to the front of the room and do an action of their choosing. Classmates then make a sentence telling what the person was doing. Beck salta. We begin this lesson by looking at the 4 types of tapir that exist in the world and choosing the one that we saw in the video with Jeff Corwin.
It's a snake. The snake is green. The snake is in the jungle. The snake is happy. The students then make a cute foldable of a snake, complete with googly eyes, as a review resource to take home. I can tell if a Spanish noun is masculine or feminine. There is a fun song that allows us to re-order the family members and sing it multiple times. This gives plenty of repetition and challenges the students in a fun way at the same time. This leads into an explanation that all Spanish nouns are categorized as either masculine or feminine - something we don't do in the English language.
People nouns are easy. Males are always masculine nouns and females are always feminine nouns. But place and thing nouns are also categorized as masculine and feminine. Whereas there are some clues that might help you figure out which is which, many just have to be learned. We learned that many times but not always if a word ends in '-o' it is masculine, and if it ends in '-a' it is feminine. If it ends in -o, where does it go? Masculine, masculine. It's feminine, feminine. A quiz typically used in secondary school helps students feel a sense of accomplishment at what they are learning and able to do.
Students are introduced to 6 animals that are going to be a part of a song we will learn soon. Some of the animals we already know, but 3 of them are new to us. Come plantas, insectos, y animalitos. Come animales muertos. The title means "Let it Rain". Let there be a downpour! I can explain where Spanish is from and how it got to the Americas. Students will review learn how Spanish came to the Americas via the migration of Europeans as they conquered and colonized the New World. We can express that we like something by saying 'me gusta', or if we like it a lot 'me gusta mucho'.
We read a book called Nuestras mascotas Our Pets.
This is a pattern book that uses the phrase 'me gusta' throughout to talk about our pets. We then read and make our own take-home books called 'Me gustan los perros' I like dogs.
We then talk about how 'hay' is a great word to use at the beginning of a story when you want to introduce your characters. The enduring tale of The Tortoise and the Jackrabbit is now available in a bilingual edition with Spanish and English text. Add to Cart. The sister has a fish. About this product. Sign in to check out Check out as guest. Tiene pelaje suave.
Here are the words and translations from the book: Me gustan los perros grandes. I like big dogs. Me gustan los perros chicos. I like small dogs.
Me gustan los perros mojados. I like wet dogs. Me gustan los perros secos. I like dry dogs. I like cold dogs. But most of all, I like hotdogs. I can use Spanish to tell what someone has. One of the cool things we discovered about spiders is not only do they have 8 legs, but many of them have 8 eyes. See pic below. The spider has 8 legs. Ocho patas tiene. The spider has 8 eyes. Ocho ojos tiene. Here are the words and translation.
El conejo tiene pelaje. The rabbit has fur. Tiene pelaje suave. It has soft fur. El conejo tiene 4 patas. The rabbit has 4 paws. Tiene 4 pata s suave s. It has 4 soft paws. El conejo tiene una cola. The rabbit has a tail. Tiene una cola suave. El conejo tiene 2 orejas. The rabbit has 2 ears. T iene 2 oreja s suave s. After reviewing the 4 colors we will need azul, rojo, verde, and amarillo and practicing putting the color after the noun it modifies, we make sentences about different students to tell how many legos they have.
For example, "Stacy tiene 2 legos rojos. Fun, fun, fun! We act out a fun story! Here is the story and its translation: Hay una familia. There is a family. En la familia, hay un hermano y una hermana. In the family, there is a brother and a sister. El hermano tiene un gato. The brother has a cat. La hermana tiene un pez. The sister has a fish. El gato tiene hambre. The cat is hungry. There was no written ending to the story.
Students were asked how they think the story ends. What do you think? Some students come to the aid of their bird-loving teacher. Pretty pearls and beads help neighbors overcome the language barrier. A busy mouse surprises a little boy. A bat has a busy night hunting for insects. Dragonflies are interesting insects. They use their special eyes to find their dinner.
A car trip is interrupted at the entrance to a bridge so a boat can pass. A little's girl's mama really loves llamas. A little girl gets a haircut. A classroom pet plays a trick. A little girl lends a helping hand to her dad at a soup kitchen for the homeless. A little girl shares the fun of an old African-American custom with her classmates. Though things may change on the outside, the love that a child and her father have for each other will never change. A recounting of how two wild, desert burros found a home.
The story of how a shipwreck full of treasure was discovered off the Florida coast. A boy's pet dog has puppies.
Chickens enjoy a natural feast. Two dogs spend a day at the beach. Play Ball! As a ball game unfolds, an unexpected player is revealed. Through peaceful and quiet, a pond can be a fascinating place.. The life cycle of sparrows. Spanish and English Companion Sets.
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