Tomas Rivera & Poetry in the Classroom

Tomás Rivera and the Importance of Bilingual Education Texas State University is located here in San Marcos, Texas. Because educator and writer [Read more...]

“La Bamba” – TPRS Summary

This is a simple summary based on the film "La Bamba." I used this … [Read more...]

“A Better Life” Questions

This is a list of questions that students can answer using the present tense after watching the movie [Read more...]

A short list of movies about immigration

This is a brief list of some movies that can be used in our classrooms to speak about immigration.  There are no accompanying lesson plans,  but feel free to share with … [Read more...]

Fashion Unit

This is an excellent resource for a unit on Fashion (website called Mr. Minot's Spanish Class). It includes adjectives and vocabulary to describe clothing,  regular preterite, … [Read more...]

Immigration role play

This is a very brief immigration role play that I put together.  I simply cut out and assigned each student a different role and put them in groups with the different roles to … [Read more...]

The Story of Stuff/ La Historia de las Cosas

Annie Leonard has put together a fantastic 20 minute (free) video summary of where our 'stuff' comes from and where it ends up.  She has since put out a variety of these short … [Read more...]

Latinoamerica song

This is a cloze activity based on the song "Latinoamerica" by the Puerto Rican hip-hop group [Read more...]

Spanish for Social Justice Dictionary

Here is a dictionary of social justice terminology that I have been working on over the last few years. It is still a work in progress and I welcome comments for further … [Read more...]