Spanish for Social Justice Quiz

This is a quiz in Spanish that touches on a number of social justice themes. I originally created the quiz for a group of adult learners in Vancouver who had a blast competing … [Read more...]

Reflexive sentences for immigration unit

Students read a paragraph about a boy who lives in Paraguay and is considering immigrating to Canada. Students identify reflexive verbs as well as discuss reasons for and … [Read more...]

Clothing/Sweatshops/Made in L.A.

This is a series of questions about clothing which I use to start a discussion about where our clothing comes from and the issue of sweatshops. I use it in conjunction with … [Read more...]

Current Events

Each class, one student presents a current event from the Spanish-speaking world. They must show where the event takes place on a map, give a summary of the  event, explain … [Read more...]

Country studies/Kiva project

In an effort to avoid poster projects and come up with some kind of meaningful country study, I created this project to do during a unit on travel and responsible tourism. … [Read more...]

Culture Project

One of my favourite classes every term is the last day of each term.  This is when the students share what they have done for their obligatory culture projects.  In order to … [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...]