This page contains links to pedagogical resources in Spanish that teachers can use to assist them in planning literacy-related lessons and activities.

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Pedagogical Resources




Common Core Sentence Frames - Really helpful planning worksheets in English. Each contains a Common Core Standard, a checklist of essential skills required to meet the standard, a list of academic vocabulary needed for the task in both English & Spanish, question stems, and teaching notes & strategies.

RefranesYFrases.png - Links to refranes by famous people, topic, etc.

EducacionAndujar.JPG - 100 worksheets, mostly based on culturally authentic, informational texts (advertisements, realia, etc.)

ElPeriodico.JPG - A lengthy didactic guide to teaching students about the newspaper from Galicia


MeEncantaEscribirEnEspanol.JPG - Very high quality activities for practicing a variety of communicative functions and grammatical structures


RubricasOMatricesDeEvaluacion.JPG - Scroll down to the green links at the bottom of the page for rubrics in Spanish for a variety of different writing projects (class notes, concept map, critical reading, debate, dramatization, essay, interview, paraphrase, questionnaire, research project, summary, etc.). Although the rubrics were designed for university students, they could quickly be adapted for K-12.


EspanolLosTextosInformativos.JPG - Extremely well-structured, high quality graphic organizers that outline the key features of different types of informative texts in Spanish. These would be very helpful handouts to distribute to students prior to asking them to write these types of texts.

TrabajoEnEquipo.JPG - A colorful, one-page sheet apprpriate for elementary students that outlines norms for working in groups in Spanish

TrabajoEnEquipoBalloons.JPG - A colorful, one-page sheet appropriate for middle school students that outlines norms for working in groups in Spanish

TrabajoGrupalParaFortalecerLaLectura.JPG - A manual filled with ideas for small group activities that support literacy development



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