House & Family Vocab

It’s a new year, and so far things are going great! We’re currently in our second week back from Christmas Break, but it sort of feels like we’ve been back forever. On the other hand, we have missed 4 days out of the last 8 due to snow, freezing rain, and extreme cold, so it…

Breaking Through to Spanish 2

It’s no secret that my Spanish 2 classes haven’t exactly been awesome this year. We’re finally to the point that I have convinced the kids that they really should try to speak Spanish as much as possible. But they’re just not engaged. It’s so strange. Nearly every student I have in Spanish 2 this year…

Éxitos: If Clauses

Today it was my task in Spanish III to introduce my students to the “if clause” construct, both for things that are probable or possible and for things that are improbable or impossible. I have had classes for whom this was a difficult item in the past, so I had lots of practice activities planned. So I…