Back to school is almost here, but relax! Dear Spanish teachers in elementary, back to school season does not mean you HAVE TO do EVERYTHING! Check this blog post to see 5 resources and must-haves that will make your back to school season easy …and allow you to enjoy the rest of your summer.
Mini Posters with basic vocabulary for your Spanish elementary lessons
Make sure to give your little ones all the tools they need. This includes visual aids and helpful resources that will allow them to work independently, this will also mean…they won’t be asking you to translate 2,345 words in a day. If you are looking for a set of mini posters, check this resource with more than 15 mini posters for your lessons.
Cognates on display for Spanish elementary classes.
We know that cognates are very useful for reading and writing activities. Students are amazed at how many cognates we have in Spanish, it helps build their confidence and break that barrier of “Spanish is so hard”. Having cognates in your classroom bulletin board or display, will help your students and give them more confidence to complete individual assignments in class. Check out this set of cognates wordwall cards.
All about me activities in elementary.
Our first unit every year is “All about me”. Even when I already know everything about my students, it is ALWAYS our first unit, it is non negotiable! You can check more tips for your All About Me unit here.
This unit can be adaptable for any level, if you are looking for All About Me resources, check these classroom tested resources here!
First week activities for your Spanish class.
Basic concepts to review? No problem. During that first week, your students might need to review some concepts and basics. Check some First Week of Spanish resources here full of activities and no prep printable for your lessons.
Classroom Decor with a purpose
This does not mean your classroom needs to look like an instagrammable and pinterest perfect classroom. Just pick the items you need for your classroom. What does your classroom need? My non negotiable decor items are:
What do you think? I hope these tips are helpful for Spanish teachers in elementary. What else would help you save time before school starts? Tell me in the comments.