Carnivals are happening now. And around the Spanish-speaking world, this is a cultural explosion!
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🎉 Here are some ready-made activities that middle to high school Spanish teachers can use in the upcoming days:
1. Carnavales – Familias y Comunidades – Tradiciones y Valores (República Dominicana)
In this scaffolded visual interpretation activity, students of all levels learn about Carnivals, traditions, and values in the Dominican Republic. Students will just love to learn, investigate and talk about carnivals, and will be amazed to make a colorful mask!
2. El carnaval más largo del mundo – Familias y comunidades – Tradiciones y valores (Uruguay)
With this scaffolded writing activity, students of all levels learn about Uruguay’s carnival, considered the longest-lasting in the world.
3. Impersonal SE – Carnivals Lesson Plan for Spanish 2
Students learn about the Carnivals with a text and two videos of the carnivals from Bolivia and Spain. They also learn about the Impersonal SE by completing a grammar chart and a written practice. Finally, students do an oral presentation using the Impersonal SE of the two carnivals based on information and images provided.
4. Song Carnaval by Maluma – Imperative Mode and Future Simple
Spanish song cloze activity that includes three versions, the video link, and a short artist bio. Choose the version that is most suitable for your student’s level.
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