Lesson Plan – Gender of Nouns, Definite and Indefinite Articles – Classroom Objects, School Supplies – Through reviewing two educational videos, students will learn that nouns in Spanish have a gender (masculine or feminine); number (singular or plural) and that the article should match both. Then, after viewing an authentic music video, students will acquire and review classroom activity vocabulary which will be used to create and record a music video of their own.
Lesson Plan – Gender and Number of Nouns, Introduction to Articles – Through viewing a video on the concept, teacher instruction, and a game, students will learn how to identify and change the gender and number of nouns in Spanish.
Lesson Plan – Gender and Nouns in Spanish: Exceptions to the Rules – By the end of this activity, students will have learned that exceptions exist for the rules that guide gender and nouns in Spanish. A memory activity will help them remember a group of nouns that adhere to the exceptions.
Spanish Song – La foto de los dos by Carlos Vives – Gender of Nouns, Definite Articles, Furniture Vocabulary – Includes a cloze activity that highlights the nouns in the lyrics. Students use these nouns to assign them a gender and the corresponding article. There is a cultural activity included where they learn about Mompox (Colombian town featured in the video) and the Colombian sombrero vueltiao.