Lesson Plan

Beginning Spanish

This is a practice lesson for a beginner Spanish class

Students will be able to conjugate verbs in the present tense in Spanish.

World Languages
Grades 7 - 12
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

I am going to use YouTube to show a video called ConjugationsBack that was created by a teacher. The video has over 1 million views on YouTube. It is a catchy song but accurately describes how to conjugate -ar verbs.

2 Direct Instruction


I am going to use VoiceThread to create a lesson that describes how to conjugate the present tense of verbs.

3 Guided practice

Activity: Conversing

In guided practice, students will converse with a partner using the skills that they just learned. I will walk around the room to answer questions and monitor their progress.

4 Independent practice

Activity: Other — Writing

In independent practice, students will write a short paragraph using the skills that they just learned.

5 Wrap up

Activity: Other — Discussing

Students will discuss what they have just learned. As an exit slip, they will write down what they still don't understand and hand it in to me at the end of class. For homework, they will do a few short activities on studyspanish.com