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Isabel Mendoza nació en Cali (Colombia) una ciudad famosa por la alegría y el ambiente festivo de sus ciudadanos. Los colombianos llaman a Cali “la sucursal del cielo” y una de las mayores atracciones turísticas de...
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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

Apr 30 The Poetry Takeaway - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Anne Silva

By Anne Silva

Poetry Month is almost over, but there’s time for us to talk about one more way that poetry is so important…

Recently, I was learning a little bit about early literacy for my preschooler. (The Every Child Ready to Read program) The lecture I attended was about the concepts of ”Talk, Sing, Read, Write, and Play” as habits that parents can use to foster early literacy skills, such as phonemic awareness, print awareness, background knowledge, vocabulary… the same kinds of things I want my Spanish students to develop!

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Apr 29 Mariposa del aire… - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Federico García Lorca


   Mariposa del aire,

qué hermosa eres.

mariposa del aire

dorada y verde.

Luz del candil,

mariposa del aire,

¡quédate ahí, ahí, ahí!...        

Apr 29 Using Poetry in the Spanish classroom - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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 Use poetry to teach sequence,
summarization, personal narrative,
and expository writing.

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Apr 27 Voy a dibujar un mundo - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Voy a dibujar un mundo,

 

Tan pequeño,

 

Tan pequeño

 

Que sólo me quepan tres:


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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

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