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This month on Spanish Classroom

The school year has ended… It is now time to relax and unwind! After a year of lesson plans, grading papers and parent-teacher meetings, we want you to enjoy a well-deserved break. Stay connected to Plaza Santillana during the summer for fun summer readings, a virtual tour of Spanish-speaking countries and their customs and curiosities, and much more.

Who’s ready for summer?

Jul 30 Verbos reflexivos: Cuarta parte - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Grammar Corner

Verbos reflexivos: Cuarta parte

By Evelyn Silva

En esta última sección sobre los verbos reflexivos, revisaremos los usos, conjugación y posición de los verbos reflexivos como mandatos y la combinación con los objetos directos e indirectos.

Posted in: Grammar Corner

Jul 28 New Spanish Titles for Secondary Grades - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Unidos contra Drácula

Luis Mariá Pescetti
Unidos contra Drácula
(United Against Dracula)

Una estupenda historia de dragones y princesas

 Jordi Sierra i Fabra
Una (estupenda) historia de dragones y princesas (más o menos)
(An (Awesome) Story about Dragons and Princesses (More or Less))

También las estatuas tienen miedo

Andrea Ferrari
También las estatuas tienen miedo
(Even Statues Feel Fear)

 

 

Moldavita Un visitante amigableNorma Muñoz Ledo
Moldavita
(Moldavita)

 

OpaloBlanca Álvarez
Ópalo
(Opal)

Mi vida con las estrellasCarlos Chimal
Mi vida con las estrellas
(My Life with the Stars)

       

Jul 27 Cuzco, una ciudad en el corazón de los Andes - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Evelyn Silva

By Evelyn Silva

Los Andes, esa cordillera que te quita el aliento y que alimenta el alma, esa cordillera imponente que alberga miles de años de historia, de batallas y que fue la cuna de uno de los imperios más poderosos y prósperos de la América precolombina, nos descubre unas de las ciudades más increíbles del planeta, la ciudad de Cuzco. Declarada Patrimonio de la Humanidad en 1983, Cuzco es una ciudad con una arquitectura ecléctica en la cual se funde la historia de sus primeros habitantes incaicos y la historia de los conquistadores españoles.

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Jul 24 ¡Qué rico pudín! - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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This month on Spanish Classroom

This month on Spanish Classroom

The school year has ended… It is now time to relax and unwind! After a year of lesson plans, grading papers and parent-teacher meetings, we want you to enjoy a well-deserved break. Stay connected to Plaza Santillana during the summer for fun summer readings, a virtual tour of Spanish-speaking countries and their customs and curiosities, and much more.

Who’s ready for summer?

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