I find teaching cognates (words that look and sound similar and Spanish and English) early in the year helps students to feel more comfortable in my Spanish class. Here is a great FREE list of common cognates. See how many Spanish words you already know. MOD.COD.NL.1.2 2. Exchange information using cognates and loan words from the target culture in conversations about other disciplines.
A high quality READING activity for your Spanish students that you can download and use immediately!This lesson fully covers the National Foreign Language COMPARISONS Standard 4.1.Students practice their reading comprehension abilities and keep that "Affective Filter" (Krashen) open!