This bestselling book is filled with fun activities you can use to engage students in learning a world language. No matter what language and grade level you teach, you will love having a wide variety of tools at your disposal, from quick warm-up exercises to longer games and group activities.
Inside, you'll find...
Essential teacher tools and student organizational tools
Strategies to promote and monitor class participation, including student self-assessments
Strategies to promote and assess oral proficiency, such as prompts, quick chats, and role plays
Warm-up activities and five-minute transitional activities
Individual, pair, and group practice activities, with modification suggestions
Games that make learning fun, with clear directions for how to do them
Great websites and other resources to check out for more ideas
The enhanced second edition features updated activities and technology suggestions throughout, as well as a tabbed design so it's easier to return to your favorite sections again and again.
Bonus: The book comes with more than 30 templates-charts, rubrics, and game boards that can be photocopied from the book or downloaded as eResources from the book product page at www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138827295. You can modify and print them for classroom use.
Amy Buttner Zimmer is a Spanish teacher at North Shore Middle School in Hartland, Wisconsin. She has taught Spanish at the elementary, middle, and high school levels and is a member of the Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers.
Meet the Author Acknowledgements eResources Introduction 1 Classroom Organization 2 Strategies to Promote and Assess Oral Proficiency 3 Warm-Up Activities 4 Individual Practice Activities 5 Pair Activities 6 Group Activities 7 Games 8 Five-Minute Activities to Stretch Your Legs and Brain Resources and References