Here is a list of Websites worth looking into.
inspiration for the teacher who really wants her students to learn a second language! http://issuu.com/miscositas/docs/language_lesson/28

This website will create jigsaw from your image:
http://www.jigsawplanet.com/?rc=createpuzzle&ret=%2F

http://www.colby.edu/~bknelson/SLC/index.php

Colby College lessons that incoporate grammar along with culture. Barbara Kuczun Nelson is the creator of the site. there aproximately 10 complete lesson plans that premise around either a song or a poem that is indingeous of the Spanish language culture. While the student is learning and practicing a grammar concept he/she is also experiencing a culturally rich aspect of Latin American or Spanish life My favorite: La historia de Juan. A song that depicts the life of many unforntunate children in Columbia along with a simple grammar practice in the preterit.
Additionally there are plethura of interactive grammar activities that appeal to learners from beginner to adnvanced.
There are listening activities, cloze exercises, and a variety of other reading and writing challenges.

Website that builds bingo boards and flashcards from the vocabulary you put in:
http://www.educationalpress.org/#PickWorksheetType


Spark enthusiasm. Lots of inspriational videos and great ideas to use in the classroom
http://www.sparkenthusiasm.com/index.html

BBC languages is an excellent site to learn and practice spanish. "Mi Vida Loca" is a fun, interactive story. "Spanish Steps" are interactive vignettes that have many follow-up activities and quizzes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/


Free writing lesson in style of Cesar Chavez
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/writing-free-verse-voice-777.html

Discovery Eduacation: URL to link students to the writing prompt assignment page on Discovery Education
http://assignments.discoveryeducation.com/?cdPasscode=W73F5-DFA2


El feo: A neat little tarditional love song
http://www.youtube.com/user/ronmader#p/a/u/2/rPAJUVTcTjs


por mis hijos
Very powerful video about a Hispanic woman who is a strugglling immigrant in spain- working to make better life for her children back home.


video on common assessments https://voicethread.com/#q+PLC.b591803.i3157482
Maria; Llena de esperanza Maria; Full of hope a docutmentary on a teenage immigrant who organizes a local community action group that speaks out about the rights of all youth in education

Maria Full of Hope: An Equal Voice Story (Spanish) from Active Voice on Vimeo.


Listen to this NPR interview with Fulbright Scholar and ethnomusician Canyon Cody. He studied the hisotry of music in Southern Spain:


Granada Doaba - Canyon Cody

i love lucy!!



Emigrante Latino


Tres veces mojado, por Los Tigres del Norte




Great page with lots of links: Snra Jacobson's page (from Silver lake reg. High School): La Cultura