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Category: Low Prep Lessons

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Teaching About Self-love in Heritage Spanish Class

Sneak peek: Self-love lessons and ideas for heritage speakers class! My favorite way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with my heritage students is by teaching on the topic of self-love. Instead of focusing on romantic love, I like to switch up the vantage point a little bit, and have students write

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students watching telenovela in heritage Spanish class

How to use Telenovelas in Heritage Spanish Class

Sneak peek: Which telenovelas I show in heritage Spanish class and what activities we do with them. *This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click through to one of the product links, I’ll earn a small percentage at no extra cost to you.  Have you ever shown

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How to Play Trashketball in Heritage Spanish Class

Sneak peek: The version of Trashketball I played with my heritage students. I play so many games with my L2 learner classes for vocabulary acquisition, but I find that I hardly ever play games with my heritage students. Sad! That all changed when I taught my unit on Los errores

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17+ Free Resources for teaching Heritage Speakers Class

Sneak peek: Over 17 free resources for heritage speakers class designed to make your life easier. Getting started with teaching a heritage class can be overwhelming and knowing where to find quality free resources can be equally stressful and time-consuming. Accessing free resources shouldn’t be confusing. So, don’t worry, I’m

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student writing about their name in Spanish

Mi nombre: a Writer’s Workshop for Heritage Speakers

Sneak peek: Here’s how I taught a five-day writer’s workshop about names in heritage speaker class. Do you know the story of how you got your name? Some people are named after family members, or distinguished social leaders. Some people are named after the favorite TV show characters of the

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