El cierre del gobierno de EEUU

Standard

! SUCCESS !

I am SO proud of my Spanish II classes.

I found an article  on the government shut down in Spanish and developed a questionnaire relating to it.

There are 5 sections to the article, so I divided my students into 5 groups. Today each group is wrestling with one section and becoming experts of that section. They are answering comprehension questions regarding the shut down. Tomorrow they will regroup, review, then each of them will join a different group and share their expertise on their subject. Then as a class we will discuss thoughts and opinions regarding the subject.

As I stated, I am SO proud of them because they really worked hard and really wrestled to understand the authentic text. This was NOT easy. All my students (including native speakers) were challenged. But together, they were able to find success.

(Here is the questionnaire and article for download) Closed government

Screen Shot 2013-10-07 at 9.39.32 AM

Screen Shot 2013-10-07 at 9.39.20 AM

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s