Cooperative Learning and Languages

Excellent Spanish resources at the lower levels but applicable to high BPL performance

Señora B

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been working with pre-service teachers, and I find myself digging through my resources from when I taught Spanish at the lower levels in order to give my student teachers strategies to add to their repertoire before heading out to their own classroom. Here’s a collection of tricks and tools for cooperative learning.

Fan-N-Pick from Martina Bex: https://martinabex.com/2013/04/06/fan-n-pick-forms/

Quiz-Quiz-Trade from Martina Bex: https://martinabex.com/2017/02/07/quiz-quiz-trade-with-afro-latino-example-question-set/

Jigsaw reading: http://palmyraspanish1.blogspot.com/2014/01/jigsaw-activity-in-reading-combined.html

Blind sequencing–great for stories (example is from social studies): https://www.saisd.net/admin/curric/sstudies/resources/teacher_zone/Cooperative/pdf/cl_blind_sequence.pdf

Packet of picture sequences that could be used for blind sequencing: https://ckochefkogerman.wikispaces.com/file/view/AP_Program_Picture_Sequences_from_AP_French_-_German_and_Spanish_Exams.pdf

Videos and explanations of multiple cooperative strategies: http://www.theteachertoolkit.com/index.php/tool/all-tools

Cooperative learning toolbox for $7 at TpT: http://appletasticlearning.com/2016/12/15/cooperative-learning-strategies/

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