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How to Teach Months in Spanish

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How do you teach months in Spanish in an easy and fun way?

One of the best to learn Spanish for beginners is to learn the months of the year. It is beneficial to explore how to write, pronounce, and know each month.

Many of the months are easily displayed in the classroom or homeschool group. Perhaps, you might want to start by pointing out the basic components of a typical date. Focus on the number, day, month, and year.

In this way, the basic parts of the date set the foundation for learning more about time in Spanish.

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Summer immersion programs

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Questions to ask about summer immersion programs

Summer immersion programs are very popular when the school year is over. Perhaps, you might’ve consider whether these programs are worth the time and money.

Regardless of the motivation to undertake a course or begin a summer immersion program, you need to know the following questions.

Considerations about Spanish summer immersion programs

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Instructional techniques for interactive notebooks

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How to use input and output activities for your interactive notebook classes?

When using instructional techniques for interactive notebooks, it is best to use simple methods. Students engage better when the activities are short with easy to follow directions.

Ensure your students are ready to learn when you give them simple step-by-step instructions. The activities shown here are samples you can use in your own classroom or homeschool group.

You will see how to use Question of the Day and Exit Ticket samples as part of input and output activities. Also, you will notice KWL charts are very versatile educational tools. These tables are used as anchor charts or posters with ideas for all year-long.

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Left side activities for interactive notebooks

left side activities

Do you know how students learn the most from the left side activities in their interactive notebooks?

The left side activities of interactive notebooks is sometimes the most hands-on experience for most students. It is also the most fun. On this side, students participate more with their learning.

They are more active in completing questions and offering feedback. Amazingly, students like to collaborate more with each other, as well.

Problem-solving or searching for answers are easier for students with these simple activities. As a matter of fact, interactive notebooks help students not only become active learners but to ask questions as they are learning.

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Interactive Notebook Grading Systems

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How to grade interactive notebooks without going insane

Interactive notebook grading systems are important steps in having success throughout the school year. When you have a grading system that is consistent, fair, and easy to follow, it gives students a sense of commitment.

From the very beginning of the school year, make sure you set clear expectations about interactive notebooks. If you want students to use the interactive notebooks as a study tool and reflection, then it is essential to administer a grading system for all your classes.

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Grading Interactive Notebooks with Rubrics

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Using Rubrics to Grading Interactive Notebooks

Rubrics are essential tools for grading interactive notebooks at any grade level. Depending on the grade level, it is important you have a guideline about what you want to grade on.

Grading interactive notebooks can be simple or complex. But without a rubric to help you gauge how well students are doing in class, it can be difficult to develop lesson plans or activities.

In this way, you can check how helpful it is for students to keep up with interactive notebooks in class. When grading interactive notebooks with rubrics, it is necessary to have a system in place for all students to know.

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Essential Guide to Interactive Notebooks

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Interactive Notebooks as Educational Tools

Perhaps, you use interactive notebooks in your classroom or in your homeschool group. But no matter the setting you use them, there is more value than simply as an educational tool.

More than ever, teachers and instructors rely in interactive notebooks. These educational tools are great for students to take ownership of their learning. More than ever, active learners keep track of what they are learning.

However, there is no simple steps to setting up an interactive notebooks. Many students even reject the idea because they may think it is another school supply they must keep up with. But if students want success in school, keeping up with study skills is essential to getting good grades.

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