Category Archives: Music

3 AM

 I think you could build an entire Spanish curriculum on the latest Jesse y Joy album.  I probably won’t do that, but here is a three-day lesson based on their song 3 am, which includes vocals from Tommy Torres.  If … Continue reading

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Sangre Americana

  We recently completed an embedded reading with the song “Sangre Americana” by Bacilos.  It’s an older song (released in 2004) that tells of the mistreatment of indigenous people throughout the Americas and how, despite the efforts of many, their … Continue reading

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We listen to music nearly everyday in class, usually one new song per week.  At some point during the week, I like to show a video for the song.  And on some days, we watch videos of songs from past … Continue reading

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nunca te olvidaré

One of our structures this week was “nunca te olvidaré” (I will never forget you).  Today, we will listen to a song by Enrique Iglesias with the same title.  We often listen to music and complete cloze activities, but songs … Continue reading

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