Category Archives: Story Scripts

Roberto Wants to be Famous

I had a story I almost always used in class early in the year in an attempt to get repetitions of puede + infinitive (is able do something) and quiere + infinitive (wants to do something).  The story was about … Continue reading

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El empleado del mes

Here is a story to be told in class with a bit of a twist in the delivery.  Typically, my order is about the same.  We begin by establishing meaning to new structures then move to personalized questions and then … Continue reading

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Unit: Le dio el corazón

At a recent Northeast Ohio TCI event, I watched as Vicki Antequera and Sheryl Rawson demonstrated a story they use for level 1 Spanish and some of the activities they use with it.  I was amazed at the simplicity and … Continue reading

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Jorge needs a job

Here is a story and reading to be used in an upper level Spanish class and possibly adapted for lower levels.  As I’ve mentioned before, I much prefer to focus on compelling input and allow that to drive the development … Continue reading

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El secreto del director

After months (years?) of looking over Mike Peto’s incredible resources for El Internado, I’ve decided to give it a try.  So far, after about 15 minutes of viewing the actual program, the students are hooked, and I’m loving the opportunities … Continue reading

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The jealous sister

Here is a story I’ve been using.  It’s a good story for early in the year because the focus is all high frequency verbs (there was, had, wanted, was).  It is similar to another story on my script list, but … Continue reading

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The revenge of the shellfish

I am teaching a dual credit class this year, which forces me to do something that no one ever wants to do – adapt a textbook.  As I’m working through the process of converting dead chapters into relevant CI units, … Continue reading

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If I were your boyfriend . . .

I’ve been utilizing great materials that I received from Nelly Hughes at the OFLA conference based around the song jueves by La Oreja de Van Gogh.   Within the song and readings that Nelly provided, there are many good examples … Continue reading

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El corazón de la madre / La Coeur de Ma Mère

Here’s a story based on an authentic song in French.  Christy Miller, the French teacher at our school was teaching a unit based on the song.  I liked the story so much that I decided to create a Spanish version. … Continue reading

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La tienda de mascotas (Story Script, Reading, Movie Talk)

  A story, a reading and slides for Movie Talk based on a pet store, annoying talking animals and big ears.  Materials are in Spanish. Un mascota nueva: This story script can be “asked” in class.  The story involves a … Continue reading

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