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Weekly Dictado Schedule

Struggling to decide on a routine to follow with your dictado? Here are some ideas and tips for your Spanish weekly dictation routine to help your students master spelling and language. Buscas una rutina que seguir en tu dictado semanal de palabras o frases en primaria. Perfecto para hacer a diario en primer grado, segundo, tercero, cuarto, quinto o Kindergarten.

Done Are you trying to get into a routine for your Spanish dictado? Here I explain quickly what my weekly dictado schedule is like. It’s fast and easy, and your kids will be keeping you accountable for that schedule in no time. This schedule along with my other tips and tricks are what make my […]

Tips for Dictado in Elementary

Check out these tips for Spanish dictations for K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th grade. Strategies for your dictation writing activities practice connected to mentor texts. Plus a free dictado resource! Echa un vistazo a estas ideas para dictados para primaria (kinder, primero, segundo, tercero, cuarto o quinto grado). Estrategias para un dictado semanal que se hace a diario para el ano entero. Dictados conectados a libros mentores y un recurso GRATIS.

Just about anyone you talk to in bilingual education whether it’s bilingual, dual language, dual immersion, etc., agree that dictado is a powerful way of teaching Spanish language. It can teach language structures, grammar, vocabulary, spelling, and can be used to contrast with English. It can be tricky to do in the younger grades. Dictado […]

Using Mentor Texts in Writing

Looking for ways to save time by using mentor texts in writing? These ideas will give you back time by helping you be more efficient. Ideas for all parts of writing and a free guide and planning templates included!

In another post I talked about what mentor texts are: books that can be used in multiple subject areas to teach a variety of skills. Obviously you can use mentor texts in reading. One of the subject areas that you can use mentor texts in is writing. Here I’m going to talk about a variety […]