Useful Spanish Websites
Here are some sites that are helpful for practicing Spanish: they include everything from virtual flashcards to games and audio activities. Some of them are also great for studying other subjects. Enjoy!
- Study Spanish: This site has online reviews, quizzes, tests, and audio samples that allow students to practice and quiz themselves in various areas of Spanish grammar and vocabulary.
- Quia: Users can search this site for various Spanish activities: Memory, Quizzes, Hangman, Battleship... even a Jeopardy-style challenge board game! Including your textbook name can help you find specific vocabulary and grammar from our units. You may want to use Quia to search for activities for OTHER subjects, too.
- Quizlet: This site allows users to create digital flashcards with their own vocabulary, or drill the vocab entered by others. Also, users can play some fun interactive games or take quizzes to practice with vocabulary. Technically, this can be used for any subject. If your computer has a microphone, some tasks include a spoken option where you can say your answers into the mic.
A Few Other Favorites
Click the titles to view the sites.
Spanish Alphabet Song
A marching-style song to help you learn the Spanish alphabet. How fast can you sing it?
SPAIN Fact Page
Click this for a general overview of the country from National Geographic Kids. You can learn facts, view a short video, and send a free e-card with an image from the country.
Also, here is one for Mexico! MEXICO Fact Page
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
A brief video explaining the Mexican holiday and its traditions. Great, quick information!
Mexican Sugar Skulls, Etc.
Another site about Day of the Dead, but with details on SUGAR SKULLS (how to make them, molds you can order, etc.), and other great skeleton folk art!! If you want to know more about Dia de los Muertos, this is a great place to tour (and learn to make!) the crafts of the holiday!
Pan de los Muertos (Bread of the Dead)
Want to try baking your own "Dead Bread"? Try this recipe or search online for other versions!
Que tiempo hace hoy (Weather Song)
To help you learn weather expressions, watch this music video created my elementary students and posted to TeacherTube. Pay attention to their gestures and props to figure out what each weather expression means.