MAKING YOUR OWN FLASHCARDS - AN EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT ACTIVITY
Students using Spanish for You! make a lot of flashcards. Why? Well, the actual act of making flashcards - cutting out a picture and writing the Spanish word on the back - is like doing a worksheet where you have to look at word pictures and write the Spanish word for each. (Spanish for You! provides students with pictures of all the vocabulary in their book and instructs them when to make flashcards for groups of words.)
Students usually make sets of 12 or 16 Spanish flashcards for vocabulary or verbs. Once they are done, they have already begun learning new words, AND they have created a learning tool that will be used over and over in various activities throughout the curriculum to learn their Spanish.
Here are a few things they do to use their Spanish flashcards to learn:
EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT isn't it?
PS - If you're looking for a Spanish curriculum for your homeschool or teaching classes, give Spanish for You! a look.