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A6. Family

NSHS-A6 Fiesta en familia

Novice Mid Proficiency Goal
Unit Stamps for Students
Capítulo 5: Fiesta en familia (Realidades 1 páginas 220-269)

Learning Targets
  • Describe family members and family relationships by using possessive adjectives 
  • Discuss plans for a party, including decorations and activities 
  • Conjugate the verbs tener and venir 
  • Identify table settings and various restaurant items 
  • Use -ísimo to describe people and items 
  • Distinguish between the uses of ser and estar 

Essential Question
How are party traditions in Spanish-speaking countries similar to and different from my party traditions? 

Key Vocabulary
  • Irregular verb 
  • Stem-changing verb 
  • Possessive adjective 
  • Diminutive 
  • Adjective 
I will be able to:
  • Listen to and read descriptions of family members and family relationships
  • Talk and write about family, friends, and celebrations
  • Exchange information while describing your family
  • Listen to, read, and write information about restaurant meals and service
  • Write about plans for a celebration
  • Exchange information while describing physical features of family members
  • Create a family tree in Spanish

Grammar targets

Realidades 5A

¡Feliz cumpleaños!

R1-5A Feliz Cumpleaños

La familia

Mis amigos y yo: Describing people

Family relationships: more vocabulary

En mi familia - describing family members

Cultural Comparisons

Cultural Comparisons: Quinceañera (English)

Cultural comparisons: La Quinceañera - English - Spanish - Más

Cultural Comparisons: La piñata (English)

Cultural comparisons: La piñata - English - Spanish - Piñata song

Mi familia es un grupo diverso

¿Cómo es tu familia? rap

Miembros de la familia - Basho & friends

¿Cómo eres tú?

¿Cómo es ella¿ Tom Blodget

La Familia Grande

Mi Familia- Magia escolar

The family

Canción de la familia en inglés y español

El verbo ser y las características físicas

How Many Brothers And Sisters Do You Have?

The Angry Family Tree ‎(Family Members)‎

La canción de la familia - Gisela Galván Ríos


Family Tree Game
The Family Tree Game

Spanish Word Toss: Family
Spanish Word Toss: Choose the "People" option

Homecenter Presenta - Familia Moderna

Games and Activities:

Highly recommended activities on  These can be used for practice as well as for remediation.

La familia el grandísma

Mi familia

El mesero nuevo

R1-5B Camarero

¿Desea Ud algo? rap

Soy Una Pizza

Estoy en la cocina - Magia Escolar

  Estoy en la cocina rap

Ordering food in a restaurant

In the kitchen

El mesero nuevo

Restaurante en Ecuador

Restaurante en México - vocabulario

Vocabulario para Conversar

Restaurante en México - Karina Romero Scott

Todo Junto

1A The perfect boyfriend

Tener with physical descriptions

Activities comecocos
Comecocos Game Games
Kahoot! Game - Review of Spanish 1

Quizziz online quizzes
Quizizz Class Practice - Start Game - Student Login

Tesoros Escondidos Hidden Object Puzzles
Hidden Object Puzzles: Look up the words and find the objects!

Me encanta escribir en español Games
Kahoot! Games for practice
Guapo por Señor Wooly
Video stories from the fabulous Señor Wooly
Señor Wooly: Guapo - Stills - Quiz - Vocabulary

La confesión de Victor - Señor Wooly
La Confesión de Victor - Stills - Quiz - Vocabulary

Feo by Señor Wooly
Feo - Stills - Vocabulary

Spanish Listening Activities
Mi familia - Laura - España

¿Tienes hermanos y hermanas? - Julián - Colombia