NSHS-B3a Travel
Novice Mid Proficiency Goal
Key Vocabulary
Assessments and Rubrics
Learning Targets
Unit stamps for students


  • Listen to and read descriptions of trips and vacations

  • Talk and write about favorite and imaginary trips

  • Exchange information while describing your best vacation

  • Listen to and read about community service

  • Talk and write about volunteer activities and recycling

  • Exchange information about volunteering

Textbook Resources
Essential Question
Links to Spanish Speaking Countries

What tourist sites and activities does the Spanish-speaking world offer, and how might this reflect cultural values?

Grammar objectives:

  • The preterite of -er and -ir verbs

  • The preterite of ir

  • The personal a

  • The present tense of decir

  • Indirect object pronouns

  • The preterite of hacer and dar

Cultural Comparisons

Cultural Comparisons: Las vacaciones - English - Spanish

Cultural Comparisons: Travel in Central America - English - Spanish

Comparaciones culturales: Ecoturismo y vacaciones - English - Spanish

Comparaciones culturales - Artesanías - English - Spanish

Hector: De antemano

Familia Carameluchi - Travel with the Carameluchi family

Tesoros Escondidos Hidden Object Puzzles

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

Hidden Object Puzzle Hotel Room
Music videos
Video stories from the fabulous Señor Wooly
Las problemáticas aventuras marítimas de Diego y sus amigos

Diego y sus amigos - Quizizz

Somos tú y yo

Somos tú y yo - Quizizz


World Language Standards for Oregon

Learners proficient at NOVICE MID can use the target language and cultural knowledge to understand, exchange, and present basic information and short messages about very familiar topics in everyday contexts using a variety of rehearsed or memorized words, phrases, and simple sentences and questions.

WICOR Strategies


Textbook activities, workbook pages, taking notes, writing acronyms using adjectives


Discussion of essential question, cognates, question games


Quizzing, picture file, reading with partners


Discussion of word order and sentence structure, practicing with conjugation cards


Read culture sections, book activities, children’s books, tongue twisters


Recursos - OneDrive

NSHS-B3a Crossreference A07, Experiencias 8, old NSHS-B8, (Realidades L1-8A, L2-8A, L2-8B)