Added: 01/28/2011 An excellent web-based guided-reading lesson based on the song "Ojala que llueva cafe en el campo" by Dominican artist Juan Luis Guerra. This song is full of specific vocabulary related to the countryside or " el campo" and has great cultural insights regarding Dominican Republican's history and people. It also covers the subjunctive forms.
Added: 01/28/2011 Very fun and educational online tool in which you can create your own comic strip. The resource will help children practice write, read and communicate their ideas in Spanish. This resource can be adjusted to various Spanish readiness levels.
Added: 01/28/2011 Multimedia workshop of activities for Spanish language instruction, using authentic materials on the web. Although it covers basic Spanish language, I would use it for Intermediate and Advanced Spanish learners.
Added: 01/28/2011 Authentic Puerto Rican Spanish website with multiple resources appropriate for all Spanish learners. It is aimed to help students complete their school assignments at home. The Spanish section has everything from language structure and grammar to stories, poems, news, etc. The other content areas can be used for the ACTFL's Connection standard.
Added: 01/28/2011 Spanish Proficiency Exercises is a compilation of brief video clips in which native speakers of Spanish from various locations throughout Latin America and Spain demonstrate various language tasks. The site incorporates proficiency topics, divided by level of dificulty: Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced, Superior. The specific topics include video clips, vocabulary lists, phrases lists, and mini-grammar explanations.
Added: 01/28/2011 This site includes the customs, rites and traditions in the celebration of Christmas and the Feast of the Three Kings in the Spanish-speaking countries. The collection includes reading texts, images and sound clips of music and interviews, e.g., children from Argentina describing particular family rituals. The site may be especially beneficial for binlingual and immersion programs.
Added: 01/28/2011 Learn Spanish online. You can follow the course or search for a particular lesson. Useful for all levels. It also has a "Resources" section with downloadable lessons on verbs, adjectives, pronouns, nouns, etc.