100 Free Attention Getters for Spanish One

Can you believe I found (or created) 100 Attention Getters for Spanish One? That’s hard to do because most memes and jokes are too advanced for level one students.

But, I still want to reel them into the lesson with some humor. I talked about why that’s so important in a previous post. In case you missed it, here it is: How to Write Effective World Lesson Plans, Part III

Your sweet students are physically in your classroom but where are their brains? Focused on lunch, relationship problems, their last class, conflicts at home. These attention-getters will jolt them out of their distractions and hook them into your lesson.

Free Attention Getters by Topic for Spanish One

There are 11 video songs and 88 memes, all with PowerPoints and links that cover most of the Spanish One themes including the following:

  • Greetings
  • Commands
  • Ser
  • ¿Cómo se dice? and, Se dice
  • Interrogative Questions
  • Subject Pronouns
  • Numbers
  • Prepositions
  • Days of the Week
  • Estar
  • Adjectives
  • Verbs
  • Conjugations
  • Weather
  • Thanksgiving
  • Time
  • Two Verbs in a Sentence
  • Tener
  • Stem-changing Verbs
  • People and nouns
  • Ir and Ir + a + infinitive
  • Gustar
  • Clothing
  • Colors
  • Family
  • Food

Below are a few examples of the Attention Getters for Spanish One:


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Video songs for Spanish One for adjectives, conjugations, ir, colors, and food


For introductions and “Se dice”

For the verb, “Ser”

Days of the Week and People

Stem-changing Verbs and Weather

The verb, “Ir”


Click on the following link to get the FREE Attention Getters for Spanish One.

I hope your students will love these Free attention getters for Spanish One.  Would you like more memes? These sites have tons of humorous images to tickle your students:

Spanish Plans

Pinterest Board for Chistes, Funny Things, Jokes, Teaching-Related Humor

If you would like attention getters for Spanish Two or Three, leave a comment and let me know. If I have enough requests, I’ll compile the resources for you.

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