Spanish in Context

Lesson Title: Spanish in Context: Making Comparisons
Academic Standards: Learners use the language to investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship between the products and perspectives of the cultures studied. Learners use the language both within and beyond the classroom to interact and collaborate in their community and the globalized world. (ACTFL)
Content Creator: Mrs. Kathleen Greiwe
Level: High School
Duration: 35-45 min
  /  Spanish in Context: Making Comparisons


  • Students will compare two similar objects in the target language.


In this lesson, students continue to use Spanish to describe their surroundings. They will build off the vocabulary and skills gained in Lesson 1. Students will learn to compare two objects using the word “más.” They will also develop their listening skills as they view a short video about Teotihuacán.


  1. Students look at images of pyramids to review previous lesson. Students use sentence frames to describe things in VR classroom.
  2. Students will watch a video that presents new vocabulary words in context and describes the pyramids of Teotihuacán.
  3. Students will review and translate new vocabulary words.
  4. Students will read examples of sentence frames. As they go, more and more words will be removed from the slides.
  5. Students will use new vocabulary words to compare two similar objects in VR and present to class.
  6. Students will rewatch video. Students will answer questions about the video.
  7. Students use new sentence frames and vocabulary words to compare the pyramids.

Demonstratives & Media

Suggested Ancillary Support


  • el sol: sun
  • la luna: moon
  • la serpiente: serpent
  • emplumada: feathered
  • importante: important
  • popular: popular
  • more: más
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