Smartboards and Kidspiration- 5 sample plans

Five sample activities that you can do with L2 and ESOL learners using Kidspiration 2, PPT, the  Smartboard and simple clipart tools.



 Activity 1: “Keep It Simple Smarboard”

1. Upload your favorite wordsearch or make one in

2. Transfer it to a regular worksheet on Word (OR PDF)

3. Open as a document on the Smartboard.  Make the rules for circuling in different colors using L2 or target language.


Activity 2: Using Kidspiration:  Make a KWL chart in L2 or ESL English:

 Using the smartboard, circle the words that are a) adjectives in blue, b) nouns in purple,  and c) verbs in red

 El perro





Activity 3:  Using Kidspiration:

Discuss Cinco de Mayo

Grade level 5th-10th

 cinco de mayo

For this story board the children themselves added the clipart on Mexico and Cinco from Google, and exported it from the files folder onto the Kidspiration clipart.

 Activity 4: La Ropa – Using Kidspiration 2

The objective was for each child to dress up a doll, and use the constant “El chico tiene” and “La chica tiene” as starters to write a descriptive sentence about the clothing.

I then asked them to underline the words who are clothing, and color with the correct shade the color of the clothes.

 La ropa


Activity 5: Using Kidspiration to state Facts or Opinions

Grade 5-10



This model was saved as a template for me to use in the smartboard as a still image where the students would circle or underline the facts from the opinions.


Bonus Activity: Easy webbing of Sports in Spanish



More ideas in and

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