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In order to enhance your study of Spanish words relating to animals you may use the following exercises.  Most of them can be completed on-line.  For some of the exercises you first print-out the page and then complete the exercise using a pen or pencil. 

Please note that some of the exercise use Java and Javascript.  These exercises may require you to have a more current (but not the most current) version of Netscape or Internet Explorer.  Some exercises unfortunately only work on browser with Internet Explorer.  In most cases an alternative exercise has been provided.   If you are not certain which browser or version is on your computer please utilize the following link and return to this page using your back button or arrow (test my computer).  Because Javascript can be a tricky language you may upon opening a page receive an error message and the option to "continue or not to continue running scripts on the page".  In this case always choose the options to continue running scripts and the program will work properly.   Some exercises are located on another website called "Quia". Any activity on the Quia website will be designate by a "Q" following the hyperlink.  In this case you would after completing the exercise use your back button or arrow to return to this website.

List of Vocabulary Words
Review a list of vocabulary words Vocabulary Words

Animal Cognates Quiz
Cognates are words that sound almost the same or are spelled almost the same as in English.  Without even studying see how many Spanish words you can correctly answer in this interactive quiz.  Cognates Quiz

Reviewing the Vocabulary Words
On this page you click through a series of pictures.  Below the pictures are the name of the animal in English and in Spanish.  Vocabulary Words

Flashcards
Interactive
- actually more of an quiz, however this exercise has "flashcard-like" functionality in that you can switch between testing yourself in English or Spanish and also you can "discard" words that you get correct. (Interactive Flashcards)

Virtual - These flashcards look as if they are on 5" x 8" index cards.   Like a real flashcard  you just test yourself without writing anything (as you must do above).  Once again you may "discard" words that you get correct.   (Virtual Flashcards)-Q

Animal Sounds
In this exercise you click on a button to hear an animal sound.  Choosing from a list you type in the correct name Spanish name of the animal.  There are 21 animals.   (On the 1st page you will receive 2 javascript error warnings.  In both instances click the "yes" option to continue running scripts on the page and you will encounter no further errors.) Sounds Quiz

While this is not an exercise you may wish to discover the way an individual from Spain would describe the sound a particular animals makes by reading the following; Animal Sounds.  (You can complete a matching game after reading this page)

Picture Quiz
Version 1: In this quiz each question is a picture of an animal.  You have to type in the correct Spanish translation.  At the end of the quiz you can review the answers and receive a score.  Picture Quiz1

Version 2:  In this quiz each question is a picture of an animal.  If you don't know the answer you can receive a clue (the next letter) and check your answer after each question. Picture Quiz2

Jumbled Words
Interactive Exercises
On-line you unscramble five words.  Then using designated letters from the words you unscramble a secret word. Interactive Jumble Puzzle

In this 10 word exercise you need to unscramble not only the Spanish word but also the English clue word to get a correct answer.  For example to correctly answer the jumbled "al cvaa - ocw" you would have to answer "la vaca - cow".  Interactive Jumble Puzzle - Q

Non-interactive exercise -  You print out each exercise and using a pen or pencil unscrambled the jumbled animal names.  Then you used the circled letters to unscramble an answer based on the clue.  Non-Interactive Jumble Puzzle Page

Hidden Words
This is a non-interactive exercise.  You print out the exercise and using the word list find each animal name.  There are two versions of this exercise.   In the first the word list is in Spanish and the words hidden in the puzzle are in Spanish.  In the next version the word list is in English and the words hidden in the puzzle are in Spanish.  Spanish to Spanish or English to Spanish

Hidden Clue Find A Word
Non-Interactive Exercise.  You print out the exercise and using the word list find each animal.  With the left over letters you spell a hidden phrase. This is a long puzzle with 30 hidden words.  Hidden Clue Find A Word

Same as above but a shorter version, only 12 hidden words.  Hidden Clue Find A Word - Short Version

Interactive exercise.  In the first exercise you are searching for 10 hidden words in a puzzle.  The clues are in Spanish and the words are in Spanish.   In the second exercise the clues are in English and the words in the puzzle are in Spanish.  In the 3rd exercise the clues are in Spanish and the words in the puzzle are in English.
Spanish to Spanish - Q      English to Spanish - Q   Spanish to English - Q

Matching Games
In the first exercise you click on matching cards.  In the second exercise you "drag" a word from the right column and match it against the correct translation in the left column.  In the third matching exercise you type in the correct letter from the column on the right.
First Matching Exercise - Q   Second Matching Exercise  Third Matching Exercise

True Or False With Pictures
In this exercise you are shown a picture and a Spanish word.  If the picture and the word match you select the true button, otherwise select the false button.  There are 10 questions. True/False with Pictures Quiz - Q

Take a sessions quiz based on this exercise.  In a sessions quiz the teacher will be able to view not only your answers, but the answers of everyone in the class.  In order to take the quiz you must enter the sessions name which is Animals - T/F 
Sessions Quiz

Multiple Choice Animal Quiz
In this 10 question exercise you click on a button (which turns red) corresponding to the choice your believe to be correct.  At the end of the quiz you click a button to score your quiz.  The correct button are lit up green. Multiple Choic Quiz

In this 20 question exercise you get only one chance to answer a question correctly.  A explanation is given after each questions and you receive a running tally of the number of questions you answered correctly and your letter grade to that point.  At the end of the exercise you can click on a report card to see how you did on the quiz.  Multiple Choice Quiz with grade

Win a Million Points
In this exercise you have 8 questions. You have 3 hints that you can use during the game.   The questions become progressively more difficult.  Answer all 8 and you win a 1,000,000 points!  Win A Million Points - Q

Cross Word Puzzle
Interactive - In this crossword puzzle the clues (animal names) are in Spanish and the answers are in English.  It is a rather long crossword puzzle with over 30 clues.    Crossword Puzzle

Non-Interactive - In this exercise you first print out the page.   Then using a pen or pencil you complete the criss-cross puzzle using the clues provided.  The clues (animal names) are in English, but the answers are in Spanish.   Criss-Cross

Timed Activity
In this exercise you are shown 10 animal names in English.  You pick the speed of the game (slow, medium, fast).  A word in Spanish appears on a screen.  You have to click on the correct English translation.  There is no end to this exercise, you can stop it at any time.  Timed Matching