Month: May 2018

lunes 21/5/2018 Spanish Lessons

lunes 21/5/2018

TO DO

Spanish 1 and 2

Guatemala: Go to Facts about Guatemala to see what you can find about the country then make a cultural drawing with captions using the information you find. Include at least ten interesting facts of the country and it’s culture. Please be neat and add drawings to represent the facts you find. Turn in at the end of the class for a grade.  

   

viernes 18/5/2018 Spanish Lessons

viernes 18/5/2018

TO DO

Spanish 1 and 2

1. Peru: Go to Huffington Post to find out about Peru then make a cultural drawing with captions using the information you find. Include at least ten interesting facts of the country and it’s culture. You may do this on your own paper. Please be neat and add drawings to represent the facts you find. Turn in at the end of the class for a grade.  

miércoles 16/5/2018 Spanish Lessons

miércoles 16/5/2018

TO DO

Spanish 1 and 2

1. Reading skills: various from workbook

2. Grammar: review stem changing verbs

3. Vocabulary: directions; i.e., a la izquierda, a la derecha, todo recto, cruze, baje, continue, pare, de vuelta, gire, en frente de, detrás de, debajo de, arriba de, cerca de, lejos de, entre de…

4. Culture: To listen to Radio Paraguay go to Radui Asunción

Paraguay: Go to The Fact File, Go Wierd Facts and CNN Travel to find out about Paraguay then make a cultural drawing with captions using the information you find. i.e., Is called the what of South America? What about it’s native tongue? How many soccer stadiums? Pistol dueling? 

Uruguay: Go to The Fact File, Global Blue and Atlas Obscura to learn about Uruguay then make a cultural drawing with captions using what you find. i.e., Cows out number people by how much? The highest point is how many feet above sea level? The national anthem is how long? What do they call Christmas and Holy Week?

 
5. Go to Georgia Salsarific to watch video clips of the Georgia Spanish children’s program. 

martes 15/5/2018 Spanish Lessons

martes 15/5/2018

TO DO

Spanish 1 and 2

1. Reading skills: various from workbook

2. Grammar: review stem changing verbs

3. Vocabulary: directions; i.e., a la izquierda, a la derecha, todo recto, cruze, baje, continue, pare, de vuelta, gire, en frente de, detrás de, debajo de, arriba de, cerca de, lejos de, entre de…

4. Question: Who are the Rapa Nui and where did the Moai come from (Easter Island)? Reported UFO sightings and home to geoglyphs (seen only from air)? Driest dessert in the world (Atacama)? 2000 mile beaches and world class skiing (the Andean mountain range) Active volcanos? Playoff for world cup soccer game with only one team televised? Russia? Pinochet -vs- Allende and Estadio National de Santiago? The famous poet Pablo Neruda, notable street art and cowboys? The worlds largest swimming pool and tallest building? Texan flag? Go to Fact RetrieverCascada TravelThe Culture Trip, and Travel Outlandish to make a culture book with your facts to turn in for a grade. You may also do a web search to see what else you can find. 
Also go to NY Times to read about Chile’s national stadium’s dark past and Andrés Escobar (Colombia)
   
5. Go to Georgia Salsarific to watch video clips of the Georgia Spanish children’s program. 

lunes 14/5/2018 Spanish Lessons

lunes 14/5/2018

TO DO

Spanish 1 and 2

1. Reading skills: various from workbook

2. Grammar: review stem changing verbs

3. Vocabulary:  el almacén, el correo, la biblioteca, la carnicería, la comisaría, la estación de bomberos, la estación de ferrocarril, la gasolinera, la iglesia, la joyería, la juguetería, la lavandería, la librería, la mueblería, la panadería, la papelería, la pastelería, la peluquería,  la pescadería, la piscina, la tienda, la tintorería

4. Question: Where did Argentina get it’s name? What is the periodic symbol for Silver? Largest dinosaur remains in the world? How many presidents in how many days? What and who is associated with the dirty war and how many people disappeared? When you think of the people of Argentina what origin (nationalities) do you think of? 9 de julio en Buenos Aires? What are the Pampas, Iguazú,  Cowboys and Paris of the South? Southern Hemisphere and seasons? Go to Atlas and Boots , Nat Geo Kids, Nation Facts and Kids Fun Facts to learn more about Argentina then to make a decorative culture book with your facts to turn in for a grade. You may also do a web search to see what else you can find. To find more about the Dirty War go to BBC News.
5. Go to Georgia Salsarific to watch video clips of the Georgia Spanish children’s program. 

miércoles 9/5/2018 Spanish lessons

miércoles 9/5/2018

TO DO

Spanish 1 and 2

1. Reading skills: Various from workbook

2. Grammar: direct and indirect object pronouns

3. Go to Playground Spanish and Study Spanish to see a list of Spanish Mother’s Day words and phrases then make a bilingual Mother’s Day card. 
4. Go to Trip Savvy to learn about Mother’s Day in South America.
5. Go to NPR Latin American Songs for Mother’s Day to listen to the NPR radio clips and interview in Spanish.  
6. Go to Pequeradio to listen to children’s radio clips from radio españa. 
7. Go to RTVE to listen to children’s stories in Spanish. 
8. Go to Georgia Salsarific to watch video clips of the Georgia Spanish children’s program. 

viernes 4/5/2018 Spanish Lessons

viernes 3/5/2018

TO DO

Spanish 1 and 2

1. Grammar: Stem changing verbs

2. Culture: Cinco de Mayo. Go to Leaf Project and Pueblo  to see what you can find then take notes on the points below.

Where did Cinco de Mayo originate? What town and country? Was it a battle or a war and with what country? Where is the world’s largest Cinco de Mayo celebration? Chihuahuas, avocados and the French? ¿Qué pasa?

 

MATH! If there are 81,000,000 pounds of avocados consumed during Cinco de Mayo. How many avocados would that be if the average avocado weight is 6 oz?

3. Go to Mexico Radio Live to listen to Mariachi music. 

4. Go to the recording below to hear different views of Cinco de Mayo.

5. Go to the videos below to see some easy Mexican recipes. You may also do a web search to find other authentic Mexican meals and how to prepare. Be sure to share with the class!