Category Archives: September Spanish Lessons

Week of Sept 24 Spanish Lessons

Spanish 1

1. Reading and Writing: Go to the culture notes below

2. Speaking: Go to Conditions to learn other ways to say how you are today then be ready to answer basic questions from the student Questionnaire

3. Grammar: present yo verbs: hablas, estudias, comes, bebes, duermes, entrenas, ves, dibujas, juegas, escuchas

4. Vocabulary: Continue working on Basic Vocabulary for daily practice with the class. You may also go to Quizlet Yo Verbs for matching games and audio flash cards.

5. Culture: See below

Spanish 2

1. Reading and Writing: Go to the culture notes below

2. Speaking: Go to the links below to Conditions to learn other ways to say how you are today then be ready to answer basic questions from the student Questionnaire . Go to Family Audio  to listen to the dialog then practice the phrases with a partner. Be ready to read aloud for the class. 

3. Grammar: continue with the preterite and near future (voy a cocinar -vs- cociné) from student handouts

4. Vocabulary: TPT Family Conversation Starter   and  Professions

5. Culture Vocabulary: quechua, quena, Cuzco, Inti, conquistador, Francisco Pizarro, Andes Mountains, antiguo, avanzado, civilización, calendario, herramientas, monumento, ruinas, tumba, agricultura,

Who were the Inca? Where did they live? What present day countries in South America were home to the Inca? Who was their god of sun? What was their language? What about the fabric and knot tying? What did they do with children’s heads? When was Machu Picchu found and who was Hiram Bingham?

Factinate     DK Kids      Ducksters       Machu Picchu  Music of Peru and the Andes

Culture: Who were the Inca

 

Week of Sept 17 2018 Spanish Lessons

Spanish 1

1. Reading and Writing: Go to the culture notes below

2. Speaking: Go to Conditions to learn other ways to say how you are today then be ready to answer basic questions from the student Questionnaire

3. Grammar: present yo verbs: hablo, estudio, como, bebo, duermo, entreno, veo, dibujo, juego, escucho

4. Vocabulary: Continue working on Basic Vocabulary for daily practice with the class. You may also go to Quizlet Yo Verbs for matching games and audio flash cards.

5. Culture: Go to PBS Kids to see the video on Hispanic Heritage month then do a search to find a celebrity here in the US that you didn’t know was of Hispanic origins.

Spanish 2

1. Reading and Writing: Go to the culture notes below

2. Speaking: Go to Conditions to learn other ways to say how you are today then be ready to answer basic questions from the student Questionnaire 

3. Grammar: gustar, preterite and near future (voy a cocinar -vs- cociné). Near Future

Go to Preterite to see a chart of past tense verbs then make ten sentences telling something you did using adverbs of time.

4. Vocabulary: batailla, bandera, líder, ataque, paz, armas, celebración, heroe, pistola, herida, muerte, el grito, campana, país, orgullo, dulces, ágila and serpiente. 

Go to the following links to complete the activities with the class: Mexican Food Definitions   Food Charts and Bingo   Kitchen    Vocabulary List 3     Quizlet Food Vocabulary

5. Culture: Go to PBS Kids to see the video on Hispanic Heritage month then do a search to find a celebrity here in the US that you didn’t know was of Hispanic origins.

Culture: Mexican Independence September 16

Who was Hidago? What is the relationship of Cinco de mayo and Independence day (trick question)? When did the Spanish arrive in Mexico? Who were the people in Mexico before the conquistadors? How long did Spain rule present day Mexico? How were the indigenous treated? What is Grito de Dolores? Who are the peninsulares, mestizos and indígenas?

Go to Globein to find ten need-to-know facts about the Mexican Independence.

Go to

My Schoolhouse to learn about the Mexican Independence then write three things you learned, two things you didn’t know and one question you may have.

Quizlet to practice key terms and facts about the Mexican Independence.

Mexican Food Menu to make a list of food names in Spanish that you do not know then be ready to discuss with the class

Click on the video link below to see an authentic empanada recipe then write how to prepare this dish. Include some ingredients and instructions in both Spanish and English.

Tradition Heard – extra – “Empanadas with Alba” from Oresti Tsonopoulos on Vimeo.

 

Week of Sept 10, 2018 Spanish Lessons

Spanish 1 

1. Reading: Go to Paella to read about paella in Spain then write on your paper three things your learned, two things you found interesting and one question you have. You may do this in English. 

2. Speaking: Be ready to name some foods in Spanish.

3. Grammar: yo, tú and ellos with beginning verbs

4. Vocabulary: Go to Getting to Know You and  Basic Vocabulary to continue studying your Spanish word lists. You may also practice the Spanish matching vocabulary game on Quizlet

5. Culture: Spanish Paella, Flan, Colombian Chicken Dish, Empanadas

Vocabulary Quiz: Spanish 1 know the following words for a quiz tomorrow, Thursday, September 13. You may listen to the recording below: leche, pan, manzana, ensalada, limonada, almuerzo, hamburguesa, agua, yogur, galleta, naranja

 

El flan de huevo de Marín from verycocinar on Vimeo.

Spanish 2

1. Reading: Go to About Paella and Paella Recipe to read about paella in Spain then write on your paper three things your learned, two things you found interesting and one question you have. You may do this in English. Then write a list of ingredients for a paella in Spanish. 

2. Speaking: Go to Questionnaire to write a dialog with a partner about ‘getting to know you’ then be ready to present to the class.

3. Grammar: Begin the preterite

4. Vocabulary: Go to the following links to complete the activities with the class. Food Charts and Bingo   Desayuno   Almuerzo     Quizlet Food Vocabulary Game   I Spy    Food Worksheet Audio Food Phrases  and  Kitchen  

Spanish Menu
5. Culture: Spanish Paella, Flan, Colombian Chicken Dish, Empanadas Culture Notes on Foods in Spain


 

Links

 

Week 3 Sept 4 Spanish Lessons

TO DO

Spanish 1 

1. Reading skills: Go to Spanish Vowels to practice the ‘i’ in Spanish. 

2. Speaking: Go to The Spanish Experiment to practice saying greetings in Spanish.  

3. Grammar: Subject pronouns, definite and indefinite articles, gender and tú -vs- usted

4. Vocabulary: Go to Basic Vocabulary to review the Spanish word lists. You may also practice the Spanish matching vocabulary game on Quizlet

5. Culture: Go to DK Ducksters and News Ancient Deadly Sport to find out about the Aztec culture. You may also do a web search to see what you learn more. 

What about the sacrifices and What was the Aztec city? Who were Moctezuma? How did the Aztec present day Mexico as their city? Who is Quetzalcoatl? How led the Spanish conquest? What about the Sun Stone and pyramids? 

6. Video: Go to Georgia Salsarific to watch video clips of the Georgia Spanish children’s program. 
7. Go to Map to see a map of Central and South America then complete your handout, labeling the countries and capitals. You may practice matching Spanish speaking countries and capitals on Quizlet 
8. Go to Video to learn about the Aztec empire. 

Spanish Tongue Twisters

Radio Espana

Lyrics to La llave millonario   Soundcloud La llave millonario

Lyrics to Vivir me vida

Spanish 2

1. Reading skills: Go to Spanish Vowels to practice the ‘i’ in Spanish.

2. Speaking: Go to Daily Routine to see a list of activities in Spanish the write a dialog with a partner reorganizing these phrases to tell what you do throughout the day in Spanish. Be creative and ready to do without your paper. 

3. Grammar: Near future voy a + infinitive

4. Vocabulary:  Go to Me Gusta to see a list of hobbies and activities in Spanish then with a partner practice saying the things you like to do and are going to do using me gusta + infinitive and voy a + infinitive. 

5. Culture: Go to DK Ducksters and News Ancient Deadly Sport to find out about the Aztec culture. You may also do a web search to see what you learn more. 

What about the sacrifices and What was the Aztec city? Who were Moctezuma? How did the Aztec present day Mexico as their city? Who is Quetzalcoatl? How led the Spanish conquest? What about the Sun Stone and pyramids? 

6. Video: Go to Georgia Salsarific to watch video clips of the Georgia Spanish children’s program. 
7. Go to Map to see a map of Central and South America then complete your handout, labeling the countries and capitals. You may practice matching Spanish speaking countries and capitals on Quizlet 
8. Go to Video to learn about the Aztec empire.