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Spanish Week of October 1, 2018

Sub Plans: Friday October 5

Do one of the following then turn in at the end of the class for a grade

  1. Continue working on puzzles and handouts
  2. Read and write an essay in English on Legend of the Worry Dolls

Spanish 1

1. Reading and Writing: Text Book pp 32 – 3 then complete workbook vocabulary 1

2. Speaking: Daily student interview practice

3. Grammar: ser and estar

4. Vocabulary: Continue working on Basic Vocabulary for daily practice with the class.

5. Culture: See below

Spanish 2

1. Reading and Writing: Write a paragraph telling about your family in Spanish. Make at least 5 sentences.

2. Speaking: Continue student interview.

3. Grammar: continue with the preterite and near future

4. Vocabulary: Go to the document below to see a list of clothing with charts then answer the questions in Spanish on your paper according to the cues given in the documents.

Oct 3 Class Clothing Questions

5. Culture Vocabulary:

Music of the Mayans Soundcloud    Interesting Facts about the Mayans

Map of Central America     About Guatemala and Mayans    Legend of the Worry Dolls

Culture: The Mayans

Who were the Mayans? In what country is Tikal and what is it? When did the Mayans predict the fifth and last life cycle (end of time)? What violent game did they play? What did they do to their teeth? Where did the word ‘shark’ come from? What concept did they invent? What does their folklore say humans came from? Who are the children of the corn? What did they do with their children’s faces and eyes? How many Mayan dialects are believed to be spoke in Guatemala today? What are Guatemalan worry dolls?

 

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

 

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.  

   

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. 

jueves 26/4/2018 Spanish Lessons

jueves 26/4/2018

TO DO

Spanish 1 and 2

1. EASY Culture Notes and Make it Fun for You! Be creative with drawings and captions. Turn in a paper with some notes on Calle Ocho, Miami and Cuba. You may draw images and add captions. Include anything you find interesting or unusual like food, music and lifestyles. Below are some things you may want to search in order to write/draw your culture notes to turn in. 

What is the Cuban population of Miami?

Where is Little Havana and why are there so many Cubans in Miami?

What was Cuba like before Fidel Castro? Go to Cuban Exile to learn more.

What? American’s can’t go to Cuba? But what about Jay-Z and Beyoncé? Go to American Time Travel to see a list of events. 

What is the traditional music of Cuba? Do a web search to find some Salsa (not the food:)

What are some traditional Cuban dishes? Go to Cuban Food to find a recipe you would like to try.

Go to Radio Cuba to listen to some traditional Salsa then write down the instruments you hear. 

Go to Avancemos Online to read passages and listen to a variety of music. 

Go to Trip Advisor to see images.

 

2. Quizlet practice matching the Spanish speaking countries with their capitols

miércoles 25/4/2018 Spanish Lessons

miércoles 25/4/2018

TO DO

Spanish 2

1. Workbook: Preterite AR 27 28, 29

2. Text: Culture Costa Rica, Árenal and other active volcanos, Tabacon hot springs, rafting and horseback riding in Costa Rica. Do a web search then write what you can find about the following:

What is pura vida? Who are the ticos?

What are some famous dishes? What is ceviche?

What is the American population in Costa Rica?

What is the traditional music of Costa Rica? Merengue anyone? Again, not a food. 

Go to Avancemos Online to read passages and listen to a variety of music. 

Spanish 1

1. Reading: Text pp 148 in pairs

2. Audio script: CD 3 Track 5

3. Workbook: pp 4 – 6 Review Ser

4. Vocab: tener ganas de, tener hambre, tener sed, tener frío, tener calor

lunes 23/4/2018

lunes 23/4/2018

TO DO

Spanish 2

1. Workbook: Preterite AR 27 28, 29

2. Text: Culture Calle Ocho, Miami and Cuba. Do a web search then write what you can find about the following:

What is the Cuban population of Miami?

What can you find about Cuba before and after Fidel Castro?

Why is Miami called the little Havana? 

What do you know about the Cuban Exile. Go to Cuban Exile to learn more.

What music is traditional of Cuba? Do a web search to find some Salsa (not the food).

What are some traditional Cuban dishes? Go to Cuban Food to find a recipe you would like to try then write down the easy directions to the dish you chose. 

Go to Radio Cuba to listen to some traditional Salsa then write down the instruments you hear. 

Go to Avancemos Online to read passages and listen to a variety of music. 

Go to Trip Advisor to see images.

Spanish 1

1. Reading: 

2. Audio script: 

3. Workbook:

4. Vocab: