Ms. Astrid Acevedo – Spanish II

10May, 21

Week of May 10th – 14th

Week of May 10th announcements:

Test on 4A (up to page 184) on THURSDAY!

Exam next Tuesday, May 18th 

Chapter 4A – Adonde vas?

We are also adding enrichment vocabulary throughout the end of the year the topic this week will be family related words.

Chapter 4A objectives:

  • Talk about locations in your community
  • Discuss leisure activities
  • Talk about where you go and with whom
  • Learn to ask questions
  • Understand cultural perspectives on leisure activities

Monday: Gramatica – Asking Questions (Page 184)

Tuesday: Vocabulary of the week – family related words

  • Define important family oriented words and phrases
  • Enrichment videos

Wednesday: Review for test tomorrow

  • Last minute questions
  • Examples given

Thursday: Test on 4A (up to page 184) 

Friday: Exam review day

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23Apr, 21

Week of April 26th – 30th

Week of April 26th announcements:

Bible verse quiz – Tuesday

Mini quiz on leisure activities vocabulary – Friday

Parents – Please excuse my lack of updating grades the past week. I had a family emergency and missed a few days of school. I am doing my best to catch up and update them ASAP. Thanks for understanding!

Continue chapter 4A

Chapter 4A – Adonde vas?

We are also adding enrichment vocabulary throughout the end of the year the topic this week will be emergency phrases.

Chapter 4A objectives:

  • Talk about locations in your community
  • Discuss leisure activities
  • Talk about where you go and with whom
  • Learn to ask questions
  • Understand cultural perspectives on leisure activities

Monday: Vocabulario en uso (Page 176-177)

  • Exercises 4-6 pgs. 176-177
  • Speaking practice

Tuesday: Bible verse quiz

Adonde vas (Page 178)

  • Exercise 8-10 pgs. 178-179

Wednesday: Gramatica: the verb ir (Page 180)

  • Exercises 11-13 (Page 180)

Thursday: Stress and accents (Page 183)

  • Guided practice workbook – pages 125-126
  • Core practice workbook – page 71

Friday: Mini quiz on leisure activities vocabulary

Vocabulary of the week – emergency phrases

  • Define important emergency phrases needed to know in case of an emergency
  • Enrichment videos
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16Apr, 21

Week of April 19th-23rd

Week of April 19th announcements:

Bible verse quiz – Friday

We are starting a new chapter this week!

Chapter 4A – Adonde vas?

We are also adding enrichment vocabulary throughout the end of the year the topic this week will be emergency phrases.

Chapter 4A objectives:

  • Talk about locations in your community
  • Discuss leisure activities
  • Talk about where you go and with whom
  • Learn to ask questions
  • Understand cultural perspectives on leisure activities

Monday: Adonde vas chapter introduction (Page 170-171)

  • Fondo cultural box – page 170
  • Madrid, Spain video
  • Introduction to new vocabulary

Tuesday: Vocabulario en contexto (Page 172-173)

  • Define blue terms
  • Exercise 1-2 page 172
  • GP flashcards – page 115-120
  • Core practice workbook – pages 67-68

Wednesday: Un chico reservado (Page 174-175)

  • Read the story on pages 174-175 as a class
  • Comprendes exercise 3 – page 175
  • Guided practice workbook – pages 121-124
  • Core practice workbook – pages 69-70

Thursday: Vocabulary of the week – emergency phrases

  • Define important emergency phrases needed to know in case of an emergency
  • Enrichment videos

Friday: Bible verse quiz

Country of the day

  • Enrichment videos on Guatemala
  • A day in the life of a Guatemalan student
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12Apr, 21

Week of April 12th – 16th

Week of April 12th announcements:

Test on 3B – Friday, April 16th

We are finishing up Chapter 3 – La Comida

Chapter 3B objectives:

  • Talk about foods and beverages for dinner
  • Describe what people or things are like
  • Discuss food, health, and exercise choices
  • Understand cultural perspectives on diet and health

 

  • Guided practice workbook – page 111-112
  • Core practice workbook – page 63-64

Monday: Practice and communicate (Page 160-161)

  • Fondo cultural box – page 160
  • Exploración del lenguaje box – page 160
  • El español en el mundo del trabajo –  page 160
  • Exercise 19-20 – Page 161

Tuesday: Lectura: La comida de los atletas (Page 162-163)

  • Read about a sports diet and learn some facts about an athlete – page 162
  • Comprendes? questions – page 163
  • Fondo cultural box – page 163

Wednesday: Perspectivas del mundo hispano (Page 164-165)

que haces para mantener la salud?

  • Check it out! questions – 164
  • Think about it! questions – 164
  • Presentación escrita – para mantener la salud (Page 165)
  • Page 113-114 guided practice workbook

Thursday: Review for test on 3B

Country of the day

Friday: Test on 3B

 

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28Mar, 21

Week of March 29th – April 1st

Week of March 29th announcements:

Pre-test quiz 3B – Thursday, April 1st

We are finishing up Chapter 3 – La Comida

Chapter 3B objectives:

  • Talk about foods and beverages for dinner
  • Describe what people or things are like
  • Discuss food, health, and exercise choices
  • Understand cultural perspectives on diet and health

Monday: Grámatica: The verb ser (Pages 158-159)

  • GP workbook – Pages 109-110
  • CP workbook – Pages 62
  • Exercise 15-16 page 158
  • Exercise 17-18 page 159
  • Guided practice workbook – page 111-112
  • Core practice workbook – page 63-64

Tuesday: Practice and communicate (Page 160-161)

  • Fondo cultural box – page 160
  • Exploración del lenguaje box – page 160
  • El español en el mundo del trabajo –  page 160
  • Exercise 19-20 – Page 161

Wednesday: Lectura: La comida de los atletas (Page 162-163)

  • Read about a sports diet and learn some facts about an athlete – page 162
  • Comprendes? questions – page 163
  • Fondo cultural box – page 163

Thursday: Pre-test quiz 3B

Perspectivas del mundo hispano – Que haces para mantener la salud? (Page 164-165)

  • Reading about South American health habits – page 164
  • Check it out and think about it questions – page 164
  • Presentación escrita – page 165

Friday: Easter break begins/No school 

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22Mar, 21

Week of March 22nd – 26th

Announcements:

Bible Verse Quiz 1 – Friday (See verse below)

We are continuing Chapter 3 – La Comida

Chapter 3B objectives:

  • Talk about foods and beverages for dinner
  • Describe what people or things are like
  • Discuss food, health, and exercise choices
  • Understand cultural perspectives on diet and health

Monday: Vocabulario en uso (Pages 152-153)

  • Exercise 4-5 page 152
  • Exercise 6-7 page 153
  • Fondo cultural box page 152

Tuesday: Practice and communicate (Page 154-155)

  • Exercise 8-10 page 154
  • Exercise 11 page 155
  • Pronunciación box page 155

Wednesday: Grámatica: The plurals of adjectives (Page 156-157)

  • Exercise 12 – page 156
  • Fondo cultural box – page 156
  • Exercise 13-14 – page 157
  • GP workbook – Pages 109-110
  • CP workbook – Pages 62

Thursday: Grámatica: The verb ser (Pages 158-159)

  • Exercise 15-16 page 158
  • Exercise 17-18 page 159
  • Guided practice workbook – page 111-112
  • Core practice workbook – page 63-64

Friday: Bible verse quiz 1

Practice and communicate (Page 160-161)

  • Fondo cultural box – page 160
  • Exploración del lenguaje box – page 160
  • El español en el mundo del trabajo –  page 160
  • Exercise 19-20 – Page 161
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12Mar, 21

Week of March 15th -19th

Start of 4th 9 Weeks

Announcements:

Quiz on vocabulary recognition for 3B – Friday 

Bible verse quiz 1 – Friday 

 

 We are continuing Chapter 3 – La Comida

Chapter 3B objectives:

  • Talk about foods and beverages for dinner
  • Describe what people or things are like
  • Discuss food, health, and exercise choices
  • Understand cultural perspectives on diet and health

Monday: Fondo cultural (Diego Rivera)

  • Chapter opener discussion
  • Fondo cultural box question – Page 146

Tuesday: Vocabulario en contexto (Page 148-149)

  • Translate blue terms – Pages 148-149
  • Exercise 1-2 – Page 149
  • Core practice workbook – Pages 58-59
  • For extra practice/studying help – Guided practice workbook – Pages 99-104

Wednesday: Para mantener la salud (Page 150-151)

  • Reading short story – Pages 150-151
  • Comprendes questions – Page 151
  • GP workbook – Pages 105-108
  • CP workbook – Pages 60-61

Thursday: Vocabulario en uso (Pages 152-153)

  • Exercise 4-5 page 152
  • Exercise 6-7 page 153
  • Fondo cultural box page 152

Friday: Bible verse quiz 1 & vocabulary recognition 3B quiz

If time allotted: Practice and communicate (Page 154-155)

Pronunciation letters -l and -ll

  • Exercise 8-10 page 154
  • Exercise 11 page 155
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08Mar, 21

Week of March 8th – 12th

EXAM WEEK

This week we will continue to present our Spanish recipe projects, watch Spanish enrichment videos, and review for the exam this week.

Monday – Continue Recipe Project Presentations 

Tuesday – Buena Gente Series 

Wednesday – Review Day

Thursday – Exam

Friday – No School 

Chapter 2B: Review on pages 120-121

  • Talk about personal and classroom items and furniture
  • Talk about the locations of objects in a classroom setting, people in a photo
  • Describe a classroom
  • Indicate where things are located
  • Talk about more than one object or person
  • Understand cultural perspectives on school
  • Talk about: preferences concerning foods and beverages; eating habits during different meals; favorite activities

Chapter 3A: Review on pages 144-145

  • Listen to and understand information about food items
  • Listen to information about breakfast and lunch
  • Reading a restaurant menu
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Breakfast habits in Spanish-speaking countries
  • The connection between produce exports and economics in Latin American countries
  • Talk about vocabulary through the recognition of cognates
  • Me gustan vs me encantan
  • Present tense of –er and –ir verbs
  • Pronunciation of –h and –j
  • Discover the local availability of foods from Spanish-speaking countries

 

Students were given quizlets and their tests back to review for the exam. At the end of each chapter there is a breakdown of the chapter they can also use to review.

If they need any extra help or have any questions please email me at [email protected] 🙂

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01Mar, 21

Week of March 1st – 5th

Announcements:

Test on 3A – Thursday

Recipe Projects due Friday 

 

Finishing up Chapter 3A this week!

Objectives:

  • Talk about foods and beverages for breakfast and lunch
  • Talk about likes and dislikes
  • Express how often something is done
  • Understand cultural perspectives on meals

Week overview:

Monday – Lectura Page 138-139

  • Guided practice workbook page 97
  • Fondo cultural box page 139
  • Comprendes? activity page 139

Tuesday – La cultura en vivo: churros y chocolate page 140-141

Presentacion oral “Que te gusta comer?”

  • Try it out! activity page 140
  • Think about it! page 141
  • Presentacion oral activity page 141
  • Guided practice workbook page 98

Wednesday – Review for test tomorrow (Page 144 – Review)

  • Core practice workbook page 56-57
  • Any questions before the test will be discussed
  • Expanding on topics students may need extra help with

Thursday – Test on chapter 3A

  • If time allotted – Spanish recipe video

Friday – Recipe projects due 

  • Recipe project presentations
  • Outline exam for next week
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22Feb, 21

Week of February 22nd-26th

Announcements:

Bible verse quiz Friday

Finishing up Chapter 3A this week!

Test on Chapter 3A – Wednesday, March 3rd

Objectives:

  • Talk about foods and beverages for breakfast and lunch
  • Talk about likes and dislikes
  • Express how often something is done
  • Understand cultural perspectives on meals

Week overview:

Monday – Gramatica continued Page 134

Gramatica me encantan, me gustan Page 135

  • Exercise 15-16 page 134
  • Fondo cultural box read and answer the question at the end
  • Exercise 17-18 page 135

Tuesday – Que te gusta mas? Page 136

Pronunciation – The letters h and j 

  • Exercise 19 page 136
  • Guided practice page 95
  • Core practice page 54

Wednesday – Que comida hay en el cibercafe? Page 137

  • Comprendes activity page 137
  • Guided practice page 96
  • Core practice page 55

Thursday – Lectura Page 138-139

  • Guided practice workbook page 97
  • Fondo cultural box page 139
  • Comprendes? activity page 139

Friday – Bible verse quiz

La cultura en vivo: churros y chocolate page 140-141

Presentacion oral “Que te gusta comer?”

  • Try it out! activity page 140
  • Think about it! page 141
  • Presentacion oral activity page 141
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05Feb, 21

February 8th-12th

Announcements:

Chapter 3A objectives:

  • Talk about foods and beverages for breakfast and lunch
  • Talk about likes and dislikes
  • Express how often something is done
  • Understand cultural perspectives on meals

Week overview:

Monday – Gramatica – Present tense of -er and -ir verbs Page 132-133

  • Exercises 12-14
  • Guided practice page 93-94
  • Core practice page 53

Tuesday – Gramatica continued Page 134

  • Exercise 15-16 page 134
  • Fondo cultural box read and answer the question at the end

Wednesday – Gramatica me encantan, me gustan Page 135

  • Exercise 17-18 page 135

Thursday – Que te gusta mas? Page 136

Pronunciation – The letters h and j 

  • Exercise 19 page 136
  • Guided practice page 95
  • Core practice page 54

Friday – Que comida hay en el cibercafe? Page 137

  • Comprendes activity page 137
  • Guided practice page 96
  • Core practice page 55

 

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01Feb, 21

Week of February 1st-5th

Announcements:

Bible verse quiz Friday 

Éste es mi mandamiento: Que se amen unos a otros, como yo los he amado. 

Juan 15:12

My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.

John 15:12

Chapter 3A objectives:

  • Talk about foods and beverages for breakfast and lunch
  • Talk about likes and dislikes
  • Express how often something is done
  • Understand cultural perspectives on meals

Week Overview:

Monday – Vocabulario en uso – Page 130

Using a noun to modify another noun Page 130

  • Exercise 7 – Page 129
  • Exercise 8 – Page 130
  • Yellow box questions

Tuesday – Practice ordering food at a Spanish restaurant 

  • Watch video on Spanish-speaking restaurant language
  • Translate vocabulary for common foods and drinks
  • Students will create a skit using newly learned vocabulary and present it to the class

Wednesday – Vocabulario en uso – Page 131

  • Exercises 9-11 page 131
  • Have students think of their favorite dish and write out the ingredients to make it in Spanish

Thursday – Gramatica – Present tense of -er and -ir verbs Page 132-133

  • Exercises 12-14
  • Guided practice page 93-94
  • Core practice page 53

Friday – Bible verse quiz Juan 15:12

Gramatica continued page 134

  • Quiz
  • Exercise 15-16 page 134
  • Fondo cultural box read and answer the question at the end
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19Jan, 21

Week of January 19th-22nd

Announcements:

Quiz on food vocabulary recognition – Friday

We are beginning Chapter 3 on Tuesday – La Comida

Chapter 3A objectives:

  • Talk about foods and beverages for breakfast and lunch
  • Talk about likes and dislikes
  • Express how often something is done
  • Understand cultural perspectives on meals

Monday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday: Introduction to chapter 3A – Desayuno o almuerzo? (Page 122-123)

  • Discuss new chapter objectives
  • Fondo Cultural – Bartolomé Murillo
  • Page 122 – Box questions

Wednesday: Vocabulario en contexto (Page 124-125)

  • Blue terms on pages 124-125
  • Guided practice workbook page 83-88
  • Core practice workbook page 49-50
  • Exercise 1-2 page 125

Thursday: El Desayuno (Page 126-127)

  • Comprendes activity page 127
  • Guided practice workbook pages 89-92
  • Core practice workbook pages 51-52

Friday: Quiz on food vocabulary recognition

Vocabulario en uso (Page 128-129)

  • Quiz on food vocabulary recognition
  • Exercises 4-7 pages 128-129
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09Jan, 21

Week of January 11th-15th

Announcements:

Quiz WEDNESDAY – The plurals of nouns and articles (Page 110-111)

Test Friday on Chapter 2B

Week overview:

Wrapping up Chapter 2B – Tu sala de clases

  • Describe a classroom
  • Indicate where things are located
  • Talk about more than one object or person
  • Understand cultural perspectives on school

Monday – Practice and Communicate (Page 112-113)

The letter G

  • Exercise 19 page 112
  • Guided practice workbook pages 79-80
  • Core practice pages 45-46
  • Exercise 20 page 112
  • Pronunciation practice box on page 113

Tuesday – Lectura (Page 114-115)

  • Comprendes activity page 115
  • Guided practice workbook page 81

Wednesday – Quiz on the plural of nouns and articles

Perspectivas del mundo hispano – Como es la escuela? (Page 116-117)

  • Check it out! – page 116
  • Think about it! – page 116
  • Presentacion oral – page 117

Thursday – America Central (Page 118-119)

  • Para pensar questions on page 118
  • Video on Central America
  • Review for test tomorrow

Friday – Test on Chapter 2B 

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05Jan, 21

Week of January 4th-8th

Beginning of Third 9 Weeks

Continue Chapter 2B – Tu sala de clases

  • Describe a classroom
  • Indicate where things are located
  • Talk about more than one object or person
  • Understand cultural perspectives on school

Monday – Exploracion del lenguaje – language through gestures (Page 106)

Gramatica – The verb estar (Page 107)

  • Fondo cultural orange box – page 106 Read and answer question at the end
  • Exercise 8 page 106
  • Exercise 9-10 page 107

Tuesday – Gramatica y vocabulario en uso (Page 108-109)

  • Exercises 11-14 page 109
  • Guided practice workbook page 77-78
  • Core practice workbook page 44

Wednesday – Gramatica – The plurals of nouns and articles (page 110-111)

  • Exercise 15-16 page 110
  • Blue box page 111 – Create 4 sentences
  • Small dialogue helping a friend find stuff around your room
    • Eg. Britt, donde esta mi libro? Britt – Esta encima del escritorio.

Thursday – Practice and Communicate (Page 112-113)

The letter G

  • Exercise 19 page 112
  • Guided practice workbook pages 79-80
  • Core practice pages 45-46
  • Exercise 20 page 112
  • Pronunciation practice box on page 113

Friday – Quiz on the plural of nouns and articles

  • Comprendes activity page 115
  • Guided practice workbook page 81

 

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14Dec, 20

Week of December 14-17

EXAM WEEK

Monday – Exam Review Day 

Wednesday – Exam

  • Chapter 1B (Pg 70-71)
    • Adjectives
    • Describing yourself and others
    • Sentence placement of words
    • To ask about yourself and others
    • Talking about what someone likes and doesn’t like
    • To tell whom you are talking about
    • Definite and indefinite articles
  • Chapter 2A (Pg 96-97)
    • 1st-10th hour
    • Class names
    • Class supplies
    • Describing a class
    • -ar verbs
    • Subject pronouns and their endings
  • Chapter 2B (Pg 100-101)
    • Classroom objects
    • Location of objects vocabulary

 

Students were given quizlets and their tests back to review for the exam. At the end of each chapter there is a breakdown of the chapter they can also use to review.

If they need any extra help or have any questions please email me at [email protected] 🙂

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08Dec, 20

Week of December 7th-11th

Chapter 2B – Tu sala de clases

  • Describe a classroom
  • Indicate where things are located
  • Talk about more than one object or person
  • Understand cultural perspectives on school

Announcements:

Mini-quiz Thursday – On classroom objects and location of objects vocabulary (Page 100-101)

Christmas project due Friday

WEEK OVERVIEW:

Monday – Tu sala de clases (Page 98-99) (12/4/20) See below for work missed from last week

Vocabulario en contexto (Page 100-101) (12/4/20) See below for work missed from last week

Un raton en la clase (Pages 102-103)

Read, listen to and understand information about the classroom and where objects are located

  • Fondo cultural box read and answer the question at the end – page 98
  • Core workbook pages 40-41
  • Read the dialogue on pages 102-103
  • Exercise 3 page 103
  • Core workbook pages 42-43

Tuesday – Vocabulario en uso (Pages 104-105)

Communicate about a classroom, ask and tell how someone feels, talk about where someone or something is located, learning to use the verb estar, the plurals of nouns, and the plurals of articles 

  • Exercise 4-6 pages 104-105
  • Purple box will be on the quiz – bottom of page 105
    • a la izquierda de/to the left of
    • a la derecha de/to the right of

Wednesday – Exploracion del lenguaje – language through gestures (Page 106)

Gramatica – The verb estar (Page 107)

  • Fondo cultural orange box – page 106 Read and answer question at the end
  • Exercise 8 page 106
  • Exercise 9-10 page 107

Thursday – Mini-quiz on classroom objects and location of object vocabulary 

Quarantined students will make up the quiz upon returning to school 

  • Quiz is on the vocabulary found on pages 100-101 – blue terms
  • Worksheet vocabulary review for quiz tomorrow

Friday – Christmas Project Due 

Presenting Christmas projects 

  • For students quarantined please email me an image of your project by Friday at 2 PM

Project Overview

  • Pick a common Christmas tradition or Christmas dish from both a Spanish-speaking country and from the USA
  • Include 5 facts about both (5 for the Spanish-speaking dish or tradition and 5 for the USA dish or tradition) (10 FACTS IN ALL)
  • Include an image or drawing of both
  • Write a paragraph comparing and contrasting the two
  • Can be on a small poster board or printer paper
  • Be organized, neat, and creative 🙂 Have fun!
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14Nov, 20

Week of November 16th-20th

Chapter 2A – Tu día en la escuela

  • Talk about school schedules and subjects
  • Discuss what students do during the day
  • Ask and tell who is doing an action
  • Compare your school with that of a student from a Spanish-speaking country

Announcements:

Mini-quiz Wednesday – On subject pronouns and present tense of -ar verbs

WEEK OVERVIEW:

Monday – Practice and communicate (Page 86-87)

Writing using –ar verb conjugations

Listening comprehension; writing about school breaktime

Writing and speaking using –ar verbs in personalized context

Writing using nosotros forms of –ar verbs in a personalized context

  • Exercise 16-17 – pg. 86
  • Fondo cultural – How is this similar to your school? How is it different? – pg. 86
  • Exercise 18-19 – pg. 87

Tuesday – Pronunciacion: The letter “C” (Page 88-89)

Reading about a Spanish-speaking school in Costa Rica

Demonstrating reading comprehension

  • Exercise 20-21 page 88
  • El Español en la comunidad box questions

Wednesday – Mini-quiz on subject pronouns and present tense of -ar verbs

Lectura (Page 90-91)

Read a brochure about a school in Costa Rica

Learn soccer fan chants 

Talk about some of your classes

Learn facts about Mexico 

  • Comprendes activity pg.91
  • Fondo cultural box question

Thursday – Presentacion oral: Mis clases (Page 93)

El mundo hispano: Mexico (Page 94-95)

Application: Imagine that a student from Costa Rica has just arrived at your school. Tell the student about some of your classes.

Learn about Mexico 

  • Prepare, practice, evaluate, and present oral presentation pg. 93
  • Videos on Mexican culture
  • Reading about Mexico pgs. 94-95

Friday – Spanish Thanksgiving/grateful related vocabulary

Thanksgiving is not celebrated in Spanish-speaking countries 

  • Learn vocabulary related to gratefulness and Thanksgiving
  • Videos on typical celebratory foods in Spanish-speaking countries
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10Nov, 20

Week of November 9th – 13th

Chapter 2A – Tu día en la escuela

  • Talk about school schedules and subjects
  • Discuss what students do during the day
  • Ask and tell who is doing an action
  • Compare your school with that of a student from a Spanish-speaking country

Announcements:

Mini-quiz on 1st-10th hour and school classes vocabulary – Wednesday

Bible Quiz – Friday

WEEK OVERVIEW:

Monday – Practice and communicate (page 80-81)

Making comparisons using mas…que

Writing and speaking in a personalized context

  • Exercise 8-9 pg.80
  • Fondo cultural questions pg. 80

Tuesday – Gramatica – Subject pronouns (Page 82-83)

Listening and speaking using subject pronouns

Writing subject pronouns 

Choosing socially appropriate subject pronouns

  • Exercises 10-12 pg.83
  • Core practice workbook – pg. 35
  • Guided practice workbook – pg. 63-64

Wednesday – Gramatica: Present tense of -ar verbs (Page 84-85)

Mini quiz on 1st-10th hour and school subject vocabulary

Listening for verb endings 

Writing simple sentences with -ar verbs 

Listening comprehension of infinitives; providing forms of verbs 

  • Exercise 13 pg. 84
  • Exercises 14-15 pg.85
  • Guided practice workbook – pg.65-66
  • Core practice workbook – pg. 36-37

Thursday – Practice and communicate (Page 86-87)

Writing using –ar verb conjugations

Listening comprehension; writing about school breaktime

Writing and speaking using –ar verbs in personalized context

Writing using nosotros forms of –ar verbs in a personalized context

  • Exercise 16-17 – pg. 86
  • Fondo cultural – How is this similar to your school? How is it different? – pg. 86
  • Exercise 18-19 – pg. 87

Friday – Pronunciacion: The letter “C” (Page 88-89)

Bible quiz – Romans 8:28

Reading about a Spanish-speaking school in Costa Rica

Demonstrating reading comprehension

  • Exercise 20-21 page 88
  • El Español en la comunidad box questions
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04Nov, 20

Week of November 2nd – 6th

This week we will begin working through chapter 2A – Tu día en la escuela

  • Talk about school schedules and subjects
  • Discuss what students do during the day
  • Ask and tell who is doing an action
  • Compare your school with that of a student from a Spanish-speaking country

WEEK OVERVIEW:

Monday – Introduction to chapter 2A – Tu día en la escuela (Page 72-73)

Introduction to the new chapter, learning about Colombian artist – Fernando Botero 

  • Colombian artist Fernando Botero – Page 72
  • Watch videos of Fernando Botero’s art
  • Class discussion and written paragraph on the interpretation of his work

Tuesday – ELECTION DAY 

Wednesday – Vocabulario en contexto (Page 74-75)

Read, listen to, and understand information about the school day

  • Blue terms on pages 74-75 will be on the test
  • Core practice workbook pages 31-32
  • Exercise 1-2 page 75
  • Guided practice workbook flashcards that go along with this chapter can be found on pages 53-58

Thursday – El primer día de clases (Page 76-77)

Reading about the first day of school in a bilingual school in Mexico 

Practice using context clues when reading Spanish text 

  • Exercise 3 page 77
  • Core practice workbook pages 33-34
  • Guided practice vocabulary check pages 59-62

Friday – Vocabulario en uso (Page 78-79)

Discuss the school day, ask and tell about likes and dislikes, learn to use subject pronouns, learn to use verbs that end in -ar 

  • Exercise 4-5 page 78
  • Exercise 6-7 page 79

 

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19Oct, 20

Week of October 19th – 23rd

Announcements

We will complete chapter 1B this Friday!

Remember to review the terms often for our upcoming test! 🙂

 

Monday – Gramatica – Definite and indefinite articles (Page 60)

Listening for definite/indefinite articles 

Speaking using definite/indefinite articles 

  • Exercise 16-18 pg. 60-61
  • Core practice workbook pg. 27
  • Guided practice workbook pg. 49

Tuesday – Pronunciacion – The vowels o and u (Page 62-63)

Gramatica – Word order: Placement of adjectives

Using correct word order 

Listening for comprehension 

Writing and speaking about oneself and other people

  • Exercise 19 pg. 62
  • Exercise 21-22 pg. 63
  • Guided practice workbook pg. 50
  • Core practice workbook pg. 28

Wednesday – Lectura – un self-quiz (Page 64)

Reading and completing a magazine personality quiz

Fondo cultural – Common clothing worn in Spanish speaking countries 

  • Magazine self-quiz comprendes? activity pg. 65
  • Watch a video on various Spanish-speaking countries examples of clothing

Thursday – Perspectivas del mundo hispano – “Que es un amigo?”

Reading about friendship

Writing a mock e-mail as an introduction to a perspective pen pal 

  • Check it out! Activity pg. 66
  • Think about it! Activity pg. 66
  • Writing a mock e-mail introduction to a prospective pen pal pg. 67

Friday – El Mundo Hispano – El Caribe (Page 68-69)

Learning about culture of the Caribbean 

  • Read about the Caribbean pg.68-69
  • Watching a video about the Caribbean
  • Video on traditional dances and music seen and heard in the Caribbean
  • Para pensar activity pg. 68
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11Oct, 20

Week of October 12th-16th

 THIS WEEK BEGINS THE 2nd 9 WEEKS

  

Announcements: 

Bible Quiz FRIDAY 

Mini-quiz – Thursday, October 15th on vocabulary recognition from chapter 1B  

Bible verse of the week:  

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18 

Cercano está el Señor a los quebrantados de corazón y salva a los abatidos de espíritu.” Salmo 34:18 

Week Overview: 

This week we will continue to work through Chapter 1B 

 Monday – Vocabulario en uso (Page 54) 

Talk about what people are like 

Ask people to talk about themselves and others 

Describe your own personality traits 

  • Exercise 5-6 page 54 

Tuesday – Gramática (page 55) 

Breaking down adjective rules  

  • Exercise 7 page 55  
  • Exercise 8-10 page 56 

Wednesday – Continue Gramática (Page 57) 

Practicing conversations with adjective rules and vocabulary  

  • Exercise 11-12 pg. 57  
  • Review for quiz tomorrow  

Thursday – Mini quiz on vocabulary recognition  

Exploración del lenguaje – Cognates that begin with es + consonant (Page 57) 

  • Exercise 13 pg. 58 
  • Guided workbook pg. 47-48 
  • Core workbook pg. 26 

Friday – Bible Quiz 

Fondo cultural – Simón Bolívar  

Reading a poem with adjectives in Spanish and then creating your own  

  • Exercise 14-15 pg. 59  

If you need extra help, please email me to schedule a time for tutoring. 

[email protected] 

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04Oct, 20

Week of October 5-9th

Exam MONDAY!

Exam will cover Para Empezar and Capitulo 1A

  • Numbers 1-100
  • Greetings
  • Telling time
  • Seasons
  • Weather
  • Date (Days of the week, months of the year)
  • Classroom commands
  • Body parts
  • Ask and tell how someone is
  • Saying good-bye phrases
  • Activities
  • Saying what you like and don’t like to do
  • Ask others what they don’t/like to do
  • Common expressions/useful words
  • Asking for help

Study the end of chapter reviews, our chapter 1A test and para empezar test, extra resources sent through email, and worksheets and exercises we completed in class.

If you need extra help, please email me to schedule a time for tutoring.

[email protected]

 

Week Overview:

This week we will continue to go through Chapter 1B briefly and watch enrichment videos that tie to what we have gone over in the text so far. There will be no homework or big assignments due to exams.

Monday – Exam

Tuesday – Buena Gente Video Series on YouTube

Read, listen to, and understand information about personality traits

Students will attempt to translate the video for comprehension of language

Wednesday – Vocabulario en uso – pg. 54

  • Talk about what people are like
  • Ask people to talk about themselves and others
  • Describe your own personality traits

Exercises 5 & 6 on page 54

Thursday – Bilingual Benefits

  • Video on the benefits of a bilingual brain – Mia Nacamulli
  • Video “The Benefits of Being Bilingual” – Univision Noticias
  • Open discussion after watching videos

Friday – Teacher work day/No school for students

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20Sep, 20

Week of September 21-25

ANNOUNCEMENTS    

Bible verse quiz – Wednesday, September 22nd  

Pre-test quiz – Thursday, September 24th 

Test on Capitulo 1A – Monday, September 28th

 Bible Verse of the Week:  

“Todo lo puedo en Christo que me fortalece.”

Filipenses 4:13

For test prep/extra practice: Guided practice workbook – pages 25-32 (To keep terms organized & flashcards with pictures to help study)  

WEEK OVERVIEW   

lunes – Reading comprehension on short introductions 

  • Personal introduction review
  • Cultural foundation – Latin dances

martes – Repaso del capitulo/Chapter review

  • Preparation for upcoming quiz on Thursday
  • Organization of notes, quizzes, activities
  • Create a list of things we may need more review on
  • Core practice workbook – page 20
  • Guided Practice workbook – page 21

miercoles –  Bible Verse Quiz  

  • Introduction to capitulo 1B
  • Frida Kahlo

jueves – Pre-test Quiz

  • Pre-test quiz 
  • Review quiz questions together on smartboard in preparation for upcoming test next Monday

viernes – Retreat

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11Sep, 20

Week of September 14-18

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   

Mini Quiz (Vocabulary Page 26 & 27) – Wednesday, September 16th  

Country Poster Project – Thursday, September 17th  

Test II on Capituló 1A – Wednesday, September 23rd  

   

WEEK OVERVIEW: 

lunes – Gramática – Expressing agreement or disagreement Page 38  

  • Answer questions using phrases “A  también.” and “A  tampoco.” 
  • Exercise 18 & 19 – Page 38 
  • Core Workbook – Page 19 
  • Guided Practice Workbook – Page 36 

 

martes – Pronunciación – The vowels a, e, and i Page 39 

  • ¿Comprendes? Exercise – Page 41  

 

miercoles – Mini Quiz (Vocabulary Page 26 & 27)  

Repaso del capítulo – Review of Chapter 1A 

  • Review the vocabulary and grammar from chapter 1A – Page 46 & 47  
  • Core Workbook – Pages 20 & 21  
  • Test Review packet  

 

jueves – Country poster project due  

  • Turn in and begin poster presentations  

 

viernes – Country poster project presentations  

  • Continue poster presentations  
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07Sep, 20

Week of September 7-11

 

Announcements:  

Test 1 “Para empezar”  

Pages 1-24  

WEDNESDAY/MIERCOLES  

Country Poster Project  

Due September/Septiembre 17th  

  

Week Overview:  

lunes – ¡No escuela  

Labor Day  

martes – Test 1 Review Day  

Realidades – Para Empezar Pages 1-24   

  • Repaso del capitulo – Pages 23-24  
  • Core workbook – Pages 10-12  

miercoles – Test 1   

Review Cognados – Pages 34-35  

  • Words that look alike and have similar meanings in English and Spanish, recognizing cognates in text 

jueves – Gramatica Negatives Page 36-37 

  • Creating negative sentences using “no” 
  • Answer a question negatively in Spanish 
  • Exercise 16 & 17 – Page 37 
  • Core Workbook – Page 18 

viernes – Gramatica – Expressing agreement or disagreement Page 38 

  • Answer questions using phrases tambien or tampoco 
  • Core Workbook – Page 19 
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31Aug, 20

Week of August 31 – September 4

Bible Verse of the Week: Hebrews 11:1

Versículo de la Biblia de la semana: Hebreos 11:1

“La fe es la confianza de que en verdad sucederá lo que esperamos.”

Hebreos 11:1

 

Week Overview:

lunes – Review Vocabulario en contexto & Vocabulario en uso pages 26 – 31

Read, listen to, and understand information about activities people like and don’t like to do

Exercise 6, 7, 8 pages 30 & 31

 

martes – pre-test quiz review packet 

Introduction to Gramatica – Infinitives

Verbs, sorting and understanding -ar, -ir, -er endings

Exercise 9, 10, & 11 pages 32-33

 

miercoles – pre-test quiz

Continue Infinitives

Page 17 in core practice workbook

 

jueves – Introduce Cognates (Cognados)

Words that look alike and have similar meanings in English and Spanish, recognizing cognates in text

Exercise 14 page 35

Introduce Gramatica – Negatives page 36

 

viernes – Bible Quiz: Hebrews 11:1

Begin first assessment review

Test/Assessment 1 – Wednesday September 2nd

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18Aug, 20

Parent Letter/Week of August 17-21

Week of August 17-21

Friday: Bible Memory Verse Quiz:

“Dios no nos ha dado un espíritu de temor, sino de poder y de amor y de una mente sana.”

2 Timoteo 1:7

 

¡Hola! ¡Bienvenidos!

My name is Astrid Acevedo. I am so blessed, excited, and honored to be the Spanish teacher at First Baptist Christian School for the 2020-2021 school year.

I am a first year teacher and I am so excited to begin this journey God has laid out for me.

 

About Me

I was born in Honduras, but grew up in Louisiana since I was a month old! I graduated from Salmen High School in 2013. I graduated from LSU in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. After graduating, I taught English as a second language online for 2 years. God has always led me to ministry with children and I have a genuine gift and heart for them. I have babysat, nannied, taught Sunday school, volunteered at local public schools, and more. I recently got engaged to my high school sweetheart on November 18th, 2019. We pray Covid ends soon so we can continue forward with our wedding plans. We have 2 cats and a husky that we spoil and love so much.

 

Favorites

⁃    Jesus

⁃    Candy

⁃    Coffee

⁃    Traveling

⁃    Saints Football

⁃    LSU Football

⁃    Huskies & Cats

⁃    Purple

 

I cannot wait to grow alongside the students this year. Despite the worldly circumstances lately, God has shined through with blessings and love. This school year will be amazing!

 

Expectations

 

⁃    Follow all school rules and guidelines

⁃    Follow all safety protocols

⁃    Come to class prepared and ready to learn

⁃    Participation is key

⁃    Be kind

⁃    Be respectful

⁃    Love one another

⁃    Do your best

⁃    Have fun

If you have any questions or concerns please email me at [email protected].

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”

2 Timothy 1:7

“Dios no nos ha dado un espíritu de temor, sino de poder y de amor y de una mente sana.”

2 Timoteo 1:7

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