Welcome to Spanish I (Fall 2016)! Please use this google form to tell me about yourself.
Welcome, Spanish II Spring 2015! Please go to the following website and follow instructions to get on our Remind list (for quizzes, tests, dates, reminders etc.).
The Huffington Post has a nice slideshow for why Americans today should study Spanish specifically.
Also here is a youtube made last Spring by some teachers to assist with the same information.
We need to know where we are heading as learners and teachers so we have State Standards. Not everyone appreciates various incarnations of them, but overall they seem to be a good idea. Otherwise, we could end up like this fellow.
Deb Roy is a researcher (MIT) who wanted to understand what led to his son’s first word. For those of you even mildly interested in sociolinguistics or the power in and of language, this is a fascinating look at our development.
Print yourself the handouts of vocab from our book (in case that’s your only reason for toting that book): http://www.phschool.com/atschool/realidades/pdfs/repaso/L1_Capitulo_2A.pdf and http://www.phschool.com/atschool/realidades/pdfs/repaso/L1_Capitulo_2B.pdf
Do a little review with your book: http://www.phschool.com/atschool/realidades/animated_verbs/Realidades-Grammar-LV1.htm (pick topics) What did you learn?
Practice vocab while you’re at it!: http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?wcprefix=jcd&wcsuffix=0211&area=view or http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?wcprefix=jcd&wcsuffix=0212&area=view How did you do? What did you learn?
Practice “estar”: http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?wcprefix=jcd&wcsuffix=0214&area=view How did you do? What did you pick up here?
Let’s look at an online school unit:
http://www.linguasnet.com/lessons/home_es.html Experiment with it and record anything useful.
Try this activity using a panoramic visual (you might have to download quicktime—go for it). http://www.colby.edu/~bknelson/SLC/prepositions.php How did you do?
Play wheel of fortune with http://www.espanol-extra.co.uk/spxmflgames/spwofdirections.htm How did that go?
Record how you do on two of these…
–Treasure Hunt http://www.espanol-extra.co.uk/spxmflgames/spthcolours.htm
[Like these games? They have more (for other topics too) at http://www.espanol-extra.co.uk/spxmflgames/spxmflgamesintro.htm ]
Verb Conjugation: extending to –er and –ir verbs:
Use http://www.spaleon.com/pres.php?ids=3,6,9,11,18,24,53,42,46,50 as an activity to learn the endings for –er and –ir verbs. What are they? Draw the six boxes for each.
Variety of grammar and vocab:
Work with Dr. Lemon’s opportunities here. http://www.drlemon.com/Grammar101.html What could you use later from her site?
How about some verb action (along with other grammar choices)? Find something helpful here. http://www.spanish-kit.net/grammar/index.php What did you pick up here?
Scroll through http://www.ielanguages.com/spanish1.html and write down one area/topic you could use (include all info!).
-Prueba 2-1 (arte)
-art activities (handout, back of journal entries) on Zach Jones’ website
-look at art/culture project, decide, brainstorm, research…
-present perfect activities (hands on, not using computer)
-journal entry 1 if time
-take a look at study guide: test is Wed, Oct 17th
Spanish II Work and Choose Your Own Adventure! Computer Lab 10 abril 2012
Grandes Exitos and/or Vida Timeline work (visuals, sentences, looking things up)
*We need to finish going over the Timeline Sentences first.
Pretérito and any other grammar
- Choose from the two handouts (have to share with one)
- -gar, -zar, -car verbs: see handouts to begin
Homework: C (108)
Linked here is our plan for today: open it and use it so that you can click links. Also, feel free to use www.batanga.com to listen to Latin music while you work! You might also like earphones for some of the sites you’ll explore. Tonight, your homework is workbook p. 42.