Hola and bonjour from Ms. Schmearer!

What great things are we doing in class right now?

Week of October 2, 2017:

6th grade - We have been learning basic greetings and expressions and will have a reading summative assessment on this information this week! Next up? Numbers!

7th grade -  We finish our classroom objects and colors unit with a listening and speaking summative assessment this week. Next up? Weather!

8th grade - We are practicing asking and answering questions in the target language about our school schedules in order to prepare for a listening and speaking summative at the end of this week. Next week will bring a reading and writing summative to finish our school unit. 

In Other News:

Here's what's happening this week at Mahoney:

Monday, October 16th - Looking for a place to do homework after school? Come to Homework Club today! It is held in Mahoney's library from 2:50 to 3:50 on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays and all are welcome! Snacks are provided, too!

Tuesday, Tuesday, October 17th - Interested in being a part of Mahoney's Student Council? All students are welcome to join and we will be meeting tomorrow morning at 7:30 in Ms. Schmearer's room, room 213. Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, October 18th - 

Thursday, October 19th -  

Friday, October 20th - Happy weekend!

I will be available before school on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday this week. I will also be available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday after school. Please see me if you need help with assignments or have questions/need to practice for upcoming assessments.



Essential Learning Targets for World Languages:



Interpersonal Speaking:


Interpretive Listening

Interpretive Reading


Presentational Speaking:

Presentational Writing:

Ms. Schmearer's email: schmeaan@spsdme.org

Random word/phrase of the week:

Can you use the following word or phrase with me or a classmate in class?  If you can, you will not only be learning something new and sharing that knowledge with others, but you will also earn a "point" or a "punto"!  Keep a separate list of all of the words and phrases posted here on my site this year, and be eligible for a special award...stay tuned for more info on this later this spring!  (In the meantime, keep track of these words!)
French:  Ça marche!
Spanish:  ¡Vale!


¡La música!  La musique!

Billy la bufanda

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Los pollitos dicen

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Arc en ciel

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Alouette, gentille alouette

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Libérée, délivrée

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Libre soy

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