September 2010

September

2010

CHAPTER 1A

-Talk about activities you like and do not like to do
-ask others what they like to do
-understand cultural perspectives on favorite activities
-understand cognates
-reading and writing

-negatives
-asking and answering questions (positively and negatively) – agreement or disagreement

-what are infinitives

-music of Spanish-speaking countries

 -Adelante reading on what certain teenagers like to do

-Cultural reading on Spain

 

CHAPTER 1B
-talk about personality traits
-ask and tell what people are like

-identify gender of nouns
-use adjectives to describe people and use the rules for adjective agreement
-talk about familiar objects

-definite and indefinite articles – when to use each

-Adelante reading on what different colors reveal about personality

-Cultural reading on the Caribbean

-Cultural perspectives on friendship

CHAPTER 2A
-talk about school schedules

-talk about school subjects

-talk about items used in different classes

-identify ordinal numbers

-express opinions about classes

-say which of two things they like more (or neither)

-subject pronouns

-basic verb conjugation in the present tense for -AR verbs

-Subject-verb agreement

-Adelante reading on a Spanish school in Costa Rica

-Cultural reading on Mexico

-Cultural perspectives on sports and being a sports fan (el futbol)

 

GEOGRAPHY

-Spanish-speaking countries and their capitals

-Geography of Latin America and Spain

 

CHAPTER 1A

-How do you talk about activities you do and don't like to do?

-How do you ask others what they do and don't like to do?

-How do you agree and disagree with someone?

-What is an infinitive?

-How do you make something negative?

-What is an infinitive?

 

 

 

 

 

CHAPTER 1B

-How do you talk about personality traits?

-How do you use adjectives to describe people?

-How do you ask and tell what people are like?

-What are definite and indefinite articles?

-What is the correct word order for a Spanish sentence?

 

 

 

CHAPTER 2A

-How do you talk about school schedules and subjects?

-How do you discuss what you do during the school day?

-How do you conjugate -AR verbs in the present tense to ask and tell who is doing an action?

-What are the ordinal numbers in Spanish?

 

 

 

 

 

 

GEOGRAPHY

-Where are the Spanish-speaking countries of the world located?

-What are they? What are their capitals?

-How does geography influence their culture, food, exports, housing, etc.


 

 

All skills will be taught in the target language, unless otherwise specified.

 

Reading-identifying cognates, using cognates to increase reading comprehension


Listening-completing exercise from audio and video sources


Writing- writing short paragraphs to say what they like to do; a poem to describe themselves; a paragraph about their school day; following the writing process from brainstorming to a completed paragraph, express themselves using poetry


Speaking-reading their Diamond poems and dialogues in the textbook.

 

 

 

 

Assessment will be based on the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

 

Reading and Listening comprehension exercises from text and workbook


 Writing in notebooks and workbooks


 Speaking- Oral responses to teacher- generated questions; listening to paired practice

 

Chapter tests will assess reading and writing skills

 

End-of-chapter projects with grading rubrics assess writing skills

 

Rubric to evaluate their reading of Diamond poems

Textbook audio and video programs

 

GramActiva video clips.

 

Audacity recording software.

 

Publishing software.

 

www.phschool.com
Audio components and test preparation activities

 

Online maps of Latin America

 

PowerPoint on the Geography of Latin America

 





 


 
 

 
 
 
Textbook audio and video programs
 
GramActiva video clips.
 
Audacity recording software.
 
Publishing software.
 
www.phschool.com
Audio components and test preparation activities
 
Online maps of Latin America
 
PowerPoint on the Geography of Latin America
 
 
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