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A1. Basics

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Novice Low Proficiency Goal

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Learning Targets

·       Greet people at different times of the day
·       Introduce yourself to others
·       Respond to classroom directions
·       Begin using numbers to tell time and talk about the calendar
·       Identify parts of the body and things in the classroom
·       Understand gender of nouns
·       Use the Spanish alphabet to spell words
·       Describe weather and the seasons

Essential Question

·       What are some similarities and differences between Spanish and English?

Key Vocabulary

·       Cognate
·       Formal and informal
·       Noun
·       Definite article


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