Describe family members and family relationships by using possessive adjectives
Discuss plans for a party, including decorations and activities
Conjugate the verbs tener and venir
Identify table settings and various restaurant items
Use -ísimo to describe people and items
Distinguish between the uses of ser and estar
How are party traditions in Spanish-speaking countries similar to and different from my party traditions?
Listen to and read descriptions of family members and family relationships
Talk and write about family, friends, and celebrations
Exchange information while describing your family
Listen to, read, and write information about restaurant meals and service
Write about plans for a celebration
Exchange information while describing physical features of family members
Create a family tree in Spanish
Repaso del capítulo (PDF, 155 KB)
Excellent speaking examples for study and for practice. You are given the video, the transcript, vocabulary lists, and more. Great for getting ready for the Speaking Test!
Describe how you would go about preparing dinner for friends.
Talk about your favorite restaurant.
Compare your physical characteristics to those of another.
Describe the physical characteristics of different people.
Ask and answer simple questions about someone else's family.
Games and Activities:
¿Quién es? Game - Physical descriptions
Game: Mi familia
Game: Los animales
Game: Quién es Quién?
BBC: Families and Physical Description
Physical descriptions Sr Jordan
Highly recommended activities on Quia.com. These can be used for practice as well as for remediation.
World Language Standards for Oregon
Learners proficient at NOVICE MID can use the target language and cultural knowledge to understand, exchange, and present basic information and short messages about very familiar topics in everyday contexts using a variety of rehearsed or memorized words, phrases, and simple sentences and questions.
Textbook activities, workbook pages, taking notes, skits
Discussion of essential question, cognates, connections between languages & parties
Quizzing, skits, group project (party planning), disappearing T-charts, speed T-charts
Discussion of word order and sentence structure, conjugation cards, party planning
Read culture sections, book activities, children’s books