B5a. Celebrations

Key Vocabulary
Assessments and Rubrics
Learning Targets
Unit Stamps for students
  • Objectives:Talk about plans

  • Talk about past holidays

  • Talk about preparing for a party

  • Greet, introduce others, and say goodbye

  • Learn about Día de los Muertos

Grammar objectives:

  • Preterite of -ar, -er, and -ir verbs

  • Pensar que and pensar with infinitives

  • Direct object pronouns

  • Conocer and personal a

  • Present progressive

What are some celebrations and traditional foods from Spanish-speaking countries, and how do these reflect the unique cultures of those places?

Textbook Resources
Essential Question
Links to Spanish Speaking Countries

Proyecto: Una receta de mi país


World Language Standards for Oregon

Learners proficient at NOVICE HIGH can use the target language and cultural knowledge to understand, exchange, and present information about familiar topics in everyday contexts using a variety of rehearsed or memorized words and phrases with attempts at creating simple, original sentences and questions.

WICOR Strategies


Textbook activities, workbook pages, taking notes, writing acronyms using adjectives


Discussion of essential question, cognates, question games


Quizzing, picture file, reading with partners


Discussion of word order and sentence structure, practicing with conjugation cards


Read culture sections, book activities, children’s books, tongue twisters

Recursos - OneDrive

NSHS-B5 Crossreference A12, B05, MHS-B2 (Realidades L1-5A, L2-4B, L2-7A), old NSHS-B5