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Spanish 1 Lessons, Activities & Assignments – October 2016

Posted By kspowell

Date: September 30th, 2016

Category: Spanish 1

Note: Retesting / Makeup quizzes will be Wednesdays at 2:45 p.m. or Thursdays at 7:15 a.m.
Or during flex time on Thursdays if you get a pass from me in advance.
You must complete the Practice Worksheet and bring it with you for retesting. (Ask for it.)

EXTRA CREDIT PROJECTS DUE OCT 13– THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THAT DATE FOR ANY REASON. GET THEM IN EARLY!

10/3 Read pp. 2-9, do oral practice exercises on those pages (A few parts skipped)
Homework: study the first column of the “Spanish 1 Unit 2 Vocabulary”
10/4 Study the second column of the “Unit 2 Vocabulary” (PowerPoints and Oral Practice)
10/5-10/6 Comic Strip Project (Bring colored pencils if you can)
Click for instructions: Comic Strip Project-Greetings
10/7 Oral Present.: Choose one comic strip from your group to practice and present (act out).

10/10 Practice the second column of the “Unit 2 Vocabulary”
(“telephone” game, “find someone who” activity)
Revised dates due to assembly Wed.:

10/5 Practice the second column of the “Unit 2 Vocabulary”
(“telephone” game, “find someone who” activity)
10/6-10/7 Comic Strip Assignment (Bring colored pencils if you can)
Click for instructions: Comic Strip Project-Greetings

10/10 Oral presentation: Choose one comic strip from your group to practice and present.
10/11 Oral activity: exchange personal information with a partner [your name, your age,
your telephone number, where you are from (state or country), and where you live (city)].
Then study vocabulary handout for quiz tomorrow.
10/12 Quiz – Unit 2 Vocabulary (greetings, introductions, personal information questions, etc.)
10/13-10/14 Study / Practice “Final Exam” questions (see handout)   Changed due to lockdown drill and also difficulty of quiz
10/13 Do Unit 2 practice worksheet
10/13 is also the last day to turn in extra credit projects.
10/14 Retesting for Unit 2 quiz

FUNDRAISER MONEY DUE OCTOBER 18

ORAL FINAL EXAM OCTOBER 21,24,25

10/17 Review activity / game (buzzers)
10/18 First Term Review Worksheet
10/19 Begin Oral Final Exam

No School Oct. 20-21! Study for final exam – bonus points on your study log

10/24 – 10/25 Continue & Finish Oral Final Exam

FINAL EXAM RETEST / MAKEUP: WEDNESDAY 10/26 at 2:35 p.m. OR THURSDAY
10/27 at 7:10 a.m.

10/26 Auction – bring your pesos!
10/27 Play “Uno” in Spanish – say the number and color (or letter) each time
you play a card
10/28 No school

10/31 Discuss second term projects, learn about the Day of the Dead
(video and discussion). Begin filling out your vocabulary journal.

Spanish 2 & 3 Lessons, Activities & Assignments – October 2016

Posted By kspowell

Date: September 25th, 2016

Category: Spanish 2, Spanish 3

QUIZ MAKEUP/RETESTING: WEDNESDAYS AT 7:10 AM OR THURSDAYS AT 2:35 PM
(YOU MUST BRING THE COMPLETED PRACTICE WORKSHEET FOR RETESTING)

EXTRA CREDIT PROJECTS DUE OCT 13 – THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THAT DATE FOR ANY REASON. GET THEM IN EARLY!

10/3 (after correcting worksheet) Quiz on “Present Tense Verbs”
then discuss “MI CASA” assignment
10/4-10/6 Prepare MI CASA assignment. Click for instructions:
10/7, 10/10 Oral presentation of MI CASA assignment

10/11 Study, practice unit 1 vocabulary (Pictionary game in small groups)
10/12 Quiz (Spanish 2 Unit 1 Vocabulary); do practice worksheet if you need to retest
10/13-10/14 Study / Practice “Final Exam” questions (see handout)
10/13 is also the last day to turn in extra credit projects.

FUNDRAISER MONEY DUE OCTOBER 18

ORAL FINAL EXAM OCTOBER 24-25

10/17 Review activity / game (buzzers)
10/18 First Term Review Worksheet
10/19 Begin Oral Final Exam

No School Oct. 20-21! Study for final exam – bonus points on your study log

10/24 – 10/25 Continue & Finish Oral Final Exam

FINAL EXAM RETEST / MAKEUP: WEDNESDAY 10/26 at 2:35 p.m. OR THURSDAY 10/27 at 7:10 a.m.

10/26 Auction – bring your pesos!
10/27 Play “Scrabble” (in Spanish)
10/28 No school!

10/31 Discuss second term projects, learn about Mexican Family Celebrations, including the Day of the Dead (video and discussion). Begin filling out your vocabulary journal.

Spanish 1 Lessons, Activities & Assignments – September

Posted By kspowell

Date: September 1st, 2016

Category: Spanish 1

Note: Retesting / Makeup quizzes will be Wednesdays at 2:45 p.m. or Thursdays at 7:15 a.m.
(EXCEPT THE WEEK OF PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES)
Or during flex time on Thursdays if you get a pass from me in advance.
You must complete the Practice Worksheet and bring it with you for retesting. (Ask Mr. Powell for it)

9/1 Quiz – “Classroom Survival Vocabulary.” Do practice worksheet if you need to retest.
then Study & practice “Basic Commands” (top half of column)
9/2 Study & practice “Basic Commands” (including Simón dice game – with notes)

(No School 9/5 – Labor Day holiday – you can study for BONUS points on your study log)

9/6 Study & practice “Basic Commands;” Learn & practice “Directions.”
(including Simón dice game – in small groups)
9/7 Study & practice “Basic Commands” and “Directions” for quiz tomorrow.
(Simón dice game – without notes, then Kahoot activity)
9/8 Quiz – “Basic Commands” and “Directions.” Do practice worksheet if you need to retest.
Then begin learning the Spanish Alphabet (see “introductory vocab.” sheet) (“Cosmo” rap video)
9/9 Continue learning the Spanish Alphabet. (See “introductory vocab.” sheet) (“Cosmo” rap video, then oral instruction & drill). Then learn the sounds that each letter can make. (Lecture / Demo)

9/12  Oral activity & performance: say the Spanish alphabet. Then practice spelling words in Spanish.
9/13 Oral activity & performance: spelling assigned words in Spanish.
9/14 9/15  Learn numbers 0-39 in Spanish; participate, practice (Oral and manual repetition, Flash cards, TPR cards)
9/15  9/16  Practice numbers (Game: “banana”). Then do oral activity: Count in Spanish from 0 to 39 as fast as you can– or as high as you can get – in 1 minute
9/16  9/14 Learn about Independence Day in various Spanish-speaking countries, and learn about other Mexican Holidays. (Reading and video) If you are absent, click on this link, view the pictures / slides, and read the information:         Independence Day

ABOVE DATES CHANGED DUE TO ILLNESS

9/19-20 Learn vocabulary for days of the week (PowerPoint and song)
9/20-21 Learn vocabulary for months, and how to say calendar dates.
(PowerPoint, “introductory vocab.” sheet, oral practice)
9/22 (Plans changed due to 7th grade History field trip) Watch videos about Mexico.
9/23 Oral Activity: say various days and dates as assigned.
Then learn vocabulary for colors. (See “introductory vocab.” sheet.)

9/26 Study / Practice the colors. Also discuss fundraiser.
9/27 Bell Activity & Oral Performance: say each color in Spanish as you show the color card.
Then study & practice the colors and / or other vocabulary (days, dates, numbers, alphabet).
9/28 Study the “introductory vocabulary” sheet for quiz. [short class period –
PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES TODAY 1:00-5:00 AND 5:30-7:30]
DOUBLE POINTS TODAY/ TONIGHT ON STUDY LOG.
9/29 Quiz on “Introductory Vocabulary” handout. Do practice worksheet if you need to retest.
9/30 Study the first column of the “Unit 2 Vocabulary” (PowerPoints and Oral Practice)

Spanish 2 & 3 Lessons, Activities & Assignments – September

Posted By kspowell

Date: September 1st, 2016

Category: Spanish 2, Spanish 3

Note: Retesting / Makeup quizzes will be Wednesdays at 2:45 p.m. or Thursdays at 7:15 a.m.
(EXCEPT THE WEEK OF PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES)
Or during flex time on Thursdays if you get a pass from me in advance.
You must complete the Practice Worksheet and bring it with you for retesting. (Ask Mr. Powell for it)

9/1 Quiz – “Classroom Survival Vocabulary.” Do practice worksheet if you need to retest.
9/2 Review / learn the Spanish alphabet, and the sounds of each letter. (See “Introductory Vocabulary.”)
(No School 9/5 – Labor Day holiday – you can study for BONUS points on your study log)

9/6 Oral activity & performance: say the Spanish alphabet. Then practice spelling words in Spanish.
9/7 Oral activity & performance: spelling assigned words in Spanish. Then review / practice numbers.
(See “Introductory Vocabulary.”)
9/8 Study / Practice numbers (participate in game) (banana), do worksheet
9/9 Practice numbers, do Oral Performance:
Spanish 2: Count in Spanish: 0-30 (by 1s), 10-100 (by 10s), 100-1000 (by 100s);
Spanish 3: Count in Spanish: 0-30 (by 1s), 10-200 (by 10s), 100-2000 (by 100s).

9/12 Review/practice months, days, calendar dates. (PowerPoint, then answering questions)
9/13 Bell Activity & Oral Performance: say various days and dates as assigned.
Then review & practice colors.
9/15 (Review game) Review / Study the “Introductory Vocabulary” sheet.
9/16 Quiz: numbers, colors, alphabet, days, months, calendar dates
9/14 Learn about Independence Day in various Spanish-speaking countries, and learn about other Mexican Holidays. (Reading and video) If you are absent, click on this link, view the pictures / slides, and read the information: http://www.classzone.com/cz/books/avancemos_1/resources/applications/interactiva/ML1/ML_1_Independencia/ml_1_independencia.html

(ABOVE DATES CHANGED DUE TO ILLNESS)

9/19 Begin learning vocabulary for daily routines: household items, chores, and personal hygiene.
Begin preparing comic strip assignment.
9/20 Continue working on comic strip assignment.
9/21 Finish comic strip assignment
9/22 Present comic strips. Participate in Kahoot activity.
9/23 Learn and practice reflexive verbs (power point). Do worksheet. Bell Activity & Oral Presentation: Tell about 4 things that you do at home before school,
and four things you do at home after school (household, chores, or personal care vocabulary)

9/26 Learn and practice reflexive verbs (power point). Do worksheet. Also discuss fundraiser.
9/27 Finish verb worksheet, participate in verb bingo game.
9/28 Practice verb conjugation (including reflexives)
9/29 Bell Activity & Oral Presentation: Tell about 4 things that you do at home before school,
and four things you do at home after school (household, chores, or personal care vocabulary).
Then review / practice reflexive verb conjugation.
9/30 Worksheet: using reflexives (verbs in context with vocabulary). Study for verb quiz.