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    Course Objectives:

    1. To learn basic skills of vocabulary, listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing of the Spanish language
    2. To develop a basic understanding and appreciation of Hispanic culture in the U.S. and abroad

     

    Course Outline:


    First Semester

    Introduction:

    1. Spanish-speaking countries
    2. Greetings, goodbyes, and manners
    3. Numbers 1-100
    4. Dates, time, and weather

     

    Chapter 1 – Who are we?

    1. Describing people and things
    2. Where we are from

     

    Chapter 2 – The Family and The Home

    1. Describing family and pets
    2. Talking about Rooms in a House

     

    Chapter 3 – During Class and Later

    1. Talking about what we do in school
    2. Compare school and after-school activities

     

    Second Semester

    Chapter 4 – What we eat and Where?

    1. Identify and discuss foods
    2. Order food at a restaurant

     

    Chapter 5 – Sports

    1. Talking about sport and teams
    2. Colors and uniforms

     

    Chapter 6 – Well-Being

    1. Describing personality and emotions
    2. Going to the doctor

     

    Chapter 7 – On Vacation

    1. Discuss summer and winter weather
    2. Learn about seasonal activities

     

     


     
    Help me get to know you!
     
     
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    Below are links to the online Parent and Student Questionnaires that are embedded on the course syllabus:
     
    Parent Questionnaire 2021-22 to be completed by parents
     
     
    Spanish I Student Questionnaire 2021-22 to be completed by students
     

     

     
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    This year I will be using School Status instead of Remind. More information about this new school-wide resource is coming soon!
     


     
     
     Track your child's Mav Money on Class Dojo!
     
    Parents, please use the links below:
     
    6th Block PARENTS: [link coming soon]
     
    8th Block PARENTS: [link coming soon]
     
    *Students will sign up during class
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Watch this video for info about Class Dojo:
     
     

     
     
    Quizlet will be one of your best friends this year!
     
    Join your class's Quizlet folder:
     
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    6th Block Spanish I [link coming soon]     
     
    8th Block Spanish I  [link coming soon]
     
    *When creating an account, I recommend using a personal e-mail account just in case you forget your password and need to recover it via e-mail.
     
     

     

    Duolingo Extra Credit!

    Click on the following link to join our class folder.

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    6th Block Spanish I:   [link coming soon]

     

    8th Block Spanish I:    [link coming soon]

     

    Instructions for joining Duolingo class:

     

    1. Download the Duolingo app or go to their website, duolingo.com
    2. Get Started. Then select Spanish.
    3. Set your Daily Goal and continue (you can change this later).
    4. Create a Profile:
    5. On Android phone, press the menu icon at the top right corner and press Create a Profile.
    6. On iOS phone, press Profile in the top left corner and press Create a Profile.
    7. Type in your Name, Email and Password, then press Create (I recommend using a personal e-mail instead of school email in case you forget your password and need to recover it via e-mail later).
    8. Go to your Profile and press Progress Sharing.
    9. Type in your Classroom Code (see teacher’s instructions)
    10. Press Join Class.

     


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