We are very fortunate to have a trail Spanish IXL for 2nd - 5th grade for the next 6 weeks. While we have it, I intend to use it as much as possible . Students will bring their IXL usernames and passwords as well as their headphones or earbuds to Spanish class starting next week . If by some reason your student has lost or broken their earbuds/headphones please have them replaced so that she/ he can activily participate in the Spanish IXL program. We will use the first 15 minutes of class on IXL. Most of this program is a review of things they have already learned.
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I hope that everyone had a wonderful winter brake. I'm excited to see everyone again.
This week in Kinder-2nd grade Spanish we will be working on our clothing vocabulary.Students will be learing the basic wardrobe in spanish using actions, activities and worksheets.
3rd-5th grade classes will be updating their Spanish notebooks,adding new vocabulary and practicing that vocabulary with a few of their classmates.
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All elementery Spanish students will have the opportunity to make and taste Spanish hot chocolate. I use 2% milk as well as soy milk for those students who are allergic to dairy. I use the "Abuelita" brand chocolate. The main ingidiants are chocolate,sugar,soylecithin,vegetable oil,palm,shea nut and or illipe nut) artificial flavor,PGPR (Emulsifier)Cocoa processed with alkali, soy.The package says " May contain peanuts,nuts,egg,milk and wheat.
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This year in my 2nd through 5th grade Spanish classes, we will be learning about a Mexican Christmas tradition. This is a coultural celebration called " Las Posadas". We will be learing about when the celebration takes place and what it is comprised of. We will also be learning about traditions and celebrations that take place here in the U.S. as well as in Brazil, Argentina and Chile. If you have any questions , please feel free to email me at: email@example.com
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This week and next week all of my Spanish classes will be learing about " Dia de los Muertos" or Day of the dead. This is a Spanish tradition mostly in Mexico ,but it has also taken root in parts of California, Texas and New Mexico, as well as other central American countries.
I'm so excited to see all of you again! Meet the teacher night will be Friday, August 18th from 3:30 till 6:30 p.m. I am SO happy to say that this year we have a classroom for Spanish. I have had a very busy summer prepairing the classroom and curriculum. Please stop by the Spanish/Health/Math Tutorial room #129 on meet the teacher night so students can drop off their red spanish folders (k-5th) and red notebooks(3rd-5th).
I need to thank all the wonderful students for my great gifts. It is so kind of you all to think of me and I appriciate your kindness. I pray that all of my wonderful students will have a fun and restful break.I need to thank all my Kinder-3rd grade students for the wonderful job they did singing the Spanish Christmas song. I hope you all enjoyed the wonderful program.
We will jump right back into things when we return in January.
Kinder: We will review colors, numbers, shapes and common phrases. We will hopefully finish our animal packets
Kindergarten through 6th grade will be making and trying Mexican hot chocolate this week . I use 2% milk and "Abuelitas" (Grandmas) hot chocolate bricks. For those students who can not drink milk because of allegy or other reasons, I provide soy milk. This is a fun activity that all the students enjoy. Ask your student/students if they enjoyed their hot chocolote.
4th grade: We will be adding a new conversation " Going to the doctor" to our vocabulary. We will review our past conversations with partners. No group reports this week.
5th: Wednesday class : Ecuador,Panama,Uruguay and Nicaragua will present this week. Thursday class will have a sub this week, and will be adding "Making an appointment"
6th: Wednesday class will have Colombia group present and Friday class will have Argentina present.We will begin translating our school maps and finish our 3 conversations.
We will be reviewing colors, shapes, days of the week, months of the year and our Spanish Christmas song. We will work on our animal packet, and add the words " Bienvenidos (welcome) Hola(Hello) Buenos dias(Good day), Beunas Tardes( Good afternoon), Buenas Noches( Good night) and Adios( Goodbye) to our vocabulary.