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Spanish 5- Week of August 5

Happy Monday! Our learning objective for today is to familiarize ourselves with the AP exam and to understand upcoming and future assignments. We will talk about current event presentations and an interview project that you will complete this semester.

We will complete a warm-up activity to activate our learning. This week we are beginning our first unit of the semester- Families and Communities. In this unit, students will discuss and analyze how different societies define family; how individuals contribute to the well-being of their communities; and the differences in the roles that communities and families take on within diverse societies around the world. 

You should begin thinking about and working on your first current event.  

Happy Tuesday! Our learning objectives for today are to (1)engage in the oral exchange of information and ideas and (2) to demonstrate comprehension of content from authentic visual sources. 

Today we complete a discussion question as a warm-up activity. We will also go over the format of the AP exam and listen to sample responses. Click here for information about the Spanish Language and Culture AP exam. 

You will have time in the computer lab to work on current event research. 

Hump Day! Our learning objectives for today are to (1)engage in the oral exchange of information and ideas and (2) to demonstrate comprehension of content from authentic visual sources.

We will begin class by going over the expectations for mid-unit and end-of-unit exams. We will then complete a warm- up activity. Click here for the Uruguayan Travel Warning. After our discussion, students will complete a partner Q&A activity about the definition of family. This activity will be followed by a listening activity about the role of grandparents. Click here for the video. We will end class with a practice simulated conversation. 

For homework, you should read Tiempo de juego. Also, have your parents fill out the Parent Contact Form by clicking here. One last thing- don’t forget to buy Cajas de carton by next Thursday. 

Today is pre Friday! Our learning objectives for today are to (1)engage in the oral exchange of information and ideas and (2) to demonstrate comprehension of content from authentic visual sources.

Today we will go to the computer lab and research organizations in the U.S. similar to Tiempo de juego. We will return to the classroom and share our findings. You will get your first vocabulary list of the semester- Vocabulario 1.1. We will also complete a reading activity about student protests in Chile. 

For homework, you should read En esto creo. Also, have your parents fill out the Parent Contact Form by clicking here. Begin studying for next Wednesday’s vocabulary quiz. Click here for the quizlet. One last thing- don’t forget to buy Cajas de carton by next Thursday.

It’s Friday! Happy National Book Lovers Day :)Our learning objectives for today are to (1)engage in the oral exchange of information and ideas and (2) to demonstrate comprehension of content from authentic visual sources.

Today we will begin class with a discussion about education. We will then watch a video about education from a child’s perspective. Click here for the video. We will end class with a game of Taboo. 

For homework, you should complete the listening activities for Tocar y luchar. You will find this audio on the VHL platform.  Continue studying for next Wednesday’s vocabulary quiz. Click here for the quizlet. One last thing- don’t forget to buy Cajas de carton by next Thursday.