# About This Week

This week we will continue with our new thematic unit, * La vivienda.* Click here for the vocabulary list. On Tuesday, students will present their favorite room of the house to their classmates. Students will also begin working on a project:

*and learn how to use formal commands in Spanish.*

**La vivienda: una comparación cultural**## Prerequisite Skills:

In order to master the formal commands, it is important to know the present tense like the back of your hand. Use the following document to review the present tense.

Spanish_Cheat_Sheet_Present_Tense

**Monday**

**What are the learning objectives?**

- Students will be able to recognize rooms in a house.
- Students will be able to identify common household objects.
- Students will be able to describe some household chores.

**What are we doing today?**

- Students will complete a warm-up activity: translations.
- Students will complete a reading about patios in Spanish architecture and answer T/F questions.
- Students will complete a whole-class speaking and listening activity (chain activity).
- Students will write a journal entry answering the questions on p.103, activity 4.

**What is the homework?**

- Complete VHL activities.
- Study vocabulary.
- Prepare for tomorrow’s presentation.

**Tuesday**

**What are the learning objectives?**

- Students will be able to recognize rooms in a house.
- Students will be able to identify common household objects.
- Students will be able to describe some household chores.

**What are we doing today?**

- Students will present their favorite room of the house to the class.

**What is the homework?**

- Study vocabulary.
- Work on project.

**Wednesday**

**What are the learning objectives?**

- Students will be able to recognize rooms in a house.
- Students will be able to identify common household objects.
- Students will be able to describe some household chores.
- Students will be able to understand and respond to formal commands.
- Students will be able to give affirmative and negative formal commands.

**What are we doing today?**

- Students will finish presenting their favorite room projects.
- Students will go over the requirements for their new project.
- Students will learn how to use formal commands. See ppt. below. Remember, use the Enter button to navigate the animations.

**What is the homework?**

- Complete VHL activities.
- Study vocabulary.

**Thursday**

**What are the learning objectives?**

- Students will be able to recognize rooms in a house.
- Students will be able to identify common household objects.
- Students will be able to describe some household chores.
- Students will be able to understand and respond to formal commands.
- Students will be able to give affirmative and negative formal commands.

**What are we doing today?**

- Students will complete a handout using formal commands.
- Students will begin the research for the house project.

**What is the homework?**

- Complete VHL activities.
- Study vocabulary.

**Friday**

**What are the learning objectives?**

- Students will be able to recognize rooms in a house.
- Students will be able to identify common household objects.
- Students will be able to describe some household chores.
- Students will be able to understand and respond to formal commands.
- Students will be able to give affirmative and negative formal commands.

**What are we doing today?**

- Students will complete book activities over formal commands.
- Students will work on their house project.

**What is the homework?**

- Complete VHL activities.
- Study vocabulary.