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Spanish V Honors: Week of August 8

Monday

What are the learning objectives?

  • The student compares and contrasts contemporary issues affecting Spanish- speaking countries and the United States.
  • The student comprehends level appropriate written language on topics related to contemporary events and issues utilizing cultural references where appropriate.

What are we doing today?

  • Students will continue reading En esto creo by Carlos Fuentes.
  • Students will complete comprehension questions and post-reading activities.
  • Students will work on tomorrow’s class discussion. Students will be asked to give their opinion on the main idea of Fuentes’ article and will be asked to support their ideas with examples from the community in which they live and a Spanish-speaking community with which they are familiar.

What is the homework?


 Tuesday

What are the learning objectives?

  • The student understands subtleties of meaning in a variety of level-appropriate works, including idiomatic expressions and figurative language.
  • The student exchanges personal reactions to written information related to the target cultures.

What are we doing today?

  • Students will have a class discussion about the main idea of Fuentes’ article. Each student should be prepared to speak as this will be an interpersonal speaking grade worth 10 points.
  • Students will go to the computer lab where they will be given the audio script for Tocar y luchar. Students will use the script to listen again to the audio and to revisit their notes.
  • Students will begin working on their oral presentation for Thursday in which they will be asked to design a mock foundation to confront societal or familial issue in a Spanish-speaking culture or community.

What is the homework?


 Wednesday

What are the learning objectives?

  • The student presents previously learned as well as newly acquired information on topics related to contemporary events and issues utilizing cultural references where appropriate.
  • The student researches and discusses how the viewpoints of people in countries where the target language is spoken are reflected in their practices and products, such as political systems, art, architecture, music, and literature.

What are we doing today?

  • Students from Group B will present their current events.
  • Students will be given time in the computer lab to work on tomorrow’s presentation, review notes, complete listening activities, or study vocabulary.

What is the homework?


 Thursday

What are the learning objectives?

  • The student produces brief oral presentations (minimal errors in present tense, some errors with past and future tenses), using visual and technological support as appropriate.

What are we doing today?

  • Students will present about the mock foundation they created to confront societal or familial issue in a Spanish-speaking culture or community.
  • Students will play Taboo in Spanish and earn points for participation.

What is the homework?

  • Relax. Tonight’s your first night without homework. 🙂

 Friday

What are the learning objectives?

  •   The student exchanges personal reactions to spoken and written information related to the target culture(s)

 What are we doing today?

  • Students will work in pairs to write an email reply.

What is the homework?