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Sept. 21, 2012

WEEK 5: (September 25-27th) animals (Upper Primary)

from:Avalos-Cano, Yazmin

to:All Students

- martes - Tuesday: Students have to turn in their homework, “2. Los animales.”


 Then, the class will begin to practice “partner-conversation 4a. ¡En la granja! (At the farm)”. Students have to practice with five different classmates (I will use the projector). 


After practicing partner-conversation, the class will play the game, “Los Conejos – rabbits.”



TAREA: Students have to find the specific animals in the word puzzle. I will hand out this assignment during class. This is due tomorrow.

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Miércoles-Wednesday—Students have to turn in their homework.  

Then, the class will practice “partner-conversation 4b. ¿Cuántos…? (How many…?). Students have to tell how many animals there are. Students have to practice with five different classmates (I will use the projector). 

Then by using my macaw stuffed animal, the class will start their Río’s Mini-Cuento – Short-Story.  The class will read this in class, BUT THE QUESTIONS ARE NOT HOMEWORK!

 

- TAREA:  Students have to start studying how to spell the animals and students have to do the assignment called, “¿Cuántos…? (How many…?) Students have to write the specific Spanish number on the line. This is due tomorrow.

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- jueves – Thursday --- The class will continue to work in their Río’s Mini-Cuento – Short-Story (I will help my students to answer their comprehension questions).


Then, the class will practice “partner-conversation 4c. En el zoológico (At the zoo). Students have to tell how many animals there are at the zoo. Students have to practice with five different classmates (I will use the projector). 

* If the class has time, we will play the game called, “Gestos.”


TAREA:  Students must complete the assignment called, “¡En el zoológico! (At the zoo!) Students have to fill in the blank with the right Spanish animal.  This is due on Tuesday.
 

Sept. 14, 2012

WEEK 4: (September 17, 19 & 21st) Colors and Vowels (Primary)

from:Avalos-Cano, Yazmin

to:All Students

- lunes Monday: Today my students will sing the colors song.

ROSA
MORADO
ANARANJADO
BLANCO Y
AZUL

NEGRO
ROJO
AMARILLO
VERDE
GRIS
CAFÉ
¡Olé!

 Then the class will review the Spanish vowels: A, E, I, O, U. With the vowels, my students will learn a Spanish song: A, E, I, O, U. El burro sabe más que tú (A, E, I, O, U. The donkey is wiser than you).

- The class will play games in order to learn the colors and the vowels. This game is called, Alrededor del mundo Around the world.


- HOMEWORK – TAREA: Students must study the colors.

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- miércoles - Wednesday --- The class will review the colors by going to quizlet. This is the link if you wish to practice at home:   <a href="http://quizlet.com/13693435/los-colores-flash-cards/">Los colores</a>

Today I will ask for volunteers to write a specific color on the board. This will help us practice our spelling competence.

Also, I will explain my class the importance of following the gender and number when writing or speaking in Spanish. In this case, I will explain this with colors. Look at the examples below.

Example – ejemplo:      

La casa rosa (the pink house)      -------     Las casas rosas (the pink houses)  
El oso negro (the black bear)   -------  Los osos  negros (the black bears)
La uva morada (the purple grape)     -------  Las uvas moradas (the purple grapes)       

- In order to review the colors and the numbers together, the class will play the following games: Around the world – Alrededor del mundo.

- TAREA: Students must complete the assignment called, “1. Los colores.”

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- viernes - Friday --- Today I will introduce the numbers 0-20. My class will play fun games to review the colors and learn the numbers. Some of the games are: Around the World & Write the Number on the board.

 

- HOMEWORK – TAREA: Students must complete the assignment called, “2. Los colores.” 

Aug. 30, 2012

First week of Spanish class

from:Avalos-Cano, Yazmin

to:All Students

This entire week is about setting up the Spanish binders (helping the Nest and Primary students), knowing the class expectations and rules, practicing the important phrases in Spanish - Frases Importantes, getting to know our new classmates and teacher.

** My weekly updates (for the following week) will be posted every Friday moning/evening. **

 

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Aug. 27, 2012

Welcome back! -¡Bienvenidos de regreso!

from:Avalos-Cano, Yazmin

to:All Students

Welcome back Spanish EAGLE students! I will see you in class. 

 

Sincerely,

 

Yazmín