Extra Credit/Earn More Euros


Cultural Project Information



Due Dates
  • Proposal #1: Wednesday, 29 March (accepted late only until Wednesday, 12 April)
  • Project #1: Friday, 14 April
  • Proposal #2: Friday, 28 April (accepted late only until Wednesday, 10 May)
  • Project #2: Friday, 12 May


Thursday, 18 May

INFORMATION ABOUT THE END OF THE TERM
  • I am finalizing your grade on Thursday, May 25th
  • How to improve your grade:
    • Turn in any missing assignments (look on Aspire and this website for what you're missing and how to make it up)
    • Make sure your warmup packet is complete and turned in. You can still make up the warmups.
    • Do extra credit. See the link at the top of the page.


Wednesday, 17 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Worked on missing work
  • Corrected and turned in warmup packet

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Turn in your warmup packet

HOMEWORK
  • Any missing work


Tuesday, 16 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Learned about a language of your choice

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • No warmup today
  • Choose a language we DIDN'T study in class. Find out and write down the following:
    • A place where it's spoken
    • 5 words in the language and what they mean
    • 5 facts about a culture that uses the languages
  • Turn this in when you get back

HOMEWORK
  • Warmup packet is due Wednesday. You're responsible for all of them, even if you were absent. See the slideshow at the top of this page.
  • Bring Euros on Wednesday
  • Missing work is due by Thursday, 25 May


Monday, 15 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Watch some clips about learning language and about traveling in Spain

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup

HOMEWORK
  • Warmup packet is due Wednesday. You're responsible for all of them, even if you were absent. See the slideshow at the top of this page.
  • Bring Euros on Wednesday
  • Missing work is due by Thursday, 25 May

Friday, 12 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Turned in the projects
  • Talked more about languages in general

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Turn in your project when you get back to class
  • You don't need to make anything else up

HOMEWORK
  • Any missing assignments

Thursday, 11 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Looked at information about what languages are most difficult to learn
  • Learned more about languages in general

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Use a blue textbook from class to complete the following:
  1. Read pg. 2-6
  2. Do activities A-I on pages 6 and 7. Note: Many of these activities are with a partner. Do ALL exercises, but only write down what the book tells you to.
  3. Read pg. 8-12
  4. Do activities A and B on pg. 13
  5. Answer the following:
      1. What is the Indo-European language family?
      2. What branch of the Indo-European language family does English belong to?
      3. Name two other language families and two languages in each of them.

HOMEWORK
  • Your project is due tomorrow!

Wednesday, 10 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Talked about reasons to study another language

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup

HOMEWORK
  • Your project is due on Friday

Tuesday, 9 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Talked more about Korean culture

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup

HOMEWORK
  • Your cultural project is due on Friday

Monday, 8 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed Korean vocabulary
  • Took the quiz

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Turn in the homework that was due today
  • You need to make up the quiz. Come in during mentoring or after school.

HOMEWORK
  • Your project is due on Friday

Thursday, 4 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
We practiced Korean vocabulary today.

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do the warmup
  • Please study the vocabulary words on your own

HOMEWORK



Wednesday, 3 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced the Korean alphabet
  • Started working on Korean vocabulary words

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Use the alphabet handout from yesterday to figure out the pronunciation of the vocabulary words in this document (the pronunciation is also written below--you can match them with the correct vocabulary words):

HOMEWORK
  • Your final cultural project is due Friday, 12 May


Tuesday, 2 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We looked at the Korean alphabet

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK
  • Your final cultural project is due Friday, 12 May

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS



Monday, 1 May

If you missed class, you don't need to make anything up.


Friday, 28 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took the Arabic vocabulary quiz
  • Started talking about Korea

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Turn in the homework that was due today: The Arabic worksheet and the second cultural project proposal
  • You need to make up the quiz. Come in during mentoring or after school.

HOMEWORK
  • None

Thursday, 27 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced Arabic phrases

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK

Wednesday, 26 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took the ASL quiz
  • Finished watching the documentary on architecture in Dubai
  • Started learning Arabic words

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • You need to make up the quiz as soon as possible

HOMEWORK
  • Second cultural project proposal due Friday

Tuesday, 25 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Talked about Arabic, including reading an article about learning the language, trying writing it, and (time permitting) coloring a scene from an Arabic-speaking country

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Read this article
  • Complete the following worksheet. Find it at this link, or pick up a copy in class. Turn it in when you get back to class.

HOMEWORK
  • Quiz on ASL tomorrow.
  • For the quiz, you'll have five words chosen at random. You'll do the signs for those words. Words will be chosen from colors, school vocab, or the alphabet.


Monday, 24 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed ASL vocabulary
  • Started talking about Arabic and the Middle East

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Review ASL
    • Alphabet (see April 18th)
    • Colors (see slideshow on April 19th)
    • School vocab (see April 21st)

HOMEWORK
  • I told everyone we're having the quiz on ASL tomorrow. I will actually be gone tomorrow. We will have the quiz on Wednesday.
  • For the quiz, you'll have five words chosen at random. You'll do the signs for those words. Words will be chosen from colors, school vocab, or the alphabet.

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Friday, 21 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed the ASL vocabulary we've learned so far
  • Learned some school words in ASL

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Look at the video posted under "Materials Used in Class." Practice the vocabulary. The words in the video will be included in your ASL quiz (see below)

HOMEWORK
  • ASL quiz on Tuesday. We'll review on Monday. The quiz will include:
    • The alphabet
    • Colors
    • School vocabulary

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Thursday, 20 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Looked at some articles about Deaf culture

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
HOMEWORK
  • Your next cultural project proposal is due Friday, 28 April. The project should be on ASL, Arabic, or Korean.

Wednesday, 19 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We practiced the ASL alphabet
  • We started learning colors in ASL
  • We talked about Deaf culture and ASL

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Look at the slideshow under "Materials Used in Class." Look at the video on slide #17 and study the color vocabulary.
  • Look at the video on slide #30

HOMEWORK
  • Your next cultural project proposal is due Friday, 28 April. The project should be on ASL, Arabic, or Korean

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS



Tuesday, 18 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took the French food vocabulary quiz
  • Talked about ASL
  • Worked on learning the alphabet in ASL

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • You need to make up the quiz. Come in during mentoring or after school.
  • Watch the video under "Materials Used in Class" and practice the alphabet in ASL

HOMEWORK
  • Your next cultural project proposal is due Friday, 28 April. The project should be on ASL, Arabic, or Korean

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Monday, 17 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took a class survey
  • Reviewed French food vocabulary
  • Learned about French-speaking countries

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

Where is French spoken?
Look on pages xxiv-xxxi in the red French textbook:
  1. Name five French-speaking countries in Africa and one fact about each country.
  2. Name two French-speaking countries in North or South America and one fact about each country.
  3. Name three French-speaking countries in Europe and one fact about each country.
  4. Name one French-speaking country in Oceania and one fact about it.

  • Turn all three things in when you get back to class.

HOMEWORK
  • Your next cultural project proposal is due Friday, 28 April. The project should be on ASL, Arabic, or Korean

Friday, 14 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed French food vocabulary

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Study the vocabulary in the slideshow posted on April 13th

HOMEWORK
  • None

Thursday, 13 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took the alphabet quiz
  • Looked at reasons why to study French
  • Started learning some new French vocabulary: Food

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • You need to make up the quiz. Come in during mentoring or after school.
  • Pick up a vocabulary sheet in class or print it off here:
  • Study the food vocabulary in the slideshow posted under "Materials Used in Class." You also need to fill in the French words on your vocabulary handout.
  • Look at slides 29-38 in the same slideshow. Answer the questions in French and turn this in when you get back to class.

HOMEWORK
  • Your cultural project is due tomorrow

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Wednesday, 12 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced the French alphabet
  • Learned about the Champs-Élysées

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do the warmup
  • Study the alphabet in French (see "Materials Used in Class" on Tuesday, 11 April)

HOMEWORK
  • Study for the quiz

Tuesday, 11 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Worked on learning the alphabet in French
  • Watched some French music videos

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Study the video posted under "materials used in class." You need to be able to remember what the letters are in French.

HOMEWORK
  • Your cultural project is due Friday, 14 April

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Monday, 10 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Started French
  • Talked about famous places in Paris

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Look up eight of the following. For each one, write down the name of the place and five facts about it. Turn this in when you get back to class.
    • Monmartre
    • Notre-Dame de Paris
    • Musée d'Orsay
    • Centre Pompidou
    • Père Lachaise
    • Les Invalides
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Pantheon
    • Le Louvre
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Jardin du Luxembourg
    • Les Invalides

HOMEWORK
  • Your cultural project is due Friday, 14 April

Thursday, 30 March

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took the quiz on Spanish colors
  • Reviewed people vocabulary in Spanish
  • Looked at paintings by Frida Kahlo

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Come in during mentoring or after school to make up the quiz

HOMEWORK
  • Your cultural project is due Friday, 14 April

Wednesday, 29 March

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed colors in Spanish
  • Learned some people vocabulary in Spanish
  • Looked at art by Frida Kahlo

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Review colors
  • Look up and study the following vocabulary words:
    • una mujer
    • un hombre
    • una chica
    • un chico
    • una madre
    • un padre
    • una hermana
    • un hermano
    • un tío
    • una tía
    • un primo
    • una prima

HOMEWORK
  • Quiz on colors tomorrow!

Tuesday, 28 March

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced colors in Spanish
  • Learned "me gusta"

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Review the colors in Spanish (see the video posted under "Materials Used in Class")

HOMEWORK
  • Get a (colored) picture--rip one out from a magazine or catalog or print one you find online. Label the colors in Spanish.

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS



Monday, 27 March

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took the test on numbers in Spanish
  • Practiced colors in Spanish

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • There was no warmup today
  • Come in to make up the quiz during mentoring or after school
  • Pick up a color wheel notes handout
  • Pick up the in-class color by numbers assignment and turn it in when you finish

HOMEWORK
  • None

Friday, 24 March

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced numbers 0-20 in Spanish
  • Looked at Spanish-speaking countries and their money

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Study numbers 0-20 in Spanish (google it!)

HOMEWORK
  • Quiz on numbers 0-20 in Spanish on Monday

Thursday, 23 March

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced numbers 0-20 in Spanish

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Study numbers 0-20 in Spanish (google it!)

HOMEWORK
  • Quiz on numbers 0-20 in Spanish on Monday

Wednesday, 22 March

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Got warmup packets
  • Worked on numbers 0-20 in Spanish

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Study numbers 0-20 in Spanish (google it!)
  • Be sure you get a warmup packet when you get back to class
  • Do the homework

HOMEWORK

Tuesday, 21 March

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed from yesterday
  • Learned about food in Latin America

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK
  • You didn't turn in your disclosure signatures today, so we'll collect them tomorrow.

Monday, 20 March

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We talked about the disclosure, Euros, and your cultural project
  • We learned some greetings in Spanish
  • We learned numbers 0-12 in Spanish

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Get a disclosure and Euros when you come back to class
  • Study numbers 0-12 in Spanish (google it!)

HOMEWORK