Miércoles 18 de octubre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We did a final project for the chapter drawing and writing about yourself
  • We did some review for the test on Monday

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK

Martes 17 de octubre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed adjectives
  • Practiced describing people

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Review and practice the words on slide #6 of the presentation posted on 11 octubre

HOMEWORK
  • None

Lunes 16 de octubre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Turned in warm up packets and Euros
  • Reviewed how to describe people
  • Finished the movie

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Turn in your warm up packet when you get back to class
  • Turn in any Euros you want added as extra credit when you get back to class

HOMEWORK
  • None

Viernes 13 de octubre


Jueves 12 de octubre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Learned some adjectives
  • Watched more of the movie

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • See welcome page for upcoming deadlines
  • Look at slide #6 of the slideshow posted on 11 octubre. Look up what the words mean and study them.

HOMEWORK
  • See welcome page for upcoming deadlines

Miércoles 11 de octubre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed school vocabulary
  • Watched more of the movie

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • When you get back to class, turn in the homework that was due today.
  • Review the school vocabulary. See list on 10 de octubre.
  • Look at the slideshow posted under "Materials Used in Class." Do the two exercises and turn this in when you get back to class. (Tor the first picture, list how many of each item there are in the picture. For the second, say if the items listed are in the picture--yes or no.)

HOMEWORK
  • You will be turning in warm up packets and Euros next week. You may need to get these ready.

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Martes 10 de octubre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed school subject vocabulary
  • Started learning other school vocabulary

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK
  • Find out about the schools in a Spanish-speaking country:
sp.1.ch1b.schoolsystem.hw.doc
sp.1.ch1b.schoolsystem.hw.doc
sp.1.ch1b.schoolsystem.hw.doc

Lunes 9 de octubre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed school subject vocabulary
  • Reviewed the verb ser

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK
  • None

Viernes 6 de octubre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We started watching a movie

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do the warm up

HOMEWORK
  • None

Jueves 5 de octubre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took the chapter 1A test

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • You need to make up the test. Come in after school or during Mentoring.

HOMEWORK
  • None

Miércoles 4 de octubre

We put off the test until tomorrow. If you missed class, do today's warmup and study for the test (see yesterday's post).

Martes 3 de octubre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed for the test

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Complete the following:

Today's Textbook Assignment
Check out a textbook to take home or come in during Mentoring or after school
  • o Read pg. 39 “Pronunciación,” try saying the words out loud
  • o Read pg. 39 “El español en la comunidad.” Make a list of things you’ve seen that are available in Spanish (signs, billboards, magazines, etc.)
  • o Pg. 43: Grab a piece of white paper. Complete step 1. Draw an illustration of what you do and don’t like.
  • o Read pg. 44-45. Write 5 things you learned from these pages.

HOMEWORK
Text next time--study! Here's what will be on it:
  • § Verbs: Meaning, verbs with an * be able to conjugate
    • Bailar*, escuchar* música, practicar• deportes, correr*, nadar*, esquiar*, escribir cuentos, montar* en monopatín/en bicicleta, dibujar*, cantar*, ver* la tele, usar* la computadora, patinar*, jugar videojuegos, tocar* la guitarra, hablar* por teléfono, pasar* tiempo con mis amigos, trabajar*, ir a la escuela, leer* revistas
  • § Be able to talk about what you like using (no) me gusta
  • § People vocab: un niño, una niña, un chico, una chica, un hombre, una mujer, un hermano, una hermana, un amigo, una amiga, un alumno, una alumna
  • § Colors
  • § Be able to describe paintings
  • § Be able to identify the artist of paintings
  • § Know basic facts about the artists we talked about in class

Lunes 2 de octubre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced -er verbs
  • Watched Muzzy

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Review -er verbs

HOMEWORK
  • None

Viernes 29 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed verbs and conjugation
  • Learned negation

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • We learned how to say "not" with a verb:
    • Yo leo = I read
    • Yo no leo = I don't read
  • Complete this exercise. Use at least half of the verbs in the box. Write in complete sentences in the "sí" box (if you do that activity) or the "no" box (if you don't). Example: ("Sí" box) Yo bailo. ("No" box): Yo no toco la guitarra.

HOMEWORK
  • None

Jueves 28 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took a quiz on -ar verbs
  • Learned how to conjugate -er verbs

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • No warm up today
  • You need to make up the -ar verb quiz. Come in after school or during Mentoring.
  • Watch the video posted under "Materials Used in Class"
  • Complete the following worksheet and turn it in:

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Miércoles 27 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed -ar verbs and vocabulary
  • Started learning about -er verbs

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Review regular -ar verbs
  • Watch the video under "materials used in class"
  • Do the homework

HOMEWORK
  • Quiz on -ar verbs tomorrow. Study!

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Martes 26 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed -ar verbs
  • Reviewed vocabulary (verbs and people vocab)
  • Learned about Frida Kahlo

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Review -ar verbs
  • Look over the info about Frida Kahlo in the slideshow posted on 14 septiembre. Fill in that section of your artist notes.
  • Review the following people vocabulary: niño, niña, chico, chica, hombre, mujer, hermano, hermana, amigo, amiga, alumno, alumna

HOMEWORK
  • None

Lunes 25 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced conjugating -ar verbs

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do the warm up
  • Review conjugating -ar verbs

HOMEWORK
  • None

Viernes 22 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed vocabulary
  • Practiced conjugating -ar verbs

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • No warm up today
  • Review the following vocabulary:
    • niño, niña, chico, chica, hombre, mujer, alumno, alumna, amigo, amiga, hermano, hermana
    • azul, verde, amarillo, anaranjado, blanco, marrón, morado, rosado, negro, gris, rojo
  • Complete the following and turn it in when you get back to class:

HOMEWORK
  • None

Jueves 21 de septimbre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed regular -ar verbs
  • Practiced "me gusta" and "me gustan"

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Review the term "me gusta" at this link
  • Read pages 40-41 in the textbook. Answer which students like to do the following (write their names)
    1. 1. Practicar deportes
      1. a.
      2. b.
    2. 2. La música
      1. a.
      2. b.
      3. c.
    3. 3. Fiestas
      1. a.
      2. b.
  • Listen to the music video posted under "Materials Used in Class" and look over the lyrics at this link.
    • Write down four things the singer likes (in English)
    • Write your own verse to the song by filling in the blanks:
      • Me gusta _, me gustas tú
      • Me gusta _, me gustas tú
      • Me gusta _, me gustas tú
      • Me gusta _, me gustas tú

HOMEWORK
  • If you didn't finish it in class, finish writing your own verse to the song "Me gustas tú" and bring it to turn in tomorrow

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Miércoles 20 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We practiced conjugating regular -ar verbs

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Watch the video under "Materials Used in Class" on Martes 19 de septiembre to review conjugation
  • Look up information on conjugating -ar verbs in Spanish on your own until you understand the concept
  • Do the homework

HOMEWORK

Martes 19 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We practiced conjugating regular -ar verbs

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Watch the video under "Materials Used in Class"
  • Look up information on conjugating -ar verbs in Spanish on your own until you understand the concept

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Lunes 18 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed "me gusta"
  • Talked about the concept of conjugation
  • Went over the pronouns used in Spanish
  • Started talking about Diego Rivera

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Look at this handout. Figure out what each word means and write the meaning down:
  • Pick up your test when you get back to class in order to complete test corrections (see below)

HOMEWORK
  • Test corrections are due Wednesday. Tests were passed back today. Unless you got an A, go back through the test and correct questions you got wrong. Use your notes and ask for help if you don't know how to correct something.

Viernes 15 de septiembre

Nothing to make up if you missed class today.

Jueves 14 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced "me gusta" and "no me gusta"
  • Reviewed colors and verbs
  • Learned about Picasso

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Miércoles 13 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed colors
  • Reviewed the verbs we've been practicing
  • Practiced "me gusta" and "no me gusta"

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Use the slideshow posted on 12 de septiembre under "materials used in class" to review the verbs we've been learning and to try to figure out the phrases "me gusta" and "no me gusta"

HOMEWORK
  • None

Martes 12 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed the verbs we've been learning

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Use the slideshow posted under "materials used in class" to review the verbs we've been learning

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Lunes 11 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Started a new unit

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Complete the following. You can come in after school or during Mentoring to use a textbook, or you can check one out.
    • Pg. 31
      • Write down how to say in Spanish each action in the pictures in actividad 8
      • Read the yellow box. Answer the questions on your paper.
    • Pg. 32
      • Read the yellow box
      • Actividad 9: You're sowrting the Spanish words for each of the actions pictured by their last two letters (-ar, -er, or -ir)
  • Look up the colors on this handout and color that part of the color wheel correctly. Keep this for your notes:
  • In the textbook again, turn to pg. 34, read the yellow box, then write down in Spanish the colors you see in the picture.

HOMEWORK
  • None

Viernes 8 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced verbs
  • Watched Muzzy

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Review the verbs on yesterday's vocab sheet
  • Watch the video below

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Jueves 7 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Started learning some verbs

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK
  • None

Miércoles 6 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed for the quiz
  • Took the quiz

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Turn in the homework that was due today when you get back to class
  • Take the quiz. Come in during Mentoring or after school.

HOMEWORK
  • None

Martes 5 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced dates

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Complete the following (you can borrow a textbook):
    • Read pg. 14
    • Read the top of pg. 15
    • Read pg. 16 and answer the questions in Spanish
    • Read pg. 17
    • Complete activity 12 in English
  • Pick up a homework sheet in class

HOMEWORK
  • Dates crossword puzzle (available in class)
  • Study for the quiz:
    • Numbers 0-100
    • Letters
    • Telling time
    • Dates

Viernes 1 de septiembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed dates

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Use your handout (posted on Thursday, August 31st) to review days of the week and months of the year
  • Turn in the "Concept of Time" worksheet when you get back to class

HOMEWORK
  • You have a test next Wednesday:
    • Alphabet
    • Numbers 0-100
    • Telling time
    • Dates

Thursday, August 31st

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced telling time in Spanish
  • Started learning vocabulary for saying the date
  • Learned about the Aztec calendar

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK
  • The "Concept of Time" worksheet is due on Friday

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Wednesday, August 30th

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced telling time in Spanish
  • Started learning days of the week and months of the year

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Turn in your time worksheet homework when you get back to class
  • Review how to tell time in Spanish. See Tuesday, August 29th for suggestions.
  • See the slideshow under "Materials Used in Class" to start learning the days of the week and the months of the year.
  • Pick up the homework in class

HOMEWORK
  • "Concept of Time" worksheet
    • Due Friday
    • You must cite (write down) your sources at the bottom of the page:
      • Include the website or book, the title of the article, when it was published, and the author (as much info as is present)
      • "Google" is not a source. This is a search tool to find sources.
    • Not uploaded here due to copyright. You can pick one up in class.

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Tuesday, August 29th

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Learned how to tell time in Spanish

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Watch the video clip about the Aztecs posted under "Materials Used in Class"
  • Find out how to tell time in Spanish
  • Do today's homework (see below)

HOMEWORK

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Monday, August 28th

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Turned in the reading questions from last time if not already turned in
  • Learned more about the Aztecs
  • Reviewed numbers in Spanish

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Watch the video clip posted under "Materials Used in Class"
  • Review the numbers in Spanish. Suggestion: Look at your numbers handout.

HOMEWORK
  • None

Friday, August 25th

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced the alphabet in Spanish

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • No warm up today
  • Practice the alphabet in Spanish. See the video posted on Thursday, August 24th under "Materials Used in Class."
  • Get a copy of the alphabet handout in class or downloaded from "Materials Used in Class" below
  • Read the following article:
  • Complete the following questions and turn them in to the basket when you get back to class:

HOMEWORK
  • If you did not finish it in class, you need to finish reading the article on the Aztecs and answering the questions to go with it. These items are available above under "If You Missed Class" or in class.

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS

Thursday, August 24th

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Learned the alphabet in Spanish

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Practice the alphabet in Spanish. See the video under "Materials Used in Class"

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Wednesday, August 23rd

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced numbers 0-100

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Complete the questions under "Materials Used in Class" and turn it in to the basket when you get back to class

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS

Part 1: Addition
You may write the numeral rather than spelling the number out
  1. diecinueve + quince =
  2. tres + once =
  3. dos + cuatro =
  4. cero + trece =
  5. diez + diecinueve =
  6. catorce + dos =

Part 2: Greater than or less than?
Write the comparison symbol < or >. The opening should be towards the larger number.
  1. tres uno
  2. seis catorce
  3. diecisiete doce
  4. cero siete
  5. cuatro nueve
  6. cinco diecisiete
  7. veinte dieciséis
  8. ocho quince
  9. cinco cincuenta
  10. nueve noventa
  11. sesenta seis
  12. quince cinco
  13. catorce cuatro
  14. once uno
  15. doce dos
  16. trece tres
  17. setenta siete
  18. tres treinta
  19. ocho ochenta
  20. cuarenta cuatro

Tuesday, August 22nd

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We continued practicing numbers

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up (see slideshow at the top of the page)
  • Review numbers in Spanish. See the slideshow posted on Monday, August 21st.

HOMEWORK
  • None

Monday, August 21st

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We reviewed greetings
  • We learned numbers 0-20

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up (see slideshow at the top of the page)
  • Use the slideshow posted below to learn numbers 0-20 in Spanish

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Friday, August 18th

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Did the first warm up (and got the warm up packet)
  • Practiced greetings
  • Talked about learning a language

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Get a warm up packet in class
  • Do today's warm up in the first space in the packet
  • Turn in your disclosure signature when you get back to class (see Thursday, August 17th for document)

HOMEWORK
  • None

Thursday, August 17th

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Went over the disclosure

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Read through the disclosure (posted below or available in class)
  • Pick up a Euro packet (posted below or available in class)
  • Pick up your 8 Euros for the quarter (in class)

HOMEWORK
  • Sign your disclosure statement and get a parent or guardian to look through it and sign it

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS