Archive for January, 2013

3rd Grade Team Mapping Communities Two-Sided Accordin Book Project

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Students will compare their community to that of a Spanish speaking community. For example, a student could compare the Hyde Park community to that of a community in Bolivia. The Hyde Park community will be on one side of the accordion and the information about the Spanish speaking community will be on the other side of the accordion. Students will use the information that was given to them in the classroom in order to construct their accordion. Here is the information: First panel: Write the title Communties are Everywhere (Place pictures or drawings of Hyde Park), Second panel: First half on panel will have the title Landforms (i.e. prarie, lake, river), On bottom half of second panel-The title will read Human Features (bridges, buildings),  Third panel: Culture (clothing, music, celebrations), Fourth panel: Services and Goods (shops, markets). On the other side of the accordion, students will display the following of their Spanish speaking country community: First panel: Hay Comunidades por todas partes, Second panel: First half-Las caracteristicas de la Tierra, at the bottom half-Las caracteristicas humanas. Third panel: Cultura, Fourth panel: Los Servicios y los Productos.

This project is due on February 8, 2013.

1st grade (1-22-13)

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Students will discuss cuantos anos tienes, how old are you?. Students should make flashcards for the following expressions: tengo hambre-I am hungry, tengo calor-I am hot, tengo frio-I am cold, tengo sed-I am thirsty, tengo miedo-I am afraid, tengo sueno-I am sleepy, tengo dolor-I am in pain, tengo prisa-I am in a hurry, tengo suerte-I am lucky.

Kindergarten (1-22-13)

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Students will discuss school supplies. Here are the following words for the week: el libro-book, la regla-ruler, lapiz-pencil, papel-paper, cola-glue, tijeras-scissors,pluma-pen, cuaderno-notebook.

2nd grade (1-22-13)

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Students will discuss, “que podemos hacer durante el invierno”? What can we do in the winter time? Here are the following words for this week: esquiar-to ski, patinar-to skate, hacer gimnasia-to do gymnastics, pescar-to fish, el invierno-winter. Students should make flashcards for these words.

2nd grade

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Students will compare Bolivia’s government to that of the United States. We will also look at land formations and compare them to the land formations that can be found here in Chicago. Here are the words for next week’s test: lago-lake, rio-river, montana-mountain, valle-valley, isla-island.

2nd grade

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Students are discussing farm life in Bolivia. Here are the words to study: el gallo-rooster, gallina-hen, conejo-rabbit, gato-cat, perro-dog, raton-mouse, caballo-horse. Students will be assessed over these words this week.

3rd grade (Jan. 7, 2013)

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Students will be assessed over the following words: la familia-family, el padre-father, la madre-mother, la tia-aunt, el tio-uncle, el hermano-brother, la hermana-sister, el abuelo-grandfather, la abuela-grandmother, el primo-boy cousin, la prima-girl cousin.

1st grade (Jan. 7, 2013)

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Students will be assessed over the following words:la manzana-apple, la pera-pear, el maiz-corn, las zanahorias-carrots, la naranja-orange, el platano-banana.