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29 Nov

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays’ classes will be assessed over the Body Parts 1 test due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.  This week, Mondays and Tuesdays’ classes will be introduced to the new vocabulary, Body Parts 2.  The news words are: el cuello-neck, los hombros-shoulders, los brazos-arms, las manos-hands, los dedos de la manos-fingers, las piernas-legs, las rodillas-knees, los pies-feet, los dedos de los pies-toes.  Students will make flashcards with illustrations. Students can visit for more practice.    

22 Nov

Students will continue to review the following body parts: el pelo-hair, la cabeza-head, las orejas-ears, las cejas-eyebrows, los ojos-eyes, la nariz-nose, la boca-mouth, los dientes-teeth, la lengua-tongue.  The teacher will also dictate 9 sentences to the students germane to the body parts, part 1.  For example, the teacher will say the same sentemce three times in Spanish.  The students begin to write the sentence after the teacher says it the third time.  Once the teacher has dictated all of the sentences to the student, the teacher will ask for volunteers to provide him with the correct... 

15 Nov

Students will ask their peers about the location of the 9 body parts(Part 1): la cabeza-head, los ojos-eyes, las orejas-ears, las cejas-eyebrows, la nariz-nose, el pelo-hair, la boca-mouth, los dientes-teeth.  Students will use donde esta for singular body parts and donde estan for plural body parts.  For example, head is singular, therefore, the student will say, Donde esta la cabeza?  The other student will say, La cabeza esta aqui (the head is here).  If the body part is plural, the student will say, donde estan los ojos? (Where are the eyes?)  The other student will say, los ojos estan... 

9 Nov

Students will create a face using the following vocabulary: la cabeza-head, los ojos-eyes, las cejas-eyebrows, las orejas-ears, la boca-mouth, el pelo-hair, los dientes-teeth, la lengua-tongue.  The teacher will ask the students what their favorite past time is.  For example, if the student likes to play soccer, he or she will draw their head in the shape of a soccer ball, eyes as mini soccer balls, eyebrows as soccer shoes, etc.  Once students have constructed their faces, they will label them in Spanish and English, color their piece of art and submit it.  

9 Nov

Students will be assessed over the following words this week: cerca de-near, a la derecha-to the right, a la izquierda-to the left, todo seguido-straight, arriba-up, norte-North, este-East, oeste-West, sur-South  

2 Nov

This week our students will be given directions in order to arrive to a particular destination in the classroom using the following vocabulary: straight ahead, north, south, east, west, up, down, to the left, to the right, near, far, behind, in front of and next to in Spanish. Students will be given an assessment of the words next week.