Class Supplies 2016-2017

1 Folder with Brads and Pockets(I would prefer the plastic kind versus the traditional kind–Found several at Target)

1 Drawing Pad(Best value on these is Office Depot)

7th Period: Bring 1 pkg Fine Line Markers

8th Period:  Bring 1 pkg Colored Pencils

Notebook Paper

Pencil

Please bring your Chromebook to class each day fully charged.  Also, please have a pair of earbuds with you each day in class.  You do not need to buy an extra pair for my class as long as you have a pair that you keep with you at school.

Week of Jan 9th thru Jan 13th 2017

Objective: Students will communicate in the target language about New Year’s traditions in Spain, México and the U.S.

Can Do Statements:

Monday: Sentence assignment with vocabulary útil for New Year’s unit.

Tuesday: Nochevieja reading #3; answer questions on the reading

Wednesday: Nochevieja Infographic online; answer questions from the infographic; Writing prompt on Nochevieja

Thursday: Submit writing sample for peer editing and correct

Friday: Type blog post on final draft of writing prompt; add photos and publish for comment; students will read 3 classmates’ posts and comment.

Materials: Nochevieja reading; chrome books; infographic site; paper/pencil; blogs

Evaluation:

Formative Assessment: draft of writing sample

Summative Assessment: blog post

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Week of January 2nd thru January 6th 2017

Objective: Students will be able to discuss what they did for New Year’s celebrations using prior knowledge of past tense.  Students will be able to describe what a typical family from Spain or Mexico does for New Year’s Eve.  Students will be able to compare and contrast the two celebrations, and set resolutions for the new year.

Can Do Statements:(1)I can describe my New Year’s Eve celebration in the target language. (2) I can describe a typical New Year’s celebration for a Mexican or Spanish family.  (3) I can compare and contrast my celebration to a typical celebration from the target culture. (5) I can use past tense effectively to communicate in the target language. (6) I can narrate a story in the past tense.

Monday: Briefly talk about customary american traditions for New Year’s Eve.  Make a list of traditions students incorporated into their own celebrations in the target language.

Tuesday: Introduce Nochevieja and Las doce uvas de la suerte; Watch “Las doce uvas” video and discuss; PQA on the two celebrations

Wednesday: Nochevieja reading by Martina Bex; Make a list in the target language of preparation for the american and spanish celebrations of New Year;  Discuss resolutions or propósitos

Thursday: Create infographic for the two celebrations and discuss the infographic on Spanish New Year’s celebration.

Friday: Complete infographic and blog post comparing and contrasting the two celebrations.

Materials: Paper/Pencil/Chromebooks/Google Classroom/Infographic creator/blogs

Formative Assessment:class discussion and Google Forms posted in Google Classroom

Summative Assessment: Infographic/blog post/speaking assessment on Tuesday 10th

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Lesson Plans Week of Nov 28th thru Dec 2nd

Objective:  Students will be able to tell a story in the past tense with accuracy and proficiency.

Can Do Statements: (1) I can read and understand a story in the target language in past tense. (2) I can retell events of a story in past tense.  (3) I can use past tense with proficiency. (knowing and using the difference between preterite/imperfect tense)

Monday: Notes on the differences between preterite and imperfect tenses

Tuesday: Group work to complete a story in the past tense

Wednesday: Continue group work

Thursday: Complete groups stories on Google Slides and submit; Google classroom to complete formative assessment of differences between preterite and imperfect tense

Friday: Go over group work to clarify differences between preterite and imperfect tense.

Materials: Paper/Pencil/Chromebooks/Google Classroom/Google Slides/Google Forms

Evaluation: Group discussion; student/teacher progress checks; Google Form formative assessment

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Lesson Plans Week of Nov 14th thru Nov 18th 2016

Objective: Students will be able to use present and past perfect in context.

Can Do Statements: (1) I can write about something I have done in the past (2) I can write a basic story that includes things that I had already done in the past

Monday: Introduce past perfect with notes and practice sentences/give students time to study past participles that are irregular

Tuesday: Bring past perfect and present perfect together; ask students to identify the difference; practice sentences/Quizlet for participle practice

Wednesday: Write a paragraph including present perfect and submit for editing; practice sentences/Quizlet for participle practice

Thursday: Write a paragraph in past perfect and submit for editing; practice sentences/Quizlet for participle practice

Friday: Test on present perfect and past perfect

Materials: Notes/paper/pencil

Evaluation: Test on Friday

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Lesson Plans Week of Nov 7th thru Nov 11th 2016

Objective: Students will be able to compare and contrast American and Mexican culture with regard to Halloween and Day of the Dead celebrations.  Students will be able to communicate in the target language.

Can Do Statements: (1) I can compare and contrast Halloween and Day of the Dead celebrations in the target language. (2)

Monday: Test over Day of the Dead

Tuesday: Go over test; introduce present perfect tense; notes

Wednesday: Use tweets from The President of Mexico and CNN en Español that use present perfect tense to discuss perspectives on the election; present perfect practice sheet

Thursday: Check work from Wednesday; Translate paragraph using present perfect tense

Friday: Check paragraph from yesterday

Materials: Chromebooks/phones/Twitter/Quizlet/Notes/Paper/Pencil

Evaluation: Day of the Dead test; Formative: class discussion/translated paragraph

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Lesson Plans Week of Oct 31st thru Nov 4th 2016

Objective: Students will be able to discuss elements of the celebration of The Day of the Dead in Mexico.  Students will be able to discuss the indigenous and religious connections to the holiday.

Can Do Statements: (1) I can use vocab in context when referring to the Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico.  (2) I can identify the religious and indigenous elements of items placed on the ofrenda.  (3) I can talk about the customs of the holiday. (4) I can compare these ideas to my own culture.

Monday: Infographic assignment for Day of the Dead; Quizlet flashcards

Tuesday: Reading for Day of the Dead; Listen to Spanish 4 presentation on Ofrendas

Wednesday:  Video on Day of the Dead; Class discussion of elements

Thursday: Comparison of Aztec and Catholic traditions for Day of the Dead

Friday: Test on Day of the Dead

Materials: Chromebooks; Paper/Pencil; Quizlet; YouTube;

Evaluation: Class discussion; Test

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Lesson Plans Week of October 3rd and October 7th 2016

Objective:  Students will be able to use the target language to communicate about why it would be important to be able to use Spanish in their future careers/

Can Do Statements:

-I can use the target language to express opinions

-I can use the target language to agree or disagree with a statement or opinion

-I can express the importance of using Spanish in my future career

Monday: Begin group project

Tuesday: Group project

Wednesday: Discuss, edit and turn in group project

Thursday: Draft Reflection

Friday: Blog post and video reflection using the Recap App

Materials: Chromebooks/Blogs/Recap App/Various media apps or sites to complete group project

Evaluation: Blog post/reflection/finished group project

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Lesson Plans Week of Sept 26th thru Sept 30th 2016

Objective:  Students will be able to communicate in Spanish on various cultural topics related to Hispanic Heritage Month.

Monday:  Review sheet with numbers and phrases we found that students are weak on via our reading from Friday; discuss answers and correct

Tuesday: Quick formative assessment via Pear Deck ; Complete lessons 19 and 20 on the Study Spanish site and share results in feedback folders

Wednesday: Begin Hispanic Heritage lesson 2; Watch video with facts and statistics about the growth of the Spanish language over the past 1oo years plus facts and stats about the growth of Spanish speaking consumers; Post and answer to the question, “How could you use Spanish in your future career on Padlet

Thursday: Begin reading over why it would be important to learn Spanish on Mary Glasgow site; discuss in class

Friday: Finish the reading from Thursday; Complete Visita a México packet

Materials: Pen/Pencil/Chromebooks/sites listed above/Google Classroom

Evaluation: Formative assessment; lessons on Study Spanish; class discussion/Visita a México packet

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Lesson Plans Week of Sept 19th thru Sept 23rd 2016

Objective:  Students will be able to discuss cultural topics as part of activities for Hispanic Heritage Month.

Monday: Students will continue discussion from Friday on Mexican Independence Day

Tuesday: Song “México Querido y Lindo by Javier Solis; complete page 3 of Mexican Independence Day Packet

Wednesday: Complete Independence Day Packet and turn in

Thursday: Begin reading “Empanadas de Chile, Argentina y Bolivia” article from BBC Mundo; Discuss differences between Tex-Mex and authentic Hispanic dishes

Friday:  Complete questions and the reading to turn in

Materials: Chromebooks, Google Classroom; BBC Mundo website

Evaluation:  Class discussion; Questions Assignment

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05