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


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.

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

Lesson Plans Week of Sept 12th thru Sept 16th 2016

Objective: Students will use the phrase vale más que to make value judgements about their daily lives.  They will be able to communicate about what is most important, and be able to describe the difference between the importance of material things versus ideals.

Can Do Statements:  

-I can use the phrase vale más que effectively and in context.

-I can discuss the importance of ideals versus material things.

-I can discuss comparisons from the song “Tengo Tu Love.

-I can create a product demonstrating my understanding of the song “Tengo Tu Love.”

Students will be finishing up products this week and linking them on their choice boards for evaluation.  Students will also view and respond to the products of their classmates.


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

Lesson Plans Week of Aug 26th thru Sept 2nd 2016

Objective:  Students can comprehend, analyze and discuss a song in the target language.  Students can make comparisons and use their creativity to create visual products around the theme of the song.

Monday-Friday:  Students will work at their own pace to complete 2 formative assessments. Students will have individual conferences with the teacher about the results.  If necessary, students will go back and correct errors and resubmit.  Students who are ready to move on will go to the Interpretive Reading and Interpretive Listening assessment.  When submitted, students will then go to the Choice Board to choose three products that fall into the Presentational Writing, Presentational Speaking and Interpersonal Communication modes.  Students will group and plan projects.  Each group will submit a proposal for approval.  All activities this week are self-paced; students will be on different activities at different levels.

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

Lesson Plans: Week of Aug 22nd thru Aug 26th 2016

Objective:  Students will be able to communicate about things that are valuable in their lives.  Students will be able to make comparisons in the target language.

**Spanish III & IV will have the same opening unit and same activities for this unit to review**

Monday:  1st day procedure reminders; bookmark the Spanish 3 blog and Spanish 3 Google Classroom class.  Sign up for Spanish 3 Remind class.  Begin our comparison unit with the song “Tengo tu Love.”

Tuesday: Syllabus homework; Discuss how to compare two objects; Listen the “Tengo tu Love” again; Look at the translation of the song; Group work:  Discuss the things in your life that have value; Report back to the class.

Wednesday:  Begin class by listening to “Tengo tu Love” Check for comprehension of the phrase “¿Qué vale más?”  Students look at lyrics, then work in groups to answer comprehension questions on the song.

Thursday:  Begin with “Tengo tu Love” Use themes and comparisons for a round of PQA for class discussion; Vote with your Feet activity using comparisons; Discuss comparisons project

Friday:   Turn in Syllabus homework; Square away all supplies; Work on projects and choose Free Voluntary Reading novel.

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