Happy New Year / Feliz 2019…!
Update: Starting week of January 7,2019…
Students will be learning vocabulary related to food, family, gatherings.
Link to flashcards: https://quizlet.com/356072288/la-comida-food-flash-cards/
Students are currently learning how to order in a restaurant (in Spanish), featuring basic vocabulary, such as: table items/talk (i.e. Pass me the salt, please. / Pasame la sal, por favor.) – The Foreign Languages for Kids (FLFK) method is being used for this purpose, as well as others.
Note: Most of the work is completed in class.
CURRENT OBJECTIVES (10/9-10/19): Students will be able to introduce a friend or family member and provide some basic information. Students being introduced will be able to respond with an appropriate greeting.
HOMEWORK for week of October 15th:
Bring in a photograph of a family member (alternative = draw a picture) and write a caption under it indicating who the person is.
Example: Ella es mi hermana, Maria.
SPEAKING QUIZ (week of October 15th):
Take turns introducing your classmates to one another.
Take turns greeting each other.
Extra credit – Ask a question with ‘Te gusta?’
Example from Online Spanish Video (Foreign languages for Kids – FLFK) / Expanded:
Student 1 – Ella es amiga, Gracie.
Student 2 – Hola, Gracie. Como estas?
Student 3 – Estoy bien. Y tu?
Closing: Mucho gusto. Adios.
One question with gustar (to like) ‘Te gusta (el basquetbol/futbol)?
Answer: Si, me gusta. / No. No me gusta.
For Week of September 10th
5th grade will have a vocabulary quiz the week of September 10th and should study the following words (from textbook and handout).
LA PARED = WALL
EL ESCRITORIO = TEACHER’S DESK
EL PUPITRE = STUDENT’S DESK
LA MESA = TABLE
LA SILLA = CHAIR
EL LIBRO = BOOK
EL CUADRO = PICTURE
EL CARTEL = POSTER
EL RELOJ = CLOCK
EL ESTUDIANTE = STUDENT
LA PROFESORA = TEACHER/PROFESSOR
LA PIZARRA = BOARD (CHALK OR WHITE BOARD)
LA TIZA = CHALK
EL MARCADOR = MARKER
EL BORRADOR = ERASER
EL GLOBO = GLOBE
EL MAPA = MAP
5th grade homework: (WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 3RD)
- Write 10 words in Spanish of classroom objects (with their English equivalents).
- Categorize words according to gender.
- Example: El libro (book) / La bandera (flag)
Although 4th grade is not being tested next week, students can get a head start by reviewing vocabulary (listed above).