Highlights of 5th Grade
We completed a short unit on Países hispanohablantes/Spanish-speaking Countries. The goal was to become familiar with the 21 countries that have Spanish as an official language on locate them on a map. We discussed which countries can be found in Europa, Africa, América de Sur and América del Norte. We also discussed which countries in North America are part of América Central or are an isla en el Caribe/island in the Caribbean. Students took test and were able to use the list below in addition to a map for help.
Highlights of 4th Grade
Students practiced and presented the skit below with a partner.
To celebrate the holiday season we played Pirinola a game similar to dreidel. We also watched a video to see holiday celebrations in Mexico.
Highlights of 3rd Grade
We finished our unit called, ¿Dónde vives?/Where do you live? and took a posttest to see if students could recall the various ways to answer this question. The vocabulary and concepts for this unit proved to be quite challenging. Students don’t seem to get very much practice writing their address anymore and there were a few students that did not know certain information for their address. Below is the vocabulary of focus.
número de casa (apartamento) house (apartment) number
Estados Unidos de América (EE.UU.) United States of America (USA)
América del Norte North America
To celebrate the holiday season we played Pirinola a game similar to dreidel and played Manchas Musicales (Musical Spaces) a game similar to “Musical Chairs.”
Highlights of 2nd Grade
Students had fun learning about family members and pets with the song, “Familia Grande/ Big Family” by B. MacArthur. Click on the link to hear the song. It has been slowed down a bit to help with comprehension of the words.
To celebrate the holiday season we played Pirinola a game similar to dreidel. We also read the book, The Night of las Posadas by Tomie DePaola and played Manchas Musicales (Musical Spaces) a game similar to “Musical Chairs.”
Highlights of 1st Grade
Students have learned various ways to describe feelings. See the vocabulary below.
We also made our faces (self portraits) and listened to descriptions in Spanish to try and guess who each face belonged to.
To celebrate the holiday season we played Pirinola a game similar to dreidel, we heard the story Too Many Tamales by G. Soto and played Manchas Musicales (Musical Spaces) a game similar to “Musical Chairs.”
FELIZ NAVIDAD- Merry Christmas
FELIZ JANUKA- Happy Hannukah
FELIZ Año Nuevo- Happy New Year
FELICES FIESTAS- Happy Holidays