2017-18


Semester 1:


Izquierda, Derecha Poem

Thursday, Jan 18 & Friday, Jan 19:
Students review in class & they finish their final exam study guides, which are due on Monday.   Students must bring a pencil to class to take the final exam next week.   Tarea:  study!
Monday:  Study guides
Tuesday:  0 & 7th period finals
Wednesday:  1st & 2nd period finals
Thursday:  3rd & 4th period finals
Friday:  5th & 6th period finals


Wednesday, Jan 17:
Students present their family trees in class.  They also work on their final exam study guides.  Tarea:  study!
Jan 22: Turn in study guides
Jan 23-26:  Finals week

Tuesday, Jan 16:
Students present their family trees in class.  They also work on their final exam study guides.  Tarea:  study!
Jan 22: Turn in study guides
Jan 23-26:  Finals week

Monday, Jan 15:  Holiday

Friday, Jan 12:
Students recite their prepositions poem with motions, and we learn & practice the rules for Accent Marks.  They also work on their study guides.   Tarea:  study
Tuesday:  Family Presentations
Jan 22:  Turn in study guides
Jan 23-26:  Finals week


Thursday, Jan 11:
Students take the Learning Assessment #2 via Haiku.  This is also the final day for working on the family essays for their presentations on Tuesday.   We also work on their study guides & practice the poem for tomorrow.    Tarea:  Study
Tomorrow:  Poems
Tuesday:  Family Presentations
Jan 22:  Turn in study guides
Jan 23-26:  Finals week


Wednesday, Jan 10:
Students take the test over ch. 6.   Today is the due date for the homework for chapter 6 homework.  Tarea:  Study!
Friday:  Poem
Jan 16: Family Tree presentations
Jan 22: Turn in study guides
Jan 23-25: Final Exams


Tuesday, Jan 9: 
Students work on their family essays, the study guide & watch Episode #3 of Destinos.  Tarea:  Study
Tomorrow:  Ch. 6 Test
Friday:  Poems
Jan 16: Family Tree presentations
Jan 22: Turn in study guides
Jan 23-25: Final Exams


Monday, Jan. 8:
Students work on their family tree essays, their final exam study guides, and "Izquierda, Derecha."  Tarea:  Study!  
Wednesday:  Ch. 6 test
Friday:  Poem
Jan 16: Family Tree presentations
Jan 22: Turn in study guides
Jan 23-25: Final Exams


Friday, Jan. 5:
Students take the grammar quiz and continue to work on their final exam study guides.  Tarea:  Study !
Jan 10: Ch. 6 Test
Jan 12:  Poem in groups
Jan 16: Family Tree presentations
Jan 22: Turn in study guides
Jan 23-25: Final Exams


Thursday, Jan. 4:
Students continue to work on the essays for their family trees and their final exam study guides.  Tarea:  ch. 6 Assessment
Tomorrow:  Quiz, Grammar
Jan 10: Ch. 6 Test
Jan 12:  Poem in groups
Jan 16: Family Tree presentations
Jan 22: Turn in study guides
Jan 23-25: Final Exams


Wednesday, Jan 3:
Students take the quiz over Palabras 2, and we also review the poem & review using kahoot.  Tarea:  page 186 (dialogue)
Friday:  Quiz, Grammar
Jan. 10:  Ch. 6 test
Jan 12:  Poems in groups


Tuesday, Jan. 2:  
Students work on their family tree essays.  These presentations will be made on Jan 16.  Tarea:  workbook pages 69 & 70.   
Tomorrow:  Quiz, Palabras 2
Friday:    Quiz, Grammar
Jan 10:  Ch. 6 Test
Jan 12:  Poems in groups


Friday, Dec. 15:
Student watch the "Las Posadas" video and we answer the worksheet questions together.  Tarea:  pages 67 & 68
Jan 3:  Quiz, Palabras 2
Jan 5:  Quiz, Grammar
Jan 10:  Ch. 6 Test

Thursday, Dec. 14:
Students take the quiz over ch. 6, Palabras 1.  We also review the homework & work on the Repaso & Crossword.  Tarea:  pages 65 & 66
Jan 3:  Quiz, Palabras 2
Jan 5:  Quiz, Grammar
Jan 10:  Ch. 6 Test


Wednesday, Dec. 13:
Students reviewed the homework & read the culture articles.  We also worked on the grammar worksheets, pages 39 & 40, and practiced prepositions.  Tarea:  pages 63-64.
Tomorrow:  Quiz, Palabras 1 


Tuesday, Dec. 12:
Students do the bellwork, pg. 172, #2.  We also review the homework,  do more grammar practice on worksheets, pp. 37 & 38, and practice our prepositions poem.  Tarea:  pages 61-62.
Thursday:  Quiz, Palabras 1


Monday, Dec. 11:
Students do the bellwork, pg. 174, #8, filling in the blanks.  We also review the workbook, do some grammar practice worksheets, pp. 35 & 36, and practice our prepositional phrases poem, "Izquierda, Derecha."  Tarea:  pages 59 & 60 in the workbook.
Quiz Thursday, Palabras 1

Students can earn 25 points in January by performing this poem of prepositional phrases in front of class.  We will also be practicing it in class.  They may perform in groups of 5:

Izquierda, Derecha Poem


Friday, Dec. 8:

Students continue to work in ch. 6, and we discuss the grammar on pages 178 (tener), 180 (using ir a & tener que) & 183 (possessive adjectives).   We also practiced using the verb tener (page 180).  Tarea:  pages 57 & 58 in the workbook


Thursday, Dec. 7:

Students begin working in chapter 6, including vocabulary and grammar.  Students should download ch. 6 materials from the webpage.  Tarea:  study


Wednesday, Dec. 6:

Students take the test over ch. 5.  They also turn in their homework for ch. 5 via the PowerLearning App (Haiku).  Tarea:  study


Tuesday, Dec. 5:

Students  present skits (memorized) for ch. 5.  We also discuss the Semester 1 Study Guide.  It is due in January during finals week.  They should be downloading it & completing it as soon as possible.  Tarea:  Study!

Ch. 5 Test:  tomorrow!


Monday, Dec. 4:

Students review the semester 1 study guide (for semester 1) and review for the ch. 5 test.   They also watch Ep. 2 of Destinos & have time to practice their dialogues together.  All the dialogues will be presented tomorrow.  Tarea:  Study & memorize dialogues

Ch. 5 Dialogues: Tuesday

Ch. 5 Test:  Wednesday



Friday, Dec. 1:

Students take the quiz over Grammar.  We also get to practice their dialogues before memorized performances next Tuesday.   Ch. 5 test will be next Wednesday.   Tarea:  study

Ch. 5 Dialogues:  Tuesday

Ch. 5 Test:  Wednesday



Thursday, Nov. 30:

Students finish working on their dialogues for ch. 5 skits.   They will be performing the skit memorized next Tuesday.    Tarea:  study

Quiz Friday:  Grammar



Wednesday, Nov. 29:

Students take their quiz over Palabras 2.  We  also continue working on their dialogues together.     Tarea:  Study!

Quiz Friday:  Grammar



Tuesday, Nov. 28:

Students work on their dialogues for ch. 5 in groups.  This will be presented memorized next week.   Tarea:  Ch. 5 Assessment

Quiz Tomorrow:  Palabras 2

Quiz Friday:  Grammar



Monday, Nov. 27:

Students continue to work in ch. 5, correcting homework from the workbook and working on a practice grammar worksheet, pages 20 & 21.  Tarea:  pages 53 & 54.

Quiz Wednesday:  Palabras 2

Quiz Friday:  Grammar  



Friday, Nov. 17:

Students work on the Ch. 5 repaso & crossword.   They also watch the first episode of Destinos.   Tarea:  pages 51 &  52.  


Thursday, Nov. 16:

Students take the quiz over Palabras 1, and we check their homework.  We also read the culture articles, pages 158-161.  Tarea:  pages 49 & 50.

Quiz Palabras 2:  Nov. 29

Quiz Grammar:  Dec. 1


Wednesday, Nov. 15:

Students take the quiz over numbers (hundred to 1000), and we and review the homework from the previous night.  We also work in the listening manual & read the first culture article (p. 156-157).  Tarea:  pages 47 & 48.

Quiz tomorrow:  Palabras 1


Tuesday, Nov. 14:

Students review the ch. 5 grammar (p. 150)  and vocabulary (Palabras 1 & 2).   They should be checking powerschool to make sure their grades for chapter 4 are correct.   Tarea:  pages 45 & 46

Quiz tomorrow:  Numbers by hundreds to 1000

Quiz Thursday:  Palabras 1


Monday, Nov. 13:

Students finish working on their essays and we begin working on chapter 5.   We review the grammar and vocabulary.  Tarea:  Study

Quiz Thursday:  Palabras 1

There will be a quiz over the hundreds on Wednesday:

100: ciento                              600: seiscientos

200:  doscientos                    700: setecientos

300: trescientos                      800:  ochocientos

400: cuatrocientos                 900: novecientos

500: quinientos                      1000:  mil


Thursday, Nov. 9:

Students take the test over chapter 4.   They also continue to work the rough drafts of their essays.  All their ch. 4 homework should be turned in via the PowerLearning App.  If that is not available, they can email the homework to me.   Tarea:  study


Wednesday, Nov. 8: 

Students have a substitute teacher today.  They watch the end of "Don Quixote" (from 1:20 to 2:05) from YOUTUBE link.   When they are finished they can study for the chapter 4 test tomorrow.  Tarea:  ch. 4 assessment

Tomorrow:  ch. 4 test 




Tuesday, Nov. 7:

Students take the quiz over grammar, and we also write rough drafts for chapter 4.  They should be 7 sentences long, with at least 5 words per sentence.  They are due at the end of class.   They should be turning in their homework for chapter 4 by Thursday.  Tarea:  page 120 (dialogue in the textbook).
Ch. Test:  Thursday!


Monday, Nov. 6:

Students do the bellwork on page 119, #22, writing sentences for each picture.  We also work in the listening manual,  take the Post Test over Pronouns, and we also get to use the Kahoot app.  Tarea:  pages 43 & 44 in the workbook.

Go to KAHOOT! 

Quiz tomorrow:  Grammar

Ch. 4 Test on Thursday!



Friday, Nov. 3:

Students take the quiz over Palabras 2,  we also work on the ch.4 Repaso & Crossword, and Pronouns post-test.  Tarea:  pages 41 & 42

Grammar Quiz: Tuesday

Ch. 4 Test:  Thursday   


Thursday, Nov. 2:

Students do bellwork on page 115, #15, writing a sentence for each picture.   We also review the homework, finish the culture articles, and learn about El Día de los Muertos.  Tarea:  pages 39 & 40 in the workbook.  Palabras 2 quiz tomorrow.

Videos:  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzaZidVrebA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLfy6KFlGmI&t=56s

Quiz tomorrow:  Palabras 2  

Naviance Instructions for Students 

1. Open a new browser window
2. Visit the high school website elsegundohigh.org
3. Select "Counselors"
4. Select "Naviance"
5. Enter student credentials - (Username: school email prefix i.e. Jdoe_18; Password: student 5-digit ID i.e. 12345)
6. Select "About Me"
7. Select "StrengthsExplorer"
8. Take the Strengths Explorer assessment
 
 
After students finish . . .
 
1.  Access the follow-up video on your classroom screen:
  • Best way is to access PowerLearning through your desktop and project with hard wire -- no WiFi issues.
                                       OR
  • Use AirPlay with computer or iPad
  • (PowerLearning App --> choose ESHS PD --> choose Naviance --> Click on Strengths Explorer Follow-up-->Play video)                                     
  • You can also go directly to YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hqTUsh_V3g
  • 2,  Encourage students to sign up for a follow-up workshop with me and use Naviance to explore college/career options on their own.   Ms. Miller is in the College & Career Center, Room A-105.

Tuesday, Oct. 31:

Students take the quiz over Palabras 1, and we review their homework.  We also read the culture articles (p. 122-127) and work in the listening manual.  Tarea:  pages 37-38.

Quiz Friday:  Palabras 2


Monday, Oct. 30:

Students practice grammar, doing the worksheets pp. 26 & 29.  We also review the homework and do the listening manual.   Tarea:  pages 35 & 36

Quiz tomorrow:  Palabras 1
Quiz Friday:  Palabras 2



Friday, Oct. 27:

Students take the quiz over numbers by tens to 100, and we take notes on writing the hundreds for the next quiz.  We also check the homework and discussed the grammar on p. 118.  There is a Rally schedule due to Homecoming.   Tarea:  pages 33, 34 in the workbook.  

There will be a quiz over the hundreds next month:

100: ciento                              600: seiscientos

200:  doscientos                    700: setecientos

300: trescientos                      800:  ochocientos

400: cuatrocientos                 900: novecientos

500: quinientos                      1000:  mil


Tuesday:  Quiz, Palabras 1
Thursday:  Quiz Palabras 2


Thursday, Oct. 26:

Students practice their grammar skills with a grammar worksheet, pp. 27 & 28, and review the homework from the previous night.   There is a short schedule due to the Hall of Fame Assembly.   Tarea:  pages 31 & 32 in the workbook

Quiz tomorrow:  Numbers by tens to 100


Wednesday, Oct. 25:

Students begin working in chapter 4, including Palabras 1 & 2, grammar, and listening exercises.   Tarea: pages 29 & 30 in the workbook

Friday:  Numbers Quiz (by tens to 100)


Tuesday, Oct. 24:

Students present their memorized dialogues.  We also discussed some of the AR verb grammar in ch. 4 & sang the verb song.   Tarea:  study!

Friday:  Numbers Quiz, (by tens to 100)


Monday, Oct. 23:

Students take the test over ch. 3 and turn in their homework electronically.   If their app on the ipad isn't working, they can email their assignments to me.   Tarea:  dialogues for tomorrow

Friday:  Numbers Quiz, (by tens to 100)



Friday, Oct. 20:

Students finish their ch. 3 dialogues for ch. 3.  They also type and memorize dialogues.   They will be presented (memorized) on Tuesday, Oct. 24.  They should be turning in their completed homework from ch. 3 before the test on Monday.  
Ch. 3 Test: Monday
Dialogues: Tuesday


Thursday, Oct. 19:
Students work on their dialogues in class.  We have a short schedule due to the Assembly & the Great Shake Out Drill.   Tarea:  Study!
Ch. 3 Test: Monday
Dialogues: Tuesday


Wednesday, Oct. 18:
Students take the grammar quiz, and they also work in their dialogue groups to write their skits for ch. 3.   Tarea:  ch. 3 Assessment  
Ch. 3 Test:  Monday
Ch. 3 Dialogue performances:  Tuesday


Tuesday, Oct. 17:
Students take the quiz over Palabras 2, and they are assigned groups for their ch. 3 dialogues.  Tarea: page 88 in the textbook (read dialogue and answer questions.)
Quiz tomorrow:  Grammar 

Monday, Oct. 16:

Students work on the grammar worksheet, pp. 14 &15, and we also reviewed the ch. 3 Repaso & Crossword.   Tarea:   pages 27 & 28 (workbook)  

Quiz tomorrow:  Palabras 2
Quiz Wednesday:  Grammar

Friday, Oct. 13:

Students take the quiz over Palabras 1 with the ipads.  We also review the homework and finish reading the culture articles, pp. 92-95.  Tarea:  pages 25-26.
Quiz Tuesday:  Palabras 2


Thursday, Oct. 12:
Students retake the numbers 20-30 quiz & we take it on the ipads.  In the future we will take all the tests and quizzes using the PowerLearning  website & the ipads.   We also review the homework, work in the listening manual, and read the first culture article on page 86.  Tarea:  pages 23-24 (workbook)
Quiz tomorrow:  Palabras 1


Wednesday, Oct. 9:
Students take the quiz over numbers 20-30, and we check it in class.  We also review the homework and work in the listening manual.    Tarea:   page 21 &22
Quiz Friday:  Palabras 1


Tuesday, Oct. 8:
Students work in ch. 3, Palabras 1 & 2, and discuss the grammar on page 84, conjugating AR verbs.   We practiced the verb song too.   Tarea:  pages 19 & 20 in the workbook.  
Quiz tomorrow:   Numbers, 20-30
Quiz Friday:  Palabras 1



Friday , Oct. 6 & Monday, Oct. 9:
Students have a substitute teacher on for these days.   They watch "Don Quixote" parts 1 & 2.    
They will have homework again on Tuesday.    (Link to the Utube video.)



Thursday, Oct. 5:
Students continue to work in ch. 3,  and we take a quiz over numbers 10-20.   They will also have 30 minutes in class to work on their ch. 2 test corrections for half points.  Tarea: Study!


Wednesday, Oct. 4:
Students begin working in ch. 3, Palabras 1 & 2,  and we download the materials from the website, including the Ch. 3 vocabulary list & textbook.   Students will also be given their essays for corrections & typing.  They are due on Oct. 13.  Tarea:  study


Tuesday, Oct. 3:

Students take the ch. 2 test in class.  They also turn in their homework.   Tarea:  Study!



Monday, Oct. 2:

Students work on grammar worksheets together, p. 10 & 11.  We also write essays discussing ch. 2 topics (their classes & friends).  Rough drafts must be at least 5 sentences long, with at least 4 words each.   After rough drafts are returned with corrections, they will type them  turn them in via the PowerLearning App.  Tarea:  study!

Tomorrow:  Ch. 2 test & turn in all homework.  



Friday, Sept. 29:

Students work on grammar quizzes, doing corrections for half points.  They also work on the ch. 2 repaso & crossword.  Tarea:  Study!
Tuesday:  Ch. 2 test


Thursday,  Sept. 28:

Students take the quiz over grammar, and we correct it in class.  Tarea:  study!



Wednesday, Sept. 27:

Students do the bellwork on page 56 , #19, in the textbook & we review their answers.  We also work on two grammar practice worksheets, pp. 8 & 9.  Tarea:  Study!

Quiz tomorrow:  Grammar 



Tuesday, Sept. 26:

Students take a quiz over Palabras 2, and we correct it in class.  We also work in the listening manual & p. 60 in the text.  Tarea:  Ch. 2 Assessment

Quiz Thursday:  Grammar



Monday, Sept. 25:

Students do the bellwork, p. 53 #14, writing a sentence for each picture.  We also work on the grammar worksheets together, pp. 4 & 7, read pages 66-67 in the culture articles, and worked in the listening manual.  Tarea:  page 60 (in the textbook) read the dialogue and answer the questions in complete sentences.

Quiz tomorrow:  Palabras 2

Quiz Thursday:  Grammar  



Friday, Sept. 22:

Students take the quiz over Palabras 1, and we correct it in class.  We also review the homework from the night before.   Tarea:  pages 17 & 18 in the workbook.

Quiz Tuesday:  Palabras 2
Quiz Thursday:  Grammar


Thursday, Sept. 21:

Students work on the bellwork, page 59, #21, writing the sentences and filling in the blanks.  We also review the homework and read the culture articles, pages 61-65   Tarea:  pages 15 & 16. 


Wednesday, Sept. 20:

Students take the quiz over numbers, 0-10, and they also do an assessment over their pronouns.  We also correct the homework, take notes (p. 52 & telling time), and we work in the listening manual.   Tarea:  pages 13 & 14 (workbook)

Quiz Friday:  Palabras 1)



Tuesday, Sept. 19:

Students will begin working in ch. 2, Palabras 1 & 2.  During the second half of class they are able to do corrections to their ch. 2 tests for half points.    Tarea:  pages 11 & 12 in the workbook.

Quiz Friday:  Palabras 1


Monday, Sept. 18

Students begin working in chapter 2, including downloading materials from the website.  Tarea:  Study 

Quiz Friday:  Palabras 1 

Chapter 2 textbook

Handout: Chapter 2 Vocabulary 



Friday, Sept. 15:

Students take the ch. 1 test.  They must also turn in all their homework via the PowerSchool Learning app/website.  Tarea:  Download the ch. 2 materials.    

 

Thursday, Sept. 14:

Students work on the revisions to their ch. 1 essays.  When they are finished, they need to type it (with Spanish characters) and add a picture to it.  Then they can turn it in through the PowerSchool Learning App.   They also work on the corrections to their grammar quiz.  They can earn half points for each answer they correct.  They must justify why the correct answer is correct.   Tarea:  Study

Tomorrow:  Ch. 1 test



Wednesday, Sept 13:

Students take the quiz over grammar, and we correct it together in class.   Tarea:  study!

Friday: Ch. 1 test.


Tuesday, Sept. 12:

Students do the bellwork on page 21, #10, filling in the blanks for each sentence, and we review it in class.  We also write rough drafts of an essay using the ch. 1 vocabulary and grammar.  Tarea:  study!

Tomorrow: Grammar Quiz
Friday:  Ch. 1 test



Monday, Sept. 11:

Students take the quiz over Palabras 2, and we work on the culture review & crossword puzzle.  
Tarea:  Ch. 1 Assessment in the textbook
Wednesday:  Quiz, grammar

 

Friday, Sept. 8

Students finish reading the culture articles, and we work in the listening manual and page 28 in the textbook.   Tarea:  page 28, dialogue in the textbook.  

Palabras 2 Quiz: Monday
Grammar Quiz: Wednesday.  


Thursday, Sept 7:

We review the homework, read the culture articles, pages 31-36, and work on the repaso & crossword.   Tarea:  pages 9 & 10 in in the workbook.  

Tomorrow:  Quiz, Palabras 1


Wednesday, Sept. 6:

Students do the bellwork, page 20, #9, & writing sentences for each picture.  We work on the grammar worksheet together, pages 2&3, and we review the homework.    Tarea:  pages 7 & 8 in in the workbook.  

Friday:  Quiz, Palabras 1


Tuesday, Sept. 5:

Students take the quiz over the Preliminary Vocabulary, and we correct it in class.   We also review the homework, and work in the listening manual.  Tarea:  pages 5 & 6 in the workbook

Friday:  Quiz 1-1, Palabras 1


Friday, Sept 1:
Students continue to work in chapter 1, reviewing Palabras 2, taking grammar notes on page 25, and using the listening manual.  (Link to Notes.) We also practice numbers & letters in pairs.   

Tarea:  pages 3 & 4 in the workbook.  
Matching Quiz Tuesday:  Preliminary Vocabulary


Thursday, August 31:
Students will begin chapter 1 of the textbook, including Palabras 1 & the listening manual.    They will also take notes on chapter 1 and practice the numbers & alphabet.    Download ch. 1 vocabulary list.  Tarea:  pages 1 & 2 in the workbook.

Download from Spanish 1 files:

Chapter 1 textbook

Handout: Chapter 1 Vocabulary 


Wednesday, August 30:

Students continue to access the online textbooks & other materials for Spanish I classes via the webpage & Haiku.   We practice the numbers & alphabet, and review pages 1-11 in the textbook, lecciones preliminares.   There will be a matching quiz over pages 1-11 next Tuesday.  Tarea: study the study guide (numbers & alphabet) and pages 1-11 in the text.

Handout: Spanish I Preliminary Vocabulary

Preliminary Section textbook


Tuesday, August 29, 2017:

Students will use their ipads to access Haiku-based online textbooks & other materials for Spanish I class.   They must bring their materials to class each day, and they must also be able to access my webpage.   Students should plan to study at least 20 minutes each evening for Spanish class, whether they have homework or not.   They can study grammar & vocabulary, and they can also use my quizlet account for more practice.   Haiku will be updated each day, and this webpage will also reflect what is on Haiku.     Students can use the Spanish 1 files page to access handouts.   

Handout: Spanish I Study Guide (download here)
Handout: Spanish I Preliminary Vocabulary (download here) 

Handout: Spanish I Syllabus (download here)
Handout: Parent Contact Information (download here)

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