End of First Semester, 20102011
Monday through Friday, Jan 31Feb 4, 2011: Final Exams week
Friday, Jan. 28:
We corrected the chapter 5 tests in class, and the students also responded to their key questions for chapter 5. They were also allowed to work on their study guides while they were waiting their turn. Turn in all your makeup work by Monday & Tuesday.
Thursday, Jan. 27:
Students took the chapter 5 test and turned in their workbooks. Tomorrow we will be asking them to respond to their previously assigned key questions & work on their study guides.
Tuesday & Wednesday, Jan. 2526:
Students gave presentations of the projects in class. Thursday: Chapter 5 test & workbook check
Friday: Chapter 5 key questions
Monday, Jan. 24: Students had a substitute and worked on their study guides and presentations for this week.
Chapter 5 test: Thursday
Chapter 5 Key Questions: Friday
Friday, Jan. 21:
Students took the grammar quiz for chapter 5, and we corrected it in class. We also answered questions about the study guide. Tarea: finish timeline projects for presentation next week.
Thursday, Jan 20:
We reviewed for chapter 5 by playing a game of Spanish class baseball. Tomorrow there will be a quiz over grammar.
Wednesday, Jan. 19:
Students watched Destinos, Episode 38, and we also worked on a literature review worksheet in class. Tarea: complete project for chapter 5. Presentations will be made beginning next Monday.
Tuesday, Jan 18:
Students did the bellwork from page 145, #21, and wrote out the questions & answered it in a complete sentence. They also continued to work in the listening manuals and worked on the Repaso for chapter 5. Tarea: project for first semester.
Friday: Grammar Quiz
Thursday, Jan. 13:
Students took the quiz over Palabras 2, and we corrected it in class. They also were given their study guides for the semester one exam, which will be worth 100 points at the end of the semester. We also read the culture articles at the end of the chapter, pages 148153.
Wednesday, Jan. 12:
Students watched Episode 12 of Destinos after they did the bellwork, page 178, #12 (write out the answers in complete sentences). Then we worked on a grammar worksheet in class.
Tuesday, Jan. 11:
Students took the quiz over Palabras 1, and we corrected it in class. We also checked the homework in the workbook, and any remaining groups which did not present their dialogues yesterday, did so today. Finally, we began reading the culture articles in the chapter.
Thursday: Quiz, Palabras 2
Monday, Jan. 10:
Students did the bellwork, page 141, #13. Then we presented dialogues, which the students had been working on. Tarea: pages 5758. Tomorrow: Quiz, Palabras 1
Friday, Jan. 7: Students did the bellwork on page 138, #8. Then we corrected the homework for the past 2 days. We also worked on a grammar worksheet and reviewed the answers in class. During the last 10 minutes, they were allowed to work with the dialogue groups to get ready for Monday.
Monday: Dialogues
Tuesday: Quiz, Palabras 1
Thursday, Jan. 6:
Students did the bellwork on page 134, #1, and we also continued to work in chapter 5 listening manual. Students also received their key questions for chapter 5. Tarea: pages 5152 in the workbook.
Chapter 5: 1. ¿Cuál es tu pasatiempo favorito? 2. ¿Conoces a algún coleccionista? ¿Qué colecciona él o ella? 3. ¿Te gustan los juegos de video? ¿Cuál es tu favorito? 4. ¿A quién en tu familia le gustan los crucigramas? 5. ¿A qué jugarás tú después de las clases? 6. ¿Le gusta ir al zoológico? ¿Cuál es tu animal favorito en el zoológico? Dialogues on Monday.
Wednesday, Jan 5:
We began working in chapter 5, including Palabras 1 and 2 and the grammar. We also worked in the listening manual. Tarea: pages 5152 in the workbook.
Tuesday, Jan. 4:
Students gave their responses to the key questions for chapter 4, and they were also given their chapter 5 vocabulary lists. We also began working on the project for the end of the semester, which they will present to the class, a timeline of their life's most important 5 events.
Monday, Jan 3:
Students watched episode 36 of Destinos, and in the second half of the class, the students worked in their dialogue groups to finish their dialogues for chapter 4. They must be typed and memorized for presentations on Monday, 1/10/11.
Tomorrow: Notebook & Workbook check & Key Questions. Finish Posters!
Friday, Dec. 17:
Students took the chapter 4 test. They will be turning in their workbooks & notebooks for a grade after the Christmas Break. Tuesday will be key questions. Over vacation, they should be finishing their storyboards and catching up on any makeup work.
Thursday, Dec. 16:
There was a substitute today in class, and the students worked on grammar review worksheets and were also able to work on their Don Quixote poster/storyboards. Tomorrow: Chapter 4 test.
Wednesday, Dec. 15:
Students watched Episode 35 of Destinos, and then we worked on reviewing the chapter 4 Repaso.
Tuesday, Dec. 14: Students took the chapter 5 grammar quiz, and we corrected it in class. We also began working on the chapter 4 Repaso & crossword puzzle.
Monday, Dec. 13:
Students worked on dialogues for chapter 4 in groups, which will be typed, memorized, and presented after the New Year begins. Tarea: pages 4748 in the workbook.
Tomorrow: Grammar Quiz
Friday, Dec. 10:
Students did the bellwork on page 101, #15, writing their answers in complete sentences. We also used our bingo games to review vocabulary. Tarea: pages 4546.
Thursday, Dec. 9:
Students took the quiz over Palabras 2, and we corrected it in class. Then we read the rest of the cultural articles on pages 112115. Tarea: pages 4344.
Wednesday, Dec. 8:
Students watched Destinos, Ep. 34, and they also received the paper to use for completing their Don Quixote storyboards. We also corrected the homework in the workbook. Tarea: pages 4142.
Tomorrow: Quiz, Palabras 2
Tuesday, Dec . 7:
Students took the quiz over Palabras 1, and we corrected it in class. We also finished the listening manual, and corrected the homework in the workbook. Tarea: pages 4142.
Thursday: Quiz, Palabras 2
Monday, Dec. 6:
Students did the bellwork in class, page 104, #20, and they corrected the homework in the workbook. We continued to work in chapter 4, including the lecturas culturales, pp. 110111. Tarea: pages 3738.
Tomorrow: Quiz, Palabras 1
Thursday: Quiz, Palabras 2
Friday, Dec. 3:
Students did the bellwork on page 94, #2, and they continued to work in chapter 4, including Palabras 2 & grammar. We also worked in the listening manual. Tarea: pages 3536. They were also given the key questions for chapter 4.
Key Questions for chapter 4:
1. ¿Qué número o tamaño de zapato usas tú?
2. ¿Dónde compras tu ropa? 3. ¿Cuál es tu color favorita para una camisa o blusa? 4. ¿Qué ropa llevas cuando vas a una fiesta? 5. ¿Cuándo te pones un abrigo o una gabardina? 6. ¿Qué vas a comer esta noche?
Thursday, Dec. 2:
Students began working on chapter 4, including Palabras 1 and taking notes about the grammar. We also worked in the listening manual. Tarea: pages 3334 in the workbook.
Wednesday, Dec. 1:
Students reviewed their corrected Chapter 3 test, and turned in their workbooks for a workbook check. We also completed the Key Questions for chapter 3 in class. The class also began working on a project for Don Quixote, working on a 6 picture storyboard about the story which we studied in class.
Tuesday, Nov. 30:
Students took the Chapter 3 test in the alternate classroom, since they were filming in B104. We'll just postpone the workbook check till tomorrow. We will also be doing the Key Questions tomorrow.
Monday, Nov. 29: They were filming in our classroom today, so we went to an alternate classroom Students watched Part 3 of Don Quixote. There will be a workbook check and chapter 3 test tomorrow.
Chapter 3 test tomorrow Friday, Nov. 19:
Students watched the Buen Viaje video for chapter 3, and we did the worksheets together in class. Then we played Loteria in class. Tarea: finish typing the essays. Study for the chapter 3 test on Tuesday when we return.
Thursday, Nov. 18:
Students took the grammar quizzes & we corrected them in class. They used the class period to finish essays. Tarea: type & print essays with picture and staple it to the rough draft. Don't forget to study for chapter 3 test when we come back from Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, Nov. 17:
Students watched Destinos, episode 33, and then they worked on finishing their essays in class. They also completed a grammar worksheet about the imperfect tense.
Grammar Quiz Tomorrow!
Tuesday, Nov. 16:
Students took Quiz over Palabras 2, chapter 2, and we corrected it in class. We also completed the essays for chapter 2, which they began yesterday in class.
Thursday: Quiz, grammar
Monday, Nov. 15:
Today was a minimum day, and the students worked in chapter 2, including the listening manual. We also worked on the essays for chapter 2, page 85, #5, at least 10 sentences with 6 or more words per sentence. It should all be in the Imperfect Tense. Tarea: pages 3132. Bellwork: page 71, #17.
Tomorrow: Quiz, Palabras 2
Thursday: Quiz, grammar
Thursday & Friday, Nov. 11 & 12:
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Wednesday, Nov 10:
Students took the Quiz over Palabras 1, and we corrected it in class. We also corrected the homework in the workbook from the previous 2 days. Tarea: pages 29 & 30.
Next week: Quizzes over Palabras 2 & Grammar
Tuesday, Nov. 9:
Students watched Episode 32 of Destinos, and then they worked with a partner to complete the worksheets packet.
Monday, Nov. 8:
Students did the bellwork (page 66, #8), worked in chapter 3 in the listening manual, and we corrected the homework from the weekend. Then we read the Lecturas Culturales on pages 7883 in the textbook. Tarea: pages 2526.
Quiz Wednesday: Palabras 1
Friday, Nov. 5:
Students continued to work in chapter 3, including grammar, and Palabras 1 & 2. We also worked in the listening manual. Tarea: pages 2324 in the workbook. Students also received their key questions for chapter 3.
Chapter 3:
1. ¿Dónde puedes ver los datos en una computadora? 2. ¿Para qué usas una computadora? 3. ¿Cuál es la clave de area para los teléfonos donde tú vives? 4. Cuando eras pequeño, ¿con quién hablabas mucho por teléfono? 5. ¿Qué haces tú cuando terminas de usar una computadora o fax? 6. ¿Qué usas para mandar un documento sobre la línea telefónica?
Thursday, Nov. 4:
Students reviewed their corrected tests from the previous day, and then they worked on a worksheet in class while they were individually called on to answer their key questions for chapter 2.
Wednesday, Nov. 3:
Students took the chapter 3 test, and they had a workbook check.
Tomorrow: Key questions
Tuesday, Nov. 2:
Students presented their dialogues in front of the class, and they also did some reviewing of the chapter together.
Tomorrow: Chapter 2 Test & workbook check Monday, Nov. 1:
Students brought in their Pan de muerto and they watched a video about El día de los muertos.
Tomorrow: Chapter 3 Dialogues
Wednesday: Chapter 3 Test & workbook check
Friday, Oct. 29:
Students had a substitute teacher, and they watched the second part of Don Quixote de la Mancha. If they missed today, they will have to make up the viewing.
Thursday, Oct. 28:
Students began working on the Imperfect Tense for chapter 3, and they took notes on the grammar information. We also worked on a grammar worksheet about the Imperfect Tense.
Wednesday, Oct. 27:
Students worked on the Buen Viaje videos with chapter 1 & 2, including the viewing activities. They had the last 10 minutes in class to work in their groups for their dialogues.
Chapter 2 Dialogue: Next Tuesday
Chapter 2 Test & Workbook check: Next Wednesday
Tuesday, Oct. 26:
Students took the grammar quiz today, and we corrected it in class. The students had the last 15 minutes in class to practice their dialogues in their groups. They should be ready to give their (memorized) presentations next Tuesday.
Next week: Chapter 2 tests & dialogues
Monday, Oct. 25:
Students worked on a grammar worksheet in class (pp. 3435) and they watched Ep. 31 of Destinos. Then they completed work on their dialogues. They will be typing, memorizing, and performing their dialogues in class next week.
Tomorrow: Grammar Quiz
Friday, Oct. 22:
Students took the quiz over Palabras 2, and we corrected it in class. Afterward, we practiced our vocabulary playing bingo. Tarea: Assessment for chapter 2.
Next week: Grammar quiz
Thursday, Oct. 21:
Calentamiento: page 41, #13, (write out the sentences and fill in the blank). Students worked in groups on their culture review & crossword puzzles, and they also completed their dialogues for chapter 2. Tarea: page 2122.
Friday: Quiz, Palabras 2
Wednesday, Oct. 20:
Students took the quiz over Palabras 1, and we corrected it in class. We also continued to work in chapter 2, including the Lecturas Culturales (pp. 4851). Tarea: pages 1920 in the workbook.
Friday: Quiz, Palabras 2
Tuesday, Oct. 19:
Students did the bellwork/calentamiento, page 35, #4, in their notebooks, and we watched Destinos Episode 30. Then, we corrected the workbook homework & read the first article in the Lecturas Culturales in the textbook.
Wednesday: Quiz, Palabras 1
Friday: Quiz, Palabras 2
Monday, Oct. 18:
We continued to work in chapter 2, including the listening manual. Students also received their corrected rough drafts, which they wrote last week. Typed essays will be due next week. Tarea: pages 1415 in the workbook.
Wednesday: Quiz, Palabras 1
Friday: Quiz, Palabras 2
Friday, Oct. 15:
Students wrote down the key questions for chapter 2 in their notebooks, and should be working on their answers/responses. We also worked in chapter 2, Palabras 1 & 2 and grammar. Tarea: pages 1314.
Chapter 2:
1. ¿Qué te gusta comer? 2. Cuando vas a un restaurante, ¿qué pides? 3. ¿Qué te gusta beber? 4. Cuando vas a un restaurante, ¿qué le dejas para el mesero? 5. En tu casa, ¿qué comida preparas para la familia? 6. ¿Te gusta el sándwich de jamón y queso? ¿Te gusta más con pan tostado?
Thursday, Oct. 14:
Students corrected the exams from the previous day, and we also completed the assessment for the Key Questions for chapter 1. Then students worked on the written essays for chapter 1, page 25, #5.
Wednesday, Oct. 13:
Students took the chapter 1 test, and we also had a notebook and workbook check. Tomorrow students will be assessed on the key questions, and they will be working on the essays for chapter 1 (page 25, #5).
Tuesday, Oct. 12:
Students took the grammar quiz, and we corrected it in class. We also worked on the Chapter 1 Repaso de la cultura, in preparation for the test on Wednesday. They will have a workbook and notebook check on Wednesday.
Monday, Oct. 11:
Students took the grammar quiz, and we corrected it in class. We also reviewed the vocabulary for chapter 1. They will have a workbook and notebook check on Wednesday, when they take the chaper 1 test.
Friday, Oct. 8:
Students took the quiz over Palabras 2 in Chapter 1, and we corrected it in class. We also read the Conexiones articles, pages 2223 in the textbook. Then we worked on the key questions for chapter 1. Students must be ready to answer the key questions orally from memory at the end of each chapter. Tarea: Assessment.
There will be a quiz over grammar on Monday & the chapter 1 test on Wednesday.
Key Questions: Chapter 1:
1. ¿Qué hiciste durante el fin de semana? 2. ¿Cómo viniste a la escuela? 3. ¿Qué tienes que hacer hoy? 4. ¿Qué venden en el quiosco en la estación de ferrocarril? 5. ¿Quién ayuda a los pasajeros con el equipaje? 6. ¿De dónde sale el tren?
Tuesday, Oct. 7:
Students did the bellwork/calentamiento: page 8, *7, and they added the verbs ser & ir to their preterite tense verb chart. We also read the Lecturas Culturales, pages 1821 in the textbook, and we continued to work in the listening manual. Tarea: pages 1112 in the workbook.
Quiz tomorrow: Gramamr
Wednesday, Oct. 6:
Students took the quiz over Palabras 1, chapter 1. and we corrected it in class. We also corrected the workbook pages. Tarea: pages 910 in the workbook.
Tuesday, Oct. 5:
Students had a substitute teacher today & watched the first part of Don Quijote (in English). Afterward, they worked on a grammar worksheet packet. Tarea: pages 78 in the workbook.
Monday, Oct. 4:
Students continued reviewing chapter 1, including Palabras 1 & 2 and grammar. We also worked in the listening manual. Tarea: Pages 5 & 6 in the workbook.
Wednesday: Prueba, Palabras 1
Friday, Oct. 1:
Students took the quiz over Repaso G & they turned in their workbooks. We also began working in chapter 1. Tarea: pages 34 in the workbooks.
Tuesday: Prueba, Palabras 1
Thursday, Sept. 30:
Students watched Destinos Ep. 27, and we reviewed Repaso G & looked at chapter 1. Tarea: pages 12 in the workbook.
Tomorrow: Prueba, Repaso G & Workbook Check Wednesday, Sept. 29:
There was a minimum day schedule today, since there is a Parent Open House tonight. Students took the Quiz over Repaso F, and we corrected it in class. We also corrected the homework in the workbook. Tarea: pages R40R42
Friday: Quiz, Repaso G
Tuesday, Sept. 28:
Students continued to review Repaso's F & G, as we reviewed the the quiz the next day. Tarea: pages R38R39.
Monday, Sept. 27:
Students did the bellwork on page R49, ex. 6, writing out the questions and the answers. We completed the worksheet packet from the previous week (about the present progressive tense), and corrected the workbook homework from the weekend. Tarea: pages R36R37. They were also told to download the following recipe for Pan de Muerto, if they wished to earn extra credit.
Friday, Sept. 24:
We corrected the workbook & took the quiz for Repaso E, and we corrected it in class. Tarea: R33R35.
Thursday, Sept. 23:
We reviewed Repaso E, corrected the homework, and worked on more grammar practice, including the worksheet packet covering present progressive.
Wednesday, Sept. 22:
We corrected the homework in class & the students took the quiz over Repaso D, which we also corrrected. Homework: pages R27R29. Textbook check tomorrow.
Quiz Friday: Repaso E
Tuesday, Sept. 21:
Students had a substitute teacher in class today, and they watched Episode 26 of Destinos. Afterward, they worked on a grammar worksheet, pp. 69 & 70.
Monday, Sept. 20:
We corrected the workbook homework & we had a quiz over Repaso C. We also completed pages R19 & R20 in class. Tarea: pages R21R23 in the workbook.
Quiz Wednesday: Repaso D
Friday, Sept. 17:
Bellwork/Calentamiento: page R24, #8. Tienen que escribir la pregunta y la respuesta. We reviewed the Repaso C, and corrected the workbook. Finally, we worked on a grammar review worksheet, pp. 54, 111. Tarea: pages R17R18.
Quiz Monday, Repaso C
Quiz Wednesday, Repaso D
Quiz Friday, Repaso E
Thursday, Sept. 16:
Calentamiento/Bellwork: Completa las oraciones: 1) El hermano de mi padre es mi_____. 2) La hija de mis
tíos es mi _____. 3) Yo soy _____ de los padres de mis padres. 4) Los padres de mis padres son mis _____. We also corrected the homework in the workbook for the past 2 days, and worked on a grammar worksheet in class, Worksheet pages 37 & 43. Tarea: pages R15R16. Handout: Worksheet Page 37, 43: Page 1, Page 2 Prueba (quiz) over Repaso C on Monday. Wednesday, Sept. 15:
Students took a quiz over the Repaso B, and then we watched Episode 25 of Destinos. If students are absent when we watch Destinos, they must make up the viewing of the episode. Tarea: pages R13R14 in the workbook.
Prueba (quiz) over Repaso C on Monday. Tuesday, Sept. 14:
Bellwork assignment: Students were asked to make the following sentences plural:
1) Él es americano. 2) La muchacha es bonita. 3) El colegio es moderno. 4) El curso es fácil. After we corrected the bellwork and finished discussing Repaso B, we worked on a grammar worksheet together in class (page 55, 56). We also finished the Repaso B workbook pages (R9R10) in class.Tarea: workbook pages R11R12
Prueba (quiz) over Repaso B tomorrow.
Prueba (quiz) over Repaso C on Monday.
Monday, Sept. 13:
Students did the bellwork from page R12, # , writing out the question and a complete sentence answer. We also corrected the workbook homework, and then the studeents took a quiz over Repaso A, and we corrected it in class. Tarea: pages R7R8 in the workbook.
Quiz Wednesday: Repaso B
Friday, Sept. 10:
Bellwork assignment: page R3, #3 & page R5 #4. After we corrected the bellwork and finished discussing Repaso A, we worked on a grammar worksheet together in class (page 27 & 28). We will finish correcting the Repaso A workbook pages (R46) on Monday.
Tarea: workbook pages R4R6
Prueba (quiz) over Repaso A on Monday.
Thursday, Sept. 9:
Bellwork/Calentamiento: page R6 (in textbook), #5 & write out the sentences. Class reviewed "ar" verbs from Spanish I and conjugation rules. We reviewed pages Repaso A, pages R2  R7 in the textbook. We also worked on a grammar review handout. Tarea: pages R1R3 in the workbook.
There will be a Prueba (quiz) on Monday over Repaso A.
**Students should have workbooks purchased from the library and textbooks.
Wednesday, Sept. 8:
Students will receive the following study materials for use during the first week of school.
We will discuss the use of an apellido (use of family last name followed by mother's last name) and students chose names to use in Spanish class. We will also reviewed class rules and the syllabus, and use of the webpage for class purposes. Tomorrow we will be working in Repaso A & we will have a quiz next Monday over the material.
**Students should plan to study at least 20 minutes each night for Spanish class, whether they have homework or not. They can study grammar from the text or memorize vocabulary. **Textbooks must be covered by next Monday. Forms must be signed and returned to class by Monday.
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2007: Students took the Palabras 2 quiz, and we corrected it in class. Students were then placed in groups for dialogues for chapter 6 and they received the handout with instructions for "El show de Cristina." They will have the next week to finish the dialogues and memorize them for presentation before the end of the semester. Tarea: pages 6970 in the workbooks.
Handout: El show de Cristina, p. 1, p. 2
Friday, Jan 12, 2007: Students finished the culture readings in ch. 6, (pp. 178183), and worked on the Repaso packets for chapter 6. Students read pages 182183 (Conexiones) in pairs and answered the questions, which they turned in at the end of the period. (A. Write out the sentences and fill in the blanks. B. Identify the type of exercise) Bellwork/Calentamiento: p. 179, #B, Write a paragraph in your own words to answer the question. Tarea: p. 6768.
Handout: Chapter 6 Repaso, p. 1, p. 2, p. 3, p. 4
Quiz Tuesday: Palabras 2 No school Monday.
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007: Students took the Palabras 1 quiz, and we corrected it in class, and we worked on a handout about direct and indirect object pronouns. Tarea: pages 6768 in the workbooks.
Handout: Object pronouns, p. 1, p. 2
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007: Students watched episode 13 of Destinos, and we corrected the workbooks in class. We also read the first Lectura Cultural, "Paradores," together in class (p. 1789). Tarea: pages 65, 66 in the workbook.
Quiz Thursday: Palabras 1 Quiz Tuesday: Palabras 2
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007: Students continued to review the grammar and vocabulary from chapter 6, and they were given a packet of future tense verb exercises to work on in class. Tarea: pages 63, 64 in the workbook. Bellwork/Calentamiento: p. 171, #12
Handout: Irregular Future tense: p. 1, p. 2, p. 3, p. 4
Monday, Jan. 8, 2007: Students began working in chapter 6, including Palabras 1 and 2.
Handout: Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Quiz Thursday: Palabras 1
Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006: Students took the chapter 5 test. Tomorrow: finish presentations.
Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006: Students continue presentations, and we watched Episode 12 of Destinos.
Tomorrow: Chapter 5 test.
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006: Students took the grammar quiz, and we corrected it in class. Students also continued to present their chapter 4 projects. We also read the remaining Lecturas Culturales in the textbook (pp. 148153). Students were given a worksheet for homework.
Handout: Future tense: p. 1, p. 2
Monday, Dec. 18, 2006: We read the Lecturas Culturales and Conexiones from chapter 5 (pp. 148153) together in class, and students worked on the Literature Study Guide. Presentations of the students chapter 4 projects (Mis momentos más importantes) were begun.
Handout: Literature Study Guide: p. 1, p. 2
Tomorrow: Grammar Quiz Thursday: Chapter 5 Test.
Friday, Dec. 15, 2006: Students corrected the workbook pages which were assigned this week, and we worked in the listening manuals. Bellwork/Calentamiento: p. 146, Read and answer the questions. Tarea: pages 5960 in the workbooks. Also, chapter 4 projects must be finished and ready to present on Monday.
Quiz Tuesday: Grammar Test Thursday: chapter 5
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006: Students took the Palabras 2 quiz, and we corrected it in class. Students turned in their final rough drafts for their timelines today. They will be returned tomorrow for typing over the weekend. Students should be ready to present their timeline Monday. We also worked in class on a worksheet about comparison of adjectives, which the students finished as homework.
Handout: Comparisons Worksheet, 3 pages: p. 1, p. 2, p. 3
QUIZ Tuesday, grammar TEST Thursday, Chapter 5
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006: Students watched Episode 11 of Destinos. Afterward, we finished working on their rough drafts of the chapter 4 essays. They are due tomorrow and should be typed over the weekend & presented in class on Monday. Students need to use a poster for presenting their information. Tarea: pages 5758 in the workbooks
QUIZ Tomorrow: Palabras 2.
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006: Students took the Palabras 1 quiz for chapter 5, and we corrected it in class. We also continued to work on the Rough Drafts of chapter 4 project. Tarea: pp. 5556
QUIZ Thursday, Palabras 2
Monday, Dec. 11, 2006: Students received their chapter 4 tests to review (taken last week). They also reviewed grammar on page 144 and worked on their rough draft of their projects for chapter 4. They also turned in their workbooks for a workbook check grade. Calentamiento/Bellwork: p. 141, #13. Tarea: p. 5354.
QUIZ tomorrow: Palabras 1, chapter 5
Friday, Dec. 8, 2006: We began chapter 5, including Palabras 1 and 2. We also began the project for chapter 4, the timeline of 5 important events. Tarea: pages 5152 in the workbooks
Handout: Chapter 4 project, timeline
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006: Students took the chapter 4 test today.
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006: Students took the grammar quiz for chapter 4, and we corrected it in class. They were also given a review packet for chapter 4 and we also reviewed the Destinos worksheet from the previous day.
Handout: Chapter 4 Review, p. 1, p. 2, p. 3
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2006: There was a substitute today, as the Foreign Language teachers had oncampus professional development. The substitute showed the students Episode 10 of Destinos, and the students had a worksheet they worked on in class.
Handout: Destinos Worksheet #4
QUIZ tomorrow: Grammar
Monday, Dec. 4, 2006: Minimum day schedule today. Students worked on a Culture Review worksheet. Bellwork/Calentamiento: Conexiones, pp. 114115 in the textbook. Read and answer the questions.
Handout: Culture Review Sheet, chapter 4
Chapter test on Thursday.
Friday, Dec. 1, 2006: Students read the Lecturas Culturales in class and discussed the questions. We also finished the preterite vs. imperfect verb tense packets. Bellwork/Calentamiento: page 108, read and answer questions. (Write out questions.)
Tuesday: Grammar quiz.
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006: Students took the Palabras 2 quiz, and we corrected it in class. We also worked in the preterite/imperfect verb packets. Tarea: page 43 in the workbook.
Handout: Preterite vs. Imperfect Tenses, p. 1, p. 2, p. 3, p. 4
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006: Students corrected workbooks and worked on the Bellwork/Calentamiento, page 99, #10. We began working on a packet of worksheets for practice using the preterite and imperfect tenses. We will be continuing to use the packets tomorrow. Tarea: page 4142 in the workbook
QUIZ Thursday, Palabras 2
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006: Students took the Palabras 1 Quiz, and we corrected it together in class. We also corrected the workbooks and worked in the listening manuals. Tarea: pages 39 & 40 in the workbooks. Bellwork/Calentamiento: page 95, #4. Write out questions and answers in your notebook.
QUIZ Thursday, Palabras 2
Monday, Nov. 27, 2006: Students watched Episode 9 of Destinos and worked on a worksheet in class. Students who missed today will have to make up the viewing and the worksheet. Tarea: pages 3738.
Handout: Destinos Worksheet #3: p. 1, p. 2, p. 3
Friday, Nov. 17, 2006: Students worked in class. Those who missed today will not have to make it up.
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006: Students reviewed their chapter 3 tests which had been corrected. We worked in the listening manual and discussed grammar and vocabulary, Palabras 1 and 2, preterite and imperfect verbs tenses, and the use of reflexive pronouns to form the "passive voice." Tarea: Pages 3536 in the workbook.
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006: Students watched Episode 8 of Destinos, and they began chapter 4 in the textbooks: Palabras 1 and 2, and the grammar. We also discussed the verb haber, and its irregular form of "hay." Tarea: pages 3334 in the workbook.
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006: Students took the chapter 3 test today. They also turned in their work for chapter 3 and their extra credit. Tomorrow we will begin Palabras 1 of Chapter 4.
Monday, Nov. 13, 2006: We reviewed pages 7274 in the textbook. Bellwork/ Calentamiento: page 72, #20 (write out the questions and answers). Begin chapter 3 project/essay: pages 85, #5. 10 sentences. Rough draft due today about when they were a child. Students will be typing these, including an illustration on the final copy, and stapling it to the rough draft to turn in.
Study for test tomorrow, CHAPTER 3!
Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006: Students were handed back their corrected grammar quizzes from the day before to learn their scores. They also worked on a Culture review worksheet, and we finished corrected chapter 3 workbook pages. They received a packet of practice work for the Imperfect tense.
Handout, Imperfect Tense Packet (request from teacher)
Test Tuesday, chapter 3
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006: Students took a grammar quiz for chapter 3, and we corrected it in class. We also discussed the Lecturas Culturales pages from the textbook and the Destinos worksheet. We also worked in the listening manual. Tarea: pages 8687, Assessment ch. 3.
TEST on Monday, chapter 3.
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006: We watched Destinos and worked on a Destinos handout. The grammar quiz will be tomorrow. Bellwork/calentamiento: pages 8283, read and answer questions. Tarea: pages 7879, read and answer questions.
Handout: Destinos Worksheet #2 (two pages)
Monday, Nov. 6, 2006: We reviewed the Imperfect tense today and finished working on the worksheets packet. Bellwork: Read and answer the questions on page 80. We also read and discussed the article on page 81. Tarea: finish worksheets and workbook pages for chapter 3 and study.
Friday, Nov. 3, 2006: We took the Palabras 2 quiz, finished dialogues, and corrected workbooks. We also worked on the imperfect tense packets today. Tarea: pages 3132 in the workbooks.
Quiz: next Tuesday, grammar Test: next Thursday, chapter 3
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006: We worked in the Listening Manuals, and finished the dialogues (except for a few student who were absent). We worked on the imperfect tense packet. Tarea: pages 2930 in the workbooks. We also had a workbook check in class. Calentamiento/bellwork: page 62, #2.
Handout: Imperfect verbs packet: p. 1, p. 2, p. 3
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006: Quiz over Palabras 1. Corrected in class. Students presented dialogues for restaurant scenes. Tarea: pages 27 & 28 in the workbook.
Quiz Friday, Palabras 2
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006: Bring in those bread loaves for extra credit! We will be learning about the Día de los Muertos, watching a video, and eating the bread, and studying grammar & vocabulary.
Handout: Imperfect verbs packet (Request from teacher)
Monday, Oct. 30, 2006: NO SCHOOL!
Friday, Oct. 27, 2006: Students took the numbers quiz (040) and we corrected it in class. Then we began chapter 3, reviewed the vocabulary for Palabras 1 & 2, and talked about the imperfect tense in Spanish (pages 6070). Tarea: pages 2324 in the workbook.
Handout: vocabulary, chapter 3 Quizzes: Wednesday, Palabras 1 & Friday, Palabras 2
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006: (Short period for double assembly schedule) The students took the Chapter 2 test and received a recipe for Pan de Muerto for extra credit (20 pts). They finished dialogues, too.
Handout: Receta, Pan de Muerto
Quiz tomorrow: Numbers
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006: Students watched episode 5 of Destinos, turned in their homework, and finished working on their dialogues in class. Bellwork/Calentamiento: (Be sure to write out questions and answers in notebooks) (1) ¿Te gusta la carne? (2) ¿Te gustan los mariscos? (3) ¿Cuáles son algunos legumbres que te gustan? (4) ¿Te gusta el postre? (5) ¿Qué te gusta beber?
Tomorrow: Test on chapter 2. Quiz Friday: Numbers
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006: Students took a grammar quiz, which we corrected in class. Tarea: Assessment for chapter 2, p. 5455. The rest of the period was spent finishing dialogues for restaurant scenes.
TEST: Thursday, chapter 2
Monday, Oct. 23, 2006: Students finished listening exercises for chapter 2 and turned in their final, typed essays from the week before. We began working in groups to complete a dialogue for chapter 2, and they will be memorizing it and presenting it before class next week. (Page 52, #1) Bellwork/calentamiento: Write three things you would say to a waiter/waitress at a restaurant (in Spanish). Tarea: study for the grammar quiz tomorrow. (verbs!)
TEST: Thursday, chapter 2 Quiz: Friday over numbers (which we have been studying since the first day of school).
Friday, Oct. 20, 2006: Students worked on a Destinos worksheet for bellwork/calentamiento while their notebooks were being checked. They also turned in their workbooks today. We finished chapter 2 listening exercises and reviewed preterite tense verb conjugations. Tarea: finish verb packets from yesterday & Destinos worksheet.
Quizzes: Tuesday, grammar Test: chapter 2 on Thursday
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006: Students worked on preterite tense verbs and received a worksheet to complete in class. Students took the quiz over Palabras 2, and we read the lecturas culturales together, p. 4849, and the conexiones, p. 5051.
Handout, preterite tense verbs packet: pick up from teacher
Quizzes: Tuesday, grammar and Thursday, chapter 2 test
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006: Students worked on bellwork/calentamiento, page 41, #12. Tarea: finish workbook, chapter 3. We also read the lectura cultural, p. 4647. Turn in essays, "Fui a Macchu Picchu." We watched episode 5 of Destinos. Tomorrow, Vocabulary quiz, Palabras 2.
Mon. & Tues., Oct. 16 & 17, 2006: Students worked on bellwork to unscramble the following sentences: 1. tacos / los / sirve / restaurante / el mesero / en el 2. pimienta / pide / Juan / sal / la/ y / la 3. y / el / Sofía / fríen / pescado / papas / las / y Jaime
Next, students took the quiz for Palabras 1 and we corrected it in class. We also reviewed more verbs in the preterite tense...noting that the bootverbs in the present tense are "bottomverbs" in the preterite tense. We also corrected the workbook pages assigned so far in chapter 2.
Tarea/homework: pages 2122
Friday, Oct. 13, 2006: Students did the bellwork/calentamiento, p. 34, #1, and p. 35, #4. Students must write out the whole question and fullsentence answers. (From now on, questions and fullsentence answers must be written out.) We then reviewed some of the key terms and characters from Destinos and watched episode 4.
Tarea/homework: pages 15 & 16 in the workbook and the crucigrama. Students must access this website and download the crossword/crucigrama:.
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006: I returned the test from the previous day to the students for them to look at. They also turned in their rough drafts. I handed out the vocabulary sheet for chapter 2, and we began chapter 2 in the textbook and listening manual, Palabras 1 & 2. Tarea/homework: pages 13 & 14 in the workbook.
Quiz, Palabras 1, next Tuesday.
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006: We took the test over chapter 1. After the test the students began their rough drafts of assignment #5 on page 25. They need to be 10 sentences long. When they receive the corrected rough drafts back, they will need to type it and include an illustration or picture.
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006: We had a presentation by Maud Beltran, from ECI, regarding their 2007 Study Abroad Programs in Spain and Costa Rica. We followed the presentation with a review of the Extra Credit and how to access it at <<spanish.glencoe.com>>
In class work: Answer questions on pages 1821, regarding the Lecturas Culturales.
Tomorrow: Chapter 1 test
Monday, Oct. 9, 2006: We took the grammar quiz for chapter 1, and we corrected them in class. We read the Lecturas Culturales together, pages 1823, in class. Tarea/homework: pages 2627, Assessment.
Test Wednesday: Chapter 1
Friday, Oct. 6, 2006: Class read together page 16 and answered questions about the dialogue. We also worked on the Listening exercises for chapter 1. Homework: study for quiz over chapter 1 grammar Bellwork/Calentamiento: page 15, #17 & 18.
Quiz Monday, Chapter 1 grammar
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006: Students reviewed the vocabulary for chapter 1 & took the Palabras 1 quiz. The grammar quiz tomorrow was postponed till next Monday. Tarea/homework: workbook pages 11 and 12. Handout: vocabulary crossword, was completed in class.
Handout: Chapter 1 vocabulary crossword
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006: Students worked in their notebooks & completed pages 10 & 11, exercises 10 & 11. We corrected these in class and reviewed the preterite tense. We also watched Destinos. Tarea/homework: pages 9 & 10 in the workbooks.
Quizzes: Tomorrow, Palabras 2 & Friday, grammar
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006: Students' workbooks were checked for completion, and they corrected their workbooks in class, pages 16. They took the quiz for Palabras 1. Tarea/homework: pages 7 & 8 in workbooks.
Quizzes: Thursday, Palabras 2 & Friday, Grammar
Monday, Oct. 2, 2006: Students worked in their listening manuals, chapter 1, and we reviewed preterite tense verbs. Students received a worksheet to complete in class. Tarea/homework: pages 5 & 6 in the workbook.
Quizzes: tomorrow, Palabras 1; Thursday, Palabras 2; Friday, Grammar
Preterite tense verbs worksheet: page 1, page 2
Friday, Sept. 29, 2006: Students took the Repaso G quiz, and we corrected it in class. We began Chapter 1, and students were assigned tarea/homework from the workbook, pages 14.
Quiz: Tuesday: Palabras 1; Thursday: Palabras 2; Friday, Grammar
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006: Students took the Repaso F quiz, and we corrected the quizzes during class. Students were given an additional day to finish the packets from yesterday.
Tomorrow: Quiz, Repaso G
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006: Substitute. Students worked on a packet of review worksheets and then watched Destinos.
Substitute Packet #1 (must be picked up from Mrs. Delello)
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006: Students were given back their Repaso E quizzes to review, and they reviewed use of pronouns and the past tense. Inclass work: Pronoun review handout Bellwork: P. R48, #5. Homework: study for Repaso F Quiz tomorrow.
Pronoun Review Handout: page 1, page 2
Monday, Sept. 25, 2006: Students reviewed Repaso F and Repaso G, and we corrected workbooks in class. Tarea/homework: pages R4042. **Bellwork: Write the date and weather. Write the following list of nouns, their definitions, and the verbs the come from: 1) la cena; 2) el cepillo; 3)el peine; 4) el almuerzo; 5) el desayuno; 6) los sentimientos.
Friday, Sept. 22, 2006: Students took the Repaso E quiz. Afterwards, we corrected their workbooks (homework) from the night before. There was a notebook and workbook check. In class work: Write 10 sentences describing the picture on R49, exercise #9.
Tarea: page R3639 in workbooks.
Quizzes: Wednesday, Repaso F; Friday, Repaso G.
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006: Students reviewed Repaso E & F, and corrected their workbook pages R32R35. They also finished a worksheet for extra practice with reflexive verbs, Repaso F Worksheet.
Bellwork: page R39, #3.
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006: Students took the quiz for Repaso D, and they watched the next Episode of Destinos. Tarea/homework: R2931. Students workbooks were checked for completion.
Quiz Friday: Repaso E. Next week: Quizzes for Repaso F & G.
Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006: We reviewed the corrected quizzes from yesterday and check the workbook pages for homework. Tarea/homework: R2528 in the workbooks. **Students worked on worksheet in class. Worksheet, Repaso E.
Bellwork: page R40, exercise #4.
Quizzes: Wednesday, Repaso D; Friday, Repaso E.
Monday, Sept. 18, 2006: Students took the Repaso C quiz & reviewed homework for Repaso D. We reviewed Repaso D & E (p. R3441) in the textbook. Tarea/homework: R2124.
Quizzes: Wednesday, Repaso D; Friday, Repaso E.
Friday, Sept. 15, 2006: We reveiwed Repasos C & D, including stemchanging verbs like perder, jugar, empezar, poder, tener, volver, querer. They were assigned tarea/ homework pages R1720 in their workbooks. **Bellwork: Answer the following questions in complete sentences in Spanish:
**Quizzes next week: Monday, Repaso C; Wednesday, Repaso D; Friday, Repaso E.
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006: Students were given their quizzes back to review their grades. We also corrected the homework from last night and they were assigned their homework for tomorrow (Tarea: R1316). Class discussed Repaso C and ER & IR verbs, including the verb tener.
**Bellwork: 1) Write five things you can eat. 2) Write three things you can drink. 3) Write the names of three meals.
**Quizzes next week: Monday, Repaso C. Wednesday, Repaso, D. Friday, Repaso E.
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006: Students took the Repaso B Quiz. Tarea: pages R1112. After the quiz, students watched "Destinos." If students miss an episode of Destinos they will be required to view the video in a makeup viewing during lunch, to be arranged with Sra. Delello. There will be assessments and other work to do with Destinos. Students can expect there to be questions on quizzes regarding Destinos.
** Bellwork: Complete the following sentences in Spanish: 1) El hermano de mi padre es mi _________. 2) La hija de mis tíos es mi _________. 3) Yo soy _________ de los padres de mis padres. 4) Los padres de mis padres son mis ________.
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006: We corrected homework pages in the workbooks & reviewed Repaso B, the verb ser, and AR verb conjugation. Tarea: pages R910, workbook. ** Bellwork: Make the following sentences plural. 1) Él es americano. 2) La muchacha es bonita. 3) El colegio es moderno. 4) El curso es fácil. ** Quiz tomorrow, Repaso B.
Monday, Sept. 11, 2006: Students corrected pages R3R6 in the workbook and reviewed Repaso A. Students took a quiz over Repaso A. We discussed verb conjugation and the verb ser. Tarea: pages R7 & 8 in the workbook.
Bellwork: 1. ¿Quién eres? 2. ¿De dónde eres? 3. ¿De qué nacionalidad eres?
Wednesday: Prueba over Repaso B
Friday, Sept. 8, 2006: Bellwork assignment: page R3, #3 & page R5 #4. After we corrected the bellwork and finished discussing Repaso A, we corrected the workbook pages R13. We will finish correcting the Repaso A workbook pages (R46) on Monday.
**There will be a Prueba (quiz) over Repaso A on Monday.
We will begin Repaso B on Monday, and there will be a quiz on Wednesday. These repaso sections are review from last year, and should be pretty easy for the students.
Thursday, September 7, 2006: Class reviewed "ar" verbs from Spanish I and conjugation rules. We reviewed pages Repaso A, pages R2  R7 in the textbook. Tarea (homework) for tomorrow is workbook pages R1R6. There will be a Prueba (quiz) on Monday over Repaso A. (Classes were shortened today for an assembly.)
**Students should have workbooks purchased from the library and textbooks.
Wednesday, September 6: We discussed the use of an apellido (use of family last name followed by mother's last name) and students chose names to use in Spanish class. We also reviewed class rules and the syllabus. Tomorrow we will be working in Repaso A & we will have a quiz next Monday over the material.
**Students should plan to study at least 20 minutes each night for Spanish class, whether they have homework or not. They can study grammar from the text or memorize vocabulary.
**Textbooks must be covered by next Monday. Forms must be signed and returned to class by by Monday.
For Wednesday, September 6, 2006:
The following links are to be followed to obtain the syllabus, contact information, and other forms to download for Spanish II for the opening of school. In addition, this page can be followed to daily class information when students are absent…or just need to remember what was assigned in class.
Parent contact information form
Spanish II handout: Study Guide

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