This year students will continue language learning as they explore the Spanish Speaking Countries of our world!
We will study the locations and cultures of these countries as we develop our Spanish speaking skills. Students will be selecting Spanish speaking countries and developing travel presentations, festival presentations and a food/shopping presentations.
In the months March and April, students will learn about the restaurant and the supermarket with Mexico as the focal country.
Students will be reading about the restaurant and simple recipes in our Sombrero Time curriculum. They will have a reading comprehension test as well as continue to have regular weekly quizzes of verbs below.
Pedir (to ask, to ask for)
Comprar (to buy)
Costar (cost/how much)
Download slide presentation below for notes, videos, due dates and verb conjugation charts:
Current IB Unit:
CULTURAL TRADITIONS & FESTIVALS
Statement of Inquiry: Meaning and accent are influenced by culture.
Cultura influye sentido y acento.
Key Concepts: Culture
Related Concepts: Meaning and Accent
Approaches to Learning: Communication Skills and Organization Skills.
What is meaning? What is accent?
How does culture influence meaning and accent?
To what extent do meaning and accent influence culture?
Presentation/Project organizers and task rubrics:
Language Acquisition Criterion
Comprehending spoken and visual text
Comprehending written and visual text
Communicating in response to spoken and/or written and/or visual text
Using language in spoken and/or written form
25% Participation and class work
75% Assessments: Formatives (quizzes) and Summative (end of unit exam and projects/presentations)
Students are expected to participate and collaborate daily. This will reflect on their grading for up to 20 points weekly.
Students are expected to turn in their assignments on the due date. Late work will be accepted at 80% the day after, and up to 60% by end of the unit. Sick day work/homework will be granted one day extra per absent days.
Students may make corrections for quizzes up to 80%.
Assessment retakes may be offered at teacher discretion up to 100% if student shows the required steps detailed by the teacher to show mastery of assessment
Please contact me for special circumstances.