Monday, September 30, 2013

September 30, 2013

Bell ringer: With a partner, play 'Ping Pong" with the days of the week and the months of the year. Five minutes.

Español II: In your apuntes en la sección del vocabulario, you are going to copy the list of Los Verbos Regulares en español.

Lesson: Today, we will cover the cultural notes on the Educational Goals of the Latin American system compared to that of the USA.

Español II: Hoy, vamos a repasar los verbos regulares que terminan en 
'-AR', '-ER', e '-IR'.

Reminders: Calendar project due mañana (el primero de octubre).
Calendar quiz on miércoles (el 2 de octubre).
Sub jueves y viernes. Best behavior. Work hard and get the work done.

Friday, September 27, 2013

September 27, 2013

Bell ringer: You will copy the calendar dates on the screen not in your Bell Ringer section but in your cultural section of your spirals. These will be used for your calendar and a sheet that you will do in class that goes over the information we have been covering.

Español II: Hoy, you will have Humor Friday at first.

Lesson: You will end with Humor Friday today.

Español II: We will review los números with BINGO.

HW: If you did not finish the worksheet, take it home and bring it back tomorrow.

Reminders: Calendar project (details on 9/27 blog) due 10/1.
Quiz on 10/2 over 'El Calendario' notes.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

September 26, 2013

Bell Ringer: You will receive your grade sheets today. At this time, you will whole punch the sheet.

Lesson: We will pass back papers and I will teach you how to use the grade sheet and figure out averages.

Español II: We will review los números 0-199. We will take a look at colors if time permits.

HW: Projects for Spanish I.

Reminders: Projects due 10/1 and quiz over calendario information 10/2.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

September 25, 2013

Bell ringer (section 4): Answer the following questions:

*What day is today?
* In what month are we?
* What is today's date?
* What is your telephone number?
* How old are you?
* When is your birthday?

Español II: Bell Ringer (section 4) ¡¡¡CONTESTA EN ESPAÑOL!!! (con frases completas)

¿Qué día es hoy?
¿En qué mes estamos?
¿Cuál es la fecha de hoy?
¿Cuál es tu número de teléfono?
¿Cuántos años tienes?
¿Cuándo es tu cumpleaños?

Lesson: Using flash cards, we will review the months of the year.
Then, we will play 'Ping-Pong' with your neighbors with the month with notes then without.
After that, you will play 'Culebra' with the class for the months.
Later, you will draw pictures for a grade that pertain to the months of the year on paper that I provide to you. You will be graded on correctness, neatness, and creativity.

Español II: Vamos a repasar los días de la semana, las estaciones del año, la fecha, los números 0-100.
You will have a quiz over this next miércoles (el dos de octubre).

HW: Study for your quiz (both I&II) and work on your project. No procrastinating.

Reminder: Quiz (10/2 both I&II) and Calendar project due 10/1. See 9/24's blog for details.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

September 24, 2013

Bell Ringer: We will finish any skits that did not have the chance to go last week.

Español II: Practiquen con sus compañeros el diálogo por diez minutos.

Lesson: We will finish going over the vocabulary taken with the sub last week.
Afterwards, details were given over the project for the calendar (examples were shown as well) as listed below:

Español II: Uds. van a hacer los diálogos.

HW:...Proyecto del Calendario
Due: 10/1/12

Summative grade
Creatively done w/decor relevant to the month.
Neatly done.
On non-lined paper.
Cannot print out on computer except clip art.
All months and days must be lower case and in Spanish.
Make sure to start the week on Monday in Spanish.
Write out the numbers instead of the number itself for every other month.
Do the months October through May.
You have to do this project yourself. No one else can do it for you.

Reminders: Quiz next Wednesday (el 2 de octubre del 2012) over calendar terms.

Monday, September 23, 2013

September 23, 2013

Bell ringer: Sub notes to be read.

Lesson: Today, we will review the "Calendario" vocab in class on Friday.

Español II: On Thursday, you were partnered with another student to write and perform a skit based on the greetings and goodbye notes. This will be performed tomorrow in class for a grade.

HW: Study your notes!! 5-10 minutes

Reminders: You will have a project assigned to you on Tuesday of this week that will be due Tuesday next week. In addition, you will have a quiz that day over the terms from the 'Calendario' unit.

Friday, September 20, 2013

September 20, 2013

Bell Ringer: You have the same sub as yesterday. Please make sure you behave. You know what is at stake.

Lesson: You will be copying vocabulary dealing with the calendar.
Make sure you copy it correctly. I will not redistribute the vocab during class unless you were absent.
If you want to check to see if you copied it correctly, you must come to tutoring.
Tutoring is held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays after school from 4:10-4:45.

Español II: Using your review packets, you will create a 12-grid flash card with paper provided and the colored pencils left for you. The items to be drawn, written and colored are los Meses del Año. 
You will be graded or accuracy, creativity, and neatness.

HW: Study something that we have covered recently.

Reminders: Have a great weekend.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

September 19, 2013

Bell Ringer: Today, you have a sub. Please make sure you are on your best behavior.

Lesson: Today, you are to copy the 'Greetings and Goodbyes' vocab list two times in English and two times in Spanish.
You must number each vocab word section as shown below.
You must skip a line after each vocab word section as shown below.
You can color code for extra points. One language in one color and another color for another language.
If one word has different meanings, do one meaning on one line and the other one the other line.
Must do entire list.
This is due by the end of the period.

Ex.  1. Hello. = Hola.
           Hello. = Hola.

      2. Buenos días. = Good morning.
          Buenos días. = Good morning.

      3. Buenas noches. = Good evening.
          Buenas noches. = Good night.

Español II: Hoy, you will be working with your "Saludos y Despedidas" vocbulario creating a diálogo with a partner that you have been assigned. The format of the dialogue will be provided in class on a sheet per partnership. 
This is due by the end of the period.

HW: Study!

Reminders: Sub tomorrow.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

September 18, 2013

Bell ringer: Get with your partners and practice the skit for ten minutes. Make sure to have your clean copy ready for me.

Español II:  You will need your packets in order to do part of today's lesson. 

Lesson: After the bell ringer, you will perform your skits.

Español II: Primero, we will review grammar rules such as:
*Definite and Indefinite Articles 
*Masculine Versus Feminine
*Singular versus plural
*Adjective agreement (masc vs fem and sing vs plu)

Después, vamos a repasar "Los Saludos y Despedidas". You will need this information to do tomorrow's assignment with the sub. 

HW: Study for 5-10 minutes for each class everyday.

Reminders: Next Thursday is early out.
Sub tomorrow and Friday.
Make up quizzes for those who missed them on Tuesday, 9/24, after school.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

September 17, 2013

Bell Ringer: Take out your alphabet notes.

Español II: You will need your notes on the "Adjetivos de Descripción". 

Lesson: Today you have a sub. Please make sure to be on your best behavior.
If I get that and everyone turns in 100% work done, then you will be set for the celebrations we do in class. (Some of you are trying to earn a celebration back or avoiding a loss of another one.)
If we do not do what we are supposed to do, then celebrations are postponed or cancelled.

Today, you are doing a sheet that helps you practice based on Friday's quiz. This is for a daily grade. Due at the end of the period.

Español II: Today you have a sub. Please make sure to be on your best behavior.
If I get that and everyone turns in 100% work done, then you will be set for the celebrations we do in class. (Some of you are trying to earn a celebration back or avoiding a loss of another one.)
If we do not do what we are supposed to do, then celebrations are postponed or cancelled.

For you assignment, you will be copying the vocab of the Descriptive Adjectives two times in Spanish and then two times in English. The format on how it is done will be explained by the sub. This is due at the end of the period.

HW: Study for 5-10 minutes all topics that have been covered.

Reminders: Make-up for Alpha or Geography quiz next Tuesday after school.
Sub on Thursday and Friday.

Monday, September 16, 2013

September 16, 2013

Bell Ringer: Let's finish the translations of the Greetings and Goodbyes.

Lesson: We will finish the greetings and goodbyes translations.
Afterwards, we will practice the pronunciation of the terms and words.
Then, I will partner you with someone for a two part assignment that will use the current vocabulary:

1. A = Greeting
    B = Different Greeting
    C = Different Greeting
2. A = Introduction and question about name?
    B = Answer to question. question about name?
    C = Answer. Pleasantry.
3. A = Pleasantry
    B = Different Pleasantry. Age question?
    C = Answer. Return question?
4. A = Answer with return question
    B = Answer. From where are you question?
    C = Answer. Return question?
5. A = Answer. Return question?
    B = Answer. Choice question (bday or telephone#)?
    C = Answer. Return a choice question?
6. A = Answer. Choice Question?
    B = Answer. Return question?
    C = Answer. Goodbye.
7. A = Answer. (DifferentGoodbye.
    B = Different Goodbye.

You must choose where this is to be performed:
School (hall)
School Dance

This is due to be performed on Wednesday.
You must have a written copy to be turned in to me prior to the performance.
One grade is for the performance and the other grade is for the written version.

Español II: Today, we will get the corrections made to the adjectives list copied last week. You will need this for tomorrow's sub plans.

Reminders: Make-up for quizzes over the Alphabet and Geography are next Tuesday after school.
Sub tomorrow!!! Great notes!!
You will need your Alpha and Adjectives notes for tomorrow's lesson.

Friday, September 13, 2013

September 13, 2013

Bell ringer: Study for 10 minutes for the Alpha quiz.

Español II: Estudien por diez minutos para la prueba de la geografía.

Lesson: QUIZ over the ALFABETO
Some classes will have Humor Friday
We will begin the real translations and the breakdown of the words.

Español II: La prueba de LA GEOGRAFÍA.
El Día Cómica:)3
Después, uds, van a copiar el vocabulario de los Adjetivos de Descripción.

HW: Study what we cover over the greetings and Goodbyes.

Estudien el repaso.

Reminders: Quiz Today over the Alphabet announced last week.
Sub next week por tres días.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

September 12, 2013

Bell ringer: We will practice the pronunciation of the Alfabeto.

Español II: Get out your apuntes de la geografía.

Lesson: First, we will have any presentations over the alfabeto that did not get done yesterday.
We will then practice for Friday's quiz doing 10 questions to see how well you are prepared. 
After that, we will have time to work on catch-up on the vocab over greeting and goodbyes.
We will also get you plugged into Remind 101.

Español II: We will practice how the prueba will be done tomorrow.
Afterwards, we will get you plugged into Remind 101.
Then, we will finish all the vocab lessons.

HW: Prepare for the Alfabeto quiz.
Prepare for the geo quiz.

Reminders: Quiz on Friday over the Alfabeto.
Quiz over La Geografía.
Sub next Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

September 11, 2013

Bell Ringer: Get with your partners from Monday and prepare to perform your versions of the "Alphabet Song".

Español II: Get out the vocabulario copied on lunes.

Lesson: After the performances, we will begin the first vocabulary lesson over greetings and goodbyes.
These notes will be taken in section 2 of your 5 section spiral. (Yesterday in fall 2013.)
We will first go over the Spanish to create a dictionary look for your notes.
After we are done compiling the Spanish list, you will receive the English translations.
The words will be broken down for familiarity.

Español II: We will finish the vocabulario from lunes.
Afterwards, we will allow time to get the vocab from ayer.

HW: Study all that we have covered in class at least 5-10 minutes each night.

Reminders: Make-up quizzes today over "La Geografía" y "alfabeto"
Quiz over the Alphabet Friday.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

September 10, 2013

The following page is for Spanish I and II with the exception of the vocab titles.

Bell ringer: Get out your vocabulary notes (section 2).

Sharing the "Saludos y Despedidas" sheet per two people, copy the vocabulary as it is written on the typed page.
Sharing the "Adjetivos Descriptivos" sheet per two people, copy the vocabulary as it is written on the typed page.
Leave space for the translations.
No more than one column per page since there will be two after the translations/breakdowns will be done.
Color code if possible.
Once the Spanish is done with you and your partner, switch to get the English page.
Turn in the English page at the end of the period whether you finished it or not. The pages are needed for other classes and the sub will count before the bell rings.

Reminders: Good notes from sub.
Quiz on Friday.
Make-up after school on Wednesday for quizzes missed last week.

Monday, September 9, 2013

September 9, 2013

Bell Ringer: Practice the pronunciation of the alphabet.

Español II: Tie up any loose ends on your HW. (cinco minutos, individualmente)

Lesson: We will tie-up any loose ends with the alphabet.
After we are done, you will be split into groups.
In those groups, you will collectively come up with a song (like "The Wheels on the Bus") to which you will sing the alphabet.
It cannot be "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" or the "Alphabet Song".
It can be any other childhood song.
Examples done in class were "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" and "A Whole New World"
This will be performed in front of the class for a grade on Wednesday.
You will be graded on accuracy of pronunciation and uniformity.

Lección: Hoy, for a review, you are going to receive your packets.
Afterwards, you are going you copy vocab in section 2 of your spirals regarding vocab needed for review that is not in the packet. (En la escuela)

Reminders: Sub tomorrow...beautiful notes!! You will need your notes on the Alfabeto.
Quiz on Friday over the alfabeto.
Make-up for quiz on Wednesday after school for Geography.

Quiz viernes over la geografía

Friday, September 6, 2013

September 6, 2013

Bell Ringer: 2nd period...In ten the worksheet on the desk. DO NOT use highlighters to mark the wordfind. Either circle or line through the words.

Español II: 6th period...tarea details...
Do as instructed on the page. Then label capitals, continental areas, bodies of water, and color.
7th have five minutes to work on the tarea.

3&4 classes: Turn in the HW. Then, practice the 1st part of the alphabet learned yesterday with a partner.

Lesson: Today, we will continue with the alphabet with its breakdowns. We will also work on repetition. If time permits, we will do humor Friday.

Español II: Get out your mapas. Vamos a continuar con la geografía. 

Reminders: Get your school supplies this weekend if you can!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

September 5, 2013

Bell Ringer: (4th section of spiral) How many letters do we have in the English alphabet?
How many vowels do we have?
How many vowel sounds do we have?
Do you spell well?

Español II: (4th section in your spirals) Write the questions.
Which Spanish-speaking country is commonly misspelled in English?
Which country is commonly said to be in the wrong area?
On how many continents are Spanish speaking countries located?
From what country does the Spanish language originate?
What is special with the Dominican Republic?

Lesson: Today, after adding some terms to the Geography unit, we will cover the Spanish alphabet and the sounds it produces with its individual letters as well as letter combinations. We will also discuss the vowels at this time.

Español II: Today, we will start reviewing la Geografía. We will do this with maps. You will have HW with this information.

HW: *A word find called Capitals and Countries.

Español II: The En Camino B worksheet. Must be done in color. Must label al oceanic and continental areas along with the capitals. Matching must be done, too.

Estudia: Practice the alphabet with someone using a Spanish accent.

Estudien: Los países y las capitales.

Reminders: If you missed the quiz yesterday, the make-up for that will be next Wednesday after school (9/11). Please make plans to attend. Quizzes will only be made up one day since they are oral. One week's notice is almost always provided.
Sub on Tuesday (9/10/13)

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

September 4, 2013

Bell ringer: Study the countries and capitals for 10 minutes as well as the cultural notes.

Español II: Estudien el alfabeto por 10 minutos.

Lesson: We will take the aural/written quiz that was announced last week as well as yesterday. It will be 25 questions with 5 bonus questions.

Español II: Uds. van a tomar la prueba del alfabeto.
Después, vamos a discutir formas de estudiar y cosas que puedan ayudarles (Pinterest, YouTube, Duolingo, etc.).

Reminders (Spanish I&II): Anyone who missed class today,  the quiz must be made up next Wednesday after school.

Fall 2014 = Turn in the HW of the map page that should have the countries colored, capitals labeled, bodies of water listed in their appropriate locations, and country names matched with their number
...the HW is due upon your return and
After the HW has been collected and study time has expired, ....

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

September 3, 2013

Lesson: Today, using maps provided in class, we will label bodies of water, continental areas, and the capital's stars of the Spanish speaking world. This will be done in the order of your notes.

Afterwards, you will label the capitals in Spanish and match the countries to its corresponding numbers according to the direction on the sheet. You will have an opportunity to color the countries with colored pencils. If time runs out, the coloring will have to be done at home.

Spanish II:

Lesson: Hoy, vamos a terminar las canciones del alfabeto.
Después, vamos a practicar para la prueba mañana.

HW: Worksheet over the countries if not finished in class (I).
II: Estudien

Reminders: Quiz tomorrow as outlined in class. See Friday's blog for more info.