HW – Chp. 3 – Due 2/28

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 in Spanish 3A

Good morning students, Homework has been posted on Conjuguemos.com for Chp. 3. You are to complete 250 words by the end of the school day on February 28th. Here is a direct link to the word list for your reference. http://www.senorh.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/L3_Capitulo_3.pdf If you need your username or password for Conjuguemos.com, please make sure to email me ASAP. As always, email me with any questions or concerns about anything. See you all in class! Sr....

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Part 2 of Review & Video Prompt Reminder

Posted on Feb 8, 2017 in Spanish 3A

Good morning students, As promised, I have included Part 2 of the Spanish History Review in this email. You can download the PowerPoint by clicking on the link below. Caution: I did not create this PowerPoint, so if bright pastel colors bother you, prepare yourself.   ; ) Part 2 of Spanish History Review Second, on Monday we watched the video “The Latin Explosion” which covered the history of Latin Music and how it became part of the main stream music of today. After you are finished with the Final Spain Test (which is a Socrative, so you will need your chromebooks) you will be handed a piece of paper with the following prompt. Discuss 3 examples of how the history and autonomies of Spain are similar to the Latin Music Explosion in the United States.  This prompt is meant for you to be creative with your responses. There are numerous ways to view answers for this prompt. However, for each example of similarity you mention, you will need to explain (convincingly) your rationale for your response. As always, email me with any questions. See you Friday (or Monday) pending the weather! Sr....

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Reminder of Material on Friday’s Final Test

Posted on Feb 6, 2017 in Spanish 3A

Good morning students, I just wanted to remind you all of the material that will be on Friday’s Final Spain Test. Friday’s test will include… Information from the original Spain History PowerPoint Presentation. I had everyone translate this material in class before we began the presentations. Look in your Google Docs for the translations. The link to the original presentation is below. Information from all of the Autonomies presented in class. The notes for those can be found below as well. Original Spain History PowerPoint Notes on the 17 Spanish Autonomies There will also be a separate section on the video we will be watching in class today. The prompt for that assessment will be given in class before the video. See you all in class! Sr....

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Spanish 3A – Autonomy Summaries

Posted on Feb 2, 2017 in Spanish 3A, Spanish 3B

Galicia Galicia one of the autonomies of Spain. The main language is Galego which is a mixture of three other languages: Arabic, Latin, and Spanish.It is spoken by 3 million people.  Santiago de Compostela is the capital of Galicia, it is also the final destination of Camino de Santiago. Camino de Santiago is a network of pilgrimage routes that connect pilgrims to different areas around North Spain. Galicia’s main source of food is fish and seafood because they have many fishing ports there. Famous food from there include Galician Almond cake (Santiago de Tarte), Pulpo a la Feria, and Salpicon de Mariscos (last two feature seafood). Galicia has there own special kind of bagpipes called gaita. This music and food is heavily features in their festivals. Galician festivals are known for being extravagant. Most festivals are celebrating some religious holiday. __________________________________________________________________ Cantabria y Asturias La Reconquista de Covadonga Also known as battle of covadonga, Battle between muslims and christians and the muslims invaded from the north. Pelayo took charge as the leader of the conflict and led them to victory with a cross in his hand. THe cross would later find its spot on asturias flag Las Cuevas de Altamira Caves that were found in Cantabria, and contained ancient paintings all over the walls. Found 3,000 years ago, they are over 35,000 years old. They are located in Mount Visperas. They are over 1,000 feet long. Pantortillas de Reinosa It is a cookie like pastry with sugar and cinnamon. It is very popular in spain but is exclusive to spain. It is very hard to find in other places. It is served in restaurants mainly for special occasions La Dama de Elche La Dama de Elche is a statue that was used as a funeral urn. It was discovered on August 4, 1897, by Manuel Campello Esclapez. It is now located in the National Architecture Museum in Madrid. __________________________________________________________________ El País Vasco Flag The flag is red, green, and white. The red represents the Bay of Biscay. The green represents the cross of Saint Andrew and the Tree of Gernika. The white represents God Vitoria- Gasteiz Vitoria-Gasteiz is the capital of the Basque Country. It is the Basque’s largest country. The city holds the house of parliament and locates the seat of the government. The city has a climate influenced by the ocean Bilbao The city of Bilbao is the largest city of the Basque Country. Bilbao is a normal city, but the architecture is very impressive. The Guggenheim Museum is en Bilbao and has many different shapes and styles of art. Guggenheim Museum A very popular tourist attraction. Located in Bilbao, and was created with many different forms and styles. It is a great example of the amazing architecture from the Basque Country. San Sebastian San Sebastian has many beautiful beaches. The sculptures are created with forms of...

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Share your notes!

Posted on Jan 31, 2017 in Spanish 3A, Spanish 3B

Good morning, This is just a quick reminder that I would like you to share your Notes on the Student / Spain presentations with me. This is the last grade that is going into the 2nd marking period and if I do not have access to your notes, I cannot give you a grade. Please double check to make sure I have access to them. See you all in class! Sr. H

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