Updated Project Due Dates

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 in Spanish 3B

Good morning students, Due to the 2 snow days we had, the new due dates for the GPS project are as follows… Presentation Dates: A – Day, March 24th B – Day, March 27th This will allow all classes to have 4 blocks to work on their presentations. Don’t forget to memorize your scripts! See you all in class!...

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The GPS Project – Spanish 3B

Posted on Mar 9, 2017 in Spanish 3B

You will be creating a presentation in the form of a skit. Each group will have 3 members in their group…1 driver, 1 passenger and 1 person acting as the GPS. The scenario is the same for each group, you and a friend are traveling to a party and get lost. However you choose to carry out this scenario is completely up to you… Requirements for the project: Use of at least 10 commands in your presentation. (Commands may be in the form of positive or negative commands.) A skit duration of 90 seconds (30 seconds of talking per member in your group) Vocabulary from Chapter 3A & 3B At least 6 scenery/background changes during the presentation. Your skit (lines) must be memorized. Reading your lines from your script is not allowed. In order to keep the skit simple and easy to memorize, you may only use SpanishDict.com to look up single words you do not know. No use of an online translator will be allowed. Presentation Dates: (Pending no snow days) A – Day, March 23rd B – Day, March...

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Sp2A & 3B – Sub Lesson Plans for 2/28/2017

Posted on Feb 28, 2017 in Spanish 2A, Spanish 3B

Good morning students, Unfortunately I will be out of school today. Your lesson plans are as follows… You will be watching the movie, Selena, in class today. As you watch the movie, you will need to answer the following questions in your notebooks / chromebooks. You will have a short quiz on the movie next Monday, March 6th, (blocks 6 & 8) regarding these questions. Important: Make sure to read through all of the questions prior to starting the movie as they do not go in chronological order. Questions for the movie, Selena! 1.) Selena was the first female to dominate what type of music? 2.) What was the name of the band Selena’s dad was in when he was younger? 3.) Where did Selena live before her family was forced to move to Corpus Christi? 4.) How old was Selena when she first began performing? 5.) Who was Selena’s original band composed of? 6.) What did each family member do? 7.) Who did Selena marry? How old was she? 8.) What was Selena’s favorite food? 9.) What kind of store did Selena own? 10.) Who managed the boutique? 11.) What was Selena dared to do at a fair? 12.) Was her family opposed to her marrying Chris? 13.) Where did Selena move? 14.) Did Selena want children? 15.) Why was Selena so important to the Mexican-American population? 16.) What was Selena’s goal in music? 17.) What was her crossover song? 18.) Who wrote most of her music? 19.) What happened when Selena’s brother drove the...

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Questions for the movie, Selena!

Posted on Feb 27, 2017 in Spanish 2A, Spanish 3B

Questions for the movie, Selena! 1.) Selena was the first female to dominate what type of music?   2.) What was the name of the band Selena’s dad was in when he was younger?   3.) Where did Selena live before her family was forced to move to Corpus Christi?   4.) How old was Selena when she first began performing?   5.) Who was Selena’s original band composed of?   6.) What did each family member do?   7.) Who did Selena marry? How old was she?   8.) What was Selena’s favorite food?   9.) What kind of store did Selena own?   10.) Who managed the boutique?   11.) What was Selena dared to do at a fair?   12.) Was her family opposed to her marrying Chris?   13.) Where did Selena move?   14.) Did Selena want children?   15.) Why was Selena so important to the Mexican-American population?   16.) What was Selena’s goal in music?   17.) What was her crossover song?   18.) Who wrote most of her music?   19.) What happened when Selena’s brother drove the...

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Spain Review – Part 2

Posted on Feb 9, 2017 in Spanish 3B

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 Enjoy the snow day! Sr....

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Summaries of Spain Topics for Final Test

Posted on Feb 3, 2017 in Spanish 3B

Good afternoon students, As promised, I have compiled a summary of the various topics of study for the Final Spanish Autonomy test. Those notes can be found below. Block 1 – Your Final Test will be on Thursday of next week. Block 8 – Your Final Test will be on Friday of next week. __________________________________________________________________ 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...

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