List of Locations and Required Topics

Posted on Jan 19, 2018 in Spanish 3B

Castilla – Leon El Castellano Los Romanos Segovia, Salamanca and León Galicia El gallego Los Griegos El Camino de Santiago Santiago de Compostela La Coruña Basque Country, Navarre and La Rioja Euskadi ETA Pamplona / Fiesta de San Fermín Guernica Catalonia El catalán Los cartagineses / Los griegos Guerras Púnicas (Hanibal) Gaudi – artista, arquitectura Barcelona Andalucia Los fenicios (Cádiz) Los gitanos El flamenco El gazpacho Granada, Sevilla, Cordoba and Cádiz Costa de Sol Los moros Castilla – La Mancha Los visigodos Toledo Río Tajo Hierro Demasquinado Espadas El Greco / Don Quixote Valencia Valencia Alicante La Tomatina Naranjas La paella Islas Baleares Mallorca Menorca Ibiza Palma Islas Canarias Las Palmas Teide Tenerife La Comunidad de Madrid · Madrid, la capital · El kilómetro cero · El oso del madroño · El Museo del Prado · La Gran Vía · La Moncloa · El Palacio de la Zarzuela · El club de fútbol del Real Madrid · Comida: croquetas de carne o...

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The History of Spain – Requirements

Posted on Jan 19, 2018 in Spanish 3B

LA HISTORIA Y LA GEOGRAFÍA DE ESPAÑA INFORME ESCRITO  /  PRESENTACIÓN ORAL You will be researching one of Spain’s 17 autonomous regions…possibly with a partner.  Each student will write his / her own individual report in Spanish, worth 100 points.  Together you will give an oral presentation to the class, with visuals, to teach them what you have discovered about your “autonomía”.  The oral / visual presentation will also be worth 100 points.  Each student will get his / her own grade.  Attached is your score sheet with the specific break-down.   EL INFORME ESCRITO (100 points total)             Choose specific topics within your autonomy.  Make sure that all vital info about your autonomía is covered between the two of you.  Write a report ENTIRELY in Spanish of approximately 500 words.  Class time will be devoted to the writing.  A rough draft, worth 25 points, will be collected and reviewed for grammatical and content errors.  ANY EVIDENCE OF USE OF TRANSLATORS WILL RESULT IN A ZERO OUT OF 100 POINTS ON THE WRITTEN REPORT. Your written report should include an introductory paragraph and a conclusion.  DO NOT attempt to write the report in English, and then translate it. Start in Spanish, use simple sentences and simple vocabulary.  You MUST include a “Works Cited” page (as per your agenda book).  List all books, encyclopedias, and websites used.  You MUST use a variety of materials to gather your information.  Review all of the attached requirements carefully to be sure that you have met all expectations.   PRESENTACION ORAL (70 points)               YOU ARE THE TEACHER!  You and your possible partner will present a 10/15 minute oral presentation to the class on a pre-assigned date.  Each of you must speak an equal amount and will be graded separately.  Although the oral presentation will restate some of the information from the written report, you MAY NOT READ the report. Your classmates will be taking notes on the information you give.  Use clear and simple Spanish!  Make it interesting!   PRESENTACION VISUAL  (30 points)              Make your presentation fun and interesting with lots of visuals, music, food, pictures, souvenirs, etc.  Check the score sheet for the requirements.  (To be distributed at a later date) A map and flag (in color) of your autonomía are REQUIRED.  We will take class time to work on this, also!   REQUIREMENTS FOR WRITTEN REPORT:       One source must be a book (such as Eyewitness Spain in the Library) One source must be is entirely in Spanish At least five different sources total (including the two mentioned) A cover page (name, period, title- in Spanish)    A Works Cited (format is in agenda book) A clearly organized essay that has an introduction, a few body paragraphs and a conclusion that concludes, not restates the same information. 500 words in the paper (MUST be double spaced, with accents done on the computer, not...

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Reminder of Online HW

Posted on Nov 30, 2017 in Spanish 2A, Spanish 2B, Spanish 3B

Good afternoon students, This is just a reminder that we are back to our normal routine with online homework assignments. You must complete 200 verb conjugations on Conjuguemos.com by Friday, 12/1 before school begins. Blocks 7cd and 8 have until school ends on 12/1 to complete their assignment. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email me. Adios! Sr. H

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The Spanish 2 Cheat Sheet

Posted on Nov 20, 2017 in Spanish 2A, Spanish 2B, Spanish 3B

Good morning students, I trust all your weekends were relaxing and eventful. In order to assist you with your Special Event Presentations, I have created a Spanish Grammar “Cheat Sheet”. This cheat sheet is available digitally by clicking the link below or by picking up a hard copy of the document in my classroom during your next class. This document has some basic grammar explanations that you would have learned during the first couple of years in Spanish. Feel free to use this to assist you in creating your presentations. If at any point you lose this document, it will be available on the sidebar of my website. Spanish Grammar Cheat Sheet Ciao! Sr....

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Special Event Presentation

Posted on Nov 17, 2017 in Spanish 3B

Good morning students, You will be creating a Google Slides Presentation that will discuss your preparation for a special event. The special event may be any event of your choosing…real or imagined : )  Talk about a recent wedding that took place in your family or your preparation for your attendance at the next Grammy awards. Your only limitation is your imagination.  The requirements of your presentation are as follows… Create 16 slides that will discuss your preparation for the event. Each slide must have one complete sentence and two images that help the audience understand the vocabulary used in your sentences. 8 of the slides must use “Reflexive Verbs” from page 96 in your book. 15 words that you use in your presentation must be words you looked up using SpanishDict.com You must present your presentation to the class for full credit. You will have 2.5 classes in order to complete the presentation. The first half of the first class will be a discussion on how to use reflexive verbs. You may work on the presentation outside of class, however, use of any online translator will not be tolerated. As per department policy, use of an online translator will result in a grade of zero on the presentation. Total points for the presentation will be 40 pts. The breakdown of the grade is as follows. Up to 20 pts will be given for Grammar, Content and Creativity on your slides. Up to 20 pts will be given for your presentation of the special event preparation. All Students will be presenting their special event projects on November 29th. Any individual questions may be answered either by email or in class. All presentations must be shared with me so that I may “edit” the presentations. This will allow me to monitor the progress of your presentations. See you all in class! Sr....

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