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Last week of School. May 18-22.
 
We miss you all so much! Please come join us on May 22 between 10:30 and 11:30 AM at our drive through parade. Teachers will line our parking lot, you’ll drive through, and we will all wave and say our goodbyes from a safe distance. Please no parking or getting out of your vehicle.
 
 
                            Have a Happy Summer! See you soon.
 

Spanish Class week: March 9-13

Students will continue :
 
Kinder - third grade:   Bueno y malo
 
Students use adjectives bueno and malo
Students comprehend and use the phrases, Que bueno! and Que malo!
to describe different situations as good or bad.
 
Vocabulary and phrases:
bueno ...........good
malo .............bad
Que bueno! ........That's great/good!
Que malo! ...........That's awful/bad!
 
 
Fourth grade:  Cual e sla fecha?
 
Students identify the months in Spanish
Students learn and practice numbers from 1-31
Students comprehend the question; Cual es la fecha?
Students answer the question using the phrase, " Hoy es el _____ de___."
 
Fifth grade: Y tu como eres?
Students talk about personality traits 
Use adjective to describe people.
 
Yo soy .... I am 
Artistico(a) ........artistic
Atrevido. (a)............daring
deportista............sports minded
bueno(a).............good
malo(a)...........bad
desordenado(a)...........messy
estudioso(a)...........studious
gracioso(a)............funny
impaciente...........impatient
inteligente...........intelligent
ordenado(a)........neat
 
 
 
Middle school:  Spanish verbs ending in:  -ar, -er. ir.
Goals:
To improve students's ability to recognize verbs.
To Conjugate regular and stem changing verbs in the Present tense.
To Define and practice new vocabulary unit with the teacher.
 
 
 
 
 

Spanish class Feb 23-27

Upcoming Events:
Tuesday and Thursday, February 25th and 27th.
Parent/Teacher Conferences 4 – 8pm. 
Friday, February 28th No school, teacher comp day.
Monday, March 2nd  PD Day No school.
 
This week:
 
Kinder - 3rd grade:
Grande y Chiquito
Students comprehend the question : "Es grande o chiquito?'
Students answer the question using the phrase, "Es grande/ mediano/chiquito"
 
Fourth grade:
Cuál es la fecha?
This week the student continue;
Students identify months in Spanish. 
Students count up to thirty-one
Students comprehend the question: "Cuál es la fecha?"
Students answer the question using the phrase, "Hoy es el____ de____"
 
 
Fifth grade:
Y tú cómo eres?
This week student continue :
Read, listen to, and understand information about personality traits.
Yo soy atrevido  I am daring
Yo soy paciente I am patient
Yo soy simpatico(a) I am nice
Yo soy talentoso I am talented
 
 
 
Middle school: Adónde vas? Where are you going to?
Students comprehend the question: Adónde vas?
Students answer the question by using the verbo Ir in present tense.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spanish class week of February 18-21

Kinder - 3rd grade:
Me gusta/No me gusta
Students comprehend the question:  Te gusta.(n)....?
Students answer the question using phrases, "Si, me gusta (n)_______" or "No, me gusta(n) __________"
 
 
Fourth grade:
Cuál es la fecha?
Students identify months in Spanish. 
Students count up to thirty-one
Students comprehend the question: Cual es la fecha?
Students answer the question using the phrase, Hoy es el____ de____
 
 
Fifth grade:
Y tú cómo eres?
Read, listen to, and understand information about personality traits.
Yo soy atrevido  I am daring
Yo soy paciente I am patient
Yo soy simpatico(a) I am nice
Yo soy talentoso I am talented
 
 
 
Middle school:
Occupations + verbo ser.
Yo soy maestro(a)
Tu eres  cocinero(a)
Ella es dentista
Nosotros somos carteros
Ellos son abogados.
 
 
 
 

Spanish Class February 10-14/2020

           FELIZ SEMANA DE SAN VALENTÍN
 
Kinder - Third grade: Dónde está...?
Students will hear and use vocabulary associated with locating things.
Vocabulary:
Dónde está...? Where is____?
debajo............. under
encima de........ on
adentro de.........inside
la cama..............bed
el perrito..........doggy
"Está aquí".......He/She/it is here
" No está aquí...He/She/It is not here
 
 
Fourth grade: Cómo vas a la escuela? 
Vocabulary:
Yo voy a la escuela........... I go to school by
en carro............................ by car
en auto bus escolar.......... by school bus
a pie.................................walking
 
 
Fifth grade:  Y cómo eres tu?
Students will learn Verbo SER and descriptive adjectives and students will describe themselves and classmates.
 
Middle school class:
Students will learn the different between verbo ser y estar. And when to use them.
 

February 3-7 /2020

 This week in Spanish:
 
Students are learning:
 
Kinder:La familia. Students are learning about family members. They are working in their projects.
 
First - Third grade:  Donde esta? Where is____?
 
Students comprehend the question: Donde esta____?
Students answer the question using the phrases,
"Esta aqui,":He/She/it is here
" No esta aqui" He/She/It is not here
 
 
 
Fourth grade: Como portarse en la escuela.
Students learn and use practical classroom phrases related to appropriated school behavior.
 
Vocabulary:
 
Presta atencion!           Pay atention
Levanta la mano           Raise your hand
Puedo ir al bano?         May I use the bathroom?
Sientate.                       Sit down
Ya termine                    I'm finished
Terminaste?                 Are you finished?
Silencio                        Quiet
Escuchame                 Listen to me
Eso no se hace.          That's not appropriate.
Basta!                          Enough!/Stop it!
 
 
Middle school class:
Students will learn the different between verbo ser y estar. And when to use them.
 
 
         
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

January 27-31
This week in Spanish:
 
Students are learning:
 
K-3 : Mi familia. Students identify different family members. They are working in their projects.
 
4th grade: Que hay en tu escuela? Students use the verb hay to provide information about their school. They are working in their worksheets.
 
5th grade:  Continue : Me gusta/ No me gusta. Students give information about their interests and hobbies. They are working in their conversations:
 
Qué te gusta hacer?
Qué te gusta más?
Me gusta../No me gusta...
Me gusta más..
No me gusta ni... ni...
 
 
Middle school class. Continue ESTAR ( verb To be).
Students will be able to use present tense of verb to be in a sentence successfully.
 
 
This week in Spanish January 21-24
 
K-3 : Mi familia. Students identify different family members.
 
4th grade: Que hay en tu escuela? Students use the verb hay to provide information about their school.
 
5th grade:  Continue : Me gusta/ No me gusta. Students give information about their interests and hobbies.
 
Middle school class: SER - ESTAR ( verb To be).
Students will be able to use present tense of verb to be in a sentence successfully.
 

Spanish week January 13-17/2020

 This week in Spanish:
Students will continue:
  • K-2: La ropa. Students are learning clothing vocabulary.
  • 4th grade:  Como se llama EL /ELLA?
  • 5 grade: Giving information about their interests and hobbies.
  • Me gusta /No me gusta
  • Middle school: Students will learning:
  • Classroom vocabulary + Verb HAY (There is/are).
             Being Bilingual ROCKS!

 
Hola. Feliz 2020
Hope you had a wonderful winter break. 
 
This week in Spanish January 7-10/ 2020
 
Students will continue:
  • introducing themselves to others
  • Giving and request personal information, such as name, age, etc..
  • Describe themselves or others, giving information about their personality, family relationships, interests, and hobbies.
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Name
Mrs. Monica Kalina
Position
Spanish Teacher
Email
monica.kalina@cvamail.com