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Spanish week: 17-20

K & First grade:
Me gusta / No me gusta (I like/ I don't like)
Second - Third and Fourth Grade:
Soy: I am
Quiero/ No quiero: I want / I don't want
Fifth grade:
Verbo  SER (to be) + descriptive adjectives.
I am : yo soy
He/She is: El/Ella es
We are : Nosotros somos
They are: Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes son
Middle school class: Verbo Hay (There is/are)
Students are learning Spanish through comprehensible stories, music, games, dancing, projects and movements.

This week: Distance learning Nov 2-Nov6

Nov 2-Nov 6 2020
Hola Chicos y Chicas:
This week in Spanish : We are going to review the following subject from K-5 grades. Clink on the links (do double click please) and sing along with the videos:
Los dias de la semana:
Las estaciones 
El calendario
Las emociones
Los colores

Spanish class week: Oct 26-30 
Middle school students finish the "Altar" to Frida Kahlo and  share their
"Dia de los muertos"  Google Slides with elementary students.
Dia de los muertos
This week Oct 19-23 in the Spanish class, we are talking about the history of the "Dia de los muertos" , traditions and celebrations.
El otono
Oct 6 7 & 8 Students learn all about FALL. el otoño
Monday Oct 5 NO SCHOOL
Tuesday/ Thursday Oct 6 & 8 from 4 - 8 pm Parent Teacher Conferences.
Friday Oct 9 NO SCHOOL

TPR in Spanish Class.

What is a TPR?

Total Physical Response (TPR) is defined as a teaching technique whereby a learner responds to language input with body motions.

Students learn a foreign language by physically performing actions based on the commands given by the instructor and then, on the commands of other students.