Spanish
Spanish Magnet I students will begin to build their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills by activities such as:
  • learning to talk about themselves, their families, and the activities they like to do
  • talking about places to go
  • describingthe weather. 
  • talking about  their school day, including subjects, materials, schedules and activities
  • learning about Hispanic foods and cultural customs
  • creating  a restaurant day were students order food  in our classroom restaurant 
  • learning to follow a recipe to make traditional cultural dishes
  • talkingabout health and cultural beliefs connected to wellness
  • using the present tense accurately to build sentences
  • performing skits and plays about a variety of topics 
  • learning songs in Spanish
  • making a variety of computer-based projects using Photo Story, Power Point and Microsoft publisher to create posters or ads.  

Magnet 2 Spanish students will continue to develop their listening, speaking, readingand writing skills by activities such as:

  • expanding their vocabulary to talk about their interests, describe themselves, and talk about their homes and their families.
  • learning to talk about cities and learn to talk about how Spanish-speaking cities are different than the averageAmerican city.
  • expanding  their vocabulary to talk about where things are located, learn map skills
  • learning to understand and give commands togive and follow directions.
  • learning the past tenses to talk about things they have done/seen, sporting events they have attended and all that happened there, and what they were like as children.
  • learning to talk about foods and order in a restaurant. 
  • learning how use/follow kitchen commands in order to follow a recipe.
  • studying and taking virtual tours of Mexico City, Santo Domingo, Segovia, and San Juan.
  • creating multimedia projects on a variety of topics.

 Spanish Magnet 3 students will extend theirspeaking, listening, reading and writing skills by activities such as:

  • working more with the past tenses to better discuss events of the past.
  • learning vocabulary and structures to discuss problems and conflicts with friends and family, ask for and give advice
  • learning  to use the subjunctive to make recommendations and to suggest possible solutions
  • learningto employ the conditional tense to say what they would do in the samesituation.
  • learningto use the future tense to talk about what they will do
  • using the passive se, comparatives andsuperlatives to describe a variety of scenarios
  • talking about art and architecture, including viewing and discussing a variety of art by artists from around the Spanish-speaking world and taking virtual tours of a multitude of Museums exhibiting art by Hispanic painters, sculptors, etc.
  • talkingabout challenges they have faced and overcome, people and events that haveinfluenced them, and how they have grown/changed. 
  • talkingabout their skills, abilities and interests, and their plans for the future.
  • studyingand taking virtual tours of Spain, the Caribbean, the Southwest, y the Andes.
  • making PhotoStories; creating, directing, filming and producing telenovelas; and creating multimedia presentations.
  • extending, accepting and refusing invitations in culturally appropriate ways
  • performing  skits and plays about a variety of topics 
  • learning songs in Spanish