Spanish 1R and 1 S Syllabus: Patricia C. Del Portal
Course Title: Spanish 1
Materials for Spanish Class:
3 Subject Notebook only for this class
Spanish to English Dictionary recommended( Library)
Enroll in Classzone.com(recommended)
This course is an introduction to the Spanish Language. Students perform the most basic of functions of the language and become familiar with some of the elements of its culture. It is based on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills which promote meaningful language practice.
Understand words and short phrases
Recognize the difference between basic formal and informal language
Understand verbal tasks and complete them
Hear and identify the main idea and some detail of short stories.
Request repetition of spoken language as necessary
Express common greetings, farewell, simple phrases, questions
Express Likes and dislikes
Describe vocabulary and grammatical structure
Read orally and for comprehension
Be able to talk in small conversation
Recognize the alphabet
Cognate recognition to understand print text
Describe likes and dislikes,
compare and contrast
Ask and answer questions dealing with each unit topic
Spanish is the language that will be used most of the time during the course. The educator will try to use the Spanish Language when lecturing, depending on the students understanding the discussion.
The educator expects the students to ask and answer questions in Spanish rather than in English.
In the classroom there will be many different practices of learning instruction:
Power Point Presentations
Reading of texts
Total Physical Response
Students will have homework every night and it is Due the next day.
It is your responsibility to makeup work that is missing. The educator will be in room 218 after school if by chance you did not copy it down from the agenda board, or it can be found on the school wires under homework.
If the homework is not handed in, it will be considered a zero. It is vital that you do participate in working on each individual homework.
In class instruction will be either reading text, asking questions for comprehension, workbook pages, and use of the computer to do power points.
Presentations and or evaluations
Students should always be on time in class seated before the bell rings.
Students should be ready doing their bell work before the educator comes in from the bell ringing.
If you are tardy be expected to show a pass and if no pass expect to be written up.
Follow directions the first time they are given
No personal conversations with each other. You have come here to learn.
Be respectful to teachers, and peers.
Be in your seat ready to learn.
Come to class prepared. Bring in your notebook, textbook, and pens or pencils with dictionary.
No vandalism, profanity.
No gum chewing, water, and or foods.
No hats, IPod, I phones, phones, electronic games, dice, etc.
You are to remain in your seats unless permitted otherwise.
Note: A students will be removed from class for serious and continued discipline policy infractions.
Course may be Subject to change
September- October 2014-2015 November- December 2014-2015
Greet Others Verb Tener
Introduce yourself Present Tense -ar verbs
Say where you are from The verb Estar
talk about activities The Verb Ir
Say what you like and do not like Gustar with nouns
Identify People and things Present Tense of Er- Ir verbs
Describe Yourself and others Possessive Adjectives
Subject pronouns and ser Comparatives
Gustar with an infinitive Final Exams
Definite and indefinite articles
Noun adjective agreement