Spanish 1 Syllabus, 2020-2021
Teacher: Ms. Shrum, Room 234
Class Expectations: Be Responsible!
Class Values: Participation, Persistence, Enthusiasm, Positivity
Our SysteM= Total Points
Late work Still accepted, if you complete and turn it in, by the next class meeting…along with some extra practice I’ll assign you.
Quarter I: Online Textbook: ¡Qué Chéveré! Unit 1- 2A
Communication: Students will begin to develop their ¨Spanish Superpowers¨ by listening to and imitating useful, conversational Spanish.
Comparison: Students will compare and contrast etiquette and customs from Latin America with those of their own family.
Connection: Students will sharpen their power of observation by examining the ¨Español You Already Know¨, via cognates and comprehensible input.
Culture: Students will explore the Hispanic influence in the U.S., from past to present, including the world of comic books and superheroes.
Spanish 1: Quarter 2: Online Textbook: ¡Qué Chévere! Unidad 2B-3B
Communication: Students will recognize and identify places in a city-town and practice asking for and giving directions in Spanish..
Connection: Students will explore various opportunities in our community and state, for connecting with Hispanic businesses and cultural experiences.
Culture, Connection, and Comparison: Students will explore our neighbor to the South, México, and be able to name specific locations and explain why they’d like to visit them.
Quarter 3: Online Textbook: ¡Qué Chévere! Unidad 4A-5A
Comunication: Students will utilize Spanish to discuss their families and the fun things they like to do. Students will learn how to express their feelings about different types of electronics and technology.
Culture and Connection: Students will recognize, pronounce, and use Spanish numbers as they role-plays face-to-face bargaining situations.
Comparison: Students will compare exchange rates and currencies between the U.S. and countries of Latin America.
Quarter 4: Online Textbook: ¡Qué Chévere! Unidad 5B-6A
Communication: Students will develop the ability to describe themselves and others in Spanish. They will recognize, pronounce, and utilize Spanish months and dates to schedule an event.
Culture: Student pairs/teams will research the Quinceañera tradition and put together an event proposal for a Quinceañera. They will produce a powerpoint of their event plan to share with the class.