Middle School and High School

Course guide
**Assignments are subject to change as needed.  Semester two grammar lessons will be decided around Thanksgiving and will depend on how the pacing is through the fall, student progress, etc.

The three classes will be reading three different books through the year.

MS (1st period)  will be reading  Las Aventuras de Isabela.

HS (4th period) will be reading  El Nuevo Houdini.

HS (5th period) will be reading Piratas del Caribe y el mapa secreto

School Week Date Text In Class Activities Homework
Week 1 09/04/2012 Avancemos-Preliminar Me llamoMe gusta

“4 corners”

Survey“Show me what you know”
Week 2 09/11/2012 Avancemos-Preliminar Greetings-“soy”

-¿Cómo estás?

Introductions

 Preliminar pp. 1-6
Week 3 09/18/2012  StudySpanish.com review M/F intro  indefinite articles, S/P & play rags to riches!  (cut out ABCDs)Intro studyspanish.com studyspanish.com quiz 1 & test 1 for all studyspanish.com lessons (unless otherwise noted)-gender of nouns:I

– plural forms of nouns

-def & indef. articles: I

-Play quia- rags to riches game.

Week 4 09/25/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Play “¿Cuántos hay en la bolsa?”Intro vocab for Ch.1

 

studyspanish.com
-gender of nouns: II-Cardinal numbers: 1-10

-The verb form: hay

Novel

Vocab. for Ch. 1 Read Ch. 1

Week 5 10/02/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Act out Ch. 1Review subject pronouns

Intro conjugation

studyspanish.com
-subject pronouns-regular verbs I

Novel

Response to Ch. 1.

 

Week 6 10/09/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Intro Ch. 2Review conjugation studyspanish.com-adjectives 1

-regular verbs: II

Novel

Vocab. for Ch. 2 Read Ch. 2

 

Week 7 10/16/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 2 Activities studyspanish.com-adjectives II

-regular verbs: III

Novel

Response to Ch. 2

Week 8 10/23/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 3 Intro studyspanish.com**different assignment verb drills, (click regular verbs generate quiz and then 25 questions) print quiz results.

-days of the week

Novel

Vocab. for Ch. 3 Read Ch. 3

 

Week 9 10/30/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 3 Activities studyspanish.com-Ser & Estar I & II

Novel

Response to Ch. 3

 

Week 10 11/06/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 4 Intro studyspanish.com-Ser & Estar III & IV

Novel

Vocab. for Ch. 4 Read Ch. 4

 

Week 11 11/13/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 4 Activities studyspanish.com-negation

-questions

Novel

Response to Ch. 4

 

  11/20/2012 NO SCHOOL THANKSGIVING
Week 12 11/27/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 5 Intro studyspanish.com-possessive adjectives

-tener, venir

Novel

Vocab. for Ch. 5 Read Ch. 5

Week 13 12/04/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 5 Activities studyspanish.com-“Tener que”/ “hay que”

-Expressions with “Tener”

Novel

Response to Ch. 5

 

Week 14 12/11/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 6 Intro studyspanish.com-weather expressions

-the personal “a”

Novel

Vocab. for Ch. 6 Read Ch. 6

 

Week 15 12/18/2012 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 6 Activities studyspanish.com¡Tengan un buen navidad!

Novel

Response to Ch. 6

 

  12/25/2012 NO SCHOOL CHRISTMAS DAY
  01/01/2013 NO SCHOOL NEW YEAR’S DAY
Week 16 01/08/2013 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch 7 Intro studyspanish.com-Stem Changing verbs: o-ue; e-ie; e-i (3 lessons)

Novel

Vocab. for Ch. 7 Read Ch. 7

 

Week 17 01/15/2013 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 7 Activities studyspanish.com-Contractions

-Irregular verbs: estar, ir, dar

Novel

Response to Ch. 7

 

Week 18 01/22/2013 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 8 Intro studyspanish.com-TBD

Novel

Vocab. for Ch. 8 Read Ch. 8

Week 19 01/29/2013 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 8 Activities studyspanish.com-TBD

Novel

Response to Ch. 8

Week 20 02/05/2013 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 9 Intro studyspanish.com-TBD

Novel

Vocab. for Ch. 9 Read Ch. 9

Week 21 02/12/2013 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 9 Activities studyspanish.com-TBD

Novel

Response to Ch. 9

Week 22 02/19/2013 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 10 Intro studyspanish.com-TBD

Novel

Vocab. for Ch. 10 Read Ch. 10

Week 23 02/26/2013 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
Ch. 10 Activities studyspanish.com-TBD

Novel

Response to Ch. 10

Week 24 03/05/2013 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
(per 5) Ch. 11 Intro & Explanation of book project. Novel **final book project**

(Piratas)

Vocab. for Ch. 11 Read Ch. 11

Week 25 03/12/2013 Studyspanish.com & Book-MS per. 1 Isabela
-HS  per. 4-Houdini
-HS  per. 5-Piratas
(per. 5) Ch. 11 Activities(per. 1&4) Cuéntame

-intro to vocab & story

Novel (Piratas)Response to Ch. 11

**Final Book Projects**

Week 26 03/19/2013 Studyspanish.com
Cuéntame
Avancemos
Pásalo! #s 1-100 Final Book Project due
  03/26/2013 NO SCHOOL SPRING BREAK
Week 27 04/02/2013 Studyspanish.com
Cuéntame
Avancemos
Family & Intro to family portfolio project Write a paragraph answering the question: Who is in my family.-Worksheet(s) on family
Week 28 04/09/2013 Studyspanish.com
Cuéntame
Avancemos
Gustar & Activities-Guess who with Sports Write a paragraph answering the question: What are activities my family enjoys.-Worksheet(s) on activities
Week 29 04/16/2013 Studyspanish.com
Cuéntame
Avancemos
Adjectives-Guess Who Write a paragraph describing your family.-Worksheet(s) on adjectives
Week 30 04/23/2013 Studyspanish.com
Cuéntame
Avancemos
Cuéntameactivities & reading Rough Draft Due 4/30/2013
Week 31 04/30/2013 Studyspanish.com
Cuéntame
Avancemos
Peer Editing of Rough DraftsPresentations begin for per. 4 (5 pts extra credit for 4 students to go 1 week early) Final Draft Due 5/7/2013
Week 32 05/07/2013 Studyspanish.com
Cuéntame
Avancemos
Presentations! Have a great summer!!
Week 33 05/14/2013 Celebration/Snow day make up

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