PS19 Spanish Curricular Calendar

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September

Unit Name & Grade Level:

Preliminary Unit
Grade 7 (1A)

 

Dates:

September 6th  — September 28th 
(Instructional days: 14)

Big Idea/Essential Question: How do you greet and say goodbye to people in Spanish?

 

Anchor Standards:

 

*Learning Standards for Languages Other Than English (LOTE):

Standard 1: Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.

Standard 2: Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the unit, students will have learned…. (skills)

 

Ø  VOCABULARY

·         Greetings

·         Alphabet

·         (Spanish-speaking Countries)

·         Numbers from 0-10

·         Days of the week

·         Weather expressions

·         Classroom commands

 

Ø  COMMUNICATION

·         Greet people and say goodbye

·         Introduce yourself and others

·         Ask and say how to spell names

·         Say where you are from

·         Exchange phone numbers

·         Say what day of the week it is

·         Describe the weather

·         Respond to classroom instructions

·         Pronunciation: The letter “h”

·         Pronunciation: The vowels

 

 

How will this be taught:

 

·         Hola, ¿Qué tal? pp. 2-5

 

·         ¡Mucho gusto! pp. 6-9

 

·         El abecedario pp. 10-11

 

·         ¿De dónde eres? pp. 12-15

 

·         Mi número de teléfono

pp. 16-17

 

·         Los días de la semana pp. 18-19

 

·         ¿Qué tiempo hace? pp. 20-21

 

·         En la clase pp.22-24

 

 

 

·         Grammar will be a focal point not only in Spanish, but in English as well.

 

Assessments:

 

Pre-Assessment:

(On Demand)

 

 

 

Intermediate Assessment(s):

·         Self-checks (“Para y piensa”) for accomplishment of objectives

·         Conversations between students in the target language

 

 

 

 

Post Assessment(s):

·         Repaso de la lección (“Lesson Review”) at the end of lesson

·         Written quiz

·         Self-check quiz (classzone.com)

 

October

Unit Name & Grade Level:

Unit 1-1
Grade 7 (1A)

 

Dates:

October 1st — October 31st 
(Instructional days: 22)

Big Idea/Essential Question(s):

·         How to ask and say where others are from

·         Identification of the Spanish-speaking countries of the world

 

Anchor Standards:

 

*Learning Standards for Languages Other Than English (LOTE):

Standard 1: Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.

Standard 2: Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the unit, students will have learned…. (skills)

 

Ø  VOCABULARY

·         Activities

·         Foods and beverages

 

Ø  GRAMMAR

·         Subject pronouns and “ser”

·         “de”  to describe where you are from

·         “gustar”  with an infinitive

 

Ø  COMMUNICATION

·         Talk about activities

·         Tell where you are from

·         Say what you like and don’t like to do

 

Ø  RECYCLE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

·         Weather expressions (speaking)

 

 

How will this be taught

(strategies)

 

·         Presentación de vocabulario pp. 32-34

 

·         Práctica de vocabulario p.35

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 38

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 39-41

 

·         Presentación de gramática

p. 44

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 45-47

 

·         Todo junto pp. 48-50

 

·         Lectura pp.52-53

 

 

·         Grammar will be a focal point not only in Spanish, but in English as well.

Assessments:

 

Pre-Assessment:

(On Demand)

 

 

 

Intermediate Assessment(s):

·         Self-checks (“Para y piensa”) for accomplishment of objectives

·         Conversations between students in the target language

 

 

 

 

Post Assessment(s):

·         Repaso de la lección (“Lesson Review”) at the end of lesson

·         Written quiz

·         Self-check quiz (classzone.com)

 

 

 

November

Unit Name & Grade Level:  

Unit 1-2
Grade 7 (1A)

 

Dates:

 November 1st — December 14th    
(Instructional days: 28)

Big Idea/Essential Question:

 

Anchor Standards:

 

*Learning Standards for Languages Other Than English (LOTE):

Standard 1: Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.

Standard 2: Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the unit, students will have learned…. (skills)

 

Ø  VOCABULARY

·         Adjectives

·         Nouns for identifying people

 

Ø  GRAMMAR

·         “ser” to describe what someone is like

·         Definite and indefinite articles

·         Noun-adjective agreement

 

Ø  COMMUNICATION

·         Describe yourself and others

·         Identify people and things

·         Pronunciation: the letter “ñ”

 

Ø  RECYCLE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

·         “gustar” with an infinitive (speaking)

·         Snack foods (speaking/writing)

·         After-school activities (speaking)

 

How will this be taught

(strategies)

 

·         Presentación de vocabulario pp. 60-62

 

·         Práctica de vocabulario  p. 63

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 66

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 67-69

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 72

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 73-75

 

·         Todo junto pp. 76-78

 

 

·         Grammar will be a focal point not only in Spanish, but in English as well.

Assessments:

 

Pre-Assessment:

(On Demand)

 

 

 

Intermediate Assessment(s):

·         Self-checks (“Para y piensa”) for accomplishment of objectives

·         Conversations between students in the target language

 

 

 

 

Post Assessment(s):

·         Repaso de la lección (“Lesson Review”) at the end of lesson

·         Written quiz

·         Self-check quiz (classzone.com)

 

 

 

December

Unit Name & Grade Level:

Unit 2-1
Grade 7 (1A)

 

Dates:

December 17th --- January 31st
(Instructional days: 26)

Big Idea/Essential Question: How do you conjugate –AR verbs (in the present tense)?

 

Anchor Standards:

 

*Learning Standards for Languages Other Than English (LOTE):

Standard 1: Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.

Standard 2: Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the unit, students will have learned…. (skills)

 

Ø  VOCABULARY

·         Numbers from 11 to 100

·         School subjects, classroom activities

·         Expressions of frequency

 

Ø  GRAMMAR

·         The verb “tener”

·         Present tense of “–ar” verbs

 

Ø  COMMUNICATION

·         Talk about daily schedules

·         Ask and tell time

·         Say what you have and have to do

·         Say what you do and how often you do things

 

Ø  RECYCLE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

·         After-school activities (speaking)

·         Days of the week (writing)

 

 

How will this be taught

(strategies)

 

·         Presentación de vocabulario pp. 94-96

 

·         Práctica de vocabulario p. 97

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 100

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 101-103

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 106

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 107-109

 

·         Todo junto pp 110-112

 

 

·         Grammar will be a focal point not only in Spanish, but in English as well.

Assessments:

 

Pre-Assessment:

(On Demand)

 

 

 

Intermediate Assessment(s):

·         Self-checks (“Para y piensa”) for accomplishment of objectives

·         Conversations between students in the target language

 

 

 

 

Post Assessment(s):

·         Repaso de la lección (“Lesson Review”) at the end of lesson

·         Written quiz

·         Self-check quiz (classzone.com)

 

 

 

February

Unit Name & Grade Level:

Unit 2-2
Grade 7 (1A)

 

Dates:

February 1st — March 1st     
(Instructional days: 16)

Big Idea/Essential Question: How do you use the verb “estar” (to be) in the present tense?

 

Anchor Standards:

 

*Learning Standards for Languages Other Than English (LOTE):

Standard 1: Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.

Standard 2: Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the unit, students will have learned…. (skills)

 

Ø  VOCABULARY

·         Classroom objects

·         Feelings

·         Places in school

 

Ø  GRAMMAR

·         The verb “estar”

·         The conjugated verb before the subject to ask a question

·         The verb “ir”

 

Ø  COMMUNICATION

·         Describe classes and classroom objects

·         Say where things are located

·         Say where you are going

·         Talk about how you feel

 

Ø  RECYCLE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

·         Class subjects (speaking)

·         Telling time (speaking)

How will this be taught

(strategies)

 

·         Presentación de vocabulario  pp. 122-124

 

·         Práctica de vocabulario  p. 125

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 128

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 129-131

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 134

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 135-137

 

·         Todo junto pp 138-140

 

 

·         Grammar will be a focal point not only in Spanish, but in English as well.

Assessments:

 

Pre-Assessment:

(On Demand)

 

 

 

Intermediate Assessment(s):

·         Self-checks (“Para y piensa”) for accomplishment of objectives

·         Conversations between students in the target language

 

 

 

 

Post Assessment(s):

·         Repaso de la lección (“Lesson Review”) at the end of lesson

·         Written quiz

·         Self-check quiz (classzone.com)

 

 

March

Unit Name & Grade Level:

Unit 3-1
Grade 7 (1A)

 

Dates:

March 4th  — April 19th     
(Instructional days: 19)

Big Idea/Essential Question: What are the present tense forms for –er and –ir verbs?

 

Anchor Standards:

 

*Learning Standards for Languages Other Than English (LOTE):

Standard 1: Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.

Standard 2: Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the unit, students will have learned…. (skills)

 

Ø  VOCABULARY

·         Food and beverages

·         Interrogative words

 

Ø  GRAMMAR

·         Interrogative words

·         “Gustar” with nouns

·         Present tense of “-er” and “-ir” verbs

·         The verb “hacer”

 

Ø  COMMUNICATION

·         Talk about foods and beverages

·         Ask questions

·         Say which foods you like and don’t like

·         Pronunciation: The letters “r” and “rr”

 

Ø  RECYCLE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

·         “Gustar” with an infinitive (speaking)

·         Snack foods (speaking)

·         The verb “estar” (speaking/writing)

·         Telling time (speaking)

 

How will this be taught

(strategies)

 

 

·         Presentación de vocabulario pp. 156-158

 

·         Práctica de vocabulario p. 159

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 162

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 163-165

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 168

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 169-171]

 

·         Todo junto pp. 172-174

 

 

 

 

·         Grammar will be a focal point not only in Spanish, but in English as well.

Assessments:

 

Pre-Assessment:

(On Demand)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intermediate Assessment(s):

·         Self-checks (“Para y piensa”) for accomplishment of objectives

·         Conversations between students in the target language

 

 

 

 

 

 

Post Assessment(s):

·         Repaso de la lección (“Lesson Review”) at the end of lesson

·         Written quiz

·         Self-check quiz (classzone.com)

April

Unit Name & Grade Level:

Unit 3-2
Grade 7 (1A)

 

Dates:

April 22nd — May 17th     
(Instructional days: 20)

Big Idea/Essential Question: How do you use comparative words (in Spanish) to make comparisons

 

Anchor Standards:

 

*Learning Standards for Languages Other Than English (LOTE):

Standard 1: Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.

Standard 2: Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the unit, students will have learned…. (skills)

 

Ø  VOCABULARY

·         Family members

·         Months and numbers

 

Ø  GRAMMAR

·         Using “de” to show possession

·         Possessive adjectives

·         Comparatives

 

Ø  COMMUNICATION

·         Talk about family; ask and tell ages; express possession

·         Give dates

·         Make comparisons

·         Pronunciation: The letter “j”

 

Ø  RECYCLE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

·         Describing others (speaking)

·         Numbers 11 to 100 (speaking)

·         After-school activities (reading/writing)

 

How will this be taught

(strategies)

 

·         Presentación de vocabulario pp. 184-186

 

·         Práctica de vocabulario p. 187

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 190

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 191-193

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 196

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 197-199

 

·         Todo junto pp. 200-202

 

 

 

·         Grammar will be a focal point not only in Spanish, but in English as well.

Assessments:

 

Pre-Assessment:

(On Demand)

 

 

 

Intermediate Assessment(s):

·         Self-checks (“Para y piensa”) for accomplishment of objectives

·         Conversations between students in the target language

 

 

 

 

Post Assessment(s):

·         Repaso de la lección (“Lesson Review”) at the end of lesson

·         Written quiz

·         Self-check quiz (classzone.com)

 

May

Unit Name & Grade Level:

Unit 4-1
Grade 7 (1A)

 

Dates:

May 20th — June 27th    
(Instructional days: 23)

Big Idea/Essential Question:

·         How to talk about clothes you want to buy

·         How to say what you wear in different seasons

 

Anchor Standards:

 

*Learning Standards for Languages Other Than English (LOTE):

Standard 1: Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.

Standard 2: Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the unit, students will have learned…. (skills)

 

Ø  VOCABULARY

·         Shopping

·         Clothing

 

Ø  GRAMMAR

·         “Tener” expressions

·         Stem-changing verbs: e→ie

 

Ø  COMMUNICATION

·         Talk about what clothes you want to buy

·         Say what you wear in different seasons

·         Pronunciation: The letter “c” with a, o, u

 

Ø  RECYCLE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

·         Numbers from 11 to 100

·         After-school activities

How will this be taught

(strategies)

 

·         Presentación de vocabulario pp. 218-220

 

·         Práctica de vocabulario  p. 221

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 224

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 225-227

 

·         Presentación de gramática p. 230

o   Práctica de gramática pp. 231-233

 

·         Todo junto pp. 234-236

 

 

·         Grammar will be a focal point not only in Spanish, but in English as well.

Assessments:

 

Pre-Assessment:

(On Demand)

 

 

 

Intermediate Assessment(s):

·         Self-checks (“Para y piensa”) for accomplishment of objectives

·         Conversations between students in the target language

 

 

 

 

Post Assessment(s):

·         Repaso de la lección (“Lesson Review”) at the end of lesson

·         Written quiz

·         Self-check quiz (classzone.com)