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April 17-20, 2018 Tuesday – Friday

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Tuesday – students prepared story planners

Wednesday – Students wrote legend in class (assessment)

Thursday- begin reading a short novel in Spanish(class set). Will continue into middle of next week and then have quiz over the book.

Friday – Review activities – Chapter 1 and 2. Students summarized in English each chapter. Papers collected.

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Tuesday – Friday – Continue with short novel and review activities. Students summarizing each Chapter in English. Papers collected on Friday. Will finish book Monday and have Quiz on Tuesday.

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April 16, 2018 Monday

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  1. Warm-up – practice describing weather using the imperfect tense.
  2. Little red riding hood in Spanish – clip and worksheet…preterit or imperfect tense? Answer questions about the story with partner.
  3. Discussed the plan for Tuesday and Wednesday – Students writing their own unique story. Shared what planner and rubric looks like, use of dictionaries on Tuesday (not Wednesday) Have the class period and that’s it:)
  4. Looked at student samples for starting a story and practiced with an image.

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Reading a short mystery novel in class this week and taking notes – quiz on Friday.

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April 13, 2018 Friday

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  1. Checked homework for completion and shared and discussed answers as a class.
  2. Activities practicing the use of preterite and imperfect tenses in a story. Un buen testigo – on classroom. Completed and discussed.
  3. Te toca a ti – on classroom – completed and discussed.
  4. Un Accidente en Cartegena – image on screen in classroom and then answering questions, discerning if use preterite or imperfect? Discussed.
  5. “Homework” –> Think about 3 characters and plot for legend. Students will  create a new and unique story, describe characters, etc. All in Spanish and all written in class during testing period. Study vocab on 4.1 vocab sheet to help come up with an idea!

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Test 4.1.

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April 12, 2018 Thursday

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  1. Warm-up – Translating sentences from English to Spanish with a focus on verbs – preterite, imperfect and present tenses.
  2. Goldilocks and the 3 Bears – clip – listening in Spanish. Discuss which tense is correct and why and conjugating correctly.
  3. Clip – la leyenda – listening skills in Spanish and review of the story.
  4. Handout – identify if verb is preterite or imperfect and what the reason is – using DUWIT and BE1SInMain from notes.
  5. Finish for homework.

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  1. Warm-up review of vocabulary…..characteristics affirmative and negative and carrers.
  2. Practice conjugating present tense verbs – verbs of hope and influence. Then using them to form subjunctive sentences for speaking practice with partner.
  3. Listening practice with song. Fill in the blank. (practice for test) and discuss meaning and why the use of subjunctive.
  4. Format of test….culture info from textbook posted on Classroom.
  5. Careers and characteristics from yesterday discussed – practice for test.
  6. Kahoot – review for test tomorrow.
  7. Test tomorrow.

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April 11, 2018 Wednesday

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  1. Warm-up – practicing with preterite and imperfect spelling of the same infinitives (using note sheet). Discussed.
  2. Practice with preterite or imperfect tenses with fill in the blank worksheet on Classroom. Students wrote answers on paper. Both the conjugations and labeled each preterite or imperfect and why (looking at notes on vocab//note sheet). Completed several as a class. Worked alone on 1/2 – Discussed with partner and then checked answers as a class for the first 1/2. Completed with partner and discussed as a class.
  3. Short video clip – listening in Spanish, preterite and imperfect. Worksheet on Classroom that goes with clip. Students are to complete the first paragraph by beginning of class tomorrow. We will continue and finish in class.

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  1. warm-up using sentences stem starters and completing with subjunctive tense. Everyone shared!
  2. Practice vocab with partner.
  3. Text – readings – Contexto 2 p. 220 and completed Act 10 p. 221 and Contexto 3 pp. 225-6 and completed Act 17 and discussed other comprehension quesitons.
  4. Practice vocab careers and postive and negative qualities using current vocabulary. (practice for Test on Friday) Will discuss tomorrow.

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April 10, 2018 Tuesday

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  1. Warm-up – phrases using preterite or imperfect? Describing an image using the imperfect tense. Homework – completion grade given and then discussed as a class – when to use preterite and when to use imperfect.
  2. Reviewed how to talk about the weather in Spanish. What verbs? How to use those verbs in the imperfect. Practice with images. Weather handout posted on Classroom.
  3. Notes – story line or plot. what the different parts mean and where they go on the plot line on the note sheet.

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Using verbs of hope and subjunctive to make predictions about La Misma Luna. Practice with situations using the subjunctive – speaking.

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April 9, 2018 Monday

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  1. Warm-up questions – reviewing the preterite and imperfect tenses. Give a reason when you use each. What are the irregulars in the imperfect, how to you conjugate them and how do you conjugate those same verbs in the preterite. Answering questions using the preterite about yesterday and the imperfect when were 6 years old
  2. Speaking activity, using paragraph and poster with partner.
  3. Notes – review uses of preterite and imperfect…making sure students have them written down correctly. Discussed examples of each and using them together in sentences and why.
  4. Cues words that may be used for the preterite and the imperfect. Verbs that have different meanings in the preterite and imperfect. Wrote all these things down.
  5. Practice – un torneo de basquetbal. On classroom, started in class, writing the answers down on piece of paper. Complete for homework for tomorrow.
  6. Writing Story Assessment – next Wednesday in class (planning day on Tuesday- all materials stay in class)

 

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  1. Warm-up – using subjunctive and verbs of esperanza. Making wishes.
  2. Culture p 219 Roberto Clemente – questions (there will be culture on the Test on Friday.)
  3. Reviewed culture pp 208-209 (el Caribe), 219 and 224 (Juan Luis Guerra).
  4. Test on Friday.

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April 6, 2018 Friday

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  1. Warm-up using vocabulary in a puzzle.
  2. White board practice with vocabulary – reading clues in Spanish and conjugating imperfect verbs and translating.
  3. Time to work on mini-project – finish writing, art work can be completed at home and project put together at the beginning of class on Monday.

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  1. Translating complicated sentences using current vocabulary and present indicative and present subjunctive. Discussed.
  2. Time to review a bit before quiz.
  3. Quiz.

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April 5, 2018 Thursday

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  1. Warm-up answering questions about childhood using the imperfect tense.
  2. Game practice choosing the correct imperfect tense form and examples of when to use or not use the imperfect tense vs the preterite tense.
  3. In class – Mini-poster project – writing about self when was a child in Spanish using the imperfect tense. Students are to write 8 complete level 2 sentences describing self as a child (there are questions to guide). Writing stays in the classroom but students could take the poster home to create images that represent what they wrote. Writing will be afixed to poster in class tomorrow. Students will have approximately 20 minutes to finish in class tomorrow.

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  1. Warm-up using column 2 vocabulary – verbs of influence and the present subjunctive.
  2. Practice with vocabulary and present subjunctive with white boards.
  3. What job is this? (vocabulary in context)
  4. Quiz tomorrow – vocabulary and present subjunctive.

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April 4, 2018 Wednesday

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  1. Warm-up – practicing verbs in the imperfect tense. Discussed spelling, accents, irregulars.
  2. Notes – Preterite vs. Imperfect (note sheet)
  3. Practice with imperfect descriptions….discussed what verbs to use and then played a game.
  4. Slide to think about for tomorrow….creating a mini-poster about self when were a child. (In class activity tomorrow)

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  1. Warm-up using career vocabulary and descriptors and what did during long weekend.
  2. Notes and discussion – Verbs of influence, review of subjunctive, forming and use with verbs of influence and U-WEIRDO…what they mean and which category verbs of influence and verbs of hope would fall.
  3. Practice – using subjunctive and verbs of influence Text Act. 13 p. 223.
  4. ¿Cuál trabajo es? Using vocabulary.

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