Spanish 5 Honors

  • Spanish 5 Honors

    Grade 12

    Mrs. Petrie

     

    Textbooks: En Contacto: Gramática en Acción

                     En Contacto: Lecturas Intermedias (when needed)

     

    By the end of the year, the students will be able to: utilize (listen, speak read and write) all the verb tenses in Spanish in a more fluent and spontaneous manner.  They will also be more culturally proficient.

    Grammar topics:

    Review (usage and grammar) of the following verb tenses and moods:

    Present, Preterite, Imperfect, Present and Past Progressive, Future, Conditional, Present and Past Subjunctive, Present, Past, Future and Conditional Perfect tenses.

     

    Orals:

    Third person interview

    Music video

    Holiday traditions

    Cooking show

    Informal conversation topics

     

    Current Events:  Various topics from the Spanish-Speaking world using on-line periodicals and news sources

     

    Music:  Traditional and Popular Hispanic music and artists

     

    Novel:  La Casa en Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

     

    Highlights:

    History, Culture and Traditions of Spain

    Traditional Foods and Holidays

    Cervantes Biography and excerpt from Don Quijote de la Mancha

    Thematic Vocabulary

    Cross-Curricular project: Children’s story book about a “class created” character. 

     

    CLEP examination preparation and review for college credit (6 or 9 credits).  The class will be scheduled duringthe  Exam week in June.  There ss a fee to the College Board for this exam and an administrative fee.  This exam is off-site and computer based.  It is Listening and Reading.

     

    Extra Credit is offered on a LIMITED basis and only when inquired by the student.

     

    Class Participation Grade: all students receive a participation grade for every day they are in attendance.  A point will be deducted if the student is absent and the class is NOT MADE up (10th period).

     

    Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday (N-13)

     

    Supplies needed:

    A multiple subject spiral notebook

    Blue/black pen

    A STURDY pocket folder or binder

    Index Cards (for presentations)