Spanish 5 Honors
Spanish 5 Honors
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.
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.
Third person interview
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
History, Culture and Traditions of Spain
Traditional Foods and Holidays
Cervantes Biography and excerpt from Don Quijote de la Mancha
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)
A multiple subject spiral notebook
A STURDY pocket folder or binder
Index Cards (for presentations)