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Bienvenidos -I hope everyone has had a great summer!  Welcome to Mrs Dolan's Spanish class.  Your children will learn the Spanish language and culture throughout their years here at St. Raymond's.  The National Foreign Language Standards are communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and community. This will include reading, writing, speaking and listening.
Pre-k   will have an introduction to Spanish words and numbers, use the Smart board to match Spanish colors  and learn how to greet others and say goodbye in Spanish. Count  1-10 in Spanish. Sing and dance with some songs. Coloring pages will be included. Songs will be taught.

Kindergarten will learn to count 1-15 in Spanish at the beginning of the school year. Then they will learn up to 20. We are also learning new vocabulary words and color pictures. We play Spanish games on the Smart board, Learn days of the week and months of the year with music on the Smart board and sing and dance with some songs.

through 2nd grade learn more Spanish numbers, more Spanish vocabulary, color seasonal and religious pictures, play games in Spanish with the Smart board. In first grade they learn the Trilogy in Spanish.  In 2nd grade they learn the Ave Maria in Spanish.

  Students will receive activity sheets and start with courtesies and introductions. The students will receive more Spanish grammar and numbers. We will use songs and videos from our Smart board.   They will learn to recite the Hail Mary and the Our Father in Spanish. These prayers are recited before each class in grades 2-8.

4th  Students will learn Spanish in their text Exploring Spanish, using the Smart board, create dioramas, projects, learn and review songs and prayers. We will begin Chapter 5 La Casa/ House and identify rooms and different types of lodging. 

5th Students will begin Chapter 11 Body and Health / El Cuerpo y La Salud. They will identify parts of the body and their functions and learn about good healthy habits and good foods to eat. Vocabulary in Spanish

6th Students will continue to learn Spanish in text Exploring Spanish.  They have completed /Ch 19 Shopping and will practice new vocabulary. They will practice  some expressions to use when shopping for items and then they will be tested. We have also been reading Spanish Weekly reader magazines.

7th and 8th grade will learn Spanish conjugation of verbs with text and workbook Avancemos. They will continue to practice Spanish through group work and conversations, conjugation of verbs, using the Smartboard, Chrome books and create projects that will be graded. Seventh grade are reporting on Endangered Animals in Spanish countries. We have started (this program helps with more Spanish practice and it's free. We will read magazine articles in Spanish.