Friday, October 31, 2014

viernes, el 31 de octubre de 2014

¡Feliz Noche de Brujas!

Sp I

No Enfoque
-Make Clocks
-Practice time
-Review AR (pg 96) present tense
-White board review

HW: WB pgs 56-58 (correct them); I will also stamp pgs 55, 58 on Monday

Thursday, October 30, 2014

jueves, el 30 de octubre de 2014

Sp I
Enfoque # 23 - Solve the math problem and answer in Spanish: 
1. tres más dos = 
2. Cincuenta menos cuatro = 
3. Veintidós más sesenta = 
Find the pattern and write the answer in Spanish: 
4. uno, ____, cinco, siete 
5. diez, veinte, _____, cuarenta
-Number Bingo (1-100) in Spanish
-Vocab Quiz 2.1b (on numbers)
HW: WB pgs 55, 58

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

miércoles, el 29 de octubre de 2014


- Change seats
-Enfoque #22 - Act 6 pg. 92 (listening; can listen using the online book)
-Correct WB pgs 53-54
-Notes: Present Tense -ar Verbs pg. 96
HW: WB pgs 56-57

*Number quiz (pg. 87) on Thursday

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

martes, el 28 de octubre de 2014

Sp I
No Enfoque - Go fish with vocab flashcards
Vocab Quiz 2.1a
Review - La Hora pg. 90
Review - Tener and Tener Que pg. 91
HW: Tener WS (URB 2.1 pgs 5-6)

Quiz on Tuesday, pg. 105
Quiz on Thursday, pg. 87 + tener (pg. 91)

lunes, el 27 de octubre de 2014

Sp I

Enfoque #21 - Act 2 pg. 88 (pick four and do parts A and B)
Practice vocabulary on pg. 105
Notes: La Hora pg. 90
HW: Make flash cards for pg. 105 (two sets but only one side; to play go fish with)

Quiz on Tuesday, pg. 105
Quiz on Thursday, pg. 87 + tener (pg. 91)

Friday, October 24, 2014

viernes, el 24 de octubre de 2014


- Enfoque #20 - Act 1 pg. 88
-Review #'s pg. 87
-Say all of the numbers (watch the videos 0-100 here and 0-30 here)
-Notes: Tener pg. 91 (Tener to have song here  and more notes online here)
-Act 5 pg. 92
HW: WB pgs 53-54

Quizzes next week:
Vocabulary pg. 105
Numbers 0-100- pg. 87 on Thursday

Thursday, October 23, 2014

jueves, el 23 de octubre de 2014


Test 1.2

HW: WB pgs 50-51

Vocab Quiz 2.1 (pg. 105) on Tuesday, 10/28
Number Quiz on Thursday (pg. 87), 10/30

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

miercoles, el 22 de octubre de 2014

No Enfoque
-Test postponed until Thursday due to technical difficulties (printers/copiers down!) :(

-Leer: Cultura - Unit Opener 2 pgs. 82-83 on Mexico
-Leer: Vocabulario - pgs 86-87
HW: WB pgs 50-51 due on Friday

Test 2.1 has been moved until Thursday.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

martes, el 21 de octubre de 2014


Enfoque #19 - Act 1 pg. 76 (listening--can listen on
-Read: Culture pgs. 72-73
-Review PPT 1.2

HW: Study for the test

What is on Test 1.2:
Vocab pg. 75
-Culture pgs. 60, 68, 72-73
-Definite/Indefinite Articles pg. 61
-Noun/Adjective Agreement pg. 66
-Review of ser and a little gustar (from 1.1)

Monday, October 20, 2014

lunes, el 20 de octubre de 2014

Enfoque #18 - Act 13 pg. 67
-Correct WB pgs 30-31
-Read: Telehistoria pgs 59, 64, 69
-Watch Telehistoria
-Read: Culture pgs. 60, 68
HW: Book pgs 76-77 Act 2-5

Friday, October 17, 2014

viernes, el 17 de octubre de 2014


Enfoque #17 - Translate
1. Where are you from? I am from Norwalk.
2. I like to spend time with some friends.
3. I have a friend (girl) and a friend (boy).
4. He has some books too.
5. But, today is Friday, and it is a good morning.
-Correct WB pgs 26-28
-Notes: Pg 66 - Adj/Noun Agreement
-Practice pg. 67
HW: WB pgs 30-31

Thursday, October 16, 2014

jueves, el 16 de octubre de 2014


Enfoque #16 -Translate
1.I have blonde hair.
2.He is a student.
3.They are intelligent.
4.We are tall.
5.Matt, you are funny.
-Vocab Quiz 1.2
-Discuss Earthquake drill
-Pass back test 1.1
HW: WB pgs 26, 29

Test 1.2 next week

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

miércoles, el 15 de octubre de 2014

PSAT Testing


The kids who were in class (not testing)
No Enfoque
-Vocab Review Games:
- Quién es
- Charades

Vocab Quiz 1.2 tomorrow (pg. 75)

No HW! :)

martes, el 14 de octubre de 2014

Enfoque #15 - Translate
1. Juan likes to write emails.
2.Alex and you like to study.
3.We like to drink water.
4.They like to play soccer.
5.I like to eat fruit.
-Correct WB pgs 24-25
-Notes: Definite/Indefinite Articles pg. 61
HW: WB pgs 27-28

Monday, October 13, 2014

lunes, el 13 de octubre de 2014

-Review Gustar pg. 42
-Enfoque #14 - Act 14 pg. 43
-Act 1 pg. 58 (review new vocab)
HW: WB pgs 24-25
Vocab Quiz 1.2 on Thursday (pg. 75)

Friday, October 10, 2014

viernes, el 10 de octubre de 2014

-Enfoque #13 - Write an e-mail to a penpal from Mexico. Talk about yourself and describe things you like and don’t like to do. Talk also about the activities you like to do with your friends. First, fill out the chart to organize the details you would like to include. Now write the e-mail to your penpal. Make sure to:
• introduce yourself
• tell where you are from
• use the information in the chart to write about the things you like and don’t like to do for each of the categories given
-Leer: Vocabulario 1.2 pgs 56-57
HW: Scavenger Hunt #4 + Visual Flashcards for Vocab 1.2 pg. 75 - Next 16 words (like yesterday's assignment)

Here are the words: 
grande - big
guapo(a) - handsome/good looking
joven (pl. jóvenes)  - young

pelirrojo(a) -red head
pequeño(a)  - small
viejo(a) - old
Tengo... - I have
Tiene... He/she/Usted Has
pelo rubio - blond hair

pelo castaño - dark hair
el (la) amigo(a) - the friend
la chica - the girl
el chico - the boy
el (la) estudiante - the student

el hombre - the man
la mujer  - the woman

Thursday, October 9, 2014

jueves, el 9 de octubre de 2014


Examen 1.1

HW: Picture cards for the first 16 words on pg. 75  - Write the Spanish word and either draw or print out a picture for each one.

artístico(a) artistic
atlético(a) athletic
bueno(a) good
cómico(a) funny
desorganizado(a) disorganized
estudioso(a) studious
inteligente intelligent
malo(a) bad
organizado(a) organized
perezoso(a) lazy
serio(a) serious
simpático(a) nice
trabajador(a) hard-working
alto(a) tall
bajo(a) short (height)
bonito(a) pretty

Here is a sample:

Get a template on Edline if you'd like or just fold the paper the old fashioned way: Start with a square piece of paper, fold it in half, then leaving the first fold, Fold in half again (you now have 4 square regions) fold in half again (8 rectangles),then fold in half one more time (you have 16 squares), 
unfold and then cut your paper in half, each half has 8 equal squares.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

miércoles, el 8 de octubre de 2014

Enfoque #12 -Use the information given to say who each person is and where each person is from.
The first one is done for you.
  1. yo / Carmen / la República Dominicana
    Yo soy Carmen. Yo soy de la República Dominicana.
  2. nosotras / Lidia y Adela / Colombia
  3. tú / Roque / El Salvador
  4. ellos / Bárbara y Carlos / Uruguay
  5. ustedes / los señores Tobar / Panamá
  6. él / el maestro de español / España 
-Review / Correct HW Book pgs 52-53 (Acts 2-5)
-Review PPT
HW: Study for test 1.1 tomorrow

What's on the test?
Vocab from pg. 51
Spain – Basic info from PPT
Subject Pronouns
Culture from 1.1 - Latinos in US (Miami, San Antonio)
Don't forget to check out the resources on They have flashcards, videos, games, and @Home Tutor which has practice tests and more!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

martes, el 7 de octubre de 2014

Enfoque #11 - Act 1 pg. 52 (listening can be found online using the online book)
-Set up Google ABCUSD accounts
-Set up online book @
-Try out Flashcards,, & @HomeTutor for 1.1

Test moved to Thursday, 10/9/14

Monday, October 6, 2014

lunes, el 6 de octubre de 2014

Enfoque # 10- (Listening--can listen at Act 15 pg. 44 -Write a minimum of five sentences describing what Carmen and Vanessa like and don’t like.
2. Spain PowerPoint – Fill in the worksheet as you go
3. Review your flashcards for 1.1 with a friend (or study pg. 51 if they forgot their flashcards).
4. Start HW in class – Book pgs. 52-53 Act 2-5
HW: Book pgs. 52-53 Act 2-5
Test 1.1 on Wednesday

Friday, October 3, 2014

viernes, el 3 de octubre de 2014


Enfoque # 9 - Act 14 pg. 44
-Subject PN activity (post its)

HW: Scavenger Hunt #3 - Weekly Spanish Scavenger Hunt/Word Search
Your goal is to find and document some of the Spanish that is all around us on packaging, on signs, in stores/restaurants and more. Your job is to find something with Spanish words on it. You may either take a picture of it (if you see it while you’re at the store or at a restaurant etc) and print it out or cut a piece off of packaging, or out of a magazine/newspaper/etc. Then you need to paste it in your composition book and do the following activities:
1) Write down 5 new words and define them:
2) Write a sentence using one of the new words:
3) Do you see any cognates? If so, list them:
4) Any differences in what the Spanish says versus the English?

Thursday, October 2, 2014

jueves, el 2 de octubre de 2014

-Enfoque # 8 - Translate:
1.José, what do you like to do?
2. Señora Marcroft, do you like to read?
3. I am from Norwalk, where are you from?
4. What is his name and where is he from?
5. My name is Maria and it is nice to meet you.
6. Today is Thursday, the 2nd of October.
-Correct HW: WB pgs 7-9, WS Tarea 1.1 - 2
HW: Worksheet Tarea 1.1-1

Test 1.1 next Wednesday

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

miercoles, el primero de octubre de 2014

Enfoque # 7 - Act 13 pg. 43
-Review gustar pg. 42 and do Act 14 pg. 43 with a partner out loud.
-Leer: Pronuncation pg. 43
-Leer: Cultura pg. 44 - Miami/Calle Ocho
-Leer/Mirar: Telehistoria pgs. 35, 40, 45
HW: Worksheet (Tarea 1.1-2)