Due to STEM Field Day on Monday, the only Spanish classes that meet this week are on Wednesday and Thursday:
Pre-Kindergarten – No class this week due to field trip.
Kindergarten – We will cover some cultural objectives this week by reading a simple book about Dia de los Muertos.
1st & 2nd Grade – We will also delve into Hispanic culture this week with a project for Dia de los Muertos to accompany our PowerPoint and discussion.
5th Grade – We continue to discuss how to write questions in Spanish, as well as the difference between porque and por que. We will also read a simple story in Spanish and answer questions about it.
6th Grade – Tic-Tac-Do Activities are due on Thursday, before we take our Unit 2 Vocabulary quiz.
7th Grade – We will finish our discussion of verbs like gustar, aburrir, and interesar, and begin the application of this knowledge through reading a simple conversation and answering questions about it.
8th Grade – We begin a new lesson this week on the Spanish use of articles and adjectives.
RED RIBBON WEEK 2014 “Love Yourself, Be Drug Free”
MONDAY 10/27 STEM Field Day – Students may come in their PE uniforms (2nd-8th) or appropriate athletic clothing (PK-1st). If it is chilly then sweatpants/sweatshirts would be fine to wear. Classroom door decorating begins.
TUESDAY 10/28 “Put A Cap On Drugs” Students may wear a hat with their regular uniform. Grades 3-8 may wear a hat after Mass.
WEDENESDAY 10/29 “Shade Out Drugs” Students may wear sunglasses with their regular school uniform.
THURSDAY 10/30 Door Decorating Contest
FRIDAY 10/31 “Wear Red Day” Students may come out of uniform this day as long as they wear something red. (i.e. red shirt. jeans, tennis shoes)
This week we will review the letters A, H, F, T, and introduce the letter E. They will learn the sign for E along with the signs for elephant, eagle, and egg.
We will continue to build on time and how we use it to measure our day. We will also review number recognition, grouping, and sorting according to color, size, and shape.
We will continue working on making charts and using them in different ways. We will tack our attendance, weather, and favorite colors.
This week we will continue to work on the Angel of God and Hail Mary as well as the Our Father
PreK 3 will continue working on writing our names. PreK 4 will work on printing lower and uppercase letters.
October 23rd: Students need to bring a lunch. We will be eating lunch in our classroom.
October 23rd: Show and tell. Letter H.
October 24th no school. Parent teacher conferences. Please let me know if you need to reschedule your time.
October 27th STEM field day
October 29th field trip to Bottom View Farm. Cost is $7. Please return the permission forms by October 28th.
October 31st Fall party. Please return your students permission forms for the movie.
Second quarter begins this week! Here’s what we have planned in Spanish to begin the new quarter:
Pre-K: We will be playing a game to keep reinforcing our colors and days of the week in Spanish.
Kindergarten: We will continue playing “Memory” to work on our Spanish Days of the Week.
First Grade: We will review our Spanish colors this week with a song, video, and game.
Second Grade: We will be practicing our Spanish colors this week with a color by number picture.
Third Grade: We will continue our discussion of gender and articles with Spanish nouns.
Fourth Grade: We will begin reviewing words for parts of the body in Spanish.
Fifth Grade: We will begin working on Lesson 6 this week which covers making sentences negative and forming questions.
Sixth Grade: We begin Unit 2 this week and will work on vocabulary. Students will complete a Tic-Tac-Do Activity to practice the words, and there will be a quiz on Thursday, 10/30.
Seventh Grade: We will introduce and practice a new grammar concept this week: verbs like gustar, aburrir, and interesar.
Eighth Grade: We will have a quiz on the verbs saber, conocer, and stem-changing verbs on Wednesday.
Have a great week!