September 28, 2016
3rd Grade — Spanish

The K–4 Spanish classes immerse students, using the TPRS® (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling) curriculum that provides an abundance of context-driven language in a chapter-by-chapter story format. The students have multiple opportunities to demonstrate their comprehension and retention, enabling them to emerge feeling successful and eager to tackle the next challenge in their language-learning progression.


  • Days of the week
  • Emotions
  • Professions
  • Household chores
  • Foods
  • Classroom
  • Body parts
  • Clothing
  • Travel
  • Seasons
  • Cities and neighborhoods
  • Spanish names of countries
  • Adjectives
  • Descriptions

Approaches to Learning

  • Understanding and interpreting written language
  • Conversation
  • Presentations
  • Creating oral and written stories
  • Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS)
  • Units of study in Dia de Los Muertos, Cesar Chavez, and Cinco de Mayo