6-Spanish

September 28, 2016
6th Grade — Spanish

6th grade students have multiple opportunities to demonstrate their comprehension and creativity, enabling them to emerge feeling successful and eager to tackle the next challenge in their language learning progression.  Students continue to listen, speak, read, and write while adding an analytical understanding of the language structure, including a greater awareness of the grammar embedded in the topics and themes they learn.

Themes

  • What people like/what they like to do
  • My friends and I
  • Describing classes and school schedules
  • Telling time
  • Eating with family
  • Favorite foods and drinks

Grammar

  • Noun/adjective agreement
  • Regular and some common irregular verbs in the present tense
  • The verb “gustar”
  • Expressions of frequency
  • Comparisons
  • Possessive adjectives

Approaches to Learning / Assessments

  • Oral conversation/discussions
  • Personal interviews
  • Written Assignments
  • Oral Presentations
  • Projects (multimedia)
  • Music
  • Reading more complicated newspaper articles, short story books, translation
  • Test preparation and test taking
  • Interactions with native speakers in the larger community