February 2014

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

K-4 and K-5:  Lot of classroom activities and stories based on practicing basic vocabulary (numbers, colors, animals and expressions). 1st grade:  is moving from parts of the body to articles of clothing.  We’ll have lots of activities to reinforce these as well as the vocabulary words we have already learned. 2nd grade:  is moving on [...]

January 2014

Friday, January 17th, 2014

K-4 and K-5 :  We are practicing our Spanish expressions and having a lot of fun talking with and for our  classroom puppet, Peppito.  These expressions are becoming easier to remember and pronounce well, even though we only get to do it once a week.  Also,  K-4 gets scissors and pasting skills while learning the [...]

December 2013

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

This holiday month all of the classes will learn Spanish Christmas traditions, holidays and songs according to their developmental level.  We will enjoy the Legend of the Pointsettia and the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  Along with those themes, we’ll have crafts, games and music to bring the theme of the birthday of Christ [...]

November 2013

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

November is starting out as a very  busy month for Spanish students.  K-4 and K-5 are enjoying work with basic numbers, colors, and expressions, as well as listening and interacting with literature that teaches the Spanish culture, traditions and vocabulary in story form. First grade – We constructed a color booklet for the students to [...]

October 2013

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

We are all getting ready for our Hispanic Heritage Celebration this month on Thursday, the 24th in Neglia Hall from 1:30 to 2:30.  The older students (4th, 5th and 6th) are working on informational presentations on various countries that have Spanish as their official language.  The younger students are busy preparing dance and song that [...]

September 2013

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

 Sixth grade is learning the geography of South American Spanish speaking countries including place names (pronunciation and spelling), location and their culture.  We are also reviewing phrases used in introductions, numbers to 100, days, dates (spoken and written) and vocabulary relating to weather. Fifth grade is reviewing numbers to 100, vocabulary relating to days and months, [...]

April 2013

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

  Our last quarter of the year will be a time to learn about Spanish culture around the world.  We will use the vocabulary and grammar that we have acquired this year to read, research and learn about the music, art, dance, stories, celebrations and other traditions of these people.  We will discover where Spanish [...]

March 2013

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

K4 and K5 are having fun reviewing expressions, numbers and colors through art and music. We will be expanding our vocabulary to include words about school and enjoying stories in Spanish to help with our listening vocabulary. Grades 1,2 and 3 will spend the month expanding vocabulary to include items of clothing, food and parts [...]

February 2013

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

In K-4 & K-5 the emphasis continues to be on counting to 20, color words and daily expressions through stories, art and music. First graders are becoming proficient in recognizing & writing color words and numbers to 10. Days of the week, months, seasons and common classroom objects are the focus in grades 2 and [...]

January 2013

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Getting into the new year, the students will all be working on expanding their vocabulary and applying the skills we have worked on in the fall. In K-4 and K-5 we’ll continue recognition of number and color words with K-5 expanding their number skills to 20. First graders will work to recognize and write their [...]