NYS Topic Support:
Specialty shops and merchants
Local travel and transportation
*Students will be able to identify and use vocabulary within these topics.
*Students will be able to use cognates and knowledge of the English language to help read Spanish text.
Greetings / Taking Leave
Formal v Informal
Countries and Capitals
Days of the week
*Students will be able to identify and use simple greetings, introductory vocabulary, and ways to say goodbye.
*Students will be able to have short, introductory conversations that will allow them to discuss:
names, origen, feelings, phone numbers, weather, day of the week.
*Students will be able to understand and respond to classroom directions in Spanish.
Hispanic contributions and influences within New York State.
Muralist Manuel Vega
Seasonal differences between the continents.
Expressing likes and dislikes with freetime activities
Express where someone is from
Freetime activity vocabulary
Using "de" for origen
Describe self and others
definite and indefinite articles
*Students will be able to describe themselves and others in respect to likes, dislikes, what activities each participates in, and personal appearance, nationality, origen, and personality.
*Students will be able to ask about these in the 2nd and 3rd persons.
Hispanic influence within the US
Hispanic entertainers in pop culture within the US
Cuban American influences. Artist Xavier Cortada
Hernando de Soto
Tex - Mex food
Hispanic celebrations within the US
Artist Carmen Lomas Garza
Unit 2Expressing time and schedulesDescribing school and classesUsing terms of frequencyNumbers 11-100Using the verb TENERUsing -ar verb endingsDescribing classroom objectsUsing ESTAR to express locationUsing prepositions of locationDescribing emotionsUsing the verb IR to express where one is going, as well as actions in the immediate future* Students will be able to expand on their current abilities to express likes and dislikes with expressions of frequency* Students will be able to expand on what they like and dislike by expressing what they do and do not do, as well as what one is "going" to do* Students will be able to express and inquire about the time* Students will be able to describe and inquire about school* Students will be able to express the location of items and parts of a school* Students will be able to expand on their ability to describe a person, and include the emotions one is feeling.* Students will be able to expand on their knowledge of TENER, previously used to express age, and now use it to express possession* Students will be able to identify and use numbers 0-100Cultural Connections:MexicoMayan historyUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoHispanic schools and school uniformsMuralist Diego RiveraBilingual schoolscourses of study in Hispanic schoolsPueblo de ZempoalaMuseum of Anthropology in Mexico CityArtist Frida KahloUnit 3Talking about food and beveragesAsking questionsExpressing likes and dislikes-er and -ir verb endingsIrregular verb HACERTalking about familyAsking and answering about agesexpressions of Possessing (with Possessive Adjectives and "de")Expression of the dateMaking comparisions (following adjective agreement rules)*Students will be able to share information about their food and drink preferences*Students will be able to ask about and identify ages* Students will be able to ask questions with proper verb / subject order*Students will be able to inquire and respond about family.Cultural Connections:Puerto RicoCriollo cookingArtist Manuel Hernandes AcevedoGovernment of Puerto Rico and the connection to the USArtist Rafael TufiñoArtist Fernando Sayán PoloLa quinceañera
Unit 4EspañaTalking about shoppingDescribing clothingTener expressionsDiscussing the seasonsDescribing places in townDescribing events in townTransportation around townOrdering / taking orders in a restaurantStem Changing VerbsDirect Object PronounsTener expressionsStudents will be able to communicate about shopping and dining.Students will be able to express preferences, likes, dislikes.Students will be able to express needs and wants based on seasons, location, or events.Culture ConnectionsSpainSurrealist Art in Spain, Salvador DalíClimate impact on tourismAuthor / Poet Antonio ColinasPainter Pablo PicassoArabic presence in SpainLocal markets, shops and large commercial storesPainter Diego VelázquezFriends and Family time togetherUnit 5EcuadorStudents will be able to identify descriptive characteristics as well as emotions, and distinguish between the two.Students will be able to express the location of an item or place.Studens will be able to identify rooms and items of a house.Students will be able to identify and use ordinal numbers.Students will be able to talk about chores and responsibilities.Students will be able to use commands.Students will be able to express the immediate past.GrammarSer v EstarStem changing verbsPrepositions of location and EstarDecirVenirTú commandsAcabar +de+ infinitiveCultural ConnectionsEcuadorian artist Oswaldo GuayasamínGeographical sites of interestLiving in the city verses the countryIncan historyArtesaníasCountry specific celebrations / traditions
Unit 6Dominican RepublicStudents will be able to communicate about sports.Students will be able to communicate about whom they know.Students will be able to communicate about what they know.Students will be able to communicate about parts of the body.Students will be able to make excuses.Students will be able to communicate about past actions.Students will be able to communicate about staying healthy.GrammarJugarSaberConocerPersonal anumbers 1-1 milliongustarcomparisonsDolerPreterite of -ar verbsPreterite of -gar, -zar, and -car verbsGustarStem change verbsTelling timeCultural ConnectionsArtist Jaime ColsonHispanic Baseball playersArtist Clara LedesmaMerengue
Unit 7ArgentinaStudents will be able to communicate about technologyStudents will be able to communicate about a series of eventsStudents will be able to communicate about past actions.Students will be able to communicate about indefinite or negative situations.Students will be able to extend and accept or decline an invitation.Students will be able to communicate on the phone.Studnets will be able to communicate about where they went, what they did, and how it was.GrammarPreterite of -er and -ir verbsAffirmative and Negative wordsAffirmative Commands TúTelling timePreterite of -ar verbsQué + adjectivePreterite of SER, IR, and HACERPronouns after prepositionsNoun and adjective agreementStem changing verbsCulture ConnectionsArgentinian artist Daniel KaplanLunfardoArtist Benit Quinquela MartínArgentian FoodFirst and Last names
Unit 8Costa RicaStudents will be able to communicate about daily routines and schedules.Students will be able to communicate using the present progressive tense.Students will be able to communicate about souvenirs.Studnets will be abel to communicate about vacation plans and activities.GrammarReflexive verbsPresent progressiveIndirect Object PronounsDemonstrative adjectivesCulture ConnectionsCosta Rican artist Manuel de la Cruz GonzalezCosta Rica as a tourist destinationCoffee industry