Allegany-Limestone Central School

Spanish MS - Mrs. Finn

NYS Topic Support:
   Occupations
   Specialty shops and merchants
   Local travel and transportation
   Air travel
      *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.
 
Lección Preliminar
   Greetings / Taking Leave
   Formal v Informal
   Introductions
   Alphabet
   Countries and Capitals
   Numbers 1-10
   Days of the week
   Weather
   Classroom phrases
   Textbook directions

      *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.
    
                Cultural Connections:   
                     Hispanic contributions and influences within New York State.
                      Muralist Manuel Vega 
                      Seasonal differences between the continents.
      

Unit 1
   Expressing likes and dislikes with freetime activities
   Express where someone is from
   Snacks
   Freetime activity vocabulary
   Subject Pronouns
   Ser
   Using "de" for origen
   Describe self and others
   Adjective agreement
   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.

               Cultural connections:
                           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 2
   Expressing time and schedules
   Describing school and classes
   Using terms of frequency
   Numbers 11-100
   Using the verb TENER
   Using -ar verb endings
   Describing classroom objects
   Using ESTAR to express location
   Using prepositions of location
   Describing emotions 
   Using 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 0-100
 
         Cultural Connections:
               Mexico
               Mayan history
               Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
               Hispanic schools and school uniforms
               Muralist Diego Rivera
               Bilingual schools
               courses of study in Hispanic schools
               Pueblo de Zempoala
               Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City
               Artist Frida Kahlo
               
   
Unit 3
 
Talking about food and beverages
Asking questions
Expressing likes and dislikes
-er and -ir verb endings
Irregular verb HACER
Talking about family
Asking and answering about ages
expressions of Possessing (with Possessive Adjectives and "de")
Expression of the date
Making 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 Rico
               Criollo cooking
               Artist Manuel Hernandes Acevedo
               Government of Puerto Rico and the connection to the US
               Artist Rafael Tufiño
               Artist Fernando Sayán Polo
               La quinceañera
               

Unit 4 
             España
 
Talking about shopping
Describing clothing
Tener expressions
Discussing the seasons
Describing places in town
Describing events in town
Transportation around town
Ordering / taking orders in a restaurant
 
    Stem Changing Verbs
    Direct Object Pronouns
    Tener expressions
    
Students 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 Connections
 
   Spain
   Surrealist Art in Spain, Salvador Dalí
   Climate impact on tourism
   Author / Poet Antonio Colinas
   Painter Pablo Picasso
   Arabic presence in Spain
   Local markets, shops and large commercial stores
   Painter Diego Velázquez
   Friends and Family time together
 
 
  
Unit 5
            Ecuador
 
Students 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.
 
Grammar
   Ser v Estar
   Stem changing verbs
   Prepositions of location and Estar
   Decir
   Venir
   Tú commands
   Acabar +de+ infinitive
 
Cultural Connections
 
   Ecuadorian artist Oswaldo Guayasamín
   Geographical sites of interest
   Living in the city verses the country
   Incan history
   Artesanías
   Country specific celebrations / traditions
 
 
 

Unit 6
 
Dominican Republic
 
Students 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.
 
Grammar
   Jugar
   Saber
   Conocer
   Personal a
   numbers 1-1 million
   gustar
   comparisons
   Doler
   Preterite of -ar verbs
   Preterite of -gar, -zar, and -car verbs
   Gustar
   Stem change verbs
   Telling time
 
 
Cultural Connections
 
   Artist Jaime Colson
     Hispanic Baseball players
   Artist Clara Ledesma
   Merengue
 

Unit 7
 
Argentina
 
Students will be able to communicate about technology
Students will be able to communicate about a series of events
Students 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.
 
Grammar
   Preterite of -er and -ir verbs
   Affirmative and Negative words
   Affirmative Commands Tú
   Telling time
   Preterite of -ar verbs
   Qué + adjective
   Preterite of SER, IR, and HACER
   Pronouns after prepositions
   Noun and adjective agreement
   Stem changing verbs
 
Culture Connections
 
Argentinian artist Daniel Kaplan
Lunfardo
Artist Benit Quinquela Martín
Argentian Food
First and Last names
 
 

Unit 8
 
Costa Rica
 
Students 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.
 
Grammar
   Reflexive verbs
   Present progressive
   Indirect Object Pronouns
   Demonstrative adjectives
 
 
Culture Connections
 
Costa Rican artist Manuel de la Cruz Gonzalez
Costa Rica as a tourist destination
Coffee industry



    
     
 

 

           

                       

 

          

 

 

 

           

                                   

                                   

                       

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