June 1:
Dear parents and students:

This week the students will continue reviewing the previous taught lessons. They will work on the Reading Interpretive Mode of Communication: The students will read a biography of a famous Hispanic writer and demonstrate their skills on understanding an authentic reading comprehension material. This assignment will be posted on Office 365 Teams on Wednesday morning, and I will be available in this platform from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm  to review the lesson with the students, and to give them instructions for the assignment..

I also wanted to remind you that my office hours are every Monday, from 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm, where I will be available to answer any questions related to my instruction, grades, etc. 
In case you can not contact me within my office hours, please feel free to do so via email and I will respond as soon as possible.


May 25th, 2020:

Dear parents and students:
This week the students will continue reviewing the previous taught lessons. They will work on the Listening Interpretive Mode of Communication: Th students will listen to a video and demonstrate their skills on understanding an authentic listening comprehension material. This assignment will be posted on Office 365 Teams on Wednesday morning, and I will be available in this platform from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm  to review the lesson with the students, and to give them instructions for the assignment..

I also wanted to remind you that my office hours are every Monday, from 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm, where I will be available to answer any questions related to my instruction, grades, etc. 
In case you can not contact me within my office hours, please feel free to do so via email and I will respond as soon as possible.

Foreign Language Standards Learning:

Interpretive Communication: Listening for Understanding: WL.3, WL.4


19 de mayo

 
Queridos padres y estudiantes:

 
Espero que todos se encuentren bien durante estos momentos tan difíciles. Esta semana los estudiantes terminarán el
Proyecto de Revisión, en el cual tendrán que demostrar sus habilidades en el Modo de Comunicación Presentacional. A continuación, pueden ver las guías para el proyecto.

Proyecto-Parte Oral – Elija 1 producto para crear

-Crear un anuncio corto de audio / vídeo (1-2 minutos de duración) para un club escolar o de deporte. ¿A qué tipo de club te gustaría unirte? ¿Cuándo, dónde, a qué hora y con qué frecuencia te reúnes/practicas el club?

-Vlog sobre sus actividades diarias durante una semana; incluir con quién, cuándo/a qué hora, dónde y por qué realizas cada actividad (20-30 segundos cada día).

-Crea tu propio video sobre ideas de actividades que los estudiantes de tu edad podrían hacer cuando están aburridos (2-3 minutos de duración). Sugiere qué actividades se ajustan mejor a ciertas personalidades en su opinión.

Esta asignación también se publicará en Office 365 Teams, el miércoles por la mañana, y estaré disponible en esta plataforma de 10:30 am a 12:00 pm, para revisar la lección con los estudiantes y darles instrucciones para la última  parte del proyecto.
 
Les recuerdo que mis horas de oficina son todos los lunes, desde la 1:30 pm hasta las 3:00 pm, donde estaré disponible para responder cualquier pregunta relacionada con mi instrucción, calificaciones, etc. En caso
de que no pueda ponerse en contacto conmigo dentro de mi horario de oficina, no dude en hacerlo por correo electrónico y le responderé tan pronto como sea posible

.Estándares de aprendizaje de lenguas extranjeras:

Modo de Comunicación Preesentacional: Hablar y escribir: WL.5, WL.6

May 11th:

Dear parents and students:
I hope you all are doing well during this difficult time. This week the students will continue working on the Review Project, in which they have to master their skills on the Writing Representational Mode of Communication: The students will write an essay on selected topics. This assignment will be posted on Office 365 Teams on Wednesday morning, and I will be available in this platform from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm  to review the lesson with the students, and to give them instructions for the third part of the Project.

As a remainder,  my office hours are every Monday, from 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm, where I will be available to answer any questions related to my instruction, grades, etc. 
In case you can not contact me within my office hours, please feel free to do so via email and I will respond as soon as possible.

Foreign Language Standards of Learning:

Presentational Communication: Speaking and Writing: WL.5, WL.6


May 4, 2020th:

Dear parents and students:

This week the students will continue working on the Review Project, in which they have to master their skills on the Listening Interpretive Mode of Communication: The students will listen to a video, and demonstrate their skills on understanding an authentic listening comprehension material. This assignment will be posted on Office 365 Teams on Wednesday morning, and I will be available in this platform from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm  to review the lesson with the students, and to give them instructions for the second part of the Project.

I also wanted to remind you that my office hours are every Monday, from 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm, where I will be available to answer any questions related to my instruction, grades, etc. 
In case you can not contact me within my office hours, please feel free to do so via email and I will respond as soon as possible.

Foreign Language Standards Learning:

Interpretive Communication: Listening for Understanding: WL.3, WL.4



ANNOUNCEMENT April 28th

Dear parents and students:

This week students will continue reviewing previous lessons. At this time, students will review through a project in which they have to master their skills on the four Areas of Communication: Reading and Listening (Interpretive) and Writing and Speaking (Presentational). This week, they will start working on the Reading Interpretative Mode of Communication. The students will read an story and demonstrate their skills on understanding authentic reading materials. All the assignments will be posting on Office 365 Teams.

Foreign Language Standards of Learning:

Interpretive Communication: Reading for Understanding:WL.3, WL.4


ANNOUNCEMENT
:  April 14th
 

Dear parents and students,

I hope you are doing well during this difficult time. Starting tomorrow, we will be having our Virtual classes on Wednesday, at  11:30 a.m, on Microsoft Teams. Students, you need to use your school username and password to log into Teams. 

ANNOUNCEMENT:  March 26th

Dear parents and students,
Please look at the attached files. You will find various resources the students can use to review the different lessons already taught in class. I will start posting some assignments on Microsoft Teams, so students please pay attention to the updates.


IMPORTANT
ANOINTMENT-VIRTUAL LEARNING

Dear parents and students,

I hope you are doing well during these challenging times.  Below you can find the Standards of Learning for World Languages (Spanish I) that have taught so far this year.  Additionally, you will find some instructional resources that the students can use to review the lessons that were taught in class before school closed.  Following the Prince William County School instructions, at this time any review assignments that is posted to support learning will be ungraded.

Please continue checking the PWCS Website for future updates.  Students, if you are missing any assignments, I encourage you to contact me.  I will work with you and will take any missing assignment.

Please let me know if you have any questions.


Pacing Guide for Spanish for Fluent Speakers 1-Standards

By the end of each marking period, students can perform the following functions:

Marking Period 1

Marking Period 2

Marking Period 3

Marking Period 4

Unit 1: Identity Through Culture - Our Heritage and Personal Identity

 

Foreign Language Standards of Learning:

 

Interpersonal Communication: WL.1, WL.2

 

Interpretive Communication: Listening and Reading for Understanding: WL.3, WL.4

 

Presentational Communication: Speaking and Writing: WL.5, W.L6,

 

Cultural Perspectives, Practices, and Products: WL.7, WL.8
Writing

 

Making Connections through Language: WL.9

 

Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons: WL.10, WL.11

 

Interacting in School and Global Communities: WL.12

 

 

a. Place of origin and cultural pride

b. Regionalisms and colloquialisms

c. Geography of the Spanish-speaking world

 

Functions/Objectives: I can…

·     Identify and share places of origin and cultural highlights

·     Recognize differences and similarities among Spanish words and phrases

·     Identify and locate where Spanish is spoken in the world; countries and capitals

Unit 2: Human Thought Through Literature - Our Heritage and Points of View

 

Foreign Language Standards of Learning:

 

Interpersonal Communication: WL.1, WL.2

 

Interpretive Communication: Listening and Reading for Understanding: WL.3, WL.4

 

Presentational Communication: Speaking and Writing: WL.5, W.L6,

 

Cultural Perspectives, Practices, and Products: WL.7, WL.8
Writing

 

Making Connections through Language: WL.9

 

Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons: WL.10, WL.11

 

Interacting in School and Global Communities: WL.12

 

 

a. Celebrations and traditions

b. Culture through music, literature, and film

c. Myths and legends

 

Functions/Objectives: I can…

·        Describe the major celebrations in Spanish-speaking countries

·        Differentiate Hispanic culture through music and films

·        Recognize the specific characteristics of myths and legends

·        Analyze various myths and legends

 

Unit 3: Physical and Emotional Health - Responsible Relationships and Physical Well-Being

 

Foreign Language Standards of Learning:

 

Interpersonal Communication: WL.1, WL.2

 

Interpretive Communication: Listening and Reading for Understanding: WL.3, WL.4

 

Presentational Communication: Speaking and Writing: WL.5, W.L6,

 

Cultural Perspectives, Practices, and Products: WL.7, WL.8
Writing

 

Making Connections through Language: WL.9

 

Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons: WL.10, WL.11

 

Interacting in School and Global Communities: WL.12

 

a. Adolescent culture

b. Daily routines

c. Pastimes and hobbies

d. Food and nutrition

e. Hygiene

 

Functions/Objectives: I can…

·        Identify physical and emotional changes during adolescence

·        Discuss daily routine and its impact on well-being

·        Investigate the impact of healthy and unhealthy hobbies and pastimes

·        Compare American and Latin American food

·        Discuss various aspects of personal hygiene and the impact on health and illness

 

 

Unit 4: Community - Public Identity and the Community

To be Taught

 

Foreign Language Standards of Learning:

 

Interpersonal Communication: WL.1, WL.2

 

Interpretive Communication: Listening and Reading for Understanding: WL.3, WL.4

 

Presentational Communication: Speaking and Writing: WL.5, W.L6,

 

Cultural Perspectives, Practices, and Products: WL.7, WL.8
Writing

 

Making Connections through Language: WL.9

 

Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons: WL.10, WL.11

 

Interacting in School and Global Communities: WL.12

 

 

a. Hispanic influence and contributions in the community

b. Family life

c. School systems in the U.S. and Spanish-speaking countries

 

Functions/Objectives: I can…                             

·        Recognize the accomplishments and contributions of well-known Spanish-speaking icons

·        Compare and contrast family life in the U.S. and Spanish-speaking countries

·        Analyze the school systems in the U.S. and Spanish-speaking countries