Spanish

Spanish Scope and Sequence: Preschool through 5th Grade.

Preschool

Introduction to simple children’s games and songs that include greetings, numbers 1-10, colors, shapes, feelings and understand simple commands such as: up, down, walk, stop, jump, left, right, sit, stand up, listen and quiet. Identify parts of the body and animals.

Grades Kindergarten, 1, 2

Listening: Understand questions regarding name and greetings. Understand simple commands, simple questions involving colors, shapes, numbers Understand forms of “tener” (to have) in tener expression.

Speaking: Understand questions regarding name, greetings. Identify nouns/object names that pertain to the classroom. Say numbers 1-10, color names, days of the week, shapes. Second grade, use numbers 11-20, and identify shapes. Add to vocabulary for classroom objects, Use names of colors, days of the week. Students identify shapes and formulate simple questions. Use numbers Identify parts of the body. Identify common names of animals, simple descriptive words. Understand simple commands, touch, go, bring, jump, show, give, draw, put. Understand simple questions regarding numbers, colors, shape. Understand questions regarding the body. Read and recite Spanish alphabet, common greetings, and weather expressions.

Culture: Understand differences in daily routine in Hispanic Cultures & differences in formal greetings. Understand compound names in Spanish and begin to get an idea of the size of the Hispanic World. Students learn simple children’s games and songs.

Grades 3, 4, 5

Speaking: Use common greetings; discuss states of being the using simple interrogatives (quién, qué, cuál, cuánto, cómo). Students use numbers in everyday situations limited introduction of different objects in the classroom. Name classroom objects, to talk about people and things. Introduce verbs leer, tener and ser. Use names of animals, further understanding of gender and number and agreement. Continuing with numbers from 20-49; introduce verb ir. Talk about various neighborhood destinations. Use vocabulary associated with school, use verbs related to classrooms along with simple singular conjugation. Students are able to predict and use weather expressions. Continue with traditional songs from Latin America and Spain.

Listening: Understand simple interrogatives, introductions and greetings, understand numbers spoken in Spanish. Understand simple commands (point, listen, raise, open, walk, sit). Be able to distinguish gender in common words. Introduce verbs hacer, tener, leer, ser, plural verses singular words and articles. Further use of commands (go, look for, open, put, draw, walk, stop, jump, spin around). Understand names of colors and shapes. Identify different animals, understand descriptive words for animals. Understand numbers from 1-49. Understand vocabulary associated with neighborhood locations.

Culture: Understand Spanish compound names. Introduce Spanish influence on words we use, demo cognates. Introduce scope of Hispanic world. Introduce differences between Latin American schools and North American schools. Introduce differences in daily routine in Latin America (meal schedule, reflection on school schedule.)

Middle School - Grades 6, 7, 8

Listening and Speaking: Students of middle school understand forms of verb ir, impersonal “a”, conjunction “al.” Understand vocabulary associated with school. Introduce, estudiar, escribir, hablar, cantar, practicar, trabajar, pintar, along with simple singular and plural conjugation. Introduce near future use of “ir + a”. Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own. Further use of commands: go, look for, open, put, draw, walk and stop. Students understand numbers 50-69. Use numbers from 70-100.

Reading: Students distinguish between articles el & la, be able to read Spanish words phonetically. Distinguish singular and plural words. Be able to further distinguish gender and number agreement. Students continue learning variety of verbs and conjugation. Introduce near future use of “ir + a” going to.

Writing: Use the Spanish alphabet, and correctly use Spanish punctuation. Begin to be able to spell in Spanish. Generate phrases with gender and number agreement. Generate simple complete sentences; use simple verbs, simple singular conjugation. Students work on workbooks, projects for each unit and work independently generated writing (paragraphs) using the verbs, gender, number and descriptive words.

Culture: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied. Introduce scope of Hispanic world. Introduce differences between Latin American schools and North American schools. Introduce differences in daily routine in Latin America (meal schedule, reflection on school schedule.) Introduce different flags of Hispanic countries. Introduce culture of Spain, origin of Spanish language. Recognize names in US that have Spanish origin, and that include Spanish color names.

Students who complete 7th and 8th grade Spanish at Saint Mark's Catholic School should be prepared to begin Spanish II at the area's most rigorous high schools.

Curriculum

  1. Kindergarten
  2. Grade 1
  3. Grade 2
  4. Grade 3
  5. Grade 4
  6. Grade 5
  7. Grade 6
  8. Grade 7
  9. Grade 8
  • Basic understanding of Spanish Alphabet
  • Basic understanding of Spanish vowels and consonants (pronunciation)
  • Basic greetings and common intros (My name is.., How are you?...Good Morning, I'm good, I'm bad, Hello, Goodbye)
  • Basic vocabulary including but not limited to:
  • Numbers 0-10
  • Basic Colors
  • Seasons
  • Basic Body Parts
  • Intro to Days and Months
  • Animals
  • Family members
  • Basic understanding of Spanish Alphabet
  • Basic understanding of Spanish vowels and consonants (pronunciation)
  • Basic greetings and common intros (My name is.., How are you?...Good Morning, I'm good, I'm bad, Hello, Goodbye)
  • Basic vocabulary including but not limited to:
  • Numbers 0-10
  • Basic Colors
  • Seasons
  • Basic Body Parts
  • Intro to Days and Months
  • Animals
  • Family members
  • Feelings
  • Basic understanding of Spanish Alphabet
  • Basic understanding of Spanish vowels and consonants (pronunciation)
  • Basic greetings and common intros (My name is.., How are you?...Good Morning, I'm good, I'm bad, Hello, Goodbye)
  • Basic vocabulary including but not limited to:
  • Numbers 0-10
  • Colors
  • Seasons
  • Body Parts
  • Days and Months
  • Animals
  • Family members
  • Feelings
  • Cultures- Countries and Capitals of Central and South American Countries
  • Cultures- Countries and Capitals of Central and South American Countries
  • Intermediate work with vocabulary words
  • Introduction to conjugation of verbs (-ar, -er, -ir)
  • Introduction to irregular conjugated verbs (ir, estar, ser)
  • Sentence structure along with proper use of verbs
  • Basic understanding of instructions in Spanish be it verbally or reading
  • Cultures- Countries and Capitals of Central and South American Countries
  • Cultures- Countries and Capitals of Central and South American Countries
  • Cultures- Countries and Capitals of Central and South American Countries
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