a la clase de Español I

[Casa Batlló, Barcelona]

Please read the Course Requirements and Quarter 1 Calendar 

found on the left panel by clicking on the link.

Coming Up!

Oral Exam 

Thursday and Friday, September 19 & 20

What to Study

1. How to greet someone in Spanish

2. How to ask someone how they are doing and respond in kind

3. How to ask someone their name and respond in kind

4. How to ask someone to spell their name and spell your name in Spanish

5. How to ask someone where they live and respond in kind

6. How to say goodbye in Spanish

Feelings Vocabulary Presentation

Wednesday, September 25

Country Map Presentations

Wednesday, October 2

Hispanic Heritage Month Cultural Presentation

Spanish Speaking Countries of the World

Directions: Every student is responsible for creating a display and a brief in-class presentation. The project will count as one test grade and receive a score out of 100 points.

Part 1-Display: Each student will research the map and flag of their country and create a display of the countries flag within the shape of its map, as shown in the example above. The display must be roughly the size of an 8 1/2” by 11” sheet of paper. Most of the work must be done by hand, but a complicated coat of arms can be copied and added to the display. Freehand tracing of the map is allowed.

Part 2-Presentation: Students are responsible for presenting their countries in English to the class. Students should write their information on the back of their presentation. The presentation must include the following information:

  1. The name of the country

  2. The capital city

  3. Two places that would be great to visit

  4. Two interesting facts about the country 

Grading Rubric: Each grade will be out of 100 points, 80 points for the display and 20 points for the presentation. You will be graded on the following:

  1. Did the student turn his/her work in by the due date?

  2. Did the student follow all of the instructions outlined above?

  3. Is the display accurate?

  4. Does the visual presentation display evidence that the student took time and care to prepare it?

  5. Is the student's oral presentation clear and easily understood?