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Spanish 3B

Subject World Languages
Grade Level High School

Description

This course is the second semester is a full year of Spanish III. In Spanish 3, students will meet and accompany four teens of Hispanic backgrounds as they learn about and travel to several Spanish speaking countries. In this course, they will have many opportunities to use the Spanish they already know as well as opportunities to expand their vocabulary, their knowledge of grammar and their experiences with Spanish speaking countries. The purpose of this course is to provide the students with many experiences where they can use their Spanish. Completely immersed in Spanish, they will speak, listen, read, write, and collaborate with other students in this course. They will also gain knowledge and perspectives about Spanish speaking countries and from Spanish speaking people.

Spanish 3A

Subject World Languages
Grade Level High School

Description

This course is the first semester is a full year of Spanish III. In Spanish 3, students will meet and accompany four teens of Hispanic backgrounds as they learn about and travel to several Spanish speaking countries. In this course, they will have many opportunities to use the Spanish they already know as well as opportunities to expand their vocabulary, their knowledge of grammar and their experiences with Spanish speaking countries. The purpose of this course is to provide the students with many experiences where they can use their Spanish. Completely immersed in Spanish, they will speak, listen, read, write, and collaborate with other students in this course. They will also gain knowledge and perspectives about Spanish speaking countries and from Spanish speaking people.

Spanish 4B

Subject World Languages
Grade Level High School

Description

This is the second semester of a two semester course in Spanish 4.The main objective of the Spanish IV course is to develop students’ interpersonal communication skills in Spanish. The fundamental objective is for the students to achieve a high level of ability in listening, speaking, reading and writing. In this course students develop a strong command of the Spanish language, with proficiency in integrating language skills and synthesizing written and aural materials, the formal writing process, extensive interpersonal and presentational speaking and writing practice, and aural comprehension skills through quality, authentic, and level-appropriate audio and video recordings. This objective is achieved through highly engaging course content and interactive simulations, which give students ample opportunities throughout the course to integrate reading, writing, and speaking. Students are exposed to literature, historical and current events of Spanish-speaking countries through authentic newspapers and magazines, music, movie, radio and television productions, literary texts, and virtual visits online. Students will also use Spanish to access information and to compare and contrast cultural elements of Spanish-speaking countries with their own.

Spanish 4A

Subject World Languages
Grade Level High School

Description

This is the first semester of a two semester course in Spanish 4.The main objective of the Spanish IV course is to develop students’ interpersonal communication skills in Spanish. The fundamental objective is for the students to achieve a high level of ability in listening, speaking, reading and writing. In this course students develop a strong command of the Spanish language, with proficiency in integrating language skills and synthesizing written and aural materials, the formal writing process, extensive interpersonal and presentational speaking and writing practice, and aural comprehension skills through quality, authentic, and level-appropriate audio and video recordings. This objective is achieved through highly engaging course content and interactive simulations, which give students ample opportunities throughout the course to integrate reading, writing, and speaking. Students are exposed to literature, historical and current events of Spanish-speaking countries through authentic newspapers and magazines, music, movie, radio and television productions, literary texts, and virtual visits online. Students will also use Spanish to access information and to compare and contrast cultural elements of Spanish-speaking countries with their own.

AP Spanish (Sem 2)

Subject World Languages
Grade Level High School

Description

This course is the second semester of a two-semester sequence and is aligned to the Advanced Placement curriculum for Spanish Language. AP Spanish is an advanced language course in which students acquire proficiencies that expand their cognitive, analytical and communicative skills. The AP Spanish Language and Culture course prepares students for the College Board’s AP Spanish Language and Culture exam. It uses as its foundation the three modes of communication (Interpersonal, Interpretive and Presentational) as defined in the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century. The course is designed as an immersion experience and is conducted almost exclusively in Spanish. In addition, all student work, practices, projects, participation, and assessments are in Spanish. The course is based on the six themes required by the College Board: Global challengesScience and technologyContemporary lifePersonal and public identitiesFamilies and communitiesBeauty and aestheticsThe course teaches language structures in context and focuses on the development of fluency to convey meaning. Students explore culture in both contemporary and historical contexts to develop an awareness and appreciation of cultural products, practices, and perspectives. In addition, students participate in a forum where they are able to share their own opinions and comments about various topics and comment on other students’ posts. The course also makes great use of the Internet for updated and current material. In order to maintain the integrity of AP standards, all AP course midterm and final exams must be proctored.

AP Spanish (Sem 1)

Subject World Languages
Grade Level High School

Description

This course is the first semester of a two-semester sequence and is aligned to the Advanced Placement curriculum for Spanish Language. AP Spanish is an advanced language course in which students acquire proficiencies that expand their cognitive, analytical and communicative skills. The AP Spanish Language and Culture course prepares students for the College Board’s AP Spanish Language and Culture exam. It uses as its foundation the three modes of communication (Interpersonal, Interpretive and Presentational) as defined in the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century. The course is designed as an immersion experience and is conducted almost exclusively in Spanish. In addition, all student work, practices, projects, participation, and assessments are in Spanish. The course is based on the six themes required by the College Board: Global challengesScience and technologyContemporary lifePersonal and public identitiesFamilies and communitiesBeauty and aesthetics The course teaches language structures in context and focuses on the development of fluency to convey meaning. Students explore culture in both contemporary and historical contexts to develop an awareness and appreciation of cultural products, practices, and perspectives. In addition, students participate in a forum where they are able to share their own opinions and comments about various topics and comment on other students’ posts. The course also makes great use of the Internet for updated and current material. In order to maintain the integrity of AP standards, all AP course midterm and final exams must be proctored.

Spanish 2B

Subject World Languages
Grade Level High School

Description

This course is the second in a two-course sequence. In this course, you’ll travel through Central America and the Caribbean spending time in museums, traffic jams and even in the hospital. You’ll broaden your Spanish vocabulary and knowledge of grammar and meet people from many different countries and cultures. You’ll also meet some Spanish-speaking people from different parts of the United States. Experience the beauty and expressiveness of a language that is shared by different people and cultures throughout the world.

Spanish 2A

Subject World Languages
Grade Level High School

Description

This course is the first in a two-course sequence. In this course, you’ll travel through Central America and the Caribbean spending time in museums, traffic jams and even in the hospital. You’ll broaden your Spanish vocabulary and knowledge of grammar and meet people from many different countries and cultures. You’ll also meet some Spanish-speaking people from different parts of the United States. Experience the beauty and expressiveness of a language that is shared by different people and cultures throughout the world.

Spanish 1B

Subject World Languages
Grade Level High School

Description

This is the second course in a two-course sequence of study of first year Spanish language skills for novice language learners. Learn basic Spanish grammar to help build your fluency and understanding, and apply what you learn through interactive games, written practice, listening, and speaking exercises.

Spanish 1A

Subject World Languages
Grade Level High School

Description

This course is the first in a two-course sequence of study of first year Spanish language skills for novice language learners. Learn basic Spanish grammar to help build your fluency and understanding, and apply what you learn through interactive games, written practice, listening, and speaking exercises.

Spanish 2B (Grades 6-8)

Subject World Languages
Grade Level Middle School

Description

This course is the second in a two-course sequence. Students continue their introduction to Spanish by focusing on the four key areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, multimedia cultural presentations, and interactive activities and practices which reinforce vocabulary and grammar. There is a strong emphasis on providing context and conversational examples for the language concepts presented in each unit.

Spanish 2A (Grades 6-8)

Subject World Languages
Grade Level Middle School

Description

This course is the first in a two-course sequence. Students continue their introduction to Spanish by focusing on the four key areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, multimedia cultural presentations, and interactive activities and practices which reinforce vocabulary and grammar. There is a strong emphasis on providing context and conversational examples for the language concepts presented in each unit.

Spanish 1A (Grades 6-8)

Subject World Languages
Grade Level Middle School

Description

This course is the first in a two-course sequence. Students begin their introduction to Spanish by focusing on the four key areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, multimedia cultural presentations, and interactive activities and practices which reinforce vocabulary and grammar. There is a strong emphasis on providing context and conversational examples for the language concepts presented in each unit.

Spanish 1B (Grades 6-8)

Subject World Languages
Grade Level Middle School

Description

This course is the second in a two-course sequence. Students begin their introduction to Spanish by focusing on the four key areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, multimedia cultural presentations, and interactive activities and practices which reinforce vocabulary and grammar. There is a strong emphasis on providing context and conversational examples for the language concepts presented in each unit.

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