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School Year 2024-2025
High School Spanish 1 Online
Monday 9:00am- 10:30am
Classes begin Monday August 26th, 2024

Instructor: Señora Garner

A-G approved

(8th grade students may take High School Spanish 1 and receive high school credit)

To Register -
Please send email to SpanishAdvantagemail@gmail.com
Please include Student's Name and Grade

Students will develop fundamental skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing while gaining vocabulary that is necessary for basic proficiency. In addition, coursework will include learning about a variety of Latin American cultures, history and geography of the Spanish-speaking world. This is a one-year (two semester) course.

Spanish 1 is offered as a complete online course with an 1 1/2 hour live Zoom class each Monday. Weekly class sessions are designed to practice oral conversation and review material covered in students' weekly homework. Homework is assigned via Google Classroom.  Spanish 1 is a two semester course.
 

Cost: $400 per semester

Payments may be made through this site or via Zelle and Venmo. Payment schedules are available at check-out on this website.  Charter students may utilize payment options offered through their respective charters.  Parents are responsible for any costs that Charter funds do not cover.

Materials: 

There is no need to purchase a textbook, as all educational material is included in the course fee. If desired, any traditional high school Spanish textbook may be used as a resource.  The thematic curriculum will align with the topics covered in high school Spanish textbooks. The online resources associated with the curriculum will cover grammar concepts and vocabulary included in High School Spanish 1. 

Websites used:

  • Edpuzzle - assignments include watching videos of Spanish instructors and native Spanish speakers. Students practice comprehension by answering multiple choice questions.

  • Garbanzo - assignments include reading interactive stories and answering related questions.

  • Senor Wooley -activities increase comprehension through music videos making learning more fun and engaging.  

  • Blooket - students review vocabulary utilizing interactive games.

  • Quizlet - Weekly flashcards provided to practice and learn new Spanish words.

  • Flipgrid- Students make videos of self speaking Spanish using vocabulary and topics presented in class to be turned into the instructor via Flipgrid.

Spanish 1 Topics Covered:

Students will develop fundamental skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing while gaining vocabulary that is necessary for basic proficiency. In addition, coursework will include learning about a variety of Latin American cultures, history and geography of the Spanish-speaking world. This is a one-year (two semester) course

At the end of Spanish 1, students will:

  • Understand and use basic Spanish in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

  • Know common sets of words, such as days of the week, months, numbers 1-100, alphabet, colors, clothes, foods, parts of the body, common classroom objects, polite expressions, etc.

  • Ask and answer simple questions in the present tense about common topics such as dates, time, friends, family, daily activities,sports and pastimes, likes and dislikes, etc.

  • Comprehend reading passages with simple vocabulary and sentence structure.

  • Write sentences and/or short paragraphs in the present tense about topics studied.

  • Become acquainted with the countries in which Spanish is spoken and understand some of their geographic features, cultural features, similarities and differences.

Semester 1 Topics

  • Alfabeto y nombres/ Alphabet and names (weeks 1,2)

  • Saludos y despedidas/ Greetings & Goodbyes (weeks 3,4)

  • Edad y números/ Age & Numbers (week 5)

  • ¿De dónde eres?/ Where are you from? (weeks 6,7)

  • Información personal/ Personal Information (week 8)

  • Gustos, disgustos, y comida/ What I like, dislikes & food (weeks 9,10)

  • Deportes, música, y actividades/Sports, Music & Activities (weeks 11,12)

  • Preguntas con ir/ Going Places (weeks 13,14)

  • Final Exam Study Prep (week 15)

  • Final Exam (week 16)

Semester 2 Topics

  • Pasatiempos/ Hobbies (week 1)

  • Familia/ Family (weeks 2,3)

  • Descripciones/ Descriptions (weeks 4,5)

  • Hablando de otros/ Talking About Others (weeks 6, 7, 8)

  • Reacciones y sentimientos/ Reactions & Emotions (week 9)

  • Mi vida cotidiana/ Daily Life & Time (weeks 10,11)

  • La escuela/ School (weeks 12 and 13)

  • Fechas y fiestas/ Dates & Holidays (week 14)

  • Final Exam Study Prep (week 15)

  • Final Exam (week 16)

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