In Person Classes at Pacific Coast Learning Center
High School Spanish 1 2021-2022
Instructor: Mrs. Garner
(8th grade students may take High School Spanish 1 and receive high school credit)
Register here at PCLC website: https://www.pacificcoastlc.com/register.html
Pacific Coast Learning Center offers a variety of k-12 classes for homeschool families. Spanish 1 is a 1 1/2 hour class taught in person one day a week. Live online classes are available simultaneously through zoom.
Homework is assigned weekly via Google Classroom.
Cost: $360 per semester
**There is an annual student fee for all students taking classes at Pacific Coast Learning Center. Some charter schools allow for this fee to be added to the cost of classes rather than being paid out-of-pocket by parents. If your charters agrees, you may add $120 per semester to your purchase order to cover student fees. You may select this option when you register for the class.
You do not need to purchase a textbook as all material is provided for your student and is included in the registration fee. You may also use any traditional high school Spanish textbook as a resource if you or your charter school prefers to. My thematic curriculum will align with the topics covered in all high school Spanish textbooks. The online resources provided in the curriculum cover grammar concepts and vocabulary inluded in high school Spanish 1.
Included in your registration is the premium membership to www.studyspanish.com. Includes explanation of grammar concepts with quizzes, tests, and pronunciation practice.
Edpuzzle- assignments include watching videos of Spanish intructors and Native Spanish speakers. Students practice comprehension by answering multiple choice questions.
Quizlet- Weekly flashcards provided to practice and learn new Spanish words.
Blooket- “Videogame” practicing weekly Spanish vocabulary words.
Flipgrid- Oral practice assignments turned into the instructor via video recordings on flipgrid.
Class sessions are designed to practice oral conversation and review material covered in their weekly homework.
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 I, 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.
Alfabeto y nombres/ Alphabet and names (Week 1, 2)
Saludos y despedidas/ Greetings & Goodbyes (week 3, 4)
Edad y números/ Age & Numbers(week 5)
¿De dónde eres?/ Where are you from? (week 6,7)
Información personal/ Personal Information (week 8)
Gustos, disgustos, y comida/ What I like, dislikes & food (Week 9,10)
Deportes, música, y actividades/ Sports, Music & Activities (Week 11,12)
Preguntas con ir/ Going Places (Week 13, 14, 15)
Final (Week 16)
Pasatiempos/ Hobbes (Week 1)
Familia/ Family (Weeks 2 & 3)
Descripciones/ Descriptions (Week 4, 5)
Hablando de otros/ Talking About Others (Week 6, 7, 8)
Reacciones y sentimientos/ Reactions & Emotions(Week 9)
Mi vida cotidiana/ Daily Life & Time (Week 10,11)
La escuela/ School (Week 12, 13)
Fechas y fiestas/ Dates & Holidays (Week 14, 15)
Final (Week 16)