• Bienvenidos a la clase de
    Sra. Rebecca Salazar

    email:
    rsalazar@mtsd.us

    2019-2020 Clases:
    Spanish 1, Spanish 2, Spanish 3H

    Office Hours:
    Wednesdays (or by appointment) in Room B1114

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    Spanish 1 Curriculum Overview

    Spanish 1 is an entry-level high school course which is designed for students with no prior knowledge, as well as for those who are continuing from middle school Spanish and need or want reinforcement of foundational knowledge and communication skills.

     This introduction to the basics emphasizes practical use of the language while exploring the richness and variety of Hispanic cultures. The targeted proficiency level, as identified by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), is Novice-mid. By the end of the academic year, students should be able to engage in conversation on familiar topics at an elementary level.

    Spanish 2 Curriculum Overview

    This course meets state graduation requirements for World Languages and NJ Student Learning Standard 7.1. Students progress towards ACTFL novice-high proficiency. The novice-high language learner has progressed from understanding and communicating at the word level to understanding and communicating at the sentence level and can use words, lists, and simple sentences to identify the main idea and some supporting details when reading, ask & answer questions and handle simple transactions related to everyday life.

    Course objectives are for students to demonstrate competence in the 3 modes using thematic vocabulary with emphasized language structures - the present, preterite and imperfect verb tenses. Thematic vocabulary units are daily routine, travel & adventures, celebrations & traditions and uses of technology. Major assignments include: written articles and short essays, cultural presentations, demonstration of conversational skills.

    PREREQUISITES: Completion of MHS Spanish 1 or UMS Spanish 1b with 80% or better

    Spanish 3H Curriculum Overview

    This course meets state graduation requirements for World Languages and NJ Student Learning Standard 7.1. Students progress towards American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language (ACTFL) intermediate-mid proficiency. The Intermediate-Mid language learner understands and communicates at the sentence level and can use strings of sentences independently to identify the main idea and some supporting details when reading, infer the meaning of some unfamiliar words when used in familiar contexts, and ask and answer questions related to everyday life.

    Course objectives are for students to demonstrate competence in the 3 modes using thematic vocabulary with emphasized language structures-- the preterite, imperfect and subjunctive tenses. Thematic vocabulary units are “Adventures and Memories,” “Nutrition and Wellness,”“Special Occasions,” “Art and Expression.” Major assignments include: family album, cultural presentations, public service announcement on health, essays.

     PREREQUISITES: Completion of Spanish 2 with 90% or better.