OUT OF CLASS ASSIGNMENTS: Out of class assignments may include but are not limited to
A. Completion of written and oral exercises from the textbook, workbook and lab manual. (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)
For example: Write a short paragraph about your immediate family: Use the adjectives learned so far and make the correct gender/noun agreement. Use the verb ser versus estar.
For example: Fill-in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs in parenthesis.
Readings. ( B, C, D, E, F, G, H)
For example: Read the Lectura section in the textbook, which relates to the lesson’s theme by recycling vocabulary and grammar.
For example: Read the En detalle & Perfiles articles. These articles focus on a specific place, custom, person, group, or tradition in the Spanish-speaking world. Complete a written or oral activity to check your comprehension of the material presented.
Pair students together for Comunicación Activities related to the lesson topic. (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)
For example: Pairs can role-play a restaurant scene: The customer asks the waiter/waitress about the ingredients in the paella, and then chooses paella valenciana or paella marinera. Responses should use vocabulary, useful expressions, grammar, and language functions associated to the theme of the scenario.
Use idiomatic expressions in real-life scenarios. (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)
Watch a video segment from Panorama Cultural, Flash cultura or Fotonovela.to expand your cultural perspectives. The two-minute segments expose students to a wide variety of accents and vocabulary. (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)
For example: Make a list of the vocabulary presented in the segment.
Watch an En Pantalla TV clip, (commercials and newscast) from a particular Spanish-speaking country for additional exposure to authentic language. The clips, one per lesson, feature the language, vocabulary and theme of the lesson. ( A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)
For example: Complete a written or oral activity to check your comprehension of the material presented.
METHODS OF EVALUATION: Assessment of student performance may include but is not limited to
Tests, quizzes, exams, written paragraphs. (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)
Completion of workbook exercises (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)
Completion of lab manual (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)
Participation in classroom discussion (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)