Week of Jan 30th thru Feb 3rd 2017

Objective: Students will be able to communicate in the target language about the story in the novel Tumba.  Students will be able to use vocabulary in context.

Can Do Statements: (1) I can read and understand a story in the target language (2) I can understand and respond to question on plot and characters in the target language (3) I can retell a story in the target language (4) I can reflect and set learning goals

Monday: Record draft of chapter retell on phones; listen to recording and evaluate it for (1) performance (2) what was done well (3) what could have been better; Write reflection and study plan for the week

Tuesday: Discuss reflections; question and answer on how to phrase things from the chapter; partner practice

Wednesday: Partner practice and preparation for speaking assessment tomorrow

Thursday: Speaking assessment over chapter 6 of Tumba

Friday: Assessment reflections/Duolingo

Materials: pencil/paper/book/sketches/phones/chromebooks

Evaluation:  Formative: Draft #1 & #2 of speaking assessment; reflection    Summative: Speaking assessment on Thursday; reflection on Friday

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Week of Jan 16th thru Jan 20th 2017

Objective: Students will be able to narrate a story in Spanish.

Can Do Statements: (1) I can understand a simple plot in Spanish.  (2) I can communicate in Spanish about the plot  and characters of a novel.  (3) I can give basic details of the Mexican Revolution of 1910 in Spanish.  (5) I can use simple sentences to communicate in the target language.

Monday: School Holiday

Tuesday: Practice Story retell

Wednesday: Story retell assessment; Written reflection on performance

Thursday: Begin Chapter 6 of Tumba; read the chapter in partners-partner create questions per paragraph for reader to answer-then switch roles

Friday: Reading comp questions on Google Classroom; Expanded class discussion on chapter 6

Materials: Chromebooks; Google Classroom; Tumba Novel; Ch5 drawings; Google Docs

Evaluation:

Formative Assessment: retell practice; class discussion

Summative Assessment: Story retell assessment on Wednesday

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Week of Jan 9th thru Jan 13th 2017

Objective: Students will discuss the characters and plot of the novel Tumba.

Can Do Statements: (1) I can read and understand a story in Spanish.  (2) I can retell a story in my own words in Spanish. (3) I can use phrases and short simple sentences to provide basic information.  (4) I can begin to combine words and phrases to create original sentences.

Monday: Writing prompt; Duolingo

Tuesday: Finish writing prompt; Read chapter 6 of Tumba; Answer reading comp questions on Google classroom

Wednesday: Illustrate the important actions from Chapter 6

Thursday: Partner work on retelling the story in your own words;

Friday: iPads to create a slideshow of chapter 6

Materials: paper/pencil/crayons/markers/chromebooks; Duolingo site; iPads; Educreations app

Evaluation:

Formative Assessment: Writing sample

Summative Assessment: Blog post with slideshow due next week

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Week of January 2nd thru January 6th 2017

Objective:  Students will be able to relay facts from the story and identify historical context in the target language.

Can Do Statements: (1) I can describe the importance of items found on a typical Day of the Dead altar. (2) I can read and understand a story in the target language. (3) I can discuss and write about the characters and plot of the story in the target language. (4)I can state what Mexican foods I like and dislike. (5) I can talk about food prices in the target language.  (5) I can discuss the causes of the 1910 Mexican Revolution and identify two important leaders.

Monday: Duolingo

Tuesday: Introduce vocab for Ch 4; Reading on the 1910 Mexican Revolution; Discussion questions

Wednesday: Vocab warm-up; Read Ch 4 of Tumba; Discuss events of the story and identify events through pictures; Writing prompt

Thursday: Vocab warm-up; View foods from Ciudad Mante and vote on what students like and dislike; express likes and dislikes with a partner; Talk about the abuelo in the story and his likes/dislikes

Friday: Authentic reading on Revolution and Pancho Villa/Emiliano Zapata; writing prompt on Mexican Revolution

Materials: Book/Paper/Pencil/Chromebooks/Google Classroom

Formative Assessment: Vocab warm-ups

Summative Assessment: Writing prompt on Ch 4 and Mexican Revolution

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Lesson Plans Week of Dec 5th thru Dec 9th 2016

Objective:  Students will be able to communicate in the target language about the events in the book Tumba.

Can Do Statements:  (1)  I can read and understand a story in the target languge. (2) I can communicate in the target language to retell the events of a story. (3) I can use the target language to make comparisons and connections between the story and my life.

Monday:  Project Presentations

Tuesday: Project Presentations continued and read Chapter 4 of Tumba

Wednesday:  Notes on the Mexican Revolution

Thursday:  Analyze chapter 4 on 2 levels: story, and facts about the Mexican Revolution

Friday: Writing prompt to retell the events of chapter 4 adding opinions about how the story relates to the events of the Mexican Revolution

Materials:  Paper/Pencil/Novel/Chromebooks

Evaluation: Short Essay

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

 

Lesson Plans Week of Nov 28th thru Dec 2nd 2016

Objective:  Students will communicate in the target language to relay the events of a story.

Can Do Statements: (1) I can read and understand a story in the target language. (2) I can describe characters from Ch 1-3 of Tumba. (3) I can compare Dia de Los Muertos to a holiday celebrated in the U.S. (4) I can retell a story in the target language.

Monday:  Read and discuss Chapter 3 of Tumba; Answer comprehension questions from chapter 3

Tuesday:  Review important events of chapter 3; Retell the beginning of chapter 3 in Spanish using photo prompts

Wednesday-Friday:  Group work:  students get with assigned partner to begin adding to the Google Slides presentation–tell the rest of the story using photo prompts–each group must assign roles for group members–each member is responsible to the group for completing the agreed up tasks–each student will have a role in presenting their slide show to the class on Monday

Friday: Class discussion on using Ser and Estar in proper context for situations in the story; finish group project preparation.

Materials:  Tumba novel; paper/pencil/chromebooks/Google Classroom/Google Slides

Evaluation:  Class discussion; progress checks with groups; finished presentation

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Lesson Plans Week of Nov 14th thru Nov 18th 2016

Objective: Students will be able to recount the events of a story in Spanish while adding in details of setting, description of characters and mood.

Can Do Statements: (1) I can read and understand a story in the target language (2) I can describe a person and talk about the person’s mood in the target language (3) I can retell the events of a story in the target language

Monday: Read and discuss chapter 2 of Tumba; add descriptions of the new character to character maps

Tuesday: Discuss essential questions from chapter 2

Wednesday: Make Venn Diagrams to make comparisons of schools in the chapter

Thursday: Discuss venn diagrams and wording for essay on test

Friday: Test over Chapter 1 & 2 of Tumba

Materials: Book/Chromebook/Paper/Pencil

Evaluation: Test on Friday

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Week of Oct 31st thru Nov 4th 2016

Objective: Students will be able to compare/contrast American and Mexican cultural celebrations of Halloween and Day of the Dead.  Students will be able to use the target language to discuss the novel, Tumba.

EQ:  How do our celebrations express our cultural values?

Can Do Statements: (1) I can identify the differences between Halloween celebrations and Day of the Dead.  (2) I can compare and contrast the two.

Monday: Video on Day of the Dead; Answer basic questions about the holiday

Tuesday: Video 2 on Day of the Dead; Discuss differences in activities between Halloween and Day of the Dead.

Wednesday: Early release–2 of my Spanish 2 classes will not meet that day

Thursday: Introduction for the Novel Tumba

Friday: Blog post on cultural differences between how Americans celebrate Halloween and how families from Mexico celebrate Day of the Dead.

Materials: Chromebooks/YouTube/Paper/Pencil/Blogs

Evaluation: Blog post and class discussion

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Lesson Plans Week of October 3rd thru October 7th 2016

Objective:  Students will be able to hold a conversation in Spanish to communicate how their classes are going.  They will be able to ask questions of classmates and answer those questions in the target language.  They will be able to use rejoinders to keep the conversation going.

Can Do Statements:

-I can discuss how my classes are going in the target language

-I can ask question to find ask for information from someone I am speaking to

-I can use reaction statements and rejoinders to keep a conversation moving in the target language

Monday: Complete assignment from Friday since students did not finish

Tuesday: Station activity with questions students brainstormed; Practice conversation and discuss progress of groups from last week to this week

Wednesday: Interpretive Listening Assessment

Thursday: Record a reflection on what students learned in this mini unit

Friday: Blog post and reflection on the topic

Materials: Chromebooks/Duolingo/Google Classroom

Evaluation: Listening Assessment, blog post, recorded reflection

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

Lesson Plans Week of Sept 19th thru Sept 23rd 2016

Objective:  Students will communicate in the target language to tell facts of a story and use their new vocabulary to condense it down into their own words.

Can Do Statements:

-I can relay facts of a story in my own words in the target language

-I can stay in the target language while telling the story and  use circumlocution if necessary

-I can use new vocabulary in context

Monday:  Prep for Speaking Assessment on Tuesday

Tuesday:  Speaking Assessment over the Necesito un Boleto story

Wednesday: Begin Twitter Chat project-Discuss #spanstuchat questions for the week and introduce the vocab phrase: estoy de acuerdo and no estoy de acuerdo; discuss the start of the fall season and use this knowledge to react to tweets from the current #spanstuchat discussion

Thursday: Continue project

Friday: Complete project and turn in

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05