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    El 15 de junio - Please answer this exit survey about your experience during the school year. ¡Gracias!
     
     
    El 12 de junio - 
                                                  Last live instruction via Zoom at scheduled times:  Here is the schedule by period:
                                                                                           Spanish 8 Pd. 2 - 8:30am - 8:50am
                                                                                           Spanish 8 Pd. 4 - 9:30am -9:50am
                                                                                        Spanish 8 Pd. 6 - 10:00am - 10:20am
                                              For more information, go to Preguntas o Comentarios in Pearson/ Classes (Discuss)
     
     
    El 11 de junio - ¡Hola estudiantes! - Outstanding assignments were due yesterday. Grades are due!
     
    Tomorrow will be our last live Zoom session.  It will be in the morning. Please click onto the tab, "Live Learning -Morning"on my website to see the times, in the morning, that we will be meeting. As always, the link will be put in the Preguntas o Comentarios section 5 minutes before. Please read the post on Preguntas o Comentarios as well.
     
    El 10 de junio - ¡Hola estudiantes!- Please use today to make up any outstanding assignments from class. As always, the assignments are listed on this page, with directions on what to do.  Note: Not all assignments are on Pearson, so please read the information for the dates carefully. If anyone has any questions, or needs me to clarify anything, send me an email or contact me during my office hour (Spanish 8 12pm-12:30pm).
     
    El 9 de junio - Pearson/In Classes - Watch Video: Casa Decor viste en un edificio de Chueca en Madrid. En español,  escribe 2 oraciones de tu opinión de la casa en Preguntas o Comentarios
     
    El 8 de junio - Powerpoint Presentation - Create your dream house (en español).  Use the vocabulary from el 20 de mayo - Capítulo 6A  to label some of the items in the different parts of your home. Maximum, 3 slides.  Please Read post on Preguntas o Comentarios
     
    El 5 de junio -  Today, I will have live instruction via Zoom at scheduled times. Here is the schedule by period : 
     
    Spanish 8 Pd. 2 - 12:30pm - 12:50pm
     
    Spanish 8 Pd. 4 - 1:30 pm - 1:50pm
     
    Spanish 8 Pd. 6 - 2:00 pm  - 2:20pm
     
    The link will be sent to you 5 minutes before the session on Preguntas o Comentarios - Please check there.
     
                          
    El 4 de junio -#1 - Please check on the portal to see if you are missing any assignments and make them up ASAP. 
                         #2 -Live Instruction via Zoom tomorrow  - See information on Live Learning tab on my website. Please make a note of this so                           that you know what time the sessions are. Also, look to see the information that will be posted on Preguntas o Comentarios                               about the Live Instruction sessions as well. Note: These sessions are in the afternoon. 
     
    El 3 de junio - Pearson/In Classes- Prueba with Remediation: Stem-Changing Verbs: Poder and Dormir - Review the forms of poder and dormir before taking this quiz. After reviewing, read the directions carefully in order to get full credit.  For #'s 1-8, write the correct form of the verb poder, in Spanish.  For #'s 9-14, write the correct form of the verb dormir and the number of hours that each person sleeps, in Spanish (Read the Modelo First)
     
    El 2 de junio - Pearson/In Classes - Stem-changing verbs: Poder y Dormir -Please read the instructions carefully and make sure that the right form of the verb (poder of dormir) is used.  Review the forms for poder and dormir. Don't forget there is a quiz tomorrow on these verbs as well.
     
    El de junio - Pearson / In Classes - #1 Watch GramActiva Video: Stem-changing verbs poder and dormir. #2 Guided Grammar Activity: Stem-changing verbs poder and dormir. Complete the activity, but make sure to read the directions first.  For Exercise E, write four sentences in Spanish using the correct form of the verb poder and one of the words from word bank at the beginning of the section to complete each sentence.  There will be a quiz on Wed on the verbs poder and dormir.
                NOTE - Read the post that was written in Preguntas o Comentarios from Friday, 5/29
     
    El 29 de mayo  Today, I will have live instruction via Zoom at scheduled times:  Here is the schedule by period:
                                                                                           Spanish 8 Pd. 2 - 8:30am - 8:50am
                                                                                           Spanish 8 Pd. 4 - 9:30am -9:50am
                                                                                        Spanish 8 Pd. 6 - 10:00am - 10:20am
                                      For more information, go to Preguntas o Comentarios in Pearson/ Classes (Discuss)
     
    El 28 de mayo - Pearson/ In Classes - Prueba -Vocabulario Capitulo 6A - One submission per person. Please review the vocabulary and check your answers before submitting.  ZOOM LIVE SESSION TOMORROW - CHECK INFO ON LIVE LEARNING TAB
    El 27 de mayo -  Pearson / In Classes - Flashcards Capítulo 6A - Use these flashcards to review for tomorrow's vocabulary quiz.  Also study your Quizlet set on the vocabulary for this unit.
    El 26 de mayo - Note - Pearson has been changed to SAAVAS EasyBridge.  It is still the same online program, so you should be able to access it the same way.  Pearson / In Classes - Core Activity - Muchos Colores - Use the vocabulary of the colors in Spanish to complete each section.
     
    El 22 de mayo. Live Instruction today. Go onto the Live Learning tab on my website to see the time your class is scheduled for our Zoom session.  Further info on the session will be on Pearson/in Discuss - Preguntas o Comentarios.  
     
    El 21 de mayo -1) Pearson/ In Classes - Click onto Vocabulario en Uso (Capítulo 6A) and do Actividad 4, Las Palabras Opuestas. Read the directions and write the answers in Spanish in the correct section.
     
    2) Create a Quizlet from the Capítulo 6A vocabulary (see yesterday's link). Add an image with the vocabulary and send the link to me via email.  Please include your name in the subject section so that I know who you are.
     
    El 20 de mayo  - Vocabulario Capítulo 6A - Please use this as a reference for the vocabulary and topics.  If you are having issues with anything concerning the assignments, please contact me so that I can assist you during the school day. I will be on Preguntas o Comentarios to answer any questions you may have, as well as via email (See the Live Learning tab on my website for more detailed information).
     
    El 19 de mayo - Atención - Check out the Live Learning tab on my website to see my Bitmoji Virtual Classroom.  It has all of the information about my live learning schedule and office hours for this week.
     
    Today's lesson - Pearson/ In Classes - Click onto Vocabulario en Contexto - Capítulo 6A.  Read the instructions carefully.
    1) Listen to the vocabulary support.
    2)Listen to the audio for "En el dormitorio".  After listening, do the Actividad below (Based on the audio that you just listened to, write "Sí" in the box if you see the object according to the bedroom photo. Write "No" in the box if you don't see the object). - Make sure to check your answers so that it shows that the assignment is completed.
    3) ¿De color es? - Listen to the audio and choose the colors that you hear for numbers 1-6. Make sure to press check answers so that it shows that you have done the assignment. 
     
    El 18 de mayo - Pearson/ In Classes - Click onto Introducción - Capítulo 6A.  Click onto each of the tabs to read the objectives and Click onto the video "Videocultura - La Casa".  At the end of the video, there is a question.  Answer the question, in Spanish in "Preguntas o Comentarios".
    El 15 de mayo - Today will be a makeup day for my students.  This means that you can complete whatever quizzes, tests, or assignments that you haven't done during 4th quarter.  Remember, if your assignment says "In Progress" or "Not Started", you can't get credit for the assignment because I can't see your answers.  Please read the following information carefully:
     
    1) Next Friday, I will have live instruction via Zoom at scheduled times. Here is the schedule by period : 
     
    Spanish 8 Pd. 2 - 12:30pm - 12:50pm
     
    Spanish 8 Pd. 4 - 1:30 pm - 1:50pm
     
    Spanish 8 Pd. 6 - 2:00 pm  - 2:20pm
     
     
                                         
                                                  The schedule can also be found on Pearson/Classes - Preguntas o Comentarios
     
                                                                          
                                                              Alternate Week  - Spanish 8 Pd. 2 - 8:30am - 8:50am
                                                                                           Spanish 8 Pd. 4 - 9:30am -9:50am
                                                                                        Spanish 8 Pd. 6 - 10:00am - 10:20am
     
                                      
                                      The schedule can also be found on Pearson/Classes - Preguntas o Comentarios
     
    2) Daily Teacher Feedback - Monday - Friday - from 12pm - 12:30pm I will be available to communicate directly with my 8th grade students via "Preguntas o Comentarios" (on Classes in Pearson).  Before a quiz or test, I may have group reviews via Zoom (audio) to go over any specific questions, during this time slot as well. You will now in advance so that as many students as possible can participate.
     
    3) If there are any other concerns, please don't hesitate to continue to keep in touch with me as you have been via email.
     
    El 14 de mayo - Pearson / In Classes - Examen 5B Writing Part. Please read the directions carefully and check before submitting your responses. 
    El 13 de mayo -Pearson/ In Classes Examen 5B.
    Note - #1-You will only have one chance to choose your answers. Suggestion - study and check your answers 3x before entering.
    #2 - The listening part of the test can be found in the link on Pearson - Examen del Capitulo - Vamos a Un Restaurante - Go to page 15 on the test (You are only listening to the audio.  The answers will go on the test that I sent you).
    #3 - The writing part will be given tomorrow.
    El 12 de mayo -Please review the following activities on Pearson - Animated Verbs:The verb venir and Tutorial: Ser and estar in addition to the vocabulary for Chapter 5B
     There will be an audio review on Zoom today in preparation for Wednesday's Chapter 5B Unit Test.  Info - Pearson- In Classes - Click onto  Preguntas o Comentarios to see further details.
    El 11 de mayo - There will be a Unit Test on Wednesday.  Topics will be from Capítulo 5B (See 4/3 link to the Vocabulary on this website). 
    #1 - Pearson-In Classes - Click onto Instant Check - Capitulo 5B.
    #2- Pearson - In Classes - Click onto Situation Cards - Capítulo 5B Follow the directions carefully (situations have to be recorded in Spanish)
     
    El 8 de mayo - This is a continuation of the activities from the past two days.  In Classes, Click onto Literary Skills Activities: Tema 5 - Read p. 43 Consejos (Advice) para las familias biculturales.  Answer the activities on pgs. 44-45. Then do the writing activity on page 46 in Spanish. Write 5 sentences in Spanish (based on what is written under Escribir). Try to write as much as you can in your own words.  Please use the rubric as a guide - Send all of the answers from this activity, including the writing, to me via email. 
     
    El 7 de mayo - Please read the post that I put in Classes - Preguntas o Comentarios about next week's test. If anyone has any questions or comments, please let me know in that group discussion 
     
    Today's assignment is a continuation from yesterday-  In Classes, Click onto Literary Skills Activities: Tema 5 - Read p. 40 about "La Fiesta de Karina y Daniel".   Complete the activities on pgs. 41-42. Send me the answers via email.
     
    El 6 de mayo -  Note - There are a number of you who didn't take the "Prueba - El Verbo Venir".  If you received a 0%, you didn't follow directions and have to retake it and send me your complete answers in Spanish via email. 
     
    Today's Lesson -#1 Pearson - In Classes, Click onto Literary Skills Activities: Tema 5 - Read p. 37 about Karina and Daniel. Answer the questions on pages 38-39.  Send me the answers via email.
     
    #2- In Preguntas o Comentarios in Classes, Answer the following question in Spanish - How do you feel about Karina and Daniel's experience of being bicultural?
     
    El 5 de mayo - Pearson - In Classes, Click onto Cinco de Mayo - Watch the video and then write 4 sentences in Spanish, about the holiday in Preguntas o Comentarios. Do not email me the sentences.  Here is the link if it isn't working on Pearson:  https://share.nearpod.com/FwC6z9ewc6
    El 4 de mayo - Pearson - In Classes, Click onto Prueba - The verb venir - Make sure to review the forms of the verb venir before taking the quiz. Before writing your answers to the quiz, read the directions carefully and complete each sentence with the correct form of the verb venir. 
    Note: When writing your answers to the quiz, make sure that you capitalize the names of people and include an accent mark in a word if necessary.
    El 1 de mayo - Pearson - In Classes, Click onto Core Activity - ¿Quién viene? Lea las direcciones.  El lunes hay una prueba de las formas del verbo Venir (Quiz on Monday - Forms of the verb Venir),
    El 30 de abril  - #1 Pearson - In Classes - Watch - GramActiva Video: The verb Venir, #2 - After watching the GramActiva Video, click onto Gramática : The Verb Venir.  Do Ej 11 - ¿Cómo vienen?  Write the responses (in Spanish) in the box. 
    El 29 de abril  - Pearson - In Classes - Prueba Capitulo 5B - Vocabulary Recognition.  Please review and read the directions for this quiz.  You will only be able to take the quiz once. Also, for the last section 11-21 yon have to write the letter for each answer as a capital letter.
     I will be on Pearson/Classes  Preguntas o Comentarios today from 11am-12pm, if anyone has questions
    El 28 de abril - Pearson - In Classes -There are 2 activities today to do in preparation for tomorrow's prueba. Click onto Partido de Fútbol and  Juego/ Sopa de letras. Es importante repasar este vocabulario antes de tomar la prueba.
    El 27 de abril -  Pearson - In Classes - Click onto Flashcards - Capitulo 5B - Repaso del vocabulario en preparación de la prueba el miércoles (Review the vocabulary in preparation for Wednesday's quiz). If there are any questions, please contact me in Classes - Preguntas o Comentarios. 
    NOTE - Only 1/2 of my students did Friday's quiz. This quiz counts as towards 4th quarter. Please complete the prueba ASAP.
    El 24 de abril - Read the directions carefully. Pearson - In Classes - Review the following assignments Tutorial: Ser and estar and GramActiva Video: The verbs ser and estar. After reviewing, In Classes - Click onto Prueba - Los Verbos Ser y Estar. Complete the Prueba.  This counts as a quiz grade.
    El 23 de abril - Pearson - In Classes - Click onto Instant Check - The Verbs  Ser and Estar.  Then In Classes,  click onto Tutorial - Ser and Estar
    El 22 de abril - Pearson - In Classes - Exploración del lenguaje: Adjectives ending in -ísimo.  Lea la informacion. Write 4 pharases from "Try It Out" on Classes - Preguntas y Comentarios.  Also write 3 sentences describing yourself (using adjectives ending isimo) in Spanish. I will be on the Preguntas y Comentarios chat from 11am-12pm.
    El 21 de abril - Pearson - In Classes - Click onto Después de Ver: Invidente mexicano abre su propio restaurante. This is the third of three parts. Make sure to complete both activities en español.  Lea las instrucciones.
    El 20 de abril - Pearson - In Classes - Click onto Mientras Ves: Invidente mexicano abre su propio restaurante. This is the second of three parts.  Make sure to complete the activity en español and that your assignment says "Completed" after you are done.  If it says "In Progress", it is not completed and can't be seen on my end.  
    El 17 de abril - Pearson - In Classes - Click onto Antes de Ver: Invidente mexicano abre su propio restaurante.  This is the first of three parts and will prep you for the video that you will see on Monday. Escribe la respuesta en español.
    El 16 de abril - Pearson - In Classes - Click onto El Mundo Hispano - Lea las direcciones.  Do not send me an email with your answers.  Use the "notebook" icon to write your answers.
    El 15 de abril - Pearson - In Classes click onto "Una Carta Para Mamá".  After doing this activity, write one concern that you have for me in the Pearson Chat Box en español.  I will be available between 11am-12pm to answer your questions or comments in the chat box.
    El 14 de abril - Pearson - In Classes, click onto GramActiva Video Ser and Estar. After watching the video, click onto  GramActiva Activity "The Verbs Ser and Estar".
    El 13 de abril - Watch the video from 4/9 - Answer the following questions in Classes on the Pearson Chat Box en español -Preguntas y Comentarios : ¿Cuál acento es difícil?  ¿Cuál acento es fácil? ¿Quién es tu persona favorita y por qué? -Do not email the answers - After you write your answers, press Post
    El 9 y El 10 de abril - Spanish Accents from Different Spanish-Speaking Countries - Watch the following video. I found it fun to watch. We'll discuss feedback on Monday.
    El 8 de abril - I will be available on Wednesdays from 11am-12pm on the "Pearson Chat Box" to address any issues that you are having with the work I've been assigning on Pearson, or any other questions that you have.  I can' t see feedback if your message is "In Progress" You have to post it so that I can see it.  Today's assignment Pearson -Continuación of Vocabulario en UsoLea las direcciones. Only do Activities 6 and 7. For Activity 7, you have to write 5 text messages in Spanish.
    El 7 de abril  - Pearson - In Classes click onto Vocabulario en Uso - Lea las direcciones. Only do Activities 4 and 5
    El 6 de abril - Pearson - In Classes, click onto Gramática: The verbs ser and estar. Lea las direcciones. Only do Activities 15 and 16 (Since you don't have a partner for Actividad 15, you can write out the answers and send them to me via email).
    El 3 de abril - Viernes Divertido - Repaso de vocabulario Vocabulario 5B.  Create a Quizlet with the vocabulary and add images.  Email me the quizlet that you have created.
    El 2 de abril - Pearson - Go to Classes and Click onto Vocabulario en Contexto - Capítulo 5B  (Lea las direcciones). The Preguntas o Comentario chat box is available for the entire month if you have a concern.
    El 1 de abril - Pearson - Go to Classes and Click onto Introducción- Capítulo 5B (Lea [Read] las direcciones. Then click onto Arte y Cultura - El Mundo Hispano (Lea las direcciones) - Hay una actividad de escribir (there is a writing activity you can write in the notebook. Click on the icon first). I also created a Preguntas o Comentario chat box if any of you have questions about the assignment. I will post one each day.
    El 31 de marzo Ejercicio con los adjetivos posesivos - Escribe los adjetivos correctos para Parte A y Parte B. Send your answers via email. 
    El 30 de marzo - Hola - En español, escribe 6 oraciones de tu rutina diaria en tu casa. Incluye las actividades con tu familia y tus amigos. Send me an email with your sentences.  Note - You are writing about your daily routine since you have been home.  Use your pasatiempos vocabulary to keep your sentences simple and avoid google translating all of the sentences.
    El 27 de marzo - Click onto the following video of Los Simpsons - El Viernes Divertido - Fun Fri - Escribe 4 oraciones de la familia en español that isn't written already while watching the video. Send me your sentences via email.
    El 26 de marzo - Log onto Pearson Easy Bridge and go to Classes - Do Activity - "Cultura - El Mundo Hispano". Please read the instructions that were written for you and remember that you have to write in Spanish, not English.
    El 25 de marzo- Log onto Pearson Easy Bridge and go to Classes - Do Activity "Guided Reading Activity - Lectura "Mis padres te invitan a mi fiesta de quince años".
    El 24 de marzo- Log onto Pearson Easy Bridge and go to Classes - Do Activity Instant Check 5A
    El 23 de marzo - Log onto Pearson Easy Bridge and go to Classes Do Antes de ver "Charrería, Cultura, y Tradición. Then do the Mientras de ver and Después de ver activities.
    El 20 de marzo - Log onto Pearson Easy Bridge and go to Classes. Do Activity, "Flashcards - Capitulo 5A".
    El 19 de marzo - Log onto Pearson Easy Bridge and go to Classes. I've assigned Juego "Crucigrama" and Juego "Concentracion" to help you review the vocabulary.  Also, send me a quick email, en español, to let me know how you are feeling and how everything is going (2-3 oraciones). 
    Tarea - el 12 de marzo - Go onto Pearson and do the multiple choice part of "Despues de ver el video"  
    Tarea - el 5 de marzo - Escribe las oraciones en español - 1) After the game, the team (equipo) is very (mucha) thirsty.  2) My friends and I are 15 years old. tomorrow.  3) You are not hungry now. 4) My uncle is not 45 years old!  5) The baby is thirsty and likes to drink milk.  6)  The grandmother is 100 years old!  7) My cousins are 15, 18, and 25 years old.
    Tarea - el 4 de marzo - P. 160 Ejs D y E - Guided Practice 
    Examen el jueves - el 13 de febrero - Las Actividades, Expresar las emociones, Hablar de La Hora, Hablar de las Invitaciones, El Verbo Ir+a+el infinitivo, El Verbo Jugar
    Presentacion de Powerpoint  - Usa la informacion de Sergio y Paola para hacer un Powerpoint de tres diapositivas (3 slides)  1st slide foto de tu atleta preferida (favorita), 2nd slide - información, 3rd slide - combinación de fotos (collage).
    PRUEBA - el miércoles, 29 de enero Vocabulario de Capitulo 4B
    El 23 de enero - Tarea - Del cuaderno (guided practice), P. 144, Ejs. D y E
    Tarea - el 14 de enero - Ejs 1  y 2
    PRUEBA - el martes (el 14 de enero - Las Palabras Interrogativas y Vocabulario de los lugares)
     
    Examen - Unidad 4A - el 16 de enero (jueves - Las Palabras Interrogativas, Los Lugares (Places),  El Verbo Ir - Estudie las notas y la hoja de vocabulario
     
     
    Tarea el 4 de diciembre - Haga "Comprendes", #'s 1-5
    Tarea 10/17-Hagan Ej. 28 y Ejs. B y C.
     
     
     
                                                                
     
     
     
     
     
     
                                                                                          Questions? - Contact me via email 
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