Spanish

"To have another language is to possess a second soul."  -  Charlemagne

BIENVENIDOS- WELCOME to Mrs. Dolan's Spanish class. Your children will learn the Spanish language and culture throughout their years here at Our Lady of  Lourdes. The National Foreign Language Standards are communication, cultures, connections, comparisons and community. This will include reading, writing, speaking and listening. We will also learn the Ave Maria in grade 2 and the Our Father/ Padre Nuestro grades 3-8.



1st grade learn numbers in Spanish, sing songs with days and months in Spanish, learn new vocabulary every week and use our Smartboards with games, songs and information.

2nd grade learn more numbers, more Spanish vocabulary, color activity sheets and use the Smartboard for games, songs and information

3rd We will begin Chapter 3 Counting numbers in Spanish. They will perform basic mathematical functions, relate numbers to geometric figures and comprehend costs in a store setting.

4th  The students are now on Chapter 8 Occupations and Jobs. They will learn new vocabulary and identify common occupations, work roles and responsibilities.

5th -The 5th graders started Chapter 14 La Musica- Reading about Great Spanish musicians : Antonio Soler, Juan Arriaga and Manuel de Falla,  and also some of todays popular musicians and styles.  They have a report to create a Semantic Mapping of one musician. We will discuss this in class.


6th  the students will start Chapter 20 Travel and Transportation on Thursday Jan.12. They will identify means of transportation, understand and react to expressions used in airports, train stations and at bus stops. They will learn to ask for directions,

7th and 8th will receive their own books with advanced vocabulary, writing, speaking and listening skills.  They will continue using duolingo on their Chromebooks.

Lets have fun learning a language!

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duolingo.org  (free app)