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Logan before school high intermediates 16 de octubre de 2014

Class Activities: 

Students brought in their cakes and decorated them and presented them to their class in Spanish.

Tarea: no hay

3rd Period Matrix w/ Kimber: Wed Oct 15

Class Activities: 

-Students reviewed verbs in present tense.
-Dan's class led Tari's class in the story of Paco and Jason. They used only Spanish and asked classmates questions along the way.

2nd Period Matrix: Wed Oct 15

Class Activities: 

-Students practiced giving directions around the school. As a group, the students led me to different areas of the school using only Spanish.
-We played a game outside with Wonder of the World.
-Quinn led us in our daily routine.
-I explained that next week we will do an Amazing Race activity throughout the whole school, in two different teams. I will explain more next week.

1st Period Matrix w/ Kimber: Wed Oct 15

Class Activities: 

-Students reviewed telling time in Spanish.
-We played Simon Dice for review with body parts and actions.
-Students practiced their song about directions.
-The class began working on their pages for the class book. Each chose a different Wonder of the World.
-We read a story out loud together.
-We played a counting game.

AS Beginner: Wed Oct 15

Class Activities: 

-Students reviewed verbs in the "Nosotros" form
-We reviewed action words and learned some new ones.
-We read together Dia Dos of the Inca Trail.
-Students practice reading out loud in partners.
-TAREA: Students should complete their journal entry for Dia Dos and practice the reading out loud at home.

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Logan before school intermediates 15 de octubre de 2014

Class Activities: 

Students translated:
1. We are working.
2. They are playing.
3. I am studying.
4. Why are you crying?
5. She is traveling a lot recently.

Frase del día: en un abrir y cerrar de los ojos

gramática: I taught the concept of how long an activity has been happening plus the idea of "ago" expressed as:
Hace (tiempo) que...
Hace 10 años que estudio español. (I've been studying Spanish for 10 years).
Hace 5 años que toco el piano (I've been playing the piano for 5 years).
Hace mucho que nos conocemos (We've known each other for a long time).
Fue a Francía hace 2 años. (I went to France 2 years ago).

Students played a vocabulary game to practice speaking.

Tarea: no hay (but text next Friday on countries and capitals).

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Logan before school high intermediates 14 de octubre de 2014

Class Activities: 

Students arrived and practiced their countries and capitals

frase del día: calentarse (romperse) la cabeza

we did a short grammar lesson about reflexive verbs

students listened to this listening comprehension exercise and answered questions based on it.

Tarea: make cake and meet in kids' kitchen to decorate on Thursday morning.

AS High Beginner: Tues Oct 14

Class Activities: 

-Students filled in the blanks of a conversation.
-We played a game for practice with verb conjugation in present tense.
-Students paired up to play a version of battleship with what items they are bringing on the Camino del Santiago.

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Logan 3rd period Spanish with Nikki 10 de octubre 2014

Class Activities: 

Students arrived and filled out customs form in Spanish (to practice vocabulary like last name, name, address, birthdate).

Students coordinated for 3 minutes in their groups to make sure they are ready to bring in their part of the trip on Wednesday.

We made a list of vocabulary about travel, including modes of transport and verbs.

Students learned how to conjugate verbs and we played a few games to practice.

Tarea: bring in their part of trip

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Logan 1st period Spanish with Nikki 10 de octubre 2014

Class Activities: 

Students arrived and filled in words to make a sentence.

ej. Hay (there are) moñtanas en Colorado.

We went over all of the phrases of the day, including today's: buen provecho (bon apetite)

Students finished playing battleship to practice talking about things you would take with you on a trip.

We read our last Ben and Tita story.

I tought students a poem about prepositions of place.

We played "cerca o lejos" and hid something in the class and students gave clues about where the item was.

Tarea: no hay