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2nd Period Matrix: Wed Jan 14

Class Activities: 

-Students practiced with numbers 1-100 in Spanish.
-We reviewed vocab for items in the classroom.
-We played a guessing game.
-We voted on games to play for a day of games. This was rewarded to them for their good behavior with the substitute last week.
-Students practiced conversation in partners.

1st Period Matrix w/ Kimber: Wed Jan 14

Class Activities: 

-Students practiced writing sentences to describe someone in their family.
-We played "Quien tiene la moneda".
-We reviewed what they learned about Frida Kahlo from the picture book.
-We talked about the next class book we will make, full of self portraits inspired by Frida Kahlo.
-We continued reading "Las aventuras de Isabela"

AS Beginner: Wed Jan 14

Class Activities: 

-Students answered questions about Spanish-speaking artists.
-We played a trivia game to review the artists we learned about.
-On Friday, we will have a quiz on the artists and art vocab.

AS High Beginner: Tues Jan 13

Class Activities: 

-The class reviewed Merengue.
-We reviewed use of the verb "gustar"
-We read about Salsa music and listened to some examples.

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Logan before school intermediates 13 de enero de 2015

Class Activities: 

Students arrived and did their final station (100 most common verbs, opposite words, verb conjugations)

frase del día: no hay mal que por bien no venga

Students received attached worksheet and used their music packet to answer questions.

tarea: finish music questions. On Friday we will be having a competition with information from the quarter so students can also review as homework.

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Logan before school high intermediates 12 de enero de 2015

Class Activities: 

Students arrived and quizzed each other on past participle irregulars (used with present perfect)

frase del día: camarón que se duerme se lo lleva la corriente

students practiced conversation about movies, travel and books using present perfect.

Students finished attached worksheet about music (that we will use in competition next class so students should bring it to class).

tarea: we'll be competing on Thursday with information from this quarter (frases del día, música, perfecto de indicativo). Students can spend some time preparing

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Logan before school intermediates 9 de enero de 2015

Class Activities: 

Students arrived and quizzed each other on phrases of the day.
We went over them as a class.

frase del día: vale la pena

Random vocabulary we talked about:
* cerdo = chancho
* puerco
* jamón
* tocino
* llorar
* lágrima
* cola
* perro caliente = pancho
* mostaza
* mascota
* conocer
* ausente
* pregunta
* respuesta

We did a competition against my other Spanish classes practicing essential questions in Spanish.

tarea: 1. work on phrases of the day 2. have your Spanish folder organized and I will look at them on Wednesday

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Logan before school high intermediates 8 de enero de 2015

Class Activities: 

Students arrived and completed a quick activity about the present progressive.

frase del día: 1. ito/ico 2. rato

Students competed in a competition practicing essential questions.

Students received attached worksheet about music and started working on it.

tarea: no hay

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Logan 3rd period Spanish with Nikki 7 de enero de 2015

Class Activities: 

Students read chapter 9 of Pobre Ana

Students answered attached questions about chapter 9 of Pobre Ana and the rest of the book.

One group presented about salsa music.

Tarea: remaining groups are going to present on Friday about their music style

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Logan 1st period Spanish with Nikki 7 de enero de 2015

Class Activities: 

¿Cómo se dice...?
* art
* painter
* watercolor
* paintbrush
*style

frase del dia: feliz año nuevo

Students finished their paintings in the style of their artist

When students finished their drawings, we played some vocabulary games

tarea: have Matrix binder Spanish section organized for next class (all papers on one section, in order, easy to identify their frases del día)