-Students reviewed verbs in the present tense.
-The class practiced conversation questions in partners.
-I handed out instructions for the final project and students began making decisions about what they will include in theirs.
-HOMEWORK: none (STUDENTS ON TRIPS DO NOT HAVE WORK TO MAKE UP)
-Students answered questions about the history and celebration of Cinco de Mayo. We talked about the difference between this holiday and Mexican Independence Day on Sept 16.
-We reviewed verbs in the present tense and played a group game.
-HOMEWORK: Students have a worksheet to complete (see attachment).
Students arrived and wrote a sentence using each of the verbs below:
Students had 15 minutes to interview each of our visitors today: Liza Prado and Whitney Allen. Interview conversations were about the importance of Spanish, travel, and how our visitors have used Spanish in their lives.
Tarea: write a short text about what students learned from our visitors.
-Students answered questions about the story they heard in class on Thursday.
-We reviewed verbs that were used in this story (see attachment).
-Students began writing their own stories using this format (see attachment).
-HOMEWORK: Students should finish their stories and practice them out loud at home.
Students arrived and wrote the Spanish words for 10 foods on the board.
Students worked at their tables to come up with vocabulary related to food. We made notecards that we will use through our food/cooking unit, including dishes, utensils, fruits, vegetables, drinks, desserts, verbs and appliances.
Students had a few remaining minutes to work on the menu for their restaurant.
Tarea: be ready to film their short video on Wednesday. Bring props and costumes if necessary. For students who haven't handed in scripts, please email me.