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1st Period Matrix w/ Kimber: Wed Jan 28

Class Activities: 

-Students continued working on their page for the class book.
-We practiced our song of directional vocab.
-We went over some new words together to talk about Carnival.
-We did a reading on the festival of "Carnaval".
-We played "Quien tiene" and beat our previous record!

AS Beginners: Wed Jan 28

Class Activities: 

-We joined Nikki's class to watch videos of different festivals in Spanish-speaking countries.

AS High Beginners: Tues Jan 27

Class Activities: 

-We joined Nikki's class to watch videos on several festivals we will learn about this quarter.

3rd Period Matrix w/ Kimber: Fri Jan 23

Class Activities: 

-Students practiced conversational skills with questions about the previous themes.
-We reviewed how to conjugate verbs in present tense.
-We played a game for practice with verbs.
-We talked about our next theme, Fiestas y Festivales

2nd Period Matrix: Fri Jan 23

Class Activities: 

-Students practiced with numbers 1-1,000
-We practiced reading out loud from "Carl no quiere ir a Mexico"
-Students worked in their groups on creating the Amazing Race
-We talked about our next theme, Fiestas y Festivales

1st Period Matrix w/ Kimber: Fri Jan 23

Class Activities: 

-Students answered questions about our storytelling activity.
-We read the next chapter in "Las aventuras de Isabela"
-Students began working on their page for the next class book we are making.
-We talked about our next theme, Fiestas y Festivales

AS Beginners: Fri Jan 23

Class Activities: 

-Students answered questions about our storytelling activity.
-Students practiced conversation in partners.
-We talked about present tense verbs and how to conjugate verbs for subjects.
-We talked about our next theme, Fiestas y Festivales

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Logan before school intermediates 23 de enero de 2015

Class Activities: 

Students translated sentences:
1. They went to the store.
2. We want pizza.
3. He used to travel a lot.
4. You are silly.
5. We're going to swim this weekend.

frase del día: yo también, yo tampoco

We played a quick game called fruta o verdura

We played mamtamoscas with phrases of the day

We played a jeopardy game reviewing fiestas y festivales, frases del día, maravillas y artistas de música.

Tarea: on Wednesday we will be in the computer lab next week watching videos from some of the fiestas y festivales we're studying. On Friday students will have a quiz on our words of the day. I will give them the phrase in English and they will give me the phrase in Spanish.

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Logan before school high intermediates 22 de enero de 2015

Class Activities: 

Students translated:
1. I haven't seen the Hunger Games.
2. She is going to work this summer.
3. He used to eat too many pickles.
4. We swam in the ocean last summer.
5. Why do you study Spanish?

frase del día: de tal palo, tal astilla

Students had two short conversations practicing talking about opinions.
1. Diferences between public and private education.
2. A favorite class trip and why it was a favorite.

We played an abreviated Jeopardy game.

Students had the remainder of class in the computer lab to work on attached fiestas y festivales worksheet, which is the theme of our new quarter.

Tarea: finish fiestas and festivales worksheet

AS High Beginners: Thurs Jan 22

Class Activities: 

-Students reviewed use of the verb "gustar" for different subjects.
-We did a trivia activity in the tech lab. It is homework to finish it.