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Logan before school high intermediates 9 de diciembre de 2014

Class Activities: 

Para empezar:
¿Cuál es el opuesto de?
1. subir
2. jalar
3. entrar
4. gustar
5. aprender
6. mojar
7. dormir
8. ir
9. prestar
10. vender
11. perder

dormir vs dormirse
ir vs irse

frase del día:
1. ¿Qué tienes?
2. gofres

Hora de lectura: Harry Potter

stations (opposite verbs, conjugations, indirect objects)

Tarea: no hay

3rd Period Matrix w/ Kimber: Fri Dec 5

Class Activities: 

-Students read books out loud in partners.
-The class took a quiz on common verbs.
-The class practiced conversation in partners and a few presented in front of the class.
-We played a game for practice with speed and common vocab.
-Students played roles in a panel of judges, giving their opinions about different songs.

2nd Period Matrix: Fri Dec 5

Class Activities: 

-Students reviewed conversational topics and practiced in partners.
-We played Simon Dice for practice with body parts and verbs.
-We listened to Tango music and watched a couple videos of dancers.
-We began reading a book, "Carl no quiere ir a Mexico". Students took turns reading out loud.
-We played a game for practice with speed and common vocab.

1st Period Matrix w/ Kimber: Fri Dec 5

Class Activities: 

-Students practiced describing a person in complete sentences (3rd person verbs).
-We played a game for review with new vocab.
-We finished reading chapter 4.
-Two students presented from our class book.
-We learned about another instrument, el guiro, that makes sounds for merengue music.

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Logan before school intermediates 5 de diciembre de 2014

Class Activities: 

Students arrived and translated:
1. I'm going to help my friends.
2. I'm going to see your teacher.
3. She visits her grandma every week.
4. It's nice to see you guys.
5. I've been studying French for 3 years.
6. A logn time ago, I went to Kenya.
7. She's been the principal for 6 months.
8. We saw the movie a little while ago.

frase del día: más vale un pájaro que cien volando

Students read a bit more of their article and we talked about it.

I played some different styles of music based on some information from the article.

tarea: study for quiz about personal a and hace que construction next Wednesday

AS Beginners: Fri Dec 5

Class Activities: 

-Students answered true/false questions about Velazquez and Kahlo.
-We played a game for practice with common vocab.
-We talked about the next artist, Pablo Picasso.

AS High Beginner: Thurs Dec 4

Class Activities: 

-Students practiced expressing their opinions about different songs.
-The class shared their opinions out loud with the class.
-We played a game for practice with speed pronunciation, and fluidity.
-We continued our Panel of Judges where students gave judging feedback about a random song.

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Logan 3rd period Spanish with Nikki 3 de diciembre de 2014

Class Activities: 

Students read chapter 5 of Pobre Ana and then answered some yes/no questions about them.

We played a speed game to practice Yo tengo/quien tiene.
Fastest time: 2:01
Fastest time 1st period: 2:28

I explaned a project we're starting with instructions below:

Nombres:

Estilo de música:

En grupos, van a aprender de un estilo de música/baile de América latina o España. Van a pasar un tiempo en el laboratorio de computadores para investigar su estilo de músico y van a presentar a la clase.

  1. Describe la historia de la música y de dónde es
  2. Describe los instrumentos típicos
  3. Describe cómo es la música
  4. Habla de cantantes/bailarines famosos
  5. Toca un ejemplo de la música

opcional: enseña el baile de la música

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Logan 1st period Spanish with Nikki 3 de diciembre 2014

Class Activities: 

Students answered questions below about artists:

Nombre:

¿Quién es de Sevilla? ______________________________

¿Cómo se llama el esposo de Frida Kahlo? ______________________________

¿De dónde es Diego Rivera? ______________________________

¿Cuál es tu artista favorito? _______________________________

¿Qué significa “El Greco” en inglés? _______________________________

frase del día: ¿Qué tal?

we practiced rhymes

We played a game with Yo tengo/quién tiene

We did a little story hour

Students started a piece of art about an artist we've been studying

3rd Period Matrix w/ Kimber: Wed Dec 3

Class Activities: 

-Students reviewed the 50 most common verbs.
-We played a team game for practice with these verbs.
-We talked about different ways to study at home.
-I handed out new vocab about expressing opinions.
-Students practiced describing their opinion about a song.
-Students led Simon Dice.