Spanish

Spanish I Honors

This course is a structured immersion experience using Rosetta Stone Classroom. The curriculum challenges them to learn the language much in the way they learned their first language, through guided encounters and discovery. Students will engage with vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structure through highly visual content and listening to native speakers. Students will begin with common nouns, people, descriptions, and more. As students are learning the language, they will also discover Latin American culture through level appropriate reading and listening activities. This course includes weekly scripture readings in Spanish to discover nuances of the language and life application.


Spanish II Honors

This course is a structured immersion experience using Rosetta Stone Classroom. The curriculum challenges them to learn the language much in the way they learned their first language, through guided encounters and discovery. Students will engage with vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structure through highly visual content and listening to native speakers. This course will allow students to begin speaking about past and future events as well as extend their vocabulary. Students will encounter various Latin American cultures through reading and listening activities, discovering and celebrating the diversity of people. This course includes weekly scripture readings in Spanish to discover nuances of the language and life application.


Spanish III Honors

This course includes a review of vocabulary as well as new words that include professions and trades, ordinal numbers, telling time, and possessive adjectives. It continues teaching students grammar and structure in the Spanish language. First, by teaching the uses of (verb To Be) ser and estar, in the past tense and the uses of each one. Second, it introduces regular verbs and their conjugations in the past tense. Moving from there to the irregular verbs and their conjugations in the past tense. It also teaches about synonyms, antonyms, prepositions, adjectives with a number and gender agreement, and likes and dislikes. It uses sports and leisure words and activities in order to enhance the experience of learning a second language. Short conversations and writing paragraphs are done on a regular basis. It teaches the use of auxiliary verbs and compound tenses.


Spanish IV Honors

This course will include the studies of the Geography of the Latin American Countries in Spanish. Including the flag, the most important Historical facts, the holidays, heroes, economical situation and education levels achieved by each one of them. The most important industries, types of government and political facts. The use of short plays showing daily situations will also be included. Students will be using more of their conversational skills than their writing skills in order to allow them to use all the knowledge achieved in the previous courses. However, the uses of appropriate grammar will be monitored very closely. The students will perform a play during the last quarter of school in order to practice memorization in Spanish.