• Spanish 1

     In level one, students will become proficient in the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish.  They will also gain cultural awareness with the introduction of geography, customs, foods, holidays and other cultural information. Students will communicate in Spanish on day-to-day activities by providing and obtaining information, expressing feelings and emotions, exchanging opinions and socializing. Students will understand authentic Spanish documents and literature.

    High School Spanish 1-“ICAN” Goal List

    1. I can ask my teacher for help when I need it in order to succeed in this class.

    2. I can present myself to someone and ask her/him how she/he is.

    3. I can say the alphabet.

    4. I can count to 100.

    5. I know and can spell the colors.

    6. I know and can spell the common weather expressions.

    7. I know and can spell the days, months, and seasons.

    8. I can say and write the date.

    9. I can tell time.

    10. I can recognize the subject pronouns and know their meanings

    11. I can express “Who is it?” and “What is it?”

    12. I can ask questions with what, who, when, where, which, why, and how.

    13. I can form a question by changing the positions of the subject and the verb.

    14. I know what definite and indefinite articles are.

    15. I understand the concept of gender in Spanish grammar.

    16. I can express likes and dislikes with gustar andencantar.

    17. I have a basic vocabulary covering food, leisure, school, activities, clothing, the body, animals and the family.

    18. I can conjugate any regular “ar , “er”, or “ir” verb.

    19. I know the difference between ser and estar and can use them correctly.

    20. I can conjugate and know the meaning of the following irregular verbs: ir, decir, tener, querer, venir, hacer, poder, poner, and saber.

    21. I can write a negative sentence in Spanish.

    22. I can write a five-sentence paragraph in Spanish

    23. I can express the future using ir and an infinitive.

    24. I can use demonstrative and possessive adjectives.

    25. I can make comparisons using más/menos with deand tan with que.

    26. I can form present progressive verbs by using the verbs estar and regular “ar , “er”, or “ir” ver