• Spanish I refers to the entire 6th, 7th and 8th Grade program
    Spanish I—Benchmarks

    1A—Students will use culturally and regionally appropriate greetings, farewells, and introductions, and expressions of courtesy.
    1B—Students will express their likes, dislikes, and preferences for things and activities. 1C—Students will share information about school schedules and activities.
    1D—Students will identify and requests foods for a variety of meals.
    1E—Students will describe their activities throughout the year and how frequently they do them.
    1F—Students will plan activities, invite family and friends, respond to invitations, and share event information.
    1G—Students will identify and describe family relationships.
    1H—Students will describe themselves and others.
    1I—Students will compare and contrast people, things, and activities.
    1J—Students will describe where they live and household chores.
    Units or topics will be covered
    8th Grade
    Sept.-Oct./Reviewing Chapters 1A-4B
    1A "Que te gusta hacer?" 
    1 B "Y tu como eres?"
     2 A  "Tu dia en la escuela"                       
    2 B  "Tu sala de clases"
    3 A "Desayuno o almuerzo"      
    3 B "Para mantener la salud"   
    4 A "Adonde Vas?"           
    4B "Quieres ir conmigo?"

    New Chapter
    5 A "Una Fiesta de cumpleanos"
    Vocabulary: Family and parties
    Grammar: The verb tener, possesive adjectives (memorized)
    Possessive adjectives:
    mymi abuelomis abuelos
    your (informal)tu gatotus gatos
    his, her, its, your (formal singular)su familiasus familias
    ournuestro hijo
    nuestra hija
    nuestras hijas
    your (informal)vuestro primo
    vuestra prima
    vuestros primos
    vuestras primas
    their, your (formal plural)su madresus madres


    5B "Vamos a un restaurante!"
    Vocabulary: Describing people and ordering a meal
    Grammar: The verb venir: the verb ser and estar

    6 A   "En tu dormitorio/in your bedroom 
    Vocabulary: bedroom items, electronic equipment; colors; adjectives to describe things 
    Grammar: Comparisons & superlatives; stem-changing, verbs: poder & dormir
    6 B " Como es tu casa?"
    Vocabulary: rooms in a house and household chores
    Grammar: affirmative tu commands; the present progressive tense (play the video below for present progressive tense)
    7 "A"  "Cuanto cuesta?"
    Vocabulary: shopping and clothing, prices,talk about what you want and what you prefer etc.
    Grammar: stem-changing verbs: pensar, querer & preferir; demostrative

    7 B "Que regalo!"
    Vocabulary: places to shop; gifts, accesories, buying & selling
    Grammar: preterite of ar, car & gar verbs; direct object pronouns lo, la, los, las

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Last Modified on August 13, 2015