Spanish (Prek-5)

Grade Pre-K

Oral Communication:

  • Use basic greetings, numbers 1–10, days, months, colors, and parts of the body
  • Express language through song
  • Recite prayers
  • Imitate oral expressions
  • Pronounce correct sound for each letter of the alphabet

Language Patterns:
Recognize familiar vocabulary in readings by teacher

Media:

  • Use a book in conjunction with a audio recording
  • Incorporate computer-related activities that reinforce language skills

Cultural Awareness:

  • Learn about Holidays, cultures, food, and costumes of Spanish speaking countries
  • Understand central role of family and Church in Hispanic culture

Grades K – 2

Oral Communication:

  • Use basic greetings, numbers 1–20, days, months, alphabet, colors, shapes, and parts of the body
  • Recognize basic vocabulary, clothing, animals, food, classroom objects and family members
  • Express language through song
  • Recite prayers
  • Demonstrate the events of a story (re-telling)
  • Imitate oral expressions
  • Interpret short conversations
  • Respond to oral questions
  • Pronounce correct sound for each letter of the alphabet

Written Communication:

  • Write numbers 1-10 and color words
  • Write the alphabet in order

Language Patterns:

  • Recognize and use correct wording and phrasing
  • Recognize gender and endings
  • Recognize familiar vocabulary in readings by teacher

Media:

  • Use a book in conjunction with a tape recording
  • Incorporate computer-related activities that reinforce language skills
  • Recognize information presented in a video or television program

Cultural Awareness:

  • Learn about Holidays, cultures, food, and costumes of Spanish speaking countries
  • Understand central role of family and Church in Hispanic culture

Grades 3 – 5

Oral Communication:

  • Use greetings, names, prayers, numbers 1–100, days, months, alphabet, colors, parts of the body, clothing, animals, food, household and classroom objects
  • Express feelings and emotions in Spanish
  • Demonstrate ability to formulate verbal questions and answers
  • Interpret and participate in simple conversations
  • Follow simple instructions
  • Present basic oral reports
  • Read orally with expression
  • Read basic text paragraphs and dialogue and answer questions on content
  • Recite correct time
  • Demonstrate ability to follow oral directions

Written Communication:

  • Demonstrate the correct use of full sentences
  • Interpret and write brief written messages
  • Read text paragraphs and dialogue and answer questions on content
  • Demonstrate ability to follow written directions

Media:

  • Use computer software to review and enrich study of Spanish
  • Recognize the main idea of video or television programs

Cultural Awareness:

  • Demonstrate awareness of Spanish speaking countries
  • Identify professions that require proficiency in Spanish
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