Thursday, October 30, 2014

Homework October 29-November 5

Homework for ALL GRADES is the same.

QUIZ: MONDAY 11/3/14 on phrases and vocabulary for days of the week, months of the year, time, seasons, and weather. To study for the quiz, make sure to reference the handout your homework has been coming from. On the back of the page titled "Las estaciones y el tiempo", there is a half-page devoted to Vocabulary or "Vocabulario" (page 17) that has all of the vocabulary words you need to know for these sections listed on it.

Due Monday, 11/3/14:
  • Homework is to finish the worksheet pages on seasons and weather-pages 63, 85, 86, & 87.
Due Wednesday, 11/5/14:
  • You will receive a new handout titled "Writing About the Day". We will be working on writing paragraphs about time, date and seasons.
  • Homework is to finish the new worksheet pages practicing writing about time, date and seasons as was discussed in class.
Due Monday, 11/7/14:
  • We will be working in the previous handout where we left off with the seasons.
  • Homework is in the handout, NEW NUMBERING (number actual pages in handout front and back) PLEASE WRITE YOUR ANSWERS ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER.
    • page 12, #3 "Categoriza" Make a list of 3 each of physical appearance & personality characteristics using words from pages 9&10. MAKE SURE TO LABEL EACH LIST CORRECTLY. 
    • page 12, #4 "Personaliza" Answer the questions IN SPANISH IN COMPLETE SENTENCES. Remember you take part of the question to form the statement as done in class.
    • page 13, #10 " Personaliza" Answer the questions IN SPANISH IN COMPLETE SENTENCES. Use words and conversation on page 9 for help if needed.
    • page 13, #11 "Completa la conversacion" YOU DO NOT NEED TO RE-WRITE THE PARAGRAPH. JUST make sure to number the word with the corresponding blank in the paragraph. CONJUGATE the verb ser for the appropriate nouns/persons.
    • page 14, #16 "Completa" Make sure you CONJUGATE the verb ser for the appropriate nouns/persons.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Homework ALL grades:

  • You already have the homework that is due Monday 10/27/14.
  • We went over days of the week and months of the year a long time ago but you will want to review these.
Due Wednesday, 10/29/14:
  •  Review counting 1-20 and the words for 30, 40, and 50.
  • We will be learning to tell time. Homework will be to finish the worksheet practicing telling time.
Due Monday, 11/3/14:
  • We will be going over the seasons and weather. Homework will be to finish the worksheet on seasons and weather.
  • You will be responsible for the vocabulary for weather and seasons as per the handout.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Homework 5th/6th - Due Wednesday 10/22:
Old Handout: p. 11 or 47-Finish the bottom conjugating ser with bajo and inteligente.
                         p. 11 or 48-Finish 1-10 (ones not done already in class)
                         p. 12 or 49-Finish 1-8 (ones not already done)

Homework 7th/8th/9th/10th - Due Monday10/27:
Old Handout: p. 11 or 47 - Finish the bottom conjugating ser with bajo and inteligente.
                         p. 11 or 48 - Finish 1-10 (ones not done already in class)
                         p. 12 or 49 - Finish 1-8 (ones not already done)
                         p. 13 or 67 - Finish the rest of the page (if not done in class)
                         p. 14 or 68 & 69 - It asks you to make a sentence telling where YOU are using the
                                                       location they give you.
                          Example: en el campo - Instructions ask where YOU are - Donde estas? - and

                                                                 the answer is: en el campo
                You answer: Estoy en el campo.              
                                      (I am at the farm.)

New Handout: Read through and finish ALL sections.
                          Ignore any questions asking you to use the vosotros form.
 


(Note for 7th/8th/9th/10th Grades: there will be paper copies of the homework in Mrs. Lucky's room each class. Please make sure you check the wall in her room for these. The blog, however may occasionally have extra credit or other opportunities stated here so it is still to your benefit to check it regularly.)

Homework ALL GRADES:
If you do not already know them, you should be memorizing the following vocabulary words:
         alto                           feo                              independiente
        bonito                       pequeno                      paciente
        bajo                          simpatico                    impaciente
        aburrido                   antipatico                    interesante
        delgado                    facil                             inocente
        gordo                       dificil
        moreno                    inteligente
        rubio                        excellente
        guapo                       grande

 Practice conjugating the verbs Ser & Estar.

KNOW THE DIFFERENT USES FOR THE VERBS "Ser" AND "Estar".
Serto IDENTIFY a noun-person, place or thing, to answer WHAT? and WHO?
Estartells LOCATION of a noun, answers WHERE?, describes FEELINGS, answers HOW?


***There will be an End-of -the-Year SPANISH FIESTA (party) for students with a grade C (75.5) or higher.***

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Homework ALL GRADES:

1) Memorize the following vocabulary words: for the quiz Monday - see below
        alto                           feo                              independiente
        bonito                       pequeno                      paciente
        bajo                          simpatico                    impaciente
        aburrido                   antipatico                    interesante
        delgado                    facil                             inocente
        gordo                       dificil
        moreno                    inteligente
        rubio                        excellente
        guapo                       grande

2) Practice conjugating the verbs Ser & Estar on the verb conjugation sheets handed out. Same ones you have used previously.

3) KNOW THE DIFFERENT USES FOR THE VERBS "Ser" AND "Estar".
Serto IDENTIFY a noun-person, place or thing, to answer WHAT? and WHO?
Estartells LOCATION of a noun, answers WHERE?, describes FEELINGS, answers HOW?


QUIZ MONDAY 10/20/14:

1) Know how to use the vocabulary words listed above as in the exercises in the handout pgs. 7 & 8.

2) On making nouns and their definite/indefinite articles (el/la, los/las, un/una, unos/unas) plural using the rules discussed in the handout and in class.

You can practice by reviewing the exercises from the handout assigned as homework.

Read previous blog pages or the following:
p. 1 - Sections I & II: Putting el or la in front of the nouns based on their natural or grammatical gender.
p. 2 - Sections I, II, & III: Practicing sentences with "Es el / la...+ the noun" or "No es el / la...+ the noun".
p. 3 - Section I: Putting un or una in front of the nouns based on their natural or grammatical gender.
p. 3 - Sections II & III: Practicing sentences with "Es un / una...+ the noun" or "No es un / una...+ the noun".
p. 5 - Section I: Making nouns plural
p. 6 - Sections I & II: Making both definite / indefinite article + the noun plural.

Monday, October 13, 2014

ALL GRADES:

1. On the handout:
    Make sure you are looking at the NEW page numbers discussed today.
        Pg. 5 Ejercicios I, do 1-15. Write the plural form of the nouns.
        Pg. 6 Ejercicios I, do 1-15. Write the plural of the definite article and noun.
                                  II, do 1-15. Write the plural of the indefinite article and noun.
                                  III, do all. Choose the definite/indefinite article for gender/number.

2. Memorize the following vocabulary words:
        alto                           feo                              independiente
        bonito                       pequeno                      paciente
        bajo                          simpatico                    impaciente
        aburrido                   antipatico                    interesante
        delgado                    facil                             inocente
        gordo                       dificil
        moreno                    inteligente
        rubio                        excellente
        guapo                       grande

3. KNOW THE DIFFERENT USES FOR THE VERBS "ser" AND "estar".

"ser" ES: to IDENTIFY a noun-person, place or thing, to answer WHAT? and WHO?

"estar" ESTA: to tell LOCATION of a noun & answer WHERE? or describe FEELINGS & answer HOW?


Thursday, October 9, 2014

ALL GRADES:

On the handout:
Pg. 35 Ejercicios I, do 1-15.
                            II, do 1-15.
Pg. 37 Ejercicios I, do 1-5.
                            II, do 1-5.
                            III, do 1-5.
Pg. 43 Ejercicios I, do 1-10.
                            II, do 1-10.
                            III, do 1-10.

There may be more than one page with the same page number in the handout due to the pages coming from 2 different books, but the above exercises all start at the beginning of the handout and are on pages we have gone over in class, so make sure those are the ones you are looking at.

Monday, October 6, 2014

ALL GRADES:

Memorize vocabulary words for each chapter we have gone through up to this point.

Grades 6-8: These are the bold print words throughout the chapters but mostly on the first 1-2 pages of each chapter.

Grades 9-10: These are the words at the ends of you chapters, paying particular attention to the meanings of the verbs.


We will be going through a handout I have for you beginning Wednesday for further practice on the major concepts we have discussed up to this point.

ALL GRADES:

Below and in the future, I will be posting pictures with vocabulary words on them. You will need to learn the words listed below each picture. You may print the page for your folder, or you may copy them down as a list to put in the folder. Most at this point are review or cognates.
 Words to know:
Hola!                      presenter                        Como te llamas
Adios!                    la amiga                         Me llamo...
Hasta pronto!         el amigo                         Se llama...
el hombre               Que tal?                         el edad
la mujer                  Muy bien, gracias          Cuantos anos tienes?
el bebe                    Si                                  
el nino                    No
la nina                    el nombre
 Words to know:
gritar             tocar            
buscar           abrir
esperar          cerrar
llevar            rasgar
dejar             tirar
  Words to know:
bonito(a)            generoso                moreno
guapo                 tonto                      rubio
fuerte                 timido                   
debil                  amistoso
flaco                  gracioso
delgado             alegre
gordo                triste
Words to know:
igual or mismo                   nuevo
diferente                             viejo
ocupado                              abierto
util                                      cerrado
juntos                                 ultimo
solo                                   
cuidadoso
enojado
contento
aburrido  
 Words to know:
ver la television                  las tijeras
escuchar la radio                 hacer
escuchar musica                  reparar
el tocadiscos
el disco
la musica
leer
la novela
el periodico
la revista

Words to know:
la fotographia                     el instrumento
tomar una foto                    tocar
la pelicula                           el violin
la foto                                 el piano
el pintor                              la guitarra
el cuadro                             cantar
pintar                                  los juegos
la pintura                            jugar
ordenar

 Words to know:
Months of the year                     ayer                                                la semana proxima
Days of the week                       ayer por la manana                         el dia siguiente
el calendario                              anoche
el mes                                        hoy
el ano                                         esta manana
el dia                                          esta tarde
la semana                                   manana
el fin de semana                         manana por la manana
la fecha                                      manana por la tarde                                 
el primero                                  pasado manana






Wednesday, October 1, 2014

6th Grade Homework:


1. Complete ENTIRE worksheet on Leccion 3 to be turned in for a grade on Monday. (those of you who have already completed it are done with this one.)
2.  DO the Ejercicios on the following pages: Ej. 1 pg 38, Ej. 2 pg. 39, Ej. 5 pg. 40, Ej. 5 pg. 48.
3. MEMORIZE "ser" conjugation:
yo=soy
tu=eres
el, ella=es
usted=es
nosotros(as)=somos
ellos, ellas=son
ustedes=son
 MEMORIZE pronouns:
yo=I
tu=you (familiar)
el=he
ella=she
usted=you
nosotros(as)=we
ellos/ellas=they
ustedes=you (pleural)
 

EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY 6TH GRADE:

You will be permitted to use up to 2 tickets for a total of 10 points toward your recent quiz grade to bring it up to a maximum of 110%.
 
For those of you who are wishing to obtain extra credit toward your recent quiz grade, you may complete the following by Wednesday, October 8 for a total of 25 extra points to be added on to your current quiz grade to bring it up to a maximum of 100%.
 
This means that if you scored a 60% on your quiz and complete ALL of the extra credit activities CORRECTLY, you can add 25 points to this making your new quiz grade an 85%. Then, if you have 2 tickets (worth 5 pts each) to add to your grade, you can bring it up further to a 95%.
 
1) Actividad 1 on page 32 of your textbook - worth 5 points
2) Actividad 1 on page 43 of your textbook - worth 5 points
3) Go online to "studyspanish.com" and click on the "Grammar" tab. Under "Unit 1" on the left hand side of the screen, you will see 14 sections labelled:
1. Gender of Nouns I
2. Gender of Nouns II
3. Numbers 1-10
4. Plural forms of nouns
5. Def. & Indef. Articles
7. Subject Pronouns
11. Adjectives I
12. Adjectives II
13. Days of the Week
14. Numbers 11-30.
OMIT SECTIONS 6, 8, 9, & 10. You will have to read each section and complete the "Basic Quiz" under EACH SECTION, so you will be doing the quizzes for sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 13, & 14.
After completing each quiz on the screen, print it with your answers on it and turn them ALL in. THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE WORTH 15 POINTS OF THE EXTRA CREDIT
 

7th/8th Grade Homework:

1. Complete ENTIRE worksheet on Leccion 3 to be turned in for a grade on Monday. (those of you who have already completed it are done with this one.)
2.  DO the Ejercicios on the following pages: Ej. 1 pg 38, Ej. 2 pg. 39, Ej. 5 pg. 40, Ej. 5 pg. 48.
3. MEMORIZE "ser" conjugation:
yo=soy
tu=eres
el, ella=es
usted=es
nosotros(as)=somos
ellos, ellas=son
ustedes=son
 MEMORIZE pronouns:
yo=I
tu=you (familiar)
el=he
ella=she
usted=you
nosotros(as)=we
ellos/ellas=they
ustedes=you (pleural)
 

EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY 7/8 GRADES:

You will be permitted to use up to 2 tickets for a total of 10 points toward your recent quiz grade to bring it up to a maximum of 110%.
 
For those of you who are wishing to obtain extra credit toward your recent quiz grade, you may complete the following by Wednesday, October 8 for a total of 25 extra points to be added on to your current quiz grade to bring it up to a maximum of 100%.
 
This means that if you scored a 60% on your quiz and complete ALL of the extra credit activities CORRECTLY, you can add 25 points to this making your new quiz grade an 85%. Then, if you have 2 tickets (worth 5 pts each) to add to your grade, you can bring it up further to a 95%.
 
1) Actividad 1 on page 32 of your textbook - worth 5 points
2) Actividad 1 on page 43 of your textbook - worth 5 points
3) Go online to "studyspanish.com" and click on the "Grammar" tab. Under "Unit 1" on the left hand side of the screen, you will see 14 sections labelled:
1. Gender of Nouns I
2. Gender of Nouns II
3. Numbers 1-10
4. Plural forms of nouns
5. Def. & Indef. Articles
7. Subject Pronouns
11. Adjectives I
12. Adjectives II
13. Days of the Week
14. Numbers 11-30.
OMIT SECTIONS 6, 8, 9, & 10. You will have to read each section and complete the "Basic Quiz" under EACH SECTION, so you will be doing the quizzes for sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 13, & 14.
After completing each quiz on the screen, print it with your answers on it and turn them ALL in. THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE WORTH 15 POINTS OF THE EXTRA CREDIT
 

9th/10th Grade Homework:

1. Review vocabulary words at the end of chapter 2 on page 81.
2. Complete section A on the worksheet handed out previously for Capitulo dos: "Amigos y companeros" 
 

EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY 9/10 GRADES:

You will be permitted to use up to 2 tickets for a total of 10 points toward your recent quiz grade to bring it up to a maximum of 110%.
 
For those of you who are wishing to obtain extra credit toward your recent quiz grade, you may complete the following by Wednesday, October 8 for a total of 15 extra points to be added on to your current quiz grade to bring it up to a maximum of 100%.
 
This means that if you scored a 70% on your quiz and complete ALL of the extra credit activities CORRECTLY, you can add 15 points to this making your new quiz grade an 85%. Then, if you have 2 tickets (worth 5 pts each) to add to your grade, you can bring it up further to a 95%.
 
1) Go online to "studyspanish.com" and click on the "Grammar" tab. Under "Unit 1" on the left hand side of the screen, you will see 14 sections labelled:
1. Gender of Nouns I
2. Gender of Nouns II
3. Numbers 1-10
4. Plural forms of nouns
5. Def. & Indef. Articles
7. Subject Pronouns
8. Reg. Verbs I (PAY ATTN TO ONLY "-ar" VERBS)
9. Reg. Verbs II (PAY ATTN TO ONLY "-ar" VERBS)
11. Adjectives I
12. Adjectives II
13. Days of the Week
14. Numbers 11-30.
OMIT SECTIONS 6 & 10. You will have to read each section and complete the "Basic Quiz" under EACH SECTION, so you will be doing the quizzes for sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, & 14.
After completing each quiz on the screen, print it with your answers on it and turn them ALL in. THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE WORTH 15 POINTS OF EXTRA CREDIT