Students are spelling out words in Spanish, translating the words using English or pictures, and then using those words to make new sentences in Spanish.
We write stories together and students personalize them.
Students are practicing compound words, "palabras compuestas."
As an extension of botany lessons in the classroom, students are learning the Spanish names for the parts of the leaves.
Lower Elementary students enjoy playing games and practicing dances from Hispanic countries. This is a great way to learn the language and culture.
We take many of our lessons outside if the weather permits. Dancing, games, we do it all!
One group of students is working on a play that focuses on the verbs baila, corre, salta, lanza, Éste/a, a es, se llama, and tiene; the nouns perro, gato, chico, chica; and the adjectives guapo/feo, gordo/flaco, inteligente/ estupido, rapido/lento.
Older Upper Elementary students are continuing their grammar work with translat…