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AP SPAN LANGUAGE/CULTURE-BLOCKS 2/4/6

¡Bienvenidos!  ¡Viva el español!

El propósito no es de repagar la bondad pero de pasársela a otros.
                                               -----Julia Álvarez
La primera ley es la de la dignidad humana.
               ----Luis Sacerdote Olivares

ANNOUNCEMENTS-EVENTS-ASSIGNMENTS:  

1.  Welcome to class!  I look forward to working with each of you!
2.  The course syllabus has been posted under the course info. link, and is
    connected to its Learning.
3.  International Travel information will be posted on the board across from
    office 331.  Check there if interested in travel opportunities.
4.  GRADING RUBRICS FOR ORAL PRESENTATIONS:
    25%    ENTHUSIASM/CONFIDENCE/PREPARATION/KNOWLEDGE OF CONTENT
    25%    USE OF APPROPRIATE VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
    25%    CLEAR PRONUNCIATION AND APPROPRIATE FLUENCY
    25%    CORRECT GRAMMAR SYNTAX AND STRUCTURE
5.  SPANISH CLUB:  I would like to encourage all students to become active
    members this year.  Check announcements for upcoming events.
6.  SPANISH HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS:  Our school project this year will again
    be the tutoring program for students in levels 1-4.  See me if you are
    interested in being a tutor this year.


FINAL EXAMS:

----6/13/17: BLOCK 2--FINAL EXAM, 08:40-11:30AM, ROOM 338
----6/15/17: BLOCK 4--FINAL EXAM, (EARLIER IF POSSIBLE)
----6/13/17: BLOCK 6--FINAL EXAM, 12:30-03:00PM, ROOM 336

FINAL EXAM FORMAT: (100 TOTAL POINTS)

1. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (40 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO AP EXAM FORMAT...READ A PRINTED SOURCE, LISTEN TO AN AUDIO
   SOURCE, THEN PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS CHARLA/DEBATE RELATING TO THE TOPIC
   GIVEN (WITH REFERENCES FROM THE SOURCES)....
2. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (60 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO THE AP EXAM FORMAT...READ 2 PRINTED SOURCES, LISTEN TO AN
   AUDIO SOURCE,PREPARE AND WRITE A FORMAL ESSAY RELATING TO THE PROMPT
   GIVEN (ABOUT TECHNOLOGY)....


IT HAS BEEN A PLEASURE WORKING WITH EACH OF YOU THIS YEAR IN THE AP SPANISH
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CLASS.  I HOPE THAT YOUR AP SCORES WILL REFLECT MUCH
SUCCESS IN WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED OVER THE COURSE OF YOUR SPANISH
STUDIES.  I WISH YOU THE BEST AS YOU PURSUE YOUR NEXT FUTURE ENDEAVORS.  
HAVE A WONDERFUL SUMMER!
--¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES VERANEALES!
   --SR. JENKINS































ARCHIVES FOR CERTAIN AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PLANS--2016-2017:

Please announce to your students that our department has a FB page so they can
follow us, like it and get information about cultural events and
opportunities. Here's the link
https://www.facebook.com/MLWGS-International-Languages-1071669619584144/


Week 37: 6/5-9/17.... LAST WEEK OF REGULAR CLASSES!

NOTE: SPANISH HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS--MEETING ON MONDAY, 6/5, AT LUNCH IN
      ROOM 243....SENIOR GRADUATION CHORDS/NOMINATIONS FOR OFFICERS FOR
      THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR....

TUESDAY, 6/6/17:
         
ALL CLASSES: Return any make-up work, NSE 2017 certificates, etc.....

BLOCK 2:  BRIEFLY FINISH THESE TWO PRESENTATIONS FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS....
          --COLITO Y MIGUEL...(COLOMBIA/EL ECUADOR)
          --NICOLETA Y MATEO...(CATALUÑA, ESPAÑA/PARAGUAY) 
          EIGHTH PRESENTATION....
          LUNA Y ANDRÉS...(VALENCIA, ESPAÑA/VENEZUELA)
          NINTH PRESENTATION....
          GREGORIO Y PABLO...(GUINEA ECUATORIAL/EL PERÚ)

BLOCK 4:  BRIEFLY FINISH THIS PRESENTATION FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS....
          --DANIEL Y ÉRIC...(CUBA/LA ARGENTINA)
          TENTH PRESENTATION....
          IDELLA Y MERCEDES...(COSTA RICA/CUBA)
          ELEVENTH PRESENTATION....
          ADÁN Y PEDRO...(COLOMBIA/MADRID, ESPAÑA)

BLOCK 6:  BRIEFLY DISCUSS/FINISH PRESENTATION FROM 6/2....
          --CARLOS Y JUAN CARLOS...(ESPAÑA/EL PERÚ)
          NINTH PRESENTATION....
          JESÚS Y PAN...(LA ARGENTINA/CUBA)
          TENTH PRESENTATION....
          FRESA Y XIAMARA...(HONDURAS/URUGUAY)

THURSDAY, 6/8/17: LAST DAY OF REGULAR CLASSES!
                  SPECIAL SCHEDULE DUE TO SENIOR AWARDS/JUNIOR BOOK AWARDS
                  ASSEMBLY:     BLOCK 2:  08:40-09:50
                                BLOCK 4:  09:55-11:00
                                BLOCK 6:  11:35-12:40

BLOCK 2:  FINISH ANY PRESENTATIONS FROM 6/6, IF NEEDED....
          --GREGORIO Y PABLO...(GUINEA ECUATORIAL/EL PERÚ)
          TENTH PRESENTATION....
          ROSITA Y SOFÍA...(ANDALUCÍA, ESPAÑA/LA ARGENTINA)

BLOCK 4:  FINISH ANY PRESENTATIONS FROM 6/6, IF NEEDED....
          --ADÁN Y PEDRO...(COLOMBIA/MADRID, ESPAÑA)

BLOCK 6:  FINISH ANY PRESENTATIONS FROM 6/6, IF NEEDED....
          --FRESA Y XIAMARA...(HONDURAS/URUGUAY)
          ELEVENTH PRESENTATION....
          ISABEL Y ALAN...(COSTA RICA/EL ECUADOR)

ALL CLASSES:
         
1.  COMPLETE DISCUSSION ON ALL ITEMS BELOW BEFORE THE END OF CLASS ON   
    THURSDAY, JUNE 8, THE LAST REGULAR DAY OF CLASSES:
    --IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION/RECOGNITIONS:
    A. Return/review grading rubrics sheets for the oral group presentations.
    B. ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXAM EXEMPTIONS/FORMS SIGNED....(IF NOT ALREADY DONE)
    C. FINAL EXAM REVIEW AND FORMAT....(SEE BELOW).
    D. VERIFY/DISCUSS FORMAT OF GRADES FOR MP4/E2/S2/Y1....
    E. CLASS REVIEW/SUMMARY/OBJECTIVES AND GOALS....
    F. ALL GRADES WILL BE ENTERED AND VERIFIED IN POWER SCHOOL BY JUNE 9....
    G. 6/13/17: BLOCK 2--FINAL EXAM
    H. 6/15/17: BLOCK 4--FINAL EXAM, (OR EARLIER IF POSSIBLE)
    I. 6/13/17: BLOCK 6--FINAL EXAM

FINAL EXAM FORMAT: (100 TOTAL POINTS)

1. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (40 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO AP EXAM FORMAT...READ A PRINTED SOURCE, LISTEN TO AN AUDIO
   SOURCE, THEN PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS CHARLA/DEBATE RELATING TO THE TOPIC
   GIVEN (WITH REFERENCES FROM THE SOURCES)....
2. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (60 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO THE AP EXAM FORMAT...READ 2 PRINTED SOURCES, LISTEN TO AN
   AUDIO SOURCE,PREPARE AND WRITE A FORMAL ESSAY RELATING TO THE PROMPT
   GIVEN (ABOUT TECHNOLOGY)....


IT HAS BEEN A PLEASURE WORKING WITH EACH OF YOU THIS YEAR IN THE AP SPANISH
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CLASS.  I HOPE THAT YOUR AP SCORES WILL REFLECT MUCH
SUCCESS IN WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED OVER THE COURSE OF YOUR SPANISH
STUDIES.  I WISH YOU THE BEST AS YOU PURSUE YOUR NEXT FUTURE ENDEAVORS.  
HAVE A WONDERFUL SUMMER!
--¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES VERANEALES!
   --SR. JENKINS









SELECT TWO SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHOWCASE FOR
CULTURAL COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS IN MAY AFTER THE AP EXAMS HAVE CONCLUDED. 
YOU ARE TO WORK IN PAIRS/GROUPS OF THREE ON THIS PRESENTATION.  THE FOLLOWING
RUBRICS WILL GIVE YOU THE GUIDELINES FOR THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION
REQUIREMENTS.
   
POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  

INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING:  (BASED ON 100 POINTS:  NOTE THAT THIS
GRADE WILL ACCOUNT FOR MUCH OF THE MP4 AVERAGE!)
1.  10 POINTS:  AN ELECTRONIC COPY OF THE POWER POINT SHOWN TO ME BY 3:00
                PM ON TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017.  THIS MUST BE THE FINISHED PRO-
                DUCT OF YOUR PRESENTATION.  ALSO INCLUDE A REFERENCE/SOURCES
                PAGE, USING THE PROPER FORMAT TAUGHT IN ENGLISH CLASSES.
2.   5 POINTS:  AN ORIGINAL/CREATIVE/COLORFUL INTRODUCTORY PAGE(S)/INTRO-
                DUCTION TO THE PRESENTATION.
3.   5 POINTS:  THE BASIC FACTS AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE COUNTRIES.
                THIS CAN BE ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES OR GIVEN TO STUDENTS
                AS HANDOUTS.  THIS PART CAN SHOW A BRIEF "VIRTUAL TOUR OF
                THE COUNTRIES".
4.  10 POINTS:  AT LEAST 3 DIFFERENT CULTURAL ASPECTS OF THE COUNTRIES
                RESEARCHED, WITH GOOD DETAIL AND EXPLANATION.
5.   5 POINTS:  A GOOD INSTRUCTIONAL 30-40-MINUTE PRESENTATION TIME LIMIT...
                NOTE:  EACH GROUP MEMBER MUST HAVE AT LEAST 15 MINUTES OF
                INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING.
6.  10 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE GRAMMAR STRUCTURES FREE OF SPELLING ERRORS ON 
                EACH SLIDE OF THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION.  IN OTHER WORDS,
                I WANT A CLEAN, PROFESSIONALLY PRESENTED POWER POINT DOCU-
                MENT.
7.  10 POINTS:  INFORMATIVE AND KNOWLEDGEABLE PRESENTATION BY EACH INDIVI-
                DUAL.  I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF PREPARATION AND KNOWLEDGE 
                OF/FAMILIARITY WITH TOPIC, USING NO NOTES EXCEPT THOSE
                LISTED ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES.  REMEMBER THAT I DO NOT
                WANT JUST SIMPLY READING FROM THE SLIDES!
                I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS
                WITH THE CULTURAL TOPICS OF EACH COUNTRY.
8.   5 POINTS:  CREATIVE APPROACH TO CLASS INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT INVOLVE-
                MENT.  THIS INCLUDES ANY APPROPRIATE HANDOUTS THAT WILL
                ENHANCE CLASS INTERACTION WITH THE PRESENTATION.
9.  10 POINTS:  CLEAR/AUTHENTIC/FLUID SPANISH PRONUNCIATION WITH CONFIDENCE 
                IN VOICE QUALITY.
10.  5 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE USE OF THE INDICATIVE VS. THE SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
11.  5 POINTS:  AT LEAST 5 DIFFERENT VERB TENSES INCORPORATED BY EACH INDI-
                VIDUAL DURING THE ACTUAL PRESENTATION.
12.  5 POINTS:  OVERALL FLUIDITY IN GRAMMAR STRUCTURE AND SYNTAX DURING THE
                ACTUAL PRESENTATION.  THERE SHOULD BE VERY LITTLE PAUSE OR
                "CHOPPINESS" DURING YOUR PRESENTATION, AND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
                OF GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LEARNED DURING YOUR STUDY OF SPANISH
                WITH ME MUST BE EVIDENT!
13. 10 POINTS:  THE ACTUAL HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES THAT DEMONSTRATE STUDENT EN-
                GAGEMENT/INVOLVEMENT/INSTRUCTION DURING THE LEARNING PROCESS.
                AGAIN, HERE I WANT TO SEE GOOD CLEAR EVIDENCE OF CULTURAL
                COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS.
14.  5 POINTS:  AN APPROPRIATE CONCLUSION THAT SUMMARIZES THE GOALS OF THE
                PRESENTATION.  THIS SHOULD LEAVE US WITH A LASTING IMPRESSION
                THAT WILL "ENCOURAGE US TO WANT TO VISIT THE COUNTRIES"....

PRESENTATION TIME SLOTS:

BLOCK 2:

5/16: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/18: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/23: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/25: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/26: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/30: 1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________

6/02: 1)______________________________________________________________

6/06: 1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________


BLOCK 4:

5/18: 1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________

      3)______________________________________________________________

5/23: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/25: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/26: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/30: 1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________

6/2:  1)______________________________________________________________

6/6:  1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________


BLOCK 6:

5/18: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/23: 1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________

      3)______________________________________________________________

5/25: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/26: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/30: 1)______________________________________________________________
    
      2)______________________________________________________________

6/2:  1)______________________________________________________________

6/6:  1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________


Week 36: 5/29/17 - 6/2/17.... 

MONDAY, 5/29/17: MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY--SCHOOL CLOSED!

TUESDAY, 5/30/17:
         
ALL CLASSES: Return any make-up work, NSE 2017 certificates, etc.....

BLOCK 2:  FIFTH PRESENTATION....
          ANITA Y ROSA...(COSTA RICA/MÉXICO)
          SIXTH PRESENTATION...
          COLITO Y MIGUEL...(COLOMBIA/EL ECUADOR)

BLOCK 4:  SEVENTH PRESENTATION....
          DANIEL Y ÉRIC...(CUBA/LA ARGENTINA)
          EIGHTH PRESENTATION....
          NINFA Y JOAQUÍN...(HONDURAS/PARAGUAY)

BLOCK 6:  SIXTH PRESENTATION....
          DOLORES E HIBA...(CHILE/VENEZUELA)
          SEVENTH PRESENTATION....
          NATALIA Y UVA...(MÉXICO/LAS ISLAS FILIPINAS)

THURSDAY, 6/1/17: SENIOR SHOWCASE DAY--NO CLASSES!

FRIDAY, 6/2/17:

BLOCK 2:  SEVENTH PRESENTATION....
          NICOLETA Y MATEO...(CATALUÑA, ESPAÑA/PARAGUAY)

BLOCK 4:  NINTH PRESENTATION....
          ADAÍRE Y MARIO (MOJO)...(CUBA/GUATEMALA)

BLOCK 6:  EIGHTH PRESENTATION....(NOTE CHANGE HERE!)
          CARLOS Y JUAN CARLOS...(ESPAÑA/EL PERÚ)
          --NOTE: THIS PRESENTATION MAY HAVE TO BE RECORDED BY THE
                  SUBSTITUTE DURING CLASS SINCE I WILL BE AT A LANGUAGES
                  DEPARTMENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP THIS 
                  AFTERNOON....

Week 35: 5/22-26/17.... SOL WEEK #2!

TUESDAY, 5/23/17:
         
ALL CLASSES: Review corrections to this assessment:
             A. ¡Ojo con estas palabras! L6-10 quiz (partners)

BLOCK 6: (08:40-11:32AM)...FIRST PRESENTATION....
                           NICO Y PASCAL...(COLOMBIA/PARAGUAY)
                           SECOND PRESENTATION....
                           ESTEBAN Y RAFA...(LA ARGENTINA/EL PERÚ)
                           THIRD PRESENTATION....
                           EMILIA Y SOFÍA...(MÉXICO/URUGUAY)
                           FOURTH PRESENTATION....
                           JULIA Y GUILLERMO...(CUBA/LA REBÚBLICA DOMINICANA)

BLOCK 2: (12:20-01:13PM)...THIRD PRESENTATION....
                           CAMILA Y OLIVIA...(PUERTO RICO/LAS ISLAS FILIPINAS)

BLOCK 4: (01:18-02:11PM)...FOURTH PRESENTATION....
                           ABIGAÍL Y AMALIA...(COLOMBIA/VENEZUELA)


THURSDAY, 5/25/17:

BLOCK 2: (12:20-01:13PM)...FOURTH PRESENTATION....
                           LUPE Y MARÍA...(EL PAÍS VASCO, ESPAÑA/GUATEMALA)

BLOCK 4: (01:18-02:11PM)...FIFTH PRESENTATION....
                           JUAN Y PEPE...(ANDALUCÍA, ESPAÑA/NICARAGUA)

BLOCK 6: (02:16-03:10PM)...FIFTH PRESENTATION....
                           MARGA Y RITA...(COSTA RICA/NICARAGUA)


FRIDAY, 5/26/17:

BLOCK 2: (09:25-10:05)...FIFTH PRESENTATION....
                         ROSITA Y SOFÍA...(ANDALUCÍA, ESPAÑA/LA ARGENTINA)

BLOCK 4: (10:55-11:35)...SIXTH PRESENTATION....
                         LUCÍA Y TOMASINA...(GUATEMALA/LA ARGENTINA)

BLOCK 6: (01:05-01:45)...SIXTH PRESENTATION....
                         CARLOS Y JUAN CARLOS...(ESPAÑA/EL PERÚ)


Week 34: 5/15-19/17.... SOL WEEK #1!

TUESDAY, 5/16/17:

BLOCK 2: (08:40-11:32AM)
         (08:45-10:45AM)...Continue work on presentations/research and plans/
                           revise and verify electronic copies of slides, etc.
         -NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2017 AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES PRESENTATIONS...   
         (10:45-11:30AM)...FIRST PRESENTATION....
                           ANA Y CATALINA...(CHILE/EL PERÚ)

BLOCK 4: (12:20-01:13PM)...Continue work on presentations/research and plans/
                           revise and verify electronic copies of slides, etc.
         -NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2017 AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES PRESENTATIONS... 

BLOCK 6: (01:18-02:11PM)...Continue work on presentations/research and plans/
                           revise and verify electronic copies of slides, etc.
         -NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2017 AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES PRESENTATIONS... 
         
ALL CLASSES: Review corrections to this assessment:
             A. ¡Ojo con estas palabras! L6-10 quiz (partners)

THURSDAY, 5/18/17:

NOTE: AP EXAM SECTION I RETAKE PORTION IS TODAY AT 12 NOON.  THOSE WHO
      PLAN TO RETAKE THAT SECTION WILL REPORT PROMPTLY TO ROOM 105....
      BRING TO EXAM: YOUR AP STUDENT NUMBER CARD AND/OR PACKET, #2 PENCILS
      AND BLACK PENS....

BLOCK 4: (08:40-11:32AM)...FIRST PRESENTATION....
                           JUAN Y RAÚL...(ESPAÑA/LA ARGENTINA)
                           SECOND PRESENTATION....
                           GABRIELA Y LOLA...(NICARAGUA/PUERTO RICO)
                           THIRD PRESENTATION....
                           JOSÉ Y PACO...(CATALUÑA,ESPAÑA/MÉXICO)

BLOCK 2: (12:20-01:13PM)...SECOND PRESENTATION....
                           ELENA Y MARGARITA...(EL SALVADOR/URUGUAY)

BLOCK 6: (01:18-02:11PM)...Continue work on presentations/research and plans/
                           revise and verify electronic copies of slides, etc.

FRIDAY, 5/19/17: (REGULAR FRIDAY CLASS SCHEDULE)--REPORT TO FORUM TODAY!

1.  GUEST SPEAKER TODAY: BRIANNA CALLAHAN, SISTER OF EMILY A STUDENT HERE AT
    MW, WILL SPEAK ON HER EXPERIENCES WITH THE STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM IN CHILE.
    BRIANNA IS A SENIOR AT ATLEE HS AND WE ARE THRILLED TO HAVE HER SHARE HER
    EXPERIENCES WITH US.  PLEASE LISTEN INTENTLY AND BE PREPARED TO ASK QUES-
    TIONS IN ORDER TO PRACTICE YOUR SPANISH SKILLS AS WELL....ENJOY!



Week 32: 5/1-5/17....

TUESDAY, 5/2/17: AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM TODAY!!

THURSDAY, 5/4/17: MEET IN REGULAR CLASSROOM TODAY! WORK ON ORAL PRESENTATIONS!

FRIDAY, 5/5/17:   MEET IN REGULAR CLASSROOMS--WORK ON ORAL PRESENTATIONS!

TUESDAY-FRIDAY, 5/8-12/17: MEET IN REGULAR CLASSROOM THIS WEEK!
                           BRING LAPTOPS THIS WEEK!

1.  Review corrections to these assessments:
    A. Relative pronouns quiz
    B. ¡Ojo con estas palabras! L6-10 quiz (partners)
2.  Use the class time this week to continue working on the group oral
    presentations detailed below.  Note the due dates and available
    times for presentations.  Presentations times will be assigned on a
    first-come/first-served basis.


TUESDAY, 5/2/17: AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM TODAY!!

5/2/17:  AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM-2017
         BREAKFAST IN ROOM 338, 7:30-8:15AM...(BAGELS, CREAM CHEESES,
            JUICES, FRUITS)
         REPORT TO GYM BY 8:30 PROMPTLY...(PENS, #2 PENCILS,
            BLANK PAPER, WATCH/TIME PIECE BUT NO CELL PHONES)
            
TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017:  ADVANCED PLACEMENT SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM
2017!!

1.  BREAKFAST WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR YOU IN ROOM 338 FROM 7:30-8:15AM....
    (ASSORTED JUICES/FRUITS, BAGELS AND CREAM CHEESES)
2.  REPORT TO THE GYM PROMPTLY AT 8:30AM FOR THE EXAM! GOOD LUCK!
    --WHAT TO BRING TO THE EXAM:
      --NO.2 SHARPENED PENCILS
      --PENS WITH BLACK OR DARK BLUE INK
      --A WATCH THAT DOES NOT BEEP NOR HAVE AN ALARM
      --PROPER IDENTIFICATION, IF NEEDED....
3.  WE HAVE WORKED EXTREMELY WELL TO PREPARE FOR THIS EXAM....NOW IT IS 
    TIME FOR YOU TO SHOW YOUR TALENTS WITH THE SPANISH LANGUAGE!  I AM
    PROUD OF EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU FOR ALL THE HARD WORK SHOWN!
    BE CONFIDENT, BE STRONG, BE DETERMINED TO EXCEL!!

REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT POINTS AS YOU MAKE FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR THE EXAM:

4. OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: 
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....
   D. VISIT THE AP COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE...
      AND STUDY THE FREE RESPONSE PROMPTS FROM THE 2016 EXAM, PLUS OTHER
      SAMPLE EXERCISES GIVEN....AND REVIEW EXAM FORMAT FOR 2017....
   E. AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE 
      SPEAKING PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM... (CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS) 
      ...FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS I HAVE GIVEN YOU....
   F. AT HOME, CHOOSE YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
      CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
      STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....
   G. REVIEW THE VOCABULARY PAGES IN EACH SUB-THEME OF THE TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
   H. LISTEN TO SPANISH MUSIC, WATCH SPANISH TELEVISION, ETC......
   I. More importantly...GET PLENTY OF NEEDED REST BEFORE TAKING ALL OF YOUR
      AP EXAMS, PLEASE!!  ¡BUENA SUERTE!


**SATURDAY, APRIL 22...9AM-12NOON...PRACTICE AP EXAM...ADJUNCT CLASS ROOM!!**
**SATURDAY, APRIL 29...9AM-12NOON...PRACTICE AP EXAM...ADJUNCT CLASS ROOM!!**
**(CHOOSE ONE OF THESE DATES.)


WEEK 31: 4/24-28/17....BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND AP EXAM RUBRICS SHEETS!! 
                       NOTE: THIS IS A BUSY WEEK FOR SPANISH, SO LOOK AT
                       THE ENTIRE WEEK'S PLANS THIS WEEKEND TO BE BETTER
                       PREPARED FOR THE TASKS ASSIGNED!
                       BEING THIS CLOSE TO THE AP EXAM REQUIRES A LOT OF
                       WORK AND COMMITMENT FROM STUDENTS FOR NOT JUST
                       SPANISH BUT FOR ALL CLASSES AS WELL.  WORK HARD
                       TO ACHIEVE THE SUCCESS YOU WANT!  CAPITALIZE ON
                       YOUR STRENGTHS IN SPANISH, AND WORK TO IMPROVE
                       ANY AREAS OF WEAKNESS OR CONCERN!

TUESDAY, 4/25/17: 

1.  SIGN-UP SHEETS FOR 2017 AP EXAMS TAKEN....
2.  NOTE: MP3 GRADES HAVE BEEN UPDATED/VERIFIED/FINALIZED/POSTED, WITH
          COMMENTS.  SEE ME IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS 
          CONCERNING YOUR INDIVIDUAL GRADES. 
3.  QUIZ TODAY ON RELATIVE PRONOUNS, UVM, PAGES 151-156!
4.  BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
    ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 9, complete Actividad 25.
    --A QUICK REVIEW OF HOMEWORK, ETC.....
5.  AP PRACTICE EXAM: INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING COMPONENT/SECTION (5 MINUTES)
    --GROUPS OF 4 WITH ME....(FINISH FROM 4/21)
    AP PRACTICE EXAM: PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING COMPONENT/SECTION (8 MINUTES)
    --GROUPS OF 4 WITH ME....
    --We will use the following rooms for the speaking part:
      --Block 2--Room 339 (Hefty)
      --Block 4--Lab 242
      --Block 6--Room 339 (Hefty)
6.  WHILE I AM COMPLETING THE SPEAKING PORTIONS TO THE PRACTICE EXAM ALL
    OTHER STUDENTS SHOULD WORK ON THE FOLLOWING WITH PRESENTATION PARTNERS:
    A. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (see homeworks due to be completed and checked
       on Thursday, 4/27...see below details)
    B. Work on Themes 5-6 of the Triángulo Wkbk., becoming familiar with
       all topics in each Sub-Theme....
    C. --OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: 
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....
   D. VISIT THE AP COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE...
      AND STUDY THE FREE RESPONSE PROMPTS FROM THE 2016 EXAM, PLUS OTHER
      SAMPLE EXERCISES GIVEN....PLUS REVIEW THE FORMAT OF THE EXAM FOR 2017...
   E. AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE 
      SPEAKING PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM... (CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS) 
      ...FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS I HAVE GIVEN YOU....
   F. CHOOSE YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
      CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
      STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....
   G. REVIEW THE VOCABULARY PAGES IN EACH SUB-THEME OF THE TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
   H. LISTEN TO SPANISH MUSIC, WATCH SPANISH TELEVISION, ETC......
   I. More importantly...GET PLENTY OF NEEDED REST BEFORE TAKING ALL OF YOUR
      AP EXAMS, PLEASE!!  ¡BUENA SUERTE!
    D.TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  PRESENTATIONAL WRITING PRACTICE
    A. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 2...
       LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE
    --pages 16-17...Ensayo...you will work with your presentation partner
      on this initial practice activity for presentational writing.
    --Refer to page VII for strategies in writing a good synthesis essay....  
    B. THEME 2--SUB-THEME 2...
       LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA--LOS EFECTOS DE LA TECNOLOGÍA EN EL   
       INDIVIDUO
    --page 65...Ensayo...you will work with your presentation partner
      on this initial practice activity for presentational writing.
    --Refer to page VII for strategies in writing a good synthesis essay....


THURSDAY, 4/27/17:

1.  SIGN-UP SHEETS FOR 2017 AP EXAMS TAKEN....
2.  NOTE: MP3 GRADES HAVE BEEN UPDATED/VERIFIED/FINALIZED/POSTED, WITH
          COMMENTS.  SEE ME IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS 
          CONCERNING YOUR INDIVIDUAL GRADES. 
3.  QUIZ TODAY (WITH PRESENTATION PARTNER) ON LECCIONES 6-10 FROM THE
    HANDOUTS LABELED...¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!
4.  Review corrections to relative pronouns quiz from 4/25....
5.  Return/review corrections to the AP Practice Exam Free Response Writing
    Sections completed last week in class...(Interpersonal and Presentational)
    --rubrics for grading, suggestions and recommendations for improvement,
      strategies, view student samples graded from the exam (handouts packet
      with presentation partner)...(collect student responses and samples 
      sheets when finished discussion).
6.  AP PRACTICE EXAM: INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING COMPONENT/SECTION (5 MINUTES)
    --GROUPS OF 4 WITH ME....(FINISH FROM 4/25, IF NEEDED)
    AP PRACTICE EXAM: PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING COMPONENT/SECTION (8 MINUTES)
    --GROUPS OF 4 WITH ME....(FINISH FROM 4/25)
    --We will use the following rooms for the speaking part:
      --Block 2--Room 339 (Hefty)
      --Block 4--Lab 242
      --Block 6--Room 339 (Hefty)
7.  ALL UNA VEZ MÁS HOMEWORKS DUE TODAY AS LISTED IN GROUPS BELOW (FOR
    SEPARATE CHECKS ACCORDING TO GROUPINGS A-B-C SHOWN BELOW):
    A. HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....(for AP Exam preparation)
    --read/study explanations and examples, complete all indicated 
      exercises, check answers with answer key booklet.
      --p.167, E
      --p.168-169, A
      --p.173-175, study Usos section for AP Exam preparation
      --p.175, A
      --p.177, study Formación section for AP Exam preparation
      --p.180, C
      --p.185, A
    B. HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....(for AP Exam preparation)
    --read/study explanations and examples, complete all indicated 
      exercises, check answers with answer key booklet.
      --p.188, D
      --p.193, study usos of por y para for AP Exam preparation
      --p.195-196, study verbs with prepositions for AP Exam preparation
      --p.197, B
    C. HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....(for AP Exam preparation)
      --p.199-200, E
      --p.203, A
      --p.208, A
      --p.209, ejercicio de comprobación
      --p.213, note VIII, idiomatic verb expressions for AP Exam preparation
      --p.214, A
      --p.216, H
      --p.217, A
8.  WHILE I AM COMPLETING THE SPEAKING PORTIONS TO THE PRACTICE EXAM ALL
    OTHER STUDENTS SHOULD WORK ON THE FOLLOWING WITH PRESENTATION PARTNERS:
    A. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (see homeworks due to be completed and checked
       on Thursday, 4/27...see below details)
    B. Work on Themes 5-6 of the Triángulo Wkbk., becoming familiar with
       all topics in each Sub-Theme....
    C. --OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: 
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....
   D. VISIT THE AP COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE...
      AND STUDY THE FREE RESPONSE PROMPTS FROM THE 2016 EXAM, PLUS OTHER
      SAMPLE EXERCISES GIVEN....PLUS REVIEW THE FORMAT OF THE EXAM FOR 2017...
   E. AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE 
      SPEAKING PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM... (CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS) 
      ...FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS I HAVE GIVEN YOU....
   F. CHOOSE YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
      CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
      STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....
   G. REVIEW THE VOCABULARY PAGES IN EACH SUB-THEME OF THE TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
   H. LISTEN TO SPANISH MUSIC, WATCH SPANISH TELEVISION, ETC......
   I. More importantly...GET PLENTY OF NEEDED REST BEFORE TAKING ALL OF YOUR
      AP EXAMS, PLEASE!!  ¡BUENA SUERTE!
    D.TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  PRESENTATIONAL WRITING PRACTICE
    A. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 2...
       LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE
    --pages 16-17...Ensayo...you will work with your presentation partner
      on this initial practice activity for presentational writing.
    --Refer to page VII for strategies in writing a good synthesis essay....  
    B. THEME 2--SUB-THEME 2...
       LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA--LOS EFECTOS DE LA TECNOLOGÍA EN EL   
       INDIVIDUO
    --page 65...Ensayo...you will work with your presentation partner
      on this initial practice activity for presentational writing.
    --Refer to page VII for strategies in writing a good synthesis essay....


FRIDAY, 4/28/17: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY! BRING UVM/TRIÁNGULO WKBKS.!
SPECIAL SCHEDULE TODAY DUE TO THE ASIAN ASSEMBLY:
BLOCK 2: 09:15-09:45
BLOCK 4: 10:25-10:55
BLOCK 6: LONG BLOCK DUE TO THE ASSEMBLY....
         --CLASS MEETS 12:20-1:10
         --ACT 2 OF ASSEMBLY....1:20-2:00
                
1. SIGN-UP SHEETS FOR AP EXAMS TAKEN THIS YEAR (FOR ATTENDANCE PURPOSES/ETC.)
2. Review corrections to the AP Practice Exam Free Response Speaking
    Sections completed in class...(Interpersonal and Presentational)
    --rubrics for grading, suggestions and recommendations for improvement,
      strategies, listen to student samples graded from the exam (handouts  
      packet with presentation partner)...
3. WITH PRESENTATION PARTNERS:
   A. Review/discuss all information for the AP Exam listed in above plans....
   B. Work on Themes 5-6 of the Triángulo Wkbk., becoming familiar with
      all topics in each Sub-Theme....


WEEK 30: 4/17-21/17....BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND AP EXAM RUBRICS SHEETS!! 
         MP4 BEGINS!   NOTE: THIS IS A BUSY WEEK FOR SPANISH, SO LOOK AT
                       THE ENTIRE WEEK'S PLANS THIS WEEKEND TO BE BETTER
                       PREPARED FOR THE TASKS ASSIGNED!
                       BEING THIS CLOSE TO THE AP EXAM REQUIRES A LOT OF
                       WORK AND COMMITMENT FROM STUDENTS FOR NOT JUST
                       SPANISH BUT FOR ALL CLASSES AS WELL.  WORK HARD
                       TO ACHIEVE THE SUCCESS YOU WANT!  CAPITALIZE ON
                       YOUR STRENGTHS IN SPANISH, AND WORK TO IMPROVE
                       ANY AREAS OF WEAKNESS OR CONCERN!

TUESDAY, 4/18/17: 

1.  REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Triángulo, page 122, Interpersonal Writings (Block 6)
    B. Triángulo Vocabulary Test--Theme 4
    C. ¡OJO...! sheets Test--LECCIONES 1-5 
    D. Triángulo Vocabulary Test--Theme 5 (with copies for partner)
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: Ex.D, p.156, in-class practice with relative prons.
                       E.,p.164, note prefixes that imply negation or
                                 opposition (for AP Exam preparation)
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 5--SUB-THEMES 1-2... LAS FAMILIAS Y
    LAS COMUNIDADES ....pages 209,218....Conversaciones dirigidas,  
    INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
4.  AP PRACTICE EXAM: INTERPERSONAL WRITING COMPONENT/SECTION (15 MINUTES)
    --This will be done in-class, timed towards the AP Exam format.....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  PRESENTATIONAL WRITING PRACTICE
    A. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 2...
       LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE
    --pages 16-17...Ensayo...you will work with your presentation partner
      on this initial practice activity for presentational writing.
    --Refer to page VII for strategies in writing a good synthesis essay....  
    B. THEME 2--SUB-THEME 2...
       LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA--LOS EFECTOS DE LA TECNOLOGÍA EN EL   
       INDIVIDUO
    --page 65...Ensayo...you will work with your presentation partner
      on this initial practice activity for presentational writing.
    --Refer to page VII for strategies in writing a good synthesis essay....

THURSDAY, 4/20/17: 

1.  NOTE: MP3 GRADES WILL BE UPDATED/VERIFIED/FINALIZED/POSTED, WITH
          COMMENTS, BY 9AM TODAY.  SEE ME IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU HAVE
          ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING YOUR INDIVIDUAL GRADES. 
2.  BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
    ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 9, complete Actividad 25.
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....(for AP Exam preparation)
    --read/study explanations and examples, complete all indicated 
      exercises, check answers with answer key booklet.
      --p.167, E
      --p.168-169, A
      --p.173-175, study Usos section for AP Exam preparation
      --p.175, A
      --p.177, study Formación section for AP Exam preparation
      --p.180, C
      --p.185, A
4.  AP PRACTICE EXAM: PRESENTATIONAL WRITING COMPONENT/SECTION (55 MINUTES)
    --This will be done in-class, timed towards the AP Exam format.....
5.  AP PRACTICE EXAM: PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING COMPONENT/SECTION (8 MINUTES)
    --GROUPS OF 4 WITH ME....
    --We will use the following rooms for the speaking part:
      --Block 2--Room 339 (Hefty)
      --Block 4--Lab 242
      --Block 6--Room 339 (Hefty)

FRIDAY, 4/21/17: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY! BRING UVM/TRIÁNGULO WKBKS.!
                
1. SIGN-UP SHEETS FOR AP EXAMS TAKEN THIS YEAR (FOR ATTENDANCE PURPOSES/ETC.)
2. UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....(for AP Exam preparation)
    --read/study explanations and examples, complete all indicated 
      exercises, check answers with answer key booklet.
      --p.188, D
      --p.193, study usos of por y para for AP Exam preparation
      --p.195-196, study verbs with prepositions for AP Exam preparation
      --p.197, B
3. AP PRACTICE EXAM: PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING COMPONENT/SECTION (8 MINUTES)
    --GROUPS OF 4 WITH ME....
4. AP PRACTICE EXAM: INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING COMPONENT/SECTION (5 MINUTES)
    --GROUPS OF 4 WITH ME....
5. WITH PRESENTATION PARTNERS:
   A. Review the UVM pages listed above in #2....
   B. Work on Themes 5-6 of the Triángulo Wkbk., becoming familiar with
      all topics in each Sub-Theme....

TUESDAY, 4/25/17:

WEEK 29: 4/3-7/17......BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND AP EXAM RUBRICS SHEETS!! 
                       NOTE: THIS IS A BUSY WEEK FOR SPANISH, SO LOOK AT
                       THE ENTIRE WEEK'S PLANS THIS WEEKEND TO BE BETTER
                       PREPARED FOR THE TASKS ASSIGNED!
                       BEING THIS CLOSE TO THE AP EXAM REQUIRES A LOT OF
                       WORK AND COMMITMENT FROM STUDENTS FOR NOT JUST
                       SPANISH BUT FOR ALL CLASSES AS WELL.  WORK HARD
                       TO ACHIEVE THE SUCCESS YOU WANT!  CAPITALIZE ON
                       YOUR STRENGTHS IN SPANISH, AND WORK TO IMPROVE
                       ANY AREAS OF WEAKNESS OR CONCERN!

TUESDAY, 4/4/17:  TRIÁNGULO--THEME 5 VOCABULARY TEST!!

1.  --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (20 minutes)
       A. Work on preparations for the fifth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 5--Las familias y las comunidades...
          pages 210,219,227,235,244,252....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/4/17!!
         (HOWEVER, THIS TEST WILL BE TAKEN WITH YOUR PARTNER FOR THE
          ORAL PRESENTATIONS, SO I ADVISE YOU STUDY TOGETHER AND BE WELL
          PREPARED TO MAKE THAT A+ IN A GOOD GROUP EFFORT!) 
2.  BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
    ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 10, complete Actividad 24.
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....¡LOS PRONOMBRES RELATIVOS!
    --pages 154-155: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises A-B, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 154-155, content information and 
         exercises.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  PRESENTATIONAL WRITING PRACTICE
    THEME 1--SUB-THEME 2...
    LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE
    --pages 16-17...Ensayo...you will work with your presentation partner
      on this initial practice activity for presentational writing.
    --Refer to page VII for strategies in writing a good synthesis essay....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 4--SUB-THEMES 1-2... LAS IDENTIDADES
    PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS ....pages 158,167....Conversaciones dirigidas,  
    INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  PRESENTATIONAL WRITING PRACTICE
    THEME 2--SUB-THEME 2...
    LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA--LOS EFECTOS DE LA TECNOLOGÍA EN EL INDIVIDUO
    --page 65...Ensayo...you will work with your presentation partner
      on this initial practice activity for presentational writing.
    --Refer to page VII for strategies in writing a good synthesis essay....
7.  REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Triángulo, pages 56/122, Interpersonal Writings
    B. Triángulo Vocabulary Test--Theme 4
    C. ¡OJO...! sheets Test--LECCIONES 1-5 

THURSDAY, 4/6/17: NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2017 TODAY--LAB 242 PROMPTLY!

1. REPORT PROMPTLY TODAY TO LAB 242 FOR THE NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2017!
   A. YOU MAY BEGIN THE EXAM EARLY IF POSSIBLE....
   B. USERNAMES AND PASSWORDS WILL BE GIVEN AS YOU ENTER THE LAB.
   C. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS AS LISTED ON THE FRONT BOARD....
   D. TAKE IT SERIOUSLY AND GOOD LUCK!

FRIDAY, 4/7/17: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY! BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK.!
                --END OF MP3!

1.  THEME 4, SUB-THEMES 1-6, TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (WITH PRESENTATION PARTNER)
    --WORK ON RESEARCH PREPARATIONS FOR THE 6 PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING TOPICS
      (DISCURSOS) IN THIS THEME UNIT....
2.  NSE 2017: Comments/reflections/raw scores and percentages for the
    Achievement and Proficiency sections....
3.  Continue with any work not completed from 4/4 plans in the Triángulo Wkbk.


APRIL 10-14, 2017: SPRING BREAK--SCHOOL CLOSED!!
¡QUE LO PASES BIEN LAS VACACIONES DE PRIMAVERA! 

WEEK 28: 3/27-31/17....BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND AP EXAM RUBRICS SHEETS!! 
                       NOTE: THIS IS A BUSY WEEK FOR SPANISH, SO LOOK AT
                       THE ENTIRE WEEK'S PLANS THIS WEEKEND TO BE BETTER
                       PREPARED FOR THE TASKS ASSIGNED!
                       BEING THIS CLOSE TO THE AP EXAM REQUIRES A LOT OF
                       WORK AND COMMITMENT FROM STUDENTS FOR NOT JUST
                       SPANISH BUT FOR ALL CLASSES AS WELL.  WORK HARD
                       TO ACHIEVE THE SUCCESS YOU WANT!  CAPITALIZE ON
                       YOUR STRENGTHS IN SPANISH, AND WORK TO IMPROVE
                       ANY AREAS OF WEAKNESS OR CONCERN!

TUESDAY, 3/28/17: NOTE ALL TASKS LISTED FOR TODAY!
                  BLOCK 6: REVIEW QUIZ ANSWERS FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS!

1.  BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
    ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 8, complete Actividad 27.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....HOMEWORK CHECK!
    --pages 136-142: Los demostrativos y Repaso............complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 136-142, review content information and 
         exercises.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  PRESENTATIONAL WRITING PRACTICE
    THEME 1--SUB-THEME 2...
    LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE
    --pages 16-17...Ensayo...you will work with your presentation partner
      on this initial practice activity for presentational writing.
    --Refer to page VII for strategies in writing a good synthesis essay....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 3--SUB-THEMES 5-6...
    LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA ....pages 141,149....Conversaciones dirigidas,  
    INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
5.  INTERPRETIVE LISTENING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE...AUDIOS....
    TEMA 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES....SUB-TEMA 2--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE
    PAGE 15....(discuss answers and strategies for this section of the AP
    Exam).
6.  NOTE IMPORTANT HOMEWORK DUE HERE TODAY AS WELL!! MAKE SURE IT'S DONE!
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 2--SUB-THEME 1...LA CIENCIA Y LA
    TECNOLOGÍA....EL ACCESO A LA TECNOLOGÍA....page 56, Correos electrónicos,  
    INTERPERSONAL WRITING practice...study/plan/write your response within a 
    15-minute time limit AT HOME, and bring your written response to class 
    today.  We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion 
    of this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.

THURSDAY, 3/30/17: NOTE ALL TASKS LISTED FOR TODAY!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....¡LOS PRONOMBRES RELATIVOS!
    --pages 151-153: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 151-153, content information and 
         exercises.
2.  BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
    ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10.....REVIEW TODAY!
    --Read/study Lección 8, complete Actividad 27.
3.  QUIZ TODAY ON UVM, PAGES 113-140!
4. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: INTERPRETIVE READING COMPREHENSION
       --Within a 20-minute time frame AT HOME, you will read the following 
         lecturas and answer the accompanying questions: p.127-128/135....
         We will follow the AP Exam format, with no help being used. Once
         you have completed the 2 lecturas, you can go back (to each one)
         and note/define in English important vocabulary (optional but 
         recommended for vocabulary-building).
   --We will discuss the answers to these 2 lecturas today in class....
   --THEME 3...LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA, SUB-THEMES 4-5....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 4--SUB-THEMES 1-2... LAS IDENTIDADES
    PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS ....pages 158,167....Conversaciones dirigidas,  
    INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  PRESENTATIONAL WRITING PRACTICE
    THEME 2--SUB-THEME 2...
    LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA--LOS EFECTOS DE LA TECNOLOGÍA EN EL INDIVIDUO
    --page 65...Ensayo...you will work with your presentation partner
      on this initial practice activity for presentational writing.
    --Refer to page VII for strategies in writing a good synthesis essay....
7.  REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Triángulo, page 16, Interpersonal Writing
    B. UVM Quiz, pages 113-140...(3/28)
    C. Triángulo Vocabulary Test--Theme 4
    D. ¡OJO...! sheets Test--LECCIONES 1-5 
8.  NOTE IMPORTANT HOMEWORK DUE HERE TODAY AS WELL!! MAKE SURE IT'S DONE!
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 3--SUB-THEME 3...LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA    
    ----LOS ESTILOS DE VIDA........page 122, Correos electrónicos,  
    INTERPERSONAL WRITING practice...study/plan/write your response within a 
    15-minute time limit AT HOME, and bring your written response to class 
    today.  We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion 
    of this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
    
FRIDAY, 3/31/17: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY! BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK.!
                 NOTE:  ONLY BLOCK 6 WILL MEET IN LAB 318 INSTEAD!

1.  THEME 3, SUB-THEMES 1-6, TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (WITH PRESENTATION PARTNER)
    --WORK ON RESEARCH PREPARATIONS FOR THE 6 PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING TOPICS
      (DISCURSOS) IN THIS THEME UNIT...p.108,117,125,133,141,149).

WEEK 27: 3/20-24/17....BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND AP EXAM RUBRICS SHEETS!! 

TUESDAY, 3/21/17:

1.  BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
    ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 7, complete Actividades 27-28.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....HOMEWORK CHECK!
    --pages 123-128: Ejercicios de repaso............... complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 123-128, review content information and 
         exercises.
3. TRIÁNGULO: PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING PREPARATIONS--THEME 1, SUB-THEME 3:
   DISCURSOS, page 24....Use the Internet to research the answer to this
   question, comparing/contrasting/connecting your community to one of
   the Spanish-speaking countries you have selected for your presentation 
   in May. Prepare a 2-minute presentational defense of your thoughts
   and record your response and bring it to class today....
   --We will work in pairs to discuss and grade your responses, according
     to the AP Exam Free Response Grading Rubrics.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 3...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LA POBLACIÓN Y LA DEMOGRAFÍA....page 31, Correos electrónicos,  
    INTERPERSONAL WRITING practice...study/plan/write your response within a 
    15-minute time limit AT HOME, and bring your written response to class 
    today.  We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion 
    of this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 3--SUB-THEMES 1-2...
    LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA ....pages 108,117....Conversaciones dirigidas,  
    INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.

THURSDAY, 3/23/17:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....
    --pages 131-135: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 131-135, content information and 
         exercises.
2. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: INTERPRETIVE READING COMPREHENSION
       --Within a 10-minute time frame AT HOME, you will read the following 
         lecturas and answer the accompanying questions: p.110-111/119....
         We will follow the AP Exam format, with no help being used. Once
         you have completed the 2 lecturas, you can go back (to each one)
         and note/define in English important vocabulary (optional but 
         recommended for vocabulary-building).
   --We will discuss the answers to these 2 lecturas today in class....
   --THEME 3...LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA, SUB-THEMES 2-3....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 3--SUB-THEMES 3-4...
    LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA ....pages 125,133....Conversaciones dirigidas,  
    INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  PRESENTATIONAL WRITING PRACTICE
    THEME 1--SUB-THEME 2...
    LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE
    --pages 16-17...Ensayo...you will work with your presentation partner
      on this initial practice activity for presentational writing.
    --Refer to page VII for strategies in writing a good synthesis essay....
5.  REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Triángulo, page 16, Interpersonal Writing
    B. UVM (97-109) and ¡Ojo! (L3-4) Quiz
    C. Triángulo Vocabulary Test--Theme 4
    D. ¡OJO...! sheets Test--LECCIONES 1-5 
    
FRIDAY, 3/24/17: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY! BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK.!

1.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 3--SUB-THEME 5...
    LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA ....pages 141....Conversaciones dirigidas,  
    INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
2.  THEME 2, SUB-THEMES 1-6, TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (WITH PRESENTATION PARTNER)
    --WORK ON RESEARCH PREPARATIONS FOR THE 6 PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING TOPICS
      (DISCURSOS) IN THIS THEME UNIT...(p.58,66,74,82,90,99).

WEEK 26: 3/13-17/17.... 

TUESDAY, 3/14/17: HALF DAY FOR STUDENTS!  2 TESTS TODAY!! ARRIVE EARLY!!
BLOCK 2:  08:40-09:20
BLOCK 4:  09:25-10:05
BLOCK 6:  10:10-10:50

1.  --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. Work on preparations for the fourth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 4--Las identidades personales y públicas...
          pages 159,168,176,185,193,202....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/14/17!!
2.  --BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
      ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
      --TEST TODAY ON LECCIONES 1-5!!

THURSDAY, 3/16/17:

1.  BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
    ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 6, complete Actividad 28.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....
    --pages 121-123: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --pages 143-145: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 121-123/143-145, content information and 
         exercises.
3. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: INTERPRETIVE READING COMPREHENSION
       --Within a 10-minute time frame AT HOME, you will read the following 
         lecturas and answer the accompanying questions: p.92-93/102....
         We will follow the AP Exam format, with no help being used. Once
         you have completed the 2 lecturas, you can go back (to each one)
         and note/define in English important vocabulary (optional but 
         recommended for vocabulary-building).
   --We will discuss the answers to these 2 lecturas today in class....
   --THEME 2...LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA, SUB-THEME 6....
   --THEME 3...LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA, SUB-THEME 1....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 2--SUB-THEMES 3-4... LA CIENCIA Y LA 
    TECNOLOGÍA....pages 74,82....Conversaciones dirigidas, INTERPERSONAL  
    SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 3...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LA POBLACIÓN Y LA DEMOGRAFÍA....page 31, Correos electrónicos,  
    INTERPERSONAL WRITING practice...study/plan/write your response within a 
    15-minute time limit AT HOME, and bring your written response to class 
    today.  We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion 
    of this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
6.  REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Triángulo, page 16, Interpersonal Writing
    B. UVM (97-109) and ¡Ojo! (L3-4) Quiz
    C. Triángulo Vocabulary Test--Theme 4
    D. ¡OJO...! sheets Test--LECCIONES 1-5 
    
FRIDAY, 3/17/17:  REGULAR ROOMS TODAY! BRING TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK TODAY!
ALSO, BRING A RECORDING DEVICE TO CLASS!

1. TRIÁNGULO: PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING PREPARATIONS--THEME 1, SUB-THEME 3:
   DISCURSOS, page 24....Use the Internet to research the answer to this
   question, comparing/contrasting/connecting your community to one of
   the Spanish-speaking countries you have selected for your presentation 
   in May. Prepare a 2-minute presentational defense of your thoughts
   to practice in class today....
2. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 2--SUB-THEMES 5-6... LA CIENCIA Y LA 
   TECNOLOGÍA....pages 90,99....Conversaciones dirigidas, INTERPERSONAL  
   SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
   the format with the tapes, etc.
3. Finish any work not completed in this week's plans above....

WEEK 25: 3/6-10/17.... BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!

TUESDAY, 3/7/17:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: Review from last week's plans....
       --pages 102-112: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 102-112, content information and exercise,
      plus more expressions from my teacher notes/sheets/etc.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....
    --pages 113-117: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 113-117, content information and exercises.
3. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: INTERPRETIVE READING COMPREHENSION
       --Within a 20-minute time frame AT HOME, you will read the 2 following 
         lecturas and answer the accompanying questions: p.76,84-85....
         We will follow the AP Exam format, with no help being used. Once
         you have completed the 2 lecturas, you can go back to each one
         and note/define in English important vocabulary (optional but 
         recommended for vocabulary-building).
   --We will discuss the answers to these 2 lecturas today in class....
   --THEME 2...LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA, SUB-THEMES 4-5....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 2--SUB-THEMES 1-2...LA CIENCIA Y LA 
    TECNOLOGÍA....pages 58,66, Conversaciones dirigidas, INTERPERSONAL
    SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
5. TRIÁNGULO: PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING PREPARATIONS--THEME 1, SUB-THEME 1:
   DISCURSOS, page 9....Use the Internet to research the answer to this
   question, comparing/contrasting/connecting your community to one of
   the Spanish-speaking countries you have selected for your presentation 
   in May. Prepare a 2-minute presentational defense of your thoughts
   to practice in class today....


THURSDAY, 3/9/17: BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!

1. BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
   ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 5, complete Actividades 22-23.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: HOMEWORK DUE FOR TODAY....
    --pages 117-120: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 117-120, content information and exercises.
3. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: INTERPRETIVE READING COMPREHENSION
       --Within a 10-minute time frame AT HOME, you will read the following 
         lectura and answer the accompanying questions: p.92-93....
         We will follow the AP Exam format, with no help being used. Once
         you have completed the lectura, you can go back (to each one)
         and note/define in English important vocabulary (optional but 
         recommended for vocabulary-building).
   --We will discuss the answers to this lectura today in class....
   --THEME 2...LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA, SUB-THEME 6....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 2--SUB-THEMES 3-4... LA CIENCIA Y LA 
    TECNOLOGÍA....pages 74,82....Conversaciones dirigidas, INTERPERSONAL  
    SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 3...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LA POBLACIÓN Y LA DEMOGRAFÍA....page 31, Correos electrónicos,  
    INTERPERSONAL WRITING practice...study/plan/write your response within a 
    15-minute time limit AT HOME, and bring your written response to class 
    today.  We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion 
    of this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
6.  REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Subjunctive Take-Home Essay Test
    B. Triángulo Vocabulary Test--Theme 3
    C. UVM Quiz, pages 97-102
    D. Triángulo, page 16, Interpersonal Writing
    E. UVM (97-109) and ¡Ojo! (L3-4) Quiz 
    
FRIDAY, 3/10/17:  LAB 242 TODAY! BRING TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK TODAY!
ALSO, BRING A RECORDING DEVICE TO CLASS!

1. TRIÁNGULO: PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING PREPARATIONS--THEME 1, SUB-THEME 3:
   DISCURSOS, page 24....Use the Internet to research the answer to this
   question, comparing/contrasting/connecting your community to one of
   the Spanish-speaking countries you have selected for your presentation 
   in May. Prepare a 2-minute presentational defense of your thoughts
   to practice in class today....
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 2--SUB-THEMES 5-6... LA CIENCIA Y LA 
    TECNOLOGÍA....pages 90,99....Conversaciones dirigidas, INTERPERSONAL  
    SPEAKING practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.


WEEK 24: 2/27/17 - 3/3/17.... BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!

TUESDAY, 2/28/17:

1. BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
   ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 4, complete Actividades 27-28.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: WORK FOR TODAY....
       --pages 102-109: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 102-105, content information and exercise,
      plus more expressions from my teacher notes/sheets/etc.
3. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: INTERPRETIVE READING COMPREHENSION
       --Within a 20-minute time frame AT HOME, you will read the 2 following 
         lecturas and answer the accompanying questions: p.60-61,68....
         We will follow the AP Exam format, with no help being used. Once
         you have completed the 2 lecturas, you can go back to each one
         and note/define in English important vocabulary (optional but 
         recommended for vocabulary-building).
   --We will discuss the answers to these 2 lecturas today in class....
   --THEME 2...LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA, SUB-THEMES 2-3....

THURSDAY, 3/2/17: BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!

1. TRIÁNGULO: PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING PREPARATIONS--THEME 1, SUB-THEME 2:
   DISCURSOS, page 17....Use the Internet to research the answer to this
   question, comparing/contrasting/connecting your community to one of
   the Spanish-speaking countries you have selected for your presentation 
   in May. Prepare a 2-minute presentational defense of your thoughts....
2. QUIZ TODAY ON ALL MATERIAL COVERED IN CLASS ON 2/28!
3. UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: WORK FOR TODAY....
       --pages 109-112: Repaso...complete all indicated exercises, check 
         answers with answer key booklet, an define in English all new 
         vocabulary expressions on each page.
    


1. QUIZ TODAY ON PAGES 97-102 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK!
   (ALL IRREGULAR GENDER NOUNS WITH DEFINITE ARTICLES, PLUS ENGLISH-TO-
    SPANISH MEANINGS)....EXAMPLE: the hen -- la gallina
2. BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
   ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 3, complete Actividades 22-23.
3. TRIÁNGULO: INTERPRETIVE READING--(review answers today from 2/21):
   THEME 2, SUB-THEME 1, page 52
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEMES 3-4...LOS DESAFÍOS 
    MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....pages 24/33, Conversaciones dirigidas,  
    Interpersonal Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
    BLOCK 2: acabar...
    BLOCK 4: prompt only...
    BLOCK 6: Querido...

FRIDAY, 3/3/17:  LAB 242 TODAY! SPECIAL PEP RALLY SCHEDULE!


WEEK 23: 2/20-24/17.... BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!

MONDAY, 2/20/17: SCHOOL CLOSED--NO CLASSES!!

TUESDAY, 2/21/17: 

----Work on preparations for the third vocabulary test of this   
    workbook ...Theme 3--La vida contemporánea...
    pages 109,118,126,134,142,150....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
    guides, etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/21/17!!
----Continue to work on group oral presentations with partner....
    (COMPARAR-CONTRASTAR-CONECTAR ASPECTOS CULTURALES ENTRE DOS PAÍSES DE
     HABLA ESPAÑOLA)

TUESDAY, 2/21/17: BRING TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK TODAY ESPECIALLY! 

IN-CLASS TASKS TO BE COMPLETED TODAY:

1. TRIÁNGULO VOCABULARY TEST--THEME 3--(SEE ABOVE DETAILS)--(TURN IN)
   (30-minute time frame)

2. TRIÁNGULO: INTERPERSONAL WRITING--(TURN IN)-- (15-minute time frame)
   A. BLOCK 2:______________________(THEME 1)

   B. BLOCK 4:______________________(THEME 1)

   C. BLOCK 6:______________________(THEME 1)

3. TRIÁNGULO: INTERPRETIVE READING--(10-minute time frame in class today)
   THEME 2, SUB-THEME 1, page 52

4. TRIÁNGULO: PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING PREPARATIONS--THEME 1, SUB-THEME 2:
   DISCURSOS, page 17....Use the Internet to research the answer to this
   question, comparing/contrasting/connecting your community to one of
   the Spanish-speaking countries you have selected for your presentation 
   in May. Prepare a 2-minute presentational defense of your thoughts....

5. Review corrections to quiz from last week's plans....

THURSDAY, 2/23/17: BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TODAY AND ¡OJO...! SHEETS....
--2017-2018 COURSE REGISTRATION DURING BLOCK 2 TODAY....

1. QUIZ TODAY ON PAGES 97-102 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK!
   (ALL IRREGULAR GENDER NOUNS WITH DEFINITE ARTICLES, PLUS ENGLISH-TO-
    SPANISH MEANINGS)....EXAMPLE: the hen -- la gallina
2. BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
   ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 3, complete Actividades 22-23.
3. TRIÁNGULO: INTERPRETIVE READING--(review answers today from 2/21):
   THEME 2, SUB-THEME 1, page 52
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEMES 3-4...LOS DESAFÍOS 
    MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....pages 24/33, Conversaciones dirigidas,  
    Interpersonal Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
    BLOCK 2: acabar...
    BLOCK 4: prompt only...
    BLOCK 6: Querido...

WEEK 22: 2/13-17/17.... BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!

TUESDAY, 2/14/17:  ¡FELIZ DÍA DE SAN VALENTÍN!

1.  MP2 GRADES AND COMMENTS/EXAM 1/SEMESTER 1....SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY 
    QUESTIONS CONCERNING YOUR GRADES.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 2...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 17, Conversaciones dirigidas, Interpersonal
    Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice the format
    with the tapes, etc.
3. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: INTERPRETIVE READING COMPREHENSION
       --Within a 30-minute time frame AT HOME, you will read the 3 following 
         lecturas and answer the accompanying questions: p.26-27,35,42-43....
         We will follow the AP Exam format, with no help being used. Once
         you have completed the 3 lecturas, you can go back to each one
         and note/define in English important vocabulary (optional but 
         recommended for vocabulary-building).
   --We will discuss the answers to these 3 lecturas today in class....
   --THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES, SUB-THEMES 4-6....
4. BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
   ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 2, complete Actividad 32.
5.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: WORK FOR TODAY....
       --pages 97-102: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 99-100, content information and exercise.
6.  QUIZ TODAY ON CONTENT COVERED OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS!

THURSDAY, 2/16/17: 

1.  BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
    ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --WORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 2, complete Actividad 32 (review).
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: WORK FOR TODAY....
       --pages 97-102: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 101-102, content information and exercise,
      plus more expressions from my teacher notes/sheets/etc.
3.  QUIZ TODAY ON CONTENT COVERED OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS!
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEMES 3-4...LOS DESAFÍOS 
    MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....pages 24/33, Conversaciones dirigidas,  
    Interpersonal Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice  
    the format with the tapes, etc.
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
    BLOCK 2: acabar...
    BLOCK 4: prompt only...
    BLOCK 6: Querido...

FRIDAY, 2/17/17: REPORT TO LAB 242 TODAY!

----Work on preparations for the third vocabulary test of this   
    workbook ...Theme 3--La vida contemporánea...
    pages 109,118,126,134,142,150....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
    guides, etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/21/17!!
----Continue to work on group oral presentations with partner....
    (COMPARAR-CONTRASTAR-CONECTAR ASPECTOS CULTURALES ENTRE DOS PAÍSES DE
     HABLA ESPAÑOLA)
----NSE 2017--on-line previous practice exams...(sections, etc.)


WEEK 21: 2/6-10/17.... BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!

TUESDAY, 2/7/17:

1.  MP2 GRADES AND COMMENTS/EXAM 1/SEMESTER 1....GRADES WILL BE ENTERED/
    VERIFIED BY THE WEDNESDAY OF THIS WEEK. SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS
    CONCERNING YOUR GRADES.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 9, Conversaciones dirigidas, Interpersonal
    Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice the format
    with the tapes, etc.
3.  SINCE BLOCK 6 WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE JUNIOR COLLEGE KICK-OFF ASSEMBLY
    AT 12:45PM, ALL STUDENTS WILL WORK ON THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES IN CLASS  
    FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE PERIOD: (JUNIORS IN BLOCK 6 WILL NEED TO DO
    THESE ACTIVITIES FOR ADDITIONAL HOMEWORK)
    A. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: INTERPRETIVE READING COMPREHENSION
       --Within a 30-minute time frame, you will read the 3 following 
         lecturas and answer the accompanying questions: p.2-3,11-12,19.
         We will follow the AP Exam format, with no help being used. Once
         you have completed the 3 lecturas, you can go back to each one
         and note/define in English important vocabulary (optional but 
         recommended for vocabulary-building).
    B. ----Work on preparations for the third vocabulary test of this   
           workbook ...Theme 3--La vida contemporánea...
           pages 109,118,126,134,142,150....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
            guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/21/17!!
    C. UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK:
       --pages 97-102: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.

THURSDAY, 2/9/17: 

1.  BRING HANDOUTS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LABELED....
    ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 1-10
    --HOMEWORK FOR TODAY: Read/study Lección 1, complete Actividad 24
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK: HOMEWORK FOR TODAY....
       --pages 97-102: read/study explanations and examples, complete all
         indicated exercises, check answers with answer key booklet, and
         define in English all new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    --Today we will discuss pages 97-98, content information and exercise.
3. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: INTERPRETIVE READING COMPREHENSION
       --Within a 30-minute time frame, you will read the 3 following 
         lecturas and answer the accompanying questions: p.2-3,11-12,19.
         We will follow the AP Exam format, with no help being used. Once
         you have completed the 3 lecturas, you can go back to each one
         and note/define in English important vocabulary (optional but 
         recommended for vocabulary-building).
   --We will discuss the answers to these 3 lecturas today....
   --THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES, SUB-THEMES 1-3....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
    BLOCK 2: acabar...
    BLOCK 4: prompt only...
    BLOCK 6: Querido...

FRIDAY, 2/10/17: REPORT TO LAB 242 TODAY--SPECIAL PEP RALLY SCHEDULE!
BLOCK 2:  09:20-09:50
BLOCK 4:  10:30-11:00
BLOCK 6:  12:20-12:50

----Work on preparations for the third vocabulary test of this   
    workbook ...Theme 3--La vida contemporánea...
    pages 109,118,126,134,142,150....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
    guides, etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/21/17!!
----Continue to work on group oral presentations with partner....
    (COMPARAR-CONTRASTAR-CONECTAR ASPECTOS CULTURALES ENTRE DOS PAÍSES DE
     HABLA ESPAÑOLA)

WEEK 20: 1/30/17 - 2/3/17.... EXAMS WEEK!

FIRST SEMESTER EXAM:
BLOCK 6: THURSDAY, 1/26/17...08:40AM-10:55AM.....ROOM 336
BLOCK 2: TUESDAY,  1/31/17...08:40AM-10:55AM.....ROOM 338
BLOCK 4: TUESDAY,  1/31/17...11:50AM-02:05PM.....ROOM 243

EXAM FORMAT AND CONTENT: (100 POINTS)

I.  INTERPRETIVE LISTENING: (2 AT 10 POINTS EACH = 20 POINTS)
    A. RESUMEN DEL CONTENIDO DE UNA NARRACIÓN....(10 POINTS)
    B. PREGUNTAS DE OPCIÓN MÚLTIPLE DE UNA NARRACIÓN HISTÓRICA...(10 POINTS)
II. PRESENTATIONAL WRITING:(2 OF THE FOLLOWING AT 20 POINTS EACH = 40 POINTS)
    A. FROM THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (ACTIVIDADES DE COMUNICACIÓN CREATIVA)
       1. PAGE 30, B.#2
       2. PAGE 52, B.#1, B.#2
       3. PAGE 72, B.#1, B.#5
       4. PAGE 96, B.#1
III.INTERPRETIVE READING: (1 AT 20 POINTS)
    A. READ THE LITERARY SELECTION AND CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER TO THE 
       QUESTIONS.
IV. INTERPERSONAL/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (20 POINTS)
    A. (THIS PART WILL BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE ACTUAL EXAM DATE...SEE INFOR-
        MATION SHEET FOR INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS.)



WEDNESDAY, 2/1/17: NO CLASSES--TEACHER WORK DAY!

SECOND SEMESTER BEGINS ON THURSDAY, 2/2/17....(AND MP3)

THURSDAY, 2/2/17:

1.  REVIEW ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Subjunctive uses test...(collect/file)
    B. Recorded speaking assessment (pairs)...distribute rubrics/grading
       evaluation sheets...(Test and Quiz grades)
    C. FIRST SEMESTER EXAM...(collect/file)
2.  MP2 GRADES AND COMMENTS/EXAM 1/SEMESTER 1....GRADES WILL BE ENTERED/
    VERIFIED BY THE END OF THIS WEEK. SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS
    CONCERNING YOUR GRADES.
3.  SUBJUNCTIVE USES TAKE-HOME ESSAY TEST INSTRUCTIONS REVIEW...

----ESSAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES.....
     --NOTE CHANGE HERE: THIS ESSAY WILL COUNT AS A SEPARATE GRADE AND WILL
       BE A TAKE-HOME/PLEDGED TEST DUE FRIDAY, 2/3, BY 3PM SHARP...NO 
       EXCEPTIONS! TURN IN COVER /INFO. SHEET WITH YOUR ESSAY ATTACHED
       AND PLEDGED.
     --DISTRIBUTION OF ESSAY PORTION/TOPIC..................HAND-WRITTEN,
       NO MORE THAN 2 PAGES DOUBLE-SPACED, NEATLY DONE, WELL-ORGANIZED, USE
       ONLY YOUR WKBK. AND HANDOUTS/NOTES FOR REFERENCE, AND NO ON-LINE
       REFERENCE ALLOWED AT ALL, AND NO HELP FROM ANOTHER PERSON EITHER!!

4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
    BLOCK 2: acabar...
    BLOCK 4: prompt only...
    BLOCK 6: Querido...
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 9, Conversaciones dirigidas, Interpersonal
    Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice the format
    with the tapes, etc.


FRIDAY, 2/3/17: TAKE-HOME ESSAY TEST DUE TO ME BY 3PM, NO EXCEPTIONS!!

----Work on preparations for the third vocabulary test of this   
    workbook ...Theme 3--La vida contemporánea...
    pages 109,118,126,134,142,150....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
    guides, etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/21/17!!


WEEK 19: 1/23-27/17.... EXAMS WEEK!

SPEAKING ASSESSMENT DUE ON MONDAY, 1/9/17: DON'T FORGET MEETING TIMES!

--COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS OF A CULTURAL ASPECT BETWEEN TWO COUNTRIES
  OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD....

1. Work with your partner originally selected for the power point presentation
   in May.
2. The two of you must develop one 3-5 minute audio tape reflecting inter-
   personal and presentational speaking skills, in which you use the "ping-
   pong effect" to compare/contrast/connect an important cultural aspect of
   each country selected.  One member will present one country while the
   other presents the second.
3. Speaking content must reflect specific examples from each country as to
   how the cultural aspect is represented there.  You can choose whatever
   aspect you wish....foods, music, politics, religion, events, etc.
4. Grammar structure content must always include the following guidelines
   for each person....indicative and subjunctive, past-present-future verbs,
   and lots of transitional expressions to compare/contrast/connect with
   effectiveness.
5. It is not necessary to compare/contrast/connect the cultural aspect to
   that of the United States, but simply between the two Spanish countries
   selected and researched.
6. All audio tapings must be completed by the 1/9/17 deadline, but each
   group will personally meet with me once during a two-week time span to  
   listen to the audio tape and to receive immediate feedback as to the 
   grading rubrics listed below.  The ten-minute feedback session time slots 
   are listed below, and I will randomly select groups for those slots this 
   week.  Groups can easily change time slots, if agreeable to both groups
   involved in the switch.
7. Rubrics for grading: (100 points total, test grade)
          25 pts.      Clear pronunciation
          25 pts.      Good fluidity, with effective communication
          25 pts.      Good evidence of preparation and knowledge of content
          25 pts.      Clear cultural comparisons/contrasts/connections,
                       with detailed and researched "ping-pong effect"
       ---You may use notes during the audio taping, but your voice quality
          cannot reflect that you are reading from the script.  Use a 
          conversational tone with your partner.
       ---Always feel free to contact me with any questions or clarifications.
       ---Good luck, and have fun with this assignment!
8. There will be 32 time slots available, one for each group.  The following
   are the dates and times selected, but may change due to school schedule
   changes, etc.   NOTE CHANGES FOR 01/09-11/17!
   
  01.  01/12/17....(08:10-08:20)....(María / Lupe)
  02.  01/12/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Ninfa / Joaquín)
  03.  01/12/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Maya / Natalia)
  04.  01/12/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Emilia / Sofía)
  05.  01/13/17....(08:10-08:20)....(José / Paco)
  06.  01/13/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Isabel / Alan)
  07.  01/13/17....(11:55-12:05)....(Idella / Mercedes)
  08.  01/13/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Nicoleta / Mateo)
  09.  01/17/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Julia / Guillermo)
  10.  01/17/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Dolores / Hiba)
  11.  01/17/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Abigaíl / Amalia)
  12.  01/17/17....(03:15-03:25)....(Fresa / Xiomara)
  13.  01/18/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Adaíre / Mario)
  14.  01/18/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Rosita / Sofía)
  15.  01/18/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Colito / Miguel)
  16.  01/19/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Camila / Olivia)
  17.  01/19/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Marga / Rita)
  18.  01/19/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Carlos / Juan Carlos)
  19.  01/19/17....(03:15-03:25)....(Daniel / Éric)
  20.  01/19/17....(03:30-03:40)....(Gregorio / Pablo)
  21.  01/20/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Jesús / Pan)
  22.  01/20/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Anita / Rosa)
  23.  01/20/17....(11:50-12:00)....(Pedro / Adán)
  24.  01/20/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Juan / Pepe)
  25.  01/20/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Luna / Andrés)
  26.  01/20/17....(03:30-03:40)....(Esteban / Rafa)
  27.  01/23/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Ana / Catalina)
  28.  01/23/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Elena / Margarita)
  29.  01/23/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Gabriela / Lola)
  30.  01/23/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Andrés / Raúl)
  31.  01/24/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Lucía / Tomasina)
  32.  01/24/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Nico / Pascal)
 
TUESDAY, 1/24/17: LAB 242--PREPARATIONS FOR SPEAKING PORTION OF EXAM

1.  YOU WILL HAVE THE ENTIRE CLASS BLOCK TODAY IN THE LAB TO MAKE PREPARATIONS
    FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM SPEAKING SECTION.  ANY OTHER TIME NEEDED WILL
    HAVE TO BE USED ON YOUR OWN.  SEE THE BELOW INSTRUCTIONS AND DETAILS FOR
    COMPLETION OF THIS ACTIVITY.  NOTE...IT IS VERY SIMILAR TO THE FORMAT WE
    USED IN THE PRE-AP CLASSES WITH WATCHING THE SPANISH VIDEOS AND WRITING
    SPANISH SUMMARIES OF THE CONTENT.
    --SPEAKING SECTION/ASSESSMENT OF THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM:
    --SEE INSTRUCTIONS SHEET AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING 
Durante las varias semanas escolares del primer semestre la clase ha leído,
escuchado y apuntado por lo menos 10 diferentes videos los cuales tratan de
aspectos culturales de los países de habla española como la secesión de
Cataluña y las nuevas relaciones diplomáticas entre los Estados Unidos y Cuba.
 El deber de cada estudiante es trabajar en parejas........
charlando (de), comparando, contrastando y conectando el contenido notado de
los temas culturales de los videos vistos por las actualidades.  Cada
estudiante debe mostrar verificación de conocer bien los apuntes del contenido
de los videos que ha mirado por hablar con confianza y buena fluidez de voz
por 30 minutos durante la última clase antes de empezar los exámenes
semestrales.  Además cada grupo debe identificar y categorizar los videos
según los seis temas centrales, globales y culturales del nuevo examen de AP
de Idioma y Cultura los cuales son….los desafíos mundiales, la ciencia y la
tecnología, la vida contemporánea, las identidades personales y públicas, las
familias y las comunidades, y la belleza y la estética.  Y es posible también
referir a los apuntes durante todo el hablar.  Yo le evaluaré a cada
estudiante según las siguientes rúbricas.

----PREPARATIONS FOR THE SPEAKING SECTION OF THE SEMESTER EXAM:
       --SEE INSTRUCTIONS SHEET AND RUBRICS DISTRIBUTED LAST WEEK....
       --10 SHORT VIDEOS FROM A VARIETY OF INTERNET SITES DEALING WITH THE
         6 MAIN THEMES OF THE AP LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CURRICULUM...WRITE A
         DETAILED SPANISH SUMMARY FOR THE CONTENT/THEMES OF EACH VIDEO
         SEGMENT.....LABEL APPROPRIATELY WITH TITLE OF VIDEO, DATE, ETC.

2.  Review Subjunctive Uses Test corrections....(COLLECT/FILE)


WEDNESDAY, 1/25/17: REGULAR ROOMS-SPEAKING PORTION TO THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM

1.  30-MINUTES SPEAKING ASSESSMENT TO THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM....
    --(SEE INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS SHEETS AND ABOVE DETAILS)


WEEK 18: 1/16-20/17.... 

MONDAY, 1/16/17: HOLIDAY--SCHOOL CLOSED!

SPEAKING ASSESSMENT DUE ON MONDAY, 1/9/17: DON'T FORGET MEETING TIMES!

--COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS OF A CULTURAL ASPECT BETWEEN TWO COUNTRIES
  OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD....

1. Work with your partner originally selected for the power point presentation
   in May.
2. The two of you must develop one 3-5 minute audio tape reflecting inter-
   personal and presentational speaking skills, in which you use the "ping-
   pong effect" to compare/contrast/connect an important cultural aspect of
   each country selected.  One member will present one country while the
   other presents the second.
3. Speaking content must reflect specific examples from each country as to
   how the cultural aspect is represented there.  You can choose whatever
   aspect you wish....foods, music, politics, religion, events, etc.
4. Grammar structure content must always include the following guidelines
   for each person....indicative and subjunctive, past-present-future verbs,
   and lots of transitional expressions to compare/contrast/connect with
   effectiveness.
5. It is not necessary to compare/contrast/connect the cultural aspect to
   that of the United States, but simply between the two Spanish countries
   selected and researched.
6. All audio tapings must be completed by the 1/9/17 deadline, but each
   group will personally meet with me once during a two-week time span to  
   listen to the audio tape and to receive immediate feedback as to the 
   grading rubrics listed below.  The ten-minute feedback session time slots 
   are listed below, and I will randomly select groups for those slots this 
   week.  Groups can easily change time slots, if agreeable to both groups
   involved in the switch.
7. Rubrics for grading: (100 points total, test grade)
          25 pts.      Clear pronunciation
          25 pts.      Good fluidity, with effective communication
          25 pts.      Good evidence of preparation and knowledge of content
          25 pts.      Clear cultural comparisons/contrasts/connections,
                       with detailed and researched "ping-pong effect"
       ---You may use notes during the audio taping, but your voice quality
          cannot reflect that you are reading from the script.  Use a 
          conversational tone with your partner.
       ---Always feel free to contact me with any questions or clarifications.
       ---Good luck, and have fun with this assignment!
8. There will be 32 time slots available, one for each group.  The following
   are the dates and times selected, but may change due to school schedule
   changes, etc.   NOTE CHANGES FOR 01/09-11/17!
   
  01.  01/12/17....(08:10-08:20)....(María / Lupe)
  02.  01/12/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Ninfa / Joaquín)
  03.  01/12/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Maya / Natalia)
  04.  01/12/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Emilia / Sofía)
  05.  01/13/17....(08:10-08:20)....(José / Paco)
  06.  01/13/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Isabel / Alan)
  07.  01/13/17....(11:55-12:05)....(Idella / Mercedes)
  08.  01/13/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Nicoleta / Mateo)
  09.  01/17/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Julia / Guillermo)
  10.  01/17/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Dolores / Hiba)
  11.  01/17/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Abigaíl / Amalia)
  12.  01/17/17....(03:15-03:25)....(Fresa / Xiomara)
  13.  01/18/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Adaíre / Mario)
  14.  01/18/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Rosita / Sofía)
  15.  01/18/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Colito / Miguel)
  16.  01/19/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Camila / Olivia)
  17.  01/19/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Marga / Rita)
  18.  01/19/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Carlos / Juan Carlos)
  19.  01/19/17....(03:15-03:25)....(Daniel / Éric)
  20.  01/19/17....(03:30-03:40)....(Gregorio / Pablo)
  21.  01/20/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Jesús / Pan)
  22.  01/20/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Anita / Rosa)
  23.  01/20/17....(11:50-12:00)....(Pedro / Adán)
  24.  01/20/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Juan / Pepe)
  25.  01/20/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Luna / Andrés)
  26.  01/20/17....(03:30-03:40)....(Esteban / Rafa)
  27.  01/23/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Ana / Catalina)
  28.  01/23/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Elena / Margarita)
  29.  01/23/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Gabriela / Lola)
  30.  01/23/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Andrés / Raúl)
  31.  01/24/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Lucía / Tomasina)
  32.  01/24/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Nico / Pascal)
  
TUESDAY, 1/17/17:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS, NOTEBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TO CLASS TODAY....
2.  SUBJUNCTIVE USES HANDOUTS PACKETS (11 PAGES): (FINISH TODAY!)
    A. BLOCK 2: p.10-11, Ex.B, start at #9
       BLOCK 4: p.10-11, Ex.B, start at #1
       BLOCK 6: p.08-09, Ex.A, start at #28, then Ex.B
    B. QUIZ TODAY ON ALL SUBJUNCTIVE USES!
    C. Review format of Subjunctive-Indicative-Infinitive Uses Test 
       (see below).
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
    BLOCK 2: acabar...
    BLOCK 4: prompt only...
    BLOCK 6: Querido...
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 9, Conversaciones dirigidas, Interpersonal
    Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice the format
    with the tapes, etc.

THURSDAY, 1/19/17: TEST TODAY!!

1.  TEST ON THE INDICATIVE-SUBJUNCTIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    --FROM THE INFORMATION ON THE HANDOUTS PACKETS AND PAGES 53-96
      OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK....
2.  TEST ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    A.  FORMAT OF TEST: (100 POINTS)
        I.  40 SENTENCE COMPLETIONS WITH CORRECT FORM OF THE INFINITIVE...
            (SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)...(40 POINTS)
       II.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST WRITE THE ENGLISH EXPRESSION IN
            PARENTHESES IN SPANISH...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)..
            (10 POINTS)
      III.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST REWRITE THE SENTENCE CHANGING THE
            INFINITIVE TO THE APPROPRIATE SUBJUNCTIVE FORM...(10 POINTS)
            EXAMPLE:  TENÍAS MIEDO DE LLEGAR TARDE. (ELLOS)
            ANSWER:   TENÍAS MIEDO DE QUE ELLOS LLEGARAN TARDE.
       IV.  10 ENGLISH SENTENCES TO TRANSLATE TO SPANISH...(40 POINTS)
            ...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)
3.  ESSAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES.....
     --NOTE CHANGE HERE: THIS ESSAY WILL COUNT AS A SEPARATE GRADE AND WILL
       BE A TAKE-HOME/PLEDGED TEST DUE FRIDAY, 2/3, BY 3PM SHARP...NO 
       EXCEPTIONS! TURN IN COVER /INFO. SHEET WITH YOUR ESSAY ATTACHED
       AND PLEDGED.
     --DISTRIBUTION OF ESSAY PORTION/TOPIC..................HAND-WRITTEN,
       NO MORE THAN 2 PAGES DOUBLE-SPACED, NEATLY DONE, WELL-ORGANIZED, USE
       ONLY YOUR WKBK. AND HANDOUTS/NOTES FOR REFERENCE, AND NO ON-LINE
       REFERENCE ALLOWED AT ALL, AND NO HELP FROM ANOTHER PERSON EITHER!!
4.  Before test today, review corrections to the quiz from 1/17 plans....

WEEK 17: 1/9-13/17.... NOTE CHANGES BELOW DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSINGS/WEATHER!

SPEAKING ASSESSMENT DUE ON MONDAY, 1/9/17: (DEPENDS ON WEATHER CONDITIONS)

--COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS OF A CULTURAL ASPECT BETWEEN TWO COUNTRIES
  OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD....

1. Work with your partner originally selected for the power point presentation
   in May.
2. The two of you must develop one 3-5 minute audio tape reflecting inter-
   personal and presentational speaking skills, in which you use the "ping-
   pong effect" to compare/contrast/connect an important cultural aspect of
   each country selected.  One member will present one country while the
   other presents the second.
3. Speaking content must reflect specific examples from each country as to
   how the cultural aspect is represented there.  You can choose whatever
   aspect you wish....foods, music, politics, religion, events, etc.
4. Grammar structure content must always include the following guidelines
   for each person....indicative and subjunctive, past-present-future verbs,
   and lots of transitional expressions to compare/contrast/connect with
   effectiveness.
5. It is not necessary to compare/contrast/connect the cultural aspect to
   that of the United States, but simply between the two Spanish countries
   selected and researched.
6. All audio tapings must be completed by the 1/9/17 deadline, but each
   group will personally meet with me once during a two-week time span to  
   listen to the audio tape and to receive immediate feedback as to the 
   grading rubrics listed below.  The ten-minute feedback session time slots 
   are listed below, and I will randomly select groups for those slots this 
   week.  Groups can easily change time slots, if agreeable to both groups
   involved in the switch.
7. Rubrics for grading: (100 points total, test grade)
          25 pts.      Clear pronunciation
          25 pts.      Good fluidity, with effective communication
          25 pts.      Good evidence of preparation and knowledge of content
          25 pts.      Clear cultural comparisons/contrasts/connections,
                       with detailed and researched "ping-pong effect"
       ---You may use notes during the audio taping, but your voice quality
          cannot reflect that you are reading from the script.  Use a 
          conversational tone with your partner.
       ---Always feel free to contact me with any questions or clarifications.
       ---Good luck, and have fun with this assignment!
8. There will be 32 time slots available, one for each group.  The following
   are the dates and times selected, but may change due to school schedule
   changes, etc.   NOTE CHANGES FOR 01/09-11/17!
   
  01.  01/12/17....(08:10-08:20)....(María / Lupe)
  02.  01/12/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Ninfa / Joaquín)
  03.  01/12/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Maya / Natalia)
  04.  01/12/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Emilia / Sofía)
  05.  01/13/17....(08:10-08:20)....(José / Paco)
  06.  01/13/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Isabel / Alan)
  07.  01/13/17....(11:55-12:05)....(Idella / Mercedes)
  08.  01/13/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Nicoleta / Mateo)
  09.  01/17/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Julia / Guillermo)
  10.  01/17/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Dolores / Hiba)
  11.  01/17/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Abigaíl / Amalia)
  12.  01/17/17....(03:15-03:25)....(Fresa / Xiomara)
  13.  01/18/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Adaíre / Mario)
  14.  01/18/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Rosita / Sofía)
  15.  01/18/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Colito / Miguel)
  16.  01/19/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Camila / Olivia)
  17.  01/19/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Marga / Rita)
  18.  01/19/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Carlos / Juan Carlos)
  19.  01/19/17....(03:15-03:25)....(Daniel / Éric)
  20.  01/19/17....(03:30-03:40)....(Gregorio / Pablo)
  21.  01/20/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Jesús / Pan)
  22.  01/20/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Anita / Rosa)
  23.  01/20/17....(11:50-12:00)....(Pedro / Adán)
  24.  01/20/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Juan / Pepe)
  25.  01/20/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Luna / Andrés)
  26.  01/20/17....(03:30-03:40)....(Esteban / Rafa)
  27.  01/23/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Ana / Catalina)
  28.  01/23/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Elena / Margarita)
  29.  01/23/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Gabriela / Lola)
  30.  01/23/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Andrés / Raúl)
  31.  01/24/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Lucía / Tomasina)
  32.  01/24/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Nico / Pascal)
  
THURSDAY, 1/12/17:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS, NOTEBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TO CLASS TODAY....
2.  SUBJUNCTIVE USES HANDOUTS PACKETS (11 PAGES):
    A. Discuss pages 1-7, with information guides, examples, notes....
    B. Continue discussion on pages 8-9, ex.A, with verb forms and sentence
       translations.
       BLOCK 2: #21-30
       BLOCK 4: #11-30
       BLOCK 6: #11-30
    C. QUIZ TODAY ON ALL SUBJUNCTIVE USES!
    D. Continue discussion on pages 10-11, ex.B, with verb forms/etc.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
    BLOCK 2: acabar...
    BLOCK 4: prompt only...
    BLOCK 6: Querido...
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 9, Conversaciones dirigidas, Interpersonal
    Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice the format
    with the tapes, etc.
5.  Review format of Subjunctive-Indicative-Infinitive Uses Test (see below).
6.  DISTRIBUTION OF INSTRUCTIONS SHEET FOR THE SPEAKING PORTION OF THE
    FIRST SEMESTER EXAM, WITH DISCUSSION OF RUBRICS FOR GRADING....


12/19-30/16: WINTER BREAK--SCHOOL CLOSED!  ¡FELICES FIESTAS!
¡QUE LO PASES MUY BIEN LAS VACACIONES INVERNALES!

MANY THANKS TO ALL STUDENTS FOR YOUR GENEROSITY DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON!
MUCH APPRECIATED!

WEEK 16: 1/2-6/17.... ¡FELIZ Y PRÓSPERO AÑO NUEVO!

TUESDAY, 1/3/17:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS, NOTEBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TO CLASS TODAY....
2.  Class discussions on holiday traditions in Spanish-speaking countries,
    students' vacation plans/events, etc.
3.  All grades have been updated in Power School....
4.  SUBJUNCTIVE USES HANDOUTS PACKETS (11 PAGES):
    A. Discuss pages 1-7, with information guides, examples, notes....
    B. Begin discussion on pages 8-9, ex.A, with verb forms and sentence
       translations.
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 9, Conversaciones dirigidas, Interpersonal
    Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice the format
    with the tapes, etc.


SPEAKING ASSESSMENT DUE ON MONDAY, 1/9/17:

--COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS OF A CULTURAL ASPECT BETWEEN TWO COUNTRIES
  OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD....

1. Work with your partner originally selected for the power point presentation
   in May.
2. The two of you must develop one 3-5 minute audio tape reflecting inter-
   personal and presentational speaking skills, in which you use the "ping-
   pong effect" to compare/contrast/connect an important cultural aspect of
   each country selected.  One member will present one country while the
   other presents the second.
3. Speaking content must reflect specific examples from each country as to
   how the cultural aspect is represented there.  You can choose whatever
   aspect you wish....foods, music, politics, religion, events, etc.
4. Grammar structure content must always include the following guidelines
   for each person....indicative and subjunctive, past-present-future verbs,
   and lots of transitional expressions to compare/contrast/connect with
   effectiveness.
5. It is not necessary to compare/contrast/connect the cultural aspect to
   that of the United States, but simply between the two Spanish countries
   selected and researched.
6. All audio tapings must be completed by the 1/9/17 deadline, but each
   group will personally meet with me once during a two-week time span to  
   listen to the audio tape and to receive immediate feedback as to the 
   grading rubrics listed below.  The ten-minute feedback session time slots 
   are listed below, and I will randomly select groups for those slots this 
   week.  Groups can easily change time slots, if agreeable to both groups
   involved in the switch.
7. Rubrics for grading: (100 points total, test grade)
          25 pts.      Clear pronunciation
          25 pts.      Good fluidity, with effective communication
          25 pts.      Good evidence of preparation and knowledge of content
          25 pts.      Clear cultural comparisons/contrasts/connections,
                       with detailed and researched "ping-pong effect"
       ---You may use notes during the audio taping, but your voice quality
          cannot reflect that you are reading from the script.  Use a 
          conversational tone with your partner.
       ---Always feel free to contact me with any questions or clarifications.
       ---Good luck, and have fun with this assignment!
8. There will be 32 time slots available, one for each group.  The following
   are the dates and times selected, but may change due to school schedule
   changes, etc.
   1.  01/09/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Jesús / Pan)
   2.  01/09/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Anita / Rosa)
   3.  01/09/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Juan / Pepe)
   4.  01/09/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Luna / Andrés)
   5.  01/10/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Esteban / Rafa)
   6.  01/10/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Lupe / María))
   7.  01/10/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Gabriela / Lola)
   8.  01/11/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Ana / Catalina)
   9.  01/11/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Lucía / Tomasina)
  10.  01/11/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Julia / Guillermo)
  11.  01/11/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Andrés / Raúl)
  12.  01/12/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Elena / Margarita)
  13.  01/12/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Ninfa / Joaquín)
  14.  01/12/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Maya / Natalia)
  15.  01/12/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Emilia / Sofía)
  16.  01/13/17....(08:10-08:20)....(José / Paco)
  17.  01/13/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Isabel / Alan)
  18.  01/13/17....(11:55-12:05)....(Idella / Mercedes)
  19.  01/13/17....(03:20-03:30)....(Nicoleta / Mateo)
  20.  01/17/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Nico / Pascal)
  21.  01/17/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Dolores / Hiba)
  22.  01/17/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Abigaíl / Amalia)
  23.  01/17/17....(03:15-03:25)....(Fresa / Xiomara)
  24.  01/18/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Adaíre / Mario)
  25.  01/18/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Rosita / Sofía)
  26.  01/18/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Colito / Miguel)
  27.  01/19/17....(08:10-08:20)....(Camila / Olivia)
  28.  01/19/17....(11:40-11:50)....(Marga / Rita)
  29.  01/19/17....(12:00-12:10)....(Carlos / Juan Carlos)
  30.  01/19/17....(03:15-03:25)....(Daniel / Éric)
  31.  01/19/17....(03:30-03:40)....(Gregorio / Pablo)
  32.  01/20/17....(11:50-12:00)....(Pedro / Adán)

THURSDAY, 1/5/17: (PLANS NOT COMPLETE YET, AND MAY CHANGE)

1.  SUBJUNCTIVE USES HANDOUTS PACKETS (11 PAGES):
    A. Discuss pages 1-7, with information guides, examples, notes....
    B. Begin discussion on pages 8-9, ex.A, with verb forms and sentence
       translations.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 9, Conversaciones dirigidas, Interpersonal
    Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice the format
    with the tapes, etc.

FRIDAY, 1/6/17: REPORT TO LAB 242 TODAY! EL DÍA DE LOS TRES REYES MAGOS....

1.  Work with partner on the speaking assessment assignment, due on 1/9/17...
    (see details below)


SHH FACEBOOK PAGE: THERE ARE SCHOLARSHIP AND TRAVEL AWARDS OPPORTUNITIES
THROUGH THE SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY THAT ARE LISTED.  DEADLINE FOR
APPLICATIONS IS DEC.15.


WEEK 15: 12/12-16/16....

NOTE:  Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of the TRIÁNGULO  
       workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
       pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
       etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 12/13/16!!


TUESDAY, 12/13/16:

1.  TEST TODAY ON TRIÁNGULO WKBK. VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS, THEME 2,
    LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA...pages 59,67,75,83,91,100!
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON ALL FORMS AND USES OF THE SUBJUNCTIVE, UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.,
    PAGES 73-95!
3.  AFTER COMPLETION OF THE TWO ABOVE ASSESSMENTS, PLEASE QUIETLY CONTINUE
    WORK ON THE 11-PAGE HANDOUTS PACKET ON THE USES OF THE SUBJUNCTIVE,
    WHICH WAS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS LAST WEEK...EXERCISES A AND B.
    --THESE EXERCISES WILL BE DUE AFTER THE WINTER BREAK....

THURSDAY, 12/15/16:

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON ALL FORMS AND USES OF THE SUBJUNCTIVE, UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.,
    PAGES 73-95!
2.  Distribution of 4 handouts relating to the Holiday Season and Festivities 
    ....word searches, songs, vocabulary expressions for the Holiday Season...
3.  REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. THEME 2 VOCABULARY TEST, TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
    B. SUBJUNCTIVE USES QUIZ FROM 12/13 PLANS
    C. PARTNER ESSAY TEST ON THE COMPARISONS-CONTRASTS-CONNECTIONS.....
       EL DÍA DE LAS BRUJAS (LOS EE.UU.) Y EL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS (MÉXICO)
4.  SUBJUNCTIVE USES HANDOUTS PACKETS (11 PAGES):
    A. Discuss pages 1-7, with information guides, examples, notes....
    B. Begin discussion on pages 8-9, ex.A, with verb forms and sentence
       translations.
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 9, Conversaciones dirigidas, Interpersonal
    Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice the format
    with the tapes, etc.

FRIDAY, 12/16/16: REPORT TO LAB 242 TODAY!
SPECIAL SCHEDULE TODAY DUE TO WINTER CONCERT DURING BLOCK 7:
BLOCK 2:  09:15-09:40
BLOCK 4:  10:15-10:40
BLOCK 6:  11:15-11:40

1.  4 sheets related to the Holiday season...word searches, songs, etc.....
    --and some Holiday treats to continue the festive mood!
2.  Work with partner on the speaking assessment assignment, due on 1/9/17...
    (see details below)


WEEK 14: 12/5-9/16....

NOTE:  Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of the TRIÁNGULO  
       workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
       pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
       etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 12/13/16!!

HOMEWORKS DUE FOR THIS WEEK:

TUESDAY, 12/6/16:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: PAGES 73-95, QUIZ TODAY ON ALL FORMS AND USES OF
    THE SUBJUNCTIVE!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: HOMEWORK CHECK ON PAGES 92-95!
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: REFRESH THE INTERPERSONAL WRITING ON PAGE 4.

THURSDAY, 12/8/16:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: PAGES 73-95, QUIZ TODAY ON ALL FORMS AND USES OF
    THE SUBJUNCTIVE!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1, PAGES 1-10, REVIEW AND BE PREPARED
    FOR CLASS DISCUSSIONS AND ACTIVITIES.




TUESDAY, 12/6/16:

1.  EL IMPERFECTO DEL SUBJUNTIVO:
    A. 
       UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 86-91, complete all exs. as indicated on
       these pages only, check answers prior to class, define in English
       all new vocabulary expressions noted on each page.
       --We will review these pages with any questions you may have had,
         and new vocabulary noted.
     1.REPASO DEL SUBJUNTIVO:
    B. HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! (FROM SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS!)
       UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 92-95, complete all exs. as indicated on
       these pages only, check answers prior to class, define in English
       all new vocabulary expressions noted on each page.
       --We will review these pages with any questions you may have had,
         and new vocabulary noted.
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON ALL FORMS AND USES OF THE SUBJUNCTIVE, UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.,
    PAGES 73-95!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.

THURSDAY, 12/8/16:
1.  REPASO DEL SUBJUNTIVO:
    A. FINISH FROM 12/6 PLANS IF NECESSARY....
       UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 92-95, complete all exs. as indicated on
       these pages only, check answers prior to class, define in English
       all new vocabulary expressions noted on each page.
       --We will review these pages with any questions you may have had,
         and new vocabulary noted.
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON ALL FORMS AND USES OF THE SUBJUNCTIVE, UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.,
    PAGES 73-95!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 9, Conversaciones dirigidas, Interpersonal
    Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice the format
    with the tapes, etc.

FRIDAY, 12/9/16: REPORT TO LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of the TRIÁNGULO  
    workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
    pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
    etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 12/13/16!!
2.  WORK WITH PARTNERS ON THE PRESENTATIONS OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES...
    REFER TO THE RUBRICS/INSTRUCTIONS SHEETS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS ON FRIDAY,
    9/30/16..WORK ON FINISHING #2-3 AND RESEARCH THE 3 CULTURAL ASPECTS OF 
    EACH COUNTRY SELECTED.
3.  INFORMATION/PAYMENT COUPON/REGISTRATION SHEETS FOR
    NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2017.....
    --MONIES AND FORMS DUE BY FRIDAY, 12/9/16!


TUESDAY, 12/13/16:

1.  Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of the TRIÁNGULO  
    workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
    pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
    etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 12/13/16!!
2.  


WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, 11/23-25/16: THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS--SCHOOL CLOSED!!
¡FELIZ DÍA DE ACCIÓN DE GRACIAS! ¡QUE LO PASES BIEN LAS VACACIONES!

WEEK 13: 11/28/16 - 12/2/16....

NOTE:  Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of the TRIÁNGULO  
       workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
       pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
       etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 12/13/16!!

NOTE:  TRIÁNGULO VOCAB. TEST -- THEME 1....ALL STUDENTS WHO HAD A DIFFERENT
       DEFINITION AND VOCABULARY EXPRESSION IN THEIR WORKBOOK FOR THE #45
       LISTED ON THE TEST AND I MARKED IT WRONG, PLEASE SEE ME AT THE   
       BEGINNING OF LUNCH IN MY OFFICE 331 ON MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/28-29, 
       AND I WILL ADJUST YOUR SCORES ACCORDINGLY IF PROOF IS SHOWN AND   
       VERIFIED AND I DEEM IT A VALID ADJUSTMENT IN TEST SCORE. I WILL ONLY 
       DO THIS ON MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/28-29!

TUESDAY, 11/29/16:

1.  EL IMPERFECTO DEL SUBJUNTIVO:
    A. HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! (FROM SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS!)
       UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 86-91, complete all exs. as indicated on
       these pages only, check answers prior to class, define in English
       all new vocabulary expressions noted on each page.
       --We will review these pages with any questions you may have had,
         and new vocabulary noted.
2.  Review corrections to the partner essays, comparing El Día de las 
    Brujas (de Los EE.UU) y El Día de los Muertos (de México), with copies
    for partners.
3.  Class discussion on the French foods presentation from Ms. Franson's
    French 3 classes, and Thanksgiving Holiday plans and activities....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.

THURSDAY, 12/1/16:

1.  REPASO DEL SUBJUNTIVO:
    A. HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! (FROM SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS!)
       UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 92-95, complete all exs. as indicated on
       these pages only, check answers prior to class, define in English
       all new vocabulary expressions noted on each page.
       --We will review these pages with any questions you may have had,
         and new vocabulary noted.
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON ALL FORMS AND USES OF THE SUBJUNCTIVE, UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.,
    PAGES 73-95!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 9, Conversaciones dirigidas, Interpersonal
    Speaking practice....refer to strategies on p.VII, practice the format
    with the tapes, etc.

FRIDAY, 12/2/16: REPORT TO LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of the TRIÁNGULO  
    workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
    pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
    etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 12/13/16!!
2.  WORK WITH PARTNERS ON THE PRESENTATIONS OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES...
    REFER TO THE RUBRICS/INSTRUCTIONS SHEETS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS ON FRIDAY,
    9/30/16..WORK ON FINISHING #2-3 AND RESEARCH THE 3 CULTURAL ASPECTS OF 
    EACH COUNTRY SELECTED.
3.  DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION/PAYMENT COUPON/REGISTRATION SHEETS FOR
    NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2017....(DISCUSS AND EXPLAIN PROCEDURES).
    --MONIES AND FORMS DUE BY FRIDAY, 12/9/16!

WEEK 12: 11/21-25/16....

NOTE: MONDAY, 11/21/16, LUNCH, ROOM 243...INFORMATIONAL MEETING ABOUT 
      SHH/NSE SCHOLARSHIP AND TRAVEL AWARDS OPPORTUNITIES, AND THE 2017
      GOVERNOR'S ACADEMY FOR SPANISH....

TUESDAY, 11/22/16:

1.  EL IMPERFECTO DEL SUBJUNTIVO:
    A. HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! THE HANDOUT FRONT AND BACK PRACTICE
       SHEET FROM 11/17 PLANS...review all answers as indicated, with any 
       questions you may have.
2.  Review corrections to the Triángulo Wkbk. vocabulary test, Theme 1,
    from 11/17 plans.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.
4.  LAST PART OF CLASS (30 MINUTES OR SO):
    --BLOCKS 2/4: WE HAVE BEEN INVITED TO MS. FRANSON'S FRENCH 3 CLASS IN 
      ROOM 238 FOR A NORTH AFRICA FOODS FESTIVAL CELEBRATION AND PRESENTATION
      (COUSCOUS). ENJOY BUT OBSERVE AS WELL, BECAUSE WE WILL TALK ABOUT THE
      PRESENTATION LATER IN SPANISH....(FOODS FROM TUNISIA, MOROCCO, ALGERIA).
    --BLOCK 6: SINCE MS. FRANSON ONLY TEACHES FRENCH 3 DURING BLOCKS 2/4, WE
      HAVE BEEN PROMISED ANY LEFTOVERS TO ENJOY IN ROOM 336. I WILL HAVE A
      FOOD SURPRISE FOR YOU ANYWAY, JUST IN CASE THERE IS NOTHING LEFT FROM
      THE MORNING PRESENTATIONS.

WEEK 11: 11/14-18/16....

TUESDAY, 11/15/16:

1.  PREPARATIONS FOR THE FIRST MAJOR VOCABULARY TEST FROM THE WKBK....
    TRIÁNGULO APROBADO...DATE IS THURSDAY, 11/17/16:
    --A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
         34,41,50--TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST!!
         --pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
          (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
    --I WILL SUPPLY THE SPANISH DEFINITION GIVEN IN THE NORMAL PRINT, YOU
      WILL GIVE THE CORRESPONDING DARK PRINT VOCABULARY EXPRESSION AS AN 
      ANSWER.
2.  UVM WKBK.: EL PRESENTE DEL SUBJUNTIVO Y LOS USOS:
    A. p.82: review and finish discussion on exs. A/B.
    B. p.83-85: study information and examples as indicated, complete all  
       exercises on these pages, check answers prior to class, note and  
       define in English all new vocabulary expressions listed on each page.
       --We will discuss these pages through the examples, new vocabulary
         expressions, and any questions you had on the homework exercises.
       --We will complete these pages from the 10/27 class plans....
3.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE USES AND FORMS, UVM, PAGES 73-85!
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.

THURSDAY, 11/17/16: TRIÁNGULO--THEME 1 VOCABULARY TEST TODAY!!

1.  PREPARATIONS FOR THE FIRST MAJOR VOCABULARY TEST FROM THE WKBK....
    TRIÁNGULO APROBADO...DATE IS THURSDAY, 11/17/16:
    --A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
         34,41,50--TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST!!
         --pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
          (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
    --I WILL SUPPLY THE SPANISH DEFINITION GIVEN IN THE NORMAL PRINT, YOU
      WILL GIVE THE CORRESPONDING DARK PRINT VOCABULARY EXPRESSION AS AN 
      ANSWER. (40 MINUTES TO COMPLETE THE TEST)
2.  UVM WKBK.: EL PRESENTE DEL SUBJUNTIVO Y LOS USOS:
    A. p.73-85: finish/review from 11/15 plans....
    B. Review corrections to subjunctive uses and forms quiz, from 11/15....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....
    A. p.4, Correo electrónico...finish from 11/15.
    B. p.4/6/7, Cápsulas culturales/Comparaciones...class discussion and 
       review of homework research, from last week's plans.


FRIDAY, 11/18/16: LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  WORK WITH PARTNERS ON THE PRESENTATIONS OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES...
    REFER TO THE RUBRICS/INSTRUCTIONS SHEETS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS ON FRIDAY,
    9/30/16..WORK ON FINISHING #2-3 AND RESEARCH THE 3 CULTURAL ASPECTS OF 
    EACH COUNTRY SELECTED.


TUESDAY, 11/22/16:

1.  A NICE SURPRISE FOR ALL YOUR HARD WORK....


WEEK 10:11/7-11/16....MP2 BEGINS ON 11/9/16!

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/7-8/16: NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS!

THURSDAY, 11/10/16:

1.  WORK WITH PARTNERS FOR THE PRESENTATIONS OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES...
    TODAY'S TASK....WITH YOUR PRESENTATION PARTNER, RESEARCH AND TAKE NOTES
    IN SPANISH ON THE FOLLOWING THEME...COMPARE/CONTRAST/CONNECT 2 VERY 
    FAMOUS YET IMPORTANT CELEBRATIONS/TRADITIONS....EL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
    EN MÉXICO Y EL DÍA DE LAS BRUJAS (HALLOWEEN) EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS.
    YOU AND YOUR PARTNER MUST COLLABORATE TO RESEARCH ENOUGH SPECIFIC FACTS
    AND INFORMATION IN ORDER TO PRESENT IN SPANISH IN SPOKEN OR WRITTEN
    FORM IN CLASS ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10.  AS STATED, THIS ASSESSMENT WILL
    BE IN EITHER SPOKEN OR WRITTEN EXPRESSION, TO BE DETERMINED BY ME ON
    THURSDAY, SO BE PREPARED WITH YOUR PARTNER TO COMPLETE THE TASK
    EFFICIENTLY AND APPROPRIATELY ACCORDING TO MY CLASS INSTRUCTIONS THAT DAY.
    --NOTE: DURING THE ACTUAL COMPLETION OF THE ASSESSMENT IN CLASS, YOU AND
            YOUR PARTNER WILL WORK TOGETHER, AND ALL NOTES TAKEN FOR RESEARCH
            CAN BE USED AS REFERENCE AS YOU WORK TO FINISH THE TASK.  THE
            ASSESSMENT ACTIVITY WILL BE COMPLETELY IN SPANISH, SO WORK AS A
            TEAM TO BE COMPLETELY PREPARED FOR WHAT WILL BE PRESENTED TO YOU
            AS SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS.  HAVE FUN WITH THIS!
    --NOTE: YOUR GROUP WILL HAVE APPROXIMATELY ONE HOUR TO COMPLETE THIS TASK
            IN CLASS TODAY. IT WILL BE IN BOTH ORAL AMD WRITTEN FORM.  AS
            STATED EARLIER, YOU MAY USE YOUR NOTES AND ANY HANDOUTS FROM 
            CLASS DURING THE COMPLETION OF THE FINAL PRODUCT ASSESSMENT.
2.  PREPARATIONS FOR THE FIRST MAJOR VOCABULARY TEST FROM THE WKBK....
    TRIÁNGULO APROBADO...DATE IS THURSDAY, 11/17/16:
    --A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
         34,41,50--TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST!!
         --pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
          (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
    --I WILL SUPPLY THE SPANISH DEFINITION GIVEN IN THE NORMAL PRINT, YOU
      WILL GIVE THE CORRESPONDING DARK PRINT VOCABULARY EXPRESSION AS AN 
      ANSWER.
3.  UVM WKBK.: EL PRESENTE DEL SUBJUNTIVO Y LOS USOS:
    A. p.82: review and finish discussion on exs. A/B.
    B. p.83-85: study information and examples as indicated, complete all  
       exercises on these pages, check answers prior to class, note and  
       define in English all new vocabulary expressions listed on each page.
       --We will discuss these pages through the examples, new vocabulary
         expressions, and any questions you had on the homework exercises.
       --We will complete these pages from the 10/27 class plans....
4.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE USES AND FORMS, UVM, PAGES 73-85!
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.



1.  UVM WKBK.: EL PRESENTE DEL SUBJUNTIVO Y LOS USOS:
    A. p.73-85: finish/review from 11/1 plans....
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....
    A. p.4, Correo electrónico...finish from 11/1.
    B. p.4/6/7, Cápsulas culturales/Comparaciones...class discussion and 
       review of homework research, from last week's plans.


FRIDAY, 11/11/16: LAB 242 TODAY! 

1.  Lab 242 orientation/directions/instructions/rules....
2.  ALL MP1 GRADES AND COMMENTS WILL BE POSTED/VERIFIED/FINALIZED BY 
    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7....MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH ME IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU
    HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR GRADES.
3.  PREPARE FOR FIRST VOCABULARY TEST FROM THE TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK, THEME 1...
    (SEE DETAILS BELOW)


WEEK 9: 10/31/16 - 11/4/16....

TUESDAY, 11/1/16:

1.  UVM WKBK.: EL PRESENTE DEL SUBJUNTIVO Y LOS USOS:
    A. p.82: review and finish discussion on exs. A/B.
    B. Review corrections to quiz from 10/27 plans, (p.73-82).
    C. p.83-85: study information and examples as indicated, complete all  
       exercises on these pages, check answers prior to class, note and  
       define in English all new vocabulary expressions listed on each page.
       --We will discuss these pages through the examples, new vocabulary
         expressions, and any questions you had on the homework exercises.
       --We will complete these pages from the 10/27 class plans....
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.

THURSDAY, 11/3/16:

1.  UVM WKBK.: EL PRESENTE DEL SUBJUNTIVO Y LOS USOS:
    A. p.73-85: finish/review from 11/1 plans....
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....
    A. p.4, Correo electrónico...finish from 11/1.
    B. p.4/6/7, Cápsulas culturales/Comparaciones...class discussion and 
       review of homework research, from last week's plans.
3.  Review corrections of previous test assessments:
    A. In-class essay (past, present, future)...revisions with corrections....
    B. Imperfect vs. Preterite test...(review/collect/file)....
    C. 9 Indicative Mood Verb Tenses/Conjugations Test....


FRIDAY, 11/4/16: LAB 242 TODAY! END OF MARKING PERIOD 1 (MP1)!

1.  Lab 242 orientation/directions/instructions/rules....
2.  Individual help as requested/needed on any of the class assessments/
    tests/etc. from Marking Period 1....
3.  ALL MP1 GRADES AND COMMENTS WILL BE POSTED/VERIFIED/FINALIZED BY 
    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7....MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH ME IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU
    HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR GRADES.
4.  WORK WITH PARTNERS FOR THE PRESENTATIONS OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES...
    TODAY'S TASK....WITH YOUR PRESENTATION PARTNER, RESEARCH AND TAKE NOTES
    IN SPANISH ON THE FOLLOWING THEME...COMPARE/CONTRAST/CONNECT 2 VERY 
    FAMOUS YET IMPORTANT CELEBRATIONS/TRADITIONS....EL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
    EN MÉXICO Y EL DÍA DE LAS BRUJAS (HALLOWEEN) EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS.
    YOU AND YOUR PARTNER MUST COLLABORATE TO RESEARCH ENOUGH SPECIFIC FACTS
    AND INFORMATION IN ORDER TO PRESENT IN SPANISH IN SPOKEN OR WRITTEN
    FORM IN CLASS ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10.  AS STATED, THIS ASSESSMENT WILL
    BE IN EITHER SPOKEN OR WRITTEN EXPRESSION, TO BE DETERMINED BY ME ON
    THURSDAY, SO BE PREPARED WITH YOUR PARTNER TO COMPLETE THE TASK
    EFFICIENTLY AND APPROPRIATELY ACCORDING TO MY CLASS INSTRUCTIONS THAT DAY.
    --NOTE: DURING THE ACTUAL COMPLETION OF THE ASSESSMENT IN CLASS, YOU AND
            YOUR PARTNER WILL WORK TOGETHER, AND ALL NOTES TAKEN FOR RESEARCH
            CAN BE USED AS REFERENCE AS YOU WORK TO FINISH THE TASK.  THE
            ASSESSMENT ACTIVITY WILL BE COMPLETELY IN SPANISH, SO WORK AS A
            TEAM TO BE COMPLETELY PREPARED FOR WHAT WILL BE PRESENTED TO YOU
            AS SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS.  HAVE FUN WITH THIS!


WEEK 8: 10/24-28/16...

TUESDAY, 10/25/16:

1.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY, UNA VEZ MÁS/TRIÁNGULO....
    (AUTOMATIC 10-POINT DEDUCTION ON PARTICIPATION GRADE IF NOT....)
2.  UVM WKBK.: p.73-77, el presente del subjuntivo, formation and uses....
    QUIZ TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
3.  UVM WKBK.: p.79-82, el presente del subjuntivo, cláusulas adverbiales y
    adjetivales....we will finish our discussion of these pages from last 
    week's plans....examples, exercises, new vocabulary expressions.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.
    We will discuss the tips and strategies for successful completion of
    this free response called ...Interpersonal Writing.

THURSDAY, 10/27/16:

1.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY, UNA VEZ MÁS/TRIÁNGULO....
    (AUTOMATIC 10-POINT DEDUCTION ON PARTICIPATION GRADE IF NOT....)
2.  UVM WKBK.: 
    A. Review corrections to subjunctive quiz (73-77), from 10/25.
    B. Review/finish p.79-82, from 10/25.
    C. QUIZ TODAY ON PAGES 73-82, UVM!
    D. p.83-85: study information and examples as indicated, complete all  
       exercises on these pages, check answers prior to class, note and  
       define in English all new vocabulary expressions listed on each page.
       --We will discuss these pages through the examples, new vocabulary
         expressions, and any questions you had on the homework exercises.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....
    A. p.4, Correo electrónico...finish from 10/25.
    B. p.4/6/7, Cápsulas culturales/Comparaciones...class discussion and 
       review of homework research, from last week's plans.
4.  Review corrections of previous test assessments:
    A. In-class essay (past, present, future)...revisions with corrections....
    B. Imperfect vs. Preterite test...(review/collect/file)....


FRIDAY, 10/28/16: LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  Past-Present-Future Essay...re-writes with revisions/corrections.
    (Individual help as needed)
2.  Individual help and questions with Imperfect/Preterite test, from 10/27.
3.  WORK WITH PARTNERS ON THE PRESENTATIONS OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES...
    REFER TO THE RUBRICS/INSTRUCTIONS SHEETS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS ON FRIDAY,
    9/30/16..WORK ON FINISHING #2-3 AND RESEARCH THE 3 CULTURAL ASPECTS OF 
    EACH COUNTRY SELECTED.

WEEK 7: 10/17-21/16...

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 10/18/16:

1.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY, UNA VEZ MÁS/TRIÁNGULO....
    (AUTOMATIC 10-POINT DEDUCTION ON PARTICIPATION GRADE IF NOT....)
2.  UVM WKBK.: p.73-77, el presente del subjuntivo; study information and
    examples as indicated, complete all exercises on these pages, check
    answers prior to class, note and define in English all new vocabulary 
    expressions listed on each page.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....pages 4/6/7: Read and study the Cápsulas cul-
    turales sections, research and answer the Comparaciones questions, be
    prepared for class discussions....(Review these from previous plans).

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 10/20/16:

1.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY, UNA VEZ MÁS/TRIÁNGULO....
    (AUTOMATIC 10-POINT DEDUCTION ON PARTICIPATION GRADE IF NOT....)
2.  UVM WKBK.: p.78-82, el presente del subjuntivo; study information and
    examples as indicated, complete all exercises on these pages, check
    answers prior to class, note and define in English all new vocabulary 
    expressions listed on each page.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....page 4, Correos electrónicos, Interpersonal
    Writing practice...study/plan/write your response within a 15-minute
    time limit at home, and bring your written response to class today.


FRIDAY, 10/21/16: NO CLASS DUE TO SPECIAL SCHEDULE TODAY!

WEEK 6: 10/10-14/16...

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 10/11/16:

1.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY, UNA VEZ MÁS/TRIÁNGULO....
    (AUTOMATIC 10-POINT DEDUCTION ON PARTICIPATION GRADE IF NOT....)
2.  REVIEW ALL 9 MAIN INDICATIVE VERB TENSES IN PREPARATION FOR CLASS
    REVIEW AND UPCOMING TEST....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--
    LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS....pages 4/6/7: Read and study the Cápsulas cul-
    turales sections, research and answer the Comparaciones questions, be
    prepared for class discussions....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 10/13/16:

1.  TEST #4: THE 9 MAIN INDICATIVE MOOD VERB TENSES 
    (PRESENT, PRETERITE, IMPERFECT, FUTURE, CONDITIONAL, PRESENT
    PERFECT, PAST PERFECT, FUTURE PERFECT, CONDITIONAL PERFECT)...
    CONJUGATIONS ONLY!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 10/14/16:

1.  REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!
2.  WORK WITH PARTNERS ON THE PRESENTATIONS OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES...
    REFER TO THE RUBRICS/INSTRUCTIONS SHEETS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS ON FRIDAY,
    9/30/16..WORK ON FINISHING #2-3 AND RESEARCH THE 3 CULTURAL ASPECTS OF 
    EACH COUNTRY SELECTED.

WEEK 5: 10/3-7/16...

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 10/4/16:

1.  TEST TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE FORMS AND STRUCTURES/USES!!
    --(UVM WORKBOOK AND ALL HANDOUTS)
    --UVM WKBK. (PAGES 31-52)
    --ALL HANDOUTS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS
2.  FORMAT OF TEST:
    A. EN LA OFICINA DE CORREOS.....(PRETERITE FORMS OF VERBS)
    B. UN DÍA LLENO DE ACTIVIDADES....(CHANGE THE PRESENT TENSE VERBS IN THE
       STORY TO THE APPROPRIATE FORM IN THE PAST...IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE)
    C. COMPLETE THE STORY BY FILLING IN THE BLANKS WITH THE CORRECT FORM
       OF THE IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE....
    D. ¿SUEÑA O PESADILLA?....(FILL IN THE BLANKS OF THE STORY WITH THE
       CORRECT FORM OF THE IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE VERBS)
    E. COMPRENSIÓN DE ESCRIBIR....(THINK ABOUT PAST MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES)

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 10/6/16:

1.  REVIEW PAGES 53-72 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK. (FUTURE, FUTURE PERFECT,
    CONDITIONAL, CONDITIONAL PERFECT)....THIS IS FROM THE PRE-AP COURSE 
    AND SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS AP COURSE!  QUIZ TODAY 
    ON THESE 4 INDICATIVE VERB TENSES (CONJUGATION STRUCTURE FORMS AND
    ENGLISH-SPANISH INTERPRETATIONS OF THE 4 TENSES)!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 10/7/16:

1.  REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!
2.  WORK WITH PARTNERS ON THE PRESENTATIONS OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES...
    REFER TO THE RUBRICS/INSTRUCTIONS SHEETS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS ON FRIDAY,
    9/30/16....INITIAL PLANS AND TRY TO COMPLETE #1-3 TODAY...

WEEK 4: 9/26-30/16...

SPAIN 2017 MEETING....THURSDAY, 9/29/16, 6PM, ROOM 339.....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 9/27/16:

1.  Preterite vs. imperfect sheets/packet...pages 1-10, study all information
    and review all indicated exercises as shown.
    --POSSIBLE QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE!
2.  Bring all notebooks/handouts from the Pre-AP course, so that we can 
    organize all information in to an AP course notebook for this year....
3.  Bring both workbooks to class today!
4.  Prior to class, read and study all 3 packets of handouts for AP prep.
    distributed on Friday, 9/16....be prepared for class discussion!

CLASS SCHEDULE/AGENDA FOR TUESDAY, 9/27/16:

1.  Organize AP notebooks....distribute Pre-AP handouts to any students
    missing necessary ones....
2.  ADVANCED REVIEW OF THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE STRUCTURES:
    --10-PAGE HANDOUTS: Review all information/discuss examples/go over all
      homework exercises with any questions you may have had with the con-
      textual applications....pages 8-10 today.
3.  THREE PACKETS OF AP EXAM TESTING STRATEGIES/RUBRICS FOR GRADING THE
    FREE RESPONSE SECTIONS/FORMAT OF 2017 AP EXAM/INTRODUCTION TO FORMAT
    OF EXERCISES IN THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK/ETC.: (CONTINUATION)
    --AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM FOR 2017 WITH RUBRICS FOR FREE
      RESPONSE SECTIONS...(9 PAGES)
    --TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK FORMAT OF EXERCISES/ETC.....(10 PAGES)
    --AP SPANISH LANGUAGE TESTING TIPS....(17 PAGES)
4.  Review corrections to quiz on 6 themes of the AP Exam, with culture
    explanations....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 9/29/16:  

1.  Bring both workbooks to class today!
2.  Prior to class, review all 3 packets of handouts for AP prep.
    distributed on Friday, 9/16....be prepared for class discussion!
3.  


CLASS SCHEDULE/AGENDA FOR THURSDAY, 9/29/16: 

1.  

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 9/30/16: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1. CLASS MEETING TIMES TODAY DUE TO MINDING YOUR MIND ASSEMBLY:
   BLOCK 2....09:20-09:50
   BLOCK 4....12:25-12:55
   BLOCK 6....01:35-02:05
2. BEGIN INITIAL PLANS AND DISCUSSIONS ON GROUP PRESENTATIONS WITH SPANISH-
   SPEAKING COUNTRIES..... 

WEEK 3: 9/19-23/16...

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 9/20/16:

1.  Preterite vs. imperfect sheets/packet...pages 9-10, study all information
    and complete all indicated exercises as shown.
2.  Bring all notebooks/handouts from the Pre-AP course, so that we can 
    organize all information in to an AP course notebook for this year....
3.  Bring both workbooks to class today!
4.  Prior to class, read and study all 3 packets of handouts for AP prep.
    distributed on Friday, 9/16....be prepared for class discussion!

CLASS SCHEDULE/AGENDA FOR TUESDAY, 9/20/16:

1.  Organize AP notebooks....distribute Pre-AP handouts to any students
    missing necessary ones.... (blame Quintero!  HaHa!)
2.  ADVANCED REVIEW OF THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE STRUCTURES:
    --10-PAGE HANDOUTS: Review all information/discuss examples/go over all
      homework exercises with any questions you may have had with the con-
      textual applications....pages 1-___________ today.
3.  THREE PACKETS OF AP EXAM TESTING STRATEGIES/RUBRICS FOR GRADING THE
    FREE RESPONSE SECTIONS/FORMAT OF 2017 AP EXAM/INTRODUCTION TO FORMAT
    OF EXERCISES IN THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK/ETC.:
    --AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM FOR 2017 WITH RUBRICS FOR FREE
      RESPONSE SECTIONS...(9 PAGES)
    --TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK FORMAT OF EXERCISES/ETC.....(10 PAGES)
    --AP SPANISH LANGUAGE TESTING TIPS....(17 PAGES)

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 9/22/16:  IN-CLASS ESSAY TODAY!

1.  PRIOR TO CLASS PREPARE FOR A 50-MINUTE IN-CLASS TIMED WRITING TEST
    ASSESSMENT TODAY....(REVIEW THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE INDICATIVE
    TENSES)....(SEE DETAILS BELOW).
2.  Bring all notebooks/handouts from the Pre-AP course, so that we can 
    organize all information in to an AP course notebook for this year....
3.  Bring both workbooks to class today!
4.  Prior to class, read and study all 3 packets of handouts for AP prep.
    distributed on Friday, 9/16....be prepared for class discussion!

CLASS SCHEDULE/AGENDA FOR THURSDAY, 9/22/16: IN-CLASS ESSAY TODAY!

1.  IN-CLASS 50-MINUTE TIMED WRITING ESSAY TEST ASSESSMENT:
    --NO HELP OF ANY KIND CAN BE USED IN CLASS FOR THE ACTUAL WRITING PROMPT,
      EXCEPT THE APPENDIX A/B HANDOUTS YOU HAVE (THESE WILL HELP YOU GUIDE
      YOUR TRANSITIONAL THOUGHTS IN A WELL-ORGANIZED ESSAY).
    --THE GENERAL PROMPT IS....YOU WILL WRITE ABOUT CERTAIN ASPECTS OF YOUR
      PAST (USING THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE IMPERFECT AND PRETERITE THAT
      WE HAVE PRACTICED), CERTAIN ASPECTS OF YOUR PRESENT DAY ACTIVITIES
      AND SCHEDULES, AND SOME POSSIBLE PLANS/HOPES/ASPIRATIONS FOR THE
      FUTURE (USING THE REAL FUTURE TENSE!)....
    --BE CREATIVE, NEAT, WELL-ORGANIZED WITH DOUBLE-SPACING IN YOUR WRITING,
      AND INCLUDE VARIOUS TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS FROM THE APÉNDICES A/B
      HANDOUTS.
    --THERE IS NO LENGTH LIMIT, ONLY A TIME LIMIT....
2.  WITH ANY REMAINING TIME LEFT IN CLASS TODAY:
    --Continue our class discussions with #2-3, from 9/20 plans....
3.  REMIND PARENTS OF THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL PARENTS NIGHT TONIGHT AT 6:30PM!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 9/23/16:

1.  Continue our class discussions on the handouts in #2-3, from 9/20 plans...
    Imperfect vs. Preterite, AP Exam information/etc.

WEEK 2: 9/12-16/16...

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 9/13/16:

1.  Preterite vs. imperfect sheets/packet...pages 1-6, study all information
    and complete all indicated exercises as shown.
2.  Bring all notebooks/handouts from the Pre-AP course, so that we can 
    organize all information in to an AP course notebook for this year....
3.  Bring both workbooks to class today!

BASIC CLASS EXPECTATIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR 2016-2017:

1. Class rosters and introductions
2. Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance...(expectations)
3. Punctuality to class at all times
4. 2016 AP Spanish Language Exam scores/comments...
5. Triángulo Aprobado and Una vez más workbooks will continue to be used
   as class texts and practice, SO NO AP FEES ARE REQUIRED THIS YEAR!
6. My web site, TeacherWeb, is linked to the itsLearning page....
   check the site prior to each and every class.
7. Continue with the same notebook as from the Pre-AP course, if you want,
   simply changing the title to AP and using the same handouts for guidance...
   (I will have extra copies in class on the first day if you are missing
    some of the required handouts.)
8. Summer Assignments for 2016...work completed by due dates shown.
9. Distribution of 2 sets of handouts explaining the 2016 AP Spanish
   Language and Culture Exam...(format and rubrics for grading).

HOMEWORK TO BRING TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES:

1. Read course syllabus on-line, but I will give you a hard copy on the
   first day of class.
2. Decide on a Spanish name that you would like to use this school year...
   (It does not have to be the Spanish equivalent of your English name.)
3. Any forms that you would like for me to turn in for you....
4. Bring all handouts and notebooks from the Pre-AP class, as I want to
   see who needs extras or replacements....
5. Bring UNA VEZ MÁS and TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBKS. to class.
6. Bring Summer Assignment information sheets and homeworks done.

TUESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/6-8/16:  FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES! ¡BIENVENIDOS!

1.  Class rosters and introductions, class expectations and goals.
2.  Review of MLWGS opening day procedures and instructions:  fire drills and
    codes/earthquake response, moment of silence and pledge of allegiance, 
    locker problems, class schedules.  Registration forms are to be turned
    in to Ms. Bowman, Office 102 (Clinic). Handbook test signature page
    needs to be turned in to Ms. Williams on office 100. 
3.  Distribution of course syllabus for the new AP Spanish Language and
    Culture course...(there is also a digital version on my web page that
    is connected to its Learning.)
    --Class discussion on course syllabus/goals/expectations/AP guidelines.
    RETURN WITH STUDENT AND PARENT SIGNATURES BY 9/8, BUT YOU WILL KEEP
    THIS HARD COPY OF THE SYLLABUS IN THE FRONT SECTION OF YOUR NOTEBOOK
    FOR QUICK REFERENCE DURING THE COURSE OF THE YEAR'S WORK.
4.  Selection of Spanish names to be used this year in the AP class.
5.  Organization of Pre-AP notebooks and handouts for the AP course this
    year...distribution of any needed handouts or forms.
6.  Review of announcements listed at the top of this page....
7.  Workbooks for class: UNA VEZ MÁS and TRIÁNGULO.....REMINDER: BOTH 
    WORKBOOKS CONTINUE FROM THE PRE-AP COURSE.
8.  Discussion and review of summer assignments/work done...(see information 
    sheets).
9.  A review of pages 1-30 of the UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk. plus the corresponding 
    verb conjugations handouts from the Pre-AP course....a diagnostic test 
    review in class today!  TEST ON THURSDAY, 9/8/16!!
10. Distribution of any handouts and information to those missing them
    from the Pre-AP course.
    --Continuation of discussion on the format and grading rubrics of the
      AP Exam, plus format explanation of the Triángulo Aprobado Wkbk.
      activities and exercises.
11. Distribution of Field Trip permission form to be used for this school
    year, 2016-2017....RETURN BY 9/8 WITH PARENT AND STUDENT SIGNATURES
    AND COMPLETED INFORMATION!

BASIC CLASS EXPECTATIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR 2016-2017:  WEEK 1

1. Class rosters and introductions
2. Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance...(expectations)
3. Punctuality to class at all times
4. 2016 AP Spanish Language Exam scores/comments...
5. Triángulo Aprobado and Una vez más workbooks will continue to be used
   as class texts and practice, SO NO AP FEES ARE REQUIRED THIS YEAR!
6. My web site, TeacherWeb, is linked to the itsLearning page....
   check the site prior to each and every class.
7. Continue with the same notebook as from the Pre-AP course, if you want,
   simply changing the title to AP and using the same handouts for guidance...
   (I will have extra copies in class on the first day if you are missing
    some of the required handouts.)
8. Summer Assignments for 2016...work completed by due dates shown.
9. Distribution of 2 sets of handouts explaining the 2016 AP Spanish
   Language and Culture Exam...(format and rubrics for grading).

HOMEWORK TO BRING TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES:

1. Read course syllabus on-line, but I will give you a hard copy on the
   first day of class.
2. Decide on a Spanish name that you would like to use this school year...
   (It does not have to be the Spanish equivalent of your English name.)
3. Any forms that you would like for me to turn in for you....
4. Bring all handouts and notebooks from the Pre-AP class, as I want to
   see who needs extras or replacements....
5. Bring UNA VEZ MÁS and TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBKS. to class.
6. Bring Summer Assignment information sheets and homeworks done.

TUESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/6-8/16:  FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES! ¡BIENVENIDOS!

1.  Class rosters and introductions, class expectations and goals.
2.  Review of MLWGS opening day procedures and instructions:  fire drills and
    codes/earthquake response, moment of silence and pledge of allegiance, 
    locker problems, class schedules.  Registration forms are to be turned
    in to Ms. Bowman, Office 102 (Clinic). Handbook test signature page
    needs to be turned in to Ms. Williams on office 100. 
3.  Distribution of course syllabus for the new AP Spanish Language and
    Culture course...(there is also a digital version on my web page that
    is connected to its Learning.)
    --Class discussion on course syllabus/goals/expectations/AP guidelines.
    RETURN WITH STUDENT AND PARENT SIGNATURES BY 9/8, BUT YOU WILL KEEP
    THIS HARD COPY OF THE SYLLABUS IN THE FRONT SECTION OF YOUR NOTEBOOK
    FOR QUICK REFERENCE DURING THE COURSE OF THE YEAR'S WORK.
4.  Selection of Spanish names to be used this year in the AP class.
5.  Organization of Pre-AP notebooks and handouts for the AP course this
    year...distribution of any needed handouts or forms.
6.  Review of announcements listed at the top of this page....
7.  Workbooks for class: UNA VEZ MÁS and TRIÁNGULO.....REMINDER: BOTH 
    WORKBOOKS CONTINUE FROM THE PRE-AP COURSE.
8.  Discussion and review of summer assignments/work done...(see information 
    sheets).
9.  A review of pages 1-30 of the UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk. plus the corresponding 
    verb conjugations handouts from the Pre-AP course....a diagnostic test 
    review in class today!  TEST ON THURSDAY, 9/8/16!!
10. Distribution of any handouts and information to those missing them
    from the Pre-AP course.
    --Continuation of discussion on the format and grading rubrics of the
      AP Exam, plus format explanation of the Triángulo Aprobado Wkbk.
      activities and exercises.
11. Distribution of Field Trip permission form to be used for this school
    year, 2016-2017....RETURN BY 9/8 WITH PARENT AND STUDENT SIGNATURES
    AND COMPLETED INFORMATION!

THURSDAY, 9/8/16:  TEST TODAY ON PAGES 1-30 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK., FROM
THE SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES!!

1.  TEST #1: PAGES 1-30 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK..... 
    (PRESENT INDICATIVE, SER VS. ESTAR, USES OF THE PRESENT AND 
    PAST PARTICIPLES, PASSIVE VOICE, COMMANDS)!  NOTE: NO NEW VOCABULARY
    WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE TEST, JUST THE GRAMMAR CONTENT LISTED.
   ----FORMAT OF THE TEST: (100 POSSIBLE POINTS)
    I. COMPRENSIÓN DE ESCUCHAR: 5 SPANISH CONVERSATIONAL QUESTIONS TO
       ANSWER IN COMPLETE SENTENCES (5 POINTS)
   II. COMPRENSIÓN DE GRAMÁTICA Y ESTRUCTURA: 
       A. EL PRESENTE INDICATIVO: 15 CONJUGATED NOSOTROS VERBS TO CHANGE
          TO THE SINGULAR (YO) FORM (15 POINTS)
       B. SER VS. ESTAR: 10 SENTENCES TO COMPLETE WITH THE CORRECT FORM
          OF ONE OF THE 2 VERBS (10 POINTS)
       C. EL GERUNDIO Y EL PRESENTE PROGRESIVO: 10 SENTENCES TO COMPLETE
          WITH THE CORRECT PRESENT PROGRESSIVE FORM...(ESTAR + PRESENT
          PARTICIPLE) (10 POINTS)
       D. EL PARTICIPIO PASADO: GIVE THE CORRECT PAST PARTICIPLE FOR EACH
          INFINITIVE FORM (INCLUDING POSSIBLE ADJECTIVE AND VERBAL FORMS)
          (15 POINTS)
       E. LA VOZ PASIVA: CHANGE EACH SENTENCE FROM THE ACTIVE VOICE TO THE
          PASSIVE VOICE WITH SER (5 POINTS)
       F. LOS MANDATOS: WRITE THE CORRECT FORM OF THE GIVEN INFINITIVE...
          (NEGATIVE/AFFIRMATIVE OF TÚ, UD., UDS., NOSOTROS, VOSOTROS...
           WITH POSSIBLE PRONOUNS AS WELL) (10 POINTS)
       G. LAS PREGUNTAS PERSONALES: ANSWER 15 QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO ALL
          GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LISTED ON PAGES 1-30 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.
          (30 POINTS)


ARCHIVES FOR CERTAIN AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PLANS--2015-2016:

WEEK 38: 6/13-17/16....FINAL EXAMS WEEK!

1. 6/13/16: BLOCK 1--FINAL EXAM
2. 6/16/16: BLOCK 6--FINAL EXAM
3. 6/17/16: BLOCK 7--FINAL EXAM, (OR EARLIER IF POSSIBLE)

--FINAL EXAM FORMAT: (100 TOTAL POINTS)

1. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (40 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO AP EXAM FORMAT...READ A PRINTED SOURCE, LISTEN TO AN AUDIO
   SOURCE, THEN PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS CHARLA/DEBATE RELATING TO THE TOPIC
   GIVEN (WITH REFERENCES FROM THE SOURCES)....
2. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (60 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO THE AP EXAM FORMAT...READ 2 PRINTED SOURCES, LISTEN TO AN
   AUDIO SOURCE,PREPARE AND WRITE A FORMAL ESSAY RELATING TO THE PROMPT
   GIVEN (ABOUT TECHNOLOGY)....


IT HAS BEEN A PLEASURE WORKING WITH EACH OF YOU THIS YEAR IN THE AP SPANISH
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CLASS.  I HOPE THAT YOUR AP SCORES WILL REFLECT MUCH
SUCCESS IN WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED OVER THE COURSE OF YOUR SPANISH
STUDIES.  I WISH YOU THE BEST AS YOU PURSUE YOUR NEXT FUTURE ENDEAVORS.  
HAVE A WONDERFUL SUMMER!
--¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES VERANEALES!
   --SR. JENKINS

WEEK 37: 6/6-10/16....LAST WEEK OF REGULAR CLASSES!

MONDAY, 6/6/16:

1.  POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  

    --BLOCK 1: 1) SONIA Y LAURA (EL PERÚ Y PANAMÁ)

               2) MELISA Y ABIGAÍL (BOLIVIA Y PARAGUAY)

    --BLOCK 7: 1) BENJAMÍN Y YADI Y CARACOL (MÉXICO Y CUBA Y LA REPÚBLICA 
                  DOMINICANA).......(FINISH FROM 5/31, 15 MINUTES)
               
               2) JAIME Y TOMASITO (EL ECUADOR Y LA ARGENTINA)
        
               3) JULIA Y JORGE (NICARAGUA Y COLOMBIA)

TUESDAY, 6/7/16:
    
1.  POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD: 

    --BLOCK 6: 1) JÉSICA Y MARISOL (EL SALVADOR Y PANAMÁ)
                  ....(FINISH FROM 6/3 PLANS, 15-20 MINUTES)

               2) GUILLERMO Y BENJAMÍN (ESPAÑA Y GUATEMALA)

WEDNESDAY, 6/8/16:

1.  POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD: 

    --BLOCK 1: 1) ELISA Y EMILIA (LA ARGENTINA Y EL SALVADOR)

               2) PACO Y SALVADOR (MÉXICO Y EL SALVADOR)

    --BLOCK 7: 1) JULIA Y JORGE (NICARAGUA Y COLOMBIA)...(FINISH IF NEEDED)
               
               2) JENNY Y ROSARIO Y OTOÑA (EL PERÚ Y PUERTO RICO Y EL ECUADOR)

               3) MARTA Y FABIANA (ESPAÑA Y GUATEMALA)

THURSDAY, 6/9/16: (11:35-12:40PM, DUE TO AWARDS ASSEMBLIES)
    
1.  POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD: 

    --BLOCK 6: 1) QUIQUE Y RAFA (LA ARGENTINA Y CHILE)

FRIDAY, 6/10/16:

1.  POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD: 

    --BLOCK 1: 1) REVIEW WITH GRADE/RUBRICS SHEETS, ETC.

    --BLOCK 6: 1) REVIEW WITH GRADE/RUBRICS SHEETS, ETC.

    --BLOCK 7: 1) MARTA Y FABIANA (ESPAÑA Y GUATEMALA)....(FINISH IF NEEDED)
 
               2) SOFÍA Y MARIETA (PANAMÁ Y LA GUINEA ECUATORIAL)

2.  COMPLETE DISCUSSION ON ALL ITEMS BELOW BEFORE THE END OF CLASS ON FRIDAY,
    JUNE 10, THE LAST REGULAR DAY OF CLASSES:
    --IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION/RECOGNITIONS:
    A. SHH returning members...see me by June 8 if you are interested in 
       running for an office for the school term, 2016-17. Elections will be 
       held on Friday, 6/10, at 11:45AM in Room 338.
    B. Return/review grading rubrics sheets for the oral group presentations.
    C. Review corrections to the Subjunctive Structures Test(if time permits)
       from 5/23-24 plans.... (collect/file). If time does not permit review
       in class, students are welcome to see me in office 331 to go over
       test corrections.
    D. ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXAM EXEMPTIONS/FORMS SIGNED....
    E. FINAL EXAM REVIEW AND FORMAT....(SEE BELOW).
    F. VERIFY/DISCUSS FORMAT OF GRADES FOR MP4/E2/S2/Y1....
    G. CLASS REVIEW/SUMMARY/OBJECTIVES AND GOALS....
    H. ALL GRADES WILL BE ENTERED AND VERIFIED IN POWER SCHOOL BY JUNE 10....
    I. 6/13/16: BLOCK 1--FINAL EXAM
    J. 6/16/16: BLOCK 6--FINAL EXAM
    K. 6/17/16: BLOCK 7--FINAL EXAM, (OR EARLIER IF POSSIBLE)

3.  FINAL EXAM FORMAT: (100 TOTAL POINTS)

1. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (40 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO AP EXAM FORMAT...READ A PRINTED SOURCE, LISTEN TO AN AUDIO
   SOURCE, THEN PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS CHARLA/DEBATE RELATING TO THE TOPIC
   GIVEN (WITH REFERENCES FROM THE SOURCES)....
2. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (60 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO THE AP EXAM FORMAT...READ 2 PRINTED SOURCES, LISTEN TO AN
   AUDIO SOURCE,PREPARE AND WRITE A FORMAL ESSAY RELATING TO THE PROMPT
   GIVEN (ABOUT TECHNOLOGY)....


IT HAS BEEN A PLEASURE WORKING WITH EACH OF YOU THIS YEAR IN THE AP SPANISH
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CLASS.  I HOPE THAT YOUR AP SCORES WILL REFLECT MUCH
SUCCESS IN WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED OVER THE COURSE OF YOUR SPANISH
STUDIES.  I WISH YOU THE BEST AS YOU PURSUE YOUR NEXT FUTURE ENDEAVORS.  
HAVE A WONDERFUL SUMMER!
--¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES VERANEALES!
   --SR. JENKINS









SELECT TWO SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHOWCASE FOR
CULTURAL COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS IN MAY AFTER THE AP EXAMS HAVE CONCLUDED. 
YOU ARE TO WORK IN PAIRS/GROUPS OF THREE ON THIS PRESENTATION.  THE FOLLOWING
RUBRICS WILL GIVE YOU THE GUIDELINES FOR THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION
REQUIREMENTS.
   
POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  

INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING:  (BASED ON 100 POINTS:  NOTE THAT THIS
GRADE WILL ACCOUNT FOR MUCH OF THE MP4 AVERAGE!)
1.  10 POINTS:  AN ELECTRONIC COPY OF THE POWER POINT SHOWN TO ME BY 3:00
                PM ON MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016.  THIS MUST BE THE FINISHED PRO-
                DUCT OF YOUR PRESENTATION.  ALSO INCLUDE A REFERENCE/SOURCES
                PAGE, USING THE PROPER FORMAT TAUGHT IN ENGLISH CLASSES.
2.   5 POINTS:  AN ORIGINAL/CREATIVE/COLORFUL INTRODUCTORY PAGE(S)/INTRO-
                DUCTION TO THE PRESENTATION.
3.   5 POINTS:  THE BASIC FACTS AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE COUNTRIES.
                THIS CAN BE ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES OR GIVEN TO STUDENTS
                AS HANDOUTS.  THIS PART CAN SHOW A BRIEF "VIRTUAL TOUR OF
                THE COUNTRIES".
4.  10 POINTS:  AT LEAST 3 DIFFERENT CULTURAL ASPECTS OF THE COUNTRIES
                RESEARCHED, WITH GOOD DETAIL AND EXPLANATION.
5.   5 POINTS:  A GOOD INSTRUCTIONAL 30/45-MINUTE PRESENTATION TIME LIMIT...
                NOTE:  EACH GROUP MEMBER MUST HAVE 15 MINUTES OF
                INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING.
6.  10 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE GRAMMAR STRUCTURES FREE OF SPELLING ERRORS ON 
                EACH SLIDE OF THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION.  IN OTHER WORDS,
                I WANT A CLEAN, PROFESSIONALLY PRESENTED POWER POINT DOCU-
                MENT.
7.  10 POINTS:  INFORMATIVE AND KNOWLEDGEABLE PRESENTATION BY EACH INDIVI-
                DUAL.  I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF PREPARATION AND KNOWLEDGE 
                OF/FAMILIARITY WITH TOPIC, USING NO NOTES EXCEPT THOSE
                LISTED ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES.  REMEMBER THAT I DO NOT
                WANT JUST SIMPLY READING FROM THE SLIDES!
                I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS
                WITH THE CULTURAL TOPICS OF EACH COUNTRY.
8.   5 POINTS:  CREATIVE APPROACH TO CLASS INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT INVOLVE-
                MENT.  THIS INCLUDES ANY APPROPRIATE HANDOUTS THAT WILL
                ENHANCE CLASS INTERACTION WITH THE PRESENTATION.
9.  10 POINTS:  CLEAR/AUTHENTIC/FLUID SPANISH PRONUNCIATION WITH CONFIDENCE 
                IN VOICE QUALITY.
10.  5 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE USE OF THE INDICATIVE VS. THE SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
11.  5 POINTS:  AT LEAST 5 DIFFERENT VERB TENSES INCORPORATED BY EACH INDI-
                VIDUAL DURING THE ACTUAL PRESENTATION.
12.  5 POINTS:  OVERALL FLUIDITY IN GRAMMAR STRUCTURE AND SYNTAX DURING THE
                ACTUAL PRESENTATION.  THERE SHOULD BE VERY LITTLE PAUSE OR
                "CHOPPINESS" DURING YOUR PRESENTATION, AND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
                OF GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LEARNED DURING YOUR STUDY OF SPANISH
                WITH ME MUST BE EVIDENT!
13. 10 POINTS:  THE ACTUAL HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES THAT DEMONSTRATE STUDENT EN-
                GAGEMENT/INVOLVEMENT/INSTRUCTION DURING THE LEARNING PROCESS.
                AGAIN, HERE I WANT TO SEE GOOD CLEAR EVIDENCE OF CULTURAL
                COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS.
14.  5 POINTS:  AN APPROPRIATE CONCLUSION THAT SUMMARIZES THE GOALS OF THE
                PRESENTATION.  THIS SHOULD LEAVE US WITH A LASTING IMPRESSION
                THAT WILL "ENCOURAGE US TO WANT TO VISIT THE COUNTRIES"....

PRESENTATION TIME SLOTS:

BLOCK 1:

5/25: 1) GABI E ISABEL (NICARAGUA Y COLOMBIA)

5/27: 1) CAROLINA Y PAPÁ (GUATEMALA Y COSTA RICA)

5/31: 1) DAVID Y NATE (VENEZUELA Y HONDURAS)

      2) SILVIA Y KATARINA (CUBA Y URUGUAY)

6/3:  1) ESPERANZA Y MARÍA (ESPAÑA Y CHILE)

6/6:  1) SONIA Y LAURA (EL PERÚ Y PANAMÁ)

      2) MELISA Y ABIGAÍL (BOLIVIA Y PARAGUAY)

6/8:  1) ELISA Y EMILIA (LA ARGENTINA Y EL SALVADOR)

      2) PACO Y SALVADOR (MÉXICO Y EL SALVADOR)

BLOCK 7:

5/25: 1) KILO Y ESTEFANO (CHILE Y VENEZUELA)

5/27: 1) KESARA Y OMRI (BOLIVIA Y PARAGUAY)

5/31: 1) KATIA Y EMILIA E ISABEL (COSTA RICA Y EL SALVADOR Y HONDURAS)

      2) BENJAMÍN Y YADI Y CARACOL (MÉXICO Y CUBA Y LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA)

6/3:  1) JAIME Y TOMASITO (EL ECUADOR Y LA ARGENTINA)

6/6:  1) JENNY Y ROSARIO Y OTOÑA (EL PERÚ Y PUERTO RICO Y EL ECUADOR)

      2) JULIA Y JORGE (NICARAGUA Y COLOMBIA)

6/8:  1) MARTA Y FABIANA (ESPAÑA Y GUATEMALA)

      2) SOFÍA Y MARIETA (PANAMÁ Y LA GUINEA ECUATORIAL)

BLOCK 6:

5/27: 1) RÍOS Y ALICIA (CUBA Y COLOMBIA)

6/2:  1) EMILIA Y JORGE (COSTA RICA Y EL ECUADOR)

      2) MATEO Y PABLO (EL PERÚ Y VENEZUELA)

6/3:  1) JÉSICA Y MARISOL (EL SALVADOR Y PANAMÁ)

6/7:  1) GUILLERMO Y BENJAMÍN (ESPAÑA Y GUATEMALA)

      2) QUIQUE Y RAFA (LA ARGENTINA Y CHILE)



WEEK 36: 5/30/16-6/3/16....

MONDAY, 5/30/16: MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY--SCHOOL CLOSED--NO CLASSES!

TUESDAY, 5/31/16: ODD DAY CLASS SCHEDULE!

WEDNESDAY, 6/1/16: SENIOR SHOWCASE DAY--NO CLASSES!
                   REPORT TO BLOCK 1 FOR ATTENDANCE AND SCHEDULES!

THURSDAY, 6/2/16: EVEN DAY CLASS SCHEDULE!

FRIDAY, 6/3/16: ALL CLASSES FRIDAY SCHEDULE!


TUESDAY, 5/31/16:

1.  POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  

    --BLOCK 1: 1) DAVID Y NATE (VENEZUELA Y HONDURAS)

               2) SILVIA Y KATARINA (CUBA Y URUGUAY)

    --BLOCK 7: 1) KATIA Y EMILIA E ISABEL (COSTA RICA Y EL SALVADOR Y 
                  HONDURAS)

               2) BENJAMÍN Y YADI Y CARACOL (MÉXICO Y CUBA Y LA REPÚBLICA 
                  DOMINICANA)

2.  Review corrections to the Subjunctive Structures Test,
    from 5/23-24 plans.... (collect/file).


THURSDAY, 6/2/16:
    
1.  POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD: 

    --BLOCK 6: 1) EMILIA Y JORGE (COSTA RICA Y EL ECUADOR)

               2) MATEO Y PABLO (EL PERÚ Y VENEZUELA)

2.  Review corrections to the Subjunctive Structures Test,
    from 5/23-24 plans.... (collect/file).


FRIDAY, 6/3/16:

1.  POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD: 

    --BLOCK 1: 1) ESPERANZA Y MARÍA (ESPAÑA Y CHILE)

    --BLOCK 6: 1) JÉSICA Y MARISOL (EL SALVADOR Y PANAMÁ)

    --BLOCK 7: 1) JAIME Y TOMASITO (EL ECUADOR Y LA ARGENTINA)


WEEK 35: 5/23-27/16....SOL SCHEDULE WEEK!

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 5/23-24/16:

1.  TEST TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!
    --FROM THE INFORMATION ON THE HANDOUTS PACKETS AND PAGES 53-96
      OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK....
    A.  FORMAT OF TEST: (100 POINTS)
        I.  40 SENTENCE COMPLETIONS WITH CORRECT FORM OF THE INFINITIVE...
            (SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)...(40 POINTS)
       II.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST WRITE THE ENGLISH EXPRESSION IN
            PARENTHESES IN SPANISH...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)..
            (10 POINTS)
      III.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST REWRITE THE SENTENCE CHANGING THE
            INFINITIVE TO THE APPROPRIATE SUBJUNCTIVE FORM...(10 POINTS)
            EXAMPLE:  TENÍAS MIEDO DE LLEGAR TARDE. (ELLOS)
            ANSWER:   TENÍAS MIEDO DE QUE ELLOS LLEGARAN TARDE.
       IV.  10 ENGLISH SENTENCES TO TRANSLATE TO SPANISH...(40 POINTS)
            ...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)
2.  ELECTRONIC COPIES OF THE ORAL PRESENTATIONS CAN NOW BE SHOWN TO ME
    ANY TIME BEFORE THE FIRST PRESENTATION BEGINS IN YOUR RESPECTIVE CLASS.
    --NOTE CHANGE HERE!
3.  NOTE: ANY STUDENTS WHO HAVE MISSED CLASSES MUST COMPLETE ALL WORK 
    BEFORE 5PM ON TUESDAY, 5/24...(QUIZZES, TEST, ETC.)

MONDAY, 5/23/16: BLOCK 1...(11:45-12:50)

1.  Review corrections to subjunctive quiz from 5/20 plans....
2.  TEST TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!
    --FROM THE INFORMATION ON THE HANDOUTS PACKETS AND PAGES 53-96
      OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK....(see above details).
3.  Senior Survey Sheet for Outstanding Languages Award....

MONDAY, 5/23/16: BLOCK 7...(2:05-3:10)

1.  Review corrections to subjunctive quiz from 5/20 plans....
2.  TEST TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!
    --FROM THE INFORMATION ON THE HANDOUTS PACKETS AND PAGES 53-96
      OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK....(see above details).
3.  Senior Survey Sheet for Outstanding Languages Award....

TUESDAY, 5/24/16: BLOCK 6...(8:40-11:00---LONG SOL BLOCK SCHEDULE)

1.  Review corrections to subjunctive quiz from 5/20 plans....
2.  TEST TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!
    --FROM THE INFORMATION ON THE HANDOUTS PACKETS AND PAGES 53-96
      OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK....(see above details).
3.  Senior Survey Sheet for Outstanding Languages Award....
4.  Bring laptops today and work with partners on the oral presentations,
    upon completion of the test...(for the remainder of the block period).


WEDNESDAY, 5/25/16: BLOCK 1...(11:45-12:50)

1.  ELECTRONIC COPIES OF THE ORAL PRESENTATIONS MUST BE SHOWN TO ME
    ANY TIME BEFORE THE FIRST PRESENTATION BEGINS IN CLASS....
    (BUT I WILL NOT LOOK AT THE COPIES IN CLASS DUE TO THE PRESENTATIONS
     BEGINNING TODAY.)
2.  POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  
    --GABI E ISABEL (NICARAGUA Y COLOMBIA)
3.  If time permits, review corrections to the Subjunctive Structures Test,
    from 5/23-24 plans.... (collect/file).
4.  NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2016 AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES PRESENTATIONS....

WEDNESDAY, 5/25/16: BLOCK 7...(8:40-11:00---LONG SOL BLOCK SCHEDULE)

1.  8:40-10:15:
    A. Bring laptops today and work with partners on the oral presentations.
    B. I will also use this time to proof the electronic copies of your
       presentation.  All copies must be checked before 10:15 today.
    C. Review corrections to the Subjunctive Structures Test,
       from 5/23-24 plans.... (collect/file).
    D. NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2016 AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES PRESENTATIONS....
2.  10:20-11:00:
    POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  
    --KILO Y ESTEFANO (CHILE Y VENEZUELA)

THURSDAY, 5/26/16: BLOCK 6...(2:05-3:10)

1.  A. Bring laptops today and work with partners on the oral presentations.
    B. I will also use this time to proof the electronic copies of your
       presentation.  All copies must be checked before the end of class 
       today.
    C. Review corrections to the Subjunctive Structures Test,
       from 5/23-24 plans.... (collect/file).
    D. NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2016 AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES PRESENTATIONS....


FRIDAY, 5/27/16: 

1.  POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  

    --BLOCK 1: CAROLINA Y PAPÁ (GUATEMALA Y COSTA RICA)

    --BLOCK 6: RÍOS Y ALICIA (CUBA Y COLOMBIA)
   
    --BLOCK 7: KESARA Y OMRI (BOLIVIA Y PARAGUAY)


WEEK 34: 5/16-20/16....SOL SCHEDULE WEEK!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 5/16-17/16:

1.  UVM WKBK.: pages 86-92...complete and check answers to all exercises
    as indicated, define in English all new vocabulary expressions noted
    on each page.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!
2.  Continue to work on oral presentation rubrics listed below, and note 
    the change in due date for the electronic copy.
3.  TEST ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES: NOTE CHANGE
    OF DATE....MONDAY-TUESDAY, 5/23-24/16!!

MONDAY, 5/16/16:

BLOCK 1...8:40-11:00

1. 8:45-9:45....Subjunctive/Indicative/infinitive Structures review and
                discussion:
                --Una vez más wkbk.: pages 79-85, a quick review with
                  some of the exercises from Pre-AP....
                --Una ve más wkbk.: pages 86-92, HOMEWORK COMPLETION
                  CHECK, and review of any questions you may have through
                  practice with the exercises and any new vocab. express.
2. 9:45-11:00...Bring laptops and work with partners on the oral presents.
                in class, Room 338.  

BLOCK 7...2:05-03:10

1.  Subjunctive/Indicative/infinitive Structures review and
    discussion:
    --Una vez más wkbk.: pages 79-85, a quick review with
      some of the exercises from Pre-AP....
    --Una ve más wkbk.: pages 86-92, HOMEWORK COMPLETION
      CHECK, and review of any questions you may have through
      practice with the exercises and any new vocab. express.

TUESDAY, 5/17/16:

BLOCK 6...12:55-02:00

1.  Subjunctive/Indicative/infinitive Structures review and
    discussion:
    --Una vez más wkbk.: pages 79-85, a quick review with
      some of the exercises from Pre-AP....
    --Una vez más wkbk.: pages 86-92, HOMEWORK COMPLETION
      CHECK, and review of any questions you may have through
      practice with the exercises and any new vocab. express.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 5/18-19/16:

1.  UVM WKBK.: pages 93-95...complete and check answers to all exercises
    as indicated, define in English all new vocabulary expressions noted
    on each page.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!
2.  Continue to work on oral presentation rubrics listed below, and note 
    the change in due date for the electronic copy.
3.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE STRUCTURES (PRESENT AND IMPERFECT)!
4.  TEST ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES: NOTE CHANGE
    OF DATE....MONDAY-TUESDAY, 5/23-24/16!!

WEDNESDAY, 5/18/16:

BLOCK 1...11:45-12:50

BLOCK 7...02:05-03:10 

THURSDAY, 5/19/16:

BLOCK 6...12:55-02:00

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE STRUCTURES (PRESENT AND IMPERFECT)!
2.  Continue with Subjunctive/Indicative/Infinitive Structures from Monday-
    Tuesday plans:  (UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.)
    --pages 79-85/86-92...finish and review any work not completed....
    --pages 93-95.........HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK, and review of any 
                          questions you may have through practice with the 
                          exercises and any new vocab. express.

FRIDAY, 5/20/16: REGULAR ALL CLASSES FRIDAY SCHEDULE!

1.  Return/review corrections to subjunctive structures quiz, from 5/18-19.
2.  ANOTHER QUIZ TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE STRUCTURES (PRESENT AND IMPERFECT)!
3.  Continue with Subjunctive/Indicative/Infinitive Structures from Monday-
    Tuesday plans:  (UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.)
    --pages 79-85/86-92...review, etc.
    --pages 93-95.........finish and review any work not completed....
    --Review format of test for 5/23-24...(see below)
    --Distribution of practice sheet with claúsulas con si...work on in
      class, review answers, etc.

SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016...¿QUÉ PASA? FESTIVAL...CANAL WALK...11AM-7PM....

WEEK 33: 5/9-13/16....

MAY 2-13, 2016: AP EXAMS!!

MONDAY-FRIDAY, 5/9-13/16: MEET IN LAB 318 THIS WEEK!

1.  Review corrections to the Triángulo vocab. test, Theme 5, (groups)....
    --group members will receive copies of the graded test.
2.  Use the class time this week to continue working on the group oral
    presentations detailed below.  Note the due dates and available
    times for presentations.  Presentations times will be assigned on a
    first-come/first-served basis.

SELECT TWO SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHOWCASE FOR
CULTURAL COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS IN MAY AFTER THE AP EXAMS HAVE CONCLUDED. 
YOU ARE TO WORK IN PAIRS/GROUPS OF THREE ON THIS PRESENTATION.  THE FOLLOWING
RUBRICS WILL GIVE YOU THE GUIDELINES FOR THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION
REQUIREMENTS.
   
POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  

INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING:  (BASED ON 100 POINTS:  NOTE THAT THIS
GRADE WILL ACCOUNT FOR MUCH OF THE MP4 AVERAGE!)
1.  10 POINTS:  AN ELECTRONIC COPY OF THE POWER POINT SHOWN TO ME BY 3:00
                PM ON THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016.  THIS MUST BE THE FINISHED PRO-
                DUCT OF YOUR PRESENTATION.  ALSO INCLUDE A REFERENCE/SOURCES
                PAGE, USING THE PROPER FORMAT TAUGHT IN ENGLISH CLASSES.
2.   5 POINTS:  AN ORIGINAL/CREATIVE/COLORFUL INTRODUCTORY PAGE(S)/INTRO-
                DUCTION TO THE PRESENTATION.
3.   5 POINTS:  THE BASIC FACTS AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE COUNTRIES.
                THIS CAN BE ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES OR GIVEN TO STUDENTS
                AS HANDOUTS.  THIS PART CAN SHOW A BRIEF "VIRTUAL TOUR OF
                THE COUNTRIES".
4.  10 POINTS:  AT LEAST 3 DIFFERENT CULTURAL ASPECTS OF THE COUNTRIES
                RESEARCHED, WITH GOOD DETAIL AND EXPLANATION.
5.   5 POINTS:  A GOOD INSTRUCTIONAL 30/45-MINUTE PRESENTATION TIME LIMIT...
                NOTE:  EACH GROUP MEMBER MUST HAVE 15 MINUTES OF
                INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING.
6.  10 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE GRAMMAR STRUCTURES FREE OF SPELLING ERRORS ON 
                EACH SLIDE OF THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION.  IN OTHER WORDS,
                I WANT A CLEAN, PROFESSIONALLY PRESENTED POWER POINT DOCU-
                MENT.
7.  10 POINTS:  INFORMATIVE AND KNOWLEDGEABLE PRESENTATION BY EACH INDIVI-
                DUAL.  I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF PREPARATION AND KNOWLEDGE 
                OF/FAMILIARITY WITH TOPIC, USING NO NOTES EXCEPT THOSE
                LISTED ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES.  REMEMBER THAT I DO NOT
                WANT JUST SIMPLY READING FROM THE SLIDES!
                I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS
                WITH THE CULTURAL TOPICS OF EACH COUNTRY.
8.   5 POINTS:  CREATIVE APPROACH TO CLASS INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT INVOLVE-
                MENT.  THIS INCLUDES ANY APPROPRIATE HANDOUTS THAT WILL
                ENHANCE CLASS INTERACTION WITH THE PRESENTATION.
9.  10 POINTS:  CLEAR/AUTHENTIC/FLUID SPANISH PRONUNCIATION WITH CONFIDENCE 
                IN VOICE QUALITY.
10.  5 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE USE OF THE INDICATIVE VS. THE SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
11.  5 POINTS:  AT LEAST 5 DIFFERENT VERB TENSES INCORPORATED BY EACH INDI-
                VIDUAL DURING THE ACTUAL PRESENTATION.
12.  5 POINTS:  OVERALL FLUIDITY IN GRAMMAR STRUCTURE AND SYNTAX DURING THE
                ACTUAL PRESENTATION.  THERE SHOULD BE VERY LITTLE PAUSE OR
                "CHOPPINESS" DURING YOUR PRESENTATION, AND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
                OF GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LEARNED DURING YOUR STUDY OF SPANISH
                WITH ME MUST BE EVIDENT!
13. 10 POINTS:  THE ACTUAL HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES THAT DEMONSTRATE STUDENT EN-
                GAGEMENT/INVOLVEMENT/INSTRUCTION DURING THE LEARNING PROCESS.
                AGAIN, HERE I WANT TO SEE GOOD CLEAR EVIDENCE OF CULTURAL
                COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS.
14.  5 POINTS:  AN APPROPRIATE CONCLUSION THAT SUMMARIZES THE GOALS OF THE
                PRESENTATION.  THIS SHOULD LEAVE US WITH A LASTING IMPRESSION
                THAT WILL "ENCOURAGE US TO WANT TO VISIT THE COUNTRIES"....

PRESENTATION TIME SLOTS:

BLOCK 1:

5/25: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/27: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/31: 1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________

6/3:  1)______________________________________________________________

6/6:  1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________

6/8:  1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________

BLOCK 7:

5/25: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/27: 1)______________________________________________________________

5/31: 1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________

6/3:  1)______________________________________________________________

6/6:  1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________

6/8:  1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________

BLOCK 6:

5/27: 1)______________________________________________________________

6/2:  1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________

6/3:  1)______________________________________________________________

6/7:  1)______________________________________________________________

      2)______________________________________________________________


SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES TEST: 5/18-20/16....

WEEK 32: 5/2-6/16....(¡5 DE MAYO!)

MAY 2-13, 2016: AP EXAMS!!

MONDAY, 5/2/16:

1. NOTE: UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: THE FOLLOWING ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE TO ME ON MONDAY,
      MAY 2, FOR CREDIT.  BLOCK 6 WILL BRING WORK TO ME BEFORE CLASSES START 
      ON MAY 2, TO GET CREDIT FOR THESE EXS., SINCE THIS CLASS WILL NOT 
      MEET ON TUESDAY BECAUSE OF OUR AP EXAM.  THESE EXERCISES WILL COUNT
      AS A HOMEWORK/QUIZ GRADE!
      --p.188,D
      --p.193, note the explanations with por vs para
      --p.195-196, note the verbs that use prepositions, etc.
      --p.197,B
      --p.199-200,E
      --p.203,A
      --p.208,A
      --p.209,ejercicio de comprobación
      --p.213, note section VIII, idiomatic verb expressions
      --p.214,A
      --p.216,H
      --p.217,A
2.  --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (HW CHECK)
    --DISCURSOS RESEARCH TOPICS FROM THEME 4, SUB-THEMES 1-6, PAGES 158,167,
      175,184,192,201 ...EVIDENCE OF RESEARCH COMPLETED IS DUE TODAY!
    --ONE DISCURSO WILL BE SELECTED TO DO IN CLASS AS A PRESENTATIONAL 
      SPEAKING ACTIVITY.....(AND ALSO ONE FROM THEME 3 THAT WE DIDN'T DO
      FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS).
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (IN-CLASS PRACTICE)
    A. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING: THEMES 3-4...(p.108, Block 6)
    B. PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: THEMES 4-6
    C. PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: p.16-17, THEME 1, finish from previous plans...
    D. PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: THEMES 5-6
    E. INTERPRETIVE LISTENING AND READING: p.28-29, THEME 1
    F. --(READING)--LECTURAS--p.102,110-111,119...(with answers given)
    G. --(WRITING)--CORREOS ELECTRÓNICOS--p.56,104...(brief checks)
    H. MORE PRACTICE WITH THEMES 1-6, AS TIME PERMITS....
4. OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (NOTEBOOK HANDOUTS/ETC.)
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....
   D. VISIT THE AP COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE...
      AND STUDY THE FREE RESPONSE PROMPTS FROM THE 2014 EXAM, PLUS OTHER
      SAMPLE EXERCISES GIVEN....
   E. AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE 
      SPEAKING PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM... (CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS) 
      ...FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS I HAVE GIVEN YOU....
   F. AT HOME, CHOOSE YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
      CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
      STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....


TUESDAY, 5/3/16: AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM TODAY!!

5/3/16:  AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM-2016
         BREAKFAST IN ROOM 338, 7:30-8:15AM...(BAGELS, CREAM CHEESES,
            JUICES, FRUITS)
         REPORT TO BLACK BOX BY 8:30 PROMPTLY...(PENS, #2 PENCILS,
            BLANK PAPER, WATCH/TIME PIECE BUT NO CELL PHONES)
            BLACK BOX...(READING, LISTENING, WRITING)
            LAB 242.....(SPEAKING)
            ROOMS 243/241....(HOLDING ROOMS)

TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016:  ADVANCED PLACEMENT SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM
2016!!

1.  BREAKFAST WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR YOU IN ROOM 338 FROM 7:30-8:15AM....
    (ASSORTED JUICES/FRUITS, BAGELS AND CREAM CHEESES)
2.  REPORT TO THE BLACK BOX PROMPTLY AT 8:30AM FOR THE EXAM! GOOD LUCK!
    --WHAT TO BRING TO THE EXAM:
      --NO.2 SHARPENED PENCILS
      --PENS WITH BLACK OR DARK BLUE INK
      --A WATCH THAT DOES NOT BEEP NOR HAVE AN ALARM
      --PROPER IDENTIFICATION, IF NEEDED....
3.  WE HAVE WORKED EXTREMELY WELL TO PREPARE FOR THIS EXAM....NOW IT IS 
    TIME FOR YOU TO SHOW YOUR TALENTS WITH THE SPANISH LANGUAGE!  I AM
    PROUD OF EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU FOR ALL THE HARD WORK SHOWN!
    BE CONFIDENT, BE STRONG, BE DETERMINED TO EXCEL!!

REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT POINTS AS YOU MAKE FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR THE EXAM:

4. OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: 
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....
   D. VISIT THE AP COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE...
      AND STUDY THE FREE RESPONSE PROMPTS FROM THE 2014 EXAM, PLUS OTHER
      SAMPLE EXERCISES GIVEN....
   E. AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE 
      SPEAKING PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM... (CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS) 
      ...FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS I HAVE GIVEN YOU....
   F. AT HOME, CHOOSE YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
      CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
      STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....
   G. REVIEW THE VOCABULARY PAGES IN EACH SUB-THEME OF THE TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
   H. LISTEN TO SPANISH MUSIC, WATCH SPANISH TELEVISION, ETC......
   I. More importantly...GET PLENTY OF NEEDED REST BEFORE TAKING ALL OF YOUR
      AP EXAMS, PLEASE!!  ¡BUENA SUERTE!

5. NOTE BLOCK 6: AS YOU FINISH UP AND ARE DISMISSED FROM THE AP EXAM, PLEASE
   COME FIND ME UPSTAIRS IN MY OFFICE 331, AND WE WILL GO TO AN AVAILABLE
   PLACE TO RELAX AND DISCUSS YOUR GENERAL OPINIONS OF THE EXAM, ETC.....
   (PROBABLY EITHER FORUM OR LAB 318....)

WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, 5/4-6/16: REPORT TO LAB 318 EACH DAY!

1.  General feedback/comments/suggestions on the 2016 AP Spanish Language
    and Culture Exam...(format, sections, topics, etc.)....
2.  Review corrections to the Triángulo vocab. test, Theme 5, (groups)....
    --group members will receive copies of the graded test.
3.  Use whatever time you have this week to work on the group oral presenta-
    tions for the selected Spanish-speaking countries to showcase.....
    --We will discuss the specific rubrics and instructions I would like
      you to follow, in addition to those listed below....

WEEK 31: 4/25-29/16....

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/25-26/16:

MONDAY, 4/25/16:
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #15: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 4--SUB-THEME 4...PAGES 177-185....
       LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS--LAS CREENCIAS PERSONALES

NOTE: UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: THE FOLLOWING ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE TO ME ON MONDAY,
      MAY 2, FOR CREDIT.  BLOCK 6 WILL MEET ME AT LUNCH ON MAY 2 BRIEFLY
      AT 11:40 TO GET CREDIT FOR THESE EXS., SINCE THIS CLASS WILL NOT 
      MEET ON TUESDAY BECAUSE OF OUR AP EXAM.  THESE EXERCISES WILL COUNT
      AS A HOMEWORK/QUIZ GRADE!
      --p.188,D
      --p.193, note the explanations with por vs para
      --p.195-196, note the verbs that use prepositions, etc.
      --p.197,B
      --p.199-200,E
      --p.203,A
      --p.208,A
      --p.209,ejercicio de comprobación
      --p.213, note section VIII, idiomatic verb expressions
      --p.214,A
      --p.216,H
      --p.217,A

1.  --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (20 minutes)
       A. Work on preparations for the fifth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 5--Las familias y las comunidades...
          pages 210,219,227,235,244,252....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/25-26/16!!
         (HOWEVER, THIS TEST WILL BE TAKEN WITH YOUR PARTNERS FOR THE
          ORAL PRESENTATIONS, SO I ADVISE YOU STUDY TOGETHER AND BE WELL
          PREPARED TO MAKE THAT A+ IN A GOOD GROUP EFFORT!)
2.  --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (HW CHECK)
    --DISCURSOS RESEARCH TOPICS FROM THEME 3, SUB-THEMES 1-6, PAGES 108,117,
      125,133,141,149 ...EVIDENCE OF RESEARCH COMPLETED IS DUE TODAY!
    --ONE DISCURSO WILL BE SELECTED TO DO IN CLASS AS A PRESENTATIONAL 
      SPEAKING ACTIVITY.....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 71-72: Repaso exercises...complete 
    and check all exercises prior to class, define in English all new 
    vocabulary expressions.
    --Individual questions that you may have....(HW CHECK)
4.  --TODAY WE WILL COMPLETE THE SPEAKING SECTION TO THE PRACTICE AP EXAM
      FROM THE SATURDAY SESSIONS, 4/16-23/16....(LAB 242)
      --BLOCK 1:  9:15-10:00
      --BLOCK 6:  1:00-01:45
      --BLOCK 7:  2:15-03:00
      NOTE: I AM NOT YET SURE WHICH METHOD I WILL USE TO ASSESS THE SPEAKING
            SECTION....I MAY USE THE LAB RECORDING SYSTEM, I MIGHT GET EACH
            STUDENT TO RECORD AND SEND TO ME, OR I MIGHT JUST HAVE SMALL
            GROUPS OF 5 OR SO COME TO THE LAB TO SPEAK IN FRONT OF ME FOR
            GRADING AND IMMEDIATE FEEDBACK...... (JUST BE PREPARED FOR
            WHATEVER MEANS WE USE TO COMPLETE THE PRACTICE EXAM SPEAKING
            SECTION FREE RESPONSE).
5.  PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING AP EXAM PRACTICE ACTIVITIES WHILE WAITING
    TO COMPLETE THE SPEAKING SECTION TO THE PRACTICE EXAM: (TRIÁNGULO WKBK.)
    --(READING)--LECTURAS--p.102,110-111,119...(with answers given)
    --(WRITING)--CORREOS ELECTRÓNICOS--p.56,104...(brief checks)
6.  SIGN-UP SHEETS FOR 2016 AP EXAM DATES.....


WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/27-28/16:

WEDNESDAY, 4/27/16: (LAST MORNING PRACTICE SESSION FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR!)
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #16: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 4--SUB-THEME 3...PAGES 169-176....
       LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS--LA IDENTIDAD NACIONAL Y LA
       IDENTIDAD ÉTNICA

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (SEE ASSIGNMENTS ABOVE DUE FOR 5/2/16)
2.  Review corrections to the Triángulo vocab. test, Theme 5, (groups)....
    --group members will receive copies of the graded test
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 73-85: El subjuntivo... all exercises must be 
    completed and checked from the Pre-AP classes, with new vocabulary.
    --Individual questions that you may have....(HW CHECK)
4. AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM:
   A. Review answers to multiple choice section, section 1.
   B. Review corrections and rubrics for grading the free response section 2,
      ....Interpersonal Writing (Correo electrónico), Presentational Writing
      (Persuasive Essay), Interpersonal Speaking (Directed Conversation),    
      Presentational Speaking (Discurso).
   C. Review grading rubrics sheets for free response sections, strategies
      and hints for multiple choice sections, view actual student samples of 
      free response sections.
   D. Review of entire AP Exam format....possible overall grades from 5-1 on
      the AP scale of grading/helpful hints and strategies for success on
      the 2016 Exam....
5. OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (NOTEBOOK HANDOUTS/ETC.)
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....
   D. VISIT THE AP COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE...
      AND STUDY THE FREE RESPONSE PROMPTS FROM THE 2014 EXAM, PLUS OTHER
      SAMPLE EXERCISES GIVEN....
   E. AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE 
      SPEAKING PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM... (CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS) 
      ...FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS I HAVE GIVEN YOU....
   F. AT HOME, CHOOSE YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
      CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
      STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....
6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (IN-CLASS PRACTICE)
    A. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING: THEMES 3-4...(p.108, Block 6)
    B. PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: THEMES 4-6
    C. PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: p.16-17, THEME 1, finish from previous plans...
    D. PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: THEMES 5-6
    E. INTERPRETIVE LISTENING AND READING: p.28-29, THEME 1


FRIDAY, 4/29/16: LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (SEE ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR MONDAY, 5/2/16) 
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. ACTIVITIES IN PREPARATION FOR THE AP EXAM:
    --Today, and for the next three consecutive Fridays, we will spend this
     40-minute period working in our presentation groups researching the
     Discursos sub-theme questions in Themes 1-4 (one theme per Friday
     session), and connecting them to our community and the two Spanish-
     speaking countries the group selected for the presentations in May. 
    --I strongly suggest you work diligently with your group partner(s) to 
     try to cover all 6 sub-theme Discursos in the class period.  With the
     necessary research, it will be difficult to finish all of them in 40 
     minutes unless you divide up the topics and share information.  If
     your group does not finish, then you will need to complete the remaining
     Discursos topics at home over the weekend.  Each group will show me
     all 6 researched Discursos topics in class on the Monday/Tuesday after 
     each Friday session, and will receive credit for all work done....
     (BUT REMEMBER...EACH PERSON IN THE GROUP MUST HAVE ALL INFORMATION
      FOR ALL 6 DISCURSOS, EITHER ORIGINALS DONE OR COPIES FROM PARTNERS.)
    --TODAY'S SESSION: THEME 4--PAGES 158,167,175,184,192,201


**SATURDAY, APRIL 16...9AM-2PM...PRACTICE AP EXAM...ADJUNCT CLASS ROOM!!**
**SATURDAY, APRIL 23...9AM-2PM...PRACTICE AP EXAM...ADJUNCT CLASS ROOM!!**
**(CHOOSE ONE OF THESE DATES.)

WEEK 30: 4/18-22/16....

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/18-19/16:

MONDAY, 4/18/16:
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #13: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 4--SUB-THEME 6...PAGES 194-202....
       LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS--LA AUTOESTIMA

1.  SUBJUNCTIVE PACKETS: (HW CHECK)
    --page 10, ex.B, #1-15
    --Class discussion with answers....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (HW CHECK)
    --Do these indicated exercises for structure practice:
      p.156, D
      p.164, note the expressions in E. in preps. for the AP Exam....
      p.167, E
    --Individual questions that you may have.....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: page 69: Repaso exercises...complete 
    and check all exercises prior to class, define in English all new 
    vocabulary expressions.
    --Individual questions that you may have....(HW CHECK)
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (HW CHECK)
    --DISCURSOS RESEARCH TOPICS FROM THEME 2, SUB-THEMES 1-6, PAGES 58,66,
      74,82,90,99 ...EVIDENCE OF RESEARCH COMPLETED IS DUE TODAY!
    --ONE DISCURSO WILL BE SELECTED TO DO IN CLASS AS A PRESENTATIONAL 
      SPEAKING ACTIVITY.....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TIMED READING-10 MINUTES!
    --page 68; Theme 2, Sub-theme 3
    --Answers to the lectura will be given....
6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (IN-CLASS PRACTICE)
    A. Interpersonal Speaking: p.82,90,99 (Theme 2)
    B. Presentational Writing: p.16-17 (Theme 1)
7.  NOTE: ALL GRADES AND COMMENTS FOR MP3 WILL BE UPDATED/VERIFIED/FINALIZED/
          POSTED BY WEDNESDAY, 1PM.  SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT
          YOUR GRADES.

       
WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/20-21/16:

WEDNESDAY, 4/20/16:
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #14: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 4--SUB-THEME 5...PAGES 186-193....
       LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS--LOS INTERESES PERSONALES

1.  SUBJUNCTIVE PACKETS: (HW CHECK)
    --pages 10-11, ex.B, #16-30
    --Class discussion with answers....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (HW CHECK)
    --Do these indicated exercises for structure practice:
      p.168-169, Repaso A
      p.173-175, note the Usos explanations in preps. for the AP Exam....
      p.175, A
    --Individual questions that you may have.....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: page 70: Repaso exercises...complete 
    and check all exercises prior to class, define in English all new 
    vocabulary expressions.
    --Individual questions that you may have....(HW CHECK)
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TIMED READINGS-30 MINUTES!
    --pages 76,84-85,92-93; Theme 2, Sub-themes 4-6
    --Answers to the lecturas will be given....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (IN-CLASS PRACTICE)
    A. Interpersonal Speaking: p.82,90,99 (Theme 2)...(fin.from 4/18-19)
    B. Presentational Writing: p.16-17 (Theme 1)...(fin.from 4/18-19)
    C. Interpretive Listening and Reading: p.28-29
    D. Presentational Speaking: Theme 3....
    E. Interpersonal Speaking: p.108 (Theme 3)


FRIDAY, 4/22/16: LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (HW CHECK)
    --Do these indicated exercises for structure practice:
      p.177, note the Formación section for AP Exam preps.
      p.180, C
      p.185, A
    --Individual questions that you may have.....
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. ACTIVITIES IN PREPARATION FOR THE AP EXAM:
    --Today, and for the next three consecutive Fridays, we will spend this
     40-minute period working in our presentation groups researching the
     Discursos sub-theme questions in Themes 1-4 (one theme per Friday
     session), and connecting them to our community and the two Spanish-
     speaking countries the group selected for the presentations in May. 
    --I strongly suggest you work diligently with your group partner(s) to 
     try to cover all 6 sub-theme Discursos in the class period.  With the
     necessary research, it will be difficult to finish all of them in 40 
     minutes unless you divide up the topics and share information.  If
     your group does not finish, then you will need to complete the remaining
     Discursos topics at home over the weekend.  Each group will show me
     all 6 researched Discursos topics in class on the Monday/Tuesday after 
     each Friday session, and will receive credit for all work done....
     (BUT REMEMBER...EACH PERSON IN THE GROUP MUST HAVE ALL INFORMATION
      FOR ALL 6 DISCURSOS, EITHER ORIGINALS DONE OR COPIES FROM PARTNERS.)
    --TODAY'S SESSION: THEME 3--PAGES 108,117,125,133,141,149


WEEK 29: 4/11-15/16....

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/11-12/16:

MONDAY, 4/11/16:
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #11: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 2...PAGES 211-219....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LAS COMUNIDADES EDUCATIVAS

HOMEWORK DUE TODAY FOR CLASS: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECKS ON ALL WORK TODAY!

1.  UVM WKBK.:
    A. pages 73-96: El subjuntivo (presente e imperfecto)....study and review
       these pages in preparation for some in-class review activities on
       the handouts that I distributed. Complete #11-20 on pages 8-9 of the
       handouts packet, ex.A.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 136-138: study and review the explanations of 
    demonstrative adjectives and pronouns on these indicated pages, do the
    indicated exercises, check answers, and define new vocabulary exprs.
    (but this is optional now).
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 60-65: el condicional/el condicional perfecto  
    ...study and review the explanations on these indicated pages, complete 
    and check all exercises prior to class, define in English all new 
    vocabulary expressions.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    --DISCURSOS RESEARCH TOPICS FROM THEME 1, SUB-THEMES 1-6, PAGES 9-17-24-
      33-40-49...EVIDENCE OF RESEARCH COMPLETED IS DUE TODAY!
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TIMED READING-10 MINUTES!
    --pages 42-43; Theme 1, Sub-theme 6
       
WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/13-14/16:

WEDNESDAY, 4/13/16:
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #12: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 1...PAGES 204-210....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LAS TRADICIONES Y LOS VALORES

HOMEWORK DUE TODAY FOR CLASS: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECKS ON ALL WORK TODAY!

1.  UVM WKBK.:
    A. pages 73-96: El subjuntivo (presente e imperfecto)....study and review
       these pages in preparation for some in-class review activities on
       the handouts that I distributed. Complete #21-30 on page 9 of the
       handouts packet, ex.A.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 139-142: complete the review exs. on these 
    indicated pages, check answers, and define new vocabulary exprs.
    (but this is optional now). Do not do the section....Actividades de
    comunicación creativa.
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 66-68: Repaso exercises...complete 
    and check all exercises prior to class, define in English all new 
    vocabulary expressions.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TIMED READING-20 MINUTES!
    --pages 52,60-61; Theme 2, Sub-themes 1-2 
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TIMED INTERPERSONAL WRITING--10 MINUTES!
    --page 38; Theme 1, Sub-theme 4, Correos electrónicos

HOMEWORK DUE FOR FRIDAY, 4/15/16:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 143-147: Las palabras interrogativas y 
    exclamativas....study the explanations on these pages, complete the exs. 
    on these indicated pages, check answers, and define new vocabulary 
    exprs.(but this is optional now).


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/11-12/16:

1.  




CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/13-14/16:

1. 

MARCH 28-APRIL 1, 2016: SPRING BREAK--SCHOOL CLOSED!!
¡QUE LO PASES BIEN LAS VACACIONES DE PRIMAVERA! 

**SATURDAY, APRIL 16...9AM-2PM...PRACTICE AP EXAM...SCHOOL CAFETERIA!!**

WEEK 28: 4/4-8/16....

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/4-5/16:

MONDAY, 4/4/16: NOTE--WE WILL MEET IN LAB 242 FOR THE PRACTICE SESSION!
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #9: LAB 242...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 4...PAGES 228-235....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LA CIUDADANÍA GLOBAL 

IN-CLASS FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/4-5/16: 
REPORT PROMPTLY TODAY TO LAB 242 FOR THE NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2016!
   A. YOU MAY BEGIN THE EXAM EARLY IF POSSIBLE....
   B. USERNAMES AND PASSWORDS WILL BE GIVEN AS YOU ENTER THE LAB.
   C. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS AS LISTED ON THE FRONT BOARD....
   D. TAKE IT SERIOUSLY AND GOOD LUCK!
--IF YOU FINISH BEFORE THE END OF CLASS, THEN USE THE REMAINING TIME TO
  RESEARCH THE DISCURSOS QUESTIONS IN THEME 1 OF THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO
  WORKBOOK.  RESEARCH IN REFERENCE TO YOUR COMMUNITY AND TO THE TWO
  SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES YOU SELECTED FOR THE PRESENTATIONS.

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/6-7/16:

WEDNESDAY, 4/6/16:
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #10: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 3...PAGES 220-227....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LA ESTRUCTURA DE LA FAMILIA

1.  Work on preparations for the fourth vocabulary test of this   
    workbook ...Theme 4--Las identidades personales y públicas...
    pages 159,168,176,185,193,202....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
    guides, etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/6-7/16!! (FIRST 30 MINUTES!)
2.  AFTER TEST--REST OF CLASS:
    A. REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THE IMPERFECT/PRETERITE TEST....(COLL./FILE)
    B. pages 73-96: El subjuntivo (presente e imperfecto)....study and review
       these pages in preparation for some in-class review activities on
       the handouts that I distributed before Spring Break..
       --13-pp. review handouts/packet on the different formations and uses  
         of the subjunctive mood of verbs.....
         ----We will briefly discuss the explanations and examples on
             pages 1-7, and then continue our practice with ex.A, pages
             8-9, #11-20.
    C. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 2--LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA
       --INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING PRACTICE WITH DIRECTED CONVERSATIONS:
       PAGES 58,66,74...(SUB-THEMES 1-3)
       --We will continue and finish these speaking activities from 
         our plans before Spring Break....
         Block 1:  review all three activities
         Block 7:  finish activity on p.74
         Block 6:  finish activities on pp.66,74
    D. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    ---SUB-THEME 2--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE...
    --pages 11-17: Complete the Lectura with questions, research the
      Cápsulas culturales/Comparaciones sections, prepare an opinion and
      defense to the Discursos topic.
    --pages 11-12: Lectura comprehension with answers to the HW questions...
                   (Interpretive Reading)
    --page 12:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion with
                   HW research
    --pages 13-14: Ilustraciones con audio...(Interpretive Reading and
                   Listening)....with answers to the questions....
    --page 14:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion
                   with HW research
    --page 15:     Audios...(Interpretive Listening)...with answers to
                   questions....
    --page 15:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion
                   with HW research 
    --pages 16-17: (Interpersonal and Presentational Writing) practice....
                   outlines and strategies in groups....
    --page 17:     (Interpersonal and Presentational Speaking)...practice
                   with strategies and outline of defense for speaking....
                    --Conversaciones dirigidas...(Interpersonal)
                    --Discursos...(Presentational)...with HW research...

FRIDAY, 4/8/16: MEET IN LAB 318 TODAY!

1. HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
   --UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 131-135: study and review the explanations of 
     possessive adjectives and pronouns on these indicated pages, do the
     indicated exercises, check answers, and define new vocabulary exprs.
     (but this is optional now).
       --We will review any questions you may have had on these pages, but 
         this will be more on an independent study based format, with
         individual questions where needed.
2. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. ACTIVITIES IN PREPARATION FOR THE AP EXAM:
   --Today, and for the next three consecutive Fridays, we will spend this
     40-minute period working in our presentation groups researching the
     Discursos sub-theme questions in Themes 1-4 (one theme per Friday
     session), and connecting them to our community and the two Spanish-
     speaking countries the group selected for the presentations in May. 
   --I strongly suggest you work diligently with your group partner(s) to 
     try to cover all 6 sub-theme Discursos in the class period.  With the
     necessary research, it will be difficult to finish all of them in 40 
     minutes unless you divide up the topics and share information.  If
     your group does not finish, then you will need to complete the remaining
     Discursos topics at home over the weekend.  Each group will show me
     all 6 researched Discursos topics in class on the Monday/Tuesday after 
     each Friday session, and will receive credit for all work done....
     (BUT REMEMBER...EACH PERSON IN THE GROUP MUST HAVE ALL INFORMATION
      FOR ALL 6 DISCURSOS, EITHER ORIGINALS DONE OR COPIES FROM PARTNERS.)
   --TODAY'S SESSION: THEME 1--PAGES 9,17,24,33(ALREADY DONE!),40,49....
3. NSE 2016: RAW SCORES FOR THE ACHIEVEMENT AND PROFICIENCY SECTIONS, ETC....

**SATURDAY, APRIL 16...9AM-2PM...PRACTICE AP EXAM...SCHOOL CAFETERIA!!**

WEEK 27: 3/21-25/16....SHADOW DAYS FOR POTENTIAL NEW STUDENTS--(MON.-THURS.)!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/21-22/16:

MONDAY, 3/21/16:
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #7: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 6...PAGES 245-252....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LAS REDES SOCIALES

1. UVM WKBK.:
    A. pages 151-156: study and review the explanations of relative pronouns
       on these indicated pages and be prepared for class activities....
       --DO ONLY EXERCISES A-B AS INDICATED AND DEFINE NEW VOCABULARY 
         EXPRESSIONS (OPTIONAL BUT STRONGLY ENCOURAGED)....
    B. pages 57-60: el futuro perfecto...study and review the explanations on 
       these indicated pages, complete and check all exercises prior to class,
       define in English all new vocabulary expressions.
    C. pages 73-96: El subjuntivo (presente e imperfecto)....study and review
       these pages in preparation for some in-class review activities on
       the handouts that I will distribute.
2. BRING TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK TO CLASS TODAY, TOO!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/21-22/16:

1.  REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THE FOLLOWING ASSESSMENTS:
    A. IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE TEST
    B. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO VOCAB. TEST--THEME 3
2.  UVM WKBK.: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK, PAGES 151-156/57-60!
    A. pages 151-156: study and review the explanations of relative pronouns
       on these indicated pages and be prepared for class activities....
       --DO ONLY EXERCISES A-B AS INDICATED AND DEFINE NEW VOCABULARY 
         EXPRESSIONS (OPTIONAL BUT STRONGLY ENCOURAGED)....
         HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
       --We will review any questions you may have had on these pages and
         the homework exs.A-B, with new vocabulary expressions noted.
    B. pages 57-60: el futuro perfecto...study and review the explanations on 
       these indicated pages, complete and check all exercises prior to class,
       define in English all new vocabulary expressions.
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
       --We will review any questions you may have had on these pages and
         the homework exs., with new vocabulary expressions noted.
    C. pages 73-96: El subjuntivo (presente e imperfecto)....study and review
       these pages in preparation for some in-class review activities on
       the handouts that I will distribute.
       --Distribution of 13-pp. review handouts/packet on the different
         formations and uses of the subjunctive mood of verbs.....
         ----We will briefly discuss the explanations and examples on
             pages 1-7, and then practice with the formations of the
             imperfect subjunctive on pages 12-13.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 2--LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA
    A. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING PRACTICE WITH DIRECTED CONVERSATIONS:
       PAGES 58,66,74...(SUB-THEMES 1-3)
    

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/23-24/16:

WEDNESDAY, 3/23/16: 
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #8: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 5...PAGES 236-244....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LA GEOGRAFÍA HUMANA

1.  UVM WKBK.:
    A. pages 73-96: El subjuntivo (presente e imperfecto)....study and review
       these pages in preparation for some in-class review activities on
       the handouts that I distributed in 3/21-22 plans.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 11-17: review these pages prior to class, Theme 1--Sub-Theme 2.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. AT-HOME READING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE:
       --WITHIN A 30-MINUTE TIME FRAME ON YOUR OWN AT HOME, PLEASE COMPLETE
         THE FOLLOWING LECTURAS AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT FOLLOW....
         (THEME 1, SUB-THEMES 3-4-5)
          --PAGES 19,26-27,35
4.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/23-24/16:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. pages 73-96: El subjuntivo (presente e imperfecto)....study and review
       these pages in preparation for some in-class review activities on
       the handouts that I will distribute.
       --13-pp. review handouts/packet on the different formations and uses  
         of the subjunctive mood of verbs.....
         ----We will continue our discussion on the explanations and 
             examples on pages 1-7, and then finish with the formations of 
             the imperfect subjunctive on pages 12-13. We will also begin
             a discussion and practice with Ex.A on pages 8-9, #1-30.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. AT-HOME READING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE:
       --WITHIN A 30-MINUTE TIME FRAME ON YOUR OWN AT HOME, PLEASE COMPLETE
         THE FOLLOWING LECTURAS AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT FOLLOW....
         (THEME 1, SUB-THEMES 3-4-5)
          --PAGES 19,26-27,35
          --We will review the answers to the interpretive questions in
            each of the three sub-themes, and go over any questions you
            may have had on the readings and questions.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 2--LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA
    A. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING PRACTICE WITH DIRECTED CONVERSATIONS:
       PAGES 58,66,74...(SUB-THEMES 1-3)
       --We will continue and finish these speaking activities from 
         the 3/21-22 plans....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    A. SUB-THEME 2--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE...
    --pages 11-17: Complete the Lectura with questions, research the
      Cápsulas culturales/Comparaciones sections, prepare an opinion and
      defense to the Discursos topic.
    --pages 11-12: Lectura comprehension with answers to the HW questions...
                   (Interpretive Reading)
    --page 12:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion with
                   HW research
    --pages 13-14: Ilustraciones con audio...(Interpretive Reading and
                   Listening)....with answers to the questions....
    --page 14:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion
                   with HW research
    --page 15:     Audios...(Interpretive Listening)...with answers to
                   questions....
    --page 15:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion
                   with HW research 
    --pages 16-17: (Interpersonal and Presentational Writing) practice....
                   outlines and strategies in groups....
    --page 17:     (Interpersonal and Presentational Speaking)...practice
                   with strategies and outline of defense for speaking....
                    --Conversaciones dirigidas...(Interpersonal)
                    --Discursos...(Presentational)...with HW research...

FRIDAY, 3/25/16: SPECIAL CLASS SCHEDULE DUE TO ALUMNI SHOWCASE!

BLOCK 1:  8:40-9:10....LAB 318
BLOCK 7:  2:45-3:15....LAB 318

USE THE ENTIRE 30 MINUTES TO WORK ON SOME MORE OLD PRACTICE EXAMS 
IN PREPARATION FOR THE NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2016.
NOTE: BLOCK 6 CAN DO THIS AT HOME, SINCE THE CLASS DOES NOT MEET TODAY....


WEEK 26: 3/14-18/16....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/14-15/16:

MONDAY, 3/14/16:
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #5: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 2...PAGES 262-268....
       LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--DEFINICIONES DE LA BELLEZA

1.  Work on preparations for the third vocabulary test of this   
    workbook ...Theme 3--La vida contemporánea...
    pages 109,118,126,134,142,150....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
    guides, etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/14-15/16!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/14-15/16: VOCAB.TEST TODAY!!

1.  FIRST 30 MINUTES OF CLASS:
    TEST--TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 3--LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA---
    VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS--PAGES 109,118,126,134,142,150!!
2.  REST OF CLASS TIME:
    A. UVM WKBK.:
       1. Review of activities on page 129...Actividades de comunicación
          creativa.
       2. Los pronombres relativos...pages 151-152....an introduction
          to the formations and uses with completion of the Ejercicio
          de reflexión.
    B. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK:
       --THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
         page 8:    Ensayo...(presentational writing practice)...audio and
                    reading selections....(group strategies here).

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/16-17/16:

WEDNESDAY, 3/16/16:  
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #6: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 1...PAGES 254-261....
       LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--LA ARQUITECTURA

1.  UVM WKBK.:
    A. pages 151-153: study and review the explanations of relative pronouns
       on these indicated pages and be prepared for class activities....
       NOTE: THERE ARE NO WRITTEN EXERCISES TO COMPLETE BUT THIS HOMEWORK
       IS JUST AS IMPORTANT....POSSIBLE QUIZ!
    B. pages 53-57: el futuro...study and review the explanations on these
       indicated pages, complete and check all exercises prior to class,
       define in English all new vocabulary expressions.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 11-17: review these pages prior to class, Theme 1--Sub-Theme 2.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/16-17/16:

1.  REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THE FOLLOWING ASSESSMENTS:
    A. IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE TEST
    B. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO VOCAB. TEST--THEME 3
2.  UVM WKBK.:
    A. pages 151-153: study and review the explanations of relative pronouns
       on these indicated pages and be prepared for class activities....
       NOTE: THERE ARE NO WRITTEN EXERCISES TO COMPLETE BUT THIS HOMEWORK
       IS JUST AS IMPORTANT....POSSIBLE QUIZ!
       --We will finish the explanations from the 3/14-15 classes, and 
         continue with the information due for today on pages 151-153.
    B. pages 53-57: el futuro...study and review the explanations on these
       indicated pages, complete and check all exercises prior to class,
       define in English all new vocabulary expressions.
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK HERE TODAY!  We will review any questions
         you may have had on the exs./examples, and discuss new vocabulary
         expressions on each indicated page.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    A. page 8: finish from previous plans....(SUB-THEME 1)
    B. SUB-THEME 2--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE...
    --pages 11-17: Complete the Lectura with questions, research the
      Cápsulas culturales/Comparaciones sections, prepare an opinion and
      defense to the Discursos topic.
    --pages 11-12: Lectura comprehension with answers to the HW questions...
                   (Interpretive Reading)
    --page 12:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion with
                   HW research
    --pages 13-14: Ilustraciones con audio...(Interpretive Reading and
                   Listening)....with answers to the questions....
    --page 14:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion
                   with HW research
    --page 15:     Audios...(Interpretive Listening)...with answers to
                   questions....
    --page 15:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion
                   with HW research 
    --pages 16-17: (Interpersonal and Presentational Writing) practice....
                   outlines and strategies in groups....
    --page 17:     (Interpersonal and Presentational Speaking)...practice
                   with strategies and outline of defense for speaking....
                    --Conversaciones dirigidas...(Interpersonal)
                    --Discursos...(Presentational)...with HW research...

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 3/18/16: REPORT TO LAB 318 TODAY!

1. USE THE ENTIRE 40 MINUTES TODAY TO PRACTICE PREVIOUSLY USED NATIONAL
   SPANISH EXAMS (ACHIEVEMENT--2015,2014,ETC.)...IN PREPARATION FOR THE
   NSE 2016....THE TASK TODAY IS TO RE-FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH THE
   FORMAT OF THE EXAM...(ACHIEVEMENT AND PROFICIENCY SECTIONS).
       

WEEK 25: 3/7-11/16....

NOTE: MONDAY, 3/7/16, IS AN ALL CLASSES DAY DUE TO SOPHOMORE/JUNIOR TRIP
      TO DC!

INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL--WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY--3/9-10/16--COMMONS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY, 3/7/16:

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #3: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 4...PAGES 277-283....
       LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--LA MODA Y EL DISEÑO

1.  USE THE ENTIRE PERIOD TO WORK ON THE ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR THIS WEEK....
    (SEE DETAILS BELOW).....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 3/8-9/16:

WEDNESDAY, 3/9/16:
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #4: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 3...PAGES 269-276....
       LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--DEFINICIONES DE LA CREATIVIDAD

TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY CLASS SESSION, 3/8-9/16:
1.  TEST TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE FORMS AND STRUCTURES/USES!!
    --(UVM WORKBOOK AND ALL HANDOUTS)
    --UVM WKBK. (PAGES 31-52)
    --ALL HANDOUTS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS
2.  FORMAT OF TEST:
    A. EN LA OFICINA DE CORREOS.....(PRETERITE FORMS OF VERBS)
    B. UN DÍA LLENO DE ACTIVIDADES....(CHANGE THE PRESENT TENSE VERBS IN THE
       STORY TO THE APPROPRIATE FORM IN THE PAST...IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE)
    C. COMPLETE THE STORY BY FILLING IN THE BLANKS WITH THE CORRECT FORM
       OF THE IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE....
    D. ¿SUEÑA O PESADILLA?....(FILL IN THE BLANKS OF THE STORY WITH THE
       CORRECT FORM OF THE IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE VERBS)
    E. COMPRENSIÓN DE ESCRIBIR....(THINK ABOUT PAST MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 3/10-11/16: (REGULAR BLOCK PERIODS)

1.  Review corrections to 2 quizzes from 3/2-3/16 plans....
2.  --UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 123-128...complete all exercises in the
    ...IV.REPASO...section, check answers prior to class, define any new 
    vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly encouraged), and be 
    prepared for a class assessment!
    ----We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  THERE WILL BE
      A SHORT QUIZ FOLLOWING THE REVIEW!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK:
    A. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
       SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
       page 8:    Ensayo...(presentational writing practice)...audio and
                  reading selections....(group strategies here)
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 2--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE...
    --pages 11-17: Complete the Lectura with questions, research the
      Cápsulas culturales/Comparaciones sections, prepare an opinion and
      defense to the Discursos topic.
    --pages 11-12: Lectura comprehension with answers to the HW questions...
                   (Interpretive Reading)
    --page 12:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion with
                   HW research
    --pages 13-14: Ilustraciones con audio...(Interpretive Reading and
                   Listening)....with answers to the questions....
    --page 14:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion
                   with HW research
    --page 15:     Audios...(Interpretive Listening)...with answers to
                   questions....
    --page 15:     Cápsula cultural/Comparaciones...class discussion
                   with HW research 
    --pages 16-17: (Interpersonal and Presentational Writing) practice....
                   outlines and strategies in groups....
    --page 17:     (Interpersonal and Presentational Speaking)...practice
                   with strategies and outline of defense for speaking....
                    --Conversaciones dirigidas...(Interpersonal)
                    --Discursos...(Presentational)...with HW research...
                   

WEEK 24: 2/29/16-3/4/16....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/29/16-3/1/16:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 117-120 ...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres reflexivos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! 
       --IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE 10-pp. handouts/packet: study and complete
       exs. on pages labeled 9-10.  We will review the content on these
       pages, and go over any questions you may have had on the exs.
3.  MONDAY, 2/29/16:
    --MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #1: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
      TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 6...PAGES   
      291-298....LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--LAS ARTES VISUALES Y ESCÉNICAS
   
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/29/16-3/1/16:

MONDAY, 2/29/16:
    --MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #1: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
      TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 6...PAGES   
      291-298....LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--LAS ARTES VISUALES Y ESCÉNICAS

1.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 117-120...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres reflexivos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
    ----We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  THERE WILL BE
      A SHORT QUIZ FOLLOWING THE REVIEW!
2.  IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE 10-PP. HANDOUTS/PACKET:
    A. pp.6-8: review of any questions you had to the answers given on
       these pages.
    B. pp.9-10: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
       --We will review the answers to the exercises on these pages, and
         any questions you may have had.  
3. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: (review and finish from last week's plans)
    1. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING/DIRECTED CONVERSATION PRACTICE:
       --pages 33,40,49...THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
          (REFER TO THE STRATEGIES LISTED IN LAS CONVERSACIONES ON 
           PAGE VII....).....(CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
       --and more practice strategies to help with this section
            of the AP Exam Free Response.....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/2-3/16:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 121-123...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres tónicos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 2--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE...
    --pages 11-17: Complete the Lectura with questions, research the
      Cápsulas culturales/Comparaciones sections, prepare an opinion and
      defense to the Discursos topic.
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
3.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!
4.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE!
5.  WEDNESDAY, 3/2/16:
    MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #2: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
    TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 5...PAGES 284-290....
           LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--EL LENGUAJE Y LA LITERATURA


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/2-3/16:

WEDNESDAY, 3/2/16:
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #2: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
    TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 5...PAGES 284-290....
           LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--EL LENGUAJE Y LA LITERATURA

1.  Review corrections to UVM quiz from 2/29 and 3/1 plans....
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE!
3.  --UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 121-123...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres tónicos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
    ----We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  THERE WILL BE
      A SHORT QUIZ FOLLOWING THE REVIEW!
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
    A. pages 5-6: Lecturas con audio...(listening and reading comprehension
                  practice with recording and new vocabulary noted)
    B. page 7:    Audios...(Interpretive listening comprehension practice)
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 2--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE...
    --pages 11-17: Complete the Lectura with questions, research the
      Cápsulas culturales/Comparaciones sections, prepare an opinion and
      defense to the Discursos topic.
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!

   
FRIDAY, 3/4/16: MEET IN REGULAR CLASSROOMS TODAY!

1.  YOU ONLY NEED TO BRING YOUR TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK AND NOTEBOOK TO CLASS
    TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK:
    A. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
       SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
       pages 5-6: Lecturas con audio...(listening and reading comprehension
                  practice with recording and new vocabulary noted)
       page 7:    Audios...(Interpretive listening comprehension practice)
       page 8:    Ensayo...(presentational writing practice)...audio and
                  reading selections....(group strategies here)
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 2--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE...
    --pages 11-17: Complete the Lectura with questions, research the
      Cápsulas culturales/Comparaciones sections, prepare an opinion and
      defense to the Discursos topic.


WEEK 23: 2/22-26/16....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/22-23/16:

1.  Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of this   
    workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
    pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
    etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/22-23/16!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/22-23/16:  TEST TODAY!!

1.  THEME 2 VOCABULARY TEST FROM THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK!!
    --pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....La ciencia y la tecnología
    --First 40 minutes of class...(10 minutes to review and 30 minutes
      to complete test)
2.  SECOND HALF OF CLASS:
    A. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: complete any work not done on pages 44-51, from
       2/18-19 plans....(also discussion on page 52).
    B. HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! (FROM 2/18-19 PLANS)
       --IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE 10-pp. handouts/packet: study and complete
       exs. on pages labeled 1-6.  We will review the content on these
       pages, and go over any questions you may have had on the exs.
    C. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK:
       1. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING/DIRECTED CONVERSATION PRACTICE:
          --pages 33,40,49...THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
            (REFER TO THE STRATEGIES LISTED IN LAS CONVERSACIONES ON 
             PAGE VII....).....(CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
          --and more practice strategies to help with this section
            of the AP Exam Free Response.....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/24-25/16:

1.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! 
       --IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE 10-pp. handouts/packet: study and complete
       exs. on pages labeled 7-8.  We will review the content on these
       pages, and go over any questions you may have had on the exs.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 113-117 ...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres complementos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
3.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/24-25/16:
NOTE: BLOCK 6 MEETS FROM 12:35-1:50PM DUE TO EXTENDED BLOCK 2 FOR COURSE
SELECTIONS FOR 2016-17.

1.  Review corrections to Triángulo vocabulary test, Theme 2....
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! (FROM 2/18-19 PLANS)
    --IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE 10-pp. handouts/packet: study and complete
      exs. on pages labeled 7-8.  We will review the content on these
      pages, and go over any questions you may have had on the exercises.
3.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 113-117 ...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres complementos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
    ----We willreview any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  THERE WILL BE
      A SHORT QUIZ FOLLOWING THE REVIEW!
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK:
    1. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING/DIRECTED CONVERSATION PRACTICE:
          --pages 33,40,49...THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
            (REFER TO THE STRATEGIES LISTED IN LAS CONVERSACIONES ON 
             PAGE VII....).....(CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
          --and more practice strategies to help with this section
            of the AP Exam Free Response.....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
    A. pages 5-6: Lecturas con audio...(listening and reading comprehension
                  practice with recording and new vocabulary noted)
    B. page 7:    Audios...(Interpretive listening comprehension practice)
   

FRIDAY, 2/26/16: MEET IN REGULAR CLASSROOMS TODAY!

1.  YOU ONLY NEED TO BRING YOUR TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK AND NOTEBOOK TO CLASS
    TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK:
    A. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING/DIRECTED CONVERSATION PRACTICE:
          --pages 33,40,49...THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
            (REFER TO THE STRATEGIES LISTED IN LAS CONVERSACIONES ON 
             PAGE VII....).....(CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
          --and more practice strategies to help with this section
            of the AP Exam Free Response.....
    B. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
       SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
       pages 5-6: Lecturas con audio...(listening and reading comprehension
                  practice with recording and new vocabulary noted)
       page 7:    Audios...(Interpretive listening comprehension practice)
       page 8:    Ensayo...(presentational writing practice)...audio and
                  reading selections....(group strategies here)

WEEK 22: 2/15-19/16....

MONDAY, 2/15/16: HOLIDAY--SCHOOL CLOSED--NO CLASSES!

NOTE:  Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of this   
        workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
        pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
        etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/22-23/16!!

TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 2/16-17/16:

1.  Review corrections to the imperfect vs. preterite quiz, from 2/10-11.
2.  Bring cultural notes taken from the Uruguay presentation by Dra. María
    Castiglia...from Friday, 2/12/16.  We will have a class discussion on
    the cultural aspects and comparisons from the presentation.
3.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND NOTEBOOK TODAY TO CLASS!
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. pages 44-47: complete as indicated, check answers prior to class, 
       define ALL new vocabulary expression from each page.
       --We will review any questions you may have had on these exercises,
         and go over any new vocabulary expressions noted.
5.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: 
    A. pages 48-51: complete all as indicated, check answers prior to class, 
       define ALL new vocabulary expression from each page.
       --We will review any questions you may have had on these exercises,
         and go over any new vocabulary expressions noted.
6.  ANOTHER QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE!
    --THIS QUIZ WILL BE A SHORT STORY CONTENT FORMAT....
7.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK:
       1. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING/DIRECTED CONVERSATION PRACTICE:
          --pages 33,40,49...THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
            (REFER TO THE STRATEGIES LISTED IN LAS CONVERSACIONES ON 
             PAGE VII....).....(CONTINUATION FROM 2/3-4 PLANS)
          --and more practice strategies to help with this section
            of the AP Exam Free Response.....
8.  GLOBAL GRUB AND GAB!....(SEE FLYER POSTED IN ROOM FOR DETAILS)
9.  Distribution of 10-pages handouts/packet with more practice on the
    imperfect vs. preterite uses and structures.

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 2/18-19/16:

1.  Review corrections to imperfect/preterite quiz, from 2/16-17 plans.
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE 10-pp. handouts/packet: study and complete
      exs. on pages labeled 1-6.  We will review the content on these
      pages, and go over any questions you may have had on the exs.
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: complete any work not done on pages 44-51, from
    2/16-17 plans....(also discussion on page 52).
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    1. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING/DIRECTED CONVERSATION PRACTICE:
          --pages 33,40,49...THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
            (REFER TO THE STRATEGIES LISTED IN LAS CONVERSACIONES ON 
             PAGE VII....).....(CONTINUATION FROM 2/16-17 PLANS)
          --and more practice strategies to help with this section
            of the AP Exam Free Response.....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
    A. pages 5-6: Lecturas con audio...(listening and reading comprehension
                  practice with recording and new vocabulary noted)
    B. page 7:    Audios...(Interpretive listening comprehension practice)
    C. page 9:    Conversaciones...(Interpersonal Speaking--Directed Conver-
                  sation comprehension practice)...(with recording)

WEEK 21: 2/8-12/16....MP3/S2 BEGINS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/8-9/16:

1.  NOTE: ALL MP2 (AND COMMENTS)/S1 GRADES WILL BE VERIFIED AND FINALIZED
    BY TUESDAY, 2/9/16.  SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR
    SPECIFIC GRADES.
    NOTE: BLOCK 1...INTENT TO RETURN FORMS DUE TODAY!
2.  Return/review corrections/collect/file exam assessment tests (2) from
    last week's plans....(Presentational Writing, Interpretive Listening
    and Reading).
3.  DUE TO THE FIELD TRIPS AND JUNIOR COLLEGE KICK-OFF, TODAY'S CLASS
    WILL BE A WORK/STUDY SESSION ON THE FOLLOWING TASKS:
    A. Exam assessment test (2) reviews....(see above details).
    B. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: 
       pages 44-47: complete as indicated, check answers prior to class, 
       define ALL new vocabulary expression from each page.
    C. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: 
       pages 48-51: complete all as indicated, check answers prior to class, 
       define ALL new vocabulary expression from each page. NOTE: IF YOU
       DO NOT DEFINE SUFFICIENT VOCABULARY, YOUR HOMEWORK GRADE HERE WILL
       BE NO HIGHER THAN A 60!
    D. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: 
       pages 6-7:  ...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
                  research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
                  --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                  sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                  communicate.....(individual and group work with cultural
                  connections and notes)....
       page 9:    Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
                  question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
                  --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                  to the Spanish-speaking world....(individual and group
                  notes on cultural connections)....
       pp.11-12:  read the lectura and answer the questions that follow,
                  noting new vocabulary expressions as well.
       page 12:   read the Cápsula cultural, and research answers to the
                  Comparaciones questions.
       page 14:   read the Cápsula cultural, and research answers to the
                  Comparaciones questions.
       page 15:   read the Cápsula cultural, and research answers to the
                  Comparaciones questions.
       page 17:   Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
                  question/prompt...(in Spanish!).

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/10-11/16:

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE!
    --(SIMILAR TO THE EXERCISES DONE IN THE REVIEW SHEETS PACKETS)
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    A. pages 44-47: complete as indicated, check answers prior to class, 
       define ALL new vocabulary expression from each page.
       --We will review any questions you may have had on these exercises,
         and go over any new vocabulary expressions noted.
       --NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT DEFINE SUFFICIENT VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS, YOUR
         HOMEWORK GRADE HERE WILL BE NO HIGHER THAN A 60!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    A. pages 48-51: complete all as indicated, check answers prior to class, 
       define ALL new vocabulary expression from each page. NOTE: IF YOU
       DO NOT DEFINE SUFFICIENT VOCABULARY, YOUR HOMEWORK GRADE HERE WILL
       BE NO HIGHER THAN A 60!
       --We will review any questions you may have had on these exercises,
         and go over any new vocabulary expressions noted.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: 
    A. pages 6-7:  ...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
                  research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
                  --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                  sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                  communicate.....(individual and group work with cultural
                  connections and notes)....
    B. page 9:    Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
                  question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
                  --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                  to the Spanish-speaking world....(individual and group
                  notes on cultural connections)....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK:
       1. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING/DIRECTED CONVERSATION PRACTICE:
          --pages 33,40,49...THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
            (REFER TO THE STRATEGIES LISTED IN LAS CONVERSACIONES ON 
             PAGE VII....).....(CONTINUATION FROM 2/3-4 PLANS)
          --and more practice strategies to help with this section
            of the AP Exam Free Response.....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 2/12/16: REPORT TO THE FORUM FOR GUEST SPEAKER
PRESENTATION! BRING NOTEBOOKS!

1.  NOTE: DUE TO SPECIAL ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE TODAY, CLASS WILL MEET....
    BLOCK 1:  08:40-09:15AM
    BLOCK 6:  12:25-12:55PM
    BLOCK 7:  01:00-01:40PM  FORUM PRESENTATION
              01:55-02:35PM  ASSEMBLY--AUDITORIUM--DR. MARY FRANCES BERRY
2.  GUEST SPEAKER PRESENTATION: MARÍA CASTIGLIA, SCHOOL DIRECTOR, FROM
    URUGUAY...EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH SRA. BENNINGTON AND MLWGS.
3.  LISTEN INTENTLY TO THE PRESENTATION, AND TAKE NOTES FOR CLASS DISCUSSION
    NEXT WEEK....

WEEK 20: 2/1-5/16....NOTE IMPORTANT UPDATES AND CHANGES FOR THIS WEEK!

1. The presentational speaking activity which we completed on 1/28-29 has 
   been recorded as a test grade, a quiz grade, and an oral participation
   grade for Week 19.  The quiz and participation grades were based on
   class punctuality and completion of task.  The test grade was based on
   the scale of 100-95-90-85-80-75-70.....And note that the dates of this 
   activity in Power School had to be altered to 1/26-27/2016 to fit the
   MP2 time frame of grades.
2. For this week (20) you will need to bring all of your workbooks, 
   notebooks, and necessary writing utensils to class each day.
3. This week I have decided to use portions of my exam to assess your 
   cumulative writing, listening, and reading skills. Therefore, it is
   extremely important that you make every effort possible to attend both 
   days of class sessions this week. 
4. Please understand students that I am not penalizing you with more work
   because of the changes with exams. I really feel the necessity in our
   AP classes to assess your overall cumulative skills at this moment in
   the term, and I am thus using my mid-term exam as an evaluation tool 
   to see how you are progressing to this point.
5. Each class period this week will be divided in to two parts....one for
   exam assessment and one for new material.  Monday and Tuesday's exam
   assessment will be presentational writing; and Wednesday and Thursday's
   will focus on interpretive listening and reading.  These test assessment
   grades WILL COUNT TOWARDS THE MP2 (MARKING PERIOD 2), which in turn
   will affect semester one (S1) grades.
6. Because of the changes in our schedule, there will be no new written
   homework due for this week. Instead, prepare for the assessments
   listed below in the week's plans and activities.

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/1-2/16:

1.  PRESENTATIONAL WRITING ASSESSMENT (45 MINUTES)  
    --ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TOPICS WILL BE CHOSEN FOR THE TASK....
    FROM THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (ACTIVIDADES DE COMUNICACIÓN CREATIVA)
       1. PAGE 30, B.#2
       2. PAGE 52, B.#1, B.#2
       3. PAGE 72, B.#1, B.#5
       4. PAGE 96, B.#1
    --NO HELP OF ANY KIND CAN BE USED DURING THE TIMED WRITING ASSESSMENT.
2.  THE SECOND HALF OF CLASS:
    A. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK:
       1. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING/DIRECTED CONVERSATION PRACTICE:
          --pages 9,17,24,33,40,49...THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
            (REFER TO THE STRATEGIES LISTED IN LAS CONVERSACIONES ON 
             PAGE VII....)

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/3-4/16:

1.  INTERPRETIVE LISTENING AND READING ASSESSMENTS (45 MINUTES +/-)
    --INTERPRETIVE LISTENING: 
    A. RESUMEN DEL CONTENIDO DE UNA NARRACIÓN....
    B. PREGUNTAS DE OPCIÓN MÚLTIPLE DE UNA NARRACIÓN HISTÓRICA...
    --INTERPRETIVE READING: 
    A. READ THE LITERARY SELECTION AND CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER TO THE 
       QUESTIONS.
2.  THE SECOND HALF OF CLASS:
    A. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK:
       1. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING/DIRECTED CONVERSATION PRACTICE:
          --pages 9,17,24,33,40,49...THEME 1...LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
            (REFER TO THE STRATEGIES LISTED IN LAS CONVERSACIONES ON 
             PAGE VII....).....(CONTINUATION FROM 2/1-2 PLANS)
          --and more practice strategies to help with this section
            of the AP Exam Free Response.....
3.  THURSDAY, 2/4/16, MARKS THE END OF GRADING PERIOD 2 AND SEMESTER 1....

FRIDAY, 2/5/16: NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS--TEACHER WORK DAY!!


NOTE: SCHOOL CLOSED ON FRIDAY, 1/22/16, DUE TO IMPENDING WEATHER CONDITIONS!
      NOTE CHANGES TO OUR SCHEDULE BELOW!

WEEK 19: 1/25-29/16....

NOTE TO BLOCKS 1 AND 7 FOR FRIDAY, 1/29/16:

----EVEN THOUGH THE EXAMS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED, WE ARE STILL GOING TO DO
    THE SPEAKING SECTION TO THE MID-TERM ON FRIDAY, 1/29/16.  THIS WILL
    COUNT AS A SEPARATE GRADE FOR THE SECOND QUARTER MARKING PERIOD.  SO
    PLEASE BE PREPARED AS SCHEDULED BEFORE THE CHANGES WERE ANNOUNCED
    ABOUT EXAMS.....

-------GRADES FOR THE PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING ACTIVITY FROM THE TRIÁNGULO
       WKBK. WILL BE IN POWER SCHOOL BY THE END OF THIS WEEK.  PLEASE SEE
       ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR GRADE.  I WAS VERY PLEASED 
       WITH THE OVERALL PERFORMANCE ON THIS ACTIVITY.  YOU ALL HAVE GOOD
       POTENTIAL, BUT WE STILL HAVE A LOT OF WORK AND PRACTICE TO DO TO
       PERFECT THE TALENTS YOU ARE DEVELOPING.

WHICHEVER DAY WE RETURN AND IF WE HAVE A DAY BEFORE EXAMS START:

SPEAKING SECTION TO EXAM!

1.  --SPEAKING SECTION/ASSESSMENT OF THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM:
    --SEE INSTRUCTIONS SHEET AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING (DISTRIBUTED EARLIER....)
Durante las varias semanas escolares del primer semestre la clase ha leído,
escuchado y apuntado por lo menos 10 diferentes videos los cuales tratan de
aspectos culturales de los países de habla española como la secesión de
Cataluña y las nuevas relaciones diplomáticas entre los Estados Unidos y Cuba.
 El deber de cada estudiante es trabajar en grupos de no más de tres personas
charlando (de), comparando, contrastando y conectando el contenido notado de
los temas culturales de los videos vistos por las actualidades.  Cada
estudiante debe mostrar verificación de conocer bien los apuntes del contenido
de los videos que ha mirado por hablar con confianza y buena fluidez de voz
por una hora durante la última clase antes de empezar los exámenes
semestrales.  Además cada grupo debe identificar y categorizar los videos
según los seis temas centrales, globales y culturales del nuevo examen de AP
de Idioma y Cultura los cuales son….los desafíos mundiales, la ciencia y la
tecnología, la vida contemporánea, las identidades personales y públicas, las
familias y las comunidades, y la belleza y la estética.  Y es posible también
referir a los apuntes durante todo el hablar.  Yo le evaluaré a cada
estudiante según las siguientes rúbricas.

----PREPARATIONS FOR THE SPEAKING SECTION OF THE SEMESTER EXAM:
       --SEE INSTRUCTIONS SHEET AND RUBRICS DISTRIBUTED EARLIER....
       --10 SHORT VIDEOS FROM A VARIETY OF INTERNET SITES DEALING WITH THE
         6 MAIN THEMES OF THE AP LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CURRICULUM...WRITE A
         DETAILED SPANISH SUMMARY FOR THE CONTENT/THEMES OF EACH VIDEO
         SEGMENT.....LABEL APPROPRIATELY WITH TITLE OF VIDEO, DATE, ETC.

NOTE ALSO: BRING ALL WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK !



FIRST SEMESTER EXAM:
BLOCK 6: THURSDAY, 1/28/16...08:40-10:55AM.....ROOM 241
BLOCK 7: FRIDAY,   1/29/16...11:40AM-02:05PM...ROOM 338
BLOCK 1: MONDAY,   2/1/16....08:40-10:55AM.....ROOM 338

EXAM FORMAT AND CONTENT: (100 POINTS)

I.  INTERPRETIVE LISTENING: (2 AT 10 POINTS EACH = 20 POINTS)
    A. RESUMEN DEL CONTENIDO DE UNA NARRACIÓN....(10 POINTS)
    B. PREGUNTAS DE OPCIÓN MÚLTIPLE DE UNA NARRACIÓN HISTÓRICA...(10 POINTS)
II. PRESENTATIONAL WRITING:(2 OF THE FOLLOWING AT 20 POINTS EACH = 40 POINTS)
    A. FROM THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (ACTIVIDADES DE COMUNICACIÓN CREATIVA)
       1. PAGE 30, B.#2
       2. PAGE 52, B.#1, B.#2
       3. PAGE 72, B.#1, B.#5
       4. PAGE 96, B.#1
III.INTERPRETIVE READING: (1 AT 20 POINTS)
    A. READ THE LITERARY SELECTION AND CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER TO THE 
       QUESTIONS.
IV. INTERPERSONAL/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (20 POINTS)
    A. (THIS PART WILL BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE ACTUAL EXAM DATE...SEE INFOR-
        MATION SHEET FOR INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS.)

WEEK 18: 1/18-22/16....

MONDAY, 1/18/16: HOLIDAY--SCHOOL CLOSED--NO CLASSES!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 1/19-20/16: 

1.  PREPARATIONS FOR THE FIRST MAJOR VOCABULARY TEST FROM THE WKBK....
    TRIÁNGULO APROBADO...DATE IS TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19-20, 2016:
    --A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
         34,41,50--TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST!!
         --pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
          (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
    --I WILL SUPPLY THE SPANISH DEFINITION GIVEN IN THE NORMAL PRINT, YOU
      WILL GIVE THE CORRESPONDING DARK PRINT VOCABULARY EXPRESSION AS AN 
      ANSWER.
2.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS TO CLASS EACH DAY THIS WEEK!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 1/19-20/16: VOCABULARY TEST TODAY!!

1.  --TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
      34,41,50--TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST!!
      --pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
      (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
    --I WILL SUPPLY THE SPANISH DEFINITION GIVEN IN THE NORMAL PRINT, YOU
      WILL GIVE THE CORRESPONDING DARK PRINT VOCABULARY EXPRESSION AS AN 
      ANSWER.
2.  REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. ESSAY TEST...(IMPEFECT/PRETERITE)
    B. IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE QUIZ
    c. GRADES FOR THE PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING ACTIVITY FROM THE TRIÁNGULO
       WKBK. WILL BE IN POWER SCHOOL BY THE END OF THIS WEEK.  PLEASE SEE
       ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR GRADE.  I WAS VERY PLEASED 
       WITH THE OVERALL PERFORMANCE ON THIS ACTIVITY.  YOU ALL HAVE GOOD
       POTENTIAL, BUT WE STILL HAVE A LOT OF WORK AND PRACTICE TO DO TO
       PERFECT THE TALENTS YOU ARE DEVELOPING.
3.  AFTER TURNING IN TEST, PLEASE WORK ON THE FOLLOWING:
    A. UVM, p.44-46, exercises and new vocabulary defined....
    B. UVM, p.47-51, exercises and new vocabulary defined (Repaso)....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
    A. page 9: Conversaciones...(Interpersonal Speaking--Directed Conver-
               sation comprehension practice)...(with recording).

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 1/21-22/16:

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE!
    --(SIMILAR TO THE EXERCISES DONE IN THE REVIEW SHEETS PACKETS)
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    A. pages 44-47: complete as indicated, check answers prior to class, 
       define ALL new vocabulary expression from each page.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: WE WILL FINALLY COMPLETE THIS TODAY!!
    A. pages 6-7:  ...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
                  research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
                  --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                  sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                  communicate.....(individual and group work with cultural
                  connections and notes)....
    B. page 9:    Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
                  question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
                  --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                  to the Spanish-speaking world....(individual and group
                  notes on cultural connections)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 1/21-22/16:

1.  Review corrections to the vocabulary test from Triángulo, Theme 1.
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE!
    --(SIMILAR TO THE EXERCISES DONE IN THE REVIEW SHEETS PACKETS)
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    A. pages 44-47: complete all as indicated, check answers prior to class, 
       define ALL new vocabulary expression from each page.
       --We will review any questions you may have had on these exercises,
         and go over any new vocabulary expressions noted.
       --NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT DEFINE SUFFICIENT VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS, YOUR
         HOMEWORK GRADE HERE WILL BE NO HIGHER THAN A 60!
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
    A. page 9:    Conversaciones...(Interpersonal Speaking--Directed Conver-
                  sation comprehension practice)...(with recording)
    B. pages 6-7:  ...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
                  research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
                  --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                  sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                  communicate.....(individual and group work with cultural
                  connections and notes)....
    C. page 9:    Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
                  question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
                  --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                  to the Spanish-speaking world....(individual and group
                  notes on cultural connections)....
5.  DISTRIBUTION OF INSTRUCTIONS SHEET FOR THE SPEAKING PORTION OF THE
    FIRST SEMESTER EXAM, WITH DISCUSSION OF RUBRICS FOR GRADING....

WEEK 17: 1/11-15/16....

DON'T FORGET: YEARBOOK GROUP PHOTO FOR SPANISH HONOR SOCIETY AND CLUB....
              TUESDAY, 1/12/16, 11:40, GYM...BE PROMPT!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/11-12/16: 

1.  DON'T FORGET YOUR CONFERENCE SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT WITH ME ABOUT THE
    PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING ACTIVITY!
2.  BEGIN PREPARATIONS FOR THE FIRST MAJOR VOCABULARY TEST FROM THE WKBK....
    TRIÁNGULO APROBADO...DATE IS TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19-20, 2016:
    --A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
         34,41,50--TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST!!
         --pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
          (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
    --I WILL SUPPLY THE SPANISH DEFINITION GIVEN IN THE NORMAL PRINT, YOU
      WILL GIVE THE CORRESPONDING DARK PRINT VOCABULARY EXPRESSION AS AN 
      ANSWER.
3.  IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE PACKETS/REVIEW HANDOUTS:
    --Review/study/complete the indicated exercises on the last 2 pages of
      the packet....
4.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS TO CLASS EACH DAY THIS WEEK!!
5.  UVM Wkbk., p.41...study information and complete Ejercicio A.

PREPARE FOR THE FOLLOWING 2 TASKS DUE BY THE INDICATED DATE: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING ACTIVITY DUE BY 3PM, MONDAY, 1/4/16....
    --PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING ASSIGNMENT TO BE COMPLETED DURING THE WINTER
    BREAK: 
    A. ALL STUDENTS WILL WORK ON THE TEMA DE DISCURSOS FOUND ON PAGE 33 OF
       THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK; THEME 1 (LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES),
       SUB-THEME 4 (LA POBLACIÓN Y LA DEMOGRAFÍA).
    B. STUDENTS MAY WORK TOGETHER TO RESEARCH THE TOPIC INITIALLY, BUT MUST
       INDIVIDUALLY PREPARE THEIR OWN CULTURAL COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/
       CONNECTIONS TO RECORD FOR THE SPEAKING COMPONENT.
    C. PROCEDURE FOR COMPLETION OF THIS SPEAKING ACTIVITY:
       1. Students need to follow the advice suggestions as we previously
          discussed shown on page VIII of the TRIÁNGULO WKBK. in the intro-
          duction pages.
       2. Research individually or with other students, taking into account
          that your response to the topic must compare and contrast attitudes
          in your community with those in a Spanish-speaking country.  I
          recommend that you use your countries selected for the oral presen-
          tations, but this is merely a suggestion.  Be sure to take notes
          and research in Spanish, as this will make it easier to prepare
          your persuasive speech in the target language.
       3. Prepare a 2-3 minute (no less than 2 minutes and no more than 
          three) presentational speaking response, in Spanish of course.  
          Record your response in a manner that you will be easily able to 
          share with me at school by individual appt. when we return from the 
          Winter Break.  You may refer to your notes while recording, but do  
          not sound as if you are simply reading from notes.  Your response
          must be conversational in tone, but remember that you are doing
          a persuasive speech presented professionally to me.  Begin well,
          defend your point of view by backing it up with sources, and
          end well (not simply repeating the introduction again).
          Also remember to include past/present/future structures, and
          both indicative and subjunctive modes...(even though we have
          not discussed all of these tenses/modes this year, do go by
          what you learned from the formations in the Pre-AP class last
          year).
       4. Recordings must be completed and ready to send to me by Monday
          afternoon, 1/4/16, no later than 3pm.  Instructions will be
          forthcoming as to the manner I want voice recordings sent to me.  
          Please wait and hold your recording until I give more specific
          instructions for sending it for grading.
       5. Rubrics for grading: (100 points total, test grade)
          25 pts.      Clear pronunciation
          25 pts.      Good fluidity, with effective communication
          25 pts.      Good evidence of preparation and knowledge of content
          25 pts.      Clear cultural comparisons/contrasts/connections,
                       with detailed and supported defense of opinion
       6. Always feel free to contact me with any questions or clarifications.
       7. Good luck, and have fun with this assignment!
       8. NOTE UPDATED CHANGES HERE AS OF MONDAY, 12/28/15:
          --ALL MUST COMPLETE THE ACTIVITY BY MONDAY, 1/4/16, 3PM.
          --IT WILL NOT BE NECESSARY TO SEND THE VOICE RECORDING TO ME,
            AS STUDENTS WILL RESERVE THE SELECTED 10-MINUTE INDIVIDUAL
            CONFERENCE WITH ME AS NOTED BELOW TO DISCUSS THE SPEAKING
            ASSESSMENT.  DURING THESE INDIVIDUAL CONFERENCES, EACH
            STUDENT WILL PRESENT HIS/HER RESPONSE TO ME IN ONE OF TWO
            METHODS (AT YOUR CHOOSING)....YOU MAY PLAY THE RECORDED
            VERSION OF YOUR RESPONSE, OR YOU MAY PRESENT TO ME IN PERSON
            AT THE MOMENT.  ONCE YOU HAVE PRESENTED YOUR RESPONSE, YOU
            WILL RECEIVE IMMEDIATE FEEDBACK WITH COMMENDATIONS AND
            RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THIS TYPE OF FREE RESPONSE ACTIVITY ON
            THE ACTUAL AP EXAM IN MAY.  ASSESSMENT GRADES MAY OR MAY
            NOT BE DISCUSSED DURING THE 10-MINUTE CONFERENCE, DEPENDING
            ON TIME AND OTHER COMMITMENTS.
          --I HAVE RANDOMLY SELECTED STUDENTS FOR THE FOLLOWING 10-MINUTE
            CONFERENCES.  FEEL FREE TO CHANGE THE TIME WITH SOMEONE ELSE,
            AS LONG IS IT IS AGREEABLE ON BOTH PARTS.  ALSO, IF YOU WOULD
            LIKE TO CHANGE YOUR TIME TO ANOTHER PART OF THE DAY WHEN YOU
            ARE AVAILABLE, THEN LET ME KNOW AND I WILL SEE IF IT CAN BE 
            ARRANGED.  FOR EXAMPLE, I CAN MEET BETWEEN 8:00 AND 8:30 IN
            THE MORNINGS, 3:15 AND 4:00 IN THE AFTERNOONS FOR THE NEXT
            TWO WEEKS EXCLUDING TUESDAYS, AND DURING MY PLANNING PERIODS
            4-5-8.  ALL CONFERENCES WILL BE DONE OUTSIDE OF THE NORMAL
            CLASS TIME, ARE ALL INDIVIDUAL WITH ME, AND MUST BE COMPLETED
            WITHIN THE TWO-WEEK TIME FRAME OF JANUARY 4-15, 2016.  I
            THINK YOU WILL PREFER THESE INDIVIDUAL CONFERENCES, AS YOU
            WILL RECEIVE PERSONAL FEEDBACK WITH SUGGESTIONS FOR YOUR
            OWN MANNER AND STYLE OF PRESENTATION.  ALL CONFERENCES WILL
            TAKE PLACE IN ROOM 338/336 AT THE DESIGNATED TIME.  SINCE WE
            ARE ON A SCHEDULE, PLEASE BE PUNCTUAL AND PREPARED.  IF YOU
            FAIL TO SHOW UP ON YOUR ASSIGNED DATE AND TIME, YOU WILL NEED
            TO SEE ME TO ARRANGE AN ALTERNATE DATE FOR PRESENTATION, BUT
            YOU WILL RECEIVE NO HIGHER THAN A 60 ON THE ASSESSMENT.

    1/04/16....11:45....Holder         1/11/16....08:15....Mayo
    1/05/16....08:15....McGuigan       1/11/16....11:35....Kishor
    1/05/16....11:35....You            1/11/16....11:45....Huynh
    1/05/16....11:45....Radford        1/11/16....11:55....Seltzer
    1/05/16....11:55....Walmsley       1/11/16....12:05....Martinez Ramos
    1/05/16....12:05....Snead          1/11/16....03:15....Bai
    1/06/16....08:15....Owen           1/11/16....03:25....Smith
    1/06/16....11:35....Benson         1/12/16....08:15....Ware
    1/06/16....11:45....Buscaglia      1/12/16....11:35....Glazier
    1/06/16....11:55....Benos          1/12/16....11:45....Maxwell
    1/06/16....12:05....Grob           1/12/16....11:55....Hughes
    1/06/16....03:15....Russo          1/12/16....12:05....Kong
    1/06/16....03:25....Watson         1/13/16....08:15....Hill
    1/07/16....11:35....Taminger       1/13/16....11:35....E.Hearington
    1/07/16....11:45....Carder         1/13/16....11:45....M.Hearington
    1/07/16....11:55....DiPaolo        1/13/16....11:55....Linton
    1/07/16....12:05....Haas           1/13/16....12:05....Banta
    1/07/16....03:15....Rogers         1/13/16....03:15....Stegmann
    1/07/16....03:25....Call           1/13/16....03:25....Slaughter
    1/08/16....08:15....Sherrill       1/14/16....11:35....Mister
    1/08/16....11:45....Shetty         1/14/16....11:45....Paasch
    1/08/16....11:55....Miller         1/14/16....11:55....Mier
    1/08/16....12:05....Gangal         1/14/16....12:05....Normansell
    1/08/16....03:15....Hanes          1/14/16....03:15....Tekriwal
    1/08/16....03:25....Lewis          1/14/16....03:25....Conte
                                       1/15/16....08:15....Goddu


2.  BEGIN PREPARATIONS FOR THE FIRST MAJOR VOCABULARY TEST FROM THE WKBK....
    TRIÁNGULO APROBADO...DATE IS TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19-20, 2016:
    --A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
         34,41,50--TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST!!
         --pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
          (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
    --I WILL SUPPLY THE SPANISH DEFINITION GIVEN IN THE NORMAL PRINT, YOU
      WILL GIVE THE CORRESPONDING DARK PRINT VOCABULARY EXPRESSION AS AN 
      ANSWER.


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/11-12/16: DON'T FORGET CONFERENCES!

1.  IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE:
    A. Block 6: we will finish the discussion from last week on p.40...
       (¿El pretérito o el imperfecto?)
    B. All classes: 13-pp. review shts./packet...a brief discussion and
       explanation on the information sheets included, HOMEWORK COMPLETION
       CHECK and review of the exercises listed on the last two pages of the 
       packet...(with any questions you may have from the homework).
    C. UVM Wkbk.: page 41...a review of the information and HOMEWORK
       COMPLETION CHECK/review of Ejercicio A.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
    A. page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned 
               from previous class plans....(Block 6.... bring your
               copy of the answer to the Correo electrónico....).
    B. page 9: Conversaciones...(Interpersonal Speaking--Directed Conver-
               sation comprehension practice)...(with recording).

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/13-14/16:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECKS!
    A. pages 41-43: Ejercicios B-E...complete all as indicated, check answers
       prior to class, define ALL new vocabulary expression from each page.
    B. pages 97-112: Review these previously completed pages in preparation
       for class activities.
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE!
    --(SIMILAR TO THE EXERCISES DONE IN THE REVIEW SHEETS PACKETS)
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: WE WILL FINALLY COMPLETE THIS TODAY!!
    A. pages 6-7:  ...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
                  research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
                  --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                  sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                  communicate.....(individual and group work with cultural
                  connections and notes)....
    B. page 9:    Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
                  question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
                  --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                  to the Spanish-speaking world....(individual and group
                  notes on cultural connections)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/13-14/16: DON'T FORGET CONFERENCES!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    A. pages 41-43: Ejercicios B-E...complete all as indicated, check answers
       prior to class, define ALL new vocabulary expression from each page.
       --We will review any questions you may have had on these exercises,
         and go over any new vocabulary expressions noted.
    B. pages 97-112: Review these previously completed pages in preparation
       for class activities.
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE!
    --(SIMILAR TO THE EXERCISES DONE IN THE REVIEW SHEETS PACKETS)
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
    A. page 9:    Conversaciones...(Interpersonal Speaking--Directed Conver-
                  sation comprehension practice)...(with recording)
    B. pages 6-7:  ...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
                  research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
                  --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                  sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                  communicate.....(individual and group work with cultural
                  connections and notes)....
    C. page 9:    Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
                  question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
                  --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                  to the Spanish-speaking world....(individual and group
                  notes on cultural connections)....


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 1/15/16: MEET PROMPTLY TODAY IN LAB 242!
NOTE: WINTER PEP RALLY SCHEDULE TODAY! (SEE SCHOOL WEBSITE)

1.  DON'T FORGET CONFERENCE SCHEDULES FOR PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING ASSESSMENT!
2.  YOU WILL HAVE THE ENTIRE SHORT CLASS TODAY IN THE LAB TO MAKE PREPARATIONS
    FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM SPEAKING SECTION.  ANY OTHER TIME NEEDED WILL
    HAVE TO BE USED ON YOUR OWN.  SEE THE BELOW INSTRUCTIONS AND DETAILS FOR
    COMPLETION OF THIS ACTIVITY.  NOTE...IT IS VERY SIMILAR TO THE FORMAT WE
    USED IN THE PRE-AP CLASSES WITH WATCHING THE SPANISH VIDEOS AND WRITING
    SPANISH SUMMARIES OF THE CONTENT.
    --SPEAKING SECTION/ASSESSMENT OF THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM:
    --SEE INSTRUCTIONS SHEET AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING (FORTHCOMING....)
Durante las varias semanas escolares del primer semestre la clase ha leído,
escuchado y apuntado por lo menos 10 diferentes videos los cuales tratan de
aspectos culturales de los países de habla española como la secesión de
Cataluña y las nuevas relaciones diplomáticas entre los Estados Unidos y Cuba.
 El deber de cada estudiante es trabajar en grupos de no más de tres personas
charlando (de), comparando, contrastando y conectando el contenido notado de
los temas culturales de los videos vistos por las actualidades.  Cada
estudiante debe mostrar verificación de conocer bien los apuntes del contenido
de los videos que ha mirado por hablar con confianza y buena fluidez de voz
por una hora durante la última clase antes de empezar los exámenes
semestrales.  Además cada grupo debe identificar y categorizar los videos
según los seis temas centrales, globales y culturales del nuevo examen de AP
de Idioma y Cultura los cuales son….los desafíos mundiales, la ciencia y la
tecnología, la vida contemporánea, las identidades personales y públicas, las
familias y las comunidades, y la belleza y la estética.  Y es posible también
referir a los apuntes durante todo el hablar.  Yo le evaluaré a cada
estudiante según las siguientes rúbricas.

----PREPARATIONS FOR THE SPEAKING SECTION OF THE SEMESTER EXAM:
       --SEE INSTRUCTIONS SHEET AND RUBRICS COMING SOON....
       --10 SHORT VIDEOS FROM A VARIETY OF INTERNET SITES DEALING WITH THE
         6 MAIN THEMES OF THE AP LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CURRICULUM...WRITE A
         DETAILED SPANISH SUMMARY FOR THE CONTENT/THEMES OF EACH VIDEO
         SEGMENT.....LABEL APPROPRIATELY WITH TITLE OF VIDEO, DATE, ETC.


SCHOOL CLOSED FOR WINTER BREAK--DECEMBER 21, 2015 - JANUARY 3, 2016!
¡QUE LO PASEN MUY BIEN LAS VACACIONES INVERNALES!

MANY THANKS TO ALL STUDENTS FOR YOUR GENEROSITY DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON!
MUCH APPRECIATED!

WEEK 16: 1/4-8/16....¡FELIZ Y PRÓSPERO AÑO NUEVO!

PREPARE FOR THE FOLLOWING 3 TASKS DUE BY THE INDICATED DATE: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING ACTIVITY DUE BY 3PM, MONDAY, 1/4/16....
    --PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING ASSIGNMENT TO BE COMPLETED DURING THE WINTER
    BREAK: 
    A. ALL STUDENTS WILL WORK ON THE TEMA DE DISCURSOS FOUND ON PAGE 33 OF
       THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK; THEME 1 (LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES),
       SUB-THEME 4 (LA POBLACIÓN Y LA DEMOGRAFÍA).
    B. STUDENTS MAY WORK TOGETHER TO RESEARCH THE TOPIC INITIALLY, BUT MUST
       INDIVIDUALLY PREPARE THEIR OWN CULTURAL COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/
       CONNECTIONS TO RECORD FOR THE SPEAKING COMPONENT.
    C. PROCEDURE FOR COMPLETION OF THIS SPEAKING ACTIVITY:
       1. Students need to follow the advice suggestions as we previously
          discussed shown on page VIII of the TRIÁNGULO WKBK. in the intro-
          duction pages.
       2. Research individually or with other students, taking into account
          that your response to the topic must compare and contrast attitudes
          in your community with those in a Spanish-speaking country.  I
          recommend that you use your countries selected for the oral presen-
          tations, but this is merely a suggestion.  Be sure to take notes
          and research in Spanish, as this will make it easier to prepare
          your persuasive speech in the target language.
       3. Prepare a 2-3 minute (no less than 2 minutes and no more than 
          three) presentational speaking response, in Spanish of course.  
          Record your response in a manner that you will be easily able to 
          share with me at school by individual appt. when we return from the 
          Winter Break.  You may refer to your notes while recording, but do  
          not sound as if you are simply reading from notes.  Your response
          must be conversational in tone, but remember that you are doing
          a persuasive speech presented professionally to me.  Begin well,
          defend your point of view by backing it up with sources, and
          end well (not simply repeating the introduction again).
          Also remember to include past/present/future structures, and
          both indicative and subjunctive modes...(even though we have
          not discussed all of these tenses/modes this year, do go by
          what you learned from the formations in the Pre-AP class last
          year).
       4. Recordings must be completed and ready to send to me by Monday
          afternoon, 1/4/16, no later than 3pm.  Instructions will be
          forthcoming as to the manner I want voice recordings sent to me.  
          Please wait and hold your recording until I give more specific
          instructions for sending it for grading.
       5. Rubrics for grading: (100 points total, test grade)
          25 pts.      Clear pronunciation
          25 pts.      Good fluidity, with effective communication
          25 pts.      Good evidence of preparation and knowledge of content
          25 pts.      Clear cultural comparisons/contrasts/connections,
                       with detailed and supported defense of opinion
       6. Always feel free to contact me with any questions or clarifications.
       7. Good luck, and have fun with this assignment!
       8. NOTE UPDATED CHANGES HERE AS OF MONDAY, 12/28/15:
          --ALL MUST COMPLETE THE ACTIVITY BY MONDAY, 1/4/16, 3PM.
          --IT WILL NOT BE NECESSARY TO SEND THE VOICE RECORDING TO ME,
            AS STUDENTS WILL RESERVE THE SELECTED 10-MINUTE INDIVIDUAL
            CONFERENCE WITH ME AS NOTED BELOW TO DISCUSS THE SPEAKING
            ASSESSMENT.  DURING THESE INDIVIDUAL CONFERENCES, EACH
            STUDENT WILL PRESENT HIS/HER RESPONSE TO ME IN ONE OF TWO
            METHODS (AT YOUR CHOOSING)....YOU MAY PLAY THE RECORDED
            VERSION OF YOUR RESPONSE, OR YOU MAY PRESENT TO ME IN PERSON
            AT THE MOMENT.  ONCE YOU HAVE PRESENTED YOUR RESPONSE, YOU
            WILL RECEIVE IMMEDIATE FEEDBACK WITH COMMENDATIONS AND
            RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THIS TYPE OF FREE RESPONSE ACTIVITY ON
            THE ACTUAL AP EXAM IN MAY.  ASSESSMENT GRADES MAY OR MAY
            NOT BE DISCUSSED DURING THE 10-MINUTE CONFERENCE, DEPENDING
            ON TIME AND OTHER COMMITMENTS.
          --I HAVE RANDOMLY SELECTED STUDENTS FOR THE FOLLOWING 10-MINUTE
            CONFERENCES.  FEEL FREE TO CHANGE THE TIME WITH SOMEONE ELSE,
            AS LONG IS IT IS AGREEABLE ON BOTH PARTS.  ALSO, IF YOU WOULD
            LIKE TO CHANGE YOUR TIME TO ANOTHER PART OF THE DAY WHEN YOU
            ARE AVAILABLE, THEN LET ME KNOW AND I WILL SEE IF IT CAN BE 
            ARRANGED.  FOR EXAMPLE, I CAN MEET BETWEEN 8:00 AND 8:30 IN
            THE MORNINGS, 3:15 AND 4:00 IN THE AFTERNOONS FOR THE NEXT
            TWO WEEKS EXCLUDING TUESDAYS, AND DURING MY PLANNING PERIODS
            4-5-8.  ALL CONFERENCES WILL BE DONE OUTSIDE OF THE NORMAL
            CLASS TIME, ARE ALL INDIVIDUAL WITH ME, AND MUST BE COMPLETED
            WITHIN THE TWO-WEEK TIME FRAME OF JANUARY 4-15, 2016.  I
            THINK YOU WILL PREFER THESE INDIVIDUAL CONFERENCES, AS YOU
            WILL RECEIVE PERSONAL FEEDBACK WITH SUGGESTIONS FOR YOUR
            OWN MANNER AND STYLE OF PRESENTATION.  ALL CONFERENCES WILL
            TAKE PLACE IN ROOM 338 AT THE DESIGNATED TIME.  SINCE WE
            ARE ON A SCHEDULE, PLEASE BE PUNCTUAL AND PREPARED.  IF YOU
            FAIL TO SHOW UP ON YOUR ASSIGNED DATE AND TIME, YOU WILL NEED
            TO SEE ME TO ARRANGE AN ALTERNATE DATE FOR PRESENTATION, BUT
            YOU WILL RECEIVE NO HIGHER THAN A 60 ON THE ASSESSMENT.

    1/04/16....11:45....Holder         1/11/16....08:15....Mayo
    1/05/16....08:15....McGuigan       1/11/16....11:35....Huynh
    1/05/16....11:35....Radford        1/11/16....11:45....Kishor
    1/05/16....11:45....Walmsley       1/11/16....11:55....Seltzer
    1/05/16....11:55....You            1/11/16....12:05....Martinez Ramos
    1/05/16....12:05....Snead          1/11/16....03:15....Bai
    1/06/16....08:15....Owen           1/11/16....03:25....Smith
    1/06/16....11:35....Benson         1/12/16....08:15....Ware
    1/06/16....11:45....Buscaglia      1/12/16....11:35....Glazier
    1/06/16....11:55....Benos          1/12/16....11:45....Maxwell
    1/06/16....12:05....Grob           1/12/16....11:55....Hughes
    1/06/16....03:15....Rogers         1/12/16....12:05....Kong
    1/06/16....03:25....Lewis          1/13/16....08:15....Hill
    1/07/16....11:35....Goddu          1/13/16....11:35....E.Hearington
    1/07/16....11:45....Carder         1/13/16....11:45....M.Hearington
    1/07/16....11:55....Taminger       1/13/16....11:55....Linton
    1/07/16....12:05....Haas           1/13/16....12:05....Banta
    1/07/16....03:15....Hanes          1/13/16....03:15....Stegmann
    1/07/16....03:25....Call           1/13/16....03:25....Slaughter
    1/08/16....08:15....Sherrill       1/14/16....11:35....Mister
    1/08/16....11:45....Shetty         1/14/16....11:45....Paasch
    1/08/16....11:55....Miller         1/14/16....11:55....Mier
    1/08/16....12:05....Gangal         1/14/16....12:05....Normansell
    1/08/16....03:15....Russo          1/14/16....03:15....Tekriwal
    1/08/16....03:25....Watson         1/14/16....03:25....Conte
                                       1/15/16....08:15....DiPaolo

2.  IN-CLASS TIMED WRITING ESSAY--WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY, 1/6-7/16....
    --REVIEW THE PAST TENSES, AS LISTED IN THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK ON PAGES
    31-52...(PRESENT AND PAST PERFECT, PRETERITE, IMPERFECT).  DURING THE
    WEEK WE RETURN FROM WINTER BREAK, YOU WILL BE ASKED TO WRITE AN ESSAY
    IN CLASS DETAILING WHAT YOU DID OVER THE BREAK.  THIS ESSAY WILL COUNT
    AS A TEST GRADE, AND WILL BE AN IN-CLASS TIMED WRITING ACTIVITY.

3.  BEGIN PREPARATIONS FOR THE FIRST MAJOR VOCABULARY TEST FROM THE WKBK....
    TRIÁNGULO APROBADO...DATE IS TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19-20, 2016:
    --A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
         34,41,50--TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST!!
         --pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
          (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
    --I WILL SUPPLY THE SPANISH DEFINITION GIVEN IN THE NORMAL PRINT, YOU
      WILL GIVE THE CORRESPONDING DARK PRINT VOCABULARY EXPRESSION AS AN 
      ANSWER.


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/4-5/16: DON'T FORGET CONFERENCES!

1.  PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING ACTIVITY DUE BY 3PM, MONDAY, 1/4/16....
    --THIS IS FOR ALL THREE CLASSES...(SEE ABOVE DETAILS).
    --NOTE: EVEN THOUGH I HAVE SAID THAT THE ACTIVITY IS DUE COMPLETED BY
            3PM ON MONDAY, BE PREPARED TO SHOW COMPLETED PRODUCT IN CLASS 
            TODAY!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 31-38....read/study all explanations and
    examples on these pages, complete the indicated exercises, check
    answers prior to class, define in English any new vocabulary 
    expressions on each page....Los tiempos del pasado.
    --TODAY, we will continue with pages 36-38 from previous plans and
      finish the discussion on pages 31-38....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 38-40...discuss and review the imperfect
    indicative tense, complete the Ejercicio de reflexión in class and 
    review, note and discuss any new vocabulary expressions on each of
    these indicated pages...begin a discussion on the imperfect vs.
    preterite uses....
4.  Distribution of 13-pages review packet/handouts on the 2 Spanish
    past tenses, preterite and imperfect....(use as a study guide for
    now in preparation for the in-class essay on 1/6-7/16...see details
    above and below).
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
    A. page 4:    discuss and review all content and homework assigned 
                  from previous class plans....


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/6-7/16: DON'T FORGET CONFERENCES!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 31-40...finish and review any work not completed
    from 1/4-5/16 plans above.
2.  Preterite vs. imperfect review packet/handouts from 1/6-7/16 plans....
    brief review before writing the in-class essay....
3.  IN-CLASS TIMED WRITING ESSAY--WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY, 1/6-7/16....
    --REVIEW THE PAST TENSES, AS LISTED IN THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK ON PAGES
    31-52...(PRESENT AND PAST PERFECT, PRETERITE, IMPERFECT).  DURING THE
    WEEK WE RETURN FROM WINTER BREAK, YOU WILL BE ASKED TO WRITE AN ESSAY
    IN CLASS DETAILING WHAT YOU DID OVER THE BREAK.  THIS ESSAY WILL COUNT
    AS A TEST GRADE, AND WILL BE AN IN-CLASS TIMED WRITING ACTIVITY.
    --PLEASE READ AND BE FAMILIAR WITH THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES BEFORE
      CLASS BEGINS TODAY:
      A. YOU WILL HAVE 50 MINUTES TO COMPLETE THIS WRITTEN ASSESSMENT.
      B. ESSAYS MUST BE DOUBLE-SPACED, WELL-WRITTEN AND ORGANIZED, WITH
         AN INTRODUCTION, DETAILED CONTENT, AND AN APPROPRIATE CONCLUSION.
      C. THE ONLY REFERENCE SOURCE ALLOWED DURING THE TIMED WRITING IS THE
         APPENDIX B SHEET RECEIVED DURING THE PRE-AP CLASS.  THIS SHEET
         IS PERMITTED SO THAT YOU CAN USE GOOD TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS IN
         YOUR ESSAY.  BE SURE THAT NO OTHER NOTES ARE WRITTEN ON THE SHEETS
         THAT CAN AID YOU WITH THE PRETERITE AND IMPERFECT FORMS!
      D. THERE IS NO LENGTH LIMIT ON THE ESSAY, SIMPLY A TIME LIMIT.
      E. YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO OVERUSE THE VERBS SER/IR/ESTAR, AND I WANT
         AT LEAST 15 DIFFERENT IRREGULAR PAST TENSE VERBS, WITH A GOOD
         UNDERSTANDING OF IRREGULAR FORMS AND THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN
         THE IMPERFECT AND PRETERITE.  OF COURSE YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO 
         INCLUDE THE PRESENT AND FUTURE FORMS AS WELL IF YOU SO CHOOSE, BUT
         THE MAIN EMPHASIS IN THIS ASSESSMENT IS THE CORRECT AND APPROPRIATE
         USES OF THE PAST TENSES FORMATIONS.  NOTE HERE PLEASE: YOU WILL
         NOT BE ALLOWED TO USE ANY NOTES ON THE IMPERFECT AND PRETERITE,
         SO I ADVISE YOU TO PLAN WELL IN ADVANCE AS TO WHAT THE OUTLINE
         OF YOUR ESSAY WILL INCORPORATE!
      F. THE TITLE OF YOUR ESSAY IS.........
         ....LO QUE HICE DURANTE LAS VACACIONES INVERNALES
      G. REMEMBER!!
         --BE NEAT!
         --BE ORGANIZED!
         --USE DOUBLE SPACING!
         --USE A VARIETY OF IRREGULAR VERBS!
         --AVOID TOO MUCH REPETITION!
         --BE PREPARED PRIOR TO ENTERING CLASS AND STARTING THE ESSAY!
         --BE CREATIVE AND HAVE FUN WITH THE ESSAY!
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
    A. page 9:    Conversaciones...(Interpersonal Speaking--Directed Conver-
                  sation comprehension practice)...(with recording)


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 1/8/16: MEET PROMPTLY TODAY IN LAB 318!

1.  DON'T FORGET CONFERENCE SCHEDULES FOR PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING ASSESSMENT!
2.  YOU WILL HAVE THE NEXT 2 FRIDAY CLASSES IN THE LAB TO MAKE PREPARATIONS
    FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM SPEAKING SECTION.  ANY OTHER TIME NEEDED WILL
    HAVE TO BE USED ON YOUR OWN.  SEE THE BELOW INSTRUCTIONS AND DETAILS FOR
    COMPLETION OF THIS ACTIVITY.  NOTE...IT IS VERY SIMILAR TO THE FORMAT WE
    USED IN THE PRE-AP CLASSES WITH WATCHING THE SPANISH VIDEOS AND WRITING
    SPANISH SUMMARIES OF THE CONTENT.
    --SPEAKING SECTION/ASSESSMENT OF THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM:
    --SEE INSTRUCTIONS SHEET AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING (FORTHCOMING....)
Durante las varias semanas escolares del primer semestre la clase ha leído,
escuchado y apuntado por lo menos 10 diferentes videos los cuales tratan de
aspectos culturales de los países de habla española como la secesión de
Cataluña y las nuevas relaciones diplomáticas entre los Estados Unidos y Cuba.
 El deber de cada estudiante es trabajar en grupos de no más de tres personas
charlando (de), comparando, contrastando y conectando el contenido notado de
los temas culturales de los videos vistos por las actualidades.  Cada
estudiante debe mostrar verificación de conocer bien los apuntes del contenido
de los videos que ha mirado por hablar con confianza y buena fluidez de voz
por una hora durante la última clase antes de empezar los exámenes
semestrales.  Además cada grupo debe identificar y categorizar los videos
según los seis temas centrales, globales y culturales del nuevo examen de AP
de Idioma y Cultura los cuales son….los desafíos mundiales, la ciencia y la
tecnología, la vida contemporánea, las identidades personales y públicas, las
familias y las comunidades, y la belleza y la estética.  Y es posible también
referir a los apuntes durante todo el hablar.  Yo le evaluaré a cada
estudiante según las siguientes rúbricas.

----PREPARATIONS FOR THE SPEAKING SECTION OF THE SEMESTER EXAM:
       --SEE INSTRUCTIONS SHEET AND RUBRICS COMING SOON....
       --10 SHORT VIDEOS FROM A VARIETY OF INTERNET SITES DEALING WITH THE
         6 MAIN THEMES OF THE AP LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CURRICULUM...WRITE A
         DETAILED SPANISH SUMMARY FOR THE CONTENT/THEMES OF EACH VIDEO
         SEGMENT.....LABEL APPROPRIATELY WITH TITLE OF VIDEO, DATE, ETC.

WEEK 15: 12/14-18/15....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/14-15/15:

1.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 11-12...Reading Comprehension practice....
    read the Lectura and answer the questions that follow within a 10-
    minute time frame.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 31-38....read/study all explanations and
    examples on these pages, complete the indicated exercises, check
    answers prior to class, define in English any new vocabulary 
    expressions on each page....Los tiempos del pasado.
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY (12/14-15/15)!
3.  REVIEW/ELABORATE WITH MORE DETAIL THE FOLLOWING PREVIOUSLY ASSIGNED
    ACTIVITIES FROM THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate.....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/14-15/15:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 31-38....read/study all explanations and
    examples on these pages, complete the indicated exercises, check
    answers prior to class, define in English any new vocabulary 
    expressions on each page....Los tiempos del pasado.
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY (12/14-15/15)!
    --TODAY, A BRIEF REVIEW OF THE PRESENT PERFECT AND PRETERITE FORMATIONS...
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS
    A. pages 1-3: review from previous plans and work done....
    B. page 4:    discuss and review all content and homework assigned 
                  from previous class plans....
    C. pages 6-7:  ...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
                  research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
                  --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                  sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                  communicate.....(individual and group work with cultural
                  connections and notes)....
    D. page 9:    Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
                  question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
                  --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                  to the Spanish-speaking world....(individual and group
                  notes on cultural connections)....
3.  Distribution of 4 handouts relating to the Holiday Season and Festivities 
    ....word searches, songs, vocabulary expressions for the Holiday Season...
    
WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/16-17/15:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 31-38....read/study all explanations and
    examples on these pages, complete the indicated exercises, check
    answers prior to class, define in English any new vocabulary 
    expressions on each page....Los tiempos del pasado.
    --TODAY, A BRIEF REVIEW OF THE PRESENT PERFECT AND PRETERITE FORMATIONS...
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...(continue and finish from 12/14-15)...
    A. pages 1-3: review from previous plans and work done....
    B. page 4:    discuss and review all content and homework assigned 
                  from previous class plans....
    C. pages 6-7:  ...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
                  research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
                  --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                  sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                  communicate.....(individual and group work with cultural
                  connections and notes)....
    D. page 9:    Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
                  question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
                  --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
                  --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                  to the Spanish-speaking world....(individual and group
                  notes on cultural connections)....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK: THEME 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES
    SUB-THEME 1--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICAS...
    A. pages 5-6: Lecturas con audio...(listening and reading comprehension
                  practice with recording and new vocabulary noted)
    B. page 7:    Audios...(Interpretive listening comprehension practice)
    C. page 9:    Conversaciones...(Interpersonal Speaking--Directed Conver-
                  sation comprehension practice)...(with recording)
4.  4 handouts relating to the Holiday Season and Festivities......... 
    ....word searches, songs, vocabulary expressions for the Holiday Season...
      
FRIDAY, 12/18/15: LAB 242 TODAY!
SPECIAL SCHEDULE TODAY DUE TO WINTER HOLIDAY CONCERT!
PERIOD 1:  08:40-09:10
PERIOD 6:  11:15-11:40
PERIOD 7:  12:30-01:30...CLASS IN LAB 242
           01:40-02:25...ACT 2 OF WINTER CONCERT IN AUDITORIUM

1.  4 sheets related to the Holiday season...word searches, songs, etc.....
    --and some Holiday treats to continue the festive mood!
2.  PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING ASSIGNMENT TO BE COMPLETED DURING THE WINTER
    BREAK: (BEGIN PLANS AND RESEARCH TODAY IN LAB 242)
    A. ALL STUDENTS WILL WORK ON THE TEMA DE DISCURSOS FOUND ON PAGE 33 OF
       THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WORKBOOK; THEME 1 (LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES),
       SUB-THEME 4 (LA POBLACIÓN Y LA DEMOGRAFÍA).
    B. STUDENTS MAY WORK TOGETHER TO RESEARCH THE TOPIC INITIALLY, BUT MUST
       INDIVIDUALLY PREPARE THEIR OWN CULTURAL COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/
       CONNECTIONS TO RECORD FOR THE SPEAKING COMPONENT.
    C. PROCEDURE FOR COMPLETION OF THIS SPEAKING ACTIVITY:
       1. Students need to follow the advice suggestions as we previously
          discussed shown on page VIII of the TRIÁNGULO WKBK. in the intro-
          duction pages.
       2. Research individually or with other students, taking into account
          that your response to the topic must compare and contrast attitudes
          in your community with those in a Spanish-speaking country.  I
          recommend that you use your countries selected for the oral presen-
          tations, but this is merely a suggestion.  Be sure to take notes
          and research in Spanish, as this will make it easier to prepare
          your persuasive speech in the target language.
       3. Prepare a 2-3 minute (no less than 2 minutes and no more than 
          three) presentational speaking response, in Spanish of course.  
          Record your response in a manner that you will be easily able to 
          send to me at school in my shared folder when we return from the 
          Winter Break.  You may refer to your notes while recording, but do  
          not sound as if you are simply reading from notes.  Your response
          must be conversational in tone, but remember that you are doing
          a persuasive speech presented professionally to me.  Begin well,
          defend your point of view by backing it up with sources, and
          end well (not simply repeating the introduction again).
          Also remember to include past/present/future structures, and
          both indicative and subjunctive modes...(even though we have
          not discussed all of these tenses/modes this year, do go by
          what you learned from the formations in the Pre-AP class last
          year).
       4. Recordings must be completed and ready to send to me by Tuesday
          afternoon, 1/5/16, no later than 3pm.  Instructions will be
          forthcoming as to the manner I want recordings sent to me.  
          Please wait and hold your recording until I give more specific
          instructions for sending it for grading.
       5. Rubrics for grading: (100 points total, test grade)
          25 pts.      Clear pronunciation
          25 pts.      Good fluidity, with effective communication
          25 pts.      Good evidence of preparation and knowledge of content
          25 pts.      Clear cultural comparisons/contrasts/connections,
                       with detailed and supported defense of opinion
       6. Always feel free to contact me with any questions or clarifications.
       7. Good luck, and have fun with this assignment!


WEEK 14: 12/7-11/15....

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/7-8/15:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK., PAGES 1-30, REVIEW:
    A. Practice quiz on the 6 main topics....
    B. Review format for test on these pages...(see below).
    C. Study time for test.......
2.  Finish collection of NSE 2016 monies and forms, from 12/4 plans.

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/9-10/15:  TEST TODAY!!

1.  TEST TODAY ON PAGES 1-30 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK., PLUS HANDOUTS!
2.  FORMAT OF TEST: (100 POSSIBLE POINTS)
    (PRESENT INDICATIVE, SER VS. ESTAR, USES OF THE PRESENT AND 
    PAST PARTICIPLES, PASSIVE VOICE, COMMANDS)!  NOTE: NO NEW VOCABULARY
    WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE TEST, JUST THE GRAMMAR CONTENT LISTED.
    I. COMPRENSIÓN DE ESCUCHAR: 5 SPANISH CONVERSATIONAL QUESTIONS TO
       ANSWER IN COMPLETE SENTENCES (5 POINTS)
   II. COMPRENSIÓN DE GRAMÁTICA Y ESTRUCTURA: 
       A. EL PRESENTE INDICATIVO: 15 CONJUGATED NOSOTROS VERBS TO CHANGE
          TO THE SINGULAR (YO) FORM (15 POINTS)
       B. SER VS. ESTAR: 10 SENTENCES TO COMPLETE WITH THE CORRECT FORM
          OF ONE OF THE 2 VERBS (10 POINTS)
       C. EL GERUNDIO Y EL PRESENTE PROGRESIVO: 10 SENTENCES TO COMPLETE
          WITH THE CORRECT PRESENT PROGRESSIVE FORM...(ESTAR + PRESENT
          PARTICIPLE) (10 POINTS)
       D. EL PARTICIPIO PASADO: GIVE THE CORRECT PAST PARTICIPLE FOR EACH
          INFINITIVE FORM (INCLUDING POSSIBLE ADJECTIVE AND VERBAL FORMS)
          (15 POINTS)
       E. LA VOZ PASIVA: CHANGE EACH SENTENCE FROM THE ACTIVE VOICE TO THE
          PASSIVE VOICE WITH SER (5 POINTS)
       F. LOS MANDATOS: WRITE THE CORRECT FORM OF THE GIVEN INFINITIVE...
          (NEGATIVE/AFFIRMATIVE OF TÚ, UD., UDS., NOSOTROS, VOSOTROS...
           WITH POSSIBLE PRONOUNS AS WELL) (10 POINTS)
       G. LAS PREGUNTAS PERSONALES: ANSWER 15 QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO ALL
          GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LISTED ON PAGES 1-30 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.,
          PLUS HANDOUTS...(30 POINTS)
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --RE-WORK THESE PAGES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE TEST, AND BE READY FOR
      CLASS ON FRIDAY IN THE LAB:
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate.....

FRIDAY, 12/11/15: LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  WORK WITH YOUR ORAL PRESENTATION PARTNER(S) TODAY ON MORE DETAIL WITH
    THE FOLLOWING ASSIGNMENTS FROM THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate....
    --page 9...practice with Interpersonal Speaking/Directed Conversations.
              --tapes/recordings with this activity.

WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, 11/25-27/15: SCHOOL CLOSED--THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS!
¡QUE LO PASES BIEN LAS VACACIONES!

WEEK 13: 11/30/15-12/4/15....

NOTE: ALL MP1 GRADES AND COMMENTS HAVE BEEN ENTERED/VERIFIED/FINALIZED.  
      PLEASE SEE ME IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR GRADES.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/30/15-12/1/15:

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON ALL 5 TYPES OF COMMANDS!
    --(TÚ, UD., UDS., VOSOTROS, NOSOTROS....AFFIRMATIVE/NEGATIVE)
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 26-30, Repaso, complete exs. A-H as indicated;
    define all new vocabulary expressions in English, check all answers
    prior to class.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
3.  From your notebook handouts, bring the sheet labeled...La tecnología...
    (It is a sheet labeled Español 3, etc.)....study the expressions, and
    bring to class today.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate....

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/30/15-12/1/15:

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON ALL 5 TYPES OF COMMANDS!
    --(TÚ, UD., UDS., VOSOTROS, NOSOTROS....AFFIRMATIVE/NEGATIVE)
2.  REVIEW OF CLASS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. TEST...¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 6-10
3.  LA TECNOLOGÍA...HANDOUT WITH VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS....
    --pronunciation and comprehension practice for test
4.  Review format of test for 12/2-3/15...(commands and technology vocab.)
    --(SEE PLANS BELOW FOR 12/2-3/15.)
5.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 26-30, Repaso, complete exs. A-H as indicated;
    define all new vocabulary expressions in English, check all answers
    prior to class.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --Practice with the section labeled...Actividades de comunicación
      creativa....on page 30.
6.  DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION/PAYMENT COUPON/REGISTRATION SHEETS FOR
    NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2016....(DISCUSS AND EXPLAIN PROCEDURES).
    --MONIES AND FORMS DUE BY FRIDAY, 12/4/15!
7.  Distribution of parent/student letter of guidelines and requirements
    for membership in the MW Spanish National Honor Society....(class
    discussion and explanation).

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/2-3/15:

1.  TEST ON ALL COMMANDS AND TECHNOLOGY VOCABULARY SHEET--12/2-3/15!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/2-3/15:

1.  Review corrections to commands quiz....
2.  TEST ON ALL COMMANDS AND TECHNOLOGY VOCABULARY SHEET!!
    --FORMAT OF TEST: (100 POSSIBLE POINTS)
        I.  VOCABULARIO DE LA TECNOLOGÍA
            A.  IDENTIFY 7 PARTS OF THE COMPUTER (14 POINTS)
            B.  COMPLETE BLANKS IN SENTENCES WITH VOCAB. (6 POINTS)
            C.  USE WORD BANK TO COMPLETE BLANKS IN A DIALOGUE (12 POINTS)
            D.  USE WORD BANK TO COMPLETE BLANKS IN A DIALOGUE (10 POINTS)
       II.  LOS MANDATOS
            A.  ANSWER A QUESTION DIRECTED TO A CERTAIN PERSON BASED ON
                THE VARIOUS USES OF THE DIFFERENT COMMANDS (10 POINTS)
            B.  TÚ AND VOSOTROS COMMANDS (13 POINTS)
            C.  UD. AND UDS. COMMANDS (12 POINTS)
            D.  NOSOTROS COMMANDS (10 POINTS)
            E.  PRONOUNS WITH COMMANDS...AFFIRMATIVE/NEGATIVE FORMS...
                WRITE THE OPPOSITE OF THE GIVEN FORMAL COMMAND WITHOUT
                CHANGING THE COMMAND FORM, JUST THE POSITION OF THE PRO-
                NOUNS...(10 POINTS)
3.  UVM, pages 26-30...(finish any work not completed from previous plans).
4.  After test completion, work on pages 31-38, el presente perfecto/el
    pretérito/el imperfecto (del modo indicativo).
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate....
    --page 9...practice with Interpersonal Speaking/Directed Conversations.
              --tapes/recordings with this activity.

FRIDAY, 12/4/15: LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  Selection of 2 Spanish-speaking countries and initial plans for the
    Power Point oral presentations highlighting 3 cultural comparisons
    and connections between the two countries selected...(see details
    below).  First-come first-served with the countries selected!
    --Continue today with preparations....
2.  COLLECT ALL MONIES AND FORMS TODAY FOR THE NSE 2016 REGISTRATION....
    (SEE ABOVE DETAILS AND PLANS).

WEEK 12: 11/23-27/15....

NOTE: ALL MP1 GRADES AND COMMENTS HAVE BEEN ENTERED/VERIFIED/FINALIZED.  
      PLEASE SEE ME IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR GRADES.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/23-24/15:

1.  Commands practice sheets from 11/18-19 class, complete all forms as
    indicated.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate....

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/23-24/15:

1.  Commands practice sheets from 11/18-19 class, complete all forms as
    indicated.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --Distribution of answer sheets to these commands practice forms...
      review/go over all forms in class, with any questions you may have.
2.  REVIEW OF CLASS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. QUIZ, UVM, PAGES 12-17
    B. TEST...¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--LECCIONES 6-10
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate....
    --page 9...practice with Interpersonal Speaking/Directed Conversations.
              --tapes/recordings with this activity.

WEEK 11: 11/16-20/15....

NOTE: ALL MP1 GRADES AND COMMENTS HAVE BEEN ENTERED/VERIFIED/FINALIZED.  
      PLEASE SEE ME IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR GRADES.

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/16-17/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 10
    expressions, and complete Act.24.
    --We will discuss the differences between the expressions, and go over
      the homework Act.24.
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON UVM: PAGES 12-15 (PLUS HANDOUT), AND PAGE 17!
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 11-12...Reading Comprehension practice....
    read the Lectura and answer the questions that follow within a 10-
    minute time frame.
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 22-25....read/study all explanations and
    examples on these pages, complete the indicated exercises, check
    answers prior to class, define in English any new vocabulary 
    expressions on each page....Los mandatos (El imperativo).
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY (11/16-17/15)!
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate....
    --page 9...practice with Interpersonal Speaking/Directed Conversations.


WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 11/18-19/15:

1. TEST TODAY ON LECCIONES 6-10 OF THE SHEETS, ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!...!!
   (A brief question/answer review session before the test....)
2. Distribution of 3 practice/review sheets on the 5 main types of commands...
   after test, complete all indicated forms of the commands for each given
   infinitive.  When all students have completed the above test, we will
   discuss/review the formations of all 5 types of commands by using these
   practice sheets as class examples.
3. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
   --page 9...practice with Interpersonal Speaking/Directed Conversations.


FRIDAY, 11/20/15: LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  Lab 242 new orientation/directions/instructions/rules....
2.  Selection of 2 Spanish-speaking countries and initial plans for the
    Power Point oral presentations highlighting 3 cultural comparisons
    and connections between the two countries selected...(see details
    below).  First-come first-served with the countries selected!
    --Continue today with preparations....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --page 9...practice with Interpersonal Speaking/Directed Conversations.


WEEK 10: 11/9-13/15....

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/9-10/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 9
    expressions, and complete Act.25.
    --We will discuss the differences between the expressions, and go over
      the homework Act.25.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 16-21....read/study all explanations and
    examples on these pages, complete the indicated exercises, check
    answers prior to class, define in English any new vocabulary 
    expressions on each page....El participio pasado/La voz pasiva.
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY (11/9-10)!
    --We will go over any questions you may have on the homework exs.
      and all new vocabulary expressions noted on each indicated page.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 11/11-12/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 8-9
    expressions, with a review today of these sections.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 16-21....read/study all explanations and
    examples on these pages, complete the indicated exercises, check
    answers prior to class, define in English any new vocabulary 
    expressions on each page....El participio pasado/La voz pasiva.
    --Continue/finish discussion from 11/9-10 plans....
3.  Review of class assessments:
    A. Quiz on pages 97-112 of the UVM Wkbk.
    B. 1 Test...(UVM--1-12/etc.)
    C. Oral Assessment grades for the El Día de los Muertos/Halloween
       cultural comparisons discussions....(These will be in Power School
       this week, so please see me individually if you have a question 
       about your grade.)
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate....
    --page 9...practice with Interpersonal Speaking/Directed Conversations.

FRIDAY, 11/13/15: LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  Lab 242 new orientation/directions/instructions/rules....
2.  Selection of 2 Spanish-speaking countries and initial plans for the
    Power Point oral presentations highlighting 3 cultural comparisons
    and connections between the two countries selected...(see details
    below).  First-come first-served with the countries selected!
    --Continue today with preparations.... 

WEEK 9: 11/2-6/15....

MONDAY, 11/2/15: NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS! (STAFF DEVELOPMENT)

TUESDAY, 11/3/15: NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS! (PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES)

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 11/4-5/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 8
    expressions, and complete Act.27.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 16-21....read/study all explanations and
    examples on these pages, complete the indicated exercises, check
    answers prior to class, define in English any new vocabulary 
    expressions on each page....El participio pasado/La voz pasiva.
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
3.  CULTURAL COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS ACTIVITY FOR TODAY:
    --In your selected groups for the presentations listed above, your task
      as a group is to research and investigate the comparisons and con-
      trasts between two popular festival traditions...El Día de los
      Muertos in México and Halloween (El Día de las Brujas) in the
      United States.  Work together, take notes, and be prepared to
      discuss your opinions and thoughts (based on facts) in class on
      11/4-5/15....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, 11/4-6/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 8
    expressions, and complete Act.27.
    --We will discuss the differences between the expressions, and go over
      the homework Act.27.
2.  Review of class assessments (finally!):
    A. In-class timed writing essays...(past, present, future)
    B. Indicative Verbs Tense Test....
    C. Quiz on pages 97-112 of the UVM Wkbk.
    D. 2 Tests...(¡Ojo...!--L1-5 and UVM--1-12/etc.)
3.  CULTURAL COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS ACTIVITY FOR TODAY (11/4-5):
    --In your selected groups for the presentations listed above, your task
      as a group is to research and investigate the comparisons and con-
      trasts between two popular festival traditions...El Día de los
      Muertos in México and Halloween (El Día de las Brujas) in the
      United States.  Work together, take notes, and be prepared to
      discuss your opinions and thoughts (based on facts) in class on
      11/4-5/15....
    --NOTE: THIS SPEAKING ACTIVITY WILL COUNT AS AN ORAL PROFICIENCY GRADE!
      SEE RUBRICS AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE.
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 16-21....read/study all explanations and
    examples on these pages, complete the indicated exercises, check
    answers prior to class, define in English any new vocabulary 
    expressions on each page....El participio pasado/La voz pasiva.
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY (11/4-5)!
    --We will go over any questions you may have on the homework exs.
      and all new vocabulary expressions noted on each indicated page.
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate....
    --page 9...practice with Interpersonal Speaking/Directed Conversations.

WEEK 8: 10/26-30/15....

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/26-27/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 7
    expressions, and complete Acts.27-28.
    --We will discuss the differences between the expressions, and go over
      the homework Acts.27-28.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate....

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/28-29/15:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 12-15....read/study all explanations and
    examples on these pages, complete the indicated exercises, check
    answers prior to class, define in English any new vocabulary 
    expressions on each page....El gerundio.
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --We will go over any questions you may have on the homework exs.
      and all new vocabulary expressions noted on each indicated page.
    --Distribution of an extra practice handout sheet for class review
      and discussion....Progressive forms and other verbs used with the
      present participle.
2.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 7
    expressions, and complete Acts.27-28....REVIEW TODAY!
3.  Review of class assessments (finally!):
    A. In-class timed writing essays...(past, present, future)
    B. Indicative Verbs Tense Test....
    C. Quiz on pages 97-112 of the UVM Wkbk.
    D. 2 Tests...(¡Ojo...!--L1-5 and UVM--1-12/etc.)
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    A. Continue/finish pages 4/9/6-7, from 10/26-27 plans above....
    B. page 9...practice with Interpersonal Speaking/Directed Conversations.

FRIDAY, 10/30/15: LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  Lab 242 new orientation/directions/instructions/rules....
2.  Selection of 2 Spanish-speaking countries and initial plans for the
    Power Point oral presentations highlighting 3 cultural comparisons
    and connections between the two countries selected...(see details
    below).  First-come first-served with the countries selected!
    --Continue today with preparations begun in lab on Friday, 10/23.... 
3.  COMPARE AND CONTRAST CULTURAL ACTIVITY FOR TODAY:
    --In your selected groups for the presentations listed above, your task
      as a group is to research and investigate the comparisons and con-
      trasts between two popular festival traditions...El Día de los
      Muertos in México and Halloween (El Día de las Brujas) in the
      United States.  Work together, take notes, and be prepared to
      discuss your opinions and thoughts (based on facts) in class on
      11/4-5/15....

WEEK 7: 10/19-23/15....
        
HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/19-20/15: NOTE CHANGES TO TEST DATES!

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...
    --TEST TODAY ON LECCIONES 1-5!
2.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 6
    expressions, and complete Acts.28-29.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/21-22/15: NOTE TEST DATE CHANGE!

1.  TEST TODAY ON PAGES 1-12 OF UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK, PLUS ALL HANDOUTS THAT
    WERE GIVEN FOR SUPPLEMENTS AND ENRICHMENT OF THE CONTENT!
2.  TEST FORMAT AND CONTENT: (125 POSSIBLE POINTS)
    A. COMPRENSIÓN DE ESCUCHAR (8 X 2 = 16 POINTS)
       --STUDENTS WILL ANSWER CONVERSATIONAL QUESTIONS AS INDICATED FROM
         THE TEACHER; DEALING WITH PRESENT TENSE USES, REFLEXIVE VERBS AND
         SER/ESTAR.
    B. EL PRESENTE INDICATIVO: (68 POINTS)  (HANDOUT WITH HANDWRITTEN VERBS)
       A. WRITE THE SINGULAR FORM OF A NOSOTROS VERB (5 X 2 = 10 POINTS)
       B. WRITE THE CORRECT CONJUGATION FORM OF VERBS (1 X 10 = 10 POINTS)
       C. CHOOSE THE INFINITIVE FROM THE VERB BANK TO CONJUGATE CORRECTLY
          IN THE GIVEN SENTENCE (15 X 2 = 30 POINTS)
       D. 9 ENGLISH-TO-SPANISH TRANSLATION SENTENCES: (9 X 2 = 18 POINTS)
    C. SER Y ESTAR: (UVM AND HANDOUTS) (40 POINTS)
       A. FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE CORRECT PRESENT INDICATIVE FORM OF
          SER OR ESTAR. (1 X 10 = 10 POINTS)
       B. TRANSLATE TO SPANISH 15 ENGLISH SENTENCES DEALING WITH ALL USES
          OF SER AND ESTAR. (2 X 15 = 30 POINTS)

FRIDAY, 10/23/15: REPORT TO LAB 242!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/19-20/15:

1.  Review of class assessments (so far):
    A. In-class timed writing essays...(past, present, future)
    B. Indicative Verbs Tense Test....
    C. Quiz on pages 97-112 of the UVM Wkbk.
2.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...
    --TEST TODAY ON LECCIONES 1-5!
3.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 6
    expressions, and complete Acts.28-29.
    --We will discuss the differences between the expressions, and go over
      the homework Acts.28-29.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study page 4, research and answer the
    COMPARACIONES question, do the Correo electrónico in a 10-minute time
    frame....(we will discuss and review all content and homework assigned).

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/21-22/15:

1.  TEST TODAY ON PAGES 1-12 OF UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK, PLUS ALL HANDOUTS THAT
    WERE GIVEN FOR SUPPLEMENTS AND ENRICHMENT OF THE CONTENT!
2.  TEST FORMAT AND CONTENT: (SEE DETAILS ABOVE)
3.  AFTER FINISHING AND TURNING IN TEST, PLEASE WORK ON THE FOLLOWING:
    A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 4/6-7/9...more detail and elaboration....
    B. You may work on other classwork....
    C. You may quietly listen to music after you finish the test....


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 10/23/15: LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  Lab 242 new orientation/directions/instructions/rules....
2.  Selection of 2 Spanish-speaking countries and initial plans for the
    Power Point oral presentations highlighting 3 cultural comparisons
    and connections between the two countries selected...(see details
    below).  First-come first-served with the countries selected! 

WEEK 6: 10/12-16/15....
        --HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH--SEPT.16-OCT.16, 2015
        --PSAT DAY--WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCT.14, 2015

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/12-13/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 5
    expressions, and complete Acts.22-23.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --REVIEW THE HANDOUTS INFORMATION FOR TODAY AND BE PREPARED TO
      PARTICIPATE IN CLASS DISCUSSIONS!
    --QUIZ TODAY ON THE USES OF SER AND ESTAR! (UVM WKBK. AND HANDOUTS)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/12-13/15:

1.  Review of class assessments (so far):
    A. Quiz on 6 cultural themes of the AP Exam....
    B. In-class timed writing essays...(past, present, future)
    C. Indicative Verbs Tense Test....
    D. Quiz on pages 97-112 of the UVM Wkbk.
2.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 5
    expressions, and complete Acts.22-23.
    --We will discuss the differences between the expressions, and go over
      the homework Acts.22-23.
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --BRING THE HANDOUTS FOR SER Y ESTAR, AND COMPLETE ALL THREE PAGES
      FRONT AND BACK, ALL INDICATED EXERCISES!
    --CLASS DISCUSSION ON THE HW EXS. AND ANY NEW VOCABULARY NOTED!!
    --WE WILL CONTINUE OUR DISCUSSION FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS:
      --(Back of page 1 with the words that change meaning when used
         with ser and estar)
    --QUIZ TODAY ON THE USES OF SER AND ESTAR! (UVM WKBK. AND HANDOUTS)
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study page 4, research and answer the
    COMPARACIONES question, do the Correo electrónico in a 10-minute time
    frame....(we will discuss and review all content and homework assigned).

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, 10/14-16/15:

BLOCK 7: WEDNESDAY, 10/14, 1:50-3:10PM
BLOCK 6: THURSDAY, 10/15, 12:25-1:45PM
BLOCK 1: FRIDAY, 10/16, 8:40-10:07AM

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 5
    expressions, and complete Acts.22-23.  REVIEW TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula
    cultural sections (2), and research/answer the Comparaciones
    questions...(in Spanish!)
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: page 9, Discursos...research and prepare
    a persuasive answer to the question/prompt...(in Spanish!).

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, 10/14-16/15:

BLOCK 7: WEDNESDAY, 10/14, 1:50-3:10PM
BLOCK 6: THURSDAY, 10/15, 12:25-1:45PM
BLOCK 1: FRIDAY, 10/16, 8:40-10:07AM

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 5
    expressions, and complete Acts.22-23...REVIEW FOR TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1)
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....
    --pages 6-7...read and study the Cápsula cultural sections (2), and 
              research/answer the Comparaciones questions...(in Spanish!)
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES!
              --Class discussion on the Cápsula cultural and Comparaciones
                sections, with notes for...compare/contrast/connect....
                communicate....

WEEK 5: 10/5-9/15....
        --HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH--SEPT.16-OCT.16, 2015
        --FALL FESTIVAL--FRIDAY, OCT.9, 2015!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/5-6/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 4
    expressions, and complete Acts.27-28.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 109-112, complete all of the
    Repaso exs., and define all new vocabulary expressions in English.
    --DO NOT DO THE ACTIVIDADES DE COMUNICACIÓN CREATIVA ON PAGE 112!
    --QUIZ TODAY ON PAGES 97-112 (PLUS THE EXTRA EXPRESSIONS GIVEN IN
      CLASS)!! (WRITE THE GIVEN ENGLISH EXPRESSIONS IN SPANISH, INCLUDING 
      THE CORRECT DEFINITE ARTICLE)
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study page 4, research and answer the
    COMPARACIONES question, do the Correo electrónico in a 10-minute time
    frame.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/5-6/15:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 109-112, complete all of the
    Repaso exs., and define all new vocabulary expressions in English.
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!  NOTE CHANGE HERE!
    --DO NOT DO THE ACTIVIDADES DE COMUNICACIÓN CREATIVA ON PAGE 112!
    --QUIZ TODAY ON PAGES 97-112 (PLUS THE EXTRA EXPRESSIONS GIVEN IN
      CLASS)!! (WRITE THE GIVEN ENGLISH EXPRESSIONS IN SPANISH, INCLUDING 
      THE CORRECT DEFINITE ARTICLE)
2.  Review of class assessments (so far):
    A. Quiz on 6 cultural themes of the AP Exam....
    B. In-class timed writing essays...(past, present, future)
    C. Indicative Verbs Tense Test....
3.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 4
    expressions, and complete Acts.27-28.
    --We will discuss the differences between the expressions, and go over
      the homework Acts.27-28.
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --BRING THE HANDOUTS FOR SER Y ESTAR, AND COMPLETE ALL THREE PAGES
      FRONT AND BACK, ALL INDICATED EXERCISES!
    --CLASS DISCUSSION ON THE HW EXS. AND ANY NEW VOCABULARY NOTED!!
    --WE WILL CONTINUE OUR DISCUSSION FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS:
      --BLOCK 1: review p.7-9/continue with pages 10-12
      --BLOCK 7: review p.7-9/continue with pages 9(estar harto de)-12
      --BLOCK 6: review p.7-8/continue with pages 8(usos de ser-#3)-12
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study page 4, research and answer the
    COMPARACIONES question, do the Correo electrónico in a 10-minute time
    frame....HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY--NOTE CHANGE HERE!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/7-8/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 4
    expressions, and complete Acts.27-28.  REVIEW TODAY!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --QUIZ TODAY ON ALL INFORMATION ON PAGES 7-12 OF THE UVM WKBK.!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: page 9, Discursos...research and prepare
    a persuasive answer to the question/prompt...(in Spanish!).

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/7-8/15:

1.  Review of class assessments (so far):
    A. Quiz on 6 cultural themes of the AP Exam....
    B. In-class timed writing essays...(past, present, future)
    C. Indicative Verbs Tense Test....
2.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 4
    expressions, and complete Acts.27-28...REVIEW FOR TODAY!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --BRING THE HANDOUTS FOR SER Y ESTAR, AND COMPLETE ALL THREE PAGES
      FRONT AND BACK, ALL INDICATED EXERCISES!
    --CLASS DISCUSSION ON THE HW EXS. AND ANY NEW VOCABULARY NOTED!!
    --CONTINUE TODAY ON PAGES___________________________________________

      --BLOCK 1:________________________________________________________

      --BLOCK 7:________________________________________________________

      --BLOCK 6:________________________________________________________

    --QUIZ TODAY ON SER Y ESTAR (UVM 7-12)!

4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    --page 4: discuss and review all content and homework assigned from
              previous plans....
    --page 9: Discursos...research and prepare a persuasive answer to the 
              question/prompt...(in Spanish!).
              --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THIS PAGE!!
              --Class discussion on the question prompt and comparisons
                to the Spanish-speaking world....


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 10/9/15:

1.  CONTINUE AND FINISH ANY WORK NOT COMPLETED IN THIS WEEK'S PLANS:

    BLOCK 1:____________________________________________________________

    BLOCK 6:____________________________________________________________
  
    BLOCK 7:____________________________________________________________


WEEK 4: 9/28/15-10/2/15....
        --HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH--SEPT.16-OCT.16, 2015
        --JUNIOR CLASS TRIP--FRIDAY, 10/2/15

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/28-29/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 3
    expressions, and complete Acts.22-23.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --BRING ALL HANDOUTS WITH ALL EXERCISES COMPLETED!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 102-103, complete the ex. and 
    define all new vocabulary expressions in English.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study pages I-XVI, introductory pages
    of the workbook, and become familiar with the types of exercises offered
    in the workbook...(be prepared for class discussion).

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/30/15-10/1/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 3
    expressions, and complete Acts.22-23...REVIEW FOR TODAY!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --QUIZ TODAY ON SER Y ESTAR (UVM 7-12 AND HANDOUTS)!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 104-106, complete the two exs.,
    and define all new vocabulary expressions in English.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study pages 1-3, Los desafíos mundiales-
    Los temas económicos....read/study the lectura and answer the multiple
    choice questions that follow the reading selection.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR FRIDAY, 10/2/15:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 107-109, complete the three
    exs., and define all new vocabulary expressions in English. 

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/28-29/15:

1.  Review of class assessments (so far):
    A. Quiz on 6 cultural themes of the AP Exam....
    B. In-class timed writing essays...(past, present, future)
    C. Indicative Verbs Tense Test....
2.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 3
    expressions, and complete Acts.22-23.
    --We will discuss the differences between the expressions, and go over
      the homework Acts.22-23.
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --BRING THE HANDOUTS FOR SER Y ESTAR, AND COMPLETE ALL THREE PAGES
      FRONT AND BACK, ALL INDICATED EXERCISES!
    --CLASS DISCUSSION ON THE HW EXS. AND ANY NEW VOCABULARY NOTED!!
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 102-103 and define all new 
    vocabulary expressions in English.
    --We will review any questions you have on the homework and discuss any 
      new vocabulary expressions noted on the pages...
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study pages I-XVI, introductory pages
    of the workbook, and become familiar with the types of exercises offered
    in the workbook...(be prepared for class discussion).
    --We will review pages I-XVI, and finish last week's discussion on the
      format of exercises and explanation for pages 1-10, Theme 1--
      Sub-Theme 1....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/30/15-10/1/15:

1.  Review of class assessments (so far):
    A. Quiz on 6 cultural themes of the AP Exam....
    B. In-class timed writing essays...(past, present, future)
    C. Indicative Verbs Tense Test....
2.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 3
    expressions, and complete Acts.22-23...REVIEW FOR TODAY!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --BRING THE HANDOUTS FOR SER Y ESTAR, AND COMPLETE ALL THREE PAGES
      FRONT AND BACK, ALL INDICATED EXERCISES!
    --CLASS DISCUSSION ON THE HW EXS. AND ANY NEW VOCABULARY NOTED!!
    --CONTINUE TODAY ON PAGES___________________________________________
    --QUIZ TODAY ON SER Y ESTAR (UVM 7-12 AND HANDOUTS)!
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 104-106, complete the two exs.,
    and define all new vocabulary expressions in English
    --We will review any questions you have on the homework exs., and discuss 
      any new vocabulary expressions noted on the pages...
5.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON ALL HOMEWORK ASSIGNED THIS WEEK!
    --¡OJO! SHEETS/UVM/TRIÁNGULO....
6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study pages 1-3, Los desafíos mundiales-
    Los temas económicos....read/study the lectura and answer the multiple
    choice questions that follow the reading selection.
    --We will review the introduction of page 1, and review the content of 
      the lectura with answers to the Interpretive Reading multiple-choice
      answers, with strategies/hints for success on this part of the AP
      Exam.....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 10/2/15:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 107-109, complete the three
    exs., and define all new vocabulary expressions in English. 
    --We will review any questions you have on the homework exs., and discuss 
      any new vocabulary expressions noted on the pages.
    --And a review for the quiz on pages 97-112, plus the extra expressions
      given in class....

WEEK 3: 9/21-25/15....UCI ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS--RVA!!
        --HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH--SEPT.16-OCT.16, 2015
        --NO CLASSES ON WEDNESDAY, 9/23/15!
        --BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT FOR PARENTS--THURSDAY, 9/24/15

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/21-22/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 2
    expressions, and complete Acts.32-33.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 99-100 and define all new 
    vocabulary expressions in English.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study pages I-XVI, introductory pages
    of the workbook, and become familiar with the types of exercises offered
    in the workbook...(be prepared for class discussion).

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 9/24-25/15:

1.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 2
    expressions, and complete Acts.32-33...REVIEW FOR TODAY!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --BRING THE HANDOUTS FOR SER Y ESTAR, AND COMPLETE ALL THREE PAGES
      FRONT AND BACK, ALL INDICATED EXERCISES!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 101-102, complete the three
    exs.ABC, and define all new vocabulary expressions in English.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study pages I-XVI, introductory pages
    of the workbook, and become familiar with the types of exercises offered
    in the workbook...(be prepared for class discussion).

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/21-22/15:

1.  Review of class assessments (so far):
    A. Quiz on 6 cultural themes of the AP Exam....
    B. In-class timed writing essays...(past, present, future)
    C. Indicative Verbs Tense Test....
2.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 2
    expressions, and complete Acts.32-33.
    --We will discuss the differences between the expressions, and go over
      the homework Acts.32-33.
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!  We will quickly review these
      pages with questions from the HW exs. and new vocabulary expressions.
    --I will also distribute new handouts packets with more practice on
      these two verbs, which are due completed for 9/24-25.
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 99-100 and define all new 
    vocabulary expressions in English.
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!  We will review any questions you have 
      on the homework and discuss any new vocabulary expressions noted on 
      the pages...
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study pages I-XVI, introductory pages
    of the workbook, and become familiar with the types of exercises offered
    in the workbook...(be prepared for class discussion).
    --We will discuss the types of activities offered in the workbook, with
      notes and strategies to better help understand and complete them
      during the course of the year's work.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 9/24-25/15:

1.  Review of class assessments (so far):
    A. Quiz on 6 cultural themes of the AP Exam....
    B. In-class timed writing essays...(past, present, future)
    C. Indicative Verbs Tense Test....
2.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 2
    expressions, and complete Acts.32-33...REVIEW FOR TODAY!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 7-12, uses of ser and estar;
    plus bring all handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --BRING THE HANDOUTS FOR SER Y ESTAR, AND COMPLETE ALL THREE PAGES
      FRONT AND BACK, ALL INDICATED EXERCISES!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY, WITH CLASS DISCUSSION ON THE HW
      EXS. AND ANY NEW VOCABULARY NOTED!!
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 101-102, complete the three
    exs.ABC, and define all new vocabulary expressions in English
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!  We will review any questions you have 
      on the homework exs., and discuss any new vocabulary expressions noted 
      on the pages...
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study pages I-XVI, introductory pages
    of the workbook, and become familiar with the types of exercises offered
    in the workbook...(be prepared for class discussion).
    --We will discuss the types of activities offered in the workbook, with
      notes and strategies to better help understand and complete them
      during the course of the year's work.
    --Continue today on page _______.

WEEK 2: 9/14-18/15....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/14-15/15:

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE 6 MAIN TITLE THEMES FOR THE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE
    AND CULTURE EXAM FOR 2015!
2.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 1
    expressions, and complete ex.24.
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 1-6, present indicative forms and uses;
    plus bring all reflexive verbs handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 97-98, complete the indicated
    ex., define all new vocabulary expressions in English.
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study pages I-XVI, introductory pages
    of the workbook, and become familiar with the types of exercises offered
    in the workbook...(be prepared for class discussion).

HOMEWORK FOR FRIDAY, 9/18/15:  NOTE THAT WE HAVE A FRIDAY TEST DATE!!

1.  TEST #2: THE 9 MAIN INDICATIVE MOOD VERB TENSES 
    (PRESENT, PRETERITE, IMPERFECT, FUTURE, CONDITIONAL, PRESENT
    PERFECT, PAST PERFECT, FUTURE PERFECT, CONDITIONAL PERFECT)...
    CONJUGATIONS ONLY!
    --THIS TEST IS VERY SIMILAR TO THE ONE THAT WAS GIVEN IN THE PRE-AP
      COURSE, WITH CHARTS/COLUMNS.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/14-15/15:

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE 6 MAIN TITLE THEMES FOR THE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE
    AND CULTURE EXAM FOR 2015!
2.  Verification of selected Spanish names, course syllabus signed by
    parent and student, field trip permission form with parent and
    student signatures....
3.  Bring handouts labeled...¡Ojo con estas palabras!...Study Lección 1
    expressions, and complete ex.24.
    --We will discuss the differences between the expressions, and go over
      the homework Act.24.
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 1-6, present indicative forms and uses;
    plus bring all reflexive verbs handouts from the Pre-AP course; and be
    sure to have new vocabulary expressions defined from each page!
    --We will quickly and briefly review these pages, plus go over the
      handouts of conjugations and reflexive verbs.
5.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 97-98, complete the indicated
    ex., define all new vocabulary expressions in English.
    --We will review any questions you have on the homework ex. and discuss
      the irregular gender/agreement rules and exceptions, with emphasis on
      any new vocabulary expression noted on the pages...(today, page 97).

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/16-17/15:

1.  Review: ¡Ojo con estas palabras!--C1 handouts.
2.  Review: UNA VEZ MÁS--pages 1-6, with reflexive verbs handouts.
3.  Review of class assessments (so far):
    A. Quiz on 6 cultural themes of the AP Exam....
    B. In-class timed writing essays...(past, present, future).
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review and study pages 97-98, complete the indicated
    ex., define all new vocabulary expressions in English.
    --We will review any questions you have on the homework ex. and discuss
      the irregular gender/agreement rules and exceptions, with emphasis on
      any new vocabulary expression noted on the pages...(today, page 98).
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: review/study pages I-XVI, introductory pages
    of the workbook, and become familiar with the types of exercises offered
    in the workbook...(be prepared for class discussion).
    --We will discuss the types of activities offered in the workbook, with
      notes and strategies to better help understand and complete them
      during the course of the year's work.
6.  Class review for Friday's verb conjugations test (Indicative forms)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 9/18/15:  40-MINUTE TEST TODAY!!

1.  TEST #2: THE 9 MAIN INDICATIVE MOOD VERB TENSES 
    (PRESENT, PRETERITE, IMPERFECT, FUTURE, CONDITIONAL, PRESENT
    PERFECT, PAST PERFECT, FUTURE PERFECT, CONDITIONAL PERFECT)...
    CONJUGATIONS ONLY!
    --THIS TEST IS VERY SIMILAR TO THE ONE THAT WAS GIVEN IN THE PRE-AP
      COURSE, WITH CHARTS/COLUMNS.

WEEK 1: 9/7-11/15...LABOR DAY HOLIDAY--9/7/15!!

EARLY AP SESSION AGENDA FROM MONDAY, 8/31/15:

1. Class rosters and introductions
2. Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance...(expectations)
3. Punctuality to class at all times
4. 2015 AP Spanish Language Exam scores/comments...4.35 average between
   all three sections of AP last year!
5. Triángulo Aprobado and Una vez más workbooks will continue to be used
   as class texts and practice, SO NO AP FEES ARE REQUIRED THIS YEAR!
6. My web site, TeacherWeb, is linked to the itsLearning page....
   check the site prior to each and every class.
7. Continue with the same notebook as from the Pre-AP course, if you want,
   simply changing the title to AP and using the same handouts for guidance...
   (I will have extra copies in class on the first day if you are missing
    some of the required handouts.)
8. Summer Assignments for 2015...work completed by due dates shown.
9. Spring Break Trip to España, 2016, is in the planning stages!
10.Distribution of 2 sets of handouts explaining the 2016 AP Spanish
   Language and Culture Exam...(format and rubrics for grading).

HOMEWORK TO BRING TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES:

1. Read course syllabus on-line, but I will give you a hard copy on the
   first day of class.
2. Decide on a Spanish name that you would like to use this school year...
   (It does not have to be the Spanish equivalent of your English name.)
3. Any forms that you would like for me to turn in for you....
4. Bring all handouts and notebooks from the Pre-AP class, as I want to
   see who needs extras or replacements....
5. Bring UNA VEZ MÁS and TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBKS. to class.
6. Bring Summer Assignment information sheets and homeworks done.

TUESDAY-FRIDAY, 9/8-11/15:  FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES! ¡BIENVENIDOS!

1.  Class rosters and introductions, class expectations and goals.
2.  Review of MLWGS opening day procedures and instructions:  fire drills and
    codes/earthquake response, moment of silence and pledge of allegiance, 
    locker problems, class schedules.  Registration forms are to be turned
    in to Ms. Bowman, Office 102 (Clinic). Handbook test signature page
    needs to be turned in to Ms. Williams on office 100 by Monday, 9/14/15.
3.  BLOCK 1: 9/9/15...selection of Block 1 SCA representative and alternate. 
4.  Distribution of course syllabus for the new AP Spanish Language and
    Culture course...(there is also a digital version on my web page that
    is connected to its Learning.)
    --Class discussion on course syllabus/goals/expectations/AP guidelines.
    RETURN WITH STUDENT AND PARENT SIGNATURES BY 9/11, BUT YOU WILL KEEP
    THIS HARD COPY OF THE SYLLABUS IN THE FRONT SECTION OF YOUR NOTEBOOK
    FOR QUICK REFERENCE DURING THE COURSE OF THE YEAR'S WORK.
5.  Selection of Spanish names to be used this year in the AP class.
6.  Organization of Pre-AP notebooks and handouts for the AP course this
    year...distribution of any needed handouts or forms.
7.  Review of announcements listed at the top of this page....
8.  Workbooks for class: UNA VEZ MÁS and TRIÁNGULO.....REMINDER: BOTH 
    WORKBOOKS CONTINUE FROM THE PRE-AP COURSE.
9.  Discussion and review of summer assignments/work done...(see information 
    sheets).
10. A review of the 9 main indicative mood verb tenses, pages 1-72 of the
    UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk. plus the corresponding verb conjugations handouts from
    the Pre-AP course....a diagnostic test review in class today!
11. Distribution of any handouts and information given during the Early AP
    Session on 8/31/15....(to those who missed the session).
    --Continuation of discussion on the format and grading rubrics of the
      AP Exam, plus format explanation of the Triángulo Aprobado Wkbk.
      activities and exercises.
12. Distribution of Field Trip permission form to be used for this school
    year, 2015-2016....RETURN BY 9/11 WITH PARENT AND STUDENT SIGNATURES
    AND COMPLETED INFORMATION!
13. In-class timed writing assessment....(surprise!)


ARCHIVES FOR CERTAIN AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PLANS--2014-2015:

IT HAS BEEN A PLEASURE WORKING WITH EACH OF YOU THIS YEAR IN THE AP SPANISH
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CLASS.  I HOPE THAT YOUR AP SCORES WILL REFLECT MUCH
SUCCESS IN WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED OVER THE COURSE OF YOUR SPANISH
STUDIES.  I WISH YOU THE BEST AS YOU PURSUE YOUR NEXT FUTURE ENDEAVORS.  
HAVE A WONDERFUL SUMMER!
--¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES VERANEALES!
   --SR. JENKINS

7.  NEW CLUB...HOLA........
    The Hispanic Outreach Language Assistance (HOLA) Club is having an   
    informational meeting this Friday at the beginning of lunch in Sra. 
    Welles' room (243).  This new club focuses on providing community service 
    translation by students for organizations such as the Virginia Hispanic 
    Chamber of Commerce, which is located in Chesterfield.  Students of all 
    levels are encouraged to join and be part of this service project.

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE:

6/09/15: BLOCK 4--(12:30-3:10PM)
6/11/15: BLOCK 6--(8:40-11:30AM)

FINAL EXAM FORMAT: (100 TOTAL POINTS)

1. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (40 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO AP EXAM FORMAT...READ A PRINTED SOURCE, LISTEN TO AN AUDIO
   SOURCE, THEN PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS CHARLA/DEBATE RELATING TO THE TOPIC
   GIVEN (WITH REFERENCES FROM THE SOURCES)....
2. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (60 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO THE AP EXAM FORMAT...READ 2 PRINTED SOURCES, LISTEN TO AN
   AUDIO SOURCE,PREPARE AND WRITE A FORMAL ESSAY RELATING TO THE PROMPT
   GIVEN (ABOUT TECHNOLOGY)....

DATES AVAILABLE FOR THE PRESENTATIONS:

BLOCK 4: (9 PRESENTATIONS TOTAL)

5/21: 1)  LUZ/CLEMENTE.......(VENEZUELA Y EL ECUADOR)

5/22: 1)  JAIME/ANDREA.......(URUGUAY Y PUERTO RICO)

5/26: 1)  SARA/KARINA........(CHILE Y GUATEMALA)

      2)  ESTEBAN/DORA.......(COSTA RICA Y GUATEMALA)

5/28: 1)  SOFÍA/BEYONCE......(LA ARGENTINA Y NICARAGUA)

      2)  LISA/ABIGAÍL.......(EL PERÚ Y PUERTO RICO)

6/2:  1)  DAVID/ANDRÉS.......(LA ARGENTINA Y EL ECUADOR) 

      2)  PABLO/SEBASTIÁN....(CUBA Y CHILE)

6/4:  1)  GENEVIEVE/FABIO....(EL SALVADOR Y LAS ISLAS FILIPINAS)


BLOCK 6: (9 PRESENTATIONS TOTAL)

5/22: 1)  MAGDALENA/LIDIA....(CHILE Y CUBA)

5/26: 1)  KATALINA/NICO......(PANAMÁ Y NICARAGUA)

      2)  ALEJANDRO/LORENZO..(BOLIVIA Y LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA)

      3)  GUADELUPE/LAUREN...(ESPAÑA Y COLOMBIA)

5/28: 1)  VERÓNICA/EVA.......(MÉXICO Y EL SALVADOR)

      2)  SHALÍN/RAQUEL......(LA ARGENTINA Y VENEZUELA)

6/2:  1)  ISHANI/CAROLINA....(VENEZUELA Y GUATEMALA)
     
      2)  MIGUEL/KEVÍN.......(CUBA Y EL PERÚ)

6/4:  1)  MARINA/PRIYASHMA...(ESPAÑA Y EL PERÚ)

Week 36:  6/1-5/15....LAST WEEK OF CLASSES!
 
SHH returning members...see me by June 3 if you are interested in 
running for an office for the school term, 2015-16. Elections will be 
held on Friday, 6/5, at 11:30AM in Room 338.

TUESDAY, 6/2/15: MORE ORAL PRESENTATIONS!

1. BLOCK 4: 
   A. LISA Y ABIGAÍL....(EL PERÚ Y PUERTO RICO)...(FROM 5/28)
   B. DAVID/ANDRÉS.......(LA ARGENTINA Y EL ECUADOR) 
   C. PABLO/SEBASTIÁN....(CUBA Y CHILE)
2. BLOCK 6: 
   A. SHALÍN/RAQUEL.....(LA ARGENTINA Y VENEZUELA)...(FINISH FROM 5/28)
   B. ISHANI/CAROLINA....(VENEZUELA Y GUATEMALA)
   C. MIGUEL/KEVÍN.......(CUBA Y EL PERÚ)

THURSDAY, 6/4/15: FINISH ORAL PRESENTATIONS! LAST DAY OF CLASS!

1. BLOCK 4:
   A. PABLO/SEBASTIÁN....(CUBA Y CHILE)...(FINISH IF NECESSARY FROM 6/2)
   B. GENEVIEVE/FABIO....(EL SALVADOR Y LAS ISLAS FILIPINAS)
2. BLOCK 6:
   A. MIGUEL/KEVÍN.......(CUBA Y EL PERÚ)...(FINISH IF NECESSARY FROM 6/2)
   B. MARINA/PRIYASHMA...(ESPAÑA Y EL PERÚ)
3. Return/review corrections to persuasive/presentational writing essays,
   from Triángulo (page 65)....
4. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION/RECOGNITIONS:
    A. SHH returning members...see me by June 3 if you are interested in 
       running for an office for the school term, 2015-16. Elections will be 
       held on Friday, 6/5, at 11:30AM in Room 338.
    B. SENIOR SHOWCASE DAY, WEDNESDAY, 6/3: NO CLASSES, BUT REPORT TO BLOCK 1 
       FOR ATTENDANCE AND TO PICK UP SHOWCASE SCHEDULES.
    C. FRIDAY, 6/5/15: SENIOR/JUNIOR AWARDS ASSEMBLY...SPECIAL SCHEDULE...
       (SEE SCHOOL WEBSITE FOR CLASS TIMES)....
    D. NSE 2015 MEDALS/AWARDS/CERTIFICATES....IN-CLASS RECOGNITION CEREMONY.
    E. Return/review grading rubrics sheets for the oral group presentations.
    F. ANNOUNCEMENT OF SENIOR EXAM EXEMPTIONS/FORMS SIGNED....
    G. FINAL EXAM REVIEW AND FORMAT....(SEE BELOW).
    H. VERIFY/DISCUSS FORMAT OF GRADES FOR MP4/E2/S2/Y1....
    I. CLASS REVIEW/SUMMARY/OBJECTIVES AND GOALS....
    J. ALL GRADES WILL BE ENTERED AND VERIFIED IN POWER SCHOOL BY JUNE 8....
    K. 6/09/15: BLOCK 4--FINAL EXAM
    L. 6/11/15: BLOCK 6--FINAL EXAM

Week 35:  5/25-29/15....SOL LONG MORNING BLOCK SCHEDULE THIS WEEK! 

MONDAY, 5/25/15: MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY--SCHOOL CLOSED!

TUESDAY, 5/26/15: MORE ORAL PRESENTATIONS!

1. BLOCK 4: (1:18-2:11PM)
   A. SARA/KARINA.......(CHILE Y GUATEMALA)
   B. ESTEBAN/DORA......(COSTA RICA Y GUATEMALA)
2. BLOCK 6: (8:40-11:32AM)
   A. KATALINA/NICO.....(PANAMÁ Y NICARAGUA)
   B. ALEJANDRO/LORENZO..(BOLIVIA Y LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA)
   C. GUADELUPE/LAUREN...(ESPAÑA Y COLOMBIA)

THURSDAY, 5/28/15: MORE ORAL PRESENTATIONS!

1. BLOCK 4: (1:18-2:11PM)
   A. SOFÍA/BEYONCE.....(LA ARGENTINA Y NICARAGUA)
   B. LISA Y ABIGAÍL....(EL PERÚ Y PUERTO RICO)
2. BLOCK 6: (2:16-3:10PM)
   A. VERÓNICA/EVA......(MÉXICO Y EL SALVADOR)
   B. SHALÍN/RAQUEL.....(LA ARGENTINA Y VENEZUELA)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 5/21/15: MEET IN ROOM 338 TODAY!

1.  BLOCK 4: (8:35-11:35AM)
    A. 8:35-10:45: REVISIONS OF ELECTRONIC COPIES/FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR
       ORAL PRESENTATIONS/ETC....(USE OWN LAPTOPS TODAY)
    B. 10:50-11:30: LUZ/CLEMENTE.......(VENEZUELA Y EL ECUADOR)
2.  BLOCK 6: (1:25-2:20PM)
    A. REVISIONS OF ELECTRONIC COPIES/FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR ORAL 
       PRESENTATIONS/ETC....(USE OWN LAPTOPS TODAY)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 5/22/15: MEET IN ROOM 338 TODAY!

1.  ORAL PRESENTATIONS TODAY: (SHOWCASE OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES)
    A. BLOCK 4: JAIME/ANDREA.......(URUGUAY Y PUERTO RICO)  (10:57-11:39)
    B. BLOCK 6: MAGDALENA/LIDIA....(CHILE Y CUBA)           ( 1:04- 1:46)

FRIDAY, 5/8/15:  REPORT TO LAB 318 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1. NSE 2015 final scores for Achievement and Proficiency sections....
    ...And combined scores for medals/certificates/etc.
2. Use the entire class period today to work on the Showcase Power Point
   Presentations of your 2 selected Spanish-speaking countries...(see
   details and rubrics listed below).

Week 33:  5/11-15/15....AP EXAMS THIS WEEK! 

TUESDAY/THURSDAY/FRIDAY, 5/12-15/15: REPORT EACH DAY TO LAB 318 TO CONTINUE
WORK ON THE ORAL PRESENTATIONS FOR THE SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES....

SELECT TWO SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHOWCASE FOR
CULTURAL COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS IN MAY AFTER THE AP EXAMS HAVE CONCLUDED. 
YOU ARE TO WORK IN PAIRS ON THIS PRESENTATION.  THE FOLLOWING RUBRICS WILL
GIVE YOU THE GUIDELINES FOR THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION REQUIREMENTS.
   
POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  

INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING:  (BASED ON 100 POINTS:  NOTE THAT THIS
GRADE WILL ACCOUNT FOR MUCH OF THE MP4 AVERAGE!)
1.  10 POINTS:  AN ELECTRONIC COPY OF THE POWER POINT E-MAILED TO ME BY 3:00
                PM ON _____________________.  THIS MUST BE THE FINISHED PRO-
                DUCT OF YOUR PRESENTATION.  ALSO INCLUDE A REFERENCE/SOURCES
                PAGE, USING THE PROPER FORMAT TAUGHT IN ENGLISH CLASSES.
2.   5 POINTS:  AN ORIGINAL/CREATIVE/COLORFUL INTRODUCTORY PAGE(S)/INTRO-
                DUCTION TO THE PRESENTATION.
3.   5 POINTS:  THE BASIC FACTS AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE COUNTRIES.
                THIS CAN BE ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES OR GIVEN TO STUDENTS
                AS HANDOUTS.  THIS PART CAN SHOW A BRIEF "VIRTUAL TOUR OF
                THE COUNTRIES".
4.  10 POINTS:  AT LEAST 3 DIFFERENT CULTURAL ASPECTS OF THE COUNTRIES
                RESEARCHED, WITH GOOD DETAIL AND EXPLANATION.
5.   5 POINTS:  A GOOD INSTRUCTIONAL 30-MINUTE PRESENTATION TIME LIMIT...
                NOTE:  EACH GROUP MEMBER MUST HAVE 15 MINUTES OF
                INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING.
6.  10 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE GRAMMAR STRUCTURES FREE OF SPELLING ERRORS ON 
                EACH SLIDE OF THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION.  IN OTHER WORDS,
                I WANT A CLEAN, PROFESSIONALLY PRESENTED POWER POINT DOCU-
                MENT.
7.  10 POINTS:  INFORMATIVE AND KNOWLEDGEABLE PRESENTATION BY EACH INDIVI-
                DUAL.  I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF PREPARATION AND KNOWLEDGE 
                OF/FAMILIARITY WITH TOPIC, USING NO NOTES EXCEPT THOSE
                LISTED ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES.  REMEMBER THAT I DO NOT
                WANT JUST SIMPLY READING FROM THE SLIDES!
                I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS
                WITH THE CULTURAL TOPICS OF EACH COUNTRY.
8.   5 POINTS:  CREATIVE APPROACH TO CLASS INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT INVOLVE-
                MENT.  THIS INCLUDES ANY APPROPRIATE HANDOUTS THAT WILL
                ENHANCE CLASS INTERACTION WITH THE PRESENTATION.
9.  10 POINTS:  CLEAR/AUTHENTIC/FLUID SPANISH PRONUNCIATION WITH CONFIDENCE 
                IN VOICE QUALITY.
10.  5 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE USE OF THE INDICATIVE VS. THE SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
11.  5 POINTS:  AT LEAST 5 DIFFERENT VERB TENSES INCORPORATED BY EACH INDI-
                VIDUAL DURING THE ACTUAL PRESENTATION.
12.  5 POINTS:  OVERALL FLUIDITY IN GRAMMAR STRUCTURE AND SYNTAX DURING THE
                ACTUAL PRESENTATION.  THERE SHOULD BE VERY LITTLE PAUSE OR
                "CHOPPINESS" DURING YOUR PRESENTATION, AND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
                OF GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LEARNED DURING YOUR STUDY OF SPANISH
                WITH ME MUST BE EVIDENT!
13. 10 POINTS:  THE ACTUAL HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES THAT DEMONSTRATE STUDENT EN-
                GAGEMENT/INVOLVEMENT/INSTRUCTION DURING THE LEARNING PROCESS.
                AGAIN, HERE I WANT TO SEE GOOD CLEAR EVIDENCE OF CULTURAL
                COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS.
14.  5 POINTS:  AN APPROPRIATE CONCLUSION THAT SUMMARIZES THE GOALS OF THE
                PRESENTATION.  THIS SHOULD LEAVE US WITH A LASTING IMPRESSION
                THAT WILL "ENCOURAGE US TO WANT TO VISIT THE COUNTRIES"....

¿QUÉ PASA? FESTIVAL...SATURDAY, 5/2/15...CANAL WALK...SHOCKOE BOTTOM

Week 32:  5/4-8/15....AP EXAMS THIS WEEK! OUR EXAM IS THURSDAY!!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 5/5/15:

1. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 151-202: work on these pages and the exercises that you can 
          do in preparation for this week's classes and activities....
2. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 191-198...complete all exercises in the.......
   Las preposiciones/conjunciones...sections, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
3. OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (NOTEBOOK HANDOUTS)
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....
   D. VISIT THE AP COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE...
      AND STUDY THE FREE RESPONSE PROMPTS FROM THE 2014 EXAM, PLUS OTHER
      SAMPLE EXERCISES GIVEN....
   E. AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE 
      SPEAKING PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM... (CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS) 
      ...FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS I HAVE GIVEN YOU....
   F. AT HOME, CHOOSE YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
      CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
      STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....
   G. REVIEW THE VOCABULARY PAGES IN EACH SUB-THEME OF THE TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
   H. More importantly...GET PLENTY OF NEEDED REST BEFORE TAKING ALL OF YOUR
      AP EXAMS, PLEASE!!  ¡BUENA SUERTE!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 5/5/15:

1.  Class charlas: ¿Qué Pasa? Festival, 5 de mayo (Los EE.UU. y México).
2.  Review 2 graded writing assessments, from previous plans, Theme 2
    of the Triángulo Wkbk.: corrections and suggestions for the Interper-
    sonal and Presentational Writing components of the AP Exam.....
3.  Review Theme 6 vocab. tests, Triángulo....
4.  NSE 2015 final scores for Achievement and Proficiency sections....
    ...And combined scores for medals/certificates/etc.
5.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 191-198...complete all exercises in the.......
    Las preposiciones/conjunciones...sections, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --NOTE: UVM WILL NOW BE USED AS AN OUTSIDE OF CLASS GRAMMAR REINFORCE-
       MENT FOR THE AP EXAM.  EXERCISES WILL BE ASSIGNED AND CHECKED, BUT
       WE WILL NOT GO OVER THEM PER SAY IN CLASS.  STUDENTS CAN ASK ME
       ANY QUESTIONS ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS.
6.  AP Exam Free Response sections...strategies for success on this 50% of
    the total score...observations and comments on the speaking prompts to
    the practice test from 4/25, interpersonal and presentational writing
    prompts, etc.
7.  AP Exam format and time frames; general comments on preparation (see #3 
    above in Homework plans for today; and schedule for Thursday (5/7)....
8.  SPEAKING/WRITING ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: (TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.)

    A. THEME 3--SUB-THEMES 1-6: LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA

       BLOCK 4: p.149

       BLOCK 6: p.149

    B. THEME 4--SUB-THEMES 1-6: LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS....
   
       BLOCK 4: p.174-175,158,167,175

       BLOCK 6: p.174-175,158,167,175
  
    C. THEMES 5-6--SUB-THEMES 1-6:
       
       --REMEMBER THAT THESE 2 THEMES WERE DISCUSSED THOROUGHLY DURING THE
         MARCH-APRIL MORNING PRACTICE SESSIONS.  IF YOU WERE NOT ABLE TO 
         ATTEND, IT WOULD BE WISE TO REVIEW THESE THEMES AND SUB-THEMES
         ON YOUR OWN TIME BUT BEFORE THE EXAM ON THURSDAY, 5/7....

THURSDAY, 5/7/15: AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM TODAY!!

5/7/15:  AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM-2015
         BREAKFAST IN ROOM 338, 7:30-8:15AM...(BAGELS, CREAM CHEESES,
            JUICES)
         REPORT TO BLACK BOX BY 8:30 PROMPTLY...(PENS, #2 PENCILS,
            BLANK PAPER, WATCH/TIME PIECE BUT NO CELL PHONES)
            BLACK BOX...(READING, LISTENING, WRITING)
            LAB 242.....(SPEAKING)
            ROOMS 243/241....(HOLDING ROOMS)

THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015:  ADVANCED PLACEMENT SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM
2015!!

1.  BREAKFAST WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR YOU IN ROOM 338 FROM 7:30-8:15AM....
    (ASSORTED JUICES, BAGELS AND CREAM CHEESES)
2.  REPORT TO THE BLACK BOX PROMPTLY AT 8:15AM FOR THE EXAM! GOOD LUCK!
    --WHAT TO BRING TO THE EXAM:
      --NO.2 SHARPENED PENCILS
      --PENS WITH BLACK OR DARK BLUE INK
      --A WATCH THAT DOES NOT BEEP NOR HAVE AN ALARM
      --PROPER IDENTIFICATION, IF NEEDED....
3.  WE HAVE WORKED EXTREMELY WELL TO PREPARE FOR THIS EXAM....NOW IT IS 
    TIME FOR YOU TO SHOW YOUR TALENTS WITH THE SPANISH LANGUAGE!  I AM
    PROUD OF EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU FOR ALL THE HARD WORK SHOWN!
    BE CONFIDENT, BE STRONG, BE DETERMINED TO EXCEL!!

REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT POINTS AS YOU MAKE FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR THE EXAM:

4. OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: 
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....
   D. VISIT THE AP COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE...
      AND STUDY THE FREE RESPONSE PROMPTS FROM THE 2014 EXAM, PLUS OTHER
      SAMPLE EXERCISES GIVEN....
   E. AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE 
      SPEAKING PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM... (CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS) 
      ...FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS I HAVE GIVEN YOU....
   F. AT HOME, CHOOSE YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
      CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
      STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....
   G. REVIEW THE VOCABULARY PAGES IN EACH SUB-THEME OF THE TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
   H. LISTEN TO SPANISH MUSIC, WATCH SPANISH TELEVISION, ETC......
   I. More importantly...GET PLENTY OF NEEDED REST BEFORE TAKING ALL OF YOUR
      AP EXAMS, PLEASE!!  ¡BUENA SUERTE!

NOTE: BLOCK 4 WILL NOT BE IN CLASS TODAY OBVIOUSLY, BUT BLOCK 6 WILL BE
ARRIVING UPON COMPLETION OF THE SPEAKING PORTION IN THE LAB 242.  WITH ANY
TIME LEFT IN OUR NORMAL CLASS BLOCK, WE WILL DISCUSS THE FORMAT OF THE
EXAM...(WITH ANY COMMENTS AND FEEDBACK FROM YOU).

NOTE: SATURDAY, 4/25/15, 9AM-1PM, AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE....
      PRACTICE EXAM...IN THE CAFETERIA AREA...MEET AT 8:50AM IN THE BLUE
      STONE LOBBY IN ORDER TO PROMPTLY START THE EXAM AT 9AM...NOTE:
      WE WILL DO THE LISTENING/READING/WRITING PORTIONS DURING THIS TIME,
      AND THE SPEAKING WILL BE DURING CLASS IN LAB 242 ON TUESDAY, 4/28.
      AND SORRY, BUT THERE WON'T BE ANY PIZZA, SINCE WE WILL STOP AROUND
      NOON OR A LITTLE LATER.  BRING PAPER, PENCIL/PEN TO USE DURING
      THE PRACTICE EXAM.


Week 31:  4/27/15-5/1/15....

NOTE: THIS WEEK WE WILL CONCLUDE THE MORNING REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP
      EXAM PRACTICE. (SEE DETAILS BELOW.)
NOTE: WE ARE CONCLUDING AN INTENSIVE 2-MONTH RIGOROUS REVIEW FOR THE
      2015 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM.  IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT
      YOU ARE PREPARED FOR EACH AND EVERY CLASS.  IF YOU ARE NOT IN CLASS
      FOR ANY REASON, IT IS STILL YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO WORK ON YOUR OWN
      TO CATCH UP ON THE TOPICS MISSED, AS YOU WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE
      FOR KEEPING UP WITH CLASS TASKS, WHETHER YOU ARE PRESENT IN CLASS
      OR NOT....

TUESDAY, 4/28/15:

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #14: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 4--SUB-THEME 5...PAGES 186-193....
       LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS--LOS INTERESES PERSONALES

THURSDAY, 4/30/15:

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #15: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 4--SUB-THEME 4...PAGES 177-185....
       LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS--LAS CREENCIAS PERSONALES

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 4/28/15: 

1. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 101-150: work on these pages and the exercises that you can 
          do in preparation for this week's classes and activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the sixth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 6--La belleza y la estética...
          pages 261,268,276,283,290,298....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/30/15!!
2. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 177-184...complete all exercises in the.......
   Los adverbios/comparativos...sections, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
3. OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (NOTEBOOK HANDOUTS)
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....
   D. VISIT THE AP COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE...
      AND STUDY THE FREE RESPONSE PROMPTS FROM THE 2014 EXAM, PLUS OTHER
      SAMPLE EXERCISES GIVEN....
   E. AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE 
      SPEAKING PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM... (CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS) 
      ...FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS I HAVE GIVEN YOU....
   F. AT HOME, CHOOSE YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
      CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
      STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....
   
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 4/28/15: REPORT PROMPTLY TO LAB 242 FIRST!

1.  THE SPEAKING PORTION OF THE FREE-RESPONSE SECTION TO THE PRACTICE
    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM...(FROM THE WEEKEND SESSION):
    LAB 242 DURING THE FOLLOWING TIMES OF CLASS:
    BLOCK 4:  10:10-10:45
    BLOCK 6:  12:25-01:00
    (ALL STUDENTS WILL DO THIS SECTION FOR SPEAKING PRACTICE.)
2.  RETURN TO ROOM 338 FOR THE REMAINDER OF CLASS TODAY:
    A. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 177-184...complete all exercises in the.......
       Los adverbios/comparativos...sections, check answers prior to class, 
       define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
       encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! (177-184)
       --NOTE: UVM WILL NOW BE USED AS AN OUTSIDE OF CLASS GRAMMAR REINFORCE-
       MENT FOR THE AP EXAM.  EXERCISES WILL BE ASSIGNED AND CHECKED, BUT
       WE WILL NOT GO OVER THEM PER SAY IN CLASS.  STUDENTS CAN ASK ME
       ANY QUESTIONS ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)


      --THEME 2--SUB-THEMES 1-6: LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA

       FREE RESPONSE INTERPERSONAL AND PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING PRACTICE:

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

      --THEME 3--SUB-THEMES 1-6: LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA

       FREE RESPONSE INTERPERSONAL AND PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING PRACTICE:

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________



HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 4/30/15: 

1. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 101-150: work on these pages and the exercises that you can 
          do in preparation for this week's classes and activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the sixth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 6--La belleza y la estética...
          pages 261,268,276,283,290,298....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/30/15!!
2. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 185-188...complete all exercises in the.......
   Los superlativos/Repaso...sections, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
3. OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (NOTEBOOK HANDOUTS)
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....
   D. VISIT THE AP COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE...
      AND STUDY THE FREE RESPONSE PROMPTS FROM THE 2014 EXAM, PLUS OTHER
      SAMPLE EXERCISES GIVEN....
   E. AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE 
      SPEAKING PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM... (CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS) 
      ...FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS I HAVE GIVEN YOU....
   F. AT HOME, CHOOSE YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
      CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
      STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 4/30/15: 

1. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 185-188...complete all exercises in the.......
   Los superlativos/Repaso...sections, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! (185-188)
    --NOTE: UVM WILL NOW BE USED AS AN OUTSIDE OF CLASS GRAMMAR REINFORCE-
      MENT FOR THE AP EXAM.  EXERCISES WILL BE ASSIGNED AND CHECKED, BUT
      WE WILL NOT GO OVER THEM PER SAY IN CLASS.  STUDENTS CAN ASK ME
      ANY QUESTIONS ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS.
2. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  TEST TODAY!
          A. Work on preparations for the sixth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 6--La belleza y la estética...
          pages 261,268,276,283,290,298....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/30/15!!
3. AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM:
   A. Review answers to multiple choice section, section 1.
   B. Review corrections and rubrics for grading the free response section 2,
      ....Interpersonal Writing (Correo electrónico), Presentational Writing
      (Persuasive Essay), Interpersonal Speaking (Directed Conversation),    
      Presentational Speaking (Discurso).
   C. Review grading rubrics sheets for free response sections, strategies
      and hints for multiple choice sections, view actual student samples of 
      free response sections.
   D. Review of entire AP Exam format....possible overall grades from 5-1 on
      the AP scale of grading/helpful hints and strategies for success on
      the 2015 Exam....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)

    --THEME 3--SUB-THEMES 1-6: LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA

       FREE RESPONSE INTERPERSONAL AND PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING PRACTICE:

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

5.  Review 2 graded writing assessments, from last week's plans, Theme 2
    of the Triángulo Wkbk.: corrections and suggestions for the Interper-
    sonal and Presentational Writing components of the AP Exam.....


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 5/1/15: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: (TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.)
    A. THEME 4--SUB-THEMES 1-6: LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS....
   
       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

2.  NSE 2015 final scores for Achievement and Proficiency sections....
    ...And combined scores for medals/certificates/etc.

Week 30:  4/20-24/15....

NOTE: THIS WEEK WE WILL CONTINUE THE MORNING REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP
      EXAM PRACTICE. (SEE DETAILS BELOW.)
NOTE: WE ARE CONTINUING AN INTENSIVE 2-MONTH RIGOROUS REVIEW FOR THE
      2015 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM.  IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT
      YOU ARE PREPARED FOR EACH AND EVERY CLASS.  IF YOU ARE NOT IN CLASS
      FOR ANY REASON, IT IS STILL YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO WORK ON YOUR OWN
      TO CATCH UP ON THE TOPICS MISSED, AS YOU WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE
      FOR KEEPING UP WITH CLASS TASKS, WHETHER YOU ARE PRESENT IN CLASS
      OR NOT....
NOTE: SATURDAY, 4/25/15, 9AM-2PM, PRACTICE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
      EXAM, ROOM 243/LAB 242....(MR. THARP IS PROVIDING PIZZA FOR LUNCH, BUT
      YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN DRINKS).

TUESDAY, 4/21/15:

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #12: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 1...PAGES 204-210....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LAS TRADICIONES Y LOS VALORES

THURSDAY, 4/23/15:

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #13: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 4--SUB-THEME 6...PAGES 194-202....
       LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS--LA AUTOESTIMA

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 4/21/15: 

1. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 51-100: work on these pages and the exercises that you can 
          do in preparation for this week's classes and activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the sixth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 6--La belleza y la estética...
          pages 261,268,276,283,290,298....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/28/15!!
2. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 161-168...complete all exercises in the.......
   Los indefinidos y los negativos...section, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
3. OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (NOTEBOOK HANDOUTS)
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....
   
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 4/21/15:

1. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 161-168...complete all exercises in the.......
   Los indefinidos y los negativos...section, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! (161-168 AND 168-170)
    --NOTE: UVM WILL NOW BE USED AS AN OUTSIDE OF CLASS GRAMMAR REINFORCE-
      MENT FOR THE AP EXAM.  EXERCISES WILL BE ASSIGNED AND CHECKED, BUT
      WE WILL NOT GO OVER THEM PER SAY IN CLASS.  STUDENTS CAN ASK ME
      ANY QUESTIONS ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS.
2.  REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THE FOLLOWING ASSESSMENTS:
    A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.--THEME 5 VOCABULARY TEST
    B. RELATIVE PRONOUNS QUIZ
3.  INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL PLANS FOR 2016:
    A. COSTA RICA--MR. DAVID BARNES
    B. ESPAÑA--JENKINS/QUINTERO
4.  TEMAS GLOBALES CORRIENTES DE LAS NOTICIAS: (RTD)
    A. 2012 CUBAN MIGRATION REFORM--BASEBALL PLAYERS
    B. FLORIDA AND THE BATTLE FOR VENEZUELA--POLITICS 
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)

      --THEME 1--SUB-THEME 6: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LA CONCIENCIA SOCIAL 
       --pages 47-50....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

      --THEME 2--SUB-THEMES 1-6: LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA

       INTERPERSONAL WRITING ASSESSMENT TODAY:
      
       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

       FREE RESPONSE INTERPERSONAL AND PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING PRACTICE:

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________


HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 4/23/15: 

1. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 51-100: work on these pages and the exercises that you can 
          do in preparation for this week's classes and activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the sixth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 6--La belleza y la estética...
          pages 261,268,276,283,290,298....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/28/15!!
2. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 171-176...complete all exercises in the.......
   Los adjetivos y los adverbios...sections, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
3. OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (NOTEBOOK HANDOUTS)
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 4/23/15:

1. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 171-176...complete all exercises in the.......
   Los adjetivos y los advergbios...sections, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY! (171-176)
    --NOTE: UVM WILL NOW BE USED AS AN OUTSIDE OF CLASS GRAMMAR REINFORCE-
      MENT FOR THE AP EXAM.  EXERCISES WILL BE ASSIGNED AND CHECKED, BUT
      WE WILL NOT GO OVER THEM PER SAY IN CLASS.  STUDENTS CAN ASK ME
      ANY QUESTIONS ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)

    --THEME 2--SUB-THEMES 1-6: LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA

       PRESENTATIONAL WRITING ASSESSMENT TODAY:
      
       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

       FREE RESPONSE INTERPERSONAL AND PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING PRACTICE:

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

 
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 4/24/15: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: (TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.)
    A. Continue with Theme 2--Sub-themes 1-6, from 4/23 plans above....
   
       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

2.  NSE 2015 raw scores for Achievement and Proficiency sections....


HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 4/28/15:

1. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 101-150: work on these pages and the exercises that you can 
          do in preparation for this week's classes and activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the sixth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 6--La belleza y la estética...
          pages 261,268,276,283,290,298....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/28/15!!
2. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 177-181...complete all exercises in the.......
   Los adverbios y los comparativos...sections, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
3. OTHER HELPFUL PREPARATIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (NOTEBOOK HANDOUTS)
   A. THE EXAM FORMAT AND FREE RESPONSE GRADING RUBRICS SHEETS
   B. 2 SETS OF APÉNDICE SHEETS (A-B) AND OTHER TRANSITIONAL EXPRESSIONS
      TO USE FOR BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMPREHENSION
   C. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT, C1-10....
      --HELPFUL EXPRESSIONS TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR AND STRUCTURE IN AN ADVANCED
        FORM OF CRITICAL THINKING....

Week 29:  4/13-17/15....MP4 BEGINS!

NOTE: THIS WEEK WE WILL CONTINUE THE MORNING REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP
      EXAM PRACTICE. (SEE DETAILS BELOW.)
NOTE: WE ARE CONTINUING AN INTENSIVE 2-MONTH RIGOROUS REVIEW FOR THE
      2015 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM.  IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT
      YOU ARE PREPARED FOR EACH AND EVERY CLASS.  IF YOU ARE NOT IN CLASS
      FOR ANY REASON, IT IS STILL YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO WORK ON YOUR OWN
      TO CATCH UP ON THE TOPICS MISSED, AS YOU WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE
      FOR KEEPING UP WITH CLASS TASKS, WHETHER YOU ARE PRESENT IN CLASS
      OR NOT....
NOTE: SATURDAY, 4/25/15, 9AM-2PM, PRACTICE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
      EXAM, ROOM 243/LAB 242....(MR. THARP IS PROVIDING PIZZA FOR LUNCH, BUT
      YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN DRINKS).

TUESDAY, 4/14/15:

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #10: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 3...PAGES 220-227....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LA ESTRUCTURA DE LA FAMILIA

THURSDAY, 4/16/15:

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #11: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 2...PAGES 211-219....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LAS COMUNIDADES EDUCATIVAS

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 4/14/15: 

1. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 51-59: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for next week's classes and activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the fifth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 5--Las familias y las comunidades...
          pages 210,219,227,235,244,252....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/16/15!!
2. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 151-157...complete all exercises in the.......
   Los pronombres relativos/Repaso...sections, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 4/14/15:

1.  Class charlas: Spring Break plans and activities...(in groups of 2-3).
2.  Discuss format of MP3 grades:
    A. Review corrections to class assessments:
       1. Quiz--Interpersonal Writing (TRIÁNGULO--16/31)
       2. Test--Presentational Writing (TRIÁNGULO--16-17)
       3. Test--TRIÁNGULO vocabulary--Theme 4
       4. AP Summer 2014 Assignment Essay--Native Speaker(s) Interview(s)...
          FINALLY!! 
    B. 2 extra quiz grades were included to help your average here....
       one for taking the NSE 2015, and another for the Summer Assignment
       Essay....(and you're welcome!)
    C. Comments given with MP3 grades....
    D. As always, please see me in office 331 if you would like to discuss
       your grades.
3.  NSE 2015 raw scores for Achievement and Proficiency sections....
4.  Class discussion on plans and activities for MP4....
5.  Review the 9 previously distributed sheets on the format of the 2015 AP
    Exam and the rubrics used for grading the 4 sections of free response....
6.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 151-157...complete all exercises in the.......
    Los pronombres relativos/Repaso...sections, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  
7.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)

      --THEME 1--SUB-THEME 5: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--EL BIENESTAR SOCIAL 
       --pages 35-41....(today...pages 37-41)....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 4/16/15: VOCABULARY TEST TODAY--THEME 5!!

1. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 60-67: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for next week's classes and activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the fifth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 5--Las familias y las comunidades...
          pages 210,219,227,235,244,252....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/16/15!!
2. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 159-160...complete all exercises in the.......
   Los indefinidos y los negativos...sections, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
3. QUIZ TODAY ON THE RELATIVE PRONOUNS, UVM, PAGES 151-156!
   --pages 168-170, UVM WKBK., do the Repaso exercises A/B.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 4/16/15: 

1. FIRST HALF HOUR OF CLASS:
   --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. Work on preparations for the fifth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 5--Las familias y las comunidades...
          pages 210,219,227,235,244,252....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/16/15!!
2. REMAINDER OF THE CLASS:
   A. QUIZ TODAY ON THE RELATIVE PRONOUNS, UVM, PAGES 151-156!
      ----A brief review/finish from last class plans; and go over any
          questions on the homework exs., pages 168-170....
   B. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 159-160...complete all exercises in the.......
   Los indefinidos y los negativos...sections, check answers prior to class, 
   define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
   encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  
   C. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)

      --THEME 1--SUB-THEME 5: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--EL BIENESTAR SOCIAL 
       --pages 35-41....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

      --THEME 1--SUB-THEME 6: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LA CONCIENCIA SOCIAL 
       --pages 42-50....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 4/17/15: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: (TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.)
    A. Continue with Theme1--Sub-themes 5-6, from 4/16/15 plans above....
   
       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

2.  NSE 2015 raw scores for Achievement and Proficiency sections....

Week 28:  3/30/15-4/3/15....

----NOTE!! I RECEIVED THIS MESSAGE FROM SRA. WELLES.  LET'S DO THIS!!
If you read an earlier email, I mentioned that we will be partnering with a
new program while in Guatemala that is also working on developing a library
and focused on encouraging education in the indigenous communities.  The
couple in charge of this program also run a language school – Jabel Tinamit
Language School in Panajachel and they are the only Mayan descendants to own
and operate a language school in the region and are very much interested in
helping their communities.  I would like to start a book drive next week, a
friendly competition between our classes to see who can bring in the most
books, to take to Candelaria for the new library they are building.  The books
need to be in Spanish – children’s book from early readers to young adult. 
They should be new or fairly new.  As an incentive, the winning class (done as
a percentage based on enrollment) will receive donuts from Sugar Shack.  The
donuts will be delivered to their class on the day of your choice.  If you
would like to participate, send me a quick “I’m in” as a reply and post on
your website and announce to your classes.  The last day to bring in a book
will be Monday, March 30th.  I hope you will all join in! 

NOTE: THIS WEEK WE WILL CONTINUE THE MORNING REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP
      EXAM PRACTICE. (SEE DETAILS BELOW.)
NOTE: WE ARE CONTINUING AN INTENSIVE 2-MONTH RIGOROUS REVIEW FOR THE
      2015 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM.  IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT
      YOU ARE PREPARED FOR EACH AND EVERY CLASS.  IF YOU ARE NOT IN CLASS
      FOR ANY REASON, IT IS STILL YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO WORK ON YOUR OWN
      TO CATCH UP ON THE TOPICS MISSED, AS YOU WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE
      FOR KEEPING UP WITH CLASS TASKS, WHETHER YOU ARE PRESENT IN CLASS
      OR NOT....
NOTE: SATURDAY, 4/25/15, 9AM-2PM, PRACTICE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
      EXAM, ROOM 243/LAB 242....(MR. THARP IS PROVIDING PIZZA FOR LUNCH, BUT
      YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN DRINKS).

MONDAY, 3/30/15: CHILDREN'S BOOKS FOR THE GUATEMALA LIBRARY DUE BY TODAY!

TUESDAY, 3/31/15: NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2015--LAB 242!!
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #8: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 5...PAGES 236-244....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LA GEOGRAFÍA HUMANA

THURSDAY, 4/2/15:
MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #9: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 4...PAGES 228-235....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LA CIUDADANÍA GLOBAL 

1. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 51-59: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for next week's classes and activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the fourth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 4--Las identidades personales y públicas...
          pages 159,168,176,185,193,202....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/2/15!!
2. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 147-150...complete all exercises in the.......
   Repaso...section, check answers prior to class, define any new vocabulary 
   on these pages (optional now but strongly encouraged), and be prepared for 
   a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 3/31/15: REPORT EARLY TO LAB 242 TODAY!

1. NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2015 TODAY!!
   A. YOU MAY BEGIN THE EXAM EARLY IF POSSIBLE....
   B. USERNAMES AND PASSWORDS WILL BE GIVEN AS YOU ENTER THE LAB.
   C. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS AS LISTED ON THE FRONT BOARD....
   D. TAKE IT SERIOUSLY AND GOOD LUCK!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 4/2/15: ROOM 338 TODAY!

1. FIRST HALF HOUR OF CLASS:
   --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. Work on preparations for the fourth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 4--Las identidades personales y públicas...
          pages 159,168,176,185,193,202....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/2/15!!
2. REMAINDER OF THE CLASS:
   A. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 147-150...complete all exercises in the.......
   Repaso...section, check answers prior to class, define any new vocabulary 
   on these pages (optional now but strongly encouraged), and be prepared for 
   a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  
   B. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)

      --THEME 1--SUB-THEME 5: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--EL BIENESTAR SOCIAL 
       --pages 35-41....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

      --THEME 1--SUB-THEME 6: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LA CONCIENCIA SOCIAL 
       --pages 42-50....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________


3.  REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO CLASS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. QUIZ--Interpersonal Writing (TRIÁNGULO--16/31)
    B. TEST--Presentational Writing (TRIÁNGULO--16-17)
    C. QUIZ--UVM (113-128)
    D. TEST--TRIÁNGULO vocabulary--Theme 3


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 4/3/15: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: (TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.)
    A. Continue with Theme1--Sub-themes 5-6, from 4/2/15 plans above....
   
       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________


SPRING BREAK!!--APRIL 6-10, 2015

Week 27:  3/23-27/15....SHADOW DAYS FOR PROSPECTIVE NEW STUDENTS--3/23-26!

----NOTE!! I RECEIVED THIS MESSAGE FROM SRA. WELLES.  LET'S DO THIS!!
If you read an earlier email, I mentioned that we will be partnering with a
new program while in Guatemala that is also working on developing a library
and focused on encouraging education in the indigenous communities.  The
couple in charge of this program also run a language school – Jabel Tinamit
Language School in Panajachel and they are the only Mayan descendants to own
and operate a language school in the region and are very much interested in
helping their communities.  I would like to start a book drive next week, a
friendly competition between our classes to see who can bring in the most
books, to take to Candelaria for the new library they are building.  The books
need to be in Spanish – children’s book from early readers to young adult. 
They should be new or fairly new.  As an incentive, the winning class (done as
a percentage based on enrollment) will receive donuts from Sugar Shack.  The
donuts will be delivered to their class on the day of your choice.  If you
would like to participate, send me a quick “I’m in” as a reply and post on
your website and announce to your classes.  The last day to bring in a book
will be Monday, March 30th.  I hope you will all join in! 

NOTE: THIS WEEK WE WILL CONTINUE THE MORNING REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP
      EXAM PRACTICE. (SEE DETAILS BELOW.)
NOTE: WE ARE CONTINUING AN INTENSIVE 2-MONTH RIGOROUS REVIEW FOR THE
      2015 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM.  IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT
      YOU ARE PREPARED FOR EACH AND EVERY CLASS.  IF YOU ARE NOT IN CLASS
      FOR ANY REASON, IT IS STILL YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO WORK ON YOUR OWN
      TO CATCH UP ON THE TOPICS MISSED, AS YOU WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE
      FOR KEEPING UP WITH CLASS TASKS, WHETHER YOU ARE PRESENT IN CLASS
      OR NOT....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 3/24/15:

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #6: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 1...PAGES 254-261....
       LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--LA ARQUITECTURA
 
1. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 42-50: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for next week's classes and activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the fourth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 4--Las identidades personales y públicas...
          pages 159,168,176,185,193,202....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/2/15!!
2. NSE 2015: Complete any one test from previous years for practice....
   VERIFICATION NEEDED! VERIFICATION OF PROOF OF COMPLETION OF 1 NSE FROM 
   PREVIOUS YEARS....
3. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 140-142...complete all exercises in the.......
   Repaso...section, check answers prior to class, define any new vocabulary 
   on these pages (optional now but strongly encouraged), and be prepared for 
   a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 3/24/15: 

1. Children's books for the Guatemala library...(see above details)
2. NSE 2015: Complete any one test from previous years for practice....
   VERIFICATION NEEDED! VERIFICATION OF PROOF OF COMPLETION OF 1 NSE FROM 
   PREVIOUS YEARS....
3. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 140-142...complete all exercises in the.......
   Repaso...section, check answers prior to class, define any new vocabulary 
   on these pages (optional now but strongly encouraged), and be prepared for 
   a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
   --We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)

    A. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 3: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--EL PENSAMIENTO 
       FILOSÓFICO Y LA RELIGIÓN--pages 19-25....

       BLOCK 4: pages 23-25______________________________________________

       BLOCK 6: pages 23-25______________________________________________

    B. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 4: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LA POBLACIÓN Y LA
       DEMOGRAFÍA--pages 26-34....

       BLOCK 4: pages____________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6: pages____________________________________________________


HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 3/26/15: BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TODAY!

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #7: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 5--SUB-THEME 6...PAGES 245-252....
       LAS FAMILIAS Y LAS COMUNIDADES--LAS REDES SOCIALES

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 143-147...complete all exercises in the Las 
    palabras interrogativas y exclamativas...section, check answers prior to 
    class, define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but 
    strongly encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
2. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 42-59: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for class activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the fourth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 4--Las identidades personales y públicas...
          pages 159,168,176,185,193,202....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/2/15!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 3/26/15: BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TODAY!
 
1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 143-147...complete all exercises in the Las    
    palabras interrogativas y exclamativas...section, check answers prior to 
    class, define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but 
    strongly encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  THERE WILL BE
      A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK ON PAGES 143-147!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)

    A. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 4: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LA POBLACIÓN Y LA
       DEMOGRAFÍA--pages 26-34....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

    B. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 5: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--EL BIENESTAR SOCIAL 
       --pages 35-41....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

    C. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 6: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LA CONCIENCIA SOCIAL 
       --pages 42-50....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________


3.  REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO CLASS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. QUIZ--Interpersonal Writing (TRIÁNGULO--16/31)
    B. TEST--Presentational Writing (TRIÁNGULO--16-17)
    C. QUIZ--UVM (113-128)
    D. TEST--TRIÁNGULO vocabulary--Theme 3


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 3/27/15: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

NOTE: ASIAN ASSEMBLY SPECIAL SCHEDULE TODAY!
OUR SCHEDULE OF CLASS FOR TODAY:
    --PERIOD 4:  12:25-12:55
    --PERIOD 6:   1:35-2:05

1. BRING UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK. TODAY!
   --Read over and study pages 151-156, in preparation for the NSE 2015...
     it is not necessary to complete the written exercises yet, but feel free
     to do so if you have time as these will be due soon in the future....
   --Use the short amount of class time today to practice the format of any
     previous NSE tests....(question/answer session with format)....

Week 26:  3/16-20/15....

NOTE: INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL....
      --MARCH 18-19, 2015....LUNCH, COMMONS AREA
      --PROCEEDS WILL GO TO HELPING IMPOVERISHED COMMUNITIES IN GUATEMALA.
NOTE: THIS WEEK WE WILL CONTINUE THE MORNING REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP
      EXAM PRACTICE. (SEE DETAILS BELOW.)
NOTE: WE ARE CONTINUING AN INTENSIVE 2-MONTH RIGOROUS REVIEW FOR THE
      2015 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM.  IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT
      YOU ARE PREPARED FOR EACH AND EVERY CLASS.  IF YOU ARE NOT IN CLASS
      FOR ANY REASON, IT IS STILL YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO WORK ON YOUR OWN
      TO CATCH UP ON THE TOPICS MISSED, AS YOU WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE
      FOR KEEPING UP WITH CLASS TASKS, WHETHER YOU ARE PRESENT IN CLASS
      OR NOT....


HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 3/17/15: TEST TODAY!!

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #4: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 3...PAGES 269-276....
       LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--DEFINICIONES DE LA CREATIVIDAD

1. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 26-34: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for next week's classes and activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the third vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 3--La vida contemporánea...
          pages 109,118,126,134,142,150....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/17/15!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 3/17/15: TEST TODAY!!

1.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST TODAY ON THEME 3 VOCABULARY PAGES!!
       A. Work on preparations for the third vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 3--La vida contemporánea...
          pages 109,118,126,134,142,150....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/17/15!!
       --TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
         (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
    A. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 3: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--EL PENSAMIENTO 
       FILOSÓFICO Y LA RELIGIÓN--pages 19-25....

       BLOCK 4: pages 22-25______________________________________________

       BLOCK 6: pages 20-25______________________________________________

    B. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 4: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LA POBLACIÓN Y LA
       DEMOGRAFÍA--pages 26-34....

       BLOCK 4: pages____________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6: pages____________________________________________________


HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 3/19/15: BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TODAY!

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #5: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 2...PAGES 262-268....
       LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--DEFINICIONES DE LA BELLEZA

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 136-139...complete all exercises in the Los    
    adjetivos y pronombres demostrativos...section, check answers prior to 
    class, define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but 
    strongly encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
2. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 35-41: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for class activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the fourth vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 4--Las identidades personales y públicas...
          pages 159,168,176,185,193,202....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/2/15!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 3/19/15: BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TODAY!
 
1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 136-139...complete all exercises in the Los    
    adjetivos y pronombres demostrativos...section, check answers prior to 
    class, define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but 
    strongly encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  THERE WILL BE
      A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK ON PAGES 136-139!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
    A. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 4: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LA POBLACIÓN Y LA
       DEMOGRAFÍA--pages 26-34....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

    B. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 5: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--EL BIENESTAR SOCIAL 
       --pages 35-41....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

3.  REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO CLASS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. QUIZ--Interpersonal Writing (TRIÁNGULO--16/31)
    B. TEST--Presentational Writing (TRIÁNGULO--16-17)
    C. QUIZ--UVM (113-128)
    D. TEST--TRIÁNGULO vocabulary--Theme 3

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 3/20/15: MEET IN LAB 318 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK. TODAY!!
    A. "CATCH-UP" DAY: FINISH ANY TOPICS IN THEME 1, SUB-THEMES 3-5...
       THAT WERE NOT COMPLETED THIS WEEK IN CLASS...(SEE ABOVE PLANS).

    BLOCK 4:____________________________________________________________

    BLOCK 6:____________________________________________________________


Week 25:  3/9-13/15....PLEASE READ AND NOTE THE FOLLOWING UPDATES!

NOTE: WEATHER CONDITIONS HAVE AFFECTED CLASS MEETINGS, SO WE WILL JUST
      CONTINUE WHERE WE LEFT OFF WHEN WE RETURN. 
NOTE: THIS WEEK WE WILL CONTINUE THE MORNING REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP
      EXAM PRACTICE. (SEE DETAILS BELOW.)
NOTE: WE ARE NOW BEGINNING AN INTENSIVE 2-MONTH RIGOROUS REVIEW FOR THE
      2015 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM.  IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT
      YOU ARE PREPARED FOR EACH AND EVERY CLASS.  IF YOU ARE NOT IN CLASS
      FOR ANY REASON, IT IS STILL YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO WORK ON YOUR OWN
      TO CATCH UP ON THE TOPICS MISSED, AS YOU WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE
      FOR KEEPING UP WITH CLASS TASKS, WHETHER YOU ARE PRESENT IN CLASS
      OR NOT....

MONDAY, 3/9/15: NOTE THAT TODAY WILL BE AN EVEN DAY CLASS SCHEDULE BECAUSE
OF THE MISSED TIME FROM THESE CLASSES DUE TO THE INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY, 3/9/15: NOTE CHANGES FOR TODAY!
CLASS TIME TODAY: BLOCK 4----10:25-11:50AM (DUE TO COURSE SCHEDULING-BLOCK 2)
                  BLOCK 6----12:25-1:50PM  (DUE TO COURSE SCHEDULING-BLOCK 2)

1.  I WILL NOT BE IN CLASS TODAY AS I WILL BE OUT OF TOWN ATTENDING A
    FUNERAL, SO PLEASE BRING YOUR TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK IN ORDER TO COMPLETE
    THE IMPORTANT ASSIGNMENTS THAT WILL BE TURNED IN TODAY.  MS. MARGARET
    CORCORAN WILL BE THE SUBSTITUTE FOR TODAY'S CLASS.  GET STARTED ON THE
    TASKS ASSIGNED AS SOON AS YOU GET TO CLASS, AS ALL WORK IS TO BE
    TURNED IN BEFORE LEAVING TODAY.  IF YOU ARE NOT IN CLASS TODAY, THEN 
    PLEASE SEE ME ON TUESDAY WHEN I RETURN IN ORDER TO SET UP A TIME TO
    COMPLETE THE WORK MISSED FROM TODAY'S CLASS.  NOTE THAT CLASS ASSESS-
    MENTS TODAY WILL COUNT AS MAJOR GRADES FOR MP3! GOOD LUCK!
2.  THERE WILL BE 2 ASSESSMENTS TO COMPLETE IN CLASS TODAY, AND THEY WILL 
    BOTH COME FROM THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.(SO MAKE SURE YOU BRING YOUR
    TEXT TODAY!).  NO HELP OF ANY KIND CAN BE USED DURING THE ASSESSMENTS,
    EXCEPT WHAT IS SHOWN AND INDICATED IN THE WORKBOOK PAGES ASSIGNED.
    A. INFORMAL INTERPERSONAL WRITING TASK: (15 MINUTE TIME LIMIT)

       BLOCK 4: PAGE____________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6: PAGE____________________________________________________
       
       TURN IN THE INTERPERSONAL WRITING BEFORE STARTING PART B BELOW.

    B. FORMAL PRESENTATIONAL WRITING TASK: (ALL TIME THAT IS LEFT IN CLASS)
      
       BLOCK 4: PAGE(S)_________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6: PAGE(S)_________________________________________________
       

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 3/10/15:

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #2: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 5...PAGES 284-290....
       LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--EL LENGUAJE Y LA LITERATURA

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 123-128  ...complete all exercises in the
    ...Repaso...section, check answers prior to class, define any new 
    vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly encouraged), 
    and be prepared for a class assessment on pages 113-128!
2. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 11-20: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for class activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the third vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 3--La vida contemporánea...
          pages 109,118,126,134,142,150....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/17/15!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 3/10/15: BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TODAY!
 
1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 123-128.....complete all exercises in the
    ...Repaso...section, check answers prior to class, define any new 
    vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly encouraged), 
    and be prepared for a class assessment! (review p.129, also!)
    --We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  THERE WILL BE
      A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK ON PAGES 123-128!
    NOTE: THERE WILL BE A SHORT QUIZ ON PAGES 113-128!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
    A. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS
       --pages 1-10....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________
    B. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 2: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO
       AMBIENTE--pages 11-18....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

3.  Discussion of substitute plans and assessments from 3/9 class plans...
    (any make-ups, etc.)


HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 3/12/15: BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TODAY!

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #3: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 4...PAGES 277-283....
       LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--LA MODA Y EL DISEÑO

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 131-135...complete all exercises in the Los    
    adjetivos y pronombres posesivos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
2. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 19-25: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for class activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the third vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 3--La vida contemporánea...
          pages 109,118,126,134,142,150....(flash cards, Quizlet, study 
          guides, etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/17/15!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 3/12/15: BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TODAY!
 
1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 131-135...complete all exercises in the Los    
    adjetivos y pronombres posesivos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a possible class assessment!
    --We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  THERE WILL BE
      A POSSIBLE QUIZ ON PAGES 131-135!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
    A. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 2: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS DEL MEDIO
       AMBIENTE--pages 11-18....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

    B. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 3: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--EL PENSAMIENTO 
       FILOSÓFICO Y LA RELIGIÓN--pages 19-25....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

3.  Review corrections to UVM quiz from 3/10 plans....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 3/13/15: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK. TODAY!!
    A. "CATCH-UP" DAY: FINISH ANY TOPICS IN THEME 1, SUB-THEMES 1-3...
       THAT WERE NOT COMPLETED THIS WEEK IN CLASS...(SEE ABOVE PLANS).

    BLOCK 4:____________________________________________________________

    BLOCK 6:____________________________________________________________

Week 24:  3/2-6/15....PLEASE READ AND NOTE THE FOLLOWING UPDATES!

NOTE: WEATHER CONDITIONS HAVE AFFECTED CLASS MEETINGS, SO WE WILL JUST
      CONTINUE WHERE WE LEFT OFF WHEN WE RETURN. 
NOTE: THIS WEEK WE WILL BEGIN THE MORNING REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP
      EXAM PRACTICE. (SEE DETAILS BELOW.)
NOTE: WE ARE NOW BEGINNING AN INTENSIVE 2-MONTH RIGOROUS REVIEW FOR THE
      2015 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM.  IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT
      YOU ARE PREPARED FOR EACH AND EVERY CLASS.  IF YOU ARE NOT IN CLASS
      FOR ANY REASON, IT IS STILL YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO WORK ON YOUR OWN
      TO CATCH UP ON THE TOPICS MISSED, AS YOU WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE
      FOR KEEPING UP WITH CLASS TASKS, WHETHER YOU ARE PRESENT IN CLASS
      OR NOT....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 3/3/15:

MORNING AP EXAM PRACTICE SESSION #1: ROOM 338...7:45-8:30AM
TOPIC: TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.--THEME 6--SUB-THEME 6...PAGES 291-298....
       LA BELLEZA Y LA ESTÉTICA--LAS ARTES VISUALES Y ESCÉNICAS

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 117-120 ...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres reflexivos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
    --REVIEW THESES ALREADY ASSIGNED TOPICS FOR CLASS TODAY!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 121-123 ...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres tónicos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
    NOTE: THERE WILL BE A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK FOR PAGES 113-123!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: pages 1-10...review from previous assignments
    and be prepared to discuss the activities. (A POSSIBLE ASSESSMENT ON
    THE CONTENT OF THESE PAGES!)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 3/3/15: BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS!

1.  Review corrections to the TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. vocabulary test
    for Theme 2--LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 117-123 ...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres reflexivos/tónicos...sections, check answers prior to 
    class, define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but 
    strongly encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
    --We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  THERE WILL BE
      A SHORT QUIZ FOLLOWING THE REVIEW ON PAGES 113-123!
    NOTE: THERE WILL BE A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK FOR PAGES 113-123!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages ______).
    B. Class discussion on the 10-page handouts packet distributed in
       last week's plans...(SOME THOUGHTS FOR OUR COLLEAGUES...)
    C. THEME 1--SUB-THEME 1: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES--LOS TEMAS ECONÓMICOS
       --pages 1-10....

       BLOCK 4:__________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 6:__________________________________________________________

Week 23:  2/23-27/15....

NOTE: WEATHER CONDITIONS HAVE AFFECTED CLASS MEETINGS, SO WE WILL JUST
      CONTINUE WHERE WE LEFT OFF WHEN WE RETURN.  HOWEVER, THE TRIÁNGULO
      VOCABULARY TEST 2 WILL STILL BE GIVEN ON TUESDAY, 2/24, SO PLAN
      ACCORDINGLY!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 2/24/15:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 117-120 ...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres reflexivos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
2. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       A. pages 1-10: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for next week's classes and activities....
       B. Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
          pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
          etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/24/15!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 2/24/15:

1.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST TODAY ON THEME 2 VOCABULARY PAGES!!
       A. Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
          pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
          etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/24/15!!
       --TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
         (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
2.  Review corrections to the TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. vocabulary test
    for Theme 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES....
3.  Review corrections/revisions to the in-class timed writing essay....
    UVM (112-B-2).  
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 117-120 ...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres reflexivos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
    --We will review any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  THERE WILL BE
      A SHORT QUIZ FOLLOWING THE REVIEW ON PAGES 113-120!
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages ______).
    B. Class discussion on the 10-page handouts packet distributed in
       last week's plans...(SOME THOUGHTS FOR OUR COLLEAGUES...)
    C. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.
    D. pages 5-9....class discussion with vocabulary expressions, format
       and structure of indicated sections, Comparaciones questions in the
       Cápsula cultural sections, etc......

Week 22:  2/9-13/15....

NOTE: BLOCK 6...MICHAEL BENOS, AVERY GAGNE, LAUREN PARKER...YOU WILL NEED
      TO MAKE-UP THE TIMED WRITING ESSAY ON MONDAY MORNING, 2/9, AT 7:45AM
      IN ROOM 338.

TUESDAY, 2/10/15: NOTE CHANGES TO SCHEDULE HERE! MEET IN LAB 318 TODAY!

1. DUE TO THE JUNIOR COLLEGE KICK-OFF ACTIVITIES THAT WILL AFFECT 6TH AND 
   8TH BLOCKS TODAY, BOTH AP CLASSES (4TH AND 6TH BLOCKS) CAN USE THIS
   PERIOD IN LAB 318 TO WORK ON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES LISTED
   NEXT BELOW....  
2. WORK ON POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS SHOWCASING COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-
       SPEAKING WORLD....(SEE RUBRICS AND INSTRUCTIONS BELOW).
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of 
    this workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
    --pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
    etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/24/15!!
4. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       1. pages 1-10: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for next week's classes and activities....
5. Work on old practice tests for the NSE 2015....
6. Students may also meet with me during this time to review any questions
   from the mid-term exam.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 2/12/15: BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND NOTES TODAY!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 113-117 ...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres complementos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: pages 1-10...review from previous assignments
    and be prepared to discuss the activities.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 2/12/15: 

1.  Review corrections to the TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. vocabulary test
    for Theme 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES....
2.  Review corrections/revisions to the in-class timed writing essay....
    UVM (112-B-2).
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 113-117 ...complete all exercises in the
    ...Los pronombres complementos...section, check answers prior to class, 
    define any new vocabulary on these pages (optional now but strongly 
    encouraged), and be prepared for a class assessment!
    --We willreview any questions you have on the exs., and go over some
      new vocabulary expressions on the indicated pages.  THERE WILL BE
      A SHORT QUIZ FOLLOWING THE REVIEW!
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages ______).
    B. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.
    C. pages 5-9....class discussion with vocabulary expressions, format
       and structure of indicated sections, Comparaciones questions in the
       Cápsula cultural sections, etc......

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 2/13/15: MEET IN LAB 318 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB 242 ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: (your choice from the following)
    A. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       1. pages 1-10: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for next week's classes and activities....
       2. Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
          pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
          etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/24/15!!
    B. Work on old practice tests for the NSE 2015....
    C. Or...see plans from Tuesday, 2/10/15....

Week 21:  2/2-6/15....FIRST FULL WEEK OF MP3/S2!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 2/3/15:  FIRST TRIÁNGULO VOCABULARY TEST TODAY!!

1. WORK ON POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS SHOWCASING COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-
       SPEAKING WORLD....(SEE RUBRICS AND INSTRUCTIONS BELOW).
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: work on preparations for the first vocabulary test
    of this workbook...Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
    34,41,50....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, etc.).
    --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/3/15!!
    A. pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 2/3/15: LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES VOCAB. TEST TODAY!

1.  FIRST HALF OF CLASS TODAY:
    A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
    34,41,50--TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST!!
    --pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
    B. Review corrections/answer questions to first semester exam....
       individual help/comments....(collect/file exams)
       --Students may also make an appointment with me to discuss 
         individually the exams.
2.  SECOND HALF OF CLASS TODAY:
    A. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: EL ARTÍCULO INDEFINIDO Y LOS PLURALES DE LOS
       SUSTANTIVOS:
    --pages 105-109....class discussion on the uses of the indefinite 
      articles and plural forms of nouns, review of the 3 homework exercises, 
      definitions to any new vocabulary expressions on each page.
      --Block 4: begin at top of p.108, ex.A....
      --Block 6: begin on p.107, Formación......
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM 12/16 PLANS)
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages ______).
    B. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.
    C. pages 5-9....class discussion with vocabulary expressions, format
       and structure of indicated sections, Comparaciones questions in the
       Cápsula cultural sections, etc......

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 2/5/15: BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND NOTES TODAY!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 109-112...complete all exercises in the
    Repaso section, check answers prior to class, define any new vocabulary
    on these pages (optional now but strongly encouraged), and review the 
    section labeled Actividades de comunicación creativa with emphasis on
    B--Temas para una composición...(one of these will be a timed writing
    assessment in class, so I suggest you review the uses of the subjunctive
    and the si clause structures before coming to class!)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 2/5/15: IN-CLASS TIMED WRITING TODAY!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. pages 105-109: finish/review these pages from previous plans....
    B. pages 109-112: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE PAGES, WITH
       THE HONOR CODE ENFORCED ON COMPLETION EFFORT OF EXERCISES PRIOR TO
       VERIFYING ANSWERS IN THE ANSWER KEY BOOKLET!  We will review any 
       questions you may have on these exercises, noting all new vocabulary
       expressions on each indicated page.  Plus, we will review the section
       labeled...Actividades de comunicación creativa, with emphasis on part
       B, Temas para una composición....
    C. IN-CLASS TIMED WRITING (50 MINUTES): THIS WILL COUNT AS A TEST GRADE!
       --page 112, B--Temas para una composición....be prepared to write on
       each of the 2 themes...(I will choose one for you to compose in class,
       so be prepared!)....I am looking for excellent grammar structure,
       good response to the question with specific defense and support of
       your statements/opinions, and good transitional expressions and
       connections of thoughts....
2.  Review corrections to the TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. vocabulary test
    for Theme 1--LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM PREVIOUS PLANS)
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages ______).
    B. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.
    C. pages 5-9....class discussion with vocabulary expressions, format
       and structure of indicated sections, Comparaciones questions in the
       Cápsula cultural sections, etc......

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 2/6/15: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB 242 ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: (your choice from the following)
    A. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       1. pages 1-10: work on these pages and the exercises that you can do
          in preparation for next week's classes and activities....
       2. Work on preparations for the second vocabulary test of this   
          workbook ...Theme 2--La ciencia y la tecnología...
          pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, 
          etc.).
       --TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/24/15!!
    B. Work on old practice tests for the NSE 2015....

Week 20:  1/26-30/15....

FIRST SEMESTER EXAM:
BLOCK 6: THURSDAY, 1/22/15....8:40-11:00AM....ROOM 338
BLOCK 4: TUESDAY,  1/27/15...11:40AM-1:55PM...ROOM 338

EXAM FORMAT AND CONTENT: (100 POINTS)

I.  INTERPRETIVE LISTENING: (2 AT 10 POINTS EACH = 20 POINTS)
    A. RESUMEN DEL CONTENIDO DE UNA NARRACIÓN....(10 POINTS)
    B. PREGUNTAS DE OPCIÓN MÚLTIPLE DE UNA NARRACIÓN HISTÓRICA...(10 POINTS)
II. PRESENTATIONAL WRITING:(2 OF THE FOLLOWING AT 20 POINTS EACH = 40 POINTS)
    A. FROM THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (ACTIVIDADES DE COMUNICACIÓN CREATIVA)
       1. PAGE 30, B.#2
       2. PAGE 52, B.#1, B.#2
       3. PAGE 72, B.#1, B.#5
       4. PAGE 96, B.#1
III.INTERPRETIVE READING: (1 AT 20 POINTS)
    A. READ THE LITERARY SELECTION AND CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER TO THE 
       QUESTIONS.
IV. INTERPERSONAL/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (20 POINTS)
    A. (THIS PART WILL BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE ACTUAL EXAM DATE...SEE INFOR-
        MATION SHEET FOR INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS.)



CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 1/29/15: SECOND SEMESTER BEGINS TODAY WITH MP3!

1.  Review of assessments:
    A. First Semester Exam...corrections/comments...(collect/file).
    B. TEST #7...a combination of 2 assignments...(Summer Assignment Essay
       task completion/appropriate content... and... Winter Break recorded
       Speaking Interview)...(see me if you have any questions about your
       grade)
2.  IMPORTANT INFORMATION/ANNOUNCEMENTS:
    --GRADES FORMAT FOR MP2 AND COMMENTS/E1/S1...(SEE ME IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU 
      WANT TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO DISCUSS YOUR GRADES.)
    --AP EXAM REGISTRATION BOOKLETS AND INFORMATION SHEETS
    --INTENT TO RETURN FORMS
    --COURSE OPTIONS FOR SPANISH FOR 2015-2016
    --EXPECTATIONS/GOALS FOR SECOND SEMESTER....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: EL ARTÍCULO INDEFINIDO Y LOS PLURALES DE LOS
    SUSTANTIVOS:
    --pages 105-109....class discussion on the uses of the indefinite 
      articles and plural forms of nouns, review of the 3 homework exercises, 
      definitions to any new vocabulary expressions on each page.
      --Block 4: begin at top of p.108, ex.A....
      --Block 6: begin on p.107, Formación......
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM 12/16 PLANS)
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages ______).
    B. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.
    C. pages 5-9....class discussion with vocabulary expressions, format
       and structure of indicated sections, Comparaciones questions in the
       Cápsula cultural sections, etc......

WEEK 19: 1/19-23/15....

MONDAY, 1/19/15: HOLIDAY--SCHOOL CLOSED!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 1/20/15: SPEAKING SECTION OF EXAM TODAY!

1.  Review format of mid-term exam...(see details below).
2.  Note: There are no exam exemptions for first semester AP classes....
3.  SPEAKING SECTION/ASSESSMENT OF THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM:
    --SEE INSTRUCTIONS SHEET AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING
Durante las varias semanas escolares del primer semestre la clase ha leído,
escuchado y apuntado por lo menos 10 diferentes videos los cuales tratan de
aspectos culturales de los países de habla española como la secesión de
Cataluña y las nuevas relaciones diplomáticas entre los Estados Unidos y Cuba.
 El deber de cada estudiante es trabajar en grupos de no más de tres personas
charlando (de), comparando, contrastando y conectando el contenido notado de
los temas culturales de los videos vistos por las actualidades.  Cada
estudiante debe mostrar verificación de conocer bien los apuntes del contenido
de los videos que ha mirado por hablar con confianza y buena fluidez de voz
por una hora durante la última clase antes de empezar los exámenes
semestrales.  Además cada grupo debe identificar y categorizar los videos
según los seis temas centrales, globales y culturales del nuevo examen de AP
de Idioma y Cultura los cuales son….los desafíos mundiales, la ciencia y la
tecnología, la vida contemporánea, las identidades personales y públicas, las
familias y las comunidades, y la belleza y la estética.  Y es posible también
referir a los apuntes durante todo el hablar.  Yo le evaluaré a cada
estudiante según las siguientes rúbricas.

----PREPARATIONS FOR THE SPEAKING SECTION OF THE SEMESTER EXAM:
       --SEE INSTRUCTIONS SHEET AND RUBRICS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS THIS WEEK....
       --10 SHORT VIDEOS FROM A VARIETY OF INTERNET SITES DEALING WITH THE
         6 MAIN THEMES OF THE AP LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CURRICULUM...WRITE A
         DETAILED SPANISH SUMMARY FOR THE CONTENT/THEMES OF EACH VIDEO
         SEGMENT.....LABEL APPROPRIATELY WITH TITLE OF VIDEO, DATE, ETC.
       --HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS IN THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD
       --THE CATALONIA SECESSION MOVEMENT AND UPDATES
       --UPDATES ON THE NEW DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE US AND CUBA

WEEK 18: 1/12-16/15....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 1/13/15:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: study pages 102-105, and do the 2 exercises as 
    indicated.  It is recommended that you continue defining any new 
    vocabulary express. that you see, but this is no longer a requirement 
    for homework completion.  REVIEW THIS FOR TODAY'S CLASS!
2.  WORK ON SPANISH VIDEO SUMMARIES FOR THE SPEAKING PART OF SEMESTER EXAM:
    A. --10 SHORT VIDEOS FROM A VARIETY OF INTERNET SITES DEALING WITH THE
      6 MAIN THEMES OF THE AP LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CURRICULUM...WRITE A
      DETAILED SPANISH SUMMARY FOR THE CONTENT/THEMES OF EACH VIDEO
      SEGMENT.....LABEL APPROPRIATELY WITH TITLE OF VIDEO, DATE, ETC.
    B. --HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS IN THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD
    C. --THE CATALONIA SECESSION MOVEMENT AND UPDATES
    D. --UPDATES ON THE NEW DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE US AND CUBA

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 1/13/15: 

1.  FINISH REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures/uses test....
    B. Subjunctive uses essay test....
    C. SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS...NATIVE SPEAKER(S) INTERVIEWS....
    D. WINTER BREAK RECORDED SPEAKING ACTIVITY WITH NATIVE SPEAKER(S)....
2.  DISTRIBUTION OF INSTRUCTIONS SHEET FOR THE SPEAKING PORTION OF THE
    FIRST SEMESTER EXAM, WITH DISCUSSION OF RUBRICS FOR GRADING....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: EL ARTÍCULO DEFINIDO
    --pages 102-105....class discussion on the uses of the definite articles,
      review of the 2 homework exercises, definitions to any new vocabulary
      expressions on each page.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: 
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages V-VI).
    B. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.
    C. pages 5-9....class discussion with vocabulary expressions, format
       and structure of indicated sections, Comparaciones questions in the
       Cápsula cultural sections, etc......

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 1/15/15:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: study pages 105-109, and do the 3 exercises as 
    indicated.  It is recommended that you continue defining any new 
    vocabulary express. that you see, but this is no longer a requirement 
    for homework completion.
2.  WORK ON SPANISH VIDEO SUMMARIES FOR THE SPEAKING PART OF SEMESTER EXAM:
    A. --10 SHORT VIDEOS FROM A VARIETY OF INTERNET SITES DEALING WITH THE
      6 MAIN THEMES OF THE AP LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CURRICULUM...WRITE A
      DETAILED SPANISH SUMMARY FOR THE CONTENT/THEMES OF EACH VIDEO
      SEGMENT.....LABEL APPROPRIATELY WITH TITLE OF VIDEO, DATE, ETC.
    B. --HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS IN THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD
    C. --THE CATALONIA SECESSION MOVEMENT AND UPDATES
    D. --UPDATES ON THE NEW DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE US AND CUBA

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 1/15/15: 

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: EL ARTÍCULO INDEFINIDO Y LOS PLURALES DE LOS
    SUSTANTIVOS:
    --pages 105-109....class discussion on the uses of the indefinite 
      articles and plural forms of nouns, review of the 3 homework exercises, 
      definitions to any new vocabulary expressions on each page.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM 12/16 PLANS)
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages ______).
    B. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.
    C. pages 5-9....class discussion with vocabulary expressions, format
       and structure of indicated sections, Comparaciones questions in the
       Cápsula cultural sections, etc......

FRIDAY, 1/16/15: MEET IN LAB 121 FOR TODAY'S CLASS, AND BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK.!

SCHOOL CLOSED FOR WINTER BREAK--DECEMBER 22, 2014 - JANUARY 4, 2015!
¡QUE LO PASEN MUY BIEN LAS VACACIONES INVERNALES!

MANY THANKS TO ALL STUDENTS FOR YOUR GENEROSITY DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON!
MUCH APPRECIATED!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 1/6/15: ¡FELIZ Y PRÓSPERO AÑO NUEVO!

--NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW ASSIGNMENT:
  --INTERVIEWS COMPLETED BY TUESDAY, 1/6....SEND TO ME IN CLASS ON 1/9!
    A. CONDUCT ONE 5-MINUTE SPANISH INTERVIEW WITH A NATIVE-BORN SPANISH-
       SPEAKING PERSON....
      1. RECORD THE INTERVIEW IN WHATEVER MANNER IS CONVENIENT FOR YOU...
         (PHONE, SKYPE, ETC.....)
      2. INTERVIEW MUST BE INDIVIDUAL THIS TIME...ONE-TO-ONE WITH THE 
         NATIVE SPEAKER.
      3. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONDUCTED COMPLETELY IN SPANISH.
      4. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONVERSATIONAL IN TONE, WITH A QUESTION-ANSWER
         TYPE FORMAT.  IN OTHER WORDS, YOU MUST USE YOUR SPANISH SKILLS IN
         THE INTERVIEW ALSO.
      5. INTERVIEW THEMES SHOULD BE CENTERED AROUND COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS
         BETWEEN THE TWO CULTURES...(YOURS AND THE NATIVE SPEAKER'S).......
         YOU CAN DISCUSS CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS, BELIEFS, EVENTS, ETC......
         SO THAT BOTH OF YOU ARE CONVERSING, YOU CAN ASK QUESTIONS TO THE
         NATIVE SPEAKER ABOUT HIS/HER CULTURE, AND HE/SHE CAN ASK QUESTIONS 
         TO YOU ABOUT YOUR CULTURE.....(USE YOUR CREATIVITY HERE!)
         --NOTE: YOU MIGHT WANT TO CENTER THE DISCUSSION AROUND THE TRADITIONS
           IN CELEBRATING LA NAVIDAD Y EL DÍA DE LOS TRES REYES MAGOS.......
           AND COMPARISONS TO YOUR OWN CELEBRATIONS AND TRADITIONS AT THIS 
           TIME OF YEAR/ETC.
      6. WHAT AM I LOOKING FOR IN THIS INTERVIEW?
         A. 100% SPANISH USED THROUGHOUT THE INTERVIEW
         B. CULTURE TOPICS ADDRESSED APPROPRIATELY
         C. 5-MINUTE TASK COMPLETED
         D. A 2-WAY CONVERSATIONAL TONE
         E. A VARIETY OF ADVANCED TENSES INCORPORATED, INCLUDING BOTH THE
            INDICATIVE AND SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
         F. CORRECT PRONUNCIATION AND GOOD FLUIDITY OF VOICE QUALITY
         G. AN OBVIOUSLY ENJOYABLE AND FUN INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE....
      7. INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING THE RECORDED ACTIVITY TO ME: (LAB-1/9!)
         A. RE-NAME FOR RECORDED ACTIVITY/FILE TO....(YOUR LAST NAME).
         B. TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED CONVERSATION TO THE SHARED FOLDER-STUDENTS.
         C. LOOK FOR MY NAME, JENKINS.
         D. OPEN UP THE FOLDER I HAVE LABELED AS...
            AP WINTER BREAK INTERVIEWS 2014-15.
         E. SEND/TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED ACTIVITY TO THAT NAMED FOLDER BY 3PM
            FRIDAY, 1/9....NO EXCEPTIONS!
         F. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM DOING THIS, THEN JUST SEND YOUR RECORDED
            ACTIVITY TO MY REGULAR MAGGIE WALKER E-MAIL ADDRESS, BUT BY 3PM!


WEEK 17: 1/5-9/15....¡FELIZ Y PRÓSPERO AÑO NUEVO!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 1/6/15: 

1.  CLASS CHARLAS AND GROUP DISCUSSIONS:
    A. HOLIDAY PLANS AND ACTIVITIES
    B. NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS/GOALS/EXPECTATIONS
    C. HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS IN THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD
    D. THE CATALONIA SECESSION MOVEMENT AND UPDATES
    E. UPDATES ON THE NEW DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE US AND CUBA
    F. REFLECTIONS/FEEDBACK/COMMENTS ON THE NATIVE SPEAKER RECORDED INTER-
       VIEWS DUE FOR TODAY....(BRING NOTES FOR VERIFICATION OF COMPLETION!)
2.  RETURN/REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Imperfect vs. preterite test (from MP1)
    B. 2 vocabulary quizzes from Quizlet sheets (C9-10)
    C. Man of La Mancha oral proficiency grades will be in posted in
       PowerSchool by Friday, 11/21/14...(see me if you have any questions).
    D. 2 cultural aspects quizzes...(Don Quijote de La Mancha/Catalonia 
       Secession updates)
    E. Subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures/uses test....
    F. Quiz on pages 97-102 of the UVM WKBK.
    G. Quiz on the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures and uses
    H. SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS...NATIVE SPEAKER(S) INTERVIEWS....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: 
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages V-VI).
    B. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.
    C. pages 5-9....class discussion with vocabulary expressions, format
       and structure of indicated sections, Comparaciones questions in the
       Cápsula cultural sections, etc......

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 1/8/15:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: study pages 102-105, and do the 2 exercises as 
    indicated.  It is recommended that you continue defining any new 
    vocabulary express. that you see, but this is no longer a requirement 
    for homework completion.
2.  ANOTHER DICTATION QUIZ ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES
    AND STRUCTURES!
3.  RESEARCH UPDATES AND NEWS ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS FOR CLASS TODAY:
    A. HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS IN THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD
    B. THE CATALONIA SECESSION MOVEMENT AND UPDATES
    C. UPDATES ON THE NEW DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE US AND CUBA
4.  REVISE/REFINE INTERVIEW RECORDINGS FOR SENDING TO ME DURING CLASS
    TOMORROW (1/9) IN THE LAB.... (SEE DETAILS ABOVE).

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 1/8/15: 

1.  CLASS CHARLAS/TERTULIAS AND GROUP DISCUSSIONS: (GRADED ASSESSMENT)
    A. HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS IN THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD
    B. THE CATALONIA SECESSION MOVEMENT AND UPDATES
    C. UPDATES ON THE NEW DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE US AND CUBA
2.  ANOTHER DICTATION QUIZ ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES
    AND STRUCTURES! (YOU KNOW WHAT TO STUDY! I DON'T WANT YOU TO FORGET
    THESE IMPORTANT CONCEPTS OF ADVANCED GRAMMAR STRUCTURE!)
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: EL ARTÍCULO DEFINIDO
    --pages 102-105....class discussion on the uses of the definite articles,
      review of the 2 homework exercises, definitions to any new vocabulary
      expressions on each page.
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM 12/16 PLANS)
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages ______).
    B. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.
    C. pages 5-9....class discussion with vocabulary expressions, format
       and structure of indicated sections, Comparaciones questions in the
       Cápsula cultural sections, etc......

FRIDAY, 1/9/15: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS, AND BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK.!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY:
    A. DUE BY 3PM TODAY! SEND TO ME IN CLASS TODAY YOUR RECORDED INTERVIEW
       WITH THE NATIVE SPEAKER(S)...(FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING THAT
       ARE GIVEN IN THE ABOVE DETAILS AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE).
    B. WORK ON POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS SHOWCASING COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-
       SPEAKING WORLD....(SEE RUBRICS AND INSTRUCTIONS BELOW).
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: work on preparations for the first vocabulary test
    of this workbook...Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
    34,41,50....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, etc.).

WEEK 16: 12/15-19/14....¡FELICES FIESTAS!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 12/16/14: 

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: study pages 99-102, and do all exercises as indicated.
    It is recommended that you continue defining any new vocabulary express.
    that you see, but this is no longer a requirement for homework completion.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: pages 5-9....study and review the content and
    format of these pages, making notes about possible answers to the
    Comparaciones questions in the Cápsula cultural sections.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 12/16/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: LOS SUSTANTIVOS Y LOS ARTÍCULOS
    A. pages 99-102: class discussion on the gender and number of nouns,
       with agreement...review the ejercicios de comprobación/discuss gender
       rules and exceptions/identify new vocabulary expressions.
    HINT! TRY YOUR BEST TO BE IN CLASS TODAY, AS I WILL GIVE YOU SOME HELPFUL
    CLUES FOR THE QUIZ ON THE SPECIFIC VOCABULARY TO STUDY!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: 
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages V-VI).
    B. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.
    C. pages 5-9....class discussion with vocabulary expressions, format
       and structure of indicated sections, Comparaciones questions in the
       Cápsula cultural sections, etc......

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 12/18/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.......QUIZ TODAY ON PAGES 97-102!
    --EMPHASIS ON WRITING ENGLISH NOUNS IN SPANISH, USING THE CORRECT 
      DEFINITE ARTICLE BASED ON ITS GENDER AND NUMBER! (SO, YES, YOU NEED TO 
      KNOW WHAT THE SPANISH WORDS MEAN IN ENGLISH AS WELL!)
2.  ANOTHER DICTATION QUIZ ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES
    AND STRUCTURES!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 12/18/14: 

1.  RETURN/REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Imperfect vs. preterite test (from MP1)
    B. 2 vocabulary quizzes from Quizlet sheets (C9-10)
    C. Man of La Mancha oral proficiency grades will be in posted in
       PowerSchool by Friday, 11/21/14...(see me if you have any questions).
    D. 2 cultural aspects quizzes...(Don Quijote de La Mancha/Catalonia 
       Secession updates)
    E. Subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures/uses test....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: LOS SUSTANTIVOS Y LOS ARTÍCULOS
    -- QUIZ TODAY ON PAGES 97-102! (WE WILL REVIEW AGAIN BEFORE THE QUIZ!)
    --EMPHASIS ON WRITING ENGLISH NOUNS IN SPANISH, USING THE CORRECT 
      DEFINITE ARTICLE BASED ON ITS GENDER AND NUMBER! (SO, YES, YOU NEED TO 
      KNOW WHAT THE SPANISH WORDS MEAN IN ENGLISH AS WELL!)
3.  ANOTHER DICTATION QUIZ ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES
    AND STRUCTURES! (YOU KNOW WHAT TO STUDY! I DON'T WANT YOU TO FORGET
    THESE IMPORTANT CONCEPTS OF ADVANCED GRAMMAR STRUCTURE!)
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (CONTINUATION FROM 12/16 PLANS)
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May...(continue with pages ______).
    B. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.
    C. pages 5-9....class discussion with vocabulary expressions, format
       and structure of indicated sections, Comparaciones questions in the
       Cápsula cultural sections, etc......
5.  Distribution of 4 handouts relating to the Holiday Season and Festivities 
    ....word searches, songs, vocabulary expressions for the Holiday Season...
    
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 12/19/14: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY!!
SPECIAL SCHEDULE TODAY DUE TO WINTER HOLIDAY CONCERT!

PERIOD 4:  10:15-10:40
PERIOD 6:  11:15-11:40

SCHOOL CLOSED FOR WINTER BREAK--DECEMBER 22, 2014 - JANUARY 4, 2015!
¡QUE LO PASEN MUY BIEN LAS VACACIONES INVERNALES!

1.  WORK ON POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS SHOWCASING COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-
    SPEAKING WORLD....(SEE RUBRICS AND INSTRUCTIONS BELOW).
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: work on preparations for the first vocabulary test
    of this workbook...Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
    34,41,50....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, etc.).
3.  4 sheets related to the Holiday season...word searches, songs, etc.....
    --and some Holiday treats to continue the festive mood!
4.  Discussion of speaking comprehension assessment/assignment:
    --NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW ASSIGNMENT: (DUE BY 3PM ON FRIDAY, 1/9/15!)
    A. CONDUCT ONE 5-MINUTE SPANISH INTERVIEW WITH A NATIVE-BORN SPANISH-
       SPEAKING PERSON....
      1. RECORD THE INTERVIEW IN WHATEVER MANNER IS CONVENIENT FOR YOU...
         (PHONE, SKYPE, ETC.....)
      2. INTERVIEW MUST BE INDIVIDUAL THIS TIME...ONE-TO-ONE WITH THE 
         NATIVE SPEAKER.
      3. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONDUCTED COMPLETELY IN SPANISH.
      4. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONVERSATIONAL IN TONE, WITH A QUESTION-ANSWER
         TYPE FORMAT.  IN OTHER WORDS, YOU MUST USE YOUR SPANISH SKILLS IN
         THE INTERVIEW ALSO.
      5. INTERVIEW THEMES SHOULD BE CENTERED AROUND COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS
         BETWEEN THE TWO CULTURES...(YOURS AND THE NATIVE SPEAKER'S).......
         YOU CAN DISCUSS CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS, BELIEFS, EVENTS, ETC......
         SO THAT BOTH OF YOU ARE CONVERSING, YOU CAN ASK QUESTIONS TO THE
         NATIVE SPEAKER ABOUT HIS/HER CULTURE, AND HE/SHE CAN ASK QUESTIONS 
         TO YOU ABOUT YOUR CULTURE.....(USE YOUR CREATIVITY HERE!)
         --NOTE: YOU MIGHT WANT TO CENTER THE DISCUSSION AROUND THE TRADITIONS
           IN CELEBRATING LA NAVIDAD Y EL DÍA DE LOS TRES REYES MAGOS.......
           AND COMPARISONS TO YOUR OWN CELEBRATIONS AND TRADITIONS AT THIS 
           TIME OF YEAR/ETC.
      6. WHAT AM I LOOKING FOR IN THIS INTERVIEW?
         A. 100% SPANISH USED THROUGHOUT THE INTERVIEW
         B. CULTURE TOPICS ADDRESSED APPROPRIATELY
         C. 5-MINUTE TASK COMPLETED
         D. A 2-WAY CONVERSATIONAL TONE
         E. A VARIETY OF ADVANCED TENSES INCORPORATED, INCLUDING BOTH THE
            INDICATIVE AND SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
         F. CORRECT PRONUNCIATION AND GOOD FLUIDITY OF VOICE QUALITY
         G. AN OBVIOUSLY ENJOYABLE AND FUN INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE....
      7. INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING THE RECORDED ACTIVITY TO ME: (WAIT ON THIS!)
         A. RE-NAME FOR RECORDED ACTIVITY/FILE TO....(YOUR LAST NAME).
         B. TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED CONVERSATION TO THE SHARED FOLDER-STUDENTS.
         C. LOOK FOR MY NAME, JENKINS.
         D. OPEN UP THE FOLDER I HAVE LABELED AS...
            AP WINTER BREAK INTERVIEWS 2014-15.
         E. SEND/TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED ACTIVITY TO THAT NAMED FOLDER BY 3PM
            FRIDAY, 1/9....NO EXCEPTIONS!
         F. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM DOING THIS, THEN JUST SEND YOUR RECORDED
            ACTIVITY TO MY REGULAR MAGGIE WALKER E-MAIL ADDRESS, BUT BY 3PM!

WEEK 15: 12/8-12/14....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 12/9/14: TEST TODAY!! NOTE DATE CHANGE!!

1.  TEST ON THE INDICATIVE-SUBJUNCTIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    --FROM THE INFORMATION ON THE HANDOUTS PACKETS AND PAGES 53-96
      OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK....
2.  TEST ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    A.  FORMAT OF TEST: (100 POINTS)
        I.  40 SENTENCE COMPLETIONS WITH CORRECT FORM OF THE INFINITIVE...
            (SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)...(40 POINTS)
       II.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST WRITE THE ENGLISH EXPRESSION IN
            PARENTHESES IN SPANISH...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)..
            (10 POINTS)
      III.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST REWRITE THE SENTENCE CHANGING THE
            INFINITIVE TO THE APPROPRIATE SUBJUNCTIVE FORM...(10 POINTS)
            EXAMPLE:  TENÍAS MIEDO DE LLEGAR TARDE. (ELLOS)
            ANSWER:   TENÍAS MIEDO DE QUE ELLOS LLEGARAN TARDE.
       IV.  10 ENGLISH SENTENCES TO TRANSLATE TO SPANISH...(20 POINTS)
            ...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)
        V.  ESSAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES.....
            (20 POINTS)
            --TO BE TURNED IN WITH TEST TODAY...(SEE ABOVE DETAILS).
    --DISTRIBUTION OF ESSAY PORTION/TOPIC OF TEST...COMPLETE AT HOME AND TURN 
      IN ON 12/9 WITH THE IN-CLASS PORTION OF THE TEST....HAND-WRITTEN,
      NO MORE THAN 2 PAGES DOUBLE-SPACED, NEATLY DONE, WELL-ORGANIZED, USE
      ONLY YOUR WKBK. AND HANDOUTS/NOTES FOR REFERENCE, AND NO ON-LINE
      REFERENCE ALLOWED AT ALL, AND NO HELP FROM ANOTHER PERSON EITHER!!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 12/11/14:

1.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY...UNA VEZ MÁS AND TRIÁNGULO APROBADO!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: study pages 97-98 and do the indicated ejercicio de
    reflexión, in preparation for class activities and practice today.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: read/study/do exercises on pages 1-4, plus
    study vocabulary and questions on page 10....(in preparation for class
    activities and practice.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 12/9/14:

1.  Review corrections to the two subjunctive quizzes, from previous weeks/
    classes....
2.  TEST ON THE INDICATIVE-SUBJUNCTIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    --FROM THE INFORMATION ON THE HANDOUTS PACKETS AND PAGES 53-96
      OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK....
3.  TEST ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    A.  FORMAT OF TEST: (100 POINTS)
        I.  40 SENTENCE COMPLETIONS WITH CORRECT FORM OF THE INFINITIVE...
            (SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)...(40 POINTS)
       II.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST WRITE THE ENGLISH EXPRESSION IN
            PARENTHESES IN SPANISH...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)..
            (10 POINTS)
      III.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST REWRITE THE SENTENCE CHANGING THE
            INFINITIVE TO THE APPROPRIATE SUBJUNCTIVE FORM...(10 POINTS)
            EXAMPLE:  TENÍAS MIEDO DE LLEGAR TARDE. (ELLOS)
            ANSWER:   TENÍAS MIEDO DE QUE ELLOS LLEGARAN TARDE.
       IV.  10 ENGLISH SENTENCES TO TRANSLATE TO SPANISH...(20 POINTS)
            ...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)
        V.  ESSAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES.....
            (20 POINTS)
            --TO BE TURNED IN WITH TEST TODAY...(SEE ABOVE DETAILS).
    --DISTRIBUTION OF ESSAY PORTION/TOPIC OF TEST...COMPLETE AT HOME AND TURN 
      IN ON 12/9 WITH THE IN-CLASS PORTION OF THE TEST....HAND-WRITTEN,
      NO MORE THAN 2 PAGES DOUBLE-SPACED, NEATLY DONE, WELL-ORGANIZED, USE
      ONLY YOUR WKBK. AND HANDOUTS/NOTES FOR REFERENCE, AND NO ON-LINE
      REFERENCE ALLOWED AT ALL, AND NO HELP FROM ANOTHER PERSON EITHER!!


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 12/11/14: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  RETURN/REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Imperfect vs. preterite test (from MP1)
    B. 2 vocabulary quizzes from Quizlet sheets (C9-10)
    C. Man of La Mancha oral proficiency grades will be in posted in
       PowerSchool by Friday, 11/21/14...(see me if you have any questions).
    D. 2 cultural aspects quizzes...(Don Quijote de La Mancha/Catalonia 
       Secession updates)
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: LOS SUSTANTIVOS Y LOS ARTÍCULOS
    A. pages 97-98: class discussion on the gender and number of nouns,
       with agreement...review the ejercicio de reflexión/discuss gender
       rules and exceptions/identify new vocabulary expressions.
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: 
    A. pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote clearer 
       understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
       ation for the AP Exam in May.
    B. pages 10/1-4....class discussion with vocabulary expressions on 
       page 10, and readings/selections/exercises from pages 1-4.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 12/12/14: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY!!

1.  WORK ON POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS SHOWCASING COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-
    SPEAKING WORLD....(SEE RUBRICS AND INSTRUCTIONS BELOW).
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: work on preparations for the first vocabulary test
    of this workbook...Theme 1--Los desafíos mundiales...pages 10,18,25,
    34,41,50....(flash cards, Quizlet, study guides, etc.).

11/26-28/14: SCHOOL CLOSED FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS!
¡QUE LO PASES BIEN LAS VACACIONES!

WEEK 14: 12/1-5/14....

DON'T FORGET!!
      --IF INTERESTED IN THE NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM SCHOLARSHIPS AND TRAVEL
      AWARDS/SHH SCHOLARSHIPS/2015 GOVERNOR'S ACADEMY FOR SPANISH, PLEASE
      FOLLOW THE APPLICATION/INTERVIEW PROCESS DEADLINES AS LISTED ON THE
      INFORMATION SHEET RECEIVED IN CLASS ON FRIDAY, 11/21/14.  SEE ME IF
      YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, AND ESPECIALLY LET ME KNOW BY 12/1 IF
      INTERESTED IN THE ACADEMY.
    --Monday, 12/1/14....presentational writing....room 243....lunch
    --Tuesday, 12/2/14...presentational speaking...lab 242.....lunch

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 12/2/14: (work on this, but not due today...)

1.  
    --UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 73-96 (review uses of subjunctive)
                         pages 97-112 (examples/exercises/vocabulary)
    --TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:   pages 1-4 (read/study/exercises)
                         page 10 (vocabulary/questions)
    --SUBJUNCTIVE TEST ESSAY: work on your rough draft copy of this essay.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 12/4/14: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES/USES:
    A. Because we have not discussed the subjunctive very much in the last
       couple of weeks, I would like for all students to review/re-do the
       exercises on all of the subjunctive packet/handouts, in preparation
       for class practice and activities.  THERE WILL ALSO BE ANOTHER QUIZ 
       TODAY ON THESE STRUCTURES!
    B. Continue to work on the first drafts of the subjunctive test essay!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 12/2/14:

1.  Verification of substitute plans from 11/25/14....Ms.Corcoran's
    comments, attendance verifications, work completed during class, etc.
2.  Distribution of parent/student letter of guidelines and requirements
    for membership in the MW Spanish National Honor Society...(class
    discussion and explanation, with emphasis on maintaining membership
    for returning students).
3.  DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION/PAYMENT COUPON/REGISTRATION SHEETS FOR
    NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2015....(DISCUSS AND EXPLAIN PROCEDURES).
4.  UPDATES ON THE CATALONIA SECESSION....(RTD ARTICLE FROM SUNDAY, 11/30/14).
    --read article, class takes notes, discuss updates....
5.  RTD NEWSPAPER ARTICLE ON PICASSO-DALI ART DISPLAY IN ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.
    --read article, class notes, discussion in relation to cultural aspects
      of the AP Exam....
6.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....(continuation from 11/18 plans)
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
7.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 12/4/14: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  RETURN/REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Imperfect vs. preterite test (from MP1)
    B. 2 vocabulary quizzes from Quizlet sheets (C9-10)
    C. Man of La Mancha oral proficiency grades will be in posted in
       PowerSchool by Friday, 11/21/14...(see me if you have any questions).
    D. 2 subjunctive uses quizzes, from previous class plans....
    E. 2 cultural aspects quizzes...(Don Quijote de La Mancha/Catalonia 
       Secession updates)
2.  Rough drafts of the subjunctive test essay...(bring instructions sheet
    as well).
3.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES AND USES!
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....(continuation from 12/2 plans)
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 12/5/14: MEET IN LAB 318 TODAY!!

1.  COLLECT ALL MONIES AND FORMS FOR THE NSE 2015 REGISTRATIONS....(SEE
    ABOVE PLANS AND DETAILS).
2.  WORK ON POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS SHOWCASING COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-
    SPEAKING WORLD....(SEE RUBRICS AND INSTRUCTIONS BELOW).
3.  PRACTICE THROUGH ON-LINE SITES FOR THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE
    STRUCTURES AND USES TEST....(THE COLBY SITE IS GOOD FOR THIS!)....

IN REMEMBRANCE OF MR. BEAR O'BRYAN, A BELOVED TEACHER AND FRIEND....

WEEK 13: 11/24-25/14....

DON'T FORGET!!
      --IF INTERESTED IN THE NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM SCHOLARSHIPS AND TRAVEL
      AWARDS/SHH SCHOLARSHIPS/2015 GOVERNOR'S ACADEMY FOR SPANISH, PLEASE
      FOLLOW THE APPLICATION/INTERVIEW PROCESS DEADLINES AS LISTED ON THE
      INFORMATION SHEET RECEIVED IN CLASS ON FRIDAY, 11/21/14.  SEE ME IF
      YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, AND ESPECIALLY LET ME KNOW BY 11/25 IF
      INTERESTED IN THE ACADEMY.

TUESDAY, 11/25/14:

1.  NOTE: You will have Ms. Margaret Corcoran as a substitute today, 11/25,
    as I will be driving students to the VMFA for the Forbidden City
    Exhibit Field Trip....PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY, AS YOU
    WILL BE WORKING AHEAD ON FUTURE HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS, AND COMPLETING
    THE ROUGH DRAFT COPY OF THE ESSAY PORTION OF THE SUBJUNCTIVE TEST!
    IN-CLASS WORK TODAY:
    --UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 73-96 (review uses of subjunctive)
                         pages 97-112 (examples/exercises/vocabulary)
    --TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:   pages 1-4 (read/study/exercises)
                         page 10 (vocabulary/questions)
    --SUBJUNCTIVE TEST ESSAY: work on your rough draft copy of this essay.

11/26-28/14: SCHOOL CLOSED FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS!
¡QUE LO PASES BIEN LAS VACACIONES!



1.  RETURN/REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Imperfect vs. preterite test (from MP1)
    B. 2 vocabulary quizzes from Quizlet sheets (C9-10)
    C. Man of La Mancha oral proficiency grades will be in posted in
       PowerSchool by Friday, 11/21/14...(see me if you have any questions).
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....(continuation from 11/18 plans)
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 11/18/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 73-96 in preparation for a QUIZ on the
    subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures and uses! NOTE: THERE WILL
    BE A QUIZ TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: review pages I-VIII, and be familiar with the content
    in preparation for class discussions....
3.  MAN OF LA MANCHA performance from 11/11/14:
    --Come to class prepared to discuss IN SPANISH your reflections on the
      performance, the themes and messages Cervantes has conveyed, the
      content, the roles of the different characters portrayed, and the
      comparisons and connections to the 6 basic themes of the new AP
      Language and Culture course.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 11/18/14:

1.  RETURN/REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Imperfect vs. preterite test (from MP1)
    B. 2 vocabulary quizzes from Quizlet sheets (C9-10)
2.  MAN OF LA MANCHA PERFORMANCE AT THE VCU SINGLETON CENTER FOR THE ARTS:
    --ORAL PROFICIENCY GRADE (USING THE RUBRICS LISTED AT THE TOP OF THIS
      PAGE)...group and individual discussions....
      --Come to class prepared to discuss IN SPANISH your reflections on the
      performance, the themes and messages Cervantes has conveyed, the
      content, the roles of the different characters portrayed, and the
      comparisons and connections to the 6 basic themes of the new AP
      Language and Culture course.
3.  CATALONIA SECESSION REFERENDUM: (CONTINUATION OF DISCUSSION/EVENTS)
    --I will read the RTD newspaper article from 11/9/14 to follow-up on
      these current events, and we will discuss more recent happenings
      as a result of these actions....(take notes on what is discussed).
4.  QUIZ ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES AND USES!
5.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
6.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 11/20/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 73-96 in preparation for a QUIZ on the
    subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures and uses! NOTE: THERE WILL
    BE ANOTHER QUIZ TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: review pages I-VIII, and be familiar with the content
    in preparation for class discussions....  

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 11/20/14:

1.  RETURN/REVIEW OF ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Imperfect vs. preterite test (from MP1)
    B. 2 vocabulary quizzes from Quizlet sheets (C9-10)
    C. Man of La Mancha oral proficiency grades will be in posted in
       PowerSchool by Friday, 11/21/14...(see me if you have any questions).
2.  QUIZ ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES AND USES!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....(continuation from 11/18 plans)
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 11/21/14: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY! 

1. LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY:
   A. Review for the test on the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures
      and uses...(use any on-line sites listed on my webpage, and/or use
      the time to ask me any questions for clarification).
   B. Work on power point presentations for....Countries of the Spanish-
      speaking World...(see rubrics and instructions listed below).

TUESDAY, 11/11/14:  MAN OF LA MANCHA......VCU THEATRE...10-12 NOON....

1.  9:20AM...BLOCK 4 DISMISSAL FROM BLOCK 2 CLASS...REPORT TO GREEN BUS
    9:40AM...BLOCK 6 DISMISSAL FROM BLOCK 2 CLASS...REPORT TO GREEN BUS
    BE SURE TO HAVE PRE-EXCUSED ABSENCE FORMS SIGNED BY TEACHERS FOR BLOCKS
    2 AND 4 BEFORE DEPARTING FOR FIELD TRIP....
    DRESS APPROPRIATELY, AND REMEMBER THAT WE ARE REPRESENTING OUR SCHOOL
    AT THIS PERFORMANCE....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 11/13/14:

1.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #10 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS-CAPÍTULO 10!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 73-96 in preparation for a QUIZ on the
    subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures and uses!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 11/13/14:

1.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #10 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS-CAPÍTULO 10!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 11/14/14: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY! 

1. 

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 11/6/14:

1.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #9 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 9!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 73-96 in preparation for a QUIZ on the
    subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures and uses!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 11/6/14:

1.  Assessment reviews with corrections and discussion:
    A. TEST 1--9 main indicative mood verb tenses
    B. Quiz 1--Quizlet vocab.-C1
    C. Quiz 2--6 main themes of the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam
    D. Quiz 3--Quizlet vocab.-C2
    E. TEST 2--UVM (1-30)
    F. Quiz 4--Quizlet vocab.-C3
    G. Quiz 5--Quizlet vocab.-C4
    H. Quiz 6--Quizlet vocab.-C5
    I. TEST 2--Imperfect vs. preterite
    J. Quiz 7--Quizlet vocab.-C6
    K. Quiz 8--Quizlet vocab.-C7
    L. Oral 1--Catalonia Secession Referendum...(grade in PowerSchool)
    M. Quiz 9--Quizlet vocab.-C8
2.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #9 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 9!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 11/7/14: MEET IN ROOM 338 TODAY! 

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....(continue from 11/6/14 plans above).
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....(continue from 11/6/14 plans above)
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

WEEK 9: 10/27-31/14....

10/30/14: Festival de Día de los Muertos...5-9pm...17th Street Farmers'
          Market...17th and East Main Streets...Free!
10/31/14: MEET IN BLACK BOX...(SPANISH CONVERSATION CLASS--SHOWCASE OF
          MLWGS INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGES FOR GOOCHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS)

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 10/28/14:

1.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #8 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 8!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 10/28/14:

1.  Assessment reviews with corrections and discussion:
    A. TEST 1--9 main indicative mood verb tenses
    B. Quiz 1--Quizlet vocab.-C1
    C. Quiz 2--6 main themes of the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam
    D. Quiz 3--Quizlet vocab.-C2
    E. TEST 2--UVM (1-30)
    F. Quiz 4--Quizlet vocab.-C3
    G. Quiz 5--Quizlet vocab.-C4
    H. Quiz 6--Quizlet vocab.-C5
    I. TEST 2--Imperfect vs. preterite
    J. Quiz 7--Quizlet vocab.-C6
    K. Quiz 8--Quizlet vocab.-C7
    L. Oral 1--Catalonia Secession Referendum...(grade in PowerSchool)
2.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #8 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 8!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....(partners quiz)
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 10/30/14: 

1.  SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....
    B. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 73-96 in preparation for class acts. 
       on the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures and uses!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 10/30/14: 

1.  Assessment reviews with corrections and discussion:
    A. TEST 1--9 main indicative mood verb tenses
    B. Quiz 1--Quizlet vocab.-C1
    C. Quiz 2--6 main themes of the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam
    D. Quiz 3--Quizlet vocab.-C2
    E. TEST 2--UVM (1-30)
    F. Quiz 4--Quizlet vocab.-C3
    G. Quiz 5--Quizlet vocab.-C4
    H. Quiz 6--Quizlet vocab.-C5
    I. TEST 2--Imperfect vs. preterite
    J. Quiz 7--Quizlet vocab.-C6
    K. Quiz 8--Quizlet vocab.-C7
    L. Oral 1--Catalonia Secession Referendum...(grade in PowerSchool)
    M. Quiz 9--Quizlet vocab.-C8
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....(continue from 10/28/14 plans above).
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....(continue from 10/28/14 plans above)
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 10/31/14: MEET IN BLACK BOX TODAY--SPECIAL SCHED.!

1.  PERIOD 4....9:57-10:17
    PERIOD 6....10:45-11:05
    --MEET IN BLACK BOX PROMPTLY....(SPANISH CONVERSATION CLASS--SHOWCASE OF
      MLWGS INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGES FOR GOOCHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS)
      --JUST SIT IN THE PLATFORM CHAIRS TO THE LEFT AND ENJOY THE SHOWCASE
        OR YOU CAN WALK AROUND AND OBSERVE CLOSER.....I SIMPLY ASK THAT YOU
        ARRIVE AT THE BEGINNING AND LEAVE AT THE END QUIETLY....

WEEK 8: 10/20-24/14....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 10/21/14:

1.  BLOCK 6: WE WILL FINISH THE QUIZLET VOCABULARY QUIZ FOR C6 AT THE
    BEGINNING OF CLASS TODAY!
2.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #7 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 7!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 73-96 in preparation for a POSSIBLE QUIZ 
    on the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures and uses!
4.  Class discussion on the Catalonia Secession Referendum/Comparisons to
    Scotland/USA implications....come to class prepared to discuss these
    current events in Spanish! NOTE: Keep up-to-date on the continuing
    news with this topic, and refine your views and opinions for this week.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 10/21/14:

1.  Assessment reviews with corrections and discussion:
    A. TEST 1--9 main indicative mood verb tenses
    B. Quiz 1--Quizlet vocab.-C1
    C. Quiz 2--6 main themes of the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam
    D. Quiz 3--Quizlet vocab.-C2
    E. TEST 2--UVM (1-30)
    F. Quiz 4--Quizlet vocab.-C3
    G. Quiz 5--Quizlet vocab.-C4
    H. Quiz 6--Quizlet vocab.-C5
    I. TEST 2--Imperfect vs. preterite
    J. Quiz 7--Quizlet vocab.-C6
2.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #6 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 6!
    ....Block 6 only....
3.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #7 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 7!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
4.  Class discussion on the Catalonia Secession Referendum/Comparisons to
    Scotland/USA implications....come to class prepared to discuss these
    current events in Spanish! NOTE: Keep up-to-date on the continuing
    news with this topic, and refine your views and opinions for this week.
5.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....(continue from last week's plans).
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
6.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 10/23/14: 

1.  SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....
    B. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 73-96 in preparation for a QUIZ 
       on the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures and uses!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 10/23/14: 

1.  Assessment reviews with corrections and discussion:
    A. TEST 1--9 main indicative mood verb tenses
    B. Quiz 1--Quizlet vocab.-C1
    C. Quiz 2--6 main themes of the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam
    D. Quiz 3--Quizlet vocab.-C2
    E. TEST 2--UVM (1-30)
    F. Quiz 4--Quizlet vocab.-C3
    G. Quiz 5--Quizlet vocab.-C4
    H. Quiz 6--Quizlet vocab.-C5
    I. TEST 2--Imperfect vs. preterite
    J. Quiz 7--Quizlet vocab.-C6
    K. Quiz 8--Quizlet vocab.-C7
2.  CATALONIA SECESSION REFERENDUM...(continue/review/finish discussion, if
    necessary--see 10/21/14 plans above)....
    --Class discussion on the Catalonia Secession Referendum/Comparisons to
    Scotland/USA implications....come to class prepared to discuss these
    current events in Spanish!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....(continue from 10/21/14 plans above).
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-13....
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
4.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES AND USES!
    (UVM, P.73-96 / PACKET OF HANDOUTS, P.1-13)
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 10/24/14: MEET IN ROOM 338 TODAY!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....(continue from 10/23/14 plans above).
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES:
    A. Study pages 1-13 of handouts packet....
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
    B. Review format of test for next week....
2.  DISTRIBUTION OF ESSAY PORTION/TOPIC OF TEST...COMPLETE AT HOME AND TURN 
    IN ON 10/30 WITH THE IN-CLASS PORTION OF THE TEST....HAND-WRITTEN,
    NO MORE THAN 2 PAGES DOUBLE-SPACED, NEATLY DONE, WELL-ORGANIZED, USE
    ONLY YOUR WKBK. AND HANDOUTS/NOTES FOR REFERENCE, AND NO ON-LINE
    REFERENCE ALLOWED AT ALL, AND NO HELP FROM ANOTHER PERSON EITHER!!

EL MES DE CELEBRAR LA HERENCIA HISPANA----16 SEPT-16 OCT....

FRIDAY, 10/10/14: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES TODAY: (CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING)
    A. Subjunctive packet exs. due for Week 7....
    B. Revise opinions/reactions to our debate during Week 7 on the 
       Catalonia Secession Referendum...(more research)
    C. Work on Showcase Presentations for Countries of the Spanish-speaking 
       world....(see details below).

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 10/14/14:

1.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #6 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 6!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
2.  Class discussion on the Catalonia Secession Referendum/Comparisons to
    Scotland/USA implications....come to class prepared to discuss these
    current events in Spanish!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 10/14/14:

1.  Assessment reviews with corrections and discussion:
    A. TEST 1--9 main indicative mood verb tenses
    B. Quiz 1--Quizlet vocab.-C1
    C. Quiz 2--6 main themes of the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam
    D. Quiz 3--Quizlet vocab.-C2
    E. TEST 2--UVM (1-30)
    F. Quiz 4--Quizlet vocab.-C3
    G. Quiz 5--Quizlet vocab.-C4
    H. Quiz 6--Quizlet vocab.-C5
    I. TEST 2--Imperfect vs. preterite
2.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #6 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 6!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
3.  Class discussion on the Catalonia Secession Referendum/Comparisons to
    Scotland/USA implications....come to class prepared to discuss these
    current events in Spanish!
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 10/16/14: 

1.  SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-7, and complete all exs. as indicated on pages 8-13.
       HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY FOR EXS. ON PAGES 8-13!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 10/16/14: 

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....
    SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE USES PACKET OF HANDOUTS:
    A. Study pages 1-7, and complete all exs. as indicated on pages 8-13.
       HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY FOR EXS. ON PAGES 8-13!
       --We will review the content information on pages 1-7, and then review
         all answers and questions to the homework exs. on pages 8-13.
2.  CATALONIA SECESSION REFERENDUM...(continue/review/finish discussion)
    --Class discussion on the Catalonia Secession Referendum/Comparisons to
    Scotland/USA implications....come to class prepared to discuss these
    current events in Spanish!
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

WEEK 5: 9/29/14-10/3/14:

1.  TUESDAY, 9/30/14:
    A. MAN OF LA MANCHA FIELD TRIP FORMS AND MONIES....
    B. SUMMER ASSIGNMENT NATIVE SPEAKER(S) INTERVIEW(S) ESSAY DUE BY 3PM
       TODAY!
    C. VOCABULARY QUIZ #4 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 
       4!....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
    D. RICHMOND TIMES DISPATCH CURRENT EVENTS ARTICLES...9/28-30/14....
       CATALONIA REGION CALLS SECESSION REFERENDUM/SPANISH COURT HALTS VOTE
       IN CATALONIA....(READ TO CLASS, WITH DISCUSSION/COMMENTS).
2.  THURSDAY, 10/2/14:
    A. RICHMOND TIMES DISPATCH CURRENT EVENTS ARTICLES...9/28-30/14....
       CATALONIA REGION CALLS SECESSION REFERENDUM/SPANISH COURT HALTS VOTE
       IN CATALONIA....(READ TO CLASS, WITH DISCUSSION/COMMENTS).....
       --CONTINUE TODAY/REVIEW/COMMENTS AND DISCUSSION....
    B. IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE review packet: PAGES 1-10!
    1. pages 1-6: study the information on each page and complete all 
       indicated exercises....We will review these pages, if needed.
    2. pages 7-10: we will go over all of the answers to the homework
       exercises, with any questions you have....
3.  FRIDAY, 10/3/14: LAB 242 TODAY!
    A. RESEARCH/FORM OPINION FOR DISCUSSION AND DEBATE...RTD ARTICLES
       ON CATALONIA SECESSION REFERENDUM/VOTE HALT/ETC.....(COMPARISONS
       TO SCOTLAND, IMPLICATIONS ON THE USA).
    B. WORK ON SHOWCASE PRESENTATIONS OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES....
       (SEE DETAILS BELOW).
    C.  ON-LINE PRACTICE FOR TEST ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE....

WEEK 6: 10/6-10/14:

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 10/7/14:

1.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #5 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 5!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
2.  Class discussion on the Catalonia Secession Referendum/Comparisons to
    Scotland/USA implications....come to class prepared to discuss these
    current events in Spanish!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 10/7/14:

1.  Assessment reviews with corrections and discussion:
    A. TEST 1--9 main indicative mood verb tenses
    B. Quiz 1--Quizlet vocab.-C1
    C. Quiz 2--6 main themes of the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam
    D. Quiz 3--Quizlet vocab.-C2
    E. TEST 2--UVM (1-30)
    F. Quiz 4--Quizlet vocab.-C3
    G. Quiz 5--Quizlet vocab.-C4
2.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #5 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 5!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
3.  Class discussion on the Catalonia Secession Referendum/Comparisons to
    Scotland/USA implications....come to class prepared to discuss these
    current events in Spanish!
4.  Review format of imperfect vs. preterite test..... (see below).
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.
6.  Distribution of subjunctive uses practice sheets/packet....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 10/9/14: 

1.  TEST TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. THE PRETERITE!!
    --UVM WKBK. (PAGES 31-52)
    --ALL HANDOUTS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS
2.  FORMAT OF TEST:
    A. EN LA OFICINA DE CORREOS.....(PRETERITE FORMS OF VERBS)
    B. UN DÍA LLENO DE ACTIVIDADES....(CHANGE THE PRESENT TENSE VERBS IN THE
       STORY TO THE APPROPRIATE FORM IN THE PAST...IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE)
    C. COMPLETE THE STORY BY FILLING IN THE BLANKS WITH THE CORRECT FORM
       OF THE IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE....
    D. ¿SUEÑA O PESADILLA?....(FILL IN THE BLANKS OF THE STORY WITH THE
       CORRECT FORM OF THE IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE VERBS)
    E. COMPRENSIÓN DE ESCRIBIR....(THINK ABOUT PAST MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 10/9/14: SENIOR IN-HOUSE ENGLISH PRESENT.-6/8

1.  TEST TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. THE PRETERITE!!
    --UVM WKBK. (PAGES 31-52)
    --ALL HANDOUTS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS
2.  Subjunctive packet of review exercises....work on these upon completion
    of test....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.

FRIDAY, 10/10/14: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES TODAY:
    1. 

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 9/23/14: NOTE CHANGES DUE TO PICTURE DAY! 

1.  Work on first draft copies of the Summer Assignments Essay....
    --revisions/review/comments....
    NOTE: BRING ALL OF YOUR INTERVIEW NOTES TO CLASS TODAY AS YOU MAY HAVE
    SOME TIME TO WORK ON ROUGH DRAFTS (IN CLASS)....
2.  IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE review packet: 
    A. pages 1-6: study the information on each page and complete all 
       indicated exercises.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY, 9/25/14: NOTE CHANGES FOR VOCABULARY QUIZ!

1.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #3 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 3!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
2.  Work on first draft copies of the Summer Assignments Essay....
    --revisions/review/comments....
3.  IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE review packet: HOMEWORK CHECK TODAY!!
    A. pages 7-10: study the information on each page and complete all 
       indicated exercises.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 9/23/14: PICTURE DAY--POSSIBLE CLASS INTERRUPTIONS

1.  Work on first draft copies of the Summer Assignments Essay....
    --revisions/review/comments....
    NOTE: IF PICTURE DAY SCHEDULES AFFECT MUCH OF CLASS, THEN YOU MAY HAVE
    SOME TIME TO WORK ON YOUR ROUGH DRAFTS IN CLASS...(BUT THIS IS NOT A
    DEFINITE PLAN YET)....
2.  Assessment reviews with corrections and discussion:
    A. TEST 1--9 main indicative mood verb tenses
    B. Quiz 1--Quizlet vocab.-C1
    C. Quiz 2--6 main themes of the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam
    D. Quiz 3--Quizlet vocab.-C2
    E. TEST 2--UVM (1-30)
3.  IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE review packet: 
    A. pages 1-6: study the information on each page and complete all 
       indicated exercises....We will review the explanations on each page
       and go over the answers to the exercises.
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.
5.  Distribution of parent information letter/field trip form/pre-excused
    absence form for The Man of La Mancha performance on November 11....
    RETURN FORMS BY THURSDAY, 9/25!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, 9/25/14: NOTE DATE CHANGE FOR VOCABULARY QUIZ!

1.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #3 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 3!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
2.  Work on first draft copies of the Summer Assignments Essay....
    --revisions/review/comments in class....
3.  Assessment reviews with corrections and discussion:
    A. TEST 1--9 main indicative mood verb tenses
    B. Quiz 1--Quizlet vocab.-C1
    C. Quiz 2--6 main themes of the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam
    D. Quiz 3--Quizlet vocab.-C2
    E. TEST 2--UVM (1-30)
4.  IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE review packet: HW CHECK TODAY--PAGES 1-10!
    A. pages 1-6: study the information on each page and complete all 
       indicated exercises....We will finish this from 9/23 plans.
    B. pages 7-10: we will go over all of the answers to the homework
       exercises, with any questions you have....
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.
6.  COLLECTION OF FORMS FOR MAN OF LA MANCHA PERFORMANCE AT VCU THEATRE....

FRIDAY, 9/26/14: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES:
    A. Work on rough drafts/final copies of the Summer Assignments Essay....
       (see details below).
    B. Work with partners on the Showcases of Spanish-speaking countries with
       comparisons/contrasts to our own culture(s).... (see details below).

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY, 9/30/14: SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS ESSAY DUE TODAY BY 3PM!

1.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #4 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 4!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....

2.  NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS ESSAY: DUE DATE IS SEPT.30 BY 3PM!
Once you have completed your interviews and have organized your notes taken,
write a well-organized Spanish essay of no more than 2 typed pages explaining
and comparing the content discussed during the interviews. Essays must be
typed using Times New Roman and 12 font with appropriate margins and rules
discussed in English classes. In the essays use good transitional expressions
to connect your ideas, advanced grammar structures and syntax (namely, a
variety of verb tenses and new vocabulary expressions where applicable), and a
nice comparison and synthesis of content ideas and topics discussed during the
interview process. It is always good to use the subjunctive mood and various
forms of the imperfect vs. the preterite, as this demonstrates a higher level
of thinking in Spanish essays/written comprehension.
Please provide a cover sheet detailing the following information:
--The name(s) of the native speaker(s)
--Country of birth/other places lived
--Contact information…phone, address, e-mail, or place of work
--Specific dates, times, locations of interviews…(a log journal)
--Your Spanish name/English last name, date due, class name and block.
Dictionaries and any other help/references can be used…except no help from
another person. If you have any questions, please contact me.
Remember that all work must be your own, and of very good quality. The Honor
Code and Pledge are to be followed.

WEEK 3 PLANS:

TUESDAY, 9/16/14:

1.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #2 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 2!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....
2.  Review discussion on the handout labeled...Nomenclatura de las formas
    verbales....
3.  Assessment reviews with corrections and discussion:
    A. TEST 1--9 main indicative mood verb tenses
    B. Quiz 1--Quizlet vocab.-C1
    C. Quiz 2--6 main themes of the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: brief review of pages 1-30, for test....
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages I-VIII....class discussion/readings to promote
    clearer understanding of the workbook content/program/themes in prepar-
    ation for the AP Exam in May.
6.  Work on first draft copies of the Summer Assignments Essay....
    --revisions/review/comments in class....

THURSDAY, 9/18/14:

1.  Work on first draft copies of the Summer Assignments Essay....
    --revisions/review/comments in class....
2.  TEST #2: PAGES 1-30 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK..... 
    (PRESENT INDICATIVE, SER VS. ESTAR, USES OF THE PRESENT AND 
    PAST PARTICIPLES, PASSIVE VOICE, COMMANDS)!  NOTE: NO NEW VOCABULARY
    WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE TEST, JUST THE GRAMMAR CONTENT LISTED.
   ----FORMAT OF THE TEST: (100 POSSIBLE POINTS)
    I. COMPRENSIÓN DE ESCUCHAR: 5 SPANISH CONVERSATIONAL QUESTIONS TO
       ANSWER IN COMPLETE SENTENCES (5 POINTS)
   II. COMPRENSIÓN DE GRAMÁTICA Y ESTRUCTURA: 
       A. EL PRESENTE INDICATIVO: 15 CONJUGATED NOSOTROS VERBS TO CHANGE
          TO THE SINGULAR (YO) FORM (15 POINTS)
       B. SER VS. ESTAR: 10 SENTENCES TO COMPLETE WITH THE CORRECT FORM
          OF ONE OF THE 2 VERBS (10 POINTS)
       C. EL GERUNDIO Y EL PRESENTE PROGRESIVO: 10 SENTENCES TO COMPLETE
          WITH THE CORRECT PRESENT PROGRESSIVE FORM...(ESTAR + PRESENT
          PARTICIPLE) (10 POINTS)
       D. EL PARTICIPIO PASADO: GIVE THE CORRECT PAST PARTICIPLE FOR EACH
          INFINITIVE FORM (INCLUDING POSSIBLE ADJECTIVE AND VERBAL FORMS)
          (15 POINTS)
       E. LA VOZ PASIVA: CHANGE EACH SENTENCE FROM THE ACTIVE VOICE TO THE
          PASSIVE VOICE WITH SER (5 POINTS)
       F. LOS MANDATOS: WRITE THE CORRECT FORM OF THE GIVEN INFINITIVE...
          (NEGATIVE/AFFIRMATIVE OF TÚ, UD., UDS., NOSOTROS, VOSOTROS...
           WITH POSSIBLE PRONOUNS AS WELL) (10 POINTS)
       G. LAS PREGUNTAS PERSONALES: ANSWER 15 QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO ALL
          GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LISTED ON PAGES 1-30 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.
          (30 POINTS)
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review of pages 31-52, the past indicative mood
    tenses.....with distribution of 10-page packet of practice with the
    imperfect vs. preterite uses and structures....please use the remaining
    time after the test is completed to work on the review and exercises
    indicated on each page of the handouts in the packet.  The more you
    complete in class, the less you will have to do for homework for
    next week.... 

FRIDAY, 9/19/14: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES:
    A. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (A GENERAL REVIEW OF THE INDEX OF THE TEXT)
       -pages IX-XVI..study the ÍNDICE GENERAL and become familiar with the 6 
       main themes and their sub-themes (in blue)for the new AP Spanish 
       Language and Culture Exam.  I would suggest that you take notes on the 
       themes and sub-themes, organizing them well in your notebook so that 
       we can add vocabulary and handouts to each section as we study them...
       -Practice speaking and pronunciation with the 6 main themes and their 
       corresponding sub-themes listed in the ÍNDICE GENERAL.
       -What is the definition of culture?  Why is it being incorporated in
       to the new format of the AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM?
    B. Work with partners on the Showcases of Spanish-speaking countries with
       comparisons/contrasts to our own culture(s).... (see details below).

TUESDAY, 9/9/14:

1.  TEST #1: TUESDAY, 9/9:  THE 9 MAIN INDICATIVE MOOD VERB TENSES 
    (PRESENT, PRETERITE, IMPERFECT, FUTURE, CONDITIONAL, PRESENT
    PERFECT, PAST PERFECT, FUTURE PERFECT, CONDITIONAL PERFECT)...
    CONJUGATIONS ONLY!
2.  Bring to class all workbooks in order to complete in-class assignments
    after completion of the test.
3.  VOCABULARY QUIZ #1 FROM THE QUIZLET SUMMER ASSIGNMENT SHEETS--CAPÍTULO 1!
    ....WITH A BRIEF REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ....

THURSDAY, 9/11/14:

1.  Work on first draft copies of the Summer Assignments Essay....
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE 6 MAIN TITLE THEMES FOR THE NEW AP SPANISH LANGUAGE
    AND CULTURE EXAM FOR 2014!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  review pages 1-30 in preparation for class activities
    and the upcoming test next week....
4.  NOTE: Students will need to pay for the Triángulo Aprobado wkbk., as it 
    was mistakenly left off the fee sheet.  The cost is $29.40, and I will
    accept exact cash or check made out to MLWGS.  You can start bringing
    the money the first day, but I want all collected by Friday, 9/12.
5.  Review assessments with corrections....indicative mood test/Quizlet
    vocab. quiz--C1....

FRIDAY, 9/12/14: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES:
    A. Reflections on Parents Night/BTS Night....
    B. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (A GENERAL REVIEW OF THE INDEX OF THE TEXT)
       -pages IX-XVI..study the ÍNDICE GENERAL and become familiar with the 6 
       main themes and their sub-themes (in blue)for the new AP Spanish 
       Language and Culture Exam.  I would suggest that you take notes on the 
       themes and sub-themes, organizing them well in your notebook so that 
       we can add vocabulary and handouts to each section as we study them...
       -Practice speaking and pronunciation with the 6 main themes and their 
       corresponding sub-themes listed in the ÍNDICE GENERAL.
       -What is the definition of culture?  Why is it being incorporated in
       to the new format of the AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM?

HOMEWORK TO BRING TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES:

1. Read course syllabus on-line, but I will give you a hard copy on the
   first day of class.
2. Decide on a Spanish name that you would like to use this school year...
   (It does not have to be the Spanish equivalent of your English name.)
3. Any forms that you would like for me to turn in for you....
4. Bring all handouts and notebooks from the Pre-AP class, as I want to
   see who needs extras or replacements....
5. Bring UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk.
6. Bring Summer Assignment information sheets and homeworks done.
7. NOTE: Students will need to pay for the Triángulo Aprobado wkbk., as it 
   was mistakenly left off the fee sheet.  The cost is $29.40, and I will
   accept exact cash or check made out to MLWGS.  You can start bringing
   the money the first day, but I want all collected by Friday, 9/5.

TUESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/2-4/14:  FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES!

1.  Class rosters and introductions, class expectations and goals.
2.  Review of MLWGS opening day procedures and instructions:  fire drills and
    codes/earthquake response, moment of silence and pledge of allegiance, 
    locker problems, class schedules.
3.  BLOCK 2:  publicity release and over-the-counter medical forms (return on 
    9/5), student handbooks not already received, registration packet forms 
    (Bowman), distribution of handbook test information (test completed 
    on-line by 9/6/14, 11PM...PRINT and return code of conduct by 9/4 to 
    Ms.Williams, OFFICE 100).
4.  Distribution of course syllabus for the new AP Spanish Language and
    Culture course...(there is also a digital version on my web page that
    is connected to its Learning.)
    --Class discussion on course syllabus/goals/expectations/AP guidelines.
    RETURN WITH STUDENT AND PARENT SIGNATURES BY 9/4, BUT YOU WILL KEEP
    THIS HARD COPY OF THE SYLLABUS IN THE FRONT SECTION OF YOUR NOTEBOOK
    FOR QUICK REFERENCE DURING THE COURSE OF THE YEAR'S WORK.
5.  Selection of Spanish names to be used this year in the AP class.
6.  Organization of Pre-AP notebooks and handouts for the AP course this
    year...distribution of any needed handouts or forms.
7.  Review of announcements listed at the top of this page....
8.  Workbooks for class: UNA VEZ MÁS and TRIÁNGULO.....REMINDER: YOU SHOULD
    ONLY HAVE PAID FEES THIS YEAR FOR THE NEW TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.  THE
    UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK. CONTINUES FROM THE PRE-AP COURSE.
    I WILL DISTRIBUTE THE NEW TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBKS. ON THE FIRST DAY
    OF CLASS...(WITH VERIFICATION OF FEES PAID)....PAY FEE TO ME BY 9/4...
    (SEE ABOVE DETAILS AS WELL).
9.  Discussion and review of summer assignments/work done...especially the
    native speaker interviews/experiences and the follow-up essay require-
    ments...(refer to the instructions/information sheets, plus see below).
10. A review of the 9 main indicative mood verb tenses, pages 1-72 of the
    UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk. plus the corresponding verb conjugations handouts from
    the Pre-AP course....a diagnostic test review in class today!
11. Distribution of any handouts and information given during the Early AP
    Session on 8/26/14....(to those who missed the session).
12. Distribution of Field Trip permission form to be used for this school
    year, 2014-2015....RETURN BY 9/4 WITH PARENT AND STUDENT SIGNATURES
    AND COMPLETED INFORMATION!

ARCHIVES FOR CERTAIN AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PLANS--2013-2014:

BLOCKS 2 AND 5 NOTE: IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE YOUR NSE 2014 AWARDS/MEDALS/
CERTIFICATES PLEASE STOP BY MY OFFICE 331 TO PICK THEM UP.

BLOCKS 2 AND 5 NOTE: IT HAS BEEN A PLEASURE WORKING WITH EACH OF YOU THIS YEAR
IN THE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CLASS.  I HOPE THAT YOUR AP SCORES WILL
REFLECT MUCH SUCCESS IN WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED OVER THE COURSE OF YOUR SPANISH
STUDIES.  I WISH YOU THE BEST AS YOU PURSUE YOUR NEXT FUTURE ENDEAVORS.  HAVE
A WONDERFUL SUMMER!
--¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES VERANEALES!
   --SR. JENKINS

6/10/14: BLOCK 2--FINAL EXAM
6/11/14: BLOCK 5--FINAL EXAM

FINAL EXAM FORMAT: (100 TOTAL POINTS)

1. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (40 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO AP EXAM FORMAT...READ A PRINTED SOURCE, LISTEN TO AN AUDIO
   SOURCE, THEN PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS CHARLA/DEBATE RELATING TO THE TOPIC
   GIVEN (WITH REFERENCES FROM THE SOURCES)....
2. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (60 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO THE AP EXAM FORMAT...READ 2 PRINTED SOURCES, LISTEN TO AN
   AUDIO SOURCE,PREPARE AND WRITE A FORMAL ESSAY RELATING TO THE PROMPT
   GIVEN (ABOUT TECHNOLOGY)....

NOTE EXTENDED DAY SCHEDULE DUE TO SNOW MAKE-UP....MONDAY-THURSDAY FOR THE 
REST OF THE YEAR....(SEE WEB CALENDAR FOR ENTIRE SCHEDULE)
--BLOCK 5: 12:25-1:50
--BLOCK 2: 8:35-10:00


IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: NOTE CHANGES!

1. 6/2/14:    HISPANIC COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS EXTRA CREDIT EVENTS VERIFICATION
              AND SUMMARIES DUE BY 3PM THIS DATE
2. 6/2/14:    SHH RETURNING MEMBERS...LET ME KNOW BY 3PM ON THIS DATE IF YOU 
              WOULD LIKE TO RUN FOR AN OFFICE FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR 2014-15....
              ELECTIONS WILL BE HELD AT LUNCH ON FRIDAY, 6/6, AT 11AM,
              ROOM 336.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINING WEEKS OF CLASS THIS YEAR:

1. 5/19/14:  BLOCK 5 (12:55-2:05)
             --Collect all field trip forms for Kuba Kuba
             --PRESENTATION...Gavín y Esteban D....(Guatemala/España/Chile)
2. 5/20/14:  BLOCK 2 (8:35-10:55)
             --8:45-10:30...Cuban culture presentation/foods..(PLEASE TURN
               IN ALL FIELD TRIP FORMS PRIOR TO LEAVING FOR THIS TRIP!)
               KUBA KUBA
3. 5/21/14:  BLOCK 5 (12:55-2:05)
             --PRESENTATION...Alonso y Castenango...(Costa Rica/Cuba)
             --PRESENTATION...Benjamín y Lola...(Nicaragua/Guatemala)
4. 5/22/14:  BLOCK 2 (11:40-12:50)
             --PRESENTATION...Maricruz y Mariana...(España/Uruguay)
             --PRESENTATION...Ema e Isabel...(Nicaragua/Las Islas Filipinas)
5. 5/23/14:  BLOCK 2 (9:19-9:54)-- ROOM 339
             --PRESENTATION...Miguel y Paco...(Costa Rica/Cuba)
             BLOCK 5 (11:16-11:51)-- ROOM 243
             --PRESENTATION...Mateo y Lógano...(España/México)
6. 5/26/14:  MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY--SCHOOL CLOSED!
7. 5/27/14:  BLOCK 2 (11:40-12:50)
             --PRESENTATION...Lilia y Mateo...(México/El Ecuador)
             --PRESENTATION...Isabela y Natalia...(España/La Argentina)
8. 5/28/14:  BLOCK 5 (8:35-10:55)
             --8:45-10:30...Cuban culture presentation/foods..(PLEASE TURN
               IN ALL FIELD TRIP FORMS PRIOR TO LEAVING FOR THIS TRIP!)
               KUBA KUBA
             --10:45-11:10..PRESENTATION...Andrés y Jaime...(Las Islas 
               Filipinas/Guinea Ecuatorial)
               ...NOTE THAT THIS PRESENTATION WILL RUN IN TO THE LUNCH TIME!
9. 5/29/14:  BLOCK 2 (11:40-12:50)
             --PRESENTATION...Olivia y Joana...(Honduras/Bolivia/Las Islas
               Canarias)
             --PRESENTATION...Purnima y Chi Chi...(Guatemala/El Perú)
10. 5/30/14: BLOCK 5 (2:10-3:20)
             --PRESENTATION...Estela y Elisabet...(España/Puerto Rico)
11. 6/2/14:  BLOCK 5 (12:25-1:50)
             --PRESENTATION...Marcos y Enrique...(Paraguay/Uruguay)
             --PRESENTATION...Guaco y Queso...(La Argentina/Bolivia)
12. 6/3/14:  BLOCK 2 (8:35-10:00)
             --PRESENTATION...Purnima y Chi Chi...(Guatemala/El Perú)
             --PRESENTATION...Carolina y Pablo...(Nicaragua/Guinea Ecuatorial)
             --PRESENTATION...Fernando y Ryán...(Puerto Rico/Bolivia)
             --PRESENTATION...Virginia y Shweta...(Panamá/Colombia)
               lunch...Room 339...11:40-12:15
13. 6/4/14:  SENIOR SHOWCASE DAY--NO CLASSES!
14. 6/5/14:  BLOCK 2 (8:35-10:00)
             --LAST DAY OF CLASS
             --PRESENTATION...Sofía y Rocío...(Chile/Venezuela)
             --PRESENTATION...Ian y Colín...(El Perú/El Salvador)
             --Return/review grading rubrics sheets for the oral group
               presentations
             --Verify/discuss format of grades for MP4/E2/S2/Y1....
             --NSE 2014 AWARDS/MEDALS/CERTIFICATES
             --Return EC summaries for Hispanic Community Connections/Service
             --Exam exemptions/forms signed/etc.....
             BLOCK 5 (11:40-12:15)....NOTE: THIS IS A LUNCH PRESENTATION.
             --PRESENTATION...Ana María y Marina...(México/Chile)
15. 6/6/14:  BLOCK 5 (11:35-12:40)
             --LAST DAY OF CLASS
             --PRESENTATION...Benezuelo y Esteban P....(Venezuela/El Perú)
             --PRESENTATION...Paz y Benito...(Colombia/El Ecuador)
             --Return/review grading rubrics sheets for the oral group
               presentations
             --Verify/discuss format of grades for MP4/E2/S2/Y1....
             --NSE 2014 AWARDS/MEDALS/CERTIFICATES
             --Return EC summaries for Hispanic Community Connections/Service
             --Exam exemptions/forms signed/etc.....
BLOCKS 2 AND 5 NOTE: IT HAS BEEN A PLEASURE WORKING WITH EACH OF YOU THIS YEAR
IN THE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CLASS.  I HOPE THAT YOUR AP SCORES WILL
REFLECT MUCH SUCCESS IN WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED OVER THE COURSE OF YOUR SPANISH
STUDIES.  I WISH YOU THE BEST AS YOU PURSUE YOUR NEXT FUTURE ENDEAVORS.  HAVE
A WONDERFUL SUMMER!
--¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES VERANEALES!
   --SR. JENKINS
16. 6/10/14: BLOCK 2--FINAL EXAM






17. 6/11/14: BLOCK 5--FINAL EXAM
FINAL EXAM FORMAT: (100 TOTAL POINTS)

1. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (40 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO AP EXAM FORMAT...READ A PRINTED SOURCE, LISTEN TO AN AUDIO
   SOURCE, THEN PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS CHARLA/DEBATE RELATING TO THE TOPIC
   GIVEN (WITH REFERENCES FROM THE SOURCES)....
2. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (60 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO THE AP EXAM FORMAT...READ 2 PRINTED SOURCES, LISTEN TO AN
   AUDIO SOURCE,PREPARE AND WRITE A FORMAL ESSAY RELATING TO THE PROMPT
   GIVEN (ABOUT TECHNOLOGY)....




SELECT TWO SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHOWCASE FOR
CULTURAL COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS IN MAY AFTER THE AP EXAMS HAVE CONCLUDED. 
YOU ARE TO WORK IN PAIRS ON THIS PRESENTATION.  THE FOLLOWING RUBRICS WILL
GIVE YOU THE GUIDELINES FOR THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION REQUIREMENTS.
   
POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  

INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING:  (BASED ON 100 POINTS:  NOTE THAT THIS
GRADE WILL ACCOUNT FOR MUCH OF THE MP4 AVERAGE!)
1.  10 POINTS:  AN ELECTRONIC COPY OF THE POWER POINT E-MAILED TO ME BY 3:00
                PM ON MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014.  THIS MUST BE THE FINISHED PRO-
                DUCT OF YOUR PRESENTATION.  ALSO INCLUDE A REFERENCE/SOURCES
                PAGE, USING THE PROPER FORMAT TAUGHT IN ENGLISH CLASSES.
2.   5 POINTS:  AN ORIGINAL/CREATIVE/COLORFUL INTRODUCTORY PAGE(S)/INTRO-
                DUCTION TO THE PRESENTATION.
3.   5 POINTS:  THE BASIC FACTS AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE COUNTRIES.
                THIS CAN BE ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES OR GIVEN TO STUDENTS
                AS HANDOUTS.  THIS PART CAN SHOW A BRIEF "VIRTUAL TOUR OF
                THE COUNTRIES".
4.  10 POINTS:  AT LEAST 3 DIFFERENT CULTURAL ASPECTS OF THE COUNTRIES
                RESEARCHED, WITH GOOD DETAIL AND EXPLANATION.
5.   5 POINTS:  A GOOD INSTRUCTIONAL 30-MINUTE PRESENTATION TIME LIMIT...
                NOTE:  EACH GROUP MEMBER MUST HAVE 15 MINUTES OF
                INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING.
6.  10 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE GRAMMAR STRUCTURES FREE OF SPELLING ERRORS ON 
                EACH SLIDE OF THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION.  IN OTHER WORDS,
                I WANT A CLEAN, PROFESSIONALLY PRESENTED POWER POINT DOCU-
                MENT.
7.  10 POINTS:  INFORMATIVE AND KNOWLEDGEABLE PRESENTATION BY EACH INDIVI-
                DUAL.  I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF PREPARATION AND KNOWLEDGE 
                OF/FAMILIARITY WITH TOPIC, USING NO NOTES EXCEPT THOSE
                LISTED ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES.  REMEMBER THAT I DO NOT
                WANT JUST SIMPLY READING FROM THE SLIDES!
                I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS
                WITH THE CULTURAL TOPICS OF EACH COUNTRY.
8.   5 POINTS:  CREATIVE APPROACH TO CLASS INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT INVOLVE-
                MENT.  THIS INCLUDES ANY APPROPRIATE HANDOUTS THAT WILL
                ENHANCE CLASS INTERACTION WITH THE PRESENTATION.
9.  10 POINTS:  CLEAR/AUTHENTIC/FLUID SPANISH PRONUNCIATION WITH CONFIDENCE 
                IN VOICE QUALITY.
10.  5 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE USE OF THE INDICATIVE VS. THE SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
11.  5 POINTS:  AT LEAST 5 DIFFERENT VERB TENSES INCORPORATED BY EACH INDI-
                VIDUAL DURING THE ACTUAL PRESENTATION.
12.  5 POINTS:  OVERALL FLUIDITY IN GRAMMAR STRUCTURE AND SYNTAX DURING THE
                ACTUAL PRESENTATION.  THERE SHOULD BE VERY LITTLE PAUSE OR
                "CHOPPINESS" DURING YOUR PRESENTATION, AND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
                OF GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LEARNED DURING YOUR STUDY OF SPANISH
                WITH ME MUST BE EVIDENT!
13. 10 POINTS:  THE ACTUAL HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES THAT DEMONSTRATE STUDENT EN-
                GAGEMENT/INVOLVEMENT/INSTRUCTION DURING THE LEARNING PROCESS.
                AGAIN, HERE I WANT TO SEE GOOD CLEAR EVIDENCE OF CULTURAL
                COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS.
14.  5 POINTS:  AN APPROPRIATE CONCLUSION THAT SUMMARIZES THE GOALS OF THE
                PRESENTATION.  THIS SHOULD LEAVE US WITH A LASTING IMPRESSION
                THAT WILL "ENCOURAGE US TO WANT TO VISIT THE COUNTRIES"....

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: NOTE CHANGES!

1. 3/7/14:    SPANISH CLUB FILMS....EVERY FRIDAY DURING LUNCH...ROOM 243
2. 5/23/14:   MAKE-UP SESSION FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS DUE TO CLASS ABSENCES
              --LUNCH...11:40-NOON...LAB 242...NOTE: ALL GRADES HAVE BEEN
              POSTED IN POWER SCHOOL.  MANY OF YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS
              SESSION TO IMPROVE THE WEEKLY PARTICIPATION GRADES DUE TO
              ABSENCES....(SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR 
              GRADES TO THIS POINT.)....
3. 5/19-30/14: SPECIAL SOL TESTING SCHEDULE
4. 6/2/14:    HISPANIC COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS EXTRA CREDIT EVENTS VERIFICATION
              AND SUMMARIES DUE BY 3PM THIS DATE

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINING WEEKS OF CLASS THIS YEAR:

1. 5/19/14:  BLOCK 5 (12:55-2:05)
             --Collect all field trip forms for Kuba Kuba
             --PRESENTATION...Gavín y Esteban D....(Guatemala/España/Chile)
2. 5/20/14:  BLOCK 2 (8:35-10:55)
             --8:45-10:30...Cuban culture presentation/foods..(PLEASE TURN
               IN ALL FIELD TRIP FORMS PRIOR TO LEAVING FOR THIS TRIP!)
               KUBA KUBA
             --10:45-11:20...PRESENTATION...Virginia y Shweta...(Panamá/
               Colombia)...NOTE THAT THIS PRESENTATION WILL RUN IN TO THE
               LUNCH TIME!
3. 5/21/14:  BLOCK 5 (12:55-2:05)
             --PRESENTATION...Alonso y Castenango...(Costa Rica/Cuba)
             --PRESENTATION...Benjamín y Lola...(Nicaragua/Guatemala)
4. 5/22/14:  BLOCK 2 (11:40-12:50)
             --PRESENTATION...Maricruz y Mariana...(España/Uruguay)
             --PRESENTATION...Ema e Isabel...(Nicaragua/Las Islas Filipinas)
5. 5/23/14:  BLOCK 2 (9:19-9:54)-- LAB 242
             --PRESENTATION...Miguel y Paco...(Costa Rica/Cuba)
             BLOCK 5 (11:16-11:51)-- LAB 242
             --PRESENTATION...Mateo y Lógano...(España/México)
6. 5/26/14:  MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY--SCHOOL CLOSED!
7. 5/27/14:  BLOCK 2 (11:40-12:50)
             --PRESENTATION...Lilia y Mateo...(México/El Ecuador)
             --PRESENTATION...Isabela y Natalia...(España/La Argentina)
8. 5/28/14:  BLOCK 5 (8:35-10:55)
             --8:45-10:30...Cuban culture presentation/foods..(PLEASE TURN
               IN ALL FIELD TRIP FORMS PRIOR TO LEAVING FOR THIS TRIP!)
               KUBA KUBA
             --10:45-11:20..PRESENTATION...Ana María y Marina...(México/Chile)
               ...NOTE THAT THIS PRESENTATION WILL RUN IN TO THE LUNCH TIME!
9. 5/29/14:  BLOCK 2 (11:40-12:50)
             --PRESENTATION...Olivia y Joana...(Honduras/Bolivia/Las Islas
               Canarias)
             --PRESENTATION...Purnima y Chi Chi...(Guatemala/El Perú)
10. 5/30/14: BLOCK 5 (2:10-3:20)
             --PRESENTATION...Estela y Elisabet...(España/Puerto Rico)
             --PRESENTATION...Andrés y Jaime...(Las Islas Filipinas/Guinea
               Ecuatorial)
11. 6/2/14:  BLOCK 5 (12:25-1:50)
             --PRESENTATION...Guaco y Queso...(La Argentina/Bolivia)
             --PRESENTATION...Benezuelo y Esteban P....(Venezuela/El Perú)
12. 6/3/14:  BLOCK 2 (8:35-10:00)
             --PRESENTATION...Carolina y Pablo...(Nicaragua/Guinea Ecuatorial)
             --PRESENTATION...Fernando y Ryán...(Puerto Rico/Bolivia)
13. 6/4/14:  SENIOR SHOWCASE DAY--NO CLASSES!
14. 6/5/14:  BLOCK 2 (8:35-10:00)
             --LAST DAY OF CLASS
             --PRESENTATION...Sofía y Rocío...(Chile/Venezuela)
             --PRESENTATION...Ian y Colín...(El Perú/El Salvador)
15. 6/6/14:  BLOCK 5 (11:35-12:40)
             --LAST DAY OF CLASS
             --PRESENTATION...Marcos y Enrique...(Paraguay/Uruguay)
             --PRESENTATION...Paz y Benito...(Colombia/El Ecuador)
16. 6/10/14: BLOCK 2--FINAL EXAM
17. 6/11/14: BLOCK 5--FINAL EXAM

WEEK OF MAY 12-16, 2014:

1. AP EXAMS THIS WEEK!
2. REPORT TO LAB 318 MONDAY-THURSDAY AND LAB 242 ON FRIDAY.....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-FRIDAY, 5/12-16/14:

1.  ASSESSMENTS REVIEW WITH CORRECTIONS AND QUESTIONS:
    A. AP EXAM VOCABULARY TESTS...THEMES 4-5 (2 TESTS)
2.  Work on Showcase Presentations for the Spanish-speaking countries you
    have selected for comparisons/contrasts/connections of cultural aspects
    and concepts...(see details below).

NOTE EXTENDED DAY SCHEDULE DUE TO SNOW MAKE-UP....MONDAY-THURSDAY FOR THE 
REST OF THE YEAR....(SEE WEB CALENDAR FOR ENTIRE SCHEDULE)
--BLOCK 5: 12:25-1:50
--BLOCK 2: 8:35-10:00

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: NOTE CHANGES!

1. 3/7/14:    SPANISH CLUB FILMS....EVERY FRIDAY DURING LUNCH...ROOM 243
2. 5/23/14:   MAKE-UP SESSION FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS DUE TO CLASS ABSENCES
              --LUNCH...11:40-NOON...LAB 242...NOTE: ALL GRADES HAVE BEEN
              POSTED IN POWER SCHOOL.  MANY OF YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS
              SESSION TO IMPROVE THE WEEKLY PARTICIPATION GRADES DUE TO
              ABSENCES....(SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR 
              GRADES TO THIS POINT.)....
3. 5/2/14:    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...3:30-6:30PM...
              ROOM 339
4. 5/3/14:    ¡QUÉ PASA! FESTIVAL...CANAL WALK...11AM-7PM....
5. 5/5-16/14: AP EXAMS
6. 5/6/14:    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM-2014
              BREAKFAST IN ROOM 339, 7:30-8:20AM...(BAGELS, CREAM CHEESES,
                JUICES)
              REPORT TO BLACK BOX BY 8:30 PROMPTLY...(PENS, #2 PENCILS,
                BLANK PAPER, WATCH/TIME PIECE BUT NO CELL PHONES)
                BLACK BOX...(READING, LISTENING, WRITING)
                LAB 242.....(SPEAKING)

WEEK OF MAY 5-9, 2014:

1. AP EXAMS....
2. REPORT TO LAB 318 THIS WEEK....(WE MAY BE IN LAB 242 ON FRIDAY)....
3. BLOCK 2: FINAL REVIEW SESSION FOR THE AP EXAM, MONDAY, 5/5/14, ROOM 339...
   LUNCH, 11:35-12:15...(BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS!)

TO PREPARE FOR THE AP EXAM THIS WEEK ON 5/6/14:

1.  TRIANGULO WKBK.: USE THE ON-LINE LEARNING SITE TO PRACTICE ANY OF THE
    ACTIVITIES IN THEMES 4-6 THIS WEEKEND....(LISTENING/SPEAKING ESPECIALLY)
    STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEEK'S HOMEWORK FOCUSES ON THEMES 4-6 AND THEIR
    SUB-THEMES. USE THIS WEEK TO RESEARCH AND PREPARE ANSWERS TO THE CULTURAL
    CONNECTIONS QUESTIONS WITHIN THEMES 4-6....
2.  AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE SPEAKING
    PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM...(CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS)...FOLLOW THE
    INSTRUCTIONS I HAD GIVEN YOU LAST WEEK....
3.  AT HOME, WORK ON YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
    CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
    STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR REVIEW)
    A. Review the indicative and subjunctive moods of verbs....
    B. Review the relative pronouns structures....
    C. Review some of the concepts we have not completed yet in the workbook:
       --pages (173),177-179,192-196,201-203,207-208,212-213....
5.  Listen to Spanish music, television, news reports, etc......

5/6/14:  AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM-2014
         BREAKFAST IN ROOM 339, 7:30-8:15AM...(BAGELS, CREAM CHEESES,
            JUICES)
         REPORT TO BLACK BOX BY 8:30 PROMPTLY...(PENS, #2 PENCILS,
            BLANK PAPER, WATCH/TIME PIECE BUT NO CELL PHONES)
            BLACK BOX...(READING, LISTENING, WRITING)
            LAB 242.....(SPEAKING)

TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014:  ADVANCED PLACEMENT SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM 2014!!

1.  BREAKFAST WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR YOU IN ROOM 339 FROM 7:30-8:15AM....
    (ASSORTED JUICES, BAGELS AND CREAM CHEESES)
2.  REPORT TO THE BLACK BOX PROMPTLY AT 8:15AM FOR THE EXAM! GOOD LUCK!
    --WHAT TO BRING TO THE EXAM:
      --NO.2 SHARPENED PENCILS
      --PENS WITH BLACK OR DARK BLUE INK
      --A WATCH THAT DOES NOT BEEP NOR HAVE AN ALARM
      --PROPER IDENTIFICATION, IF NEEDED....
3.  WE HAVE WORKED EXTREMELY WELL TO PREPARE FOR THIS EXAM....NOW IT IS 
    TIME FOR YOU TO SHOW YOUR TALENTS WITH THE SPANISH LANGUAGE!  I AM
    PROUD OF EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU FOR ALL THE HARD WORK SHOWN!
    BE CONFIDENT, BE STRONG, BE DETERMINED TO EXCEL!!


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-FRIDAY, 5/5-9/14:

1.  ASSESSMENTS REVIEW WITH CORRECTIONS AND QUESTIONS:
    A. AP EXAM VOCABULARY TESTS...THEMES 4-5 (2 TESTS)
    B. INFORMAL/E-MAIL SHORT WRITINGS....(FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS)
2.  REPORT TO LAB 318 THIS WEEK:
    A. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
       1. Answers to the Lecturas exercises for Theme 4
       2. Review the rubrics for grading the exam...(writing/speaking)
       3. Student samples of free response sections...(comparisons to
          what you completed with the rubrics)
       4. Themes 3-6: selected free response practice activities, as a final
          review for the exam....
       5. An overall review of strategies and techniques for success on each
          part of the exam....(with a review of the 6 main themes)....
3.  Work on Showcase Presentations for the Spanish-speaking countries you
    have selected for comparisons/contrasts/connections of cultural aspects
    and concepts...(see details below).

SELECT TWO SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHOWCASE FOR
CULTURAL COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS IN MAY AFTER THE AP EXAMS HAVE CONCLUDED. 
YOU ARE TO WORK IN PAIRS ON THIS PRESENTATION.  THE FOLLOWING RUBRICS WILL
GIVE YOU THE GUIDELINES FOR THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION REQUIREMENTS.
   
POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  

INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING:  (BASED ON 100 POINTS:  NOTE THAT THIS
GRADE WILL ACCOUNT FOR MUCH OF THE MP4 AVERAGE!)
1.  10 POINTS:  AN ELECTRONIC COPY OF THE POWER POINT E-MAILED TO ME BY 3:00
                PM ON MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014.  THIS MUST BE THE FINISHED PRO-
                DUCT OF YOUR PRESENTATION.  ALSO INCLUDE A REFERENCE/SOURCES
                PAGE, USING THE PROPER FORMAT TAUGHT IN ENGLISH CLASSES.
2.   5 POINTS:  AN ORIGINAL/CREATIVE/COLORFUL INTRODUCTORY PAGE(S)/INTRO-
                DUCTION TO THE PRESENTATION.
3.   5 POINTS:  THE BASIC FACTS AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE COUNTRIES.
                THIS CAN BE ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES OR GIVEN TO STUDENTS
                AS HANDOUTS.  THIS PART CAN SHOW A BRIEF "VIRTUAL TOUR OF
                THE COUNTRIES".
4.  10 POINTS:  AT LEAST 3 DIFFERENT CULTURAL ASPECTS OF THE COUNTRIES
                RESEARCHED, WITH GOOD DETAIL AND EXPLANATION.
5.   5 POINTS:  A GOOD INSTRUCTIONAL 30-MINUTE PRESENTATION TIME LIMIT...
                NOTE:  EACH GROUP MEMBER MUST HAVE 15 MINUTES OF
                INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING.
6.  10 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE GRAMMAR STRUCTURES FREE OF SPELLING ERRORS ON 
                EACH SLIDE OF THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION.  IN OTHER WORDS,
                I WANT A CLEAN, PROFESSIONALLY PRESENTED POWER POINT DOCU-
                MENT.
7.  10 POINTS:  INFORMATIVE AND KNOWLEDGEABLE PRESENTATION BY EACH INDIVI-
                DUAL.  I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF PREPARATION AND KNOWLEDGE 
                OF/FAMILIARITY WITH TOPIC, USING NO NOTES EXCEPT THOSE
                LISTED ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES.  REMEMBER THAT I DO NOT
                WANT JUST SIMPLY READING FROM THE SLIDES!
                I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS
                WITH THE CULTURAL TOPICS OF EACH COUNTRY.
8.   5 POINTS:  CREATIVE APPROACH TO CLASS INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT INVOLVE-
                MENT.  THIS INCLUDES ANY APPROPRIATE HANDOUTS THAT WILL
                ENHANCE CLASS INTERACTION WITH THE PRESENTATION.
9.  10 POINTS:  CLEAR/AUTHENTIC/FLUID SPANISH PRONUNCIATION WITH CONFIDENCE 
                IN VOICE QUALITY.
10.  5 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE USE OF THE INDICATIVE VS. THE SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
11.  5 POINTS:  AT LEAST 5 DIFFERENT VERB TENSES INCORPORATED BY EACH INDI-
                VIDUAL DURING THE ACTUAL PRESENTATION.
12.  5 POINTS:  OVERALL FLUIDITY IN GRAMMAR STRUCTURE AND SYNTAX DURING THE
                ACTUAL PRESENTATION.  THERE SHOULD BE VERY LITTLE PAUSE OR
                "CHOPPINESS" DURING YOUR PRESENTATION, AND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
                OF GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LEARNED DURING YOUR STUDY OF SPANISH
                WITH ME MUST BE EVIDENT!
13. 10 POINTS:  THE ACTUAL HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES THAT DEMONSTRATE STUDENT EN-
                GAGEMENT/INVOLVEMENT/INSTRUCTION DURING THE LEARNING PROCESS.
                AGAIN, HERE I WANT TO SEE GOOD CLEAR EVIDENCE OF CULTURAL
                COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS/CONNECTIONS.
14.  5 POINTS:  AN APPROPRIATE CONCLUSION THAT SUMMARIZES THE GOALS OF THE
                PRESENTATION.  THIS SHOULD LEAVE US WITH A LASTING IMPRESSION
                THAT WILL "ENCOURAGE US TO WANT TO VISIT THE COUNTRIES"....

WEEK OF MAY 12-16, 2014:

1. AP EXAMS THIS WEEK!
2. REPORT TO LAB 318 THIS WEEK.....

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: NOTE CHANGES!

1. 3/7/14:    SPANISH CLUB FILMS....EVERY FRIDAY DURING LUNCH...ROOM 243
2. 5/2/14:    MAKE-UP SESSION FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS DUE TO CLASS ABSENCES
              --LUNCH...11:40-NOON...LAB 242...NOTE: ALL GRADES HAVE BEEN
              POSTED IN POWER SCHOOL.  MANY OF YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS
              SESSION TO IMPROVE THE WEEKLY PARTICIPATION GRADES DUE TO
              ABSENCES....(SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR 
              GRADES TO THIS POINT.)....
3. 3/5/14:    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM PRACTICE SESSIONS BEGIN
              TODAY AND WILL BE HELD EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY UNTIL
              THE END OF APRIL....7:45-8:30AM, ROOM 339...AS OF 3/19/14
              EACH SESSION WILL BE A DIFFERENT PRACTICE TOPIC, SO TRY TO
              ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS IF POSSIBLE.
4. 4/26/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...9AM-12NOON...
              ROOM 243
5. 4/27/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...1-4PM....
              ROOM 243
6. 4/14-18/14: SPRING BREAK

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: NOTE CHANGES!

1. 3/7/14:    SPANISH CLUB FILMS....EVERY FRIDAY DURING LUNCH...ROOM 243
2. 5/2/14:    MAKE-UP SESSION FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS DUE TO CLASS ABSENCES
              --LUNCH...11:40-NOON...LAB 242...NOTE: ALL GRADES HAVE BEEN
              POSTED IN POWER SCHOOL.  MANY OF YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS
              SESSION TO IMPROVE THE WEEKLY PARTICIPATION GRADES DUE TO
              ABSENCES....(SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR 
              GRADES TO THIS POINT.)....
3. 3/5/14:    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM PRACTICE SESSIONS BEGIN
              TODAY AND WILL BE HELD EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY UNTIL
              THE END OF APRIL....7:45-8:30AM, ROOM 339...AS OF 3/19/14
              EACH SESSION WILL BE A DIFFERENT PRACTICE TOPIC, SO TRY TO
              ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS IF POSSIBLE.
4. 4/26/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...9AM-12NOON...
              ROOM 243
5. 4/27/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...1-4PM....
              ROOM 243
6. 4/14-18/14: SPRING BREAK
7. 5/2/14:    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...3:30-6:30PM...
              ROOM 339
8. 5/5-16/14: AP EXAMS
9. 5/6/14:    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM-2014
              BREAKFAST IN ROOM 339, 7:30-8:20AM...(BAGELS, CREAM CHEESES,
                JUICES)
              REPORT TO BLACK BOX BY 8:30 PROMPTLY...(PENS, #2 PENCILS,
                BLANK PAPER, WATCH/TIME PIECE BUT NO CELL PHONES)


HOMEWORK FOR THE WEEK OF 4/28-5/2/14:

1.  TRIANGULO WKBK.: USE THE ON-LINE LEARNING SITE TO PRACTICE ANY OF THE
    ACTIVITIES IN THEMES 4-6 THIS WEEKEND....(LISTENING/SPEAKING ESPECIALLY)
    STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEEK'S HOMEWORK FOCUSES ON THEMES 4-6 AND THEIR
    SUB-THEMES. USE THIS WEEK TO RESEARCH AND PREPARE ANSWERS TO THE CULTURAL
    CONNECTIONS QUESTIONS WITHIN THEMES 4-6....
2.  AT HOME, PRACTICE THE 20-SECOND AND 2-MINUTE TIME FRAMES FOR THE SPEAKING
    PORTIONS OF THE AP EXAM...(CONVERSACIONES AND DISCURSOS)...FOLLOW THE
    INSTRUCTIONS I HAD GIVEN YOU LAST WEEK....
3.  AT HOME, CHOOSE YOUR SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO USE AS CULTURAL
    CONNECTIONS/COMPARISONS/CONTRASTS TO THE TOPICS IN THE 6 THEMES OF
    STUDY....(RESEARCH/INVESTIGATE THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS.)....
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR REVIEW)
    A. Review the indicative and subjunctive moods of verbs....
    B. Review the relative pronouns structures....
    C. Review some of the concepts we have not completed yet in the workbook:
       --pages (173),177-179,192-196,201-203,207-208,212-213....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/28-29/14: 

1.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!! (AND ANSWER BOOKLET FOR UVM!)
2.  ASSESSMENTS REVIEW WITH CORRECTIONS AND QUESTIONS:
    A. AP EXAM VOCABULARY TESTS...THEMES 4-5 (2 TESTS)
    B. INFORMAL/E-MAIL SHORT WRITINGS....(FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS)
3.  Distribution of sheet with 3 published comparative/presentational
    speaking/presentational writing AP Exam topics...(adapted from the
    AP French Exam from Dr. McLees)....class discussion and strategies
    for investigation of the topics as related to the AP Spanish Exam
    for 2014.
4.  Class discussion on the practice exam format notes/sheets distributed
    Sat.-Sun. for the practice exam sessions...(those who did not take the
    practice exam during the weekend sessions will receive copies in class
    today)....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 3--LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA
    BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    (EMPHASIS THIS WEEK IS ON THE FREE-RESPONSE SECTIONS, ESPECIALLY THE
     2 SPEAKING ASSESSMENTS.)
    A. page 101:      introduction page
    B. pages 102-109: La educación y las carreras profesionales
    C. pages 110-118: El entretenimiento y el ocio
    D. pages 119-126: Los estilos de vida
    E. pages 127-134: Las relaciones personales
    F. pages 135-142: Las tradiciones y los valores sociales
    G. pages 143-150: El trabajo voluntario
    
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 4--LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS
    BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    (EMPHASIS THIS WEEK IS ON THE FREE-RESPONSE SECTIONS, ESPECIALLY THE
     2 SPEAKING ASSESSMENTS.)
    A. page 151:      introduction page
    B. pages 152-159: La enajenación y la asimilación
    C. pages 160-168: Los héroes y los personajes históricos
    D. pages 169-176: La identidad nacional y la identidad étnica
    E. pages 177-185: Las creencias personales
    F. pages 186-193: Los intereses personales
    G. pages 194-202: La autoestima
    
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/30-5/1/14:

1.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!! (AND ANSWER BOOKLET FOR UVM!)
2.  ASSESSMENTS REVIEW WITH CORRECTIONS AND QUESTIONS:
    A. AP EXAM VOCABULARY TESTS...THEMES 4-5 (2 TESTS)
    B. INFORMAL/E-MAIL SHORT WRITINGS....(FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS)
3.  THE SPEAKING PORTION OF THE FREE-RESPONSE SECTION TO THE 2014 PRACTICE
    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM...(FROM THE WEEKEND SESSIONS):
    LAB 242 DURING THE FOLLOWING TIMES OF CLASS:
    BLOCK 5:  12:30-1:15PM
               1:15-1:50PM (multiple choice section answers/writing results
                            and rubrics)
    BLOCK 2:   8:30-9:15AM
               9:15-10:00AM (multiple choice section answers/writing results
                             and rubrics)
4.  MORNING EXTRA PRACTICE REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (CONTENT)
    (ROOM 339, 7:45-8:30 AM, WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY)
    A. 3/5-6:    pages 253-257,261 (Belleza/estética--arquitectura)
    B. 3/12-13:  pages 261,258-260 (Belleza/estética--arquitectura)
    C. 3/19:     pages 260,268,262-264 (Belleza/estética--defs./belleza)
    D. 3/20:     pages 268,265-267 (Belleza/estética--defs./belleza)
    E. 3/26:     pages 276,269-275 (Belleza/estética--defs./creatividad)
    F. 3/27:     pages 283,277-282 (Belleza/estética--moda/diseño)
    G. 4/2:      pages 290,284-289 (Belleza/estética--lenguaje/literatura)
    H. 4/3:      pages 298,291-297(Belleza/estética--artes visuales/escénicas)
    I. 4/9:      pages 210,203-209 (familias/comunidades--tradiciones/valores)
    J. 4/10:     pages 219,211-218 (familias/comunidades--comunid./educativas)
    K. 4/23:     pages 227,220-226 (familias/comunidades--estruct./familia)
    L. 4/24:     pages 235,228-234 (familias/comunidades--ciudadanía global)
    M. 4/30:     pages 244,236-243 (familias/comunidades--geografía humana)
    N. 5/1:      pages 252,245-251 (familias/comunidades--redes sociales)

5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 3--LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA
    BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    A. page 101:      introduction page
    B. pages 102-109: La educación y las carreras profesionales
    C. pages 110-118: El entretenimiento y el ocio
    D. pages 119-126: Los estilos de vida
    E. pages 127-134: Las relaciones personales
    F. pages 135-142: Las tradiciones y los valores sociales
    G. pages 143-150: El trabajo voluntario
    
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 4--LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS
    BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    A. page 151:      introduction page
    B. pages 152-159: La enajenación y la asimilación
    C. pages 160-168: Los héroes y los personajes históricos
    D. pages 169-176: La identidad nacional y la identidad étnica
    E. pages 177-185: Las creencias personales
    F. pages 186-193: Los intereses personales
    G. pages 194-202: La autoestima
    
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

FRIDAY, 5/2/14: REPORT TO LAB 242 AND BRING TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.!

1.  WE WILL HAVE ONE OF THESE 2 ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY:
    A. Guest speaker from Spain...Montse Mansilla (Granada)
       ...exchange student staying with Logan Ziegler's family
    B. We will continue our discussions on Themes 3-4 of the Triángulo 
       Aprobado wkbk., from this week's plans:
    BLOCK 2:_________________________________________________________________

    BLOCK 5:_________________________________________________________________


IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: NOTE CHANGES!

1. 4/21-22/14:VOCABULARY TEST ON THEME 5 OF THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.,
              PAGES 210,219,227,235,244,252!
2. 3/7/14:    SPANISH CLUB FILMS....EVERY FRIDAY DURING LUNCH...ROOM 243
3. 4/25/14:   MAKE-UP SESSION FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS DUE TO CLASS ABSENCES
              --LUNCH...11:40-NOON...LAB 242...NOTE: ALL GRADES HAVE BEEN
              POSTED IN POWER SCHOOL.  MANY OF YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS
              SESSION TO IMPROVE THE WEEKLY PARTICIPATION GRADES DUE TO
              ABSENCES....(SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR 
              GRADES TO THIS POINT.)....
4. 3/5/14:    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM PRACTICE SESSIONS BEGIN
              TODAY AND WILL BE HELD EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY UNTIL
              THE END OF APRIL....7:45-8:30AM, ROOM 339...AS OF 3/19/14
              EACH SESSION WILL BE A DIFFERENT PRACTICE TOPIC, SO TRY TO
              ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS IF POSSIBLE.
5. 4/26/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...9AM-12NOON...
              ROOM 243
6. 4/27/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...1-4PM....
              ROOM 243
7. 4/14-18/14: SPRING BREAK
8. 4/21/14:   INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGES HONOR SOCIETIES INDUCTION CEREMONY
              AND RECEPTION--7PM--AUDITORIUM

APRIL 14-18, 2014--SPRING BREAK--¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 4/21-24/14:

1.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/21-22/14!!
    A. pages 210,219,227,235,244,252....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--
       THEME 5....
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
2.  TRIANGULO WKBK.: USE THE ON-LINE LEARNING SITE TO PRACTICE ANY OF THE
    ACTIVITIES IN THEMES 3-5 OVER THE SPRING BREAK VACATION....
    STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEEK'S HOMEWORK FOCUSES ON THEMES 3-4 AND THEIR
    SUB-THEMES. USE THIS WEEK TO RESEARCH AND PREPARE ANSWERS TO THE CULTURAL
    CONNECTIONS QUESTIONS WITHIN THEMES 3-4....
3.  MP3 GRADES AND COMMENTS HAVE BEEN POSTED /VERIFIED/FINALIZED IN POWER
    SCHOOL.  ALL MAKE-UP PARTICIPATION POINTS HAVE BEEN ENTERED AS WELL.
    SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING YOUR GRADES.
4. 4/21/14:   INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGES HONOR SOCIETIES INDUCTION CEREMONY
              AND RECEPTION--7PM--AUDITORIUM
              --ALL NEW MEMBERS AND PARENTS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND!
              --CURRENT MEMBERS PLEASE PROVIDE HOME-MADE DESSERTS FOR THE
                RECEPTION!  AND YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AS WELL.......
                THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 4/21-24/14: 

1.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/21-22/14!!
    A. pages 210,219,227,235,244,252....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--
       THEME 5....
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION) 
3.  TRIANGULO WKBK.: 
    NOTE: ALL STUDENTS SHOULD BE REGISTERED WITH THE LEARNING SITE AND ABLE
    TO ACCESS YOUR CODES BY MONDAY, 3/24/14.  PLEASE SEE ME IF YOU ARE HAVING
    DIFFICULTY WITH THE CODE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS BELOW, AND I WILL DIRECT YOU
    TO STUDENTS WHO CAN HELP YOU.
    STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEEK'S HOMEWORK FOCUSES ON THEMES 3-4 AND THEIR
    SUB-THEMES. USE THIS WEEK TO RESEARCH AND PREPARE ANSWERS TO THE CULTURAL
    CONNECTIONS QUESTIONS WITHIN THEMES 3-4....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: USE THE FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS TO REGISTER/SIGN-IN WITH
    THE ON-LINE LEARNING SITE (YOU WILL NEED YOUR ACCESS CODE IN THE FRONT
    OF THE WORKBOOK):

Your Teacher Codes: TriJenkins10141   and   TriJenkins10142 (case sensitive)
                    (BLOCK 5)               (BLOCK 2)

You do not need to enter these codes anywhere on the Learning Site. However,
you do need to distribute them to your student(s) with the following instructions:
 
1. Go to learningsite.waysidepublishing.com and log in. If you are not a
registered user you must register first. See the instructions on the right
hand side of the login screen. You must click on Create new account. The next
screen will help you create your profile and register with our Learning Site.
After you register you are ready to use your Student Access Code and the Book
Code. 
2. Explore the blocks of options on the left of your screen and find the
Enrollment Codes block. 
3. Click on Enter Code within that block. 
4. On the next screen enter your Book Code and Student Access Code in the
appropriate fields. 
5. Double check the numbers you have entered and click Submit. 
6. Once the system indicates that your code has been accepted click Continue
and refresh your browser . 
7. If you are using more than one textbook, repeat steps 1-5 above for each
textbook (i.e., start from the Enrollment Codes block). 
8. Note that there are two reasons your Student Access Code may be rejected by
the system: 1) The code has already been used, or 2) You have not entered the
correct code. → If you are sure that you have not previously used the Student
Access Code, or that you have entered the correct code please contact us at
support@waysidepublishing.com 
9. Upon entering the codes you will be enrolled in your respective Community
Forum. The Community Forum is a place where you can share ideas with fellow
students and communicate with teachers from all over the world. It’s also a
place for resources in addition to those in your textbook. Click on either the
name or the picture of the Community Forum to gain entry. 
10. To enroll in your specific teacher’s course log in at
http://learningsite.waysidepublishing.com with your newly acquired credentials
and go to the Teacher Code Registration block on the left-hand side of your
screen. 
11. Click on the link in that block, enter the code your teacher provided you
with in the appropriate field, and click Save and exit. You may have to
refresh your browser again or log out and log back in. 
12. Go back to your home page and you will see the courses you are enrolled
in. You will be enrolled in two courses: the Community Forum and your
teacher’s course, which accompanies your textbook. 
13. Note that if you are using more than one Wayside textbook, you will have
to enter a Teacher Code for each book (through the Teacher Code Registration
block) in order to be enrolled in all the courses you are attending with your
teacher (i.e., repeat steps 10-12). 


5.  MORNING EXTRA PRACTICE REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (CONTENT)
    (ROOM 339, 7:45-8:30 AM, WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY)
    A. 3/5-6:    pages 253-257,261 (Belleza/estética--arquitectura)
    B. 3/12-13:  pages 261,258-260 (Belleza/estética--arquitectura)
    C. 3/19:     pages 260,268,262-264 (Belleza/estética--defs./belleza)
    D. 3/20:     pages 268,265-267 (Belleza/estética--defs./belleza)
    E. 3/26:     pages 276,269-275 (Belleza/estética--defs./creatividad)
    F. 3/27:     pages 283,277-282 (Belleza/estética--moda/diseño)
    G. 4/2:      pages 290,284-289 (Belleza/estética--lenguaje/literatura)
    H. 4/3:      pages 298,291-297(Belleza/estética--artes visuales/escénicas)
    I. 4/9:      pages 210,203-209 (familias/comunidades--tradiciones/valores)
    J. 4/10:     pages 219,211-218 (familias/comunidades--comunid./educativas)
    K. 4/23:     pages 227,220-226 (familias/comunidades--estruct./familia)
    L. 4/24:     pages 235,228-234 (familias/comunidades--ciudadanía global)
6.  Assessments/evaluations reviews:
    A. SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
       FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....
7.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 3--LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA
    BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    A. page 101:      introduction page
    B. pages 102-109: La educación y las carreras profesionales
    C. pages 110-118: El entretenimiento y el ocio
    D. pages 119-126: Los estilos de vida
    E. pages 127-134: Las relaciones personales
    F. pages 135-142: Las tradiciones y los valores sociales
    G. pages 143-150: El trabajo voluntario
    
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________
8.  NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2014:
    A. RAW SCORES FOR ACHIEVEMENT AND PROFICIENCY SECTIONS....
9.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 4--LAS IDENTIDADES PERSONALES Y PÚBLICAS
    BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    A. page 151:      introduction page
    B. pages 152-159: La enajenación y la asimilación
    C. pages 160-168: Los héroes y los personajes históricos
    D. pages 169-176: La identidad nacional y la identidad étnica
    E. pages 177-185: Las creencias personales
    F. pages 186-193: Los intereses personales
    G. pages 194-202: La autoestima
    
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

FRIDAY, 4/25/14: REPORT TO LAB 242 AND BRING TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.!

1.  We will continue our discussions on Themes 3-4 of the Triángulo Aprobado
    wkbk., from this week's plans:
    BLOCK 2:_________________________________________________________________

    BLOCK 5:_________________________________________________________________

AP LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM: (ATTEND ONE OF THE TWO SESSIONS)
SATURDAY, 4/26/14, ROOM 243, 9AM-12NOON
SUNDAY, 4/27/14, ROOM 243, 1-4PM

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/28-29/14:

1.  TRIANGULO WKBK.: USE THE ON-LINE LEARNING SITE TO PRACTICE ANY OF THE
    ACTIVITIES IN THEMES 5-6 THIS WEEKEND....(LISTENING/SPEAKING ESPECIALLY)
    STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEEK'S HOMEWORK FOCUSES ON THEMES 5-6 AND THEIR
    SUB-THEMES. USE THIS WEEK TO RESEARCH AND PREPARE ANSWERS TO THE CULTURAL
    CONNECTIONS QUESTIONS WITHIN THEMES 5-6....

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: NOTE CHANGES!

1. 4/9-10/14: VOCABULARY TEST ON THEME 4 OF THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.,
              PAGES 159,168,176,185,193,202!
2. 3/7/14:    SPANISH CLUB FILMS....EVERY FRIDAY DURING LUNCH...ROOM 243
3. 4/9/14:    MAKE-UP SESSION FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS DUE TO CLASS ABSENCES
              --LUNCH...11:40-NOON...LAB 242...NOTE: ALL GRADES HAVE BEEN
              POSTED IN POWER SCHOOL.  MANY OF YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS
              SESSION TO IMPROVE THE WEEKLY PARTICIPATION GRADES DUE TO
              ABSENCES....(SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR 
              GRADES TO THIS POINT.)....
4. 4/11/14:   MP3 REPORT CARDS DISTRIBUTED
5. 3/5/14:    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM PRACTICE SESSIONS BEGIN
              TODAY AND WILL BE HELD EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY UNTIL
              THE END OF APRIL....7:45-8:30AM, ROOM 339...AS OF 3/19/14
              EACH SESSION WILL BE A DIFFERENT PRACTICE TOPIC, SO TRY TO
              ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS IF POSSIBLE.
6. 4/7-8/14:  NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2014--LAB 242
7. 4/26/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...9AM-12NOON...
              (MORE DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING.)
8. 4/27/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...1-4PM....
              (MORE DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING.)
9. 4/14-18/14: SPRING BREAK

THE WEEK OF 4/7-11/14:

1.  4/7-8/14: REPORT EARLY TO LAB 242 FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE 2014
    NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM!  PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT POSSIBLE TO BE PRESENT
    ON THESE EXAM DAYS!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/9-10/14 !!
    A. pages 159,168,176,185,193,202 ....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--
       THEME 4....
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
3.  TRIANGULO WKBK.: USE THE ON-LINE LEARNING SITE TO PRACTICE ANY OF THE
    ACTIVITIES IN THEME 3...LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA.....

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/7-8/14: REPORT EARLY TO LAB 242 FOR THE NSE 2014!

1.  REPORT EARLY TO LAB 242 FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE NATIONAL SPANISH
    EXAM 2014! PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT POSSIBLE TO BE PRESENT ON THESE
    EXAM DAYS!
2.  TO BETTER PREPARE FOR THIS EXAM, VISIT THE WEBSITE THIS WEEKEND AND
    PRACTICE THE VOCABULARY AND PREVIOUS EXAMS LISTED....

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/9-10/14: REPORT TO REGULAR CLASSROOMS TODAY!

1.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/9-10/14!!
    A. pages 159,168,176,185,193,202 ....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--
       THEME 4....
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION) 
3.  TRIANGULO WKBK.: USE THE ON-LINE LEARNING SITE TO PRACTICE ANY OF THE
    ACTIVITIES IN THEME 3...LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA.....
    NOTE: ALL STUDENTS SHOULD BE REGISTERED WITH THE LEARNING SITE AND ABLE
    TO ACCESS YOUR CODES BY MONDAY, 3/24/14.  PLEASE SEE ME IF YOU ARE HAVING
    DIFFICULTY WITH THE CODE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS BELOW, AND I WILL DIRECT YOU
    TO STUDENTS WHO CAN HELP YOU.
    STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEEK'S HOMEWORK FOCUSES ON THEME 3 AND ITS 6
    SUB-THEMES. USE THIS WEEK TO RESEARCH AND PREPARE ANSWERS TO THE CULTURAL
    CONNECTIONS QUESTIONS WITHIN THIS THEME 3....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: USE THE FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS TO REGISTER/SIGN-IN WITH
    THE ON-LINE LEARNING SITE (YOU WILL NEED YOUR ACCESS CODE IN THE FRONT
    OF THE WORKBOOK):

Your Teacher Codes: TriJenkins10141   and   TriJenkins10142 (case sensitive)
                    (BLOCK 5)               (BLOCK 2)

You do not need to enter these codes anywhere on the Learning Site. However,
you do need to distribute them to your student(s) with the following instructions:
 
1. Go to learningsite.waysidepublishing.com and log in. If you are not a
registered user you must register first. See the instructions on the right
hand side of the login screen. You must click on Create new account. The next
screen will help you create your profile and register with our Learning Site.
After you register you are ready to use your Student Access Code and the Book
Code. 
2. Explore the blocks of options on the left of your screen and find the
Enrollment Codes block. 
3. Click on Enter Code within that block. 
4. On the next screen enter your Book Code and Student Access Code in the
appropriate fields. 
5. Double check the numbers you have entered and click Submit. 
6. Once the system indicates that your code has been accepted click Continue
and refresh your browser . 
7. If you are using more than one textbook, repeat steps 1-5 above for each
textbook (i.e., start from the Enrollment Codes block). 
8. Note that there are two reasons your Student Access Code may be rejected by
the system: 1) The code has already been used, or 2) You have not entered the
correct code. → If you are sure that you have not previously used the Student
Access Code, or that you have entered the correct code please contact us at
support@waysidepublishing.com 
9. Upon entering the codes you will be enrolled in your respective Community
Forum. The Community Forum is a place where you can share ideas with fellow
students and communicate with teachers from all over the world. It’s also a
place for resources in addition to those in your textbook. Click on either the
name or the picture of the Community Forum to gain entry. 
10. To enroll in your specific teacher’s course log in at
http://learningsite.waysidepublishing.com with your newly acquired credentials
and go to the Teacher Code Registration block on the left-hand side of your
screen. 
11. Click on the link in that block, enter the code your teacher provided you
with in the appropriate field, and click Save and exit. You may have to
refresh your browser again or log out and log back in. 
12. Go back to your home page and you will see the courses you are enrolled
in. You will be enrolled in two courses: the Community Forum and your
teacher’s course, which accompanies your textbook. 
13. Note that if you are using more than one Wayside textbook, you will have
to enter a Teacher Code for each book (through the Teacher Code Registration
block) in order to be enrolled in all the courses you are attending with your
teacher (i.e., repeat steps 10-12). 


5.  MORNING EXTRA PRACTICE REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (CONTENT)
    (ROOM 339, 7:45-8:30 AM, WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY)
    A. 3/5-6:    pages 253-257,261 (Belleza/estética--arquitectura)
    B. 3/12-13:  pages 261,258-260 (Belleza/estética--arquitectura)
    C. 3/19:     pages 260,268,262-264 (Belleza/estética--defs./belleza)
    D. 3/20:     pages 268,265-267 (Belleza/estética--defs./belleza)
    E. 3/26:     pages 276,269-275 (Belleza/estética--defs./creatividad)
    F. 3/27:     pages 283,277-282 (Belleza/estética--moda/diseño)
    G. 4/2:      pages 290,284-289 (Belleza/estética--lenguaje/literatura)
    H. 4/3:      pages 298,291-297(Belleza/estética--artes visuales/escénicas)
    I. 4/9:      pages 210,203-209 (familias/comunidades--tradiciones/valores)
    J. 4/10:     pages 219,211-218 (familias/comunidades--comunid./educativas)
6.  Assessments/evaluations reviews:
    A. Relative pronouns quiz
    B. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO THEME 3 VOCABULARY TEST
    C. SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
       FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....
    D. Indefinite and negative expressions quiz (pair work)
7.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 3--LA VIDA CONTEMPORÁNEA
    BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    A. page 101:      introduction page
    B. pages 102-109: La educación y las carreras profesionales
    C. pages 110-118: El entretenimiento y el ocio
    D. pages 119-126: Los estilos de vida
    E. pages 127-134: Las relaciones personales
    F. pages 135-142: Las tradiciones y los valores sociales
    G. pages 143-150: El trabajo voluntario
    
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________
8.  NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2014:
    A. RAW SCORES FOR ACHIEVEMENT AND PROFICIENCY SECTIONS....

FRIDAY, 4/11/14: REPORT TO LAB 242 AND BRING TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.!

1.  We will continue our discussions on Theme 3 of the Triángulo Aprobado
    wkbk., from 4/9-10 plans:
    BLOCK 2:_________________________________________________________________

    BLOCK 5:_________________________________________________________________
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. THEME 2: I will give the answers to all of the lecturas in the 6 sub-
       themes.
3.  MP3 GRADES AND COMMENTS HAVE BEEN POSTED /VERIFIED/FINALIZED IN POWER
    SCHOOL.  ALL MAKE-UP PARTICIPATION POINTS HAVE BEEN ENTERED AS WELL.
    SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING YOUR GRADES.


IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: NOTE CHANGES!

1. 4/9-10/14: VOCABULARY TEST ON THEME 4 OF THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.,
              PAGES 159,168,176,185,193,202!
2. 3/7/14:    SPANISH CLUB FILMS....EVERY FRIDAY DURING LUNCH...ROOM 243
3. 4/4/14:    SPECIAL SCHEDULE--ODD CLASSES AND ALUMNI SHOWCASE
              END OF MARKING PERIOD 3
4. 4/4/14:    MAKE-UP SESSION FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS DUE TO CLASS ABSENCES
              --LUNCH...11:40-NOON...LAB 242...NOTE: ALL GRADES HAVE BEEN
              POSTED IN POWER SCHOOL.  MANY OF YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS
              SESSION TO IMPROVE THE WEEKLY PARTICIPATION GRADES DUE TO
              ABSENCES....(SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR 
              GRADES TO THIS POINT.)....
5. 3/5/14:    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM PRACTICE SESSIONS BEGIN
              TODAY AND WILL BE HELD EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY UNTIL
              THE END OF APRIL....7:45-8:30AM, ROOM 339...AS OF 3/19/14
              EACH SESSION WILL BE A DIFFERENT PRACTICE TOPIC, SO TRY TO
              ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS IF POSSIBLE.
6. 4/7-8/14:  NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2014--LAB 242
7. 4/26/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...9AM-12NOON...
              (MORE DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING.)
8. 4/27/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...1-4PM....
              (MORE DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING.)
9. 4/14-18/14: SPRING BREAK


HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 3/31/14-4/3/14: NOTE UVM CHANGES!

1.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 4/9-10/14 !!
    A. pages 159,168,176,185,193,202 ....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--
       THEME 4....
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TO CLASS TOO!! (DUE 4/2-3)
    A. pages 159-168: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional).  
4.  TRIANGULO WKBK.: USE THE ON-LINE LEARNING SITE TO PRACTICE ANY OF THE
    ACTIVITIES IN THEME 2...LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA..........
    NOTE: ALL STUDENTS SHOULD BE REGISTERED WITH THE LEARNING SITE AND ABLE
    TO ACCESS YOUR CODES BY MONDAY, 3/24/14.  PLEASE SEE ME IF YOU ARE HAVING
    DIFFICULTY WITH THE CODE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS BELOW, AND I WILL DIRECT YOU
    TO STUDENTS WHO CAN HELP YOU.
    STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEEK'S HOMEWORK FOCUSES ON THEME 2 AND ITS 6
    SUB-THEMES. USE THIS WEEK TO RESEARCH AND PREPARE ANSWERS TO THE CULTURAL
    CONNECTIONS QUESTIONS WITHIN THIS THEME 2....
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: USE THE FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS TO REGISTER/SIGN-IN WITH
    THE ON-LINE LEARNING SITE (YOU WILL NEED YOUR ACCESS CODE IN THE FRONT
    OF THE WORKBOOK):

Your Teacher Codes: TriJenkins10141   and   TriJenkins10142 (case sensitive)
                    (BLOCK 5)               (BLOCK 2)

You do not need to enter these codes anywhere on the Learning Site. However,
you do need to distribute them to your student(s) with the following instructions:
 
1. Go to learningsite.waysidepublishing.com and log in. If you are not a
registered user you must register first. See the instructions on the right
hand side of the login screen. You must click on Create new account. The next
screen will help you create your profile and register with our Learning Site.
After you register you are ready to use your Student Access Code and the Book
Code. 
2. Explore the blocks of options on the left of your screen and find the
Enrollment Codes block. 
3. Click on Enter Code within that block. 
4. On the next screen enter your Book Code and Student Access Code in the
appropriate fields. 
5. Double check the numbers you have entered and click Submit. 
6. Once the system indicates that your code has been accepted click Continue
and refresh your browser . 
7. If you are using more than one textbook, repeat steps 1-5 above for each
textbook (i.e., start from the Enrollment Codes block). 
8. Note that there are two reasons your Student Access Code may be rejected by
the system: 1) The code has already been used, or 2) You have not entered the
correct code. → If you are sure that you have not previously used the Student
Access Code, or that you have entered the correct code please contact us at
support@waysidepublishing.com 
9. Upon entering the codes you will be enrolled in your respective Community
Forum. The Community Forum is a place where you can share ideas with fellow
students and communicate with teachers from all over the world. It’s also a
place for resources in addition to those in your textbook. Click on either the
name or the picture of the Community Forum to gain entry. 
10. To enroll in your specific teacher’s course log in at
http://learningsite.waysidepublishing.com with your newly acquired credentials
and go to the Teacher Code Registration block on the left-hand side of your
screen. 
11. Click on the link in that block, enter the code your teacher provided you
with in the appropriate field, and click Save and exit. You may have to
refresh your browser again or log out and log back in. 
12. Go back to your home page and you will see the courses you are enrolled
in. You will be enrolled in two courses: the Community Forum and your
teacher’s course, which accompanies your textbook. 
13. Note that if you are using more than one Wayside textbook, you will have
to enter a Teacher Code for each book (through the Teacher Code Registration
block) in order to be enrolled in all the courses you are attending with your
teacher (i.e., repeat steps 10-12). 

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-FRIDAY, 3/31-4/4/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 1---BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR
    IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    A. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
       --We will finish pages 47-49, from last week's plans.
       BLOCK 5:_____________________________________________________________

       BLOCK 2:_____________________________________________________________
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 2--LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA
    BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    A. page 51: introduction page
    B. pages 52-59: El acceso a la tecnología
    C. pages 60-67: Los efectos de la tecnología en el individuo
    D. pages 68-75: El cuidado de la salud y la medicina
    E. pages 76-83: Las innovaciones tecnológicas
    F. pages 84-91: Los fenómenos naturales
    G. pages 92-100: La ciencia y la ética
    
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

              _______________________________________________________________
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TO CLASS TOO!!
    A. pages 159-168: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa on page 170, we will 
       simply read over and review vocabulary in the 2 sections/temas....
       HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK ON 4/2-3/14!
       --REVIEW OF ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE HAD ON THESE PAGES....
       --BLOCK 5:___________________________________________________________
        
       --BLOCK 2:___________________________________________________________
5.  MORNING EXTRA PRACTICE REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (CONTENT)
    (ROOM 339, 7:45-8:30 AM, WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY)
    A. 3/5-6:    pages 253-257,261 (Belleza/estética--arquitectura)
    B. 3/12-13:  pages 261,258-260 (Belleza/estética--arquitectura)
    C. 3/19:     pages 260,268,262-264 (Belleza/estética--defs./belleza)
    D. 3/20:     pages 268,265-267 (Belleza/estética--defs./belleza)
    E. 3/26:     pages 276,269-275 (Belleza/estética--defs./creatividad)
    F. 3/27:     pages 283,277-282 (Belleza/estética--moda/diseño)
    G. 4/2:      pages 290,284-289 (Belleza/estética--lenguaje/literatura)
    H. 4/3:      pages 298,291-297(Belleza/estética--artes visuales/escénicas)
6.  Assessments/evaluations reviews:
    A. Relative pronouns quiz
    B. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO THEME 3 VOCABULARY TEST
    C. SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
       FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....
7. BLOCK 5 FOR FRIDAY, 4/4: REPORT TO LAB 242 TO PRACTICE FOR THE 2014
   NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/17-18/14:

1.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/24-25!!
    A. pages 109,118,126,134,142,150 ....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--
       THEME 3....
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 151-158: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa, simply read over and
       study the 2 sections/temas....
       --NOTE: TAKE EXTRA TIME ON THESE PAGES AS THEY DEAL WITH RELATIVE
         PRONOUNS AND THEIR USES!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 143-150: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa, simply read over and
       study the 2 sections/temas....
4.  BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: USE THE FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS TO REGISTER/SIGN-IN WITH
    THE ON-LINE LEARNING SITE (YOU WILL NEED YOUR ACCESS CODE IN THE FRONT
    OF THE WORKBOOK):

Your Teacher Codes: TriJenkins10141   and   TriJenkins10142 (case sensitive)
                    (BLOCK 5)               (BLOCK 2)

You do not need to enter these codes anywhere on the Learning Site. However,
you do need to distribute them to your student(s) with the following instructions:
 
1. Go to learningsite.waysidepublishing.com and log in. If you are not a
registered user you must register first. See the instructions on the right
hand side of the login screen. You must click on Create new account. The next
screen will help you create your profile and register with our Learning Site.
After you register you are ready to use your Student Access Code and the Book
Code. 
2. Explore the blocks of options on the left of your screen and find the
Enrollment Codes block. 
3. Click on Enter Code within that block. 
4. On the next screen enter your Book Code and Student Access Code in the
appropriate fields. 
5. Double check the numbers you have entered and click Submit. 
6. Once the system indicates that your code has been accepted click Continue
and refresh your browser . 
7. If you are using more than one textbook, repeat steps 1-5 above for each
textbook (i.e., start from the Enrollment Codes block). 
8. Note that there are two reasons your Student Access Code may be rejected by
the system: 1) The code has already been used, or 2) You have not entered the
correct code. → If you are sure that you have not previously used the Student
Access Code, or that you have entered the correct code please contact us at
support@waysidepublishing.com 
9. Upon entering the codes you will be enrolled in your respective Community
Forum. The Community Forum is a place where you can share ideas with fellow
students and communicate with teachers from all over the world. It’s also a
place for resources in addition to those in your textbook. Click on either the
name or the picture of the Community Forum to gain entry. 
10. To enroll in your specific teacher’s course log in at
http://learningsite.waysidepublishing.com with your newly acquired credentials
and go to the Teacher Code Registration block on the left-hand side of your
screen. 
11. Click on the link in that block, enter the code your teacher provided you
with in the appropriate field, and click Save and exit. You may have to
refresh your browser again or log out and log back in. 
12. Go back to your home page and you will see the courses you are enrolled
in. You will be enrolled in two courses: the Community Forum and your
teacher’s course, which accompanies your textbook. 
13. Note that if you are using more than one Wayside textbook, you will have
to enter a Teacher Code for each book (through the Teacher Code Registration
block) in order to be enrolled in all the courses you are attending with your
teacher (i.e., repeat steps 10-12). 

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/17-18/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 143-150: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa, simply read over and
       study the 2 sections/temas....
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND REVIEW OF ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY
         HAVE HAD ON THESE PAGES ON 3/17-18/14!
       --BLOCK 5:___________________________________________________________
        
       --BLOCK 2:___________________________________________________________
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 151-158: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa, simply read over and
       study the 2 sections/temas....
       --NOTE: TAKE EXTRA TIME ON THESE PAGES AS THEY DEAL WITH RELATIVE
         PRONOUNS AND THEIR USES!
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND REVIEW OF ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY
         HAVE HAD ON THESE PAGES ON 3/17-18/14!
       --BLOCK 5:___________________________________________________________
        
       --BLOCK 2:___________________________________________________________
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 1---BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR
    IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    A. pages 30-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    B. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/19-20/14:

1.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/24-25!!
    A. pages 109,118,126,134,142,150 ....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--
       THEME 3....
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE RELATIVE PRONOUNS!! (PAGES 151-158, UVM WKBK.)
3.  MORNING EXTRA PRACTICE REVIEW SESSIONS FOR THE AP EXAM: (CONTENT)
    (ROOM 339, 7:45-8:30 AM, WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY)
    A. 3/5-6:    pages 253-257,261 (Belleza/estética--arquitectura)
    B. 3/12-13:  pages 261,258-260 (Belleza/estética--arquitectura)
    C. 3/19:     pages 260,268,262-264 (Belleza/estética--defs./belleza)
    D. 3/20:     pages 268,265-267 (Belleza/estética--defs./belleza)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/19-20/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. pages 143-158: finish all work not completed from 3/17-18 plans....
    B. QUIZ TODAY ON THE RELATIVE PRONOUNS!! (PAGES 151-158, UVM WKBK.)
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 1---BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR
    IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    A. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    B. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 2--LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA
    
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

FRIDAY, 3/21/14: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  BRING YOUR TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. AND YOUR NOTEBOOK TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. Continue with plans from this week (above)......
    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/24-25!!
    A. pages 109,118,126,134,142,150 ....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--
       THEME 3....
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
       --Use some of the class time today to continue planning and preparing
         for this test on Theme 3.....
4.  SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
    FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/10-11/14:

1.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/10-11!!
    A. pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--THEME 2!
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/10-11/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/10-11!!  (30-45 MINUTES)
    A. pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--THEME 2!
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
3.  Distribution of 10 explanation sheets as to the strategy applied and
    suggested for success on this new form of the 2014 AP Spanish Language
    and Culture Exam.....(read and discuss in class today)....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/12-13/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 143-150: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa, simply read over and
       study the 2 sections/temas....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/12-13/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 143-150: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa, simply read over and
       study the 2 sections/temas....
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND REVIEW OF ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY
         HAVE HAD ON THESE PAGES ON WED.-THURS., 3/12-13/14!
       --BLOCK 5:___________________________________________________________
        
       --BLOCK 2:___________________________________________________________
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 1---BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR
    IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    A. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....
    B. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --lecturas, Ilustraciones con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos....
    C. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    D. pages 26-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    E. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    F. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________
4.  SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
    FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 2--LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA
    A. pages 51-100: we will begin selected sections to these pages, if time 
       permits....
    B. Students should begin to organize notes/vocabulary expressions/answers
       to the cultural questions for comparisons/contrasts/connections....
       --pages 51-100....
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

FRIDAY, 3/14/14: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  BRING YOUR TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. AND YOUR NOTEBOOK TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. Continue with plans from 3/12-13/14 above......
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/24-25!!
    A. pages 109,118,126,134,142,150 ....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--
       THEME 3....
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
       --Use some of the class time today to continue planning and preparing
         for this test on Theme 3.....


NOTE EXTENDED DAY SCHEDULE DUE TO SNOW MAKE-UP....MONDAY-THURSDAY FOR THE 
COMING WEEKS....(SEE WEB CALENDAR FOR ENTIRE SCHEDULE)
--BLOCK 5: 12:25-1:50
--BLOCK 2: 8:35-10:00

NOTE: DUE TO THE WEATHER-RELATED MISSED CLASSES, WE WILL JUST CONTINUE WITH
OUR REGULAR MONDAY-TUESDAY SCHEDULE WHEN WE RETURN.....HOWEVER, THE THEME 2
VOCABULARY TEST WILL STILL BE ON MONDAY-TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK!!

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

1. 3/3-9/14:  NATIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGES WEEK
2. 3/10-11/14: VOCABULARY TEST ON THEME 2 OF THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.,
               PAGES 59,67,75,83,91,100!
3. 3/7/14:    SPANISH CLUB FILMS....EVERY FRIDAY DURING LUNCH...ROOM 243
4. 3/7/14:    MP3 INTERIMS POSTED IN POWER SCHOOL
5. 3/7/14:    MAKE-UP SESSION FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS DUE TO CLASS ABSENCES
              --LUNCH...11:40-NOON...LAB 242...NOTE: ALL GRADES HAVE BEEN
              POSTED IN POWER SCHOOL.  MANY OF YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS
              SESSION TO IMPROVE THE WEEKLY PARTICIPATION GRADES DUE TO
              ABSENCES....(SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR 
              GRADES TO THIS POINT.)....
6. 3/5/14:    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM PRACTICE SESSIONS BEGIN
              TODAY AND WILL BE HELD EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY UNTIL
              THE END OF APRIL....7:45-8:30AM, ROOM 339...THE SESSION WILL
              BE THE SAME FOR EACH OF THE 2 DAYS AND WILL CHANGE BY WEEK...
              YOU CAN ATTEND ONE OR BOTH IF YOU LIKE....
7. 4/26/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...9AM-12NOON...
              (MORE DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING.)
8. 4/27/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...1-4PM....
              (MORE DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING.)
9. 4/14-18/14: SPRING BREAK
10. 4/7-11/14: NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2014--LAB 242


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 3/3-6/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS THIS WEEK!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 143-150: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa, simply read over and
       study the 2 sections/temas....
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND REVIEW OF ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY
         HAVE HAD ON THESE PAGES ON WED.-THURS., 3/5-6/14!
       --BLOCK 5:___________________________________________________________
        
       --BLOCK 2:___________________________________________________________
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 1---BE PREPARED ANY DAY THIS WEEK FOR
    IN-CLASS ASSESSMENTS ON THESE TOPICS!
    A. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....
    B. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --lecturas, Ilustraciones con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos....
    C. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    D. pages 26-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    E. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    F. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________
4.  SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
    FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....
5.  Return/review corrections to the Theme 1 Vocabulary Test of the Triángulo
    Aprobado Wkbk.....
6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:  THEME 2--LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA
    A. pages 51-100: we will begin selected sections to these pages, if time 
       permits....
    B. Students should begin to organize notes/vocabulary expressions/answers
       to the cultural questions for comparisons/contrasts/connections....
       --pages 51-100....
    --BLOCK 5:_______________________________________________________________

    --BLOCK 2:_______________________________________________________________

FRIDAY, 3/7/14: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  BRING YOUR TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. AND YOUR NOTEBOOK TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  Distribution of 10 explanation sheets as to the strategy applied and
    suggested for success on this new form of the 2014 AP Spanish Language
    and Culture Exam.....(read and discuss in class today)....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/10-11!!
    A. pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--THEME 2!
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
       --Use some of the class time today to continue planning and preparing
         for this test on Theme 2.....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/10-11/14:

1.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/10-11!!
    A. pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--THEME 2!
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/10-11/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 3/10-11!!  (30-45 MINUTES)
    A. pages 59,67,75,83,91,100....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS--THEME 2!
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)

9.  PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES: THURSDAY, 2/20/14, 4-7PM....NOTE THAT DUE
    TO MY COLLEGE CLASSES I WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE THAT EVENING SO PLEASE HAVE
    PARENTS CONTACT ME BY PHONE TO ARRANGE TIME TO TALK IF NEEDED....
10. INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL FAIR...SATURDAY, 2/22, 8AM-1PM....
    SHH MEMBERS PLEASE CONTRIBUTE AND DONATE A DESSERT FOR THE FUNCTION...
    (SEE CHRISTIAN GOODWIN/SAMANTHA MARQUEZ/ME FOR DETAILS)....
    --THANK YOU TO ALL WHO CONTRIBUTED TO THE SUCCESS OF THE FESTIVAL!


NOTE EXTENDED DAY SCHEDULE DUE TO SNOW MAKE-UP....MONDAY-THURSDAY FOR THE 
COMING WEEKS....(SEE WEB CALENDAR FOR ENTIRE SCHEDULE)
--BLOCK 5: 12:25-1:50
--BLOCK 2: 8:35-10:00

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

1. 3/3-9/14:  NATIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGES WEEK
2. 3/5-6/14:  TEST ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE!
3. 3/7/14:    SPANISH CLUB FILMS....EVERY FRIDAY DURING LUNCH...ROOM 243
4. 3/7/14:    MP3 INTERIMS POSTED IN POWER SCHOOL
5. 3/7/14:    MAKE-UP SESSION FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS DUE TO CLASS ABSENCES
              --LUNCH...11:40-NOON...LAB 242...NOTE: ALL GRADES HAVE BEEN
              POSTED IN POWER SCHOOL.  MANY OF YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS
              SESSION TO IMPROVE THE WEEKLY PARTICIPATION GRADES DUE TO
              ABSENCES....(SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR 
              GRADES TO THIS POINT.)....
6. 3/5/14:    AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM PRACTICE SESSIONS BEGIN
              TODAY AND WILL BE HELD EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY UNTIL
              THE END OF APRIL....7:45-8:30AM, ROOM 339...THE SESSION WILL
              BE THE SAME FOR EACH OF THE 2 DAYS AND WILL CHANGE BY WEEK...
              YOU CAN ATTEND ONE OR BOTH IF YOU LIKE....
7. 4/26/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...9AM-12NOON...
              (MORE DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING.)
8. 4/27/14:   AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PRACTICE EXAM...1-4PM....
              (MORE DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING.)
9. 4/14-18/14: SPRING BREAK
10. 4/7-11/14: NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2014--LAB 242



HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/24-25/14:

1.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/24-25!!
    A. pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/24-25/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/24-25!!  (30-45 MINUTES)
    A. pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)


2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 131-135: Los adjetivos y pronombres posesivos....review the
       structures with examples and completion/correction of HW exercises,
       new vocabulary expressions from each page....
    B. pages 136-138: Los adjetivos y pronombres demostrativos....review the
       structures with examples and completion/correction of HW exercises,
       new vocabulary expressions from each page....
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK ON PAGES 131-138 TODAY!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....
    B. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --lecturas, Ilustraciones con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos....
    C. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    D. pages 26-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    E. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    F. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/19-20/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. pages 139-142: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa, simply read over and
       study the 4 sections/temas....
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/24-25--NOTE DATE CHANGES!!
    A. pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 18, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 25, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 26-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 34, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 41, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
7.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 50, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/19-20/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 139-142: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa, simply read over and
       study the 4 sections/temas....
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY AND REVIEW OF ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY
         HAVE HAD ON THESE PAGES!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....
    B. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --lecturas, Ilustraciones con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos....
    C. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    D. pages 26-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    E. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    F. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
4.  SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
    FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....

NOTE CHANGES IN PLANS DUE TO THE INCLEMENT WEATHER....

MONDAY, 2/17/14: STAFF DEVELOPMENT--NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, BLOCK 2, 2/18/14: (SAME AS FOR BLOCK 5 FOR 2/12)

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 131-135: Los adjetivos y pronombres posesivos....review the
       structures with examples and completion/correction of HW exercises,
       new vocabulary expressions from each page....
    B. pages 136-138: Los adjetivos y pronombres demostrativos....review the
       structures with examples and completion/correction of HW exercises,
       new vocabulary expressions from each page....
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK ON PAGES 131-138 TODAY!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....
    B. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --lecturas, Ilustraciones con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos....
    C. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    D. pages 26-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    E. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    F. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/19-20/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. pages 139-142: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa, simply read over and
       study the 4 sections/temas....
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: TEST ON 2/24-25--NOTE DATE CHANGES!!
    A. pages 10,18,25,34,41,50....TEST ON ALL VOCABULARY SECTIONS!
       (SPANISH DEFINITION TO SPANISH VOCABULARY EXPRESSION)
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 18, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 25, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 26-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 34, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
6.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 41, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
7.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 50, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/19-20/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 139-142: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
       ....for the Actividades de comunicación creativa, simply read over and
       study the 4 sections/temas....
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY AND REVIEW OF ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY
         HAVE HAD ON THESE PAGES!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....
    B. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --lecturas, Ilustraciones con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos....
    C. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    D. pages 26-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    E. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    F. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
4.  SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
    FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/10-11/14:

1.  ORAL SPEAKING ACTIVITY TODAY ON ARGENTINA! BRING ALL NOTES AND REVIEW
    THEM IN PREPARATION FOR THE ASSESSMENT.
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 18, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 25, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 26-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 34, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
5.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. pages 131-135: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/10-11/14:

1.  ORAL SPEAKING ACTIVITY TODAY ON ARGENTINA!  BRING ALL NOTES FROM THE 
    PRESENTATIONS LAST WEEK AND REVIEW THEM IN PREPARATION FOR THE ASSESSMENT!
    --FROM THE PRESENTATION WITH ANTONINA/MATT KING/INTERNET RESEARCH, 
      STUDENTS WILL BE PLACED IN SELECTED GROUPS TO REFLECT AND DISCUSS THE
      MANY CULTURAL ASPECTS LEARNED ABOUT THIS MAGNIFICENT COUNTRY.  THE
      SPEAKING ASSESSMENT WILL LAST ABOUT 10-15 MINUTES, AND STUDENTS WILL
      BE GRADED ON THE FOLLOWING RUBRICS:
      25%    ENTHUSIASM/CONFIDENCE/PREPARATION/KNOWLEDGE OF CONTENT
      25%    USE OF APPROPRIATE VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
      25%    CLEAR PRONUNCIATION AND APPROPRIATE FLUENCY
      25%    CORRECT GRAMMAR SYNTAX AND STRUCTURE
    --NOTE: GRADES WILL BE IN POWER SCHOOL BY FRIDAY, 2/14/14!
2.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 131-135: Los adjetivos y pronombres posesivos....review the
       structures with examples and completion/correction of HW exercises,
       new vocabulary expressions from each page....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....
    B. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --lecturas, Ilustraciones con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos....
    C. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
5.  SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
    FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/12-13/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. pages 136-138: complete all exs. as shown, checking answers prior to
       class and defining any new vocabulary expressions (optional)....
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 26-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 34, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 41, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 50, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/12-13/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 136-138: Los adjetivos y pronombres demostrativos....review the
       structures with examples and completion/correction of HW exercises,
       new vocabulary expressions from each page....
       --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK ON PAGES 131-138 TODAY!
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....
    B. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --lecturas, Ilustraciones con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos....
    C. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    D. pages 26-34: Los desafíos mundiales--La población y la demografía....
       --lecturas, lecturas con audio, audios, correos electrónicos, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    E. pages 35-41: Los desafíos mundiales--El bienestar social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
    F. pages 42-50: Los desafíos mundiales--La conciencia social....
       --lecturas, ilustración con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos, preguntas culturales....
4.  SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
    FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 2/14/14: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY!
¡FELIZ DÍA DE SAN VALENTÍN!

1.  PLEASE BRING ONLY THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (LOS DESAFÍOS MUNDIALES)
    A. pages 1-10,11-18,19-25,26-34,35-41,42-50:  
       --continue from this week's plans....

DUE TO THE CLOSING OF SCHOOL ON 1/29-30 AND THE 2-HR. DELAYED OPENING ON 1/31
BECAUSE OF THE SNOW CONDITIONS, 1/31 CLASSES WERE ONLY 25 MINUTES EACH AND WE
TALKED BRIEFLY ABOUT THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
--GRADES FORMAT FOR MP2 AND COMMENTS/E1/S1...(SEE ME IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU 
  WANT TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO DISCUSS YOUR GRADES)
--AP EXAM REGISTRATION BOOKLETS AND INFORMATION SHEETS
--INTENT TO RETURN FORMS
--COURSE OPTIONS FOR SPANISH FOR 2014-2015

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/3-4/14:

1.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 18, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/3-4/14:

1.  ORAL SPEAKING ACTIVITY TODAY ON ARGENTINA!  BRING ALL NOTES FROM THE 
    PRESENTATIONS LAST WEEK AND REVIEW THEM IN PREPARATION FOR THE ASSESSMENT!
    --FROM THE PRESENTATION WITH ANTONINA/MATT KING/INTERNET RESEARCH, 
      STUDENTS WILL BE PLACED IN SELECTED GROUPS TO REFLECT AND DISCUSS THE
      MANY CULTURAL ASPECTS LEARNED ABOUT THIS MAGNIFICENT COUNTRY.  THE
      SPEAKING ASSESSMENT WILL LAST ABOUT 10-15 MINUTES, AND STUDENTS WILL
      BE GRADED ON THE FOLLOWING RUBRICS:
      25%    ENTHUSIASM/CONFIDENCE/PREPARATION/KNOWLEDGE OF CONTENT
      25%    USE OF APPROPRIATE VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
      25%    CLEAR PRONUNCIATION AND APPROPRIATE FLUENCY
      25%    CORRECT GRAMMAR SYNTAX AND STRUCTURE

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. page 129: Actividades de comunicación creativa...(brief discussion)....
    B. pages 131-135: Los adjetivos y pronombres posesivos....review the
       structures with examples and completion/correction of exercises,
       new vocabulary expressions from each page....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages I-XVI: finish the introductory review of these pages from
       previous plans...(we will continue on page VII where we left off
       before)....
    B. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....
4.  SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
    FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/5-6/14:

1.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 19-25: Los desafíos mundiales--El pensamiento filosófico y la  
       religión....
       --review these indicated pages in preparation for in-class activities
         reflecting the new format of the AP Spanish Language and Culture
         Exam for 2014....especially study page 25, which summarizes the
         important topics of this sub-theme and introduces new vocabulary
         expressions....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/5-6/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. pages 129/131-135: finish/review from 2/3-4 plans....
    B. pages 136-139: Los adjetivos y pronombres demostrativos....review the
       structures with examples and completion/correction of exercises,
       new vocabulary expressions from each page....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages I-XVI: finish the introductory review of these pages from
       previous plans...
    B. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....
    C. pages 11-18: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas del medio ambiente....
       --lecturas, Ilustraciones con audio, audios, correos electrónicos,
         ensayo, conversaciones, discursos....
4.  SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
    FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 2/7/14: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  PLEASE BRING ONLY THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 1-10:  continue from this week's plans....
    B. pages 11-18: continue from this week's plans....

9.  PARTICIPATION POINTS MAKE-UP DAYS FOR ABSENCES FROM CLASS:
    --10/18,10/25....LUNCH, LAB 242
    --11/1...........LUNCH, LAB 242
    --12/13..........LUNCH, LAB 242
    --1/10,1/17......LUNCH, LAB 242

NOTE EXTENDED DAY SCHEDULE DUE TO SNOW MAKE-UP....MONDAY-THURSDAY FOR THE
NEXT EIGHT BLOCK PERIODS...2/3-2/13....(SEE WEB CALENDAR FOR ENTIRE SCHEDULE)
--BLOCK 3: 10:10-11:40
--BLOCK 4: 10:10-11:40
--BLOCK 6: 12:15-1:45

DUE TO THE CLOSING OF SCHOOL ON 1/29-30 AND THE 2-HR. DELAYED OPENING ON 1/31
BECAUSE OF THE SNOW CONDITIONS, 1/31 CLASSES WERE ONLY 25 MINUTES EACH AND WE
TALKED BRIEFLY ABOUT THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
--GRADES FORMAT FOR MP2 AND COMMENTS/E1/S1...(SEE ME IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU 
  WANT TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO DISCUSS YOUR GRADES)
--AP EXAM REGISTRATION BOOKLETS AND INFORMATION SHEETS
--INTENT TO RETURN FORMS
--COURSE OPTIONS FOR SPANISH FOR 2014-2015


IMPORTANT NOTICES FOR STUDENTS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER AND CHANGES IN THE
EXAM SCHEDULE:
A.  FIRST SEMESTER EXAMS ARE NOW "STUDENT OPTION".  IF YOU WISH TO TAKE THE
    EXAM, PLEASE NOTIFY ME BY 3PM ON TUESDAY, 1/28.  THOSE WHO WISH TO TAKE
    THE EXAM WILL THEN MEET AS A GROUP TO ORGANIZE A SET TIME WHERE ALL CAN
    TAKE THE EXAM TOGETHER.
    LISTED BELOW IS THE EXAM FORMAT AND STRUCTURE:

EXAM FORMAT AND CONTENT: (100 POINTS)

I.  INTERPRETIVE LISTENING: (20 POINTS)
    A. RESUMEN DEL CONTENIDO DE UNA NARRACIÓN....(10 POINTS)
    B. PREGUNTAS DE OPCIÓN MÚLTIPLE DE UNA NARRACIÓN HISTÓRICA...(10 POINTS)
II. PRESENTATIONAL WRITING:(2 OF THE FOLLOWING AT 20 POINTS EACH): (40 POINTS)
    A. FROM THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (ACTIVIDADES DE COMUNICACIÓN CREATIVA)
       1. PAGE 30, B.#2
       2. PAGE 52, B.#1, B.#2
       3. PAGE 72, B.#1, B.#5
       4. PAGE 96, B.#1
III.INTERPRETIVE READING: (20 POINTS)
    A. CHOOSE 1 OF 3 PRINTED NARRATIVES AND REACT IN A WELL-ORGANIZED ESSAY.
IV. INTERPERSONAL/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (20 POINTS)
    A. (THIS PART WILL BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE ACTUAL EXAM DATE...SEE INFOR-
        MATION SHEETS FOR INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS.)

B.  "STUDENT OPTION" EXAMS WILL BE ADMINISTERED FROM JANUARY 29-FEBRUARY 7.
    SEE THE SCHOOL WEBSITE FOR SPECIFIC TIMES AND INFORMATION, OR SEE ME....
C.  I, PERSONALLY, WILL NOT BE GIVING A REQUIRED FIRST SEMESTER EXAM.  THERE-
    FORE, YOUR SEMESTER GRADE WILL BE BASED ON 50% MP1 AND 50% MP2.  FOR THE
    NEXT TWO WEEKS WE WILL CONTINUE WITH OUR CLASS PLANS AS LISTED BELOW, BUT
    THE MAJORITY OF YOUR WORK WILL BE DONE DURING THE CLASS TIME.  PLUS, ANY
    GRADED WORK GIVEN DURING THIS TIME WILL COUNT TOWARDS MP3.  NOTE PLEASE
    THAT WE WILL BE COMPLETING THE SPEAKING ASSESSMENT FROM THE EXAM AS AN
    ORAL CLASS ACTIVITY....


MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/27-28/14:

1.  SPEAKING ASSESSMENT SECTION FROM THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM!!
    --THIS WILL NOW COUNT AS A MAJOR SPEAKING ASSESSMENT GRADE FOR MP3!
    --(SEE DETAILS ON DISTRIBUTED INFORMATION SHEETS)

----INTERPERSONAL/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING.     
Durante los varios viernes escolares del primer semestre la clase ha escuchado
y apuntado por lo menos 27 diferentes videos los cuales tratan de aspectos
culturales de los países de habla española.  El deber de cada estudiante es
trabajar en grupos de no más de tres personas charlando (de), comparando,
contrastando y conectando el contenido notado de los temas culturales de los
videos vistos por las actualidades.  Cada estudiante debe mostrar verificación
de conocer bien los apuntes del contenido de los videos que ha mirado por
hablar con confianza y buena fluidez de voz por una hora durante la última
clase antes de empezar los exámenes semestrales.  Además cada grupo debe
identificar y categorizar los videos según los seis temas centrales, globales
y culturales del nuevo examen de AP de Idioma y Cultura los cuales son….los
desafíos mundiales, la ciencia y la tecnología, la vida contemporánea, las
identidades personales y públicas, las familias y las comunidades, y la
belleza y la estética.  Y es posible también referir a los apuntes durante
todo el hablar.  Yo le evaluaré a cada estudiante según las rúbricas dadas.

2.  WINTER BREAK ASSIGNMENT: NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW RECORDINGS FOR
    INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS....DISCUSS FORMAT OF GRADING AND
    REFER TO POWER SCHOOL TO VIEW GRADES RECEIVED....
3.  SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS FROM THE NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS....DISCUSS
    FORMAT FOR GRADING THESE ESSAYS....CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/29-30/14:

1.  PLEASE BRING BOTH WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: BRING ANSWER KEY BOOKLET TODAY TOO!!
    A. page 129: Actividades de comunicación creativa...(brief discussion)....
    B. pages 131-135: Los adjetivos y pronombres posesivos....review the
       structures with examples and completion/correction of exercises,
       new vocabulary expressions from each page....
3.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages I-XVI: finish the introductory review of these pages from
       previous plans...(we will continue on page VII where we left off
       before)....
    B. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 1/31/14: MEET IN REGULAR CLASSROOM TODAY!

1.  PLEASE BRING ONLY THE TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages I-XVI: review/finish from 1/29-30 plans....
    B. pages 1-10:  continue from 1/29-30 plans....

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENT DUE TO THE WEATHER AND CLASS
SCHEDULE CHANGES:
THE FIRST DAY WE COME BACK TO SCHOOL WILL MOST LIKELY BE AN ALL-CLASSES DAY,
SO WE WILL COMPLETE A MODIFIED, SHORTENED VERSION OF THE SPEAKING ASSESSMENT
TO THE EXAM.  BE READY TO TALK AS SOON AS CLASS BEGINS!  THE SEMESTER EXAMS
WILL MOST LIKELY FOLLOW NEXT WEEK......  BE PREPARED FOR THESE CHANGES TO OUR
SCHEDULE!  I WILL CHANGE THE DATES ON THE PLANS BELOW ONCE I FIND OUT THE
EXACT SCHEDULE FOR RETURN TO SCHOOL.....  SR. JENKINS



TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 1/21-22/14:

1.  SPEAKING ASSESSMENT SECTION TO THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM!!
    (SEE DETAILS ON DISTRIBUTED INFORMATION SHEETS)

    IV.  INTERPERSONAL/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING.     (20 PUNTOS)
Durante los varios viernes escolares del primer semestre la clase ha escuchado
y apuntado por lo menos 27 diferentes videos los cuales tratan de aspectos
culturales de los países de habla española.  El deber de cada estudiante es
trabajar en grupos de no más de tres personas charlando (de), comparando,
contrastando y conectando el contenido notado de los temas culturales de los
videos vistos por las actualidades.  Cada estudiante debe mostrar verificación
de conocer bien los apuntes del contenido de los videos que ha mirado por
hablar con confianza y buena fluidez de voz por una hora durante la última
clase antes de empezar los exámenes semestrales.  Además cada grupo debe
identificar y categorizar los videos según los seis temas centrales, globales
y culturales del nuevo examen de AP de Idioma y Cultura los cuales son….los
desafíos mundiales, la ciencia y la tecnología, la vida contemporánea, las
identidades personales y públicas, las familias y las comunidades, y la
belleza y la estética.  Y es posible también referir a los apuntes durante
todo el hablar.  Yo le evaluaré a cada estudiante según las rúbricas dadas.

2.  WINTER BREAK ASSIGNMENT: NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW RECORDINGS FOR
    INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS....DISCUSS FORMAT OF GRADING AND
    REFER TO POWER SCHOOL TO VIEW GRADES RECEIVED....
3.  REVIEW SEMESTER EXAM FORMAT AND STRUCTURE...(SEE BELOW)....

FIRST SEMESTER EXAM SCHEDULE FOR AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CLASSES:

BLOCK 5:  1/24/14...8:50-10:50AM...(8:40-10:55AM)...ROOM 243
BLOCK 2:  1/28/14...8:50-10:50AM...(8:40-10:55AM)...ROOM 339

EXAM FORMAT AND CONTENT: (100 POINTS)

I.  INTERPRETIVE LISTENING: (20 POINTS)
    A. RESUMEN DEL CONTENIDO DE UNA NARRACIÓN....(10 POINTS)
    B. PREGUNTAS DE OPCIÓN MÚLTIPLE DE UNA NARRACIÓN HISTÓRICA...(10 POINTS)
II. PRESENTATIONAL WRITING:(2 OF THE FOLLOWING AT 20 POINTS EACH): (40 POINTS)
    A. FROM THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (ACTIVIDADES DE COMUNICACIÓN CREATIVA)
       1. PAGE 30, B.#2
       2. PAGE 52, B.#1, B.#2
       3. PAGE 72, B.#1, B.#5
       4. PAGE 96, B.#1
III.INTERPRETIVE READING: (20 POINTS)
    A. CHOOSE 1 OF 3 PRINTED NARRATIVES AND REACT IN A WELL-ORGANIZED ESSAY.
IV. INTERPERSONAL/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (20 POINTS)
    A. (THIS PART WILL BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE ACTUAL EXAM DATE...SEE INFOR-
        MATION SHEETS FOR INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS.)

WEDNESDAY, 1/29/14: TEACHER WORK DAY--NO CLASSES!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 1/30-31/14:

1.  

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/13-14/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.113-123: NOTE...continuing with these pages the review emphasis will 
    be on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have....)
    --p.113-123: study the grammar content of these pages, and complete all
      exs. as shown, checking answers prior to class....
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE INDICATED PAGES!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 11-12,26-27....los desafíos mundiales....
    read and study lecturas, answering the questions that follow each and 
    defining all new vocabulary express. in each lectura...(I expect to see 
    many vocabulary expressions noted!)
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 10,18,25,34,41,50...Los desafíos mundiales....
    review the vocabulario y preguntas culturales in preparation for the 
    Capítulo uno activities....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 1-4,19,35,42-43,52-53...read and study lecturas, 
    answering the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary 
    express. in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions 
    noted!)
    ----REVIEW THESE LECTURAS NOTING/DEFINING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
        IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO....
    ----plus, more work on pages 52-53/291-292, from previous plans.... 
        REVIEW THE ASSIGNMENTS GIVEN ON THESE PAGES, AS WE WILL ACTUALLY TALK 
        ABOUT THEM TODAY!
5.  NOTE: VIDEOS 25-27 MUST BE COMPLETED BY 1/21-22, THE DAY OF THE SPEAKING
    ASSESSMENT SECTION OF THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/13-14/14:

1.  Return/review corrections to quizzes from p.97-112 of the UVM wkbk.
2.  Distribution of information sheets for the speaking assessment section
    of the first semester exam, with discussion of rubrics for grading....
    --DISCUSSION ABOUT THE SPEAKING PORTION TO THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM:
       THE FOCUS HERE WILL BE ON THE 27 CULTURAL VIDEOS YOU HAVE
       USED IN CLASS DURING THE COURSE OF THE SEMESTER, WITH THE
       NOTES YOU HAVE TAKEN ON EACH ONE.  NOTE: YOU NEED TO FIND, 
       ORGANIZE, AND CATEGORIZE EACH VIDEO WITH NOTES ACCORDING TO
       AT LEAST ONE OF THE 6 MAIN THEMES OF THE NEW AP SPANISH 
       LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM FORMAT....(IN OTHER WORDS, PUT
       ALL VIDEO NOTES IN ORDER AND BE READY TO DISCUSS THEM THROUGH
       ACTIVITIES AND DIRECTIONS GIVEN BY ME....)
       --THE SPEAKING PORTION OF THE EXAM WILL BE DURING CLASS ON JANUARY 
         21-22, 2014!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.113-123: NOTE...continuing with these pages the review emphasis will 
    be on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have....)
    --p.113-123: study the grammar content of these pages, and complete all
      exs. as shown, checking answers prior to class....
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!  WE WILL REVIEW ANY QUESTIONS YOU
      MAY HAVE HAD ON THE EXERCISES, NOTING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
      ON THE VARIOUS PAGES.....
4.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. INTRODUCTION TO THE CONTENT AND FORMAT OF THE WORKBOOK, WITH EXPLANA-
       TION OF THE NEW AP EXAM SECTIONS/FORMAT....PAGES I-XVI.
       1. Themes, sub-themes, cultural selections....
   

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/15-16/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.123-128: NOTE...continuing with these pages the review emphasis will 
    be on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have....)
    --p.123-128: review the grammar content of these pages, and complete all
      exs. as shown, checking answers prior to class....
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY ON THESE INDICATED PAGES!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. Review and study the introductory content of the workbook, pages
       I-XVI.
    B. Study and be familiar with the content on pages 1-10, especially
       the Comparaciones questions, and the review capsule summary on
       page 10.....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/15-16/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.123-128: NOTE...continuing with these pages the review emphasis will 
    be on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have....)
    --p.123-128: review the grammar content of these pages, and complete all
      exs. as shown, checking answers prior to class....
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!  WE WILL REVIEW ANY QUESTIONS YOU
      MAY HAVE HAD ON THE EXERCISES, NOTING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
      ON THE VARIOUS PAGES.....
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages I-XVI: finish the introductory review of these pages from 
       1/13-14 plans....
    B. pages 1-10: Los desafíos mundiales--los temas económicos....
       --lecturas, correos electrónicos, lecturas con audio, audios, ensayo,
         conversaciones, discursos....



FRIDAY, 1/17/14: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS WITH NOTEBOOKS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: (YOU MAY COMPLETE VIDEOS 25-27 TODAY!)
    A. To promote the new course related to the aspect of culture and current
       events, you are to use the class time to listen to any short videos
       of your choosing from either the BBCMundo en español or Radio Naciones
       Unidas sites.  Listen to at least 3 short segments of videos relating
       to current events, taking notes in Spanish as you listen based on the
       content heard. Record proper labeling (titles, dates, etc.) as you
       take notes, and keep the information in your notebook for future
       class discussions based on our cultural themes....
       ....continue with at least 3 new video segments, having at least 27
       summaries by the end of class today.... (VIDEOS #25-27 TODAY)....
    B. WORK WITH YOUR PARTNER TO MAKE PREPARATIONS FOR THE SPEAKING SECTION
       OF THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM...(SEE DETAILS ABOVE AND ON THE DISTRIBUTED
       INFORMATION SHEETS)....
2.  MAKE-UP DAY FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS FROM ABSENCES...LUNCH...LAB 242!


12/20/13: SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER PRESENTATION: DAVID WAGNER, MLWGS ALUMNUS
          AND 4TH-YEAR STUDENT AT UVA....SPAIN AND ECUADOR--STUDY ABROAD
          EXPERIENCES/CULTURES....

WINTER BREAK: DECEMBER 23, 2013 - JANUARY 3, 2014!
¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES!  ¡FELICES FIESTAS!
¡FELIZ Y PRÓSPERO AÑO NUEVO!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/6-7/14:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 97-112...QUIZ TODAY ON THESE PAGES, WITH EMPHASIS
    ON WRITING ENGLISH NOUNS IN SPANISH, USING THE CORRECT DEFINITE ARTICLE
    BASED ON ITS GENDER AND NUMBER! (SO, YES, YOU NEED TO KNOW WHAT THE
    SPANISH WORDS MEAN IN ENGLISH AS WELL!)
2.  WORK ON SPEAKING ASSIGNMENT INTERVIEWS....(SEE DETAILS BELOW...DUE BY
    3PM FRIDAY, 1/10/14!  NO EXCEPTIONS!)
    --NOTE:  YOU MAY NOW SEND YOUR RECORDINGS TO ME IN THE SHARED FOLDER,
      WITH DIRECTIONS AS LISTED BELOW......
3.  NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW ASSIGNMENT: (DUE BY 3PM ON FRIDAY, 1/10/14!)
    A. CONDUCT ONE 5-MINUTE SPANISH INTERVIEW WITH A NATIVE-BORN SPANISH-
       SPEAKING PERSON....
      1. RECORD THE INTERVIEW IN WHATEVER MANNER IS CONVENIENT FOR YOU...
         (PHONE, SKYPE, ETC.....)
      2. INTERVIEW MUST BE INDIVIDUAL THIS TIME...ONE-TO-ONE WITH THE 
         NATIVE SPEAKER.
      3. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONDUCTED COMPLETELY IN SPANISH.
      4. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONVERSATIONAL IN TONE, WITH A QUESTION-ANSWER
         TYPE FORMAT.  IN OTHER WORDS, YOU MUST USE YOUR SPANISH SKILLS IN
         THE INTERVIEW ALSO.
      5. INTERVIEW THEMES SHOULD BE CENTERED AROUND COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS
         BETWEEN THE TWO CULTURES...(YOURS AND THE NATIVE SPEAKER'S).......
         YOU CAN DISCUSS CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS, BELIEFS, EVENTS, ETC......
         SO THAT BOTH OF YOU ARE CONVERSING, YOU CAN ASK QUESTIONS TO THE
         NATIVE SPEAKER ABOUT HIS/HER CULTURE, AND HE/SHE CAN ASK QUESTIONS 
         TO YOU ABOUT YOUR CULTURE.....(USE YOUR CREATIVITY HERE!)
         --NOTE: YOU MIGHT WANT TO CENTER THE DISCUSSION AROUND THE TRADITIONS
           IN CELEBRATING LA NAVIDAD Y EL DÍA DE LOS TRES REYES MAGOS.......
           AND COMPARISONS TO YOUR OWN CELEBRATIONS AND TRADITIONS AT THIS 
           TIME OF YEAR/ETC.
      6. WHAT AM I LOOKING FOR IN THIS INTERVIEW?
         A. 100% SPANISH USED THROUGHOUT THE INTERVIEW
         B. CULTURE TOPICS ADDRESSED APPROPRIATELY
         C. 5-MINUTE TASK COMPLETED
         D. A 2-WAY CONVERSATIONAL TONE
         E. A VARIETY OF ADVANCED TENSES INCORPORATED, INCLUDING BOTH THE
            INDICATIVE AND SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
         F. CORRECT PRONUNCIATION AND GOOD FLUIDITY OF VOICE QUALITY
         G. AN OBVIOUSLY ENJOYABLE AND FUN INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE....
      7. INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING THE RECORDED ACTIVITY TO ME: (SEND ASAP!)
         A. RE-NAME FOR RECORDED ACTIVITY/FILE TO....(YOUR LAST NAME).
         B. TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED CONVERSATION TO THE SHARED FOLDER-STUDENTS.
         C. LOOK FOR MY NAME, JENKINS.
         D. OPEN UP THE FOLDER I HAVE LABELED AS...
            StudentDropBox--2013-2014....(NOTE: THERE ARE TWO OF THESE FOLDERS
            .....BE SURE TO SEND TO THE CORRECT ONE LABELED AS SUCH HERE!)
         E. SEND/TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED ACTIVITY TO THAT NAMED FOLDER BY 3PM
            FRIDAY, 1/10....NO EXCEPTIONS!
         F. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM DOING THIS, THEN JUST SEND YOUR RECORDED
            ACTIVITY TO MY REGULAR MAGGIE WALKER E-MAIL ADDRESS, BUT BY 3PM!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/6-7/14:
--------NOTE: 2-HOUR DELAY TUESDAY, 1/7, DUE TO EXTREME COLD WEATHER!

1.  CLASS CHARLAS IN SMALL GROUPS:
    --TOPICS: WINTER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES/EL DÍA DE LOS TRES REYES MAGOS,
      PRESENTATION BY DAVID WAGNER (STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCES IN SPAIN
      AND ECUADOR)....
2.  DISTRIBUTION OF PARENT/STUDENT LETTER OF GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS
    FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE MLWGS SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 97-112...QUIZ TODAY ON THESE PAGES, WITH EMPHASIS
    ON WRITING ENGLISH NOUNS IN SPANISH, USING THE CORRECT DEFINITE ARTICLE
    BASED ON ITS GENDER AND NUMBER! (SO, YES, YOU NEED TO KNOW WHAT THE
    SPANISH WORDS MEAN IN ENGLISH AS WELL!)
    --A QUICK REVIEW BEFORE THE QUIZ.....
4.  WINTER BREAK NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW RECORDINGS:
    --REFLECTIONS/COMMENTS/QUESTIONS/SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING THE
      RECORDING TO ME IN SHARED FOLDER
5.  Return/review corrections to assessments: (FINALLY!!)
    --cultural video content essay tests (videos #1-6)
    --imperfect vs. preterite tests...(collect/file)
    --UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: 
      A. 11/18-19: QUIZ ON PAGES 53-72!
      B. 11/20-21: QUIZ ON PAGES 73-96!
    --partner essays/cultural assessments on El Día de los Muertos
    --quiz on the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures
    --test on the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures...(coll./file)
    --SUMMER ASSIGNMENT NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS PAPERS/WRITTEN ASSESSMENTS
    NOTE: MY APOLOGIES FOR THE DELAY IN RETURNING THESE ASSESSMENTS....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/8-9/14:

1.  WORK ON SPEAKING ASSIGNMENT INTERVIEWS....(SEE DETAILS ABOVE...DUE BY
    3PM FRIDAY, 1/10/14!  NO EXCEPTIONS!)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/8-9/14:
--------NOTE: 2-HOUR DELAY ON WEDNESDAY, 1/8, DUE TO EXTREME COLD WEATHER!
--------NOTE: WE WILL CONTINUE AND FINISH THE 1/6-7 PLANS TODAY....

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 97-112...QUIZ TODAY ON THESE PAGES, WITH EMPHASIS
    ON WRITING ENGLISH NOUNS IN SPANISH, USING THE CORRECT DEFINITE ARTICLE
    BASED ON ITS GENDER AND NUMBER! (SO, YES, YOU NEED TO KNOW WHAT THE
    SPANISH WORDS MEAN IN ENGLISH AS WELL!)
    --RE-DO/FINISH THIS QUIZ FROM 1/6-7 PLANS.....
2.  Return/review corrections to assessments: (FINALLY!!)
    --cultural video content essay tests (videos #1-6)
    --imperfect vs. preterite tests...(collect/file)
    --UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: 
      A. 11/18-19: QUIZ ON PAGES 53-72!
      B. 11/20-21: QUIZ ON PAGES 73-96!
    --partner essays/cultural assessments on El Día de los Muertos
    --quiz on the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures
    --test on the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures...(coll./file)
    --SUMMER ASSIGNMENT NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS PAPERS/WRITTEN ASSESSMENTS
    NOTE: MY APOLOGIES FOR THE DELAY IN RETURNING THESE ASSESSMENTS....
3.  CLASS CHARLAS IN SMALL GROUPS:
    --TOPICS: WINTER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES/EL DÍA DE LOS TRES REYES MAGOS,
      PRESENTATION BY DAVID WAGNER (STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCES IN SPAIN
      AND ECUADOR)....
4.  DISCUSSION ABOUT THE SPEAKING PORTION TO THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM:
    A. THE FOCUS HERE WILL BE ON THE MANY CULTURAL VIDEOS YOU HAVE
       USED IN CLASS DURING THE COURSE OF THE SEMESTER, WITH THE
       NOTES YOU HAVE TAKEN ON EACH ONE.  NOTE: YOU NEED TO FIND, 
       ORGANIZE, AND CATEGORIZE EACH VIDEO WITH NOTES ACCORDING TO
       AT LEAST ONE OF THE 6 MAIN THEMES OF THE NEW AP SPANISH 
       LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM FORMAT....(IN OTHER WORDS, PUT
       ALL VIDEO NOTES IN ORDER AND BE READY TO DISCUSS THEM THROUGH
       ACTIVITIES AND DIRECTIONS GIVEN BY ME....)
       --MORE DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING.....THE SPEAKING PORTION
         OF THE EXAM WILL BE DURING CLASS ON JANUARY 21-22, 2014!

FRIDAY, 1/10/14: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS WITH NOTEBOOKS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY:
    A. To promote the new course related to the aspect of culture and current
       events, you are to use the class time to listen to any short videos
       of your choosing from either the BBCMundo en español or Radio Naciones
       Unidas sites.  Listen to at least 3 short segments of videos relating
       to current events, taking notes in Spanish as you listen based on the
       content heard. Record proper labeling (titles, dates, etc.) as you
       take notes, and keep the information in your notebook for future
       class discussions based on our cultural themes....
       ....continue with at least 3 new video segments, having at least 27
       summaries by the end of class today.... (VIDEOS #25-27 TODAY)....
2.  MAKE-UP DAY FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS FROM ABSENCES...LUNCH...LAB 242!
3.  NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW ASSIGNMENT: (DUE BY 3PM ON FRIDAY, 1/10/14!)
    A. CONDUCT ONE 5-MINUTE SPANISH INTERVIEW WITH A NATIVE-BORN SPANISH-
       SPEAKING PERSON....
      1. RECORD THE INTERVIEW IN WHATEVER MANNER IS CONVENIENT FOR YOU...
         (PHONE, SKYPE, ETC.....)
      2. INTERVIEW MUST BE INDIVIDUAL THIS TIME...ONE-TO-ONE WITH THE 
         NATIVE SPEAKER.
      3. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONDUCTED COMPLETELY IN SPANISH.
      4. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONVERSATIONAL IN TONE, WITH A QUESTION-ANSWER
         TYPE FORMAT.  IN OTHER WORDS, YOU MUST USE YOUR SPANISH SKILLS IN
         THE INTERVIEW ALSO.
      5. INTERVIEW THEMES SHOULD BE CENTERED AROUND COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS
         BETWEEN THE TWO CULTURES...(YOURS AND THE NATIVE SPEAKER'S).......
         YOU CAN DISCUSS CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS, BELIEFS, EVENTS, ETC......
         SO THAT BOTH OF YOU ARE CONVERSING, YOU CAN ASK QUESTIONS TO THE
         NATIVE SPEAKER ABOUT HIS/HER CULTURE, AND HE/SHE CAN ASK QUESTIONS 
         TO YOU ABOUT YOUR CULTURE.....(USE YOUR CREATIVITY HERE!)
         --NOTE: YOU MIGHT WANT TO CENTER THE DISCUSSION AROUND THE TRADITIONS
           IN CELEBRATING LA NAVIDAD Y EL DÍA DE LOS TRES REYES MAGOS.......
           AND COMPARISONS TO YOUR OWN CELEBRATIONS AND TRADITIONS AT THIS 
           TIME OF YEAR/ETC.
      6. WHAT AM I LOOKING FOR IN THIS INTERVIEW?
         A. 100% SPANISH USED THROUGHOUT THE INTERVIEW
         B. CULTURE TOPICS ADDRESSED APPROPRIATELY
         C. 5-MINUTE TASK COMPLETED
         D. A 2-WAY CONVERSATIONAL TONE
         E. A VARIETY OF ADVANCED TENSES INCORPORATED, INCLUDING BOTH THE
            INDICATIVE AND SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
         F. CORRECT PRONUNCIATION AND GOOD FLUIDITY OF VOICE QUALITY
         G. AN OBVIOUSLY ENJOYABLE AND FUN INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE....
      7. INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING THE RECORDED ACTIVITY TO ME: (WAIT ON THIS!)
         A. RE-NAME FOR RECORDED ACTIVITY/FILE TO....(YOUR LAST NAME).
         B. TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED CONVERSATION TO THE SHARED FOLDER-STUDENTS.
         C. LOOK FOR MY NAME, JENKINS.
         D. OPEN UP THE FOLDER I HAVE LABELED AS...
            AP WINTER BREAK INTERVIEWS 2013-14.
         E. SEND/TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED ACTIVITY TO THAT NAMED FOLDER BY 3PM
            FRIDAY, 1/10....NO EXCEPTIONS!
         F. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM DOING THIS, THEN JUST SEND YOUR RECORDED
            ACTIVITY TO MY REGULAR MAGGIE WALKER E-MAIL ADDRESS, BUT BY 3PM!


STUDENTS: NOTE NEW UPDATED ASSIGNMENTS AND PLANS FOR 12/16-20/13 FURTHER DOWN!

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/9-10/13:

1.  BRING CULTURE VIDEOS NOTES FROM THE 12/6 LAB ACTIVITIES...BE PREPARED
    TO DISCUSS THE CONTENT IN CLASS...(#19-21).... YOU WILL DISCUSS THE
    VIDEO IN SMALL GROUPS OF 2-3....
2.  Make-up work, collect any monies/forms for the NSE 2014....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses
    on pages 73-96....use this class time to work on the indicated exs.
    on the distributed handouts packet from last week's plans reviewing
    all of these structures....

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/11-12/13:

1.  Continue work and class review on the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive
    structures from 12/9-10 plans....use the first 1/2 hour to complete any
    of the sheets/exs. not done from 12/9-10, and then we will review all
    answers to the indicated completion exercises for the last 45 minutes
    or so of class time....
2.  Collect any other monies/forms for the NSE 2014....

FRIDAY, 12/13/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS WITH NOTEBOOKS!
                  SPECIAL CLASS SCHEDULE DUE TO HOLIDAY MUSIC CONCERT!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY:
    A. To promote the new course related to the aspect of culture and current
       events, you are to use the class time to listen to any short videos
       of your choosing from either the BBCMundo en español or Radio Naciones
       Unidas sites.  Listen to at least 3 short segments of videos relating
       to current events, taking notes in Spanish as you listen based on the
       content heard. Record proper labeling (titles, dates, etc.) as you
       take notes, and keep the information in your notebook for future
       class discussions based on our cultural themes....
       ....continue with at least 3 new video segments, having at least 24
       summaries by the end of class today.... (VIDEOS #22-24 TODAY)....
2.  MAKE-UP DAY FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS FROM ABSENCES...LUNCH...LAB 242!

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/16-17/13:

1.  BRING CULTURE VIDEOS NOTES FROM THE 12/13 LAB ACTIVITIES....BE
    PREPARED TO DISCUSS THE CONTENT IN CLASS...(#22-24 VIDEOS)....
    --DISCUSS THE VIDEO CONTENT IN SMALL GROUPS OF 2-3....RUBRICS FOR
      GRADING: PRONUNCIATION (25%), FLUIDITY (25%), VIDEO CONTENT (50%)
2.  CONTINUE AND FINISH THE CLASS DISCUSSION AND REVIEW ON THE HANDOUTS
    PACKETS RELATING TO THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES,
    FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS....(we will finish pages 8-9 of the packets)....
3.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
4.  Review content and format of test for 12/18-19...(see below)....
5.  Return/review corrections to assessments:
    --cultural video content essay tests (videos #1-6)
    --imperfect vs. preterite tests...(collect/file)
    --UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: 
      A. 11/18-19: QUIZ ON PAGES 53-72!
      B. 11/20-21: QUIZ ON PAGES 73-96!
6.  DISTRIBUTION OF ESSAY PORTION/TOPIC OF TEST...COMPLETE AT HOME AND TURN 
    IN ON 12/18-19 WITH THE IN-CLASS PORTION OF THE TEST....HAND-WRITTEN,
    NO MORE THAN 2 PAGES DOUBLE-SPACED, NEATLY DONE, WELL-ORGANIZED, USE
    ONLY YOUR WKBK. AND HANDOUTS/NOTES FOR REFERENCE, AND NO ON-LINE
    REFERENCE ALLOWED AT ALL, AND NO HELP FROM ANOTHER PERSON EITHER!!

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/18-19/13: TEST TODAY!!

1.  TEST ON THE INDICATIVE-SUBJUNCTIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    --FROM THE INFORMATION ON THE HANDOUTS PACKETS AND PAGES 53-96
      OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK....
2.  TEST ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    A.  FORMAT OF TEST: (100 POINTS)
        I.  40 SENTENCE COMPLETIONS WITH CORRECT FORM OF THE INFINITIVE...
            (SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)...(40 POINTS)
       II.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST WRITE THE ENGLISH EXPRESSION IN
            PARENTHESES IN SPANISH...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)..
            (10 POINTS)
      III.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST REWRITE THE SENTENCE CHANGING THE
            INFINITIVE TO THE APPROPRIATE SUBJUNCTIVE FORM...(10 POINTS)
            EXAMPLE:  TENÍAS MIEDO DE LLEGAR TARDE. (ELLOS)
            ANSWER:   TENÍAS MIEDO DE QUE ELLOS LLEGARAN TARDE.
       IV.  10 ENGLISH SENTENCES TO TRANSLATE TO SPANISH...(20 POINTS)
            ...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)
        V.  ESSAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES.....
            (20 POINTS)
            --TO BE TURNED IN WITH TEST TODAY...(SEE ABOVE DETAILS).
3.  After test, work on 4 distributed handouts packet relating to the
    Holiday Season and Festivities....word searches, songs, vocabulary
    expressions for the Holiday Season...(bring to class on 12/20/13)....

WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, 11/27-29/13: THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS--SCHOOL CLOSED!!

NOTE: THESE STUDENTS WILL NEED TO MAKE-UP THE SPEAKING ACTIVITIES WITH
      THE VIDEO SEGMENTS #16-18 ON MONDAY, 12/2, AT LUNCH IN ROOM 336:
      --MARINA KUNDUR, ELISABET LEVIT, MATEO KING, SHWETA TEMBE, COLLIN
        THOMAS....
NOTE: BRING $5.00 CASH OR CHECK FOR NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2014 ON FRIDAY,
      12/6/13, WITH REGISTRATION/PAYMENT FORM!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/2-3/13:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.97-102: NOTE...starting with these pages the review emphasis will be
    on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have....)
    --p.97-102: study the grammar content of these pages, and complete all
      exs. as shown, checking answers prior to class....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 11-12,26-27....los desafíos mundiales....
    read and study lecturas, answering the questions that follow each and 
    defining all new vocabulary express. in each lectura...(I expect to see 
    many vocabulary expressions noted!)
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 10,18,25,34,41,50...Los desafíos mundiales....
    review the vocabulario y preguntas culturales in preparation for the 
    Capítulo uno activities....
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 1-4,19,35,42-43,52-53...read and study lecturas, 
    answering the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary 
    express. in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions 
    noted!)
    ----REVIEW THESE LECTURAS NOTING/DEFINING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
        IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO....
    ----plus, more work on pages 52-53/291-292, from previous plans.... 
        REVIEW THE ASSIGNMENTS GIVEN ON THESE PAGES, AS WE WILL ACTUALLY TALK 
        ABOUT THEM TODAY!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/4-5/13:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.102-112: NOTE...continuing with these pages the review emphasis will 
    be on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have....)
    --p.102-112: study the grammar content of these pages, and complete all
      exs. as shown, checking answers prior to class....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:


CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/2-3/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (RETURN/REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THESE QUIZZES)
    A. 11/18-19: QUIZ ON PAGES 53-72!
    B. 11/20-21: QUIZ ON PAGES 73-96!
2.  DISTRIBUTION AND EXPLANATION OF PROCEDURES...NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2014
    INFORMATION/REGISTRATION/PAYMENT COUPON SHEET....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 10,18,25,34,41,50...Los desafíos mundiales....
    review the vocabulario y preguntas culturales in preparation for the 
    Capítulo uno activities....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 1-4,19,35,42-43,52-53...read and study lecturas, 
    answering the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary 
    express. in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions 
    noted!)
    ----REVIEW THESE LECTURAS NOTING/DEFINING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
        IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO....
    ----plus, more work on pages 52-53/291-292, from previous plans.... 
        REVIEW THE ASSIGNMENTS GIVEN ON THESE PAGES, AS WE WILL ACTUALLY TALK 
        ABOUT THEM TODAY!


 
FRIDAY, 12/6/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS WITH NOTEBOOKS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY:
    A. To promote the new course related to the aspect of culture and current
       events, you are to use the class time to listen to any short videos
       of your choosing from either the BBCMundo en español or Radio Naciones
       Unidas sites.  Listen to at least 3 short segments of videos relating
       to current events, taking notes in Spanish as you listen based on the
       content heard. Record proper labeling (titles, dates, etc.) as you
       take notes, and keep the information in your notebook for future
       class discussions based on our cultural themes....
       ....continue with at least 3 new video segments, having at least 21
       summaries by the end of class today.... (VIDEOS #19-21 TODAY)....
2.  BRING $5.00 CASH OR CHECK FOR NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2014 ON FRIDAY,
    12/6/13, WITH REGISTRATION/PAYMENT FORM!  I WILL COLLECT ALL MONIES AND
    REGISTRATION/PAYMENT FORMS TODAY!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/9-10/13:

1.  

8.  FRIDAY, 10/18,10/25,11/1: MAKE-UP DAYS FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS DUE TO 
    ABSENCES....11:40-NOON....LAB 242....NOTE: 11/1 IS THE LAST DAY TO
    MAKE-UP PARTICIPATION POINTS FOR THE FIRST MARKING PERIOD!!
9.  VCU FLAMENCO FESTIVAL...FRIDAY-SUNDAY, 11/1-3/13....DETAILS AT
    www.arts.vcu.edu
10. GOVERNOR'S ACADEMY FOR SPANISH 2014...PER OUR DISCUSSION IN CLASS ON
    11/1....PLEASE SEE ME BY WEDNESDAY, 11/6, IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN
    BEING CONSIDERED AS A CANDIDATE FOR OUR NOMINATION PROCESS....
11. NEW CLUB FORMING...HOLA....(SEE DETAILS BELOW)....FRIDAY, 11/8/13....
    The Hispanic Outreach Language Assistance (HOLA) Club is having an   
    informational meeting this Friday at the beginning of lunch in Sra. 
    Welles' room (243).  This new club focuses on providing community service 
    translation by students for organizations such as the Virginia Hispanic 
    Chamber of Commerce, which is located in Chesterfield.  Students of all 
    levels are encouraged to join and be part of this service project.
12. PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES: THURSDAY, 11/14, 4-7PM....FRIDAY, 11/15,
    9-11:30AM....(FOR ME....THURSDAY, 3-4:30....FRIDAY, 8:30-12:00)
    --HAVE PARENTS CONTACT ME IF SCHEDULE TIMES ARE FULL....
13. SEE ME INDIVIDUALLY IN OFFICE 331 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS
    ABOUT YOUR MP1 GRADES....
14. SCHOLARSHIPS AND ACADEMY SELECTION PROCESS:
    A. TUESDAY, 11/19....LUNCH 243....PRESENTATIONAL WRITING
    B. WEDNESDAY, 11/20....LUNCH 242 LAB....PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING
    C. WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/4-5/13...LUNCH...243...FINALISTS INTERVIEWS

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 11/20-21/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.73-96....el subjuntivo....
    --QUIZ ON THE GRAMMAR CONTENT OF THESE PAGES!!
      (HINT: NO REVIEW OF THIS MATERIAL BEFORE TAKING QUIZ, AS THIS ASSESS-
             MENT IS BASED ON PRIOR KNOWLEDGE AND RETENTION OF INFORMATION
             LEARNED FROM THE PRE-AP COURSE!)
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 10,18,25,34,41,50...Los desafíos mundiales....
    review the vocabulario y preguntas culturales in preparation for the 
    Capítulo uno activities....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 1-4,19,35,42-43,52-53...read and study lecturas, 
    answering the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary 
    express. in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions 
    noted!)
    ----REVIEW THESE LECTURAS NOTING/DEFINING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
        IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO....
    ----plus, more work on pages 52-53, from previous plans.....REVIEW THE
        ASSIGNMENTS GIVEN ON THESE PAGES, AS WE WILL ACTUALLY TALK ABOUT
        THEM TODAY!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 11/18-21/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: 
    A. p.53-72: Summer Assignments work....(finish from last week's plans)
       --new vocabulary expressions, questions to any homework exs. done,
         review of grammar content/notes/examples....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. 11/18-19: QUIZ ON PAGES 53-72!
    B. 11/20-21: QUIZ ON PAGES 73-96!
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 10,18,25,34,41,50...Los desafíos mundiales....
    review the vocabulario y preguntas culturales in preparation for the 
    Capítulo uno activities....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 1-4,19,35,42-43,52-53...read and study lecturas, 
    answering the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary 
    express. in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions 
    noted!)
    ----REVIEW THESE LECTURAS NOTING/DEFINING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
        IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO....
    ----plus, more work on pages 52-53, from previous plans.....REVIEW THE
        ASSIGNMENTS GIVEN ON THESE PAGES, AS WE WILL ACTUALLY TALK ABOUT
        THEM TODAY!
 
FRIDAY, 12/6/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS WITH NOTEBOOKS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY:
    A. To promote the new course related to the aspect of culture and current
       events, you are to use the class time to listen to any short videos
       of your choosing from either the BBCMundo en español or Radio Naciones
       Unidas sites.  Listen to at least 3 short segments of videos relating
       to current events, taking notes in Spanish as you listen based on the
       content heard. Record proper labeling (titles, dates, etc.) as you
       take notes, and keep the information in your notebook for future
       class discussions based on our cultural themes....
       ....continue with at least 3 new video segments, having at least 21
       summaries by the end of class today.... (VIDEOS #19-21 TODAY)....

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.53-72...verification of Summer Assignments work
    completed, new vocabulary expressions defined in English...2 HOMEWORK
    COMPLETION CHECKS GIVEN! NOTE: NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS MUST BE
    DEFINED ON EACH PAGE IN ORDER TO RECEIVE FULL CREDIT FOR WORK DONE!
    --QUIZ ON THE CONTENT OF THESE PAGES AS WELL!!

HOMEWORK DUE BY 3PM, THURSDAY, 11/14/13, BOTH CLASSES: NOTE CHANGE OF DATE!

1.  LA PERSPECTIVA CULTURAL DE EL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
    --PARTNER ESSAY DUE BY 3PM, 11/14....NO EXCEPTIONS!
    --COVER SHEET REQUIRED....(BOTH NAMES, DATE, TITLE OF PAPER, ATTRACTIVE
      AND COLORFUL DESIGN)
    --DOUBLE-SPACED, 12 FONT, TIMES NEW ROMAN, NO MORE THAN 2 PAGES TYPED...
      (MINIMUM 1 1/2 PAGES, MAXIMUM 2 PAGES)
    --SOURCES TO USE...(3 CULTURAL VIDEOS #13-15, RTD ARTICLE NOTES--DEAD, 
      BUT NO DREAD, EL MISTERIO DE LA CALLE DE OLMEDO, NATIVE SPEAKERS
      INTERVIEWS FROM SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS, THEMATIC APPROACH WITH OTHER ON-
      LINE SITES)....(ALL HELP IS ALLOWED EXCEPT FOR ANOTHER PERSON OUTSIDE
      OF THE GROUP AND ON-LINE TRANSLATIONS)
    --APPROACH THIS TOPIC FROM ANY MANNER YOU PREFER, BUT BE SURE TO DEFEND
      ALL STATEMENTS AND CITE APPROPRIATELY....
    --(SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS....)

FRIDAY, 11/15/13: NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS--PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 11/11-14/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: 
    A. 2 HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECKS: (11/11-12)
       --p.53-64, with evidence of new vocab. on each page
       --p.65-72, with evidence of new vocab. on each page
    B. p.53-72: Summer Assignments work....
       --new vocabulary expressions, questions to any homework exs. done,
         review of grammar content/notes/examples....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 10,18,25,34,41,50...Los desafíos mundiales....
    review the vocabulario y preguntas culturales in preparation for the 
    Capítulo uno activities....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 1-4,19,35,42-43,52-53...read and study lecturas, 
    answering the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary 
    express. in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions 
    noted!)
    ----REVIEW THESE LECTURAS NOTING/DEFINING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
        IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO....
    ----plus, more work on pages 52-53, from previous plans.....REVIEW THE
        ASSIGNMENTS GIVEN ON THESE PAGES, AS WE WILL ACTUALLY TALK ABOUT
        THEM TODAY!
4.  


HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/18-19/13:

1.  

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THE WEEK OF 11/4-8/13: NOTE CHANGES IN SCHEDULE THIS WEEK!

1.  5TH BLOCK: MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY
2.  2ND BLOCK: THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
3.  BRING CULTURE VIDEOS NOTES FROM THE LAB ACTIVITIES ON 11/1, #13-15....
    ....AND BE PREPARED TO DISCUSS THE CONTENT OF EACH VIDEO IN CLASS 
    THROUGH A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES....ALSO, IDENTIFY/CLASSIFY EACH VIDEO 
    ACCORDING TO THE 6 MAIN THEMES OF THE NEW AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND
    CULTURE COURSE/EXAM....IN GENERAL, BE PREPARED TO DISCUSS THE FAMOUS
    MEXICAN TRADITION KNOWN AS EL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS, AND THE IMPORTANCE
    IN SOME OTHER SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES AS WELL......
    NOTE: PLEASE FINISH THE VIEWING OF THESE VIDEOS AT HOME AND TAKE GOOD
    SPECIFIC NOTES PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS THIS WEEK! (SINCE WE
    MAY NOT HAVE HAD TIME TO FINISH THEM IN CLASS ON 11/1)
    --PLUS, READING AND DISCUSSION FROM AN RTD NEWS ARTICLE TITLED....
      DEAD, BUT NO DREAD...(TAKE NOTES IN CLASS AS I READ THE ARTICLE TO
      YOU OUT LOUD AND USE THEM TO MAKE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS AND COMPARISONS
      TO THE THEMES OF THIS IMPORTANT FESTIVAL)....
    --PLUS, DISTRIBUTION OF HANDOUT SHEET RELATED TO EL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS....
      EL MISTERIO DE LA CALLE DE OLMEDO...WITH CLASS DISCUSSION ON CONTENT
      AND MESSAGES/THEMES...(ENGLISH/SPANISH)...CULTURAL CONNECTIONS AND
      COMPARISONS....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 10,18,25,34,41,50...Los desafíos mundiales....
    review the vocabulario y preguntas culturales in preparation for the 
    Capítulo uno activities....
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 1-4,19,35,42-43,52-53...read and study lecturas, 
    answering the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary 
    express. in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions 
    noted!)
    ----REVIEW THESE LECTURAS NOTING/DEFINING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
        IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO....
    ----plus, more work on pages 52-53, from previous plans.....REVIEW THE
        ASSIGNMENTS GIVEN ON THESE PAGES, AS WE WILL ACTUALLY TALK ABOUT
        THEM TODAY!
6.  RETURN/REVIEW ESSAY TEST CORRECTIONS ON CULTURAL VIDEOS #1-6....
7.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. p.53-72: Summer Assignments work....
       --new vocabulary expressions, questions to any homework exs. done,
         review of grammar content/notes/examples....

TUESDAY, 11/5/13: TEACHER WORK DAY--NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/28-29/13:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  BRING CULTURE VIDEOS NOTES FROM THE LAB ACTIVITIES ON 10/25, #10-12....
    ....AND BE PREPARED TO DISCUSS THE CONTENT OF EACH VIDEO IN CLASS 
    THROUGH A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES....ALSO, IDENTIFY/CLASSIFY EACH VIDEO 
    ACCORDING TO THE 6 MAIN THEMES OF THE NEW AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND
    CULTURE COURSE/EXAM....
3.  USE THE COLBY WEBSITE AND OTHERS TO PRACTICE MORE ON-LINE ACTIVITIES AND
    EXERCISES WITH THE USES OF THE IMPERFECT AND PRETERITE, IN PREPARATION
    FOR THE UPCOMING TEST....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/28-29/13:

1.  BRING CULTURE VIDEOS NOTES FROM THE LAB ACTIVITIES ON 10/25, #10-12....
    ....AND BE PREPARED TO DISCUSS THE CONTENT OF EACH VIDEO IN CLASS 
    THROUGH A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES....ALSO, IDENTIFY/CLASSIFY EACH VIDEO 
    ACCORDING TO THE 6 MAIN THEMES OF THE NEW AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND
    CULTURE COURSE/EXAM....
2.  Review format of imperfect vs. preterite test...(see below)...questions/
    practice/etc.
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 1-4,19,35,42-43,52-53...read and study lecturas, 
    answering the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary 
    express. in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions 
    noted!)
    ----REVIEW THESE LECTURAS NOTING/DEFINING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
        IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO....
    ----plus, more work on pages 52-53, from previous plans.....REVIEW THE
        ASSIGNMENTS GIVEN ON THESE PAGES, AS WE WILL ACTUALLY TALK ABOUT
        THEM TODAY!
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 10,18,25,34,41,50...Los desafíos mundiales....
    in class, review the vocabulario y preguntas culturales in preparation
    for the Capítulo uno activities....
5.  Return/review 3 imperfect vs. preterite quizzes, with corrections....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/30-31/13:

1.  TEST TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. THE PRETERITE!!
    --UVM WKBK. (PAGES 31-52)
    --ALL HANDOUTS DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS
2.  FORMAT OF TEST:
    A. EN LA OFICINA DE CORREOS.....(PRETERITE FORMS OF VERBS)
    B. UN DÍA LLENO DE ACTIVIDADES....(CHANGE THE PRESENT TENSE VERBS IN THE
       STORY TO THE APPROPRIATE FORM IN THE PAST...IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE)
    C. COMPLETE THE STORY BY FILLING IN THE BLANKS WITH THE CORRECT FORM
       OF THE IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE....
    D. ¿SUEÑA O PESADILLA?....(FILL IN THE BLANKS OF THE STORY WITH THE
       CORRECT FORM OF THE IMPERFECT OR PRETERITE VERBS)
    E. COMPRENSIÓN DE ESCRIBIR....(THINK ABOUT PAST MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES)

FRIDAY, 11/1/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS WITH NOTEBOOKS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY:
    A. To promote the new course related to the aspect of culture and current
       events, you are to use the class time to listen to at least 3 videos 
       pertaining to the famous Mexican tradition and holiday known as....
       El Día de los Muertos....taking notes in Spanish as you listen based 
       on the content heard. Record proper labeling (titles, dates, etc.) as 
       you take notes, and keep the information in your notebook for future
       class discussions based on our cultural themes....ALSO, IS THIS
       HOLIDAY CELEBRATED IN OTHER SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES AS WELL?
       ....continue with at least 3 new video segments, having at least 15
       summaries by the end of class today.... (VIDEOS #13-15 TODAY)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/21-22/13:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK:  2 PACKETS OF IMPERFECT/PRETERITE PRACTICE
    NOTES AND EXERCISES...PACKET 1 LABELED THE 2 SPANISH PAST TENSES (ALL
    EXERCISES WITH FILL-INS) AND PACKET 2 LABELED USOS DEL PRETÉRITO E
    IMPERFECTO (ALL EXERCISES THROUGH PAGE 7)
    --TODAY, REVIEW/GO OVER ALL HW.EXS. IN PACKET 1....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: Review/finish work from previous plans, pages 49-52,
    with the Actividades de comunicación creativa also....
4.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE! (STORY CONTEXT FORMAT)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/23-24/13:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND HANDOUTS TO CLASS TODAY! REVIEW ALL CONTENT 
    INFORMATION BELOW IN PREPARATION FOR CLASS ACTIVITIES!
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY: IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE PACKET #2...
    LABELED USOS DEL PRETÉRITO E IMPERFECTO (ALL EXERCISES PAGES 8-11)
    --TODAY, A CLASS REVIEW OF ALL PAGES/NOTES/HW.EXS.IN PACKET #2....
      PAGES 1-11
3.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE USES!! (UVM, p.33-43, PLUS
    HANDOUTS DISTRIBUTED PREVIOUSLY)
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 19,35,42-43...read and study lecturas, answering
    the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary express.
    in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions noted!)
    ----REVIEW THESE LECTURAS NOTING/DEFINING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
        IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO....
    ----plus, more work on pages 52-53, from previous plans.....

FRIDAY, 10/25/13:  MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY WITH UVM WKBK. AND NOTEBOOKS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES: NOTE CHANGE OF PLANS FOR LAB!!
    A. USE THE FIRST 20 MINUTES OF CLASS TO PRACTICE THE IMPERFECT VS. 
       PRETERITE WITH ON-LINE ACTIVITIES FROM THE COLBY WEBSITE AND MORE.... 
       (DON'T HESITATE TO ASK QUESTIONS WHILE IN CLASS!).... (OPTIONAL TODAY
       IF YOU WOULD RATHER DO THIS AT HOME AND JUST WORK ON THE VIDEOS BELOW.)
    B. To promote the new course related to the aspect of culture and current
       events, you are to use the class time to listen to any short videos
       of your choosing from either the BBCMundo en español or Radio Naciones
       Unidas sites.  Listen to at least 3 short segments of videos relating
       to current events, taking notes in Spanish as you listen based on the
       content heard. Record proper labeling (titles, dates, etc.) as you
       take notes, and keep the information in your notebook for future
       class discussions based on our cultural themes....
       ....continue with at least 3 new video segments, having at least 12
       summaries by the end of class today.... (VIDEOS #10-12 TODAY)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/14-15/13:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  BRING CULTURE VIDEOS NOTES FROM THE LAB ACTIVITIES ON 10/11, #7-9....
    ....AND BE PREPARED TO DISCUSS THE CONTENT OF EACH VIDEO IN CLASS 
    THROUGH A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES....ALSO, IDENTIFY/CLASSIFY EACH VIDEO 
    ACCORDING TO THE 6 MAIN THEMES OF THE NEW AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND
    CULTURE COURSE/EXAM....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: Review pages 41-46; preterite/imperfect/pluperfect 
    tenses/passive voice....with verification of exercises completed and new 
    vocabulary defined from the Summer Assignments....(continue on page 41 
    from previous class plans)....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 52-53....finish the questions to the lectura 
    from class last week, read the Cápsula cultural on p.53, come to class
    prepared to discuss the Comparaciones questions listed....
5.  Distribution of all handouts on the imperfect vs. preterite, with
    practice exercises....

WEDNESDAY, 10/16/13: NO CLASSES TODAY!!

1.  PSAT/PEP RALLY/FIELD DAY!
2.  REPORT TO BLOCK 1 FOR MORNING ATTENDANCE AT 8:40 AND TO BLOCK 5 FOR
    AFTERNOON ATTENDANCE AT 12:20!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 10/17-18/13:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY! REVIEW ALL CONTENT INFORMATION
    BELOW IN PREPARATION FOR CLASS ACTIVITIES!
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE USES!! (UVM, p.33-43)
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: Review pages 41-52; preterite/imperfect/pluperfect 
    tenses/passive voice....with verification of exercises completed and new 
    vocabulary defined from the Summer Assignments....(finish p.41-46 if nec. 
    from previous class plans)....continue with review exs. on pp.47-52....
    plus the Actividades de comunicación creativa....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 19,35,42-43...read and study lecturas, answering
    the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary express.
    in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions noted!)
    ----REVIEW THESE LECTURAS NOTING/DEFINING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
        IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO....
    ----plus, more work on pages 52-53, from 10/14-15 plans.....


1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  BRING CULTURE VIDEOS NOTES FROM THE LAB ACTIVITIES ON 9/27 AND 10/4
    ....AND BE PREPARED TO DISCUSS THE CONTENT OF EACH VIDEO IN CLASS 
    THROUGH A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES....ALSO, IDENTIFY/CLASSIFY EACH VIDEO 
    ACCORDING TO THE 6 MAIN THEMES OF THE NEW AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND
    CULTURE COURSE/EXAM....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: Review pages 33-43; preterite and imperfect tenses,
    with verification of exercises completed and new vocabulary defined
    from the Summer Assignments....(continue on page 38 from previous class
    plans)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/9-10/13:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY! REVIEW ALL CONTENT INFORMATION
    BELOW IN PREPARATION FOR CLASS ACTIVITIES!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: Review pages 33-43; preterite and imperfect tenses,
    with verification of exercises completed and new vocabulary defined
    from the Summer Assignments....(continue/finish from previous plans)....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 19,35,42-43...read and study lecturas, answering
    the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary express.
    in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions noted!)
    ----REVIEW THESE LECTURAS NOTING/DEFINING NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
        IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO....
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: Review pages 44-52; pluperfect indicative tense,
    passive voice with past tenses, review exercises with any questions 
    you may have and any new vocab. expressions noted (from Summer Assign-
    ments), Actividades de comunicación creativa....

FRIDAY, 10/11/13:  MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY WITH NO BOOKS NEEDED, ONLY NOTEBOOKS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES:
    A. To promote the new course related to the aspect of culture and current
       events, you are to use the class time to listen to any short videos
       of your choosing from either the BBCMundo en español or Radio Naciones
       Unidas sites.  Listen to at least 3 short segments of videos relating
       to current events, taking notes in Spanish as you listen based on the
       content heard. Record proper labeling (titles, dates, etc.) as you
       take notes, and keep the information in your notebook for future
       class discussions based on our cultural themes....
       ....continue with at least 3 new video segments, having at least 9
       summaries by the end of class today.... (VIDEOS #7-9 TODAY)....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/14-15/13:

1.  

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY, 9/30/13: BOTH CLASSES!! ESSAY DUE BY 3PM!

1.  NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS ESSAY: DUE DATE IS SEPT.30 NO LATER THAN 3PM!
Once you have completed your interviews and have organized your notes taken,
write a well-organized Spanish essay of no more than 2 typed pages explaining
and comparing the content discussed during the interviews. Essays must be
typed using Times New Roman and 12 font with appropriate margins and rules
discussed in English classes. In the essays use good transitional expressions
to connect your ideas, advanced grammar structures and syntax (namely, a
variety of verb tenses and new vocabulary expressions where applicable), and a
nice comparison and synthesis of content ideas and topics discussed during the
interview process. It is always good to use the subjunctive mood and various
forms of the imperfect vs. the preterite, as this demonstrates a higher level
of thinking in Spanish essays/written comprehension.
Please provide a cover sheet detailing the following information:
--The name(s) of the native speaker(s)
--Country of birth/other places lived
--Contact information…phone, address, e-mail, or place of work
--Specific dates, times, locations of interviews…(a log journal)
--Your Spanish name/English last name, date due, class name and block.
Dictionaries and any other help/references can be used…except no help from
another person. If you have any questions, please contact me.
Remember that all work must be your own, and of very good quality. The Honor
Code and Pledge are to be followed.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/30/13-10/1/13:

1.  BOTH CLASSES: SUMMER ASSIGNMENT ESSAYS ARE ALL DUE BY 3PM, MONDAY!!
    NO EXCEPTIONS!!
2.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!
3.  BRING CULTURE VIDEOS NOTES FROM THE LAB ACTIVITIES ON 9/27....AND
    BE PREPARED TO DISCUSS THE CONTENT OF EACH VIDEO IN CLASS....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/2-3/13:

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: Review pages 33-43, preterite and imperfect tenses,
    with verification of exercises completed and new vocabulary defined
    from the Summer Assignments....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: pages 19,35,42-43...read and study lecturas, answering
    the questions that follow each and defining all new vocabulary express.
    in each lectura...(I expect to see many vocabulary expressions noted!)

FRIDAY, 10/4/13:  MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY WITH NO BOOKS NEEDED, ONLY NOTEBOOKS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES:
    A. To promote the new course related to the aspect of culture and current
       events, you are to use the class time to listen to any short videos
       of your choosing from either the BBCMundo en español or Radio Naciones
       Unidas sites.  Listen to at least 3 short segments of videos relating
       to current events, taking notes in Spanish as you listen based on the
       content heard. Record proper labeling (titles, dates, etc.) as you
       take notes, and keep the information in your notebook for future
       class discussions based on our cultural themes....
       ....continue with at least 3 new video segments, having at least 6
       summaries by the end of class today....

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/23-24/13:  NOTE CHANGES! BRING BOTH WKBKS.!

1.  Due to school yearbook pictures and the frequent interruptions to class,
    students may use today's class to complete the following:
    A. Corrections and questions to 3 returned assessments...Conjugations
       test, AP Lang and Culture themes quiz, commands quiz.
    B. Review of pages 1-30 of the Una Vez Más wkbk. in preparation for the
       test....
    C. Revisions and questions to Summer Assignment essays from the Native
       Speakers Interviews....(individual help and guidance).
    D. Triángulo wkbk.: lecturas with new vocabulary expressions and answers
       to questions that follow....pages 19,35,42-43. 

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/25-26/13:  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!

1.  TEST #2: WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/25-26/13: PAGES 1-30 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS
    WKBK.....(PRESENT INDICATIVE, SER VS. ESTAR, USES OF THE PRESENT AND 
    PAST PARTICIPLES, PASSIVE VOICE, COMMANDS)!  NOTE: NO NEW VOCABULARY
    WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE TEST, JUST THE GRAMMAR CONTENT LISTED.
2.  FORMAT OF THE TEST: (100 POSSIBLE POINTS)
    I. COMPRENSIÓN DE ESCUCHAR: 5 SPANISH CONVERSATIONAL QUESTIONS TO
       ANSWER IN COMPLETE SENTENCES (5 POINTS)
   II. COMPRENSIÓN DE GRAMÁTICA Y ESTRUCTURA: 
       A. EL PRESENTE INDICATIVO: 15 CONJUGATED NOSOTROS VERBS TO CHANGE
          TO THE SINGULAR (YO) FORM (15 POINTS)
       B. SER VS. ESTAR: 10 SENTENCES TO COMPLETE WITH THE CORRECT FORM
          OF ONE OF THE 2 VERBS (10 POINTS)
       C. EL GERUNDIO Y EL PRESENTE PROGRESIVO: 10 SENTENCES TO COMPLETE
          WITH THE CORRECT PRESENT PROGRESSIVE FORM...(ESTAR + PRESENT
          PARTICIPLE) (10 POINTS)
       D. EL PARTICIPIO PASADO: GIVE THE CORRECT PAST PARTICIPLE FOR EACH
          INFINITIVE FORM (INCLUDING POSSIBLE ADJECTIVE AND VERBAL FORMS)
          (15 POINTS)
       E. LA VOZ PASIVA: CHANGE EACH SENTENCE FROM THE ACTIVE VOICE TO THE
          PASSIVE VOICE WITH SER (5 POINTS)
       F. LOS MANDATOS: WRITE THE CORRECT FORM OF THE GIVEN INFINITIVE...
          (NEGATIVE/AFFIRMATIVE OF TÚ, UD., UDS., NOSOTROS, VOSOTROS...
           WITH POSSIBLE PRONOUNS AS WELL) (10 POINTS)
       G. LAS PREGUNTAS PERSONALES: ANSWER 15 QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO ALL
          GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LISTED ON PAGES 1-30 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.
          (30 POINTS)

FRIDAY, 9/27/13:  MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY WITH NO BOOKS NEEDED, ONLY NOTEBOOKS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES:
    A. To promote the new course related to the aspect of culture and current
       events, you are to use the class time to listen to any short videos
       of your choosing from either the BBCMundo en español or Radio Naciones
       Unidas sites.  Listen to at least 3 short segments of videos relating
       to current events, taking notes in Spanish as you listen based on the
       content heard. Record proper labeling (titles, dates, etc.) as you
       take notes, and keep the information in your notebook for future
       class discussions based on our cultural themes....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/16-17/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. pages 22-26: QUIZ TODAY ON THE 5 MAIN TYPES OF COMMANDS!
    B. pages 26-30: REPASO section...make sure you have completed all exs.
       and defined any new vocab. expressions as well....DO NOT DO THE
       SECION LABELED....ACTIVIDADES DE COMUNICACIÓN CREATIVA....!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 1-4: read/study/answer questions/be prepared for class disc.
       and activities.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/18-19/13:

1.  Work on Summer Assignment Essays....(see below)....

FRIDAY, 9/20/13:  REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  BRING TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK. AND NOTEBOOK TODAY!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/9-10/13:

1.  TEST #1: MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/9-10:  THE 9 MAIN INDICATIVE MOOD VERB
    TENSES (PRESENT, PRETERITE, IMPERFECT, FUTURE, CONDITIONAL, PRESENT
    PERFECT, PAST PERFECT, FUTURE PERFECT, CONDITIONAL PERFECT)...
    CONJUGATIONS ONLY!
2.  Bring to class all workbooks in order to complete in-class assignments
    after completion of the test.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/11-12/13:

1.  Work on first draft copies of the Summer Assignments Essay...(see below).
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE 6 MAIN TITLE THEMES FOR THE NEW AP SPANISH LANGUAGE
    AND CULTURE EXAM FOR 2014!
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  review pages 1-21 in preparation for class activities
    and the upcoming test next week....
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 22-26, study all 5 forms of commands, complete
    and check all answers prior to class, define in English any and all
    new vocabulary expressions on each page. HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!

FRIDAY, 9/13/13:

1.  MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS, AND BRING YOUR TRIÁNGULO WKBK. AND
    CLASS NOTEBOOK.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/9-10/13:

1.  TEST #1: MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/9-10:  THE 9 MAIN INDICATIVE MOOD VERB
    TENSES (PRESENT, PRETERITE, IMPERFECT, FUTURE, CONDITIONAL, PRESENT
    PERFECT, PAST PERFECT, FUTURE PERFECT, CONDITIONAL PERFECT)...
    CONJUGATIONS ONLY!
2.  ALL STUDENTS PLEASE WORK ON THE FOLLOWING QUIETLY AND INDIVIDUALLY
    AFTER COMPLETING THE ABOVE TEST:
    A. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: review pages 1-21, making sure that all exercises
       have been completed and checked and that any new vocabulary express.
       on each page have been defined in English as well....
    B. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 22-26, study all 5 forms of commands, complete
       and check all answers prior to class, define in English any and all
       new vocabulary expressions on each page.
    C. TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: pages IX-XVI..study the ÍNDICE GENERAL and
       become familiar with the 6 main themes and their sub-themes (in blue)
       for the new AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam in 2014.  I would
       suggest that you take notes on the themes and sub-themes, organizing
       them well in your notebook so that we can add vocabulary and handouts
       to each section as we study them......

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/11-12/13:

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE 6 MAIN TITLE THEMES FOR THE NEW AP SPANISH LANGUAGE
    AND CULTURE EXAM FOR 2014!
2.  Return/review corrections to indicative mood verb conjugations test....
3.  Questions/comments/suggestions...first draft copies of Summer Assign-
    ment Native Speaker Interviews Essay....
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. p.1-21: quick review of topics with handouts given on specific pages
       and any questions on new vocabulary expressions....
    B. p.22-26: discussion and review of the 5 main types of commands (or
       imperatives)...HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK FOR THE WRITTEN EXERCISES
       ASSIGNED ON THESE PAGES!....any questions on the exercises and any
       new vocabulary expressions noted....
5.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.: (A GENERAL REVIEW OF THE INDEX OF THE TEXT)
    A. pages IX-XVI..study the ÍNDICE GENERAL and become familiar with the 6 
       main themes and their sub-themes (in blue)for the new AP Spanish 
       Language and Culture Exam in 2014.  I would suggest that you take 
       notes on the themes and sub-themes, organizing them well in your 
       notebook so that we can add vocabulary and handouts to each section as 
       we study them......

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 9/13/13:  LAB 242 TODAY!!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES...TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.
    A. Practice speaking and pronunciation with the 6 main themes and their 
       corresponding sub-themes listed in the ÍNDICE GENERAL.
    B. What is the definition of culture?  Why is it being incorporated in
       to the new format of the 2014 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM?

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/16-17/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. pages 22-26: QUIZ TODAY ON THE 5 MAIN TYPES OF COMMANDS!
    B. pages 26-30: REPASO section...make sure you have completed all exs.
       and defined any new vocab. expressions as well....DO NOT DO THE
       SECION LABELED....ACTIVIDADES DE COMUNICACIÓN CREATIVA....!
2.  TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.:
    A. pages 1-4: read/study/answer questions/be prepared for class disc.
       and activities.

NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS ESSAY: DUE DATE IS SEPT.30.
Once you have completed your interviews and have organized your notes taken,
write a well-organized Spanish essay of no more than 2 typed pages explaining
and comparing the content discussed during the interviews. Essays must be
typed using Times New Roman and 12 font with appropriate margins and rules
discussed in English classes. In the essays use good transitional expressions
to connect your ideas, advanced grammar structures and syntax (namely, a
variety of verb tenses and new vocabulary expressions where applicable), and a
nice comparison and synthesis of content ideas and topics discussed during the
interview process. It is always good to use the subjunctive mood and various
forms of the imperfect vs. the preterite, as this demonstrates a higher level
of thinking in Spanish essays/written comprehension.
Please provide a cover sheet detailing the following information:
--The name(s) of the native speaker(s)
--Country of birth/other places lived
--Contact information…phone, address, e-mail, or place of work
--Specific dates, times, locations of interviews…(a log journal)
--Your Spanish name/English last name, date due, class name and block.
Dictionaries and any other help/references can be used…except no help from
another person. If you have any questions, please contact me.
Remember that all work must be your own, and of very good quality. The Honor
Code and Pledge are to be followed.

HOMEWORK TO BRING TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES:

1. Read course syllabus on-line, but I will give you a hard copy on the
   first day of class.
2. Decide on a Spanish name that you would like to use this school year...
   (It does not have to be the Spanish equivalent of your English name.)
3. Any forms that you would like for me to turn in for you....
4. Bring all handouts and notebooks from the Pre-AP class, as I want to
   see who needs extras or replacements....
5. Bring UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk.
6. Bring Summer Assignment information sheets and homeworks done.

TUESDAY-FRIDAY, 9/3-6/13:  FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES!

1.  Class rosters and introductions, class expectations and goals.
2.  Review of MLWGS opening day procedures and instructions:  fire drills and
    codes/earthquake response, moment of silence and pledge of allegiance, 
    locker problems, class schedules.
3.  BLOCK 2:  publicity release and over-the-counter medical forms (return on 
    9/5-6), student handbooks not already received, registration packet forms 
    (Bowman), distribution of handbook test information (test completed 
    on-line by Sunday, 10PM...PRINT and return code of conduct by 9/5 to 
    Ms.Williams).
4.  Distribution of course syllabus for the new AP Spanish Language and
    Culture course...(there is also a digital version on my web page that
    is connected to its Learning.)
    --Class discussion on course syllabus/goals/expectations/AP guidelines.
    RETURN WITH STUDENT AND PARENT SIGNATURES BY 9/5-6, BUT YOU WILL KEEP
    THIS HARD COPY OF THE SYLLABUS IN THE FRONT SECTION OF YOUR NOTEBOOK
    FOR QUICK REFERENCE DURING THE COURSE OF THE YEAR'S WORK.
5.  Selection of Spanish names to be used this year in the AP class.
6.  Organization of Pre-AP notebooks and handouts for the AP course this
    year...distribution of any needed handouts or forms.
7.  Review of announcements listed at the top of this page....
8.  Workbooks for class: UNA VEZ MÁS and TRIÁNGULO.....REMINDER: YOU SHOULD
    ONLY HAVE PAID FEES THIS YEAR FOR THE NEW TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBK.  THE
    UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK. CONTINUES FROM THE PRE-AP COURSE.
    I WILL DISTRIBUTE THE NEW TRIÁNGULO APROBADO WKBKS. ON THE FIRST DAY
    OF CLASS...(WITH VERIFICATION OF FEES PAID)....
9.  Discussion and review of summer assignments/work done...especially the
    native speaker interviews/experiences and the follow-up essay require-
    ments...(refer to the instructions/information sheets, plus see below).
10. A review of the 9 main indicative mood verb tenses, pages 1-72 of the
    UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk. plus the corresponding verb conjugations handouts from
    the Pre-AP course.
11. Distribution of any handouts and information given during the Early AP
    Session on 8/26/13....(to those who missed the session).


ARCHIVES FOR CERTAIN AP SPANISH LANGUAGE PLANS--2012-2013:

EVENTS/ASSIGNMENTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS:  

1.  The course syllabus has been posted under the course info. link.
2.  IT HAS BEEN A PLEASURE TEACHING EACH OF YOU.  I WISH YOU THE BEST AS 
    YOU CONTINUE TO PURSUE YOUR FUTURE GOALS AND ASPIRATIONS.  KEEP IN
    TOUCH!
    --¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES Y LOS AÑOS DEL PORVENIR!
       SR. JENKINS

FINAL EXAM WEEK:

1.  BLOCK 1: MONDAY, JUNE 10,  8:40-11:30AM, ROOM 243
2.  BLOCK 2: TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 8:40-11:30AM, ROOM 237

FINAL EXAM FORMAT: (100 TOTAL POINTS)

1. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (40 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO AP EXAM FORMAT...READ A PRINTED SOURCE, LISTEN TO AN AUDIO
   SOURCE, THEN PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS CHARLA/DEBATE RELATING TO THE TOPIC
   GIVEN (WITH REFERENCES FROM THE SOURCES)....
2. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (60 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO THE AP EXAM FORMAT...READ 2 PRINTED SOURCES, LISTEN TO AN
   AUDIO SOURCE,PREPARE AND WRITE A FORMAL ESSAY RELATING TO THE PROMPT
   GIVEN (ABOUT TECHNOLOGY)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR JUNE 3 - 7, 2013:

1.  IMPORTANT REMINDERS AND OTHER INFORMATION:
    A. RETURN LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXTS TO ME ASAP, IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY
       DONE SO!
    B. Hispanic Community Connections:  when you complete an activity, please
       turn in to me a brief Spanish description of the event, with proper
       documentation and verification.  Credit will be given during the 4th
       9-weeks marking period.  THESE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER MAY 31!
    C. NSE 2013 AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES CEREMONY--IN CLASS, THURSDAY-FRIDAY,
       JUNE 6-7, 2013.
    D. LITERATURA Y ARTE POETRY ANALYSIS ESSAYS WILL BE RETURNED AND REVIEWED
       BY JUNE 7, 2013....
    E. FINAL EXAM EXEMPTIONS WILL BE OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED BEFORE JUNE 7....
    F. SHOWCASE OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES--ORAL PRESENTATIONS--
       --SEE SCHEDULE BELOW FOR DATES OF PRESENTATIONS AND TIME FRAME FOR
         CLASSES DUE TO THE SPECIAL SCHEDULES FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS....
    G. FINAL EXAM FORMAT IS LISTED AFTER THE PRESENTATION DATES...(FOR
       THOSE WHO KNOW THAT THEY WILL BE TAKING THE EXAM)....
    H. FINAL OPPORTUNITIES TO MAKE-UP PARTICIPATION POINTS FOR ABSENCES
       FROM CLASS: THURSDAY-FRIDAY, JUNE 6-7, LUNCH, ROOM 336, 11:35-NOON....
    I. LAST CLASSES, JUNE 6-7:
       1. RETURN/REVIEW POETRY ANALYSIS ESSAYS....
       2. POWER POINT/ORAL PRESENTATION GRADE SHEETS DISTRIBUTED....
       3. HISPANIC COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS EXTRA CREDIT RETURNED....
       4. NSE 2013 AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES....
       5. ANNOUNCEMENT OF FINAL EXAM EXEMPTIONS....
       6. FINAL EXAM REVIEW/FORMAT....
       7. CLASS REVIEW/SUMMARY/OBJECTIVES AND GOALS....
       8. ALL GRADES WILL BE ENTERED AND VERIFIED IN POWER SCHOOL BY JUNE 7...

SELECT A SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRY (OR COUNTRIES) THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO
SHOWCASE IN MAY AFTER THE AP EXAMS HAVE CONCLUDED.  YOU MAY WORK IN PAIRS OR
INDIVIDUALLY ON THIS PRESENTATION.  THE FOLLOWING RUBRICS WILL GIVE YOU THE
GUIDELINES FOR THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION REQUIREMENTS.
   
POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS: COUNTRIES OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD:  

INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS FOR GRADING:  (BASED ON 100 POINTS:  NOTE THAT THIS
GRADE WILL ACCOUNT FOR ALL OF THE TEST CATEGORY PERCENTAGE FOR THE 4TH NINE-
WEEKS, OR ROUGHLY 50% OF YOUR GRADE FOR MP4!)
1.  10 POINTS:  AN ELECTRONIC COPY OF THE POWER POINT E-MAILED TO ME BY 3:00
                PM ON MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013.  THIS MUST BE THE FINISHED PRO-
                DUCT OF YOUR PRESENTATION.  ALSO INCLUDE A REFERENCE/SOURCES
                PAGE, USING THE PROPER FORMAT TAUGHT IN ENGLISH CLASSES.
2.   5 POINTS:  AN ORIGINAL/CREATIVE/COLORFUL INTRODUCTORY PAGE(S)/INTRO-
                DUCTION TO THE PRESENTATION.
3.   5 POINTS:  THE BASIC FACTS AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE COUNTRY OR COUNTRIES.
                THIS CAN BE ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES OR GIVEN TO STUDENTS
                AS HANDOUTS.  THIS PART CAN SHOW A BRIEF "VIRTUAL TOUR OF
                THE COUNTRIES".
4.  10 POINTS:  AT LEAST 3 DIFFERENT CULTURAL ASPECTS OF THE COUNTRIES
                RESEARCHED, WITH GOOD DETAIL AND EXPLANATION.
5.   5 POINTS:  A GOOD INSTRUCTIONAL 30-MINUTE PRESENTATION TIME LIMIT...
                NOTE:  THOSE WORKING IN GROUPS MUST HAVE 15 MINUTES OF
                INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING.
6.  10 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE GRAMMAR STRUCTURES FREE OF SPELLING ERRORS ON 
                EACH SLIDE OF THE POWER POINT PRESENTATION.  IN OTHER WORDS,
                I WANT A CLEAN, PROFESSIONALLY PRESENTED POWER POINT DOCU-
                MENT.
7.  10 POINTS:  INFORMATIVE AND KNOWLEDGEABLE PRESENTATION BY EACH INDIVI-
                DUAL.  I WANT TO SEE EVIDENCE OF PREPARATION AND KNOWLEDGE 
                OF/FAMILIARITY WITH TOPIC, USING NO NOTES EXCEPT THOSE
                LISTED ON THE POWER POINT SLIDES.  REMEMBER THAT I DO NOT
                WANT JUST SIMPLY READING FROM THE SLIDES!
8.   5 POINTS:  CREATIVE APPROACH TO CLASS INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT INVOLVE-
                MENT.  THIS INCLUDES ANY APPROPRIATE HANDOUTS THAT WILL
                ENHANCE CLASS INTERACTION WITH THE PRESENTATION.
9.  10 POINTS:  CLEAR/AUTHENTIC/FLUID SPANISH PRONUNCIATION WITH CONFIDENCE 
                IN VOICE QUALITY.
10.  5 POINTS:  APPROPRIATE USE OF THE INDICATIVE VS. THE SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
11.  5 POINTS:  AT LEAST 5 DIFFERENT VERB TENSES INCORPORATED BY EACH INDI-
                VIDUAL DURING THE ACTUAL PRESENTATION.
12.  5 POINTS:  OVERALL FLUIDITY IN GRAMMAR STRUCTURE AND SYNTAX DURING THE
                ACTUAL PRESENTATION.  THERE SHOULD BE VERY LITTLE PAUSE OR
                "CHOPPINESS" DURING YOUR PRESENTATION, AND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
                OF GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LEARNED DURING YOUR STUDY OF SPANISH
                WITH ME MUST BE EVIDENT!
13. 10 POINTS:  THE ACTUAL HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES THAT DEMONSTRATE STUDENT EN-
                GAGEMENT/INVOLVEMENT/INSTRUCTION DURING THE LEARNING PROCESS.
14.  5 POINTS:  AN APPROPRIATE CONCLUSION THAT SUMMARIZES THE GOALS OF THE
                PRESENTATION.  THIS SHOULD LEAVE US WITH A LASTING IMPRESSION
                THAT WILL "ENCOURAGE US TO WANT TO VISIT THE COUNTRIES"....

20 MAYO  (8:40-11:32)
         ISABELLA H./FRESA R.----(EL PERÚ)
         ANA G./KATARINA B.------(LA ARGENTINA)
         EMILIA A./ARÓN W.-------(CHILE)
         ALICIA H.---------------(COLOMBIA)
21 MAYO  (8:40-11:32)
         ANÍ B./MARÍA S.---------(EL SALVADOR)
         MARGARITA B./LOLA M.----(COSTA RICA)
         GRACIELA D./LEÓN Z.-----(CUBA)
22 MAYO  (12:20-1:13)
         EMA L./ROSA F.----------(NICARAGUA)
23 MAYO  (12:20-1:13)
         RAFAEL Z./KIKO DE OL.---(EL ECUADOR)
28 MAYO  (12:20-1:13)
         FELICIA L.--------------(PANAMÁ Y COLOMBIA)
29 MAYO  (12:20-1:13)
         MATEO P./LEÓN T.--------(VENEZUELA)
30 MAYO  (12:20-1:13)
         ROBERTO B./PRÓSPERO O.--(MÉXICO)
31 MAYO  (12:20-1:13)
         JOSUÉ B./MIGUEL T.------(LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA)
3 JUNIO  (8:40-10:02)
         JESÚS-ZAYA K.-----------(EL ECUADOR)
         TATI B.-----------------(HONDURAS
         JUAN CARLOS S.----------(GUATEMALA)
4 JUNIO  (8:40-10:02)
         MARISOL F./CHARO B.-----(NICARAGUA)
         VIVIANA B./JUAN D.------(CHILE)
         MARINA H.---------------(?)
6 JUNIO  (8:40-10:02)
         RAFA Z./KIKO DE OL.-----(FINISH SECOND HALF OF EL ECUADOR....)
7 JUNIO  (8:40-9:50)
         EVA O./NICO R.----------URUGUAY Y PARAGUAY


FINAL EXAM FORMAT: (100 TOTAL POINTS)

1. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (40 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO AP EXAM FORMAT...READ A PRINTED SOURCE, LISTEN TO AN AUDIO
   SOURCE, THEN PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS CHARLA/DEBATE RELATING TO THE TOPIC
   GIVEN (WITH REFERENCES FROM THE SOURCES)....
2. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (60 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO THE AP EXAM FORMAT...READ 2 PRINTED SOURCES, LISTEN TO AN
   AUDIO SOURCE,PREPARE AND WRITE A FORMAL ESSAY RELATING TO THE PROMPT
   GIVEN (ABOUT TECHNOLOGY)....

RECOMMENDED PRACTICE PRIOR TO THE AP EXAM ON TUESDAY, 5/7/13:

1.  TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK: REVIEW VOCABULARY SECTIONS IN PREPARATION FOR EXAM:
    A. C7, PAGES 151-153....LA EDUCACIÓN
    B. C8, PAGES 175-177....EL COMERCIO
    C. C9, PAGES 199-201....EL PRÓJIMO
    D. C10,PAGES 223-225....DE TODO UN POCO
2.  GO TO THE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM WEBSITE AND BECOME FAMILIAR WITH/
    PRACTICE THE FORMAT OF THE FOLLOWING PREVIOUSLY ADMINISTERED EXAMS:
    A. 2012
    B. 2011
    C. 2010
3.  TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK:
    A. C7-10: PRACTICE WITH ANY OF THE READINGS/FILL-INS/INFORMAL WRITINGS/
       PRESENTATIONAL WRITINGS THAT WE HAVE NOT COMPLETED IN CLASS.  I
       SPECIFICALLY LEFT MANY OF THESE CHAPTER ACTIVITIES FOR YOU TO DO
       ON YOUR OWN AS YOU WISH IN ORDER TO PRACTICE WHERE YOU MOST FEEL IT
       NECESSARY. SEE ME FOR ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE OR FOR A CHECK-OVER
       OF YOUR RESPONSES....
4.  OVERALL...RELAX, GET SOME GOOD SLEEP, LISTEN TO SPANISH MUSIC, WATCH
    SPANISH VIDEOS/MOVIES.....

TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013:  ADVANCED PLACEMENT SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM 2013!!

1.  BREAKFAST WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR YOU IN ROOM 237 FROM 7:30-8:15AM....
    (ASSORTED JUICES, BAGELS AND CREAM CHEESES)
2.  REPORT TO THE BLACK BOX PROMPTLY AT 8:15AM FOR THE EXAM! GOOD LUCK!
    --WHAT TO BRING TO THE EXAM:
      --NO.2 SHARPENED PENCILS
      --PENS WITH BLACK OR DARK BLUE INK
      --A WATCH THAT DOES NOT BEEP NOR HAVE AN ALARM
      --PROPER IDENTIFICATION, IF NEEDED....
3.  WE HAVE WORKED EXTREMELY WELL TO PREPARE FOR THIS EXAM....NOW IT IS 
    TIME FOR YOU TO SHOW YOUR TALENTS WITH THE SPANISH LANGUAGE!  I AM
    PROUD OF EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU FOR ALL THE HARD WORK SHOWN!
    BE CONFIDENT, BE STRONG, BE DETERMINED TO EXCEL!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEK, MONDAY-FRIDAY, 5/6-10/13:

1.  NOTE: MEET IN LAB 318 ALL THIS WEEK!!
2.  5/6: FIRST BLOCK AND ANYONE FROM SECOND BLOCK WHO CAN ATTEND:
    TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: WE WILL DO A FINAL REVIEW SESSION OF THE EXAM FORMAT
    AND SECTIONS: (LAB 318)
    A. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING/SIMULATED CONVERSATION:
       1. In-class "quick response" question/answer sessions....(20 seconds
          time frame practice)
    B. PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING/ORAL PRESENTATION:
       1. C7, pages 171-173
       2. C8, pages 194-196
       3. C9, pages 217-219
       4. C10,pages 244-245
3.  WORK ON THE SHOWCASE PRESENTATIONS OF SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES....
    (SEE DETAILS BELOW)

HOMEWORK FOR THIS WEEK, MONDAY-FRIDAY, 4/29/13-5/3/13:

1.  TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK: REVIEW VOCABULARY SECTIONS IN PREPARATION FOR EXAM:
    A. C7, PAGES 151-153....LA EDUCACIÓN
    B. C8, PAGES 175-177....EL COMERCIO
    C. C9, PAGES 199-201....EL PRÓJIMO
    D. C10,PAGES 223-225....DE TODO UN POCO
2.  GO TO THE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM WEBSITE AND BECOME FAMILIAR WITH/
    PRACTICE THE FORMAT OF THE FOLLOWING PREVIOUSLY ADMINISTERED EXAMS:
    A. 2012
    B. 2011
    C. 2010
3.  TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK:
    A. C7-10: PRACTICE WITH ANY OF THE READINGS/FILL-INS/INFORMAL WRITINGS/
       PRESENTATIONAL WRITINGS THAT WE HAVE NOT COMPLETED IN CLASS.  I
       SPECIFICALLY LEFT MANY OF THESE CHAPTER ACTIVITIES FOR YOU TO DO
       ON YOUR OWN AS YOU WISH IN ORDER TO PRACTICE WHERE YOU MOST FEEL IT
       NECESSARY. SEE ME FOR ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE OR FOR A CHECK-OVER
       OF YOUR RESPONSES....

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 5/2-3/13: FINAL AP PRACTICE SESSIONS!

1. NOTE: PLEASE ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS FOR THIS WEEK:
   A. SESSION 8A: THURSDAY, 5/2, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   B. SESSION 8B: FRIDAY, 5/3, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   --BRING NOTEBOOKS, PEN/PENCIL, AP RUBRICS SHEETS/PREVIOUSLY DISTRIBUTED
     PRACTICE SHEETS FROM SESSIONS, TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
    
FRIDAY, 5/3/13: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEK, MONDAY-THURSDAY, 4/29/13-5/2/13:

1.  2007 PRACTICE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM: (FROM 4/27-28/13)
    A. Complete the speaking portion of the practice exam on Monday-Tuesday,
       4/29-30, in Lab 242...(first half hour of each class).
    B. Return all sections completed, with graded writing/speaking
       sections....
    C. Distribute answers to the multiple choice sections and paragraph
       completions, scoring guidelines for 2 writing and 2 speaking sections,
       and a scoring worksheet to calculate your AP score for this exam.
       PLEASE BRING A CALCULATING DEVICE TO CLASS EACH DAY THIS WEEK!!
    D. Review student sample responses for the writing and speaking sections
       of the exam, and discuss the scores received (with comparisons to
       where you think you stand in your skills ability).
    E. Strategies for success on this exam/comments/helpful hints/etc.
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: AP EXAM PRACTICE THIS WEEK:
    A. INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING/SIMULATED CONVERSATION:
       1. C7, pages 169-170
       2. C8, pages 192-193
       3. C9, pages 215-216...(to be done in morning practice sessions)
       4. C10,pages 242-243...(completed in morning practice sessions last
                               week)
       5. In-class "quick response" question/answer sessions....(20 seconds
          time frame practice)
    B. PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING/ORAL PRESENTATION:
       1. C7, pages 171-173
       2. C8, pages 194-196
       3. C9, pages 217-219
       4. C10,pages 244-245

FRIDAY, 5/3/13: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LISTENING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM:
    A. TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK: (SELECTED ACTIVITIES FROM THE PAGES BELOW)
       1. C7, pages 154-157
       2. C8, pages 178-181
       3. C9, pages 202-205
       4. C10,pages 226-229
    B. YOU ARE TO LISTEN TO ANY 10 OF THE NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS LISTED
       AND SAVED IN THE STUDENT SHARED FOLDER. TAKE BRIEF SPANISH NOTES ON 
       EACH ONE HEARD, COMPILING A LIST OF CULTURAL TOPICS WITH COMPARISONS
       AND CONTRASTS AMONG DIFFERENT SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES AND THEIR
       CUSTOMS.  THESE STUDENT INTERVIEWS ARE THE ONES COMPLETED DURING THE
       WINTER BREAK....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/22-23/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.171-177, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....NOTE: SPEND EXTRA TIME WITH THESE PAGES, NOT ONLY
    COMPLETING THE WRITTEN EXERCISES BUT REVIEWING THE GRAMMAR STRUCTURES
    AS WELL.  THIS ASSIGNMENT WILL COMPLETE/FINISH THE LAST PAGES IN THE UNA 
    VEZ MÁS WKBK.!!  
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: REVIEW THE CHAPTER 7 VOCABULARY ON PAGES 151-153 IN 
    PREPARATION FOR TODAY'S LISTENING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/24-25/13:

1.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.181-184; read/study the short story by
    Sabine Ulibarrí, and be prepared for an in-class discussion
    based on knowledge of the content and themes....
    --Refer to pages 178-180/184-185 for background notes and helpful
      guides to better understanding of the comprehension of the story....

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 4/25-26/13: AP PRACTICE SESSIONS!

1. NOTE: PLEASE ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS FOR THIS WEEK:
   A. SESSION 7A: THURSDAY, 4/25, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   B. SESSION 7B: FRIDAY, 4/26, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   --BRING NOTEBOOKS, PEN/PENCIL, AP RUBRICS SHEETS/PREVIOUSLY DISTRIBUTED
     PRACTICE SHEETS FROM SESSIONS, TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
    
FRIDAY, 4/26/13: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 4/22-25/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.171-177....We will review any questions you may have 
    had on these pages....HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!  (4/22-23)
2.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....(4/24-25)
    --NOTE: THIS ORAL ASSESSMENT ACTIVITY ON 4/24-25 WILL COUNT AS A CLASS
            PARTICIPATION GRADE, BASED LARGELY ON YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE
            STORY CONTENT AND THEMES!
    LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.181-184; read/study the short story by
    Sabine Ulibarrí, and be prepared for an in-class discussion
    based on knowledge of the content and themes....
    --Refer to pages 178-180/184-185 for background notes and helpful
      guides to better understanding of the comprehension of the story....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.142-143: presentational writing
    B. p.144-145: interpersonal speaking/directed conversations
    C. p.146-147: presentational speaking--uno-dos
    D. p.148-150: extra vocab. expressions....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: CAPÍTULO 7...EXAM PRACTICE THIS WEEK:
    A. p.151-153: questions on the vocab. expressions...(HW.)
    B. p.154-157: listening comprehension--audios cortos y extendidos
    C. p.158-161: reading comprehension--lecturas uno-dos
    D. p.166:     informal/interpersonal writings--uno-tres
    E. p.167-168: presentational writing
    F. p.169-170: directed conversations/interpersonal speaking
    G. p.171-172: presentational speaking--uno-dos
    
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 4/26/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LISTENING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM:
    A. YOU ARE TO LISTEN TO ANY 10 OF THE NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS LISTED
       AND SAVED IN THE STUDENT SHARED FOLDER. TAKE BRIEF SPANISH NOTES ON 
       EACH ONE HEARD, COMPILING A LIST OF CULTURAL TOPICS WITH COMPARISONS
       AND CONTRASTS AMONG DIFFERENT SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES AND THEIR
       CUSTOMS.  THESE STUDENT INTERVIEWS ARE THE ONES COMPLETED DURING THE
       WINTER BREAK....THE 10 INTERVIEWS FOR THIS ACTIVITY SHOULD BE COM-
       PLETED BY THE END OF CLASS ON FRIDAY, 5/3....

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, 4/27-28/13: AP SPANISH LANGUAGE PRACTICE EXAM!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/15-16/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.166-168, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: REVIEW THE CHAPTER 7 VOCABULARY ON PAGES 151-153 IN 
    PREPARATION FOR TODAY'S LISTENING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/17-18/13:

1.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.115-118; read/study the short story by
    Gabriel García Márquez, and be prepared for an in-class discussion
    based on knowledge of the content and themes....
    --Refer to pages 112-114/118-119 for background notes and helpful
      guides to better understanding of the comprehension of the story....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.169-170, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 4/18-19/13: AP PRACTICE SESSIONS!

1. NOTE: PLEASE ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS FOR THIS WEEK:
   A. SESSION 6A: THURSDAY, 4/18, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   B. SESSION 6B: FRIDAY, 4/19, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   --BRING NOTEBOOKS, PEN/PENCIL, AP RUBRICS SHEETS/PREVIOUSLY DISTRIBUTED
     PRACTICE SHEETS FROM SESSIONS, TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
    
FRIDAY, 4/19/13: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 4/15-18/13:

1.  NOTE: REFER TO POWER SCHOOL FOR UPDATED MP4 GRADES...(NSE 2013/LIT. Y
    ARTE/PARTICIPATION)....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.166-170....We will review any questions you may have 
    had on these pages....
    A. 4/15-16: pages 166-168...(HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK)
    B. 4/17-18: pages 169-170
3.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....(4/17-18)
    --NOTE: THIS ORAL ASSESSMENT ACTIVITY ON 4/17-18 WILL COUNT AS A CLASS
            PARTICIPATION GRADE, BASED LARGELY ON YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE
            STORY CONTENT AND THEMES!
    p.115-118; read/study the short story by Gabriel García Márquez, and be 
    prepared for an in-class discussion based on knowledge of the content and 
    themes....Refer to pages 112-114/118-119 for background notes and helpful
    guides to better understanding of the comprehension of the story....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.110-113: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....(REVIEW)
    B. p.115-117: presentational writing practice..outlines/strategies....
    C. p.118-119: directed conversation practice/speaking comprehension....
    D. p.120-122: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos....
    E. p.133-136: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....(HW REVIEW)
    F. p.137-140: review the answers to these sections...(HW REVIEW)
    G. p.141: a review of these topics for short writings....
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: CAPÍTULO 7...EXAM PRACTICE THIS WEEK:
    A. p.151-153: questions on the vocab. expressions...(HW.)
    B. p.154-157: listening comprehension--audios cortos y extendidos
    C. p.158-161: reading comprehension--lecturas uno-dos
    D. p.166:     informal/interpersonal writings--uno-tres
    E. p.167-168: presentational writing
    F. p.169-170: directed conversations/interpersonal speaking
    G. p.171-172: presentational speaking--uno-dos
    
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 4/19/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LISTENING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM:
    A. YOU ARE TO LISTEN TO ANY 5 OF THE NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS LISTED
       AND SAVED IN THE STUDENT SHARED FOLDER. TAKE BRIEF SPANISH NOTES ON 
       EACH ONE HEARD, COMPILING A LIST OF CULTURAL TOPICS WITH COMPARISONS
       AND CONTRASTS AMONG DIFFERENT SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES AND THEIR
       CUSTOMS.  THESE STUDENT INTERVIEWS ARE THE ONES COMPLETED DURING THE
       WINTER BREAK....

APRIL 1-5, 2013--SPRING BREAK--SCHOOLS CLOSED!!
--¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/8-9/13: LAB 242 AT 8:30AM!!

1.  NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2013...MEET PROMPTLY IN LAB 242 AT 8:30AM!!
    --PRIOR TO TAKING THE EXAM, PLEASE VISIT THE WEB SITE AT......
      NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM.ORG.....TO PRACTICE AND REVIEW PREVIOUSLY
      ADMINISTERED EXAMS.  THIS WILL HELP YOU IN PREPARING FOR THE
      EXAM FORMAT AND PROCESS.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/10-11/13:

1.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.51-54; read/study the short story by
             Ana María Matute, and be prepared for an in-class discussion
             based on knowledge of the content and themes....
             --Refer to pages 48-50/54-55 for background notes and helpful
               guides to better understanding of the comprehension of the 
               story....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.163-165, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 4/11-12/13: AP PRACTICE SESSIONS!

1. NOTE: PLEASE ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS FOR THIS WEEK:
   A. SESSION 5A: THURSDAY, 4/11, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   B. SESSION 5B: FRIDAY, 4/12, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   --BRING NOTEBOOKS, PEN/PENCIL, AP RUBRICS SHEETS/PREVIOUSLY DISTRIBUTED
     PRACTICE SHEETS FROM SESSIONS.
    
FRIDAY, 4/12/13: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/8-9/13:

1.  NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2013...MEET PROMPTLY IN LAB 242 BY 8:30AM SO THAT
    WE CAN BEGIN THE EXAM EARLY IN ORDER TO HAVE PLENTY OF TIME TO FINISH
    BY 10AM! THANK YOU FOR DOING THIS!
    --PRIOR TO TAKING THE EXAM, PLEASE VISIT THE WEB SITE AT......
      NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM.ORG.....TO PRACTICE AND REVIEW PREVIOUSLY
      ADMINISTERED EXAMS.  THIS WILL HELP YOU IN PREPARING FOR THE
      EXAM FORMAT AND PROCESS.
2.  RETURN/REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THESE TWO ASSESSMENTS: 
    NOTE: YOU WILL FINALLY RECEIVE ALL OF THESE 11 GRADED ASSESSMENTS.......
    REFER TO POWER SCHOOL FOR UPDATES ON THE PERCENTAGE WEIGHTS OF THESE
    GRADES.  SEE ME FOR ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.
    A. TRIÁNGULO-C2 VOCABULARY QUIZZES....
    B. EL CONDE LUCANOR STORY CONTENT SUMMARIES/THEMES (ESSAYS)....
    C. LOS NAUFRAGIOS GROUP ESSAYS/PART 1....AND PART 2/INDIVIDUAL ESSAYS....
    D. TRIÁNGULO-C2--PAGE 40--SHORT WRITING--DOS....
    E. TRIÁNGULO-C3--PAGE 65--SHORT WRITING--UNO....
    F. TRIÁNGULO-C3 VOCABULARY QUIZZES....
    G. TRIÁNGULO-C4--PAGE 91--SHORT WRITING--UNO....
    H. TRIÁNGULO-C5--PAGE 114--SHORT WRITING--DOS....
    I. TRIÁNGULO-C4 VOCABULARY QUIZ GRADES/ORAL...(IN POWER SCHOOL)....
    J. TRIÁNGULO-C4 ESSAY TESTS/PAGES 92-93....
    K. TRIÁNGULO-C6--PAGE 141--SHORT WRITING--DOS....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/10-11/13:

1.  NSE 2013 RAW SCORES/RESULTS....11 GRADED ASSESSMENTS RETURNED ON 4/8-9....
    CLASS DISCUSSIONS/QUESTIONS....MP3 GRADES AND COMMENTS/FORMAT FOR GRADING.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.163-165, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....
    --We will review any questions you may have had on these pages....
3.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.51-54; read/study the short story by
             Ana María Matute, and be prepared for an in-class discussion
             based on knowledge of the content and themes....
             --Refer to pages 48-50/54-55 for background notes and helpful
               guides to better understanding of the comprehension of the 
               story....
    --NOTE: THIS ORAL ASSESSMENT ACTIVITY ON 4/10-11 WILL COUNT AS A CLASS
            PARTICIPATION GRADE, BASED LARGELY ON YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE
            STORY CONTENT AND THEMES!
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.110-113: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....(REVIEW)
    B. p.115-117: presentational writing practice..outlines/strategies....
    C. p.118-119: directed conversation practice/speaking comprehension....
    D. p.120-122: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos....
    E. p.133-136: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....(HW REVIEW)
    F. p.137-140: review the answers to these sections...(HW REVIEW)
    G. p.141: a review of these topics for short writings....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 4/12/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS AND
BRING TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK!

1.  NOTE: REVIEW THE CHAPTER 7 VOCABULARY ON PAGES 151-153 IN PREPARATION
    FOR TODAY'S LISTENING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES....
    ----PAGES 154-157 WILL BE COMPLETED IN THE LAB TODAY....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/25-26/13: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (CAPÍTULO VI)
    A. p.133-136: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....
    B. p.137-140: complete the answers to these sections....
    C. p.141: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic DOS...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.156-160, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/27-28/13: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.160-162, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....
2.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.51-54; read/study the short story by
             Ana María Matute, and be prepared for an in-class discussion
             based on knowledge of the content and themes....
             --Refer to pages 48-50/54-55 for background notes and helpful
               guides to better understanding of the comprehension of the 
               story....

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 3/28-29/13: AP PRACTICE SESSIONS!

1. NOTE: PLEASE ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS FOR THIS WEEK:
   A. SESSION 4A: THURSDAY, 3/28, ROOM 237, 7:50-8:30AM.
   B. SESSION 4B: FRIDAY, 3/29, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   --BRING NOTEBOOKS, PEN/PENCIL, AP RUBRICS SHEETS/PREVIOUSLY DISTRIBUTED
     PRACTICE SHEETS FROM SESSIONS.
    
FRIDAY, 3/29/13: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 3/25-28/13:

1.  RETURN/REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THESE TWO ASSESSMENTS: (BY THE END OF MP3)
    A. TRIÁNGULO-C2 VOCABULARY QUIZZES....
    B. EL CONDE LUCANOR STORY CONTENT SUMMARIES/THEMES (ESSAYS)....
    C. LOS NAUFRAGIOS GROUP ESSAYS/PART 1....AND PART 2/INDIVIDUAL ESSAYS....
    D. TRIÁNGULO-C2--PAGE 40--SHORT WRITING--DOS....
    E. TRIÁNGULO-C3--PAGE 65--SHORT WRITING--UNO....
    F. TRIÁNGULO-C3 VOCABULARY QUIZZES....
    G. TRIÁNGULO-C4--PAGE 91--SHORT WRITING--UNO....
    H. TRIÁNGULO-C5--PAGE 114--SHORT WRITING--DOS....
    I. TRIÁNGULO-C4 VOCABULARY QUIZ GRADES/ORAL...(IN POWER SCHOOL)....
    J. TRIÁNGULO-C4 ESSAY TESTS/PAGES 92-93....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.156-162, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....
    --We will review any questions you may have on the homework exs.
      --3/25-26: PAGES 156-160
      --3/27-28: PAGES 160-162
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.70-73: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos....
    B. p.94-95: directed conversation practice/speaking comprehension....
    C. p.96-98: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos....
    D. p.101-102: vocab.review/pronunciation and comprehension practice....
    E. p.107-109: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....(HW REVIEW)
    F. p.110-113: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....(REVIEW)
    G. p.123-126: new vocab. noted on these pages....
    H. p.115-117: presentational writing practice..outlines/strategies....
    I. p.118-119: directed conversation practice/speaking comprehension....
    J. p.120-122: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos....
    K. p.133-136: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....(HW REVIEW)
    L. p.137-140: review the answers to these sections...(HW REVIEW)
    M. p.141: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic DOS...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today! YOU WILL TURN IN THIS ESSAY ON 3/25-26!
4.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.51-54; read/study the short story by
             Ana María Matute, and be prepared for an in-class discussion
             based on knowledge of the content and themes....
             --Refer to pages 48-50/54-55 for background notes and helpful
               guides to better understanding of the comprehension of the 
               story....
    --NOTE: THIS ORAL ASSESSMENT ACTIVITY ON 3/27-28 WILL COUNT AS A CLASS
            PARTICIPATION GRADE, BASED LARGELY ON YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE
            STORY CONTENT AND THEMES!
    
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 3/29/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS AND
BRING TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK!

1.  NOTE: REVIEW THE CHAPTER 7 VOCABULARY ON PAGES 151-153 IN PREPARATION
    FOR TODAY'S LISTENING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES....
    ----PAGES 154-157 WILL BE COMPLETED IN THE LAB TODAY....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/18-19/13:

1.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (CAPÍTULO V)
    A. p.107-109: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....
    B. p.110-113: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....
    C. p.114: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic DOS...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    A. IN-CLASS TIMED WRITING/SYNTHESIS ESSAY TEST--CAPÍTULOS 4-6!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/20-21/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.152-155, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: CAPÍTULO 4--PAGES 77-79--QUIZ TODAY ON VOCABULARY!!

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 3/21-22/13: AP PRACTICE SESSIONS!

1. NOTE: PLEASE ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS FOR THIS WEEK:
   A. SESSION 3A: THURSDAY, 3/21, ROOM 237, 7:50-8:30AM.
   B. SESSION 3B: FRIDAY, 3/22, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   --BRING NOTEBOOKS, PEN/PENCIL, AP RUBRICS SHEETS/PREVIOUSLY DISTRIBUTED
     PRACTICE SHEETS FROM SESSIONS.
    
FRIDAY, 3/22/13: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/18-19/13:

1.  RETURN/REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THESE TWO ASSESSMENTS: (BY THE END OF MP3)
    A. TRIÁNGULO-C2 VOCABULARY QUIZZES....
    B. EL CONDE LUCANOR STORY CONTENT SUMMARIES/THEMES (ESSAYS)....
    C. LOS NAUFRAGIOS GROUP ESSAYS/PART 1....AND PART 2/INDIVIDUAL ESSAYS....
    D. TRIÁNGULO-C2 ESSAY TESTS/PAGES 41-42....
    E. TRIÁNGULO-C2--PAGE 40--SHORT WRITING--DOS....
    F. TRIÁNGULO-C3--PAGE 65--SHORT WRITING--UNO....
    G. TRIÁNGULO-C3 VOCABULARY QUIZZES....
    H. TRIÁNGULO-C4--PAGE 91--SHORT WRITING--UNO....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. IN-CLASS TIMED WRITING/SYNTHESIS ESSAY TEST--CAPÍTULOS 4-6!
    ---BLOCK 1:_______________________________
    ---BLOCK 2:_______________________________
    B. p.77-79: vocab.review/pronunciation and comprehension practice....
    C. p.114: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic DOS...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today! I WILL COLLECT THIS WRITING ASSIGNMENT!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/20-21/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.152-155, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --We will review any questions you may have on the homework exs.
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.77-79: vocab.review/pronunciation and comprehension practice....
    B. p.77-79: QUIZ TODAY ON THE VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS!!
    C. p.70-73: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos....
    D. p.94-95: directed conversation practice/speaking comprehension....
    E. p.107-109: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....(HW REVIEW)
    F. p.110-113: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....(REVIEW)
    G. p.123-126: new vocab. noted on these pages....
    H. p.101-102: vocab.review/pronunciation and comprehension practice....
    
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 3/22/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS AND
BRING TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK!

1.  NOTE: REVIEW THE CHAPTER 6 VOCABULARY ON PAGES 127-128 IN PREPARATION
    FOR TODAY'S LISTENING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES....
    ----PAGES 129-132 WILL BE COMPLETED IN THE LAB TODAY....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/11-12/13:

1.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (CAPÍTULO IV)
    A. p.84-86: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....
    B. p.87-90: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....
    C. p.91: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic UNO...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  (CAPÍTULO III)
    A. p.51-53: QUIZ TODAY ON THE VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS!!
3.  WORK ON POETRY ANALYSIS ESSAYS DUE FOR FRIDAY, 3/15, BY 3PM!!
    --(SEE DETAILS ABOVE.)

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/13-14/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.148-151, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!!
2.  INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL--COMMONS--LUNCH!
3.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT: NOTE ASSIGNMENT DUE ON 3/15!!
    3/15:   By 3PM, poetry analysis essay due...NO EXCEPTIONS!!
    --LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT, p.32-42...read and study the 7 poems, comparing
      and contrasting the themes being conveyed by each.
    --INSTRUCTIONS FOR ESSAY ASSESSMENT:
      A. Work in groups of 2, analyzing the messages conveyed in each poem.
         Use the background information, vocabulary, notas culturales, and
         Comprensión questions to guide you in understanding the poems.
      B. Write a well-organized Spanish essay reflecting your thoughts on
         the analysis of the poetry studied.  Typed papers are to be no
         more than 2 pages in length, double-spaced, 12 font, Times New
         Roman.  Handwritten papers are to be no more than 3 pages in
         length, double-spaced, neatly written by both group members.
      C. Defend all thoughts stated with references from the poems, using
         appropriate citations as we have done through the essays in the
         TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
      D. Turn in one copy of the paper per group, with both names neatly
         written on the paper.
      E. Notes, texts, dictionaries, and other sources can be used for
         reference; but no help from a person outside of the group is
         allowed.
      F. This essay will count as a test grade for the third nine-weeks,
         and will be graded on the following rubrics:  50% (appropriate
         interpretation/literary analysis) and 50% (grammar structure).

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 3/14-15/13: AP PRACTICE SESSIONS!

1. NOTE: PLEASE ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS FOR THIS WEEK:
   A. SESSION 2A: THURSDAY, 3/14, ROOM 237, 7:50-8:30AM.
   B. SESSION 2B: FRIDAY, 3/15, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   --BRING NOTEBOOKS, PEN/PENCIL, AP RUBRICS SHEETS.
    
FRIDAY, 3/15/13: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/11-12/13:

1.  RETURN/REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THESE TWO ASSESSMENTS: (HOPEFULLY!)
    A. TRIÁNGULO-C2 VOCABULARY QUIZZES....
    B. EL CONDE LUCANOR STORY CONTENT SUMMARIES/THEMES (ESSAYS)....
    C. LOS NAUFRAGIOS GROUP ESSAYS/PART 1....AND PART 2/INDIVIDUAL ESSAYS....
    D. TRIÁNGULO-C2 ESSAY TESTS/PAGES 41-42....
    E. TRIÁNGULO-C2--PAGE 40--SHORT WRITING--DOS....
    F. TRIÁNGULO-C3--PAGE 65--SHORT WRITING--UNO....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.51-53: vocabulary review/pronunciation and comprehension practice....
    B. p.51-53: QUIZ TODAY ON THE VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS!!
    C. p.66-67: presentational writing practice for C3...outlines of
       important facts that support answers to the prompt....
    D. p.68-69: directed conversation practice/speaking comprehension....
    E. p.91: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic UNO...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today!  (UNO-DOS, WITH DISCUSSIONS)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/13-14/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.148-151, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --We will review any questions you may have on the homework exs.
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.66-67/68-69: finish from 3/11-12 plans....
    B. p.70-73: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos....
    D. p.84-86: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....(HW REVIEW)
    E. p.87-90: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....(REVIEW)
    F. p.91: informal writings...uno-dos....(review)....
    G. p.99-100: new vocab. noted on these pages....
    H. p.77-79: vocab.review/pronunciation and comprehension practice....
    
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 3/15/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS AND
BRING TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK!

1.  NOTE: REVIEW THE CHAPTER 5 VOCABULARY ON PAGES 101-102 IN PREPARATION
    FOR TODAY'S LISTENING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES....
    ----PAGES 103-106 WILL BE COMPLETED IN THE LAB TODAY....
2.  POETRY ANALYSIS ESSAYS DUE FRIDAY, 3/15, BY 3PM!! NO EXCEPTIONS!!
    --(SEE DETAILS ABOVE.)

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/4-5/13:

1.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    A. p.58-60: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....
    B. p.61-64: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....
    C. p.65: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic UNO...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today!
    D. p.51-53: QUIZ TODAY ON THE VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS!!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/6-7/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.142-147, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....
2.  INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL--COMMONS--LUNCH!
3.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT: NOTE ASSIGNMENT DUE ON 3/15!!
    3/15:   By 3PM, poetry analysis essay due...NO EXCEPTIONS!!
    --LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT, p.32-42...read and study the 7 poems, comparing
      and contrasting the themes being conveyed by each.
    --INSTRUCTIONS FOR ESSAY ASSESSMENT:
      A. Work in groups of 2, analyzing the messages conveyed in each poem.
         Use the background information, vocabulary, notas culturales, and
         Comprensión questions to guide you in understanding the poems.
      B. Write a well-organized Spanish essay reflecting your thoughts on
         the analysis of the poetry studied.  Typed papers are to be no
         more than 2 pages in length, double-spaced, 12 font, Times New
         Roman.  Handwritten papers are to be no more than 3 pages in
         length, double-spaced, neatly written by both group members.
      C. Defend all thoughts stated with references from the poems, using
         appropriate citations as we have done through the essays in the
         TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
      D. Turn in one copy of the paper per group, with both names neatly
         written on the paper.
      E. Notes, texts, dictionaries, and other sources can be used for
         reference; but no help from a person outside of the group is
         allowed.
      F. This essay will count as a test grade for the third nine-weeks,
         and will be graded on the following rubrics:  50% (appropriate
         interpretation/literary analysis) and 50% (grammar structure).

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 3/7-8/13: AP PRACTICE SESSIONS!

1. NOTE: PLEASE ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS FOR THIS WEEK:
   A. SESSION 1A: THURSDAY, 3/7, ROOM 237, 7:50-8:30AM.
   B. SESSION 1B: FRIDAY, 3/8, LAB 242, 7:50-8:30AM.
   --BRING NOTEBOOKS, PEN/PENCIL, AP RUBRICS SHEETS.
    
FRIDAY, 3/8/13: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/4-5/13:

1.  RETURN/REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THESE TWO ASSESSMENTS: (HOPEFULLY!)
    A. TRIÁNGULO-C2 VOCABULARY QUIZZES....
    B. EL CONDE LUCANOR STORY CONTENT SUMMARIES/THEMES (ESSAYS)....
    C. LOS NAUFRAGIOS GROUP ESSAYS/PART 1....AND PART 2/INDIVIDUAL ESSAYS....
    D. TRIÁNGULO-C2 ESSAY TESTS/PAGES 41-42....
    E. TRIÁNGULO-C2--PAGE 40--SHORT WRITING--DOS....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas...(review content).
    B. p.45-47: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos...
       --(review in block 1/finish the second one in block 2)....
    C. Continued explanation of the 10 pages of the AP Spanish Language
       Exam format/grading rubrics for the free response parts....
    D. p.58-60: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....(HW REVIEW)
    E. p.61-64: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....(REVIEW)
    F. p.65: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic uno...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today! (HW)
    G. p.51-53: vocabulary review/pronunciation and comprehension practice....
       QUIZ TODAY AT THE END OF CLASS...(LAST 15 MINUTES +/-)!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 3/6-7/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.142-147, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....
    --We will review any questions you may have on the homework exs.
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas...(review content).
    B. p.45-47: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos...
    C. Continued explanation of the 10 pages of the AP Spanish Language
       Exam format/grading rubrics for the free response parts....
    D. p.58-60: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....(HW REVIEW)
    E. p.61-64: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....(REVIEW)
    F. p.65: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic uno...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today! (HW)
    G. p.51-53: vocabulary review/pronunciation and comprehension practice....
       QUIZ TODAY AT THE END OF CLASS...(LAST 15 MINUTES +/-)!
       NOTE: QUIZ WILL BE TODAY IF NOT FINISHED IN 3/4-5/13 PLANS!
    H. p.66-67: presentational writing practice for C3...outlines of
       important facts that support answers to the prompt....
    I. p.68-69: directed conversation practice/speaking comprehension....
    J. p.73-76: new vocab. noted on these pages....
    
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 3/8/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS AND
BRING TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK!

1.  NOTE: REVIEW THE CHAPTER 5 VOCABULARY ON PAGES 101-102 IN PREPARATION
    FOR TODAY'S LISTENING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES....
    ----PAGES 103-106 WILL BE COMPLETED IN THE LAB TODAY....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/25-26/13:

1.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    A. p.33-35: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....
    B. p.36-39: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....
    C. p.40: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic dos...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today!
    D. p.48-49: review the two pages, noting any new vocab., and do ex.I....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/27-28/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.137-142, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....
2.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:  IN-CLASS WRITING ASSIGNMENT ON THE SHORT
    STORY CONTENT OF PAGES 21-23 (CAPÍTULO 22, AND NOTAS CULTURALES....) 
    ...(BE PREPARED FOR THIS ASSESSMENT, AS WE WILL NOT DISCUSS THE STORY 
    PRIOR TO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.)!!
    NOTE: USE THE INTRO.CONTENT INFORMATION ON PAGES 18-19 AND THE NOTAS
    CULTURALES/COMPRENSIÓN QUESTIONS ON PAGE 23 AS STUDY GUIDES TO HELP
    IN YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE STORY CONTENT. 

FRIDAY, 3/1/13: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/25-26/13:

1.  RETURN/REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THESE TWO ASSESSMENTS: (HOPEFULLY!)
    A. TRIÁNGULO-C2 VOCABULARY QUIZZES....
    B. EL CONDE LUCANOR STORY CONTENT SUMMARIES/THEMES (ESSAYS)....
    C. LOS NAUFRAGIOS GROUP ESSAYS/PART 1....
    D. TRIÁNGULO-C2 ESSAY TESTS/PAGES 41-42....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas...(review content).
    B. p.45-47: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos...
    C. Continued explanation of the 10 pages of the AP Spanish Language
       Exam format/grading rubrics for the free response parts....
    D. p.33-35: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....(HW REVIEW)
    E. p.36-39: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....(REVIEW)
    F. p.40: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic dos...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today! (HW)
    G. p.48-50: review the two pages, noting any new vocab., and do ex.I....
       (HW REVIEW)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/27-28/13:

1.  NOTE SCHEDULE CHANGES FOR THURSDAY DUE TO COURSE SELECTIONS DURING
    BLOCK 2:  BLOCK 2...8:40-10:20, WITH OUR SCHEDULE FOR REGISTRATION
    OF COURSE SELECTIONS FROM 9:10-9:25 IN ROOM 121, RETURNING STUDENTS....
2.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:  IN-CLASS WRITING ASSIGNMENT ON THE SHORT
    STORY CONTENT OF PAGES 21-23 (CAPÍTULO 22, AND NOTAS CULTURALES....) 
    ...(BE PREPARED FOR THIS ASSESSMENT, AS WE WILL NOT DISCUSS THE STORY 
    PRIOR TO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.)!!
    NOTE: USE THE INTRO.CONTENT INFORMATION ON PAGES 18-19 AND THE NOTAS
    CULTURALES/COMPRENSIÓN QUESTIONS ON PAGE 23 AS STUDY GUIDES TO HELP
    IN YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE STORY CONTENT. 
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.137-142, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....
    NOTE: THIS WILL COUNT AS A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --We will review any questions you may have on the homework exs.
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. Continued explanation of the 10 pages of the AP Spanish Language
       Exam format/grading rubrics for the free response parts....
    B. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas.
    C. p.45-47: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos...
    D. p.33-35: Spend no more than 20 minutes total with the 2 reading 
       selections and questions that follow each one. Use no help other
       than what is shown on these indicated pages, and complete this
       activity in a "test-like" environment at home....(HW REVIEW)
    E. p.36-39: review/revise the answers to these sections from the 
       Summer Assignments....(REVIEW)
    F. p.40: Take the allotted 10 minutes to write the short essay for
       topic dos...at home...in a "test-like" environment....Bring to
       class today! (HW)
    G. p.48-50: review the two pages, noting any new vocab., and do ex.I....
       (HW REVIEW)
    H. p.51-53: vocabulary review/pronunciation and comprehension practice....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 3/1/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS AND
BRING TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK!

1.  NOTE: REVIEW THE CHAPTER 4 VOCABULARY ON PAGES 77-79 IN PREPARATION
    FOR TODAY'S LISTENING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES....
    ----PAGES 80-83 WILL BE COMPLETED IN THE LAB TODAY....

MONDAY, 2/18/13: STAFF DEVELOPMENT--NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 2/19-20/13:

1.  IN-CLASS ESSAY TEST ASSESSMENT FROM THE TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK....
    CAPÍTULOS 2-3-4.....(I WILL ANNOUNCE THE TOPIC IN CLASS!)

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 2/21-22/13:

1.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:  IN-CLASS WRITING ASSIGNMENT ON THE SHORT
    STORY CONTENT OF PAGES 20-21 (THROUGH THE END OF CAPÍTULO 21, LINE 
    56)...(BE PREPARED FOR THIS ASSESSMENT, AS WE WILL NOT DISCUSS THE STORY 
    PRIOR TO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.)!!
    NOTE: USE THE INTRO.CONTENT INFORMATION ON PAGES 18-19 AND THE NOTAS
    CULTURALES/COMPRENSIÓN QUESTIONS ON PAGE 23 AS STUDY GUIDES TO HELP
    IN YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE STORY CONTENT.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.133-136, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 2/19-20/13:

1.  RETURN/REVIEW CORRECTIONS TO THESE TWO ASSESSMENTS:
    A. TRIÁNGULO-C2 VOCABULARY QUIZZES....
    B. EL CONDE LUCANOR STORY CONTENT SUMMARIES/THEMES (ESSAYS)....
2.  MIDDLE SCHOOL LANGUAGE FESTIVAL: SATURDAY, 2/23/13...(SEE SPANISH CLUB
    OR SPANISH HONOR SOCIETY OFFICERS FOR DETAILS)....
3.  IN-CLASS ESSAY TEST ASSESSMENT FROM THE TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK....
    CAPÍTULOS 2-3-4.....(I WILL ANNOUNCE THE TOPIC IN CLASS!)
    --ONE HOUR TIMED WRITING ASSESSMENT....
    A. BLOCK 2: PAGES _______________
    B. BLOCK 1: PAGES _______________
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 2/21-22/13:

1.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:  IN-CLASS WRITING ASSIGNMENT ON THE SHORT
    STORY CONTENT OF PAGES 20-21 (THROUGH THE END OF CAPÍTULO 21, LINE 
    56)...(BE PREPARED FOR THIS ASSESSMENT, AS WE WILL NOT DISCUSS THE STORY 
    PRIOR TO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.)!!
    NOTE: USE THE INTRO.CONTENT INFORMATION ON PAGES 18-19 AND THE NOTAS
    CULTURALES/COMPRENSIÓN QUESTIONS ON PAGE 23 AS STUDY GUIDES TO HELP
    IN YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE STORY CONTENT.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.133-136, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....
    NOTE: THIS WILL COUNT AS A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!
    --We will review any questions you may have on the homework exs.
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. Continued explanation of the 10 pages of the AP Spanish Language
       Exam format/grading rubrics for the free response parts....
    B. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas.
    C. p.45-47: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos...

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/11-12/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.128-132, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS IN CAPÍTULO 2 OF THE TRIÁNGULO
    WORKBOOK, PAGES 27-28!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/13-14/13:

1.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT: pages 8-10...read/study the short story, El
    Conde Lucanor...be prepared for an in-class timed writing assessment
    on the content summary in Spanish!  Use pages 4-7/11 as introductory
    guides and helpful background information for the story.  
    NOTE:  THE COMPRENSIÓN QUESTIONS ON PAGE 11 ARE GOOD STUDY GUIDE 
    QUESTIONS FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE STORY CONTENT!
2.  NOTE: PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES ARE SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, 2/13,
    FROM 4-7PM.  UNFORTUNATELY, I WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR CONFERENCES
    DUE TO MY UNIVERSITY CLASSES.  PLEASE HAVE YOUR PARENT CONTACT ME
    BY PHONE AT 354-6800, EXT.3311, IF HE/SHE WOULD LIKE TO DISCUSS YOUR
    PROGRESS IN CLASS.  THANK YOU AND I APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE
    THIS MAY CAUSE.
    
FRIDAY, 2/8/13:  MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  NOTE: MAKE-UP SESSION FOR ABSENCES/PARTICIPATION POINTS TODAY DURING
    LUNCH IN LAB 242, 11:40-12NOON!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/11-12/13:

1.  RELATIVE PRONOUNS: review/corrections to quiz from last week....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.128-132, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT VOCABULARY NOTATION IS NO LONGER 
    A REQUIREMENT NOW)....We will briefly review any questions you may have
    had on these indicated pages....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.27-28: review vocab. expressions with pronunciation and compre-
                hension practice...(Summer Assignments).
    B. QUIZ TODAY ON VOCAB. FROM PAGES 27-28!!
    C. p.29-32: listening comprehension..a review of the vocab. and answers
                to the questions to the audios...(from 2/8 lab pract.)
    D. p.40:    informal writing act....uno--return and review this writing
                collected in class last week. Remember that all homework 
                is due on time in class, with no late work accepted!
    E. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/13-14/13:

1.  ¡FELIZ DÍA DE SAN VALENTÍN! ¡FELIZ DÍA DE LOS ENAMORADOS!
2.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT: pages 8-10...read/study the short story, El
    Conde Lucanor...be prepared for an in-class timed writing assessment
    on the content summary in Spanish!  Use pages 4-7/11 as introductory
    guides and helpful background information for the story.  
    NOTE:  THE COMPRENSIÓN QUESTIONS ON PAGE 11 ARE GOOD STUDY GUIDE 
    QUESTIONS FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE STORY CONTENT!
    NOTE: THERE WILL BE AN IN-CLASS TIMED WRITING ON THIS ASSIGNMENT
    TODAY AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS! NO PRIOR INSTRUCTION WILL BE GIVEN
    ON THE STORY BEFORE THE ASSESSMENT, AS THIS IS BASED ON WHAT YOU
    COMPREHEND FROM THE STORY CONTENT!  THIS WILL BE WRITTEN IN SPANISH
    WITH NO HELP OF ANY KIND!
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.27-28/29-32/40: finish any work not done in 2/11-12 plans....
    B. Distribution and explanation of 10 pages of the AP Spanish Language
       Exam format/grading rubrics for the free response parts....
    C. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas.
    D. p.45-47: presentational speaking practice...uno-dos...
    
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 2/15/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR CLASS TODAY!!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY:  BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK. TO CLASS TODAY!!
    A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.54-57, listening comprehension activities practice.
    B. EL PAÍS VIDEO SEGMENTS: listen/take notes/(if time permits)....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/4-5/13: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.122-127, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT THIS IS NO LONGER A REQUIREMENT
    NOW)....NOTE: THESES PAGES EXPLAIN THE CONCEPT OF RELATIVE PRONOUNS,
    SO PLEASE TAKE EXTRA TIME TO STUDY THIS VERY ADVANCED AND IMPORTANT
    AP GRAMMATICAL STRUCTURE!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/6-7/13:

1.  QUIZ ON RELATIVE PRONOUNS, UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK., PAGES 122-125!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: study/review the Ch.2 vocabulary expressions from the
    Summer Assignments, pages 27-28, in preparation for class activities.
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.40, ensayos cortos-uno...do this one at home in a
    10-minute time limit and bring to class today...Honor Code in effect 
    for this activity!  

FRIDAY, 2/8/13:  MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/4-5/13:

1.  IMPORTANT NOTES TO REMEMBER:
    A. INTENT-TO-RETURN FORMS SHOULD BE GIVEN TO BLOCK 1 TEACHER ON 2/4!
    B. AP EXAMS REGISTRATION SHEETS AND BOOKLETS--NOTE DATES!
    C. COURSE SELECTIONS SHEETS FOR 2013-2014--YOU NEED MY SIGNATURE IF YOU
       PLAN ON TAKING AP SPANISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE!
    D. STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS AND SOUTH AMERICA TRIP PLANS FOR 2014!
    E. SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY REQUIREMENTS AND INFORMATION SHEET--
       READ DISTRIBUTED SHEET TODAY!
    F. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH ME IF YOU WANT TO REVIEW YOUR EXAM OR DISCUSS
       ANY MP2/E1/S1 GRADES!
2.  DISTRIBUTION OF LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXTS--SIGN NEATLY IN TEXTS/FORMS!
    --THIS IS YOUR COPY ON LOAN TO USE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE YEAR. 
      PLEASE DO NOT WRITE IN THE TEXTS FOR ANY ASSIGNMENTS GIVEN--USE YOUR
      NOTEBOOKS FOR ANY WRITING ACTIVITIES USED FROM THE READINGS.
3.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK:
    A. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.122-127, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT THIS IS NO LONGER A REQUIREMENT
    NOW)....NOTE: THESES PAGES EXPLAIN THE CONCEPT OF RELATIVE PRONOUNS,
    SO PLEASE TAKE EXTRA TIME TO STUDY THIS VERY ADVANCED AND IMPORTANT
    AP GRAMMATICAL STRUCTURE!
    NOTE: We will go over the structure of this topic by reviewing the HW
          exercises indicated on the pages.  Please read and study the 
          uses/explanations/examples given...at home or on your own.
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.22-24: speaking comprehension...presentational speaking....
                presentaciones orales.
    B. p.24-26: review vocab. expressions and previous HW exercises/etc.
    C. p.27-28: review vocab. expressions with pronunciation and compre-
                hension practice...(Summer Assignments).
    D. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/6-7/13:

1.  A REVIEW OF THE IMPORTANT NOTES TO REMEMBER FROM 2/4-5 PLANS...
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: pages 122-127....finish and review the relative
    pronouns structures, from 2/4-5 plans.
3.  QUIZ ON RELATIVE PRONOUNS, UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK., PAGES 122-125!
4.  A CONTINUATION OF THE TRIÁNGULO WKBK. ACTIVITIES FROM 2/4-5 PLANS:
    TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.22-24: speaking comprehension...presentational speaking....
                presentaciones orales.
    B. p.24-26: review vocab. expressions and previous HW exercises/etc.
    C. p.27-28: review vocab. expressions with pronunciation and compre-
                hension practice...(Summer Assignments).
    D. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas.
5.  HOMEWORK GRADE!!  TO BE TURNED IN POSSIBLY!!
    TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.40, ensayos cortos-uno...do this one at home in a
    10-minute time limit and bring to class today...HONOR CODE is in effect 
    for this activity!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 2/8/13: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR CLASS TODAY!!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY:  BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK. TO CLASS TODAY!!
    A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.29-32, listening comprehension activities practice.
    B. EL PAÍS VIDEO SEGMENTS: listen/take notes/(if time permits)....

    BEGIN PREPARATIONS FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM!
    FIRST SEMESTER EXAMS:  BLOCKS 1-2
    BLOCK 1...MONDAY, 1/28, 8:40-11:30AM, ROOM 243
    BLOCK 2...TUESDAY,1/29, 8:40-11:30AM, ROOM 237

EXAM FORMAT AND CONTENT: (100 POINTS)

I.  INTERPRETIVE LISTENING: (20 POINTS)
    A. RESUMEN DEL CONTENIDO DE UNA NARRACIÓN....(10 POINTS)
    B. PREGUNTAS DE OPCIÓN MÚLTIPLE DE UNA NARRACIÓN HISTÓRICA...(10 POINTS)
II. PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (CHOOSE 2 OF 4 AT 20 POINTS EACH): (40 POINTS)
    A. UN DÍA TÍPICO TUYO...(BASED ON GRAMMAR CONCEPTS OF UNA VEZ MÁS, P.
       1-20).
    B. CÓMO HACER ALGO...(BASED ON GRAMMAR CONCEPTS OF UNA VEZ MÁS, P.21-24).
    C. UNA EXPERIENCIA/EVENTO MEMORABLE DEL PASADO...(BASED ON GRAMMAR
       CONCEPTS OF UNA VEZ MÁS, P.28-44).
    D. CÓMO SOY AHORA Y CÓMO ERA HACE 5 AÑOS...(BASED ON GRAMMAR CONCEPTS
       OF UNA VEZ MÁS, P.1-78, INCLUDING SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD).
III.INTERPRETIVE READING: (20 POINTS)
    A. CHOOSE 1 OF 3 PRINTED NARRATIVES AND REACT IN A WELL-ORGANIZED ESSAY.
IV. INTERPERSONAL/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (20 POINTS)
    A. (THIS PART WILL BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE ACTUAL EXAM DATE...SEE INFOR-
        MATION SHEETS FOR INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS.)

THURSDAY-TUESDAY, 1/24-29/13: EXAMS--SEE ABOVE SCHEDULE!

WEDNESDAY, 1/30/13: TEACHER WORK DAY--NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS!

NOTE: GRADES FOR RECORDED INTERVIEWS WILL BE IN POWER SCHOOL BY 1/30/13!
      (SEE DETAILS BELOW.....)
1. NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW ASSIGNMENT:
   A. CONDUCT ONE 10-MINUTE SPANISH INTERVIEW WITH A NATIVE-BORN SPANISH-
      SPEAKING PERSON....
      1. RECORD THE INTERVIEW IN WHATEVER MANNER IS CONVENIENT FOR YOU...
         (PHONE, SKYPE, ETC.....)
      2. INTERVIEW MUST BE INDIVIDUAL THIS TIME...ONE-TO-ONE WITH THE 
         NATIVE SPEAKER.
      3. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONDUCTED COMPLETELY IN SPANISH.
      4. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONVERSATIONAL IN TONE, WITH A QUESTION-ANSWER
         TYPE FORMAT.  IN OTHER WORDS, YOU MUST USE YOUR SPANISH SKILLS IN
         THE INTERVIEW ALSO.
      5. INTERVIEW THEMES SHOULD BE CENTERED AROUND COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS
         BETWEEN THE TWO CULTURES...(YOURS AND THE NATIVE SPEAKER'S).......
         YOU CAN DISCUSS CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS, BELIEFS, EVENTS, ETC......
         SO THAT BOTH OF YOU ARE CONVERSING, YOU CAN ASK QUESTIONS TO THE
         NATIVE SPEAKER ABOUT HIS/HER CULTURE, AND HE/SHE CAN ASK QUESTIONS 
         TO YOU ABOUT YOUR CULTURE.....(USE YOUR CREATIVITY HERE!
      6. BRING ACCESS TO THE RECORDED INTERVIEW WITH YOU TO CLASS ON 1/3-4.
         I WILL DECIDE IN CLASS HOW I WANT YOU TO SAVE IT/SEND IT TO ME BY
         3PM ON 1/11/13...BUT BE PREPARED TO SHOW EVIDENCE OF THE COMPLETED 
         INTERVIEW IN A RECORDED FORMAT IN CLASS ON 1/3-4!
      7. WHAT AM I LOOKING FOR IN THIS INTERVIEW?
         A. 100% SPANISH USED THROUGHOUT THE INTERVIEW
         B. CULTURE TOPICS ADDRESSED APPROPRIATELY
         C. 10-MINUTE TASK COMPLETED
         D. A 2-WAY CONVERSATIONAL TONE
         E. A VARIETY OF ADVANCED TENSES INCORPORATED, INCLUDING BOTH THE
            INDICATIVE AND SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
         F. CORRECT PRONUNCIATION AND GOOD FLUIDITY OF VOICE QUALITY
         G. AN OBVIOUSLY ENJOYABLE AND FUN INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE....
      8. INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING THE RECORDED ACTIVITY TO ME:
         A. RE-NAME FOR RECORDED ACTIVITY/FILE TO....(YOUR LAST NAME).
         B. TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED CONVERSATION TO THE SHARED FOLDER-STUDENTS.
         C. LOOK FOR MY NAME, JENKINS.
         D. OPEN UP THE FOLDER I HAVE LABELED AS...AP WINTER BREAK INTERVIEWS.
         E. SEND/TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED ACTIVITY TO THAT NAMED FOLDER BY 3PM
            TODAY, FRIDAY, 1/11....NO EXCEPTIONS!
         F. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM DOING THIS, THEN JUST SEND YOUR RECORDED
            ACTIVITY TO MY REGULAR MAGGIE WALKER E-MAIL ADDRESS, BUT BY 3PM!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 1/31/13-2/1/13:

1.  FIRST SEMESTER EXAMS: review corrections/comments/collect and file....
2.  MP2/E1/S1 GRADES: POWER SCHOOL/GRADING FORMAT/CATEGORIES....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.22-24: speaking comprehension...presentational speaking....
                presentaciones orales.
    B. p.24-26: review vocab. expressions and previous HW exercises/etc.
    C. p.27-28: review vocab. expressions with pronunciation and compre-
                hension practice...(Summer Assignments).
    D. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 1/14-17/13:

1.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    B. p.17-19: written comprehension...presentational writing component...
                ensayo basado en varias fuentes.
    C. p.20-21: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations....conversaciones dirigidas.
    D. p.22-24: speaking comprehension...presentational speaking....
                presentaciones orales.
    E. p.24-26: review vocab. expressions and previous HW exercises/etc.
    F. p.27-28: review vocab. expressions with pronunciation and compre-
                hension practice...(Summer Assignments).
    G. p.43-44: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations...conversaciones dirigidas.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 1/18/13: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  BEGIN SPEAKING ASSESSMENT TO THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM!
    A. TODAY'S TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION (WITH HEADSETS):
       1. TOPICS SHEETS...ARTICLES E AND F...(ECOTURISMO Y DALÍ)
       2. (SEE RUBRICS SHEETS FOR GRADING FORMAT.)

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/7-8/13: NOTE CHANGES!!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.110-115, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT THIS IS NO LONGER A REQUIREMENT
    NOW).
2.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND NOTES TO CLASS TODAY!
3.  REVIEW ALL CORRECTIONS AND FEEDBACK ON THE SUMMER ASSIGNMENT NATIVE
    SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS ESSAYS, MAKING SURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND ALL
    STRUCTURE AND SYNTAX ERRORS MADE.  PLEASE SEE ME IF YOU WOULD LIKE
    TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO GO OVER/REVIEW YOUR PAPERS.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/9-10/13: NOTE CHANGES!!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.116-121, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT THIS IS NO LONGER A REQUIREMENT
    NOW).
2.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND NOTES TO CLASS TODAY!
3.  REVIEW ALL CORRECTIONS AND FEEDBACK ON THE SUMMER ASSIGNMENT NATIVE
    SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS ESSAYS, MAKING SURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND ALL
    STRUCTURE AND SYNTAX ERRORS MADE.  PLEASE SEE ME IF YOU WOULD LIKE
    TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO GO OVER/REVIEW YOUR PAPERS.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR FRIDAY, 1/11/13, BY 3PM: NOTE CHANGES!!

1.  I HAVE DECIDED TO COUNT THE NATIVE SPEAKER ORAL INTERVIEW AS A TEST
    GRADE.  THEREFORE, I HAVE MODIFIED/CHANGED THE DATE AS NOTED IF YOU
    WOULD LIKE TO REVISE/REFINE/EDIT/RE-DO/IMPROVE YOUR ORIGINAL RECORDED
    ACTIVITY.  PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW AT THE END OF THIS
    ASSIGNMENT FOR THE PROPER MANNER TO SEND THE RECORDED ACTIVITY TO ME.
2. NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW ASSIGNMENT:
   A. CONDUCT ONE 10-MINUTE SPANISH INTERVIEW WITH A NATIVE-BORN SPANISH-
      SPEAKING PERSON....
      1. RECORD THE INTERVIEW IN WHATEVER MANNER IS CONVENIENT FOR YOU...
         (PHONE, SKYPE, ETC.....)
      2. INTERVIEW MUST BE INDIVIDUAL THIS TIME...ONE-TO-ONE WITH THE 
         NATIVE SPEAKER.
      3. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONDUCTED COMPLETELY IN SPANISH.
      4. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONVERSATIONAL IN TONE, WITH A QUESTION-ANSWER
         TYPE FORMAT.  IN OTHER WORDS, YOU MUST USE YOUR SPANISH SKILLS IN
         THE INTERVIEW ALSO.
      5. INTERVIEW THEMES SHOULD BE CENTERED AROUND COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS
         BETWEEN THE TWO CULTURES...(YOURS AND THE NATIVE SPEAKER'S).......
         YOU CAN DISCUSS CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS, BELIEFS, EVENTS, ETC......
         SO THAT BOTH OF YOU ARE CONVERSING, YOU CAN ASK QUESTIONS TO THE
         NATIVE SPEAKER ABOUT HIS/HER CULTURE, AND HE/SHE CAN ASK QUESTIONS 
         TO YOU ABOUT YOUR CULTURE.....(USE YOUR CREATIVITY HERE!
      6. BRING ACCESS TO THE RECORDED INTERVIEW WITH YOU TO CLASS ON 1/3-4.
         I WILL DECIDE IN CLASS HOW I WANT YOU TO SAVE IT/SEND IT TO ME BY
         3PM ON 1/4/13...BUT BE PREPARED TO SHOW EVIDENCE OF THE COMPLETED 
         INTERVIEW IN A RECORDED FORMAT IN CLASS ON 1/3-4!
      7. WHAT AM I LOOKING FOR IN THIS INTERVIEW?
         A. 100% SPANISH USED THROUGHOUT THE INTERVIEW
         B. CULTURE TOPICS ADDRESSED APPROPRIATELY
         C. 10-MINUTE TASK COMPLETED
         D. A 2-WAY CONVERSATIONAL TONE
         E. A VARIETY OF ADVANCED TENSES INCORPORATED, INCLUDING BOTH THE
            INDICATIVE AND SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
         F. CORRECT PRONUNCIATION AND GOOD FLUIDITY OF VOICE QUALITY
         G. AN OBVIOUSLY ENJOYABLE AND FUN INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE....
      8. INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING THE RECORDED ACTIVITY TO ME:
         A. RE-NAME FOR RECORDED ACTIVITY/FILE TO....(YOUR LAST NAME).
         B. TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED CONVERSATION TO THE SHARED FOLDER-STUDENTS.
         C. LOOK FOR MY NAME, JENKINS.
         D. OPEN UP THE FOLDER I HAVE LABELED AS...AP WINTER BREAK INTERVIEWS.
         E. SEND/TRANSFER YOUR RECORDED ACTIVITY TO THAT NAMED FOLDER BY 3PM
            TODAY, FRIDAY, 1/11....NO EXCEPTIONS!
         F. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM DOING THIS, THEN JUST SEND YOUR RECORDED
            ACTIVITY TO MY REGULAR MAGGIE WALKER E-MAIL ADDRESS, BUT BY 3PM!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/7-8/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.110-115: NOTE...starting with these pages the review emphasis will be
    on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have....)
    NOTE:  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!!
2.  REVIEW ALL CORRECTIONS AND FEEDBACK ON THE SUMMER ASSIGNMENT NATIVE
    SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS ESSAYS, MAKING SURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND ALL
    STRUCTURE AND SYNTAX ERRORS MADE.  PLEASE SEE ME IF YOU WOULD LIKE
    TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO GO OVER/REVIEW YOUR PAPERS.
    NOTE: GENERAL CLASS COMMENTS/QUESTIONS TODAY....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.4-7:  listening comprehension...Audios cortos y extendidos.... with
               vocab. structure and format.
    B. p.8-10: reading comprehension...lecturas with new vocab. and answers
               to the questions.
    C. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    D. p.17-19: written comprehension...presentational writing component...
                ensayo basado en varias fuentes.
    E. p.20-21: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations....conversaciones dirigidas.
    F. p.22-24: speaking comprehension...presentational speaking....
                presentaciones orales.
    G. p.24-26: review vocab. expressions and previous HW exercises/etc.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/9-10/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.116-121: NOTE...starting with these pages the review emphasis will be
    on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have....)
    NOTE:  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK TODAY!!
2.  REVIEW ALL CORRECTIONS AND FEEDBACK ON THE SUMMER ASSIGNMENT NATIVE
    SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS ESSAYS, MAKING SURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND ALL
    STRUCTURE AND SYNTAX ERRORS MADE.  PLEASE SEE ME IF YOU WOULD LIKE
    TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO GO OVER/REVIEW YOUR PAPERS.
    NOTE: GENERAL CLASS COMMENTS/QUESTIONS TODAY....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.4-7:  listening comprehension...Audios cortos y extendidos.... with
               vocab. structure and format.
    B. p.8-10: reading comprehension...lecturas with new vocab. and answers
               to the questions.
    C. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    D. p.17-19: written comprehension...presentational writing component...
                ensayo basado en varias fuentes.
    E. p.20-21: speaking comprehension...directed conversations/simulated
                conversations....conversaciones dirigidas.
    F. p.22-24: speaking comprehension...presentational speaking....
                presentaciones orales.
    G. p.24-26: review vocab. expressions and previous HW exercises/etc.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 1/11/13: MEET IN LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES TODAY:
    A. SEND NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW RECORDED ACTIVITY TO ME BY 3PM TODAY!
       (SEE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS!)
    B. DISTRIBUTION OF FIRST SEMESTER EXAM SPEAKING ASSESSMENT TOPICS SHEETS:
       --USE SOME OF THE CLASS PERIOD TO BEGIN PREPARATIONS FOR THIS PORTION
         OF THE EXAM...(WORK IN GROUPS OR INDIVIDUALLY TODAY.)
    C. BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK. TO CLASS TODAY!
       P.20-21: DIRECTED CONVERSATION PRACTICE IN THE LAB....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/14-15/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.122-127, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT THIS IS NO LONGER A REQUIREMENT
    NOW)....NOTE: THESES PAGES EXPLAIN THE CONCEPT OF RELATIVE PRONOUNS,
    SO PLEASE TAKE EXTRA TIME TO STUDY THIS VERY ADVANCED AND IMPORTANT
    AP GRAMMATICAL STRUCTURE!
2.  WORK ON SPEAKING ASSESSMENT PREPARATIONS FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER EXAM!
    (SEE DISTRIBUTED SHEETS FROM 1/11 PLANS)

WINTER BREAK: DECEMBER 20, 2012 - JANUARY 2, 2013!
¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES!  ¡FELIZ Y PRÓSPERO AÑO NUEVO!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR FRIDAY, 1/4/13, BY 3PM:

1. NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW ASSIGNMENT:
   A. CONDUCT ONE 10-MINUTE SPANISH INTERVIEW WITH A NATIVE-BORN SPANISH-
      SPEAKING PERSON....
      1. RECORD THE INTERVIEW IN WHATEVER MANNER IS CONVENIENT FOR YOU...
         (PHONE, SKYPE, ETC.....)
      2. INTERVIEW MUST BE INDIVIDUAL THIS TIME...ONE-TO-ONE WITH THE 
         NATIVE SPEAKER.
      3. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONDUCTED COMPLETELY IN SPANISH.
      4. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONVERSATIONAL IN TONE, WITH A QUESTION-ANSWER
         TYPE FORMAT.  IN OTHER WORDS, YOU MUST USE YOUR SPANISH SKILLS IN
         THE INTERVIEW ALSO.
      5. INTERVIEW THEMES SHOULD BE CENTERED AROUND COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS
         BETWEEN THE TWO CULTURES...(YOURS AND THE NATIVE SPEAKER'S).......
         YOU CAN DISCUSS CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS, BELIEFS, EVENTS, ETC......
         SO THAT BOTH OF YOU ARE CONVERSING, YOU CAN ASK QUESTIONS TO THE
         NATIVE SPEAKER ABOUT HIS/HER CULTURE, AND HE/SHE CAN ASK QUESTIONS 
         TO YOU ABOUT YOUR CULTURE.....(USE YOUR CREATIVITY HERE!
      6. BRING ACCESS TO THE RECORDED INTERVIEW WITH YOU TO CLASS ON 1/3-4.
         I WILL DECIDE IN CLASS HOW I WANT YOU TO SAVE IT/SEND IT TO ME BY
         3PM ON 1/4/13...BUT BE PREPARED TO SHOW EVIDENCE OF THE COMPLETED 
         INTERVIEW IN A RECORDED FORMAT IN CLASS ON 1/3-4!
      7. WHAT AM I LOOKING FOR IN THIS INTERVIEW?
         A. 100% SPANISH USED THROUGHOUT THE INTERVIEW
         B. CULTURE TOPICS ADDRESSED APPROPRIATELY
         C. 10-MINUTE TASK COMPLETED
         D. A 2-WAY CONVERSATIONAL TONE
         E. A VARIETY OF ADVANCED TENSES INCORPORATED, INCLUDING BOTH THE
            INDICATIVE AND SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
         F. CORRECT PRONUNCIATION AND GOOD FLUIDITY OF VOICE QUALITY
         G. AN OBVIOUSLY ENJOYABLE AND FUN INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 1/3-4/13:

1.  CLASS DISCUSSIONS: Winter Break activities/El Día de los Reyes Magos....
2.  CLASS DISCUSSIONS: Recorded native speaker interviews....
3.  REVIEW OF 2 TEST ASSESSMENTS:
    A. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS!--(L1-10)
    B. SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS ESSAYS--NATIVE SPEAKERS INTERVIEWS/SUMMARIES
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.4-7:  listening comprehension...Audios cortos y extendidos.... with
               vocab. structure and format.
    B. p.8-10: reading comprehension...lecturas with new vocab. and answers
               to the questions.
    C. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    D. p.27-28: vocab. expressions, C2.....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/7-8/13:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.110-115, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT THIS IS NO LONGER A REQUIREMENT
    NOW).
2.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND NOTES TO CLASS TODAY!
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.27-28, review/study the vocabulary expressions in
    preparation for today's class...LA SALUD....(NO QUIZ TODAY BUT REVIEW
    THE EXPRESSIONS)!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/17-18/12:

1.  TEST TODAY ON L1-10 OF THE ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS (TAKEN FROM
    THE HORIZONTES TEXT)!

WEDNESDAY, 12/19/12: ALL CLASSES MEET IN LAB 242!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/17-18/12:

1.  TEST TODAY ON L1-10 OF THE ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS (TAKEN FROM
    THE HORIZONTES TEXT)!
2.  AFTER COMPLETION OF TEST:
    A. Distributed sheets on holiday activities....work on the word searches
       and vocabulary, songs, etc.......
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.4-7:  listening comprehension...Audios cortos y extendidos.... with
               vocab. structure and format.
    B. p.8-10: reading comprehension...lecturas with new vocab. and answers
               to the questions.
    C. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    D. p.27-28: vocab. expressions, C2.....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, 12/19/12: ALL CLASSES MEET TODAY!

1. ALL CLASSES MEET TODAY IN LAB 242!
2. HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES:
   A. YOU TUBE: Riu, riu, chiu...performed by Matt King and Gavin Binshtok...
   B. 8 pages of festive songs, vocabulary expressions, word searches....
   C. Internet: video segments of holiday festivities in Spanish-speaking
      countries...customs and traditions of cultural events....

WINTER BREAK: DECEMBER 20, 2012 - JANUARY 2, 2013!
¡QUE LO PASEN BIEN LAS VACACIONES!  ¡FELICES FIESTAS!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 1/3-4/13:

1. NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEW ASSIGNMENT:
   A. CONDUCT ONE 10-MINUTE SPANISH INTERVIEW WITH A NATIVE-BORN SPANISH-
      SPEAKING PERSON....
      1. RECORD THE INTERVIEW IN WHATEVER MANNER IS CONVENIENT FOR YOU...
         (PHONE, SKYPE, ETC.....)
      2. INTERVIEW MUST BE INDIVIDUAL THIS TIME...ONE-TO-ONE WITH THE 
         NATIVE SPEAKER.
      3. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONDUCTED COMPLETELY IN SPANISH.
      4. INTERVIEW MUST BE CONVERSATIONAL IN TONE, WITH A QUESTION-ANSWER
         TYPE FORMAT.  IN OTHER WORDS, YOU MUST USE YOUR SPANISH SKILLS IN
         THE INTERVIEW ALSO.
      5. INTERVIEW THEMES SHOULD BE CENTERED AROUND COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS
         BETWEEN THE TWO CULTURES...(YOURS AND THE NATIVE SPEAKER'S).......
         YOU CAN DISCUSS CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS, BELIEFS, EVENTS, ETC......
         SO THAT BOTH OF YOU ARE CONVERSING, YOU CAN ASK QUESTIONS TO THE
         NATIVE SPEAKER ABOUT HIS/HER CULTURE, AND HE/SHE CAN ASK QUESTIONS 
         TO YOU ABOUT YOUR CULTURE.....(USE YOUR CREATIVITY HERE!)
      6. BRING ACCESS TO THE RECORDED INTERVIEW WITH YOU TO CLASS ON 1/3-4.
         I WILL DECIDE IN CLASS HOW I WANT YOU TO SAVE IT/SEND IT TO ME...
         BUT BE PREPARED TO SHOW EVIDENCE OF THE COMPLETED INTERVIEW IN
         A RECORDED FORMAT IN CLASS ON 1/3-4!
      7. WHAT AM I LOOKING FOR IN THIS INTERVIEW?
         A. 100% SPANISH USED THROUGHOUT THE INTERVIEW
         B. CULTURE TOPICS ADDRESSED APPROPRIATELY
         C. 10-MINUTE TASK COMPLETED
         D. A 2-WAY CONVERSATIONAL TONE
         E. A VARIETY OF ADVANCED TENSES INCORPORATED, INCLUDING BOTH THE
            INDICATIVE AND SUBJUNCTIVE MOODS
         F. CORRECT PRONUNCIATION AND GOOD FLUIDITY OF VOICE QUALITY
         G. AN OBVIOUSLY ENJOYABLE AND FUN INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/10-11/12: NOTE CHANGES! 

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND NOTES TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.27-28, review/study the vocabulary expressions in
    preparation for today's class...LA SALUD....(NO QUIZ TODAY BUT REVIEW
    THE EXPRESSIONS)!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/12-13/12: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND NOTES TO CLASS TODAY!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.106-110, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT THIS IS NO LONGER A REQUIREMENT
    NOW).
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.27-28, review/study the vocabulary expressions in
    preparation for today's class...LA SALUD....(HINT....HINT...HINT...)!

FRIDAY, 12/14/12: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/10-11/12:

1.  NSE 2013: VERIFICATION OF CORRECT LEVELS OF TESTING....
2.  ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT--(L1-10):
    A. Lección 9: review expressions and discuss homework acts./exs. 
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.100-105: NOTE...starting with these pages the review emphasis will be
    on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have....)
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.4-7:  listening comprehension...Audios cortos y extendidos.... with
               vocab. structure and format.
    B. p.8-10: reading comprehension...lecturas with new vocab. and answers
               to the questions.
    C. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    D. p.16:   informal writing/interpersonal writing...vocab./practice with
               3 ensayos cortos.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/12-13/12:
  
1.  ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT--(L1-10):
    A. Lección 10: review expressions and discuss homework acts./exs.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.106-110: NOTE...continuing with these pages the review emphasis will 
    be on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have from the HW....)
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.4-7:  listening comprehension...Audios cortos y extendidos.... with
               vocab. structure and format.
    B. p.8-10: reading comprehension...lecturas with new vocab. and answers
               to the questions.
    C. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    D. p.16:   informal writing/interpersonal writing...vocab./practice with
               3 ensayos cortos.
    E. p.27-28: vocab. expressions, C2..........(?????)....
4.  Review of graded assessments:
    A. TRIÁNGULO: vocab. test, Capítulo 1, pages 1-3....
    B. 2 quizzes from UVM, from last week's plans....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 12/14/12: LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: (BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK. AND NOTEBOOKS!))
    A. Use the El país website again; and listen to at least 2 current
       events video segments, taking Spanish notes on specific facts and
       information.  Label notes with the name/title/date of the video
       segment, continuing the notes from the ones taken in class on 12/7.
    B. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: listening comprehension practice...p.4-7/29-32.....
2.  LUNCH--11:40-12:00--MAKE-UP SESSION FOR PARTICIPATION POINTS/ABSENCES!
    ROOM 243.....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/17-18/12:

1.  TEST TODAY ON L1-10 OF THE ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS (TAKEN FROM
    THE HORIZONTES TEXT)!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/3-4/12: QUIZ TODAY!!

1.  TO THOSE FEW WHO DID NOT TURN IN NSE 2013 MONEY AND FORMS ON FRIDAY:
    --BRING MONEY AND REGISTRATION FORM TO ME BEFORE 8:30AM IN ROOM 243
      ON MONDAY, 12/3.
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON GENDER OF NOUNS WITH THE DEFINITE ARTICLES! (UVM 79-82)
    --ENGLISH TO SPANISH MEANINGS, INCLUDING THE APPROPRIATE DEFINITE
      ARTICLE....(HINTS: YOU NEED TO KNOW ALL OF THE WORDS ON PAGE 81, 
      PLUS ANY ADDITIONAL ONES I GAVE YOU AS WRITE-INS; PLUS PUT SPECIAL
      EMPHASIS ON THESE WORDS WITH THEIR CORRECT GENDER/DEFINITE ARTICLE:
      --PLANET,STREETCAR,CHARACTER,SPY,EAGLE,WEAPON,HUNGER,IMAGE,COMET,
        EARRING.....(IN OTHER WORDS, LET'S SEE WHO REALLY READS THE WEB-
        PAGE INSTRUCTIONS PRIOR TO EACH AND EVERY CLASS!)
3.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND NOTES TO CLASS TODAY!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/5-6/12: QUIZ TODAY!!

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON UVM 79-87, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE RULES ON PAGES
    85-87! (PLUS, KNOW THESE WORDS FOR BETTER SUCCESS ON THE QUIZ....
    BOTH, CERTAIN, SAME, OLD(VIEJO VS. ANTIGUO), GREAT VS. LARGE, SPY,
    DOZEN....)....(IN OTHER WORDS, LET'S SEE WHO REALLY READS THE WEB-
    PAGE INSTRUCTIONS PRIOR TO EACH AND EVERY CLASS!)
2.  BRING ALL WORKBOOKS AND NOTES TO CLASS TODAY!

FRIDAY, 12/7/12: MEET IN LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/3-4/12:

1.  FINAL COLLECTIONS OF NSE 2013 MONIES/FORMS....
2.  QUIZ TODAY! (UVM 79-82, SEE ABOVE DETAILS)
3.  ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT--(L1-10):
    A. Lección 7: review expressions and discuss homework acts./exs. 
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.93-97: NOTE...starting with these pages the review emphasis will be
    on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have....)
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.4-7:  listening comprehension...Audios cortos y extendidos.... with
               vocab. structure and format.
    B. p.8-10: reading comprehension...lecturas with new vocab. and answers
               to the questions.
    C. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    D. p.16:   informal writing/interpersonal writing...vocab./practice with
               3 ensayos cortos.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/5-6/12:

1.  QUIZ TODAY! (UVM 79-87, SEE ABOVE DETAILS)
2.  ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT--(L1-10):
    A. Lección 8: review expressions and discuss homework acts./exs.
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.97-99: NOTE...continuing with these pages the review emphasis will be
    on the structure and questions from the homework exercises, and less
    on the new vocab. expressions...(this means that the review will be
    brief and based primarily on questions that you have....)
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.4-7:  listening comprehension...Audios cortos y extendidos.... with
               vocab. structure and format.
    B. p.8-10: reading comprehension...lecturas with new vocab. and answers
               to the questions.
    C. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    D. p.16:   informal writing/interpersonal writing...vocab./practice with
               3 ensayos cortos.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 12/7/12: LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  LAB ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY: (NO WORKBOOKS NEEDED TODAY, JUST NOTEBOOKS)
    A. Use the El país website again; and listen to at least 2 current
       events video segments, taking Spanish notes on specific facts and
       information.  Label notes with the name/title/date of the video
       segment, continuing the notes from the ones taken in class on 11/30.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/10-11/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.106-110, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page (BUT THIS IS NO LONGER A REQUIREMENT
    NOW).
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.27-28, review/study the vocabulary expressions in
    preparation for today's class...LA SALUD....(HINT....HINT...HINT...)!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/17-18/12:

1.  TEST TODAY ON L1-10 OF THE ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS (TAKEN FROM
    THE HORIZONTES TEXT)!

SCHOOLS CLOSED--THURSDAY-FRIDAY--11/22-23/12--THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS!!
¡QUE LO PASES BIEN LAS VACACIONES! 

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/26-27/12: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.93-97, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page.
2.  $5.OO REGISTRATION DUES FOR THE 2013 NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM WILL BE
    COLLECTED ON FRIDAY, 11/30/12.....
3.  LET ME KNOW BY THE END OF THIS WEEK IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED
    FOR NOMINATION TO THE SUMMER SPANISH GOVERNOR'S ACADEMY--(SEE THE
    SMOKE AND SCALES ANNOUNCEMENTS/LINKS FOR INFORMATION)!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 11/28-29/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.98-105, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page.
2.  $5.OO REGISTRATION DUES FOR THE 2013 NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM WILL BE
    COLLECTED ON FRIDAY, 11/30/12.....
3.  LET ME KNOW BY THE END OF THIS WEEK IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED
    FOR NOMINATION TO THE SUMMER SPANISH GOVERNOR'S ACADEMY--(SEE THE
    SMOKE AND SCALES ANNOUNCEMENTS/LINKS FOR INFORMATION)!

FRIDAY, 11/30/12: REPORT TO LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/19-20/12: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  Bring these materials to class today:
    A. ¡Ojo con estas palabras! sheets
    B. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.
    C. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
    D. Notebooks, etc.
2.  PARTICIPATION POINTS/MAKE-UP SESSION FOR DAYS MISSED LAST WEEK:
    MONDAY, 11/19, LUNCH, ROOM 339, 11:40-12 NOON.....
    --BARLOW, HEADINGER, ONG, PICKERING, ROW, THOMPSON, BASCH
    --NOTE: BRING HOMEWORKS FROM LAST WEEK...UNA VEZ MÁS(84-92) AND
            TRIÁNGULO (16--THE 3 COMPOSITIONS)-- WE WILL REVIEW THE
            INFORMAL WRITINGS AT THIS TIME.....ONLY OPPORTUNITY!!
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.24-25, complete the fill-ins exs. as indicated....
    ¡Ponerlo en práctica!
4.  TEST MAKE-UP: MONDAY MORNING, 7:45-8:25AM--ROOM 243--BASCH/BUDDIGA.
5.  LET ME KNOW BY THE END OF THIS WEEK IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED
    FOR NOMINATION TO THE SUMMER SPANISH GOVERNOR'S ACADEMY--(SEE THE
    SMOKE AND SCALES ANNOUNCEMENTS/LINKS FOR INFORMATION)!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/19-20/12:

1.  ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT--(L1-10):
    A. Lección 4: review expressions and discuss homework acts./exs. 
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.79-83: review irregular gender rules for nouns, with any questions
                on the homework exs. and any new vocab. noted on the pages.
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.4-7:  listening comprehension...Audios cortos y extendidos.... with
               vocab. structure and format.
    B. p.8-10: reading comprehension...lecturas with new vocab. and answers
               to the questions.
    C. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    D. p.16:   informal writing/interpersonal writing...vocab./practice with
               3 ensayos cortos.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, 11/21/12: EARLY RELEASE AT 11:40AM!

1.  PERIOD 1 (PERIOD 2 IS INVITED WITH TEACHER PERMISSION FROM PERIOD 1/3):
    (8:40-9:20--FORUM)
    GUEST SPEAKER: KRYSTLE NORMAN, FORMER STUDENT FROM JAMES RIVER HS....
    ECONOMIC OFFICER/DIPLOMAT TO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
    EMBASSY SANTO DOMINGO
    NormanKW@state.gov

SCHOOLS CLOSED--THURSDAY-FRIDAY--11/22-23/12--THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS!!
¡QUE LO PASES BIEN LAS VACACIONES! 

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/26-27/12: NOTE CHANGES!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.93-97, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page.
2.  $5.OO REGISTRATION DUES FOR THE 2013 NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM WILL BE
    COLLECTED LATER THIS WEEK....(DETAILS COMING SOON).....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/12-13/12: (NOTE CHANGES!)

1.  TEST TODAY!! (NOTE CHANGE IN ASSESSMENT VALUE)
    TRIÁNGULO--C1 VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS--PAGES 1-3

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 11/14-15/12: (NOTE CHANGES!)

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.84-92, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page.
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.16, informal/interpersonal writing...practice all
    3 short writings...(write 1 short paragraph each for uno-dos-tres).

FRIDAY, 11/16/12: NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/12-13/12:

1.  ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT--(L1-10):
    A. Lección 2: review expressions and discuss homework acts./exs. 
2.  TEST TODAY!! (NOTE CHANGE IN ASSESSMENT VALUE)
    TRIÁNGULO--C1 VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS--PAGES 1-3....
3.  AFTER TEST COMPLETION:
    A. Work on assignments due for Wed.-Thurs., or work further in the
       UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.
    B. When all students have completed the test, we will continue with
       a class discussion on the following:
       UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
       p.79-83: review irregular gender rules for nouns, with any questions
                on the homework exs. and any new vocab. noted on the pages.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 11/14-15/12:

1.  ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT--(L1-10):
    A. Lección 3: review expressions and discuss homework acts./exs. 
2.  2 HOMEWORK CHECKS TODAY:
    A. UVM WKBK.(84-92, WITH VOCABULARY NOTED)
    B. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.(16--3 SHORT WRITINGS--UNO-DOS-TRES)
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    --p.79-83: review irregular gender rules for nouns, with any questions
                on the homework exs. and any new vocab. noted on the pages.
      (CONTINUATION OF THIS DISCUSSION FROM 11/12-13/12)....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.4-7:  listening comprehension...Audios cortos y extendidos.... with
               vocab. structure and format.
    B. p.8-10: reading comprehension...lecturas with new vocab. and answers
               to the questions.
    C. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    D. p.16:   informal writing/interpersonal writing...vocab./practice with
               3 ensayos cortos.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/19-20/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.93-97, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page.
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.24-25, complete the fill-ins exs. as indicated....
    ¡Ponerlo en práctica!

Giving Voice/Dame Tu Voz
Join Henley Street Theatre and the Latin Ballet of Virginia for Dame tu Voz /
Giving Voice, a one-day festival of Hispanic Language and Performing Arts.
 Saturday, November 3, 2012 • 1 pm
Centenary United Methodist Church • 411 E Grace St • Richmond, 23219
www.HenleyStreetTheatre.org

LAST DAY OF FIRST MARKING PERIOD--MONDAY, 11/5/12!
TEACHER WORK DAY ON TUESDAY, 11/6/12--NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR NOV.7/9:(COMPLETE AHEAD OF TIME AS THERE IS MUCH WORK
DUE FOR THESE CLASS DATES!)
   A. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.79-83, study the structures and examples/do the
      indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
      vocabulary in English on each page.
   B. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT...L1-10....
      Complete all indicated exercises for Lecciones 1-10, if not already
      done from the Pre-AP course.
   C. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (CAPÍTULO 1)
      1. p.1-3, vocab. expressions....QUIZ TODAY ON ALL 3 PAGES!!
      2. p.8-10, lecturas/reading comprehension....read and then answer the
         indicated questions that follow each lectura.
      3. p.11-15, fill-ins sections....make sure that all have been completed
         from the Summer Assignments.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF 11/5-9:

1.  GRADED ASSESSMENTS....review corrections to the following:
    A. imperfect vs. preterite test
    B. subjunctive/indicative/infinitive test
2.  HOMEWORK CHECKS: (3)--(11/7, BLOCK 1: 11/9, BLOCK 2)
    A. UVM(79-83)
    B. ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS--(L1-10)
    C. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.(1-3/8-15)
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (2013 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM PRACTICE STRATEGIES):
    A. p.1-3:  pronunciation/comprehension practice with the vocab. express.
       **QUIZ ON 11/7(BLOCK 1) AND 11/9(BLOCK 2)!**
    B. p.4-7:  listening comprehension...Audios cortos y extendidos.... with
               vocab. structure and format.
    C. p.8-10: reading comprehension...lecturas with new vocab. and answers
               to the questions.
    D. p.11-15: fill-ins sections...grammar and vocabulary review.
    E. p.16:   informal writing/interpersonal writing...vocab./practice with
               3 ensayos cortos.
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (GRAMMAR STRUCTURE PRACTICE FOR THE AP EXAM):
    A. p.79-83: review irregular gender rules for nouns, with any questions
                on the homework exs. and any new vocab. noted on the pages.
5.  ¡OJO CON ESTAS PALABRAS! SHEETS FROM THE HORIZONTES TEXT--(L1-10):
    A. Lección 1: review expressions and discuss homework acts./exs. 

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 11/12-13/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.84-92, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page.
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.16, informal/interpersonal writing...practice all
    3 short writings...(write 1 short paragraph each for uno-dos-tres).
 
3.  EL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS, THE MEXICAN TRADITION AND CELEBRATION:
    A. All students are encouraged to contribute to the Ofrenda set up by
       Sra. Welles and the Spanish Club.
    B. Various Internet sources of short videos depicting the festival....
    C. Handouts (6 sheets)....Octavio Paz, vocabulary with matching and
       word search exs., a lectura titled...El misterio de la Calle de
       Olmedo...(class discussions, class readings, vocabulary pronun-
       ciation and comprehension practice)....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/22-23/12:

1.  ESSAY PORTION OF TEST TODAY! (SEE BELOW)
    --GENERAL IDEA TO THINK ABOUT PRIOR TO CLASS:
      YOUR FEELINGS ABOUT LIFE AND YOUR FUTURE....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/24-25/12:

1.  TEST ON THE INDICATIVE-SUBJUNCTIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    --FROM THE INFORMATION ON THE 2 PACKETS OF HANDOUTS AND PAGES 60-78 
      OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK....

2.  TEST ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    A.  FORMAT OF TEST: (100 POINTS)
        I.  40 SENTENCE COMPLETIONS WITH CORRECT FORM OF THE INFINITIVE...
            (SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)...(40 POINTS)
       II.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST WRITE THE ENGLISH EXPRESSION IN
            PARENTHESES IN SPANISH...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)..
            (10 POINTS)
      III.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST REWRITE THE SENTENCE CHANGING THE
            INFINITIVE TO THE APPROPRIATE SUBJUNCTIVE FORM...(10 POINTS)
            EXAMPLE:  TENÍAS MIEDO DE LLEGAR TARDE. (ELLOS)
            ANSWER:   TENÍAS MIEDO DE QUE ELLOS LLEGARAN TARDE.
       IV.  10 ENGLISH SENTENCES TO TRANSLATE TO SPANISH...(20 POINTS)
            ...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)
        V.  ESSAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES.....
            (20 POINTS)
            --TO BE DONE ON MONDAY-TUESDAY...(SEE ABOVE DETAILS).

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/22-23/12:

1.  GRADED ASSESSMENTS...review corrections to the following:
    A. imperfect vs. preterite test
    B. 2 quizzes on the subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures
2.  REVIEW FOR TEST ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE STRUCTURES:
    A. format of test...(see above details)
    B. dictation practice quizzes for review....
3.  ESSAY PORTION OF TEST: 40-minute timed writing in class...(no help)...
    (see above details).

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/24-25/12:

1.  TEST ON THE INDICATIVE-SUBJUNCTIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    --FROM THE INFORMATION ON THE 2 PACKETS OF HANDOUTS AND PAGES 60-78 
      OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK....
    --(SEE ABOVE DETAILS AND PLANS....)

FRIDAY, 10/26/12: REPORT TO THE LANGUAGE LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1. LAB ACTIVITIES: (You may do either of the following during the 40-min. 
   time frame.)
   A. Select countries, and begin preparations on the oral presentations
      due in May....(see details below)....
   B. Listen to and watch short Spanish videos from the You Tube, El país
      (Spain), or any other site of your choice and take notes on the
      content heard.  As you progress, discuss the content with a partner,
      comparing and contrasting the topics/themes/information....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/29-30/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: p.79-83, study the structures and examples/do the
    indicated exercises and check answers prior to class/define any new
    vocabulary in English on each page.



HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/22-23/12:

1.  Subjunctive practice packets/handouts from last week....study and 
    complete all exercises listed on the pages labeled 88-92.  THIS WILL
    COUNT AS A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK.
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD!!
    --PACKETS/HANDOUTS SHEETS ONLY...INFORMATION ON PAGES 74-82!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 10/18-19/12:

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD!!
    --PACKETS/HANDOUTS SHEETS ONLY...INFORMATION ON PAGES 84-92!
2.  Subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses--packet #2 (distributed on
    10/15-16)....review the information on pages 1-7 and complete ex.B
    on pages 10-11.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-FRIDAY, 10/15-19/12:

1.  GRADED ASSESSMENTS: review corrections to the test on the imperfect vs. 
    preterite....
2.  Subjunctive packets/handouts from last week: a review of the structures
    and homework exercises due...HOMEWORK CHECKS/QUIZZES==SEE ABOVE DETAILS!
    A. p.74-84/85-92....(completion of the exercises in the handouts)....
3.  Distribution of subjunctive/indicative/infinitive structures--packet #2
    with 11 pages of handouts...we will review the information and examples
    on pages 1-7, and go over the homework exs. on pages 10-11....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/22-23/12:

1.  Subjunctive/indicative/infinitive uses--packet #2 (distributed on
    10/15-16)....review the information on pages 1-7 and complete ex.A
    on pages 8-9.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/24-25/12:

1.  TEST ON THE INDICATIVE-SUBJUNCTIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    --FROM THE INFORMATION ON THE 2 PACKETS OF HANDOUTS AND PAGES 60-78 
      OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WORKBOOK....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/8-9/12:

1.  Subjunctive practice packets/handouts from last week....study and 
    complete all exercises listed on the pages labeled 74-81.  THIS WILL
    COUNT AS A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/10-11/12:

1.  Subjunctive practice packets/handouts from last week....study and 
    complete all exercises listed on the pages labeled 82-87.  THIS WILL
    COUNT AS A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD!!
    --PACKETS/HANDOUTS SHEETS ONLY...INFORMATION ON PAGES 74-80!
3.  BRING TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOKS TODAY!!
    --FROM THE SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS: PAGES 1-3 OF CAPÍTULO 1...REVIEW
      THESE PAGES OF VOCABULARY, AND BE SURE TO HAVE ALL NEW EXPRESSIONS
      DEFINED IN ENGLISH! THIS WILL COUNT AS A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 10/8-11/12:

1.  GRADED ASSESSMENTS: review corrections to the quiz essays and tests
    on the imperfect vs. preterite....
2.  Subjunctive packets/handouts from last week: a review of the structures
    and homework exercises due...HOMEWORK CHECKS AND QUIZ ON WEDNESDAY-
    THURSDAY==SEE ABOVE DETAILS!
    A. p.74-81....
    B. p.82-87....
3.  BRING TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOKS ON WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY!
    A. FROM THE SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS: PAGES 1-3 OF CAPÍTULO 1...REVIEW
       THESE PAGES OF VOCABULARY, AND BE SURE TO HAVE ALL NEW EXPRESSIONS
       DEFINED IN ENGLISH! THIS WILL COUNT AS A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!
       --We will review the pronunciation and comprehension of the vocab.
         expressions, with any questions you may have had as well....

FRIDAY, 10/12/12: REPORT TO THE LANGUAGE LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1. LAB ACTIVITIES: (You may do either of the following during the 40-min. 
   time frame.)
   A. Select countries, and begin preparations on the oral presentations
      due in May....(see details below)....
   B. Listen to and watch short Spanish videos from the You Tube, El país
      (Spain), or any other site of your choice and take notes on the
      content heard.  As you progress, discuss the content with a partner,
      comparing and contrasting the topics/themes/information....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/15-16/12:

1.  Subjunctive practice packets/handouts from last week....study and 
    complete all exercises listed on the pages labeled 88-92.  THIS WILL
    COUNT AS A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!
2.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS ON PAGES 1-3 OF CAPÍTULO 1 OF
    THE TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/1-2/12:

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE PRETERITE VS. IMPERFECT STRUCTURES DISCUSSED IN THE
    HANDOUTS AND PACKETS RECEIVED FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS!
2.  NOTE: PLEASE COMPLETE ALL EXERCISES NOT DONE IN CLASS LAST WEEK ON THE
    IMPERFECT VS. PRETERITE HANDOUTS.....THIS WILL COUNT AS A HOMEWORK
    COMPLETION CHECK FOR CLASS!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/3-4/12:

1.  TEST TODAY ON THE PRETERITE VS. IMPERFECT STRUCTURES!!
    (FORMAT WILL BE POSTED THIS WEEKEND.)

FRIDAY, 10/5/12: REPORT TO THE LANGUAGE LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1. LAB ACTIVITIES: (You may do any of the following during the 40-min. time.)
   A. 
   B. Listen to and watch short Spanish videos from the You Tube, El país
      (Spain), or any other site of your choice and take notes on the
      content heard.  As you progress, discuss the content with a partner,
      comparing and contrasting the topics/themes/information....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THE WEEK OF 9/24-28/12:

1.  WORK ON THE NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS ESSAY DUE BY 3PM ON 9/28!!

NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS ESSAY: DUE DATE IS SEPT.28.
Once you have completed your interviews and have organized your notes taken,
write a well-organized Spanish essay of no more than 2 typed pages explaining
and comparing the content discussed during the interviews. Essays must be
typed using Times New Roman and 12 font with appropriate margins and rules
discussed in English classes. In the essays use good transitional expressions
to connect your ideas, advanced grammar structures and syntax (namely, a
variety of verb tenses and new vocabulary expressions where applicable), and a
nice comparison and synthesis of content ideas and topics discussed during the
interview process. It is always good to use the subjunctive mood and various
forms of the imperfect vs. the preterite, as this demonstrates a higher level
of thinking in Spanish essays/written comprehension.
Please provide a cover sheet detailing the following information:
--The name(s) of the native speaker(s)
--Country of birth/other places lived
--Contact information…phone, address, e-mail, or place of work
--Specific dates, times, locations of interviews…(a log journal)
--Your Spanish name/English last name, date due, class name and block.
Dictionaries and any other help/references can be used…except no help from
another person. If you have any questions, please contact me.
Remember that all work must be your own, and of very good quality. The Honor
Code and Pledge are to be followed.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-THURSDAY, 9/24-27/12:

1.  TEST #2: review corrections/collect/file in my office....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: A REVIEW OF THE PAST TENSES...PAGES 28-44:
    A. A quick review of the present perfect, preterite, imperfect, past
       perfect, passive voice with the past tenses....pages 28-44.
    B. Distribution of 9-page packet/handouts on the differences between
       the 2 main past tenses, the imperfect and the preterite.......
       with a brief class discussion/review of the topics indicated.
    C. Distribution of 10-page packet/handouts on the preterite vs. the
       imperfect....a review of the examples and explanations given with
       in-class practice on the exercises provided.
3.  Class discussion/questions on the Summer Assignments Native Speaker
    Interviews Essay....

FRIDAY, 9/28/12: REPORT TO THE LANGUAGE LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1. LAB ACTIVITIES: (You may do any of the following during the 40-min. time.)
   A. Final preparations and revisions to Native Speaker Interviews Essay.
      ESSAY PAPERS DUE BY 3PM TODAY!!  NO EXCEPTIONS!!
   B. Listen to and watch short Spanish videos from the You Tube, El país
      (Spain), or any other site of your choice and take notes on the
      content heard.  As you progress, discuss the content with a partner,
      comparing and contrasting the topics/themes/information....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 10/1-2/12:

1.  QUIZ TODAY ON THE PRETERITE VS. IMPERFECT STRUCTURES DISCUSSED IN THE
    HANDOUTS AND PACKETS RECEIVED FROM LAST WEEK'S PLANS!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 10/3-4/12:

1.  TEST TODAY ON THE PRETERITE VS. IMPERFECT STRUCTURES!!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/17-18/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk.: review the content of pages 1-27 ((present indicative,
    ser vs. estar, uses of the present participle (gerund), uses of the 
    past participle (regulars and irregulars), passive voice, commands))....
    Finish the review/practice sheets and exs. on ser/estar, present parts.,
    including the translation sentences sheet with ser/estar.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/19-20/12:

1.  TEST #2: WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/19-20/12: PAGES 1-27 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS
    WKBK.....(PRESENT INDICATIVE, SER VS. ESTAR, USES OF THE PRESENT AND 
    PAST PARTICIPLES, PASSIVE VOICE, COMMANDS)!  NOTE: NO NEW VOCABULARY
    WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE TEST, JUST THE GRAMMAR CONTENT LISTED.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/17-18/12:

1.  REVIEW FOR TEST #2: UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK., PAGES 1-27:
    A. UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk.: review the content of pages 1-27 ((present 
       indicative, ser vs. estar, uses of the present participle (gerund), 
       uses of the past participle (regulars and irregulars), passive voice, 
       commands))....
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND REVIEW OF THE ASSIGNED EXERCISES ON 
      THE PRACTICE HANDOUTS/SHEETS!
    B. More review of ser vs. estar:  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND REVIEW
       OF THE TRANSLATION SENTENCES ON THE EXTRA PRACTICE SHEET!
    C. Review of the format structure of the test...(see details below).

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/19-20/12:

1.  TEST #2: WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/19-20/12: PAGES 1-27 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS
    WKBK.....(PRESENT INDICATIVE, SER VS. ESTAR, USES OF THE PRESENT AND 
    PAST PARTICIPLES, PASSIVE VOICE, COMMANDS)!  NOTE: NO NEW VOCABULARY
    WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE TEST, JUST THE GRAMMAR CONTENT LISTED.
2.  FORMAT OF THE TEST: (100 POSSIBLE POINTS)
    I. COMPRENSIÓN DE ESCUCHAR: 5 SPANISH CONVERSATIONAL QUESTIONS TO
       ANSWER IN COMPLETE SENTENCES (5 POINTS)
   II. COMPRENSIÓN DE GRAMÁTICA Y ESTRUCTURA: 
       A. EL PRESENTE INDICATIVO: 15 CONJUGATED NOSOTROS VERBS TO CHANGE
          TO THE SINGULAR (YO) FORM (15 POINTS)
       B. SER VS. ESTAR: 10 SENTENCES TO COMPLETE WITH THE CORRECT FORM
          OF ONE OF THE 2 VERBS (10 POINTS)
       C. EL GERUNDIO Y EL PRESENTE PROGRESIVO: 10 SENTENCES TO COMPLETE
          WITH THE CORRECT PRESENT PROGRESSIVE FORM...(ESTAR + PRESENT
          PARTICIPLE) (10 POINTS)
       D. EL PARTICIPIO PASADO: GIVE THE CORRECT PAST PARTICIPLE FOR EACH
          INFINITIVE FORM (INCLUDING POSSIBLE ADJECTIVE AND VERBAL FORMS)
          (15 POINTS)
       E. LA VOZ PASIVA: CHANGE EACH SENTENCE FROM THE ACTIVE VOICE TO THE
          PASSIVE VOICE WITH SER (5 POINTS)
       F. LOS MANDATOS: WRITE THE CORRECT FORM OF THE GIVEN INFINITIVE...
          (NEGATIVE/AFFIRMATIVE OF TÚ, UD., UDS., NOSOTROS, VOSOTROS...
           WITH POSSIBLE PRONOUNS AS WELL) (10 POINTS)
       G. LAS PREGUNTAS PERSONALES: ANSWER 15 QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO ALL
          GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LISTED ON PAGES 1-27 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.
          (30 POINTS)

FRIDAY, 9/21/12: REPORT TO THE LANGUAGE LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1. NO WORKBOOKS ARE NEEDED FOR TODAY'S CLASS!
2. CONTINUATION OF CLASS DISCUSSION ON NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS EXPERIENCES:
   Discussion and review of summer assignments/work done...especially the
   native speaker interviews/experiences and the follow-up essay require-
   ments...(refer to the instructions/information sheets, plus see below).
   Class discussion in Spanish on the interview experiences and feedback.
3. LAB ACTIVITIES: (15-20 MINUTES)
   A. Use the El país Spanish newspaper website to listen to at least 2
      short video segments on topics of your choice.  Take notes on the
      content heard during the videos, and be prepared to discuss them
      in groups next week in class.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THE WEEK OF 9/24-28/12:

1.  WORK ON THE NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS ESSAY DUE BY 3PM ON 9/28!!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/10-11/12:

1.  TEST #1: MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/10-11:  THE 9 MAIN INDICATIVE MOOD VERB
    TENSES (PRESENT, PRETERITE, IMPERFECT, FUTURE, CONDITIONAL, PRESENT
    PERFECT, PAST PERFECT, FUTURE PERFECT, CONDITIONAL PERFECT)...
    CONJUGATIONS ONLY!

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/10-11/12:

1.  TEST #1: MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/10-11:  THE 9 MAIN INDICATIVE MOOD VERB
    TENSES (PRESENT, PRETERITE, IMPERFECT, FUTURE, CONDITIONAL, PRESENT
    PERFECT, PAST PERFECT, FUTURE PERFECT, CONDITIONAL PERFECT)...
    CONJUGATIONS ONLY!
2.  REMINDERS: Over the counter medical forms, p.99 code of conduct forms,
    registration forms, etc.
3.  REVIEW: Attendance, respect for property, supervision, bullying,
    Honor Code/Honor Council...(Handbook).
4.  REMINDER: Class meetings this week....listen for announcements.
5.  Selection of Spanish names to be used this year in the AP class......
    Verification of selected names....
6.  Organization of Pre-AP notebooks and handouts for the AP course this
    year...distribution of any needed handouts or forms.
7.  Class review of AP goals/strengths/weaknesses...students' opinions on
    papers from last week's plans.
8.  Discussion and review of summer assignments/work done...especially the
    native speaker interviews/experiences and the follow-up essay require-
    ments...(refer to the instructions/information sheets, plus see below).
    Class discussion in Spanish on the interview experiences and feedback.
9.  UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk.:  a brief review of pages 1-27....(Distribute prac-
    tice/review sheets on the progressive forms and ser vs. estar, etc.)....
    Work on the indicated exercises in class and finish for homework.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/12-13/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk.: review the content of pages 1-27 ((present indicative,
    ser vs. estar, uses of the present participle (gerund), uses of the 
    past participle (regulars and irregulars), passive voice, commands))....
    Finish the review/practice sheets and exs. from 9/10-11 plans above, #9.

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/12-13/12:

1.  Review test corrections from 9/10-11 plans...(collect and file).
2.  Review of #2-8 from 9/10-11 plans above....
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk.: review the content of pages 1-27 ((present indicative,
    ser vs. estar, uses of the present participle (gerund), uses of the 
    past participle (regulars and irregulars), passive voice, commands))....
    Finish the review/practice sheets and exs. from 9/10-11 plans above, #9.
    --HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND REVIEW OF THE ASSIGNED EXERCISES!
4.  More review of ser vs. estar:  distribution of and class practice on
    an additional sheet with sentence translations, with review of the
    correct sentence structure using the appropriate forms of the two verbs.

FRIDAY, 9/14/12: REPORT TO THE LANGUAGE LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1. NO WORKBOOKS ARE NEEDED FOR TODAY'S CLASS!
2. USE THE ENTIRE 40 MINUTES OF CLASS TO PRACTICE SOME ON-LINE EXERCISES
   IN PREPARATION FOR TEST #2 FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY.  THE COLBY SITE LISTED
   ON MY LINKS PAGE IS GOOD PRACTICE FOR...THE PRESENT INDICATIVE, SER
   VS. ESTAR, PRESENT AND PAST PARTICIPLES, PASSIVE VOICE, AND COMMANDS.
   ALSO USE THIS TIME TO ASK ME ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE PERTAINING TO
   THE TEST MATERIAL.

HOMEWORK FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/17-18/12:

1.  TEST #2: MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/17-18/12: PAGES 1-27 OF THE UNA VEZ MÁS
    WKBK.....(PRESENT INDICATIVE, SER VS. ESTAR, USES OF THE PRESENT AND 
    PAST PARTICIPLES, PASSIVE VOICE, COMMANDS)!  NOTE: NO NEW VOCABULARY
    WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE TEST, JUST THE GRAMMAR CONTENT LISTED.

HOMEWORK TO BRING TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES:

1. Course syllabus signed by student and parent/guardian.
2. Decide on a Spanish name that you would like to use this school year...
   (It does not have to be the Spanish equivalent of your English name.)
3. Any forms that you would like for me to turn in for you....
4. Bring all handouts and notebooks from the Pre-AP class, as I want to
   see who needs extras or replacements....
5. Bring both workbooks...UNA VEZ MÁS and TRIÁNGULO.
6. Bring Summer Assignment information sheets and homeworks done.
7. NOTE FOR BLOCK 1:  WE WILL MEET IN ROOM 243 INSTEAD OF 237 BECAUSE OF THE
   CLASS SIZE.  (BLOCK 2 WILL MEET IN 237.)

TUESDAY-FRIDAY, 9/4-7/12:  FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES!

1.  Class rosters and introductions, check for student and parent signatures
    on course syllabus (keep in front of notebook for reference).
2.  Review of MLWGS opening day procedures and instructions:  fire drills and
    codes/earthquake response, moment of silence and pledge of allegiance, 
    locker problems, class schedules.
3.  BLOCK 2:  publicity release and over-the-counter medical forms (return on 
    9/5-6), student handbooks not already received, registration packet forms 
    (Bowman, Chappell), distribution of handbook test information (test 
    completed on-line by Sunday, 11PM...return p.99 with
    code of conduct by 9/6 to Ms.Williams or me).
4.  Class discussion on course syllabus/goals/expectations/AP guidelines.
5.  Selection of Spanish names to be used this year in the AP class.
6.  Organization of Pre-AP notebooks and handouts for the AP course this
    year...distribution of any needed handouts or forms.
7.  Review of announcements listed at the top of this page....
8.  Workbooks for class: UNA VEZ MÁS and TRIÁNGULO.....REMINDER: NO WORKBOOK
    FEES SHOULD HAVE BEEN PAID THIS YEAR, AS THE FEES PAID DURING THE PRE-AP
    COURSE COVER THE AP COURSE AS WELL.
9.  Discussion and review of summer assignments/work done...especially the
    native speaker interviews/experiences and the follow-up essay require-
    ments...(refer to the instructions/information sheets, plus see below).
10. A review of the 9 main indicative mood verb tenses, pages 1-59 of the
    UNA VEZ MÁS wkbk. plus the corresponding verb conjugations handouts from
    the Pre-AP course.



ARCHIVES FOR CERTAIN AP SPANISH LANGUAGE PLANS--2011-2012:

MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/19-20/11:  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK. TODAY!!

1.  9/19-20/11:  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  TEST ON REVIEW MATERIAL FROM THE PRE-
    AP CLASSES, PAGES 1-30, GRAMMAR TOPICS ONLY....NO NEW VOCABULARY WILL
    BE TESTED HERE!  LOOK FOR TRANSLATION SENTENCES, FILL-INS, SHORT
    COMPOSITIONS USING THE GRAMMAR STRUCTURES......AND MORE.....
2.  I WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING REQUESTS FOR THE SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES
    POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS TO BE GIVEN IN MAY....(ON A FIRST-COME/FIRST
    SERVE BASIS).
3.  If time permits....
    A. UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.31-43...continue a discussion and review of the
    past tenses...present perfect, imperfect vs. preterite...notes, examples,
    previous homework exercises completed, new vocabulary expressions noted
    on each page.
    B. Review corrections to the vocab. quizzes from TRIÁNGULO, p.1-3....

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 9/21-22/11:  TRIÁNGULO WKBK. TODAY!!

1.  HOMEWORK FOR THIS CLASS:  Work on summer assignments native speaker
    interviews essay that is due by 3PM on Sept.30!!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  (TO BE DONE IN CLASS TODAY)
    A.  p.8-10...Lecturas, uno-dos...Reading Comprehension practice for the
        AP Exam...(we will finish this activity from last week's plans).
    B.  p.4-7...Audios cortos y extendidos...Listening Comprehension practice
        for the AP Exam...(we will discuss the answers to the multiple
        choice questions, etc.)
    C.  p.11-15...fill-ins sections....review all answers to these exercises
        from the summer assignments given.


HOMEWORK FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 9/26-27/11:

1.  Work on rough draft copies of the native speakers interview essay due
    by 3PM on 9/30....(bring these to class today!)....
2.  Choose the Spanish-speaking countries that you would like to investigate
    for the year-end Power Point Presentations...(see rubrics listed at the
    bottom of this page)....Also, finalize your groups...(whether you want
    to work alone or with a partner)....
    
FINAL EXAM FORMAT: (100 TOTAL POINTS)

1. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (40 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO AP EXAM FORMAT...READ A PRINTED SOURCE, LISTEN TO AN AUDIO
   SOURCE, THEN PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS CHARLA/DEBATE RELATING TO THE TOPIC
   GIVEN (WITH REFERENCES FROM THE SOURCES)....
2. INTERPRETIVE READING AND LISTENING/PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (60 PUNTOS)
   SIMILAR TO THE AP EXAM FORMAT...READ 2 PRINTED SOURCES, LISTEN TO AN
   AUDIO SOURCE,PREPARE AND WRITE A FORMAL ESSAY RELATING TO THE PROMPT
   GIVEN (ABOUT TECHNOLOGY)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF MAY 21-25, 2012: SPECIAL SOL SCHEDULE!

1.  USE THE ENTIRE CLASS TIME TO WORK ON THE POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS
    FOR THE SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES THAT YOU HAVE SELECTED...WE WILL
    MEET IN LAB 318 FOR THE ENTIRE BLOCK PERIOD (5/21-24).  REFER TO THE 
    RUBRICS LISTED BELOW TO GUIDE YOU IN YOUR PRESENTATION PREPARATIONS.
    NOTE: BY 3PM ON THE DAY OF YOUR SOL BLOCK SCHEDULE CLASS PLEASE SEND
    TO ME THE FINAL COPY OF YOUR POWER POINT PRESENTATION.  THIS SHOULD
    BE THE REVISED, CLEAN, FINAL COPY OF YOUR WORK! 
2.  BLOCK 4:  GO TO THE SHARED FOLDER SITE-LANGUAGE LAB-RECORD-JENKINS-AP
    SPANISH LANGUAGE BLOCK 4-----LISTEN TO YOUR RECORDED SPEAKING ACTIVITIES
    FOR THE PRACTICE EXAM (WE FORGOT TO DO THIS ON FRIDAY, 5/4), AND THEN 
    DELETE BOTH THE DC AND PS RECORDINGS--GO TO ORGANIZATIONS AND FOLLOW
    INSTRUCTIONS.  I WILL DELETE ANY RECORDINGS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN DONE SO
    ON TUESDAY, 5/22....
3.  NSE 2012 SCORE RESULTS AND COMMENTS....AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS....
    MEDALS/CERTIFICATES/COMMENDATIONS.
4.  REVIEW ASSESSMENTS FROM PREVIOUS CLASSES:
    A. INFORMAL WRITING ASSESSMENT...TRIÁNGULO WKBK....PAGE 91.
    B. POETRY ANALYSIS TESTS...(GROUPS/INDIVIDUAL).
5.  Verification of attendance from Friday, 5/18....
6.  Friday, 5/25: Meet in classrooms for the start of the presentations....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF MAY 14-18, 2012:

1.  USE THE ENTIRE CLASS TIME TO WORK ON THE POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS
    FOR THE SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES THAT YOU HAVE SELECTED...WE CAN USE
    COMPUTER LAB 318 MONDAY-FRIDAY,(BLK.1-338 ON FRIDAY).  REFER TO THE 
    RUBRICS LISTED BELOW TO GUIDE YOU IN YOUR PRESENTATION PREPARATIONS. 
2.  BLOCK 4:  GO TO THE SHARED FOLDER SITE-LANGUAGE LAB-RECORD-JENKINS-AP
    SPANISH LANGUAGE BLOCK 4-----LISTEN TO YOUR RECORDED SPEAKING ACTIVITIES
    FOR THE PRACTICE EXAM (WE FORGOT TO DO THIS ON FRIDAY, 5/4), AND THEN 
    DELETE BOTH THE DC AND PS RECORDINGS--GO TO ORGANIZATIONS AND FOLLOW
    INSTRUCTIONS.  I WILL DELETE ANY RECORDINGS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN DONE SO
    ON TUESDAY, 5/15....
3.  NSE 2012 SCORE RESULTS AND COMMENTS....AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS....
4.  REVIEW ASSESSMENTS FROM PREVIOUS CLASSES:
    A. INTERNET LISTENING ACTS.#18-20.
    B. INFORMAL WRITING ASSESSMENTS...TRIÁNGULO WKBK....PAGES 65/91.
    C. POETRY ANALYSIS TESTS...(GROUPS/INDIVIDUAL).
5.  MARGARET CORCORAN WILL BE THE SUBSTITUTE ON FRIDAY, DUE TO OUR LANGUAGES
    RETREAT/CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT MEETING.  STUDENTS WILL MEET IN LAB 318
    TO CONTINUE WORK ON THE ORAL PRESENTATIONS....(SEE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW).
    (BLOCK 1---MEET IN ROOM 338 AND THEN FIND COMPUTER SPACE SOMEWHERE TO
     WORK....)
6.  SELECTION OF PRESENTATION DATES: (POSSIBLE DATES) 
    5/21: 3 PRESENTATIONS (BLOCK 1)
    5/22: 3 PRESENTATIONS (BLOCK 2)
    5/24: 3 PRESENTATIONS (BLOCK 4)
    5/25: 1 PRESENTATION  (BLOCKS 1/2/4)
    5/29: 2 PRESENTATIONS (BLOCKS 2/4)
    5/30: 2 PRESENTATIONS (BLOCK 1)
    5/31: 2 PRESENTATIONS (BLOCKS 2/4)
    6/1 : 2 PRESENTATIONS (BLOCK 1)
    6/4 : 2 PRESENTATIONS (BLOCK 1)
    6/5 : 2 PRESENTATIONS (BLOCKS 2/4)
    6/7 : 2 PRESENTATIONS (BLOCKS 2/4)
    6/8 : 2 PRESENTATIONS (BLOCK 1)

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 5/7-8/12:

1.  PRACTICE! PRACTICE! PRACTICE! --FOR THE 2012 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM!
    GO ON-LINE TO THE COLLEGE BOARD SITE, ETC., AND PRACTICE LISTENING/
    SPEAKING/READING/WRITING ACTIVITIES IN PREPARATION FOR THE EXAM!!
    ALSO, GET SOME GOOD, MUCH-NEEDED REST IN PREPARATION FOR ALL OF YOUR
    EXAMS!!
2.  BLOCK 4:  GO TO THE SHARED FOLDER SITE-LANGUAGE LAB-RECORD-JENKINS-AP
    SPANISH LANGUAGE BLOCK 4-----LISTEN TO YOUR RECORDED SPEAKING ACTIVITIES
    FOR THE PRACTICE EXAM (WE FORGOT TO DO THIS ON FRIDAY, 5/4), AND THEN 
    DELETE BOTH THE DC AND PS RECORDINGS--GO TO ORGANIZATIONS AND FOLLOW
    INSTRUCTIONS.  I WILL DELETE ANY RECORDINGS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN DONE SO
    ON TUESDAY, 5/8....
3.  BLOCKS 2/4:  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PRACTICE THE SPEAKING PORTION OF THE
    AP EXAM, AS WE ARE DOING IN BLOCK 1 ON MONDAY, 5/7, THEN PLEASE COME TO
    ROOM 336 AT 7:50AM ON 5/7 TO DO THIS PRACTICE.  IF YOU CAME TO ANY OF THE
    MORNING SESSIONS, THEN IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO ATTEND THIS SESSION, AS YOU
    HAVE ALREADY DONE THESE ACTIVITIES.

TUESDAY, 5/8/12: 2012 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM!!
BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED FROM 7:45-8:15AM IN ROOM 336...BAGELS, CREAM CHEESES,
JUICES, ETC......(I WOULD LIKE FOR ALL STUDENTS TO BE HEADING TOWARD THE
TESTING LOCATIONS IN EITHER THE BLACK BOX OR ADJUNCT CLASSROOM BY 8:15AM.)....
¡MUY BUENA SUERTE!
NOTE TESTING LOCATIONS:
--STUDENTS WITH LAST NAMES A-DINH...ROOM 153/THEN TO LANGUAGE LAB.
--STUDENTS WITH LAST NAMES DUNCAN-ZHAO...BLACK BOX/THEN TO LANGUAGE LAB.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR BLOCK 1 ON MONDAY, 5/7/12:

1.  BRING TRIÁNGULO WKBK. TO CLASS TODAY:
    A. p.194-196...C8...present.speak. practice.
    B. p.242-243...C10..dir.convs. practice.
    C. p.218.......C9...present.speak. practice.
    D. p.244-245...C10..present.speak. practice.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, 5/9-11/12:

1.  USE THE ENTIRE CLASS TIME TO WORK ON THE POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS
    FOR THE SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES THAT YOU HAVE SELECTED...WE CAN USE
    ROOM 336 OR LAB 318 TO WORK.  REFER TO THE RUBRICS LISTED BELOW TO
    GUIDE YOU IN YOUR PRESENTATION PREPARATIONS. 
2.  NSE 2012 SCORE RESULTS AND COMMENTS....AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS....

6.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY ASSIGNMENT FOR AP COMPREHENSION PRACTICE:
    A.  LISTENING ACTIVITY #1 WILL BE DUE ON MONDAY/TUESDAY, 11/14-15/11;
        WITH THE NEXT ONES DUE ON CONSECUTIVE MONDAYS/TUESDAYS AFTER THAT.
    B.  KEEP A LOG ACCOUNT OF ALL DOCUMENTATION AND VERIFICATION OF LISTEN-
        ING ACTIVITIES DONE THROUGHOUT THE COURSE OF THIS ASSIGNMENT.
    C.  YOU ARE TO SPEND A MINIMUM OF 30 MINUTES PER WEEK (SUNDAY-SUNDAY)
        LISTENING TO DESIGNATED SPANISH VIDEO SITES.  TO DOCUMENT PROPER
        TIMING OF THE 30 MINUTES DO NOT LISTEN TO A VIDEO MORE THAN TWICE.
    D.  AS YOU ARE LISTENING TO THE VIDEOS TAKE NOTE OF NEW VOCABULARY
        EXPRESSIONS.  DEFINE THE EXPRESSIONS IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH, AS
        THIS WILL HELP BROADEN YOUR COMPREHENSION BASE IN SPANISH.  YOU 
        SHOULD HAVE AT LEAST 5 NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS FOR EACH 30-
        MINUTE LISTENING ASSIGNMENT.
    E.  TAKE NOTES ON THE CONTENT OF THE VIDEO SELECTIONS AS YOU ARE 
        LISTENING.  ONCE YOU ARE FINISHED WRITE A BRIEF CONTENT SUMMARY
        IN SPANISH OF THE ENTIRE 30-MINUTE LISTENING ACTIVITY.  YOUR 
        SUMMARY SHOULD BE AT LEAST 5 SENTENCES IN LENGTH, EXPLAINING
        WITH MUCH PRECISION THE THEMES OF THE VIDEOS.  YOU DO NOT HAVE
        TO WRITE A SUMMARY OF EACH SELECTION, BUT SIMPLY ONE REVIEW
        THAT COMPARES/CONTRASTS/ANALYZES/SYNTHESIZES ALL VIDEOS HEARD 
        DURING THAT 30-MINUTE LISTENING ACTIVITY FOR THE WEEK.
    F.  REMEMBER TO DOCUMENT AND RECORD THE TIMES WHEN YOU ARE COMPLETING
        EACH WEEKLY ACTIVITY, AS YOU MUST BE ABLE TO SHOW ME VERIFICATION
        THAT YOU HAVE LISTENED TO SPANISH FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES OUTSIDE
        OF THE CLASSROOM EACH WEEK.  VERIFICATION MUST INCLUDE THE START
        AND STOP TIMES OF LISTENING (DURATION OF EACH VIDEO INCLUDING ONE
        REPETITION), THE SITES USED, AND THE NAME OF THE VIDEO SEGMENT.
    G.  IN SUMMARY, EACH LISTENING ACTIVITY SHOULD BE LABELED ACCORDING
        TO THESE GUIDELINES:  FIRST, DOCUMENTATION OF TIMES AND TITLES;
        SECOND, A NEW VOCABULARY LIST WITH 3 COLUMNS (NEW SPANISH VOCABULARY
        EXPRESSION, ENGLISH DEFINITION, SPANISH DEFINITION); THIRD, A
        BRIEF SPANISH CONTENT SUMMARY.  NOTE:  THESE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES
        CAN BE COMPUTER-GENERATED OR HAND-WRITTEN NEATLY.
    H.  SEE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS....GOOD LUCK, AND
        ENJOY THIS ASSIGNMENT!  YOU WILL SEE THE VALIDITY OF IT WHEN YOU
        TAKE THE AP EXAM IN MAY!  REMEMBER...¡VALE LA PENA!
7.  TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS, STARTING 4/17...EXTRA PRACTICE SESSIONS FOR THE
    2012 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM...ROOM 336...7:45-8:30AM.
8.  ¿QUÉ PASA? FESTIVAL FOR 5 DE MAYO...5/5/12....RICHMOND'S HISTORIC CANAL
    WALK....11AM-7PM....

NOTE: STARTING 4/17/12, I WILL OFFER TUESDAYS/THURSDAYS PRACTICE SESSIONS
FOR THE 2012 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM.  WE WILL MEET IN ROOM 336, FROM
7:45-8:30AM.  BRING YOUR TRIÁNGULO WKBK., AS WE WILL BE WORKING ON CHS.9-10.

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/30/12-5/1/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.210-215; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
2.  Distributed review sheet on si clauses...complete all exercises as
    indicated...(sheet will be given to you on 4/23/12).
3.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.181-184; read/study the short story by Sabine
    Ulibarrí, and be prepared for an in-class discussion based on knowledge 
    of the content and themes.....

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 5/2-3/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.216-218; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
    (THIS ASSIGNMENT WILL COMPLETE THE TASKS FOR THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.!)
2.  DISTRIBUTED MATERIALS FROM THE 2011 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM...PRACTICE
    THE WRITING/SPEAKING SECTIONS...(DO THE SAME WITH THE 2010 COPY AS WELL.)
3.  In-class corrections/scoring/evaluations to the 2007 practice AP Spanish
    Language Exam...(from 4/21-22/12)......

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR FRIDAY, 5/4/12:

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #20 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR 
    THIS ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...OR...EL PAÍS...(PLEASE 
    FOLLOW THE CORRECT FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE 
    ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION.)  NOTE:  THIS IS DUE BY 3PM; AND A VOCAB. 
    LIST AND BRIEF SUMMARY MUST BE INCLUDED, AS PER THE NORMAL FORMAT....
    ALSO NOTE: THIS IS THE LAST REQUIRED LISTENING ACTIVITY FOR THIS TASK!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/30/12-5/1/12:

1.  SIGN-UP SHEET FOR ALL THOSE WHO WILL BE MISSING CLASS IN THE NEXT 2
    WEEKS DUE TO AP EXAMS...(PRIOR NOTIFICATION FOR PLANNING PURPOSES).
2.  Class discussion on Costa Rica presentation by Dr. Eduardo Cárdenas....
3.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND QUICK REVIEW:
    UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.210-215; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
4.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND QUICK REVIEW:
    --Practice/review sheet on the different types of si clauses and their
      structures...(board practice/oral review).
5.  READING COMPREHENSION/ANALYSIS/QUICK REVIEW AND CLASS DISCUSSION:
    LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.181-184; read/study the short story by Sabine
    Ulibarrí, and be prepared for an in-class discussion based on knowledge 
    of the content and themes.....
6.  Distribution of 2011 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM writing and speaking prompts
    sections...(use for extra practice in preparation for 5/2-3 class acts.--
    see above assignments).
7.  SPEAKING COMPREHENSION:
    A. p.215-216....C9...dir.convs.           1_____   2_____   4_____
    B. p.194-196....C8...present.speak.       1_____   2_____   4_____
8.  DISTRIBUTION OF 2010 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM WRITING AND SPEAKING
    SCORING GUIDELINES/PROMPTS/COPIES OF SCRIPTS FOR SOURCES:
    A. AP EXAM FORMAT
    B. AP EXAM SCORING GUIDELINES FOR INTERPERSONAL WRITING, PRESENTATIONAL
       WRITING, INTERPERSONAL SPEAKING, PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING
    C. AP EXAM FREE-RESPONSE WRITING QUESTIONS
    D. AP EXAM FREE-RESPONSE SPEAKING QUESTIONS
    E. CLASS PRACTICE WITH CERTAIN PARTS OF THIS SECTION OF THE EXAM....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 5/2-3/12:

1.  SIGN-UP SHEET FOR ALL THOSE WHO WILL BE MISSING CLASS IN THE NEXT 2
    WEEKS DUE TO AP EXAMS...(PRIOR NOTIFICATION FOR PLANNING PURPOSES).
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND QUICK REVIEW:
    UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.216-218; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
    (THIS ASSIGNMENT WILL COMPLETE THE TASKS FOR THE UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.!)
3.  2010/2011 AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAMS...(CLASS DISCUSSION WITH ANY PARTS
    DONE FOR HOMEWORK PRACTICE/STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS ON THESE PARTS/ETC.)....
4.  SPEAKING COMPREHENSION: (finish from 4/30-5/1 plans):
    A. p.215-216....C9...dir.convs.           1_____   2_____   4_____
    B. p.194-196....C8...present.speak.       1_____   2_____   4_____
5.  2007 PRACTICE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM:
    A. Return all sections completed, with graded writings and speaking
       sections....
    B. Distribute answers to the multiple choice sections and paragraph
       completions, scoring guidelines for 2 writing and 2 speaking sections,
       and a scoring worksheet to calculate your AP score for this exam.
       PLEASE BRING A CALCULATING DEVICE FOR TODAY'S CLASS!!
    C. Review student sample responses for the writing and speaking sections
       of the exam, and discuss the scores received (with comparisons to
       where you think you stand in your skills ability).
    D. Strategies for success on this exam/comments/helpful hints/etc.
6.  VISIT THE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM COLLEGE BOARD WEB SITE FOR MORE
    PRACTICE QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION......(REVIEW THE 2012 GUIDELINES
    AS WELL.)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 5/4/12:  REPORT TO LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #20 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR 
    THIS ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...OR...EL PAÍS...(PLEASE 
    FOLLOW THE CORRECT FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE 
    ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION.)  NOTE:  THIS IS DUE BY 3PM; AND A VOCAB. 
    LIST AND BRIEF SUMMARY MUST BE INCLUDED, AS PER THE NORMAL FORMAT....
    ALSO NOTE: THIS IS THE LAST REQUIRED LISTENING ACTIVITY FOR THIS TASK!
2.  NSE 2012 SCORE RESULTS AND COMMENTS....AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS....
3.  Completion of any AP Exam practice activities not done from this week's
    plans.....TRIÁNGULO WKBK.....     1_____  2_____  4_____
              2007/2010/2011 EXAMS... 1_____  2_____  4_____
4.  AP EXAM LISTENING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE:
    A.  CORTOMETRAJES...(SHORT FILMS IN SPANISH)....RAÍZ...(PLANTAR UN
        ÁRBOL...ESCRIBIR UN LIBRO...TENER UN HIJO).
        --CLASS INTERPRETATION AND DISCUSSION....

SATURDAY, 5/5/12: ¿QUÉ PASA? FESTIVAL FOR 5 DE MAYO AT RICHMOND'S HISTORIC
CANAL WALK---ATTEND PART OF THE FESTIVITIES, BRING ME VERIFICATION OF
ATTENDANCE, POSSIBLY RECEIVE EXTRA CREDIT!!

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/23-24/12: 

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.201-206; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.199-201, C9 vocab. expressions....define all new
    vocab. in English.
3.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.115-118; read/study the short story by García
    Márquez, and be prepared for an in-class discussion based on knowledge of 
    the content and themes.....

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/25-26/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.207-209; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.223-225, C10 vocab. expressions....define all new
    vocab. in English.

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR FRIDAY, 4/27/12:

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #19 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR 
    THIS ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE 
    CORRECT FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE 
    ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION.)  NOTE:  THIS IS DUE BY 3PM; AND A VOCAB. 
    LIST AND BRIEF SUMMARY MUST BE INCLUDED, AS PER THE NORMAL FORMAT....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/23-24/12: NOTE CHANGES/UPDATES!!

1.  SPEAKING PORTION TO THE 2007 PRACTICE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM:
    A.  BLOCK 1--LAB 242--8:45-9:15AM
    B.  BLOCK 2--LAB 242--9:30-10:00AM
    C.  BLOCK 4--LAB 242--10:15-10:45AM
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND QUICK REVIEW:
    UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.201-206; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
3.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND QUICK REVIEW:
    TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.199-201, C9 vocab. expressions....define all new
    vocab. in English.
4.  READING COMPREHENSION/ANALYSIS/QUICK REVIEW AND CLASS DISCUSSION:
    LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.115-118; read/study the short story by García
    Márquez, and be prepared for an in-class discussion based on knowledge of 
    the content and themes.....
5.  AP EXAM PREPARATION AND PRACTICE:  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    A. SPEAKING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE:
       1. p.169-170...C7 dir.convs.     1_____   2_____   4_____
6.  Distribution of review sheet on si clauses....(due next week).....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/25-26/12:

1.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND QUICK REVIEW:
    UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.207-209; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND QUICK REVIEW:
    TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.223-225, C10 vocab. expressions....define all new
    vocab. in English.
3.  AP EXAM PREPARATION AND PRACTICE:  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    A. Completion of any acts. not done from 4/23-24...  1___  2___  4___
    B. SPEAKING COMPREHENSION:
       1. p.192-193...C8..dir.convs.               1_____  2_____  4_____
       2. p.171-172...C7..form.speaking            1_____  2_____  4_____

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 4/27/12:  REPORT TO LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #19 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR 
    THIS ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE 
    CORRECT FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE 
    ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION.)  NOTE:  THIS IS DUE BY 3PM; AND A VOCAB. 
    LIST AND BRIEF SUMMARY MUST BE INCLUDED, AS PER THE NORMAL FORMAT....
2.  NSE 2012 SCORE RESULTS AND COMMENTS....AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS....
3.  Completion of any AP Exam practice activities not done from this week's
    plans.....TRIÁNGULO WKBK.....     1_____  2_____  4______
4.  AP EXAM LISTENING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE:
    A.  CORTOMETRAJES...(SHORT FILMS IN SPANISH)....RAÍZ...(PLANTAR UN
        ÁRBOL...ESCRIBIR UN LIBRO...TENER UN HIJO).
        --CLASS INTERPRETATION AND DISCUSSION....

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/16-17/12: 

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.181-188; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.151-153, C7 vocab. expressions....define all new
    vocab. in English.
3.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.101-104; read/study the short story by Juan
    Rulfo, and be prepared for an in-class discussion based on knowledge of 
    the content and themes.....

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/18-19/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.191-200; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.175-177, C8 vocab. expressions....define all new
    vocab. in English.

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR FRIDAY, 4/20/12:

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #18 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR 
    THIS ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE 
    CORRECT FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE 
    ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION.)  NOTE:  THIS IS DUE BY 3PM; AND A VOCAB. 
    LIST AND BRIEF SUMMARY MUST BE INCLUDED, AS PER THE NORMAL FORMAT....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/16-17/12:

1.  REVIEW/CORRECTIONS TO PREVIOUS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Lit./arte...p.21-23/Cap.22...summary.
    B. Internet List. Acts.#10-17....
    C. TRI.WKBK.....informal writings, p.65/91.
    D. Lit./arte...p.36...poetry interpretation...Poema nahua.
    E. Lit./arte...p.32-42, poetry analysis essay test.
    F. Lit./arte...p.65-74, short story(characters/plot/themes).
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND QUICK REVIEW:
    UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.181-188; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
3.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND QUICK REVIEW:
    TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.151-153, C7 vocab. expressions....define all new
    vocab. in English.
4.  READING COMPREHENSION/ANALYSIS/QUICK REVIEW AND CLASS DISCUSSION:
    LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.101-104; read/study the short story by Juan
    Rulfo, and be prepared for an in-class discussion based on knowledge of 
    the content and themes.....
5.  AP EXAM PREPARATION AND PRACTICE:  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    A. p.120-126...C5...a quick rev.                1_____  2_____  4_____
    B. p.127-128...C6...vocab.review                1_____  2_____  4_____
    C. LISTENING COMPREHENSION:
       1. p.129-132...C6                            1_____  2_____  4_____
    D. READING COMPREHENSION:
       1. p.133-136...C6                            1_____  2_____  4_____
6.  SIGN-UP SHEET FOR DATE PREFERRED FOR PRACTICE AP EXAM...(4/21-22)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/18-19/12:

1.  REVIEW/CORRECTIONS TO PREVIOUS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Lit./arte...p.21-23/Cap.22...summary.
    B. Internet List. Acts.#10-17....
    C. TRI.WKBK.....informal writings, p.65/91.
    D. Lit./arte...p.36...poetry interpretation...Poema nahua.
    E. Lit./arte...p.32-42, poetry analysis essay test.
    F. Lit./arte...p.65-74, short story(characters/plot/themes).
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND QUICK REVIEW:
    UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.191-200; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
3.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND QUICK REVIEW:
    TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.175-177, C8 vocab. expressions....define all new
    vocab. in English.
4.  AP EXAM PREPARATION AND PRACTICE:  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    A. Completion of any acts. not done from 4/16-17...  1___  2___  4___
    B. SPEAKING COMPREHENSION:
       1. p.144-145...C6..dir.convs.               1_____  2_____  4_____
       2. p.146-147...C6..form.speaking            1_____  2_____  4_____
    C. WRITTEN COMPREHENSION:
       1. p.141...C6...inform.writing              1_____  2_____  4_____
       2. p.142-143...C6..present.writing          1_____  2_____  4_____

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 4/20/12:  REPORT TO LAB 242 TODAY!

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #18 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR 
    THIS ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE 
    CORRECT FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE 
    ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION.)  NOTE:  THIS IS DUE BY 3PM; AND A VOCAB. 
    LIST AND BRIEF SUMMARY MUST BE INCLUDED, AS PER THE NORMAL FORMAT....
2.  NSE 2012 RAW SCORE RESULTS AND COMMENTS....
3.  Completion of any AP Exam practice activities not done from this week's
    plans.....TRIÁNGULO WKBK.....     1_____  2_____  4______
4.  AP EXAM LISTENING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE:
    A.  CORTOMETRAJES...(SHORT FILMS IN SPANISH)....RAÍZ...(PLANTAR UN
        ÁRBOL...ESCRIBIR UN LIBRO...TENER UN HIJO.
        --CLASS INTERPRETATION AND DISCUSSION....

AP SPANISH LANGUAGE PRACTICE EXAM:  SAT.-SUN., 4/21-22/12....
1. SATURDAY, APRIL 21....9-12 NOON....ROOM 243  (ARRIVE BY 8:50)
2. SUNDAY, APRIL 22......1-4 PM.......ROOM 243  (ARRIVE BY 12:50)
BRING PENCILS/PENS/PAPER/WATCH....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/2-3/12:

1.  Visit the National Spanish Exam.org website to practice some old exams in
    preparation for the NSE 2012....
2.  Work on the assignments due for 4/16-17/12 listed below......
3.  NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2012...BLOCKS 2/4...APRIL 3...LANGUAGE LAB 242!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 4/4-5/12:

1.  Work on the assignments due for 4/16-17/12 listed below.....
2.  NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2012...BLOCK 1...APRIL 4...LANGUAGE LAB 242!

HOMEWORK DUE BY 3PM FRIDAY, 4/6/12:

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #17 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR 
    THIS ACTIVITY IS...YOUR CHOICE OF SITES...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE 
    CORRECT FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE 
    ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION.)  NOTE:  THIS IS DUE BY 3PM; AND A VOCAB. 
    LIST AND BRIEF SUMMARY MUST BE INCLUDED, AS PER THE NORMAL FORMAT....
    
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 2-6, 2012:

1.  REVIEW/CORRECTIONS TO PREVIOUS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Lit./arte...p.21-23/Cap.22...summary.
    B. Internet List. Acts.#10-16....
    C. TRI.WKBK.....informal writings, p.65/91.
    D. Lit./arte...p.36...poetry interpretation...Poema nahua.
    E. Lit./arte...p.32-42, poetry analysis essay test.
    F. Lit./arte...p.65-74, short story(characters/plot/themes).
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  (in-class work)
    A. p.110-113: fill-ins rev./S.Assigns.1_____    2_____    4_____
    B. p.114:    informal writing         1_____    2_____    4_____
    C. p.115-117: presentational writing  1_____    2_____    4_____
    D. p.118-119: directed conversations  1_____    2_____    4_____
    E. p.120-122: presentational speaking 1_____    2_____    4_____
    F. p.123-126: review....              1_____    2_____    4_____
    G. p.127-128: C6 vocab. review/pron.  1_____    2_____    4_____
    H. p.129-132: listening comprehension 1_____    2_____    4_____
    I. p.133-136: reading comprehension   1_____    2_____    4_____
    J. p.144-145: directed conversations  1_____    2_____    4_____
3.  LISTENING ACTIVITY #17...DUE BY 3PM, FRIDAY, 4/6,(NO EXCEPTIONS!!)
4.  NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2012--BLOCK 1(4/4)--BLOCKS 2/4(4/3).
5.  FRIDAY, 4/6/12....LANGUAGE LAB 242......(TRIÁNGULO WKBK. PRACTICE)

SPRING BREAK: APRIL 9-13, 2012!! ¡QUE LO PASES BIEN LAS VACACIONES!
NOTE: DURING SPRING BREAK, HAVE AS MUCH CONTACT AS POSSIBLE WITH THE 
SPANISH LANGUAGE IN PREPARATION FOR THE 2012 AP EXAM ON MAY 8!  LISTEN TO/
SPEAK/READ/WRITE SPANISH FOR REINFORCEMENT FOR THE AP EXAM!

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 26-30, 2012: NOTE CHANGES!! 

NOTE:  ALL NEW CANDIDATES FOR THE SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY NEED TO
TURN IN DUES/FORMS TO ME BY THE END OF THE DAY ON MONDAY, 3/26!!

1.  3/26-27: UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.171-176; complete all exs. as indicated,
             and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
             define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
             advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension
             skills....
2.  3/28-29: LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.85-89; read/study the short story by
             Jorge Luis Borges, and be prepared for an in-class assessment
             based on knowledge of the content and themes....
3.  3/28-29: UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.176-180; complete all exs. as indicated,
             and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
             define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
             advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension
             skills....
4.  3/30:    INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #16 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR 
             THIS ACTIVITY IS...YOUR CHOICE OF SITES...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE 
             CORRECT FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE 
             ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION.)  NOTE:  THIS IS DUE AT THE BEGINNING OF 
             CLASS, AND A VOCAB. LIST AND BRIEF SUMMARY MUST BE INCLUDED, AS 
             PER THE NORMAL FORMAT....
5.  3/30:    REPORT TO THE LANGUAGE LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!
    
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 26-30, 2012:

1.  REVIEW/CORRECTIONS TO PREVIOUS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Lit./arte...p.21-23/Cap.22...summary.
    B. Internet List. Acts.#10-15....
    C. TRI.WKBK.....informal writings, p.65/91.
    D. Lit./arte...p.36...poetry interpretation...Poema nahua.
    E. Lit./arte...p.32-42, poetry analysis essay test.
    F. Lit./arte...p.65-74, short story(characters/plot/themes).
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (quick homework review)
    E. p.171-176      1_____    2_____   4_____   (3/26-27 check)
    F. p.176-180      1_____    2_____   4_____   (3/28-29 check)
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  (in-class work)
    A. p.95:    directed conversation     1_____    2_____    4_____
    B. p.96-98: presentational speaking   1_____    2_____    4_____
    C. p.99-100:  review....              1_____    2_____    4_____
    D. p.101-102: C5 vocab. review/pron.  1_____    2_____    4_____
    E. p.103-106: listening comprehension 1_____    2_____    4_____
    F. p.107-109: reading comprehension   1_____    2_____    4_____
    G. p.110-113: fill-ins rev./S.Assigns.1_____    2_____    4_____
    H. p.114:    informal writing         1_____    2_____    4_____
    I. p.115-117: presentational writing  1_____    2_____    4_____
    J. p.118-119: directed conversations  1_____    2_____    4_____
    K. p.120-122: presentational speaking 1_____    2_____    4_____
    L. p.123-126: review....              1_____    2_____    4_____
4.  LISTENING ACTIVITY #16...DUE AT BEGINNING OF CLASS ON FRIDAY, 3/30,
    (NO EXCEPTIONS!!)
5.  3/28-29: LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.85-89; read/study the short story by
             Jorge Luis Borges, and be prepared for an in-class assessment
             based on knowledge of the content and themes....

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 4/2-3/12: NOTE CHANGES!!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.181-188; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.151-153, C7 vocab. expressions....define all new
    vocab. in English.
3.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.101-104; read/study the short story by Juan
    Rulfo, and be prepared for an in-class assessment based on knowledge of 
    the content and themes....(DUE FOR 4/4-5/12).
4.  NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM 2012 DATES:  (LANGUAGE LAB 242)
    A. BLOCKS 2/4: APRIL 3
    B. BLOCK 1:    APRIL 4

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 19-23, 2012: NOTE CHANGES!! 

1.  3/19-20: UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.166-168; complete all exs. as indicated,
             and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
             define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
             advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension
             skills....
2.  3/19-20: TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.127-128, C6 vocab. expressions....define all 
             new vocab. in English.
3.  3/21-22: LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.65-74; read/study the short story by
             Hermanos Quintero, and be prepared for an in-class assessment
             based on knowledge of the content and themes....
4.  3/21-22: UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.168-170; complete all exs. as indicated,
             and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
             define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
             advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension
             skills....
5.  3/23:    INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #15 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR 
             THIS ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE 
             CORRECT FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE 
             ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION.)  NOTE:  THIS IS DUE AT THE BEGINNING OF 
             CLASS, AND A VOCAB. LIST AND BRIEF SUMMARY MUST BE INCLUDED, AS 
             PER THE NORMAL FORMAT....
6.  3/23:    REPORT TO THE LANGUAGE LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!
    
CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 19-23, 2012:

1.  REVIEW/CORRECTIONS TO PREVIOUS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Lit./arte...p.21-23/Cap.22...summary.
    B. Internet List. Acts.#10-14....
    C. TRI.WKBK.....informal writings, p.65/91.
    D. Lit./arte...p.36...poetry interpretation...Poema nahua.
    E. Lit./arte...p.32-42, poetry analysis essay test.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (quick homework review)
    E. p.166-168      1_____    2_____   4_____   (3/19-20 check)
    F. p.168-170      1_____    2_____   4_____   (3/21-22 check)
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  (in-class work)
    A. p.80-83: listening comprehension   1_____    2_____    4_____
    B. p.94:    directed conversation     1_____    2_____    4_____
    C. p.95:    directed conversation     1_____    2_____    4_____
    D. p.96-98: presentational speaking   1_____    2_____    4_____
    E. p.99-100:  review....              1_____    2_____    4_____
    F. p.101-102: C5 vocab. review/pron.  1_____    2_____    4_____
    G. p.103-106: listening comprehension 1_____    2_____    4_____
    H. p.107-109: reading comprehension   1_____    2_____    4_____
    I. p.110-113: fill-ins rev./S.Assigns.1_____    2_____    4_____
4.  LISTENING ACTIVITY #15...DUE AT BEGINNING OF CLASS ON FRIDAY, 3/23,
    (NO EXCEPTIONS!!)
5.  3/21-22: LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.65-74; read/study the short story by
             Hermanos Quintero, and be prepared for an in-class assessment
             based on knowledge of the content and themes....
6.  3/19-20: TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  2 HOMEWORK VOCAB. CHECKS...CHAPTERS 5-6!!

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/26-27/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.171-180; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.151-153, C7 vocab. expressions....define all new
    vocab. in English.
3.  LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.101-104; read/study the short story by Juan
    Rulfo, and be prepared for an in-class assessment based on knowledge of 
    the content and themes....

1.  REVIEW/CORRECTIONS TO PREVIOUS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Lit./arte...p.21-23/Cap.22...summary.
    B. Internet List. Acts.#10-14....
    C. TRI.WKBK.....informal writings, p.65/91.
    D. Lit./arte...p.36...poetry interpretation...Poema nahua.
    E. Lit./arte...p.32-42, poetry analysis essay test.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: (quick homework review)
    E. p.166-168      1_____    2_____   4_____   (3/19-20 check)
    F. p.168-170      1_____    2_____   4_____   (3/21-22 check)
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  (in-class work)
    A. Distribution of 8 information sheets explaining the AP Spanish
       Language Exam format/scoring guidelines/rubrics...(from 2011)....
       with class discussion....          1_____    2_____    4_____
    B. p.66-67: presentational writing    1_____    2_____    4_____
    C. p.70-73: presentational speaking   1_____    2_____    4_____
    D. p.73-76: review....                1_____    2_____    4_____
    E. p.77-79: C4 vocab. review/pron.    1_____    2_____    4_____
    F. p.80-83: listening comprehension   1_____    2_____    4_____
    G. p.84-86: reading comprehension     1_____    2_____    4_____
    H. p.87-90: fill-ins review/S.Assigns.1_____    2_____    4_____
    I. p.94:    directed conversation     1_____    2_____    4_____
    J. p.91:    informal writing          1_____    2_____    4_____
    K. p.95:    directed conversation     1_____    2_____    4_____
    L. p.96-98: presentational speaking   1_____    2_____    4_____
    M. p.99-100:  review....              1_____    2_____    4_____
    N. p.101-102: C5 vocab. review/pron.  1_____    2_____    4_____
4.  LISTENING ACTIVITY #14...DUE BY 3PM ON THURSDAY, 3/15/12......
    (NO EXCEPTIONS!!)
5.  3/14-15: LITERATURA Y ARTE.....p.51-54; read/study the short story by
             Ana María Matute, and be prepared for an in-class assessment
             based on knowledge of the content and themes....
6.  3/16: SCHOOL HOLIDAY--NO CLASSES!!

ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 3/19-20/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.....p.166-170; complete all exs. as indicated,
    and check answers prior to class.  It is no longer required to
    define new vocabulary expressions, but it is certainly to your
    advantage to do so in order to increase your comprehension skills....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK....p.127-128, C6 vocab. expressions....define all new
    vocab. in English.
3.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #15 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR THIS
    ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE CORRECT
    FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE ANNOUNCEMENTS
    SECTION.)  NOTE:  THIS IS DUE AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS, AND A VOCAB.
    LIST AND BRIEF SUMMARY MUST BE INCLUDED, AS PER THE NORMAL FORMAT....
    
ASSIGNMENTS DUE FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 5-9, 2012: NOTE CHANGES DUE TO 3/5
SNOW CLOSING!!

1.  3/6-7: TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: study vocab. expressions, p.77-79.
2.  3/9:   By 3PM, poetry analysis essay due...NO EXCEPTIONS!!
    --LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT, p.32-42...read and study the 7 poems, comparing
      and contrasting the themes being conveyed by each.
    --INSTRUCTIONS FOR ESSAY ASSESSMENT:
      A. Work in groups of 2, analyzing the messages conveyed in each poem.
         Use the background information, vocabulary, notas culturales, and
         Comprensión questions to guide you in understanding the poems.
      B. Write a well-organized Spanish essay reflecting your thoughts on
         the analysis of the poetry studied.  Typed papers are to be no
         more than 2 pages in length, double-spaced, 12 font, Times New
         Roman.  Handwritten papers are to be no more than 3 pages in
         length, double-spaced, neatly written by both group members.
      C. Defend all thoughts stated with references from the poems, using
         appropriate citations as we have done through the essays in the
         TRIÁNGULO WKBK.
      D. Turn in one copy of the paper per group, with both names neatly
         written on the paper.
      E. Notes, texts, dictionaries, and other sources can be used for
         reference; but no help from a person outside of the group is
         allowed.
      F. This essay will count as a test grade for the third nine-weeks,
         and will be graded on the following rubrics:  50% (appropriate
         interpretation/literary analysis) and 50% (grammar structure).
3.  3/9: LISTENING ACTIVITY #13..NOTE CHANGES HERE!!...LISTEN TO ONE SHORT
         VIDEO SEGMENT OF ABOUT 3-5 MINUTES DURATION FROM THE RADIO NACIONES
         UNIDAS SITE....WRITE A BRIEF SPANISH CONTENT SUMMARY AND TURN IN TO
         ME BY 3PM ON FRIDAY, 3/9/12....(NO VOCABULARY LIST IS NEEDED FOR
         THIS ACTIVITY.)

MONDAY, 2/20/12: NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS--STAFF DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 2/21-22/12:

1.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    A. p.51-53: complete all definitions of any new vocab. from these pages,
       from the Summer Assignments.
    B. p.61-64: complete all fill-ins sections from the Summer Assignments.
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:
    A. p.143-150...study the indicated pages and complete all exercises as 
    shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class, and note in English 
    any new vocabulary expressions.
3.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:
    A. p.35-36: read and study the introduction to the poems/first poem...
       Poema nahua...BE PREPARED FOR AN IN-CLASS ASSESSMENT ON WHAT YOU
       HAVE READ AND STUDIED!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 2/23-24/12:

1.  THURSDAY, 2/23, 11:45AM, LAB 242:  MAKE-UP SESSION FOR ANY WHO MISSED
    DAYS/PARTICIPATION POINTS AND ANYONE WHO DID NOT COMPLETE THE LISTENING
    ACTIVITY #10...(NOTE:  THIS IS THE ONLY OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE-UP WORK!)
2.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #11 IS DUE TODAY AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS!
    USE THE RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS SITE FOR THIS ACTIVITY.  THE AREA OF
    EMPHASIS THIS WEEK IS VOCABULARY COMPREHENSION.  LISTEN TO A SELECT
    NUMBER OF VIDEOS AND FORM A LIST OF AT LEAST 10 COMPLETELY NEW VOCAB.
    EXPRESSIONS, WITH ENGLISH AND SPANISH DEFINITIONS.  IT IS NOT NECESSARY
    TO WRITE A SUMMARY THIS WEEK.  I JUST WANT THE PROPER IDENTIFICATIONS
    OF VIDEOS WITH TIMES, AND A 3-COLUMN LIST OF NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 2/21-22/12:

1.  NOTE: THIS IS A SPECIAL SCHEDULE TODAY FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE COURSE
    SURVEYS FOR CLASS REGISTRATIONS...TUESDAY, 2/21....
    BLOCK 2   8:40 - 10:20
    BLOCK 4  10:25 - 11:50
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.: HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND REVIEW OF EXS./VOCAB.:
    A. p.143-150...study the indicated pages and complete all exercises as 
    shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class, and note in English 
    any new vocabulary expressions.
3.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT: (IN-CLASS BRIEF ASSESSMENT OF THE FIRST POEM!)
    A. p.35-36: read and study the introduction to the poems/first poem...
       Poema nahua...BE PREPARED FOR AN IN-CLASS ASSESSMENT ON WHAT YOU
       HAVE READ AND STUDIED!
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    A. p.45-47: presentational speaking practice, uno-dos....
                (Use recording devices if you wish....)
    B. p.48-50: vocab. review/summary of Capítulo 2....
    C. HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK: p.51-53,61-64....(Summer Assignments)....

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 2/23-24/12:

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #11 IS DUE AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS!  NO
    EXCEPTIONS!  (SEE INSTRUCTIONS LISTED ABOVE.)
2.  DON'T FORGET THE MAKE-UP SESSION TODAY AT LUNCH...(LIST.ACT.#10/PART.)...
3.  TRIÁNGULO WORKBOOK:
    A. p.45-47/48-50: finish from 2/21-22 plans, if necessary....
    B. p.51-53: review of vocab. with pronunciation and comprehension pract.
    C. p.54-57: listening comprehension practice, audios cortos y extendidos.
    D. p.68: speaking comprehension practice/directed conversation, uno.
4.  REVIEW/CORRECTIONS TO PREVIOUS ASSESSMENTS:
    A. Lit./arte...p.21-23/Cap.22...summary.
    B. Internet List. Act.#10....
    C. TRI.WKBK.....informal writing, dos, p.40.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/13-14/12:

1.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:  IN-CLASS WRITING ASSIGNMENT ON THE SHORT
    STORY CONTENT OF PAGES 21-23 (CAPÍTULO 22, AND NOTAS CULTURALES....) 
    ...(BE PREPARED FOR THIS ASSESSMENT, AS WE WILL NOT DISCUSS THE STORY 
    PRIOR TO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.)!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.136-138...study the indicated pages and complete
    all exercises as shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class,
    and note in English any new vocabulary expressions.
3.  BRING RECORDING DEVICES TODAY FOR SPEAKING PRACTICE ACTIVITIES!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/13-14/12:

1.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:  IN-CLASS WRITING ASSIGNMENT ON THE SHORT
    STORY CONTENT OF PAGES 21-23 (CAPÍTULO 22, AND NOTAS CULTURALES....) 
    ...(BE PREPARED FOR THIS ASSESSMENT, AS WE WILL NOT DISCUSS THE STORY 
    PRIOR TO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.)!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.136-138...study the indicated pages and complete
    all exercises as shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class,
    and note in English any new vocabulary expressions.  We will review
    any questions you may have and any new vocab. noted....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    A. p.29-32: answers to the listening acts. from 2/10 plans...discussion.
    B. p.38-39: discuss answers from Summer Assignments....
    C. p.43-44: directed conversation/speaking comprehension practice....
               (use recording devices if you wish to listen to your response).
4.  Review/corrections: Internet List.Act.#9/Lit.y arte content summaries
    for pages 20-21....

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/15-16/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.139-142...study the indicated pages and complete
    all exercises as shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class,
    and note in English any new vocabulary expressions.
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  p.45-50...study the content of these pages in prepar-
    ation for in-class activities and practice.
3.  BRING RECORDING DEVICES TODAY FOR SPEAKING PRACTICE ACTIVITIES!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 2/15-16/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.139-142...study the indicated pages and complete
    all exercises as shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class,
    and note in English any new vocabulary expressions.  We will review
    any questions you may have and any new vocab. noted....NOTE: THIS WILL
    COUNT AS A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:
    A. p.29-32/38-39/43-44: finish any work from 2/13-14 plans....
    B. p.40: informal writing practice/assessment....
    C. p.41-42: review vocab. and content from previous essay assessment....
    D. p.45-47: presentational speaking practice, uno-dos....
                (Use recording devices if you wish....)
    E. p.48-50: vocab. review/summary of Capítulo 2....

FRIDAY, 2/17/12: LANGUAGE LAB 242 TODAY!!

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #10 WILL BE COMPLETED IN THE LAB TODAY!
    A. YOU WILL LISTEN TO 2 SHORT VIDEO SEGMENTS FROM A DESIGNATED SITE AND
       THEN TYPE A BRIEF 5-10 SENTENCE CONTENT SUMMARY COMPARING AND CON-
       TRASTING THE 2 VIDEO SEGMENTS.  THE ON-LINE DICTIONARY IS THE ONLY
       ALLOWED HELP DURING THIS ACTIVITY.  DO NOT LOOK AT THE SCRIPTS OF THE
       VIDEOS WHILE WRITING THE SUMMARY!  TURN IN YOUR SUMMARIES AT THE END
       OF CLASS TODAY!

FIRST SEMESTER EXAMS:  BLOCKS 1-2-4

1.  BLOCK 1...MONDAY, 1/30, 8:40-11:30AM, ROOM 338
2.  BLOCK 2...TUESDAY,1/31, 8:40-11:30AM, ROOM 336
3.  BLOCK 4...TUESDAY,1/31,12:30- 3:15PM, ROOM 336

----BEFORE THE EXAM IS GIVEN, THESE ASSESSMENTS WILL BE RETURNED AND REVIEWED:
    A.  LITERATURA Y ARTE CONTENT SUMMARY ESSAYS FOR...EL CONDE LUCANOR....
    B.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #8....
    C.  2 PRESENTATIONAL SYNTHESIS WRITING ESSAYS FROM TRIÁNGULO(17-19/41-42).

EXAM FORMAT AND CONTENT: (100 POINTS)

I.  INTERPRETIVE LISTENING: (20 POINTS)
    A. RESUMEN DEL CONTENIDO DE UNA NARRACIÓN....(10 POINTS)
    B. PREGUNTAS DE OPCIÓN MÚLTIPLE DE UNA NARRACIÓN HISTÓRICA...(10 POINTS)
II. PRESENTATIONAL WRITING: (CHOOSE 2 OF 4 AT 20 POINTS EACH): (40 POINTS)
    A. UN DÍA TÍPICO TUYO...(BASED ON GRAMMAR CONCEPTS OF UNA VEZ MÁS, P.
       1-21).
    B. CÓMO HACER ALGO...(BASED ON GRAMMAR CONCEPTS OF UNA VEZ MÁS, P.22-24).
    C. UNA EXPERIENCIA/EVENTO MEMORABLE DEL PASADO...(BASED ON GRAMMAR
       CONCEPTS OF UNA VEZ MÁS, P.31-46).
    D. CÓMO SOY AHORA Y CÓMO ERA HACE 5 AÑOS...(BASED ON GRAMMAR CONCEPTS
       OF UNA VEZ MÁS, P.1-91, INCLUDING SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD).
III.INTERPRETIVE READING: (20 POINTS)
    A. CHOOSE 1 OF 3 PRINTED NARRATIVES AND REACT IN A WELL-ORGANIZED ESSAY.
IV. INTERPERSONAL/PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING: (20 POINTS)
    A. (THIS PART WILL BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE ACTUAL EXAM DATE...SEE INFOR-
        MATION SHEETS FOR INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRICS.)

WEDNESDAY, 2/1/12: NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS--TEACHER WORK DAY!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 2/2-3/12: NOTE CHANGES!!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.117-128...study the indicated pages and complete
    all exercises as shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class,
    and note in English any new vocabulary expressions.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 2/6-7/12: NOTE CHANGES!!

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #9 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR THIS
    ACTIVITY IS...YOUR CHOICE OF SITES...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE CORRECT
    FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE ANNOUNCEMENTS
    SECTION.)
2.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:  IN-CLASS WRITING ASSIGNMENT ON THE SHORT
    STORY CONTENT OF PAGES 20-21 (THROUGH THE END OF CAPÍTULO 21, LINE 
    56)...(BE PREPARED FOR THIS ASSESSMENT, AS WE WILL NOT DISCUSS THE STORY 
    PRIOR TO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.)!!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 2/2-3/12: (THIRD NINE-WEEKS BEGINS!)

1.  DISCUSSION OF ASSESSMENTS AND GRADES:
    A. Review corrections to semester exams...collect/file.
    B. MP2 grades and comments/E1/S1 calculations....(all grades are final).
2.  SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Elegibility requirements, tutoring 
    changes and possibilities/opportunities.
3.  SECOND SEMESTER: plans, goals and objectives....
4.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK AND REVIEW: (BRING UNA VEZ MÁS TO CLASS TODAY!)
    UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.117-128...study the indicated pages and complete
    all exercises as shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class,
    and note in English any new vocabulary expressions.  I WILL LOOK FOR
    NOT ONLY COMPLETION OF THE EXERCISES, BUT FOR NEW VOCABULARY EXPRESSIONS
    DEFINED AS WELL!
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: (PLEASE BRING TO CLASS TODAY!)
    A. p.27-28...a review of the Ch.2 vocab. expressions, (from summer 
       assignments)....

NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS ESSAY: DUE DATE IS SEPT.30 BY 3PM!
Once you have completed your interviews and have organized your notes taken,
write a well-organized Spanish essay of no more than 2 typed pages explaining
and comparing the content discussed during the interviews. Essays must be
typed using Times New Roman and 12 font with appropriate margins and rules
discussed in English classes. In the essays use good transitional expressions
to connect your ideas, advanced grammar structures and syntax (namely, a
variety of verb tenses and new vocabulary expressions where applicable), and a
nice comparison and synthesis of content ideas and topics discussed during the
interview process. It is always good to use the subjunctive mood and various
forms of the imperfect vs. the preterite, as this demonstrates a higher level
of thinking in Spanish essays/written comprehension.
Please provide a cover sheet detailing the following information:
--The name(s) of the native speaker(s)
--Country of birth/other places lived
--Contact information…phone, address, e-mail, or place of work
--Specific dates, times, locations of interviews…(a log journal)
--Your Spanish name/English last name, date due, class name and block.
Dictionaries and any other help/references can be used…except no help from
another person. If you have any questions, please contact me by e-mail.
Remember that all work must be your own, and of very good quality. The Honor
Code and Pledge are to be followed.

MONDAY, 1/16/12:  HOLIDAY--NO CLASSES!!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 1/17-18/12: NOTE CHANGES!!

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.113-117...study the indicated pages and complete
    all exercises as shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class,
    and note in English any new vocabulary expressions.
2.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #8 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR THIS
    ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE CORRECT
    FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE ANNOUNCEMENTS
    SECTION.)  NOTE:  ALL 3 CLASSES MUST TURN IN THIS LISTENING ACTIVITY
    BY 3PM ON TUESDAY, 1/17/12!!

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 1/19-20/12:

1.  AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM IN-CLASS FORMAL WRITING ASSESSMENT.........
    (FROM THE TRIÁNGULO WKBK......WILL COUNT AS A TEST GRADE FOR THE
    SECOND NINE-WEEKS)!

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 1/17-18/12:

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #8 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR THIS
    ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE CORRECT
    FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE ANNOUNCEMENTS
    SECTION.)  NOTE:  ALL 3 CLASSES MUST TURN IN THIS LISTENING ACTIVITY
    BY 3PM ON TUESDAY, 1/17/12!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.113-117...study the indicated pages and complete
    all exercises as shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class,
    and note in English any new vocabulary expressions.  WE WILL DO A
    QUICK REVIEW OF ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE WITH MENTION OF NEW VOCAB.
    EXPRESSIONS.
3.  Distribution and explanation of instructions/information sheets for the
    Speaking Assessment to the First Semester Exam, with specific rubrics
    for grading....
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  PLEASE BRING TO CLASS TODAY!!  (CAPÍTULO 1)
    A.  p.20-21....a review of the 2 activities in the directed conversation
        section....
    B.  p.22-24....Presentaciones orales...Presentational Speaking practice
        for the AP Exam....strategies and tactics....we will practice both
        activities in class...(uno-dos).
5.  Review/corrections to the synthesis essays from p.17-19 of the TRIÁNGULO
    WKBK......

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 1/19-20/12:

1.  Review corrections/comments for Internet List.Act.#8....
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  IN-CLASS FORMAL WRITING ASSESSMENT TODAY!  IF YOU DO
    NOT BRING YOUR TRIÁNGULO WKBK. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THE
    ASSESSMENT!!  THIS ASSESSMENT COUNTS AS A TEST GRADE FOR THE SECOND
    NINE WEEKS.  THE ACTIVITY WILL COME FROM PAGES 41-42 OF THE WKBK.  
    PLEASE DO NOT PREPARE THE ACTIVITY AHEAD OF TIME!  
    (TIME LIMIT FOR COMPLETION OF THE WRITING ASSESSMENT: 40 MINUTES)
3.  LAST 20 MINUTES OF CLASS:  BEGIN THE SPEAKING ASSESSMENT SECTION TO THE
    FIRST SEMESTER EXAM...(REFER TO INFORMATION/TOPICS SHEETS...WE WILL
    DISCUSS THE FIRST TWO TOPICS TODAY).... 

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/9-10/12:

1.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:  IN-CLASS WRITING ASSIGNMENT ON THE SHORT
    STORY CONTENT OF PAGES 8-10...(BE PREPARED FOR THIS ASSESSMENT, AS WE
    WILL NOT DISCUSS THE STORY PRIOR TO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.)!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.102-109...study the indicated pages and complete
    all exercises as shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class,
    and note in English any new vocabulary expressions.
3.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #7 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR THIS
    ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE CORRECT
    FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE ANNOUNCEMENTS
    SECTION.)

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/9-10/12:

1.  AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS TODAY, PLEASE TURN IN TO ME THE INTERNET
    LISTENING ACTIVITY #7.  FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES AND INSTRUCTIONS LISTED
    ABOVE PERTAINING TO PROPER FORMAT AND PROCEDURE OF THE ACTIVITY.
2.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:  IN-CLASS WRITING ASSIGNMENT ON THE SHORT
    STORY CONTENT OF PAGES 8-10...(BE PREPARED FOR THIS ASSESSMENT, AS WE
    WILL NOT DISCUSS THE STORY PRIOR TO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.)!!
    NOTE:  THIS WRITING ASSIGNMENT WILL BE BASED ON THE CONTENT OF THE
    SHORT STORY.  NO NOTES OF ANY KIND WILL BE ALLOWED DURING THE WRITING
    ASSESSMENT!  (TIME LIMIT: 20 MINUTES)
3.  REVIEW SPEAKING PRACTICE--DIRECTED CONVERSATIONS--AP EXAM:
    A. TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: p.20-21.
4.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.102-109...study the indicated pages and complete
    all exercises as shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class,
    and note in English any new vocabulary expressions....A CLASS REVIEW 
    WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU HAVE AND ANY NEW VOCAB. EXPRESSIONS.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/11-12/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.109-112, complete all exercises as indicated and
    check answers prior to class.  Also, define in English any new vocab.
    expressions indicated on the pages. 
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  IN-CLASS FORMAL WRITING ASSESSMENT TODAY!  IF YOU DO
    NOT BRING YOUR TRIÁNGULO WKBK. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THE
    ASSESSMENT!!  THIS ASSESSMENT COUNTS AS A TEST GRADE FOR THE SECOND
    NINE WEEKS.  THE ACTIVITY WILL COME FROM PAGES 17-19 OR 41-42 OF THE
    WKBK.  PLEASE DO NOT PREPARE THE ACTIVITY AHEAD OF TIME!  (TIME LIMIT
    FOR COMPLETION OF THE WRITING ASSESSMENT: 50 MINUTES) 

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/11-12/12:

1.  Review corrections/comments for Internet List.Act.#7....
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK:  UVM(109-112)....(with any questions you
    may have had while completing the exs.)....
3.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  IN-CLASS FORMAL WRITING ASSESSMENT TODAY!  IF YOU DO
    NOT BRING YOUR TRIÁNGULO WKBK. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THE
    ASSESSMENT!!  THIS ASSESSMENT COUNTS AS A TEST GRADE FOR THE SECOND
    NINE WEEKS.  THE ACTIVITY WILL COME FROM PAGES 17-19 OR 41-42 OF THE
    WKBK.  PLEASE DO NOT PREPARE THE ACTIVITY AHEAD OF TIME!  (TIME LIMIT
    FOR COMPLETION OF THE WRITING ASSESSMENT: 50 MINUTES) 
4.  UVM(102-109)....finish any work not completed on these pages from 1/9-10.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, 1/13/12: REPORT TO LANG. LAB 242 FOR TODAY'S CLASS!

1.  PLEASE BRING ONLY YOUR TRIÁNGULO WKBK. TO CLASS TODAY!  MORE PRACTICE
    WITH THE LISTENING SECTION COMPONENT OF THE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE EXAM....
    pages 29-32, Capítulo 2.

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/4-5/12:

1.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.97-102, complete all exercises as indicated and
    check answers prior to class.  Also, define in English any new vocab.
    expressions indicated on the pages.  Study the expressions and be
    prepared for class discussion!
2.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.:  p.27-28, make sure that all new vocabulary expressions
    have been defined in English, (from summer assignments for AP).  THIS
    WILL BE A HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK!

HOMEWORK DUE FOR FRIDAY, 1/6/12:

1.  WE WILL MEET IN OUR REGULAR CLASSROOMS TODAY!
2.  BRING YOUR LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXTBOOKS TO CLASS TODAY!  Read and study
    pages 4/7-10 in preparation for today's class discussion on the short
    story.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/2-3/12:

1.  AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS TODAY, PLEASE TURN IN TO ME THE INTERNET
    LISTENING ACTIVITY #6.  FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES AND INSTRUCTIONS LISTED
    ABOVE PERTAINING TO PROPER FORMAT AND PROCEDURE OF THE ACTIVITY.
2.  TEST REVIEW/CORRECTIONS:  SUBJUNCTIVE/INDICATIVE/INFINITIVE....
3.  FINALLY, SUMMER ASSIGNMENT NATIVE SPEAKER INTERVIEWS ESSAY...REVIEW
    AND CORRECTIONS TO STRUCTURE/ETC.....
4.  Note: (tentar on page 75 of the subjunctive packets...)....
5.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: BRING THESE TODAY PLEASE!!
    A.  We will pick up where we stopped with the Chapter 1 activities,
        with a quick review of the vocab. expressions on pages 1-3.
    B.  p.16....Interpersonal Writing component of the AP Exam...(informal
        short writing section)....review strategies for this writing com-
        ponent of the exam....review 3 homework practice samples done for
        class...uno-dos-tres...with peer revisions/editing/class discussions
        and more.....(Remember that you completed these as a homework exer-
        cise back a few months ago...bring these with you today!)
    C.  p.17-19....a review of the formal writing activity done earlier....
    D.  p.20-21....a review of the 2 activities in the directed conversation
        section....
    E.  p.22-24....Presentaciones orales...Presentational Speaking practice
        for the AP Exam....strategies and tactics....we will practice both
        activities in class...(uno-dos).

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 1/4-5/12:

1.  Review corrections/comments for Internet List.Act.#6....
2.  HOMEWORK COMPLETION CHECK:  UVM(97-102)...TRI.(27-28).
3.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.97-102, complete all exercises as indicated and
    check answers prior to class.  Also, define in English any new vocab.
    expressions indicated on the pages.  Study the expressions and be
    prepared for class discussion!  WE WILL DISCUSS ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY
    HAVE HAD ON THESE INDICATED PAGES TODAY!
4.  TRIÁNGULO WKBK.: BRING THESE TODAY PLEASE!
    A.  We will finish and review any activities not completed in #5 plans
        from 1/2-3/12....
    B.  CAPÍTULO 2:
        1.  p.27-28:  pronunciation and comprehension review practice with
            the indicated homework vocabulary expressions.
        2.  p.44: Conversaciones dirigidas-dos...(speaking comprehension).

FRIDAY, 1/6/12:  WE WILL BE IN OUR REGULAR CLASSROOMS TODAY!

1.  BRING ONLY YOUR LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXTS AND YOUR NOTEBOOKS FOR TODAY'S
    CLASS!!  BE PREPARED FOR CLASS BY READING PAGES 4/7-10 BEFORE CLASS!
2.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:
    A.  READING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE:  p.4/7-10...(reading out loud,
        vocabulary expressions, content of the story).

HOMEWORK DUE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 1/9-10/12:

1.  LITERATURA Y ARTE TEXT:  IN-CLASS WRITING ASSIGNMENT ON THE SHORT
    STORY CONTENT OF PAGES 8-10...(BE PREPARED FOR THIS ASSESSMENT, AS WE
    WILL NOT DISCUSS THE STORY PRIOR TO THE WRITING ASSIGNMENT.)!!
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.102-109...study the indicated pages and complete
    all exercises as shown.  Check answers to exercises prior to class,
    and note in English any new vocabulary expressions.
3.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #7 DUE!  DESIGNATED SITE TO USE FOR THIS
    ACTIVITY IS...RADIO NACIONES UNIDAS...(PLEASE FOLLOW THE CORRECT
    FORMAT AS INDICATED AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE IN THE ANNOUNCEMENTS
    SECTION.)

HOMEWORK DUE FOR WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, 12/14-15/11:

1.  TEST ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES!!
    A.  FORMAT OF TEST: (100 POINTS)
        I.  40 SENTENCE COMPLETIONS WITH CORRECT FORM OF THE INFINITIVE...
            (SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)...(40 POINTS)
       II.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST WRITE THE ENGLISH EXPRESSION IN
            PARENTHESES IN SPANISH...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)..
            (10 POINTS)
      III.  5 SENTENCES IN WHICH YOU MUST REWRITE THE SENTENCE CHANGING THE
            INFINITIVE TO THE APPROPRIATE SUBJUNCTIVE FORM...(10 POINTS)
            EXAMPLE:  TENÍAS MIEDO DE LLEGAR TARDE. (ELLOS)
            ANSWER:   TENÍAS MIEDO DE QUE ELLOS LLEGARAN TARDE.
       IV.  10 ENGLISH SENTENCES TO TRANSLATE TO SPANISH...(20 POINTS)
            ...(SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE)
        V.  ESSAY ON THE SUBJUNCTIVE-INDICATIVE-INFINITIVE STRUCTURES.....
            (20 POINTS)
2.  TURN IN TO ME THE INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITIES #1-5 TODAY!!
    NOTE:  ALL 5 ACTIVITIES MUST FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES LISTED IN THE
    ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION ABOVE.  EACH ACTIVITY WILL COUNT 20% OF THE
    GRADED ASSIGNMENT.

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY, 12/12-13/11: 

1.  INTERNET LISTENING ACTIVITY #4...(a check for completion and 
    proper procedure followed...see instructions at the top of this 
    page in the announcements section)....
2.  UNA VEZ MÁS WKBK.:  p.86-96...finish a discussion and review of the
    subjunctive mood...notes, examples, homework exercises completed,
    new vocabulary expressions on each page....the imperfect subjunctive,
    the pluperfect subjunctive, and review exs.
    BLOCK 1:
    BLOCK 2:
    BLOCK 4:
3.  SUBJUNCTIVE SHEETS/PACKET:  continue a review of the present subjunctive
    ....(pages labeled 74-92)....notes, examples, previous homework exs.
    completed, new vocabulary expressions.  NOTE:  THESE ARE THE SHEETS THAT
    YOU RECEIVED LAST YEAR IN THE PRE-AP CLASS!
    BLOCK 1:
    BLOCK 2:
    BLOCK 4:
4.  REVIEW FORMAT OF TEST....(SEE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS)....





        

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