Credit: 1 Grade Level: 11, 12
Spanish 3 offers a comprehensive review of major grammatical concepts. These are reinforced by conversations, readings, compositions and presentations. Students are exposed to the diverse Spanish speaking world (Caribbean, Central America, South America and Spain) through art, artists, writers, current events, geography, history and traditions: holidays, family customs and foods.
Students are required to produce respectful work, individually, cooperatively and collaboratively. The class is conducted in Spanish.
- practice and reinforce more fully the major grammatical structures
- write compositions, letters, dictations, presentations and dramatizations
- maintain a portfolio of their writings, grammar concepts, vocabulary lists, cultural and other classroom notes
- increase vocabulary use and the use of a Spanish dictionary
- participate in general conversation and discussion with classmates, teacher and native speakers (guests or exchange students)
- present to the class oral reports and dramatizations
- increase reading fluency by reading novel passages, poems, current event issues articles and legends and completing follow-up activities
- use multimedia ( interactive DVD, recordings, nonfiction and fact based films, on line textbook, teacher created website and the internet) to increase communications and listening skills, grammar mastery and cultural knowledge
- research within our community bilingual opportunities -to put into practice their knowledge ( Yellowstone Art Museum, retirement homes, employment)
Prerequisite - Spanish 2