• Merrillville High School

    Course Scope & Sequence

     

     

     

    Department:

     World Languages

    Spanish II B

    Instructor:

     David Maldonado

    Email:

     dmaldonado@mvsc.k12.in.us

     

      

     

    Course Expectations, Goals & Routines

    Bring to class every day

    ·         A three-ring binder with three dividers, labeled

    1.       Vocabulary lists

    2.       Handouts

    3.       Worksheets

    ·          A pen and a pencil

    ·         A notebook

    ·         Your Spanish book and workbook(s)

    Expectations

    1.     Be seated at your own desk when the bell rings.

    2.     Come prepared with class materials and homework.

    3.     Participate in class activities.

    4.     Use the bathroom, visit your locker, etc., during the passing period. Don’t ask to do these things during class. 

    5.     No food, drinks, or gum.

    6.     If you are absent from class and missed a quiz or a test, it’s your responsibility to take it before or after school. 

    7.     Respect regular school rules – no cell phones, no coats, etc...

     

    Grades

    Your grade is based on vocabulary homework, participation, quizzes, grammar quizzes, and Intergraded Assessments.

     

    There is also a participation grade based on homework, in-class assignments and overall participation. 

     

    Vocabulary Quiz             20%

    Grammar Quiz                20%

    Intergraded Assessment            20%

    Homework                      10%

    Supersite                      10%

    Participation                   10%

    Binder                           10%

     

    Homework and in-class assignments are only checked for completion. They are not graded. They will always serve to prepare you for quizzes and tests. Therefore, they are VERY IMPORTANT. However, points will be deducted if they are not done on time. Homework slips will also be distributed if necessary and a lunch detention will be assigned. 

     

    Course Description

    SPANISH    

    Level II world language courses enable students to participate in classroom and extracurricular activities related to the language studied as well as to participate in conversations dealing with daily activities and personal interests. Students are able to:

    Ask questions regarding routine activities; Participate in conversations on a variety of topics; Relate a simple narrative about a personal experience or event; Interact in a variety of situations to meet personal needs, such as asking permission, asking for or responding to an offer of help, and expressing preferences pertaining to everyday life; Understand main ideas and facts from simple texts over familiar topics; Read aloud with appropriate intonation and pronunciation; and Write briefly in response to given situations, for example postcards, personal notes, phone messages, and directions, as well as write letters using culturally appropriate format and style. (Goals 1-4) Additionally, students become: Familiar with major geographical features, historical events, and political structures of the country being studied; Familiar with different aspects of the culture, including the visual arts, architecture, literature and music, using the foreign language where appropriate; Able to extend and respond to hospitality as a host or a guest; and Aware of time expectations, such as arriving for appointments and social engagements. (Goals 5 and 6)

    ·         Grade level: 9 – 12

    ·         Prerequisites: Level I of language being studied

    ·         Credits: 2 trimester for 2 credits

    ·         Fulfills a World Language requirement for the Core 40 with Academic Honors diploma or counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for any diploma

    ·         A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit course

     

     

     

     

     
     

     
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