• Merrillville High School


    Course Scope & Sequence
     
     
    Department:
     World Languages
    Heritage Spanish I A
    Instructor:  Esmeralda Zamora

    Email:  ezamora@mvsc.k12.in.us
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    Mrs. Zamora   

    ezamora@mvs.k12.in.us

    219-650-5307 x. 7550

    Room 9G200

     

     
    Course Description

    Heritage SPANISH  

    is a course intended for bilingual and heritage Spanish speakers. This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to improve strategic speaking, reading, and writing skills, to master grammar points of particular concern to heritage speakers, and to enhance their understanding and appreciation of Hispanic cultures and sociopolitical realities.  The course also aims to strengthen students’ sociolinguistic awareness, metalinguistic competence and critical thinking skills.

    ·         Grade level:  10 – 12

    ·         Credits:  2 trimester course for 2 credits

     
     

    Week

    Standards

    Instructional Content

    Activities, Readings, Labs, Interactive Notes, Assignments, etc.

    Assessments

    Other

    1

     Heritage Language Learners Standards:

    www.doe.in.gov/standards/world-languages#Educators 

    Introduction 

     

       All about me.

    Create a poster where students express likes, dislikes, hobbies, and personal information. 

    Speaking informal assessment.

    Present poster. 

     

    2

    1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2.1, 1.3.3

    ¿Quién soy yo? 

    UNIT 1:   
    Let's get to know ourselves and each other.
    Novel: Cajas de cartón Chapters 1-6 
     

    -Geography: Spanish speaking countries.

    Maps 
     
     


     

    3

    1.2.1, 1.2.5, 1.2.8, 1.3.6

    Continue Unit 1 and novel. 

    -Dictation to practice listening an writing.


    -Alphabet

     Answering comprehensive questions for novel

           

     

    4

    1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2.1, 1.3.3

    Continue Unit 1 and novel. 

    Create presentation about their heritage country

    Presentation

     

     

    5

    1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2.1, 1.3.3

    Continue Unit 1 and novel.

    Practice numbers.

    Definite/Indefinite Articles 

    Answering comprehensive questions for novel 

     

     

    6

    1.2.1, 1.2.5, 1.2.8, 1.3.6

    Continue Unit 1 and novel.

     

    Verb conjugation.

    Presentation 

     

    7

    1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2.1, 1.3.3

    UNIT 2: Immigration

    Novel: Cajas de cartón. Chapters 7-12
     

    Immigration packet:videos, worksheets, songs, reflection. 

     Complete packet.  

     

    8

    1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2.1, 1.3.3

    Unit 2 and novel    

    Movie: La misma luna

    Answering comprehensive questions about movie

     

     

    9

    1.2.1, 1.2.5, 1.2.8, 1.3.6

    Unit 2 and novel 

    Movie


     Answering comprehensive questions about movie

     

    10

    1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2.1, 1.3.3

     

    Unit 2 and novel 
     

    Syllabus division 

     

    Handouts/worksheets

     


    11

    1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2.1, 1.3.3

     Unit 2 and novel 

    Accent marks


     

     

    12

     

     


    FINAL Presentation and writing project.