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Spanish - 6th Grade

The Spanish program in middle school includes linguistic and cultural components relevant to understanding the context and use of the Spanish language. Classes are a combination of direct instruction with activities and projects. The overall goal is to provide students with opportunities for interacting and learning the language in class in ways that are meaningful and purposeful.

Thematic Units
  • ¿Qué te gusta hacer?
  • Talking about school activities and outside school activities
  • Describing foods, snacks, and beverages
  • Describing activities and favorite activities
  • Describing daily schedules
  • Describing classes
  • Describing locations
  • Describing feelings
  • Subject pronouns
  • Verb Ser and Estar
  • Verb Tener
  • -ir verb endings
  • Verb Gustar with an infinitive
  • Present tense of regular and irregular verbs
  • Noun-adjective agreements
Approaches to Learning
  • ¡Avancemos! 1  by McDougal Littell
  • Working in conversational activities in pairs and small groups
  • Story writing
  • Role-play
  • Cultural projects
  • Manipulatives
  • Games
  • Songs
  • Flashcards
  • Downloadable audio and video files
  • Field Trips