Spanish 3-5

Course Description

This introductory Spanish course provides a fun, interactive experience for a student’s first exposure to the Spanish language. The content for each unit is based on an authentic story, myth or legend from various Spanish-speaking cultures. Although the course focuses principally on vocabulary acquisition, basic grammar principles are intuitively grasped through the story, games, activities, songs, and assessments. In addition, students learn to perform simple tasks in connection with each unit’s theme. Students engage in language learning in a rewarding, low-stress environment; get comfortable with the sounds and rhythms of Spanish; learn simple Spanish phrases; begin to read, write, speak and listen for meaning in Spanish; and recognize distinctive practices and products of Spanish-speaking cultures.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

3rd – 5th Grade

* Materials

Basic School Supplies

Duration

2 Semester

Prerequisites

none

Technology Skills

  • Internet Navigation
  • Word Processing Skills
  • Email Communication (with assistance of parent or teacher)

Major Concepts

  • Engage in language learning in a rewarding, low-stress environment
  • Get comfortable with the sounds and rhythms of Spanish
  • Comprehend more than 600 vocabulary words
  • Begin to read, write, speak and listen for meaning in Spanish
  • Give simple performances (e.g. songs, stories, etc.) in Spanish
  • Recognize distinctive practices and products of various Spanish-speaking countries