2What will my child learn this year in Spanish I? Tema 1 Para empezar (Introduction)Tema 2 Geografía (Geography)Tema 3 La escuela (School)Tema 4 La familia (Family)Tema 5 Los deportes (Sports)Tema 6 La casa (House)Tema 7 A comer (Food)Tema 8 De compras (Shopping)
3Is this a high school course? Students will receive high school creditGraduation requirementsCollege/university requirements
4Georgia Performance Standards Can be accessed from my blogor
5Los libros - books Textbook - ¡Ven conmigo! Workbook - ¡Ven conmigo! Cuaderno de gramática
6Syllabus Sent home for signature the first week of school In front of student notebookAlso posted on blog
7How can I help my child study Spanish when I don’t know it??? Study in brief, but frequent intervals. Memorization is a big part of learning a foreign language and memorization only takes place after a lot of repetition.Encourage your child to spend minutes studying EVERY day (including the days he/she don’t have class!).Express how important it is to not fall behind.Make sure that your child does his/her homework every time it is assigned. This allows for practice and reinforcement of new material.
8Other things your child can do to study: Ask for helpMake flashcardsReview nightlyStudy with parents, friends, siblingsUse a Spanish dictionaryListen to Spanish radioWatch TV with Spanish captionsRead textbook
9How do I know what my child did in class today How do I know what my child did in class today? What if my child is absent?Check my blog.Go to the McClure Middle School website. Click on teacher blogs. Click on my class. Look for the date that your child was absent.If you do not have computer access, your student can see me for information.
10TAREA - HomeworkHomework is given most nights, but it should never take more than 15 minutes to complete.Homework is only accepted late by following one of these procedures:5 Maverick Money – no penalty (school wide)Yellow late form – parent signature requiredAssignment is due the next class period
11How can I reach Mrs. Goelz if I have a question/concern, etc.? ext. 437