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¡Bienvenidos a la Clase de Español! You are in Room 219 with Mr. Eckel. Please sign the clipboard with your name and the name of your child. How can you contact me? Mr. Daniel Eckel – –Phone: x219
Mr. Eckel Room 219 Spanish III – Periods 1, 3, 5, 9 Spanish IV – Period 2, 8
Mr. Daniel Eckel 1 Semester study in Puerto Rico at Universidad de Cayey Bachelor's in Spanish (Bloomsburg University) Master’s in Curriculum & Instruction (Bloomsburg University) 9 years of teaching experience (7 years in CDSD) 2 nd year at EHS for full day
Spanish III Course description: 1.0 Credit 30 Cycles 6 Periods WT 1.04 PREREQUISITE: Spanish I and Spanish II Language proficiency is emphasized in listening and speaking through re-entry and expansion of vocabulary, verbal expressions and refining of grammatical structures from previous levels. More complex grammatical structures will be introduced and reinforced by use in conversation. Reading and speaking skills will be developed through the discussion of simple but authentic selections from Hispanic literature. It is highly recommended that the student earn a 70% or higher average in Spanish II to take this course.
Spanish III Course Resources: –Textbook: Avancemos 3 –Website: Available resources of interest –Digital speaking flashcards –Grammar cartoons –Grammar Review Games –Practice Quizzes, and MORE! –Course Website: Click “STAFF” Find & Click “Eckel, D (Spanish)” 2007 Textbook Activation Code: (Available online)
Spanish III - Goals Students will be able to speak about the topics of: –Camping –Family & Beach Vacations –Volunteer Activities and Projects –Environmental Concerns –Social Awareness & Supporting Opinions –Describing others –Express positive and negative emotions Students will use simple and complex verb tenses in the past, present and future. Course Goals:
Students will understand cultural differences of Hispanic life in: –México –Central America: Costa Rica, Honduras, el Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala & Panamá –The Caribbean: Cuba, Dominican Republic & Puerto Rico –The United States Spanish III - Goals
Homework Expectations What are your homework expectations? –Homework will be assigned regularly and recorded in the Daily Record Log. Students will daily record the daily topic of study, agenda, homework and upcoming assessments. –Homework will be checked the following day at the beginning of class. Homework assignments are generally 5 points. Partially completed work will receive a partial score and late work will receive half credit if assignment is worth more than 5 points. –Homework may be collected unannounced and may be worth more than 5 points.
Behavioral Expectations What are your behavioral expectations? –Students are to be on time for class, with notebook, folder and writing utensil. –They are to record the homework assignment and begin answering the Do Now upon entering the room. –Students are to do their homework regularly. –Speak as much Spanish as possible. (Stickers are given for each answer provided during class. Students are expected to have 100 stickers at the end of each marking period.) –Students are to prepare themselves daily for class. Even if homework was not given. Reviewing vocabulary is always needed. –Show respect to others: Students, teachers, guests, etc. –Online translators are not to be used.
Contact Information How can you contact me? Mr. Daniel Eckel – –Phone: x219 For future contact, I will or call you with any concerns I have regarding your student’s academic or behavioral performance.
How to access the online textbook You can access the textbook online by creating a student account. 1.Open your internet browser and type in the address: 2.Fill in High School, Pennsylvania. Hit GO 3.Find Avancemos III book and click on it. 4.Create a user account by giving a username and password. 5.On the bottom of the main page click on 2007 Edition 6.Enter the activation code for the Level III book: –You will now be able to access this book at your computer. In case you forget it, you will be able to access it from my site.
Other Sites of Interest Allows students to study vocabulary terms through computer or Smart device. A fun Spanish site created by a Spanish teacher. Students can play games and watch music videos in Spanish.
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