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2 Español 1 Welcome Bienvenidos Señora Rodriguez 2014-15

3 Phone: (951) 765-1600, Ext. 1178 E-mail: Go West Valley Website to send an at Staff email Contact Information

4 To view my teacher page, send an email, see any homework/assignment announcements/agendas or other important links, go to : West Valley High School Go to WVHS website for email

5 Our new textbook is Descubre 1 and is a year course.

6 Be ready to bring your ID on Monday or Tuesday Aug 18 th or 19th. We will be getting our textbooks. If you forget it, you will have to get it on your own time.

7 Spanish Notebook Students need to keep a spiral notebook or a section using loose leaf paper in their notebook for this class and it will be used for: 1.New vocabulary 2.Grammar concepts 3. Must be in Cornell notes style.

8 Your notebook can be a spiral notebook for Spanish only notes. Or a section of your 3 ring binder with a divider titled Spanish notebook using loose leaf paper if fine also.l You must take notes today on the syllabus. This will be pg 1. of your notebook. Notebook

9 Your notebook can be a spiral Notebook

10 You will create a table of contents as the first page. Title it “Table of Contents” first page #1 Syllabus, paste as your second page #2 Foreign Language Standards page Notebook

11 The Syllabus contains the Rules and Course Expectations. Paste your Syllabus page or insert in your notebook section after your table of contents Turn in your parent signature form. I will check signatures for an assignment grade. Syllabus

12 Foreign Language Department Course Guidelines and Expectations Students are expected to: Attend class daily and on time. Bring their Spanish notebook and all prepared assignments to class EVERY day. Get a class textbook only if you can’t see the board.

13 Course Guidelines and Expectations, cont. Write down daily and weekly homework, assignments, quizzes and tests dates in your agenda and planner. If absent it is your RESPONSIBILITY to make up any missed work and come and see me when to make it up. You need to check the Agenda for missed assignments and look in the brown dividers on table for handouts, if any.

14 Course Guidelines and Expectations, cont. Make up work when absent according to district policy (two days per day absent) Make up missed tests/quizzes due to an excused absence within one week. Make an appointment to see me afterschool.

15 Foreign Language Department Policies Late work will not be accepted unless it is due to an excused absence. NO electronic devices in class (IPods, MP3 Players, Cell phones, etc.)- THEY WILL BE CONFISCATED AND A PARENT NEEDS TO PICK UP!!

16 Foreign Language Department Policies, cont. All major assessments (chapter, unit and final exams) are standardized throughout the department

17 Class/School wide Discipline Policies. Be on time Come prepared Respect others Participate Cell phones or any Music devices turned off or will be confiscated by a supervisor.

18 Class/School wide Discipline Procedures. 1.Warning/a talk with teacher/documented on discipline chart on Aeries. 2.Phone call to parent. 3.Go to counseling or administration. 4.Set up a parent conference. 5.Disruptions, disrespecting others, fights, weapons, drugs, sexual harassment immediately go to administration escorted by a supervisor.

19 Class Procedures. 1.Daily warm-ups and homework or classwork assignments will be stamped by me and all work turned in on Fridays on the top baskets by period with Agenda stapled on top.

20 Class Procedures. 2. All graded work will be in white shelf divider, do not turn in ungraded work there.

21 Class Procedures. 3. Any handouts, worksheets, packets, letters, copies of PPTs will be in the brown dividers.

22 Class Procedures. 4. When needing to use the restroom or nurse office you need to get a pass from me and sign out on pad by door on table with name, per, time.

23 Class Procedures. 5.All passes to clear tardies and absences, grade checks, or other notes place on my desk on the beige file holder.

24 Class Procedures. 6. Bring your class textbook if you can’t see the board. I will have the textbook pages up on the smart board when needed but if you can’t see it bring your own textbook to class everyday.

25 Class Procedures. 1.Come in quietly and be ready with paper, pencil, homework materials, and notebook. 2.Sharpen pencils or check your mechanical pencils are ready. 3.When bell rings start working on warm-up you may use text or notebook to help you with warm-ups. 4.Wait to be stamped for credit and to correct your answers. 5.If you cause any interruptions during class by not following these procedures, it will be noted and disciplinary action will be taken.

26 This power point will be available for review on my webpage at the West Valley site, if you would like to add any further notes to your notebook page. You will receive a copy of the classroom syllabus which will be page #1 after the table of contents. I will need back pg 2 of the syllabus signed by your parents and you by Friday for credit. Review

27 Add the Foreign Language Standards page to your notebook or paste it if it’s a spiral for page 2 of your notebook. West Valley High School. Review

28 Grading Policy 1. Assessments- Tests, Quizzes, Projects, Dialogues, etc.- 40% 2. Classwork, Homework, Notebook Checks-50% 3. Participation Points- 10%

29 Grading Policy, cont. Quizzes/Tests Part of your homework is to study new vocabulary for matching quizzes, grammar rules using textbook and notes to reinforce what you learned in class. Also you can go to to study vocab Flashcards.

30 Grading Policy, cont. Classwork/Homework All classwork that is not completed will be homework. You will have the option of completing your homework on paper or use the online activities for instant correcting, make a copy to turn in. Go to : to complete homework. Go to :

31 Grading Policy, cont. In order to view your current grade, refer to Aeries Go to West Valley Website and go to Aeries Link. Grades will also be posted on the door approximately every 6 weeks.

32 Obtaining full credit Students will bring their daily prepared assignments to class. My TA’s or I will stamp their work. You will correct your work and turn in all work on Fridays. If you are late in completing assignments you will receive ½ credit on next day only.

33 Spanish Speakers Test. If you are a Spanish speaker and would like to take the Spanish Speakers test to move on to Spanish 2, let me know ASAP. There are different levels of Spanish speakers. The test will determine if you are ready.

34 Pacing Guide Spanish Alphabet and sounds Greetings: Formal and Familiar Introductions Gender of Nouns Articles a, an, the

35 Pacing Guide Spanish Alphabet and sounds Greetings: Formal and Familiar Introductions Gender of Nouns Articles a, an, the

36 Pacing Guide, cont. Agreement of nouns and adjectives Discuss likes and dislikes Infinitive Verbs Time and numbers Present Tense of regular verbs

37 Pacing Guide, cont. Uses of hay (hay que) one must Forms of tener (tener que) to have Forms of ir (ir a + infinitive) to go Writing sample (process) Interrogatives-questions

38 Tutoring and full credit Students may obtain full credit on work they don’t understand by coming to see me for afterschool tutoring. You need to let me know when you are coming.

39 STANDARDS FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING COMMUNICATION Communicate in Languages Other Than English Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics Standard 1.3: Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.

40 STANDARDS FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING COMMUNICATION CULTURES Gain Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied Standard 2.2: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied

41 STANDARDS FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING COMMUNICATION CONNECTIONS Connect with Other Disciplines and Acquire Information Standard 3.1: Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language Standard 3.2: Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures

42 STANDARDS FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING COMMUNICATION COMPARISONS Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture Standard 4.1: Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own Standard 4.2: Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own.

43 STANDARDS FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING COMMUNICATION COMMUNITIES Participate in Multilingual Communities at Home & Around the World Standard 5.1: Students use the language both within and beyond the school setting Standard 5.2: Students show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment.

44 California Foreign Language Standards: Functions 1.6 Reproduce and present a written, oral product in a culturally authentic way. Your end of the year project will be to write and create a skit using grammar concepts or vocabulary in groups. They may videotape or present it live.

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