ETOWAH HIGH SCHOOL BIENVENUE BIENVENIDOS WELCOME MADAME/SEÑORA SYLVIE OBIDOWSKI FRENCH 2H….SPANISH 1 SYLVIE.OBIDOWSKI@CHEROKEE.K12.GA.US
Course Description This course is designed to help students read, write and communicate orally in French or Spanish. Oral proficiency through the use of the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing will be taught. An appreciation and understanding of the French/Hispanic culture will be gained.
French 2 HonorsWhat is it to be in an Honors class? Same curriculum
Course Content Content will include new vocabulary , along with essential grammar. French/Hispanic culture will be explored through readings, internet, cultural projects and foods. Materials: Textbook: En Español 1 McDougal Littell (Spanish 1) Notebook: A 3-ring binder, plenty of paper and dividers, pens or pencils, highlighters.
CLASS RULES 1. Be on time every day. School policy on attendance and tardiness will be enforced. 2. Come to class prepared: books, homework, writing utensil, notebook, etc. 3. Participate. 4. Sit in the assigned seat daily. 5. Request extra help – DON’T WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE! 6. Treat others with respect and consideration . Students have to be responsible for their own behavior and actions. 7. You can have water in class & snack as long as you put your trash where it belongs. 8. No cell phones, calculators or personal organizers in class. 9. Make up work: guidelines provided in the Students handbook
PARENT/TEACHERCOMMUNICATION Communication among parents, teachers and students is very important and allows us to work as a team. Please email me with your questions or concerns. I will make every effort to reply to your email as soon as possible. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
IMPORTANT INFO NATIONAL SPANISH EXAMASPEN: Parents Portal Le Grand Concours NSE WebsiteClass Resources: Visit Our goal: To have all our webpage Spanish Honors students taking the exam. Regular Registration (November 1 – January 31) Test Administration (March 1 – April 10) National Results Sent Out via Email (By May 1) Cost per Student: $6.00
TEACHERS AS ADVISORST.A.A: The purpose of advisement is to help students to develop bonds with their peers that will continue throughout high school.We will be meeting together once a week for a 30 minute session.We will focus on academic, career, character education, and social topics.
WHY STUDY FOREIGN LANGUAGES?There is a correlation between language learning and…Development of cognitive abilitiesAbility to hypothesize in scienceHigher scores on standardized testsHigher academic performance at the college levelIncreased linguistic awarenessAttention control on cognitive tasksDevelopment of reading skillsImprovement of verbal and spatial skillsProblem solving ability