7. Course Content
 A brief review will be done first.
Content will include new and old
grammar along with essential
vocabulary. Hispanic culture will be
explored through readings, internet,
cultural projects, field trip and foods.
 Notebook: A 3-ring binder, plenty of paper and dividers,
pens or pencils, usb is helpful, markers or colored pencils,
highlighters, sticky notes
 Welcomed Donation:
 Viva paper towels
 Reams of colored paper
9. What are Honor’s Classes?
Fostering independent learning
More rigorous and in depth learning
Implementation of differentiation strategies at
different levels of complexity and with different
amounts of teacher support.
Communicative activities focus on the same topics as
in on-level Spanish class, but completion requires
different levels of sophistication and a higher and
more challenging level of linguistic performance and
10. What the flip is a flipped classroom?
The flipped classroom constitutes a role change for
instructors who give up their front-of-the-class
position in favor of a more collaborative and
cooperative contribution to the teaching process.
There is also a change in the role of students who are
used to being passive participants in the education
process, where instruction is served to them. The
flipped model puts more of the responsibility for
learning on the shoulders of students and also
provides differentiation for those students.-Bobby Blount
Assistant Superintendent of Accountability,Technology and Strategic Planning
11. Important Dates & Reminders
EHS school calendar
EHS important dates
13. Grading Acronyms
Class Part- class participation
Form Asses- formative assessment
Sum Asses- summative assessment
IW- in work
NHI- not handed in
Newby- new student
14. CLASS RULES
1. Be on time every day. School policy on attendance and
tardiness will be enforced.
2. Come to class prepared: homework, writing utensil,
4. Sit in the assigned seat daily.
5. Request extra help –DON’T WAIT UNTIL THE LAST
6. Treat others with respect and consideration . Students
have to be responsible for their own behavior and actions.
8. Make up work: guidelines provided in the Students
15. My Research
This is my disclaimer
 July-November 2013
 I will research vocabulary acquisition as it relates to
 I will use Spanish 4 Honors classes.
unit will be without technology as it relates to vocabulary
unit will be with technology as it relates to vocabulary
 Thank you in advance for your help and support on this
endeavor as I work toward my Ed.S in Teaching & Curriculum.
16. IMPORTANT INFO
ASPEN: Parents Portal
Our goal: To encourage
all Spanish students to
take the exam.
 Regular Registration due late
 Test Administration (week
before Spring break)
 National Results Sent Out via
email early May
 Cost per Student: $3.00
17. What’s going on in class?
18. Is there homework?
19. How do I find out what was covered in class?
20. WHY STUDY FOREIGN LANGUAGES?
There is a correlation between language learning
Development of cognitive abilities
Ability to hypothesize in science
Higher scores on standardized tests
Higher academic performance at the college level
Increased linguistic awareness
Attention control on cognitive tasks
Development of reading skills
Improvement of verbal and spatial skills
Problem solving ability