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SPANISH

Liz Gibbons

Spanish teacher for Pre-K - 8th Grade





Spanish Curriculum

Students in Kindergarten - Eighth Grade attend Spanish class twice per week. 

Pre-K1 - Pre-K4: At the pre-school level, Mrs. Liz visits these classes to teach students numbers, colors and simple vocabulary words. 

Kindergarten through Second Grade: Spanish for the elementary school student focuses on learning greetings, the names of family members, numbers, colors, animals, classroom items, shapes, household items, and calendar-related subjects. The focus is on correct pronunciation and conversational skills with the goal of establishing a strong base for further academic study. 

Third through Fifth Grade: Students learn greetings, the name of family members, numbers, colors, animals, classroom items, shapes and calendar-related items. There is a focus in learning about history and culture of Spanish-speaking people through activities that introduce different foods, festivals and traditions, with increased focus on correct pronunciation, vocabulary development, conversational and reading skills with the goal of establishing a strong base for further academic study.

Sixth through Eighth Grade: The Spanish curriculum in middle school provides support for the development of oral, written and reading comprehension, as well as introducing students to the history and culture of Spanish-speaking people. The emphasis is on using Spanish in a real context in conversation and genuine situations.  

Mrs. Liz teaches numbers in Spanish to our Pre-K2 students. 

Middle schoolers present their Spanish reports/posters on how they would advertise a new restaurant. 

The first graders learn Vegetable Vocabulary in Mrs. Liz' Spanish class, and the third and fourth graders take a break to play Twister using Spanish color names. 

Pre-K4 students learn about the parts of the body in Spanish with the help of "El Sr. Patata", a.k.a., Mr. Potato Head!