Bienvenidos (Welcome) Parents & Students...What an exciting year as students are introduced to Spanish!!I hope to provide insight from my Spanish heritage and share the love I have for the Spanish language and it's culture.Most importantly, I tell students"Don't worry... it's not about perfection, it's about learning how to communicate,Sí, tú PUEDES!! (YOU CAN DO IT)I am available after school Monday-Thursday after school for extra help or review.Students and Parents have the option of signing up for REMIND; an informational app to communicate throughout the year.Google Classroom: https://classroom.google.comTIPS FOR SUCCESS:
What your CHILD can do to succeed in Spanish:1. Ask for teacher assistance when needed!2. Keep a well organized notebook
3. Review notes & vocabulary regularly (5-10 minutes daily) toavoid cramming for a test
4. Use an agenda planner to keep track of assignments, tests...
5. Show interest and have a positive attitude in class.6. Hand in all assignments & projects on time
7. Create flash cards for vocabulary review – create a game!
8. Complete the "Vocab Man" activities for practice.
9. Check out helpful language links for vocab & grammarpractice activities (Quizlet, Online Textbook, etc.)10. Review with friends, older siblings, family membersWhat YOU can do to help your child succeed in Spanish:
1. Help prepare a quiet study place at home with no distractions!(Privileges such as cell phone use, videogames, Netflix can be rewards afterwards:)
2. Teach strategies to organize their time effectively.
3. Check agenda planner and teacher website for daily assignments & projects.4. Check binder to make sure worksheets are organized and homework is being done(show interest, ask your child to explain what they did to reinforce the lesson)5. Check PARENT or STUDENT PORTAL regularly.6. Set aside 5 - 10 minutes every night that are specifically forreview of Spanish vocabulary/notes.
7. Make language learning a part of your daily activities. Learn along with your child!8. Make it fun by labeling objects around the house or by playing matching, memory, or other card games with vocabulary flash cards.
Last Modified on September 27, 2018