World Languages and Cultures

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World Languages and Cultures


Spanish 101

Full Year 7th/8th Grade

Students explore the Spanish language to gain fluency.  Focus is placed on speaking, listening, reading, and writing using skits, reading stories, watching interactive videos, conversing, and learning the basics of communication. Students learn about Spanish-speaking cultures through class discussion and interaction as well as through videos and projects.

Spanish 102

Full Year 8th Grade Spanish 101 is a pre-requisite. You must have taken Spanish 101 as a 7th grade student. In Spanish 102, students continue their exploration of the Spanish language. Again, focus is placed on speaking, listening, reading and writing. Students will review the basics of present tense construction and start learning the past tense. Culture continues to be an important aspect of the class through discussions, projects and videos. After successful completion of 102, students enroll in Spanish 2 when they enter high school.

Language Arts/ Heritage Spanish

Full Year 8th Grade
Oral proficiency in Spanish is required.

Este curso dura un año y se enfoca en el desarrollo de habiliades en la lectura académica y la escritura en el contenido de las asignaturas escolares, y la ampliación de las habilidades de hablar y escuchar español. Este curso emfatiza el desarrollo literario a traves del estudio de la literature, la cultura y la composición de obras escritas. Este curso apoya, refuerza y expande el conocimiento del español oral y escrito de los estudiantes.

The focus of this year-long course is on developing academic reading and writing skills in the content areas while continuing to expand students’ speaking and listening skills. This course emphasizes literacy development through a study of literature, culture, and composition. This course supports, reinforces, and expands students’ knowledge of spoken and written Spanish.


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