Year at a Glance Spanish 1E

 

TENTATIVE COURSE OUTLINE AND PACING GUIDE.


General Scope and Sequence

Each unit consists of:

a. A specific theme, country or manner

b. Vocabulary

c. Connections between English and Spanish grammar.

d. Grammar and practice

e. Cultural readings

f. Connections between the subjects

Preliminary Unit

– greetings

– say goodbye

– say how you are

– words to make introductions

– words to say which day it is

– phrases to exchange phone numbers

– words to describe the weather

– words to describe where you are from

– courtesy words and phrases (thank you, excuse me, yes, no, Miss, Mr., etc.)

– the verb estar to say how you feel, location and emotions.

– the verb ser to say where you are from, date, characteristics, nationality and many more uses.

– the verb hacer to talk about the weather

Unit 1

– verbs talking about activities

– snack foods and beverages

– words and phrases describing likes and dislikes

– words describing personalities, appearances, and types of people

– use the verb forms of ser with de to talk about where you and others are from

– use gustar to talk about what people like to do

– use definite and indefinite articles, matching nouns in gender and number, to identify people and things

– use adjectives, matching nouns in gender and number, to describe people

Unit 2

– vocabulary to tell time and discuss daily schedules

– school subjects and classroom activities

– words describing frequency

– classroom objects and places in school

– words describing where things are

– words to describe how you feel (adjectives in Spanish)

– use the forms of -ar verbs.

– use the verb tener to talk about what you have and tener que… to say what you have to do.

– use the verb estar and its uses.

– form the verb ir and ir + a + infinitive in order to say where you and others are going

Unit 3

– meals

– breakfast, lunch, and snack foods and beverages

– vocabulary to express likes and dislikes

– words to describe feelings (tener ganas de, tener hambre, tener sed)

– family members and pets

– numbers and months to give dates

– numbers to give and compare ages

Unit 4

– clothing, shopping, and colors

– seasons and direction

– describe places in town

– transportation

– music

– objects in a restaurant

Unit 5

– words to describe a house

– household items

– furniture

– ordinal numbers

– vocabulary describing a party

– holidays and celebrations

– chores and responsibilities

Unit 6

– types of sports

– vocabulary to talk about sports

– locations and people

– vocabulary to discuss staying healthy

– parts of the body

– outdoor activities

– excuses

Unit 7

– vocabulary to talk about negative or indefinite situations

– words to discuss technology

– words to describe the amusement park

– vocabulary to make a phone call and talk on the phone

– to extend, accept, or decline an invitation

– places of interest

Unit 8

– vocabulary to talk about grooming

– words to describe a daily routine- reflexive verbs.

– vacation activities

– words that indicate position

– vocabulary to talk about buying souvenirs