I hope you are enjoying the holiday season
as much as I am. Here are some things we are learning and doing in the Spanish
classroom this December:
-Learning about the world renowned Hispanic musician,
-Singing and dancing to José Feliciano’s popular
Christmas song, ¡Feliz Navidad!
-Singing and dancing to a snowman song: Mi hombre de nieve…
-Learning about “el nacimiento” (the nativity) and
the important role it plays at Christmas time in Hispanic countries.
-Reading the story, The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie DePaula. (Kindergarten)
-Learning about the traditional Mexican celebration of
Las Posadas. (A Mexican festival commemorating Mary and Joseph's search for
shelter before Jesus' birth.) (First grade)
-Reading the story, The Night of Las Posadas by Tomie DePaula. (First grade)
-Learning about Los Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day),
an important holiday celebrated in many Hispanic countries on January 6th when the three kings bring gifts to children.
In Kindergarten we are also working on counting
from 16 to 20. First grade is practicing numbers 20-30. There are two weeks left to test on the days of the week and the month of the year.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel
free to call (259-7700) or e-mail me (email@example.com).
!Feliz Navidad! !Prospero Año y Felicidad!
OF LEARNING: Click on a link
below for extra practice. Please note that the vocabulary may be more than or slightly different than what we are learning in class.
BODY PARTS http://www.spanishspanish.com/body/face.html
DAYS OF THE WEEK http://www.spanishspanish.com/days.html
MONTHS OF THE YEAR http://www.spanishspanish.com/months/months_intro.html
DAYS & MONTHS SONG http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdLuT_P0OzE
Try the Introduction to hear the color words and the memory game for
some fun practice. First graders might like to try the multiple choice with the
written words as well. http://www.spanishspanish.com/colors/color_menu.html
Listen to numbers 1-20 http://www.spanishspanish.com/numbers/1_to_20.html
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