Last 4th Grade Spanish test

Hola familias,

Students have been showing mastery level work already in class so we will just take a very short remainder of the test in our NEXT FEW CLASSES – Friday, June 9th-Iatrou, & Monday, June 12-Maldonado & Knoper

HOMEWORK: study! Students are bringing home 2 vocab sheets and/or may study from the following link with your permission/supervision: https://quizlet.com/9997512/el-desayuno-flash-cards/ and/or with this PowerPoint: 4-4Comidas Extra ppt-146xgll

Students need to identify a few breakfast, lunch & dinner foods and the names for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (el desayuno, el almuerzo, la cena).

Gracias,
Señorita Kelly

E-mail me at: kkelly@birmingham.k12.mi.us
Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at:  http://kelly16.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/home

4th Grade tests coming home!

Hola familias,

Students are coming home today – the end of this week with their graded assessments from last week. In class, we are learning about breakfast foods and drinks for our final unit.

*****HOMEWORK (if student scored a 1 or 2 on any portion of the test): PARENT SIGNATURE on returned assessment!

OPTIONAL homework: students can get extra practice here for our final unit: https://quizlet.com/9997512/el-desayuno-flash-cards/

 

Cultural Understanding 1

Student was not able to identify any difference in Spanish vs. U.S. houses.

2 3 4

Student was able to identify one way Spanish houses are different.

Listening Comprehension The student was able to answer 0-1 question correctly. The student was able to answer two questions correctly. The student was able to answer three questions correctly. The student was able to answer all four questions correctly.
Speaking The student was able to complete 0-1 tasks correctly. The student was able to complete two tasks correctly. The student was able to complete three tasks correctly. The student was able to complete all four tasks correctly.
Reading Comprehension The student was able to answer 0-1 question correctly. The student was able to answer two questions correctly. The student was able to answer three questions correctly. The student was able to answer all four questions correctly.
Writing The student was not able to generate a list with the requested items. The student generated an incomplete list or a complete list with many (5+) errors. The student generated a list of requested items with some (3-4) errors. The student generated a list of requested items with minimal (0-2) errors.

 

1 = Below Standard

2 = Working Toward Standard

3 = Met Most of Standard

4 = Mastering Standard

 

 

Gracias,

Señorita Kelly

E-mail me at: kkelly@birmingham.k12.mi.us

Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at: http://kelly16.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/

4th Grade Spanish: study!

Hola familias,

We have been working on “floor plans,” and have learned to write sentences to go with them. We have also begun to learn breakfast foods & drinks.

HOMEWORK: STUDY!

ASSESSMENT dates:

Friday, May 19 – Knoper

Monday, May 22 – Iatrou & Maldonado

 

 

STUDY WHAT? (using vocab page, flashcards and/or my wiki at: http://kelly13.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/4th+Grade+Unit+5+-+The+Ideal+Home+-+El+hogar+ideal and/or the games at: http://www.quia.com/jg/1948215.html &  http://www.quia.com/ba/400581.html

 

-SPANISH NAMES FOR ROOMS OF THE HOUSE (know 2 or more)

-SPANISH NAMES FOR FURNITURE ITEMS (know 4 or more)

 THE MEANING OF THE PREPOSITION “al lado” in English (&/or as many as the student would like)

-BE ABLE TO DESCRIBE 1 WAY THAT HOMES ARE DIFFERENT IN SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES (Typically no basements, tiled roofs, walls made out of stucco, patios, gates, etc.) *We will briefly discuss this in class

 

Muchas gracias,

Señorita Kelly

E-mail me at: kkelly@birmingham.k12.mi.us

Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at: http://kelly16.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/

Spanish tests coming home!

Hola familias,

Students are coming home today – the end of this week with their graded assessments. (It took a few classes to finish the speaking tests with them.) In class, we are learning about direction words, and will soon learn names for items and rooms in a home.

 

*****HOMEWORK (if student scored a 1 or 2 on any portion of the test): PARENT SIGNATURE on returned assessment!

 

4.3 Assessment Rubric – Ir de compras y la ropa/Going Shopping and Clothing

Cultural Understanding    1

Student was not able to label any of the clothing items.

         2      3

Student was able to label one traditional clothing item.

4

Student was able to label two traditional clothing items.

Listening Comprehension The student was unable to answer any of the questions. The student was able to answer 1-2 of the questions. The student was able to answer three of the questions. The student was able to answer all four questions.
Speaking The student was unable to tell the cost of any item in a complete sentence. The student was able to tell the cost of one item in a complete sentence OR was able to tell the cost of the items but NOT in a complete sentence. The student was able to tell the cost of two items in a complete sentence. The student was able to tell the cost of three items in a complete sentence.
Reading Comprehension The student was unable to answer any of the questions. The student was able to answer 1-2 of the questions. The student was able to answer three of the questions. The student was able to answer all four questions.
Writing The student was not able to describe in a comprehensible sentence what classmates were wearing. The student was able to describe what two classmates were wearing but NOT in a complete sentence and/or with several (5+) errors. The student was able to describe what two classmates were wearing with (3-4) some errors. The student was able to describe what two classmates were wearing with minimal (0-2) errors.

1= Below Standard                                                      3=Met Most of the Standard

2=Working Toward the Standard                               4=Mastered the Standard

 

Gracias,

Señorita Kelly

E-mail me at: kkelly@birmingham.k12.mi.us

Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at: http://kelly16.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/

Spanish test next week! (4th Grade)

Hola familias,

Students have done little fashion shows (telling the class what they were wearing) and Q&As of prices, etc. and are ready for our next test.

HOMEWORK: STUDY!

Study what?

-traditional clothing items- you may open this files of pictures & names of them ropatradicional -students should be able to identify them (not needing to know how to spell them though)

-regular clothing items (flashcards are in folder and/or play game at: http://www.quia.com/ba/241179.html) – students should know them all

-how to say what someone is wearing using 2 clothing items and 1-2 colors. Example: Elena lleva la falda morada y las botas verdes.

-how to say how much something costs. Examples: La gorra cuesta 13 dólares. Las sandalias cuestan 26 dólares.

 

Students may use the above and/or, with your permission, may re-watch the videos and/or play any games listed on my wiki here to review:  http://kelly13.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/4th+Grade+Unit+3+-+What%E2%80%99s+in+Style%3F+-+%C2%BFQu%C3%A9+est%C3%A1+de+moda%3F

 

ASSESSMENT DATES:

Iatrou: Tuesday, March 14

Knoper: Thursday, March 16

Maldonado: Friday, March 17

 

Muchas gracias,

Señorita Kelly

E-mail me at: kkelly@birmingham.k12.mi.us

Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at: http://kelly16.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/home

4.2 Spanish assessments coming home!

Hola familias,

We’ve been learning about ropa (clothing), which is part of our next unit!

Students will come home today and throughout this week with their assessments. See below for the meaning of the scores.

HOMEWORK: If student scored a “1″ or “2″ on any part of the last assessment, they should bring it back with a parent signature.

 

Gracias,

Señorita Kelly

E-mail me at: kkelly@birmingham.k12.mi.us

Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at: http://kelly15.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us

Cultural Understanding Student was not able to express one cultural difference. Student was able to express one cultural difference.
Reading Answered 0-1 questions correctly. Answered 2-3 questions correctly. Answered 4 questions correctly. Answered all five questions correctly.
Listening Comprehension The student was unable to demonstrate understanding of any of the questions. The student was able to demonstrate understanding of 1-2 of the questions. The student was able to demonstrate understanding of three of the questions. The student was able to demonstrate understanding of all four of the questions.
Speaking The student was not able to answer any of the questions correctly. The student was able to answer one of the questions correctly. The student was able to answer two of the questions correctly. The student was able to answer all of the questions correctly.
Writing The student was able to label 0-1 of the activities. The student was able to label two of the activities. The student was able to label three of the activities. The student was able to label four of the activities.

4th Grade Spanish homework-study & look at comic/skit

Hola familias,

We’ve been learning all about how to talk about our daily routines in Spanish and how some Spanish-speaking countries’ kids’ routines differ from ours.

Students are well prepared for next week’s assessment (which is written in planners). They will come home with reference sheets & their in-class comic or skit to review from. Please especially hear/listen/look at their comics and/or skit papers! They did ¡fantástico!

 

HOMEWORK: STUDY THE FOLLOWING from the above mentioned reference sheets:

-Be able to explain a difference between your life and the life of a child in a Spanish-speaking country

-Know the “daily routine” Spanish vocabulary phrases & be able to write at least 4 of them

-Know what me gusta leer un libro, practicar deportes, tocar un instrumento, & mirar la televisión mean in English

-Know how to verbally answer questions that ask “What do you do at ____time? (¿Qué haces a las ______?)

 

ASSESSMENT DATES:

Knoper: Wednesday, December 21

Iatrou & Maldonado: Thursday, December 22

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to e-mail me.

 

Gracias, and have a WONDERFUL holiday break,

Señorita Kelly

E-mail me at: kkelly@birmingham.k12.mi.us

Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at: http://kelly15.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/

4th Grade Spanish Test #1 Coming Home!

Hola familias,

Students are beginning to come home THIS week with their FIRST assessment of the year. Please praise your child for how well they did on them, and, IF your child got a 1 or a 2 on any part of it, please SIGN & RETURN it!

MEANING OF THE SCORES:

4.1 Assessment Rubric

Cultural Understanding 1

Student was not able to identify any of the states on the map.

2

The student was able to identify 1-2 states on the map.

3

The student was able to identify three states on the map.

4

Student was able to identify four of the states on the map.

The student was not able to identify any contributions. The student was able to identify one contribution. The student was able to identify two contributions. The student was able to identify three contributions.

1 = Below Standard

2 = Working Toward the Standard

3 = Met Most of the Standard

4 = Mastering the Standard

 

This week & the next, 4th Graders are reviewing ways to answer “¿Cómo estás? (How are you?), and then we will be learning about “daily routine” phrases & time.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

 

Muchas gracias,

Señorita Kelly

E-mail me at: kkelly@birmingham.k12.mi.us

Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at:http://kelly15.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/

4th Grade homework: estudia (study)!

Hola familias,

4th graders have Spanish HOMEWORK: study! Students need to know at least 4 states where there’s a large Hispanic/Latino population AND at least 3 contributions from the Hispanic/Latino culture that are in the U.S.A. today.

Students have a handout that they may use as a study guide and/or they may use this Prezi to review: http://prezi.com/6_wp3lxazytw/spanish-in-the-us/

ASSESSMENT DATES: Tuesday, October 18 (IATROU), & Wednesday, October 19 (KNOPER & MALDONADO)

 

Gracias,

Señorita Kelly

E-mail me at: kkelly@birmingham.k12.mi.us

Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at: http://kelly15.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/home