4th Grade Español @ Beverly summer wishes!

Hola familias,

Have a WONDERFUL summer!

If you’re looking for a free Spanish “app” to use, I recommend Duolingo!

Here is a list of other apps if you’re interested: Spanish apps

 

Muchas gracias for a great school year,

Señorita Kelly

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

Visit our class wiki* (where there are a few games) at:  http://kelly17.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/

*This wiki will not be available after June 30th due to Wikispaces permanently shutting down.

4th Grade Spanish tests coming home!

Hola familias,

Students came home today with their graded assessments or will do so by Tuesday 6/5/18. (This is the last test of the year, besides some informal class assessments I will do related to house vocabulary and differences between homes in Spanish-speaking countries and ones in the U.S.A.)

The meaning of the scores is as follows:

Cultural Understanding

1

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

2 3

4

Student was able to identify one way Spanish meal times 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 unable to make any comments correctly. The student was able to make one comment correctly. The student was able to make two comments 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 errors (6+). The student generated a list of requested items but there were several errors (3-5). The student generated a list of requested items with minimal errors (0-2).

 

1 = Below Standard                                                            3 = Met Most of Standard

2 = Working Toward Standard                                    4 = Mastering Standard

 

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

 

Gracias,

Señorita Kelly

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

Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at: http://kelly17.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/

4th Grade Spanish test @ Beverly

Hola familias,

Students are prepared for their next test.

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).

TEST DATES:

Iatrou and Knoper: Friday, May 18th

Maldonado: Monday, May 21

 

As always, let me know if you have any questions.

Gracias,
Señorita Kelly

E-mail me at: kkelly@birmingham.k12.mi.us
Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at:  http://kelly17.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/

4th Grade Spanish tests coming home!

Hola familias,

Students are coming home today – the beginning of next week with their graded assessments. (It took a few classes to finish the speaking tests with them.) In class, we are learning about breakfast foods and how to state preferences about them.

 

*****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://kelly17.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/

4th Grade Spanish Homework

Hola familias,

4th Grade students probably already told you (since they’ve known since before break)

about their test they started today and yesterday…

we will be finishing what we can of them THIS Thursday, el 19 de abril, and into next week.

Students have already brought home papers from which they can study, but links are below also. 🙂

 

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

 

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://kelly17.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/

Update + conference info.

Hola familias,

I know the office sent out a sign up for my conferences almost 2 weeks ago, but if you haven’t signed up and would like to meet, here is the link to do so: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c45afaf22a20-mskelly

 

Also, if you are wondering- we are wrapping up our “clothing” unit and I will soon send test info. for an upcoming test-either a day or 2 before we are on spring break, or the week or so afterwards. I am waiting to see what the students need. Gracias for your patience.

 

I hope to see you soon,

Señorita Kelly

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

Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at: http://kelly17.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/home

4th Grade Spanish test came (or is coming) home!

Hola familias,

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

Students have already or will come home by the end of next 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://kelly17.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 test at Beverly

Hola familias,

¡Feliz año nuevo!

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 this week’s assessment (which was announced last week). 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 & Iatrou: Wednesday, January 10

Maldonado: Thursday, January 11

 

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

If students want to practice the times they may click on the

TELLING TIME IN SPANISH” link on my wiki page here: http://kelly17.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/4th+Grade+Unit+2+-+Getting+Acquainted+-+Conoci%C3%A9ndose

and/or watch a video to practice the “daily routine” phrases.

 

Gracias,

 

Señorita Kelly

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

Visit our class wiki (where there are a few games) at: http://kelly17.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/home

First 4th Grade Spanish test 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

 

We have been busy in class learning about “daily routine” phrases & time.

Here’s a short video with a few of the phrases we have been learning: https://youtu.be/NSblebrx6ng

 

 

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://kelly17.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/