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Spanish I

Spanish I

Course Syllabus


Instructor Information

Teacher’s Name: Ellen Warman       

Room Number:  Bldg. B, Room 322

Email: [email protected]


Course Description: This course is an introduction to the Spanish language and culture. Students will learn basic conversational skills and basic vocabulary through reading, writing, speaking, and listening in the target language.


Course Goals: (Standards set by the State Department of Education)


Topics Covered

            Vocabulary: everyday expressions, weather, descriptions, school, family, house, food,
            sports, emotions, health, celebrations, clothing, colors
            Grammar: nouns, adjectives, articles, subject pronouns, present tense verb           conjugations, irregular verbs, direct and indirect object pronouns, possessive adjectives,  
            demonstrative adjectives


Methods of Instruction

      Methods of instruction include lecture, activities, quizzes, tests, worksheets, video, and    group work.



Student Expectations
1.  Students are required to keep a notebook, containing notes, vocabulary, and   worksheets, that will be graded each nine weeks.

  1. Students are expected to be seated before the tardy bell rings.
  2. Students are required to bring their textbook and notebook to class every day.



Grading Scale:

  • A = 93-100
  • B = 85-92
  • C = 75-84
  • D = 74-70
  • F = 69 and below


Semester Grading Procedure:
            Taking the Semester Test                                         Exempt from Semester Test
1st 9 Weeks Average   40%                                         1st 9 Weeks Average   50%
            2nd 9 Weeks Average  40%                                         2nd 9 Weeks Average  50%
            Semester Test             20%

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