Ending Trimester 1, Beginning Trimester 2

Wrapping Up 4th & 5th Grade Spanish 4th and 5th grade both did a pretty good job of preparing for their final video projects and delivering a quality presentation. To view them, see below. Use the playlist button in the upper left corner of each to browse and select the class you are looking for.…

4th Grade Unit 3 + Final Projects for 4th & 5th

Hola! I’m back again with probably my last update for this trimester with 4th and 5th grade. 4th Grade We just began our last unit of the year which is the weather. This vocabulary set can vary depending on the region of the world where the Spanish is spoken. In this unit, I use vocabulary…

4th and 5th Grade: Unit 2 Updates

Hola! By this point in the year, both 4th and 5th grade are in their second unit. 4th grade will have one more after this while 5th grade will stay here and simmer awhile. Let me start this newsletter by breaking down the learning in this current unit and what our ultimate goals of it…

2016-2017 Opening Spanish Newsletter

¡Hola a todos! Hello to all! If you don’t know me yet, let me introduce myself. My name is Miss Taylor and, if you’re reading this, chances are I’m your child’s Spanish teacher. I have been teaching in the district for 7 years and have worked primarily in O’Hara and Hartwood for that time, though…

March Newsletter

Hola! I’m quite behind on my newsletters, skipping the first two months of the year! So sorry! I’ve been busy working hard and reinventing my lessons for the students, incorporating more small-group activities so students spend more time talking and learning with others. Here is what we are doing for the rest of the month…

December Spanish Newsletter

Hola a todos! Hello to everyone! This month both 1st and 2nd grade are in their number review unit. This is something I work on students with for all 6 years that they are here at O’Hara. I believe numbers are one of the top priorities in vocabulary that you should totally master before traveling,…

Learning Numbers 1-100: Steps & Goals

As I’ve been sharing with the students, there are a few simple steps to mastering the numbers 1-100 in Spanish, and I’ve discovered this streamlined system over my 6+ years of teaching here. Step 1: Learn to count 1-10. Most students come to school knowing these numbers anymore, but in case a student is not strong…