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									   NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT


        CURRICULUM GUIDE




           Subject: Spanish for Spanish Speakers


Instructional Level: Honors


           Strand: ??


  Course Duration: 1 semester
                                Mission

Students who graduate from the Nashua Public Schools will demonstrate
academic competence and apply technology in accordance with their
abilities. Students will learn to use their minds well so that they may
maintain a healthy, independent lifestyle and be prepared to pursue further
learning, productive employment, and responsible citizenship in a changing,
competitive, international environment.

              Nashua School District 2000 Goals

      1. Understand the world and their own position in it.

      2. Use language, both English and another, as a means of
         communicating successfully with others and as a means of
         understanding American and other cultures.

      3. Understand and apply the concepts of the life sciences, the physical
         sciences and mathematics to various aspects of the physical world to
         solve personal, scientific, and business problems.

      4. Use and understand the arts and humanities as a means of personal
         expression and as a way of enriching their life experiences.

      5. Solve problems and process information using appropriate strategies
         and technologies.

      6. Act as responsible, healthy, and caring human beings who respect
         themselves and others and can set personal and interpersonal goals.

      7. Be independent, lifelong learners and individuals who can recognize
         and value differences, abilities, ideas, and talents as well as culture,
         race and religion.
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                            Review Calendar




                            Course Description
This course is intended for individuals who have a home background
or extensive outside experiences in Spanish. It will address
common errors of native speakers in four skill areas: reading,
writing, speaking, and listening. The course will prepare students
to use standard Spanish in the workplace and other real-world
settings.

                         Broad Goals (Optional)



                               Contributors
                       Claudia Decker (NHSN)
                       Robert Cioppa (NHSS, NHSN)
                       Juan Bujosa (NHSS)
                       Wendy Washeck (NHSS)



                            Table of Contents
                             Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                                Page 1 of 6

                                                                                                                         Unit:   La juventud


               Unit Objectives: to express sentiments, to talk about cause and effect, to narrate past experiences
                                to combine phrases, evaluate and reflect upon written work of themselves
                                and others
   CURRICULUM STANDARDS                              TOPICS, THEMES,                      STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                  ASSESSMENT
                                                       CONCEPTS                                OUTCOMES
 [Students will be able to: Usually from         [Students will use the following       [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
  State Frameworks or National Goals]:         content topic, themes or concepts to                                              and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                                 meet the curriculum standards]:
See Addendum                               Youth, teenagers                           Lecture/Reading:                           Assessments will come out of the four :
                                           Biographies, autobiographies               Students will know and be able to          skill areas; possible assessments will
                                           Nicaragua                                    recognize the writings of or about       include, but are not limited to:
                                                                                        Ruben Dario, Gabriel Garcia Marquez,     Listening—responding appropriately to
                                                                                        and be able to compare and contrast      questions, commands and requests;
                                                                                        writing styles                           fill-in activities
                                                                                      Culture:                                   Writing—homework; objective quizzes &
                                                                                      Learn about Nicaragua                      tests; teacher-designed projects; writing
                                                                                      learn about hispanic population in the     a dialogue; written response to questions;
                                                                                         United States                           essays; appropriate games; creating and
                                                                                      Communication:                             maintaining a portfolio; personal
                                                                                      to express feelings                        reflection
                                                                                      talk about cause and effect                Speaking—response to questions;
                                                                                      narrate past experience                    communicating personal information as
                                                                                      evaluate written work and make             it relates to unit themes and concepts;
                                                                                         reflections                             performing a dialogue; presentations
                                                                                      use and recognize prefixes and suffixes    about a theme related topic; ask
                                                                                      use and recognize nouns, articles, and     questions
                                                                                         adjectives                              Reading—respond to questions about
                                                                                      Grammar:                                   an article or other realia; give an opinion;
                                                                                      use the letter "H" properly in writing     summarize information; make
                                                                                      the sound lyl                              comparisons with previous readings
                                                                                      the diacritic stress mark
                             Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                                    Page 2 of 6

                                                                                                                             Unit:   Animals and Nature


               Unit Objectives: to write a description, to compare and contrast, to talk about what you
                                should do, to evaluate written work

   CURRICULUM STANDARDS                              TOPICS, THEMES,                       STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                     ASSESSMENT
                                                       CONCEPTS                                 OUTCOMES
 [Students will be able to: Usually from         [Students will use the following        [Students will know and be able to….]:       [In order to demonstrate what they know
  State Frameworks or National Goals]:         content topic, themes or concepts to                                                  and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                                 meet the curriculum standards]:
                                           Animals and nature                         Reading: read short stories                    Assessments will come out of the four :
See Addendum                               Uruguay                                    learn to use contextual clues                  skill areas; possible assessments will
                                           the Environment                            Culture: learn about Uruguay                   include, but are not limited to:
                                                                                      identify natural animal life in Uruguay        Listening—responding appropriately to
                                                                                        and how animals are treated                  questions, commands and requests;
                                                                                      talk about the protection of the               fill-in activities
                                                                                         environment and various methods             Writing—homework; objective quizzes &
                                                                                         emplyed in different countries              tests; teacher-designed projects; writing
                                                                                      Communication: describe themselves             a dialogue; written response to questions;
                                                                                         and others                                  essays; appropriate games; creating and
                                                                                      make comparisons and contrasts                 maintaining a portfolio; personal
                                                                                      to talk about what should be done              reflection
                                                                                      to evaluate and assess the written work        Speaking—response to questions;
                                                                                         of themselves and others, including         communicating personal information as
                                                                                         Horacio Quiroga and Juan Ramon              it relates to unit themes and concepts;
                                                                                         Jimenez                                     performing a dialogue; presentations
                                                                                      Grammar: use the present tense                 about a theme related topic; ask
                                                                                      use the preterit tense                         questions
                                                                                      use the imperfect tense                        Reading—respond to questions about
                                                                                      use preterit and imperfect tense in telling    an article or other realia; give an opinion;
                                                                                         about an event or story                     summarize information; make
                                                                                      differentiate the letters "b" and "vi"         comparisons with previous readings
                                                                                      be able to divide words into syllables
                             Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                                 Page 3 of 6

                                                                                                                          Unit:   Fables and Legends


               Unit Objectives: to express certainty, to introduce and link ideas, to express doubt, to talk
                                about cause and effect, to evaluate written work of themselves and others

   CURRICULUM STANDARDS                              TOPICS, THEMES,                      STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                   ASSESSMENT
                                                       CONCEPTS                                OUTCOMES
 [Students will be able to: Usually from         [Students will use the following       [Students will know and be able to….]:       [In order to demonstrate what they know
  State Frameworks or National Goals]:         content topic, themes or concepts to                                                and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                                 meet the curriculum standards]:      Reading: recognize and describe myths,      Assessments will come out of the four :
See Addendum                               Fables and Legends                            legends, popular stories and legends     skill areas; possible assessments will
                                           Argentina                                  make predictions when reading               include, but are not limited to:
                                           El Salvador                                Culture: the land and stories of            Listening—responding appropriately to
                                           Asia                                         Argentina                                 questions, commands and requests;
                                                                                      fables from El Salvador                     fill-in activities
                                                                                      fables from Asia                            Writing—homework; objective quizzes &
                                                                                      discuss how to protect the land and         tests; teacher-designed projects; writing
                                                                                        cutlures of the Americas                  a dialogue; written response to questions;
                                                                                      Communication: express certainty            essays; appropriate games; creating and
                                                                                      present and link ideas in a story           maintaining a portfolio; personal
                                                                                      to express certainty and doubt              reflection
                                                                                      to talk about cause and effect              Speaking—response to questions;
                                                                                      to evaluate written work of themselves      communicating personal information as
                                                                                        and others, including Ana Maira           it relates to unit themes and concepts;
                                                                                        Shua, Antonio Landauro, and Ciro          performing a dialogue; presentations
                                                                                        Alegria, in addition to fables and        about a theme related topic; ask
                                                                                        legends from various countries            questions
                                                                                      Grammar: Synonyms and Antonyms              Reading—respond to questions about
                                                                                      use the present subjunctive tense to        an article or other realia; give an opinion;
                                                                                        express doubt or uncertainty in           summarize information; make
                                                                                        nominative clauses                        comparisons with previous readings
                                                                                      use the present subjunctive tense to
                                                                                         express doubt or uncertainty in the
                                                                                         adverbial clauses
                                                                                      the sound of the letter "s"
                                                                                      the tonic stress
                             Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                                  Page 4 of 6

                                                                                                                           Unit:   Feelings and sentiments


               Unit Objectives: to talk about the past, to ask for and clarify an opinion, to talk about
                                hypothetical situations, to evaluate the writing of themselves and others

   CURRICULUM STANDARDS                              TOPICS, THEMES,                       STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                   ASSESSMENT
                                                       CONCEPTS                                 OUTCOMES
 [Students will be able to: Usually from         [Students will use the following       [Students will know and be able to….]:      [In order to demonstrate what they know
  State Frameworks or National Goals]:         content topic, themes or concepts to                                                and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                                 meet the curriculum standards]:      Lecture/Reading
                                                                                      Students will know and be able to            Assessments will come out of the four :
See Addendum                               Pioneer Latin Artists                      recognize the writings of Serfin Alvarez     skill areas; possible assessments will
                                           Dealing with Stress                        Quintero and Joaquin Alvarez Quintero,       include, but are not limited to:
                                           Cause & Effect                             Isabelle Allende, Jose Marti and             Listening—responding appropriately to
                                           Spain                                      Antonio Caban Vale and be able to            questions, commands and requests;
                                                                                      compare and contrast writing styles.         fill-in activities
                                                                                      Culture                                      Writing—homework; objective quizzes &
                                                                                      Learn about Spain                            tests; teacher-designed projects; writing
                                                                                      Latin American Art                           a dialogue; written response to questions;
                                                                                      Communication                                essays; appropriate games; creating and
                                                                                      Speak in the past to clarify an opinion      maintaining a portfolio; personal
                                                                                      Talk about hypothetical situations           reflection
                                                                                      Combine frases and evaluate written          Speaking—response to questions;
                                                                                      work.                                        communicating personal information as
                                                                                      Modismos                                     it relates to unit themes and concepts;
                                                                                      Grammar                                      performing a dialogue; presentations
                                                                                      Imperfect Subjunctive                        about a theme related topic; ask
                                                                                      conditional / future                         questions
                                                                                      Future tense / modals in English/Spanish     Reading—respond to questions about
                                                                                      Letter(s) that produce the 'K' sound         an article or other realia; give an opinion;
                                                                                      Words that are stressed on the the           summarize information; make
                                                                                      penultimate syllable(llanas)                 comparisons with previous readings
                             Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                                Page 5 of 6

                                                                                                                        Unit:   Paths and Poetry


               Unit Objectives: to talk about poetry, to present and support an opinion, to talk about
                                someone in the past

   CURRICULUM STANDARDS                             TOPICS, THEMES,                      STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                  ASSESSMENT
                                                      CONCEPTS                                OUTCOMES
 [Students will be able to: Usually from        [Students will use the following       [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
  State Frameworks or National Goals]:        content topic, themes or concepts to                                              and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                                meet the curriculum standards]:      Reading
See Addendum                               Poetry                                    Students will know and be able to          Assessments will come out of the four :
                                           Chile                                     recognize the writings of or about         skill areas; possible assessments will
                                           Traveling through a multilingual          Alfonso Quijada Urias, Pablo Neruda        include, but are not limited to:
                                              world                                  Sabine R. Ulibarri, Jorge Manrique,        Listening—responding appropriately to
                                           Feeling Alienated                         Antonio Machado                            questions, commands and requests;
                                                                                     Culture                                    fill-in activities
                                                                                     Feeling alienated                          Writing—homework; objective quizzes &
                                                                                     Chile                                      tests; teacher-designed projects; writing
                                                                                     Traveling in a multilingual world          a dialogue; written response to questions;
                                                                                     Communication                              essays; appropriate games; creating and
                                                                                     To talk about poems                        maintaining a portfolio; personal
                                                                                     To present and support an opinion          reflection
                                                                                     To talk about someone in the past          Speaking—response to questions;
                                                                                     To evaluate written work.                  communicating personal information as
                                                                                     Grammar                                    it relates to unit themes and concepts;
                                                                                     Present perfect of the indicative          performing a dialogue; presentations
                                                                                     Present perfect of thesubjunctive          about a theme related topic; ask
                                                                                     Pluperfect Subjunctive                     questions
                                                                                     Sequence of tenses (adverbial phrase)      Reading—respond to questions about
                                                                                     Letters that produce the /x/ sound,        an article or other realia; give an opinion;
                                                                                     Multisyllable words(sobreesdrujulas)       summarize information; make
                                                                                     agudas, esdrujulas                         comparisons with previous readings
                             Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                                Page 6 of 6

                                                                                                                        Unit:   Earth, Sun, and Water


               Unit Objectives:


   CURRICULUM STANDARDS                             TOPICS, THEMES,                      STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                  ASSESSMENT
                                                      CONCEPTS                                OUTCOMES
 [Students will be able to: Usually from        [Students will use the following       [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
  State Frameworks or National Goals]:        content topic, themes or concepts to                                              and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                                meet the curriculum standards]:
See Addendum                               The Novel                                 Lecture/Reading                            Assessments will come out of the four :
                                           Summary                                   Students will know and be able to          skill areas; possible assessments will
                                           Memorable Places                          recognize the writings of or about         include, but are not limited to:
                                           Spanish in the Media                      Alejandro Balaguer, Jordi Sierra,          Listening—responding appropriately to
                                           Peru                                      Federico Garcia Lorca                      questions, commands and requests;
                                                                                     Culture                                    fill-in activities
                                                                                     Peru                                       Writing—homework; objective quizzes &
                                                                                     Spanish in the media                       tests; teacher-designed projects; writing
                                                                                     Memorable places                           a dialogue; written response to questions;
                                                                                     Communications                             essays; appropriate games; creating and
                                                                                     Expressing similarities and differences    maintaining a portfolio; personal
                                                                                     Combining phrases                          reflection
                                                                                     Evaluating written work                    Speaking—response to questions;
                                                                                     Cognates                                   communicating personal information as
                                                                                     Gramatica                                  it relates to unit themes and concepts;
                                                                                     Infinitives, gerunds, prepositions in      performing a dialogue; presentations
                                                                                     Spanish & English                          about a theme related topic; ask
                                                                                     Letters that produce the /r/ and /rr/      questions
                                                                                     sounds, dipthongs, and hiatos              Reading—respond to questions about
                                                                                                                                an article or other realia; give an opinion;
                                                                                                                                summarize information; make
                                                                                                                                comparisons with previous readings
                            Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                          Page 7 of

                                                                                                                  Unit:

              Unit Objectives:


 CURRICULUM STANDARDS                           TOPICS, THEMES,                    STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                 ASSESSMENT
                                                  CONCEPTS                              OUTCOMES
[Students will be able to: Usually from     [Students will use the following     [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
 State Frameworks or National Goals]:     content topic, themes or concepts to                                            and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                            meet the curriculum standards]:
                            Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                          Page 8 of

                                                                                                                  Unit:

              Unit Objectives:


 CURRICULUM STANDARDS                           TOPICS, THEMES,                    STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                 ASSESSMENT
                                                  CONCEPTS                              OUTCOMES
[Students will be able to: Usually from     [Students will use the following     [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
 State Frameworks or National Goals]:     content topic, themes or concepts to                                            and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                            meet the curriculum standards]:
                            Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                          Page 9 of

                                                                                                                  Unit:

              Unit Objectives:


 CURRICULUM STANDARDS                           TOPICS, THEMES,                    STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                 ASSESSMENT
                                                  CONCEPTS                              OUTCOMES
[Students will be able to: Usually from     [Students will use the following     [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
 State Frameworks or National Goals]:     content topic, themes or concepts to                                            and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                            meet the curriculum standards]:
                            Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                         Page 10 of

                                                                                                                  Unit:

              Unit Objectives:


 CURRICULUM STANDARDS                           TOPICS, THEMES,                    STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                 ASSESSMENT
                                                  CONCEPTS                              OUTCOMES
[Students will be able to: Usually from     [Students will use the following     [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
 State Frameworks or National Goals]:     content topic, themes or concepts to                                            and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                            meet the curriculum standards]:
                            Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                         Page 11 of

                                                                                                                  Unit:

              Unit Objectives:


 CURRICULUM STANDARDS                           TOPICS, THEMES,                    STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                 ASSESSMENT
                                                  CONCEPTS                              OUTCOMES
[Students will be able to: Usually from     [Students will use the following     [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
 State Frameworks or National Goals]:     content topic, themes or concepts to                                            and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                            meet the curriculum standards]:
                            Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                         Page 12 of

                                                                                                                  Unit:

              Unit Objectives:


 CURRICULUM STANDARDS                           TOPICS, THEMES,                    STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                 ASSESSMENT
                                                  CONCEPTS                              OUTCOMES
[Students will be able to: Usually from     [Students will use the following     [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
 State Frameworks or National Goals]:     content topic, themes or concepts to                                            and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                            meet the curriculum standards]:
                            Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                         Page 13 of

                                                                                                                  Unit:

              Unit Objectives:


 CURRICULUM STANDARDS                           TOPICS, THEMES,                    STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                 ASSESSMENT
                                                  CONCEPTS                              OUTCOMES
[Students will be able to: Usually from     [Students will use the following     [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
 State Frameworks or National Goals]:     content topic, themes or concepts to                                            and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                            meet the curriculum standards]:
                            Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                         Page 14 of

                                                                                                                  Unit:

              Unit Objectives:


 CURRICULUM STANDARDS                           TOPICS, THEMES,                    STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                 ASSESSMENT
                                                  CONCEPTS                              OUTCOMES
[Students will be able to: Usually from     [Students will use the following     [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
 State Frameworks or National Goals]:     content topic, themes or concepts to                                            and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                            meet the curriculum standards]:
                            Course: Spanish for Spanish Speakers                                                                                         Page 15 of

                                                                                                                  Unit:

              Unit Objectives:


 CURRICULUM STANDARDS                           TOPICS, THEMES,                    STUDENT PERFORMANCE                                 ASSESSMENT
                                                  CONCEPTS                              OUTCOMES
[Students will be able to: Usually from     [Students will use the following     [Students will know and be able to….]:    [In order to demonstrate what they know
 State Frameworks or National Goals]:     content topic, themes or concepts to                                            and what they are able to do, students will]:
                                            meet the curriculum standards]:
COURSE/SUBJECT LEVEL/DETAIL


           Materials and Resources
Nuevas Vistas Curso Uno text, workbook, and publisher-provided resources




  Assessment (References and Rubrics)
See Department rubrics




             *Essential Questions




              *Sample Lessons




               *Career Paths




                                                      * Optional
sher-provided resources




    * Optional
                                                 ADDENDUM

                                            National Standards
Communication: 1.1 Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express
feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
1.2 Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics.
1.3 Students present information, concepts and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety
 of topics.
Cultures: 2.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between
the practices and perspectives of the culture studied.
2.2 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives
of the culture studied.
Connections 3.1 Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through
the foreign language.
3.2 Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive view points that are only available
through the foreign language and its culture.
Comparisons 4.1 Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through
comparisons of language studied and their own.
4.2 Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the culture
studied and their own.
Communities 5.1Students use the language both within and beyond the school setting
5.2 Students show evidence of becoming lifelong learners by using the language for personal enjoyment
and enrichment.




                                              State Framework

                                               *Best Practices

                                          *Current Research

                                                 *Exemplars


                                                                                              * Optional

								
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