World Languages - Third Grade

Spanish

  • Students will respond in Spanish to more complex greetings and farewells in and outside the classroom.
  • Students will introduce themselves.
  • Students will follow more difficult commands.
  • Students will use Spanish for classroom objects.
  • Students will describe and identify objects and people using numbers, colors and shapes.
  • Students will recognize titles for family members.
  • Students will begin to compare/contrast feminine and masculine gender.
  • Students will identify and recognize basic opposites (tall/short, fast/slow).
  • Students will begin to tell time using the appropriate time expressions.
  • Students will begin to read and understand words and expressions.
  • Students will respond to questions using short answers.
  • Students will participate in mini dialogues.
  • Students will construct simple sentences in Spanish.
  • Students will begin to use nouns and adjectives appropriately according to gender.
  • Students will begin to write and orally communicate brief messages focusing on vocabulary.
  • Students will read to others.
  • Students will express more detailed weather conditions.
  • Students will participate in simple poems, songs, games and prayers.
  • Students will perform short skits for others.
  • Students will acknowledge and demonstrate an appreciation for Hispanic music and culture.
  • Students will develop and demonstrate an appreciation for Hispanic storytelling.
  • Students will participate in arts, crafts, games, and food tasting during the celebrations of Hispanic holidays.
  • Students will be identify Spanish-speaking countries, their customs and celebrations.
  • Students will describe and compare/contrast cultural events.
  • Students will identify people, animals and things particular to the different American holidays in Spanish.
  • Students will recite prayers and make the sign of the cross.
  • Students will identify and learn important aspects of Hispanic saints.
  • Students will identify people, animals and things in the Nativity scene in Spanish.