Notify Me When Page is Updated
Login To SchoolRackSign Up for an Account

Jennifer Larson Spanish




1-   CURRENT EVENTS -News slow in Spanish (2nd Semester


2-Tprs Publishing - Mini Lecturas from cunato me cuentas


Triangulo A Proposito Manual Para Extudiantes Cuarta Edicion - Barbara Gataski and John McMullan

A-Triangulo  (listening) (6-10) (1-5)

B-Triangulo – pdf per chapter



A-Ver-taal -

B-quia -



 9- NSE AND TEMPLATE FOR VOCABULARY (plantilla dela autoprueba)

11- AP Preparing for Language Exam Resources



 August 1 and 2nd:

1- Begin Grammar Review Packet 

2- News in Spanish vocabulary - put on quizlet and begin learning

August 5th - summer hw vocab test

August 6th - 9th

a-Interpretive/presentational : News in Spanish - El sobrepeso en Mexico - words on quizlet, summary, how it affect us, and reaction - using template given in class

b-Extra - Transition Words - Warm up each day

c-Continue Grammar Packet 

Autust 12-16th

a-Library to work on a  Presentational Cultural Comparison-El sobrepeso en Mexico - words on quizlet, summary, how it affect us, and reaction - using template given in class.  Presentations beginning Wednesday.

b-Assessment on National Spanish exam vocabulary A-C

c-study vocabulary on Jim Carrey's movie

d- Review commands and adverb clauses from escapa


August 19th-23

M - Vocabulary quiz / Read article and fill out graphic organizer

T/W- review por vs para, superlatives and comparatives, and verbs like gustar and discuss article

Thurs/Friday- Write a persuasive essay based on the violence in the movie, would you support the movie or not and why.  You must include the following in the essay

a-appendix c - transition words to begin, end, contrast and compare, and elaborate

b-handout describing how to write your introduction and conclusion sentence by sentence

c-transition words from word wall- en vez de, a mi parecer, debido a ...

d- all grammar reviewed thus far - present perfect indicative or subjunctive, present subjunctive, infinitive expression (hay que, negarse a...), and commands, comparisons and superlatives, verbs like gustar


August 26th - 30th

1- Monday and Tuesday in library to work on

a- Adverb clauses -

escapa -

matched -

b- Getting ready to start si clauses -

Conjuguemos - under verbs activities 14 (conditional) and 24 (imperfect subjunctive)

colby spanish

2-escapa /camelot / hd3 with adverb clauses

4- quiz nse words la ley Tues/Wed

HW - You will have one week to write another persuasive essay at home.  Be sure to use the same grammar checklist as last time to complete your essay.  Be sure to add a usage of a si clause and usage of adverb clauses from camelot to your list  Are you in agreement with the governor or not?  Article take from news slow in spanish

Un gobernador de un estado de EE.UU. aprueba la marihuana medicinal para menores


 Sept 3-6th

1- Persuasive essay due Wednesday, we will work on common errors

2- We will continue to reinforce si clauses (pres, future and imperfect subj and conditional) and adverbial clauses using escapa and matched to learn them)


Sept 9th-13th

1- Imperfect subjuntive uses and packet

2- common errors in 2nd persuasive essay

3- prepare lesson for immersion day

4- review matched and escapa

5- Friday test on imperfect subjunctive and adverb clauses

6-Tuesday- vocabulary quiz on persuasive essay vocab 


 Sept 16th-20th

1- Summative tests - uses of the imperfect subjunctive (si clauses, weirdo triggers) and adverbial clause and translation of a persuasive essay

2- Immersion Day - Friday


Sept. 30th - Oct 4 and Oct 7th-11th

1- Listening analysis from speedy prep build word wall from vocabulary learned (theme pending audio - complaint, vacation, who you get along with bad..)

2-Continue with uses of imperfect subjunctives and adverb clauses (quiz WEd. 2nd)

3-Persuasive essays due Thrusday (3rd) - work on common errors

4- quiz vocabulay from syria - Monday the 7th

5- Test translation of persuasive essay 8th - Marijuana Medicinal retake,


October 14th -18th

1- Persuasive essay - Syria translation test (from news in Spanish)

2- Email response to the following themes - friend moving to city, letter to manager, parent to teacher, apology to friend - Themes are based on listening exercises completed by speedyprep audio files

3- Quiz page 1,2 and 3 from clep vocabulary


Oct. 21-25

1- All si clauses

2- como si + imperfect subjunctive

3- continue listening with transfer into email responses

4- clep vocab pgs 1-6 by friday


October 28th-Nov 1st

1- Essay - My ideal friend and boyfried - each student must use all grammar structures in the essay and 10 new vocabulary words from the list

2- speedy prep listening analysis/email response

3-Clep Prep Vocabulary pages 1-6 - Thursday Friday

4- Preterite and Imperfect Review - Conjuguemos


Nov 4th-8th

1- Bullying PPT

2- Listening Analysis - A trip - build vocabulary to use in essay

3- Essay due Wed.- Mis vacaciones preferidas

4- Clep vocab pages 1-8 Friday


11/11- 11/15

1- Continue with bullying ppt, worksheet and quiz

2- Clep vocab 1-10

3-Correction on trip essay

4- essay - use new grammar structure with old and new vocab from listening resource



1- Clep vocabulary quiz Wednesday

2- Bullying Quiz Monday/Tuesday

3-Listening Clep with affiliated essay if time.

4- Bullying Poster- refer to handout for requirements


12/2-12/6 and 12/9-13th

Monday /Tuesday- work on bullying poster due Tuesday 12/7 and revisit preterite vs imperfect

Wednesday/Thursday - revisist corrections from past persuasive essays / if time listening analysis

Friday - Clep Test



1-Read article from Triangulo Aprobado to build vocabulary

2- write a persusive essay using all structures from grammar checklist and new vocabulary learned from the reading

3- hW - Email reponse and study cummulative vocabulary list


1/6-1/1o and 1/13-1/17 and 1/21-1/25

This semester we are starting the AP Triangulo Aprobado text to begin working on more tasks of the AP test.  We will begin with the chapter - La Vida Contemporanea, subtheme 1 and 2.  We will work on the following tasks this semester: simulated converstations, email responses, persuasive essays, cultural comparisons and multiple choice readings and audios.

1- Email response pg 104

2- Learn how to do a Simulated Conversation pg 108

3- Vocabulary quiz Friday 1/17

4-Cultural Comparison

5-Listening analysis on audio of persuasive essay

6- Persuasive essay corrections - Students already did the PE for the first subtheme last semester.  We will go over common mistakes.

7- New grammar focus - uses se accidental

8 - All corrections



Monday a- persuasive essay, simulated, email response and spontaneous hw assignment corrections test Monday

HW this week- vocabulary sentences / 2 minute spontaneous/editied oral assignment each night

 - correct test

-vocab test

-explain what a cultural comparison task is and requirements that need to be included

-students will write theirs in class

HW- spontaneous / edited HW situations, vocabulary sentences


2/3-2/7 and 2/10-2/14

1-Begin second theme of the Triangulo Aprobado and all tasks involved

simulated conversation, cultural comparison, persuasive essay, listening analysis of PE, email response and related vocabulary

2- Individual and class corrections


2/24-2/28 and 3/3-3/7

1- Persuasive essay and email response due upon return from break

2- Simulated conversation from 2nd subtheme of la vida contemporanea

3- Cultural Comparison

4- Vocabulary Assessment Friday 2/28 or Monday 3/3

5-HW - Spontaneous and edited speaking assessments from packet

6-Corrections test Friday 3/7

If time here are additional simulated conversations to work on (edit and spontaneous)



1- Corrections from simulated and cultural comparison

2-Wednesday - TeAcher Appreciation and Salsa with Sedrick

3- Thursday = test on all corrections from 2nd subtheme

4- HW - edited and spontaneous situations


3/17-3/21  and 4/14-5/2

1-Begin the 3rd and 4th subthemes of the chapter La Vida Contemporanea.  Students

will work on the following ap tasks, make corrections, learn related vocabulary, and share ideas. 

1-email response

2-cultural comparison

3-persuasive essay

4-simulated conversation

HW - You will need to do a spontaneous and edited version for the following a0 simulated conversations found on this website.   You will need to record yourself 2x per activity, there should be considerable difference in quality for the 2 versions. As time goes on you will gain more and more confidence in your spontaneosu version.  I also need a written copy of your edited version.  Due May 5th.


 5/5-end of year

1- extra credit email, cc, persuasive essay and simulated.  Looking on polishing all grammar on checklist.  No extra credit will be given if there are too many mistakes.  EC will be done in class only.

2-Extra Credit simulated will be one of the following from this link.  You should practice each simulated to be sure you can respond with well rehearsed level 4 response.  Extra credit assignment will be 5/13-5/15.  Each student will be sent to the library individually to record their response.


Final will be - an email, cc, or persuasive and  simulated


Primary video used weekly - Mi Vida Loca
















Teacher Resources:


Spanish Story (Merpy)

Culture Activities:


Helpful Power Points:$12


Helpful videos, cartoons and listening resources:

To send cards to friends use this site:

To sramble sentences: