Monthly Archives: November 2013

La Tarea – Week of 11/25 – 11/27 (short week due to holiday)

7th and 8th grade students,
During the week of 11/25 – 11/27, you will have no homework.

*** 8th graders, keep in mind your Chapter 6 Test is Weds. 12/4 (8B)
& Fri. 12/6 (8A&C) ***
–> Format for the Ch.6 Test is below this blog post on the main page

Enjoy your well deserved time off!
Señorita Mirabella

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8th Graders — Chapter 6 Test Format

Hola 8th Graders,
Here is the detailed format for your Chapter 6 Test.
8B — Test on Weds 12/4
8A&C — Test on Fri 12/6
*Tests are 35% of your overall quarter average, and we only have 1 or 2 per quarter, so study hard!*

Part 1: Vocabulary; translate the Chapter 6 vocabulary from Spanish to English [fill-in] (2 points each, 40 total)
Part 2: Grammar; conjugate “tener” in all 5 forms [fill-in] (2 points each, 10 total)
Part 3: Possessive Adjectives; translate from English to Spanish [fill-in] (2 points each, 20 total)
Part 4: Tener que + infinitive & Ir a + infinitive; translate these sentences from English to Spanish using the verb expressions we learned this chapter (have to, going to) [fill-in] (4 points each, 20 total)
Part 5: Conversation; read the following conversation in Spanish and answer the questions based on the dialogue in COMPLETE sentences. [fill-in] (2 points each, 10 total)

Extra help will be available on Tuesdays & Thursdays until the testing dates. Please tell me ahead of time if you will be staying after!

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La Tarea: Week of 11/18 – 11/22

Hola, aquí es la tarea para la semana de 18/11 – 22/11

7th Grade-
lunes: 7A,B,C — Quia flashcards for Ch. 2 for ten minutes
martes: 7A& C — draw your class schedule for 1 day of the week, labels classes in Spanish
miércoles: 7B — draw your class schedule for 1 day of the week, labels classes in Spanish
jueves: 7A,B,C — study for vocabulary quiz on all Ch.2 words tomorrow!
viernes: none

8th Grade-
lunes
: none
martes: none
miércoles: none
jueves: none
viernes: none
** 8th graders, keep in mind your Chapter 6 test (35% of your overall grade are tests) is Wednesday, Dec. 4th (8B) and Friday, Dec. 6th (8A&C) **

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La Tarea: Week of 11/11 – 11/15

7th Graders: Your only homework this week is to finish your folded paper vocabulary on page 68 by Monday’s class next week, when it will be checked off for homework credit.

8th Graders: You have no written homework this week. We will be working on an in-class project.

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8th Graders: Possessive Adjetives “Board Notes”

Here are the board notes for “Los Adjetivos Posesivos”

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8th Graders: Tener Que & Ir A “Board Notes”

Here are the “board notes” from our lesson.

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7th Grade Ch. 1 Test – Format

7th Graders,
You have a Chapter 1 Test on Friday, November 8th. Here is the format of the test so you can study accordingly. Please use your quizzes, homework, classwork, notes, and worksheets to help you review!

Part 1: Matching – Match Ch.1 vocab from Spanish to English (2 pts each, 40 total)
Part 2: Fill -ins – Fill-in with the definite article (el/la) based on the noun given (2 pts each, 10 total)
Part 3: Fill -ins – Fill-in with the indefinite article (un/una) based on the noun given (2 pts each, 10 total)
Part 4: Nouns & Adjectives – Make each article, noun, and adjective agree according to gender (3 pts each, 15 total)
Part 5: Ser – Conjugate the verb “ser” with the following subject pronouns (3 pts each, 15 total)
Part 6: Culture – Answer the following questions about “Don Quijote” (2 pts each, 10 total)
BONUS QUESTIONS — Be able to translate sentences from English to Spanish.

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