BMES Habla Español

i miss you in spanish srta cruz holding a happy graduation sign in spanish

Me llamo Srta. Cruz y soy la maestra de español en Buckland Mills Elementary y Ellis Elementary.

Office hours are Mondays from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Email Srta. Cruz at cruzenma@pwcs.edu.
I will answer your questions, comments, and concerns within 24 hours.


Continuity of Learning

1-5 de junio 2020 - Las Mascotas Review (optional activities). 
Email completed work to cruzenma@pwcs.edu. I would love to share the wonderful things you are doing on my next VoiceThread!


1. View the Mascotas Review VoiceThread (best viewed on a computer) Student work from las week is featured. You all continue to amaze me with the videos and pages you produce in Spanish.

2. Key Vocabulary: 
perro, gato, pez, conejo, tortuga, serpiete or culebra, hámster, ratón, pájaro

¿Tienes una mascota? (Do you have a pet?)
Tengo un/una (I have a)

3.  Click to print a Mascotas word search. Print the worksheet and find the hidden mascotas. Send a photo of your family playing the game with you.

4. Write about your pet. Click to print a worksheet organizer to write about your pet in Spanish. If you don't have a pet, write about the pet you would like to have. 

5. Click to play an online mascotas game. You can play against the computer or someone in your home.

6. Take a walk with your family and count how many perros you see! What color were they? Were they grande or pequeño? Did you see any other animales?

7. Make a video introducing me to your mascotas in Spanish!


25 - 29 de mayo 2020 - La Familia Review (optional activities). 
Email completed work to cruzenma@pwcs.edu. I would love to share the wonderful things you are doing on my next VoiceThread!

1. View the Familia Review VoiceThread (best viewed on a computer) Student work from las week is featured. You all continue to amaze me with the videos and pages you produce in Spanish.

2. Key Vocabulary: 
abuelo, abuela, papá / padre, mamá / madre, hermano, hermana, bebé, primo, prima, tío, tía 

¿Quién es él/ella? (Who is he/she?)

Ella es mi mamá. (It is my mom.)

El es mi abuelo. (He is my grandfather.)


3. Click to print the PDF game Serpientes y Escaleras. Print the game, cut out the game cards, and play! Send a photo of your family playing the game with you.

4. Click to print the PDF matching activity – Empareja las Palabras

5. Click to play the online Family Tic-Tac-Toe game. You can play against the computer or someone in your home.

6. Go outside and play hopscotch. Use the familia vocabulary in the squares.

7. Make a video introducing me to your familia in Spanish!




18 - 22 de mayo 2020 - Parts of the Face and Body Review (optional activities). 
Email completed work to cruzenma@pwcs.edu. I would love to share the wonderful things you are doing on my next VoiceThread!

1. View the Parts of the Face and Body VoiceThread (best viewed on a computer) Student work from las week is featured. You all continue to amaze me with the videos and pages you produce in Spanish.

2. Key Vocabulary: cara, cabeza, manos, pies, ojos, orejas, boca, dientes, nariz

3. Print out the book Esta Es Mi Cara and record yourself reading it.

4.  Listen and read the book - Ojos Como Estas

5. Go outside and trace someone's body using chalk. Label the parts in Spanish.

7. Draw a creatura – create a creature and label the body parts. How many ojos does it have? How many bocas? You can draw your creatura on paper, outside with chalk, using nature objects (leaves, twigs, flowers, etc), on the computer, etc.

 

11 - 15 de mayo 2020 - Seasons and Weather Review (optional activities). 
email your work completed to me at cruzenma@pwcs.edu. I would love to share the wonderful things you are doing on my next VoiceThread!

1. View the Weather VoiceThread (Best viewed on a computer). This week I feature student work from the past week. There are also some of your favorite songs to practice Seasons, Days, Months, and Weather in Spanish.

2. Key Vocabulary

  • Seasons: Las estaciones del año:
  • ¿Cuál es tu estación favorita?
    • el invierno, la primavera, el verano, el otoño
  • Weather: El tiempo
  • ¿Qué tiempo hace hoy?
    • hace frío, hace calor, está lloviendo, está nevando, hace viento, hace niebla, hace sol, hace buen tiempo, hace mal tiempo

3. Read along with the online book El Clima. Create your own weather book using the Key Vocaulary. You can create a video, color, Wixie, FlipGrid, etc.
 
4. Review Spanish Weather Vocabulary. At the bottom of the page, there are some weather idioms commonly used in Spanish. Draw a picture of the idioms and email them to me. (¡Llueve a cántaros!  ¡Llueve a mares!  Siempre que llovió, paró ¡Hace un frío que pela! ¡Me estoy congelando! ¡Ay, qué calor! ¡Es un horno!)

5. Create a local weather report. Make a video of yourself giving the weather report in Spanish. It can be the actual weather outside for the day or you can make it up.

6. Research the weather in a Spanish Speaking country and create a weather report.

7. Observe the weather over several days and make a graph.

 

4 - 8 de mayo 2020 - Los Números Review (optional activities). 

Please email your work completed to me at cruzenma@pwcs.edu. I would love to share the wonderful things you are doing on my next VoiceThread!

1. Practice and review the Spanish numbers you know: 

Practice Spanish numbers 1-20

Practice Spanish Numbers 1-31

Practice Spanish Numbers 1-50

Practice Spanish Numbers 1-100

Learn more numbers in Spanish!

2. View the video to dance and sing to the numbers 1-20.

3. Can you jump rope while saying the numbers in Spanish? How far can you get without stopping? If you’d like, you can share your video with me by email cruzenma@pwcs.edu

4. Play the online game Juego Matemático.. Make sure to tell me your score!

5. Create a memory game using the Spanish numbers from 1 to 10 (Uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco, seis, siete, ocho, nueve, diez).

 

27 de abril - 1 de mayo 2020 - Los Números Review (optional activities). 

Please email your work completed to me at cruzenma@pwcs.edu. I would love to share the wonderful things you are doing on my next VoiceThread!

1. View the Números Voice Thread. This is best viewed on a computer. It includes student work from last week and some fun numbers songs to practice.

2. Print this math activity to practice at home. Try this printable math activity using the number words in Spanish.

3. Play this online Spanish number matching game.. Count the number of objects in Spanish and match it with the correct word.

4. Read along with the online book Donde Ves Los Numeros. Where do you see numbers in your neighborhood? Take photos or draw where you find numbers in in your home or neighborhood (at least 5 places). Create a book of your findings. You can draw, use Wixie, create a video, etc. 


5. Print this PDF for a fun Scavenger Hunt in Spanish. You can print and color in the worksheet and/or take photos and create a video of your findings.
*Challenge* Create your own Scavenger Hunt for kids to find next week.



20 - 24 de abril 2020 - Los Colores Review (optional activities).

Please email your work completed to me at cruzenma@pwcs.edu. I would love to share the wonderful things you are doing on my next VoiceThread!

1. View the Colores VoiceThread. This is best viewed on a computer.

2.  Read along with the online book Amarillo. Create your own version of a color book or video. You can create the book using paper, Wixie (via Clever), PowerPoint, or walk around your neighborhood and take video. Try to include 5 objects.

3.
Play the online game Que Color - . You read the color on a car and select the paint can.


4. Print the Escribe los Colores activity.- write the correct color in Spanish.



13 - 17 de abril 2020 - Greetings Review (optional activities)

1.  View the Greetings VoiceThread. It includes the songs you love from class! This is best viewed on a computer.

2. Play the game Languages Online - Saludos. You will listen to the speaker and place the correct greeting in the speech bubble!

3. Print the Greetings Matching Activity. Take a picture of your finished work and email it to me: cruzenma@pwcs.edu

4. Create a comic - Log in to Clever and use Wixie to create a conversation in Spanish. Have the characters (people, animals, objects, etc) greet each other in Spanish! Share you project with me and I can add it to a future presentation. Cruzenma@pwcs.edu.


3 de abril 2020
 - I hope you are all able to have a Feliz Spring Break! I'll add an activity for you all to try when you return from break. Hasta pronto!


30 marzo - 3 abril
Listen to the story Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal  Try the online activities.



23 - 27 de marzo 2020
- Here are some of my video presentations for practice at home:


  1st quarter
2nd quarter
3rd quarter
 1st
 2nd
  •  I can ask "What is the weather today?"
  • I can label weather words (windy, rainy, sunny, snowy)
3rd,
4th,
5th
  •  I can follow basic school commands.
  • I can count from 32-50






















































OPTIONAL Spanish Literacy Resources (These resources were provided by PWCS World Languages:

  • Unite for Literacy Spanish  - Children's books with audio read along. All of the books are written in basic Spanish.
  • Spanish Children's Stories - Some well-known children's stories are translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Read along in Spanish or English
  • Languages Online - Interactive tasks and printable worksheets that introduce, reinforce, and recycle vocabulary. Activities are self-paced  and self-correcting and include recordings by native speakers.

CULTURE Lessons:

 

https://tinyurl.com/UniteforLiteracySpanishChildren’s books with audio read along. All the books are written in very basic Spanish, with non-fiction themes like colors, toys, art, animals, and more.https://tinyurl.com/SpanExpStoriesSome well-known children's stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Read along in Spanish or English.https://www.education.vic.gov.au/languagesonline/spanish/spanish.htmInteractive tasks and printable worksheets that introduce, reinforce and recycle vocabulary. Activities are self-paced and self-correcting and include recordings by native speakers.
https://tinyurl.com/UniteforLiteracySpanishChildren’s books with audio read along. All the books are written in very basic Spanish, with non-fiction themes like colors, toys, art, animals, and more.https://tinyurl.com/SpanExpStoriesSome well-known children's stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Read along in Spanish or English.https://www.education.vic.gov.au/languagesonline/spanish/spanish.htmInteractive tasks and printable worksheets that introduce, reinforce and recycle vocabulary. Activities are self-paced and self-correcting and include recordings by native speakers.