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Middle School Spanish

Course Length:

One-semester course

Course Description:

Middle School Spanish teaches foundational language skills designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of the Spanish language and to prepare students for high school language courses. Students learn pronunciation, useful communicative expressions, an introduction to verb conjugation, and the principles of gender agreement – all through weekly topics such as numbers, age, calendar, descriptions, places, and likes/dislikes. Cultural and historical lessons are featured throughout the semester and contemporary music relative to the current target structures is likewise used throughout the semester. Authentic resources are used whenever possible, with special regard to listening activities for learning and early speaking practice.

Prerequisites:

None

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

Middle School Spanish Public Syllabus

Required Materials:

  • A working computer with reliable access to the internet is required. 
  • You will need to be able to listen to audio, watch video, and to record both audio and video. Check your headphones, webcam,  and microphone.  Check with your MTDA school facilitator or a parent to assist you with checking your microphone and listening capabilities.

Recommended:

  • A digital or traditional paper notebook is advisable – to record and study the class content, consisting of weekly vocabulary and grammar.

Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:

Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq

All world language courses require the ability to record oral language using the computer.  A headset and microphone are required.

Students are required to call their teacher during the course of the class. They must have access to a phone and be able to call outside of regular school hours.

Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):

Fall: available
Spring: available
Summer: not available

Lead Teacher:

Carrie Anderson, Missoula Public Schools, carrie.anderson@montanadigitalacademy.org

PLEASE SEE YOUR LOCAL COUNSELOR TO REGISTER FOR MTDA COURSES

Montana Digital Academy
Phyllis J. Washington College of Education
The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive – Room 365
Missoula, Montana 59812
Phone: 406-203-1812
Fax: 406-203-1815