General review: stem changing verbs pensar, querer, preferir; indefinite articles, body parts; adjective/noun agreement
New grammar: Demonstrative adjectives; verb quedar to express fit.
authentic clothing items for comparisons, photos/ slideshow of clothing, fashion magazines, practice workbook parts I & II, audio and video CDs.
Design a clothing item or a fashion according to seasons/weather and/or body parts
Give a speech on fashion design
S 1.2 Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics
S 3.1 Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines
S 5.1 Students use Spanish both within and beyond the school setting
• Maintain a discussion related to shopping for clothing, gifts, and accessories in the preterite tense.
• Discuss and/or debate a variety of stores.
• Express opinions and react to
gifts and accessories
• Demonstrate comprehension of content from authentic audio visual texts relating to shopping, clothes, gifts, and accessories in the preterite tense.
• Evaluate and interpret authentic store advertisements.
• Produce an oral or written report on traditional gifts of Spanish-speaking countries.
• Produce an oral or written presentation reflecting current trends and/or attitudes in society related to going to the mall.
• Make connections between historical contexts and current attitudes towards fashion and shopping.
• Make connections between clothing prices in Spanish-speaking countries and the U.S.
• Compare and contrast specialty shops.
• Explore local stores that sell products from Spanish-speaking countries in your own community.
Describe Events in the Past
Shopping and clothing
Gifts and accessories
Type of stores
Events in the past tense
Places to shop
Preterite tense for regular verbs, and –car/-gar/-zar endings
Direct object pronouns
Review of: location and position words (a la derecha de, a la izquierda de, al lado de, cerca de, delante de, detrás de, lejos de); hace + time expressions
New Grammar: Regular preterite tense, including “-car”, “-gar”, and “-zar” verbs; direct object pronouns; demonstrative adjectives; and using adjectives as nouns.
Listen to an advertisement on the radio for a clothing store that is going out of business, and answer true and false questions about what you hear.
Describe back to school shopping experiences.
Create an open-air market for different countries and have students “shop” and talk about preferences and pricing
Create a poster to illustrate and describe things you bought for your boyfriend or girlfriend.
Write an email to a friend describing what you bought at the mall.