AP SUBTHEME: Environmental issues
***The HEALTH theme has been eliminated from Spanish III, it is covered in Spanish IV***
Recommended pacing: 4 weeks
Virginia State Foreign Language Standards of Learning for Level 3
SIII.1 The student will engage in original and spontaneous oral and written communications in Spanish.
SIII.2 The student will demonstrate skills necessary to initiate, sustain, and close oral and written exchanges in Spanish, applying familiar vocabulary and structures to new situations.
SIII.3 The student will comprehend spoken and written Spanish presented through a variety of media and based on new topics in familiar and unfamiliar contexts.
SIII.5 The student will present in Spanish student-created and culturally authentic stories, poems, and/or skits.
SIII.7 The student will use Spanish to reinforce and broaden knowledge of connections between Spanish and other subject areas.
SIII.10 The student will improve Spanish language skills and expand cultural understanding by accessing information beyond the classroom setting for recreational, educational, and occupational purposes.
Vocabulary related to news broadcasts, newspaper articles, rescues, extreme weather events, and specific disasters such as hurricanes, floods, fires, floods, tornadoes, etc. See attached vocabulary list.
El Tiempo Latino, Washington Hispanic, Spanish television programs, news reports and audio, Realidades 2 Chapter 5A, Red Cross Book. Teachers resources available on http://loudounvision.net/ LCPS Spanish Teacher Exchange
NOTE: Teachers should use the appropriate PALS rubrics for speaking and writing.