La Clase de la Sra. Moloney


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Student Spotlight – Kerri F.

Periodically, we will have a “Star Student” serve as our class guest blogger.  This student will have the unique opportunity to tell you a little bit about themselves and to explain some of the exciting things going on in our classroom from a student’s perspective.
Screen Shot 2017-09-12 at 2.39.41 PMNombre: Kerri F.
Clase: E Block Spanish 3 Honors
How many years have you studied Spanish?: 2
(Hobbies) Pasatiempos:  Singing Whitney Houston
(Favorite Food) Comida Favorita:  Mashed Potatoes, Mac’n’cheese bites
(Why are you studying a world language) ¿Por qué estudias un idioma mundial?:  To have experience if I ever travel
(What are you hoping to learn in Spanish class?) ¿Qué quieres aprender en la clase de Español?: Tenses
(What activities do you like to do in class?) ¿Qué tipo de actividades prefieres hacer en la clase?: KAHOOT
If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be? Why?:
Shawn Mendes because he’s my favorite artist.
What are the top (3) places on your bucket list that you would like to visit?:
Germany, California, and Greece
(Dicho Favorito) Favorite Quote or Saying:  “Wherever you go, there you are.”
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Oral Assessment Time – Term 4 Cara a Cara Interviews

first_impressionsIt is that time of the year again! Our final oral assessment is nearly here!  Spanish II Honor students have done an incredible job of learning and integrating 9 verb tenses this year and now they have a chance to showcase their ability to use them in context to communicate in a meaningful way.  by the end of this term, all Level II Honors students will be able to execute (ask, answer, and expand upon) the following (20) questions (and several complex variations/scenarios of these questions).

  1. ¿Qué hacías _____________________?
  2. ¿Cómo era __________________ que _______________? (Descríbelo/la/los/las)
  3. ¿Qué hiciste cuando tenías __________ años?
  4. ¿Qué hora era cuando _____________?
  5. ¿Qué tiempo hacía cuando _____________?
  6. ¿Cómo estabas cuando _____________?
  7. ¿Qué harás si ganas la lotería?
  8. ¿A qué hora llegarás a casa esta tarde?
  9. ¿Cuándo me dirás tu decisión?
  10. ¿Me ayudarías con mi tarea?
  11. ¿Cuándo podrías visitarme en México?
  12. ¿Por qué querrías continuar estudiando espanol el próximo ano?
  13. ¿Adónde has viajado?
  14. ¿Por qué has estudiado el español?
  15. ¿Habías estudiado el espanol antes?
  16. ¿Habías gozado de todas tus clases siempre?
  17. Para el fin de este año, ¿qué habrás aprendido en la clase de espanol?
  18. ¿Qué habrás logrado este año?
  19. ¿Qué habrías hecho diferentemente este año?
  20. ¿Qué habrías hecho si fuera candidata a presidente este año?


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Student Spotlight – Zack L.

Last but not least, our final senior “Star Student” is…

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Nombre:
Zack Lapointe

Clase: Latin American Experience

How many years have you studied Spanish?:
4

(Hobbies) Pasatiempos:

  • Being outdoors
  • Listening to music
  • Hanging with friends
  • Watching soccer

(Favorite Food) Comida Favorita:
Chicken Parm

(What are you hoping to learn in class?) ¿Qué quieres aprender en la clase de Español?:
I’m hoping to learn more about the cultures of Latin American countries.

(What I like most in this class) Lo que me gusta más en esta clase:
I like that the class is mostly project-based.

(What are we currently doing in class?) ¿Qué hacemos ahora en la clase?:
We’re looking at our family trees and heritage.

(Dicho Favorito) Favorite Quote or Saying:
Well done” – Jake Szymko


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Student Spotlight – Bailey V.

Last Day of School!  Here is another senior “Star Student” from our LAX class!

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Nombre: Bailey Vogt

Clase: Latin American Experience

How many years have you studied Spanish?:
13 years

(Hobbies) Pasatiempos:

  • Spending time outdoors.
  • Reading.
  • Listening to music.
  • Hanging out with family and friends.

(Favorite Food) Comida Favorita:
All types of pasta!

(What are you hoping to learn in class?) ¿Qué quieres aprender en la clase de Español?:
I am looking to learn more about different spanish cultures and the traditions that follow through Latin regions.

(What I like most in this class) Lo que me gusta más en esta clase:
I like learning about the different values from a variety of countries. Also, I love listening to the all the genres of Latin music.

(What are we currently doing in class?) ¿Qué hacemos ahora en la clase?:
Last day of school!

(Dicho Favorito) Favorite Quote or Saying:
“A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.”


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Student Spotlight – Daisy P.

Here is another “Star Student” senior from our LAX class.

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Nombre: Daisy Prescott

Clase: Latin American Experience

How many years have you studied Spanish?:
Including this year, four.


(Hobbies) Pasatiempos:

  • Drawing
  • Playing video games
  • Writing
  • Singing and hoping to God no one can hear me

(Favorite Food) Comida Favorita:
I love a lot of different foods, but I really love lo mein from any Chinese food place.

(What are you hoping to learn in class?) ¿Qué quieres aprender en la clase de Español?:
I’m really hoping to learn more about Spanish/Latino/Hispanic heritage and culture, like what makes the countries stand out from each other. I know very little and I think it would be interesting and good to know.

(What I like most in this class) Lo que me gusta más en esta clase:
What I like most about the class is being able to immerse myself in other cultures and being able to meet all new people.

(What are we currently doing in class?) ¿Qué hacemos ahora en la clase?:
We are currently finding someone in the community who is from a Spanish-speaking country and interviewing them about the process of becoming an American citizen and what it means to be someone of their heritage.

(Dicho Favorito) Favorite Quote or Saying:
“Nothing is impossible! The word itself says, ‘I’m possible’!” – Audrey Hepburn


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Student Spotlight – Jake S.

Here is another “Star Student” senior from our LAX class!

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Nombre:
Jake Szymko

Clase: Latin American experience

How many years have you studied Spanish?:
13 years

(Hobbies) Pasatiempos:

 

  •  Soccer
  • Eat new foods
  • Go on new adventures
  • Look at new cars

(Favorite Food) Comida Favorita:
Chicken Parm

(What are you hoping to learn in class?) ¿Qué quieres aprender en la clase de Español?:
I’m hoping to learn about many new cultures and their traditions as well as their values and morals.  

(What I like most in this class) Lo que me gusta más en esta clase:
I like how we get freedom. We got to go out in the real world and connect with people and understand their story.

(What are we currently doing in class?) ¿Qué hacemos ahora en la clase?:
We are currently learning about different Latin dances and their history.

(Dicho Favorito) Favorite Quote or Saying:
“Alright Man”


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Student Spotlight – Michelle A.

Here is another “Star Student” from our LAX class!

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Nombre:
Michelle Arsenault

Clase: Latin American Experience

How many years have you studied Spanish?:
10 years

(Hobbies) Pasatiempos:

  • Hiking
  • Playing the flute
  • Painting

(Favorite Food) Comida Favorita:
Burritos

(What are you hoping to learn in class?) ¿Qué quieres aprender en la clase de Español?:
How to make connections within the community and use Spanish to communicate.

(What I like most in this class) Lo que me gusta más en esta clase:
The freedom we have and the projects are different from other classes.

(What are we currently doing in class?) ¿Qué hacemos ahora en la clase?:
We just made a Spanish lip sync with English subtitles.

(Dicho Favorito) Favorite Quote or Saying:
“I can’t wait to go home and take a nap.”