Honors Spanish for Natives III

North Brunswick Township High School

HONORS SPANISH FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS III

Course Description

 

This third year course is designed to advance native speakers' skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish.  Advanced grammar topics will be explored as well as further discussion about select Spanish-speaking countries.  Abridged pieces of famous literature and thematic conversational topics will be stressed during the course.

 

Course Proficiencies

 

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

 

  1. Converse actively and accurately in the target language with the teacher and students, exhibiting appropriate pronunciation and correct usage of vocabulary.
  2. Comprehend and discuss the content and significance of selected works of Spanish literature, dialogues, essays, and other selected reading passages.
  3. Organize and write guided and creative compositions, summaries, and other types of expository prose in Spanish.
  4. Demonstrate comprehension and mastery of selected cultural topics dealing with people, places, and events in the Spanish-speaking world.
  5. Develop increased awareness of the richness of the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries.
  6. Demonstrate comprehension and mastery of advanced grammar topics, new vocabulary, and idiomatic expressions.
  7. Express themselves in written Spanish with accuracy on a number of different topics.

 

Course Requirements

 

Students will be expected to:

 

  1. Attend class regularly and be on time. 
  2. Bring necessary supplies to class.
  3. Complete all in class and homework assignments.
  4. Make-up all work after any absence within a deadline established by school policy.
  5. Maintain a high degree of class participation and preparation.
  6. Demonstrate a cooperative attitude and contribute to the learning process of the class.

Evaluation Procedures

Marking period grades will be assigned quarterly and will be determined by the following:

  1. Class Participation........................................................... 20%
  2. 2.Homework...................................................................... 20%
  3. Tests/Quizzes/Presentations............................................ .45%
  4.  Oral Proficiency………………………………………..….15%

*Test=2 quizzes

Rev. 9/17