In January Kindergarteners will be practicing weather vocabulary (hace frío (it's cold), hace calor (it's hot), hace sol (it's sunny), and está lloviendo (it's raining). We will also practice shapes which are really easy since they are almost all cognates (words that look very similar to their English equivalents). We will continue to review colors and numbers which we practiced a lot the first semester.
We are comparing and contrasting the tooth fairy and Ratoncito Pérez. Children in Spanish speaking countries put their teeth under their pillows and Ratoncito Pérez takes the teeth and replaces them with a coin. First graders will also be practicing weather vocabulary. We will include (hace frío (it's cold), hace calor (it's hot), hace sol (it's sunny),está lloviendo (it's raining), hace buen tiempo (it's good weather), and hace mal tiempo (it's bad weather). We are going to continue to practice answering the question ¿Cómo estás? (How are you?).
Second and third graders will be reviewing weather vocabulary. They will review (hace frío (it's hot), hace calor (it's hot), hace sol (it's sunny), está lloviendo (it's raining, )hace buen tiempo (it's good weather), hace mal tiempo (it's bad weather), hace viento (It's windy), está nublado (It's cloudy), está tormentoso (it's stormy), and está nevando (it's snowing).
I am so glad to be back! I am amazed at what my students can do! They love greeting me in Spanish. I love hearing them speak Spanish. It's amazing with only 30 minutes once a week what they can do. ¡Qué fantástico!