5th Grade Curriculum:
  • Review of 3rd and 4th Grade Vocabulary
  • Spanish Speaking Countries - Each student will choose a country to research and present (using Spanish and English)
  • All About You and Me - Extension of greetings and introductions, and expresions to describe self and others
  • Food and Restaurant - Review of breakfast items and meal times, introduction to lunch and dinner items, introduction to verbs comer/tomar/querer
  • My Community and Daily Routine - Describe and give directions using prepositions, add time on the half hour, where you go and what you do in your community - How are our communities the same and different?

Unit 5.1: Todo sobre tú y yo/All About You and Me






Helpful links for celebrity homework:

http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&locID=lom_accessmich&topic=People&ste=2 - all kinds of people

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0855197.html - entertainers

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0855208.html - athletes






Unit 5.3 ¡A Comer!/ Let's Eat!






Links:


Meal times:
http://www.whatvalencia.com/spanish-meal.html
http://gomexico.about.com/od/historyculture/tp/mexican_meals.htm
http://spanishfood.about.com/od/discoverspanishfood/a/spain_meals.htm

Ceviche:
http://southamericanfood.about.com/od/appetizersfirstcourses/a/ceviche.htm

Paella:
http://spanishfood.about.com/od/maincourses/a/paella.htm

Flan:
http://flan.holidaycook.com/history.shtml

Tapas:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapas

Bocadillos:
http://spanishfood.about.com/od/spanishfoodfaqs/f/bocadillos.htm
http://spanishfood.about.com/od/glossaryofspanishterms/g/bocadillo.htm

‍Unit 5.4: La comunidad y mi rutina diaria/The Community and My Daily Routine

Explora Costa Rica

Explora Bolivia
Explora Chile





Unit 5.4: Los paises hispanohablantes/Spanish-speaking Countries

Country Report Links:


For first seven items (must be translated into Spanish later):
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ - has first seven items for Spanish portion of presentation

For other items:

Go to Quarton's Media Center link to access sites such as Culture Grams.

www.worldinfozone.com - select country from pull down menu - sports, festivals, and other information are listed on right

www.oanda.com/convert/classic - for current value of money and name of money

www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/ - for flag information
http://www.worldatlas.com/ - Find your continent, then your country. Good site for places, animals, festivals, and people.

http://www.worldatlas.com/ - Find your continent on the map, then your country. Then, click on the "Famous Natives" link for famous people.


Online Encyclopedia Link:
http://birmingham.schoolfusion.us/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=183135&sessionid=ba41785de8c1b0bed6b0545fbc8770d9 - good for animals, foods, festivals.

Audio Files for Spanish Country Report:


- Country Name

- Capital of Country

- Country Leader

- Population

- Flag

- Climate

- Religion

- Sports

- Animals

- Foods

Handouts:






- Spanish-speaking countries/capitals. Use this to study for unit test. You must know where 8 of the countries are located. You do NOT need to know the capitals of each country.



Example Power Point Presentation:
- No students will be presenting Mexico.

Map Practice Games:

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/south-america-puzzle.html

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/central-america-puzzle.html

5.1 Study Guide: