7th & 8th Grade Spanish Language Program
So what do you learn in Spanish at EHMS?
 
At EHMS, 7th graders complete the equivalent of the first half of High School 
Spanish level 1. 
7th graders are expected to strengthen their proficiency with the target skills for the Novice-Mid level. Click here to access the ACTFL Can Do Statements for this performance level. Some second-semester 7th graders will be able to occasionally function at the Novice-High level. 
You'll learn about the cultures of Mexico and Hispanic communities in Central and South America, and the Caribbean. By way of activities that tap into the various learning styles, you'll learn to talk, read and write in Spanish about a variety of topics such as likes and dislikes, what people are like, school, food and meals, good health habits,  places to go and things to do. You will also learn traditional and contemporary songs in Spanish. You will have opportunities to share your opinions, knowledge and display your creativity using various iPad apps and Web 2.0 tools such as Google DriveVoiceThread, PreziQuizlet, iMovie, PadletPages, Slides, Keynote, NearPod, Socratic, etc.

Class Syllabus

EHMS 8t
h graders complete the equivalent of the second half of High School Spanish level I. When you successfully learn the communication skills taught this year, you will be well prepared for High School Spanish level II. To be eligible to take Spanish II as a Freshman at either North Hunterdon or Voorhees High School you must complete 8th grade Spanish having demonstrated that you can perform consistently at the ACTFL Novice High level. Click here to access the ACTFL Can Do Statements for this performance level. 8th graders are expected to strengthen their proficiency with the target skills for the Novice-Mid level with new content and to develop a Novice-High proficiency level with familiar topics and content. Some second-semester 8th graders will be able to occasionally function at the Intermediate-Low level.
 
By way of activities that address a variety of learning styles, 8th graders learn about the cultures of Spain and the various Hispanic communities in the United States. In both the present and future tenses, you'll learn to talk, read, and write in Spanish in about a variety of topics such as places to go, celebrations, eating out, homes and housing, shopping, clothes and gifts. You will also learn traditional and contemporary songs in Spanish. You will have opportunities to share your opinions and knowledge and to display your creativity using various iPad apps and Web 2.0 tools such as VoiceThread, PreziGoogle DocsiMovie, Pages, Slides, Keynote, Padlet, Quizlet, NearPod, Socratic, Notability, etc.