Oscar’s Senior Spanish classes have been exploring all things related to food, including eating at a restaurant. It is yet another one of those great opportunities at North Branch to combine topics. While students are busy learning new vocabulary and proper pronunciation, they are also exposed to things like manners and nutrition.
Oscar’s 8th grade Spanish students recently worked on an assignment to make their own children’s books. They created the story, wrote it in Spanish, and drew illustrations. Here they are presenting the books at assembly.
The Juniors recently learned about large and small animals in Spanish classes. During assembly, the Junior Ones and Oscar sang El Cucarrón Marrón (The Brown Beetle). Junior Twos performed a short play called El Camaleón Aburrido (The Bored Chameleon), inspired by The Mixed Up Chameleon by Eric Carle. Here is a snippet of the play: […]
Oscar’s third and fourth grade Spanish class presented the play “El Renacuajo Paseador,” by the Columbian poet Rafael Pombo. Pombo is famous in Columbia for his “poemas infantiles” or childrens’ poems. Rin Rin the tadpole is the main character; as Wikipedia states: “Rin Rin is one of the most recognized characters of the Colombian culture, […]
At assembly today, Oscar’s 3rd and 4th grade Spanish class presented their first play. It was entirely in Spanish, so I am a little fuzzy on the plot. It was based on a popular children’s book, and told the story of animal friends such as a rat, Mother Rat, a cat, two frogs, a duck […]