LS Foreign Language
Grades 3 - 5
The first years of Lower School Spanish introduce students to the study of foreign language and to the Spanish-speaking world. Students will develop elementary proficiency in basic sentence structures and vocabulary, designed to meet the needs of everyday life. Topics may include greetings; introductions; identification of people, places, actions and things in the immediate classroom environment; asking questions; eliciting and comprehending responses; describing colors, physical appearance, age, tastes, smells, shapes and moods; expressing needs, likes, dislikes, wishes and opinions; telling time; and counting.
Students will increase their multicultural literacy by learning about Spanish-speaking peoples around the world. Activities will include both the study of and participation in Hispanic cultural practices, including music, art, food and holidays.