In this course you will be learning advanced grammatical concepts which build upon the knowledge you have previously gained in your Spanish 1, 2, and 3 courses. Therefore, you should have a solid base of basic and intermediate Spanish skills in order to find success in this class.
Spanish 4 is an advanced course designed to enhance students’ oral and written communication as well as expose them to the cultural similarities and differences as these relate to Spanish-speaking countries. Students will acquire a working knowledge of thematic vocabulary and advanced grammatical structures to enhance their ability to communicate.
This is a yearlong course consisting of 8 units. Upon successful completion students will receive 1 credit towards high school graduation.
Purpose of the Course
This course is designed to prepare you for AP Spanish courses as well as college level Spanish.
Successful completion of Spanish 1-3.
Methods of Instruction
Students will prepare for each chapter’s activities by reading vocabulary and grammar explanations, viewing short videos, participating in synchronous sessions, engaging with one another on Canvas, and completing homework assignments and readings on the VHL Supersite. Students’ performance will be assessed through the following ways:
Methods of Evaluation
Performance assessments provide meaningful contexts in which to measure authentic communication. In order to ensure that students meet the aforementioned learning objectives, they will be required to demonstrate proficiency through a variety of methods.
Students will demonstrate mastery through the following formative and summative assessments: