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HS Spanish 3

1.0 Carnegie Unit 

Instructor: Janice Martin

Contact Information:

If you have questions concerning the content of the course, you may contact the instructor directly using the email link in the "Communications & Tools" tab. NOTE: Whenever sending an email, please be sure to indicate your Course title and number in the subject line (ie, AP Art History).

For lesson or test administration issues, please contact the HS department:

The University of Mississippi High School
P. O. Box 7959
University, MS 38677-0729

Phone: 662-915-1296
Fax: (662) 915-5138
E-mail: UMHS@olemiss.edu

Course Description:

Spanish III is a continuation of Spanish I and Spanish II. These lessons will build on those skills which you should have acquired in the previous courses. This course will review some of those skills and take you to a more in depth understanding of the language. Also, you will become more familiar with several of the countries where Spanish is the official language.

Required Textbook:

You will not need a textbook. However, it is strongly suggested that you use a good Spanish/English dictionary. It will be used for many of the lessons and is also permitted on parts of the exams.

It is the studentís responsibility to order his or her dictionary. Online textbook retailers such as Amazon.com, ABEbooks.com, or Half.com usually provide used textbooks at economical prices.

Course Objectives include (but are not limited to):

  • You will read Spanish within the requirements of this course.
  • You will write Spanish within the requirements of this course.
  • You will become familiar with countries where Spanish is spoken.

Course Outline:

This course consists of 8 units.

Units
LESSON Reading Assignments
Due for Grades
1

Lesson one--the articles

Online notes
Lesson Activities, Country Visit Dropbox
2

Lesson two--all about adjectives

Online notes
Lesson Activities, Country Visit Dropbox
3

Lesson three--pronouns

Online notes
Lesson Activities

Exam 1

Lessons 1 through 3
Proctored exam
4
Lesson four--commands Online notes
Lesson Activities, Country Visit Dropbox
5

Lesson five--the passive voice

Online notes
Lesson Activities, Country Visit Dropbox
6

Lesson six--gerunds and infinitives

Online notes
Lesson Activities
Exam 2 Lessons 1 through 6
Proctored exam
7
Lesson seven--interrogatives and exclamations Online notes
Lesson Activities, Country Visit Dropbox
8

Lesson eight--orthographic changes

Online notes
Lesson Activities, Country Visit Dropbox
9
Lesson nine--preterit or imperfect? Online notes
Lesson Activities

Exam 3

Lessons 1 through 9
Proctored exam

Grading Scale:

93 - 100% = A
85 - 92% = B
75 - 84% = C
70 - 74% = D
Below 69% = F

The grading format is as follows:

Lesson Activities 30%
Country Visits 20%
Exams 50%