Learning Outcomes

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The content, assignments, and assessments for Spanish 1 are aligned to the following learning outcomes.

  1. Use patterned phrases to provide and understand basic personal information
    • 1.1 Use common greetings and goodbyes
      • 1.1.1 Identify common greetings and goodbyes
      • 1.1.2 Identify appropriate responses to spoken greetings and goodbyes
      • 1.1.3 Identify formal and informal greetings
      • 1.1.4 Recognize the sounds of letters in Spanish
    • 1.2 Recognize and use classroom vocabulary
      • 1.2.1 Identify common objects in the classroom
      • 1.2.2 Form numbers up to 31
      • 1.2.3 Recognize spoken numbers
    • 1.3 Identify the gender and number of nouns
      • 1.3.1 Identify the gender of nouns
      • 1.3.2 Change nouns from singular to plural
    • 1.4 Use definite and indefinite articles and the verb hay
      • 1.4.1 Select the appropriate definite or indefinite article for the context
      • 1.4.2 Identify whether there is or there are different items based on spoken questions
  2. Use subject pronouns, the verb ser, adjectives, and dates
    • 2.1 Use the vocabulary of months and days
      • 2.1.1 Identify months and days
    • 2.2 Use dates and the question word ¿cuándo?
      • 2.2.1 Tell the date
      • 2.2.2 Understand spoken dates
    • 2.3 Use subject pronouns and the verb ser to give and ask for information
      • 2.3.1 Change personal nouns into subject pronouns
      • 2.3.2 Identify the correct conjugations of the verb ser (to be)
      • 2.3.3 Recognize possession indicated by ser + de
    • 2.4 Use adjectives to describe things using the correct position, gender and number of adjectives
      • 2.4.1 Identify the color of things
    • 2.4.2 Recognize the correct position, gender and number of adjectives
      • 2.4.3 Identify things based on spoken descriptions
    • 2.5 Read and understand information about Latino, Latina, and Latinx identity in the US
      • 2.5.1 Identify written information about Latino, Latina, and Latinx identity in the US
  3. Use verbs ending in -ar, numbers up to 100 and telling time to talk about when things are happening
    • 3.1 Talk about locations at the university and numbers up to 100
      • 3.1.1 Identify the meanings of common -ar verbs
      • 3.1.2 Form numbers up to 100
    • 3.2 Use correct conjugations of select verbs ending in -ar
      • 3.2.1 Identify the correct conjugations of select verbs ending in -ar
    • 3.3 Use verbs ending in -ar
      • 3.3.1 Identify the correct conjugations of verbs ending in -ar
      • 3.3.2 Answer questions using -ar verbs
      • 3.3.3 Recognize the subject of a sentence (personal pronoun) based on verb conjugation (with -ar verbs)
    • 3.4 Use numbers and time-related vocabulary to describe activities on various days and times
      • 3.4.1 Tell the time
      • 3.4.2 Recognize and understand spoken time
  4. Use the vocabulary of courses at the university and the verbs tener and ir to talk about studying at university
    • 4.1 Use the vocabulary of courses and locations at the university
      • 4.1.1 Recognize the vocabulary of locations and courses at the university
    • 4.2 Use the irregular verb tener and the question words ¿qué? and ¿cuál?
      • 4.2.1 Recognize the use of the irregular verb tener
      • 4.2.2 Recognize the subject of a spoken sentence based on the conjugation of tener
      • 4.2.3 Ask and answer questions with ¿qué/cuál?
    • 4.3 Use expressions with the verb tener
      • 4.3.1 Recognize and understand the common expressions with the verb tener
      • 4.3.2 Use tener + que + infinitive to describe things one has to do
    • 4.4 Use the irregular verb ir to talk about going places
      • 4.4.1 Recognize the correct conjugations of the verb ir
    • 4.5 Learn about two universities in the Spanish-speaking world
      • 4.5.1 Identify information from a written text about universities in the Spanish-speaking world
  5.  Use the vocabulary of family relations, possessive adjectives, and regular -er/-ir verbs, and adjectives of physical and mental traits
    • 5.1 Use the vocabulary of family relations
      • 5.1.1 Recognize vocabulary of family relations
      • 5.1.2 Understand spoken information about the members of a family
    • 5.2 Use possessive adjectives and the questions words ¿cuántos? and ¿quién(es)?
      • 5.2.1 Recognize possession indicated by possessive adjectives
      • 5.2.2 Ask and answer questions with ¿cuántos y quién(es)?
    • 5.3 Use verbs ending in -er and -ir
      • 5.3.1 Recognize the meaning of verbs in the present tense that end in -er & -ir
      • 5.3.2 Identify the correct conjugation of verbs in the present tense that end in -er & -ir
      • 5.3.3 Recognize the subject of a sentence based on the conjugation of verbs ending in -er and -ir
    • 5.4 Use adjectives describing physical and mental traits and nationality
      • 5.4.1 Recognize adjectives describing physical and mental traits
      • 5.4.2 Identify people based on spoken descriptions
      • 5.4.3 Recognize adjectives of nationality used to describe people
  6. Talk about clothing and the weather and use gustar + infinitive and numbers past 100
    • 6.1 Use the vocabulary of clothing to talk about what people are wearing
      • 6.1.1 Recognize the vocabulary of clothing
      • 6.1.2 Identify articles of clothing based on spoken descriptions
    • 6.2 Use numbers past 100
      • 6.2.1 Recognize numbers past 100
    • 6.3 Describe the weather
      • 6.3.1 Recognize the vocabulary of weather
      • 6.3.2 Understand spoken descriptions of the weather
    • 6.4 Use gustar+infinitive to express what you and others like to do
      • 6.4.1 Recognize phrases using gustar+infinitive to express what someone likes to do
      • 6.4.2 Comprehend spoken sentences expressing what someone likes to do
    • 6.5 Discuss the Catholic pilgrimage tradition through northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela
      • 6.5.1 Identify information about the Catholic pilgrimage tradition through northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela
  7. Use the vocabulary of domestic spaces, the verb estar, and ir + a to talk about where people are and what they are going to do
    • 7.1 Use the vocabulary of rooms and furniture to describe domestic spaces
      • 7.1.1 Recognize the vocabulary of rooms and furniture in the home
    • 7.2 Use the verb estar and prepositions of location to indicate location
      • 7.2.1 Recognize the correct conjugations of the verb estar
      • 7.2.2 Use the prepositions of location to describe where things and people are located in a house
      • 7.2.3 Identify locations from spoken text
    • 7.3 Use ir + a + infinitive to describe what people are going to do
      • 7.3.1 Recognize statements about plans and future events which use the infinitive after ir + a
      • 7.3.2 Identify plans and future events from spoken text
      • 7.3.3 Distinguish the use of ir with destinations and the use of ir with infinitives
    • 7.4 Use o-ue stem-changing verbs
      • 7.4.1 Recognize the correct conjugations of o-ue stem-changing verbs
      • 7.4.2 Understand spoken statements using o-ue stem-changing verbs
  8. Use verbs and nouns related to pastimes, sports and other activities
    • 8.1 Use the vocabulary of pastimes and sports
      • 8.1.1 Identify verbs and nouns related to pastimes, sports and other activities
      • 8.1.2 Understand spoken statements about pastimes, sports and other activities
    • 8.2 Use the correct form of gustar + nouns to say what things you and others like and don’t like
      • 8.2.1 Recognize the correct pronouns and correct forms of gustar to say what things you and others like and don’t like
      • 8.2.2 Distinguish what things are pleasing to different people based on spoken text
      • 8.2.3 Use “querer” and “gustar” to explain your wants and likes
    • 8.3 Understand and use e-ie stem-changing verbs
      • 8.3.1 Recognize the correct conjugation of e-ie stem-changing verbs
      • 8.3.2 Understand spoken questions using e-ie stem-changing verbs
    • 8.4 Understand and use adverbs of motion ending in -mente
      • 8.4.1 Recognize adverbs of motion ending in -mente
    • 8.5 Discuss important pastimes and sports in the Hispanic world
      • 8.5.1 Identify some important pastimes and sports in the Hispanic world
  9. Use estar with adjectives of condition and emotion, along with coordinating conjunctions and the question words ¿como? and ¿por qué?
    • 9.1 Use adjectives of condition and emotion
      • 9.1.1 Recognize adjectives of condition and emotion
      • 9.1.2 Give an appropriate response to someone’s condition or emotion
    • 9.2 Use estar with adjectives to describe conditions and emotions
      • 9.2.1 Identify how estar is used with adjectives to describe conditions and emotions
      • 9.2.2 Describe conditions and emotions based on spoken prompts
    • 9.3 Differentiate between uses of ser and estar and use the question word ¿como?
      • 9.3.1 Recognize different uses of ser and estar
    • 9.4 Use coordinating conjunctions and the question word ¿por qué?
      • 9.4.1 Recognize coordinating conjunctions
      • 9.4.2 Recognize the difference between porque and ¿por qué?
  10. Use e-i stem-changing verbs, irregular yo-verbs, and the vocabulary of food to talk about cooking and eating
    • 10.1 Use the vocabulary of foods, cooking, and eating
      • 10.1.1 Recognize the vocabulary of foods, cooking, and eating
    • 10.2 Use e-i stem-changing verbs
      • 10.2.1 Recognize the correct conjugations of e-i stem-changing verbs
    • 10.3 Understand and use verbs that have irregularities in the yo form
      • 10.3.1 Recognize the correct conjugations of verbs that have irregularities in the yo form
      • 10.3.2 Understand spoken sentences using irregular verbs
    • 10.4 Use all question words
      • 10.4.1 Review and practice use of all question-words
    • 10.5 Discuss some typical dishes of the Hispanic World
      • 10.5.1 Identify information about some typical dishes of the Hispanic World
  11. Discuss places in the community and use the present progressive, saber, and conocer
    • 11.1 Use the vocabulary of places in the community
      • 11.1.1 Recognize the vocabulary of places in the community
      • 11.1.2 Identify where people are going based on spoken text
    • 11.2 Use the present progressive tense
      • 11.2.1 Recognize correct forms of the present progressive
      • 11.2.2 Distinguish present progressive from present tense
    • 11.3 Distinguish between what you know and what you are familiar with
      • 11.3.1 Recognize the appropriate uses of the verbs saber and conocer
    • 11.4 Distinguish between ser and estar
      • 11.4.1 Distinguish ser and estar in their unique uses (time, definition, origin, location, present progressive)

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