Spanish Language In Our 1st and 2nd Grade Classrooms

What does Spanish mean for our children in the 1st and 2nd grade at Stonegate Elementary School? It means it’s time to learn another language and have fun! We learn through repetition, memorization, producing what we learn, and games.

It is amazing how the kids can absorb that much vocabulary in such a short period of time. Continue reading


What Time Is It?

Time for play? Time for work? It is time for both!  In my LAL before school Spanish class at Zionsville West Middle School we are learning to tell time by the hour, by the half hour, and by the quarter hour.  We are also learning how to say all of the classes that meet in a school day and then describe our school schedule incorporating the time of day we have each of the classes.  Today we laid on the floor and made “body clocks” with our arms outstretched.  Continue reading