Grade 8 Spanish

Spanish 8 students will study Spanish culture and learn beginning grammar and sentence structure. Some of the topics covered include the origin of Spanish, a brief introduction into the history of the Spanish civilization, sentence structure, regular verb conjugations in the present tense, an understanding of the English language from the development of the Spanish language, cognates, and introductory vocabulary. Students participate in hands on experiences such as cooking, crafts and projects, write short papers in English about culture or history, and write sentences and paragraphs in Spanish.