March 30, 2012


Due to the assembly on Monday our next class isn't until Tuesday. Between now and then, read over this explaination of what I presented today and then do this "quiz."

Indirect Object Pronoun Quiz

Indirect Object Pronoun Mini-Assessment

Part 1: Write the pronoun that represents the following (me, te, le, nos, les)
  1. to them
  2. for her
  3. to you (singular informal/familiar)
  4. to me
  5. for you all (plural you)
  6. for Maria and me
  7. to my parents

Part 2: Write the following sentences with dar or comprar (present tense: doy/o, as, a, amos, an).
  1. She gives you food.
  2. I buy books for him.
  3. They give me money (dinero).
  4. He buy her flowers (flores).

March 29, 2012

Mini Assessment Tomorrow

So we'll have a mini assessment on indirect object pronouns tomorrow. If you look in your packet right after the last questions we did in class today (the ones with the pictures with stick figures), you will see a "quiz." I think it is called Quiz 41. Anyhow, your assessment tomorrow will be along the lines of Quiz 41. Check it out, not to hard.

March 28, 2012

Assembly on Monday

This coming Monday Admin will hold the Courage to Speak Foundation assembly for all students in grades 10 and 11. We'll all go as a class. Please report to class, then we'll go.

Homework for Thursday March 29

In the big indirect object pronoun packet that I gave you, complete all questions 104-109. Take the time to read up on indirect objects here:

March 27, 2012

Take a Quick Read

I graded your essays today. They were better than we all expected. As I have been saying all along, you need to self-motivate to check this site, practice on your own, plan ahead, etc. My expectations for writing and speaking increase greatly as the course progresses. Anyhow, as I said today in class we'll move through this mini-unit on indirect object pronouns quickly. I had planned to have you do a mini-assessment on IOs on Monday, but I just found out that they have scheduled an assembly during block 2 on Monday. I want to get this assessment in before the end of the quarter (Monday), so we'll have to move it to this Friday. Take the time to read up on indirect objects tonight or tomorrow night here:

Homework for Wednesday March 28

In the big indirect object pronoun packet that I gave you, complete all questions up to 53 and then do ALL of Quiz 40.

March 19, 2012

Major Assessment on Monday

There will be a major assessment on Monday. In class you'll have to finish a story about a trip on a train: no notes, no partners, preterite, irregular preterite, time frame words, reflexive verbs, train vocab, etc. Start reviewing.

Homework for Tuesday

Review irregular verb conjugations here. Review the vocab and interview if you didn't do it over the weekend.

Irregular Preterite Verb Review

Keep practicing here!

March 16, 2012

Homework for Monday March 19 Workbook - Chapter 3 - Grammar 1 - Activities A & B

Also, review how to conjugate reflexive verbs in the past tense like we did in this interview. Review the past tense time frame words. We'll have a formal assessment on these next week.

March 15, 2012

Homework for Friday

Practice vocab online via the eFlashcards  code ASD7837c3.

March 12, 2012

Homework Due Thursday - Workbook - Chapter 3 - Workbook - Vocabulary 1 - Activities A, B, C and D

¿Quién es lo mas sano?

  1. ¿Te cepillaste los dientes esta mañana?
  2. ¿Tomaste una ducha anoche después de jugar los desportes?
  3. ¿Te acostaste antes de diez anoche?
  4. ¿Te duchaste anoche o esta manana?
  5. ¿A que hora te acostaste anoche?
  6. ¿Te miraste en el espejo esta mañana?
  7. ¿Te cepillaste los dientes anoche?
  8. ¿Te peinaste el  pelo hoy por la mañana?

March 8, 2012

Basic Time Frame Words for Preterite Tense

ayer = yesterday
anteayer = the day before yesterday
anoche = last night
anteanoche = the night before last
ayer por la mañana = yesterday morning
ayer por la tarde = yesterday afternoon
el viernes por la mañana = Friday morning
el domingo por la tarde = Sunday afternoon
el lunes por la noche = Monday night
hoy por la mañana = this morning
esta mañana = this morning
la semana pasada = last week


quién = who
qué = what
cómo = how or what
dónde = where
cuánto/a/os/as = how much/many
cuándo = when
por qué = why

a qué hora = what time
adónde = to where
a quién = to whom

March 6, 2012

Homework for Thursday March 8

Review preterite verbs for 10 minutes online here

Lección de hoy

Basic Preterite Verb Conjugation

March 5, 2012

Homework for Tuesday March 6

Review preterite verbs for 15 minutes online here

March 1, 2012

Homework Due March 5 - capítulo 2 - workbook - gramática 1 - actividades F and H

 For activity H, be sure to leave sentences without a reflexive pronoun, if none is needed.