High School

Spanish 3 Honors

1.0 Credit
36 weeks
Open

Dive into the rich diversity of Hispanic culture across the globe by exploring the tastes, sights, and sounds of this dynamic language that reflects triumph, struggle, celebration, and so much more. During this cultural journey, you’ll improve conversational, vocabulary, and writing skills through authentic tasks. Short of obtaining a passport, there is no better way to discover new lands, peoples, or experiences. Take your Spanish language abilities to the next level!

Competencies

Preterit vs Imperfect, Saber vs. Conocer, and Relative Pronouns

Students will demonstrate an understanding of preterit vs. imperfect, SABER vs. CONOCER, and relative pronouns by interpreting and communicating in written and spoken Spanish on topics such as Hispanic culture and Spanish-speaking historical figures in the United States.

Future, Ser and Estar, Present Progressive, Reflexive vs. Reciprocal Actions, Por vs. Para and Command Verb Forms

Students will demonstrate an understanding of future verb forms, SER and ESTAR, the present progressive, reflexive vs. reciprocal actions, por vs. para and command verb forms by interpreting and communicating in written and spoken Spanish on topics such as planning a trip, being a global citizen, and global etiquette.

Impersonal and Passive Voices with SE, Present and Future Perfect Tenses, GUSTAR-like verbs

Students will demonstrate an understanding of impersonal and passive voices with SE, the present and future perfect tenses, and GUSTAR-like verbs by interpreting and communicating in written and spoken Spanish on topics such as transportation, hospitality, and idioms and slang.

Subjunctive Mood, Conditional Tense, Prepositions of Location

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the subjunctive mood, the conditional tense, and prepositions of location by interpreting and communicating in written and spoken Spanish on topics such as personal experiences and types of art and artists from the Spanish-speaking world.

Subjunctive vs. Indicative Moods and the Passive Voice

Students will demonstrate an understanding of subjunctive vs. indicative moods and the passive voice by interpreting and communicating in written and spoken Spanish on topics such as Hispanic culture and literature.

Major Topics and Concepts

Segment 1

  • Module 1: Hispanic figures, influence of Hispanics culture and politics, and contributions of members of Hispanic cultural groups in the United States
  • Module 2: Becoming a global citizen, planning a trip, travel safety, etiquette for tourist, and sightseeing
  • Module 3: History of ancient cultures and civilizations and fusion with modern life in other countries, transportation, architecture, style, and celebrations

Segment 2

  • Module 4: Art and artist from Spanish-speaking countries, influential artistic movements, history and art, interpretation
  • Module 5: Literature and authors, myths and legends from Spanish-speaking countries