By Anna Parsons-Lamb In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Hispanic Culture enrichment class sold “Pulseras” or colorful bracelets made by artists from Guatemala and Nicaragua. Each bracelet cost $7.00. Sales took place October 4th-7th. In four days the Hispanic Culture enrichment class raised $2390 in proceeds to donate to the Pulsera Project artists and their … Continue reading Hispanic Culture Enrichment Class – Pulsera Project Success!
By Anna Parsons-Lamb In March, the Junior High Service Club lead by Mrs. Colleen Zeis put on a carnival to raise money for Pasadena's Jackson Dual Language Academy school library. The fundraiser to support the Dual Language Spanish elementary school was inspired by the 8th grade Spanish "Biblioburro" unit. "Biblioburro" or library donkey is about Luis Soriano, … Continue reading 8th Grade Spanish Class Holds Fundraiser for Jackson Elementary Dual Language Library
By Anna Parsons-Lamb For Hispanic Heritage Month the 7th grade students in Hispanic Culture Enrichment class created a mural made up of many well-known Hispanics. In addition, all students have the opportunity to participate in a Bingo game where players read short bios in Spanish and match them to their English description on the Bingo … Continue reading National Hispanic Heritage Month
In seventh grade Spanish every class period begins with calendar time, just like Kindergarten. We talk about the date, the weather, special events, and we count how many days we’ve been in school. This gives students daily exposure to lots of high frequency vocabulary in the target language. Today we celebrated the 100th day of … Continue reading 100th Day of School Celebration – 7th Grade Spanish