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Curriculum

World Languages

The World Languages Department is committed to providing a Christian education to our language students, with special attention to those most in need, so that all language students may achieve personal fulfillment in their study of the language.
To provide a challenging college preparatory language study, students have a choice of three languages: French, Latin, and Spanish. Each language offers a variety of courses that will prepare them for both college and life. Students have the opportunity to develop an appreciation of linguistic, cultural and racial pluralism through courses and experiences that will help them develop as persons of compassion, faith, and intellect.

Essential Outcomes

List of 4 items.

  • Communication

    Students will be able to Communicate in the target language in a variety of situations and contexts. (Grad at Grad: Faith in the Presence of God, Concern for the Poor and Social Justice. Excellence in Education, Respect for All Persons, Participation within Inclusive Community) 
    Students will:
    1. Engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and opinions
    2. Understand and interpret spoken language on a variety of topics
    3. Present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners on a variety of topics
  • Reading Comprehension

    Students will be able to Comprehend a variety of different reading material and genres in the target language. (Grad at Grad: Faith in the Presence of God, Concern for the Poor and Social Justice. Excellence in Education, Respect for All Persons, Participation within Inclusive Community)
    Students will:
    1. Understand and interpret written language on a variety of topics
    2. Demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own
    3. Acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures
  • Writing

    Students will be able to Write on a variety of different topics in the target language (Grad at Grad: Faith in the Presence of God, Concern for the Poor and Social Justice. Excellence in Education, Respect for All Persons, Participation within Inclusive Community)
    Students will:
    1. Present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of readers on a variety of topics
    2. Provide information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions through writing
  • Cultural Understanding

    Students will be able to Analyze cultural concepts through their ability to compare and contrast their own culture with a variety of target cultures. (Grad at Grad: Faith in the Presence of God, Concern for the Poor and Social Justice. Excellence in Education, Respect for All Persons, Participation within Inclusive Community) 
    Students will:
    1. Reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language
    2. Acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures
    3. Demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own
    4. Demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own

Faculty

List of 8 items.

  • Caryn Callanan

    Department Chair 
    caryn.callanan@mullenhigh.com
    BA in History and Spanish: DePauw University
    MAT Spanish: Indiana University

    Bio
  • Mica Boh

  • Mary Jo Baldwin

    baldwin@mullenhigh.com
    BA in Spanish minor in Education, Marylhurst College
    Bio
  • Christina Dickerson

    DePauw University: BA in Classical Studies
    University of Colorado: MA in Classical Art and Archaeology 
    christina.dickerson@mullenhigh.com 
    Bio
  • Amy Davis

    Iowa State University, BA in Psychology & Spanish
    University of Colorado in Denver, MA in Education

    Bio
  • Dr. Amanda Sherpe

    sherpe@mullenhigh.com
    University of Wisconsin: BA in Classics and History
    University of Arizona: MA in Classical Philology
    University of Colorado: Ph.D. Classics
    Bio
  • Tim Ventura

    ventura@mullenhigh.com
    BA in Modern Languages, Metro State College
    Bio
  • Deborah Wolf

    deborah.wolf@mullenhigh.com
    BA in Psychology from CU Denver

    Bio

Course Offerings

List of 42 items.

  • French I A College Prep

    Students will learn basic skills in listening, speaking and writing. Topics will include greetings, description of people, naming classroom objects, telling the time, knowing the calendar, discussing activities at school and after school, talkingabout families and living situations, ordering at a restaurant, shopping at markets, and traveling. Reading, writing and speaking French are required. Chapter tests are oral and written Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • French I B College Prep

    Students will continue developing basic skills in listening, speaking, and writing. Topics will include summer and winter sports and activities, shopping in department stores, exercise and physical fitness, the automobile and driving, popular French sports, health and medicine, cultural activities, the hotel, and the bank. Students will learn present and past tense verbs. Reading, writing and speaking French are required. Chapter tests are oral and written. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • French II A College Prep

    Students will continue the development of the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasis is on developing active communication skills. In addition to continuing study of the present tense, students will learn the imperfect tense. Cultural topics of study will include the post office, correspondence, the telephone, transportation and hospitals. Real life situations, skits and a variety of activities are incorporated in the classroom to learn vocabulary and grammar. Occasional films and discussions will increase the students' awareness of the French cultural heritage. Reading, writing, and speaking French are required. Chapter tests are both oral and written. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • French II A Honors

    This course is an intensified version of French II CP. Students will continue the development of the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasis is on developing active communication skills. In addition to continuing study of the present tense, students will learn the imperfect tense. Cultural topics of study will include the post office, correspondence, the telephone, transportation and hospitals. Real life situations, skits and a variety of activities are incorporated in the classroom to learn vocabulary and grammar. Occasional films and discussions will increase the students' awareness of the French cultural heritage. Reading, writing, and speaking French are required. Chapter tests are both oral and written. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • French II B College Prep

    Students will continue the development of the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasis is on developing active communication skills. Students will learn to communicate in the future and conditional tenses and the subjunctive mode. Topics of conversation will include travel, daily life, subway and buses, holidays and school. Real life situations, skits and a variety of activities are incorporated in the classroom to learn vocabulary and grammar. Occasional films and discussions will increase the students' awareness of the French cultural heritage. Reading, writing, and speaking French are required. Chapter tests are both oral and written. Homework: Three hours per week (NCAA Course)
  • French II B Honors

    This course is an intensified version of French II CP. Students will continue the development of the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasis is on developing active communication skills. Students will learn to communicate in the future and conditional tenses and the subjunctive mode. Topics of conversation will include travel, daily life, subway and buses, holidays and school. Real life situations, skits and a variety of activities are incorporated in the classroom to learn vocabulary and grammar. Occasional films and discussions will increase the students' awareness of the French cultural heritage. Reading, writing, and speaking French are required. Chapter tests are both oral and written. Homework: Three hours per week (NCAA Course)
  • French III A College Prep

    This is an elective class in which students continue to develop competence in communication skills (listening, speaking, writing, reading and culture) at a more advanced level. Essential grammar will be summarized and reviewed. Students will undertake a more thorough study of the subjunctive mode. Students will improve reading skills through short stories, literary excerpts, and contemporary plays. Students will develop situational conversations, perform skits and plays to improve their speaking ability. The students prepare several projects concerning a variety of French cultures. Occasional films and discussions will increase the student's awareness of contemporary French life. Emphasis is on using the target language as much as possible. Oral and written tests. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • French III A Honors

    French III Honors A is an elective class in which students continue to develop competence in communication skills (listening, speaking, writing, reading and culture) at a more advanced and in depth level. Students will improve reading skills through short stories, literary excerpts, and contemporary plays. Students will develop situational conversations, perform skits and plays to improve their speaking ability. The students prepare several projects concerning a variety of French cultures. Occasional films and discussions will increase the students' awareness of contemporary French life. Essential grammar will be summarized and reviewed. Class is taught mainly in French. Emphasis is on using the target language as much as possible. The students also prepare research projects of French culture. Periodically tested orally and written. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • French III B College Prep

    : French III students continue to develop competence in communication skills (listening, speaking, writing, reading and culture) at a more advanced level. Students will learn the literary tense (passe simple), and the past conditional. Vocabulary topics include values, health and well being, and the arts and sciences. Students will improve reading skills through short stories, literary excerpts, and contemporary plays. Students will develop situational conversations, perform skits and plays to improve their speaking ability. The students prepare several projects concerning a variety of French cultures. Occasional films and discussions will increase the students' awareness of contemporary French life. Emphasis is on using the target language as much as possible. Periodically tested orally and written. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • French III B Honors

    French III Honors students continue to develop competence in communication skills (listening, speaking, writing, reading and culture) at a more advanced and in depth level. Students will improve reading skills through short stories, literary excerpts and contemporary plays. Students will develop situational conversations, perform skits and plays to improve their speaking ability. The students prepare several projects concerning a variety of French cultures. Occasional films and discussions will increase the students' awareness of contemporary French life. Class is taught mainly in French. Emphasis is on using the target language as much as possible. The students also prepare research projects of French culture. Periodically tested orally and written. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • French IV A Honors

    Students will concentrate on solidifying their grammar skills to be put to use in reading, writing, as well as speaking activities. This course will introduce a variety of authentic sources in order to increase students' comprehension on aural, oral, reading, and written levels. Students will be expected to discuss in detail in French a variety of universal themes and conduct cross-cultural comparisons. Textbook: Thèmes (Vista). (NCAA course).
  • French IV AP

    Students will be able to internalize and react to what is heard, indicating to the speaker comprehension of the language and civilization through appropriate and complete responses. Students will comprehend the deeper meaning of what they are reading. This course is designed to enable the student to take the College Board Advanced Placement Test in French. Text used is AP French: A Guide for the Language Course. All students enrolled in 446 French IV AP will be required to take French Advanced Placement exam. Homework: Four hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • French IV B Honors

    Students will concentrate on solidifying their grammar skills to be put to use in reading, writing, as well as speaking activities. This course will introduce a variety of authentic sources in order to increase students' comprehension on aural, oral, reading, and written levels. Students will be expected to discuss in detail in French a variety of universal themes and conduct cross-cultural comparisons. Textbook: Thèmes (Vista). (NCAA course)
  • Latin I A College Prep

    This course is an introduction to both the Latin language and Classical Roman culture. Grammar studies will include, but not be limited to declensions, conjugations, agreement, and case use. Vocabulary studies will include, but not be limited to basic vocabulary and translations, reading adapted Latin text and common English words derived from Latin. Cultural studies will include overviews of Roman history, culture, geography and mythology. (NCAA course).
  • Latin I B College Prep

    This course is a continuation of 470 Latin I A CP. Grammar studies will include, but not be limited to declensions, conjugations, agreement, and case use. Vocabulary studies will include, but not be limited to basic vocabulary and translations, reading adapted Latin text and common English words derived from Latin. Cultural studies will include overviews of Roman history, culture, geography and mythology. All enrolled students will participate in the National Latin Exam in the Spring. (NCAA course).
  • Latin II A College Prep

    This course is a continuation of Latin I. It is designed for students to improve their skills in reading classical Latin. At that intermediate level, students read adapted prose, analyze grammatical constructions, and refine their vocabulary skills. There will be continued emphasis on reading and translating in order to prepare for exposure to authentic classical authors such as Caesar and Cicero. Students will review and expand basic vocabulary of Latin words used by major Roman authors. Students will review learned grammar and will demonstrate proficiency in new syntactical constructions. Vocabulary studies will continue to showcase English words derived from Latin words. Cultural studies will include Ancient Roman entertainment, architectural contributions, Heroes and Legends. (NCAA course).
  • Latin II A Honors

    This course is a continuation of Latin I. It is designed for students to improve their skills in reading classical Latin. At that intermediate level, students read adapted prose, analyze grammatical constructions, and refine their vocabulary skills. There will be continued emphasis on reading and translating in order to prepare for exposure to authentic classical authors such as Caesar and Cicero. Students will review and expand basic vocabulary of Latin words used by major Roman authors. Students will review learned grammar and will demonstrate proficiency in new syntactical constructions. Vocabulary studies will continue to showcase English words derived from Latin words. Cultural studies will include Ancient Roman entertainment, architectural contributions, Heroes and Legends. (NCAA course).
  • Latin II B College Prep

    : This course is a continuation of 474 Latin II A CP. It is designed for students to improve their skills in reading classical Latin. At that intermediate level, students read adapted prose, analyze grammatical constructions, and refine their vocabulary skills. There will be continued emphasis on reading and translating in order to prepare for exposure to authentic classical authors such as Caesar and Cicero. Students will review and expand basic vocabulary of Latin words used by major Roman authors. Students will review learned grammar and will demonstrate proficiency in new syntactical constructions, especially working with the subjunctive mood. Vocabulary studies will continue to showcase English words derived from Latin words. Cultural studies will include Ancient Roman entertainment, architectural contributions, Heroes and Legends. All enrolled students will participate in the National Latin Exam in the Spring. (NCAA course)
  • Latin II B Honors

    This course is a continuation of 476 Latin II A H. It is designed for students to improve their skills in reading classical Latin. At that intermediate level, students read adapted prose, analyze grammatical constructions, and refine their vocabulary skills. There will be continued emphasis on reading and translating in order to prepare for exposure to authentic classical authors such as Caesar and Cicero. Students will review and expand basic vocabulary of Latin words used by major Roman authors. Students will review learned grammar and will demonstrate proficiency in new syntactical constructions, especially working with the subjunctive mood. Vocabulary studies will continue to showcase English words derived from Latin words. Cultural studies will include Ancient Roman entertainment, architectural contributions, Heroes and Legends. All enrolled students will participate in the National Latin Exam in the Spring. (NCAA course).
  • Latin III A College Prep

    This is an elective course designed to bring students from an intermediate level to an advanced level of comprehending Latin. This course involves an accelerated and rigorous review of all Latin grammar and emphasizes reading adapted and un-adapted Latin prose. Students will refine reading Latin at sight and analyze grammar and texts to develop greater competency and proficiency. Students will research Ancient Roman mythology, history and literature. Students will read from Caesar, Cicero and Pliny, to name a few of the great ancient writers of natural history, memoirs, philosophy and law. (NCAA Course)
  • Latin III A Honors

    This is an elective course designed to bring students from a high intermediate level to an advanced level of comprehending Latin. This course involves an accelerated and rigorous review of all Latin grammar and emphasizes reading adapted and un-adapted Latin prose. Students will refine reading Latin at sight and analyze grammar and texts to develop greater competency and proficiency. Students will research Ancient Roman mythology, history and literature. Students will read from Caesar, Cicero and Pliny, to name a few of the great ancient writers of natural history, memoirs, philosophy and law. (NCAA Course)
  • Latin III B College Prep

    This course is a continuation of 480 Latin III A CP. Students will continue to broaden their literacy in Latin literature, analyzing ancient poetry. Students will learn metrical patterns and improve their fluency in oral expression. Students will discover the masterful language of Ovid and Vergil, Horace and Catullus. Students will also engage in textual analysis and employ their knowledge of Roman culture to interpret texts. All enrolled students will participate in the National Latin Exam in the Spring. (NCAA course).
  • Latin III B Honors

    This course is a continuation of 482 Latin III A H. Students will continue to broaden their literacy in Latin literature, analyzing ancient poetry. Students will learn metrical patterns and improve their fluency in oral expression. Students will discover the masterful language of Ovid and Vergil, Horace and Catullus. Students will also engage in textual analysis and employ their knowledge of Roman culture to interpret texts. All enrolled students will participate in the National Latin Exam in the Spring. (NCAA course).
  • Latin I V A Honors

    This is an elective course designed to expose students to Latin prose and poetry. This course involves an accelerated and rigorous review of all Latin grammar and emphasizes reading un-adapted Latin prose and poetry. Students will refine reading Latin at sight and analyze grammar and texts to develop greater competency and proficiency. Students will master figures of speech, critical analysis of texts and essay-writing on literary issues. Students will read large portions of Vergil's Aeneid and Caesar's Gallic War in Latin and English, as well as other Latin authors of prose and poetry, such as Livy, Pliny, Ovid, Martial and Catullus. (NCAA course)
  • Latin IV AP

    This is an elective course designed to expose students to Vergil's Aeneid and Caesar’s De Bello Gallico. This course involves an accelerated and rigorous review of all Latin grammar and emphasizes reading un-adapted Latin prose and poetry. Students will refine reading Latin at sight and analyze grammar and texts to develop greater competency and proficiency. Students will read large portions of Vergil’s Aeneid and Caesar’s Gallic War in Latin and English. Students will also do sight reading of other Latin authors, such as Livy, Pliny, Ovid, Martial and Catullus. The course is rigorous and the demands are those students can anticipate in upper-division level college courses. All students must maintain a 70% average to maintain eligibility for this AP course. This is a year long course and students will participate in both the National Latin Exam and the AP exam in the Spring. (NCAA course)
  • Latin IV B Honors

    This course is a continuation of 486 Latin IV A H. Students will continue to broaden their literacy in Latin literature. Students will refine reading Latin at sight and analyze grammar and texts to develop greater competency and proficiency. Students will also engage in textual analysis and employ their knowledge of Roman culture to interpret texts. Students will read large portions of Vergil's Aeneid and Caesar's Gallic War in Latin and English, as well as other Latin authors of prose and poetry, such as Livy, Pliny, Ovid, Martial and Catullus. All enrolled students will participate in the National Latin Exam in the Spring. (NCAA course).
  • Spanish I A College Prep

    This course is designed for beginning students in Spanish. Its main objective is to enable students to develop a measurable degree of proficiency in the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The focus of the course is on communication rather than simply on grammatical knowledge. The basic structures of Spanish are presented as tools for communication and are practiced in a wide variety of situational activities. At the same time, the course aims to increase the students' knowledge and appreciation of the diverse cultures of the countries whose language they are studying. Reading, speaking, writing and projects required. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish I B College Prep

    This course is designed for students continuing in Spanish. Its main objective is to enable students to continue building communicative competency, building on skills acquired in 411 Spanish I A CP. The students will be introduced to more complex grammatical forms including the past tense, followed by a variety of activities that promote increased proficiency in many new situations. Again, culture will be interwoven with language learning. Reading, speaking, writing and projects required. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish I B Honors

    This course is designed for students continuing in Spanish. It is an intensified version of Spanish I B CP. Concepts will be covered more quickly and with more depth. Its main objective is to enable students to continue building communicative competency,building on skills acquired in 411 Spanish I A H. The students will be introduced to more complex grammatical forms including the past tense, followed by a variety of activities that promote increased proficiency in many new situations. Again, culture will be interwoven with language learning. Reading, speaking, writing and projects required. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish II A College Prep

    This course is a continuation of the verb tenses and vocabulary of 411/412 Spanish I A/B CP. The focus of this course will be on verbal communication. The student will be presented with simple verb tenses to allow them to speak in the past and present. Their conversational skills will be applied to situations with computer technology, vacations, health, the home, shopping, and amusement parks. The topics of culture include the environment, the Hispanic speaking world, the United States, Mexico, and El Salvador. Written essays and individual oral projects will enhance their skills with the language. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish II A Honors

    This course is an intensified version of Spanish II CP. Materials will be covered more quickly and with more depth. The course is designed to develop proficiency in a meaningful and functional manner, and will reinforce the skills learned in Spanish I and will expand the students’ ability to comprehend, speak, write, and read Spanish. The class will concentrate on conversation, reading, and writing, with an emphasis on decreasing dependence on English by limiting the use of English in class. The successful student will, by the end of the course, be able to demonstrate a spontaneous use of the Spanish language. Homework: three to four hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish II B College Prep

    The focus of this course will be on verbal communication. The student will be presented simple and compound past, present and future verb tenses in the indicative mood. They will also study the present and imperfect tenses in the subjunctive mood. Their conversational skills will be applied to situations in the supermarket, the home, news, airport, and the work force. The topics of culture include the continuation of the study of the Spanish countries including Uruguay, Bolivia, Spain, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. Written essays and individual oral projects will enhance their skills with the language. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish II B Honors

    This course is a continuation of 409 Spanish II A H. The focus of this course will be on verbal communication. The student will be presented simple and compound past, present and future verb tenses in the indicative mood. They will also study the present and imperfect tenses in the subjunctive mood. Their conversational skills will be applied to situations in the supermarket, the home, news, airport, and the work force. The topics of culture include the continuation of the study of the Spanish countries including Uruguay, Bolivia, Spain, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. Written essays and individual oral projects will enhance their skills with the language. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish III A College Prep

    This is an elective course designed to bring students from the novice level to the intermediate level in the four language skills. Grammar and structures learned in 1st and 2nd year are reviewed and broadened with emphasis on the preterit, the imperfect and the present subjunctive. Opportunities are provided for the student to communicate in a wide variety of situations. Students are introduced to samples of the great literatures of the Spanish-speaking world. Reading, speaking, writing and projects required. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish III A Honors

    The main objective is to enable students to develop greater competency and proficiency in the target language. Students, by means of keeping journals and doing projects, will be able to express themselves in Spanish with greater ease. Multiple selections by the following authors will read: Jose Marti, Juan Rulfo, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, and Julia de Burgos y Jorge Luis Burgos. Grammar reviewed will be commands, the preterite, imperfect, future and subjunctive tenses, por vs. para, ser vs. estar, pronouns, prepositions, and verbs such as gustar. Students will be evaluated on listening comprehension, oral participation, reading comprehension, and grammatical accuracy in both speaking and writing. Homework: Two to four hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish III B College Prep

    This elective course is a continuation of 415 Spanish III A CP. It provides more opportunities for the student to engage in meaningful conversation while deepening his/her knowledge of grammar. Emphasis is on the remaining subjunctive tenses and the passive voice. Reading features a variety of historical periods and genre and provides a springboard for more oral communication. The writing portion of the course focuses on composition that incorporates the grammar and vocabulary presented in the corresponding chapter. Reading, writing and projects required. Homework: Three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish III B Honors

    Students will continue to enhance their proficiency skills through the study of vocabulary, grammar, oral presentations, and projects. Journals will reflect an awareness of current events in the Hispanic world as well as personal reflections. Reading selections this trimester include the following authors: Jorge Luis Borges, Jose Maria de Heredia, Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Sergio Vodanovic, and Mariano Jose de Larra. Evaluation is based on student's oral participation, reading comprehension level and grammatical accuracy in writing. Homework: Two to four hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish IV A College Prep

    This course begins by introducing the students to the artists and authors of the Spanish-speaking world. This is an anthology from Colonial period to the present. The course takes into account that the students must be provided with the necessary background information in order to study, analyze and evaluate the paintings and literary works. Some of the featured artists are El Greco, Picasso, and Kahlo. In addition to the arts, the readings represent both traditional and modern authors. Included in these readings are selections representing the endeavors and challenges the Spanish and Latin American people have faced. The students’ progress in the development of the four language skills continues while deepening insight into the culture of Spain and Latin America
  • Spanish IV A Honors

    This course is an Honors Level Spanish IV. The object of this course is to teach students to utilize word comprehension strategies as a means of improving their reading and speaking skills and by means of selected samples of Hispanic literature, to react to universal themes and to be able to discuss them orally in the target language. Principles of grammar will be reinforced as needed. Instruction will be in Spanish. Evaluation is based on the student's oral participation and grammatical accuracy in formal writing and speaking. Reading, writing and projects required. Homework: Two to four hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish IV AP

    This is a full-year course in which students will receive AP credit and will be expected to take the AP Spanish Language Examination. The object of this course is to prepare the student to take the exam by providing exercises in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Evaluation is based on the student's oral participation, auditory comprehension and grammatical accuracy in formal writing and speaking. Practice tests will be given throughout the year to increase test-taking skills. Homework: two to four hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish IV B College Prep

    This course is designed to maintain the students’ insight into the culture of Spain and Latin America. The students continue to develop competence in the four language skills. Through the readings and paintings presented in this trimester, the students are challenged to increase their ability to read with understanding and gain greater vocabulary from numerous authors and painters and genres offered while acquiring stronger foundation of the grammar structure in context and increase their oral skills for class discussions and literary analysis. Homework: three hours per week. (NCAA Course)
  • Spanish IV B Honors

    Using competencies developed in 419 Spanish IV A H, students will be able to continue with literary selections as well as selections from current periodicals in Spanish. In addition to keeping written journals, students will regularly prepare audio tapes in Spanish and engage in classroom discussions. Instruction will be in Spanish. Evaluation is based on the student's oral participation and grammatical accuracy in formal writing and speaking. Reading, writing and projects required. Homework: Two to four hours per week. (NCAA Course)