January 15 -19

Hola !!!

I have been sick in the last few days with a stomach virus. Now I am feeling better.

We are going to review this week: For the 8th Graders/Spanish I: “La Familia”, descriptive adjectives, and we are going to start with new verbs and possessive adjectives. For the Intro to Spanish review greetings and start learning numbers 0-30 in Spanish.


Week January 8-12


MONDAY 8: No School.

TUESDAY 9:  8th Graders: We are starting Unit 3-Lesson 3 “La Familia” / 7th Graders: Alphabet in Spanish.

WEDNESDAY 10: 8th Graders: More family members in Spanish / 7th Graders: More useful greetings in Spanish.

THURSDAY 11: 8th Graders: Possessive Adjectives in Spanish / 7th Graders: Common expressions in the classroom.

FRIDAY 12: 8th Graders: Descriptive adjectives (review) and identify difference between Possessive and descriptive./ 7th Graders: Numbers 0-30.


January 4-5, 2018

Bienvenidos y Felíz Nuevo Año 2018 a la clase de ESPAÑOL

(Welcome and Happy New Year 2018)

MONDAY  1 — No School

TUESDAY 2 — No School


THURSDAY 4 — Welcome new students of 7th Grade/ 2nd Semester: We are going to get to know each other and learn how to call your name in Spanish. The 8th Graders will learn how to form more questions in Spanish.

FRIDAY 5 — 7th Graders: Will learn Greetings in Spanish

8th Graders: Will learn Numbers 30 and higher. WE HAVE A QUIZ (review greetings and Numbers 0-30) !!!!!


NOTE: Cellulars phone won’t be permitted in my class, unless we have a planned game where the Cellular is needed. 🙂 Thanks for your collaboration. I suggest students keep it in your locker.


Week December 18-22

Felíz Navidad  y Año Nuevo 2018 para la clase de Español 🙂

Monday 18 :  Review Test lessons 1 & 2 (Units 1 & 2), and how to form questions in Spanish for 8th Graders (4th Period)/ Food in different countries in Christmas (Cultural topic).

Tuesday 19: 7th Graders: Review  Final Test (5th Period)

Wednesday 20: 7th Graders: Review Final Test (6th Period)

Thursday 21: NO SCHOOL

Friday 22: NO SCHOOL

Nov. 27 – Dec. 1

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Break:

Monday Nov. 27: All Infinitives verbs. This is the Link to the Power Power presentation: All infinitives-1io07lg  (Please study them and memorize their meanings).

Tuesday Nov. 28: Computer Lab – Start Power Point for Presentation “How is your school day” in the Target Language on Dec. 7 & 8 for 8th Graders / Review through educational games (Greetings/Cognates/Body Parts/Days, Months and Seasons/Verb SER (to be-1) for 7th Graders.

Wednesday Nov 29: Computer Lab – Continue and revision of the  Power Point for Presentation “How is your school day” in the Target Language on Dec. 7 & 8 for 8th Graders / Review through educational games (Colors/Shapes/Verb Gustar (to like+ inf.)/Emotions/Weather/ for 7th Graders.

Thursday Nov. 30: VhlCentral.com video “FOTONOVELA” and translate the Fotonovela episodes on Page 44 after reading them by groups, review School subjects (materias), Timetable (horario), verb “TOMAR” (to take), for 8th Graders. For 7th Graders: Review Classroom Objects.

Friday Dec. 1: For  8th Graders: The Project’s Rough Draft sheet is due today,  I  was assigned homework (Tarea) for the Thanksgiving break.For 7th Graders, we   are going to use educational games to practice lessons topics for the final test on December 12 or 15 (this dates are tentative). Confirmation will be sent that week.


Nov. 13 – 17

Next week break: HAPPY THANKSGIVING / Felíz Día de Acción de Gracias

This week we are going to study about School life, classroom objects and subjects.

MONDAY 13:  Practice more AR verbs.

TUESDAY 14: How to form Questions in Spanish.

WEDNESDAY 15: Computer Lab to practice and assessments through VhlCentral.com

THURSDAY 16: Verb Gustar / Read “La Escuela Secundaria”

FRIDAY 17 : QUIZ for 8th Graders (AR verbs conjugation)

Week Oct. 30 – Nov. 3, 2017

We are to start Lesson 2 of DESCUBRE 1 Book. You already received the Vocabulary list of this Lesson the past week.

MONDAY  10/30: Infinitive Verbs

TUESDAY 10/31:  8th Graders: no Spanish / 7th Graders: How to create an Account in VhlCentral.com (Book) and access Assessments and Activities for practice. (Computer Lab)

WEDNESDAY 11/01: 8th Graders: no Spanish / 7th Graders Computer Lab practice vocabulary with Spanish Games.

THURSDAY 11/02: Practice Lesson 1 & 2

FRIDAY 11/03: Celebration “Day of the Dead”.  A relevant and engaging cultural activity that support the student’s learning standards. A tradition of Mexico and other countries in the World.

Week October 23- 27, 2017


We have finished officially the 1st Lesson, though we have seen topics of Lesson 2 and 3. Please study and practice all material we have seen so far since we have a Quiz on Friday October 27.

MONDAY 23: Infinitive verbs that end in “AR” / Ej: hablar (to speak)

TUESDAY 24: Infinitive verbs that end in “ER” / Ej. comer (to eat)

WEDNESDAY 25: Infinitive verbs that end in “IR” / Ej. ir (to go)

THURSDAY 26: Review topics Lessons 1, 2&3 for the Quiz (Videos and Power Points)

FRIDAY 27: Quiz Lesson 1 and part of Lesson 2 & 3.

By the way, 8th Graders, check assessments and activities I assigned to PRACTICE on VhlCentral.com. for this weekend, and the following two more.

Hasta mañana,

Señora Téllez.


Week Oct. 16 – 20

Conference Week

Mrs. Tellez will be attending conferences to facilitate the interpretation and translations for the parents of students who don’t speak English. Anyhow, it will be Spanish class, held by a substitute, the topics are mainly review of Lesson 1, since we will have a Quiz soon after Conferences, and here is the schedule:

MONDAY 16: Using the DESCUBRE Book – Review sheet with vocabulary Lesson 1/Practice in groups Conversations related to greetings.

TUESDAY 17: Using the DESCUBRE Book – Dialogues / Conversations / Alphabet in Spanish Pronunciation and Examples.

WEDNESDAY 18: Using the DESCUBRE Book – Read the FOTONOVELA / Useful Expressions.

THURSDAY 19: Using the DESCUBRE Book – CULTURA: Greetings and kisses in the Hispanic Countries (Saludos & Besos en los Países Hispanos.

FRIDAY 20: Using the DESCUBRE Book – Reading and Activities to complete.