NCVPS Spanish 3

Update con la Sra. Beverly Aguirre

Week 8, October 16-22

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We are in the homestretch of the first part of our semester and are working in week 8! This week we are continuing Unit 4, La Tierra, lessons 4 and 5 which consists of 7 assignments. (8 if a student needs to do the Required Live class this week). Students should have already completed Unit 4, lessons 1, 2 and 3 this past Friday. I am currently communicating with all parents this week about your student's progress. In addition, students will be doing a Final project for Units 3/4 this week where they combine the two units along with a Final Project quiz (together these are 15% of grade). Please encourage your student to start working on this project and contact me if they have questions or need ideas.

NCVPS does not have Fall Break. If your student's school has Fall Break, he or she is still expected to login daily and complete the week's assignments for this class. Students are also encouraged to work ahead. Please speak with your student and make sure that he/she is getting all assignments completed!

Below is a list of this week's assignments:

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Missing/Incomplete Assignments

Please remember that any incomplete/missing assignments are calculated as 0s. If a student is behind, any work that should be done (or was missed/skipped) is being calculated as a 0 and greatly brings down his/her current average. I put 0s in every weekend for the previously due work from that week. This is one of the reasons that it is SO important for students to stay on track (or ahead), using the Schedule of Assignments. (Click here for the Spanish 3 Schedule of Assignments.) Once the assignment is completed, the new grade will override the 0, so the 0 is gone. (See Spanish Department Late Guidelines/Policy below.) If you or your student have ANY questions about grades/feedback, etc., please let me know! I encourage you to be a CANVAS observer and check your student's grades. Please encourage students to get those assignments completed and to contact me if they have questions.

Late Work Policy

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Required Live Class for Unit 4

There are no more RLCs for Unit 4. If a student was unable to attend, I have put the link to my recorded RLC for Unit 4 in this week's announcements.

Being a CANVAS observer in our class!

Parents and facilitators can now download the Canvas Parent app in both the iTunes and Google Play stores

Parents and facilitators will need student login information to set up their parent accounts. This will have to come from the school. NCVPS cannot supply login credentials to parents or facilitators. Check with your school's e-learning advisor (ELA).

The Canvas Parent app is designed to provide visibility into a student's progress at a glance. Canvas Parent allows both parents and facilitators to:

  • View assignment descriptions and due dates
  • Set reminders for assignments
  • View assignment grades
  • View course grades
  • Set grade alerts
  • View course announcements

Here are several helpful links:

Canvas Parent Guide Overview

Canvas Parent Android Guide

Canvas Parent iOS Guide

Parents and facilitators can also use the Parent Portal online. Directions on how to use the portal are here.

Has your student checked out the Peer Tutor Center?

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Contact me if you have any questions!

Beverly Aguirre