Week 35 - RMS
Week 35 Update
This week we will start working on the final project and exam….yep….this is it!
Make sure to check your grade and to stay on top of your assignments.
Final Exam Details
The exam for Spanish 1 with NCVPS has two parts: project and quiz. The quiz assesses listening and reading comprehension and the project is for students to demonstrate mastery of speaking and writing concepts taught in Spanish 1 (written/oral presentation skills in Spanish – students are expected to be at a Novice Mid for writing, listening and reading and Novice Low for speaking at the end of Spanish 1).
THE QUIZ PORTION
- Students get ONE ATTEMPT on the final exam quiz portion.
- The quiz is only accessible one time, students should not begin it until they have plenty of time to start and complete the assignment. Make sure to have plenty of battery power before beginning the quiz.
- The quiz must be completed in one sitting, it cannot be started and stopped or left idle for later
The quiz portion will be from 9:30-11a on Monday May 16.
The quiz portion will be from 9:30-11a on Monday May 16. The students will be split between the media center and cafeteria and school administrators will be proctoring the occasion. Make ups will be held Tuesday the 17th at the same time. All sections of Spanish 1 with NCVPS will have the same amount of time to complete the exam.
THE PROJECT PORTION
Students will have a full week to complete the project portion due on May 20th at 11:59pm. As soon as they complete the last required assignment in Unit 8 the project portion becomes available to them.
- Students can work on the project throughout the week.
- Students can use previous assignments/feedback of THEIR OWN work to help them on this project – they may not use work belonging to other students or that of an online translator, website, tutor, etc (see academic integrity expectation below).
- Students must us a web 2.0 tools (ie. not PowerPoint). They can use Prezi, Padlet, Google Slides, Authorstream, etc. any tool they’ve used so far this year.
- The project must contain written and spoken elements, including images and citations to get maximum credit.
Study Guide for Final Exam
1. Check the learning block daily this week! Each day I will send tutorial grammar and vocabulary links of the major concepts from each Unit 1-8. This is a wealth of information in one spot!
2. Spanish 1 Vocabulary lists: Click here
3. Tips for a Great Final Project: Click here
4. Summary of Spanish 1 Course Content: Click here
5. Final Project Grading Rubric: Click here
6. RMS Spanish 1 I Can Statements: Click here
What can my student do in Spanish?
- At the end of Spanish 1 students are considered to be Novice High in all areas except for speaking which remains at Novice Mid. The scale goes from Novice (low, mid high), Intermediate (low, mid high), Advanced (love mid, high), Superior, Distinguished. Click here to read more about what your student can do in Spanish