¡Hola amigos!

Spanish newsletter 2 Edition

¡GRACIAS!-Thank you!

Dear children and parents I want to thank you for all the wonderful expressions of appreciation during the Holiday season.

Lo que hemos aprendido-What we learned

¡Hola!


Hope everyone is enjoyed the break. We had a wonderful 2nd quarter.

During the past quarter we learned about different Holidays and how we commemorate or celebrate them, while learning about this Holidays we reinforced basics like greetings, numbers, colors.


Some of the celebration and the related vocabulary are below.

*Día del Veterano-Vetrans Day

servicio-service

valiente-brave

gracias-thank you


*Descubrimiento de América-Columbus Day

Cristobal Colón-Christopher Columbus

Caravela-caravel

Indios-natives

brújula-compass


*Descubrimiento de Puerto Rico-Discovery of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

La bandera-flag

Mapa-Map

Bomba y Plena-traditional music and dance from PR

Cuatro-Traditional musical instrument similar to the Spanish guitar


*Acción de Gracias-Thanksgiving

dar gracias-being thankful

cena-dinner

pavo-turkey


*Navidad de Puerto Rico-Christmas in Puerto Rico

Feliz Navidad-Merry Christmas

Noche Buena-Christmas Eve

cena-Dinner

lechón a la bara-traditional way to roast a pork in PR

familia-family

arbolito de navidad-Christmas tree

adornos-ornaments

nacimiento-nativity

regalos-presents


*Año Nuevo-New Years

uvas-grapes

fuegos artificiales-fire works

Año viejo-tradition of burning all the failures of the previous year

reloj-clock


*Expreso Polar-Polar Express

tren-train

conductor-conductor

niño-boy

niña-girl

Chocolate caliente-Hot Chocolate

VOCABULARIO-VOCABULARY

Kindergarten

Días de la semana-Days of the week

domingo-Sunday

lunes-Monday

martes-Tuesday

miércoles-Wednesday

jueves-Thursday

viernes-Friday

sábado-Saturday

¿Qué día es hoy?-What is todays date?

lápiz-pencil

papel-paper

borra-eraser

crayolas/creyón-crayons

tijeras-scissor

mesa-table

silla-chair

maestra-teacher

FIRST GRADE

La familia-Family

Papá-Dad

Mamá-Mom

hermano-brother

hermana-sister

abuela-grandmother

abuelo-grandfather

tío-uncle

tía-aunt

prima-girl cousin

primo-boy cousin

pronombres-pronouns

yo-me/I

tú-you

el-he

ella-she

nosotros-us

ustedes-you all

SECOND GRADE

Sentimientos-Feeling

bien-good

mal-bad

feliz-happy

triste-sad

tranquilo-when a male is at ease

tranquila-when a female is at ease

molesto-when a male is mad

molesta-when a female is mad

tengo miedo-I'm afraid

cansado-tired

¿Cómo estas?-How are you?

¿Cómo están?-How are you? (Plural)

¿Qué tal?-casual way of how are you?

Estoy...-I am...

Estamos...-We are...