Español 3

GCSVPS - Summer

Welcome to Honors Spanish 3!

I am so excited to be your teacher this semester for GCSVPS Honors Spanish 3. This is an exciting course that will greatly build your vocabulary and grammar use in Spanish for communication purposes.

Most students are pleasantly surprised at how much they learn during Honors Spanish 3. This course begins June 15th and ends August 7th.

I hope you have a wonderful first day of class! Keep in touch and let me know if you need help….I am here to help you!

Meet the Teacher:

¡Hola!

I'm Señora Velazquez, your Spanish teacher. I am a National Board Teacher for Languages Other than English and holds a Master's Degree in Education from Wake Forest University. I have taught Spanish since 2002 grades K-AP Spanish Language and Spanish for Native Speaker II and love training students to be multi-lingual global citizens. I am a member of the NC World Language Collaborative is the NNELL NC Representative, and the Past President of the Foreign Language Association of NC.

I live in Elon with my best friend and husband of 11 years and my young daughter Lexie and son Toby. In my spare time she I exploring the outdoors, cooking, and music!

My favorite food is Chocolate! and I love my coffee!

First Day of Class

Monday, June 15th, 12am

This is an online event.

Make sure to log into the course today and to start your assignments. The assignment for June 15th is to complete the orientation.
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Assignments and Due Dates

You will see the posted calendar in Brainhoney. Duedates are very important! They insure that the student will be able to complete the course by the end of the semester. Please make sure to submit assignments by the due date posted (you may definitely work ahead). Assignments that are two days late will receive a temporary zero until the assignment is submitted and may be subject to a late penalty with the highest possible grade of 80. Communication with me is key to success! Please let me know what is going on so that I can help you!

Extra Credit Opportunity

Please take a few minutes to go to the following link and fill out the form to help me get to know you better. I will add two points to your next quiz for submitting the form with complete answers that introduce yourself. In order to receive the extra credit, please submit by 6/20/15.

http://tinyurl.com/gcsvpsstudentbio

I look forward to learning more about you!

Señora Velazquez

How to Record Voice Activities

Voice Activies are assessments of your ability to speak Spanish. You will need to record yourself speaking Spanish and upload the audio file to brain honey.


The easiest way to do this is through the website www.vocaroo.com


If you prefer to use a non-web program, below are some instructions for how to record on a PC and a Mac. You are not required to use these programs for recording, this is only a suggestion.

Below are instructions for recording voice activities from a PC
1. Click the start button

2. Type “record” in the search bar

3. Launch “recorder”

4. Click record and speak assignment

5. Click stop, title the assignment

6. Upload into BrainHoney

Below are instructions for recording voice activities from a Mac

1. Open Quick Time Player

2. Click on File

3. Click on New Audio Recording

4. Click the red button and begin recording

5. When you finish click the button

6. Click File then Export

7. Save in your course folder as the title of the assignment.your last name.

8. By format click Audio only

9. Click Export.

Señora Velazquez

Please keep good communication with me. I am very excited to be your teacher this summer!