Alberto Correa

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10th Grade: Spanish III - Course Description

The goal of this course is to provide the basic grammatical structures needed to communicate in Spanish. The students learn vocabulary for typical activities related to traveling in a foreign country and vocabulary pertaining to housework, shopping, weather, transportation, restaurants, and everyday life. Students learn more complex verb forms (such as the imperfect, future and conditional tenses). They also read short stories from different Latin American authors and work on two different projects for each semester.

11th Grade: Advanced Spanish IV/V - Course Description

In Spanish IV/V, students read El Esclavo by Francisco J. Angel. Students spend time discussing the book in order to deepen their fluency and write assignments in order to focus on their Spanish reading and writing. Their final test is to summarize the novel in a brief Spanish language essay.

12th Grade: Advanced Spanish IV/V - Course Description

In Spanish IV/V, students read El Esclavo by Francisco J. Angel. Students spend time discussing the book in order to deepen their fluency and write assignments in order to focus on their Spanish reading and writing. Their final test is to summarize the novel in a brief Spanish language essay.

9th Grade: Photography

This course introduces the history, techniques, and art of film photography. Major topics include: history of photography, camera equipment, lenses and focal length, shutter speeds, aperture and depth of field, light, and composition. Darkroom work includes film and print developing. Students learn to “see well” and think critically about their pictures. They work on the elements that combine to make an image, including subject, light, background, and space around the subject.

Digital Publishing - Course Description

After an introduction covering the history of publishing, students learn to create their own eBooks, incorporating text, images, photos, charts, and more. The course also covers principles of graphic design and typography.

Welcome to 7th Grade Spanish!

Students are taught both Spanish & German in alternating blocks as part of the standard World Languages curriculum that starts in first grade and continues through the end of middle school. High school students then choose either German or Spanish as a language for further dedicated study. Chicago Waldorf School offers a strong foreign exchange program that provides High School students the option of hosting and staying with a Waldorf student from a European or Latin American country and attending their Waldorf school as a means of cultural and social immersion in the student’s chosen study of language and its originating cultures.

Welcome to 8th Grade Spanish!

By the end of the 8th grade, the students should be able to know present tense of regular, irregular and some stem changing verbs, recognize present tense of reflexive verbs, and some basic prepositions. They worked on comparison of adjectives and superlatives, expressions with the verb tener and worked on expanding their vocabulary.

By the end of the school year the students should know basic vocabulary including greetings, simple commands, seasons, months, days of the week, parts of the day, colors, dates, cardinal numbers up to 100 and ordinal numbers up to 10, telling the time, body parts, clothing, classroom items, family, and daily activities. They should also know basic grammar including possessive pronouns, nouns, articles, adjectives, adverbs, basic prepositions and conjunctions.