Course Title: Spanish IV
Students polish the four basic language skills.
Major grammar points are reviewed and the subjunctive is completed.
Different global themes are studied each quarter with relevant applications using these four
basic language skills. The students’ common assessments will be parallel to the AP Exam in
content and format. The common assessments as well as the curriculum will incorporate the
six AP Global Themes: Global Challenges, Personal and Public Identities, Science and
Technology, Families and Communities, Contemporary Life, and Beauty and Aesthetics.
Will be applied using thematic units
Quarter 1: Ecotourism and the environment.
Quarter 2: Ideals of beauty and music, health issues, nutrition and food safety, Art
Quarter 3: Family structures, friendship and love, professions and education
Quarter 4: Beliefs and values, multiculturalism, discoveries and inventions, future technologies, media and the social impact of technology
Students will utilize listening skills interpret spoken information, draw inferences and formulate opinions.
Students will narrate and describe with detail, express preferences, support opinions and be able to maintain a discussion where responses may be unpredictable.
Students will read, be able to summarize and comprehend authentic Hispanic materials, taken from literature, articles from the Web, or periodicals.
Students will create coherent, well articulated writings on a variety of topics with critical analysis.
Students will gain knowledge of Hispanic/Spanish art, global challenges, and immigration issues, facing the Spanish speaking world.
Tests, quizzes, projects, presentations, essays, debates, homework, listening activities, use of target language in class discussions.CREDIT INFO: This course provides one credit toward fulfilling the foreign language
requirements for an Advanced Studies Diploma (three years of one
language or two years each of two languages.