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Arcadia Christian School offers a life-changing education that prepares students for lifelong learning and leadership, encouraging students to make a positive impact for Jesus Christ in their community.  ACS offers a rich academic experience that includes the learning of at least one foreign language.  Currently, Arcadia Christian School offers an enrichment course in Spanish.

High School Placement

As entering freshmen, most ACS graduates take Spanish 1 or Honors Spanish 1.  ACS provides a recommendation for placement of each student into the appropriate level of Spanish as they apply and meet with their high school counselor.

View the Spanish curriculum we teach at Arcadia Christian School

Select a grade level:

Spanish Instruction for Kindergarten

Philosophy

Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” (1 Peter 4:10) God bestows all gifts and talents within the Body of Christ. The Enrichment Program explores and engages the diversity of talents within each individual student, who is created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26). Developing each student as a whole person, the Enrichment Program enhances the lifelong pursuit of learning, fosters in the student a desire for meaningful leisure, and imparts a joy for participating in God’s creative work.

Objective

To expose students to basic words, phrases and customs common to Spanish language and culture.

Materials

Teacher-Created Materials in preparation for Pasaporte al Español, First Grade

Time Allotment

30 minutes/day; one day/week

Course Content

Conversational Phrases

Commands

Bible Verses

Words Used in Prayer

1st Quarter               2nd Quarter

Family                                                      Numbers 1-10

Colors                                                      Shapes

Pets                                                          Animals

3rd Quarter              4th Quarter 

Parts of Face                                            Food

Parts of Body                                           Spanish-Spaking Courntries: Mexico

Clothing

Areas to Be Evaluated

Class Participation

Worksheets

Additional Activities

Songs

Games

Spanish Instruction for First Grade

 

Philosophy

Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” (1 Peter 4:10) God bestows all gifts and talents within the Body of Christ. The Enrichment Program explores and engages the diversity of talents within each individual student, who is created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26). Developing each student as a whole person, the Enrichment Program enhances the lifelong pursuit of learning, fosters in the student a desire for meaningful leisure, and imparts a joy for participating in God’s creative work.

Objective

To expose students to basic words, phrases and customs common to Spanish language and culture.

Textbook

Pasaporte al Español, Step 1, Units 1-6

Materials

Workbook Pages

Teacher-Created Materials

Time Allotment

30 minutes/day; one day/week

Course Content

Conversational Phrases

Commands

Bible Verses

Words Used in Prayer

Action Words

Months

1st Quarter               2nd Quarter

Numbers 1-10                                        Extended Family

Immediate Family                                  Christmas Charaters

School Supplies                                      At Home

Colors                                                      Around the Room

3rd Quarter             4th Quarter

Days of the Week                                  Parts of the Body

Shapes                                                   Numbers 1-20

Sports                                                     Animals

Parts of the Face                                   End-Year Assessment

                                                                Spanish Speaking Countries: Mexico, Bolivia, and Spain

Areas to Be Evaluated

Participation

Workbook Pages

Oral Quizzes

Additional Activities

Songs

Games

Spanish Instruction for Second Grade

 

Philosophy

Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” (1 Peter 4:10) God bestows all gifts and talents within the Body of Christ. The Enrichment Program explores and engages the diversity of talents within each individual student, who is created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26). Developing each student as a whole person, the Enrichment Program enhances the lifelong pursuit of learning, fosters in the student a desire for meaningful leisure, and imparts a joy for participating in God’s creative work.

Objective

To expose students to basic words, phrases and customs common to Spanish language and culture.

Textbook

Pasaporte al Español: Step 1, Units 7-8 and Step 2, Units 1-3

Materials

Workbook Pages

Teacher-Created Materials

Time Allotment

30 minutes/day; one day/week

Course Content

Conversational Phrases

Commands

Bible Verses

Words Used in Prayer

Vowels/ Consonants

Word Recognition

Months

Action Words

1st Quarter           2nd Quarter   

Colors                                               Days of the Week

Numbers 1-20                                 Seasons

Food                                                 Physical Feelings

Place Setting                                   Christmas Song

3rd Quarter         4th Quarter

Addition (up to 20)                         Family

School Supplies                              Around the Room

Directional Words                          Do you have....?

Where is…?                                    Year-End Assessment

                                                         Spanish Speaking Countries: Mexico, Bolivia, and Spain

Areas to Be Evaluated

Participation

Workbook Pages

Oral Quizzes

Additional Activities

Songs

Games

Spanish Instruction for Third Grade

 

Philosophy

Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” (1 Peter 4:10) God bestows all gifts and talents within the Body of Christ. The Enrichment Program explores and engages the diversity of talents within each individual student, who is created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26). Developing each student as a whole person, the Enrichment Program enhances the lifelong pursuit of learning, fosters in the student a desire for meaningful leisure, and imparts a joy for participating in God’s creative work.

Objective

To expose students to basic words, phrases and customs common to Spanish language and culture.

Textbook

Pasaporte al Español: Step 2, Units 4-8

Materials

Workbook Pages

Teacher-Created Materials

Time Allotment

30 minutes/day; one day/week

Course Content

Conversational Phrases

Commands

Bible Verses

Words Used in Prayer

Vowels/Consonants

Word Recognition

Basic Grammar

Months

1st Quarter                  2nd Quarter

Shapes                                                          Clothing

Sports                                                           Nativity Story

Parts of the Face                                         Numbers 1-100

Parts of the Body

Colors

3rd Quarter                 4th Quarter

Animals                                                        Seasons

Food                                                             Physical Feelings

Likes/Dislikes                                              End-Year Assessment

                                                                     Spanish Speaking Countries: Mexico, Bolivia, and Spain

Areas to Be Evaluated

Participation

Workbook Pages

Oral Quizzes

Additional Activities

Songs

Games

Spanish Instruction for Fourth Grade

 

Philosophy

Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” (1 Peter 4:10) God bestows all gifts and talents within the Body of Christ. The Enrichment Program explores and engages the diversity of talents within each individual student, who is created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26). Developing each student as a whole person, the Enrichment Program enhances the lifelong pursuit of learning, fosters in the student a desire for meaningful leisure, and imparts a joy for participating in God’s creative work.

Objective

To expose students to basic words, phrases and customs common to Spanish language and culture.
 

Materials

Teacher-Created Materials and Resources

Time Allotment

30 minutes/day; one day/week

Course Content

Conversational Phrases

Commands

Bible Verses

Words Used in Prayer

Action Words

Vowels/Consonants

Digraphs

Word Recognition

Dictation

Basic Grammar

Months

1st Quarter                2nd Quarter

Family                                                        Likes/Dislikes

Numbers 1-100                                        Christmas Craft

Physical Feelings                                      Musical Instruments

School Supplies                                       Sports

Colors

3rd Quarter              4th Quarter

City/Scenic Places                                   Food

Transportation                                        Seasons

Clothing/Accessories                             Weather

Areas to Be Evaluated

Participation

Workbook Pages

Group Work

Oral Quizzes

Additional Activities

Songs

Games

Spanish Instruction for Fifth Grade

 

Philosophy

Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” (1 Peter 4:10) God bestows all gifts and talents within the Body of Christ. The Enrichment Program explores and engages the diversity of talents within each individual student, who is created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26). Developing each student as a whole person, the Enrichment Program enhances the lifelong pursuit of learning, fosters in the student a desire for meaningful leisure, and imparts a joy for participating in God’s creative work.

Objective

To expose students to basic words, phrases and customs common to Spanish language and culture.

Materials

Teacher-Created Materials and Resources

Time Allotment

45 minutes/day, one day/week, second semester only

Course Content

Central American Geography

Numbers 1-1,000

Calendar

Telling Time

Personal Pronouns

Verbs

City Places

Transportation

USD/MXN Exchange Rate

Making Purchases

Areas to Be Evaluated

Participation

Workbook Pages

Group Work

Oral Quizzes

Additional Activities

Games