Spanish at St. Paul provides an introduction to the Spanish language from Early Childhood through 8th grade. The goal is for students to attain a foundation of proficiency in Spanish to feel comfortable if they take this subject in high school.
Early Childhood and Elementary Focus
- Introduction to vocabulary
- Weekly themes
- Basic expressions
- Understanding questions and commands
- Song and dance
6th – 8th Grade Focus
- Basic conversation
- Basic dialogs
Included in grades 3-8th is “Flipgrid”, a video discussion platform. This program is designed to increase interaction with the Spanish language and peers. The platform helps the students feel more comfortable in practicing grammar, listening, and speaking skills. The Duolingo language learning app is also incorporated to efficiently teach reading, listening and speaking skills.