Spanish/Español- for Year 2 to Year 6
Bienvenido de vuelta – Welcome Back to Spanish at Hazelwood
Curriculum Maps For Spanish
Since September 2014 we have been leaning Spanish from Year 2 to Year 6 as our Modern Foreign Language(MFL).
The children in Years 2- 6 have weekly Spanish lessons and have been doing really well covering a wide range of topics so as to develop their understanding of speaking, listening, reading and writing in the Spanish language. A wide range of activities are used to engage and immerse the pupils in the Spanish language which include songs, stories, puppets and a variety of games and Computing.
Autumn 1st half
Week ending 15th September 2017
Year 2 children were introduced to Spanish and using Google earth seeing the countries where Spanish is spoken. They had the opportunity to greet each other in Spanish and join in with a greetings song.
Year 3 children were introduced to the 5 vowel phonics sounds. We used an action and a specific word to remember the sound of each vowel.
Year 4 children were revising greetings and had the opportunity to practise their speaking and listening skills asking ‘ how are you?’ and answering in a variety of ways.
Year 5 children were introduced to family member words and had the opportunity to ask and answer if they have any brothers or sisters or animals
Year 6 were introduced to a variety of weathers in the present tense.
Summer Term 2nd Half
Week ending Friday 7th July 2017
Year 2 children
Year 3 children had the opportunity to use ICT for their Spanish learning. They worked on Educationcity.com and various Spanish apps to play games to enhance their language learning.
Year 4 children were completing their Spanish Raps in preparation for putting them to music next week in their groups.
Year 5 children were practising their speaking and listening skills on talking with their partners about Sports that they do or don’t do and why. Some children started to write a paragraph about the Sports that they do.
Year 6 children did not have Spanish as they were practising for their Year 6 Show
Week ending Friday 30th June 2017
Year 2 children did not have Spanish this week.
Year 3 children were drawing and labelling food from memory onto paper plates. They then used their plates of food in a café role play dialogue in groups of three.
Year 4 children were listening to some examples of Spanish rap music. They then got into groups and began writing their own Spanish rap, supporting each other and using previous language they have learnt.
Year 5 children were practising speaking and listening by saying which sports they do or don’t do and why. They were using two new verbs ‘ jugar’ and ‘ practicar’
Year 6 children did not have a Spanish lesson as they were practising for their Year 6 Show performance.
Week ending Friday 22nd June 2017
Year 3 children recapped on their café vocabulary before acting out a dialogue and role play.
Year 4 children were writing their opinions on different music genres and justifying their opinions with adjectives.
Year 5 children were recapping on sports vocabulary. The children then were then practising their speaking and listening skills using a sports survey. They had to ask and giving their opinions on different sports.
Year 6 started a new topic ‘ El Deporte’ ( Sport). They used their dictionary skills looking up sports vocabulary in a manual dictionary and an online dictionary.
Week ending Friday 17th June 2017
Year 3 children were introduced to their new topic ‘ El Café’ ( Café).They had vocabulary to learn through games and were reminded of using correctly feminine and masculine nouns.
Year 4 children were introduced to their new topic ‘La Música’ ( Music). They were practising giving their opinions through speaking and listening on different genres of music after they listenened to some examples of that music.
Year 5 children were introduced to their new topic ‘ El Deporte’. They used their dictionary skills with the sports vocabulary and practised working with both a manual and online dictionary.
Year 6 presented their finished projects to the whole of Year 6 in Rowan Hall.
Summer Term 1st Half
Week ending Friday 19th May 2017
Year 2 children are learning parts of the house and consolidating with their colour knowledge.
Year 3 children were writing phrases or simple sentences using ‘The Hungry Carterillar’ food vocabulary and adjectives of colour.
Year 4 children were writing a paragraph of their opinions on food using a variety of ways showing likes and dislikes. They had a writing frame to support them.
Year 5 children were continuing work on verb changes using ‘ comer’ to eat and ‘ preferer’ to prefer. They practised answering questions related to food at school whether packed lunch or school dinners.
Year 6 children were continuing their group project based on a Spanish topic. Lots have researched and translated what they want to say and others are in the middle of constructing models of bullrings which they will present their work on.
Week ending Friday 5th May 2017
Year 2 were learning about Spanish culture and the Spanish flag.
Year 3 children were consolidating their fruit vocabulary and days of the week through song. They also were introduced to new food vocabulary from ‘The Hungry Caterpillar ‘ Story
Year 4 were working on their dictionary skills using the vocabulary of food. They also were working on giving their opinions on food through dialogues with their partner and matching games.
Year 5 were working on using the verb ‘ desayunar’ ( To have breakfast) in his different forms in sentences depending on the pronoun.
Year 6 were continuing their project work in groups.
Week ending Friday 28th April 2017
Year 2 children were practising colours and writing with support sentences to describe themselves.
Year 3 children were consolidating their vocabulary of fruit. They also practised orally and in writing asking and answering ‘¿Cuántos frutas hay?’ ( How many fruit are there?) ‘ Hay…’ ( There are…)
Year 4 children were self and peer assessing their Spanish writing descriptions before being introduced to the new topic of ‘ La Paella’ .
Year 5 children were introduced for the first time to Spanish verb conjugation. This was through song, oral practise and writing.
Year 6 children continued with their group project work researching vocabulary needed and ideas for presentation.
Week ending 21st April 2017
Year 2 were practising body parts and greetings.
Year3 children were introduced to their new topic based on the familiar story ‘ The Very Hungry Caterpillar.’ They were learning new vocabulary of fruit related to the story. They then practised their speaking and listening skills with their own questionnaire around the class, asking and answering if they liked certain fruit.
Year 4 children completed their written monster descriptions and had fun joining in with a song.
Year 5 children were practising their speaking and listening skills by extending their opinions on food. They also worked on understanding and recognising the meanings of the ‘definite article ‘a’ and the ‘ indefinite article’ ‘the’ in Spanish compared to English.
Year 6 began planning in groups their chosen project based around a specific Spanish topic which they will be presenting in weeks to come to Year 5 and Year 6 students.
Week ending Friday 24th March 2017
Year 2 children are watching the Yr 5 Show this week so Spanish will be on Monday.
Year 3 children were finishing off their fantastic mini animal booklets. Lots of children read their story to the class. Some children got to make ‘ Happy Mother’s Day’ cards written in Spanish while others practised when to recognise if a word is feminine or masculine.
Year 4 children were working on structuring sentences correctly with adjectives in the correct place as well as thinking about plural endings and gender endings. This is in preparation for describing a monster of their own which they will be drawing next week.
Year 5 children were practising for their Yr 5 Show so did not do Spanish this week.
Year 6 children were introduced to breakfast vocabulary and were working on speaking and listening skills, asking and answering ‘what time do you have breakfast?’ and ‘ What do you eat for breakfast?’ Some also got to practise giving their opinions on different food, using ‘ I like/I don’t like/I hate/I love….
Week ending Friday 17th March 2017
Year 2 children were colouring parts of a house using a Spanish key to reinforce their ‘ colours’ vocabulary.
Year 3 children were finishing off their fantastic mini animal booklets. Take a look at them working hard to produce them and some of the outcomes. Listen to some great stories written by the children being read by them.
Year 4 children were working on their reading skills to show understanding of their ‘ parts of the face’ vocabulary. This included recognising grammatical errrors and demonstrating their understanding by recognising particular faces through written descriptions.
Year 5 children had the opportunity to practise speaking and listening skills this week after being introduced to breakfast vocabulary. They used their previous knowledge of time to ask and answer ‘ what time do you have breakfast?’ and from today’s vocabulary and some dictionary work, ask and answer ‘ what did you eat for breakfast.’
Year 6 children were practising their reading skills to show their understanding of ‘ time’ vocabulary learnt.
Week ending Friday 10th March 2017
Year 2 children were labelling parts of a home.
Year 3 children started making their own mini animal booklet. They are basing their story on the ‘Brown bear’ Story by Eric Carle. They wrote their own titles and some managed to start writing their story using a Spanish bilingual dictionary and adding pictures to match the words to the story.
Year 4 children were consolidating their knowledge of noun parts of the face through writing activities and songs.
Year 5 children were working on their reading and writing skills to show understanding of ‘time’ language.
Year 6 children practised their listening skills based on all the language they have learnt about ‘time.’ They demonstrated their understanding by showing the times on a clockface once they heard the time given. Some children worked with time using a ‘dominoes game’ to reinforce the vocabulary.
Week ending Friday 3rd March 2017
Year 2 children were learning the vocabulary for different types of houses. They also extendedtheir numbers by practising counting up to 30. They finished by completing a survey on their favourite colour and home type
Year 3: World Book Day – so all classes were involved in the Day’s activities but some did have time to join in with reading parts of the ‘Oso Pardo’ story to the class as well as listen to some true and false statements about animals they were being shown on a powerpoint and show their understanding by responding.
Year 4 children started a new topic learning the nouns for the parts of the face. They were then introduced to a song about the parts of face and started practising it. The children also played games to help memorise the vocabulary.
Year 5 children consolidated and extended their ability to tell the time through a challenging listening activity and also writing a variety of times using all the vocabulary learnt.
Year 6: World Book Day – so all classes were involved in the Day’s activities.
Week ending Friday 24th February 2017
Year 2:were learning parts of a dragon and four by number
Year 3 Children were introduced to the story ‘ Oso Pardo’ which they were read to as a class and explained. They then had the opportunity to read the story in pairs to each other to practise their pronunciation and understanding of vocabulary.
Year 4 children completed their shapes topic by finishing their writing descriptions of their Miró drawings.
Year 5 children were using ‘minutes past’ and ‘minutes to’ the hour in reading and writing activities
Year 6 children were using ‘minutes past’ and ‘minutes to’ the hour in reading and writing activities
Week ending Friday 10th February 2017
Year 2 This week in Spanish the children the children have been using their knowledge of numbers and colours to colour by numbers a dragon
Year 3 children were learning adjectives of colour and how they change depending if they are feminine or masculine and their correct place in a sentence.
Year 4 children were writing description of a Miró painting using all language and vocabulary learnt around shape. Some year 4 children drew their Miró style painting in preparation for describing it after half term.
Year 5 children were reinforcing their understanding of the time vocabulary from last week through games.
Year 6 children were reinforcing their understanding of the time vocabulary from last week through games.
Week ending Friday 3rd February 2017
Year 2 children did not have Spanish.
Year 3 children were learning how to say’ a’, ‘the’ and ‘ some’ using their animals topic, as well as having a go at translating Spanish phrases into English phrases.
Year 4 children were learning through dance and movement ‘position’ vocabulary. They were also reading sentences describing paintings of Miró and discussing in groups if they were true or false.
Year 5 children were introduced to the topic of time focusing on ‘ What time is it?’ and being able to answer ‘o’clock’ and ‘half past’
Year 6 children were introduced to the topic of time focusing on ‘ What time is it?’ and being able to answer ‘o’clock’ and ‘half past’ as well as ‘quarter to’ and ‘quarter past’
Week ending Friday 27th January 2017
Year 2 children were continuing to consolidate greetings and counting fluently from 0-20. Additionally the children were beginning to learn and label the names of the different parts of the body.
Year 3 children were learning how to make nouns into plurals using the animal nouns they have bee learning. The also practised speaking and listening using phrases such ’ Es un pez.’ ( It’s a fish) ‘ Son gatos’ (They are cats) as well as ‘ mi animal preferido es…’ ( my favourite animal is…)
Year 4 children were able to demonstrate in their table groups that they understood how to write and construct sentences correctly to describe shapes. They successfully used a sentence starter including a negative ‘Hay, Veo, No hay, No veo ‘( There is, I see, There isn’t, I can’t see), adjectives including colour and others and placing the adjective in the correct place in the sentence. They were able to use plurals correctly and show their understanding of how this changes the adjective as well as the noun. They also demonstrated their understanding of nouns and their gender and how this also affects the adjectives!
Year 5 children used their memorisation skills with the question words and attempted to translate Spanish question sentences into English question sentences in small groups. They used bilingual dictionaries to aid them They also practised numbers in the 5 x tables in preparation for telling the time.
Year 6 children worked on their memorisation skills of the question words with action through song, as well as focusing on 5 x tables numbers through songs and games also.
Week ending Friday 20th January 2017
Year 3 children recapped on Classroom instructions & phrases through ‘ high 5’ They then moved onto their new topic on animals, pronouncing correctly and writing the words from memory and using their phonics skills previously learnt. They were reminded of nouns and gender ‘ un’ masculine ‘una’ feminine.
Year 4 children were practising their shape vocabulary and adding colour adjectives to describe a painting by Miró. As well as those they added new adjectives introduced ( big, small, straight, curved, thin and thick- grande, pequeño,recta,curva, fina y gruesa) They worked in pairs using their speaking and listening skills.
Year 5 children did not have Spanish this week due to a temporary change in PPA time
Year 6 children were introduced to question words (interrogatives) in Spanish and action words to help memorise them.
Week ending Friday 13th January 2017
Year 3 children recapped on their previous topic of ‘pencil case vocabulary’ through games. They were then introduced to more classroom instructions & phrases to add to those already learnt in Spanish. The children made their own instruction /phrase poster
Year 4 children were introduced to their new topic based around key shapes vocabulary. They practised pronunciation, recognising the word and writing the words. Some were able to add colour adjectives to their descriptions.
Year 5 children had an E- Safety talk in the afternoon so only one class had Spanish. They were introduced to Spanish question words and actions to help memorise them. They translated in pairs questions in English into Spanish on mini w/boards and they finished off singing a song which covered all the interrogatives (question words) to the tune of ‘ Jingle bells’….extremely well!
Year 6 children used their question words learnt last week and previous Spanish knowledge, to help translate English question sentences into Spanish sentences.
Week ending- Friday 7th October 2016
Year 3- The children were practising their recognition of numbers to 1-15 with some cross curricular P.E games ‘ Circle ‘ Chase’ . They also were introduced to the question ‘ ¿Cúantos hay? ( How many are there? And answering eg ‘Hay 6 gatos. (There are 6 cats.) They practised asking and answering this question in partners with cubes. The children also sang a numbers song.
Year 4- The children were reinforcing reading, writing and recognising numbers 1.31 through various activities including match the number with the written word, playing 3 in a row (noughs and crosses) as well as ‘ Circle Chase’
Year 5- The children were recapping on vocabulary from last week on hair and eyes, using ‘high 5’ game to practise speaking and listening with their class on this language and finishing with the game ‘Guess Who’ whereby they had to put their language learnt into practise .
Year 6- The children were recapping on vocabulary from last week on hair and eyes, using ‘high 5’ game to practise speaking and listening with their class on this language and then transferring this into writing sentences to describe ‘a teacher from Hazelwood’ in groups of 3.
Week Ending Friday 30th September 2016
Year 3- The children were working on their reading, recognising and writing of numbers up to 15. They sang a numbers song, matched words with numbers and completed Spanish maths sums in their books.
Year 4- The children were working on reading and writing numbers to 31 matching the words with the numbers and through games such as 3 in a row.
Year 5- The children were working on hair and eyes vocabulary and through speaking and listening ‘high 5 activity, games and writing descriptions.
Year 6- The children were introduced to adjectives to describe hair and eyes with actions to help memorise the words.
Week ending – Friday 23/9/16
Year 3: This week the children were practising saying, recognising and writing their numbers to ten in words. Some wrote sentences with the numbers in them using ‘There are’ (Hay) to start their sentences.
Year 4: The children were working on reading and writing classroom instructions either using a word bank for support or from memory in their writing.
Year 5: The children continued asking and answering questions to describe eyes and hair with their partners and in groups of 3. They moved on to writing their own descriptions of drawings.
Year 6: The children are on their Year 6 Trip
Week ending – Friday 16/9/16
Year 2: The children discussed in greetings and had the opportunity to practise saying hello and goodbye with puppets. They also listened to some greetings songs and clips where they could join in and play a game to reinforce the vocabulary and their confidence.
Year 3: The children were revisiting greetings by practising with partners, asking and answering questions such as ‘How are you?’ and ‘ What is your name?’ Some children used a dialogue sheet for prompt and support while others used their memory skills. They also recapped on the vowel sounds, words and actions we use to remember them.
Year 4: The children were recapping on classroom language instructions through actions and words and asking and answering ‘How are you?’
Year 5: The children were revising classroom language, conversations and moving on to describing hair and eyes.
Year 6: The children revisited classroom language and were introduced to some new phrases typically used in class. They also revised language and vocabulary related to topics learnt last year.
www.spanishrevision/co.uk/ks2 (go to beginnners and try from module 1)
www.languageskills.co.uk (click on icon ¡oye! Spanish)
www.freerice.com (click on Spanish language)
www.digitaldialects.com (click on Spanish)
http://www.nickjr.co.uk (Learn Spanish watching Dora, Dora and friends and Diego)
‘El Día Español en Hazelwood’
Hazelwood Spanish Day 5th and 6th May 2015
Well what a fantastic two days Hazelwood School had. The school was buzzing with excitement and the children truly enjoyed immersing themselves into their Spanish speaking country on Tuesday 5th May. Each class had their own Spanish speaking country to research. They found some interesting facts and followed their cuisine recipes to make fabulous dishes such as ‘Coriander & Spring Onion Salsa’ from Chile, Jalao (coconut and honey balls) from Dominican Republic and one class even made non-alcoholic cocktails. Lunchtime was a feast of Spanish and Hispanic food in the school canteen including ‘Chicken Fajitas’ and ‘Pancake with Dulce de Leche’
On Wednesday 6th May the children were brilliantly dressed up in costumes and bright colours from their country before beginning a day packed full of activities. A Latin dance workshop was one of the highlights where Fredy Montero from ‘Latin Dance and Soul Co’ took each year group into a fun warmup before leading the children into an energetic and funky Latin themed Zumba routine which the children loved!
The ‘Spanish Food and Souvenir Market’ was held in the Oak Hall and all the children were able to practice their Spanish language skills by asking Spanish speaking parents and other older children for Churros with chocolate, Ice-cream, drinks and a choice of souvenirs. They did really well, speaking with good pronunciation and remembering their ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ in Spanish.
Down in the bottom playground there was a very active Spanish treasure hunt. Spanish words had been hidden in secret places for the children to run far and wide for, in search of their Spanish word to match the English word.
In the afternoon the whole school came together in assemblies to perform class dances and songs which they had practised the previous day relating to their given country. They then finished with a fantastic ‘food tasting session’. The children were able to go and choose different foods from different countries and then sit with their groups in the hall and share the experience.
Take a look at some of the pictures which capture the fun enjoyed by all.