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Applying Accents in Spanish
Nydia Osteen
Language Arts

Unit created on 7/8/1999 EST.
Last modified 11/11/1999 3:47:54 PM EST.

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Fundamental Understandings (help)

To enable the students to divide words into syllabbles,use correct pronunciation and correct application of accents.

Technology ISTE Standards (info) 

Use technology tools and resources for managing and communicating personal/professional information (e.g., finances, schedules, addresses, purchases, correspondence). Select and apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem-solving, and decision-making in content learning.

Information Literacy Standards (info) 

Accesses information efficiently and effectively. Evaluates information critically and competently. Uses information effectively and creatively.Appreciates and enjoys literature and other creative expressions of information. Appreciates and enjoys literature and other creative expressions of information. Participates effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.

Relevance (help)

Application of accents enables the students to effectively communicate in Spanish. Correct pronunciation transcends into their daily lives. Accent application is essential in forming plurals correctly and in using the preterite tense.

Assessment (help)

The students will be capable of dividing words into syllables correctly. They will demonstrate this through oral practice and a written quiz.The students will be capable of pronouncing unknown words effectively and applying accents. They willdemonstrate this by successfully completing teacher created exercises and exercises found on the internet.

Components (help)

1.Lesson 1-Why are accents important? List of words and practice in identifying the meaning of a word depending on their accent placement. 2.Lesson 2-Division of words in Spanish. Rules and practice. 3.Lesson 3-Accent classification. Identifying words according to its accent placement. 4.Lesson 4-Application of accent on words that are unknown. 5.Lesson 5-Application,identification and syllable division of words that are essential to a Spanish student.

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Workforce Competencies (info) (help)

Students locate, comprehend, interpret, evaluate, maintain, and apply information, concepts, and ideas found in literature, the arts, symbols, recordings, video and other graphic displays, and computer files in order to perform tasks and/or for enjoyment. Students communicate in Spanish using information, concepts, prose, symbols, reports, audio and video recordings, speeches, graphic displays, and computer-based programs. Students appreciate their own culture and the cultures of others, understand the concerns and perspectives of members of other ethnic and gender groups, reject the stereotype of themselves and others, and seek out and utilize the views of persons from diverse ethnic, social and educational backgrounds.

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