TK-5 Program Components
‘Descubre El espanõl’ textbook by Santillana USA Pub.
‘Viva el español’ by McGraw Hill Wright Group
Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten;
-Recite and practice basic greetings.
-Identify and name 8 colors.
-Name numbers 1 – 10.
-Identify the names of immediate family members, including mom, dad, brother, sister, grandmother, grandfather, and baby.
-Identify garden words including plant, flower, sun, water, earth, tree, fence, rock, and grass.
-Pronounce sets of opposites, including prepositions.
-Sing many songs in Spanish to practice pronunciation and fluency.
-Describe feelings; I feel good/bad/OK/happy/sad/tired.
- Recognize body parts including head, hair, eyes, mouth, nose, ears, arms, hands, fingers, legs, feet, stomach and back.
-Recognize and use phrases using ‘Tengo’ - ‘I am’.
-Name common school items such as pencil, paper, and book.
-Name classroom objects around them such as clock, window, door.
-Tell the days of the week, and recognize the months.
- Count to thirty.
-Name and recite clothing words.
-Identify geometric shapes.
-Identify 13 domestic animals.
-Recognize the personal pronouns ‘he, she, and I’.
-Read and write sentences to describe family members. Describe people in writing, using adjectives such as; honest, funny, kind, smart, tall, big, nice, etc.
-Identify the most common plant foods, including 11 fruits. Tell which they want to eat.
-Recognize and recite numbers 31-50.
-Describe birthday dates.
-Identify school personnel and places around school.
-Name 6 vehicles of transportation.
-Name places around town, sports, and other recreational activities. Tell where they are going and what they want to do there.
-Practice the alphabet in Spanish and spell their names in Spanish.
-Use infinitive action verbs such as ‘to swim, to run, to walk’, etc.
-Name parts of a house, rooms, and items in a house.
-Tell about activities they want to do on a play-date, i.e. 'I want to play on the computer, ride a bike, play with the dog', etc.
-Identify and use 20 vocabulary words associated with the Ohlone Indians, including items they made (basket, house, boat), foods they ate, their activities, and their natural surroundings.
-Describe sports and the seasons in which they take place.
-State which sports you like and which you can do ( me gusta, puedo) using first person verbs.
-Name 8 common musical instruments. Tell which ones they can play, and want to play. -Describe several types of Latin music (after listening to it) using words such as 'fast/slow, sad/happy, sweet, lots of rhythm, exciting and expressive. Identify the instruments used.
-Identify and recite numbers to 100.
-Use adjectives to describe zoo animals.
-Describe what you are doing (first person verbs).
-Tell time to the 1/2 hour.
-Learn about ‘Día de los Muertos’.
-Describe pets by color and size. Use adjectives to describe animals.
- Use ‘I went to’ and You went to’ in past tense.
-Identify school subjects, tell what they do in school.
-Identify the city, country, buildings and places in a city. Tell where they live.
-Identify transportation locations; parking lot, train and bus stations, airport, etc.
-Identify food items, and tell what they would like from a menu.
-Read and identify numbers to 1000 and the current year.
-Review vocabulary from previous grades.
-Name and describe extended family members.
-Read in present tense about extended family and friends.
-Perform a skit using basic vocabulary.
-Write simple sentences, with support, about their life, their likes and dislikes.
-Conjugate the most common verbs of ‘ser, estar, ir, jugar, caminar, hablar, and comer’ - to be, play, walk, talk and eat - in present tense,
-Use introductions and greetings.
-Describe places around town.
-Demonstrate understanding of basic buying and selling vocabulary in stores.
-Use vocabulary needed in a restaurant.
-Ask and answer questions about meals and foods.