Grade 7 Spanish
The North Middlesex Regional School District offers a comprehensive World Language program beginning with Spanish in seventh grade. Students are introduced to all aspects of learning the language including reading, writing, speaking, listening/comprehension skills, and culture. In seventh grade students begin learning how to study a second language. Children will study greetings, farewells, courtesy expressions, classroom vocabulary, colors, numbers to 100, computer vocabulary, modes of transportation, and places in the city. Additionally, students will state place of origin, tell time and make a telephone call, discuss school schedules and daily activities, and learn to make an introduction. Major grammatically components will include sentence structure, forming negative sentences, formal versus informal speech, subject pronouns, verb conjugations, number and gender agreement, strategies for creating and responding to questions, and stating location.