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Joni Dillard

About Español 1

Spanish I is a fun introductory course to a popular and exciting language.  We will focus on listening, speaking, reading and writing Spanish.  Leaning a new language is fun, but it is a lot of hard work!  Get ready for a great, challenging year!! ¡Olé!

About Me

Hola!  My name is Joni Dillard and I teach Spanish I at  Mustang High School. I've lived in Mustang since I was 11 years old and this year starts my 35th year of teaching...wow!  I'm excited about another year of teaching Spanish!  Wow!

Contact me

The best way to contact me is through email.
dillardj@mustangps.org
 
My planning hour is from 12:55 - 1:35 
 
Students and parents are encouraged to sign up for my Remind 101, MHSSpan1:
 
iPhone or Android:
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No smartphone?
Text @4de9g32 to 81010 
 
 

Syllabus Spanish I

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Spanish I Department Syllabus

COURSE SYLLABUS  SPANISH DEPARTMENT
 
COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Spanish I is designed to introduce students to the Spanish language and to Spanish speaking cultures by listening, reading, writing and speaking on a basic level.  The curriculum includes interesting topics, authentic culture and real-live communication that motivates students to master Spanish.
      Students will:
            *communicate in Spanish
            *gain knowledge and understanding of other cultures
            *connect with other disciplines
            develop insight into the nature of language and cultures by making comparisons
      Spanish I is an intense interactive environment where students are expected to communicate and participate on a daily basis.  Learning a new language is fun, but it requires a lot fo work and a commitment to succed.
 
 
GRADING: 
All Spanish I classes will follow the grading scale established by the Mustang Public School district.  Ours is based on a total point system.  Generally speaking, tests, quizzes and projects are worth approximately 50% of your grade.  The rest is determined by daily class work, homework and class participation. 
Based on the learning objective, bonus points will be offered throughout the year at the teacher's discretion.
 
CLASSROOM GUIDELINES: 
Regarding discipline, dress code, tardies and all other student issues, the Spanish I classes will follow the Policies and Procedures established by the Mustang High School student handbook.