Mrs. Jessica Cahill

Phone: ext. 2580

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Jessica Cahill

Señora Jessica Cahill

Department of World Language  Warren Hills Regional Middle School 

Phone: 908-689-0750 ext. 2580

 cahillj@warrenhills.org (preffered contact)

 

Genesis- Check Genesis for upcoming assignments, test, & quizzes as well as missing assignments. 

Student Portal

Parent Portal

 

 Google Classroom  Clink on the link provided to access Google Classroom. Sign in using your Warren Hills email & password.  Go to your class page for upcoming assignments, study guide, test information, and other useful information. 

 

Exploratory Spanish Course Descriptions:

 

This two marking period course will familiarize the students to the basics of Spanish. Students will have the opportunity to explore both the spoken and written language, as well as study various aspects of culture, such as greetings, geography, calendar and music. Emphasis will be placed on interpersonal interaction and basic language words and phrases. 

 

Spanish 8 Course Description:

 

Spanish 8 course is a full year class and is designed to teach students how to use Spanish for every day real life conversations. Students will have an opportunity to explore both the spoken and written language, as well as study various aspects of culture. Student will study greetings, geography, music, food, weather, calendar, as well as explore the various cultural celebrations common to Spanish Speaking Countries. Thematic Units will be presented with basic language and words and phrases. Teachers will use an in interactive approach whenever possible. 

 

Spanish 1 Course Description:

 

Spanish 1 course is a full year class and is designed to teach students how to use Spanish for every day real life conversations. Students will have an opportunity to explore both the spoken and written language, as well as study various aspects of culture. Students will study greetings, geography, family, music, school, recreation, foods and grammar as well as explore the various cultural celebrations common to Spanish Speaking Countries. Thematic units will be presented with basic language words and phrases. Teachers will use an interactive approach whenever possible.

 

 

 

Textbook Resources & Links:

 

·        Exploratory Spanish will not be using a book.  Worksheet packets will be used.  Students will also visit the webpage https://spanishspanish.com.  

·       Spanish 8 students will be using the textbook Realidades. 

Students may get connected with the Interactive Textbook, companion web site and downloadable audio files by visiting http://phschool.com/atschool/realidades/program_page.html

  

·       Spanish 1 student will be using the newly acquired textbook ¡Avancemos!.  

Students may get connected with the interactive textbook, Companion web site and downloadable audio files by visiting https://my.hrw.com or www.classzone.com

For further help and review of vocabulary and grammar go to the following links. 

Spanish Flashcards 

Spanish Language Games

Online Dictionary

  

Extra help is offered on Wednesdays  after school  in room 130 or by appointment. The student needs to advise me one day before they plan to stay after. If another day after school works better just let me know.

Missed Assessments and/or Quizzes due to absence may be made up after school by appointment. Please check Genesis frequently for assessments, quizzes and homework assignments. Gracias.

 

  

The best way to reach me is by e-mail at cahillj@warrenhills.org.  Please allow at least 24 hours for a response.   Thank you for visiting.  ¡¡Hasta luego!!

 

 

Resources

Spanish 1: 

  • You do not need a password. Just follow this link www.classzone.com
  • You will be given a login and password, be sure to use the online version of your textbook!

http://my.hrw.com

 

Spanish 8: 

 An excellent resource for looking up words that your book or Spanish/English dictionary might not include.  Word Reference even offers discussion boards where students can search users' comments on those extra difficult words or phrases.

 http://www.wordreference.com/    (WR)

 

 

  • Supplementary Resources

Do you want to do a little practice on your own, outside of class and not involving our textbook?  This webpage allows you to take Spanish into your own hands.  You can choose your own level as well as topics and lessons.http://www.learnspanish.com

 

 

  • Flash Card Maker 

Students can create their own flash cards or use those provided to study for verb, vocabulary or culture quizzes.http://www.flashcardexchange.com/

Quizlet 

 

Need more help, go to Online Spanish Games