La Clase Divertida Introduction Level I Kit (Lessons 1-5 on DVD/Audio CD)
Feeling like you want to use the full program but nervous about the cost? Here is a way to test drive La Clase with 5 lessons for 2 students and see if it is a good fit for your family. Your intro kit includes an introductory teacher's manual with a course overview and detailed lesson plans. It also includes a more brief lesson plan, so you can choose the better fit. Also in the box are 2 student activity packets with worksheets and puzzles to reinforce the lessons, 2 Mexican flags to color, 2 color wheels with 2 brads (included) to assemble and practice with, 1 DVD, 1 audio CD, 8 crayons, and several colors of cut tissue paper with wire to make flowers. Per the lesson plans, this kit will take 2 weeks to complete. This is a fun & lively way to learn Spanish. ~ Sara
For those of you who are interested in previewing at a minimal cost, the regular La Clase Divertida Level 1 (LESSONS 1-15) Learning Spanish Language Curriculum before you decide to purchase a regular Level 1 Educator's Curriculum Kit(LESSONS 1-15 ), then this product is for you. This introductory Level 1 Kit's format (instruction via DVD) is just like our regular LA CLASE DIVERTIDA LEVEL 1 KIT, but with an introductory amount of Lessons (1-5) and supplies. These are the same first five lessons that are in the regular level 1 Educator's Curriculum Kit (LESSONS 1-15). The Introductory Level 1 Kit also includes: 1 SET of DVD's, 1 AUDIO CD, 1 TEACHER'S BOOKLET, 2 SETS OF ART SUPPLIES AND 2 STUDENT WORKBOOKLETS. This generously equips you with just enough materials to understand how LA CLASE DIVERTIDA SPANISH CURRICULUM is as a foreign language program. We also include inside the introductory Level 1 EDUCATOR'S BOOKLET, A COUPON FOR $30.00 toward the purchase of one regular LEVEL 1 LA CLASE DIVERTIDA EDUCATOR'S CURRICULUM KIT (LESSONS 1-15)... Thank you for your interest in LA CLASE DIVERTIDA...A learning Spanish language program.
Whenever someone asks for "fun" Spanish, I steer them to Clase Divertida. The video lessons, songs, craft projects, use of Spanish names and cultural/geographic content makes for an action packed lesson for parent and teachers to do with their students. Yes, you will be doing Spanish together. No, you don't have to know Spanish. Not crafty? It's ok, the videos teach the art projects. This is a program you can do. Your kids will look forward to their Spanish lessons every week! Each level includes DVD(s) with all 15 lessons being taught by Senor Gamache, an audio CD with pronunciation practice and songs, teacher's manual, 2 consumable student workbooks, and craft supplies for 2 students. The teacher manual suggests how to do a little bit of Spanish every day, spending 10 days with the content from 1 lesson. It sounds like a lot, but it is very simple to do and the repetition is then your scripted Spanish practice for the day. The student workbooks have exercises that reinforce the material learned in the video lessons, and there are flashcards to cut out and use for your practice time too. There is a cooking project in each lesson that you will have to get supplies for, but items should be a most grocery stores. As the teacher, read the lesson and gather any materials you need for your lesson beforehand. There is some Christian content in each level, though I would not call it an overtly Biblical curriculum.
Here are some highlights from the various levels. LEVEL 1: (1 DVD) names, vowels, Mexican flag craft, colors, fried plantains, alphabet, puppet stories, map of Mexico, galletas de boda, body parts, yarn craft, counting to 10, quesadillas, question words, animals, tissue paper flower, fried ice cream, pi?ata, family members, and it all comes in a black, canvas zippered bag. LEVEL 2: (2 DVDs) map of Spain, Spanish coat of arms, puppet story of Don Quixote, spelling names, review numbers, telling time, make gazpacho, seasons, months, birthdays, make castanets, weather, holidays, make paella, Columbus/Queen Isabella/King Ferdinand, ordinal numbers, las torrijas, decorate tiles, animals, restaurant, fan craft, make a pi?ata and a flan, all in a nice, red zipper bag. LEVEL 3: (includes 3 DVDs and a Spanish/English dictionary) formal/informal, regular verbs, house vocabulary, dialogue to memorize, numbers to 1000, que?, pottery craft, more conversation, noun/adjective agreement, Central America map/flags, pastel de tres leches, Caribbean countries, cooking plantains, Panama canal, mola craft, Cuban sandwich, friendship bracelet, baseball, drinks, guitar, and make a pi?ata, all in a blue canvas zipper bag.
Extra student packs include all consumable materials needed for 1 extra student. You want each child to have their own supplies for sure, sharing would not be a fun experience. There is a workbook, any additional activity pages and craft supplies to make all crafts in that level. You can also choose these materials with an additional audio CD, which is great option for a classroom or co-op group so that students can practice at home between instructional times. ~Sara