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16. Specific Study Units with Timeline: Fall 2014

[x] SPN-1001-100-14FA  Professor Pietrolonardo
 

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FOR THOSE STUDENTS WHO APPRECIATE AN OVERVIEW OF THE COURSE TO HELP STAY ON TASK, HERE IS A SCHEDULE OF COURSE ACTIVITIES ACCORDING TO THE SEMESTER TIMELINE.

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THE DETAILS OF ALL THESE ASSIGNMENTS ARE PROVIDED WITHIN EACH MODULE IN THE BLACKBOARD COURSE UNDER "ASSIGNMENTS".

Color code:      Assignments & Due dates -
                         Detailed information available within Black Board Course
                         under Assignments and Activities in each Module.

                       Grammar & Vocabulary Highlights -
                            These are the most important new vocabulary and
                             grammar concepts in the chapter

                       Writing Skill Development -
                            Follow the journal prompts in Black Board Course
                             under Assignments [They are incorporated into module assignments.]

                        Important Info from IVCC

BlackBoard Collaborate Webinar in Real-Time Format

                        Assessment -
                            Reminders of dates for Formative and Summative Assessments
 

                        Extra Credit Opportunity  -
                            Opportunities to earn extra credit will be announced as
                             they develop    
             

Date

Week

Description

Assignment

M - 8/18

Week #1

FALL SESSION BEGINS
Please note: The first day of a class section is the last day to enroll.

Course introduction

Technical Orientation to be completed by 8 AM W 8/20. Follow instructions in BlackBoard Course:
bullet IVCC Online Orientation (before 1st online class)
bullet Fall 2014 Course SPN-1001-100-14FA (Be sure you select Section 100!) 
bullet Download Mozilla FireFox v.19 or Google Chrome Internet Web Browser
bullet Activate your Heinle Learning Center Student Key Code and enroll in SPN-1001-100-14FA.
bulletSet the keyboard on your computer to English-International  so you can type Spanish characters and accents.
bulletSign and return Letter of Understanding

Module 1 - Capítulos Preliminar and 1: W August 20 through W September 03 (Weeks 1 -3)

bullet Module 1 Activity 1 [M1A1] due by 8 AM F 8/22
bullet Module 1 Activity 2 [M1A2] due by 8 AM M 8/25
bullet Module 1 Activity 3 [M1A3] Capítulo Preliminar- ¡Mucho gusto! due by 8 AM W 8/27
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 Module 1 Activity 4 [M1A4] Capítulo 1 due by 8 AM F 8/29

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[M1A5] Reflective Journal - Key Items due by 8 AM T 9/02

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Module 1 Homework*  [M1HW] Cap. Preliminar and 1 due by 8 AM W 9/03

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Module 1 Quiz 1 [M1Q1] -Posted 8 AM W 9/03 through 8 AM M 9/08.

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Module 1 Evaluation Survey Posted 8 AM W 9/03 through 8 AM M 9/08.

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M1 Grades posted

Highlights of grammar and vocabulary to study:
Capítulo preliminar -

Puntos clave 

 

Page
2012 Plazas 4E

Capítulo Preliminar

1

greetings & goodbyes

2

ser

10

hay & #0-30 12
¿? interrogatives 14
repaso 18

Heinle Learning Center - go to http://ilrn.heinle.com/index.html

 BlackBoard - go to http://ivcc.blackboard.com/

*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit
 

W-8/20   Technical Orientation to be completed by 8 AM W 8/20.
F - 8/22   Module 1 Activity 1 [M1A1] due by 8 AM F 8/22  

M - 8/25

Week #2

 Module 1 Activity 2 [M1A2] due by 8 AM M 8/25

^extra credit La Plaza poem A. Machado [due by W 9/10 during scheduled office hours]. Details available in Black Board Assignments.

Capítulo 1
Highlights of grammar & vocabulary to study:

Puntos clave 

Page
2012 Plazas 4E

Capítulo Uno

19

la clase+colores

20

género

26

vocab cursos + campus 30
educación hispana 32
reg –ar verbs 34
la hora los días 38
repaso 46
W-8/27   Module 1 Activity 3 [M1A3] Capítulo Preliminar- ¡Mucho gusto! due by 8 AM W 8/27  

F - 8/29

 

LAST DAY FOR REFUND

Module 1 Activity 4 [M1A4] Capítulo 1 due by 8 AM F 8/29

 

M-9/01 Week #3 LABOR DAY – COLLEGE CLOSED
T- 9/02

[M1A5] Reflective Journal - Key Items due by 8 AM T 9/02

 

W - 9/03

 

Module 1 Homework*  [M1HW] Cap. Preliminar and 1 due by 8 AM W 9/03

Module 1 learning activities end; assessment phase begins

Module 1 Quiz 1 [M1Q1] -Posted 8 AM W 9/03 through 8 AM M 9/08.

Module 1 Evaluation Survey Posted 8 AM W 9/03 through 8 AM M 9/08.

 

*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit
(2 weeks . minimum 4 hours of homework
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* There is an overlap between the closing date of the earlier module assessment and survey and the first activities of the next module. This allows a "grace period" in which students can complete the assessment. However, it is necessary to complete all module activities on time to receive full grade points. DON'T PROCRASTINATE ON TAKING THE ASSESSMENTS. The work will flow more smoothly if you complete the assessment and survey promptly and move on to the next module without unfinished business.
R - 9/4  

Module 2 opens.
Module 2 - Capítulos 2 and 3: R September 4 through R September 18 (Weeks 3 -5)

bulletModule 2 Activity 1 [M2A1] due by 8 AM M 9/08
bulletModule 2 Activity 2 [M2A2] due by 8 AM W 9/10
bullet Module 2 Activity 3 [M2A3] due by 8 AM F 9/12
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 Module 2 Activity 4 [M2A4] due by 8 AM T 9/16

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[M2A5] Reflective Journal 2 -Key Items due by 8 AM W 9/17

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Homework * for Capítulos 2 and  M 3 due by 8 AM R 9/18

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Quiz 2 - Posted 8 AM R 9/18 through 8 AM M 9/22.

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Module 2 Evaluation Survey - Posted 8 AM R 9/18 through 8 AM M 9/22.

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M2 Grades posted.

Capítulo 2
Highlights of grammar & vocabulary to study:

Puntos clave 

Page
2012 Plazas 4E

Capítulo Dos

49

Familia

50

Pos pronoun

56

Ser- conj;rules

58

physical features & personality

60

Describing- adj

60

Concordancia

60

Nacionalidad, de donde

66

-er and –ir verbs

68

Tener- conj; idioms

70

#30-100

72

Gran Repaso

80

*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit

Capítulo 3

Highlights of grammar & vocabulary to study:

Puntos clave 

Page
2012 Plazas 4E

Capítulo tres

84

Voc: deportes

86

Gustar + infin

90

Voc lugares

94

Ir+a+ destino/inf

96

Irregular Yo forms

98

Saber v conocer

100

A personal

108

El año/el tiempo

102

Gran repaso

110

*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit

 

M -9/08

week #4

Module 1 Quiz 1 and Survey close 8 AM today.

Module 2 Activity 1 [M2A1] due by 8 AM M 9/08

 
W- 9/10   Module 2 Activity 2 [M2A2] due by 8 AM W 9/10

extra credit La Plaza poem A. Machado [due by W 9/1
0 during scheduled office hours]. Details available in Black Board Assignments.
 

 

 

 

 

R - 9/11  
F-9/12   Module 2 Activity 3 [M2A3] due by 8 AM F 9/12  

T - 9/16

week #5

 

Module 2 Activity 4 [M2A4] due by 8 AM 8 AM T 9/16

 
W- 9/17   [M2A5] Reflective Journal 2 -Key Items due by 8 AM W 9/17  

R-9/18   Homework * for Capítulos 2 and 3 due by 8 AM R 9/18

Quiz 2 - Posted 8 AM R 9/18 through 8 AM M 9/22.

Module 2 Evaluation Survey - Posted 8 AM R 9/18 through 8 AM M 9/22.

*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit
(2 weeks: minimum 4 hours of homework)

* There is an overlap between the closing date of the earlier module assessment and survey and the first activities of the next module. This allows a "grace period" in which students can complete the assessment. However, it is necessary to complete all module activities on time to receive full grade points. DON'T PROCRASTINATE ON TAKING THE ASSESSMENTS. The work will flow more smoothly if you complete the assessment and survey promptly and move on to the next module without unfinished business.

F -9/19

 

Module 3 opens.

Module 3 - Capítulos 4 and 5: F September 19 through R October 02  (Weeks 6 -8)

bullet Module 3 Activity 1 [M3A1] Part 1 due  by 8 AM T 9/23; Part 2 due by 8 AM  R 9/25
bullet Module 3 Activity 2 [M3A2] Part 1 due by 8 AM  R 9/25; Part 2 due  by 8 AM F 9/26
bullet Module 3 Activity 3 [M3A3] due by 8 AM  M 9/29
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Module 3 Activity 4 [M3A4] due  by 8 AM W 10/01

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Module 3 Extra Credit Activity  [M3EX] due  by 8 AM M 10/13

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M3A5 Reflective Journal 3-Key Items due by 8 AM R 10/02

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M3HW Homework * for Chapters 4 and 5 due by 8 AM, R 10/02

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Quiz 3 -Posted 8 AM R 10/02 through 8 AM T 10/07.

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Module 3 Survey-Posted 8 AM R 10/02 through 8 AM T 10/07.

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M3 Grades posted.

Capítulo 4

 

La familia real española:
http://www.casareal.es/casareal/home.html

Highlights of grammar & vocabulary to study:

Puntos clave 

Page
2012 Plazas 4E

Capítulo Cuatro

113

Vocab: casa

114

La familia real; la castilla

124

Stem-changing verbs

120

Vocab: limpiar la casa

126

Affirm tú commands

128

Estar: conj/rules

130

Present progressive

131

Cómo están

132

100 – 1.000.000

134

Gran repaso

142

*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit

Capítulo 5

Highlights of grammar & vocabulary to study:

Puntos clave

Page
2012 Plazas 4E

Capítulo cinco

145

Voc. Cuerpo

146

Reflexive verbs

152

Vocab la salud

160

Acabar de + infinitive

156

Ser y estar

154

Demonstrative adj and pronouns

168

Gran repaso

176

*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit

 

M-9/22 week #6

Module 2 Quiz and Survey close today at 8 AM

 

T - 9/23   Module 3 Activity 1 [M3A1] Part 1 due  by 8 AM T 9/23; Part 2 due by 8 AM  R 9/25
R-9/25

Module 3 Activity 1 [M3A1] Part 1 due  by 8 AM T 9/23; Part 2 due by 8 AM  R 9/25

Module 3 Activity 2 [M3A2] Part 1 due by 8 AM  R 9/25; Part 2 due  by 8 AM F 9/26

F - 9/26  

Module 3 Activity 2 [M3A2] Part 1 due by 8 AM  R 9/25; Part 2 due  by 8 AM F 9/26

M - 9/29 week #7 Module 3 Activity 3 [M3A3] due by 8 AM  M 9/29  
T - 9/30   DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR FALL GRADUATION 8 AM - 7 PM
W - 10/01   Module 3 Activity 4 [M3A4] due  by 8 AM W 10/01

BlackBoard Collaborate Webinar -Review Module 3 W 10/01
4-5 PM
R-10/02   M3A5 Reflective Journal 3-Key Items due by 8 AM R 10/02

M3HW Homework * for Chapters 4 and 5 due by 8 AM, R 10/02

Quiz 3 -Posted 8 AM R 10/02 through 8 AM T 10/07.

Module 3 Survey-Posted 8 AM R 10/02 through 8 AM T 10/07.






*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit

(2 weeks: minimum 4 hours of homework)

* There is an overlap between the closing date of the earlier module assessment and survey and the first activities of the next module. This allows a "grace period" in which students can complete the assessment. However, it is necessary to complete all module activities on time to receive full grade points. DON'T PROCRASTINATE ON TAKING THE ASSESSMENTS. The work will flow more smoothly if you complete the assessment and survey promptly and move on to the next module without unfinished business.

T -
10/
07
week #8
Quiz 3 -Posted 8 AM R 10/02 closes today 8 AM T 10/07.

Module 3 Survey-Posted 8 AM R 10/02 closes today 8 AM T 10/07.

Module 4 opens.
Module 4 - Capítulos 6 and 7: T October 7 through F October 24  (Weeks 8 -10)

bullet Module 4 Activity 1 [M4A1] Part 1 due  by 8 AM W 10/08; Part 2 due by 8 AM R 10/09
bullet Module 4 Activity 2 [M4A2] due by 8 AM M 10/13
bullet Module 4 Activity 3 [M4A3] Part 1 due by 8 AM W 10/15; Part 2 due by 8 AM F 10/17
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Module 4 Activity 4 [M4A4] due by 8 AM M 10/20

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[M4A5] Reflective Journal 4 -Key Items due by 8 AM W 10/22

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Homework*  for Capítulos 6 and 7 due by 8 AM R 10/23

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M4Q4 Quiz 4 -posted 8 AM F 10/24 through 8 AM M 10/27

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Module 4 Evaluation Survey posted 8 AM F 10/24 through 8 AM M 10/27

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M4 Grades posted.

Capítulo 6

Highlights of grammar & vocabulary to study:

Puntos clave

Page
2012 Plazas 4E

Capítulo seis

179

Vocab la comida

180

Voc meals

192

Comparisons

186

Superlatives

186

Reg verbs + spelling change verbs in preterite

198

Stem changing verbs in preterite

202

Gran repaso

206

*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit

 

W - 10/08   Module 4 Activity 1 [M4A1] Part 1 due by 8 AM W 10/08; Part 2 due by 8 AM R 10/09  
R - 10/09  

MID-TERM - LAST DAY OF FIRST 8 WEEKS

Module 4 Activity 1 [M4A1] Part 1 due by 8 AM W 10/08; Part 2 due by 8 AM R 10/09

 

F - 10/10 Faculty Development Day - No Classes
M- 10/13 week #9

SECOND 8 WEEKS BEGIN

Module 3 Extra Credit Activity  [M3EX] due  by 8 AM M 10/13

Module 4 Activity 2 [M4A2] due by 8 AM M 10/13

Capítulo 7 
Highlights of grammar & vocabulary to study:

Puntos clave

Page
2012 Plazas 4E

Capítulo siete

213

De compras/Argentina

214

Vocab La ropa

228

Emphatic statements w poss adj + pronouns

220

Irreg verbs in preterite

222

*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit 

T - 10/14 Module 4 Activity 1 [M4A1] Part 1 by 8 AM T 10/14; Part 2 by 8 AM W 10/15  

W -10/15

Module 4 Activity 1 [M4A1] Part 1 by 8 AM T 10/14; Part 2 by 8 AM W 10/15

Module 4 Activity 2 [M4A2] by 8 AM W 10/16

M -10/20

week #10

Module 4 Activity 3 [M4A3] Part 1 by 8 AM M 10/20; Part 2 by 8 AM W 10/22

W - 10/22 week #11

Module 4 Activity 3 [M4A3] Part 1 by 8 AM M 10/20; Part 2 by 8 AM W 10/22

R -10/23

Module 4 Activity 4 [M4A4] by 8 AM R 10/23

 

Simplifying expressions w dir obj pronouns

232

Ongoing, habitual actions in past

236

Gran repaso

246

F-10/24 [M4A5] Reflective Journal 4 -Key Items by 8 AM F 10/25

BlackBoard Collaborate Webinar -Review Module 4 F 10/24
12-12:45 PM


Homework*  for Capítulos 6 and 7 due by 8 AM F 10/24

Module 4 activities end; assessment phase begins.

M4Q4 Quiz 4 -posted 8 AM F 10/24 through 8 AM M 10/27

Module 4 Evaluation Survey posted 8 AM F 10/24 through 8 AM M 10/27






*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit
(2.5 weeks: 5 hours minimum homework)
M- 10/27 week # 12

 M4Q4 Quiz 4 -posted 8 AM F 10/24 through 8 AM M 10/27

Module 4 Evaluation Survey posted
8 AM F 10/24 through 8 AM M 10/27

Review Module 5 Begins

Module 5 is designed to guide you through the course review process in preparation for the Capstone Performance and the Oral and Written comprehensive final examinations.

-Cumulative activities
- Review Module 5 Schedule - Cumulative activities 8 AM M 10/27/14 through 8 AM T 12/02/14
- Part 1 - Review and Preparation

BlackBoard Collaborate Webinar -Final Review Module 5 W 11/05/14
4-5 PM

- Information about Capstone Project [M5CS] Available in Black Board M5 Assignments 8 AM Today: Develop Thesis Statement by 8 AM M 11/03/14; Develop Cluster Outline in Spanish by 8 AM R 11/06/14; Post Rough Draft for Peer Editing  by 8 AM W 11/12/14; Peer edit rough drafts of two classmates by 8 AM F 11/14; Final Project due by 8 AM T 11/25/14.

- Publication of Oral Exam Questions in Black Board M5 Assignments 8 AM M 11/03/14

- Oral Final Exam Appointment Schedule Posted 8 AM M 11/03/14; appointments must be requested in BB-Discussion Forum by 8 AM M 12/01/14

- Written Final Exam Review Guide Available in Black Board 8 AM M 11/24/14

Part 2 - Assessment
- Capstone Performance 
First Draft for Peer Editing due by W 11/12/14; Final Project due by 8 AM T 11/25/1
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- Oral Final Exams by telephone appointments on M 12/01/14 and W 12/03/14
- Written Final Exam Posted 8 AM M 12/01 through 8 AM R 12/04/14
- Final Grades posted by 10 AM W 12/17/14































Information about Capstone Project Available in BlackBoard M5; Project due by T 11/25, 8 AM
W- 10/29

Spring 2015 Registration Begins Online


 

R - 10/30    El día de los muertos
Una conmemoración especial
Location - A300
9:30  - 10:45 AM, 11:00 AM- 12:15 PM and 12:20 - 1:45 PM
Come join on-campus students for food and fun.

M -11/03

week # 13

Develop Capstone Project Thesis Statement by 8 AM M 11/03/14

- Publication of Oral Exam Questions in Black Board M5 Assignments 8 AM M 11/03/14

- Oral Final Exam Appointment Schedule Posted 8 AM M 11/03/14; appointments must be requested in BB-Discussion Forum by 8 AM M 12/03/14

 

W- 11/05   LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
- BlackBoard Collaborate Webinar -Final Review Module 5 W 11/05/14
4-5 PM
T - 11/11 week # 14 FEDERAL OBSERVATION – VETERAN’S DAY – COLLEGE CLOSED  

W-11/12

 

Review Module 5 Continues

- Capstone Performance 
First Draft for Peer Editing due by W 11/12/14; Final Project due by 8 AM T 11/25/1
4

 

 

M -
11/2
4

week # 15

 - Written Final Exam Review Guide Available in Black Board 8 AM M 11/24/14

TODAY IS LAST DAY TO TURN IN LATE ASSIGNMENTS FOR REDUCED CREDIT.

 

T - 11/25   Capstone Project: Cuando yo era niño(a)
Final Project due by 8 AM T 11/25/14

W -
11/
26 TO F- 11/28

 

THANKSGIVING BREAK – COLLEGE CLOSED

M-12/01 week # 16 CLASSES RESUME
Oral Final Exams by Appointment begin today on telephone; appointments must be requested by 8:00 AM M 12/01/14.

Written Final Exam Posted 8 AM M 12/01 through 8 AM R 12/04/14  

Final Course Survey Posted 8 AM M 12/01 through 8 AM R 12/04/14
 
W-12/03  

ONLINE WRITTEN SEMESTER EXAM DUE BY 8 AM TODAY

Final Course Survey due By 8 AM Today

Oral Final Exams on telephone by Appointment end today.

 

M
12/1
5

 

FALL SESSION ENDS and
STUDENT BREAK

 

W 12/17

 

FINAL GRADES DUE BY 10:00 AM

8-)

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