Bonjour! 17 French IV students went over to Marshall Simonds Middle School this Tuesday to visit 6th, 7th and 8th graders and provide them with some knowledge and insight as to the French program at BHS. We all thank Ms. Abrams for being such a gracious and helpful host. Vive la France! Advertisements
Collaboration Across Levels in the Teaching of Latin at Burlington Public Schools written by Magister Gregory Stringer, BHS Latin Teacher It is an old adage that Rome wasn’t built in a day, but it also wasn’t built alone. On December 6th, as part of the World Language Department’s ongoing mission to improve our professional practice … More Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day, and It Wasn’t Built Alone
Not only does the month of March mean that spring time is near, but it also calls for the celebration of languages and cultures during National Foreign Language Week(NFLW)! The BHS World Language Department looks forward to NFLW each year. Our students participate in various activities that highlight the language and cultures they study. These … More BHS World Language Department Celebrates National Foreign Language Week
Our BHS Spanish Exchange Program is preparing for part two of the program! On Friday, February 8th 30 BHS students will depart for Madrid, Spain along with chaperones Profe De Sousa, Profe DiCroce, BHS Associate Principal Ms. Deacon, and Mr. De Sousa, the BPS Director of Technology. The Exchange group has been preparing for their … More BHS Spanish Exchange ready for departure in less than 5 days!
written by BHS Spanish Teacher Mrs. DiCroce This month, Keys To Literacy has focused on continuing to implement Bloom’s Taxonomy. In the World Language Department, Bloom’s continues to offer opportunities for students to explore their understanding of texts in more meaningful ways. The six levels of Bloom’s questions are: Remember, Understand, Apply, Analyze, Evaluate, Create. … More Creating questions using Bloom’s Taxonomy may help language students develop deeper understanding.
Yesterday, BHS Italian teacher, Signora Hoerle, and her Italian Club students surprised Lahey Clinic nurses and staff with some holiday treats. Students brought in cookies, brownies, and other delicious baked goodies and delivered them to Burlington’s Lahey Clinic after school. Their small, yet very kind gesture was to thank the community employees for all they … More BHS Italian Club surprises Lahey Clinic with baked goods this holiday season!
The first part of the Italian V unit on Beauty and Aesthetics examines the architectural style of the Venetian architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580). The topic gives students a chance to review concepts they learned the previous year about the Italian Renaissance, before delving into modern art. Andrea Palladio’s interpretation of classical models was so unique … More Mrs. Hoerle’s Italian V Honors–Project on Andrea Palladio