Recently, our AP Spanish class began reviewing how to write a persuasive essay in Spanish. As portion of the AP Spanish Language and Culture exam, students are assessed on their ability to read print texts that presents one side of an issue, listen to an audio recording that presents a different viewpoint, and interpret the … More AP Spanish kicks off the school year with Keys to Literacy Summarizing Tools
This year, the World Languages Department welcomed French teacher, Mr. Maguire, to Burlington High School. Desiring to be closer to an urban area, Mr. Maguire joined us from Maine, where he taught French in the Sanford school district. Mr. Maguire is passionate about teaching French because it is a culture he has always respected enormously … More Monsieur Maguire joins BHS as the new French teacher
The BHS World Language Latin, Spanish, French, and Italian Club celebrated the end of wonderful school year at their second annual “picnic in the park” social event. This year, the picnic was held on the BHS sports practice field. The Spanish Club supplied a delicious assortment of finger sandwiches from Roche Brothers, while the Italian and … More World Language Clubs’ annual “picnic in the park” social event
Students in French II, III, and IV are gaming… they are preparing games. This activity accentuates Bloom’s Taxonomy of classification by: moving through the 6 tiers of Bloom’s Taxonomy by scaffolding using this tool for moving all levels of learning to higher levels of thinking honing in on active listening skills, speaking skills, writing … More French Students have fun gaming!
Today Mr. Arno, sophomore Gaia Arno’s dad, joined us in Italian IV to talk about Sicily, the Italian region where he was born and raised. Mr. Arno’s spoke to the class in Italian and his timely visit represented the conclusion of Italian IV unit on Italian history and geography. Mr Arno told students that “who … More Mrs. Hoerle’s Italian IV Class Welcomes a Guest Speaker
What better way to end a wonderfully warm week by challenging our skills at mini-golfing. Members of the French Club thoroughly enjoyed the competition at mini-golf at MVP in Tewksbury. Some of us, including our teacher, Madame Price got a hole-in-one. Of course, we headed to the 19th hole…. better known as the little café … More French Club gets a hole-in-one!
The World Language (WL) Department continues to implement many Keys to Literacy (KTL) strategies throughout the spring semester. Continuous collaboration within the WL Department highlights the success that many of us have been experiencing with various KTL templates and resources that support our learners’ organization, reading and writing skills in the language classroom. Most notably, … More Keys to Literacy’s top-down webs continue to support Spanish students in the BHS World Language Department