Honors Spanish 6

Course Overview:

In the Honors Spanish 6 online course, students aim to develop their critical thinking, learn how to offer different viewpoints on a variety of topics and arguments to back up their positions, and analyze and write about complex text. Students will be exposed to complex texts, videos, songs, articles, plays, movies, podcasts, TV shows, and other authentic materials. The students will continue to acquire knowledge of Spanish and the Spanish-speaking world while developing their communicative skills throughout the course.

The central themes of the course are series, TV, debates, social issues, social media, literacy, activism, evolution, and future challenges of the world. The main grammatical focuses depend on the needs of the student. Topics may include but are not limited to a review of verbal tenses, irregular forms, auxiliary verbs, subordinate clauses, and the subjunctive mood to increase fluency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The student learning outcomes of this level are to be able to watch and critique series/movies, identify fake news on social media, interpret a poem/literary text, discuss a documentary, give their opinion on societal reforms, make hypotheses on the future about various topics, understand the implications in a document, talk about artificial intelligence, and study a manifesto, among other topics.

Honors credit is granted through completion of additional coursework.

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