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Spanish 1

Lesson Activities

Cars, Bikes, and Motorcycles


The Lesson Activities will help you meet these educational goals:
Vocabulary SkillsYou will use new and learned vocabulary in different real-world
situations.
Cultural AwarenessYou will investigate the culture and customs of other countries and
compare them to your own.
Communication SkillsYou will practice reading, writing, and listening skills to
communicate meaningfully in a new language.
21st Century SkillsYou will employ online tools for research and analysis.

Directions
Please save this document before you begin working on the assignment. Type your
answers directly in the document.
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Self-Checked Activities
Read the instructions for the following activities and type in your responses. Click the link to
the Student Answer Sheet at the end of the lesson. Use the answers or sample responses to
evaluate your own work.
1. La comparacin de vehculos
Youve seen advertisements of cars, bicycles, and motorcycles. Now, create your own
advertisements in Spanish using the given pictures. The first ad has been created for you
in English to indicate the information you must provide in each ad.

Brand: Brunet
Model: X4000
Year: 2013
Mileage: 0
Price: Fifty nine thousand dollars

1
2013 EDMENTUM, INC.

a.

Type your response here:


Marca: ford
Modelo: Z300
Ano: 2000
Kilometraje: 30,000
Precio: Veinte mil
b.

Type your response here:


Marca: Mongoose
Modelo: BMX
Ano: 2013
Kilometraje: 60
Precio: cuatrocientos dolares
c.

Type your response here:


Marca: Kawasaki
Modelo: chopper
Ano: 2010
Kilometraje: 60,000
Precio: treinta mil

How did you do? Check a box below.


Excelente!I included all of the same ideas as the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.
Ms o menosI included most of the ideas in the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.
No muy bienI did not include any of the ideas in the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.

2. Haciendo comparaciones
Write a few sentences in Spanish comparing the vehicle advertisements that you have
created in the previous activity by using comparative and superlative forms of the given
adjectives:
Name:

Name:

Name:

Use these adjectives:


rpido
caro
atractivo
grande
prctico
Type your response here:

How did you do? Check a box below.


Excelente!I included all of the same ideas as the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.
Ms o menosI included most of the ideas in the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.
No muy bienI did not include any of the ideas in the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.

3. Espaol en el mundo
Read about the experiences of driving through Central and South America. Then, write a
small paragraph of 5 lines in Spanish sharing your thoughts on the idea of driving through
Latin America and which countries would you like to visit.
Type your response here:

How did you do? Check a box below.


Excelente!I included all of the same ideas as the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.
Ms o menosI included most of the ideas in the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.
No muy bienI did not include any of the ideas in the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.

4. Problemas con los autos


Look at the invoice that Francisco has received for the repairs to his car. Then, write a few
sentences in English describing what work was done and why.
Example: The tire was replaced because it was flat.
Auto Mercado
Boleta No: 856790
Da: 20 de Febrero
Direccin: San Eugenio 1065, Providencia, Santiago,
Chile.____________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________
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Nombre: Francisco Javier Miranda Jimnez _____________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________
cant.

I.V.A
Bruto

descripcin

I.V.A
Neto

Correa de ventilador (correa antigua y suelta)

$
30

$
45

Pastillas para frenos (Pastillas gastadas)

$
80

$
95

Batera (descargada)

$
50

$
65

Motor (sin funcionamiento, muy antiguo)

$
1,200

$
1,315

Sub total exc.


I.V.A
I.V.A

Total

$
1,545
$
115
$
1,660

Type your response here:

How did you do? Check a box below.


Excelente!I included all of the same ideas as the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.
Ms o menosI included most of the ideas in the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.
No muy bienI did not include any of the ideas in the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.

5. Leer y escribir (I)


Read the paragraph given below about what Francisco is looking for in a car, a
motorcycle, and a bicycle. Then, write a paragraph, in Spanish, explaining what you would
look for in a vehicle you want to buy. Use the adjectives and numbers that youve learned
in the lesson.
Francisco: Me gustara un auto pequeo, que cueste menos de ocho mil dlares, una
motocicleta rpida, que cueste seis mil dlares y una bicicleta de montaa que cueste
cuatrocientos dlares.
Type your response here:

How did you do? Check a box below.


Excelente!I included all of the same ideas as the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.
Ms o menosI included most of the ideas in the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.
No muy bienI did not include any of the ideas in the model response on the Student Answer Sheet.

Teacher-Graded Activities
Write a response for each of the following activities. Check the Evaluation section at the end
of this document to make sure you have met the expected criteria for the assignment. When
you have finished, submit your work to your teacher.
6. Leer y escribir (II)
Francisco wants to buy a car and is evaluating his options. Write a short paragraph in
Spanish comparing and contrasting the three cars that Francisco is considering. Use the
adjectives, numbers (for prices), and comparatives and superlatives that youve learned.

Marca: Cariola
Marca: Travesa
Modelo: Star
Modelo: Javen
Ao: 1980
Ao: 2012
Precio: dos mil dlares Precio: nueve mil dlares
Type your response here:

Marca: Chena
Modelo: toki
Ao: 2013
Precio: diez y ocho mil dlares

Evaluation
Your teacher will use these criteria to evaluate your work.

(4 points)Distinguished

Accurately uses comparatives and superlatives to make comparisons

Correctly uses adjectives to make comparisons

(3 points)Proficient

Somewhat accurately uses comparatives and superlatives to make comparisons


Constructs mostly correct sentences using adjectives to make comparisons

(2 points)Developing

Uses comparatives and superlatives with some accuracy


Uses adjectives with some accuracy in sentences to make comparisons

(1 point)Beginning

Criteria

Uses comparatives and superlatives with minimal accuracy


Uses adjectives with minimal accuracy in sentences to make comparisons