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Spanish for Educators – Communicating your class schedule in Spanish – “Specials” and Class Subjects

Spanish for Educators – Communicating your class schedule in Spanish – “Specials” and Class Subjects

In this Spanish for Educators lesson, you will learn how to talk about your class schedule in Spanish including most common class subjects and specials. Las clases especiales y las asignaturas.

Teachers in our Spanish for Educators community speak up and we love it! Following your suggestions about the vocabulary you need to master in the classroom, we have developed this lesson about communicating class schedules in Spanish including the “Specials” and class subjects. This lesson will help you address this topic correctly with your Spanish speaking students.

Objetivos de la lección – Lesson Objectives

Educators will learn how to communicate:

  • The names of various classes subjects in Spanish – Asignaturas
  • The names of “Specials” in Spanish – Clases especiales

Here is the Specials and class subjects in Spanish lesson that I taught to the Facebook group:

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Las clases especiales – The “Specials”

The “Specials” are elective subjects taken in primary school, which are taught by specialized teachers to help students gain more specific knowledge about certain areas of interest.

Las clases especiales son clases electivas que se toman en primaria y las cuales son dictadas por profesores especializados para ayudar a los estudiantes a obtener conocimiento específico sobre ciertas áreas de interés.

A lot of these “Specials” are in fact cognados, so you can learn and use this vocabulary right away

El arteArt
El idiomaLanguage
La bibliotecaLibrary
La músicaMusic
La tecnologíaTechnology
El almuerzoLunch
El recreoRecess
La meriendaSnack
La religionReligion
Los creadoresMaker Space
Los valoresValues

Las Asignaturas – Primaria / Class Subjects – Primary

Now, let’s see an example of a schedule for a primary school student 🙂

For talking about the hours, from 8:00 AM to 11:59 AM you have to say: de la mañana
Example: 9:30 AM should be nueve y treinta (or nueve y media) de la mañana.

From 12:00 m to 12:59 m you should use: del mediodía.
Example: 12:30 m should be doce y treinta (or doce y media) del mediodía.

And, finally, from 1:00 PM to 6:59 PM you should say: de la tarde.
Example: 4:45 PM should be cuatro y cuarenta y cinco de la tarde.

8:00 – 8:10 amSaludos, calendario, y reunión de la mañanaGreetings / calendar / morning meeting
8:15 – 9:00 amLectoescrituraLiteracy
9:05 – 10:00 amMatemáticasMath
10:05 – 11:00 amEspeciales (arte, música, tecnología, educación)Specials
11:05 – 11:45 amRecreo y almuerzoRecess & Lunch
11:50 – 12:40 pmEstudios sociales / CienciaSocial studies / Science
12:45 – 1:30 pmEspecialesSpecials
1:35 – 1:55 pmRecreoRecess
2:00 – 2:30 pmInglés o españolEnglish / Spanish
2:35 – 2:50 pmTrabajosClass jobs
2:55 – 3:05 pmReunión al final del díaEnd of day meeting

Las asignaturas – Middle / High School

This is a good example of a schedule for a middle school student 🙂

7:55 – 8:15 amSalón de estudioStudy hall
8:40 – 9:20 amMúsica / guitarra / coro / bandaMusic / guitar / choir / band
9:25 – 10:05 amHistoria mundialWorld history
10:45 – 11:25 amÁlgebraAlgebra
11:30 – 12:10 pmSaludHealth
12:15 – 1:40 pmCiencias físicasScience
1:45 – 2:25 pmEspañol (1,2,3,4 AP)Spanish
2:30 – 3:10 pmInglés (1,2,3, etc) literaturaEnglish / Literature / literacy

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Otras asignaturas – Other Subjects

Some other subjects your students could be taking this year.

Spanish English

Su reto profesional – Your Professional Challenge

¿Cuál es su horario? — Create your horario en español and explicarlo a sus estudiantes, padres y/o tutores.

  • ¿Cómo van a aplicar este vocabulario en su aula?
  • Pongan su rutina en español para sus estudiantes.
  • Compartan su rutina con nosotros 🙂
  • ¡Hasta la próxima vez!

¡Gracias POR aprender español conmigo!

Now it’s your turn! I packaged all of this vocabulary in Spanish into some flashcards for you to study.

I packaged all of this into easily downloadable .pdf notes–Get your copy for free today!

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¡Arriésguense, abran la boca y cometan errores!

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