Mrs. Amanda Dwyer
Spanish
518-734-3400

Courses Taught:

L.O.T.E., Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III , SA 201 & SA 202

Staff
Bio

Education: 

A.A. Degree in Liberal Arts from Columbia-Greene Community College

B.A. Degree in Adolescent Education (7-12) with a concentration in Spanish from The College of Saint Rose

Study Abroad Program at the Universidad de Alicante (Alicante, Spain)

M.S. Degree in Education and Curriculum and Instruction with a 5-6 extension from The College of Saint Rose


Experience:

I am going into my 13th year teaching Spanish in a 7-12 setting.

This will be my 4th year at WAJ!

 

 

 

 

¡Bienvenidos a la Clase de Español!

I am very excited to be able to share my love of language learning and different cultures with students at WAJ! Here, you will be able to find information about our Spanish classes and many different resources to help enhance your language learning. Please feel free to contact me with any questions! 

 

 

 

Supply List for the 2020-2021 School Year

UPDATED: September, 2020

 

 

L.O.T.E. (Language Other Than English): 7th Grade Spanish

What you will need for L.O.T.E.:

  • 1” 3 ring binder with dividers     *Update: You will be receiving a digital interactive notebook / binder. 
  • Loose leaf paper or a notebook
  • Pens and/or Pencils
  • Highlighters

What you may want for L.O.T.E.:

  • Spanish-English Dictionary
  • Index cards (for flashcards)

 

Spanish I: 8th Grade

What you will need for Spanish I:

  • 1” 3 ring binder with dividers     *Update: You will be receiving a digital interactive notebook / binder. 
  • Loose leaf paper or a notebook
  • Pens and/or Pencils
  • Highlighters

What you may want for Spanish I:

  • Spanish-English Dictionary
  • Index cards (flashcards)

 

Spanish II: 9th Grade

What you will need for Spanish II:

  • 1” 3 ring binder with dividers     *Update: You will be receiving a digital interactive notebook / binder. 
  • Loose leaf paper or a notebook
  • Pens and/or Pencils
  • Highlighters

What you may want for Spanish II:

  • Spanish-English Dictionary
  • Index cards (flashcards)

 

Spanish III: 10th Grade

What you will need for Spanish III:

  • 1” 3 ring binder with dividers     *Update: You will be receiving a digital interactive notebook / binder. 
  • Loose leaf paper or a notebook
  • Pens and/or Pencils
  • Highlighters

What you may want for Spanish III:

  • Spanish-English Dictionary
  • Index cards (flashcards)

 

 SA 201/202: CGCC Spanish

What you will need for SA 201/202:

  • 1” 3 ring binder with dividers     *Update: You will be receiving a digital interactive notebook / binder. 
  • Loose leaf paper or a notebook
  • Pens and/or Pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Index cards (flashcards)

 

Sample News Posts


Events

Helpful Links:

Word Reference

A great online resource! Use this as a Spanish-English dictionary!

 

Spanish Dictionary

Another great online dictionary!

Duolingo

This website is a wonderful tool to learn and practice a variety of languages through fun and interactive activities. This also can be downloaded as an app for free! 


Conjuguemos

Practice your conjugations and all different vocabulary here!


Study Spanish

This website gives tons of free lessons or review on a variety of vocabulary and grammar for Spanish. Check out the daily word or the culture section to look at different aspects of the language and those who speak it. 

Question Words Song 

Remember the question words (interrogatives) in Spanish. Sung to the tune of "Jingle Bells".