St. Irene Catholic School is open for the 2020-2021 school year for all day in-person learning grades PS-8.


Spanish – Sra. Nagode

What do we learn in Spanish?  Each year has a curriculum that builds on the strengths of the year before.  Below are some of the topics we focus on at each level.



Prek-2nd Grade

  • Season of the Year
  • Months of the Year
  • Days of the Week
  • Parts of the Body
  • Alphabet
  • Colors
  • Numbers
  • Vocabulary

3rd- 5th Grade 

  • Feminine/Masculine Nouns
  • Definite Articles
  • Writing Sentences
  • Spelling
  • Reading
  • Difficult Sounds
  • Use of Spanish/English Dictionary
  • Verbs of Being
  • Pronouns

6th-8th Grade 

  • Grammar
  • Reading and spelling
  • Vocabulary
  • Greetings
  • Questions Words
  • Feminine Nouns
  • Masculine Nouns
  • Regular Verbs
  • Irregular Verbs
  • Definite Articles
  • Indefinite Articles
  • Adjectives Pronouns
  • Telling Time
  • Hobbies  Sports

In addition, each grade works to develop proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing Spanish

We also celebrate the culture and traditions of Spanish-speaking people, including

  • Día de los Muertos
  • 12 de diciembre Virgen de Guadalupe
  • Christmas
  • 5 de Mayo

And always, there is time for fun in Spanish class!  We practice our fluency and through the enjoyment of games, songs and movies.