SPANISH LANGUAGE LEARNING RELATED:
*______ readily acquires new content and frequently uses what he/she knows in creative and unique ways.
*______ is always excited about learning new words and phrases, using them in new and novel ways outside of directed instruction on a regular basis.
*______ frequently greets and interacts with me in Spanish outside of class.
*______ is able to comprehend and use class vocabulary with ease.
*______ makes a great effort to use what she's learned in meaningful ways!
*______ sometimes struggles to recall class vocabulary, needing a prompt to express what he/she wants.
*______ sometimes needs assistance to recall or process class vocabulary. I am working with him to utilize our classroom strategies which will help him improve in this area.
*______ occasionally needs help to comprehend/ use class vocabulary. I am working with her to practice more actively, which will help her move vocabulary from short to long term memory.
*I am encouraging _____ to take greater charge of his own learning this year- this especially is for participating in class activities that require speaking. He is very reluctant to practice verbally, which is extremely important to making forward progress.
*_____ struggles greatly to comprehend and use class vocabulary during activities, even with assistance. We are focusing on basic practice activities to help aid his/her memory skills.
*______ expresses an interest in cultural aspects of Spanish speaking countries on a regular basis, asking insightful and thoughtful questions that go beyond our regular curriculum.
*I frequently hear ______ singing Spanish songs outside of class!
*I am so excited when ______ tells me about cultural activities he/she has been doing at home!
*______ expresses a regular interest in our cultural themes and activities.
*______ does not always participate in our cultural activities in class.
*______ frequently does not participate in our cultural activities in class.
SOCIAL SKILLS & CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR:
*______ is kind, thoughtful and helpful at all times. ______ regularly helps me with materials, and serves as a role model for others in the class.
*______ is always focused and enthusiastic during class activities.
*______ is regularly engaged in our class activities, is respectful of our space and classmates, and helps out when needed.
*______ is always kind and considerate in class.
*I appreciate ______ willingness to help out during class.
*______ regularly participates in class activities.
*______ sometimes needs reminders to remain focused during class activities.
*A goal for ______ is to take turns and remember to raise his/her hand before speaking out of turn. We are modeling this and I am confident _____ will grow in this area over the course of the year.
*A goal for _____ is to sustain focus and be on task when doing independent activities such as projects. I am seeing rapid improvement in this area and am confident within the next few weeks, ______ will be right on target.
*A goal _____ has been focusing on over the last several months is raising his hand to contribute comments during class activities. Though very enthusiastic, his interruptions are a distraction for many kids.
*______ focus during class activities is inconsistent; he is easily distracted by classmates which hinders his ability to pay attention and learn class content.
*A goal for _____ this year is to gain confidence in speaking in front of the class and volunteering to do so.
*Even with frequent redirection, _______ struggles to remain focused and on task.
*Even with frequent redirection, ______ struggles to follow class routines and procedures.
FOLLOW UP COMMENTS FOR LATER/END OF THE YEAR:
*______ has made such great progress during the course of the year, I am so proud of him/her!
*______ has made great strides in respecting class routines and procedures; she is now serving as a model for others!
*I have seen ______ confidence grow dramatically, which has had a tremendous effect on his ability to participate in class activities.
*More focus on practice has really helped _____ to retain and recall class vocabulary.
FOR THE KIDDO WHO HAS JUST MOVED INTO YOUR DISTRICT:
*______ is making great strides joining a class which has had Spanish since Kindergarten. I am so proud of his/her efforts!
I HOPE THESE COMMENTS HELP!