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Spanish 1

This course is designed to teach the student Spanish grammar and to develop the student’s ability to express himself both in writing and speaking the Spanish language.

Course Description

This course teaches skills for developing a Spanish vocabulary; learning and applying standard Spanish grammar and composition rules to writing effective sentences and paragraphs; and developing thoughts and ideas logically in Spanish so as to become an effective writer and speaker.

Course Expectations

Students taking this course for Kolbe Core (K) credit are expected to complete daily assignments and complete periodic exams and quizzes as assigned by their parent.

Parents may choose to do all the grading for the student, or enroll the student in the "Self-Paced Plus" program to have a teacher grade select assignments.   

Course Texts
  • ¡Avancemos! Level 1, Holt-McDougal
  • ¡Avancemos! Level 1 Online Access


Course Plan Sample

Note that this is the digital version of the homeschool course plan, which is found in the course's associated Parent Group.  This course plan is built into the Schoology course for the student. 

Spanish I Sample.pdf

Course Details:

NOTE:  This self-paced course will be available in its new format by August 22, 2017.  It is still available in it's original format.  If you are interested in the original version, please call Kolbe at 707-255-6499 to inquire.  

Should you purchase the original and want to update to the new course, you can do so by paying the remaining difference in price for the new version.

Section Number


Grades (Typical)

 9 - 12 (9th)

Video Presenter

Mrs. Martinez



Self-Paced Plus Grading Assistance


Credits (Type)

10 (Foreign Language)

Transcript Designation


Companion Course(s)

Spanish 1 Conversation Lab (Live)

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