LOTE (Spanish)


Señora Murphy
¡Hola!
My name is Maria Murphy and I
teach Spanish to grades
1 through 8. ​


Bienvenidos a Abril

Welcome to April

Christ The Redeemer Statue in Rio, Brazil
Christ The Redeemer Statue, located in Rio, Brazil


GRADES 1 & 2: Students are currently learning vocabulary related animals who live on the farm (la granja). Students will be learning the song "El Viejo MacDonald" (Old MacDonald) which will reinforce the new vocabulary.
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GRADES 3: Students are currently learning vocabulary related animals who live on the farm (la granja). Students will be learning the song "El Viejo MacDonald" (Old MacDonald) which will reinforce the new vocabulary. Our class will be creating their own farm by each illustrating one of the animals learned in class. 
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GRADE 4: Students are currently learning vocabulary related animals who live on the farm (la granja). Students will be learning the song "El Viejo MacDonald" (Old MacDonald) which will reinforce the new vocabulary. We will also be learning vocabulary associated with "los animales salvajes" (wild animals)

GRADE 5:
Students are currently learning about the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. We are creating a self portrait in the style of cubism, which is in Picasso's style. Through learning about Picasso and other artists, students gain insight into the culture of the Spanish speaking world.

GRADE 6: Students are learning about "La Ropa" (clothing). We are learning the vocabulary associated with shopping. Students learn that by learning Spanish, they can better communicate when traveling on vacation. 

GRADE 7:  Students are learning about vocabulary associated with "Mi Casa" (my house). Students are learning to identify rooms and describe the items in each room. 

8TH GRADE: Students are learning vocabulary associated with "El Aeropuerto" (the airport). Students will learn common words which they would use when traveling. This lesson demonstrates the usefulness in learning a second language.



Please feel free to e-mail me at
mmurphy5632@stpeterspw.org