¡Avancemos! Homeschool

Spanish Package for Homeschool Grades 9–12

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  • Why?

    Mobile-Friendly Online Experience

    Beginning in Summer 2014, our Online Editions will work on leading tablets—no additional purchase necessary and no separate apps to buy. Just log in with the same username and password that you use on your computer.

    News and Networking

    Give your students a direct connection to culture with News and Networking online. We provide current, age-appropriate articles and videos; you get your evenings and weekends back.

    Spanish InterActive Reader

    The Spanish InterActive Reader has an interface that provides a rich seamless experience for students.

    The Trusted Leader in World Languages

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt World Languages programs continue to provide the unparalleled content and pedagogy you’ve come to expect.

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    • We've Got You Covered

      Rest assured that ¡Avancemos! addresses all of the language learning requirements for today’s Spanish classroom.

      21st Century skills

      21st Century Skills

      Students communicate in authentic contexts that empower them to not only learn Spanish, but also to apply it to the world around them. News and Networking online gives students a path to global participation through a monitored space where they can post comments and read other comments from students around the world! Students can even publish their own articles to the site.

      International Baccalaureate

      International Baccalaureate

      IB students succeed through accurate communication and cultural context. Performance Space, through which students complete book activities online, lets students instantly practice and record spoken assignments.

      Advanced Placement

      Advanced Placement®

      Throughout all levels of the program, solid foundational skills prepare students for success in AP® Spanish. Pre-AP® Suggestions in the Teacher’s Edition and Pre-AP® Assessment accelerate practice and achievement.

    • Scope and Sequence

      The Scope and Sequence provides an overview of the concepts to be covered in a given period of time, as well as how those concepts are addressed over the series as a whole. Download a PDF to see the progression and order of topic introduction.

      Scope and Sequence (635 KB)

    • Table Of Contents

      Download a PDF to review the contents of the program.

      Level 1 2.37 MB)

      Level 2 (3.6 MB)

      Level 3 (3.53 MB)

      Level 4 (1.84 MB)

    • Correlations

      See how ¡Avancemos! Homeschool aligns to the ACTFL National Standards.

    • Authors

      Meet some of the featured authors of ¡Avancemos!

  • Features

    ¡Avancemos! provides the keys to language proficiency with features that engage students in the culture, differentiate instruction, and provide varied opportunities for practice.

    Remarkable Culture

    Remarkable Culture

    ¡Avancemos! takes students on an exciting journey through the diverse Spanish-speaking world with culture woven throughout instruction and practice, including News and Networking articles and videos.

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    Relevant Instruction

    Relevant Instruction

    Differentiation in ¡Avancemos! goes far beyond the textbook, and is built into print and online components such as the Spanish InterActive Reader and @HomeTutor to ensure each student receives the right level of instruction and assessment.

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    Real Interaction

    Real Interaction

    With rich multimedia features such as Performance Space and engaging conversation and recycling activities, students practice all four skills to build language proficiency.

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    • Homeschool Package

      The ¡Avancemos! Homeschool Package consists of a Student Edition, an Interactive Online Student Edition, and Online Teacher Resources.

      The Student Edition presents materials in manageable lessons with frequent checkpoints, differentiated activities, and engaging practice options.

      The Interactive Online Student Edition includes:

      • Interactive textbook pages that allow students to submit oral, multiple-choice, and written responses to every activity in the book.
      • News + Networking provides high-interest cultural articles and videos.
      • Interactive Readers provide a variety of readings at various levels of difficulty.
      • Online activities and animations for additional interactive practice on the vocabulary and grammar.

      The Online Teacher Resources includes:

      • Interactive Teacher’s Edition
      • Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, and Culture Worksheets
      • Audio program and songs
      • Assessments
    • Remarkable Culture

      ¡Avancemos! helps students understand that culture is an integral part of the Spanish language. With remarkable Spanish culture that is focused and in-depth, ¡Avancemos! ensures that cultural lessons are never tacked on as an afterthought. With an understanding of different Spanish-language cultures, your students can truly begin to master the language.

      News and Networking

      News and Networking provides access to high-interest articles and culture videos that are updated throughout the school year. From the latest discovery of a new dinosaur in Canada to Día de los Muertos celebrations, News and Networking provides current information that will get students speaking! Students can add comments that are monitored, submit their own articles for publication on the site, and get help from their Language Coach. Included in the Online Student Edition.

      Comparación cultural

      Whether introducing a unit or comparing vocabulary to that in another country, Comparación cultural highlights the rich culture woven throughout the ¡Avancemos! textbook.

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      Cultural mini-lessons

      A selection of cultural mini-lessons is provided at the beginning of each Student Edition at Levels 1A through 3. Focused on holidays, music, and traditions such as Día de los Muertos and Carnaval, these mini-lessons are designed to be used when they fit into your schedule.

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      Cultura Interactiva

      Cultura Interactiva connects your students to Spanish-speaking cultures. Just click any photo in Online Edition Student Resources to watch an aspect of Spanish culture come to life.

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    • Relevant Instruction

      Do your Spanish students come to you with varying abilities? Every student is different, and ¡Avancemos! makes differentiation as easy as possible.

      Spanish InterActive Reader

      The Spanish InterActive Reader gives your students a variety of readings at various levels of difficultly. There is an emphasis on authentic and informational reading. The InterActive Reader includes prompts and questions that help students dive into the text for information and responses.


      Expansión features in the Student Edition provide enrichment for the learners who need an extra challenge.



      The @HomeTutor, provided in the Online Edition, features practice activities at three levels of difficulty. With the @HomeTutor, students can progress at their own pace.

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      Cuaderno: práctica por niveles

      The Cuaderno: práctica por niveles provides three levels of practice. This comprehensive workbook aligns with the instructional sequence in the Student Edition.

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      Heritage Learners

      Cuaderno para hispanohablantes and Lecturas para hispanohablantes provide practice activities tailored for heritage and native speakers.

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      Differentiated Assessment Program

      ¡Avancemos! provides four complete testing options online and in print. Each is targeted to assess students with different educational needs: On-level, Modified, Pre-AP®, and Heritage Learners.

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    • Real Interaction

      Through a wide variety of interaction, activities, and frequent recycling, ¡Avancemos! gets students communicating faster than any other program.

      Performance Space

      Performance Space offers a one-to-one virtual environment where students record their answers for every activity in the textbook and in the Spanish InterActive Reader.

      Performance Space

      Student/Teacher Dashboards

      The Student and Teacher Dashboards are included with the Online Edition. These features provide at-a-glance portfolios of work and saved teacher feedback, and encourage greater student accountability.

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      Entre dos

      Entre dos, included for each unit, provides convenient paired conversations that make speaking fun.

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      Students can look for the green recycling sign and ¿Recuerdas? throughout the unit to reactivate previously taught material.


  • Sample Now

    We are pleased to offer a preview of our ¡Avancemos! program. Download a PDF sampler of the level of your choice.

    Level 1 (4.76 MB)

    Level 2 (4.81 MB)

    Level 3 (4.83 MB)

    Level 4 (4.03 MB)

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