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Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 3
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 3
1.) Create simple sentences to communicate in the target language about familiar topics.

Examples:

- school--I like mathematics.,

- family--My sister is tall.,

- holidays and celebrations--My birthday is in October.

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
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2.) Use appropriate gestures, etiquette, and oral expressions for greetings, farewells, and common classroom interactions.

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 7
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 6
Web Resources: 0
3.) Identify simple target language words from diverse children's multimedia sources.

Example: number words from various children's television programs

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
4.) Retell stories in the target language using learned vocabulary and proper pronunciation and intonation.

•  Identifying main ideas, characters, and settings in stories
•  Reciting poems, songs, short anecdotes, and folk tales
Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 6
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 4
Web Resources: 0
5.) Identify common practices and perspectives of contemporary life of a target culture.

Example: telling why various generations from some cultures live in the same household

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 7
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 4
Podcasts: 3
Web Resources: 0
6.) Describe tangible products from a target culture.

Examples: sporting goods, traditional and contemporary dress, foods, modes of transportation, flags, types of dwellings

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
7.) Identify children's songs and selections from target culture literature, including traditional poetry and rhymes.

Examples:

- German song--"Mein Hut der hat drei Ecken" ("My Hat, It Has Three Corners"),

- Spanish song--"Cielito lindo" ("My Sweetie")

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 0
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8.) Categorize target language and culture information by relating it to a corresponding school subject area.

Examples:

- llama from Argentina--geography,

- rain forest in Costa Rica--science,

- word cognates--English language arts,

- addition and subtraction problems--mathematics

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
9.) Identify words common to both the target language and to English, including cognates and borrowed words.

Examples:

- cognates--astronauta and astronaut, Haus and house;

- borrowed words--le weekend and the weekend, los jeans and the jeans

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
10.) Compare authentic materials of the target culture to their own.

Examples: hats--Mexican hat to cowboy hat, French beret to baseball cap

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
11.) Name professions that benefit from proficiency in the target language.

Examples: physicians, firefighters, policemen

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Modern Languages
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
12.) Organize an activity using authentic target language resources.

Example: creating an itinerary for an imaginary trip to a target language country

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