Title: Reading Really Is Fundamental!
Knowing how to read the language is just as important as knowing how to speak it. This activity is geared towards reading comprehension, correct pronunciation of words, and translation of the words that are read. This activity will also include Geography of Puerto Rico and history behind cultural items associated with Puerto Rico. This activity can be used for students at the Spanish I level and higher.
Standard(s): [LOE] ML1 (9-12) 7: Identify other subject-area topics that relate to topics discussed in the target language class.
Title: Body Parts auf Deutsch
This lesson is good for first-year students learning the German words for body parts. Using music and the Internet, students will practice vocabulary and pronunciation.
Standard(s): [LOE] ML (6-8) 8: Relate vocabulary of the target language to vocabulary of other subject areas.
Title: Health Expressions auf Deutsch
The lyrics to a song provide help for beginner German students to learn and recall some common German health expressions. Since it to the melody of "This is the Song That Never Ends."
Standard(s): [LOE] ML1 (9-12) 8: Identify similarities and differences between words in the target language and in English, including pronunciation, intonation, stress patterns, and simple written conventions of language.
Title: Greeting Exchange auf Deutsch
This is a great "first day of first-year German" activity. Using the melody to "Are You Sleeping" introduce students to a typical exchange of greetings. If taught on the first day of school, students will be able to "speak German" immediately.
Standard(s): [LOE] ML1 (9-12) 5: Use appropriate target language vocabulary and nonverbal behavior in a variety of social situations and familiar settings.
Title: Touring Our School Through Two Languages
This lesson will help students combine the tools of technology with language skills to communicate with non-English speaking students in the community.
Standard(s): [LOE] ML2 (9-12) 4: Recite from memory skits, poems, short narratives, or songs in the target language, using appropriate pronunciation and intonation.
Title: Mylo - French, German, Spanish & Chinese
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[LOE] ML4 (9-12) 2: Interpret complex oral and written materials in the target language, incorporating learned structures and time frames.Digital Tool Description: This digital learning asset provides mini lessons to introduce, reinforce or assess vocabulary and grammar for various languages. Mylo provides a way for students to listen, respond and write in the target language on a variety of topics.
Title: The Avoir Song
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[LOE] ML1 (9-12) 4: Read aloud proverbs, short poems, and songs in the target language with appropriate pronunciation and intonation.Digital Tool Description: This is a short musical video to help students remember the present conjugations of the verb avoir (to have) in French.