Title: Pen Pal Mania!
In this lesson, students will use the target language to correspond with a native speaker. This is an excellent activity for students in second semester of second year or higher.
Standard(s): [TC2] CA2 (9-12) 13: Demonstrate collaborative skills using curriculum-related content in digital environments.
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: French Connections
The goals of this EDSITEment lesson are to strengthen student perceptions of the real-world importance of mastering a foreign language, to give students at all levels practice in reading and writing French, to engage lower level students in using their knowledge of French to plan a tour of Paris, and to engage upper level students in using their knowledge of French to compare French and American journalism.
Standard(s): [LOE] ML4 (9-12) 10: Utilize language skills and cultural knowledge to demonstrate practical life applications.
Title: Musical Illusion
In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about auditory illusions. One study examined what a particular musical illusion reveals about the infant brain. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Standard(s): [LOE] ML4 (9-12) 7: Compare the complex elements of the target language and English.