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Families and Communities with a Focus on Adolescent Life--Spanish

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Title:

Families and Communities with a Focus on Adolescent Life--Spanish

URL:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PyJmfoHwYzB_RVJ8wPtsTS0_tc_P6HliH3ItCxt2FiM/copy

Content Source:

Other
The University of Texas at Austin
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

This family and communities thematic lesson examines how technology affects families and communities while focusing on interpretative, presentational, and interpersonal skills at the intermediate, mid to intermediate-high proficiency range. Students will gather information from an authentic text and audio resource, identify main ideas, and infer the meanings of unfamiliar words. Students are guided through a series of interpersonal conversation-based tasks before presenting their findings orally or in writing.

Content Standard(s):
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: K-8
Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
1) Exchange simple spoken and written information in the target language, utilizing cultural references where appropriate.

a. Use language to handle tasks related to personal needs.

b. Exchange information about daily activities and personal preferences.

c. Support personal opinions with some details.

d. Exchange information about a topic of special interest to the student.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Interpersonal Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
K-2
Students:
  • participate in unrehearsed conversations on familar topics using sentences and series of sentences.
  • express preferences and needs using sentences and series of sentences.
  • ask and answer original questions on familar and some research topics using sentences and series of sentences.

3-5
Students:
  • participate in unrehearsed conversations on familar topics using sentences and series of sentences.
  • express preferences and needs using sentences and series of sentences.
  • ask and answer original questions on familar and some research topics using sentences and series of sentences.

6-8
Students:
  • exchange information in conversations on familiar topics and some researched topics using sentences and series of sentences.
  • interact with others to meet their needs in a variety of familiar situations.
  • exchange preferences, feelings or opinions and provide basic
  • advice on a variety of familiar topics using sentences and series of sentences.
  • partcipate in spontaneous conversations by creating sentences and series of sentences.
  • ask follow-up questions to gian more information.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
K-2
Students know:
  • how to participate in unrehearsed conversations.
  • how to express preferences.
  • how to ask and answer questions.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.

3-5
Students know:
  • how to participate in unrehearsed conversations.
  • how to express preferences.
  • how to ask and answer questions.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.

6-8
Students know:
  • how to participate in unrehearsed conversations.
  • how to express preferences.
  • how to ask and answer questions.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.
  • how to express feelings and opinions.
  • various sentence structures.
Skills:
K-2
Students are able to:
  • participate in unrehearsed conversations.
  • express preference and needs.
  • ask and answer questions.
  • use vocabulary related to the theme being taught.

3-5
Students are able to:
  • participate in unrehearsed conversations.
  • express preference and needs.
  • ask and answer questions.
  • use vocabulary related to the theme being taught.

6-8
Students are able to:
  • exchange information, preferences, feelings or opinions in conversation on familiar topics.
  • create sentences and series of sentences.
  • use vocabulary related to the theme being taught.
Understanding:
K-2
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

3-5
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

6-8
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: K-8
Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
2) Demonstrate an understanding of simple spoken or written language presented through a variety of media resources on familiar topics.

a. Interpret/retell stories or events in one's own words.

b. Identify principal characters and explain main ideas and themes in selected texts.

c. Determine the main idea of a text with unfamiliar vocabulary.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Interpretive Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
K-2
Students:
  • understand the main idea in short straight-forward informational and fictional texts.
  • understand a few supporting details in short straight-forward informational and fictional texts.
  • understand the main idea in short straight forward conversation.
  • understand a few supporting details in short straight-forward conversations.

3-5
Students:
  • understand the main idea in short straight-forward informational and fictional texts.
  • understand a few supporting details in short straight-forward informational and fictional texts.
  • understand the main idea in short straight forward conversation.
  • understand a few supporting details in short straight-forward conversations.

6-8
Students:
  • understand the main idea in short straight-forward informational and fictional texts.
  • understand a few supporting details in short straight-forward informational and fictional texts.
  • understand the main idea in short straight forward conversation.
  • understand a few supporting details in short straight-forward conversations.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
K-2
Students know:
  • strategies to understand the main idea of a text.
  • strategies to understand a few supporting details of a text.
  • strategies to understand the main idea of a conversation.
  • strategies to understand a few supporting details of a conversation.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.

3-5
Students know:
  • strategies to understand the main idea of a text.
  • strategies to understand a few supporting details of a text.
  • strategies to understand the main idea of a conversation.
  • strategies to understand a few supporting details of a conversation.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.

6-8
Students know:
  • how to recognize previously learned content.
  • strategies to understand the main idea of a text.
  • strategies to understand a few supporting details of a text.
  • strategies to understand the main idea of a conversation.
  • strategies to understand a few supporting details of a conversation.
  • how to use context to understand information.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.
Skills:
K-2
Students are able to:
  • understand main idea and key information in written and spoken texts.
  • recognize vocabulary related to the theme being taught.

3-5
Students are able to:
  • understand main idea and key information in written and spoken texts.
  • recognize vocabulary related to the theme being taught.

6-8
Students are able to:
  • understand main idea and key information in written and spoken texts.
  • recognize vocabulary related to the theme being taught.
Understanding:
K-2
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

3-5
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

6-8
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: K-8
Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
3) Present material in oral and written form.

a. Present information on familiar topics using connected sentences.

b. Write short reports about learned or researched topics.

c. Make a presentation about personal and social experiences.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Presentational Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
K-2
Students:
  • orally tell a story about his/her life using sentences and series of sentences.
  • orally conduct a presentation on a familar topics using sentences and series of sentences.
  • write simple sentences in the target language about familar topics using simple sentences.

3-5
Students:
  • orally tell a story about his/her life using sentences and series of sentences.
  • orally conduct a presentation on a familar topics using sentences and series of sentences.
  • write about familar topics using simple sentences and short series of sentences.

6-8
Students:
  • tell a story orally or in writing about everyday life, activities or other events using sentences a series of sentences.
  • give a presentation orally or in writing on a variety of familar and concrete topics using sentences and series of sentences.
  • express opinions and give reasons for those opinion using sentences and series of sentences.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
K-2
Students know:
  • previously learned vocabulary.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.
  • sentence structure.

3-5
Students know:
  • previously learned vocabulary.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.
  • sentence structure.

6-8
Students know:
  • previously learned vocabulary.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.
  • sentence structures.
Skills:
K-2
Students are able to:
  • use sentences and series of connected sentences to tell a story about their life, activities and events.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.

3-5
Students are able to:
  • use sentences and series of connected sentences to tell a story about their life, activities and events.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.

6-8
Students are able to:
  • use sentences and series of connected sentences to tell a story about their life, activities and events.
  • express preferences and indicate why.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.
Understanding:
K-2
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

3-5
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

6-8
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: K-8
Intermediate High Proficiency Range
1) Exchange simple spoken and written information in the target language, utilizing cultural references where appropriate.

a. Use language to share events and experiences in various time frames.

b. Synthesize learned material to produce unrehearsed conversations.

c. Use language to complete tasks requiring multiple steps.

d. Narrate a simple story in written or oral form.

e. State a viewpoint on an issue and support opinions.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Interpersonal Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
K-2
Students:
  • participate in spontaneous conversations on familar and some researched topics using sentences and series of sentences.
  • ask and answer original questions with sentences and series of sentences.
  • express preferences and opinions with sentences and series of sentences.
  • describe acitvities and events using present, past and future.

3-5
Students:
  • participate in spontaneous conversations on familar and some researched topics using sentences and series of sentences.
  • ask and answer original questions with sentences and series of sentences.
  • express preferences and opinions with sentences and series of sentences.
  • describe acitvities and events using present, past and future.

6-8
Students:
  • exchange information in conversations and some discussions on a variety of familiar and some concrete researched topics.
  • use connected sentences that may combine to form paragraphs often across time frames.
  • exchange information in conversations and some discussions on a variety of familiar and some concrete researched topics by asking a variety of questions.
  • interact with others to meet their needs in a variety of situations sometimes involving a complication.
  • explain preferences, opinions and emotions and provide advice on a variety of familiar and some concrete researched topic.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
K-2
Students know:
  • how to ask and answer questions.
  • how to participate in spontaneous conversation.
  • how to express preference and opinion.
  • how to talk about the past, present, and future.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.

3-5
Students know:
  • how to ask and answer questions.
  • how to participate in spontaneous conversation.
  • how to express preference and opinion.
  • how to talk about the past, present, and future.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.

6-8
Students know:
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.
  • how to ask and answer questions.
  • how to participate in spontaneous conversation.
  • how to express preference and opinion.
  • how to talk about the past, present, and future.
  • more complex sentence structures.
Skills:
K-2
Students are able to:
  • participate in conversation.
  • ask and answer questions.
  • express preference and opinion.
  • use past, present, and future tense to describe activities.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.

3-5
Students are able to:
  • participate in conversation.
  • ask and answer questions.
  • express preference and opinion.
  • use past, present, and future tense to describe activities.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.

6-8
Students are able to:
  • interact with others appropriately.
  • explain preferences, opinions and emotions.
  • exchange information.
  • use connected sentences that may combine to paragraph length.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.
Understanding:
K-2
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

3-5
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

6-8
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: K-8
Intermediate High Proficiency Range
2) Demonstrate an understanding of simple spoken or written language presented through a variety of media resources on familiar topics.

a. Restate information from short texts.

b. Relate main ideas and significant details on unfamiliar topics.

c. Use knowledge acquired in other settings to comprehend texts in the target language.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Interpretive Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
K-2
Students:
  • usually follow the main message in straigh-forward and sometimes descriptive paragraph length informational and fictional texts.
  • usually understand the main idea expressed in conversations and discussions.

3-5
Students:
  • usually follow the main message in various timeframes in straight-forward and sometimes descriptive paragraph length informational and fictional texts.
  • usually understand the main idea and flow of events expressed in various timeframes in conversations and discussions.

6-8
Students:
  • usually follow the main message in various timeframes in straight-forward and sometimes descriptive paragraph length informational and fictional texts.
  • usually understand the main idea and flow of events expressed in various timeframes in conversations and discussions.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
K-2
Students know:
  • strategies for comprehending the main idea in a straight forward text.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.

3-5
Students know:
  • strategies for comprehending the main idea in a straight forward text.
  • strategies for recognizing the various timeframes (although they can't use them with accuracy).
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.

6-8
Students know:
  • how to follow the thread of a conversation.
  • strategies for comprehending the main idea in a straight forward text.
  • strategies for recognizing the various timeframes (although they can't use them with accuracy).
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.
Skills:
K-2
Students are able to:
  • usually understand the main message of a text.
  • usually understand the main idea expressed in conversations and discussions.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.

3-5
Students are able to:
  • usually understand the main message of a text in various time frames>
  • usually understand the main idea expressed in conversations and discussions.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.

6-8
Students are able to:
  • usually understand the main message of a text in various timeframes.
  • usually understand the main idea and flow of conversation.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.
Understanding:
K-2
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

3-5
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

6-8
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: K-8
Intermediate High Proficiency Range
3) Present material in oral and written form.

a. Present information in an organized manner on a variety of topics in various time frames.

b. Write about community topics, entertainment, or social events.

c. Present a viewpoint and support opinions.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Presentational Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
K-2
Students:
  • tell stories orally about familiar and researched topics using short paragraphs.
  • write paragraph length stories using various time frames.
  • express preferences and opinions along with reasons to support them.

3-5
Students:
  • tell stories orally or in writing about familiar and researched topics using short paragraphs.
  • express preferences and opinions along with reasons to support them.
  • give detailed presentations on familar and research topics using parahgraphs across various time frames.

6-8
Students:
  • tell stories orally and in writing about school and community events and personal experiences.
  • use short paragraphs across various timeframes.
  • state their viewpoint on familiar or researched topics and provide reasons to support it.
  • give detailed presentations orally and in writing on a variety of familiar topics and some concrete research topics.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
K-2
Students know:
  • how to express themselves orally and in written form.
  • how to manipulate (with various degrees of accuracy) various timeframes.
  • how to express preference and opinion.
  • vocabulary related to theme taught.

3-5
Students know:
  • how to express themselves orally and in written form.
  • how to manipulate (with various degrees of accuracy) various timeframes.
  • how to express preference and opinion.
  • how to present information.
  • vocabulary related to theme taught.

6-8
Students know:
  • how to express themselves in paragraphs.
  • how to manipulate (with various degrees of accuracy) various timeframes.
  • vocanulary related to theme taught.
  • how to express preferences and opinions.
  • the target language vocabulary related to theme taught.
Skills:
K-2
Students are able to:
  • tell stories (orally and in writing) about familiar topics.
  • use short paragraphs across various timeframes.
  • state their viewpoint on familiar topics.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.

3-5
Students are able to:
  • tell stories (orally and in writing) about familiar topics.
  • use short paragraphs across various timeframes.
  • state their viewpoint on familiar topics.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.

6-8
Students are able to:
  • tell stories (orally and in writing) about school.
  • use short paragraphs across various timeframes.
  • state their viewpoint on familiar and researched topics.
  • use the target language vocabulary related to theme being taught.
Understanding:
K-2
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

3-5
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.

6-8
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level IV
1) Communicate and share on familiar and new topics in various time frames and moods.

a. Initiate, maintain, and conclude a conversation on various topics.

b. Use the target language to communicate about subjects of particular interest to students.

c. Use the target language to handle tasks that may contain a complication.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Interpersonal Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Intermediate Mid Level
Students:
  • start, maintain and end a conversation on a variety of topics.
  • talk about my daily activities and personal preferences.
  • use my language to handle tasks related to my pesonal needs.
  • exchange information about subjects of special interest.

Intermediate Mid High Level:
Students:
  • exchange information related to areas of mutual interest
  • use language to do a task that requires multiple steps.
  • use language to handle a situation that may have a complication.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • the target language vocabulary for specific topics.
  • a variety of time frames and moods.
Skills:
Intermediate Mid Level
Students are able to:
  • start, maintain and end a conversation on a variety of topics.
  • talk about daily activities and personal preferences.
  • use language to handle tasks related to personal needs.
  • exchange information about subjects of special interest.
  • Intermediate high level students are able to:
    • exchange information related to areas of mutual interest.
    • use language to do a task that requires multiple steps.
    • use language to handle a situation that may have a complication.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
Intermediate Mid Level
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
Intermediate High:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level IV
2) Interpret, restate, and react to what is heard, read, or viewed on familiar and new topics.

a. Give main ideas, supporting details, and justify inferences in selected texts.

b. Identify themes, settings, characters, and plot lines found in literary texts.

c. Use background knowledge from other disciplines to understand spoken and written information in the target language.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Interpretive Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Intermediate Mid Level
Students:
  • understand basic information in ads, announcements and other simple recordings.
  • understand the main idea of what they listen to for personal enjoyment.
  • understand messages related to everyday life.
  • understand simple personal questions.
  • understand basic information in ads, announcements, and other simple texts.
  • understand the main idea of what they read for personal enjoyment.
  • read simple exchanges between other people.

At the intermediate high level,
Students:
  • easily understand straightforward information or interactions.
  • understand a few details in ads, announcements and other simple recordings.
  • sometimes understand situations with complicating factors.
  • understand accounts of personal events or experiences.
  • sometimes follow short, written instructions when supported by visuals.
  • understand the main idea and a few supporting facts about famous people and historic events.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • the target language vocabulary for specific topics.
  • how to communicate in a variety of tenses and moods.
Skills:
Intermediate Mid Level
Students are able to:
  • understand basic information from advertisments and announcements, audio or print.
  • understand the main idea(s) of voice messages and videos
  • understand basic statements and questions in an interview.
  • understand questions in a survey or questionnaire.
  • understand information in a variety of print formats (ex: brochures, magazines, labels, etc.).
  • understand information in interpersonal communication.
  • understand main ideas, supporting details, themes, settings, characters and plot lines in literary texts.
Intermediate High Level
Students are able to:
  • understand basic information from advertisments and announcements, audio or print.
  • understand interpersonal exchanges, spoken or in print.
  • understand information in a variety of print formats (ex: brochures, magazines, labels, etc.).
  • understand main ideas, supporting details, themes, settings, characters and plot lines in literary texts.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
Intermediate Mid Level
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
Intermediate High:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level IV
3) Present information on familiar and new topics in various time frames and aspects using varied vocabulary and more complex sentence structure.

a. Express needs, wants and preferences with supporting reasons.

b. Present information on academic and work-related topics.

c. Present information about common age-appropriate issues.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Presentational Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Intermediate Mid Level
Students:
  • write messages and announcements.
  • write short reports and make presentations about something they have learned or researched.
  • compose communication for public distribution.
  • make presentations about personal and social experiences
  • make presentations about common issues and state their viewpoint.

  • Intermediate High Level
    Students:
    • write or present about school and academic topics.
    • write about work and career topics.
    • write about community topics and events.
    • write about entertainment or social events.
    • present their point of view and give supporting reasons.
    • present about events, activities or topics of interest.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • the target language vocabulary for specific topics.
  • how to communicate in a variety of tenses and moods.
Skills:
Intermediate Mid Level
Students are able to:
  • describe past experiences and events.
  • create announcements for upcoming events.
  • present or write about academic topics.
  • describe steps needed to complete a task.
  • write emails, letters, blog posts, etc. on a variety of topics.
  • present or write about current or past events/issues.
  • present or write about entertainment topics.
Intermediate High Level
Students are able to:
  • write emails, letters, blog posts, etc. on a variety of topics.
  • describe past experiences and events.
  • summarize information from academic topics.
  • describe steps needed to complete a task.
  • explain point of view on a topic or issue.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
Intermediate Mid Level
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
Intermediate High Level
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level V
1) Communicate and share on familiar and new topics in various time frames and moods using varied vocabulary and more complex sentence structure.

a. Talk about daily activities and personal preferences in various time frames and moods using varied vocabulary and more complex sentence structure.

b. Complete a task that requires multiple steps.

c. Exchange information about areas of mutual interest.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Interpersonal Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Intermediate High Level
Students:
  • exchange information related to areas of mutual interest.
  • use language to do a task that requires multiple steps.
  • use language to handle a situation that may have a complication.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • the target language vocabulary for specific topics.
  • a variety of time frames and moods.
  • how to ask and answer questions.
Skills:
Intermediate Mid & High Level
Students are able to:
  • exchange information related to areas of mutual interest.
  • use language to do a task that requires multiple steps.
  • use language to handle a situation that may have a complication.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level V
2) Understand the main idea and a few details in texts on a variety of topics related to everyday life and personal interests in various time frames and moods using varied vocabulary and more complex sentence structure.

a. Relate main themes and significant details in ads, reports, or announcements presented on TV, radio, video, or in live presentations.

b. Describe the main themes and significant details on topics found in print media.

c. Follow short instructions to complete a task.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Interpretive Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Intermediate High Level
Students:
  • easily understand straightforward information or interactions.
  • understand a few details in ads, announcements and other simple recordings.
  • understand situations with complicating factors.
  • understand accounts of personal events or experiences.
  • sometimes follow short, written instructions when supported by visuals.
  • understand the main idea and a few supporting facts about famous people and historic events.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • variety of time frames.
  • the target language vocabulary for specific topics.
  • the target language vocabulary for various types of documents (written or audio/video) (i.e., literary texts, newspapers, magazines, websites, radio/tv ads, announcements, or live presentations).
Skills:
Intermediate Mid & High Level
Students are able to:
  • relate the main themes and significant details on topics from other subjects and products of the cultures as presented on TV, radio, video, or live presentations.
  • describe the main themes and significant details on topics from other subjects and products of the cultures as found in printed sources for target language audiences.
  • identify the principal characters and discuss the main ideas and themes in selected literary texts.
  • comprehend spoken and written messages in the target language.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level V
3) Present information on a wide variety of both familiar and new topics using varied vocabulary and more complex sentence structure in various time frames and moods.

a. Present information about personal and social events, experiences, and activities.

b. Present information on a topic studied or researched.

c. Present points of view and provide reasons to support them.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Presentational Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Intermediate High Level
Students:
  • write or present about school and academic topics.
  • write about work and career topics.
  • write about community topics and events.
  • write about entertainment or social events .
  • present their point of view and give supporting reasons.
  • present about events, activities or topics of interest.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • the target language vocabulary for specific topics.
  • how to communicate in a variety of tenses and moods.
Skills:
Intermediate Mid & High Level
Students are able to:
  • create materials about their community for visitors from the target culture.
  • prepare stories or brief written reports about personal experiences, events, or other school subjects to share with others.
  • create and narrate a presentation on a current global concern.
  • prepare an oral or written summary of the plot and characters in selected pieces of literature.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
  • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
  • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
Tags: AP Spanish Language, Authentic Resource, Communication, Families and Communities, Heritage Speakers, Intermediate High, Intermediate Mid, Interpersonal, Interpretive, Native Speakers, Presentational, Science and Technology
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