Courses of Study: Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages)

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Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Modern Languages Level II
All Resources: 5
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 4
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
1.) Use the target language in oral and written form in the past time frame, including giving and responding to a series of commands, asking and answering questions, providing directions and instructions, and stating preferences and opinions to interact in a variety of situations.

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Modern Languages Level II
All Resources: 9
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 8
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
2.) Interpret spoken and written authentic target language materials and information on familiar topics.

•  Recognizing main ideas and important details in expository texts
•  Identifying the sequence of events in narrative texts
Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Modern Languages Level II
All Resources: 9
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 8
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
3.) Create oral and written presentations in the target language about a variety of topics using familiar and newly acquired vocabulary words and phrases and correct structure in the past time frame.

Example: describing school, holidays, and events

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Modern Languages Level II
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 3
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
4.) Recite from memory skits, poems, short narratives, or songs in the target language, using appropriate pronunciation and intonation.

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Modern Languages Level II
All Resources: 9
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 9
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
5.) Describe practices within the cultures where the target language is spoken.

Examples: religious and holiday celebrations, eating customs

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Modern Languages Level II
All Resources: 9
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 9
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
6.) Explain the influences of geography on a target culture, including food, clothing, dwellings, transportation, and the arts.

Example:

- food--bouillabaisse and other seafood dishes prepared in coastal regions;

- dwellings--climate-dictated construction such as thatch roofs, houses on stilts, and stucco walls;

- arts--wood from the Black Forest used in crafting cuckoo clocks

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Modern Languages Level II
All Resources: 11
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 11
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
7.) Compare information common to other school subjects and to the target language.

Examples: metric system, cognates, historical figures, artists, musicians, current events

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Modern Languages Level II
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 6
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
8.) Compare vocabulary usage, grammatical structures, and idiomatic expressions of a target language with English.

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Modern Languages Level II
All Resources: 10
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 10
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
9.) Compare traditions and social conventions of a target culture to one's own.

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Modern Languages Level II
All Resources: 8
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 8
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
10.) Describe typical activities and events of a target culture.

Examples: sports, regional performances, holidays

Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (2006)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Modern Languages Level II
All Resources: 7
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 7
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
11.) Communicate in a variety of ways with speakers of the target language on topics of interest.

Examples: writing letters, conducting interviews