Courses of Study : World Languages

Number of Standards matching query: 103
Communication
Interpersonal Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 9
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 7
1) Exchange simple spoken and written information in the target language, utilizing cultural references where appropriate.

a. Communicate on some very familiar topics using single words or learned phrases.

Examples: likes/dislikes, sports, hobbies

b. Answer simple questions.

Examples: What is your name? What day is today? What is the weather?

c. Greet peers and introduce selves.

Interpretive Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 23
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 22
2) Demonstrate an understanding of simple spoken or written language presented through a variety of media resources on familiar topics.

a. Recognize key words and phrases in the target language.

Examples: colors, numbers, animals, weather, days of the week

b. Identify people and objects in their environment.

Examples: clothing, classroom items, family members

c. Understand basic instructions.

Examples: turn on lights, look at board

d. Interpret the meaning of gestures, intonation, and other auditory cues.

Presentational Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 10
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 8
3) Present material in oral and written form.

a. Present information about selves with one word or simple learned phrases.

Examples: I'm tired. I have a headache. I'm thirsty, hungry, and sleepy.

b. Sing songs in the target language.

c. Label familiar people, places and objects.

Cultures
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 19
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 18
4) Investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship among the products, practices, and perspectives of the target cultures.

a. Use appropriate gestures and oral expressions.

b. Identify typical activities, events, and celebrations of the target cultures.

Examples: Christmas, Carnival

c. Identify children's songs, poetry and rhymes from the target culture.

d. Observe and imitate simple patterns of behavior.

Examples: Table manners, greetings

Connections
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 11
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 10
5) Link target language and other subject areas to acquire information and develop diverse cultural perspectives.

a. Listen to and acquire vocabulary related to age-appropriate school content.

Examples: Modes of transportation, the planets, and time-telling.

Comparisons
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 19
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 17
6) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native languages.

a. Identify cognates.

b. Differentiate formal and informal forms of language.

c. Compare sound systems of the native and target languages.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 15
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 13
7) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native cultures.

a. Compare gestures used to greet family, friends, and acquaintances.

b. Compare and contrast tangible products of the native and target cultures.

Examples: Food, clothing, toys, and children's stories

c. Compare simple behavior patterns in the native and target cultures.

Communities
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 7
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 6
8) Acquire the ability to interact in the target culture beyond the classroom and set goals for life- long learning.

Examples: Foster a student-centered learning process by creating can-do statements with the help of their teachers.
Collect evidence to demonstrate achievement of goals such as self-assessment checklists, portfolios.
Perform for school or community celebrations.
Identify places in the community where the target language is used.
Listen to music and sing songs from the target culture.

Communication
Interpersonal Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 10
Classroom Resources: 10
1) Exchange simple spoken and written information in the target language, utilizing cultural references where appropriate.

a. Communicate on very familiar topics using a variety of words and phrases.

b. Make simple statements in a conversation.

c. Recite high-frequency learned words.

d. Ask simple questions.

Interpretive Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 27
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 26
2) Demonstrate an understanding of simple spoken or written language presented through a variety of media resources on familiar topics.

a. Recognize everyday words and phrases on topics related to personal experiences.

Examples: Places to go, careers, leisure time activities

b. Identify cognates.

c. Categorize vocabulary in predictable topic areas.

d. Differentiate among statements, questions, and exclamations.

Presentational Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 8
Classroom Resources: 8
3) Present material in oral and written form.

a. Present information about selves using a variety of words and phrases.

b. Write about daily activities.

c. Create posters on familiar topics.

Cultures
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 17
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 16
4) Investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship among the products, practices, and perspectives of the target cultures.

a. Name practices observed in festivals, holidays, or daily life.

b. Identify landmarks and symbols of the target culture.

c. Identify similarities and differences between the target and home cultures.

d. Describe tangible products from the target culture.

Connections
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 11
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 10
5) Link target language and other subject areas to acquire information and begin to develop diverse cultural perspectives.

a. Acquire vocabulary related to age-appropriate school content.

Comparisons
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 18
Classroom Resources: 18
6) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native languages.

a. Identify cognates and hypothesize about why languages might need to borrow words.

b. Compare word order of native and target languages.

c. Compare patterns of spoken communication such as intonation and pronunciation.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 11
Classroom Resources: 11
7) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native cultures.

a. Compare and contrast intangible products of the native and target cultures.

Examples: Songs, rhymes, folktales

b. Analyze the daily routines and celebrations (holidays) of the native and target cultures.

c. Observe and identify cultural patterns of meal times.

Communities
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 6
Classroom Resources: 6
8) Acquire the ability to interact in the target culture beyond the classroom and set goals for life- long learning.

Examples: Interact with speakers of the target language.
Attend or use media to view cultural events in the target culture.
Consider realistic and responsible use of media to further target language learning.

Communication
Interpersonal Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 9
Classroom Resources: 9
1) Exchange simple spoken and written information in the target language, utilizing cultural references where appropriate.

a. Communicate and exchange information on familiar topics using simple sentences.

b. Engage in short social interactions with peers.

c. Exchange some personal information with peers.

d. Write simple descriptions and short messages on familiar topics.

Interpretive Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 15
Classroom Resources: 15
2) Demonstrate an understanding of simple spoken or written language presented through a variety of media resources on familiar topics.

a. Report on content of a brief written or spoken message on familiar topics.

Examples: Emails, personal notes, letters, text messages

b. Identify the main idea in various media such as texts, posters, videos, etc.

c. Identify the main characters of a story.

d. Recall details in simple texts that contain familiar vocabulary.

Presentational Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 6
Classroom Resources: 6
3) Present material in oral and written form.

a. Present basic information of familiar topics using simple sentences.

b. Write information about daily life in a letter, blog, or email.

c. Write basic information about learned material.

Cultures
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 18
Classroom Resources: 18
4) Investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship among the products, practices, and perspectives of the target cultures.

a. Use appropriate gestures and etiquette from the target culture.

b. Observe and analyze patterns of behavior typical of the target culture.

c. Draw conclusions about target culture values based on authentic materials.

Connections
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 7
Classroom Resources: 7
5) Link target language and other subject areas to acquire information and develop diverse cultural perspectives.

a. Acquire and expand vocabulary related to age-appropriate school content.

Comparisons
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 11
Classroom Resources: 11
6) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native languages.

a. Compare similarities and differences in writing systems of native and target languages.

b. Recognize idiomatic expressions in the target and native languages.

c. Compare and contrast patterns of spoken communication such as intonation and register.

d.Compare and contrast patterns of written communication such as style, syntax, and audience.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 10
Classroom Resources: 10
7) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native cultures.

a. Hypothesize about relationships between cultural practices and cultural perspectives.

b. Identify cultural patterns of behavior in a variety of settings.

c. Speculate as to why certain products originate in a particular culture.

Communities
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Novice High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 5
Classroom Resources: 5
8) Acquire the ability to interact in the target culture beyond the classroom and set goals for life- long learning.

Examples: Conduct research and report on a cultural topic.
Identify professions that require proficiency in another language.
Determine the "what" and "how" of their future learning.

Communication
Interpersonal Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 5
Classroom Resources: 5
1) Exchange simple spoken and written information in the target language, utilizing cultural references where appropriate.

a. Converse on familiar topics connecting basic sentences to provide information.

b. Ask and answer questions on factual information familiar to the student.

c. Retell information with details about what is read, heard, and seen.

d. Write a series of sentences on familiar topics.

Interpretive Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 7
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 6
2) Demonstrate an understanding of simple spoken or written language presented through a variety of media resources on familiar topics.

a. React to news clips, articles, or reports on current issues.

b. Describe main themes with significant details on topics of current interest.

c. Find basic information in an announcement, article, or other text.

Presentational Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 5
Classroom Resources: 5
3) Present material in oral and written form.

a. Present information on familiar topics using a variety of simple sentences.

b. Present songs, short skits, or dramatic readings.

c. Write about topics of interests.

Cultures
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 15
Classroom Resources: 15
4) Investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship among the products, practices, and perspectives of the target cultures.

a. Engage in conversation demonstrating culturally respectful behavior.

b. Identify and research an area of interest in the target culture.

c. Participate in age-appropriate cultural practices such as games, sports, and entertainment.

Connections
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 3
Classroom Resources: 3
5) Link target language and other content areas to acquire information and diverse cultural perspectives.

a. Acquire, expand, and apply vocabulary related to age-appropriate school content.

b. Use materials intended for same-age speakers of the target language.

Comparisons
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
6) Investigate and analyze similarities and differences between the target and native languages.

a. Identify words in the target language that have no translation in English.

b. Hypothesize about the similarities of language based on awareness of cognates and idioms.

c. Analyze idiomatic expressions in the target language.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 10
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 9
7) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native cultures.

a. Compare and contrast verbal and nonverbal behaviors in a variety of activities.

b. Analyze the role of family in the native and target cultures.

c. Critique the role of social networking in the target culture.

Communities
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Low Proficiency Range
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
8) Acquire the ability to interact in the target culture beyond the classroom and set goals for life- long learning.

Examples: Travel (real or virtual) to museums to enhance cultural understanding.
Prepare a group performance for a school or community celebration.
Participate in world language club activities that benefit the school or community.
Draw from previously learned material to chart a path of forward progress.
Analyze reasons for success and failure and consider future actions.

Communication
Interpersonal Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 3
Classroom Resources: 3
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.

Interpretive Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 3
Classroom Resources: 3
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.

Presentational Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 4
Classroom Resources: 4
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.

Cultures
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 11
Classroom Resources: 11
4) Investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship among the products, practices, and perspectives of the target cultures.

a. Role-play culturally appropriate interactions in a variety of daily activities.

b. Use culturally appropriate verbal and nonverbal behavior among peers or mixed groups.

c. Explore, analyze, and present the how and why of common cultural practices and perspectives.

Connections
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
5) Link target language and other subject areas to acquire information and to begin to develop diverse cultural perspectives.

a. Acquire, expand, and apply, vocabulary related to age-appropriate school content in simple sentence.

b. Use authentic materials intended for native speakers of the target language.

Comparisons
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
6) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native languages.

a. Compare how different time frames are expressed.

b. Describe shades of meaning expressed by different time frames.

c. Identify and compare language appropriate to specific social settings.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 9
Classroom Resources: 9
7) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native cultures.

a. Compare and contrast the preparation for and choice of careers in the native and target cultures.

b. Compare and contrast cultural attitudes toward youth and aging.

c. Identify and analyze the tangible and intangible products of the target culture.

Communities
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
All Resources: 0
8) Acquire the ability to interact in the target culture beyond the classroom and set goals for life- long learning.

Examples: Interpret materials or use media from the target culture for enjoyment.
Write and illustrate short stories to present to others.
Simulate interactions that may take place in a community setting.
Self-evaluate preferences for using target language outside the classroom.
Incorporate reflection upon learning into journals and portfolios.

Communication
Interpersonal Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
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.

Interpretive Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
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.

Presentational Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 3
Classroom Resources: 3
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.

Cultures
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 9
Classroom Resources: 9
4) Investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship among the products, practices, and perspectives of the target cultures.

a. Connect perspectives to associated products and practices.

b. Adapt language and behavior to the culture of the audience.

c. Analyze connections among products, practices, and perspectives based on research on a topic of interest.

Connections
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
5) Link target language and other subject areas to acquire information and diverse cultural perspectives.

a. Acquire, expand, and apply vocabulary related to age-appropriate school content using complex sentence structures.

b. Use materials intended for same-age speakers of the target language.

Comparisons
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
6) Investigate, analyze, and synthesize similarities and differences between the target and native language.

a. Compare syntax functions.

b. Explain discrepancies between sound and writing systems in the target and native languages.

c. Hypothesize about the origins of idioms.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 8
Classroom Resources: 8
7) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native cultures.

a. Weigh the importance placed on individual needs versus community needs in native and target cultures.

b. Investigate products, practices, or perspectives of the target culture through research.

c. Critique social, economic, and political institutions of the target culture.

Communities
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): K - 8
Intermediate High Proficiency Range
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
8) Acquire the ability to interact in the target culture beyond the classroom and set goals for life- long learning.

Examples: Seek out authentic materials in the target culture related to student interest.
Play games or sports from the culture.
Complete Web Quests and report on a cultural event.
Reflect upon student's personal investment in the target language.
Consider tangible uses outside the classroom for learned material in the target language.

Communication
Interpersonal Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
All Resources: 36
Learning Activities: 3
Classroom Resources: 33
1) Communicate and share on familiar topics with a variety of words, phrases, and simple sentences in the present time frame.

a. Greet and leave people in a polite way.

b. Exchange basic information about self and others.

c. Exchange basic information about their everyday lives.

Interpretive Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
All Resources: 71
Learning Activities: 6
Classroom Resources: 65
2) Interpret what is heard, read, or viewed on familiar topics using the present tense.

a. Identify main characters, themes, and ideas from narrative text.

b. Recognize words, phrases and simple sentences in an informational text.

c. Interpret visual and auditory cues.

Presentational Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
All Resources: 36
Learning Activities: 3
Classroom Resources: 33
3) Present information on familiar topics with a variety of words, phrases, and simple sentences in the present time frame.

a. Present basic information orally and in writing.

b. Give simple instructions.

c. Tell about familiar objects, experiences, and daily routines.

d. Recite short memorized phrases, poems, and/or rhymes.

Culture
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
All Resources: 21
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 20
4) Identify practices of the target cultures.

a. Use basic appropriate gestures in common interactions.

b. Identify behaviors in a variety of environments.

c. Identify typical activities, events, and celebrations of the target cultures.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
All Resources: 35
Learning Activities: 9
Classroom Resources: 26
5) Identify products of the target cultures.

a. Recognize arts, crafts or graphic representations of the target culture.

b. Identify the cultural elements found in music and short video clips.

c. Listen to, read, and identify the products from the target culture.

Connections
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
All Resources: 24
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 22
6) Connect with other disciplines while using the target language.

a. Use math skills to convert English measurements to metric system and to convert currencies.

b. Locate cities, states, and countries where the target language is spoken.

c. Describe weather in different locations around the world.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
All Resources: 18
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 16
7) Interpret information related to diverse perspectives in the target culture.

a. Exchange ideas on various audio and visual documents to interpret content.

b. Explore authentic websites and materials to interpret topics.

Comparisons
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
All Resources: 49
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 47
8) Identify characteristics of the target language and the native language.

a. Observe formal and informal forms of language.

b. Identify word order for dates and placement of descriptors.

c. Identify high-frequency idiomatic expressions.

d. Identify cognates.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
All Resources: 28
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 26
9) Identify products, practices, and perspectives of the target culture and the native culture.

a. Identify daily routines in the target culture and the native culture.

b. Identify celebrations in the target culture and the native culture.

c. Identify games, stories, songs, and rhymes from the native culture and those from the target culture.

Communities
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 2
10) Communicate using the target language within the classroom and globally.

a. Communicate with speakers of the target language in person or virtually.

b. Identify professions that utilize the target language.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
All Resources: 15
Learning Activities: 6
Classroom Resources: 9
11) Identify opportunities to use the target language beyond the classroom environment.

a. Plan real or imaginary travel.

b. Attend or view cultural events in person or virtually.

Communication
Interpersonal Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level II
All Resources: 25
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 23
1) Communicate and share on familiar topics with a variety of words, phrases, and simple sentences in the past time frame.

a. Use the language to meet basic survival needs.

b. Participate in conversations on familiar topics using a variety of phrases and simple sentences.

c. Ask and answer questions on factual information.

d. Narrate incidents in the past time frame.

e. Describe activities and personal preferences in the past time frame.

Interpretive Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level II
All Resources: 59
Learning Activities: 5
Classroom Resources: 54
2) Interpret what is heard, read, or viewed on familiar topics using the past tense.

a. Restate information from audio and visual documents in the target language.

b. Locate key information from announcements and messages connected to daily activities in the target culture.

c. Relate the main themes and significant details on topics from other subjects and products of the cultures.

Presentational Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level II
All Resources: 33
Learning Activities: 6
Classroom Resources: 27
3) Present information on familiar topics with a variety of words, phrases, and simple sentences in the past time frame.

a. Present basic information about people and activities.

b. Recite songs, short skits, or dramatic readings.

Culture
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level II
All Resources: 28
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 26
4) Identify perspectives through practices of the target cultures.

a. Use appropriate gestures in common interactions.

b. Describe behaviors in a variety of environments.

c. Describe perspectives related to celebration of traditional religious and national holidays.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level II
All Resources: 37
Learning Activities: 4
Classroom Resources: 33
5) Identify perspectives through products of the target cultures.

a. Describe products of the target culture.

b. Describe arts, crafts, or graphic representations of the target culture.

c. Describe the cultural elements found in music and short video clips.

d. Listen to, read, and describe the products in a variety of texts.

Connections
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level II
All Resources: 12
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 11
6) Connect with other disciplines while using the target language, utilizing the past time frame.

a. Exchange information on patterns of behavior typical of their peer group in the target culture.

b. Examine authentic materials containing current events, social announcements, and classified ads.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level II
All Resources: 13
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 12
7) Describe information related to diverse perspectives in the target culture.

a. Exchange ideas on various audio and visual documents to interpret content.

b. Identify the main idea of information from authentic websites and materials to interpret topics.

Comparisons
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level II
All Resources: 34
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 33
8) Compare characteristics of the target language and the native language.

a. Use formal and informal forms of language.

b. Compare word order for dates and placement of descriptors.

c. Use high-frequency idiomatic expressions.

d. Use cognates.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level II
All Resources: 27
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 25
9) Compare products, practices, and perspectives of the target culture and the native culture.

a. Compare daily routines in the target culture and the native culture.

b. Compare celebrations in the target culture and the native culture.

c. Compare games, stories, songs, and rhymes from the native culture and those from the target culture.

Communities
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level II
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
10) Interact using the target language within the classroom and globally.

a. Interact with speakers of the target language in person or virtually.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level II
All Resources: 8
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 6
11) Describe opportunities to use the target language beyond the classroom environment.

a. Participate in student exchange opportunities locally, globally, or virtually.

b. Explore the internet to find sites of personal interest where they can use the target language.

Communication
Interpersonal Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level III
All Resources: 21
Learning Activities: 3
Classroom Resources: 18
1) Exchange information on familiar topics with a variety of words, phrases, and simple sentences in a variety of time frames.

a. Exchange basic information about self, others, and special interests.

b. Ask for and provide information on familiar topics.

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

Interpretive Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level III
All Resources: 43
Learning Activities: 4
Classroom Resources: 39
2) Interpret what is heard, read, or viewed on familiar topics in a variety of time frames.

a. Describe main ideas, identify characters, and state details found in a variety of informational and literary texts.

b. Use background knowledge to understand spoken and written information in the target language.

Presentational Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level III
All Resources: 26
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 25
3) Present information on familiar topics in a variety of time frames using varied vocabulary and more complex sentence structure.

a. Express needs, wants, and preferences.

b. Present information based on topics of interest or personal experiences.

c. Give oral presentations using a variety of formats.

Culture
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level III
All Resources: 17
Classroom Resources: 17
4) Investigate perspectives through practices of the target cultures.

a. Examine how behaviors in the target culture relate to and reflect different types of relationships.

b. Interact through role-play in a variety of familiar environments.

c. Participate in hands-on activities related to cultural practices.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level III
All Resources: 23
Classroom Resources: 23
5) Investigate perspectives through products of the target cultures.

a. Explain the importance of products of the target culture.

b. Explain arts, crafts, or graphic representations of the target culture.

c. Explain the cultural elements of music and short video clips.

d. Listen to, read, and explain the purpose of products from a target culture.

Connections
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level III
All Resources: 13
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 12
6) Connect with other disciplines while using the target language in a variety of time frames.

a. Compare characteristics of countries where target language is spoken.

b. Present information on topics across disciplines.

c. Describe the importance of influential figures from the target culture, past and present.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level III
All Resources: 10
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 9
7) Acquire information related to diverse perspectives in the target culture.

a. Compare how current events are reported in target culture and locally.

b. Compare advertisements from target culture and local media.

Comparisons
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level III
All Resources: 23
Classroom Resources: 23
8) Compare characteristics of the target language and the native language in a variety of time frames.

a. Compare idiomatic expressions of the target language and the native language.

b. Compare formal and informal registers of language.

c. Compare the use of different time frames in the target and native cultures.

d. Make connections between target language and native language based on knowledge of cognates.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level III
All Resources: 20
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 18
9) Compare products, practices and perspectives of the target culture and the native culture in a variety of time frames.

a. Compare activities and events of the target culture to the native culture.

b. Compare cultural practices in the target culture to the native culture.

Communities
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level III
All Resources: 4
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 3
10) Interact using the target language within the classroom and globally in a variety of time frames.

a. Exchange information with speakers of the target language in person or virtually.

b. Identify skills necessary to enter different professional fields.

c. Simulate interactions that would occur in the target culture.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level III
All Resources: 11
Classroom Resources: 11
11) Explore opportunities to use the target language beyond the classroom environment in a variety of time frames.

a. Investigate authentic materials to learn more about topics studied in class.

b. Explore the internet to find authentic websites on current events.

c. Plan a school event which promotes the target culture.

Communication
Interpersonal Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level IV
All Resources: 26
Learning Activities: 3
Classroom Resources: 23
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.

Interpretive Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level IV
All Resources: 53
Learning Activities: 5
Classroom Resources: 48
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.

Presentational Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level IV
All Resources: 31
Learning Activities: 3
Classroom Resources: 28
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.

Culture
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level IV
All Resources: 28
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 26
4) Investigate perspectives through practices of the target cultures.

a. Explain how behaviors in the target culture relate to and reflect different types of relationships.

b. Interact through role-play in a variety of familiar and unfamiliar environments.

c. Plan hands-on activities related to cultural practices.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level IV
All Resources: 30
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 28
5) Investigate perspectives through products of the target cultures.

a. Analyze the importance of products of the target culture, related to arts, crafts, and graphic representations.

b. Analyze the cultural elements of music and short video clips.

Connections
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level IV
All Resources: 17
Classroom Resources: 17
6) Connect with other disciplines while using the target language in a variety of time frames and moods.

a. Explain characteristics of countries where target language is spoken.

b. Present information on topics across disciplines in a variety of time frames and moods.

c. Explain the importance of influential figures from the target culture, past and present.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level IV
All Resources: 20
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 19
7) Acquire information related to diverse perspectives in the target culture in a variety of time frames and moods.

a. Explain how current events are reported in target culture and at home.

b. Compare and contrast advertisements from target culture and local media.

c. Explain the importance of influential figures from the perspective of the target culture.

Comparisons
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level IV
All Resources: 20
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 19
8) Compare characteristics of the target language and the native language in a variety of time frames and moods.

a. Explain idiomatic expressions appropriately.

b. Compare and contrast formal and informal registers of language.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level IV
All Resources: 21
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 20
9) Compare products, practices, and perspectives of the target culture and the native culture in a variety of time frames and moods.

a. Compare and contrast personal experiences of the target culture to the native culture.

b. Explain cultural practices in the target culture.

c. Compare products in the target culture to the native culture.

Communities
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level IV
All Resources: 5
Classroom Resources: 5
10) Interact using the target language within the classroom and globally in a variety of time frames and moods.

a. Exchange information with speakers of the target language in person or virtually in a variety of time frames and moods.

b. Simulate interactions and personal experiences that would occur in the target culture.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level IV
All Resources: 10
Classroom Resources: 10
11) Explore opportunities to use the target language beyond the classroom environment in a variety of time frames and moods.

a. Analyze authentic materials to learn more about topics studied in class.

b. Explore the internet to find authentic websites of current events and cultural interests.

c. Plan a community event which promotes the target culture.

Communication
Interpersonal Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level V
All Resources: 18
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 17
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.

Interpretive Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level V
All Resources: 36
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 35
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.

Presentational Mode
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level V
All Resources: 25
Learning Activities: 3
Classroom Resources: 22
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.

Culture
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level V
All Resources: 20
Classroom Resources: 20
4) Analyze perspectives through practices of the target cultures.

a. Analyze how behaviors in the target culture relate to and reflect different types of relationships.

b. Interact through simulated real-world situations in a variety of familiar and unfamiliar environments.

c. Design hands-on activities related to cultural practices.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level V
All Resources: 28
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 26
5) Analyze perspectives through products of the target cultures.

a. Analyze the importance of products of the target culture, related to government, education, religion, and economics.

b. Interact with music and short video clips.

c. Listen to, read, and analyze the function of products used in selected texts.

Connections
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level V
All Resources: 15
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 14
6) Connect with other disciplines in the target language using complex sentence structure in a variety of time frames and aspects.

a. Write a critical analysis of audio or visual media.

b. Report on contributions of the culture in science, government, or medicine.

c. Describe the importance of historical events from the target culture, past and present.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level V
All Resources: 21
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 19
7) Acquire information related to diverse perspectives in the target culture using varied vocabulary and more complex sentence structure.

a. Evaluate the importance of current events in target culture.

b. Present a concept studied in another academic subject.

c. Debate global issues as represented in target language news sources.

Comparisons
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level V
All Resources: 6
Classroom Resources: 6
8) Compare characteristics of the target language and the native language using complex sentence structure in a variety of time frames and aspects.

a. Compare choice and use of prepositions.

b. Analyze elements of the target language related to time and tense.

c. Compare the writing system of the target language and the native language.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level V
All Resources: 17
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 16
9) Compare products, practices, and perspectives of the target culture and the native culture using varied vocabulary and more complex sentence structure.

a. Compare and contrast customs and traditions of the target culture to the native culture.

b. Compare and contrast behaviors related to health and wellness.

c. Compare and contrast the importance placed on individual needs versus community needs.

Communities
World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level V
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
10) Interact using the target language within and beyond the classroom using complex sentence structure.

a. Use community resources to research a topic related to culture and/or language study.

b. Write and illustrate stories to present to others.

World Languages (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level V
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 5
11) Explore opportunities to use the target language beyond the classroom environment in a variety of contexts.

a. Research target language resources for personal enrichment and entertainment.

b. Create or join school, community, or international groups that organize cultural events and/or social activities.

c. Explore the internet to find sites of personal interest where they can use the target language to maintain and increase communication skills.