Grade 8 World Language

Learning Objectives

  • The second half of a level 1 course in preparation for entrance into a level 2 CP or Honors high school class, building on the concepts learned in grades 6 and 7;
  • New opportunities to practice the four essential language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
  • Reinforcement in the development of cultural awareness;
  • Stem-changing verbs and common irregular verbs in context;
  • The past tense for regular, irregular, and stem-changing verbs;
  • Oral and written communication skills in the target language

Students will:

  • Collaborate and communicate with classmates and the teacher in the target language;
  • Create projects that integrate the study of grammar and vocabulary into oral presentations;
  • Work in groups and in pairs to practice the language structures and vocabulary;
  • Prepare dialogues and make oral presentations with the content provided by the teacher;
  • Play games and use computer websites to practice the language;
  • Access and use proficiently computer technology to research data about oral and written projects.