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Grade 6 World Language

Learning Objectives

  • Appreciation of language and culture of another land – Spanish, French, and Chinese;
  • Exploratory classes in grade 6 – one trimester for each language , students will choose one language and begin an in-depth study during their middle school career;
  • Phrases and short dialogues about: introductions, health, common classroom expressions, parts of the body, days of the week, months, seasons, weather expressions;
  • Simple vocabulary about the home, family, and school situations;
  • Developmental Design activities in the second language;
  • Cultural differences/similarities between the United States and other cultures.
  • 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 & 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.