World Languages Power Goals

Pre-K – 8

Domain: Communication

Pre-K -2

Engages in simple interactions to provide and obtain information.

      Use single words or learned phrases

      Interpreting basic meaning

      Include peers in target language activities

3-5

Engages in simple conversations to provide and obtain information.

      Use learned phrases and simple sentences

      Include family, friends and peers in target language activities.

6-8

Engages in simple conversations to provide and obtain information and express feelings and emotion.

      Attempt near-native pronunciation and intonation

      Awareness of gender and number correspondence with nouns and adjectives

      Include family, friends and peers in target language activities

 

Domain: Cultures

Pre-K -2

Identifies basic cultural practices of the target language culture(s).

3-5

Identifies basic cultural practices and products of the target language culture(s) and compare to ones own culture.

6-8

Describes cultural practices and products of the target language culture(s) and compare to ones own culture.

 

Domain: Connections

Pre-K -2

Identifies connections to other content areas.

      Identify ways of counting.

3-5

Identifies connections to other content areas.

      Identify continents of the Earth.

      Begin to identify location of target language geographical areas.

6-8

Identifies connections to other content areas.

      Identify location of target language geographical areas.

      Identify science/math connections. Eg: metric systems, weather/climate/seasons