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1 Prentice Hall: Encuentros Maravillosos Gramática A Través De La Literatura 1998 (Foreign, Native American, and/or American Sign Language) Intermediate Level Range Students will exhibit these skills at the completion of a Grade K 8, Grade 9 12, or Grade 4 12 sequential and articulated language study program. Communication: Communicate in Languages Other Than English I. Students will engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions (Interpersonal Mode of Communication). When speaking and writing in direct communication, students in the intermediate level range typically: A. Interact with others on a variety of familiar topics. This objective is addressed throughout the text. See, for example: SE: 9, 34, 45, 75, 115, 135, 181, 208, 232, 285 B. Use strings of sentences when communicating. This objective is addressed throughout the text. See, for example: SE: 6, 26 27, 50, 71, 89, 99, 154, 160, 270, 308 C. Recombine learned vocabulary and structures to express their own thoughts on a variety of familiar topics. (For example, the students will be able to ask and answer a variety of questions, giving reasons for their answers; exchange information about experiences, people, activities, or events; and state personal preferences and feelings with some explanation.) This objective is addressed throughout the text. See, for example: SE: 16 17, 39, 61, 98, 101, 157, 222, 285 1

2 D. May use paraphrasing and circumlocution to avoid a breakdown in communication. E. Are understood by those accustomed to interacting with language learners. F. Continue to communicate with false starts, and pause frequently to search for words when interacting with others. G. Exhibit a decline in accuracy as creativity and spontaneity in language production increases. H. Demonstrate full control of present time and evidence of some control of other time frames. SE: 27, 50, 79, 139, 185, 215, 239, 267, 288 SE: 95, 99, 139, 160, 185, 215, 239, 267, 288 SE: 26, 50, 78, 119, 160, 185, , 235, 266 SE: 6, 26 27, 71, 78, 139, 160, 185, 215, 308 SE: 9 10, 33, 38, 68 69, 82, , 163 II. Students will understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics (Interpretive Mode of Communication). When listening, reading, and viewing, students in the intermediate level range typically: A. Understand longer, more complex conversations and narratives as well as recorded material in familiar contexts. SE: 4 5, 46 47, 76 77, , , , , , B. Comprehend an expanded range of vocabulary. SE: 1 3, 43 45, 73 75, 91 92, , , , C. Identify main ideas and some specific information on a limited number of topics. SE: 47, 78, 95, 119, 138, 184, 214, 235, 265 D. Understand high frequency idiomatic expressions. 2

3 E. Demonstrate enhanced comprehension when listening to or reading content which has a recognizable format. F. Infer meaning of many unfamiliar words that are necessary in order to understand the gist of an oral or written text. G. Collect data and derive meaning from selected developmentally appropriate authentic materials such as short stories, narratives, advertisements, and brochures. SE: 26, 78, 138, 159, 184, 238, 269, 286 SE: 209, SE: 26, 50, 78, 95, 119, , 160, 185, H. Interpret gestures and intonation used in the target culture. III. Students will present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics (Presentational Mode of Communication). When presenting information by speaking or writing for one way communication with an individual or group, students in the intermediate level range typically: A. Express their own thoughts, describe and narrate, using sentences and strings of sentences, in oral and written presentations on familiar topics (people, places, or personal experiences). B. Narrate present, past, and future events in short compositions (such as, letters, journal entries, essays, articles or poetry). C. Produce and share written and oral projects on cultural topics, or on topics studied in other disciplines, using language at the intermediate proficiency level. SE: 6, 26 27, 50, 78, 95, 120, 139, 160, 185, 239 SE: 50, 79, 95, 120, 139, 160, 185, 215, 239, 270 SE: 50, 78, 89, 120, 160, 215, 239, 270 3

4 D. Communicate with sufficient accuracy so that listeners and readers understand most of what is presented. E. Make occasional use of circumlocution and efforts at self correction. F. Make false starts and pause frequently to search for words when presenting to others. G. May show inaccuracies as well as some interference from the native language when attempting to present less familiar material. SE: 3, 14, 31, 45, 61, 101, 115, 157, 285 SE: 6, 27, 50, 71, 95, 120, 139, 185, 215 SE: 31, 50, 79, 139, 160, 185, 215 SE: 26, 50, 78, 95, 119, , 160, Cultures: Gain Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures IV. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied. A. Communicate briefly in the target language about cultural practices using sentences and strings of sentences. B. Use some culturally appropriate vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and nonverbal behaviors in everyday situations. SE: 50, 215, 270 SE: 270 C. Identify some basic perspectives within the target culture. SE: 160, 215,

5 D. Identify differences in cultural practices among countries where the target language is spoken. E. Recognize that other languages and/or dialects may be spoken by large groups of people within the target culture. F. Participate in developmentally appropriate cultural activities including sports, music, and other entertainment. G. Communicate about the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the target culture. H. Analyze and discuss some commonly held generalizations about the culture studied. SE: 160 SE: 26 27, 89, 185, 267, 270 SE: 50, 160, 215, 270 SE: , , V Students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied. A. Communicate about cultural products (tangible and intangible) in the target language using sentences and strings of sentences. B. Recognize target culture influences in the products of their own culture. C. Identify major contributions and historical figures from the target culture. SE: 79, 215 SE: 215, 239 SE: 4 5, 24 25, 46 47, 76 77, 94, , , , ,

6 D. Identify the economic/social impact of products on the world market. SE: 24, 46, 76, 116, 158, 210 E. Communicate about the relationship between the products and perspectives of the target culture. Connections: Connect with Other Disciplines and Acquire Information VI. Students will reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language. A. Transfer and apply information and skills from other school subjects to discuss and/or write in the target language. B. Use knowledge of the target language to understand borrowed words in such fields as government, science, technology, and the arts. C. Access information from resources in the target language in order to apply it in other classes. SE: 24, 94, 116, 158, 182, 209 VII. Students will acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures. A. Use technology to acquire information produced for native speakers of the target language. 6

7 B. Identify points of view found in sources intended for native speakers of the target language. SE: 4 5, 46 47, 76 77, , , , , Comparisons: Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture VIII. Students will demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own. A. Compare and contrast the structural patterns (such as tense, gender, agreement, etc.) of the target language. SE: 7 8, 27 29, 56 57, 79 81, , , B. Compare and contrast the sound patterns of the target language. C. Compare and contrast limited idiomatic expressions of the target language and the students' own language. SE: IX. Students will demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own. Using developmentally appropriate activities, students in the intermediate level range will: A. Compare and contrast similar and different behavioral patterns (such as nonverbal behavior, family structure, roles of men and women, etc.). B. Compare and contrast similar and different daily living patterns. 7

8 Communities: Participate in Multilingual Communities at Home and Around the World X. Students will use the language both within and beyond the school setting. A. Communicate with others who speak or have a working knowledge of the language about a variety of topics (such as sports, hobbies, current events). SE: 160 B. Use resources in the community to research the target culture. SE: 160 C. Take part in language related activities to benefit their school and/or community (such as tutoring, interpreting, public performances). D. Investigate various careers for which knowledge of languages other than English is useful. SE: 139, 185, 270 XI. Students will show evidence of becoming lifelong learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment. A. Exchange information with native speakers about topics of personal interest. B. Explore various target language resources to expand their knowledge of individual hobbies or interests. SE: 160 SE: 160 8

9 C. Demonstrate extracurricular use of target language media as a source of entertainment. 9

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