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THINKING SKILLS: INTEGRATING LIBRARY RESOURCES WITH LEARNING OBJECTIVES 
Keeley Library   December 6, 2000
Spanish I
Stage I
COURSE: 57314 (?)
Spanish   Stage 1
STANDARD
NUMBER
CONTENT AND PERFORMANCE
OBJECTIVES
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  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • Presentations/Posters, etc.
  • Group Projects

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    CONTENT: Interpersonal Communication
    Students use the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students of modern languages will converse in  a language other than English to provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions. Students of classical languages will engage in simple oral  exchanges and will develop reading skills with discussions of texts conducted in English.
    PERFORMANCE:Student dialogues. Classroom groups used to formulate oral presentations using "lets talk" cards.Students respond to classroom commands and and instructions. 
    Final Assessments: Department dialog lesson from September to October. Stage 1 tryout using written dialog form.  Assessment to be graded using WL rubric from frameworks, page 69
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • Creating Graphic Organizers
  • Using Graphic Organzers
  • Group Projects
  • Scriptwriting/Storyboards, etc.

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    CONTENT: Interpretive Communication
    Students use the skills of listening, speaking, readingf and writing.Students will understand and interpret ideas and information written or spoken in a language other than English. In classical language study, discussion will be conducted in English.
    PERFORMANCE:Students will write five sentences telling others about themselvesd. In pairs, students will read sentences about themselves to a neighbor.  They will use a Venn diagram to see what they have in common. In groups, students  will ask others if they have similar qualities.. In pairs, students will read their questions to the class, andhave the class answer questions. Students wil llisten to taped readings, then through drawing, make a story line representation of reading or an aspect of the reading.
    Final Assessments: Using a selected reading from text workbook, or text tests, + visuals, students will compare 5 questions to ask another student about the reading. Questions will be used for a comprehension test taken by students. Rubric on writing form p. 67 of WL frameworks for question writing.
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • Presentations/Posters, etc.
  • Discussions, Debate, Persuasion

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    CONTENT: Presentational Communication
    Students use the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.Students of modern languages will write and speak in a language other than English to present information, concepts and ideas on a variety of topics.  Presentation in classical language classes will usually take the form of speaking or writing in English. 
    PERFORMANCE:Situation cards, Multiple choice, etc.
    Final Assessments: Students make collages of things of people they like and dislike and express opinions to present to class. (p. 35 of frameworks) Use rubric in Framework, p.69
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • Cultures
  • History
  • Geography
  • Maps, Atlases
  • Arts
  • Literature
  • Visual/Media Literacy
  • Drama
  • Letter
  • Essay
  • Domestic arts (cooking, etc.)

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    CONTENT: Cultures
    Students gain knowledge and understanding of other cutures. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the traditions, perspectives, practices, and products of the culture studied, including human commonalities as reflected in history , literature, and in the visual and performing arts.In classical language study, discussion and writing will be in English.
    PERFORMANCE:Students will 
  • go around the room to each student and introduce another student to his neighbor.
  • watch a video on "Dia de los Muertos" and make up ten questions dealing with the movie.
  • learn and participate in age appropriate cultural practices such as participating in games, taking turns, playing sports, and attending musical dances and dramatic performances.
  • watch a film on Puerto Rico and obsesrve cultural differences.
  • look at photos and identify food items...etc.
  • analyze photos, read captions, and analyze and discuss cultural perspectives on realia
  • watch movies on Spanish speaking countries and label major features such as rivers, mountains, cities.
  • role play major features from that Spainsh speaking country.

  • Final Assessments: Students will write a postcard to a dear friend and describe the Spanish Speaking country where they are visiting, discussing proper gestures and oral expressions  for greeting and leave taking. Students will demonstrate simple patterns of behavior or counteractions in school. He or she will be able to compare and contrast distinctive cultural products from target language. In addition, the student will discuss and identify geography dealing with the Spanish speaking country. Last of all, student will demonstrate what has been learned about the practices and procedures of the culture studied. Students will create their own menu in the target language.
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • Presentations/Posters, etc
  • Story

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    CONTENT: Linguistic Comparisons
    Students develop insights into the nature of language and culture by comparing their  own language and culture with another. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the nature of language through comparison of the language studied with their own. In classical language study, discussion and writing will be in English.
    PERFORMANCE:
  • Quizzes, 
  • Collage of masculine and feminine nouns, 
  • Collage of words using Spanish letters CH, LL, N RR
  • Sentence Writing
  • Question and Answer Drills
  • Journal Writings
  • Oral Presentations
  • Final Assessments: Oral Evaluations, Oral presentations with collage, Quien soy yo? showing usage of tu and usted gender of nouns, agreement of noun and adjective, the two verts "to be" and word order in sentences, cognates and borrowed words. Fashion show demonstrating the usage of nouns and adjectives and placement of adjectives. Written evaluation using Storybook Weaver: Develop a story demonstrating their knowledge of the above mentioned material.
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • Interview
  • Presentations/Posters, etc
  • Discussions, Debate, Persuasion

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    CONTENT: Cultural Comparisons
    Students develop insights into the nature of language and
    culture by comparing their  own language and culture with
    another.Students use the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the target culture with their own. In classical languages, discussion and writing will be in English.
    PERFORMANCE:Students 
  • interview Hispanic school friends and/or use Internet "Key Pals" to ask about school schedules and leisure time activities, and 
  • make class presentation by collage, drawing or list of vocabulary charts.
  • Interact with speakers on CD Rom and make CD Rom Journal Notebook.
  • Discuss and transfer U.S. grading systems with those of Hispanic countries.

  • Final Assessments: Students will present personal schedule chart with time, day, dates of their own schedule and will show how it compares and contrasts with their interviewed, "Key pal" Students may write a postcard to their Spanish friend describing his/her house and family. Students may prepare a collage showing the differences in cultural holiday celebrations in U.S. and Hispanic countries.
    Grading follows Rubrics on p. 69 of state frameworks.
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • Discussions, Debate, Persuasion

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    weather charts
    develop brochure
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    CONTENT: Connections
    Students make connections with other subject areas and acquire information. Students of modern and classical languages will use the target language to reinforce and expand their knowledge of other disciplines and to acquire new information and knowledge. In classical language study, discussion and writing will be in English.
    PERFORMANCE:Students use recipes to convert measurements and make one of the recipes in class or at home. Students use Internet Conversion Charts and realia charts to convert currency, sizes and measurements.
    Students make weather charts and list measurement sin Celsius and Fahrenheit
    Students make a travel brochure using the language lab outline on one of the Spanish speaking countries.
    Final Assessments:Students will produce one of the following:
  • weather chart explaining weeky forecast and give oral presentations 
  • develop a brochure for a school trip giving itinerary, schedule of activities, travel tips and currency needed.
  • prepareSpanish recipe for class and explain conversion of the ingredients.

  • Assessments based on MA frameworks rubric or project rubric from curriculum outline.
    Spanish Language
    Spanish Literature
    Discussions, Debate, Persuasion
    Group Projects
    Need guide for 
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    CONTENT: Communities
    Students participate in communities at home and around the world in other languages. Students  will use languages other than English within and beyond the school setting. Students of classical  languages will recognize elements of classical languages and ancient cultures in the world around them, and they will share insights derived from their study of classical languages with others within and beyond the classroom setting.
    PERFORMANCE:Quiz and worksheet on quincienara..  Students will, 
  • in pairs, compare quincienara preparations to a similar event for girls in the U.S. 
  • read current articles of information about what is going on in community and  world in which target  language is spoken.
  • in groups, discuss and relay information from their article to the class.

  • try to put on an activity for multicultural week which informa others in the school of a cultural/newsworthy event currently happening.<>
  • Class will make lists of initiatives in which they would use their language i n community
  • Final Assessments:Students will list  at least five ways that they could use their language skills to help, inform others, or school  transcripts  of how their target  language influences others around them.
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