The ability to communicate effectively with others on a global scale is essential The ability to communicate effectively with others on a global scale is essential
Our Middle School World Languages program focuses on providing the students with a firm foundation in the listening and speaking skills with an introduction to reading and writing.
The learning process will include plenty of games, entertaining activities and everyday classroom situations that will require the foreign language to be accomplished.
Students will greet each other in a culturally appropriate way Students will be able to follow and give directions in different everyday situations Students will be able to recognize some cultural similarities and differences with the target language Students will be able to identify basic vocabulary in a variety of daily topics Students will learn how to say basic phrases and how to ask and respond to questions of everyday Spanish Students will be able to understand express vocabulary about the date, weather, feelings, hobbies, food, clothes, places, family, house, professions among the main topics Students will be able to engage in basic conversations about the topics mentioned above Students will be able to form grammatically correct basic sentences about the topics mentioned above Students will be able to recognize Spanish cognates in the English language Students will be able to express personal information and engage in conversations about it Students will be able to describe their school environment and engage in basic conversations about it Students will be able to understand written material about everyday topics Students will be able to recognize more Spanish cognates in the English language and thus add to the ones they learned in 5th grade Students will be able to make more complex grammatically correct sentences about the topics they will study in 6th grade Students will be able to understand written and oral material about everyday topics like date, weather, states of being, physical and psychological descriptions, hobbies, schedules, school materials, classroom needs and cultural topics Students will be able to express themselves about dates, weather, states of being, physical and psychological descriptions, schedules, school materials, classroom needs and cultural topics Students will be able to interact with classmates in Spanish in the following topics: dates, weather, states of being, physical and psychological descriptions, schedules, school materials, classroom needs and cultural topics Students will increase their knowledge of cognates in the Spanish language Students will be able to engage in basic conversations about personal information, date and weather, family relationships, school life, hobbies among the main topics Students will be able to present information specific to cultural topics related to the Hispanic culture Students will be able to understand spoken interactions in a variety of everyday topics in the target language Students will be able to comprehend written authentic material in quotidian topics in the target language Students will increase their knowledge of cognates in the Spanish language Arabic
Welcome to Middle School Classic Arabic Language course. As the Arabic Language Department, we will focus on multiple disciplines that any language focuses on such as Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, and Culture.
Participation from each student is imperative to assess students’ understanding and progress.
Learning is the most important objective so that when students have the chance to travel or meet someone from the country that speaks Arabic, they should be able to fully function and even become fluent with adequate effort.
We will continue to improve our reading and writing skills Dictation (paragraphs) and spelling words Dialogue (written and oral) New vocabulary New grammar Learn some everyday phrases for general purposes Learn how to listen and understand general conversations in Arabic Conversation class frequently Learn to translate
Based on each class’s overall level, students are divided into two groups - Level 1 and Level 2. Level 2 groups are the students who are on level based on their grades. Level 1 students are starting at the beginning or basic level.
Give and follow simple oral and written directions, commands, and requests when participating in age-appropriate classroom and cultural activities Exchange information using words, phrases, and short sentences practiced in class on familiar topics or on topics studied in other content areas Copy/write words, phrases, or simple guided texts on familiar topics Present information from age- and level-appropriate, culturally authentic materials orally or in writing Students will be able to make more complex grammatically correct sentences about the topics they will study in 6th grade
Students who are taking Turkish Language course will be working on reading-comprehension, speaking, listening, and writing skills of the Turkish language. The students will be given the basic grammar rules according to their language level.
Turkish culture will also be covered by the help of the end of unit reading activities. This will help the students to be fully competent as a Turkish language learner. Learning Goals & Objectives Different Types of Celebrations from Target culture and different cultures, such as wedding, new year, mother’s day, Eid Festival ... etc. Common positive and negative habits, Turkish Culture: Charities Basic vocabulary about abilities ,common sentence structures to talk about our abilities Types of TV programs, vocabulary about media Talking about TV, and media Shopping places, words and expressions about shopping, daily speaking about shopping Types of movies, types of music Past and present life styles (communication , shopping, transportation, daily life, etc.) Comparing past and present Resources: Testlericoz.com Testimiz.com Turkishusa.org EDpuzzle.com Socrative.com
The Turkish Language Curriculum for 7&8 grades are sequenced to build and develop Native Turkish speakers’ linguistic proficiency within the six language areas of listening, speaking, reading, writing, critical thinking/learning strategies, and culture.
The curriculum is focused on meeting students’ needs as determined by language proficiency assessments. The goal of the curriculum is to provide the students with the skills needed to make a successful transition into the content area classroom. Learning Goals & Objectives Promote Turkish Culture, Historical Places, Landscapes Turkish Values, Importance of Values related Turkish Culture, Showing respect to Universal Values Importance of Friendship, communication among friends Name of animals, different features of animals Talking and speaking about the imagination of students Importance of reading, Effective reading, Protect Book Concept of environment, Pollution, Health and environment Target Vocabulary Talking about Natural Disasters, Earthquake etc., Damages of Natural disaster Resources: Testlericoz.com Testimiz.com Turkishusa.org EDpuzzle.com Socrative.com Tdk.gov.tr
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