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French I
French  I,  a  course  based  on  Indiana’s  Academic  Standards  for  World  Languages,  introduces  students  to  effective   strategies  for  beginning  French  language  learning,  and  to  various  aspects  of  French-­‐speaking  culture.  This  course   encourages  interpersonal  communication  through  speaking  and  writing,  providing  opportunities  to  make  and   respond  to  basic  requests  and  questions,  understand  and  use  appropriate  greetings  and  forms  of  address,   participate  in  brief  guided  conversations  on  familiar  topics,  and  write  short  passages  with  guidance.  This  course   also  emphasizes  the  development  of  reading  and  listening  comprehension  skills,  such  as  reading  isolated  words   and  phrases  in  a  situational  context  and  comprehending  brief  written  or  oral  directions.  Additionally,  students   will  examine  the  practices,  products  and  perspectives  of  French-­‐speaking  culture;  recognize  basic  routine   practices  of  the  target  culture;  and  recognize  and  use  situation-­‐appropriate  non-­‐verbal  communication.  This   course  further  emphasizes  making  connections  across  content  areas  and  the  application  of  understanding   French  language  and  culture  outside  of  the  classroom.

French II
French  II,  a  course  based  on  Indiana’s  Academic  Standards  for  World  Languages,  builds  upon  effective  strategies   for  French  language  learning  by  encouraging  the  use  of  the  language  and  cultural  understanding  for  self-­‐directed   purposes.  This  course  encourages  interpersonal  communication  through  speaking  and  writing,  providing opportunities  to  make  and  respond  to  requests  and  questions  in  expanded  contexts,  participate  independently   in  brief  conversations  on  familiar  topics,  and  write  cohesive  passages  with  greater  independence  and  using   appropriate  formats.  This  course  also  emphasizes  the  development  of  reading  and  listening  comprehension   skills,  such  as  using  contextual  clues  to  guess  meaning  and  comprehending  longer  written  or  oral  directions.   Students  will  address  the  presentational  mode  by  presenting  prepared  material  on  a  variety  of  topics,  as  well  as   reading  aloud  to  practice  appropriate  pronunciation  and  intonation.  Additionally,  students  will  describe  the   practices,  products  and  perspectives  of  French-­‐speaking  culture;  report  on  basic  family  and  social  practices  of   the  target  culture;  and  describe  contributions  from  the  target  culture.  This  course  further  emphasizes  making   connections  across  content  areas  and  the  application  of  understanding  French  language  and  culture  outside  of   the  classroom.

French III
French  III,  a  course  based  on  Indiana’s  Academic  Standards  for  World  Languages,  builds  upon  effective   strategies  for  French  language  learning  by  facilitating  the  use  of  the  language  and  cultural  understanding  for   self-­‐directed  purposes.  This  course  encourages  interpersonal  communication  through  speaking  and  writing,   providing  opportunities  to  initiate,  sustain  and  close  conversations;  exchange  detailed  information  in  oral  and   written  form;  and  write  cohesive  information  with  greater  detail.  This  course  also  emphasizes  the  continued   development  of  reading  and  listening  comprehension  skills,  such  as  using  cognates,  synonyms  and  antonyms  to   derive  meaning  from  written  and  oral  information,  as  well  as  comprehending  detailed  written  or  oral  directions.   Students  will  address  the  presentational  mode  by  presenting  student-­‐created  material  on  a  variety  of  topics,  as   well  as  reading  aloud  to  practice  appropriate  pronunciation  and  intonation.  Additionally,  students  will  continue   to  develop  understanding  of  French-­‐speaking  culture  through  recognition  of  the  interrelations  among  the   practices,  products  and  perspectives  of  the  target  culture;  discussion  of  significant  events  in  the  target  culture;   and  investigation  of  elements  that  shape  cultural  identity  in  the  target  culture.  This  course  further  emphasizes   making  connections  across  content  areas  as  well  the  application  of  understanding  French  language  and  culture   outside  of  the  classroom.

German I
German  I,  a  course  based  on  Indiana’s  Academic  Standards  for  World  Languages,  introduces  students  to   effective  strategies  for  beginning  German  language  learning,  and  to  various  aspects  of  German-­‐speaking  culture.   This  course  encourages  interpersonal  communication  through  speaking  and  writing,  providing  opportunities  to   make  and  respond  to  basic  requests  and  questions,  understand  and  use  appropriate  greetings  and  forms  of   address,  participate  in  brief  guided  conversations  on  familiar  topics,  and  write  short  passages  with  guidance.   This  course  also  emphasizes  the  development  of  reading  and  listening  comprehension  skills,  such  as  reading   isolated  words  and  phrases  in  a  situational  context  and  comprehending  brief  written  or  oral  directions.   Additionally,  students  will  examine  the  practices,  products  and  perspectives  of  German-­‐speaking  culture;   recognize  basic  routine  practices  of  the  target  culture;  and  recognize  and  use  situation-­‐appropriate  non-­‐verbal   communication.  This  course  further  emphasizes  making  connections  across  content  areas  and  the  application  of   understanding  German  language  and  culture  outside  of  the  classroom.

German II
German  II,  a  course  based  on  Indiana’s  Academic  Standards  for  World  Languages,  builds  upon  effective   strategies  for  German  language  learning  by  encouraging  the  use  of  the  language  and  cultural  understanding  for   self-­‐directed  purposes.  This  course  encourages  interpersonal  communication  through  speaking  and  writing,   providing  opportunities  to  make  and  respond  to  requests  and  questions  in  expanded  contexts,  participate   independently  in  brief  conversations  on  familiar  topics,  and  write  cohesive  passages  with  greater  independence   and  using  appropriate  formats.  This  course  also  emphasizes  the  development  of  reading  and  listening   comprehension  skills,  such  as  using  contextual  clues  to  guess  meaning  and  comprehending  longer  written  or   oral  directions.  Students  will  address  the  presentational  mode  by  presenting  prepared  material  on  a  variety  of   topics,  as  well  as  reading  aloud  to  practice  appropriate  pronunciation  and  intonation.  Additionally,  students  will   describe  the  practices,  products  and  perspectives  of  German-­‐speaking  culture;  report  on  basic  family  and  social   practices  of  the  target  culture;  and  describe  contributions  from  the  target  culture.  This  course  further   emphasizes  making  connections  across  content  areas  and  the  application  of  understanding  German  language   and  culture  outside  of  the  classroom.

German III
German  III,  a  course  based  on  Indiana’s  Academic  Standards  for  World  Languages,  builds  upon  effective   strategies  for  German  language  learning  by  facilitating  the  use  of  the  language  and  cultural  understanding  for   self-­‐directed  purposes.  This  course  encourages  interpersonal  communication  through  speaking  and  writing,   providing  opportunities  to  initiate,  sustain  and  close  conversations;  exchange  detailed  information  in  oral  and   written  form;  and  write  cohesive  information  with  greater  detail.  This  course  also  emphasizes  the  continued development  of  reading  and  listening  comprehension  skills,  such  as  using  cognates,  synonyms  and  antonyms  to   derive  meaning  from  written  and  oral  information,  as  well  as  comprehending  detailed  written  or  oral  directions.   Students  will  address  the  presentational  mode  by  presenting  student-­‐created  material  on  a  variety  of  topics,  as   well  as  reading  aloud  to  practice  appropriate  pronunciation  and  intonation.  Additionally,  students  will  continue   to  develop  understanding  of  German-­‐speaking  culture  through  recognition  of  the  interrelations  among  the   practices,  products  and  perspectives  of  the  target  culture;  discussion  of  significant  events  in  the  target  culture;   and  investigation  of  elements  that  shape  cultural  identity  in  the  target  culture.  This  course  further  emphasizes   making  connections  across  content  areas  as  well  the  application  of  understanding  German  language  and  culture   outside  of  the  classroom.

Spanish I
Spanish  I,  a  course  based  on  Indiana’s  Academic  Standards  for  World  Languages,  introduces  students  to   effective  strategies  for  beginning  Spanish  language  learning,  and  to  various  aspects  of  Spanish-­‐speaking  culture.   This  course  encourages  interpersonal  communication  through  speaking  and  writing,  providing  opportunities  to   make  and  respond  to  basic  requests  and  questions,  understand  and  use  appropriate  greetings  and  forms  of   address,  participate  in  brief  guided  conversations  on  familiar  topics,  and  write  short  passages  with  guidance.   This  course  also  emphasizes  the  development  of  reading  and  listening  comprehension  skills,  such  as  reading   isolated  words  and  phrases  in  a  situational  context  and  comprehending  brief  written  or  oral  directions.   Additionally,  students  will  examine  the  practices,  products  and  perspectives  of  Spanish-­‐speaking  culture;   recognize  basic  routine  practices  of  the  target  culture;  and  recognize  and  use  situation-­‐appropriate  non-­‐verbal   communication.  This  course  further  emphasizes  making  connections  across  content  areas  and  the  application  of   understanding  Spanish  language  and  culture  outside  of  the  classroom.  

Spanish II

Spanish  II,  a  course  based  on  Indiana’s  Academic  Standards  for  World  Languages,  builds  upon  effective   strategies  for  Spanish  language  learning  by  encouraging  the  use  of  the  language  and  cultural  understanding  for   self-­‐directed  purposes.  This  course  encourages  interpersonal  communication  through  speaking  and  writing,   providing  opportunities  to  make  and  respond  to  requests  and  questions  in  expanded  contexts,  participate   independently  in  brief  conversations  on  familiar  topics,  and  write  cohesive  passages  with  greater  independence   and  using  appropriate  formats.  This  course  also  emphasizes  the  development  of  reading  and  listening   comprehension  skills,  such  as  using  contextual  clues  to  guess  meaning  and  comprehending  longer  written  or   oral  directions.  Students  will  address  the  presentational  mode  by  presenting  prepared  material  on  a  variety  of   topics,  as  well  as  reading  aloud  to  practice  appropriate  pronunciation  and  intonation.  Additionally,  students  will   describe  the  practices,  products  and  perspectives  of  Spanish-­‐speaking  culture;  report  on  basic  family  and  social   practices  of  the  target  culture;  and  describe  contributions  from  the  target  culture.  This  course  further   emphasizes  making  connections  across  content  areas  and  the  application  of  understanding  Spanish  language   and  culture  outside  of  the  classroom.

Spanish III
Spanish  III,  a  course  based  on  Indiana’s  Academic  Standards  for  World  Languages,  builds  upon  effective   strategies  for  Spanish  language  learning  by  facilitating  the  use  of  the  language  and  cultural  understanding  for   self-­‐directed  purposes.  This  course  encourages  interpersonal  communication  through  speaking  and  writing,   providing  opportunities  to  initiate,  sustain  and  close  conversations;  exchange  detailed  information  in  oral  and   written  form;  and  write  cohesive  information  with  greater  detail.  This  course  also  emphasizes  the  continued   development  of  reading  and  listening  comprehension  skills,  such  as  using  cognates,  synonyms  and  antonyms  to   derive  meaning  from  written  and  oral  information,  as  well  as  comprehending  detailed  written  or  oral  directions.   Students  will  address  the  presentational  mode  by  presenting  student-­‐created  material  on  a  variety  of  topics,  as   well  as  reading  aloud  to  practice  appropriate  pronunciation  and  intonation.  Additionally,  students  will  continue   to  develop  understanding  of  Spanish-­‐speaking  culture  through  recognition  of  the  interrelations  among  the   practices,  products  and  perspectives  of  the  target  culture;  discussion  of  significant  events  in  the  target  culture;   and  investigation  of  elements  that  shape  cultural  identity  in  the  target  culture.  This  course  further  emphasizes   making  connections  across  content  areas  as  well  the  application  of  understanding  Spanish  language  and  culture   outside  of  the  classroom.

Spanish IV

Spanish  IV,  a  course  based  on  Indiana’s  Academic  Standards  for  World  Languages,  provides  a  context  for   integration  of  the  continued  development  of  language  skills  and  cultural  understanding  with  other  content  areas   and  the  community  beyond  the  classroom.  The  skill  sets  that  apply  to  the  exchange  of  written  and  oral   information  are  expanded  through  emphasis  on  practicing  speaking  and  listening  strategies  that  facilitate   communication,  such  as  the  use  of  circumlocution,  guessing  meaning  in  familiar  and  unfamiliar  contexts,  and   using  elements  of  word  formation  to  expand  vocabulary  and  derive  meaning.  Additionally,  students  will   continue  to  develop  understanding  of  Spanish-­‐speaking  culture  through  explaining  factors  that  influence  the   practices,  products,  and  perspectives  of  the  target  culture;  reflecting  on  cultural  practices  of  the  target  culture;   and  comparing  systems  of  the  target  culture  and  the  student’s  own  culture.  This  course  further  emphasizes   making  connections  across  content  areas  through  the  design  of  activities  and  materials  that  integrate  the  target   language  and  culture  with  concepts  and  skills  from  other  content  areas.  The  use  and  influence  of  the  Spanish   language  and  culture  in  the  community  beyond  the  classroom  is  explored  through  the  identification  and   evaluation  of  resources  intended  for  native  Spanish  speakers.
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