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    Foreign Language Learning Expectations



    In grade four Spanish, the focus is on communication: speaking and listening.  The following units are covered throughout the year:

    • Spanish-speaking world and classroom communication 
    • All About Me: Feelings, Origin and Age
    • My School & Classroom
    • My Birthday: Dates, Days , Months and Numbers
    • My Favorite Season: Weather, Seasons and Colors
    • Fashion Time: La Moda Clothing, Colors and Body Parts
    • My Favorites Animals: Farm and Zoo Aniamls, Descriptions
    • Places in School and School Subjects

    Grade 5 Spanish

    In grade 5 Spanish, the focus is still on speaking and listening with integration of reading and writing.

     

    • Review of Spanish-speaking World and Fourth Grade Topics
    • Food and Drink
    • House and Home
    • Sports and Activities
    • Transportation
    • Time

     


    7th Grade French

    In 7th grade French the focus is on all four skills of language-learning: speaking, listening, writing and reading.  The new text series we use is Bien dit! The following themes and grammar are covered throughout the three trimesters.

    2014-2015

    Family, Descriptions, Possessive Adjectives, verbs être, avoir, er verbs
    Activities, Weather, Adverbs of time, faire, aller and venir verbs, near future, recent past
    Food and drink, prendre, ir verbs 
     

    8th Grade French

    In 8th grade French the focus is on all four skills of language-learning: speaking, listening, writing and reading.  Students gain more independence in all of these areas and begin to take more risks in areas of strength for them.  The following themes are covered throughout the three trimesters.


    Family & Descriptions all regular verbs
    Food & Drinks irregular verbs
    Clothing and Shoppping, past tense
    Readers:
    La Copine 
    En été pas comme les autres. 
     






Last Modified on November 10, 2016