Spanish Immersion Goals

 

  • Mastery of the district’s grade level curricular objectives and required state benchmarks.

  • Development of a high level of proficiency in Spanish literacy, (speaking, reading, and writing). 

  • Acquire a knowledge understanding and appreciation of other world cultures and people. 

COMMUNICATION

COMMUNICATE IN LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

  • Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions
  • Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics
  • Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.

CULTURES

GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF OTHER CULTURES

  • Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied
  • Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied

CONNECTIONS

CONNECT WITH OTHER DISCIPLINES AND ACQUIRE INFORMATION

  • Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language
  • Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures

COMPARISONS

DEVELOP INSIGHT INTO THE NATURE OF LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

  • Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own
  • Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own.

COMMUNITIES

PARTICIPATE IN MULTILINGUAL COMMUNITIES AT HOME & AROUND THE WORLD

  • Students use the language both within and beyond the school setting
  • Students show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment.

Based on the National Standards in Foreign Language Education