6th-8th Grade World Language Learning Targets
World Language, 6-8
(L1) ALT 1 - Culture
I can recognize and demonstrate understanding of cultural norms of the target language.
AST 1.1 - Polite and Non Verbal Cues : I can recognize and demonstrate basic polite behaviors and non-verbal cues related to level one topics.
AST 1.2 - ID Target Language Countries : I can demonstrate a general understanding of where the target language is spoken.
AST 1.3 -Differences in Register : I can explain differences in register.
AST 1.4 - Common First-Last Names : I can recognize common first and last names in the target culture.
(L1) ALT 2 - Listening
I can listen to and demonstrate comprehension of the target language.
AST 2.1 - Comprehension : I can demonstrate comprehension of messages from sources for a variety of purposes.
AST 2.2 - Comprehension by Writing-Speaking : I can demonstrate comprehension by writing or speaking in response to words or phrases using Level one topics.
(L1) ALT 3 - Speaking
I can speak comprehensibly to meet needs using the target language.
AST 3.1- Information and Ideas : I can describe and talk about information and ideas using Level one topics.
AST 3.2- Participate in Conversations : I can participate in conversations using basic sentences, everyday expressions, and memorized phrases.
AST 3.3 - Pronounce Words : I can pronounce words clearly enough to be understood by a sympathetic listener.
AST 3.4 - Miscommunication : I can explain some common events of miscommunication between speakers of English and the target language and what caused the miscommunication.
(L1) ALT 4 - Reading
I can read in the target language and demonstrate comprehension of the main idea and supporting details.
AST 4.1 - Printed Text and Videos : I can demonstrate comprehension of information read from a variety of printed text and videos.
AST 4.2 - Words, Signs, Phrases : I can read words, signs, phrases, sentences, and simple paragraphs of level one topics.
AST 4.3 - Conventions : I can read and comprehend target language conventions.
(L1) ALT 5 - Writing
I can write comprehensibly using the target language.
AST 5.1 - Short Phrases : I can write and compose short phrases, lists, simple sentences, simple paragraphs and letters using Level one topics.
AST 5.2 - Alphabet, Spelling : I can write using the target language alphabet, spelling, accents, and punctuation.
(L1) ALT 6 - Vocabulary and Grammar
I can demonstrate the correct use of the vocabulary and grammar appropriate to the topic(s) and level.
AST 6.1 - Proficiency in Vocabulary : I know and can demonstrate proficiency in a variety of vocabulary for communication in appropriate situations.
AST 6.2 - Demonstrate Grammatical Proficiency : I can demonstrate proficiency of level one grammar topics.