High School Level 4 World Language Learning Targets
World Language, HS-Level 4
ALT 1 - Culture
I can recognize and demonstrate understanding of various aspects of the target language culture.
(L1-5) AST 4.1 - Common Themes : I can identify and analyze the connection between common themes of the target language culture, possibly beyond the classroom setting.
(L1-5) AST 4.2 - Compare, Contrast Themes : I can compare and contrast common themes in the first and second language cultures.
ALT 2 - Listening
I can demonstrate listening comprehension of verbal or signed language.
(L1-5) AST 2.1 - Main Idea, Supporting Details : I can identify the main idea and most of the supporting details of the message.
(L3-5) AST 2.1 - Make Inferences : I can make some of my own inferences, analyze and understand some subtleties of the given source.
ALT 3 - Speaking
I can speak comprehensibly using the target language.
(L4) AST 3.1 - Message : Message: conveys a message with some supporting details, ideas, and opinions on level 1-4 topics.
(L4) AST 3.2 - Accuracy : Accuracy: speaks or signs accurately using advanced vocabulary and increasingly complex grammar structures.
(L4) AST 3.3 - Fluency : Fluency: uses appropriate pronunciation, intonation, and fluidity when speaking, signing and/or reading aloud about about level 1-4 topics.
ALT 4 - Reading
I can read in the target language and demonstrate comprehension of the main idea and supporting details.
(L4-5) AST 4.1 - Comprehension : Comprehension: identifies, restates, or rewrites information, main ideas and supporting details from a variety of printed text and/or videos with subtitles in the target language. (e.g. words, signs, phrases, sentences, paragraphs, stories, and authentic materials appropriate to the level).
(L4-5) AST 4.2 - Reading Strategies : I can understand or extract information from text, including culturally authentic material.
ALT 5 - Writing
I can write comprehensibly using the target language.
(L3-5) AST 5.1 - Composition : Composition: writes and composes complex sentences and paragraphs within a variety of advanced texts using Level one through five topics. I include transitions within sentences and/or paragraphs.
(L3-5) AST 5.2 - Accuracy : Accuracy: writes accurately using advanced vocabulary and complex structures grammar.
(L3-5) AST 5.3 - Ideas and Content : Ideas and Content: includes relevant, clearly organized ideas with appropriate supporting details that relate directly to a variety of advanced topics and demonstrate cultural competency.
ALT 6 - Vocabulary and Grammar
I can use vocabulary and grammar structures accurately.
(L1-5) AST 6.1 - Proficiency in Vocabulary : I know and demonstrate proficiency in a variety of vocabulary for communication in appropriate situations.
(L1-5) AST 6.2 - Demonstrate Grammatical Mastery : I can demonstrate mastery of grammatical concepts.