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Skills available for Kansas Spanish standards

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1.1 The student engages in conversations, provides and obtains information, expresses feelings and emotions, and exchanges opinions.

1.2 The student understands and interprets written and spoken/signed language on a variety of topics.

1.3 The student conveys information, concepts, and ideas to listeners and readers for a variety of purposes.

2.1 The student demonstrates an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of target language cultures.

  • 2.1 The student uses generally accepted social behaviors of home and school life.

    • 2.1.1 Uses age-appropriate register, gestures, and social courtesies with peers and teacher.

    • 2.1.2 Imitates common home and school practices.

    • 2.1.3 Identifies major traditional events and practices associated with them.

2.2 The student demonstrates an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of target language cultures.

3.1 The student makes connections to other disciplines through knowledge of a world language.

  • 3.1.1 The student reinforces and furthers reading skills through world language study (based on Kansas Reading and Literature Standards).

    • 3.1.1.1 Identifies root words, prefixes, and suffixes from target language, English, and classical languages to determine meaning.

    • 3.1.1.2 Recognizes the difference between literal and figurative language including similes and idioms.

    • 3.1.1.3 Distinguishes fact/opinion in various types of appropriate-level texts.

    • 3.1.1.4 Identifies and describes characters' basic traits, feelings, actions, and the setting of a story.

  • 3.1.2 The student reinforces and furthers writing through world language study (based on the Kansas 6-TRAIT Writing Model).

    • 3.1.2.1 Applies the 6-TRAIT model (ideas and content, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions) at the appropriate level in all types of writing.

  • 3.1.3 The student reinforces and furthers math skills through world language study (based on Kansas Curriculum Standards for Math).

    • 3.1.3.1 Uses numbers to 1000, computes using fractions and decimals, estimates centigrade/Fahrenheit and metric measurements including weight and volume.

  • 3.1.4 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge of social studies through world language study (based on Kansas Standards for History and Government; Economics and Geography). Theme: Then and now.

    • 3.1.4.1 Identifies topography in target language countries, asks and give directions using a map, and discusses the weather.

    • 3.1.4.2 Describes selected historical figures or events of the target culture. Describes a person or event that contributed to U.S. culture.

  • 3.1.5 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge of science through world language study (based on Kansas Science Curriculum Standards).

    • 3.1.5.1 Plans and conducts a simple investigation.

  • 3.1.6 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge and appreciation of music through world language study (based on the Kansas Model Curricular Standards for Music).

    • 3.1.6.1 Listens to authentic music and sings authentic songs.

  • 3.1.7 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge and appreciation of visual arts through world language study (based on the Kansas Model Curricular Standards for Visual Arts).

    • 3.1.7.1 Recognizes cultural symbols and some artworks. Creates art based on the target culture.

  • 3.1.8 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge and appreciation of health through world language study.

    • 3.1.8.1 Recognizes healthy food groups and activities typical of the target culture.

  • 3.1.9 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge and appreciation of technology through foreign language (based on Kansas Technology Education Program Standards).

    • 3.1.9.1 Explores technology through a variety of student-centered experiences.

3.2 The student uses authentic sources of the target language to gain knowledge.

  • 3.2 Extracts information and deciphers meaning from sources intended for native speakers.

    • 3.2.1 The student reinforces and furthers reading.

    • 3.2.2 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge of math.

    • 3.2.3 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge of social studies.

    • 3.2.4 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge of science.

    • 3.2.5 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge of music.

    • 3.2.6 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge of visual arts.

    • 3.2.7 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge of health.

    • 3.2.8 The student reinforces and furthers knowledge of technology.

4.1 The student understands the nature of language by making comparisons between the target language and English.

  • 4.1 The student applies general patterns to languages.

    • 4.1.1 Identifies most sound/sign and intonation patterns of familiar vocabulary.

    • 4.1.2 Compares some simple structural patterns, i.e., agreement, reflexive pronouns, time indicators.

    • 4.1.3 Translates simple sentences with compound components.

    • 4.1.4 Uses textbook glossary to identify classifications.

4.2 The student understands the concept of cultures through comparing the target cultures and American culture.

5.1 The student applies language skills and cultural knowledge both within and beyond the school setting.

  • 5.1 The student shares skills or knowledge with school community, family, and native users of the language.

    • 5.1.1 Performs for school and community groups. Hosts native language users in the classroom.

    • 5.1.2 Expands cultural knowledge through a variety of media or personal experiences.

5.2 The student becomes a lifelong learner for personal enjoyment and enrichment.

  • 5.2 The student locates sources in target language and culture related to personal interests.

    • 5.2.1 Demonstrates awareness of cultural events in the community.

    • 5.2.2 Explores employment opportunities and study in which target language skills are used.