1 Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.
1.ML Modern Languages
1.ML.1 Listening and Speaking are primary communicative goals in modern language learning. These skills are used for the purposes of socializing, providing and acquiring information, expressing personal feelings and opinions, and getting others to adopt a course of action.
1.ML.1.1 comprehend language consisting of simple vocabulary and structures in face-to-face conversation with peers and familiar adults
1.ML.2 Reading and writing are used in languages other than English for the purposes of socializing, providing and acquiring information, expressing personal feelings and opinions, and getting others to adopt a course of action.
1.ML.2.1 understand the main idea and some details of simple informative materials written for native speakers
1.L.1 Reading is the most important skill that students acquire in learning Latin for it is the vehicle through which communication with the ancient world is possible, and it is also the tool, along with writing, through which students become more aware of their own and other languages.
1.L.1.1 read and understand simple connected materials written in Latin
1.L.1.2 write simple responses to oral, visual, or written stimuli
1.L.1.3 demonstrate an awareness of the vocabulary, grammar, derivation, and word structure of English.
1.L.2 Listening and Speaking support the reading skills in Latin.
1.L.2.1 recognize and comprehend simple spoken Latin statements and questions based on classroom situations
1.L.2.2 articulate simple Latin phrases and convey meaning in controlled situations.
1.ASL American Sign language
1.ASL.1 Visual-Gestural skills provide a means of communication with Deaf people in the context of the Deaf culture.
1.ASL.1.1 use receptive skills to comprehend simple statements and questions in standard dialect
1.ASL.1.2 express basic needs and compose statements, questions and short messages to signers of the same age group and to familiar adults
1.ASL.1.3 initiate and engage in simple face-to-face conversations.
1.NAL Native American languages
1.NAL.1 Communication in Native languages takes place primarily to share expression of ideas, thoughts, and feelings to preserve Native cultural ideology.
1.NAL.1.1 comprehend simple statements and questions in the context of the classroom and the main ideas of more extended messages and conversations
1.NAL.1.2 initiate and respond to simple face-to-face conversations.
1.NAL.2 Writing systems, and therefore reading, are recent introductions to Native languages and are used primarily to encourage functional communication in the listening and speaking skills.
1.NAL.2.1 comprehend the main ideas of materials containing simple structure and syntax
1.NAL.2.2 compose short messages on familiar topics or to express basic personal needs.
2 Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.
2.ML Modern Languages
2.ML.1 Effective communication involves meanings that go beyond words and require an understanding of perceptions, gestures, folklore, and family and community dynamics. All of these elements can affect whether and how well a message is received.
2.ML.1.1 use some key cultural traits of the societies in which the target language is spoken.
2.L.1 Latin aquisition provides the cultural context for learning about the ancient world and its people. From this basis students can compare and contrast antiquity and the present and thoughtfully contemplate the future.
2.L.1.1 demonstrate knowledge of some aspects of Greco-Roman culture and selected facts of daily life, myths, history, and architecture
2.L.1.2 recognize manifestations of antiquity in the modern world.
2.ASL American Sign Language
2.ASL.1 Key cultural traits exist within the deaf culture, and cultural patterns are learned through the use of American Sign Language.
2.ASL.1.1 use key cultural traits that exist in settings where American Sign Language is used
2.ASL.1.2 become aware of cultural patterns, learned through the use of American Sign Language, that characterize the Deaf culture.
2.NAL Native American Languages
2.NAL.1 Culture is transmitted and preserved through knowledge about the lives of Native American People and the sharing of their cultural ideology.
2.NAL.1.1 demonstrate an awareness of Native culture
2.NAL.1.2 recognize the names of cultural items and their uses
2.NAL.1.3 understand the history and cultural symbols of the people
2.NAL.1.4 demonstrate knowledge about the clan system.