NNL7-8:7.4 Identifying words borrowed from the target language and their meaning.
NNL7-8:7.5 Identifying and using root words (e.g., venir/ bienvenue).
NNL7-8:7.6 Demonstrating verbal and non-verbal behavior patterns.
Curiosity, Cooperation and Challenge—Approach to Learning
NNL7-8:8 Students show understanding of how knowing another language and culture influences lifelong choices by
NNL7-8:8.1 Participating in authentic games, sports and activities (music, crafts) planning a trip, attending or viewing a cultural event, exploring international websites, to foster enjoyment of learning the language.
NNL7-8:8.3 Appreciating and accepting challenges inherent in the learning (e.g., trying multiple times, using different methods, recognizing frustration as a component of learning, being willing to accept limited communication, taking risks, recognizing ethnocentrism, participating in simulated cultural environment).
NNL7-8:8.4 Using a variety of strategies/techniques to address those challenges (e.g., technology, role playing, dance, art, music, media, reading and writing, categorizing, classifying, associations, roots, synonyms, antonyms).
NNL7-8:8.5 Applying problem solving skills (e.g., using words that are familiar, accessing prior knowledge, consulting authentic resources; communicating directly in target language).
NNL7-8:8.6 Taking responsibility for setting and adjusting goals for self (e.g., managing time and meeting deadlines).
NNL7-8:9 Students employ appropriate social strategies in language learning by
NNL7-8:9.1 Using peers and advanced or native speakers to practice and validate language use.
NNL7-8:9.2 Cooperating in a group or partnership to maintain an environment of safety, confidence, mutual esteem, and support.
NNL7-8:9.3 Responding constructively as members of a partnership, group and audience.