SI.3.2 Comprehend simple, culturally authentic oral and written materials, such as announcements, messages, and advertisements that use familiar vocabulary and formulaic expressions with significant contextual support.
SI.3.3 Follow simple instructions, such as those about classroom procedures or for using computers and other classroom technology.
SI.4 The student will use verbal and nonverbal cues to understand simple spoken and written messages in Spanish.
SI.4.1 Differentiate among basic types of statements, questions, and exclamations.
SI.4.2 Use basic culturally appropriate gestures, body language, and intonation to clarify the message.
Presentational Communication: Speaking and Writing
SI.5 The student will present information orally and in writing in Spanish, using a variety of familiar vocabulary, phrases, and structural patterns.
SI.5.1 Present basic information gathered from informal conversations, class presentations, interviews, readings, and a variety of media sources.
SI.5.2 Present basic information about topics such as oneself, family members and others, events, interests, school, recreational activities, and personal belongings with emphasis on present time.
SI.7.3 Identify important historical and contemporary individuals and groups associated with significant events from Spanish-speaking cultures.
SI.7.4 Identify some products of Spanish-speaking cultures, for example, natural and manufactured items, creative and fine arts, forms of recreation, pastimes, dwellings, regionally-specific language, and symbols.
SI.8 The student will recognize that perspectives, practices, and products of Spanish-speaking cultures studied are interrelated.
SI.8.1 Recognize that the viewpoints, customs and traditions, and products of Spanish speakers reflect Spanish-speaking cultures, such as the concepts of the extended family, a girl's 15th birthday, and typical foods.
SI.8.2 Identify major cities, regions, and geographical features in Spanish-speaking countries and the reasons they are significant in the cultures of those countries.
Making Connections through Language
SI.9 The student will connect information about the Spanish language and Spanish-speaking culture(s) with concepts studied in other subject areas.
SI.9.1 Identify the use of Spanish language and cultures in other subject areas.
SI.9.2 Relate content from other subject areas to topics discussed in Spanish class, such as current events from Spanish-speaking countries or regions or the influence of Spanish-speaking explorers and settlers on various regions of the United States.
Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons
SI.10 The student will compare basic elements of the Spanish language to those of English and other languages.
SI.10.1 Recognize cognates, genders, level-appropriate idioms, and differences in writing systems.