World Languages Weekly Update
December 18, 2015
As seen this week in classrooms
- Specific I CAN learning outcomes
- Visible thinking
- Annotation of text in the target language
- Authentic resources to support interpretive listening
- High Levels of Thinking on Interpretive Reading
An ongoing Word Wall in Spanish
A Spanish 1 student synthesizes information from a peer interview to construct a paragraph.
Level 4 students viewed authentic videos and took notes about the advantages and disadvantages of urban vs rural life. Students shared their thinking in pairs, small groups and as a class.
Neato Mosquito! EdPuzzle Integration with Google Classroom
Course selections for next year
As the middle school program expands to include level 2 in Grade 8, this is a great time to think creatively about some new elective courses in the middle school and high school.
Consult the resources below as you plan ahead in speaking with students about courses and Academic and Career Planning (ACP):
Personalized IPA for Exams? ¡Si, Oui!
Read below and be inspired by how Laura Sexton uses Genius Hour with students to personalize the IPA with her novice students: