ERIC Number: ED240846
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Foreign Languages--Middle School. Exploratory Foreign Language. Second Edition.
Kennedy, Dora F.
This curriculum guide outlines Prince George's County (MD) schools' seventh and eighth grade program of exploratory foreign language. Topics presented include: administrative and instructional policy statements; course overview; notes on concepts, skills, and content; timetables for fall and spring semester courses; rationale and goals; student performance and exploratory objectives; language and culture content; anticipated contribution to English and other academic skills; a diagram of the exploratory concept for the teacher's reference; basic lesson format; methodological strategies; instructional reminders and homework suggestions; suggested instructional materials; notes on student evaluation; linguistic/cultural pre- and post-tests; a pupil opinion survey and end-of-course survey; a general language textbook inventory; notes on computer applications; illustrations for introducing the concept of Latin roots; and objectives for the eighth grade sequential program. (MSE)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, French, German, Grade 7, Grade 8, Greek, Instructional Materials, Introductory Courses, Junior High Schools, Latin, Lesson Plans, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Spanish, Teaching Methods, Testing
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Prince George's County Public Schools, Upper Marlboro, MD.
Identifiers: Foreign Language Exploratory Program; Prince Georges County Public Schools MD
Note: Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (San Francisco, CA, November 24-26, 1983).