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ERIC Number: ED200040
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Foreign Language Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve.
Klingensmith, Robert, Ed.
This framework provides guidelines for use in planning, implementing, and evaluating foreign language instruction. The emphasis is on the following topics: (1) goals, benefits, and rationale of foreign language study; (2) the need for foreign language learning as a catalyst for human interaction in a multicultural society; (3) organizational options for meeting a diversity of needs; (4) the relationship of foreign language study to other disciplines; (5) elements of effective foreign language instruction, including a discussion of planning, instructional objectives, classroom activities, cocurricular and extramural activities, resources, and evaluation techniques; (6) assessment of foreign language instruction; and (7) responsibilities for effective foreign language programs. Three appendices include the following documents and lists; (1) legal provision for foreign language instruction in California, (2) criteria for selection of instructional materials, and (3) professional foreign language organizations in California. (Author/AMH)
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.