ERIC Number: ED407832
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Modern Languages for Communication. Teaching the Curriculum: Checkpoint A, Grades K-6. Topics, Objectives, Activities in French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Yonkers City School District, NY.
The modern language curriculum guide for grades K-6 is designed to correlate with Checkpoint A of the New York State Syllabus. It presents major topics, listing instructional objectives, functions, skill areas, suggested instructional materials, suggested activities, cultural content, and games, songs, and puzzles. Introductory sections outline the New York State foreign language requirements; the curriculum's format; scope and sequence; and objectives for each topic. Topics are detailed in subsequent sections. Topics include: personal identification; socializing; numbers and shapes; colors; clothing; animals; calendar; house and home; family life; community/neighborhood; physical environment; meal taking/food/drink; health and welfare; education; earning a living; leisure; public and private services; shopping; travel; and current events. Contains a 19-item general bibliography, 11 references on communicative testing, and 14 language-specific references for learning activities. Lists of essentials phrases for all languages and potential authentic materials are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Animals, Class Activities, Clothing, Color, Community Services, Course Content, Daily Living Skills, Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Employment, Family Life, FLES, Food, French, German, Health, Housing, Interpersonal Communication, Italian, Leisure Time, Modern Languages, Neighborhoods, Number Systems, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Second Languages, Spanish, State Standards, Teaching Guides, Testing, Time, Travel
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Yonkers City School District, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York