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Spanish program follows the Florida Next Generation World Language Standards, along with Marion County's Curriculum Maps. Students are actively engaged in language acquisition through the support of listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities. Along with learning Spanish, students are involved in cultural experiences. They are able to gain an appreciation and understanding of Spanish speaking countries' customs, traditions, foods, animals, locations, etc. through the use of technology and other learning tools.
WORLD LANGUAGES MODES OF COMMUNICATION :
1. Interpretive Listening:
The student will be able to understand and interpret information, concepts, and ideas orally from a variety of culturally authentic sources on a variety of topics in the target language.
2. Interpretive Reading:
The student will be able to understand and interpret information, concepts, and ideas in writing from a variety of culturally authentic sources on a variety of topics in the target language.
3. Interpersonal Communication:
The student will be able to engage in conversations and exchange information, concepts, and ideas orally and in writing with a
variety of speakers or readers on a variety of topics in a culturally appropriate context in the target language.
4. Presentational Speaking:
The student will be able to present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners on a variety of topics in a
culturally appropriate context in the target language.
5. Presentational Writing:
The student will be able to present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of readers on a variety of topics in a culturally appropriate context in the target language.
The student will be able to use the target language to gain knowledge and demonstrate an understanding of the relationship among
practices, products, and perspectives of cultures other than his/her own.
7. Connections: The student will be able to acquire, reinforce, and further his/her knowledge of other disciplines through the target language.
8. Comparisons: The student will be able to develop insight into the nature of the target language and culture by comparing
his/her own language(s) and cultures to others.
The grade assigned should comply with the state grading scale as follows:
90 – 100 = A
80 – 89 = B
70 – 79 = C
60 – 69 = D
0 – 59 = F
The grade for the course will consist of the following:
Test/ Project: 50%
Regarding QSMA tests for on-line students. (Today's date: 1/4/2021)
Dates of tests:
6th grade online 1-12-21
7th grade online 1-13-21
8th grade online 1-14-21
Some questions and answers:
1. Is it mandatory that they come for the QSMA testing?
No. however, FSA testing will be mandated to take in person in the Spring. This is great practice to prepare for that those testing conditions.
2. Can students take the QSMA online as they did in quarter one?
No, it will only be given in person for fidelity and validity measures.
3. Are there online classes on the day of testing?
No, classes will only meet on campus for that testing day for that grade level.
Students may walk, ride the bus (if they are a normal bus rider), or come through car line. Car line and walkers are released to class between 9:05 and 9:10.
5. Do students attend the classes that they do not have assessments?
All online students will follow their periods 1-4 schedule. There is an option for students to be picked up from car line after 4th period (1:40). If not, they will attend periods 5/6 and be picked up at regular dismissal time.
6. Will online students have lunch?
Yes, breakfast and lunch will be provided for all students free of charge.
7. How will my student know where to go when they get on campus?
We will have staff members on duty to direct anyone that needs help.
8. Can students ride the bus?
Yes, if they would normally be a bus rider, they may ride the bus to and from school on their testing day.
9.If online students opt to not attend are the absences excused?
Yes, there should be an assignment they can work on independently on that day of testing if they do not attend. There will not be virtual meetings on the testing day.
10. How many online students will test in a classroom?
We will not have an overflow of students in a classroom. There will be alternate sites to test students to keep the class sizes down.
11. What happens if the student does not finish the assessments in the class period?
There will be opportunities for students to finish their testing during 5th and 6th period (optional) on their testing day.
12. If a student does not take the QSMA will it impact their grade?
No, it should not.