M/J Exploring Haitian Creole Heritage   (#0703030)

Version for Academic Year:
The course was/will be terminated at the end of School Year 2020 - 2021

Course Standards

General Course Information and Notes

General Notes

Major Concepts/Content:

The purpose of this course is to enable students whose heritage language is Haitian Creole to explore the Haitian Creole language and develop proficiency in the language by acquiring and reinforcing skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  The course content will reflect the cultural values of the Haitian Creole-speaking world.  The content includes, but is not limited to, the exploration of the following:

  • basic principles of the Haitian Creole language;
  • cultural concepts related to the Haitian Creole-speaking world;
  • commonalities and differences in Haitian Creole-speaking countries and communities;
  • work, education and leisure opportunities for bi-literate citizens.

This course shall integrate the Goal 3 Student Performance Standards of the Florida System of School Improvement and Accountability, as appropriate to the content and processes of the subject matter.  It also reflects and includes appropriate Florida Standards benchmarks.

The standards and benchmarks listed for this course align with the expected levels of proficiency, rather than grade levels.


As well as any certification requirements listed on the course description, the following qualifications may also be acceptable for the course:

Any field when certification reflects a bachelor or higher degree with locally documented proficiency in Haitian Creole.

General Information

Course Number: 0703030
Course Path:
Abbreviated Title: M/J EXPLOR HAITIAN
Course Length: Semester (S)
Course Type: Elective Course
Course Level: 2
Course Status: Terminated
Grade Level(s): 6,7,8

Educator Certifications

One of these educator certification options is required to teach this course.

Student Resources

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Original Student Tutorials

What's for Lunch?:

Learn how arguments are formed with claims, reasons, and evidence. In this interactive tutorial, you'll read several short speeches from students hoping to be elected president of the Student Council. We'll trace the claim made by each student and the reasons and evidence they use to support it.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Yes or No to GMO?:

Learn what genetic engineering is and some of the applications of this technology. In this interactive tutorial, you’ll gain an understanding of some of the benefits and potential drawbacks of genetic engineering. Ultimately, you’ll be able to think critically about genetic engineering and write an argument describing your own perspective on its impacts.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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