General Course Information and Notes
M/J American Sign Language Advanced is a continuation of M/J Intermediate American Sign Language. Students apply their knowledge of the language and its culture. Students will be able to engage in receptive and expressive signing activities, and demonstrate understanding of authentic selections on familiar topics. Culture, connections, comparisons, and communities are included in this one-year course.
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 must reflect appropriate Next Generation Sunshine State Standards benchmarks and Florida Standards for English language arts and mathematics.
Special Note. This is a one year course. Course content requirements for the two or three course sequence M/J American Sign Language, Beginning (0704000), Intermediate (0704010), and Advanced (0704020), may be equivalent to American Sign Language 1 (0717300).
It is each district's school board's responsibility to determine high school world languages placement policies for those students who complete the M/J American Sign Language sequences in middle school.
The standards and benchmarks listed for this course are aligned with the expected levels of language proficiency, rather than grade levels.
Course Number: 0704020
Abbreviated Title: M/J AMER SIGN, ADV
Course Status: Course Approved