General Course Information and Notes
M/J Spanish Beginning introduces students to the target language and its culture. Students will learn beginning skills in listening and speaking and an introduction to basic skills in reading and writing. Also, 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-course sequence M/J Spanish Beginning (0708000) and Intermediate (0708010) are equivalent to Spanish 1 (0708340). Course content requirements for the three-course sequence that includes M/J Spanish Beginning (0708000), Intermediate (0708010), and Advanced (0708020) may be equivalent to the two-course sequence Spanish 1 (0708340) and Spanish 2 (0708350).
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 Spanish 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: 0708000
Abbreviated Title: M/J SPANISH BEG
Course Status: Course Approved