Language and Literature for International Studies 6 Honors   (#0715355)

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Major Concepts/Content:
Language and Literature for International Studies 6 expands the skills acquired by the students in Language and Literature for International Studies 5. Specific content includes, but is not limited to, more advanced language structures and idiomatic expressions, with emphasis on conversational skills. There is additional growth in vocabulary for practical purposes, including writing. Reading selections are varied and taken from the target language newspapers, magazines, and literary works.

Special Note: This course is intended for students who are already proficient in the language.

General Information

Course Number: 0715355
Abbreviated Title: LANG/LITINTSTUDIES6H
Course Length: Year (Y)
Course Attributes:
  • Honors
Course Level: 3
Course Status: Course Approved
Grade Level(s): 9,10,11,12

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Student Resources

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Original Student Tutorial

Hallowed Words: Evaluating a Speaker's Effectiveness:

Examine the hallowed words of Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address." In this interactive tutorial you'll identify his point of view, reasoning, and evidence in order to evaluate his effectiveness as a speaker.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Parent Resources

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Standard 1:
Interpretive Listening:
The student will be able to understand and interpret information, concepts, and ideas orally from culturally authentic sources on a variety of topics in the target language.

Standard 2:
Interpretive Reading:
The student will be able to understand and interpret information, concepts, and ideas in writing from culturally authentic sources on a variety of topics in the target language.

Standard 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.

Standard 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.

Standard 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.

Standard 6:
Culture:
The student will be able to use the target language to gain knowledge and demonstrate understanding of the relationship among practices, products, and perspectives of cultures other than his/her own.

Standard 7:
Connections:
The student will be able to acquire, reinforce, and further his/her knowledge of other disciplines through the target language.

Standard 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.

Standard 9:
Communities:
The student will be able to use the target language both within and beyond the school setting to investigate and improve his/her world beyond his/her immediate surroundings for personal growth and enrichment.

Note: Connections, Comparisons and Communities are combined here under one standard. However, teachers may divide this standard into three separate ones to align them with the national standards.