M/J Haitian Creole for Haitian Creole Speakers, Beginning   (#0703000)

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The course was/will be terminated at the end of School Year 2016 - 2017

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 develop, maintain, and enhance proficiency in their heritage language by reinforcing and acquiring skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, including the fundamentals of Haitian Creole grammar. Language Arts Standards are also included in this course to enable students to become literate in the Haitian Creole language and gain a better understanding of the nature of their own language as well as other languages to be acquired.

The course content will reflect the cultural values of Haitian Creole language and societies.

Special Note. Course content requirements for the two-course sequence M/J Haitian Creole for Haitian Creole Speakers, Beginning (0703000) and Intermediate (0703010) are equivalent to Haitian Creole for Haitian Creole Speakers 1 (0700300). Course content requirements for the three-course sequence that includes M/J Haitian Creole for Haitian Creole Speakers, Beginning (0703000), Intermediate (0703010), and Advanced (0703020) may be equivalent to the two-course sequence Haitian Creole for Haitian Creole Speakers 1 (0700300) and Haitian Creole for Haitian Creole Speakers 2 (0700310). It is each district school board's responsibility to determine high school world languages placement policies for those students who complete the M/J Haitian Creole for Haitian Creole Speakers sequence in middle school.

The standards and benchmarks listed for this course are aligned with the expected levels of language proficiency rather than grade levels.

General Information

Course Number: 0703000
Course Path:
Abbreviated Title: M/J HAITIAN CREOLE B
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

Vetted resources students can use to learn the concepts and skills in this course.

Original Student Tutorials

What's for Lunch?:

Learn how writers and speakers create arguments by stating a claim and backing it up with reasons and evidence. In this interactive tutorial, you'll hear speeches from candidates for Student Council President and complete practice exercises.

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

Analyzing the Declaration of Independence :

Learn how to analyze the ideas, complaints, and language found in the Declaration of Independence, one of the most important documents in the history of the United States with this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Parent Resources

Vetted resources caregivers can use to help students learn the concepts and skills in this course.
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.