M/J World Language Humanities for International Studies 2   (#0710010)

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General Course Information and Notes

General Notes

Major Concepts/Content:
M/J World Language Humanities for International Studies Intermediate introduces students to a variety of areas taught in the target language. The content should include, but not be limited to the following: development of skills in disciplines, such as, history, geography, philosophy, and the arts. This is a 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. Students must demonstrate a working knowledge of the target language. Course content requirements for the two-course sequence M/J World Language Humanities for International Studies Beginning (0710000) and Intermediate (0710010) are equivalent to World Language Humanities for International Studies 1 (0714300). Course content requirements for the three-course sequence that includes M/J World Language Humanities for International Studies Beginning (0710000), Intermediate (0710010), and Advanced (0710020) may be equivalent to the two-course sequence World Language Humanities for International Studies  1 (0714300) and World Language Humanities for International Studies 2 (0714310). 

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 World Language Humanities for International Studies 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.


General Information

Course Number: 0710010
Abbreviated Title: M/J WRLDLNG INTL ST2
Course Length: Year (Y)
Course Level: 2
Course Status: Course Approved
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

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

Arguing Mars :

Learn how to identify explicit evidence and understand implicit meaning in a text.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to identify a speaker’s argument or claim. You will also learn how to evaluate the evidence and reasoning presented in a speech.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Parent Resources

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