• SPANISH I Grade Level: 9-12

    Course # 4100
    Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in previous English course

    Length: Year

    This course meets UC/CSU and District graduation requirementsfor world language credit. It is recommended that 9th graders have a 3.0 GPA in order to enroll. This course is designed for students who are taking Spanish as a second language. Students will develop basic communicative and literacy skills. Instructions will consist of learning grammatical structures, reading short stories, writing short compositions with simple and compound sentences, and doing oral presentations. Students will also be exposed to the history, geography, and culture of the Spanish speaking world. There will be different types of assessments, including multiple choice tests, short essays and portfolios. This course prepares students to take Spanish II the following year.

    SPANISH II Grade Level: 9 -12

    Course # 4110
    Prerequisite: Grade C or better in Spanish I and teacher approval

    Length: Year

    This course meets UC/CSU and District graduation requirementsfor elective credit. This course is designed for students who are taking Spanish as a second language. Students will continue developing their communicative and literacy skills. Instruction will consist of learning compound grammatical structures, reading traditional short stories from Latin America and Spain, writing compositions with simple, compound and complex sentences, and doing oral presentations. Students will also be exposed to the history, geography, and culture of the Spanish speaking world. There will be different types of assessments, including portfolios, multiple choice tests and essays. This course prepares students to take Spanish III the following year.

    SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS I

    Grade Level: 9-12
    Course # 4150
    Prerequisite: Passing grade of 70% on the entrance exam and instructor approval
    Length: Year
    This course meets UC/CSU and District requirements for world language credit. This course is designed to develop Spanish speaking students’ academic language proficiency in Spanish. Students will develop proficiency through communicative and literacy based instructions, which will consist of reading traditional literary works from Spain and Latin-American authors, writing compositions, literary responses and keeping a journal. Grammatical structures in the indicative mood with simple and complex sentences will be stressed. Students are expected to read, write, and critically discuss the literary works. There will be different types of assessments, including multiple choice tests, essays and portfolios. This course prepares students to transition into Spanish for Spanish Speakers II.
     

    ESPAN~OL PARA HISPANOHABLANTES NIVEL I

    Grade Level: 9-12
    Curso # 4150
    Requisito: Grado satisfactorio o recomendación del maestro
    Duración: un año
    Este curso satisface los requisitos de UC/CSU y del distrito para dar crédito académico en la lengua extranjera. Este curso está diseñado para desarrollar el nivel del lenguaje académico de los hispanohablantes. Los estudiantes desarrollarán el nivel académico en la comunicación y la lecto-escritura a través de lecturas de obras literarias tradicionales de iberoamericana, escritos de reacciones literarias, composiciones, y diarios. Habrá énfasis de estructuras gramaticales en el modo indicativo con oraciones simples y complejas. Se espera que los estudiantes lean, analicen, y discutan críticamente las Obras literarias. Se incluirán diferentes formas de evaluaciones, incluyendo pruebas de lectura, ensayos y portafolios. Con la conclusión de este curso, el estudiante podrá tomar Español para Hispanohablantes nivel II el siguiente año.

    SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS II

    Grade Level: 10-12
    Course # 4160
    Prerequisite: Passing grade of 70% on the entrance exam and instructor approval
    Length: Year
    This course meets UC/CSU and District requirements for world language or elective credit. This course is designed to develop Spanish speaking students’ academic language proficiency in Spanish. Students will continue to develop their level of language proficiency through communicative and literacy based instructions, which will consist of reading traditional and classical literary works from Spain and Latin-American authors, writing compositions, literary responses, keeping a journal, and essays. Grammatical structures in the indicative and subjunctive mood with simple, compound and complex sentences will be emphasized. Students are expected to read, write, and critically discuss the literary works. There will be different types of assessments, including multiple choice tests, essays and portfolios. This course prepares students to take Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish Language the following year.

    ESPAN~OL PARA HISPANOHABLANTES NIVEL II

     
    Grade Level: 10-12
    Curso # 4160
    Requisito: Grado satisfactorio, mínimo de una C in SSSI o recomendación del maestro
    Duración: un año
    Este curso satisface los requisitos de UC/CSU y del distrito para darcrédito académico en la lengua extranjera. Este curso está diseñadopara continuar el desarrollo del nivel del lenguaje académico de los hispanohablantes. Los estudiantes continuarán desarrollando el nivel académico en la comunicación y la lecto-escritura a través de lecturas de obras literarias tradiciones y clásicas iberoamericana, escritos de reacciones literarias, composiciones, diarios y ensayos. Habrá énfasis de estructuras gramaticales en el modo indicativo y subjuntivo con oraciones simples, compuestas y complejas. Se espera que los estudiantes lean, analicen, y discutan críticamente las Obras literarias. Se incluirán diferentes formas de evaluaciones, incluyendo pruebas de lectura, ensayos y portafolios. Con la conclusión de este curso, el estudiante podrá tomar español avanzado el siguiente año.
     

    SPANISH III

    Grade Level: 10-12
    Course # 4120
    Prerequisite: Grade C or better in Spanish II and teacher approval
    Length: Year
    This course meets UC/CSU and District graduation requirements for elective credit. This course is designed for students who are taking Spanish as a second language. Students will continue developing their academic language proficiency in Spanish through communicative and literacy instructions. Instruction will consist of learning advanced grammatical structures, reading traditional stories from Latin America and Spain, writing compositions, literary responses, essays, keeping a journal, and doing oral presentations. Students are expected to read, write, and critically discuss the literary works. There will be different types of assessments, including portfolios, multiple choice tests and essays. This course prepares students to take Spanish IV or Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish Language the following year.

    FRENCH I

    Grade Level: 9-10
    Course # 4200
    Prerequisite: Passing grade of C or better in previous English course
    Length: Year
    This course meets UC/CSU and District graduation requirements for world language credit. It’s recommended that 9th graders have a 3.0 GPA in order to enroll. Students will develop basic communicative and literacy skills. Instruction will consist of learning grammatical structures, reading short stories, writing short compositions with simple and compound sentences, and doing oral presentations. Students will also be exposed to the history, geography, and culture of the French speaking world. There will be different types of assessments, including multiple choice tests, short essays and portfolios. This course prepares students to take French II the following year.

    FRENCH II

    Grade Level 10-12
    Course # 4210
    Prerequisite: Grade C or better in French I and teacher approval
    Length: Year
    This course meets UC/CSU and District graduation requirements for elective credit. Students will continue developing their communicative and literacy skills. Instruction will consist of more advanced grammatical structures, reading traditional short stories from French authors, writing compositions with simple, compound and complex sentences, and doing oral presentations. Students will also be exposed to the history, geography, and culture of the French speaking world. There will be different types of assessments, including portfolios, multiple choice tests and essays. This course prepares students to take French III the following year.

     

Last Modified on April 15, 2009