• NYS LOTE Standards:

    Standard 1: Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.

    Standard 2: Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings.

     

    National StandardsLOTE Standards:

    Communication

    Communicate in Languages Other Than English

    Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions

    Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics

    Standard 1.3: Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.

     

    Cultures

    Gain Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures

    Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied.

    Standard 2.2: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied.

     

    Connections

    Connect with Other Disciplines and Acquire Information

    Standard 3.1: Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language.

    Standard 3.2: Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures.

     

    Comparison

     

    Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture

     

    Standard 4.1: Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own.

     

    Standard 4.2: Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own.

     

    Communities

    Participate in Multilingual Communities at Home and Around the World

    Standard 5.1: Students use the language both within and beyond the school setting.

    Standard 5.2: Students show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment and standards for foreign language learning.
     
     
    Information taken from nysed.gov
     
     
     
Last Modified on August 19, 2014