WORLD LANGUAGE: GRADE 7
Students will be introduced to the Spanish and French languages. Students will also be introduced to the cultures and traditions of various Spanish and French-speaking countries. The alphabet of the American Sign Language method will also be taught for the students’ use in communication with the deaf. The class is one quarter marking period in length.
SPANISH: GRADE 8
Students will use the Spanish 1 textbook entitled Avancemos to complete a one-year study of the Spanish language. Students will attend class every day throughout the entire academic year. Students will learn vocabulary, present-tense verbs, and study various cultures found throughout the Hispanic world. Students are required to maintain an “A” or “B” average for the academic year in order for the student to advance to Spanish II in 9th grade.