• Merrillville High School
    Course Scope & Sequence
     
     
    Department:
     World Languages
    French IV A
    Instructor: I. Spiro


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    Course Expectations, Goals & Routines

     
    Expectations:
     
    • Be seated at your own seat when bell rings.
    • Come prepared with class materials and homework.
    • Participate in class activities.
    • Use bathroom, visit your locker, etc. during passing times.
    • No food/drink.
    • Respect regular school rules.
    • Bring your textbook, workbook, handouts, binder/notebook everyday.
    Grade:
     
    • Your grade is based on vocabulary quizzes, grammar quizzes,proficiency quizzes, projects,  chapter tests, classwork, homework, participation.
     
    Course Description
     
    FRENCH       
                                        
    Level IV world language courses enable students to participate in classroom and extracurricular activities related to the language studied, such as presentations to the student body and to parent groups and taking leadership roles in language clubs.  Students are willing to participate in conversations with native and advanced non-native speakers, either in their community or in the school.  This course also enables students to respond to factual and interpretive questions, interact in complex social situations, and express opinions and make judgments; Give presentations on cultural topics including: (1) traditions, (2) historical and contemporary events, and (3) major historical and artistic figures; Paraphrase or restate what someone else has said; Read for comprehension from a variety of longer authentic materials, such as newspapers and magazine articles, novels, and essays, as well as make judgments about what is read; Write well-organized compositions on a given topic;  Begin using the language creatively in writing simple poetry and/or prose. (Goal 1-4).  Students are also Aware of the relationship between various art forms in at least one major historical period; Aware of the major literary, musical, and artistic periods and genres of at least one of the cultures in which the language is spoken; Able to adjust speech appropriate to the situation and audience; and Able to participate appropriately in a variety of specific circumstances which could include public meetings, attending concerts, and using public transportation.

    (Goals 4-6)

    ·         Grade level:  10 – 12

    ·         Prerequisites:  Level I, II, and III of language being studied

    ·         Credits: 2 trimester course for 2 credits

    ·         Fulfills a World Language requirement for the Core 40 with Academic Honors diploma or counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for any diploma

    ·         A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit course

    ·         Dual College credit available for French IV and Spanish IV

     
    Week
    Standards
    Instructional Content
    Activities, Readings, Labs, Interactive Notes, Assignments, etc.
    Assessments
    Other
    1

    1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 3.1, 4.2

    To discuss concerns and needs of young people.
    To talk about past events.

    Textbook, workbook, listening, video,computer, reading activities.

    Vocabulary Quiz Unit 1A

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    2
    1.1, 1.2, l, 3, 3.1, 3.2

    To discuss love, friendship and relationships.


    Textbook, workbook, listening, video computer, reading activities.

    Gram.Quiz 1 A

     
    Vocabulary Quiz Unit 1B
     
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    3

    1.1, 1.2, l.3, 4.1

    To continue to talk about relationships.

     



    Textbook, workbook, listening, video, computer, reading  activities.

    Grammar Quiz Unit 1B

     
    Vocabulary Quiz 1 C
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    4

    1.1, 1.2, l.3, 3.1, 3.2

    To discuss the passage of childhood to adolescence to adulthood.

     
    To compare and discuss the best and the worse.

    Textbook, workbook, listening, video, computer, reading activities.

    Unit Test 1

     
    Porficiency Quiz
     
    Vocabulary Quiz Unit 2 A
     
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    5

    1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2

     To talk about marketing and publicity.

     
    To talk about daily routine.

    Textbook, workbook, listening, video, computer, reading activities.

    Grammar Quiz 2 A

     
    Vocabulary Quiz 2 B

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    6

    1.1, l.2, 4.1, 1.3

     

    To talk about sports and leisure activities.

    Textbook, workbook, listening, video, computer, reading activities.

    Grammar Quiz Unit 2 B

     
    Vocabulary Quiz Unit 2 C
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    7

    1.2, 1.2, l.3, 4.2, 5.1

    To continue talking about the sports, leisure activities and the quality of life.


    Textbook, workbook, listening, video, reading, computer activities.

    Unit Test 2

     
    Proficiency Quiz
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    8

    1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 3.1, 4.2, 5.1

    To discuss language and its' effect on identity.

    To imagine how conditions effect our lives.

    Textbook, workbook, listening, video, computer, reading activities.

    Vocabulary Quiz Unit 3 A

     
     
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    9

    1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 3.1

    To talk about products, practices and points of view of of other cultures.


     


    Textbook, workbook, listening, video, computer, reading activities.

    Grammar Quiz Unit 3 A

     
    Vocabulary Quiz Unit 3 B
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    10
    1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2

    To talk about the role of nationalism plays for individuals and institutions.

     

    Textbook, workbook, listening, video, computer, reading activities

    Grammar Quiz Unit 3 B

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    11

    1.1, l.2, l.3, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2

    To talk about personal experiences with nationalism and symbols.
     
     

    Textbook, workbook, listening, video, computer, reading activities.

     Vocabulary Quiz Unit 3 C
     
    Unit Test 3
     
    Proficiency Quiz/Final Proficiency Test
     
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    12

    1.1, l.2, l.3, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2

    Final Exam Review

    Textbook, workbook, listening, video, computer, reading activities.

    Final Exam

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