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


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    Course Expectations, Goals & Routines

    • Be in your seat when the bell rings.
    • Come prepared with materials and homework.
    • Participate in class activities.
    • Use bathroom, visit your locker, etc. during passing periods.
    • No food/drink.
    • Respect regular school rules.
    • Bring your textbook, workbook, handouts, binder/notebook to class everyday.

    Your grade is based on vocabulary quizzes, grammar quizzes, unit tests, proficiency quizzes, homework, participation and classwork.

     
     
     
    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; Further develop understanding of target language-speaking cultures by being able to discuss factors that influence the practices, products, and perspectives of the target culture and comparing systems of the target culture to the student’s own culture.  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. The course further emphasizes making cross-curricular connections by the use of activities and assignments that develop skills and concepts that are useful to students in other content areas. (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, 5.2

    To discuss the rights of man.

     

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

    Vocabulary Quiz 4A

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    2

     

    1.1, l.2, 1.3, 2.2, 4.1

     To discuss peace, war, crimes, rules.


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

    Grammar Quiz 4 A
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    3

    1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 3.1, 4., 4.2

    To discuss tolerance, respect for others, values.


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

    Vocabuary Quiz 4B

     
    Grammar Quiz 4B
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    4

    1.l, l.2, 1.3, 3.1, 4.1 5.1, 5.2

    To express one's opinions and feelings on various topics.

     

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

    Vocabulary Quiz 4 C

    Unit Test 4
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    5

    1.1, 1.2, l.3, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2

    To discuss how inventions and discoveries have changed the world.

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

    Proficiency Test Unit 4

    Vocabulary Quiz 5A

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    6

    1.2, 1.2, l..3, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2

    To discuss the future and technology.

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

    Grammar Quiz 5A

    Vocabulary Quiz 5B


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    7

    1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 3.2, 4.2

    To discuss choices and the results of these choices.

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

    Grammar Quiz 5B
    Vocabulary Quiz 5C
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    8

    1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 3.2, 4.2

    To continue to discuss how technology, inventions, discoveries change our world.

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

    Unit Test 5

    Proficiency Test Unit 5

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    9

    1.1, 1.3, 3.1, 4.2

    To discuss exterior beauty and inner beauty and physical traits.

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

    Vocabulary Quiz 6A


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    10

    1.1, 1.3, 3.1, 4.2

    To talk about how people express themselves though literature.

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

    Grammar Quiz 6A

    Vocabulary Quiz 6B

    Proficiency Test Unit 6

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    11

    1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2., 3.2, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2

    To talk about architecture and jobs that relate to architecture.


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

    Grammar Quiz 6B

    Vocabulary Quiz 6C

    Final Proficiency Test 

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    12

    Vocabulary Quiz chapter 2 lesson 3

    Speaking:  Discussion of food, drink, restaurants.

    Review

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

    Final Exam

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