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|Goals:||1. Communicate in Languages Other than English
2. Gain knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures
3. Connect with Other Disciplines and Acquire Information
|Standards:||1.1 Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
2.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the perspectives and practices of cultures studied and use this knowledge to interact effectively in cultural contexts.
3.2 Students acquire information and perspectives through authentic materials in the foreign languages and within the cultures.
1.2 Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics.
|Contexts\Outcomes:||Students exchange opinions on sports, acquire sports information through authentic materials, and demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices of sports in the target culture|
|Progress Indicators Goal 1:|
|Progress Indicators Goal 2:||
1.1F Respond to one-on-one interactions.
|Progress Indicators Goal 3:||
3.2B Use authentic sources to identify the perspectives of the target cultures.
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|Progress Indicators Goal 5:|
Topic specific vocabulary (relating to sports, descriptive adjectives)
Students read sport schedules in target culture newspaper (hard copy or Internet copy) meeting specified criteria.
Students keep a sports journal in the target language.
Students participate in spontaneous sports conversations from the target country meeting rubric criteria.