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Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Teaching Foreign Languages K–12
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German: Holidays and Seasons
World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages
The World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages create a roadmap to guide learners to develop competence to communicate effectively and interact with cultural understanding. This lesson correlates to the following Standards:
Communicate effectively in more than one language in order to function in a variety of situations and for multiple purposes
Learners interact and negotiate meaning in spoken, signed, or written conversations to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions.
Interact with cultural competence and understanding
Relating Cultural Practices to Perspectives
Learners use the language to investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the cultures studied.
Relating Cultural Products to Perspectives
Learners use the language to investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship between the products and perspectives of the cultures studied.
Connect with other disciplines and acquire information and diverse perspectives in order to use the language to function in academic and career-related situations
Learners build, reinforce, and expand their knowledge of other disciplines while using the language to develop critical thinking and to solve problems creatively.
Develop insight into the nature of language and culture in order to interact with cultural competence
Learners use the language to investigate, explain, and reflect on the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own.
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