st 21 Bringing You Century Skills for World Languages Focus on Skills Sound familiar? ACTFL Standards California State Standards Content Communication Cultures Structures Settings Focus on Skills = Common Core State Standards What does the Common Core Standards Initiative aim to do? Define the knowledge and kills students should have within their K-12 education Establish clear educational standards for Math, ELA, Literacy in Social Science, Science, and Technical Subjects Emphasize the importance of literacy and the instruction in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language across the content areas http://www.corestandards.org/about-thestandards What is the goal of the Common Core State Standards Initiative? Nationalize learning standards Ensure student readiness to go to college or enter the workforce Guarantee student competitiveness in the global marketplace Common Core State Standards & World Languages How does the adoption of the Common Core Standards affect the World Languages content area? Are their specific standards created for World Languages? How do we plan to implement these new standards? Common Core State Standards & World Languages World Languages is considered to be a technical subject World Languages will implement the Common Core State Standards identified for technical subjects CCSS College and Career Readiness anchor Standards for Reading 1. 2. 3. Key Ideas and Details Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from text Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas Analyze how and why individuals, events or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text CCSS College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing 1. 2. Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization and analysis of content. World Language Instruction That Meets the “Standards” What do we already do? Performance tasks? Let’s Brainstorm Common Core State Standards Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it ACTFL World Language Standard Communication Standard 1.2: Student understand and interpret written and spoken language and variety of topics California State Standard • Content A.1-4.0 Acquire information, recognize distinctive viewpoints and further their knowledge of other disciplines A.2.1 Address topics related to self and the immediate environment A.3.1 Address concrete and factual topics related to the immediate and external environment • Communication B.1.0 B.2.0 B.3.0 B.4.0 Interpret Interpret Interpret Interpret formulaic language (learned words and phrases) created language (sentences and strings of sentences) planned language (paragraphs and strings of paragraphs) extended language (coherent and cohesive multi-paragraph texts) • Functions B.1.5 Identify learned words and phrases in authentic texts B.2.5 Demonstrate understanding of the general meaning, key ideas, and some details in authentic texts B.4.5 Demonstrate understanding of the main ideas and most details in authentic texts • Cultures C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of the roles products, practices and perspectives play in the culture • Structures D.3.0 Use knowledge of text structure to understand topics related to the external environment Credit to: LA STARS Aligning World Languages with Common Core State Standards Common Core Standard ACTFL World California State Language Standard Standard Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it Communication Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics A.3.1-Address concrete and factual topics B.2.0-Interpret created language B.3.5-Demonstrate understanding of the main idea C.4.1-Demonstrate culturally appropriate use of perspectives of others D.3.0-Use knowledge of text structure to understand topics Evidence of Alignment found in Unit/Theme/ Lesson/Activity Students read article/realia/ informational text Answer comprehension questions Summarize in L2 Make own questions Illustrate scene from passage We can Do It!!! (We already do it!) Pop Quiz What is the Common Core State Standards initiative? What does the Common Core State Standards initiative aim to do? What are two ways you already implement these standards in your classroom?