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Unit: World Language Proficiency , Grade(s) 09-11
Introducing self and others
Polite basic conversation
Appropriate gestures
Spanish alphabet
Duration: 10 Days
Pacing Guide
Ask and tell names in Spanish (self and others)
Introduce someone to a third person
Basic polite conversation (Nice to meet you, How are you?, etc.)
Appropriate gestures for introductions and greetings
Spanish Alphabet
Common Spanish names and pronunciation
Standards Covered
1. Beginning - Novice Mid
1.NM.L: A . Interpretive Listening: I can understand some everyday words, phrases and questions about me, my personal experiences, and my
1.NM.L.3: I c a n u n d e r s t a n d s o m e s i m p l e q u e s t i o n s o n f a m i l i a r t o p i c s .
1.NM.R: B . Interpretive Reading: I can understand familiar words, phrases, and simple sentences.
1.NM.R.3: I c a n r e c o g n i z e w o r d s o n a l i s t o f f a m i l i a r t o p i c s .
1.NM.R.4: I c a n r e c o g n i z e s o m e n a m e s , w o r d s , c h a r a c t e r s , a n d p h r a s e s i n e v e r y d a y s i t u a t i o n s .
2.NM.IC: C . Interpersonal Communication: I can interact with help, using words, phrases and memorized expressions. I can answer simple
questions on very familiar topics.
2.NM.IC.1: I c a n i n t r o d u c e m y s e l f a n d o t h e r s u s i n g b a s i c c u l t u r a l l y a p p r o p r i a t e g r e e t i n g s .
2.NM.IC.2: I c a n a s k s i m p l e q u e s t i o n s a n d g i v e s i m p l e r e s p o n s e s .
2.NM.IC.5: I c a n e x c h a n g e i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t s o m e t h i n g I h a v e l e a r n e d .
3.NM.PS: D . Presentational Speaking: I can provide basic information about myself and my immediate surroundings, using words and phrases, and
memorized expressions.
3.NM.PS.1: I c a n p r e s e n t p e r s o n a l i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t m y s e l f a n d o t h e r s .
3.NM.PW: E . Presentational Writing: I can provide some basic information on familiar topics in lists, phrases, often using memorized expressions.
3.NM.PW.1: I c a n f i l l o u t a s i m p l e f o r m w i t h s o m e b a s i c i n f o r m a t i o n .
Characteristics of Highly Effective Teaching & Learning - LEARNING CLIMATE
1. Teacher Characteristics: A.
6. Teacher Characteristics: G.
11. Student Characteristics: C.
creates learning environments
effectively allocates time for
collaborates/teams with other
where students are active
students to engage in hands-on
participants as individuals and as experiences, discuss and process
members of collaborative groups content and make meaningful
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2. Teacher Characteristics: B.
7. Teacher Characteristics: H.
12. Student Characteristics: D.
motivates students and nurtures
designs lessons that allow students exhibits a sense of accomplishment
their desire to learn in a safe,
to participate in empowering
and confidence
healthy and supportive environment activities in which they understand
which develops compassion and
that learning is a process and
mutual respect
mistakes are a natural part of
3. Teacher Characteristics: C.
8. Teacher Characteristics: I. creates 13. Student Characteristics: E. takes
cultivates cross cultural
an environment where student work educational risks in class
understandings and the value of
is valued, appreciated and used as
a learning tool
4. Teacher Characteristics: E.
9. Student Characteristics: A.
14. Student Characteristics: F.
displays effective and efficient
accepts responsibility for his/her
Practices and engages in safe,
classroom management that
own learning
responsible and ethical use of
includes classroom routines that
promote comfort, order and
appropriate student behaviors
5. Teacher Characteristics: F.
10. Student Characteristics: B.
provides students equitable access actively participates and is
to technology, space, tools and time authentically engaged
Characteristics of Highly Effective Teaching & Learning - CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT & REFLECTION
1. Teacher characteristics: A. Uses 6. Teacher characteristics: F. Guides 11. Student Characteristics: A.
multiple methods to systematically students to apply rubrics to assess Recognizes what proficient work
gather data about student
their performance and identify
looks like and determines steps
understanding and ability
improvement strategies
necessary for improving his/her
2. Teacher characteristics: B. Uses 7. Teacher characteristics: G.
12. Student characteristics: B.
student work/data, observations of Provides regular and timely
Monitors progress toward reaching
instruction, assignments and
feedback to students and parents learning targets
interactions with colleagues to
that moves learners forward
reflect on and improve teaching
3. Teacher characteristics: C.
8. Teacher characteristics: H. Allows 13. Student characteristics: C.
Revises instructional strategies
students to use feedback to
Develops and/or uses scoring
based upon student achievement improve their work before a grade is guides periodically to assess his/her
own work or that of peers
4. Teacher characteristics: D.
9. Teacher characteristics: I.
14. Student characteristics: D. Uses
Uncovers students’ prior
Facilitates students in self- and
teacher and peer feedback to
understanding of the concepts to be peer-assessment
improve his/her work
addressed and addresses students’
5. Teacher characteristics: E. Co10. Teacher Characteristics: J.
15. Student characteristics: E.
develops scoring guides/rubrics withReflects on instruction and makes Reflects on work and makes
students and provides adequate
adjustments as student learning
adjustments as learning occurs
modeling to make clear the
expectations for quality
Characteristics of Highly Effective Teaching & Learning - INSTRUCTIONAL RIGOR & STUDENT ENGAGEMENT
1. Teacher characteristics: A 5. Teacher characteristics: E 9. Teacher characteristics: I -Teacher
Teacher instructs the complex
Teacher challenges students to
clarifies and shares with students
processes, concepts and principles think deeply about problems and learning intentions/targets and
contained in state and national
encourages/models a variety of
criteria for success.
standards using differentiated
approaches to a solution.
strategies that make instruction
accessible to all students.
2. Teacher characteristics: B –
6. Teacher characteristics: F 10. Student characteristics: A Teacher scaffolds instruction to help Teacher integrates a variety of
Student articulates and understands
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students reason and develop
problem-solving strategies.
learning resources with classroom learning intentions/targets and
instruction to increase learning
criteria for success.
3. Teacher characteristics: C 7. Teacher characteristics: G 11. Student characteristics: B Teacher orchestrates effective
Teacher structures and facilitates Student reads with understanding a
classroom discussions, questioning, ongoing formal and informal
variety of texts.
and learning tasks that promote
discussions based on a shared
higher-order thinking skills.
understanding of rules and
4. Teacher characteristics: D 8. Teacher characteristics: H 12. Student characteristics: C Teacher provides meaningful
Teacher integrates the application Student applies and refines inquiry
learning opportunities for students. of inquiry skills into learning
Characteristics of Highly Effective Teaching & Learning - INSTRUCTIONAL RELEVANCE
1. Teacher characteristics: A6. Teacher characteristics: F10. Student characteristics: CTeacher designs learning
Teacher works with other teachers Student develops descriptions,
opportunities that allow students to to make connections between and explanation, predictions, and
participate in empowering activities among disciplines.
models using evidence.
in which they understand that
learning is a process and mistakes
are a natural part of the learning.
2. Teacher characteristics: B7. Teacher characteristics: G11. Student characteristics: DTeacher links concepts and key
Teacher makes lesson connections Student works collaboratively to
ideas to students’ prior experiences to community, society, and current address complex, authentic
and understandings, uses multiple events.
problems which require innovative
representations, examples and
approaches to solve.
3. Teacher characteristics: C8. Student characteristics: A-Student 12. Student characteristics: ETeacher incorporates student
poses and responds to meaningful Student communicates knowledge
experiences, interests and real-life questions.
and understanding in a variety of
situations in instruction.
real-world forms.
4. Teacher characteristics: D9. Student characteristics: B-Student13. Student characteristics: FTeacher selects and utilizes a
uses appropriate tools and
Student communicates knowledge
variety of technology that support techniques to gather, analyze and and understanding for a variety of
student learning.
interpret information from
quantitative and qualitative
5. Teacher characteristics: ETeacher effectively incorporates
21st Century Learning Skills that
prepare students to meet future
Characteristics of Highly Effective Teaching & Learning - KNOWLEDGE OF CONTENT
1. Teacher characteristics: A5. Teacher characteristics: E8. Student characteristics: B-Student
Teacher demonstrates an
Teacher provides essential supports uses and seeks to expand
understanding and in-depth
for students who are struggling with appropriate content vocabulary.
knowledge of content and
the content.
maintains an ability to convey this
content to students.
2. Teacher characteristics: B6. Teacher characteristics: F9. Student characteristics: C-Student
Teacher maintains on-going
Teacher accesses a rich repertoire connects ideas across content
knowledge and awareness of
of instructional practices, strategies, areas.
current content developments.
resources and applies them
3. Teacher characteristics: C7. Student Characteristics: A10. Student characteristics: DTeacher designs and implements Student demonstrates growth in
Student uses ideas in realistic
content knowledge.
problem solving situations.
courses/lessons/units using state
and national standards.
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4. Teacher characteristics: DTeacher uses and promotes the
understanding of appropriate
content vocabulary.
NCTM Process Standards
1. Communication
2. Connections
Additional Properties
Author: Litton, Misty
Publisher: Kentucky Continuous Instructional Improvement Technology System
Cost/Fee: No
Restricted Use: No
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