(00:39-02:21) History of National Standards for Foreign Languages
(02:22-05:34) Foreign Language Standards
(05:35-07:58) Classical Language Standards
National Standards for Foreign Language Education
The American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Langugage (ACTFL) has published an official website of the national foreign language standards. These standards are based on the 5 Cs of: Communication, Culture, Connections, Comparisons and Communities.
Foreign Language Instructional Activities (resource list)
Resources for teaching using foreign language standards from the Virginia Department of Education. Scroll down to access lesson plans, rubrics and resources aligned to the standards. The activities link provides lesson plans with embedded resources and teacher guidance.