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Understanding National Standards for Foreign Languages

Understanding National Standards for Foreign Languages


In this lesson you will learn the basics of the Foreign Language Standards

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Notes on "Understanding National Standards for Foreign Languages"

(00:00-00:28) Intro

(00:29-00:38) Objectives

(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

 (07:59-08:12) Review

(08:13-09:02) Reflection

Additional Resources

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.