World Languages - Sixth Grade

Spanish

  • Students will respond to greetings and farewells and use phrases of courtesy in and out of the classroom.
  • Students will use the Spanish language for classroom routines.
  • Students will answer basic questions after reading a story.
  • Students will learn spelling rules and grammatical structures to assist in the production of meaningful sentences.
  • Students will respond, verbally and in writing, to questions using complete sentences in Spanish.
  • Students will construct simple sentences with correct verb usage in Spanish.
  • Students will communicate, orally and in writing, at a basic paragraph level.
  • Students will identify and describe people, animals or objects through the use of adjectives such as color, numbers and shapes with attention to agreement.
  • Students will express feelings and preferences, likes and dislikes.
  • Students will exchange ideas and opinions.
  • Students will express complex weather conditions.
  • Students will participate in and share with others poems, songs, games and prayers unique to Hispanic heritage.
  • Students will interpret prayers, rhymes, songs or games from Spanish-speaking countries.
  • Students will acknowledge, appreciate and sing age-appropriate Hispanic music.
  • Students will develop and appreciate age appropriate Hispanic storytelling.
  • Students will participate in arts, crafts, games and food during the celebration of Hispanic holidays.
  • Students will perform for others Las Posadas and Dia de los Muertos.
  • Students will describe, compare and contrast cultural events such as Christmas, Easter and Day of the Dead.
  • Students will identify, prepare and taste foods specific to the Hispanic culture, holidays and celebrations.
  • Students will learn about the Hispanic heritage in the United States.
  • Students will identify on a map the countries and capitals and major cities where Spanish is spoken.
  • Students will search for and review news articles pertinent to Spanish-speaking countries.

Russian

  • Students will memorize and use the Russian alphabet and numbers, 0 to 20.
  • Students will memorize and use the days of the week and months of the year.
  • Students will identify animals by name in Russian.
  • Students will memorize and use classroom and family vocabulary.
  • Students will respond to the teacher and one another using simple conversation patterns.
  • Students will show an appreciation for and understanding of Russian history, culture and customs.
  • Students will explore and enjoy Russian folk songs and folk tales.