Consisting of 18 Conexiones, each with 5 lessons, the VIF Spanish Language Arts course emphasizes reading, writing and speaking in the target language through the investigation of current global issues and by focusing on developing vocabulary and teaching specific Spanish grammar rules.
Our middle school Global Gateway curriculum is designed to provide you and your students with essential attitudes, skills and knowledge for global citizenship, while exploring the complexity of current global issues. Through embedded social entrepreneurship principles, it promotes an understanding of the student as an active participant in the world, with an important role and crucial responsibilities.
The curriculum is aligned to the Common Core Standards, P21 Standards - 21st Century Skills, National Educational Technology Standards, and Career Technical Education Standards and organized in the following six main themes: Global Society, Global Geography, Global Environment, Global Education, Global Economy, Global Politics.
"El alfabetismo" is one of three in a Global Education unit. Students will address many issues that different countries face in providing educational opportunities for their citizens. Students will explore global literacy issues and educational access/equity, relating these concepts to selected social entrepreneurship regions of study. Students will practice grammar concepts including: formal commands, accent use, Latin and Greek prefixes/suffixes, imperfect tense, past progressive, and direct object pronouns.
1) How are schools around the world similar and different?
2) How do countries other than the United States view education?
3) How can I demonstrate my knowledge about education in other parts of the world using formal commands?
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