This is designed as a middle school elective. Students are introduced to a culture point, vocabulary (basic greetings, leave-takings, questions, answers, and general remarks; numbers 0-10; days of the week) cognates, art, and geography. Students practice study skills and team work as well as being an active participant.
Graded assignments are minimal; a test and answer key is included for the intro unit, French unit, German unit, and Spanish unit. Mini projects are included along with rubrics for participation, current events assignments, cognate work....etc. Vocabulary has a pronunciation guide; there are journal entries and practice quizzes as well as suggestions for video clips to watch in class.
This was taught over the course of a semester, but every other day.