8th Grade World Languages

Eighth graders continue to study a French, Spanish, or  Computer Technology for a full year.

520 French 1B

This course continues students’ study of French communication and culture. The first month is devoted to reviewing French 1A. Then, students delve into more complex grammar concepts, additional verb conjugations, and a broad range of topical vocabulary. Culture is integrated into each unit as an important component of language study. In addition to a highly interactive on-line textbook, students use investigative methods to develop understanding of concepts and broadening vocabulary, to prepare them to continue on to a level 2 course in high school. The classroom experience is a combination of direct instruction, independent investigation, group work, games, songs, and videos. All 8th grade French students sit for the annual National French Contest (Le Grand Concours) administered by the AATF (American Association of Teachers of French), in February.

ONLINE TEXTBOOK: Bien Dit! 1B ISBN 9780547901664
&WORKBOOK: Bien Dit! Cahier de vocabulaire et grammaire, Used in 7 & 8    ISBN: 9780030797217

& French Grammar Quick Study  Used in 7 & 8    ISBN 9781572225282

& French Vocabulary Quick Study – Used in 7 & 8  – ISBN 9781572225336

 

530 Spanish 1B

This course continues students’ study of Spanish communication and culture. The first month is devoted to reviewing Spanish 1A. Then, students delve into more complex grammar concepts, additional verb conjugations, and a broad range of topical vocabulary, to prepare them to continue on to a level 2 course in high school. Culture is integrated into each unit as an important component of language study, In addition to a highly interactive on-line textbook, students use investigative methods to develop understanding of concepts and broadening vocabulary. The classroom experience is a combination of direct instruction, independent investigation, group work, games, songs, and videos. All 8th grade Spanish students sit for the annual National Spanish Exam administered by the AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portugeuse), in February.

ONLINE TEXTBOOK: Avancemos Level 1B  ISBN 9780547901510

& Avancemos! Student Edition Level 1B  ISBN 9780547871905