Teacher Resources

For All Teachers of World Languages

Framework for Developing Proficiency articulates reasonable expectations of what students should know and be able to do in the three modes of communication and within different proficiency levels.
Utah Language Teacher Resource This incredible resource has ready to go lessons, articles, and much more.
Three Modes of Communication provides resources and strategies to help develop the three modes of communication with your students
Helpful Links provides great resources and information for any language area.
Technology in the Classroom - provides great resources on how to integrate technology in the world language classroom.
Games and Interactives takes you to great interactives for you to do with your students in class or for your students to do at home.
Country and Cultural Studies Find great links to information for countries and cultures around the world.
Proficiency Guidelines - identify what students should know and be able to do in the target language at the end of each level.

Meeting the Literacy Standards of the Utah Core Standards for Literacy in English Language Arts and Literacy in Social Studies/History, Science, and Technical Subjects

The study of World Languages go hand in hand with the Utah Core Standards for Literacy in English Language Arts and Literacy in Social Studies/History, Science, and Technical Subjects. While the Utah Core Standards do not replace the World Languages Utah Core Curriculum, they do supplement them. Please see the documents below to see how the ACTFL Standards for Language Learning align with and support the Utah Core Standards.

The Common Core Framework and World Languages: A Wake-up Call for All This great article from ACTFL's publication, The Language Educator, articulates how the study of world languages is essential to developing literacy and global awareness in students.
The Utah Core Standards for Literacy in English Language Arts and Literacy in Social Studies/History, Science, and Technical Subjects.
Alignment of the National Standards for Learning Languages with the Common Core Standards

ACTFL Documents

ACTFL National Standards for Foreign Language Education

ACTFL Performance Descriptors for Language Learners - Interpretive Communication Mode

ACTFL Performance Descriptors for Language Learners - Interpersonal Communication Mode

ACTFL Performance Descriptors for Language Learners - Presentational Communication Mode

ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines 2012

ACTFL Performance Descriptors for Language Learners 2012 Edition

ACTFL National Standards for Foreign Language Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

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