Native American Languages
Standard 1: Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication.
Key Idea: COMMUNICATION in Native languages takes place primarily to share expression of ideas, thoughts, and feelings to preserve Native cultural ideology.
Performance Indicators--Students will:
- Checkpoint A
- comprehend simple statements and questions in the context of the classroom and the main ideas of more extended messages and conversations
- initiate and respond to simple face-to-face conversations
- Checkpoint B
- comprehend messages and short conversations when listening to Native speakers; repetition may be necessary for full understanding
- initiate and sustain conversations with some hesitation and difficulty in pronunciation in short and familiar communicative situations
- produce an extended communication through a series of short connected utterances, using repetition as needed
- omprehend the meaning of myths and legends told to them repeatedly by Native speakers
- Checkpoint C
- understand speech delivered with some repetitions and rewording by competent Native speakers
- understand the essential points of discussion or prMay 28, 2009 presentations
- handle most communicative situations with confidence but may need help with complicated, unfamiliar topics