• Madame Sandt

    Teacher of French Language

    sandta@northernhighlands.org

     

    Bonjour and welcome back!

     

    Classes year 2021-2022

     

    French I Grades 9-12 

    The level 1 World Language Curriculum includes four thematic units of study: Self-Image, The Family Unit and Relationships, Exploring Our World, and Life Experiences. Students at this level are becoming self and culturally aware through readings, conversations, dialogues and projects that also include individual and paired activities. Full immersion in the target language in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing will further strengthen each student’s communicative competence. By the end of this course, the goal is for students to attain a level of Novice-Mid in interpretive reading and presentational speaking, interpretive listening, interpersonal communication, and presentational writing. 

    French II Grades 9-12 

    The level 2 World Language Curriculum includes four thematic units of study: Our Role within Our Families, Healthy Living and Nutrition, Teens and Technology, and Clothing and Shopping. Students continue to be communicative, focusing on practical situations using language structures. The course further increases students’ proficiency in the language and enhances and enriches cultural understanding. Students become more comfortable expressing themselves in interpretive, interpersonal and presentational modes. By the end of level two, the goal is for students to attain a level of Novice-Mid in interpretive reading, presentational speaking, interpretive listening, interpersonal communication, and presentational writing. 

    Prerequisite: Minimum of two years of French in middle school or French I. 

     

    Honors French II Grades 9-12 

    The level 2 World Language Curriculum includes four thematic units of study: Our Role within Our Families, Healthy Living and Nutrition, Teens and Technology, and Clothing and Shopping. Students continue to be communicative, focusing on practical situations using language structures. The course further increases students’ proficiency in the language and enhances and enriches cultural understanding. Students become more comfortable expressing themselves in interpretive, interpersonal and presentational modes. New subject matter is presented at a rapid pace in this enriched sequence, and reinforced through oral and written communication in interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational modes. Classes are conducted mostly in target language. By the end of level two honors, the goal is for

    students to attain a level of Novice-High. 

    Prerequisite: French I teacher recommendation. 

     

    French III Grades 10-12 

    The level 3 World Language Curriculum includes four thematic units of study: Telling My Story, Milestones and Traditions, Contemporary Life and Health and Wellness. In this course, students learn to express themselves using more advanced grammatical structures in reading, speaking and writing pieces. By the end of level three, the goal is for students to attain a level of Intermediate-Low in interpretive reading, presentational speaking, interpretive listening, interpersonal communication, and presentational writing. 

    Prerequisite: Recommendation of French II teacher.