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Modern Languages S1 Course Plan 18/19 Term 4

  • Curriculum Area:

    Listening & Talking

    Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’

    • Demonstrates understanding of spoken information from a variety of sources including, for example, TV and/or film clips in the target language, expressed in mainly familiar words and phrases.
    • Uses contextual clues to interpret the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary and expressions.
    • Participates in paired and group activities, with decreasing levels of support.
    • Works collaboratively on conversations and role-play tasks of an appropriate length, in order to demonstrate understanding of basic structures and familiar vocabulary in different contexts.
    • Applies pronunciation rules to unfamiliar words by identifying and applying familiar letter patterns.
    • Pronounces familiar words clearly and uses a sustained range of vocabulary appropriate to the level.
    • Reads with some fluency and understanding, using appropriate pace and intonation.
    • Demonstrates an appropriate knowledge of grammatical structures including knowledge of more than one tense, over a range of talking activities.

    Activity

    School subjects

    Likes/Dislikes Revision

    Opinions & Reasons

    Time & Timetable

    Describe the school day

    School food

    Uniform & School Rules

    School In Other Countries

  • Curriculum Area:

    Reading

    Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’

    • Uses a variety of support, such as a glossary or a bilingual dictionary to gain understanding of texts containing more unfamiliar language and extended sentences.
    •  Identifies the main points of the text and can communicate this to others.
    • Demonstrates understanding of longer texts in the target language by, for example, noting down facts from the text, answering some questions, or explaining to others the main points and some supporting detail of the text.
    • Identifies cultural differences through reading a range of texts about the country and its inhabitants in the target language.
    • Uses a bilingual dictionary or other reference sources to check and spell commonly misspelt or unfamiliar words.
    • Recognises common prefixes, suffixes and blends of letters. Identifies connections between words. Uses this knowledge to identify cognates in order to help work out the meaning of new words.
    • Identifies parts of speech such as nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs and verbs and applies this knowledge to support their understanding of texts.

     

     

    Activity

    School subjects

    Likes/Dislikes Revision

    Opinions & Reasons

    Time & Timetable

    Describe the school day

    School food

    Uniform & School Rules

    School In Other Countries

  • Curriculum Area:

    Writing

    Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’

    • Works with others to plan and review written work.
    • Uses support such as a bilingual dictionary, grammar notes, or digital technology to check accuracy in spelling or structure.
    • Produces written work in the target language which is mostly accurate in terms of use of personal pronouns, possessive pronouns, verbs, tenses, adjectives and adverbs.
    • Applies knowledge of spelling patterns and rules to spell familiar words correctly.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and accurate application of punctuation norms in the target language such as use of capital letters, full stops, commas, exclamation marks, question marks and accents.
    • Uses simple sentences of increasing length.
    • Attempts to regularly link sentences using both coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, demonstrating some knowledge of word order rules where appropriate.
    • Justifies opinions using a range of adjectives, connectors and word order to give reasons for those opinions.
    • Reviews and corrects writing to ensure it makes sense and meets its purpose. For example, uses a bilingual dictionary, grammar notes, or peer review to check accuracy and sense.

     

    Activity

    School subjects

    Likes/Dislikes Revision

    Opinions & Reasons

    Time & Timetable

    Describe the school day

    School food

    Uniform & School Rules

    School In Other Countries