Cultural ExplorationsCourse Description: 7th grade quarterly course focus on exploring different cultures from around the world Emphasis on French and Spanish cultures & languages
Materials (to bring every day): Folder Paper Pencil Pen Eraser AR Book Planner Any materials previously announced in class
Nine Week Course Break Down: Approximately 2 weeks of Spanish language and culture Approximately 2 weeks of French language and culture Approximately 5 weeks of a cultural exploration research project and presentations
Grading: Focus is on student performance What the student can demonstrate Each of the course objectives will be evaluated in a variety of ways (written & orally) How each student performs on each of these objectives is then transformed into a letter grade. For more information feel free to contact Mrs. Beffa.
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