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Spanish Language Development for Spanish Speakers (2419)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -


Approved Site(s):
 Approved for Bell, Clark, Memorial Prep, Montgomery, Pacific Beach, and Roosevelt Middle Schools. Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 6
 Prerequisites:
 None
 Course duration:
 One year
Notes:
 Native Spanish speakers who enter middle school in grade 7 or 8 may also be enrolled in this course
Course Description:
 This is a one-year course for grade 6 native Spanish speakers in need of refining their academic literacy and language skills prior to enrolling in Spanish for Spanish Speakers 1–2 in grade 7 or 8. Because students arrive in this course already speaking Spanish, instruction focuses on expanding their existing linguistic proficiency, and helping them develop literacy and academic-language skills through a program of reading and writing.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Nuevas Vistas: Curso de Introducción, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 2006.