World Language

TEACHER PAGES

Señora Gates
Spanish 7th and 8th grade

Señora Larrabee
Spanish 6th, 7th, and 8th grade

Señorita Arroyo
6th and 8th grade
Spanish (Website coming soon!)

Madame Kacprzynska
French

Madame Silkitis
French

WORLD LANGUAGE LOCKER

The mission of the World Language Department of Sandburg is to prepare students to communicate effectively in an increasingly global community.

The Spanish and French Departments focus on the three modes of communication: Interpretive, Presentational, and Interpersonal.

Interpretive: Reading and comprehending authentic texts (made for native speakers), Listening and understanding native speakers in audio and in video forms.

Presentational: Expressing yourself effectively and correctly in the target language in written form.

Interpersonal: Communicating effectively with native speakers in oral fashion.

THEME-BASED UNITS

Grade 6:
6.1- Daily Life
6.2- Consumerism
6.3- Healthy Lifestyle
6.4- City Life

Grade 7:
7.1 Healthy Lifestyle
7.2 City Life
7.3 Arts & Entertainment
7.4 Nature & the Environment

Grade 8: 
8.1- Film and Entertainment
8.2- Nature and the Environment
8.3 Culinary Adventures
8.4 Let's Travel 

See teacher websites for current theme-based unit vocabulary lists, study tips, enrichment ideas, and more!