Presentation on theme: "WORLD LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT Methacton School District."— Presentation transcript:
WORLD LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT Methacton School District
SCOPE & SEQUENCE ARCOLA INTERMEDIATE French 1 Spanish 1 We offered German 1 up until this school year. HIGH SCHOOL French 1 – 5 with an Honors track German 1 – 5 Spanish 1 – 5 with an Honors track
FACULTY ARCOLA INTERMEDIATE FRENCH Jennifer Kostishion SPANISH Jessica Barash Robyn Brunner HIGH SCHOOL FRENCH Charlotte Lor Jill Nickerson Mary Phelps GERMAN Monica Tarlecki SPANISH Mindy Cressman Carol Davis Christine Hamill Tarah McLaughlin Patricia Nixon Kathleen OConnell Laura Rosario Peggy Joy Swope
HIGH SCHOOL ENROLLMENT French – 279 students (24%) German – 84 students (7%) Spanish – 776 students (68%)
IN OUR CLASSROOMS Digital voice recorders Total physical response (TPR) Technology with PowerPoint presentations Games & puzzles Role playing Cooperative learning activities Edmodo CDs & DVDs
LANGUAGE CLUBS French Club German Club Spanish Club
FRENCH CLUB Chocolate Mousse Eating Contest Christmas caroling Boules competition Posters about world- wide use of French
GERMAN CLUB Soles 4 Souls – its mission is to give relief to those suffering from disease or poverty. Started by Wayne Elsey after the 2004 tsunami More than a quarter of a million shoes have been donated since 2004.
GERMAN CLUB This year the German club was able to collect more than 150 pairs of shoes through the generosity of the faculty and students.
Kristkindl market in Philadelphia is a smaller version of the Christmas markets of Germany. There were vendors from whom students were able to buy authentic German handmade wood and glass ornaments and taste traditional foods.
PROJECT LINUS Sponsored by German Club Donate quilting fabric & yarn to Room # C118 Help make handmade blankets for sick children who are in the hospital! Give your new or leftover yarn now!
MCATFL ORAL PROFICIENCY CONTEST Ben Cozzolino and Level 3 German Winner Neel Mehta
SPANISH CLUB Thanksgiving Food Drive - $675 to feed 45 families Celebrating 34 years of community service, ACLAMO Family Center provides improved access to economic, educational, health, social and cultural opportunities to low-income Montgomery County, especially those of Spanish-speaking heritage.
MARTINIQUE 8 days of immersion in language, culture, history & geography Community service- based trip (cleaning beaches, repairing boats & interacting with young children) Hiking & kayaking Excursions to towns to experience cuisine & bargaining
PLAYING WITH CHILDREN
ALSACE EXCHANGE Cernay – Alsace region of France Franco-Germanic cultures 14 students & 2 teachers from Collège René Cassin are being hosted for 16 days by MSD families
SPANISH IMMERSION Movie night Welcome breakfast Farewell dinner – dance routine, band, interviews, slide show and T-shirt distribution Christmas cards for host families
SPANISH IMMERSION IES Padre Manjón – 4 days in school Full day excursions to the Alhambra, Córdoba and Nerja Farewell dinner Trips taken with the individual families Final day in Madrid before return to U.S.