Presentation on theme: "WORLD LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT Methacton School District"— Presentation transcript:
1WORLD LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT Methacton School District FRANCE
2SCOPE & SEQUENCE ARCOLA INTERMEDIATE French 1 Spanish 1 We offered German 1 upuntil this school year.HIGH SCHOOLFrench 1 – 5 with an Honors trackGerman 1 – 5Spanish 1 – 5 with an Honors track
3FACULTY ARCOLA INTERMEDIATE HIGH SCHOOL FRENCH Jennifer Kostishion SPANISHJessica BarashRobyn BrunnerHIGH SCHOOLFRENCHCharlotte LorJill NickersonMary PhelpsGERMANMonica TarleckiSPANISHMindy CressmanCarol DavisChristine HamillTarah McLaughlinPatricia NixonKathleen O’ConnellLaura RosarioPeggy Joy Swope
4HIGH SCHOOL ENROLLMENT 2011-2012 French – 279 students (24%)German – 84 students (7%)Spanish – 776 students (68%)
5IN OUR CLASSROOMS Digital voice recorders Total physical response (TPR)Technology with PowerPoint presentationsGames & puzzlesRole playingCooperative learning activitiesEdmodoCD’s & DVD’s
7FRENCH CLUB Chocolate Mousse Eating Contest Christmas caroling “Boules” competitionPosters about world-wide use of French
8GERMAN CLUBSoles 4 Souls – its mission is to give relief to those suffering from disease or poverty.Started by Wayne Elsey after the 2004 tsunamiMore than a quarter of a million shoes have been donated since 2004.
9GERMAN CLUBThis year the German club was able to collect more than 150 pairs of shoes through the generosity of the faculty and students.
11GERMAN CLUBKristkindl 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.
13GERMAN CLUB PROJECT LINUS Donate quilting fabric & yarn to Room # C118 Sponsored by German ClubDonate quilting fabric & yarnto Room # C118Help make handmadeblankets for sick childrenwho are in the hospital!Give your new or leftoveryarn now!
14MCATFL ORAL PROFICIENCY CONTEST Ben Cozzolino and Level 3 German Winner Neel Mehta
15SPANISH 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.
17MARTINIQUE8 days of immersion in language, culture, history & geographyCommunity service-based trip (cleaning beaches, repairing boats & interacting with young children)Hiking & kayakingExcursions to towns to experience cuisine & bargaining
22ALSACE EXCHANGE Cernay – Alsace region of France Franco-Germanic cultures14 students & 2 teachers from Collège René Cassin are being hosted for 16 days by MSD families
23SPANISH IMMERSION Movie night Welcome breakfast Farewell dinner – dance routine, band, interviews, slide show and T-shirt distributionChristmas cards for host families
24SPANISH IMMERSION IES Padre Manjón – 4 days in school Full day excursions to the Alhambra, Córdoba and NerjaFarewell dinnerTrips taken with the individual familiesFinal day in Madrid before return to U.S.