Illinois Learning Standards
Stage F - Foreign Language
Foreign Language Classroom Assessments Aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards
The assessments are coded according to standard and stage. Example: 28A.F is aligned to standard 28A, stage F (sixth year of foreign language study). Sample student work, when available, follows the assessment.
Demonstrate understanding of a segment of a familiar video in the target language and note characteristics and relationships of the characters/objects.
Interact with a partner to role-play two students discussing vacations, leisure time activities and summer jobs.
Demonstrate understanding of two or more proverbs from a target language society on the same topic or theme.
Write a five-line diamond poem in the target language.
Identify festivals, national events or holidays in the target language.
Students will act as museum docents, giving their classmates a tour of a classroom gallery of art works.
Students will make a poster for a product after watching commercials in the target language or after seeing advertisements.
Students will prepare a jeopardy game in which they have five main categories of questions, based on history, trends, people, dates, geography.
Understand geography of various target language societies by creating a brochure and map of a country of their choice where the target language is spoken.
Contact students from the target culture using the internet and poll them on diet, nutrition and fitness concerns and collect data to create a poster depicting results.
Demonstrate knowledge of interview skills in a role-play situation.