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Grouping Guidelines

WORLD LANGUAGES

GROUPING GUIDELINES

1.Novice Spanish 1 (Designed for the student who…)

a)is academically challenged

b)needs constant repetition of material

c)requires extensive practice and/or in-class support to master material

2.Novice Spanish 2

a) Continuation of Novice Spanish 1.

b) Completion of Novice Spanish 2 is the equivalent of Spanish 1

c) May consider taking Spanish 2 (CP)

3. From level 1 into level 2 (A) ACCELERATED

a) Grade: 90 or higher each marking period

b) Homework: completed, accurate, on time

c) Class Participation: Excellent, attempts to communicate effectively in world language

d) Skill areas: demonstrates progress in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

4. From level 1 to level 2 (CP) COLLEGE PREP

a) Grade: 70 or higher each marking period

b) Homework: completed, on time, effort is observed

c) Class Participation: average to good participation in class

d) Skill areas: is able to prepare for sequential work, may need extra support

5. To remain in an ACCELERATED grouping:

a) Grade: 85 or higher each marking period

b) Homework: completed, accurate, on time

c) Class Participation: Frequent and consistent effort to communicate in world language

d) Skill areas: demonstrates continued progressv in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

7. Change in grouping: ACCELERATED to COLLEGE PREP

a) Grade: 70— 84 range average for the year, may demonstrate an inconsistent performance

b) Homework: incomplete, not accurate, not prepared in a timely manner

c) Class Participation: inconsistent, needs to put more effort into effective communication in world language

d) Skill areas: needs to improve in all areas

8. Change in grouping: COLLEGE PREP to ACCELERATED

a) Grade: 90 or higher each marking period

b) Homework: completed, accurate on time

c) Class Participation: Excellent participation with maximum effort to communicate effectively in world language

d) Skills areas: Excels in all areas

e) Teacher recommendation

f) Students must assume the responsibility to cover the material that was not covered in the college prep curriculum

9. AP/H groupings:

a)Grade: demonstrates superior consistency in performance: (90-100)

b)Homework: Quality work that is complete and on time

c)Class participation: Superior participation that leads to student inquiry in subject area

d)Skill areas: Excels in all areas