World Language

Grade 1
Spanish
  • Counts by 10’s and from 1-50   
  • Uses numbers to perform simple addition facts   
  • Expresses basic emotions, likes and dislikes Identifies parts of a sentence and responds to questions about home and family.

Mandarin Chinese
  • Solves simple math facts with addition and subtraction   
  • Tells the date with year, month, and day
  • Follows simple commands for body movement and directions.

Grade 2
Spanish
  • Demonstrates understanding of command by responding with correct response   
  • Follows directions in games and songs
  • Reads greetings and farewells
  • Labels pictures with vocabulary words   
  • Gives a simple presentation.

Mandarin Chinese
  • Demonstrates understanding of commands by responding with correct response   
  • Follows directions in games and songs
  • Reads greetings and farewells
  • Labels pictures with vocabulary words   
  • Gives a simple presentation.

Grade 3
Spanish
  • Asks and responds to conversational questions   
  • Expresses dates, numbers, feelings, and introductions   
  • Responds to commands for activities and games
  • Reads names of body parts, number words, and Spanish rhymes   
  • Labels a book of basic vocabulary words.

Mandarin Chinese
  • Understands basic grammatical sentence structure   
  • Uses new vocabulary and sentence structure to describe self   
  • Reads simple sentences
  • Writes Chinese characters and basic strokes   
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Chinese culture, traditions and celebrations.

Grade 4
Spanish
  • Expresses greetings and commands   
  • Describes calendar details and weather conditions   
  • Asks and responds to personal biographical questions  
  • Reads aloud and writes conversational dialogues using sentences with subject and adjective agreement   
  • Identifies aspects of daily life in Spain, Hispanic cultural holidays, Mexican foods and holidays.

Mandarin Chinese
  • Understands basic grammatical sentence structure   
  • Uses new vocabulary and sentence structure to describe self and others   
  • Reads basic paragraphs Writes Chinese characters
  • Explores Chinese culture, traditions and celebrations.

Grade 5
Spanish
  • Responds appropriately to greetings, commands, questions and dialogues   
  • Describes feelings and background information
  • Reads conversational skit scripts and description of physical features and personalities   
  • Writes a paragraph using adjectives Identifies aspects of daily life and culture in Spanish speaking countries.

Mandarin Chinese
  • Advances knowledge of grammatical sentence structure    
  • Uses increasingly varied sentence structure to describe self and others   
  • Reads paragraphs Writes Chinese characters Further explores Chinese culture, traditions and celebrations.
 
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An independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school, toddler through grade 12

Lower & Middle Schools, 5000 Clubside Rd, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
Birchwood School of Hawken, 4400 West 140th Street, Cleveland, OH 44135 

Upper School, PO Box 8002 (12465 County Line Rd), Gates Mills, OH 44040
Mastery School of Hawken, 11025 Magnolia Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106

Gries Center, 10823 Magnolia Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106

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