World Language

Grade 6
  • Selects from Spanish, French, Latin or Mandarin Chinese for the start of a three-year middle school language progression   
  • Learns relevant vocabulary and its
  • application in conversation, text and writing   
  • Responds to questions and simple commands   
  • Identifies objects, colors, names, dates, family, food and others   
  • Writes words, sentences and characters (Mandarin Chinese)   
  • Explores world culture and traditions through celebrations, artistic expression, and discussions

Grade 7
  • Continues study of Spanish, French, Latin or Mandarin Chinese to complete a three-year middle school language progression   
  • Advances knowledge and understanding of grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary   
  • Incorporates role play situations   
  • Learns advanced vocabulary and uses it correctly in descriptive writing and conversations   
  • Responds to questions and commands in world language   
  • Explores world culture and traditions through celebrations, artistic expression, and discussions

Grade 8
  • Continues study of Spanish, French, Latin, or Mandarin Chinese to complete a three-year middle school language progression   
  • Works on proficiency in the more sophisticated aspects of grammar   
  • Works to perfect pronunciation   
  • Demonstrates ability to discuss topics in specific situations using appropriate and relevant vocabulary   
  • Responds to multi-step oral and written direct instruction   
  • Writes creatively, persuasively and reflectively to express complicated plots, emotions and ideas   
  • Responds to questions and commands   
  • Explores world culture and traditions through celebrations, artistic expression, and discussions
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An independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school, toddler through grade 12

Lower & Middle Schools, 5000 Clubside Rd, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
Upper School, PO Box 8002 (12465 County Line Rd), Gates Mills, OH 44040
Gries Center, 10823 Magnolia Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106

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