Illinois Learning Standards
Stage G - Foreign Language
Foreign Language Classroom Assessments Aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards
The assessments are coded according to standard and stage. Example: 28AG is aligned to standard 28A, stage G (seventh year of language study). Sample student work, when available, follows the assessment.
Demonstrate understanding of a recorded story in the target language and retell the story by making illustrations of the action.
Read an article from a newspaper from the target language culture, answer questions and compare word usage and sentence structures of the target language to English.
Write a persuasive composition on a favorite activity in the target language.
Demonstrate understanding about a specific work of music and its composer by writing notes for a concert program or album liner.
After reading a legend/folk tale in the target language, complete a detailed outline of key details.
Write a short biography of a key historical figure from the target culture to be displayed on a cultural timeline.
Prepare an informational, geographical brochure in the target language.
Prepare an itinerary and report in the target language for a trip to a country where the target language is spoken.
Demonstrate knowledge of geography by creating a topographical map, label geological features and exhibit them in their correct locations.
Students will compose want ads for jobs. The ad will include the preparation required for the job and activities and duties the applicant will be required to perform.