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					                                                                                                21ST CENTURY LEARNING SKILLS INVENTORY
                                                                                                                           DEPARTMENT: German V

                 DEFINITION                                                                            DESCRIPTION                                                                     FREQUENCY                                                    ASSESSMENT

                                                                                           WHERE IS THIS SKILL BEING TAUGHT                                                     HOW OFTEN IS IT TAUGHT?                                 HOW IS THIS SKILL BEING ASSESSED ?
  WHAT SKILLS ARE WE EVALUATING?                                                          (Must be the focus of the unit or activity)?                                       (daily, weekly, monthly, one time)?                   (informal assessment, exam, presentation, debate)
Global Awareness
•Using 21st century skills to understand and                                                                                                                     elections unit is a 3-week unit and immigration is a 4 1/2 week
address global issues                                                             German elections and political system unit & Immigration unit                                                                                               debate, written exam, essays
                                                                                                                                                                                                unit
• Learning from and working collaboratively
with individuals representing diverse cultures,
religions and lifestyles in a spirit of mutual                                              watching current news, voting as a class
respect and open dialogue in personal, work
and community contexts


•Understanding other nations and cultures,
including the use of non-English languages

Financial, Economic, Business and
Entrepreneurial Literacy
•Knowing how to make appropriate personal
economic choices                                                              weekly assessment of news in Germany--a lot has to do with economy                                          weekly news                                              essays and debates

•Understanding the role of the economy in                           during debate unit agricultural issues are discussed and have debates about what
society                                                                            would be better for the economy or for the people
•Using entrepreneurial skills to enhance
workplace productivity and career options

Civic Literacy

•Participating effectively in civic life through                     election unit with weekly debates that always have to do with a controversy of
knowing how to stay informed and                                   human rights or civic decision (i.e. is it advantageous to have illegal immigrants in
understanding governmental processes                                                                                                                                                         weekly                                           debates, essays, written tests
                                                                  our country?) There was also a presentation by a native German about the political
                                                                                                           system
•Exercising the rights and obligations of
citizenship at local, state, national and global
levels
•Understanding the local and global
implications of civic decisions

Health Literacy
•Obtaining, interpreting and understanding
basic health information and services and                          news is watched with job-related health issues (benefits and protection that firemen
using such information and services in ways                        get) They also have discussed parkour as a form of exercise. There is also a unit                                  weekly news or unit                            informal discussion and written tests and debates
that enhance health                                                             on college life and how to begin to take care of yourself.




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                                                                                             21ST CENTURY LEARNING SKILLS INVENTORY
                                                                                                                        DEPARTMENT: German V

                DEFINITION                                                                          DESCRIPTION                                                         FREQUENCY                                      ASSESSMENT

                                                                                        WHERE IS THIS SKILL BEING TAUGHT                                          HOW OFTEN IS IT TAUGHT?                 HOW IS THIS SKILL BEING ASSESSED ?
  WHAT SKILLS ARE WE EVALUATING?                                                       (Must be the focus of the unit or activity)?                            (daily, weekly, monthly, one time)?   (informal assessment, exam, presentation, debate)
•Understanding preventive physical and
mental health measures, including proper diet,
nutrition, exercise, risk avoidance and stress
reduction

•Using available information to make
appropriate health-related decisions

•Establishing and monitoring personal and
family health goals

•Understanding national and international
public health and safety issues

LEARNING AND INNOVATION
SKILLS
Creativity and Innovation
•Create, interpret, or present something in a
new an original way
•Think Creatively - Elaborate, refine, analyze
and evaluate their own ideas in order to                          skits - imporovised and rehearsed on a variety of topics; create children's book and
                                                                                                                                                                 skits - monthly, books - one time
improve and maximize creative efforts                                                       act it out for the middle school

• Work creatively with others
• Implement Innovations
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

•Reason Effectively
•Use systems thinking: Analyze how parts of
a whole interact with each other to produce
overall outcomes in complex systems                                                          debates and persuasive essays                                                   weekly                  informal observation and rubrics for projects and essays


•Make judgments and decisions                                                                play catchphrase (circumlocution)
•Solve problems
Communication and Collaboration

•Communicate clearly and listen effectively
utilizing multiple media and technologies in
                                                                             partner/group games and debates; presentations using powerpoints                                weekly                  informal observation and rubrics for projects and essays
diverse environments

•Collaborate with others

 INFORMATION MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY

Information Literacy




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                                                                                            21ST CENTURY LEARNING SKILLS INVENTORY
                                                                                                                        DEPARTMENT: German V

                DEFINITION                                                                         DESCRIPTION                                                                  FREQUENCY                                         ASSESSMENT

                                                                                      WHERE IS THIS SKILL BEING TAUGHT                                                    HOW OFTEN IS IT TAUGHT?                    HOW IS THIS SKILL BEING ASSESSED ?
  WHAT SKILLS ARE WE EVALUATING?                                                     (Must be the focus of the unit or activity)?                                      (daily, weekly, monthly, one time)?      (informal assessment, exam, presentation, debate)
•Access and evaluate information efficiently
(time) and effectively (sources)
•Use and manage Information accurately

Media Literacy
•Analyze Media: Understand how/why media
messages are constructed and their purpose                                                       analyze german news                                                                 weekly                        informal discussion and written tests and debates

•Analyze Media: Examine how individuals
interpret messages differently, how values
and points of view are included/excluded, and
how media influences beliefs/behaviors


•Apply an understanding of the ethical/legal
issues surrounding the access/use of media


•Create Media Products: Understand/utilize
appropriate expressions and interpretations in
diverse, multi-cultural environments


Technology Literacy
•Apply technology effectively as a tool to
research, organize, evaluate and                                  internet activities - research and navigation done related to theme of unit: ancestry,
                                                                                                                                                                                    monthly                                          written eval
communicate information                                                      analisis of actual electoral candidate vs a comedic spoof sites.

•Apply an understanding of the ethical/legal
issues surrounding the access and use of
information technologies


LIFE AND CAREER SKILLS
Flexibility and Adaptability
•Adapt to change                                                unit on college life: transition, schedule, activites, comparison between Germany
                                                                and USA                                                                                     one unit
•Be flexible                                                                                                                                                                                                 debate and written exams
Initiative and Self-Direction
•Manage goals and time
•Work Independently
•Be self-directed learners
Social and Cross-Cultural Skills
•Interact effectively with others
•Work Effectively in Diverse Teams
Productivity and Accountability
•Manage Projects
•Produce Results




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                                                                                   21ST CENTURY LEARNING SKILLS INVENTORY
                                                                                                             DEPARTMENT: German V

                DEFINITION                                                               DESCRIPTION                                               FREQUENCY                                    ASSESSMENT

                                                                              WHERE IS THIS SKILL BEING TAUGHT                               HOW OFTEN IS IT TAUGHT?                 HOW IS THIS SKILL BEING ASSESSED ?
  WHAT SKILLS ARE WE EVALUATING?                                             (Must be the focus of the unit or activity)?                 (daily, weekly, monthly, one time)?   (informal assessment, exam, presentation, debate)
Leadership and Responsibility
•Guide and Lead Others
•Be Responsible to Others

         SERVICE LEARNING

A teaching and learning strategy that
integrates meaningful community service with performance at Kromery of the German children's stories for the students in German
                                                                                                                                                   once per activity                                informal
instruction and reflection to enrich the learning classes; gingerbread houses donated to raise money for hospice in Middleton
experience and strengthen communities




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                                                                                    21ST CENTURY LEARNING SKILLS INVENTORY
                                                                                                              DEPARTMENT: Spanish II

                 DEFINITION                                                               DESCRIPTION                                                  FREQUENCY                                    ASSESSMENT

                                                                               WHERE IS THIS SKILL BEING TAUGHT                                  HOW OFTEN IS IT TAUGHT?                 HOW IS THIS SKILL BEING ASSESSED ?
  WHAT SKILLS ARE WE EVALUATING?                                              (Must be the focus of the unit or activity)?                    (daily, weekly, monthly, one time)?   (informal assessment, exam, presentation, debate)
Global Awareness
•Using 21st century skills to understand and
address global issues
• Learning from and working collaboratively
with individuals representing diverse cultures,
religions and lifestyles in a spirit of mutual  discussion of cultural characteristics specific to Spanish speaking countries studied
                                                                                                                                                       per unit/monthly                  informal discussions, presentations, skits
respect and open dialogue in personal, work (markets, country/city life, home life in Mexico, Spain and Ecuador compared to US)
and community contexts


•Understanding other nations and cultures,
including the use of non-English languages

Financial, Economic, Business and
Entrepreneurial Literacy
•Knowing how to make appropriate personal
economic choices                                                                       bargaining in open market                                           one unit                       oral assessment and written exam/quiz

•Understanding the role of the economy in
society
•Using entrepreneurial skills to enhance
workplace productivity and career options

Civic Literacy

•Participating effectively in civic life through
knowing how to stay informed and
understanding governmental processes                                                               ?


•Exercising the rights and obligations of
citizenship at local, state, national and global
levels
•Understanding the local and global
implications of civic decisions

Health Literacy
•Obtaining, interpreting and understanding
basic health information and services and
using such information and services in ways
that enhance health




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                                                                                                21ST CENTURY LEARNING SKILLS INVENTORY
                                                                                                                            DEPARTMENT: Spanish II

                DEFINITION                                                                             DESCRIPTION                                                              FREQUENCY                                    ASSESSMENT

                                                                                          WHERE IS THIS SKILL BEING TAUGHT                                                HOW OFTEN IS IT TAUGHT?                 HOW IS THIS SKILL BEING ASSESSED ?
  WHAT SKILLS ARE WE EVALUATING?                                                         (Must be the focus of the unit or activity)?                                  (daily, weekly, monthly, one time)?   (informal assessment, exam, presentation, debate)
•Understanding preventive physical and
mental health measures, including proper diet,
nutrition, exercise, risk avoidance and stress                                                                  ?
reduction

•Using available information to make
appropriate health-related decisions

•Establishing and monitoring personal and
family health goals

•Understanding national and international
public health and safety issues

LEARNING AND INNOVATION
SKILLS
Creativity and Innovation
•Create, interpret, or present something in a
new an original way
•Think Creatively - Elaborate, refine, analyze
and evaluate their own ideas in order to                          student produced original dialogues and skits, restaurant skit - partially improvised                  restaurant skits - semester final                  formal presentation
improve and maximize creative efforts

• Work creatively with others
• Implement Innovations
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

•Reason Effectively
•Use systems thinking: Analyze how parts of
a whole interact with each other to produce
overall outcomes in complex systems

•Make judgments and decisions                                                                    see above - restaurant scenes
•Solve problems
Communication and Collaboration

•Communicate clearly and listen effectively
utilizing multiple media and technologies in
                                                                             interpretive listening exercises, video analysis , oral partner exercises                               weekly                        oral assessment and written exam/quiz
diverse environments

•Collaborate with others

 INFORMATION MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY

Information Literacy




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                                                                                             21ST CENTURY LEARNING SKILLS INVENTORY
                                                                                                                        DEPARTMENT: Spanish II

                DEFINITION                                                                         DESCRIPTION                                                                 FREQUENCY                                         ASSESSMENT

                                                                                       WHERE IS THIS SKILL BEING TAUGHT                                                  HOW OFTEN IS IT TAUGHT?                     HOW IS THIS SKILL BEING ASSESSED ?
  WHAT SKILLS ARE WE EVALUATING?                                                      (Must be the focus of the unit or activity)?                                    (daily, weekly, monthly, one time)?       (informal assessment, exam, presentation, debate)
•Access and evaluate information efficiently                         use internet to research cultural focuses of language; Oaxaca, El corte ingles -
(time) and effectively (sources)                                                       Spain, Otavalo Ecuadorian market and town
•Use and manage Information accurately                                 use internet to practice grammar - use activities to improve performance and                                                           skills and incorporation of cultural knowledge assessed on
                                                                                                                                                                      occasionally, once or twice per unit
                                                                                                      understanding                                                                                                           oral and written evaluations
Media Literacy
•Analyze Media: Understand how/why media
messages are constructed and their purpose


•Analyze Media: Examine how individuals
interpret messages differently, how values
and points of view are included/excluded, and
how media influences beliefs/behaviors


•Apply an understanding of the ethical/legal
issues surrounding the access/use of media


•Create Media Products: Understand/utilize
appropriate expressions and interpretations in
diverse, multi-cultural environments


Technology Literacy
•Apply technology effectively as a tool to
research, organize, evaluate and
communicate information

•Apply an understanding of the ethical/legal
issues surrounding the access and use of
information technologies


LIFE AND CAREER SKILLS
Flexibility and Adaptability
•Adapt to change
•Be flexible
Initiative and Self-Direction
•Manage goals and time
•Work Independently
•Be self-directed learners
Social and Cross-Cultural Skills
•Interact effectively with others                               partner and group communicative activities: bargaining,ordering food in restaurant,
                                                                maintain small talk,                                                                        monthly                                          formal and informal oral assessments and presentations
•Work Effectively in Diverse Teams
Productivity and Accountability
•Manage Projects




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                                                                                    21ST CENTURY LEARNING SKILLS INVENTORY
                                                                                                              DEPARTMENT: Spanish II

                 DEFINITION                                                               DESCRIPTION                                               FREQUENCY                                    ASSESSMENT

                                                                               WHERE IS THIS SKILL BEING TAUGHT                               HOW OFTEN IS IT TAUGHT?                 HOW IS THIS SKILL BEING ASSESSED ?
  WHAT SKILLS ARE WE EVALUATING?                                              (Must be the focus of the unit or activity)?                 (daily, weekly, monthly, one time)?   (informal assessment, exam, presentation, debate)
•Produce Results
Leadership and Responsibility
•Guide and Lead Others
•Be Responsible to Others

          SERVICE LEARNING

A teaching and learning strategy that
integrates meaningful community service with
                                                                                                   x
instruction and reflection to enrich the learning
experience and strengthen communities




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