Sixth Grade - World Language 6: This twelve-week trimester course will provide students with an opportunity to explore both the French and Spanish language. Students will spend six weeks with each language. This course will have an introduction to each language including the essential vocabulary such as alphabet, numbers, and greetings. Students will also learn about the countries and cultures of the French-speaking and Spanish-speaking worlds.
Seventh Grade - Intro to French: This twelve-week trimester course will provide students with an opportunity to continue exploring the French language and cultures of the French-speaking world. Students in this course will expand their vocabulary, learn and apply beginning grammar, read simple texts in French, and write about themselves and others. This course is a strongly recommended pre-requisite for students intending to take the high school (French I) class during their 8th grade year.
Eighth Grade - French 1: This is a full year of French, which introduces the student to the French language and to French-speaking countries. Emphasis is placed on building a basic, everyday vocabulary as well as studying basic grammatical points. Students will develop their speaking, reading, and writing skills. The culture and customs of the French-speaking worlds are also studied. This is an academically challenging and rigorous course equivalent to the Pulaski High School Level I French. Students who successfully complete this course are eligible for French II at Pulaski High School.
Ms. Melissa Knox, World Language: French Teacher