MTSD Department of World Languages

  •  SUPERVISOR, Alma Reyes    (609) 466 7602 ext. 6321      areyes@mtsd.us
     
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    "The sum of human wisdom is not contained in any one language" Ezra Pound
     
    OUR MISSION  is ...
    to develop 21st century global citizens;
    to develop an appreciation, tolerance and understanding of other cultures;
    to help eliminate racism, prejudice, and bias by understanding those different than ourselves;
    to encourage life-long interest and love for world languages and cultures; 
    to cultivate the ability to communicate with a range of people by developing linguistic proficiency.
      
    CURRICULUM 
    The curriculum uses the Understanding by Design (UbD) approach and is organized in thematic units to provide meaningful context for academic and cultural content, address national and state standards and assure that students are 21st century college-, careers- and world-ready.
     
    ESTABLISHED GOALS:  STATE AND NATIONAL STANDARDS
      
     
    WHAT IS THE ELEMENTARY FLEX PROGRAM?   
     
    PROGRESSION OF STUDY
     
    WL Flow Chart
     
     
    ORCHARD HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    FLEX is offered to all students in 1st and 2nd grades for 40 minutes every 3 days.
     
    VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
    FLEX is offered to all students in 3rd and 4th grades for 40 minutes every 3 days.
     
    LOWER MIDDLE SCHOOL  
    FLEX is offered to all students in 5th grade for one 10 week marking period, every other day for 56 minutes.
    FLEX is offered to all students in 6th grade for one 7-week cycle every other day for 56 minutes.
     
    UPPER MIDDLE SCHOOL
    Spanish, French and German are offered in 7th and 8th every other day for 84 minutes.
     
    HIGH SCHOOL
    English for non-natives (ESL) is offered in 9th-12th grades daily
    French, German, Latin, Spanish and Power of Language* are offered in 9th-12th grades every other day for 84 minutes.
     
    *Power of Language is non-sequential foundations of language and socio-linguistics course
     
Last Modified on September 19, 2022