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Secondary World Language

Contact

Dawn Wallace
Director of Teaching and Learning
wallaced@issaquah.wednet.edu
425-837-7043

Spanish, French, Japanese and Chinese (Mandarin)

State Standards

Supporting Resources

Materials we use now

Spanish

   
Descubre        Vista Higher Learning 
Los Piratas Del Caribe & El Triangulo Novel    TPRS Publishing Inc. 
Rebeldes De Tejas Novel   TPRS Publishing 
VOX Everyday Spanish and English Dictionary    McGraw-Hill 

French

   
D’Accord    Vista Higher Learning 
Rond-Point Nord    Pearson/Prentice Hall  

Japanese

   
Adventures in Japanese 1-4    Cheng & Tsui Company 
Japanese Graded Readers    Cheng & Tsui Company

Chinese

   
Integrated Chinese    Cheng & Tsui Company
Chinese Link    Pearson Education Limited 

Adoption process and timeline

  • Secondary World Language curriculum parent input survey responses – Winter 2019
    All comments are displayed that do not violate the district's civility policy and/or personally name individuals.
  • Teacher adoption committee: Formed Winter of 2019
  • Teacher adoption committee meeting dates
    Each meeting date includes its planned main agenda item(s), then links to the specific meeting summary when available
    • March 22, 2019 – Finalize charter; share district vision and research; review Washington State World Language standards, survey and achievement data and best instructional practices.
    • April 25, 2019 – Examine instructional materials evaluation tools; choose and/or modify a tool and calibrate its use. Evaluate instructional materials; identify any additional information needed.
    • June 4, 2019 – Review evaluation findings; make field testing decisions and plans, including data collection tools.
    • December 2019 – Review field test data and community input; agree on instructional materials recommendation.
    • February 2020 – Plan for implementation.
  • IMC review and decision: TBD 
  • ISD Board Review: TBD