Honors Italian IV Course Proficiencies and Class Expectations

North Brunswick Township High School

HONORS ITALIAN IV

Course Description

Honors Italian IV refines students' reading, writing, and oral language skills.  Students will be exposed to a variety of abridged and unabridged sources: magazines, essays, poetry, theater, short stories and selection from classical and contemporary Italian literature and films.

Course Proficiencies

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Communicate and interact in a variety of task-oriented and social situations in Italian.
  2. Hold conversations in Italian on a number of different topics.
  3. Express himself/herself in written Italian on the literature read and cultural topics discussed.
  4. Comprehend and discuss the content of selected written, oral and visual materials in Italian (literature, essays, dialogues, videos, films).
  5. Demonstrate comprehension and mastery of advanced grammatical structures, vocabulary, and idiomatic expressions.
  6. Demonstrate comprehension and mastery of selected cultural topics dealing with people, places, and events in the Italian-speaking world with emphasis on art, music, and history.

Course Requirements

Students will be expected to:

  1. Attend class regularly and be on time.  
  2. Bring necessary supplies to class.
  3. Complete all in class and homework assignments.
  4. Make-up all work after any absence within a deadline established by school policy.
  5. Maintain a high degree of class participation and preparation.
  6. Demonstrate a cooperative attitude and contribute to the learning process of the class.

Evaluation Procedures

Marking period grades will be assigned quarterly and will be determined by the following:

  1. Quizzes, projects, compositions............................................................... 55%
  2. Class participation and oral presentations................................................. 20%
  3. Chapter/Unit tests................................................................................... 15%
  4. Homework.............................................................................................. 10%

 

Rev. 9/15