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    "The sum of human wisdom is not contained in any one language" Ezra Pound 
     
    DEPARTMENT OF WORLD LANGUAGES
     SUPERVISOR, Alma Reyes    (609) 466 7602 ext. 6321      areyes@mtsd.us
      
    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
     
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    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  for 10 weeks, every other day for 56 minutes.
    FLEX is offered to all students in 6th grades for two 7-week cycles 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 and Spanish are offered in 9th-12th grades every other day for 84 minutes.
     
Last Modified on July 11, 2019