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Writing at the Intermediate Level: Modes & Standards. Cori Anderson University of Chicago. Overview. Principles Practices Outcomes. Proficiency Guidelines. After one year: Novice High After two years: Intermediate Mid-High In third year: Push to Advanced.

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Writing at the intermediate level modes standards

Writing at the Intermediate Level: Modes & Standards

Cori Anderson

University of Chicago


Overview
Overview

  • Principles

  • Practices

  • Outcomes


Proficiency guidelines
Proficiency Guidelines

  • After one year:

    • Novice High

  • After two years:

    • Intermediate Mid-High

  • In third year:

    • Push to Advanced

http://www.actfl.org/publications/guidelines-and-manuals/actfl-proficiency-guidelines-2012


Standards
Standards

  • “5 C’s”

    • Communication

    • Culture

    • Connections

    • Comparisons

    • Communities

http://www.actfl.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/public/StandardsforFLLexecsumm_rev.pdf


Modes
Modes

  • Interpersonal

  • Interpretative

  • Presentation

http://ckendall.wikispaces.com/Big+Picture


Modes1
Modes

Adapted from: https://www.actfl.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/PerformanceDescriptorsLanguageLearners.pdf


Three projects
Three projects

  • Russian Geography

  • Current events in Russia

  • Pen-pal with peer student of Russian

  • Other writing:

    • Regular compositions

    • Semi-prepared writing on tests


Geography project
Geography Project

  • Goal: learn about a region of Russia outside of the capitals

  • Four components

    • Two essays (300 words each, plus 150 word biography)

    • Online wiki page with partner

    • Oral presentation with partner

    • Mini-debate with class


Geography project evaluation
Geography Project - Evaluation

  • Essays

    • Mechanics, organization, citations, spelling, originality

  • Oral Presentation:

    • Pronunciation, grammar, pacing, visual materials

  • Debate:

    • participation, content, grammar

  • Peer evaluation

    • products and processes






Geography project1
Geography Project

  • Issues:

    • Vocabulary

    • Purpose of online component?

    • Continue as group project or individual project?


Geography project2
Geography Project

  • Modes:

    • Presentational

    • Interpersonal

  • Standards:

    • Communication

    • Culture

    • Comparisons

    • Communities


Current events blog
Current Events Blog

  • Goal: learn about modern Russia in an area of interest

  • Two components

    • Four short blog posts (150 words)

    • Eight comments (25-50 words)

  • Sources

    • At least one Russian

    • At least one non-Russian


Current events blog1
Current Events Blog

  • 2014: Sochi Olympics

  • Topics:

    • Preparation & Infrastructure

    • Sporting Events & Results

    • Athletes

    • Non-sporting events

    • History & Geography of Sochi

    • International reaction

    • Tourism


Current events blog2
Current Events Blog

  • Typical topics:

    • Business & Economy

    • Social Issues

    • Domestic Policy

    • Foreign Relations

    • Ecology & Environment

    • Culture & Arts


Current events blog3
Current Events Blog

  • Evaluation

  • Blog entries:

    • Grammar, Vocabulary, Originality, Organization, Citations, use of sources

  • Comments

    • Grammar, content (on topic)






Current events blog4
Current Events Blog

  • Modes:

    • Presentational

    • Interpretive

    • Interpersonal

  • Standards:

    • Communication

    • Comparisons

    • Communities

    • Culture

    • Connections


Pen pal
Pen-Pal

  • Goal: use Russian for interpersonal communication on topics of daily life and personal interest

  • Four weekly letters (200 words), plus reading of partner’s emails


Pen pal project
Pen-Pal Project

  • Topics

    • Introductions

    • Free time & work

    • Home, dorm, travel

    • Russian culture

  • Prompts in English


Pen pal project1
Pen-Pal Project

  • Evaluation

    • Structure of letter

    • Mechanics

    • Vocabulary

    • Appropriateness

    • Creativity/originality


Pen pal project2
Pen-Pal Project

  • Modes:

    • Interpersonal

  • Standards:

    • Communication

    • Communities


Outcomes
Outcomes

  • Increased command of TL

    • connectors

    • vocabulary

    • narrative skills

  • Increased knowledge of TC

  • Technology skills



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