Spanish Programs Enrichment Series: Assess your Spanish Program - Resources for your Spanish Classroom
There are two boxes preceding each statement. Using the first column of boxes, place a checkmark on the boxes that reflect the Spanish program currently offered in your school/district. Using the second column of boxes, place a checkmark on the boxes that reflect the Spanish program you want to offer in your school/district.
☐ ☐ 1. There is a total Spanish language immersion program in the district elementary
schools/my elementary school (all courses are taught in Spanish).
☐ ☐ 2. There is a partial immersion program (a percentage of the courses are taught in
Spanish and/or a dual language immersion program (about 50% of the courses are
taught in Spanish) in the district elementary schools/my elementary school.
☐ ☐ 3. Spanish 1 is offered in the district middle schools/my middle school.
☐ ☐ 4. Spanish 1 & 2 are offered in the district middle schools/my middle school.
☐ ☐ 5. A Spanish for Spanish-speakers Advanced Placement Language program is offered
in the district middle schools/my middle school (usually a Spanish 4 high school course).
☐ ☐ 6. A Spanish 1 - 2 sequence is offered in the district high schools/my high school.
☐ ☐ 7. Spanish 1 - 2 - 3 sequence is offered in the district high schools/my high school.
☐ ☐ 8. Spanish 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 sequence is offered in the district high schools/my high school.
☐ ☐ 9. Spanish honors courses are offered in the district high schools/my high school in one
or more levels (program for students who can grasp language concepts and develop
proficiency at a more rapid pace, but district can determine own criteria).
☐ ☐ 10. Spanish Advanced Placement Courses are offered in the district high schools/my
high school (College Board courses/students receive college credit).
☐ ☐ 11. Courses for Spanish-speakers are offered in high school in one or more levels
(students have a variety of skills in Spanish whether speaking, comprehension,
reading and/or writing – more language skills than non Spanish-speakers).
☐ ☐ 12. There is a language instructional specialist at the central office to support Spanish
teachers with curriculum development and staff development.
☐ ☐ 13. Credit by examinations are available for students to advance/skip levels of Spanish.
☐ ☐ 14. Funding is available for teacher/student materials.
☐ ☐ 15. Students in Spanish-class have access to technology (computers, language labs, iPADsetc.).
During this next school year, you will read about the different Spanish programs mentioned above.
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