Core French
Grade 5: Oral Communication, Reading, Writing
Overall Expectations
•listen to and talk about short, simple oral texts dealing with familiar topics;
•read a variety of simple materials, 100 to 150 words long, and demonstrate understanding;
•write ideas and facts, or provide written responses to simple questions, using simple sentences;        
•identify and use the vocabulary and the grammer and language conventions appropriate for this grade level.         
Specific Expectations
Oral Communication        
•follow and give basic classroom instructions;        
•ask simple questions, and ask for repetition to clarify understanding;        
•use visual and verbal cues to understand and convey the meaning of familiar material;        
•use some conventions of oral language (e.g., pronunciation, intonation) to speak and to understand in familiar contexts;        
•respond to oral texts, using simple but complete sentences (e.g., Il ya un cahier sur la table);        
•give an oral presentation of five to ten sentences in length (e.g., description of clothing);        
•make simple revisions to oral language in form and content (e.g., number and gender), using resources and feedback from the teacher and their peers.         
•read at least nine simple passages or stories (e.g., poems, advertisements);        
•read aloud with expression, using correct pronunciation and intonation;        
•read and respond briefly to written materials (e.g., short, simple readers; a schedule or a television guide) by answering short questions or restating information;        
•use various reading strategies to determine meaning and make sense of unfamiliar words (e.g., visual and verbal cues, and use of context and patterns).         
•write simple phrases, short sentences, and questions, using learned vocabulary and simple language structures;        
•write, using a model, a first draft and corrected version in guided and cooperative writing tasks (e.g., create a personal ID card with information such as name, address, hair and eye colour, and personal interests);        
•use and spell the vocabulary appropriate for this grade level.         
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