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In 2008, one in four elementary schools reported teaching foreign languages.
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Strategies & Methodology

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Materials & Curricula

Discover a wealth of information on foreign language curricula and teaching materials.

Student Assessment

Find information on how to assess students' foreign language skills.

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Integrating Content

Integrating Foreign Language and Content Instruction in Grades K-8
This CAL Digest by Helena Curtain and Mari Haas provides advice from experts and from teachers who know how to work across subjects.

Teaching Language Through Content
This CAL Resource Guide provides links to publications, Web sites, teaching resources, and email discussion groups that offer information about teaching language through content-based instruction in ESL programs and in foreign language programs.

The Seeds Project,
This site suggests hundreds of activities to help educators bring elements of the Hispanic culture into the regular elementary thematic curriculum, while reinforcing the concepts taught in the curricular areas of Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, and Arts/PE/Health/Music.

Standards-Based Thematic Units
French and Spanish elementary and middle school instructionial materials are available from the National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center. Some can be downloaded for free.

Content-Based Language Teaching with Technology
The Center for Advanced Language Acquisition (CARLA) provides professional development and online resources to help language teachers create content-based lessons and units using technology to enhance students' language proficiency and content or cultural knowledge.


Updated December 13, 2013