Expectations for Learning

Expectations for learning specify what students should know and be able to do as they strive to achieve learning goals.  These statements provide guidance for what counts as progress and what students can do to demonstrate their language proficiency.

Ohio's Learning Standards for K-12 World Languages & Cultures

(Revised March 2020)

These learning standards show what students know and can do as they develop their proficiency across the skills of intercultural communication and literacy . The standards also include progress indicators, which serve as optional examples of what learning might look like for modern languages, classical languages, American Sign Language, and elementary or immersion programs.

NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements

Students can use the Communication Can-Do statements to self-assess their language proficiency and performance and to set goals for how to progress to the next level. Teachers can use the Can-Do statements as predictors of proficiency growth and as learning targets and sample activities for units and lessons. 

The Intercultural Can-Do statements suggest opportunities where students use the target language to Investigate, Interact and Reflect on cultural experiences in their own and other cultures.

The Reflection Tool is used in conjunction with the Intercultural statements to provide opportunities for deeper intercultural exploration outside of class, in English or the target language.

Can-Do Statements and Resources

ASL Communication and Intercultural Can-Do Statements 


Last Modified: 11/4/2022 2:04:16 PM

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