Links for Curriculum

Creating a curriculum for PreK-8 World Language programs? Start here.

Common Core

Alignment of the National Standards for Learning Languages with the Common Core State Standards: See the ACTFL document here.
Read the actual English Language Arts Common Core document here.

21st Century Skills

See the 21st Century Skills Map that was designed in cooperation with world language educators here.


Download the Connnecticut World Languages Framework (2005) here.

These are the Connecticut World Languages Framework Content Standards, divided up into PreK-4 only and 5-8 only. Thanks to past participant, Maria Hernandez, for typing these up!

All of the Connecticut Department of Education Frameworks can all be found here:

Download the Executive Summary of the Standards for Foreign Language Learning here.
Order a copy of the Standards here.

A terrific list of links to State Departments of Education,State Standards Documents, State World Language Organizations, etc. put together by the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages is here.

Curriculum Examples

The K-5 Curriculum for Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School's Japanese Language and Culture Program is available here.

Writing Objectives

CARLA CoBaLTT project list of common problems when writing objectives:
Here is a wonderful chart of "content-obligatory" vs. "content compatible" language objectives, developed by Tara Fortune and Diane Tedick
Here is another description of "content-obligatory" vs. "content compatible" language:
There is a list of language functions, again that you CoBaLTT! Here.
The NCLRC learning strategies document is here: