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Proposed Draft of the New York State Classical Languages Learning Standards

Anchor Standard 1: Communication - Learners communicate effectively in Latin or Greek by using a variety of texts and resources for multiple purposes and make interdisciplinary language connections. 

Standard 1.1: Interpretive Communication - Learners understand, interpret, and analyze what is heard, read, or viewed on a variety of topics, drawing on a range of diverse texts, including authentic resources.

Standard 1.2: Presentational Communication - Learners present information and ideas on a variety of topics adapted to various audiences of listeners, readers or viewers to describe, inform, narrate, explain, and persuade.

Standard 1.3: Interpersonal Communication - Learners interact and negotiate meaning in spoken or written conversations to exchange information and express feelings, preferences, and opinions. 

Anchor Standard 2: Cultures - Learners use the knowledge of Latin and Greek to identify, describe, compare and explain the  practices and products of Greco-Roman and other cultures, while developing cross-cultural  perspectives.

Standard 2.1: Relating Cultural Practices and Products to Perspectives - Learners use the knowledge of Latin or Greek to identify, describe, and explain the practices and products of the cultures studied as well as the cultural perspectives they reveal.

Standard 2.2: Cultural Comparisons - Learners use knowledge of Latin or Greek to reveal and compare the products and practices of the cultures studied and their own.

Link to public comment survey for Classical Languages Standards

The Public Comment Period will be open from December 6, 2019 through 11:59 p.m. on January 17, 2020.