Foreign Language Can-Do Statements
Language: Japanese
Level: I
Semester: 1 & 2
Unit Theme: Hiragana Lesson

Interpretive
Listening
Reading
I can
 I can read
recognize
about furigana,
Japanese
punctuation,
alphabets.
word spaces
and horizontal
I can
and vertical
recognize
writing
classroom
commands.



Interpersonal
Person-to-Person
I can ask someone their name,
age.
I can say what the weather is
like.
I can ask to borrow classroom
supplies


Presentational
Speaking
Writing
I can count to
 I can write the
ten.
entire
hiragana table
I can sing a
hiragana rap
 I can use
song.
hiragana to
write known
vocabulary
words

 
 
Unit Theme: “Hajimemashite” [Making introductions]

Interpretive
Listening
Reading
I can
 I can read Kanji
understand
for numbers 1 phone
100.
numbers.



Interpersonal
Person-to-Person
I can give my name
I can say where I live.
I can ask someone phone
numbers.


Presentational
Speaking
Writing
I can say
 I can write
greeting words.
simple
sentencesI can introduce
what is your
myself.
phone
number?
 I can write
Kanji for
numbers 1 100.

 
 
Unit Theme: “Watashi no kazoku” [Talking about my family]


Interpretive
Listening
Reading
I can understand
 I can read some
when someone
kanji relating to
counts to 200
family
I can understand
 I can read an
when speakers
assigned
use people and
paragraph about
family words.
Japanese bands in
Japanese



Interpersonal
Person-to-Person
I can say how many
people are in my family.
I can introduce
members of my family.
I can say what I like and
dislike.


Presentational
Speaking
Writing
I can introduce  I can write
my family.
Kanji-mother,
father and etc.
I can count the
 I can write a
people.
short
paragraph
about my
family.

 
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lunch and dinner. trains I can understand someone explain how they get to school: the mode of transport.   Unit Theme: “Gakkou ni ikimasu” [Going to school]   Interpretive Listening Reading  I can read an I can assigned recognize paragraph Japanese about transportatio Japanese bullet n words. Interpersonal Person-to-Person Reading    I can read Kanji-the days of the week. I can read an assigned paragraph about Japanese school uniforms   I can say what time I get up. I can read time. the transport. and who I go with  Presentational Speaking Writing  I can write a I can give a short short speech paragraph about how I get about how I to school: the get to school: mode of the mode of transport. time I leave.. Page 2  9/12/2011    . I can recognize the days of the week. I can say what I have for breakfast.    Unit Theme: “Ohayou!” [Describing your morning routine]  Interpretive Listening   I can understand when some one gives the time. I can understand students explain what classes they do well and poorly Reading I can read an assigned paragraph about Japanese bands Interpersonal Person-to-Person  I can talk with a friend about what classes we do well and poorly in   Presentational Speaking Writing I can talk about  I can write my school about my schedule. the time I leave.     Unit Theme: “Gakkou” [Talking about school subjects and teachers]   Interpretive Listening I can understand  when someone talks about different school subjects.  Interpersonal Person-to-Person I can talk with someone about how I get to school: the mode of transport. and who I go and who I go with with  I can write Kanji-school and go.. the time they leave. I can write Kanji-time and days of the week. and who they go with. I can talk about  I can write what school school subjects I am subjects in taking. the time I leave.   I can write about my morning routine and tell what time I do certain things. timetable. Presentational Speaking Writing  I can talk about my routine. Kanji.

  Presentational Speaking Writing I can say  I can write today’s day and about a past birthdays in trip or event Japanese. I can talk with a friend using simple sentences to describe what I did the previous week Presentational Speaking Writing   I can give a short speech about what I did the previous week.    Unit Theme: “Shuugaku ryokou” [Narrating events in the past]   Interpretive Listening Reading  I can read an I can assigned story understand about a school the words trip in about Japanese months and the dates of the months. Interpersonal Person-to-Person Reading  I can read an assigned paragraph about Japanese extracurricular activities   I can talk about my hobbies and interests in Japanese. . I can explain about my hobbies and interests.  I can write a paragraph about what I do in my free time   Page 3  9/12/2011    . I can understand about friends birthday.   Interpersonal Person-to-Person I can ask and answer simple questions about past events I can ask about the date of a friend’s birthday. I can give a paragraphlength speech about a past trip     Unit Theme: “Hima na toki” [Talking about pastimes and hobbies] Interpretive Listening  I can understand when someone talks about his/her hobbies and interests.