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Today’s
Objectives
learn new vocabulary
read and discuss money and sports
correct writing assignment 2 and had in writing assignment 3
check exercises A and B on pg 70-71
work on midterm Exam.

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Oral Midterm Exam – Dialog Option =20%
 
Partner work, but individual mark.
 
What will you do?  
 
· You will write a dialogue.
· There are 4 units. 
· You will choose which units you will write a dialogue about.
· The dialogues will be about a question/theme from the units you have chosen.  
· Each dialogue will be 2.5 minutes long.
· For your midterm exam you will say/perform the dialogues
· You must use target language/vocabulary words from the unit in each dialogue. (See rubric)
YOU MUST USE at least 3 Vocabulary words in your dialogue
· On the day of the midterm you must hand-in your written dialogues with the target language/vocabulary words 
underlined. 
 
PLEASE NOTE: STUDENTS WILL LOSE MARKS IF THEY DO NOT HAND-IN A COPY OF THEIR
DIALOGUE WITH TARGET LANGUAGE/VOCABULARY WORDS UNDERLINED.

 
0—1 point

Sophistication/
Complexity
Student gives a bare minimum
response.

Time
Speaks clearly
Often mumbles or cannot be
understood.
OR
No
response.

Target Language
A limited amount of target
language was used (less than 3
words per dialogue)

Fluency
Very limited with significant
hesitation

Grammar
Student’s responses do not reflect
understanding of grammar

Under 1/4 of required
time

Needing much prompting.
OR
No target language was used.

2 points

Student responds with some
additional information, but it is an
expected (‘rote’) response.

Speaks clearly and distinctly most
(94-85%) of the time.
Mispronounces some words.

Some amount of target language
was used. (4-5 words per
dialogue)

Fair, shows some hesitation.
May need some prompting.

Student makes ungrammatical but
appropriate responses

1/4 -1/2 of required
time

3 points

Student gives a developed answer
that demonstrates personal
understanding and reflection.

Speaks clearly and distinctly all
(100-95%) the time, but
mispronounces some words

Considerable amount of target
language was used. (6-7 words
per dialogue)

Good, shows very little
hesitation. Little prompting
needed.

Student uses standard grammar or
known but non-standard forms

1/2-3/4 of required time

4 points

Student provides a very thoughtful
response, appropriate to an
informal conversation or formal
interview.

Speaks clearly and distinctly all
(100-95%) the time, and
mispronounces a few words.

Great amount of target language
was used. (more than 7words per
dialogue)

Excellent with little or no
hesitation.

Student usually uses standard
grammar and can correct mistakes

Full time