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Madison Metropolitan School District

Spanish Language Arts 1 (DLI)


This course, in alignment with the Common Core State Standards, emphasizes reading, understanding, and reacting in writing to literature written in Spanish. In this course students will build upon prior knowledge of grammar, vocabulary, word use, and the mechanics of writing. They will develop and apply this learning through the four skill domains of reading, writing, listening, and speaking through linguistically and culturally authentic tasks. In this course, students will be introduced to literary genres through texts written in Spanish for a Spanish speaking audience from a range of historical eras and geographical contexts. This course is conducted almost exclusively in Spanish.

  • Recommended Grades: 9
  • Course Number: FOR8050
  • Credits: 1 credit
  • Note: Elective; This course is designed for students enrolled in the district’s Dual Language Immersion programs. Other interested students should consult with a guidance counselor prior to registering for this course.