Judging Criteria and Requirements
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FESTIVAL
You may do a project for the Foreign Language Festival, which takes place in the middle of March. You can get a test grade for the project.
Check out the projects that you can do for the Foreign Language Festival. Only the best projects can go to the Festival. Start now. I will need to have completed projects by February 2.
Recitation of a poem – Memorize and recite a poem. You will have to practice telling me and the class.
Reading Proficiency – Read a passage with menus and itineraries, etc. and answer questions. You will have to practice after school for this.
Oral Proficiency – Chat with a judge for a few minutes. You will have to practice after school for this.
Listening Proficiency – Listen to passages read and answer questions about it. You will have to practice after school for this.
Writing Proficiency – Choose one prompt from two listed and write for 30 minutes. You will have to practice after school for this.
Dialogue – Two students prepare a conversation to give in front of a judge, based upon the topics for their particular year of study.
Project – This may include the following: models of buildings, landscapes, and/or monuments; advertisements, cookbooks, and/or other print media; presentations on history, literature and/or other forms of cultural expression.
Video – No longer than ten minutes – The video should depict the culture, should be in Spanish, and should reflect this year’s theme chosen by KWLA.
Art – You may make a copy of an original piece by a Spanish artist, or you may create an original piece of your own that depicts Spanish culture.
Chorus – This involves weekly practice and a commitment to the group.
Dance – Two years ago we did the ChaCha and the Tango. Last year we did the Paso Doble. This year we’re doing a medley of dances. This involves weekly practice and a commitment to the group.