LNMBO 9 Mohawk Language

Angela · September 4, 2020

Course Description

This course will enable students to experience the unique respect for life that permeates Native languages and cultures. Students will expand their vocabulary and knowledge of phrases and expressions, using them in simple dialogues, narrative writing, grammatical constructions, and reading, and to exchange information electronically. This course is open to any student who has successfully completed at least four years of elementary Native languages study, has successfully completed LNMAO, or demonstrates the required proficiency.

Unit Titles

Unit 1Introduction Self & Kanonhweratontshera15
Unit 2Corn & Harvest10
Unit 3Karihwi:io (Handsome Lake Code)10
Unit 4Medicine & Strawberries10
Unit 5Trees9
Unit 6Thunder9
Unit 7Sun, Moon & Stars9
Unit 8Seeds & Planting9
Unit 9Four Sacred Ceremonies12
Unit 10Midwinter14
*Kanonhweratontshera – Opening and Closing18

Overall Curriculum Expectations

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

By the end of NL2, students will:

  • demonstrate a range of listening skills;
  • converse on familiar topics in structured and open-ended situations;
  • demonstrate an understanding of language structures and vocabulary in a variety of   texts;
  • demonstrate an understanding of Native oral traditions (
  • use information technology to communicate in a Native language.

READING

By the end of NL2, students will:

  • read passages on familiar topics and infer the meaning of new words and language patterns in those passages;
  • identify language patterns and vocabulary that have been learned through oral work;
  • read for pleasure or information;
  • demonstrate comprehension of a variety of reading materials;
  • use information technology to communicate in a Native language.

WRITING

By the end of NL2, students will:

  • use a variety of language patterns and vocabulary accurately;
  • create a variety of written works, expressing ideas clearly;
  • demonstrate accuracy in writing and knowledge of linguistic conventions;
  • use information technology to communicate in a Native language.

About Instructor

Angela

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