LNMCO 11 Mohawk Language

Angela · September 4, 2020

Course Expectations

This course will provide students an opportunity to expand their knowledge of a Native language and of Native philosophy, spirituality and values. It will enhance their identity and self-worth. Students will communicate by using a variety of phrases and expressions, create short conversations, skits, stories, and narratives, use information technology, and develop an awareness of the structural and functional workings of a Native language. This course is open to students who have successfully completed NL2 or who can demonstrate the required proficiency.

Unit Titles

UNIT TITLESTIME & SEQUENCEHOURS
Unit 1Kanonhweratontshera (Daily)38
Unit 2Four Sacred Ceremonies10
Unit 3Karihwi:io (Handsome Lake Code)10
Unit 4Creation Story14
Unit 5Cycle of Ceremonies10
Unit 6Midwinter – Independent Study (included)14
Unit 7Medicines15
Unit 8From Great Law – Overview14

Overall Curriculum Expectations

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • demonstrate listening skills in a variety of situations;
  • converse on familiar and new topics in structured and open-ended situations;
  • communicate ideas and information for a variety of purposes using new vocabulary and known expressions;
  • demonstrate an understanding of language structures and vocabulary in a variety of contexts;
  • use various forms of communication to express Native philosophy;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the oral traditions of the language under study;
  • use information technology to communicate in a Native language.

READING

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

WRITING

  • express ideas in writing, using familiar and new vocabulary and language structures;
  • demonstrate creativity and clarity in the communication of ideas, feelings, and information;
  • demonstrate accuracy in writing and a knowledge of linguistic conventions;
  • use information technology to communicate in a Native language;

About Instructor

Angela

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