Many of these resources are created by teachers in New Zealand. They have been catalogued by Curriculum Level and Suggested Topic, as requested by the Teachers who answered the online survey conducted prior to the set up of this website.
For each category (levels1 and 2, levels 3 and 4, levels 5 and 6 and levels 7 and 8), you will find the following information on the main page of the chosen category:
- Proficiency Statement
- AOs with Examples
- Links to Resources related to these AOs
- An example of a possible course outline to give your students.
The content of the learning area is specified in terms of a general proficiency statement for each progressive pair of levels, together with achievement objectives for the core strand and the two supporting strands. The achievement objectives in the Communication strand provide the basis for assessment. The two supporting strands are only assessed indirectly through their contribution to the Communication strand. From New Zealand Curriculum (2007), page 24. Click on this link to read the Learning Area Statement
The current French in the New Zealand curriculum and A/Os are replaced by the generic learning area statement and generic A/Os for languages from 2010. Sitting under the generic A/Os for Languages, there are language specific guidelines. The generic A/Os for Languages are described in the following document: