Spanish instruction based on the TEKS is offered to fifth graders as Beginning Spanish and Spanish 1 to seventh and eighth grade students as an elective earning high school credit. The Spanish language program focuses both on language construction and cultural aspects of the novice speaker and the native language learner. The Spanish language is acquired by incorporating communication skills such as listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing, and showing. A web-based computer program is utilized to provide practice and enhance retention of the language.
For more information on the state requirements: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills