Elementary Portuguese (#5007080) 

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Course Standards

Name Description
WL.K12.IL.7.1: Access information in the target language to reinforce previously acquired content area knowledge.
WL.K12.IL.7.2: Access new information on historic and/or contemporary influences that underlie selected cultural practices from the target language and culture to obtain new knowledge in the content areas.
WL.K12.IL.9.1: Use the target language to participate in different activities for personal enjoyment and enrichment.
WL.K12.IM.9.1: Use expanded vocabulary and structures in the target language to access different media and community resources.
WL.K12.NH.1.1: Demonstrate understanding of familiar topics and frequently used expressions supported by a variety of actions.
WL.K12.NH.1.2: Demonstrate understanding of short conversations in familiar contexts.
WL.K12.NH.1.3: Demonstrate understanding of short, simple messages and announcements on familiar topics.
WL.K12.NH.1.4: Demonstrate understanding of key points on familiar topics presented through a variety of media.
WL.K12.NH.1.5: Demonstrate understanding of simple stories or narratives.
WL.K12.NH.1.6: Follow directions or instructions to complete a task when expressed in short conversations.
WL.K12.NH.2.1: Determine main idea from simple texts that contain familiar vocabulary used in context.
WL.K12.NH.2.2: Identify the elements of story such as setting, theme and characters.
WL.K12.NH.3.1: Engage in short social interactions using phrases and simple sentences.
WL.K12.NH.3.2: Exchange information about familiar tasks, topics and activities, including personal information.
WL.K12.NH.3.3: Exchange information using simple language about personal preferences, needs, and feelings.
WL.K12.NH.3.4: Ask and answer a variety of questions about personal information.
WL.K12.NH.3.5: Exchange information about meeting someone including where to go, how to get there, and what to do and why.
WL.K12.NH.3.6: Use basic language skills supported by body language and gestures to express agreement and disagreement.
WL.K12.NH.3.7: Ask for and give simple directions to go somewhere or to complete a task.
WL.K12.NH.3.8: Describe a problem or a situation with sufficient details in order to be understood.
WL.K12.NH.4.1: Provide basic information on familiar topics using phrases and simple sentences.
WL.K12.NH.4.2: Describe aspects of daily life using complete sentences.
WL.K12.NH.4.3: Describe familiar experiences or events using both general and specific language.
WL.K12.NH.4.4: Present personal information about one’s self and others.
WL.K12.NH.4.5: Retell the main idea of a simple, culturally authentic story in the target language with prompting and support.
WL.K12.NH.4.6: Use verbal and non verbal communication when making announcements or introductions.
WL.K12.NH.6.1: Use information acquired through the study of the practices and perspectives of the target culture(s) to identify some of their characteristics and compare them to own culture.
WL.K12.NH.6.2: Identify examples of common beliefs and attitudes and their relationship to practices in the cultures studied.
WL.K12.NH.6.3: Recognize different contributions from countries where the target language is spoken and how these contributions impact our global society (e.g., food, music, art, sports, recreation, famous international figures, movies, etc.)
WL.K12.NH.6.4: Identify cultural artifacts, symbols, and images of the target culture(s).
WL.K12.NH.7.1: Use vocabulary acquired in the target language to access new knowledge from other disciplines.
WL.K12.NH.7.2: Use maps, graphs, and other graphic organizers to facilitate comprehension and expression of key vocabulary in the target language to reinforce existing content area knowledge.
WL.K12.NH.8.1: Distinguish similarities and differences among the patterns of behavior of the target language by comparing information acquired in the target language to further knowledge of own language and culture.
WL.K12.NH.8.2: Compare basic sound patterns and grammatical structures between the target language and own language.
WL.K12.NH.8.3: Compare and contrast specific cultural traits of the target culture and compare to own culture (typical dances, food, celebrations, etc.)
WL.K12.NH.9.1: Use key target language vocabulary to communicate with others within and beyond the school setting.
WL.K12.NH.9.2: Use communication tools to establish a connection with a peer from a country where the target language is spoken.
WL.K12.NM.1.1: Demonstrate understanding of basic words, phrases, and questions about self and personal experiences, through gestures, drawings, pictures, and actions.
WL.K12.NM.1.2: Demonstrate understanding of everyday expressions dealing with simple and concrete daily activities and needs presented in a clear, slow, and repeated speech.
WL.K12.NM.1.3: Demonstrate understanding of basic words and phrases in simple messages and announcements on familiar settings.
WL.K12.NM.1.4: Demonstrate understanding of simple information supported by visuals through a variety of media.
WL.K12.NM.1.5: Demonstrate understanding of simple rhymes, songs, poems, and read aloud stories.
WL.K12.NM.1.6: Follow short, simple directions.
WL.K12.NM.2.1: Demonstrate understanding of written familiar words, phrases, and simple sentences supported by visuals.
WL.K12.NM.2.2: Demonstrate understanding of short, simple literary stories.
WL.K12.NM.2.3: Demonstrate understanding of simple written announcements with prompting and support.
WL.K12.NM.2.4: Recognize words and phrases when used in context on familiar topics.
WL.K12.NM.3.1: Introduce self and others using basic, culturally-appropriate greetings.
WL.K12.NM.3.2: Participate in basic conversations using words, phrases, and memorized expressions.
WL.K12.NM.3.3: Ask simple questions and provide simple responses related to personal preferences.
WL.K12.NM.3.4: Exchange essential information about self, family, and familiar topics.
WL.K12.NM.3.5: Understand and use in context common concepts (such as numbers, days of the week, etc.) in simple situations.
WL.K12.NM.3.6: Use appropriate gestures, body language, and intonation to clarify a message.
WL.K12.NM.3.7: Understand and respond appropriately to simple directions.
WL.K12.NM.3.8: Differentiate among oral statements, questions, and exclamations in order to determine meaning.
WL.K12.NM.4.1: Provide basic information about self and immediate surroundings using words and phrases and memorized expressions.
WL.K12.NM.4.2: Present personal information about self and others.
WL.K12.NM.4.3: Express likes and dislikes.
WL.K12.NM.4.4: Provide an account of daily activities.
WL.K12.NM.4.5: Role-play skits, songs, or poetry in the target language that deal with familiar topics.
WL.K12.NM.4.6: Present simple information about a familiar topic using visuals.
WL.K12.NM.5.1: Provide basic information in writing using familiar topics, often using previously learned expressions and phrases.
WL.K12.NM.5.2: Fill out a simple form with basic information.
WL.K12.NM.5.3: Write simple sentences about self and/or others.
WL.K12.NM.5.4: Write simple sentences that help in day-to-day life communication.
WL.K12.NM.5.6: Pre-write by drawing pictures to support ideas related to a task.
WL.K12.NM.5.7: Draw pictures in sequence to demonstrate a story plot.
WL.K12.NM.6.1: Recognize basic practices and perspectives of cultures where the target language is spoken (such as greetings, holiday celebrations, etc.)
WL.K12.NM.6.2: Recognize common patterns of behavior (such as body language, gestures) and cultural practices and/or traditions associated with the target culture(s).
WL.K12.NM.6.3: Participate in age-appropriate and culturally authentic activities such as celebrations, songs, games, and dances.
WL.K12.NM.6.4: Recognize products of culture (e.g., food, shelter, clothing, transportation, toys).
WL.K12.NM.7.1: Identify key words and phrases in the target language that are based on previous knowledge acquired in subject area classes.
WL.K12.NM.7.2: Identify (within a familiar context and supported by visuals), basic information common to the world language classroom and other disciplines.
WL.K12.NM.8.1: Demonstrate basic knowledge acquired in the target language in order to compare words that are similar to those in his/her own language.
WL.K12.NM.8.2: Recognize true and false cognates in the target language and compare them to own language.
WL.K12.NM.8.3: Identify celebrations typical of the target culture and one’s own.
WL.K12.NM.9.1: Use key words and phrases in the target language to participate in different activities in the school and community settings.
WL.K12.NM.9.2: Participate in simple presentations, activities, and cultural events in local, global, and/or online communities.
ELD.K12.ELL.SI.1: English language learners communicate for social and instructional purposes within the school setting.

General Course Information and Notes


Portuguese-Elementary introduces students to the target language and its culture. Students will learn beginning skills in listening and speaking and an introduction to basic skills in reading and writing. Also, culture, connections, comparisons, and communities are included in this one-year course.

This course shall integrate the Goal 3 Student Performance Standards of the Florida System of School Improvement and Accountability as appropriate to the content and processes of the subject matter. It also must reflect appropriate Next Generation Sunshine State Standards benchmarks and Florida Standards for English language arts and mathematics.

The standards and benchmarks listed for this course are aligned with the expected levels of language proficiency, rather than grade levels.


English Language Development ELD Standards Special Notes Section:
Teachers are required to provide listening, speaking, reading and writing instruction that allows English language learners (ELL) to communicate for social and instructional purposes within the school setting. For the given level of English language proficiency and with visual, graphic, or interactive support, students will interact with grade level words, expressions, sentences and discourse to process or produce language necessary for academic success. The ELD standard should specify a relevant content area concept or topic of study chosen by curriculum developers and teachers which maximizes an ELL’s need for communication and social skills. To access an ELL supporting document which delineates performance definitions and descriptors, please click on the following link: https://cpalmsmediaprod.blob.core.windows.net/uploads/docs/standards/eld/si.pdf


As well as any certification requirements listed on the course description, the following qualifications may also be acceptable for the course:

Any field when certification reflects a bachelor or higher degree with locally documented proficiency in Portuguese.

General Information

Course Number: 5007080 Course Path: Section: Grades PreK to 12 Education Courses > Grade Group: Grades PreK to 5 Education Courses > Subject: World Languages > SubSubject: General >
Abbreviated Title: ELEM PORTUGUESE
Course Attributes:
  • Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) Required
  • Florida Standards Course
Course Status: Course Approved
Grade Level(s): K,1,2,3,4,5,PreK

Educator Certifications

Portuguese (Elementary and Secondary Grades K-12)

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