Programs for Secondary

seventh-grade

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Unit #1 – Scenario: Here I am!

Themes

  1. Hello, Hi there, Hey, Bye
  2. Building Community
  3.  Let´s Get Personal
  4.  Meet My Family

Unit #2 – Scenario: Enjoying Life

Themes

  1. My Daily Routine
  2. Eating Habits
  3. Hanging out
  4. Things I Like to Do

Unit #3 – Scenario: Getting Back to Nature 

Themes

  1. Natural Wonders in My Backyard
  2. Marvels in Costa Rica
  3. A World of Wonders
  4. Where can I go next?

Unit #4 – Scenario: Checking Things off a Shopping List

Themes

  1. My Family´s Grocery List
  2. Going Shopping
  3. Does This Fit Me? 
  4.  How Much Does It Cost?

Unit #5 – Scenario:  Let’s Celebrate Costa Rican Culture!

Themes

  1. How my family and I celebrate “Tico” culture
  2. How my community celebrates “Tico” culture
  3.  How other Costa Rican communities celebrate “Tico” culture
  4. How Costa Ricans celebrate national “Tico” culture

Unit #6 – Scenario: Getting from Here to There

Themes

  1. Knowing where I want to go
  2. Knowing where It is
  3. Knowing how to get there
  4.  Knowing what I need and when

eight-graders

Unit #1 – Scenario: My High School…Our place

Themes

  1. High School — Bring it on!
  2. A Day in the Life of My High School.
  3. What is Your Next Class?
  4. High School Through the Eyes of my Friends

Unit #2 – Scenario: Let the Good Times Roll

Themes

  1. Fun times: Inside and Out
  2. What´s your favorite ____?
  3. Ready to Play: Tell Me the Rules
  4. Up Close and Personal

Unit #3 – Scenario: Something to celebrate

Themes

  1. Let’s Celebrate: Holidays with My Family
  2. Let’s Celebrate: Latin American Holidays and Festivals
  3. Let’s Celebrate: Holidays and Festivals around the World
  4. A Holiday to Remember: One of my favorites

Unit #4 – Scenario: Going Shopping

Themes

  1. Welcome to My Town
  2. Getting what I need at the right place
  3. Where is it?
  4.  How can I get there?

Unit #5 – Scenario:  Unforgettable events

Themes

  1. A Day I’ll Never Forget: in my Personal Life
  2. An Event I’ll Never Forget: with my Family
  3. An Event I’ll Never Forget: in Costa Rica
  4. An Event I’ll Never Forget: in the World

Unit #6 – Scenario: Getting from Here to There

Themes

  1. Beautiful Costa Rica
  2. Hiking, Biking and Walking Around Costa Rica 
  3. Traveling Necessities
  4. Planning My Perfect Vacation

ninth-graders

Unit #1 – Scenario: Time to have fun

Themes

  1. Let’s Workout
  2. Once Upon a Time I Enjoyed…
  3. Try it!
  4. The Most Fun I’ve Ever had!

Unit #2 – Online and Connected

Themes

  1. Yesterday, Today and Future Media
  2. Virtual Communities and Networks
  3. New Media and Public Safety
  4. The Magical World of Apps

Unit #3 – Scenario: Lights, Camera and Action 

Themes

  1. What´s on TV? 
  2. The Best Show Ever…
  3. Through the Lens of the Documentary
  4. Daily News

Unit #4 – Scenario: In the Public Eye

Themes

  1. Success vs. Fame
  2. National Role Models
  3. Contributions of Outstanding Figures to Society
  4. Breaking News: Read All About It

Unit #5 – Scenario:  Unexpected Situations

Themes

  1. Home Emergencies
  2. Emergency Traveling Situations
  3. Unanticipated Appointments
  4. Making a Complaint at a Restaurant

Unit #6 – Scenario: Open a book, Open your mind

Themes

  1. Keep it simple
  2. Show me: Comic Strips
  3. Biographies of Writers
  4. The Moral of the Costa Rican Legend is

tenth-graders

Unit #1 – Scenario: Love What we Do!

Themes

  1. Help wanted
  2. Jobs
  3. Interviewing
  4. Working to Live or Living to Work?

Unit #2 – Scenario: Stories Come in all Shapes and Sizes

Themes

  1. Tell me a Story
  2. Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
  3. The Reviews Are In
  4. You Should Read This

Unit #3 – Scenario: A World of Differences

Themes

  1. These Are My People
  2. Cultures, Subcultures and Cliques
  3. Cultural Norms and Cultural Storms
  4. I Am Not My Hair

Unit #4 – Scenario: Caution: Fragile World — Handle with Care

Themes

  1. What Makes Something Sustainable
  2. Products and Practices around the World.
  3. Products and Practices in Costa Rica
  4. Am I Environmentally friendly?

Unit #5 – Scenario: HighTech HighTouch!

Themes

  1. Hot Apps
  2. Danger Zones in a Digital World
  3. Tech Tools for Positive Change
  4.  My Future Is in My Hands

Unit #6 – Scenario: What Comes Next?

Themes

  1. Pass or Fail?
  2. College or Career?
  3. Study Here or Abroad?
  4. Getting by or Getting ahead?

eleventh-graders

Unit #1 – Scenario: Recipes for Success

Themes

  1. Ingredients for Healthy Living
  2. Add a Pinch of a Positive Attitude
  3. Follow the recipe: a Plan for success
  4.  Give me a Taste: Stories of Successful People

Unit #2 – Scenario: From the wheel to the drone

Themes

  1. Inventions that have Changed our Lives
  2. Living in a Tech World 
  3. Safety First 
  4. The Next Wave of Innovations

Unit #3 – Scenario: The Earth–Our Gift and Our Responsibility

Themes

  1. Natural DisastersIs Nature Against us?
  2. What´s the Problem?
  3. A Helping Hand (possible solutions)
  4. Who is Doing What? (Nonprofit and NGOs)

Unit #4 – Scenario: Get Ready. Get set. Go!

Themes

  1. Get ready: Take a Look at your Dreams and Fears
  2. Get Set: College or Career?
  3. Surviving or Thriving?(Developing Your Soft Skills)
  4. Go! The Future is Now

Unit #5 – Scenario:  Really??? (Controversial issues)

Themes

  1. You gotta be kidding…World facts
  2. Shut up…Issues from Health and Medicine
  3. No way…Controversies and the Law
  4. OMG… Stereotypes and Cultural Differences