North Carolina World Language Standard Course of Study & Instructional Toolkit Components
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World Language Standards
The World Language Essential Standards (WLES) were adopted by the North Carolina State Board of Education in September 2010 and implemented beginning in the Fall of 2012. The WLES are available in two formats: PDF of WLES and Word version of WLES.
In addition, the WLES has several Instructional Toolkit components:
- Crosswalk comparing the former standards to the current WLES
- Unpacking Documents for all K - 12 programs described in the WLES
- Classical Languages (ex. Latin) - High School, Levels I - VI
- Dual & Heritage Languages - Dual Language/Immersion (DL/I)
- Dual & Heritage Languages - Heritage Languages (formerly Native Speakers)
- Modern Languages - Foreign Language in the Elementary School (FLES) and Middle School
- Modern Languages - High School, Levels I - VIII
- Global Education Resource document for the WLES