CDE World Languages sample curriculum units-These are sample unit planners that align with standards and proficiency ranges. They are developed around themes. these are not meant to be a four year curriculum, but rather to give examples of thematic units and their components.

Together, these samples are intended to support districts’ transition to the CAS and the development of standards-based instructional practices.


To learn more about the World Languages curriculum samples watch this video presentation:

World Languages Sample Curriculum Unique Attributes from eNetLearning on Vimeo.




  • Intermediate-Mid
    • What do I want to be when I grow up? (Word or PDF)
    • Invention and Innovation (Word or PDF)

  • Intermediate-Low

  • Novice-High
    • A Reason to Celebrate (Word or PDF)
    • Stories, Legends and Fables (Word or PDF)

  • Novice-Mid

  • Novice-Low

Sample unit: Novice-low-Who am I in a Global World?
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