6th -12th grades
Sat., March 30, 2013
(Associated with the Global Oklahoma Festival)
What: A Language Fest will be held at Rose State College Sat., March 30, 2013. Participants may enter either the Vocabulary Bee or the Poetry Recitation contest. Please limit students to one contest.
Who can enter: Middle school and high school students, public and private, parochial and home schooled from the OKC metropolitan area. Students will be divided into four categories – Level 1, Level 2, and Heritage Speakers Level 1 and Level 2. (A Heritage Speaker is any student who is exposed to a native speaker of the target language in his/her place of residence).
Where: Rose State College, 6420 S. E. 15th St., Midwest City, OK.
When: Saturday, March 30, 2013. The competition begins at 10:00am and must be completed by 4:00pm. Upon arrival, all students should check-in in the Humanities Building.
Poetry Recitation - Humanities Building: French and Spanish: This competition will judge students on their ability to interpret the poem that corresponds to their particular level. Since this competition is open to middle school and high school students, students will be registered according to his/her grade level. (Example: a student in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade at the time of the competition will compete in Level I.) There will be four levels of competition for each language. Students will be critiqued on memorization, fluency, confidence, accuracy of pronunciation, and expression. Each teacher will be able to submit up to 3 students per level of competition. A minimum of 5 students per level must enter to hold the contest at that level. Poems will be available at www.rose.edu/globaloklahoma. Winners will be recognized at the end of the day.
Level 1 - 10:00am Level 2 - 10:30am Heritage Level 1 – 11:00am Heritage Level 2 – 11:30am
Vocabulary Bee - H.B. Atkinson Theater: French and Spanish: This competition will be a test of students’ ability and mastery of general vocabulary at his/her level. Since this competition is open to middle school and high school students, each student will be registered according to their grade level. (Example: a student in 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade at the time of the competition will compete in Level 2 at the time of the competition.) There will be four levels of competition for each language. The idea will be to hear and see the word in the target language and translate it into the most appropriate English. (All verbs in the infinitive form must be given as "to _____"(example: manger or comer would be "to eat."). The final round will consist of the inverse, the word given in English and translated into the target language. Each teacher will be able to submit up to 3 students per level of competition. Words will be taken from language textbooks included on the Oklahoma State Adopted list. A minimum of 5 students per level must enter to hold the contest at that level. Winners will be recognized at the end of each round.
Level 1 – 1:00pm Level 2 – 1:30pm Heritage Level 1 – 2pm Heritage Level 2 – 2:30pm
Culture Quiz: H.B. Atkinson Theater: This competition will test the students’ knowledge of French and Spanish cultures. The game consists of 3 rounds, with 18 individual questions per round, and 2 team questions per team per round. The winning team will be the one that wins 2 out of 3 rounds. For the individual questions, the person who buzzes-in must be the person who answers, and he/she may not receive help from the team. Each team will have the opportunity to answer 2 team questions per round. The team may confer to answer. Each question is worth 1 point, and students have 10 seconds to answer the question. If an individual or team answers incorrectly (or doesn’t answer), the other team has the opportunity to answer. If the second individual or team answers incorrectly (or doesn’t answer), no one loses or gains points. The answer will be given by the moderator.
Each team may be comprised of 3 to 4 members.
Cultures Game start time: 3:00pm
Cost: Free to enter.
Prizes: Winners will receive medals or ribbons recognizing their accomplishments.
How to Enter: Complete and submit the online entry form at www.rose.edu/globaloklahoma or print and mail the forms. Teachers must register their students by Friday, March 15th, 2013.
Contacts: Mr. Reginald Snoddy (405) 733-7927 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Rose State College Special Events (405) 736-0313