Second Year Kiksht I
Standard letter grades
Contact hours total
Develops communication skills in Kiksht, the language of the Wasco people. First course of a three-term sequence of study of the American Indian language, Kiksht, at the second-year college level. Focuses on improving pronunciation and developing conversational skills.
1. Recognize Kiksht language versus other heritage languages and how these differences relate to learning Kiksht.
2. Demonstrate proficiency of the pronunciation system.
3. Respond appropriately when asked questions or given directions by Elders and teachers about everyday activities.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of the cultural heritage, traditions, and values rooted in the language and the community.
5. Foster language preservation by helping promote Kiksht to introductory learners.
• Greetings and courtesies (Introduce themselves, greet others, convey courtesies)
• Identify things in the environment
• Community values and beliefs
• Cultural heritage and traditions
• May also introduce alphabet
This class is an oral based learning program, and materials for this class are generated by the teacher for class handouts.
Grades will be determined by verbal and written exams and in-class activities.
General education/Related instruction lists
- Arts and Letters
- Cultural Literacy