Subject/Level: Arabic, Level 1
Unit: Greetings and Courtesies
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to basic greetings, introductions, phrases of courtesy and asking and answering “how are you?”
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to identify and produce proper responses for basic greetings and courtesies.
Standards: Communication, Cultures, Comparisons
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L3: Apply knowledge of language functions in order to affect comprehension and expression across contexts.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
R5: Use structure of text, text components, and formatting to assist in understanding the text.
W1: State and support opinions using evidence from a text.
SL1: Participate effectively in a range of conversations demonstrating the ability to understand the ideas of others and clearly express your own.
SL2: Evaluate and use information from diverse media to understand and communicate.
SL3: Evaluate a speaker’s perspective, purpose and audience by the use of rhetoric, tone, and non-verbal cues.
SL4: Present information in a clear, organized fashion appropriate to task and culture.
SL6: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts, audiences, and situations using the culturally appropriate registers and conventions.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, closure cards
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students review greetings, farewells, and courtesy phrases.
2. Students practice vocabulary with writing, speaking and listening activities.