Subject/Level: Italian, Level 1
Unit: Personal Identification
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to subject pronouns and adjective agreement with gender and quantity.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to describe themselves using the verb essere with adjective agreement.
Standards: Communication, Comparisons
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
R1: Read closely and state meaning of text. Give specific examples from text to support conclusions.
SL1: Participate effectively in a range of conversations demonstrating the ability to understand the ideas of others and clearly express your own.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, closure, answer keys
Estimated Time: 55 minutes
1. Students are introduced to the verb essere (to be).
2. Students learn to describe themselves using the verb essere (I am / I am not) with adjective agreement.
3. Students reinforce learning through writing activities and surveying others.