Subject/Level: Italian, Level 1
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to school areas, subjects, objects, activities definite and indefinite articles, interrogatives, the verb avere and conjugating –are verbs in the present tense for all subjects. Learning Objectives: Students will be able to 1) demonstrate listening, reading and writing ability using school vocabulary and 2) self-evaluate areas of weakness prior to assessment. Standards: Communication L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking. L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. 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. R5: Use structure of text, text components, and formatting to assist in understanding the text. W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform. W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience. W10: Write frequently on a variety of topics for a variety of purposes. SL2: Evaluate and use information from diverse media to understand and communicate.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided and independent practice, closure, listening script, answer keys Estimated Time: 50 minutes Lesson Overview:
1. Students review Education Unit vocabulary and topics.
2. Students evaluate areas of weakness with reading, writing and listening activities.