Unit: Travel and Services
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to vocabulary for writing letters and sending mail.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to use computer terminology to discuss their communication habits.
Standards: Communication, Connections, Cultures
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L4: Extract meaning from unknown words and phrases using context clues, word parts, and appropriate references.
L6: Acquire and apply general academic and specific vocabulary necessary for college and career readiness; use language independently to increase fluency.
R3: Analyze culture through history, media, and culturally informative texts.
R5: Use structure of text, text components, and formatting to assist in understanding the text.
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, vocabulary list, answer keys (This lesson could be modified by allowing students computer access to their email and experimenting with changing language settings.)
Estimated Time: 50 minutes
1. Students are introduced to email and computer vocabulary.
2. Students reinforce learning with writing and speaking activities.