Subject/Level: Italian, Level 1
Unit: Greetings and Courtesies
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to greetings, farewells, introductions and asking/answering “How are you?”
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to introduce themselves using both formal and informal registers.
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.
W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience.
SL1: Participate effectively in a range of conversations demonstrating the ability to understand the ideas of others and clearly express your own.
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, neckties, answer keys
Estimated Time: 55 minutes
1. Students review basic phrases of courtesy.
2. Students are introduced to tu and Lei.
3. Students greet and introduce themselves to classmates using both the formal and informal methods.