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Subject/Level: Italian, Level 1
Prior Learning: Students are familiar with describing others, expressing the preferences of others, family relationships and possessive adjectives.
Assessment Objectives: Students will demonstrate the ability to:
1. describe family members
2. express the personal preferences and interests of family members
3. plan and structure a presentation by setting goals and maintaining organization
4. verbally present information to others
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.
W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform.
W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience.
W5: Develop and strengthen writing through planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach.
W6: Use a variety of media to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.
W10: Write frequently on a variety of topics for a variety of purposes.
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.
SL4: Present information in a clear, organized fashion appropriate to task and culture.
SL5: Use visual and digital media to enhance presentations.
SL6: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts, audiences, and situations using the culturally appropriate registers and conventions.
Materials Used: project description and instructions, rough draft graphic organizers, grading rubrics, peer observation forms, student computers
1. Students prepare a Slideshow presentation of their families, including a written script and visual aids.
2. Students present projects formally in front of an audience.*
3. Two rubrics and project options have been provided: one for verbal and one for written presentations.