Subject/Level: Arabic Level I
Unit: Greetings and Introductions
Prior Learning: Students are familiar with greetings, introductory phrases, classroom commands, courtesy phrases and formal and informal phrases.
Assessment Objectives: Students will be able to:
1. demonstrate the ability to identify and comprehend greetings, introductions and farewells in Arabic
2. demonstrate the ability to identify and produce phrases of courtesy in Arabic
3. demonstrate the ability to identify and evaluate the difference between masculine and feminine forms of address.
Standards: Communication, Cultures
R1: Read closely and state meaning of text. Give specific examples from text to support conclusions
R3: Analyze culture through history, media, and culturally informative texts
R4: Interpret words in a culturally authentic document to determine type of text or resource through tone, technical, and figurative language
R5: Use structure of text, text components, and formatting to assist in understanding the text
R6: Determine perspective, purpose, and audience of a text as presented by its content and style
R8: Evaluate arguments, form an opinion and give evidence from the text to support or refute a claim
R10: Use acquired techniques and strategies to read complex texts independently
L3: Apply knowledge of language functions in order to affect comprehension and expression across contexts
L4: Extract meaning from unknown words and phrases using context clues, word parts, and appropriate references
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language
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
Materials Used: assessment documents, listening script, key
Estimated Time: 40 minutes
Students demonstrate proficiency through listening and reading comprehension, as well as by providing written examples.