Subject/Level: Arabic, Level 1
Unit: Greetings and Courtesies
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to basic greetings and introductions.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to use masculine and feminine forms of greetings, introductions and farewells.
Standards: Communication, Cultures, Comparisons
W3: Write a sequential, organized narrative
W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience
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
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
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.
R9: Use two or more texts or cross-media materials to compare and contrast or build knowledge.
R10: Use acquired techniques and strategies to read complex texts independently.
W10: Write frequently on a variety of topics for a variety of purposes.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, closure cards
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students are introduced to greetings, farewells, and phrases of introduction.
2. Students practice vocabulary with writing, speaking and listening activities.