Subject/Level: Arabic, Level 1
Unit: Greetings and Courtesies
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to greetings, introductions and farewells.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to ask and answer “How are you?”
Standards: Communication, Cultures, Connections
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
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.
W7: Conduct research in order to answer focused questions and demonstrate understanding of the subject under investigation.
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.
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.
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: anticipatory set, guided notes, independent practice, data analysis, crayons, markers or colored pencils
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
1. Students are introduced to asking and answering “How are you?” in Arabic.
2. Students practice these skills with writing, speaking and listening activities.