Subject/Level: Italian, Level 1
Unit: Clothing and Shopping
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to vocabulary for clothing and accessories, expressing materials and prices, demonstrative adjectives, and describing clothing.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to compare clothing and other items using comparative adjectives.
Standards: Communication, Comparisons, Cultures
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.
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.
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.
R10: Use acquired techniques and strategies to read complex texts independently.
W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform.
W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience.
W10: Write frequently on a variety of topics for a variety of purposes.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, closure, answer keys
Estimated Time: 55 minutes
1. Students are introduced to using comparative adjectives.
2. Students reinforce learning with writing activities.