Subject/Level: Arabic, Level I
Unit: Time and Date
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to telling time both before and after the hour.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to identify and produce special time expressions in Arabic.
Standards: Communication, Comparisons
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.
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.
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.
SL6: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts, audiences, and situations using the culturally appropriate registers and conventions.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, answer keys, game boards
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students learn to identify and use time expressions for half past, quarter past, quarter to, midnight, noon and a.m. / p.m. in Arabic.
2. Students practice these skills through writing and speaking activities.