ITALY: Exploring the Culture of Italy Bundle

ITALY: Exploring the Culture of Italy Bundle
ITALY: Exploring the Culture of Italy Bundle
ITALY: Exploring the Culture of Italy Bundle
ITALY: Exploring the Culture of Italy Bundle
ITALY: Exploring the Culture of Italy Bundle
ITALY: Exploring the Culture of Italy Bundle
ITALY: Exploring the Culture of Italy Bundle
ITALY: Exploring the Culture of Italy Bundle
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Take an in-depth look at the symbols, language, geography, art, and traditions of Italy—at a savings of 25%—with the books, activities, and poster in the Exploring the Culture of Italy Bundle.

Book Resources Included:

  • Snapshots of Italy introduces the location, national flag, cultural symbols, and landmarks of Italy, along with common phrases in Italian.
  • Introduce the official language with Learn to Count in Italian, a book that features fun facts, traceable number words, and two activity pages.
  • Follow-up with Our Colorful World in Italian, a mini coloring book that includes a color chart.

Cross-Curricular Activities Included:

  • How to Make a Pizza is a cut-and-glue sequencing activity.
  • The Legend of Romulus and Remus is a fill-in-the-blank story about the founding of Rome.
  • Mapping Italy challenges students to use critical thinking skills as they complete a crossword puzzle based on a map of Italy.

Posters Included:

  • Italian Pasta highlights eight different types of pasta.
  • Symbols of Italy is an 11 x 17 inch poster that illustrates six cultural symbols with colorful photographs.
  • Tastes of Italy features six iconic Italian foods.

Italian Words and Phrases: (includes phonetic pronunciations)

addio (goodbye), bel paese (beautiful country), calcio (football), ciao (hello), grazie (thank you), no (no), per favore (please), si (yes)

Additional Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

ancient, century, basil, bell tower, Colosseum, Eternal City, elaborate, Europe, folktale, fresco, gondola, Leaning Tower of Pisa, legend, Michelangelo, mozzarella, Remus, Romulus, scaffolding, scooter, Seven Wonders, tilt, tourist, tricolor, unique, vertical, Vespa

Targeted Skills:

  • Promoting respect and appreciation for cultural differences
  • Identifying national and cultural symbols of Italy
  • Writing color names and number words in Italian
  • Defining the characteristics of a folktale
  • Placing events in sequential order
  • Reading a map
  • Using a compass rose to locate place on a map
  • Building content-area literacy in social studies
  • Critical thinking skills of comparing, contrasting, and analysis
  • Reading fluency and comprehension
  • Handwriting

Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages from the bundle. To view additional images, click on the individual titles listed below. NOTE: The activities are only available in the two bundle packs.

Technical Info: The resources are in PDF format, combined into a single zip file, and illustrated with original, high-resolution images and/or photographs.


Individual Resources: (Click to view additional preview images.)

Italian: Learn to Count in Italian

Italian: Our Colorful World in Italian

Italy: Snapshots of Italy

Related Resources:

Flags Around the World Book/Activity Bundle

Seven Wonders of the Modern World

Countries/Languages Currently Available in the Exploring Our World bundle series:

Brazil (Portuguese), China (Chinese), Egypt (Arabic), France (French), Ghana (Twi), India (Hindi), Israel (Hebrew), Italy (Italian), Japan (Japanese), Kenya (Swahili), Mexico (Spanish), Russia (Russian)


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