The activities contained in this editable file facilitate practice in the Interpretive Mode - Reading, and Presentational Mode- Writing, as well as opportunities for vocabulary building, grammatical practice, discussion and connection with the Papal Encyclical, Laudato Si. This can be used as a component of your AP Unit: Science and Technology.
The ability to comprehend a familiar story while building vocabulary in the target language will be empowering to your students. New and veteran teachers can use these lessons for a 2-day exercise in engaging with the acquisition and comprehension process, or as convenient and high-value plans for a substitute.
This 7-page editable download includes:
1. Teacher's Instructions
2. 'L'arca di Noè: Attivita' di comprensione' Handout and Answer Key - Interpretive Mode activity. Read and correctly order the story of Noah's Ark.
3. 'L'arca di Noè: Attivita' di grammatica' handout and Answer Key - Practice recognition of the passato remoto and production of the passato prossimo.
4. 'L'arca di Noè e la casa comune' handout - Pre-read questions link an excerpt from the Papal Encyclical Laudato Si with the story of Noah's Ark.
5. 'L'arca di Noè e la casa comune: Attivita' di approfondimento' handout - Students use the 2 texts and their own experiences to document the ways people do and do not live in ways that are respectful of the environment.