Subject/Level: Italian, Level 1
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to expressing preferences, sports and hobbies, and vocabulary for TV and movies.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to recognize musical instruments and popular Italian music genres.
Standards: Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking. L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. L4: Extract meaning from unknown words and phrases using context clues, word parts, and appropriate references. 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.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, closure*, vocabulary list, answer keys, (Closure requires playlist for music samples. Teacher should select songs and music appropriate for each age level.)
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students are introduced to instruments and types of music.
2. Students reinforce learning with speaking and writing activities.