Subject/Level: Italian, Level 1 Unit: Leisure Prior Learning: Students are familiar with vocabulary for places in the community, sports and leisure, activities around town, the future tense.
Assessment Objectives: Students will demonstrate the ability to: 1. use vocabulary for areas and resources of the community 2. describe leisure activities and equipment 3. conjugate verbs into the future tense 4. present a persuasive presentation appropriate to task and audience 5. plan and structure a project by setting goals and maintaining organization 6. present a proposal using appropriate visual aids (This project can be modified to a poster or essay type format if preferred.)
Standards: Communication, Connections, Communities 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 W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience W5: Develop and strengthen writing through planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach W6: Use a variety of media to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others W10: Write frequently on a variety of topics for a variety of purposes 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 SL3: Evaluate a speaker’s perspective, purpose and audience by the use of rhetoric, tone, and non-verbal cues SL4: Present information in a clear, organized fashion appropriate to task and culture SL5: Use visual and digital media to enhance presentations SL6: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts, audiences, and situations using the culturally appropriate registers and conventions
Materials Used: project description and instructions, rough draft graphic organizer, rubrics, peer observation form (possible use of Internet for student research)
Assessment Overview: 1. Students plan a presentation which includes a proposal for a school trip abroad. 2. Students prepare a persuasive and informative presentation in order to select the next trip destination. Presentations should include: 3. Students add visuals to aid presentation of proposal.