Subject/Level: Italian, Level 1
Unit: Clothing and Shopping
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to vocabulary for clothing, patterns and colors, expressing prices in Euros and the future tense.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to research appropriate clothing and accessory items on an authentic Italian website.
Standards: Communication, Cultures, 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.
L4: Extract meaning from unknown words and phrases using context clues, word parts, and appropriate references.
L6: Acquire and apply general academic and specific vocabulary necessary for college and career readiness; use language independently to increase fluency.
R3: Analyze culture through history, media, and culturally informative texts.
R5: Use structure of text, text components, and formatting to assist in understanding the text.
R7: Combine and evaluate information from different sources, including media. Use media in various forms to enhance comprehension.
R10: Use acquired techniques and strategies to read complex texts independently.
W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform.
W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience.
W7: Conduct research in order to answer focused questions and demonstrate understanding of the subject under investigation.
W10: Write frequently on a variety of topics for a variety of purposes.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, web quest, reflection, student computers with Internet access
Estimated Time: 55 minutes
1. Students determine the clothing needs of different persons and choose appropriate clothing for each.
2. Students use an authentic website to “shop” for clothes for their “clients”.