Unit: Travel and Services
Prior Learning: Students are familiar with vocabulary for air travel.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to research and prepare travel plans using authentic Italian-language websites.
Standards: Communication, Cultures, Connections
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.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
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.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, web quest documents, sample itinerary
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students research fights and accommodations using the Internet with Italian websites.
2. Students narrow investigations in order to research and prepare a sample itinerary for themselves.