Subject/Level: Italian, Level I
Unit: Personal Identification
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to vocabulary for physical and personality descriptions including adjective agreement.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to describe groups of people using the 3rd person plural form of the verb essere.
Standards: Communication, Comparisons
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform.
W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience.
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.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, closure
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
1. Students are introduced to the verb essere. (to be).
2. Students learn to describe others using the third person plural form with adjective agreement.
3. Students reinforce learning with reading and speaking activities.