Subject/Level: Italian, Level I
Unit: Personal Identification
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to physical and personality descriptions, adjective agreement, subject pronouns, expressing ages, and birthdays.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to ask about and provide descriptions of people using the third person singular form of the verb essere (to be).
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.
R1: Read closely and state meaning of text. Give specific examples from text to support conclusions.
R8: Evaluate arguments, form an opinion and give evidence from the text to support or refute a claim.
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, independent practice, answer keys, closure
Estimated Time: 40 minutes
1. Students are introduced to the verb essere (to be).
2. Students learn to describe others with adjective agreement.
3. Students reinforce learning with reading and speaking activities.