Subject/Level: Arabic, Level I
Unit: Greetings and Courtesies
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to basic greetings, introductions, masculine and feminine forms of address, and asking and answering “How are you?”
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to introduce others by name.
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.
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.
R5: Use structure of text, text components, and formatting to assist in understanding the text.
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.
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: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, “friend” dolls, answer keys, crayons or markers
Estimated Time: 50 minutes
1. Students introduce a friend to others.
2. Students practice these skills with writing and speaking activities.