Subject/Level: Italian, Level 1
Unit: Personal Identification
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to descriptive adjectives, subject pronouns and essere.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to understand expressions of origin and express nationalities with essere.
Standards: Communication, Cultures
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.
SL2: Evaluate and use information from diverse media to understand and communicate.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, closure, answer keys, country reference sheet
Estimated Time: 55 minutes
1. Students are introduced to expressions for identifying origin.
2. Students express nationalities with essere.
3. Students reinforce learning with writing activities.