Italian Teacher Resources
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Designing comic strips is an activity packed with fun and great potential for developing academic skills! From summarizing historical events or scenes in literature, to practicing expressions in a foreign language, this highly engaging app has a range of possibilities for classroom application and is sure to spark creativity and critical thinking among your learners!
2nd - 12th Language Arts 69 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Strategies for Developing Listening Skills in the AP Italian Course
Preparing your class for the Italian advanced placement exam? This article breaks down the different components of the test, paying particular attention to the listening portion. How are you going to build your class's listening comprehension before the exam?
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 22 Downloads
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Once your class samples these games, they won't want to stop learning Italian. Eccellente! Effective for beginning and intermediate Italian learners, picking up new words and phrases through this app is an entertaining task.
1st - Higher Ed Languages 11 Views 4 Downloads
New Review Culinary Culture
Italian culture and italian food go together. Have small groups find out all about food-related culture through research and translation. Class members conduct online research, create glossaries, find and translate recipes for a class cookbook, and as an option, cook meals.
6th - 12th Languages 10 Views 10 Downloads
Practicing and Administering the Speaking Section of the AP World Language Exams
Will you be proctoring an advanced placement test this year? Optimize testing conditions and increase scores with these suggestions. Organized by scenario, this article is an easy read.
12th Languages 3 Views 6 Downloads
Classified Advertisements: Target Language Practice
Foreign language learners decipher the meanings of classified ads in the target language. They investigate a large collage created by the teacher of foreign language advertisements and discuss the content with classmates. Then they create their own classified page by writing in their target language.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 93 Downloads
Students visit Ellis Island Immigration Museum (as a field trip or a virtual visit) and pretend to be Italian immigrants to the United States. They write a journal entry detailing their first week in the United States. They interview an Italian immigrant and record the interview for future discussion.
9th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 13 Downloads
Weather and Seasons
Use pictures and manipulatives to develop vocabulary with your beginning language learners. This plan can be used with foreign language learners (although you'll have to provide the vocabulary), English language learners, or a young language arts class.
4th - 12th Languages 28 Views 349 Downloads
The Rooms in a Home
Enhance your foreign language students' skills to describe a house. After reading a description of rooms in a house in their target language, they work to answer corresponding questions correctly. Additionally, they view a PowerPoint presentation showcasing a home with the different rooms and details.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 39 Downloads
What I need for School
You can use this lesson with English language learners, a young language arts class, or speakers of a foreign language. The phrases learned are I need and I don't need. The teacher collects several items around the room, and learners practice using their new target language.
2nd - 12th Languages 15 Views 90 Downloads
Pendemonium: The Italian Job
Discover how to use prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words. The group views a jovial video on the topic, and then they create a chart of prefix and suffix meanings to identify the meanings of words in a social studies textbook.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 21 Views 245 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Design a Resort: Italian Villa
Students work in a group to design a travel brochure and television commercial for an Italian resort. They role-play having inherited a large sum of money and buying an Italian villa to turn into a resort. Students research geography, transportation, popular leisure activities, sample menus and prices for the resort and include them in the brochure and commercial.
9th - Higher Ed Languages 3 Views 12 Downloads
How Many Languages Do You Speak When You Speak English?
What do the words pizza, broccoli, and ciao have in common? Why they are all English words that originally came from Italian. Ask your middle schoolers to guess the origins of a list of words by matching the word with the language from which it comes.
3 mins 6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Body Talks
Young scholars examine the gestures of human subjects represented in Mannerist, Baroque and Renaissance paintings. They play charades and attempt to match dialogue with body language. They create a drawing that includes gestures.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 24 Views 62 Downloads
Do You Like School in Italy?
Ninth graders will review vocabulary related to school subjects in Italy. They will examine new subjects specific to Italian high schools and explore the Italian high school system and culture. Then they compare and contrast this system to a traditional American one.
9th Languages 13 Views 32 Downloads
Time Capsule: Oral Presentation
A great way to gain proficiency when learning a new language is to prepare an oral presentation. In this foreign language lesson, pairs collaborate to develop a Time Capsule which they present to their class using their target language.
1st - 12th Languages 9 Views 55 Downloads
Writing a News Story
Students practice using their target language by writing a news article. In this foreign language writing lesson, students create a fictional "hero" in their city which they write a fictional news article about in their new language. Students discover new vocabulary words which they use in their writing.
1st - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 42 Downloads
Bon Voyage! Buon Viaggio! Buen Viaje!
They always say a good writer, writes what they know. Before writing and acting out a script about life in one of three countries, learners fully research and examine culture, language, and stereotypes. In groups they choose to reasearch and write about either France, Italy, or Spain.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 7 Downloads