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- Kimberly M., Special Education Teacher
- Arkadelphia, AR
Italian Teacher Resources
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Students list memorable moments fro childhood. They complete the worksheet "Your identity, your heritage." Students look a sites regarding genealogy and discuss information about their families' genealogy or heritage. Students visit the "New Italy" website and complete a second handout.
Sixth graders research their roots and the culture from which they came. This is a continuous lesson as the students keep a folder to keep their research. By the end of this lesson, 6th graders are able to share their work and findings with their classmates. The purpose of this lesson is to increase cultural awareness and appreciate differences found in and out of the classroom.
Learners write a newspaper article related to a sports event. In this article writing lesson, students read sports-related articles, complete a graphic organizer to help them see the format of a newspaper article, then they work in groups to write two sports articles for their group's newspaper. There is a link to the graphic organizer included in the lesson.
Students role play an interview. After researching Audrey Tautou and the movie Amelie, pairs of students take turns interviewing each other. One plays the role of a journalist and the other plays the role of an actress. During the simulation, students speak in French. The teacher observes their proper use of questions and adjective placement.
Understanding a word's etymology can really help with decoding and building vocabulary skills. Readers compare and contrast words of similar origins but with different difficulty levels. They focus on prefixes, suffixes, and affixes. Several web links and two pages of word origins are included.
Students create a map of their community. In this mapping lesson plan, students identify various geographical features and the cardinal directions on maps displayed in the classroom. Students are divided into three groups to create a large map of their neighborhood. Students use butcher paper and markers to create the map.
Students practice descriptive writing by viewing auto-portraits of young children. For this art analysis lesson, students examine an auto-portrait of their teacher as a young child and ask him/her questions about their youth. Students utilize a Smartboard or projector to discuss descriptive vocabulary words before using them to describe their own childhood.
Students practice interviewing and answering questions by creating a mock talk show. In this communications lesson, students view a classic clip of an older T.V. talk show and plan an outline of material for their own talk show. Students each present their 20 minute talk show, with the class being the audience.
Students study the significance of flowers in art from two periods. In this Medieval and Renaissance art lesson plan, students research the presence and meaning of botanical illustrations in twelfth, thirtieth, and fourteenth century paintings. Students discuss Mary Gardens and create their own group of botanical impressionistic art.
High schoolers consider the role of rhythm, form, diction, and sound in poetry. In this integrated arts lesson, students discuss the attributes of poetry as they analyze Shakespearean sonnets, hip hop music lyrics, and poems by Nikki Giovanni. High schoolers then write their own poems.
Students discover alternative medicines from around the globe. In this world culture instructional activity, students read text from Africa, Ireland, Tibet and Tanzania discussing known remedies to diseases. Students discuss with each other their reactions to the articles and participate in a 5W's question game about remedies.
Students edit written work about a fashion show. In this fashion show lesson plan, students write a presentation piece and works in groups of 4,6, or 8 to edit what they have written. Students rehearse by pair sharing and give their short presentations after the six day activity.
Learners present their family shield or crest that was created during the first part of this lesson. In this historical arts lesson, students present their family shield to their classmates and are graded based on the included rubric. Learners work in groups to write a description of their family shield including information about each member of the "family."