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Foreign Language and Culture
Students explore cultures of foreign countries.
Computers in Foreign Language Classes
Students create lesson plans for their foreign language classroom using the internet. They develop scenarios that will enable their students to become involved with the lesson plan such as to make a travel brochure.
Using Songs in the Foreign Language Classroom
Students focus on their required lessons in Spanish by integrating music and songs as they complete their assignments. They assess the vocabulary, grammar patterns and culture associated with music and various different songs. Each student identity's the words/lyrics to the song "La Bamba."
Its "Gotta" Be English
Fourth graders see that in the mid 1800s large numbers of European immigrants began settling in Wisconsin, bringing with them their cultures and languages. They experience a lesson given in a foreign language, then write about their impressions.
LetÂ¿Â¿s Go Job Hunting!
Learners use the internet to research careers that use foreign languages. Focusing on one career, they discover which jobs play an important role in society. They complete a worksheet on the careers they find and share their information with the class.
Where In The World?
Students in a foreign language class examine the geography of a country that speaks the language. In groups, they use a template of a map to locate each geographical features. They also practice saying the new vocabulary in the foreign language.
Students investigate a foreign language. Then by looking at a map they identify ten major geographic features. Students conduct research to find information. The geographical area is then presented in the foreign language as a project.
Recognizing Primary Media
Students review the types of media from a previous activity. In groups, they practice saying the new words in a foreign language. They complete a worksheet and review their answers as a class. They also match a picture of the media to the correct word.
Planning A Bicycle Race
Students plan the route of a proposed bicycle race. They indicate the passage through or around regional landmarks. The goal is for students to translate information into a primary language as part of learning a foreign language.
Students engage in a study of geography while studying a foreign language. They write complete sentences to identify and describe geographical features. Students also use a map in order to use the key to find geographic features that are natural and manmade.
Who's Doing What?
Students investigate different types of media and the uses found in society. They match the form of media and fill out the worksheet that is written in the foreign language. The lesson includes a student work sample. The scoring is also included with the rubric.
Waiter/ Waitress Role Play
Students participate in a role play of being a waiter or waitress while studying a foreign language. They ask and answer questions to obtain a food order. This is done using the language of study. Assessment is provided by teacher observation using the rubric included in the lesson.
Students discuss the events of a vacation that is taken while using a foreign language. They work in a group of two in order to recall the information and ask questions to describe vacation areas. The lesson uses conversational foreign language.
Learners investigate the use of proverbs in the study of a foreign language. They translate the proverbs for ease of understanding. Then students explain the use of the proverb after conducting research in the context of the language.
Interview at a Placement Bureau
High schoolers practice participating in various types of interviews. In groups, they role-play various roles with a counselor or teacher to help them prepare for job interviews. They must also ask questions in the foreign language they are studying and reply in complete sentences.
What Is The Connection
Young scholars investigate the meaning of objects and characters found in a film in the target language of a Foreign Language Class. They use a graphic organizer to look at information and sort into categories. Then students give a summary of the video clip.
A Gallery Tour
Students role-play the role of museum docents in their classroom. In groups, they give their classmates a tour of the artwork displayed while noting the key aspects of the artist's work. They also give a brief history of the art and artist while asking questions in the target foreign language.
What? Where? Why?
Students use the internet to research the geography of an area where the foreign language they are practicing is spoken. In groups, they use this information to write a short report on the geographical features and how it affects the people living there. They are graded on a rubric presented to them at the beginning of the lesson.
High schoolers investigate a variety of career options. They conduct research into different types of occupations to find descriptive information. Students present a career of choice in the target foreign language. The use of visual examples is used in the direct instruction.
The Impact of Islamic Culture on the Arts of the Renaissance
Eighth graders examine the linguistic and cultural impact of the Arabic language and Islamic culture on the Spanish language. They analyze and label maps, listen to and differentiate between Spanish and Arabic music, and compare and contrast modern Eastern and Western popbmusic with traditional flamenco music and modern pop fusions.