Italian Teacher Resources
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Strategies for Developing Listening Skills in the AP Italian Course
11th - 12th
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...
How Many Languages Do You Speak When You Speak English?
3 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Unit 10: Going Shopping Day 1: Buying School Supplies
5th - 10th
Students, who are second language learners, develop a story about shopping. In this language development lesson, students brainstorm in their native language about the items they purchase at the beginning of the school year. They work...
The Ultraviolet Catastrophe
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What do scientists do when their observations don't match the theory? An interesting video introduces the ultraviolet catastrophe as part of a larger series covering physics concepts. Starting with ultraviolet light and ending with...
Translation Lesson to help Students Improve Vocabulary and Writing Style
6th - 12th
Students translate an entire Internet page from English into a target language. In small groups, they create a short story or document in their native tongue or find an Internet page in their own tongue that they translate into English.
Why Do These Liquids Look Alive?
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Watch as colored water droplets chase each other around a slide. The factor that affects the behavior is the concentration. Part of a large playlist, an experimental video provides an explanation for the behavior of the water droplets in...
An Exploratory Approach to the Teaching of French in the Middle School
6th - 8th
Students review the most recent vocabulary list of French words. Using literature by Victor Hugo and Guy de Maupassant, they discover the history and culture of France. Using a map and the text, they locate the cities and regions of...
Sentence Completion 15: Low-Advanced SAT Level
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Do your pupils need extra practice with sentence completion? Learners will have to employ a variety of strategies to answer correctly the six multiple-choice prompts on the worksheet. A richly detailed answer/explanation key is included....
Friends Series One New Year Episode (The One with the Monkey)
8th - 10th
In this Friends tv series worksheet, students match up the characters described with twenty-two statements from the show. Although this is a worksheet about a tv show, there is some language skill-building present in the worksheet.
Segregated from its History, How "Ghetto" Lost its Meaning
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Are you ghetto? Words, words, words. Middle schoolers are asked to consider the power of words, the history and connotations of words, the importance of careful, respectful word choice as they read Camila Domonsoke's article about this...
Unit 2: My Friends and I Day Three: Comparing Our Preferences
4th - 6th
Students compare and contrast their characteristics. In this comparison lesson, ESL students compare and contrast personal characteristics while working in pairs. They use a Venn diagram and write in short phrases while making the...
Exploring Contrasting Story Elements Through Tapestry and Poetry
5th - 9th
Young thinkers view two narrative art tapestries and study the images included that tell a story about the Roman Emperor Constantine. As they examine the details of the tapestries, pupils use a Venn Diagram to record the similarities and...
Romantic Period in Music, Art, and Literature
12th - Higher Ed
“Romanticism aims at enlarging experience by exploring the real.” This excerpt from Jacques Barzun’s From Dawn to Decadence introduces a PowerPoint that examines the characteristics of and the major figures in music, art, and literature...
Discovering the Element of Color in Gaetano Donizetti's Don Pasquale: A Comparison of Tone Color and Art Color
3rd - 5th
Students experience several different tone colors in the song and also add layers of color to their copy of "The Owl" to compare and contrast how an artist would create the element of color.
Immigration into an Urban Industralized Northeast: 1879-1914
9th - 12th
Students study how three ethnic groups were introduced to urban, industrialize, northern cities. They examine how these groups were greeted and accepted be the 'native born' Americans and how successful they were in assimilating with...
T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land": Fun Trivia Quiz
11th - Higher Ed
Tests knowledge about T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, including comprehension of the work as well as literary and historical information. Because the content of this particular quiz is so specific and not solely based on the reading, it...
ESL Adverbs of Degree and Reason- Likes and Habits
10th - 12th
In this ESL adverbs of degree and reason worksheet, students answer questions about books and films they like using the given format. They tell how much they like them by using comparisons. They describe the games and hobbies, and sort...