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Reproducible Thematic Unit in Italian with English Directions

Elizabeth Burgalassi

32 pages
Proficiency Press
The Community Reproducible Thematic Unit in Italian with English directions is comprised of novice-level activities, emphasizing real-life situations in which students interact in the target language addressing twenty first century skills for second language acquisition. The chapter includes listening, speaking, reading, writing, puzzles, and authentic scenarios. A teacher’s reference core vocabulary for each unit, and suggested class fun activities are also added. Aligning our materials to the Common Core Standards through The Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century, one or more of the three modes of communication: Interpersonal, Interpretive or Presentational, is indicated for each activity accompanied by the National Standard/s utilized in the activity.
Author Bio
For the past 7 years Elizabeth has been a teacher at the West Islip SD, teaching both middle and high school. Her B.A. and M.A. were both earned at SUNY Stony Brook. She is currently the second vice-president of The Long Island Language Teachers of New York.