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Reproducible Thematic Unit in Italian with English Directions

Rosanne Lazarus

29 pages
Proficiency Press
The Travel 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
Rosanne Lazarus has been an Italian teacher in the Smithtown School District for over thirty years. She received her BA and MA in Italian and French from Stony Brook University. She has served for many years as the World Languages Instructional Specialist in her high school and has been the advisor to the Italian Honor Society. She is also an active member of AATI. In addition, Ms. Lazarus is the co-author of Passo Avanti in Italiano, text, workbook and teachers manual.