Subject:

Wedding

Thematic Scenario:

I Do, Do You?

Contexts\Outcomes:

Students obtain and provide information, and demonstrate an understanding of a wedding in the target culture.

Learn from Selected Countries/Cultures:

Wedding traditions and customs
Wedding planning, events, and ceremony
Wedding budgets

Strategies:

Research/Oral Presentation:
Students research wedding customs from the target culture and present them to the class.
Individual Projects:
Students make a typical wedding invitation from the target culture.
Students write a wedding announcement from the target culture.
Pair Activities:
Students create a wedding budget typical for the target culture.
Students describe typical food, clothing, and other wedding traditions of target culture.
Cooperative Learning:
Students plan and implement a wedding reception for a couple in the target culture.

Assessments:

Portfolio Project:
Students plan and perform the following projects from the target culture, meeting specified criteria:
Students research and present a minimum of four wedding customs.
Students make a typical wedding invitation or wedding announcement.
Students create a wedding budget.
Students describe typical food, clothing, and other wedding traditions of target culture.
Students plan, implement, and videotape a wedding reception for a couple.

Resources:

Internet
Library research/resources
Library research