Health -It Does a Body Good
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Health -It Does A Body Good
|Goals:||1. Communicate in Languages Other than English
3. Connect with Other Disciplines and Acquire Information
|Standards:||1.3 Students convey information, concepts, and ideas to listeners and readers for a variety of purposes.
3.1 Students reinforce and further knowledge of other disciplines through foreign languages.
3.2 Students acquire information and perspectives through authentic materials in the foreign languages and within the cultures.
|Contexts\Outcomes:||Students acquire and convey information and perspectives through authentic materials about health, and reinforce and further knowledge of health through foreign languages.|
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1.3A Give directions, commands, and instructions.
|Progress Indicators Goal 3:||
3.1A Identify and apply, within a familiar context, information and skills common to the foreign language classroom and other disciplines.
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Topic specific vocabulary (health terms, body parts, adjectives, daily needs related to health)
Students participate in activities to reinforce vocabulary development meeting checklist criteria.
Students write “Dear Abby” columns concerning health meeting specified criteria.
Students write a research paper on a chosen health topic meeting rubric criteria.
Students keep a food journal for a week and compare healthy vs. bad menus meeting checklist criteria.
Students act out a health problem and how to solve the problem meeting specified criteria.
Students create a public service announcement for health meeting specified criteria.
Students prepare for and perform a health call-in show meeting rubric criteria.