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Thematic Unit Title:
How Do I Look?
Shopping, Clothing, Friends/Teenagers
1. Communicate in Languages Other than English
2. Gain knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures
2.2 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the perspectives and products/contributions of the cultures studied.
1.1 Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, exchange opinions, and convey information about shopping for clothing. Students also demonstrate an understanding of the relationship of products, labels, and prices.
Progress Indicators Goal 1:
1.1A Express basic needs.
Elaborate on needs.
Interact in basic survival situations.
Manage unforeseen circumstances and complicated situations.
Progress Indicators Goal 2:
2.2F Identify the products of the target country/countries.
Identify the economic/social impact of products on the world market.
Progress Indicators Goal 3:
Progress Indicators Goal 4:
Progress Indicators Goal 5:
Topic specific vocabulary
Currency exchange rates
Knowledge of culture
Vocabulary Quizzes (structures, key phrases)
Students make a video commercial meeting specified criteria.
Student groups plan and perform a skit meeting rubric criteria.
Students locate, identify and label in the target language to reinforce vocabulary development.
Students play Bingo using clothing vocabulary and/or key phrases.
Students create a crossword puzzle from unit vocabulary.
Students use a graphic organizer to create an ad depicting clothing, prices, labels, and target culture.
Students evaluate commercials from the target culture.
Students evaluate commercials from the U.S.
Students compare, contrast, and analyze commercials from the U.S. and the target culture.