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I’m Lost & I Can’t Get Out

  

Thematic Unit Title:

 

I’m Lost & I Can’t Get Out

Subject:

Maps

Goals:

1. Communicate in Languages Other than English

Standards:

1.1 Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
1.2 Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics.
1.3 Students convey information, concepts, and ideas to listeners and readers for a variety of purposes.

Contexts\Outcomes:

Students provide and obtain information, interpret written and spoken language, and convey information to listeners and readers to solve map problems in the target culture.

Progress Indicators Goal 1:

 

Progress Indicators Goal 2:

 

1.1A Express basic needs.
Elaborate on needs.
1.1C Express state of being.
Create simple descriptions within a context.
1.1E Express agreement and disagreement.
Support opinions.
Describe a problem.
1.1F Respond to one-on-one interactions.
Exchange information with peers and others.
1.1G Ask and answer simple questions.
Provide and request clarification.
1.1H Make and respond to simple requests.
Give and follow directions in a familiar context.
Give and follow directions in an unfamiliar situation. 
1.2C Read and respond to developmentally appropriate material.
Derive meaning from selected authentic materials.
1.3A Give directions, commands, and instructions.
1.3B Give a description orally and in writing using simple phrases.

Progress Indicators Goal 3:

 

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Progress Indicators Goal 5:

 

Essential Skills\Knowledge:

 

Topic specific vocabulary (related to map skills)
Command forms of relevant verbs
Geographical background information
Map skills

Assessments:

Written Projects:
Students write directions from a map meeting specific criteria.
Students listen to directions and mark the map meeting specific criteria.
Oral Presentations:
Students give directions to a partner meeting specific map rubric criteria.
Student partners plan and perform a skit meeting specific rubric criteria.

Instructional Strategies:

 

Individual Activities:
Students write directions from a map.
Students listen to directions and mark the map.
Pair Activities:
Student pairs search the Internet for maps from the target culture.
Student pairs take turns giving and following directions.
Student partners plan and perform a skit including using proper greetings, asking and giving directions, proper vocabulary, etc.

Resources:

Textbook
Internet
Library resources
Realia

Other Resources: