Let’s Go To… (Vamos a Ecuador)
|Thematic Unit Title:||
Let’s go to… (Vamos a Ecuador)
|Goals:||1. Communicate in Languages Other than English
2. Gain knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures
|Standards:||1.1 Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
2.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the perspectives and practices of cultures studied and use this knowledge to interact effectively in cultural contexts.
2.2 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the perspectives and products/contributions of the cultures studied.
|Contexts\Outcomes:||Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship among the perspectives, practices, and products of traveling in the target culture.|
|Progress Indicators Goal 1:||
1.1A Express basic needs.
|Progress Indicators Goal 2:||
2.1A Identify and react to cultural perspectives and practices in the culture studied.
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Topic specific vocabulary (relating to restaurant, hotel, greetings, directions)
Currency Exchange Quiz
Students create travel brochures from the target country meeting checklist criteria.
Students keep a travel journal meeting specified criteria.
Students make maps showing the path of their trip through the target country meeting specified criteria.
Students create a display depicting souvenirs from their travels meeting specified criteria.
Students write postcards to family or friends describing travel adventures meeting specified criteria.
Student groups create and perform restaurant scenarios meeting rubric criteria.
Student groups create and perform hotel scenarios meeting rubric criteria.