School of My Dreams
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School Of My Dreams
|Goals:||2. Gain knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures
5. Participate in Multilingual Communities at Home and Around the World
|Standards:||2.2 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the perspectives and products/contributions of the cultures studied.
5.1 Students apply language skills and cultural knowledge within and beyond the school setting.
|Contexts\Outcomes:||Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the perspectives and contributions of education in the target culture, and apply cultural knowledge within and beyond the school setting.|
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2.2B Identify and explain how the needs, behaviors and beliefs of the culture that are reflected in the products/contributions of the culture.
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5.1B Locate connections with the target culture through the use of technology, media, and authentic sources.
Topic specific vocabulary (relating to school items, expressing feelings)
Students make a drawing of the ideal school building of the target culture meeting specified criteria.
Students write a school song meeting specified criteria.
Student groups debate pros and cons of U.S. schools vs. schools from the target culture meeting checklist criteria.
Student groups plan and perform a skit depicting life in the school of their dreams meeting rubric criteria.