Shopping – A Necessity or Luxury?
|Thematic Unit Title:||
Shopping-A Necessity or Luxury?
|Goals:||1. Communicate in Languages Other than English
4. Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture
|Standards:||1.1 Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
4.2 Students recognize that cultures use different patterns of interaction and can apply this knowledge to their own culture.
|Contexts\Outcomes:||Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, exchange opinions, and recognize that cultures use different patterns of shopping and can apply this knowledge to their own culture.|
|Progress Indicators Goal 1:|
|Progress Indicators Goal 2:||
1.1A Express basic needs.
|Progress Indicators Goal 3:|
|Progress Indicators Goal 4:||
4.2A Identify the similarities and differences between the target culture(s) and the student’s own culture using evidence from authentic sources.
|Progress Indicators Goal 5:|
Topic specific vocabulary (food, clothing, personal items, currency)
Students research how people in other cultures spend their money and how much money they earn meeting specified criteria.
Students compare, contrast and analyze research information meeting specified criteria.
Students conduct interviews to find out what is a necessity and what is a luxury meeting checklist criteria.
Students plan and perform a dialogue on shopping between an American and a person from the target culture meeting rubric criteria.
Students create parallel budgets between an American student and a target culture student and make a presentation of the budget to the class meeting rubric criteria.
|Other Resources:||Interview Techniques|