Third Rock From the Sun
|Thematic Unit Title:||
Third Rock From The Sun
|Goals:||1. Communicate in Languages Other than English
3. Connect with Other Disciplines and Acquire Information
5. Participate in Multilingual Communities at Home and Around the World
|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.
3.1 Students reinforce and further knowledge of other disciplines through foreign languages.
3.2 Students acquire information and perspectives through authentic materials in the foreign languages and within the cultures.
5.1 Students apply language skills and cultural knowledge within and beyond the school setting.
|Contexts\Outcomes:||Students engage in conversations, convey information, acquire information and perspectives through authentic materials, and apply language skills and cultural knowledge experiencing nature and outdoor activities in the target language and culture.|
|Progress Indicators Goal 1:|
|Progress Indicators Goal 2:||
1.1D Express likes and dislikes.
|Progress Indicators Goal 3:||
3.1B Identify, through foreign language resources, information for use in other disciplines.
|Progress Indicators Goal 4:|
|Progress Indicators Goal 5:||
5.1B Locate connections with the target culture through the use of technology, media, and authentic sources.
Topic specific vocabulary
Students keep an outdoor activity journal.
Students create an Interest Inventory Graph.
Students make a personal Nature/Outdoor Activities Likes/Dislikes Collage meeting specified rubric criteria.
Each student orally presents their Likes/Dislikes Collage to the class (using their collage as a visual) meeting specified rubric criteria.
|Other Resources:||Materials needed to create collage.|