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Unit 18: Class banquet
Review vocabulary for food, nutrition, health; review of questions and responses; write short paragraphs about food; translate recipes into target language, plan a menu, write a recipe book; oral presentation.
The unit lasts for 6 days.
Students will be able to:
- Present an original story that describes a class banquet and all the preparations and planning for that event, including photographs or illustrations
- Work with a team to plan and prepare a class banquet or meal
- Write a recipe that explains, step by step, the preparation of a food of the target culture
- Create an illustrated cook book that includes all the stories and recipes written by the students
- Share this cook book with other students who are studying the target language and culture
Meeting the ACTFL national standards
- 1.1 Students engage in conversations.
- 1.2 Students understand spoken language.
- 1.3 Students present information.
- 2.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture being studied.
- 2.2 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture being studied.
- 5.1 Students use the language within the school setting.
Meeting the World Language Content Standards for California Public Schools
- Content Stage III:
- 3.1 Students discuss nutrition, fitness and health.
- Communication Stage III:
- 3.3 Students present to an audience of readers.
- Functions Stage III:
- 3.4 Students produce and present a written product in a culturally authentic way.
- Cultures Stage III:
- 3.1 Students use products and practices in a culturally appropriate way.
- Structures Stage III:
- 3.1 Students use paragraph level text structure to produce formal communications.
- Settings Stage III:
- 3.0 Students use language in a formal setting.
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