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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. Communication
    • 1.1 Students engage in conversations.
    • 1.2 Students understand spoken language.
    • 1.3 Students present information.
  2. Culture
    • 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.
  3. Community
    • 5.1 Students use the language within the school setting.

Meeting the World Language Content Standards for California Public Schools

  1. Content Stage III:
    • 3.1 Students discuss nutrition, fitness and health.
  2. Communication Stage III:
    • 3.3 Students present to an audience of readers.
  3. Functions Stage III:
    • 3.4 Students produce and present a written product in a culturally authentic way.
  4. Cultures Stage III:
    • 3.1 Students use products and practices in a culturally appropriate way.
  5. Structures Stage III:
    • 3.1 Students use paragraph level text structure to produce formal communications.
  6. Settings Stage III:
    • 3.0 Students use language in a formal setting.

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