Thematic Curriculum Unit-Performance Assessment and Planning Guide by cmb14063

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									                     Thematic Curriculum Unit-Performance Assessment and Planning Guide
Key Question: Who am I? Who are You?: Identify similarities and differences
Theme: La Comida
Topic: El Restaurante
Grade: 8th
Length: 20 days

Performance Assessment: At the end of this unit:
Communication Mode:                        Presentational:                             Interpersonal:
Interpretive                               Students will create a video presentation   Students will research online and create a
Students will watch a BBC “Realclip” video of a Gouin Series recipe or restaurant      menu for a restaurant in Spain and share it
of a person ordering in a restaurant and   scene in the target culture.                with another student in a conversational
answer related questions.                                                              paired activity.

Wisconsin Standards:
Communication:
B2: Listening: Students will comprehend      C1: Oral Presentations: Students will     B3: Reading: Students will understand
simple daily conversations on famliar        dramatize student-created and/or          written materials on familiar topics that
topics and selected, age-appropriate         authentic songs, short poems, skits, or   have strong visual support.
authentic recordings, broadcasts, videos.    dialogues.                                A5: Comprehension: Students will ask for
                                                                                       repetition and repeat to ensure
                                                                                       understanding.
Content:
Vocabulary: Depends on vocabulary used       Vocabulary: Uses a limited number of
in class; may begin to use a dictionary to   memorized words and phrases; relies on
look up unknown words but will have          native language for unknown words and
difficulty selecting the translation.        expressions; determines meaning by
B1: Students will understand spoken        recognition of cognates, prefixes and
language on familiar topics that has       thematic vocabulary.
strong visual support.
Accuracy:
                                           Ease: Expresses memorized phrases with      Ease: Expresses memorized phrases with
                                           ease and with few errors; may show          ease and with few errors; may show
                                           evidence of false starts and pauses as      evidence of false starts and pauses as
                                           topics expand beyond memorized              topics expand beyond memorized
                                           dialogues.                                  dialogues.
                                                                                       Writing: Depends on vocabulary
                                                                                       presented in class; may begin to use a
                                                                                       dictionary to look up unknown words
                                                                                       but will have difficulty selecting correct
                                                                                       translation.

Communication Strategies:
Clarification: Asks for repetition; may use Comprehension:                             Impact: Focuses on successful task
gestures and facial expressions to show     Understands short, simple conversations    completion; uses gestures or visuals to
confusion.                                  and narration within highly predictable    maintain audience’s attention and/or
                                            and familiar contexts; relies heavily on   interest as appropriate to purpose.
Impact: Focuses on successful task          visuals, gestures, facial expressions in
completion; uses gestures or visuals to     order to understand; generally needs
maintain audience’s attention and/or        repetition, restatement, and contextual
interest as appropriate to purpose.         clues in order to understand; relies
                                            heavily on background information.
Cross-Cultural Implications:
Awareness: Understands a story line or        Non-verbal: Imitates non-verbal patterns
event when it reflects a cultural             of behavior appropriate to the target
background similar to their own; begins       culture (i.e. gestures, proximity, eye
to associate symbols, famous people,          contact) when they are modeled by the
places, songs,etc. with a certain culture.    teacher.

Culture:
Connections: G2: Students will access information in the language studied
Communities: K3 Understanding: Students will deepen their understanding of other cultures through various avenues such as
cuisine, sports, theatre, dance, and art.
H4 Cultural Characteristics: Students will identify cultural characteristics of language such as formalities, levels of politeness,
informal and formal language.
Structures and Vocabulary:
Structures:                                                          Vocabulary:
Present tense –ar, -er verbs                                         El desayuno, el almuerzo, la merienda, la cenaTener phrases: sed, hambre
Me gustaría/quisiera                                                 De primero/de segundo/de postre
Question words (review)                                              La tapa, la ración
Telling time/schedules (review)                                      Tomar/comer
                                                                     Vocabulary p. 181 textbook

								
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