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   Lesson Plans - Learner Level 2: Foreign Languages


  • ¿Que'Ttiempo Hace Allí? (Authored by Rosalind Mathews.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: Students complete a chart by using Spanish to obtain weather information on cities around the world and report their findings to the class using Spanish phrases. Students may convert temperature from Celsius to Fahrenheit and locate cities on wall map if available.

  • Analogies in Foreign Language Classes (Authored by Joanna Lowe.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: Students decipher and create analogies in the target language.

  • Cognate Detectives (Authored by Marta Encarnacion.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: Students will learn that there are words in English and Spanish that share the same root. These words are visibly and audibly very similar and have the same meaning. Students will become detectives exploring the many cognates in Spanish and English.

  • Give a Mouse a Cookie (Authored by Amanda Yates.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language, Language Arts (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: Students listen to story and record progression of ideas onto a chart.

  • La Casa de Sus Sueños (Authored by Rosalind Mathews.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: Using appropriate technology, students create a virtual tour of a house complete with a realtor's narration in the target language.

  • La Mochila (The Backpack) (Authored by Amanda Yates.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language, Foreign Language (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: This lesson introduces the students to the Spanish words associated with items that they carry in their backpacks.

  • Las Frutas (The Fruits) (Authored by Amanda Yates.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language, Foreign Language (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: Students should be able to recognize the Spanish words for the fruits we study, when these words are spoken or written.

  • Las Problemas (The Problems) (Authored by Amanda Yates.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: Students will review math vocabulary in the target language and create math problems in the target language.

  • Sondage: J’ai horreur des broccolis! A Survey of Food Preferences: I Hate Broccoli! (Authored by Susan Johansen.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: This is a fun way for students to see if they are able to comprehend oral messages using learned food vocabulary in French. Students listen to each other to participate in a contrived conversation in French to determine preferences for known food items.

  • Welcome to My Neighborhood (Authored by Amanda Yates.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: In this lesson, students review common phrases and vocabulary words in the target language (Spanish). The students construct pictures or neighborhoods, then label people and objects with the phrases and words (in Spanish).

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