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   Lesson Plans - Learner Level 4: Foreign Languages


  • 101 Dalmations and Counting (Authored by Mary Montcalm.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students recognize and use numbers from 1-101 in Spanish or French when heard randomly and in context other than in the classroom. Students recognize cognates and basic vocabulary related to counting and topics in the classroom.

  • Body Parts (Authored by Mary Montcalm.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Using Total Physical Response strategies, students learn body parts in the target language (Spanish).

  • Digan Queso (Authored by Mary Montcalm.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students recognize and respond to commands involving family members and prepositions specifying locations

  • Do They Play Sports in Costa Rica? (Authored by Katherine Williamson.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students use target language (Spanish) newspapers found on the Internet to compare/contrast sports found in Costa Rica and the United States.

  • Domus Romana: A Roman House (Authored by Pierce Taylor.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: A home can tell a lot about the people that live there. This lesson explores the typical elements of a wealthy Roman politician or businessmanís home and the types of activities that go on there.

  • El Cuarto Loco (Authored by Mary Montcalm.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students draw a complete house plan and then tell another student about a crazy room in their house, while the other student draws the room from the description.

  • More Body Parts (Authored by Mary Montcalm.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Using Total Physical Response strategies, students learn additional body parts in the target language (Spanish).

  • Presentaciones (Authored by Amy Jones.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: This activity is a great way for the teacher and the students to get to know one another on the first day of a new class. It also enables students to communicate with others that speak another language, specifically, Spanish.

  • Subjunctive Rules (Authored by Joanna Lowe.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students will create a list of rules, suggestions and recommendations in the target language on -How to be successful in class.- Students will appropriately use the present subjunctive forms of a variety of verbs.

  • The Roman Calendar: The Fabric of Our Time (Authored by Pierce Taylor.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: We look at a calendar every day, but most of us do not appreciate the origins of our calendar. Students will learn about the Roman origins and the evolution of our calendar.

  • Verb Sheet (Authored by Susan Battle.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Given a blank template from the instructor, students will fill out the information on the conjugation of any tense of the verbs, and then write teacher-dictated sentences using these verbs.

  • Wanted Spanish Speakers! (Authored by Jennifer Russell.)

  • Subject(s): Foreign Language (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Seeking employment? Create a classified ad to introduce students to the benefits of being able to communicate in another language, and the benefits of knowing another language in ones career

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