In level 2, I like to spend the few days before Thanksgiving break unwinding after the mad dash to get content out to students has come to an end. For the past few years we have used this time to watch Cars in Italian. This is always a fun activity, because it shows students about … More Vroom vroom…learning about Cars
Level 1 just completed their first big project in Italian 1. To learn all 20 regions and capitals of Italy, students had to recreate a map of Italy, label it correctly and then fill the map with an aspect of Italian culture. The maps were so creative and a great way to decorate the classroom. … More Level 1 Maps of Italy
We find ourselves here again…the night before school!! I hope you are all well rested and recharged for a great year of learning and speaking Italiano! This year is also going to be a great one since we have our ITALY trip coming in April. I am excited to meet my new freshmen and see … More Welcome back studenti!
The level 4 students decided to come together and work collaboratively on one project. This project includes recreating a famous monument or piece of artwork and then writing a research paper on that monument or artwork in Italian. This year’s students chose the Statue of Giulietta (Juliet) in Verona. This was picked because some of … More Level 4 World Language Week Project
For Level 1, students create T-shirts that show off the research they did on an Italian region. Then all level 1 students wear their T-shirts and bring in food from their region and we have our International Buffet. The event is such a fun event that the students really enjoy. It is like traveling around … More Level 1 World Language Week
This year, we revamped our World Language Week project into an International Food truck festival. Students were assigned different regions of Italy and had to create a food truck that would serve local cuisine from their region. They created a poster board that displayed what their theme would be, where there food truck would be … More Level 2 World Language Week Project
The 8th of March is also known as International Women’s Day. Every year, I bring up the idea of the day, but for students in the US this was never a holiday celebrated much in our country. In fact, I had never heard of it before I lived in Italy. Come to find out, … More La Festa Della Donna