In level 1, we are starting to learn how to express ourselves in Italian. We learned different greetings this week, so we did a few different speaking projects to practice introducing ourselves and asking each other questions. It is so exciting to hear these new Italian students expressing themselves and using the language as much … More Introducing ourselves in Italian
After using this activity with D block yesterday, which you can find in my previous post, I repeated the project with my other freshmen class. This class produced pictures that were just as great as the other class. I really thought this was a fun activity and that the students enjoyed creating these pictures. Enjoy!
Level 1 is working on learning their adjectives in Italian. With adjectives, students are able to put what they are learning into “real life situations” by describing themselves and others. To get ready for our quiz coming up, students were asked to create a word cloud using adjectives that describe them. Using the website Tagul, … More Adjective “selfie” clouds
Level 4 has had a busy few weeks learning about the Italian-American heritage and immigration stories throughout history. We learned many different things about how Italian-Americans adapted to their new life and why they abandoned their own country. As we looked at this, we also spoke about our own families and who came to this … More Immigration
For the month of March, Italian 1 students have been mastering their animal vocabulary. As our vocabulary test approached, in class we used a variety of ways to get ready for it. In a way for the students to work on their vocabulary but also work on their speaking in Italian, we played the game … More Monkeying around with Animal Vocabulary
For level 2 this year, we worked on updating the project that our students do. Usually students would create a tri-fold poster with all of their information. G block chose to keep the project the same, but A block decided to update the project and create a website with all of their information. Students chose … More World Language Week – Level 2
What is a reflexive verb? A verb where the subject and receiver of the verb are the same. Level 2 students have been hard at work learning reflexive verbs in the present tense. In Italian, these verbs are somewhat similar to how we use them and are conjugating very similarly to regular present tense verbs. … More How do our students spend their days?
Level 4 students have many different things happening in class right now. We have been learning the Passato Remoto, which is the historical past tense. To compliment that tense, we have also been focusing on the Italian Mafia in a way to use this verb tense and gain some different cultural views of the Italian … More Verso App in Level 4
For Term 2, Italian 4 students have been reviewing the command form of verbs. To put this verb tense to good use, students were asked to make a video (using iMovie) telling the viewer how to do a specific task. Students had to use the commands in the “tu” form, using some in the negative form, … More “How-To” Video – Technology Project