In this activity, students read infographics and other reading material about appropriate chores that children of each age can do at home. The complexity of the resources varies by level, ranging from beginner to intermediate.
This activity aligns to a unit about families. Students read several infographics about Mexican families and record information on a handout. This activity is designed to be open-ended in order to accommodate students of various proficiency levels.
This interpretive listening task aligns with a novice-level unit about families. This task is tiered by complexity of product (how students show what they know). Level A is given the most support, while level C is given the least support. An answer key is provided.
This is a set of three tasks for students to do to elaborate on understanding of Bertolt Brecht's Die Unwürdige GreisinThis would be over a few days- working on the interpersonal questions and intial reading in the first two days to activiate their prior knowledge about common family dynamics, and how they could be different now as opposed to 100+ years ago, then give students time to work on reading the entire text, finally having students create a conversation between the two brothers. This does not have comprehension questions for the entire text.
This interpretive listening activity focuses on time and basic activity verbs. It can also be used to expose students to the third person plural "they" verbs in a concept attainment activity, in which students attempt to deduce the grammatical rule or pattern for third person plural verbs based on the context.
This interpretive listening and presentational writing task aligns with a novice-level unit about school supplies. This task is tiered by complexity of product (how students show what they know).
This interpretive listening and presentational writing task aligns with a novice-level unit about sports. This task is tiered by complexity of product (how students show what they know).