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LA ORUGA MUY HAMBRIENTA - Unit Plan Inventory

PRE-READING

Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Practice the names of the foods from the story with a magic box and TPR, natural approach questions, and sentence strips
  • identifying, giving information fruit and other foods from the story TPR commands, Natural Approach questions
    Content Culture Materials
    language arts   magic box, foods, sentence strips

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Match food words with pictures that show one or more than one food
  • identifying plural names of fruit and other foods el. la, los, las, un. una, unos, unas
    Content Culture Materials
    language arts   pictures of foods

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Discuss singular, plural, number and gender in relation to the pictures
  • identifying grammatical concepts plural names of fruit and other foods the definite and indefinite articles, forming plurals
    Content Culture Materials
    language arts   duplicate pictures of foods

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Create a bar graph of favorite foods
  • giving information, expressing preferences   Me gusta comer...
    Content Culture Materials
    social studies, graphing   graph, chips

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Sort foods by sweet or salty and other categories
  • giving information dulce, salado Es dulce. Es salado
    Content Culture Materials
    science   sugar, salt, cups

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Compare likes and dislikes of food with a partner
  • asking for/giving information   Me gusta comer... No me gusta comer...
    Content Culture Materials
    language arts    

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Practice the days of the week, the date, and numbers using a calendar
  • identifying, giving information days of the week, months, the date, numbers 1-31 Es lunes. Es el dos de mayo.
    Content Culture Materials
    social studies   calendar page in Spanish

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Notice the differences between calendars from the USA and Spanish- speaking countries
  • identifying cultural differences    
    Content Culture Materials
    social studies calendars from Spanish- speaking countries calendars in Spanish and in English

     

    READING

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Listen to the story and imitate actions
  • listening story text reposa, salió, comió, se construó, era
    Content Culture Materials
    literature   Book

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Listen to the story and raise pictures
  • listening, identifying    
    Content Culture Materials
    literature   Book, pictures of vocab words

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Create a student storyline with pictures
  • narrating primero, en fin simplified story sequence Primero, la oruga salió de un huevecillo. etc.
    Content Culture Materials
    literature ciencias pictures

     

    POST-READING

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Sequence the story with sentence strips
  • sequencing and reading ordinal numbers simplified story sequence
    Content Culture Materials
    language arts    

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Create a storymap
  • analyzing, providing information el lugar, los personajes, el problema, la solución El lugar es... Los personajes son... Un problema es... Una solución es...
    Content Culture Materials
    language arts    

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Learn how names are formed in Spanish- speaking countries and name a caterpillar
  • applying a cultural concept, creating el nombre, el apellido En paises hispanohablantes los niños usan el apellido de su mamá y de su papá.
    Content Culture Materials
    social studies names in Spanish- speaking countries matematicas

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Try some of the foods the caterpillar might eat if it lived in Spain
  • using culturally specific language el chorizo, las chupachús, la magdalena, el queso Manchego :Un tipo de salchicha español se llama –chorizo–
    Content Culture Materials
    social studies foods from Spain  

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Write original caterpillar stories
  • creating, writing    
    Content Culture Materials
    language arts    

     

    Activities Functional Language Vocabulary Grammatical Structures
  • Read stories to parents or younger Spanish students
  • reading    
    Content Culture Materials
    language arts