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Digital Unit Plan Template

Unit Title: I love to eat!

Jaime manger!

Content Area: World Languages - French

Name: Eric Moreland


Grade Level: 9-10

CA Content Standard(s)/Common Core Standard(s):


Content
1.1 Students address discrete elements of daily life, including: l. Food, meals, restaurants
Communication
1.0 Students use formulaic language (learned words, signs [ASL], and phrases).
1.1 Engage in oral, written, or signed (ASL) conversations.
1.2 Interpret written, spoken, or signed (ASL) language.
1.4 List, name, identify, and enumerate.
1.5 Identify learned words, signs (ASL), and phrases in authentic texts.
1.6 Reproduce and present a written, oral, or signed (ASL) product in a culturally authentic way.
Cultures
1.0 Students use appropriate responses to rehearsed cultural situations.
1.1 Associate products, practices, and perspectives with the target culture.
1.2 Recognize similarities and differences in the target cultures and between students own cultures.
1.3 Identify cultural borrowings.
Structures
1.0 Students use orthography, phonology, or ASL parameters to understand words, signs (ASL), and phrases in context.
1.1 Use orthography, phonology, or ASL parameters to produce words or signs (ASL) and phrases in context.
1.2 Identify similarities and differences in the orthography, phonology, or ASL parameters of the languages the students know.
Big Ideas:
Language study facilitates recognition of linguistic patterns which, in turn, supports the process of language acquisition. One
can gain new insights about self and others by comparing and contrasting target languages and cultures.
Unit Goals and Objectives:

Students will be able to engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange
opinions about food. More specifically, students will be able to: speak about foods they like and dislike, read menus and order
food, and compare what they typically eat to what is typically eaten in France.

Unit Summary:
This unit will focus on food in general, food preferences and introduce helpful vocabulary to use in restaurants. Students will
learn French vocabulary for foods that they eat here in the United States, as well as typical foods in French speaking countries.
They will be able to express which foods they like and dislike, what they eat in typical meals and what people in France eat. In
addition, they will learn to read restaurant menus, and share menus that they create themselves. They will also create a
shopping list and plan where to get the necessary ingredients.

Assessment Plan:
Entry-Level:
The class will discuss food preferences
and be introduced to the verbs to eat and
to like. This discussion will be used to
assess their understanding of these
concepts.

Formative:
1. Visual Ranking Tool food
preferences
2. Quizlet flashcards food vocabulary
in French
3. Successful completion of Guided
Notes
4. Review of lesson content Class
Discussion

Summative:
1. Assignment Digital Restaurant Menu
project
2. Writing Assignment short essay
explaining something that the
students learned about French
restaurants, something they learned
about food, a difference between
French and American menus, and a
food that they would like to try (and
why)

Lesson 1
Student Learning
Objective:
Students will be able
to discuss the foods
that they like and
dislike.

Acceptable Evidence:
Students will be able
to use full sentences
to ask others what
they like to eat, and
give appropriate
answers when asked.
Guided notes filled

Instructional
Strategies:
Communication
Collection
Collaboration
Presentation
Organization
Interaction

Lesson Activities:
Vocabulary learning verbs aimer, manger + food vocabulary,
list of daily meals in French
Grammar the partitive (how to express some in French)
Visual Ranking tool
Connect typical foods to daily meals

out correctly.
Homework VoiceThread of what the student eats in a typical
day, and make a Quizlet set of 15 cards that include
vocabulary gender

Lesson 2
Student Learning
Objective:
Students will be able
to describe what they
eat (for various meals
and snacks), and what
people in France
typically eat.

Acceptable Evidence:
Students will be able
to use verbal and
written clues to
explain what they eat,
and compare to
similar meals in
France.

Instructional
Strategies:
Communication
Collection
Collaboration
Presentation
Organization
Interaction

Lesson Activities:
Use homework results of the Visual Ranking tool to discuss
what the students eat, compare to French meals.
Discuss the sections of a restaurant menu and associated
vocabulary, differences with a sit-down restaurant, fast food
menu and street vendor
Group activity make a digital menu

Lesson 3
Student Learning
Objective:
Students will be able
to read a menu and
request food in a
restaurant, super
market, or from a
street vendor.
Students will be able
to correctly associate
food items and where
those items can be
purchased. Make
several simple meals
using the Graphic
Organizer.
Unit Resources:

Acceptable Evidence:
Popplet Graphic
Organizer that meets
the rubric
requirements.

Instructional
Strategies:
Communication
Collection
Collaboration
Presentation
Organization
Interaction

Lesson Activities:
Review student menus and compare to restaurant menus
found online
Pair students, one is a waiter, or counter worker and the
other student orders food.
The main activity of this lesson is to create a Graphic
Organizer that showcases four simple meals that you will
shop for and prepare for the guests at your home in
Grenoble, France.

Mr. Morelands Teacher website - https://sites.google.com/a/csu.fullerton.edu/ericmorelandfrench/


The website for this lesson: http://morelandfrenchclass.weebly.com/
YouTube video to help manage oneself in a French restaurant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfmVpzPqg20
Numerous articles to help become acquainted with French food: http://frenchfood.about.com/od/explorefrenchfood/
Fun article about what one should try in France (with numerous other links included): http://www.francetravelguide.com/what-to-eat-infrance.html
Flashcard making website, great for self-testing: http://www.quizlet.com

Useful Websites:
Helpful vocabulary - http://french.about.com/od/vocabulary/a/food.htm
Vocabulary quiz - http://french.about.com/library/begin/bl_foodt.htm
Food vocabulary videos from a woman with a very nice French accent (good for improving aural comprehension):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewOipmpGsmI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D58DuMnlN0I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lILcCtlcP8U