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Vamos al Súpermercado

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Title:

Vamos al Súpermercado

URL:

https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/50666-span-102-lab-7-vamos-al-s%C3%BApermercado-let-s-go-to-t/view

Content Source:

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Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

This novice-high to intermediate-low Spanish activity introduces students to cultural aspects of shopping in Spanish-speaking countries. At the start of the  lesson students are given an opportunity to compare the way prices are written in the US as well as in Spanish countries, particularly paying attention to the use of the comma and the period in each. Then, students simulate shopping by using prepared shopping lists and online websites to access prices. Half the students act as shop owners or employees of a grocery store using online advertisements. The other half of the students have a grocery list and must "shop" for the specific item, asking each store employee the cost to locate the best price. Conversations between merchants and shoppers should be conducted in the target language, paying special attention to the numbers used in providing the prices.

Content Standard(s):
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level I
1) Communicate and share on familiar topics with a variety of words, phrases, and simple sentences in the present time frame.

a. Greet and leave people in a polite way.

b. Exchange basic information about self and others.

c. Exchange basic information about their everyday lives.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Communication
Modes Of Communication:
Interpersonal Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Novice Mid Level
Students:
  • greet and leave people in a polite way.
  • introduce themselves and others.
  • answer a variety of simple questions.
  • make some simple statements in a conversation.
  • ask simple questions.
  • list basic descriptions about themselves and people they know.
  • list basic information about their everyday life.

Novice High Level
Students:
  • exchange some personal information.
  • exchange information using texts, graphs, or pictures.
  • ask for and give sample directions.
  • make plans with others.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • culturally appropriate ways to greet and leave others.
  • how to introduce themselves and provide basic information.
  • question words and how to recognize them in conversation.
  • how to describe themselves in first person.
  • how to describe others in third person.
Skills:
Students are able to:
Novice Mid Level
  • use basic greetings.
  • introduce themselves.
  • respond to yes/no questions.
  • respond to either or questions.
  • answer who, what, when where.

Novice High Level students are able to:
  • use basic greetings.
  • introduce themselves.
  • respond to yes/no questions.
  • respond to either or questions.
  • answer who, what, when where.
  • say age.
  • say what one likes/dislikes.
  • talk about places.
  • talk about times and dates.
  • Understanding:
    Students understand that:
    Novice Mid Level
    • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
    • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
    • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
    Students understand that:
    Novice High Level
    • effective communication requires knowing how when and why to say what to whom.
    • the purpose of language study is to communicate so one can understand others and be understood.
    • other understandings will depend on the theme being taught.
    World Languages
    WLAN (2017)
    Grade: 7-12
    Level I
    6) Connect with other disciplines while using the target language.

    a. Use math skills to convert English measurements to metric system and to convert currencies.

    b. Locate cities, states, and countries where the target language is spoken.

    c. Describe weather in different locations around the world.

    Unpacked Content
    Goals:
    Connections
    Modes Of Communication:
    interpretive
    Evidence Of Student Attainment:
    Students:
    • identify the target language speaking countries and capitals on a map.
    • use exchange rates to calculate prices within the target language culture.
    • identify geographical influences on weather patterns in the target language countries.
    • use the metric system to identify measurements within tht the target language culture.
    Performance Descriptors:
    Knowledge:
    Students know:
    • the importance the metric system plays in measurements throughout the world.
    • that weather patterns are dependant on geographical locations.
    • currency changes from country to country and exchange rates are variable
    • where the target language is spoken.
    Skills:
    Students are able to:
    Novice Mid Level
    • use map skills to identify countries and geographical features around the world.
    • identify resources needed to calculate exchange rates and measurments.
    Novice High Level
    Students are able to:
    • use map skills to identify countries and geographical features around the world.
    • identify resources needed to calculate exchange rates and measurments.
    • investigate other disciplines using the target language language.
    Understanding:
    Students understand that:
    • proficiency in a foreign language is a vehicle to gaining knowledge that can only be acquired through that language and its culture.
    • world language learning offers opportunities to uncover big ideas in and about other disciplines.
    • strategies used to acquire a language are transferable to other areas of learning throughout life.
    • a second language facilitates the acquisition of information about the world outside our experiences.
    World Languages
    WLAN (2017)
    Grade: 7-12
    Level I
    7) Interpret information related to diverse perspectives in the target culture.

    a. Exchange ideas on various audio and visual documents to interpret content.

    b. Explore authentic websites and materials to interpret topics.

    Unpacked Content
    Goals:
    Connections
    Modes Of Communication:
    interpretive
    Evidence Of Student Attainment:
    Students:
    • identify their own perspective from which topics are viewed.
    • recognize the differences between formal and informal perspectives when interpreting information.
    Performance Descriptors:
    Knowledge:
    Students know:
    • that a person's culture, background, and previous experiences affect the way they view and interpret information.
    Skills:
    Students are able to:
    Novice Mid Level
    • access and evaluate information available through the target language and its culture.
    • identify personal perspectives on various topics related to school.
    Novice High Level
    Students are able to:
    • access and evaluate information available through the target language and its culture.
    • identify personal perspectives on various topics related to school.
    • investigate other disciplines using the target language language.
    Understanding:
    Students understand that:
    • proficiency in a foreign language is a vehicle to gaining knowledge that can only be acquired through that language and its culture.
    • world language learning offers opportunities to uncover big ideas in and about other disciplines.
    • strategies used to acquire a language are transferable to other areas of learning throughout life.
    • a second language facilitates the acquisition of information about the world outside our experiences.
    Tags: Authentic Resources, Communication, Connections, Food, Intermediate Low, Interpersonal Conversations, Interpretive Reading, Novice High, Numbers, Shopping, Simulation, Spanish, Stores
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    Author: Chrissy Roe