Pacing Guides At-A-Glance For Italian 1, 2, And 3

The following Pacing Guides are for Italian Levels one through three.

Italian 1

By the end of each marking period, students can perform the following functions:

Marking Period 1

Unit 1: Introduction and personal information

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Introduction to Italy and its culture
  • Italian geography and regions
  • Recognize similarities between language
  • Greet people
  • Introduce other people
  • Ask and give names
  • Ask and tell how someone is feeling
  • Talk about likes and dislikes
  • Talk about school subjects
  • Learn to count from 1 to 30
  • Learn the days of the week and the months
  • Ask and give personal information like name, age, phone, address
  • State the date
  • Compare school life in Italy and America

Marking Period 2

Unit 2: My Family

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Count from 40 to 100
  • Talk about family
  • Describe people in your family
  • Describe relationship between people
  • Introduce friends and express courtesy
  • Describe yourself and another person
  • Tell the time
  • Ask and answer questions

Unit 3: What animals do you like?

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Talk about animals
  • Learn the colors
  • Learn how to state the colors of objects and animals
  • Learn about likes and dislikes
  • Talk about people and animals likes and dislikes

Marking Period 3

Unit 4: Leisure activities

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Talk about leisure activities
  • Identify musical instruments
  • Talk about what sports people play
  • Talk about what people do in their free time
  • Ask and answer where and when things are happening
  • Describe activities for the incoming week

Unit 5: The global Community

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Identify where Italian is spoken world wide
  • Say in what city and country people live
  • Tell where someone is from
  • Say were you were born
  • Talk about what languages people speak
  • Say how often you do things
  • Talk about making plans
  • Report what others say

Marking Period 4

Unit 6: Where are you going?

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Talk about modes of transportation
  • Say where you are going
  • Say at what time you are catching the bus, train, ferry, airplane
  • Ask and say what time someone is arriving and leaving
  • Say how long it takes to go somewhere
  • Means of transportation in Italy

Italian 2

By the end of each marking period, students can perform the following functions:

Marking Period 1

Unit 1: Objectives

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Talk about food, grocery shopping, ordering food, reading a menu, likes and dislikes in the present tense.

Unit 2: Home Sweet Home

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Talk about different places around town.
  • Ask and give directions
  • Compare housing in Italy and the Unites States.
  • Describe different types of housing in Italy 
  • Use the appropriate register (formal vs informal address)

Marking Period 2

Unit 3: Fashion and shopping

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Carry a conversation on the phone
  • Talk about and describe clothing and accessories
  • Say what you can, must, and want to do.
  • Express possession
  • Explore holiday and food traditions in Italy

Unit 4: Holidays and festivals

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Talk about events in the past 

Marking Period 3

Unit 5: Holidays and festivals (continued)

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Talk about the weather 
  • Learn about Italian local festivals

Unit 6: Shape and fitness

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Talk about daily routine 
  • Talk about different parts of the body 
  • Expression opinions about health and physical fitness

Unit 7: Love and relationships

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Talk about relationships
  • Talk about personal characteristics

Marking Period 4

Unit 6: Love and relationships (continued)

Functions/Objectives: I can…

  • Ask and give advice 
  • Say I love you in different ways
  • Learn about Verona and Romeo and Juliet

Italian 3

PACE HOLDER

By the end of each marking period, students can perform the following functions:

Marking Period 1

Unit 1:

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Marking Period 2

Unit 2:

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Marking Period 3

Unit 3:

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Marking Period 4

Unit 4:

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