EMC Number: 531i
Page Count: 48
The folktale recounted in this unit is titled Three Lost Princesses. It is illustrated with charming line art that will help hold your students' attention, as they begin their education in Italian culture and family life. Complete follow up instructions and suggestions bring Italian clothing and food, as well as Italian vocabulary, to the forefront and help students produce their own picture book of the story. Cut-out characters and a story mat are included. This unit also helps children learn by making Carnevale masks, horns and streamers, as well as mosaics. There's also a recipe for pizza, words and music to a traditional Italian song, and a rules for playing Bocce. Language is addressed with An Italian Conversation, a dialogue for two students to learn and recite. Other pages feature Celebrating Carnevale, Creating a Classroom Trattoria, Wonderful Foods of Italy, and Using Italian Money. The Flag of Italy, Maps of Italy and Europe, a counting chart, and a glossary of terms are also included. Activities are always begun with a paragraph of Cultural Background and a Preparation list, followed by complete, step-by-step instructions. All pages are reproducible and perforated for easy removal.