My essential question for the unit is: ¿Cómo es mi día escolar similar y/o diferente de otras personas en otros países?
And the goals for the unit are:
- I can answer questions about my school day and my classes.
- I can compare my school and my school day to others.
- I can comprehend and retell a story about school.
The canción de la semana for this unit is "Chau" from the Uruguayan group No te va gustar. Here is the slideshow to introduce the band. And here is the cloze activity and translation. The lyrics to the song are not at all related to school, but the video is (see 2nd slideshow below).
I am going to use this slideshow to introduce some of the important vocabulary and to tell the "story" of the video. I am not going to spend a lot of time on it, but I think it will be a good intro to some of the vocabulary. Update: Elena López improved this slideshow and has lots of resources here.