What is the essential question?
  • What can we learn about our own culture from studying another culture?
  • How does Japanese culture affect me?


What is the message you want to send?
  • Students will deepen their understanding on food and nutrition.
  • Students will become aware and be able to express the differences and similarities on meals such as school lunches between cultures.
  • to instill awareness of importance of meals.


Curriculum areas, duration, age?
Japanese, Social Studies,

4th? 5th? upper ES students.
gap kids / near native
MS/HS non-native

40minĂ—12?


Who is the audience?
Japanese learners
Their classmates and parents


What are the key concepts (content)?
learning through comparison, reporting news based on own research.,


Story Board .





Grading Rubric

Excellent
Very Good
Acceptable
Unacceptable

4
3
2
1
Accuracy and relevancy of Information shared
- All Information is relevant and accurate.

- Numerous examples are included.
- Most information is relevant and accurate.

- Adequate number of examples included
- Information is for the most part relevant and accurate.

- Few examples included.
- Information is not relevant and accurate.
Not enough examples.
How was the information shared? (Tech)
- Variety of reporting methods are skillfully used.

-Variety of transition are skillfully used.

- Presentation made within the time limitations.
- Variety of reporting methods are used.

- Variety of transitions are used.

- Presentation made within the time limitations.
- Some variety of reporting methods are used.

- Transitions are included.

- Presentation slightly exceeds the time limitations.
- Single reporting method is used.

- No clear transition has seen.

- Presentation grossly exceeds the time limitations.
Speaking and Presentation
- Speaks continuous with steady pace.

-Pronunciation is consistently correct.
-Speaks continuous with occasional hesitation that does not affect communication.

-Pronunciation is almost always correct.
- Speaks with hesitation (long pauses, rephrases and searches for words).

- Pronunciation is often correct. Many words are mispronounced which often makes it difficult to understand.
-Speaks with many unnatural pauses.

- Pronunciation is rarely correct. Most words are mispronounced and not understandable.
Language/Content
- Always uses appropriate language format for public speech.
- Often uses appropriate language format for public speech.
- Seldom uses appropriate language format for public speech.
- Does not use appropriate language format for public speech.


Ex)
"Maguro" story = level 2