Samples of Class Activities

Here are just a few, simple examples of exercises/worksheets/warm ups/activites that I developed from textbooks or came up with in the past and used as I was teaching the related teaching units.  I found them effectful in the lesson development. I hope you will find them useful as well. Besides, these ideas may be used for every foreign language.

• Culture 1_warm up.pdf
• Learning italian.pps
• Culture 2_wu.pdf
• Geography_research.pdf
• Mi presento.pdf
• Mi presento_warm up.pdf
• Review the alphabet.pps
• Culture bowl su symbols.pps
• Meeting people dialogues.pdf
• Introductions.pdf
• Avere expressions.pdf
• My favorite relative.pdf
• What_s your favorite.pps
• Your favorite warm up.pdf
• A quick survey.pdf
• Reviewing Ti piace.pdf
• Ti piace.pdf
• Il coccodrillo come fa.pdf
• Warm up menu odd one out.pdf
• Warm up cosa indossa.pdf
• Present review.pdf
• Present tense test.pdf
• Verbs.pps
• Perche' non.pdf
• Weekly routines_practice.pdf
• Modals.pdf
• Sorry i can't.pdf
• Un videogioco.pdf
• Rubabandiera.pdf
• Agree_Disagree.pdf
• Dis_agreeing_warm up.pdf
• School_dialogue.pdf
• REVIEW_II_generale.pps

• Meeting people.pdf
• Adverbs of frequency.pdf
• Reflexives sentences.pdf
• Reflexives list.pdf
• Warm up: la tua mattina.pdf
• Foto di famiglia.pdf
• Il mio tempo libero.pdf
• Jovanotti Tanto Tanto Tanto.pdf
• Superlatives: opinioni.pdf
• Working with comparativi.pdf
• Code of ethics.pdf
• Imperativi composti.pdf
• Se fossi.pdf
• Imperatives.pdf
• A treasure hunt.pdf
• Warm up: past.pdf
• Warm up 2: past.pdf
• Imperfetto memories.pdf
• Imperfetto quiz.pdf
• A fairy tale.pdf
• Fairy tale: Pinocchio.pdf
• Talking about feelings.pdf
• Situazioni.pdf
• Open discussion.pdf
• A book of your choice.pdf
• Brochure.pdf
• Dottor Stranamore.pdf
• Reflexive Verbs.pps
• Past Tense.pps
• Come funziona la scuola italiana.pdf
• La scuola italiana: ripasso.pdf
• La scuola italiana: warm up.pdf

• Welcome Back.pdf
• Skits.pdf
• Jovanotti - Dove ho visto te.pdf
• Intervista guidelines.pdf
• Imperfetto com'era.pdf
• Jovanotti - A te.pdf
• Pinocchio (Comencini).pdf
• The world of work assessment exercises.pdf
• Attivita' - Non ci resta che piangere.pdf
• Scene from a movie project.pdf
• Fairy Tale - La principessa incantata.pdf
• Periodi storici.pdf
• Imperfetto - Una vacanza al mare.pdf
• Una notte insonne.pdf
• Un viaggio nel tempo.pdf
• Un caso da risolvere.pdf
• Il pesciolino d'oro.pdf
• La vita e' bella.pdf
• Una storia di fantasmi
• A survey.pdf
• Verbi - General chart.pdf
• Parliamo di sentimenti.pdf

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