Week of : 6/3/13
Students will discuss the organization of the European Union and the importance of this organization in the making of French laws. In discussing a common European identity, we will discuss individual countries stereotypes and why they are founded. This will all lead to watching the authentic French film “ L’Auberge Espagnol” and discuss what being a member of the European Union means and how it affects/helps the members.
· Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions
· Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics
· Standard 1.3: Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.
· Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied
· Standard 3.1: Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language
o Students will discuss the formation of the UE government and will compare to different government institutions of the United States
· Standard 3.2: Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures
o Students will discuss the importance of being a European citizen vs. being a citizen of just “one country”
Last Modified on June 4, 2013