Instructional Video

Geography Now! Italy

Curated and Reviewed by Lesson Planet

It's known for its pasta and its famous progeny, but Italy is home to more than 50 World Heritage sites—and a plethora of lesser-known places. The country sits on an active fault zone, and it houses a third of Europe's fauna. A delightful video resource showcases the European nation, from antipasto to zabaglione.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use the resource to research facts for a European country profile project
  • Structure a discussion of Italian influences on American culture using the video
Classroom Considerations
  • As part of a larger Countries A-Z playlist, the video is number 83
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Exploration of language dialects and other aspects of culture profile unique aspects of Italy not in other resources
  • Pictures engage learner interest in lesser known historic sites
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