LOTE Italian Bugs Alive!

These resources for Years 1-4 and 5-8 students of Italian contribute to the curriculum dimension of Communicating in a LOTE. They focus on a study of insects, spiders and other ‘minibeasts’, which has curriculum links to Science Knowledge and Understanding and Interpersonal Development.

The kit consists of excursion resources and additional resources.

Excursion resources

These PDF files relate directly to an excursion to the Bugs Alive! exhibition at Melbourne Museum. Exhibition trails (see below) are available for Years 1-4 and Years 5-8 students, and should be selected and discussed before the excursion.

ResourceYear LevelPDF Link
LOTE Italian Beginners student trail 1-4 222Kb
LOTE Italian Intermediate student trail 5-8 192Kb

Additional resources

These PDF files provide Italian language tasks related to insects and spiders, for students to do at home or in the classroom.

ResourceYear LevelPDF Link
LOTE Italian pre visit activities 1-8 134Kb
LOTE Italian post visit activities 1-8 156Kb

Museum Victoria's Bugs website provides additional background material and activities related to insects, spiders and the Bugs Alive! exhibition at Melbourne Museum.

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