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  1. 1. Aastha Productions A AAS UTHO THA PAN R: DEY 1300-1600 ITALY Issue Number: 5 Travel Guide TEL E 135 PHONE 223 369 WO 35 RK Travel Guide 845 PHON 7-8 E 529 Rhoncus tempor placerat.
  2. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS! PAGE 2 Introduction ------------------ 3 Florence ----------------------- 4 Venice -------------------------- 5 Rome --------------------------- 6 Food ---------------------------- 7 Recipe -------------------------- 8 Italian customs --------------- 9 Clothes ------------------------ 10 Where to stay ---------------- 11 Famous people ---------------13 Just Italy -----------------------17 About the author ----------- 18
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION! PAGE3 Italian Dinner Italian Wine Italy is a beautiful country but it is one of those countries which you probably have some questions about, then you should read along People can find the beautiful landscapes of Italy easily. Many people say the north-west of italy is a paradise for every interested I this travel guide for the answers to traveler. For people who love wine, your questions. A place of olive oil, pasta, wine, and sunshine, palaces. Italy has a lot to give its visitors. Although some of these things are the most famous wines are made out of the Nebbiolo grape. Lots of tourist attractions like, palaces, art, music and book fairs are included in T interesting and fascinating but there this country. Italy is a very cultural A is much more in Italy. Italy is a country. country full of amusing things for A very correct choice made by our the casual tourist and the educated tourists to be visiting Italy. the tourist, it has deep Roman Catholic interesting cultures will surprise you roots. Tourists can live in Italy for and catch your eyes. The lovely L weeks without any reason to get food will make you smile. The bored. The main three cities to be lovely places will amaze you. Have visiting in Italy are Florence, Rome, a good journey and enjoy Italy. and Venice. These three cities are the tourists specials an favorites. The main three cities to be visiting in Italy are Florence, Rome, and Venice. These three cities are the tourists specials and favorites. Y
  4. 4. FLORENCE - A VERY IMPORTANT CITY! PAGE 4 So many tourists in such a good- Florentines are born into a world of looking city! Naked like extraordinary timeless beauty, so its Michelangelo’s David or rugged up in hardly surprising that they cultivate the latest winter fashion by their own their appearance, and do it without world-class designers, Florentines effort. The meaning of Florence is: and their city never fail to impress. style, both past and present. Their Already in need of oxygen after stylish boutiques line up alongside of admiring their art, visitors are palazzi. mesmerized by this city, effortlessly Palazzi is a palatial building that you strutting, flirting and evidently should pay a visit to, the enjoying life. lovely stylish boutiques The jewel, Italy remains essentially shall catch your eyes and what it is – a busy business centre. want you to buy their The Florentines recognize that their clothing and accessories. town is on wane, and increasingly This is one of the places ignored by the Europeans. But many tourists pay a visit Florentines never forget their proud for shopping. heritage. When the shops are The first glimpse of Florence is seen closed its time to EAT!!!! Florence City by only the fortunate. The road from Sit down for a simple rival Siena leads you to the heights Tuscan meal of tomato backing the south bank of the Arno stew followed by prime steak in a River. Through the trees, the glories family-run trattoria or splash out on of Florence fit into view the bell tower, the dome created by Brunelleschi and the Basilica. Only one of the city's classic gourmet restaurants or stylish designers eateries. Do not forget the Florence I the hardest of hearts can remain speciality Chiantis, Tuscany wine. uninfluenced. Florence is a financial powerhouse You can easily explore Tuscany using Florence as a base: enjoy the T but it is not such a romantic place. Its splendors of Siena, Pisa, Lucca and great families have built fine San Gimignano, and wander the mansions and lavished money on churches, public buildings and the undulating Chianti countryside. This awesome city will take your A arts, but not out of love of beauty. To breaths away and you will not get display greatness is to be great. The majesty Duomo is an advertisement as the much power and wealth of bored! The lovely people will welcome you like family and make you feel at home. You will buy a lot L Florence's leading families as of the of lovely things in the wonderful city's artistic prowess. The families might leave and go, but their advertisement shall live on! shops and have a lot of tasty food as well. Y
  5. 5. VENICE- A VERY IMPORTANT CITY! PAGE 5 Venice Italy (Venezia) is a beautiful Main Attractions that should be city of canals and palaces. Built on visited: an archipelago of 122 islands, this - Basilica dei Frari wonderful city has many interesting - Basilica della Salute tourist attractions. The Venetian - Bridge of Sighs islands are connected by a series of - Burano some 400 bridges. St. Mark's Square - Caffe Florian is the centre of the city. Visitors can - Campanile (bell tower) enjoy gondola rides along the at St. Mark's Square Venetian canals. - Campo Santa There are many fine hotels and Margherita budget accommodation in Venice - Campo San Polo and on the nearby mainland. To - Venice Train Station travel between the Venetian islands, visitors can catch a motorized water Venice has a lot to give bus called a vaporetti. These boats its visitors. These are travel along the main canals of this only a few of the Venice city cultured city. tourists attractions. On The Marco Polo Airport is the city's each and every road main airport which is located 12 km you will see something that is from the city by land and about 10 interesting or sure, this city will not km by water. The much smaller Venice Treviso Airport is the terminal for the European discount airlines. keep you bored at all, it will steal your eyes at every single second and hold them at one place for long to be I Two train stations serve Venice Italy: starting at. All you have to do is ask Santa Lucia station on the main island and Venezia Mestre on the questions and pay attention to the wonderful city. Also, be careful on T Italian mainland. the canal rides! A L Y
  6. 6. ROME-A VERY IMPORTANT CITY! PAGE 6 Rome was abandoned due to the gladiatorial
 combat.
 A
 list
 of
 
 transfer of the papal court to other
symbols
of
Rome
is
:
 Avignon, in France. The absence ‐Roman
Forum
 of the Pope caused a economic ‐the
Domus
Aurea crisis that forced the population to ‐the
Pantheon
 drop the city. Lowering to poverty, ‐Trajan's
Column
 Rome became a mass of ruins ‐Trajan's
Market
 where herds of sheep and cattle ‐the
Catacombs
 nibbled. However, after the year ‐the
Circus
 1418, the year when Pope Martin ‐Maximus
 V re-established the people see in ‐ t h e
 B a t h s
 o f
 Rome, the city began to be born Caracalla
 again, and by the end of the 15th ‐the
Mausoleum
of
 Century it was again a great Augustus
 capital. ‐the
Ara
Pacis
 Italian Things The City centre is about 24 km ‐the
 Pyramid
 of
 inland from the Tyrrhenian Sea; ;
 Cestius
 the
area
 of
 the
city
 extends
 to
 the
 - the
Bocca
della
Verit. shore,
 where
 the
 south‐western
 district
 of
 Ostia
 is
 located.
 The
 central
 part
 of
 Rome
 ranges
 from
 Do
 not
 miss
 out
 any
 of
 the
 symbols
 of
 rome
 enjoy
 the
 I 13
 m
 above
 sea
 level
 to
 139
 m
 journey
 through
 rome,
 with
 about
 sea
 level.
 The
 
 Commune
 of
 people
in
 Rome
cover
about
 1285
 eating
 the
 great
 food
 in
 the
 great
restaurants
and
stay
safe!
 T km
 area,
 including
 many
 green
 A parts.
 One
 of
 the
 symbols
of
Rome
 is
 the
 Colosseum,
 the
 largest
 amphitheater
 ever
 built
 in
 the
 Roman
 Empire.
 The
 colosseum
 is
 capable
 of
 seating
 60,000
 L spectators,
 it
 is
 used
 for
 Y
  7. 7. FOOD ! PAGE 7 Italian people were very fond of Italy. Some of their special it look beautiful, pearls to make meat. Most foods,especially meat dishes are: it look colorful and many other or fish are eaten immediately - Pasta with porcini different kinda of beads. This after slaughter due to the lack of - Spaghetti meat ball sure doesn't help the food taste refrigeration or they would - Pasta with spicy sausage good but it helps the wealthy preserve food with salt. Also,due and cream people to conceal the semi- to wars and conflicts between - Stews rotten food they are actually local lords, most people don’t try The wealthy people in Italy eating, so others don’t find out or know about food, or spices like to decorate their food in that they have no way of grown outside their region unless certain ways. They like to show preserving the food. they lived near a seaport. their significance of being The tasty food in Italy will Chicken with fennel, Stuffed wealthy and like people stay on your tongue and you sardines, Roasted swan, Haggis knowing, and a way to do this wont be able to have enough of Meat or fish pies are eaten very was also through the food they it, so hold your hearts and have often. Meat balls and spaghetti, ate and cooked. The y would put lovely meals in Italy. and pasta are also very special in gold gild over their food to make Spaghetti carconara Pasta with Porcini
  8. 8. RECIPE! PAGE 8 Spaghetti With meat Balls This is a very special dish and is usually cooked in nice parties, and usually cooked in wealthy peoples houses. There are three different parts for this dish, to make the meat balls, to cook the sauce and to boil the spaghetti. For the Sauce: * 1/4 tsp Nutmeg * 2 tbsp Olive oil * Flour, for dusting * 1 medium Onion, * oil, for frying chopped * cooked spaghetti, to serve * 2 cloves Garlic, chopped 1. For the sauce: heat the oil in a pan and cook the onion * 1 x 400g plum until softened. Add the garlic and fry for another minute. tomatoes * 125ml Red wine 2. Stir in the tomatoes, wine, stock, sugar and tomato * 125ml chicken or beef purée. Leave to simmer gently until the meatballs are ready stock to go in. * 1/2 tsp brown Sugar * 1 tbsp tomato purée 3. For the meatballs: soak the bread in the milk until it is * 1 tbsp Basil completely soft, squeeze dry and break into the smallest For the meatballs: pieces possible. * 1 thick slice stale white 4. Put in a bowl and mix in the beef, pork, cheese, herbs, bread, crusts removed onion, garlic, egg and nutmeg. Season with salt and pepper * 4 tbsp Milk and mix together, breaking up any clumps of meat with a * 300g minced beef fork. * 300g minced pork * 100g Pecorino cheese 5. Dust your hands with flour and roll the mixture into ping * 1 tbsp flat leaf Parsley, pong-sized balls. chopped * 1 tsp Oregano 6. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and fry the meatballs until * 1 small Onion, grated brown and slightly crispy. Drain on kitchen paper. * 1 clove Garlic, chopped * 1 Egg 7. Add the meatballs to the sauce and cook for a further 15 minutes. Stir through the basil and serve over spaghetti.
  9. 9. ITALIAN CUSTOMS ! PAGE 9 Italian Language: Italian Style: academic honor s, and their telephone number. Italian is the official language of - Appearance is important in . If you are staying in Italy for Italy, and 93% of population are Italy an extended period of time, it is a native Italian speakers. Around - The way you dress indicates good idea to have calling cards 50% of population speak a regional your status, family background, made. Never give your business dialect as mother tongue. Many education level card in a meeting situation. dialects are mutually cant be - First impressions are last Dining Etiquette: understandable and thus considered impressions If invited to an Italian house: by linguists as separate languages, - ‘Bella figura’ is a important . If an invitation says the dress but are not officially recognized. concept is informal, wear stylish clothes that Friulian, one of these dialects, is - Ju d g e p e o p l e o n t h e i r are still rather formal, i.e., jacket spoken by 600,000 people in the appearance, and are extremely and tie for men and an elegant north east of Italy, which is 1% of fashion conscious dress for women. the entire population. Other - Italian people judge you on . Punctuality is not a must. You norther n minority languages your confidence level may arrive between 15 minutes late include Ladin, Slovene, German, if invited to dinner and up to 30 Meeting Etiquette: which enjoys equal recognition with minutes late if invited to a party. . Greetings are enthusiastic yet Italian in the provinces and French, . If you are invited to a meal, rather formal. which is legally recognized in the bring gift-wrapped such as wine or . The usual handshake with Alpine regions. chocolates. direct eye contact and a smile Italian Family Values: suffices between strangers. . If you are invited for dinner . Once a relationship develops, and want to send flowers, have - The family is always the them delivered that day. air-kissing on both cheeks. centre of the social Structure -Wait until invited to move to a - Family provides very good first name basis. influences for the members in it . Italians are guided by first - In the north, only nuclear impressions, so it is important that families live toghether you demonstrate propriety and - In the south, the extended respect when greeting people, family often live together in one especially when meeting them for house the first time. - The family is always the . Many Italians use calling source of emotional and financial cards in social situations. These are support for all the members. slightly larger than traditional - Family is always together and business cards and include the should never be in misunderstood person's name, address, title or fights |
  10. 10. CLOTHING! PAGE 10 The
Renaissance
fashion
reflects
the
advancing
culture,
as
trade
is
 increasing
people
have
made
more
clothing
materials
available.
Different
 statuses
of
people
wear
different
types
of
clothing.
The
rich
had
jewelry
 and
furs
to
beautify
themselves,
and
there
were
some
hair
fashions
that
 were
very
famous.
It
is
amazing
that
Renaissance
clothes
have
different
 styles
and
its
meaning. The clothing the keep possession of Italians wear speak value and had much about the status important societal of the person, either significance, people their rich or poor or use them if hard just middle classed. times came. Even the Clothing was a symbol kings and the queens of “social standing”. By used their clothing looking at the clothes too. in Italy, one could easily know between high class or middle class and the lower classes. Wearing clothes is extremely I important. The rich wear fabrics such as velvet, satin and cotton, while T the poor wear flannel and other types of cheap fabrics. Cotton A is known as a rich person’s clothing. In these days, cotton is L not easily available and it is imported from India and America. Since clothing would Y
  11. 11. WHERE TO STAY! PAGE 11 Homes in italy. Italian house Private
homes: keep
corn,
straw,
and
hay
 inside
their
houses.
 In
the
countryside,
you
 The
whole
family
is
kept
in
 wouldn’t
be
able
to
Wind
any
 one
big
room,
when
its
time
 hotels,
so
you
would
 for
them
to
sleep,
they
have
 probably
spend
a
few
days
in
 the
whole
family
sleeping
in
 someone’s
house.
Nothing
to
 one
big
bed.
Even
a
few
 worry
about,
Italian
people
 animals
crawl
in,
but
you’ll
 are
welcoming
with
people
 get
your
own
room.
 who
can
share
news
from
 around
the
world.
 The
home
of
a
small
farmer
 However,
you
might
not
get
 your
own
bed,
good
manners
 requires
the
host
to
invite
 I is
the
only
choice,
and
the
 one
more
family
member
 inside
wouldn’t
be
very
 comfortable.
They
have
a
 towering
pile
in
front
of
their
 onto
the
bed.
Poor
peasants
 live
in
shacks
with
roofs
that
 let
rain
and
wind
in,
they
will
 T houses
and
that
is
a
heap
of
 have
a
log
as
a
pillow
and
no
 dung.
The
large
houses
are
 made
of
wood,
mud
and
 thatch.
Once
you’re
inside,
 bed.
 You
will
be
able
to
Wins
inns
 in
the
city
but
you
will
prefer
 A you’ll
see
that
the
house
is
 to
be
in
someone’s
home
 big
because
it
is
actually
a
 barn.
Different
types
of
 animals
also
share
this
place,
 because
its
safer,
and
they
 treat
you
as
a
family
 member,
also
you
will
feel
 L pigs,
chickens,
and
cattle’s
 cozy
and
not
lonely.
You
will
 share
this
cold,
dark,
smelly
 area.
Further
more,
they
also
 also
get
to
experience
the
 way
Italian
people
live.
 Y
  12. 12. WHERE TO STAY ! PAGE 12 Public
 bags
to
their
hotels.
 Hotelkeepers
have
even
 Accommodations:
 However,
in
different
 been
known
to
set
up
 areas
you
may
need
to
 robberies
and
murders.
 Hotels
dot
the
main
 keep
your
eyes
open
to
 Another
possible
place
 roadways
in
the
 Wind
a
hotel
for
yourself
 for
you
to
be
staying
in
 countryside.
There
are
 since
there
aren’t
many
 for
your
time
in
Italy
 inns,
which
are
also
 different
hotels.
Most
of
 can
be
a
countryside
 found
clustered
outside
 the
hotels
have
colorful
 monastery,
a
place
 the
city
gates
in
parts
of
 signs,
so
this
can
be
 where
monks
live.

They
 the
city.
If
you
aren’t
 helpful
to
Wins
a
 offer
free
shelter
over
 living
in
someone’s
 signboard
of
a
hotel.
 here
and
a
meal
to
all
 house
then
the
guards
 The
hotels
may
be
 travelers.
However,
if
 will
issue
you
a
pass
to
 named
as,
“The
lion”,
 you
have
money,
you
 a
hotel.
The
receptionist
 “The
red
cap”,
or
“The
 are
expected
to
make
a
 will
sign
the
pass,
which
 Bell.”
Therefore
the
 donation.
This
is
also
a
 you
will
be
expected
to
 signboards
may
be
 very
good
experience
 keep
at
all
times
and
 painted
as
a
lion,
a
red
 because
you
may
be
 show
it
to
the
guards
 cap
or
a
bell.
A
tiny
 able
to
see
how
the
 when
you
leave.
 hotel
would
have
a
leafy
 different
types
of
 In
some
parts
of
Italy,
 branch
or
a
vine
hung
 monks
live.
Their
 there
is
tough
 on
the
door.
 lifestyle
may
be
 competitions
so
you
 Some
hotels
are
nice,
 different
from
yours
 will
be
Winding
people
 but
many
are
usually
 and
you
may
be
able
to
 who
work
in
the
hotels,
 found
dirty,
and
you
are
 live
in
that
particular
 waiters/
waitresses,
 as
likely
to
be
robbed
 lifestyle.
 coming
up
to
you
and
 inside
a
hotel
as
you
are
 offering
to
carry
your
 on
the
road.
 Italian Tourist enjoying Things Italian things
  13. 13. FAMOUS PEOPLE! PAGE 13 William Shakespeare FAMOUS FELLOW AROUND FROM ENGLAND As
everyone
knows
that
 different
type
of
art,
 •The
Merchant
of
 Shakespeare
is
a
very
 which
was
drama
 Venice
 famous
poet
and
a
 during
the
our
period.
 Shakespeare
is
called
 playwright.
 The
“Rebirth”
of
art
and
 “the
most
excellent”
 Shakespeare
was
born
 literature
had
occurred,
 playwright.
Benjamin
 on
April
26th
1564
in
 and
Shakespeare
was
a
 Jonson
(a
famous
poet
 Warwickshire,
England
 major
part
of
this
 and
actor)
called
 and
his
death
had
 expression.
 Shakespeare
“Soul
of
 occurred
on
the
23rd
of
 Shakespeare
has
 the
age,
the
applause,
 April
1616.
When
 become
a
living
legend
 delight,
the
wonder
of
 Shakespeare
was
young
 during
for
the
 our
stage.”
 he
used
to
go
to
a
 European
people, Shakespeare’s
biggest
 school
called
Kings
 People
say
that
his
 achievement
is
that
he
 New
School.
As
 work
changed
the
face
 was
famous
worldwide.
 Shakespeare
was
in
 of
drama
and
gave
 Another
achievement
 school
he
was
 people
a
different
point
 was
that,
he
has
been

 improving
on
his
 of
view
of
drama.
 able
to
write
154
 literature
skills
and
 These
are
some
of
the
 sonnets,
38
plays
and
2
 grew
up
to
be
a
poet
 famous
plays
that
 narratives.
Romeo
and
 and
playwright.
He
also
 Shakespeare
has
 Juliet
was
a
big
hit
and
 works
as
an
actor.
 written: more
and
more
people
 When
Shakespeare
was
 •Romeo
and
Juliet
 recognized
 18
he
got
married
to
a
 •King
Lear
 Shakespeare.
 26‐year‐old
woman
 •Macbeth
 named,
Anne
 •A
Midsummer
Night's
 Hathaway.

 Dream
 Shakespeare
started
his
 •The
Taming
of
the
 career
on
literature
and
 Shrew
 was
the
Wirst
person
to
 •Hamlet
 bring
theater
and
 •Julius
Caesar
 drama
to
the
this
time
 •Othello
 period.
He
was
the
Wirst
 •The
Tempest person
to
introduce
a
 •Twelfth
Night
  14. 14. FAMOUS PEOPLE! PAGE 14 Sir Isaac Newton THE SCIENCE GURU Newton is an English physicist mathematics, working out his Optics' which dealt with light and mathematician and the ideas about calculus. and color. He has also studied greatest scientist of this era. In 1667, Newton returned a n d p u bl i s h e d wo rk o n Isaac Newton was born on to Cambridge, where he history, theology and alchemy. 4 January 1643 in became a fellow of Trinity During 1687, with the Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire. College. Two years later he support of his friend Edmond His father was a prosperous was appointed second Halley, he published his far mer, who died three Lucasian Professor of greatest work, the months before he was born. Mathematics. It was Newton's 'Philosophiae Naturalis His mother re-married and reflecting telescope, made in Principia Mathematica.’ This Newton was left in the care of 1668, that finally brought him explains about universal force, his grandparents. In 1661, he to the attention of the gravity, applied to all objects got into Cambridge scientific community and in in all parts of the universe. University where he became 1672 he is now made a Fellow Newton is a difficult man, interested in mathematics, of the Royal Society. From and also has arguments with optics, physics and astronomy. this time on, Newton different scientists, but he is In October 1665, a plague conducted a series of known as the dominant figure flood forced the university to experiments on the usage of in British and European close down and Newton light, discovering that white science. returned to Woolsthorpe. The light is composed of the same two years he spent there were system of colors that can be an extremely worthwhile time, s e e n i n a r a i n b ow a n d then which he began to think forming the modern study of ab out g rav ity, an d als o optics (or the action/ devoted time to optics and behaviors of light). In 1704 N e w t o n p u bl i s h e d ' T h e
  15. 15. FAMOUS PEOPLE! PAGE 15 Christopher Columbus EXPLORING INTO THE SEAS Christopher Columbus was religion could spread through killed because of his high born in Genoa (JEN oh out the world and would be demands. The king and uh) ,Italy. He was the oldest of known, and he is also looking queen agreed and five children in his family. His for wealth for himself, and Christopher was ready to father was a wool weaver. He spain. Christopher tried sail in four months. He helped his father with the getting King Ferdinand and sailed out with three ships weaving, but he always Queen Isabella to supply ‘Santa maria,’ ‘Pinta,’ and wanted to sail the seas. him with ships and money, ‘Nina.’ He doesn't get to go to and after the eight years of I n t h i s j o u r n ey h e school very much, but he tries, they finally agreed, but discovered San Salvador, learned to read and write Christopher’s demands are Spanish during his travels. He Cuba, thinking its China, getting bigger. also taught himself Latin and Haiti. This was a He wants to be made a because all the geography successful journey at the knight, and admiral of the books are written in Latin. end and he has become as Ocean. He wants to be the Some people think he is rich as he wanted to be. v i c e roy a n d g ove r n o r trying to prove the world is round, but this is not true. general of all lands he has Most people already know discovered. He also wants that the earth is round. He one-tenth of everything he wants to find a short way to found of value in the new get to the Indies by ship. lands. Christopher also Christopher Columbus is a demands that he wants Christian and wants to tell the everything written out, he story of Christ to the people has very good courage to far away people so that this say this, because he can get
  16. 16. FAMOUS PEOPLE! PAGE 16 Marco Polo EXPLORE, EXPLORE, EXPLORE... Marco Polo was one of the the Yang he River), then south first European merchant, to Hang Zhou, China. He then voyager to be able to travel sailed south along the coast of across Asia and China and China, Vietnam and Sumatra. also to be visiting the Kublai He also sailed west to Sri Lanka and India, and then Khan in Beijing. He left back to Ormuz (on the Persian when he was a teenager with Gulf). They went northwest his father Nicolo Polo and overland to the Black Sea, then his uncle Mafeo Polo, all the Mediterranean Sea, and three of the men spent 24 Marco Polo, Nicolo Polo back to Venice, Italy. years traveling and exploring and Mafeo Polo’s journey Proud of the jour ney, the world. through Asia and China. Marco Polo has biography’s Polo sailed south from written for him, and earned V e n i c e , I t a l y, i n t h e fame, and got his family proud Mediterranean Sea to the of himself. Leading to become Middle East. They he went a very famous explorer, for the southeast overland to Persia, future and the present, now. t h e n t h ro u g h t h e Pa m i r Marco Polo had brought Mountains and the Gobi Asia to Europe by writing the Desert, to Beijing, China. He first accounts about porcelain, explored the area south of coal, gun powder, printing, Beijing, including Yu nan and paper money, and silk. Mar co S i Ch u an . Re t ur n in g t o Polo wrote "Book of Ser Beijing, they traveled east to Marco Polo," Introducing Tang Chao (at the beginning of China in Europe.
  17. 17. JUST ITALY ! PAGE 17 Your basic needs at this place and exciting things then you around in canals and boats Italy is your clothes, your may have some hardships and tricycles, which is rather sturdy day packs, and your during the journey, but if you fun, but may be dangerous in other extra lug g age. In have a smile on your face then some ways because you might addition, you will need a big you’ll be able to go fall out or lose balance. So smile on your face. This place throughout every little keep your legs steady and stay may be exciting or rather hardship and have tons of fun seated at all times and always boring, it depends on what with everyone else having fun. ask the guides for help. This type of person you are. If you Some of the important things enjoyable country will steal love to experience different that you will have to keep in your heart from yourself and types of living, seeing different mind is that if you are living you won’t even realize, it will lifestyles, trying different types in a hotel then you have to be make you smile, or cry, and of food, shopping and taking safe and keep all you belongs you will have a great time in pictures, then this is the very with you at all times. If your Italy. correct place to have come to. are in a person’s house then its However, if you are not a safer than a hotel inn. Further Have a good journey! person who likes interesting more, you might have to move
  18. 18. ABOUT THE AUTHOR! PAGE 18 Aastha Pandey YOUNG LADY Aastha Pandey is a young lady who was born in Mexico, in the year 1509. She was born on March 25th. She then moved to Rome, Italy with her family, and had her further education there. She enjoyed Rome, and became a roman citizen. Living in Rome all her life encouraged her to do something for Italy. Her appreciation towards the Italian people, because of their welcoming smile towards her had forced her to write this Travel Guide for people who come to visit or live in Italy. She went to different cities and had a Italy trip and wrote this wonderful travel guide. Aastha is very fond of Italian food, and cooks a lot of italian food at home for her meals, and for her parents as well. She also loves the stylish italian clothes and loves going out shopping for them. Aastha’s achievement’s are some school awards, honor roles in middle school and a lot of sporting awards. She was a bright student in school, and turned out to be a bright citizen of the wonderful country Italy. Although she is mexican from birth, but her heart lies here in Rome, Italy.
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  20. 20. My Travel Guide – Final Checklist Name: __________________ Date: __________ Use this checklist before you hand in your travel guide! ! Does your travel guide have a cover page? ! Does your travel have an introduction with basic information about the renaissance (Who? What? Where? When? Why?)? ! Have you included detailed information on a) which cities to visit (Florence, Rome, and Venice) b) how to get around (by land and by water) c) local customs and manners d) what to wear e) what to see and do f) what to eat and drink g) how to stay safe and healthy h) who’s who in the Renaissance (4 PEOPLE) ! Did you write your information in paragraphs? ! Does each paragraph have a topic sentence? ! Does each paragraph have supporting sentences? ! Are all the supporting sentences relevant (important)? ! Did you use connectors to connect your ideas? (e.g., First, in addition, furthermore, etc) ! Did you include a correct bibliography? See homework diary for help. ! Does each section of your travel guide have a heading? ! Does your travel guide have useful pictures or graphics that help us understand the Renaissance period better? ! Did you use the same font for similar points? ! Did you revise and edit your travel guide? ! Will other people be interested in reading your travel guide?
  21. 21. Beijing BISS International School Italian Renaissance – Travel Guide Grade 9 Assessment Criteria September ‘09 Criterion A: Knowledge Maximum 10 Achievement level Level descriptor 0 The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors given below. The use of terminology is inconsistent or incorrect. 1–2 Facts and examples are either absent, or those used are irrelevant or do not show understanding. The use of terminology is mostly accurate and usually appropriate, though some errors remain. 3–4 Facts and examples used are mostly relevant, and usually show understanding. Terminology is used accurately and appropriately. 5–6 Relevant facts and examples are used to show understanding. The student provides accurate descriptions; explanations are adequate but not well developed. A range of terminology is used accurately and appropriately. 7–8 A range of relevant facts and examples are used to show understanding. The student shows an excellent command of a wide range of terminology, and uses it appropriately. 9–10 An extensive range of relevant facts and examples are used to show understanding. Criterion C: Skills Maximum 10 I Achievement level 0 Level descriptor The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors given below. T The student can select and use some relevant information.. 1–2 A The student attempts to carry out investigations, demonstrating few skills. The student selects and uses mostly relevant information. 3–4 The student demonstrates basic investigative skills. The student selects and uses relevant information. L 5–6 The student demonstrates adequate investigative skills. The student selects and uses a range of relevant information. 7–8 The student demonstrates effective investigative skills. Y The student selects and uses a wide range of relevant information. 9–10 The student demonstrates sophisticated investigative skills.

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