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Seventh graders review the Spanish animal vocabulary learned in previous lessons before taking a virtual trip through the Madrid Zoo at its website. They design a paper bag puppet of one of the animals, take digital pictures of it and finally create a PowerPoint slide using the vocabulary and picture. They participate in a class presentation.
Students read a newspaper article about a fashion show in Madrid which banned the use of models under a certain weight. They define vocabulary, complete comprehension worksheets, practice the use of the words 'enough' and 'too many' and participate in a class discussion about the pros and cons of the ban.
High schoolers discuss the terrorist train bombings in Madrid, Spain. The class evaluates the value of memorials in the struggle to deal with the grieving process. Groups design a memorial and/or poem to commemorate those lost in the bombings, and present their projects to the class.
For this faults worksheet, students use an earthquake reference sheet to find the numbers for a modified Mercalli and Richter scale. They compare the San Andreas Fault zone and the New Madrid fault zone on the United States map. They answer questions about liquefaction and subsidence.