Quinceanera Teacher Resources
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Eighth graders study the Hispanic celebration known as the quinceanera. They research the quinceanera of two Hispanic cultures using print and digital resources. They compare the two celebrations and create a Power Point slide show to present to the rest of the class.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Introduce your class to a common coming of age ritual: the Quinceañera. Bright and colorful, the presentation includes information on general and specific aspects of the tradition, as well as many images. Show this in your social studies class or in your Spanish class as part of a unit on culture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Rites of Passage
Prom, Quiceanera, Rumspringa. After reading series of texts about traditions that mark the transition into adulthood in various cultures, class members debate the question, “In the 21st century, should certain rites of passage continue to be practiced?
9th - 10th Language Arts 80 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Getting to Know Esperanza (Chapter 2: “Las Uvas/Grapes”)
Delve into Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan with close reading and evidence-based, text-dependent questions. Part of a unit series, this well-sequenced, Common Core designed lesson draws on material from the previous day and from homework so that pupils begin the day with prior knowledge, and then move into more complex response work.
5th - 7th Language Arts 76 Views 125 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Here Comes The… Bill
Students share opinions about importance of milestone events they might host or attend. They then prepare estimated budgets for parties based on established budget totals, and compare their estimates against the real costs.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 47 Downloads