Quinceanera Teacher Resources
Find Quinceanera educational ideas and activities
Showing 1 - 7 of 7 resources
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
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
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 English Language Arts 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 English Language Arts CCSS: Designed