Spanish Cultural Differences Teacher Resources
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A Bash in Baalbeck: Creating a Lebanese Festival
Learn about the diversity of the culture of Lebanon through this series of cross-curricular lessons. Compare and contrast various cultures through activities and readings. An introduction to the culture of Lebanon is included along with explanations of food, religion, and recreation.
K - 6th Social Studies & History 14 Views 31 Downloads
A Dollar Goes A Long Way
Investigate life along the Old Spanish Trail! They visit websites and identify the history and environment. They create journals, dramatic enactments, and maps to discover the role individuals played in society. They also explore the role that supply and demand played in society.
4th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 53 Downloads
Cuidemos nuestro ambiente
After discussing the Spanish word ambiente, read the article "Cuidemos nuestro ambiente" with your intermediate or advanced Spanish class. Read the first paragraph together, marking the text and engaging your readers. Then, have the class finish reading the article independently.
10th - 12th Languages 3 Views 21 Downloads
First Meeting of the Indians and the Europeans
Your class hears a Native American Indian point of view of Europeans' arrival in Louisiana. They assess how cultural perspectives (especially an insider's view) and native language can shape a story. Each pupil identifies the characteristics and traditions of the Koasati tribe.
4th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 265 Downloads
Absolute Monarchy v Democracy
Put your learners into groups to compare the differences and similarities in Absolute Monarchy and Democracy. This useful handout includes three rows: one for the seven functions of a Monarchy, and two for political comparison. An answer sheet is provided.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 40 Views 196 Downloads
Lesson: Modern Day "Royalty"
The life-sized statue of St. Ferdinand, King of Spain represents royalty as it was seen in the past. Learners explore who is considered royalty in modern times and compare them to royalty of the past. They make a collage representing personal views of royalty and compose an essay that describes how single ideas can be expressed in different ways.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Bomba y Plena
Students view pictures in their Spanish textbooks, discuss and listen to selection of Latin music, and read textbook passage to answer true/false questions about origins of bomba and plena. Students then practice Latin-style dance moves, choose type of music/dance to research, and create children's book to share with elementary students.
9th - 12th Languages 13 Views 124 Downloads
To compare how the Spanish, French, and English approached the exploration of North America, class groups examine primary source documents and become experts on one of four explorers: Francisco Coronado, Robert LaSalle, Samuel de Champlain, or John Cabot.
6th - 8th Language Arts 70 Views 56 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Spanish Influence in the U.S.
Eighth graders research the role of the first Spanish conquistadors who explored the now United States. Using the internet, they gather information on different explorers and write a paper about why he is important in American history. They practice saying English words that came from the Spanish languages and identify the major cities and states with Spanish origins.
8th Social Studies & History 45 Views 125 Downloads
The Roots of American Culture
Students explore the notion of culture and the influence of Latino culture on the U.S. They work in small groups to identify ways that Latino and non-Latino U.S. cultures have engaged in cultural 'cross-fertilization.'
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 64 Downloads
New Review Arthur's World Neighborhood: Building Global and Cultural Awareness
Kids become global anthropologists as they explore commonalities and differences both in their classroom and expanding across the globe. Throughout several activities, learners conduct partner interviews that culminate in Venn diagrams, incorporate family stories and traditions, use a compass rose to practice directions on a map, and study cultures in other countries.
1st - 4th Language Arts 21 Views 11 Downloads
East Timor: The World's Newest Country
This isn't just a hand-out or a reading passage; it's more like a mini book on the history, colonization, independence, and culture of the South East Asian country of Timor. There are extensive readings and discussion questions for learners to address.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 14 Views 20 Downloads
Mi Familia y Yo
A great Spanish lesson is yours for the taking, it incorporates listening, reading, writing, and creating art all while exploring Spanish language and culture. In groups, learners create scrapbooks and dialogue that describes multiple aspects of their family and family life.
2nd - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 48 Views 226 Downloads
Lesson: A Garden Party of My Own
Kids look at a beautiful work of art to practice grammar, make connections from life to art, and sketching. They identify all the parts of grammar they see in the image, discuss what they see and do on a picnic, and then draw an imaged family gathering.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 148 Downloads
What We Eat, Where We Sleep: Documenting Daily Life to Tell Stories
This is not just a New York Time article to read, this is a set of amazing activity ideas all related to the slide shows "Breaking Bread Everywhere" and "Where Children Sleep." Your class can view each show, read about what they mean culturally and artistically, then engage in one or more of the creative and critical thinking activities.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 35 Views 114 Downloads
Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas
This lengthy, and very thorough collection of study guide worksheets should help learners who are studying the Inca culture to solidify their understanding of the culture. The worksheets are meant to be used as the class goes through the permanent exhibition at Yale University.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 20 Views 67 Downloads
The Zabbaleen, Cairo's Garbage Workers
Here is a fascinating human geography study of the Zabbaleen. They are a sub-class of people who work as garbage collectors in Cairo, Egypt. I can't say enough good things about this resource in my limited space here. It is fabulous! If you are a secondary teacher looking to challenge and engage your students in a study of human geography, this lesson is for you!
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 22 Downloads