Spanish Shopping Vocabulary Teacher Resources
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Vamos de compras!
Pupils identify articles of clothing in Spanish. Using the internet, they interpret information from department stores in Spain and Panama. They practice converting pesetas to dollars in order to determine how much they can spend. They complete a worksheet and give an oral presentation on the clothing they chose.
Come to the Market!
Second graders build skills in communicating effectively while shopping in an open-air market. They identify, describe and classfiy different foods in the Spanish. Students express their likes and dislikes using the food vocabulary. They ask and answer questions about their food preferences, and graph their favorite foods.
Pre-Columbian Settlements and People
Fourth graders describe the social, political, cultural and economic life and interactions among the people of California from the pre-Columbian societies to the Spanish mission and Mexican rancho periods.
New! The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group. They then collaborate to develop a news segment demonstrating what they have learned about their group's unique perspective.
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! Worksheets, photographs, maps, and clearly written instructions for the activities are all present.
Let's Go to the CarniceriÂ¿Â¿a (Butcher Shop)!
Fifth graders examine common practices related to buying goods in the target culture and will contrast these behaviors to those exhibited in their own culture. The lesson focuses specifically on buying/consuming meat.
Mercado Trading at the Marketplace
Young scholars comprehend that Mexico is a country. They identify two types of regions in Mexico. Students comprehend that many people in Mexico speak Spanish. They use three Spainsh words. Studnents begin to relate simple words with corresponding pictures.
History in the Making: The Tortilla
Fourth graders examine the history of the tortilla and extend the study across the curriculum. In this history of the tortilla lesson, 4th graders research the background of the tortilla, determine the ingredients, and work with the tortillas over 5 days. They make tortillas, write about them, read books about them, and complete a variety of cross-curricular activities.
American Indians of the Local Region
Students describe the American Indian nations in their local region long ago and in recent past. They research religious beliefs, customs, and various folklore traditions.
On the Cutting Edge
Introduce the background of design and designers and their role in communicating their thoughts to others. In groups, you can assign participation in a writing cluster on various designers and write paragraphs to submit to magazines. To end the lesson, your class will examine types of advertisements and create their own using the same characteristics.
Cloud in the Classroom
Middle schoolers watch a video about wild stallions and conduct research about wild horses and wildlife photography. Students explore the relationships between animals and humans and conduct Internet research about the treatment of wild horses in the United States. Middle schoolers create a mock newscast about their findings.
The cost of living
Tenth graders compare and contrast the availability and affordability of products and services such as cellular phones, cars, video games, computers, athletic shoes, foods and beverages.
A Taste of the Caribbean
Students are introduced to the foods and traditions of the Caribbean. In groups, they brainstorm their own definition of culture and review the physical and political geography of the Caribbean. They spend time sampling different foods from the area and read excerpts of oral histories and discuss as a class. To end the lesson, they research the role of Puerto Ricans in New Haven, Connecticut.
Mathematics Through Nutrition
Young scholars plan a meal including shopping, preparing and meal and serving it. They become aware of different foods from different ethnic backgrounds and describe the displays in the store and why the items are displayed as they are.
Sam and the Lucky Money
Third graders read the story Sam and the Lucky Money. In this reading lesson, 3rd graders discuss the story. Students write in a reader's response journal as they read the story.
"An Apron Full of Gold:" California Gold Rush
Students examine the impact California Gold Rush on families. In this California history lesson, students analyze images, letters, and documents from the era to determine how the families were changed by the Gold Rush. Several handouts and activities accompany this lesson.
Lesson: Contemporary Tribal Designs
There is a lot to be learned from a horse. Kids analyze a contemporary tribal design found on a large installation piece. Then they create tribal designs of their own that show similarities and difference between cultures and time periods. Their art should reflect their own family, similar to how Native American design often reflects the tribe.
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this lesson.
Never To Forget
Tenth graders discuss the events leading up to antisemitic behavior in Europe during World War II. Through various activities, 10th graders acquaint themselves with the political ideology of Nazism and assess responsibility for the Holocaust. Materials to complete this unit are included.
Believe it or not, this is a 76-page series of lesson plans published by the California Commission on Agriculture which is designed to teach upper-elementary learners about agricultural practices and products in the state. There are two sections, one for grades 3-4, and one for grades 5-6. The lessons are chock full of great group activities, worksheets, assignments, extension activities, quizzes, homework assignments, and more. Don't miss this resource!