Animals and More
Tenth graders investigate the animals and their habitats in order to create a context for this instructional activity. They use Spanish to create a fictitious animal describing its looks, how it lives, and its interaction within an ecosystem.
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Adapting Narratives for Skits to Teach Language Through Drama
Learners in a Spanish foreign language class are giving topics to develop a skit to preform in front of the class. As a class, they are introduced to new vocabulary and the concept of paraphrasing. After performing their skit, they...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Mexican-American Influence on the United States
Students examine the influences of the Hispanic groups from Mexico, Cuba and Puerto Rico. In groups, they research the history of Mexico and read excerpts from a book in Spanish to practice their vocabulary. To end the lesson, they...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Influence of Musical Folk Traditions in the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Nicolás Guillén
Students listen and explore how African-American culture relates to learning Spanish as a foreign language. Poetry, music, and history are utilized while learning about Langston Hughes and Nicolas Guillen.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
¡Ya sé lo que hiciste el verano pasado! Using the Preterite Indicative Tense
Students focus on the uses of the preterite indicative tense and vocabulary related to travel. They read various selections that demonstrate the use of the preterite. and draw pictures to illustrate their understanding.
9th - 12th Languages