Non-Violence against Women Day
Students examine International Non-Violence Against Women Day in relation to the Mirabal Sisters from the Dominican Republic. They watch a movie, answer discussion questions, and write an essay.
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Classroom Challenges and Activities for Teaching Spanish Heritage Students
Designed for native speakers of Spanish, and written almost entirely in Spanish, this resource begins with explanation of native speakers and strategies that you can use to teach them. After the introductory section, is a collection of...
2nd - 10th Languages
Incorporating Archaeological "Time-Outs" into the Latin Curriculum
Here is a lesson whose focus is on classical archaeology. In groups, high schoolers read various myths and legends to examine the how the culture was passed between different groups. They participate in a role-play activity in which they...
10th - 12th Languages
Crime in the Spanish Speaking World and in Our Country
Ninth graders analyze authentic news texts in Spanish dealing with the issue of crime in Spanish speaking countries. These texts include periodicals, Web sites and television news programs. Students report their findings to their ...
Charles Baudelaire: The Poet of Sickness and Evil
High schoolers work in small groups to read, translate and discuss poetry by Charles Baudelaire. They use a graphic organizer to analyze the poems for Romantic elements and use their observations as a guide for class discussions and essays.
9th - 12th Languages