Students research a topic chosen by the instructor in a selected region where the target language is spoken. They research the topic using available traditional and internet resources to prepare a presentation of their findings:
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Incorporating Archaeological "Time-Outs" into the Latin Curriculum
Here is a instructional activity 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...
10th - 12th Languages
Adapting Narratives for Skits to Teach Language Through Drama
Students 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