1. Peru: Go toHuffington Postto find out about Peru then make a cultural drawing with captions using the information you find. Include at least ten interesting facts of the country and it’s culture. You may do this on your own paper. Please be neat and add drawings to represent the facts you find. Turn in at the end of the class for a grade.
3. Vocabulary: directions; i.e., a la izquierda, a la derecha, todo recto, cruze, baje, continue, pare, de vuelta, gire, en frente de, detrás de, debajo de, arriba de, cerca de, lejos de, entre de…
4. Question: Who are the Rapa Nui and where did the Moai come from (Easter Island)? Reported UFO sightings and home to geoglyphs (seen only from air)? Driest dessert in the world (Atacama)? 2000 mile beaches and world class skiing (the Andean mountain range) Active volcanos? Playoff for world cup soccer game with only one team televised? Russia? Pinochet -vs- Allende and Estadio National de Santiago? The famous poet Pablo Neruda, notable street art and cowboys? The worlds largest swimming pool and tallest building? Texan flag? Go to Fact Retriever, Cascada Travel, The Culture Trip, and Travel Outlandish to make a culture book with your facts to turn in for a grade. You may also do a web search to see what else you can find.
3. Vocabulary: el almacén, el correo, la biblioteca, la carnicería, la comisaría, la estación de bomberos, la estación de ferrocarril, la gasolinera, la iglesia, la joyería, la juguetería, la lavandería, la librería, la mueblería, la panadería, la papelería, la pastelería, la peluquería, la pescadería, la piscina, la tienda, la tintorería
4. Question: Where did Argentina get it’s name? What is the periodic symbol for Silver? Largest dinosaur remains in the world? How many presidents in how many days? What and who is associated with the dirty war and how many people disappeared? When you think of the people of Argentina what origin (nationalities) do you think of? 9 de julio en Buenos Aires? What are the Pampas, Iguazú, Cowboys and Paris of the South? Southern Hemisphere and seasons? Go to Atlas and Boots ,Nat Geo Kids, Nation Facts and Kids Fun Facts to learn more about Argentina then to make a decorative culture book with your facts to turn in for a grade. You may also do a web search to see what else you can find. To find more about the Dirty War go to BBC News.
2. Culture: Cinco de Mayo. Go to Leaf Project and Pueblo to see what you can find then take notes on the points below.
Where did Cinco de Mayo originate? What town and country? Was it a battle or a war and with what country? Where is the world’s largest Cinco de Mayo celebration? Chihuahuas, avocados and the French? ¿Qué pasa?
MATH! If there are 81,000,000 pounds of avocados consumed during Cinco de Mayo. How many avocados would that be if the average avocado weight is 6 oz?
1. Click onSpanish Actionsto see a list of movements and gestures in Spanish and English then follow the activities below
a. make a 5 X 5 bingo grid with words in English and the middle space gratis
b. after practicing the vocabulary above split into two teams and prepare for a game of Charades in Spanish!
2. Go to La Semana Santa to learn about Easter in Spain then take notes and be ready to tell the class what you learned. Also check out Spanish Attractions and Expatica see some famous recipes then write in English about five dishes you find.
3. Go to Bright Hub Education to see a list of Spanish Easter vocabulary then make a 5 X 5 bingo grid in English using the words and terms you find.
4. Go to History of Easter to learn more about the holiday then compare Easter in the US with Easter from a Spanish speaking country.
6. Go to Cascarón to learn about Cascarones then be ready to tell the class about breaking them over your head.
7. Go to Kids World to see images of real life alfombras then be ready to tell the class about the rugs in the streets of Guatemala.
8. Go to Class Zone to read cultural tidbits about the Semana Santa in Spanish speaking countries.
9. Go to Easter Blog to see some authentic photos of Spain during Easter.
10. Do a search to see if you can find ‘weird traditions in Spain during Easter’. Interesting to see what you can find!
1. Go to Imperfect Writing Exercise to see the chart of the Imperfect (past tense) in Spanish then complete the grammar assignment. Do the following
a. write the complete sentence in Spanish
b. conjugate the verb in the imperfect tense and underline
c. write what the sentence means in English
2. Go to www.quizlet.live to play the group vocabulary activity. If you are not able to play the game go toCommon Spanish Verbsto practice the matching game.
3. Vocabulary Practice: Go to Doctor Visit to see a list of body and ailment related vocabulary in Spanish then make a bingo grid using the English words body parts. Make the bingo grid 5 X 5 and make the middle space ‘gratis’.
Spanish 1 1. Go to Common Spanish Verbs to practice the matching game then be ready for a quiz el viernes.