Spanish Cultural Differences Teacher Resources

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Mapping Cultural Universals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify the correlations between many nations.  In this geographic culture lesson, students create maps based on nationalities, languages and religions.  Students present their maps to the class.
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How Perceptions of Cultures Influences Perceptions and Historical Outcomes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers research different ethnic groups that lived in the United States. They compare and contrast Spanish, African American and Native American cultures and how American culture interacted with them. They present their...
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Pre-AP Strategies for Spanish Literature

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Take a break from vocabulary development and have your Spanish scholars immerse themselves in Spanish culture. What are common Spanish proverbs? In short sessions over the course of a few weeks, the class will learn about different...
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Spanish/American Comparison

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students compare Spanish and American cultures. In this global studies lesson, students review what they have learned in a Spanish culture unit by writing compare and contrast essays about Spanish and American cultural aspects.
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Bless Me, Ultima: Culture and History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"The orange of the golden carp appeared at the edge of the pond. . ." The second session in a 10-instructional activity unit study of Bless Me, Ultima examines the cultural and historic context of the novel. Just as Antonio struggles...
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The Spanish Golden Age: Crash Course Theater #19

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Heads up! In the Golden Age, women threw cucumbers at other audience members. This detail is just one of many fun facts a video about Spanish theater during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries covers. Other information the resource...
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Comparing Cultural Holidays

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners discover facts about the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead. In this compare and contrast lesson, students explore Halloween and the Day of the Dead. Learners create an alter to memorialize a family member or friend that has...
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Esperanza Rising: Chapter Titles and Mood

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore world geography by reading a children's book in class. In this Spanish culture lesson, students read the book Esperanza Rising and reflect upon each chapter by discussing it with their classmates. Students write...
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The Latin American Legend - "La Luz de Yara".

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study a Latin American legend and discuss the belief systems present. They compare and contrast this legend to other cultures. They create a class mural showing the most important scene from the legend and act it out. ...
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Baila! Latin Dance in the Spanish Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
One, two, three. One, two, three. Invite your language learners to practice the steps for researching and presenting information. Each small group has the task of explaining one Latin dance in full detail.
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Los refugiados y la inmigraci¿¿n

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the reasons for the existence of many refugees in foreign countries. They study the context of how refugees live, communicate, and survive. The lesson plan should reinforce an awareness of one's own culture in...
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Tell Me A Tale: Lesson 10

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read folktales and discuss how the folktales from different cultures are alike and different. In this folktales lesson plan, 5th graders also fill out a comparing and contrasting worksheet.
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Spain – Culture and Famous Landmarks

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Introduce your class to Spain and liven up the class period with some Spanish pop music! Learners view a presentation about Spain and take notes on the information before watching a couple of music videos in Spanish. They use listening...
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The Impact of Islamic Culture on the Arts of the Renaissance

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the linguistic and cultural impact of the Arabic language and Islamic culture on the Spanish language. They analyze and label maps, listen to and differentiate between Spanish and Arabic music, and compare and...
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Let's Go to Argentina/¡Vámonos a Argentina!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Give your young Spanish language learners a lesson in culture! Focus on learning Spanish though exploring Argentinian culture. Pupils interact with maps, fill out travel journals, discuss time and food, learn and practice new vocabulary...
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Values and Images Reflected in TV Commercials

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view commercials from American and Latin American cultures and discuss the values and selling strategies used in each commercial.
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Cultural Discovery Through Mexican Literature

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students compare and contrast traditional literature in Spanish; reflect upon the cultural uniqueness of Mexico; familiarize themselves with poetry, songs, etc. from the Mexican culture; and recognize themes in Mexican literature.
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Pedro Menéndez de Avilés

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Partners examine the family tree of Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, a Spanish admiral and explorer who founded St. Augustine, Florida, and answer several questions about the text using a worksheet. After they've explored the family tree,...
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Diversity of Spanish Speaking Countries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A database activity will introduce and compare Spanish-speaking countries to the United States. Compare the two regions' resources, populations, literacy, poverty, and more. Note: Word document files are provided.
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Everyday life in Spain

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students consider what life is like for Spanish young people. In this global studies lesson, students read and discuss excerpts from Children of the World: Spain. Students submit journal entries about everyday life in Spain.
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Spanish Speaking Country Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Ask your pupils to imagine they are about to go on a trip to a Spanish-speaking country. To prepare for this trip, they research their country, create a travel brochure, and compose a letter to their host family (in Spanish).
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Teaching Justice: Schooling and the Four Waves of U.S. Immigration

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
U.S. immigration is the focus of a unit on social justice. Over the course of a school year, young historians read a variety of texts to learn about four waves of immigration that have occurred over time in the U.S. An emphasis on...
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Searching for Stars

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Positive character traits in literature are explored in this character development and literacy lesson. Learners listen to Cinderella by Charles Perrault and Little Gold Star by Robert D. San Souci, followed by a discussion comparing the...
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Discovering No Differences in Latin America and Latino Culture

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Pupils explore the differences between American Spanish speaking countries and the United States. Students explore the history and culture of Spanish speaking countries. They examine Latino influences. Pupils create a presentation and...

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