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Esperanza Rising- Comprehension Strategies

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Hispanic culture. For this introductory lesson, 6th graders preview Esperanza Rising, discuss Spanish culture, and define ethnic terms used: Hispanic, Latino, Chicano, and Mexican American.  Students prepare to read...
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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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Growing up Spanish in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore Hispanic culture. In this cultural diversity lesson, students read Wachale by Ilan Stavans and respond to discussion questions about the story. Young scholars journal about their impressions of the story as well.
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Spanish/American Comparison

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students compare Spanish and American cultures. In this global studies instructional activity, students review what they have learned in a Spanish culture unit by writing compare and contrast essays about Spanish and American cultural...
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Introductory Lesson: Welcome to Spain

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students get a taste of Spanish culture. In this Spain lesson, students participate in 5 activities that require them to study the religion, music, food, clothing, and history of Spain.
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 6

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete a cause and effect worksheet based on the book Esperanza Rising. In this Esperanza Rising lesson plan, 6th graders also discuss Hispanic culture and adversity.
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 10

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders fill out a main idea worksheet for the book Esperanza Rising. In this main idea lesson plan, 6th graders also discuss Hispanic culture and adversity.
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Holy Week in Spain

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore Spanish culture by listening to a lecture in class. In this religious celebration instructional activity, students discuss the Holy Week in Spain and the similarities between Spanish and American religious...
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Spanish Fiesta Food &n

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students get a taste of Spanish culture. In this Spanish cuisine lesson, students sample albondigas, ensalada de boca, huevos en mayonesa, margo, and tortilla. Students note the ingredients used in the dishes and draw conclusions about...
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Spanish 101: Pen Pal

For Teachers Higher Ed
Americans will learn about the Spanish culture with this 21st Century lesson plan. Each pupil will be given a pen pal and the opportunity to see their pictures via Twitpic on Twitter. Then, each person will write a 5-page report about...
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Social Studies and Reading Integration

For Students 5th - 6th
Kids take a quiz on the concepts that define community and culture. They answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding family traditions, immigration, Hispanic culture, and community. 
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Hispanic World - Spain

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Take your class on an electronic field trip to Spain! Visit Cordoba or Barcelona, and run with the bulls (virtually) in Pamplona. Groups search the Internet to find sites that permit them to explore the original Spanish-speaking country....
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 2

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore adversity. In this summarizing lesson students compare their culture to the Hispanic culture. Students reflect on a time they were met with adversity. Students summarize Chapter 1 of Esperanza Rising.
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Hispanic Cultural Projects

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Invite your pupils to educate themselves on the culture in various Spanish-speaking countries through a series culture-related projects. The resource includes a series of individual and group projects for learners to choose from as well...
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Spain, Espana, Es Diferente!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
This is a nicely-designed PowerPoint with many slides full of images relevant to Spain and its geography, history, culture, food, and language. There is little to no text on the pages, so this PowerPoint is meant to accompany a lecture...
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Hispanic Celebration

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars are introduced to Mexico's culture, people, language and celebration of traditions. They develop their own Cultural Report Slide Show and are encouraged to do several activities on this topic.
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 9

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore culture by reading a book with classmates. In this Hispanic history lesson, 6th graders read the story First Day in Grapes, and discuss the tough lives of migrant workers. Students answer study questions after the...
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 11

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete activities with the book Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan. In this literature lesson, 6th graders answer questions about Chapter 10 and read Chapter 11. They complete a Venn Diagram with the similarities and...
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 5 of 15 in Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete lesson plan 5 of 15 about the book Esperanza Rising. In this Esperanza Rising lesson plan, 6th graders build on work done in the previous lesson plan. They complete response logs, and vocabulary posters. They...
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 8

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete activities with the book Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan. In this literature instructional activity, 6th graders read Chapter 8 of the book and discuss the chapter. They practice putting events in sequence and...
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Holidays in Hispanic Countries

For Students 6th - 9th
When do Hispanic countries celebrate Flag Day and other prominent holidays? Using the chart provided, beginning Spanish speakers practice writing the dates of select holidays in Spanish. An interesting way to review Spanish dates. 
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Latin American Music

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learn about the music of Latin America! Four types of music are defined by their instruments, uses, and cultural impact or influences. Indigenous, Iberian, African influenced, and Urban music are all discussed. 
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Hispanic Arts: Visual Arts, Dance and Music

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students observe global cultures by listening to music and watching videos. In this Latin American dance lesson, students define merengue, salsa and other dances from the Hispanic culture while listening to Latin rhythm music. Students...
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El Greco

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students study the role of El Greco in Spanish history. They examine the importance of the city of Toledo in Spanish culture. They participate in a teacher demonstration of PowerPoint slides of El Greco's paintings before attempting to...