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Da Que Hablar, 1995
This Spanish-Embassy-produced document consists of the three issues of a Spanish language and culture newsletter for use in Spanish-language classrooms. Each issue contains reprinted articles on current events, both in Spain and around the world; articles on Spanish culture, geography, and famous people; and games to play for learning the Spanish…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Content Area Reading, Cultural Awareness, Current Events
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Levy, Tedd – Social Education, 1995
Presents a role-playing activity based on political and legal issues surrounding a mutiny on a Spanish slave ship that landed on U.S. soil in 1839. Includes learning objectives, background information, and role descriptions. Suggests student writing assignments and further research projects. (CFR)
Descriptors: Black History, Blacks, Court Litigation, Court Role
Da Que Hablar, 1997
This document consists of three issues of a newsletter published during 1996 and 1997. Issues contain current events articles in Spanish and classroom language learning activities based on those articles. The articles are brief; topics include: the Beatles; the route of Don Quixote; pets; the climate, architecture, history and food of Castile and…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Culture Contact, Current Events, Foreign Countries
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Bartel, Nick – 1984
"The Story of California" is a history and geography of the state of California, intended for classroom use by limited-English-proficient, native Spanish-speaking students in California's urban middle schools. The book is designed with the left page in English and the right page in Spanish to facilitate student transition into…
Descriptors: Bilingual Instructional Materials, Demography, Economic Development, Ethnic Groups
Materiales, 1997
These three journals of contemporary cultural, historical, and social interest contain activities designed to enhance the awareness of students of Spanish as a foreign language regarding the entire panorama of daily life in Spain. Number 21 focuses on the role of modern Spanish women; their career status; female authors; and the changing place of…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Cultural Awareness, Culture Contact, Females
Otto, Gina – 1999
Spanish explorer Hernan Cortes encountered the Aztecs in 1519 and conquered them in 1521, claiming their empire for Spain. He then destroyed the Aztec capital city of Tenochtitlan and rebuilt a Spanish city in its ruins. In this lesson plan, it is the year 1527 and an Independent Counsel has been chosen by the College of Cardinals of the Catholic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 7, Imperialism, Interdisciplinary Approach
Materiales, 1995
Four booklets present articles on Spanish language and culture aimed at teachers of Spanish in the United States for student use in their classes. Number 17, "Los Jovenes Espanoles" (Spanish Youth), includes articles on Spanish youth sports, music, gangs, thoughts, and t-shirt slogans: (1) "Young Spanish Athletes"; (2)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, Instructional Materials, Second Language Instruction