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World Language Library Lessons

Christolini

No library lessons posted at this time.

Duchesneau

No library lessons posted at this time.

Duran

No library lessons posted at this time.

Hagen

No library lessons posted at this time.

Martinez

No library lessons posted at this time.

McCusker

No library lessons posted at this time.

Petras

Buen Viaje

Spanish 3 - Buen Viaje

Resources: Databases

Resources: Free Internet

Fodor's Travel Guides - Plan trips to some of Spain's most popular travel destinations, such as Barcelona and Madrid. Select from a list of Top Destinations or search for Travel Guides by Region. Includes maps, culture, hotel and restaurants, travel arrangements and more.

Cheap Tickets - Online travel services company focusing on the leisure market, offering airline tickets, hotel and Vacation rentals.

Expedia - Book airline tickets, hotel reservations, vacation packages and tickets to various attractions and services.

Renfe - Make travel arrangements and find tickets for passenger trains to many of Spain's most popular destinations.

Vueling - Barcelona-based commercial airline company with travel options and bases throughout Spain. One-way or round-trip airfares to and from Europe and the western Mediterranean.

Movelia - Bus timetable and ticketing information to travel throughout Spain. City bus tour packages are also available for Madrid and some of the country's premier tourist destinations.

Frommer's - This popular travel guidebook series is made available online. Book travel arrangements, get detailed maps and information about some of Spain's most-visited cities and attractions. Search a destination for information, read travel reviews, listen to expert traveler podcasts or book your entire trip online.

XE Universal Currency Converter - Keep track of your spending by using the currency converter widget to convert the value of American dollars (USD) to Euros (EUR) and from Euros to American dollars.

Assignment

Un Planeta Para Todos

Escojan el problema en parejas. Usen la tabla para organizar sus ideas. Crean una infografía usando easel.ly para educarnos o persuadirnos sobre su tema medioambiental. Uds. deben incluir unos gráficos y/o tablas. También deben incluir varias formas gramaticales: el subjuntivo, mandatos, expresiones de certeza, futuro, condicional, cláusulas con si.

Assignment

Recommended Databases

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Energy & Environmentalism
(ID="school password")

Science in Context - Earth & Environmental Science
(ID="school password")


Referencia Latina
(Use public library card or select "Try This!" as CT resident)

Did you forget the school database password? - Click here

Recommended Websites

Sands

Culture of Hispanic Countries

The Culture of Spanish-speaking Countries

Grade:
Subject:

Typing Accents in French and Spanish

Resources: Databases


iCONN:. http://www.iconn.org/

Discovering Collection

General Reference Center Gold

Student Research Center-Country Reports

Informe

Go to databases by department and click on World Language

Culturegrams

Resources: Books

Go to Library Resources--Athena and click on Visual Search. Click on the Spanish Culture button.

Click Connect for books at SPS library

Resources: Free Internet

Countries

Art

Artist Links

Artist Indexes
http://familiar.sph.umich.edu/cgfa/ Search by typing in a name or by clicking on the letter
of the artist's last name. Or review artists through an index of nationality and/or era.
Some artists have biographic links but all have illustrations of each artist's medium.

Artists Index
http://wwar.com/artists1.html

The Metropolitan Museum of Art database provides biographies to over 8,000 registered artists
Choose by period, media, or by artist's last name.

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Artists Index
http://wwar.world-arts-resources.com/artists1.html

Look up artist information or look at art by category
Painters
http://mistral.culture.fr/lumiere/documents/files/peintres.html

Alphabetical, chronolgical or geographical indexes of painters whose art was chosen from
eighteen national museums in France.

Women Artists Archive
http://libweb.sonoma.edu/special/waa/

Women Artists in History
http://www.wendy.com/women/artists.html

Find some short biographies of women artists, divided by period or era.

WebMuseum Paris: Artist Index


Assignment

Prepare an oral report in Spanish on the following artists:

Juan Gris , Diego Velazquez, Juan Miro, Bartolome Esteban Murillo

El Greco, J. Ribera, Zurbaran, Goya , Dali , Picasso, Frita Kahlo

Spanish music, Spanish food, Mexican food, Spanish movies, Spanish holidays, Seville, Spanish television

Holidays

September

13 : Gloria Estefan

16: Jon Secada

20: Mariachi

22: Indigenous music

October

4: Dance (Salsa, Tango, Merengue, Copacabana, La Capitana (Cuzco), Sijilla (Auki Auki People) etc.

12: Dia de la Raza

13: Political topics of Puerto Rico

18: Cuba and U.S. Relations

20: Panama canal

November

2: Dia de Los Muertos

December

12: virgen de guadelupe21: Navidad

23: Posaedas

January

3: La Noche vieja

5: Aztecs (2 reports: classes of society; daily life; science and religion)

6: Reyes Magos

10: Incas (2 reports: classes of society; daily life; science and religion)

12: Mayans (2 reports: classes of society; daily life; science and religion)

13: Cultural Midterm

February

7: Carnaval

March

2: Conquistadores: Cortez

7: Pizarro

15: Quinceanera

27: Aztec (Art and Architecture)

28: Inca (Art and Architecture)

29: Mayan (Art and Architecture)

April

1: La plata and Taxco

2: Ceramica

4: La Corrida

11: Artesania

245: Ponce de Leon

May

1: Dia de Trabajo

3: Isabel Allende (book report-read in English, report in Spanish)

5: cinco de Mayo

10: Mexico and U.S.

16: Father Junipero serra-Conquisitador

17: Simon Bolivar-Liberator

25: Jose Martin

30: Colombia

31: Garcia Marquez (book report-read in English, report in Spanish)

Other choice includes:

Indigenous fiestas: i.e. Inti raymi, Ocapac Raymi, Intip Raymi, Citoc raymi (sum worship)

Dia de Independencia

NAFTA

Traditional festival of the Andes, Famous Latin-Americans, Book report on Octavio Paz

Spanish and Mexican Artists

Subject: Spanish
Grade:
Beginning: December, January

Resources: Databases

Resources: Books

Go to Athena. Click on Visual Search. Click on the appropriate icon.

Resources: Software

Resources: Free Internet


Assignment

1. Writing Exercise (75) Pamphlet that announces exposition of painter.

  • introduction to At Least three paintings that visitors to exhibit can expect to see
  • explanation of at least three influences on the painter/paintings to be seen in this exposition (personal, historical, cultural)
  • explanation of the artistic movement (s) represented by the works of this painter
  • give three reasons why this painter is unique!

This pamphlet must be: well organized, complete, neatly written and beautifully illustrated. The purpose of thepamphlet is to attract attention to the talents of this painter and to encourage the puvblic (all of whom might not be art lovers) to attend this fabulous exhibition!)

2. Oral Exercise (75) We will turn our classroom into a museum! Each group will set up an exhibition of painter studied. Our "Spaniosh/Mexican painting experts" will have the opportunity to speak about their painter as groups of "art enthusiasts" (fellow students) pass through each exhibit. Two-three goups will present each day. This exhibition must include:

  • a display of six to ten paintaings that represent technique / artistic movement for which this painter is famous
  • An introduction to these six to ten paintings:
    1. title
    2. theme
    3. color
  • How have the events of history, the events of this painter's life, and the culture in which he /she lived influenced these works of art?
  • Explanation of the artistic movement(s) represented by the works of this painter
  • Give three reasons why this painter is unique!

3. Oral Exercise: Art activity with the class! (50) Each group must involve the other members of the class in the life / works of the painter studied. Each group will engage classmates in speaking and / or artistic activity. BE CREATIVE!!! Ask classmates to:

  • dramatize painting
  • create dialogue between the people in the painting and the class
  • imagine that this is the frame of a movie-dramatize what happened before and after this scene
  • interview the painter and his/her subjects
  • "lunch" with the painter and the subjects in his/her painting
    copy painting, cut it in pieces, form a new painting, students discuss /compare / contrast new paintings in small groups / entire class
  • think of a new title: discuss / compare / contrast
    guess title of a painting that students have not seen as yet, then draw / paint the painting as each student imagines it, following the style of painter presented

PINTORES ESPANOLES ESTUDIANTE

El Greco , Velazquez, Goya, Picasso*, Gris, Miro, Dali

*grupo de tres

PINTORES MEXICANOS

David Alfaro Siqieros, Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, Frida Kahlo

Schlett

No library lessons posted at this time.

Taweh

No library lessons posted at this time.

Theodorou

No library lessons posted at this time.

Tinnirella

Trout

No library lessons posted at this time.

Wellington

Spanish 3 - Buen Viaje

Resources: Databases

Resources: Free Internet

  • Fodor's Travel Guides - Plan trips to some of Spain's most popular travel destinations, such as Barcelona and Madrid. Select from a list of Top Destinations or search for Travel Guides by Region. Includes maps, culture, hotel and restaurants, travel arrangements and more.
  • Cheap Tickets - Online travel services company focusing on the leisure market, offering airline tickets, hotel and Vacation rentals.
  • Expedia - Book airline tickets, hotel reservations, vacation packages and tickets to various attractions and services.
  • Renfe - Make travel arrangements and find tickets for passenger trains to many of Spain's most popular destinations.
  • Vueling - Barcelona-based commercial airline company with travel options and bases throughout Spain. One-way or round-trip airfares to and from Europe and the western Mediterranean.
  • Movelia - Bus timetable and ticketing information to travel throughout Spain. City bus tour packages are also available for Madrid and some of the country's premier tourist destinations.
  • Frommer's - This popular travel guidebook series is made available online. Book travel arrangements, get detailed maps and information about some of Spain's most-visited cities and attractions. Search a destination for information, read travel reviews, listen to expert traveler podcasts or book your entire trip online.
  • XE Universal Currency Converter - Keep track of your spending by using the currency converter widget to convert the value of American dollars (USD) to Euros (EUR) and from Euros to American dollars.

Assignment

Un Planeta Para Todos

Escojan el problema en parejas. Usen la tabla para organizar sus ideas. Crean una infografía usando easel.ly para educarnos o persuadirnos sobre su tema medioambiental. Uds. deben incluir unos gráficos y/o tablas. También deben incluir varias formas gramaticales: el subjuntivo, mandatos, expresiones de certeza, futuro, condicional, cláusulas con si.

Assignment

Recommended Databases

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Energy & Environmentalism
(ID="school password")

Science in Context - Earth & Environmental Science
(ID="school password")


Referencia Latina
(Use public library card or select "Try This!" as CT resident)

Did you forget the school database password? - Click here

Recommended Websites

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