Before & After Art Room Set Up
With budget cuts this year came some rearranging of elementary art teachers in our district to cover all 12 elementary schools. Along with my "home" school I returned to an old favorite and added a new to me school. The new school had a simple art room with really good art tables. When I walked into it this summer I saw a very white blank slate. Look - a chalkboard! Oh goodie - how old school. Here are the after shots - My Mona Wall Above each table is an artist with their work. I refer to…
Corrida de Toros: Running of the Bulls & Bullfighting Cultural Unit
This unit was created to increase students' cultural awareness of both The Running of the Bulls and the Spanish tradition of bullfighting. Amidst the culture, there are also opportunities for students to apply Spanish vocabulary and grammar concepts in a variety of activities. One of the highlight...
Over 100 Trivia Questions about Spanish LIfe and Culture
This document contains over 100 trivia questions about Spanish/Hispanic/Latino life and culture. The answers are provided. These are great for quiz games or fun facts in the classroom.
Friday the 13th or Martes 13: Your Bad Luck Day Depends On the Language
Today is Tuesday March 13th, 2012 and it is a common day to most English speakers. But if you live in a Spanish speaking country today is Martes 13, día de la mala suerte or the equivalent to Friday the 13th. It is curious that this “bad luck day” superstition changes depending on the country. […]
Cinco de Mayo, Cinco de Whine-o
Ah, it's that time of the year again when Spanish students across the world begin bugging their worn out teachers for a party in celebration of a holiday they are clueless about. I've never been...