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… The Spanish–American War … yes Charge of the Rough Riders at San … use the U.S. armed forces to end a brutal civil war in the Spanish colony of Cuba. In this activity, you and your group …
Teacher's Guide

This Teachers Guide compiles resources for teaching Spanish to students of varying proficiency levels, including heritage learners.

Lesson Plan
… Lesson 2: The Spanish–American War … yes The Spanish–American War: Battleship U.S.S. Maine Photo caption …

¡Azúcar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, showcases the life and art of Cuban-born Pop singer, Celia Cruz,…

Lesson Plan
… students know, and may occasionally use, words that are Spanish in origin—rodeo, tortilla, lasso, and macho, to name a few. And many are able to count from 1 to 10 in Spanish, due in large part to early exposure to the language …
Lesson Plan
… the novice or novice-intermediate level of proficiency in Spanish. It is important for students to develop simple vocabulary and pronunciation in the Spanish language, and this lesson plan can be an excellent …
Closer Readings Post
… been translated into other languages more than any other Spanish text. An article from Humanities Magazine, “ One … work. Cervantes was also an outstanding poet of the Spanish Golden Age. A full biography of Cervantes is …
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… one of the foremost poets of el Siglo de Oro Español  (the Spanish Golden Age). As a woman--indeed, a nun--writing in … language of publication. The major characteristics of Spanish Golden Age poetry will be identified by analyzing …
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… Mission Nuestra Señora de la Concepción and the Spanish Mission in the New World … yes Mission Nuestra … Mission Nuestra Señora de la Concepción is one of five Spanish missions in San Antonio, Texas. Founded in 1716, the …
Curriculum
… figures. She wrote following the complex style of the Spanish Golden Age masters, particularly Luis de Góngora y … and produced some of the most beautiful sonnets in the Spanish language, while excelling also as a dramatist. To …
Media Resource
… Plan … Mission Nuestra Señora de la Concepción and the Spanish Mission in the New World … Mission Nuestra Señora de la Concepción and the Spanish Mission in the New World Teacher's Guide … American …

Spanish Language Websites: Beginning through Early Intermediate.

BBC Mundo: BBCMundo.com
The site contains news of the world in Spanish. Advanced students. AP recommended.

 

Curriculum
… policy focus: how to respond to a bloody rebellion against Spanish colonial rule in Cuba. U.S. public pressure for … explosion of the battleship Maine . With its victory in the Spanish-American War the United States claimed status as a …
Closer Readings Post
Spanish Listening and Reading Time! / ¡Hora de EDSITEment de … Stories and Legends Illustrated by Children — From the Spanish Ministry of Education, Institute of Educational …
Student Activity
… Americans were residing in New Mexico long before the Spanish arrived in the 16th century to settle the region. … , which are situated north-northwest of Santa Fe. When the Spanish encountered these residents, they called them …
Lesson Plan
… is intended for students with advanced proficiency in Spanish. (Click here for the Spanish version of this lesson plan) Background The Reply …
Closer Readings Post
… in 1521, the most powerful citizens were European, Spanish-born citizens or the peninsulares living in the New … This was a war that, however, benefited mainly the criollo (Spanish-blooded upper class) minority. A century later, in …
Lesson Plan
… she learns to confront some of life's harsher realities. A Spanish-language edition Esperanza Renace is also available. … a strange new world. Esperanza, whose name means "hope" in Spanish, is born to a world of pampered comfort and …
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… new life for herself and her family. Using both English and Spanish language translation, Blanco honors the bridge … between two languages. Students whose native language is Spanish and who are English language learners will be able …
Media Resource
… World History … Related Content … Student Activity … The Spanish–American War … The Spanish–American War Lesson Plan … La Familia … La Familia …
Lesson Plan
… of the Virgin Mary to an Indian man in the first years of Spanish rule. The Day of the Dead ( El Dia de los Muertos ) … ), when Mexico's rural poor began a fight to overthrow the Spanish in 1810. Finally, Cinco de Mayo , a celebration that …
Lesson Plan
… c. 1900. Library of Congress The treaty of peace ending the Spanish-American War resulted in the United States obtaining … or indirect U.S. government support. PBS video on The Spanish American War from the series "Latino Americans."  …
Closer Readings Post
… posadas , when piñatas are broken by attendees. When the Spanish Europeans came to America, they were introduced to … of the Virgin Mary to an Indian man in the first years of Spanish rule. This holiday continues to be celebrated by …
Media Resource
… Considerations, or "How this Term was Used": …  The Spanish colony in what is now New Mexico was established in … century, the words “Hispano” and “Latino” were used by Spanish speakers in California. By the 1920s, this word had …
Lesson Plan
… and Guam from Spain as part of the settlement ending the Spanish-American War; and dealt with threats to the … fall into those two categories, especially before the Spanish-American War, this exercise is structured in this …
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… was the garden of the world." —Bernal Díaz del Castillo, Spanish conquistador When the Spanish conquistador Hernán de Cortés and his army arrived …
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… Secretary Adams's report on the Independence of the Spanish Provinces . 1818: Monroe Defends Acquisition of … Project . March/April 1822: Political Condition of the Spanish Provinces of South America June 2, 1823: James …
Closer Readings Post
… (los sonetos están en inglés y en español), Golden Age Spanish Sonnets . Para introducir a los estudiantes más … Red del Sweet Briar College (recurso bilingüe), Golden Age Spanish Sonnets . Uno de los sonetos más conocidos de …
Closer Readings Post
… a blending of European traditions brought by the invading Spanish conquistadores and the indigenous traditions of the … they could visit their loved ones. With the arrival of the Spanish and Christianity, the new rulers of Mexico attempted …