Simulating a speed dating format, students will ask each other basic information such as name, age, tastes and preferences. This is a conversation activity where students will prepare a report with their conclusion to this question, either about themselves or their Hispanic characters: Who is the most compatible to be my roommate.
Customs, traditions, beliefs and art forms (music, literature, dress, architecture, cuisine or others) vary widely depending on country and within regions of a country. HISPANIC is used to refer to modern Spain, to the Spanish language, and to the Spanish-speaking nations of the world and particularly the Americas.
Yes, the Aztecs, Maya and Inca were very important but they were not the only civilizations in the "new world". Introduce your students to other Pre-Hispanic civilizations. Use the reader "Peter va a Colombia" from www.spanishcuentos.com to introduce students to these cultures. The main character, Peter, visits the Museo del Oro. This is a great video that takes students through a virtual tour of the Museo del Oro in Bogota.
Las Calles Hablan is a feature length documentary ﬁlm about street art in Barcelona. Until now there hasn’t been a deﬁnitive ﬁlm made in Barcelona which explores the history, motivation, politics and the numerous characters involved in the street art scene.