SPANISH INTERACTIVE CULTURAL PROJECTS Descubriendo El Nuevo Mundo Vol1
SPANISH INTERACTIVE CULTURAL PROJECTS
Descubriendo El Nuevo Mundo
- Reading Comprehension
- Cut and paste Activity
- Group Discussion
- Poster Design & Creation
- Writing Activity
The following project pack contains 3 sections:
1. COUNTRY INFORMATION EXTRACTS
2. PICTURE ELEMENTS
3. POSTER TEMPLATES
COUNTRY INFORMATION EXTRACTS are short texts containing information on the country in question. Students are to read each extracts and make notes of the important points as a reading comprehension activity.
The PICTURE ELEMENTS have been specifically designed to portray information contained in the extracts.
Students are then presented with the POSTER TEMPLATES, there is 1 poster template for each of the countries in question. Each template has 4 blank spaces each of which should contain a cutout of a picture element. Next to each space there are blank lines for a short paragraph to be written.
An option would be to divide students into small groups and assigning a different central american country to each group. Within each group, students will discuss the main information points relevant to the country assigned, select 4 picture elements relevant to the country and together come up with 4 short paragraphs relating the picture to the country on the basis of what they have learned from the extract.
This is a multi-level project activity as the length and complexity of the paragraph can be adjusted to the level of the students in questions.
This project can lead onto a bigger and more independent activity, where students go on to carry out their own research on the assigned country (in other words they create their own extracts) and proceed to nd suitable images or even their own drawings to create large posters. Ultimately they would have to produce short paragraphs relating their images/drawings to the information collected.