Category Archives: Culture

Día Internacional de la Eliminación de la Violencia contra la Mujer

Una actividad para conmemorar el Día International del la Elminación de la Violencia contra la Mujer podría ser trabajar con la canción “Malo” por la cantante española Bebé. https://www.mecd.gob.es/dam/jcr:53281fc2-22f2-4883-afc6-64239f3ad19e/2006-redele-7- 08mateo-pdf.pdf http://www.todoele.net/actividades/Actividad_maint.asp?Actividad_id=154 https://marcoele.com/descargas/2/otto-malobebe.pdf http://educarenigualdad.org/media/pdf/uploaded/material/278_te-doy-una-cancia-n-pdf.pdf       Advertisements

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Remedios Varo

The Spanish-born Mexican artist Remedios Varo is my current fascination, and I’m trying to see how I can make her the subject of a lesson. I learned about her from a reading the the textbook Temas, but I find the reading … Continue reading

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Como agua para chocolate

I have been using the first chapter of the book and the film in a unit about food for my pre-AP Spanish students. I first read the book while I was in college and saw the film when it came out in … Continue reading

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Ernesto “Che” Guevara: ¿Héroe revolucionario?

After my students watch the film “Diarios de motocicleta” I want them to debate Che Guevara’s place in history. Here are the resources I found so far for planning the post-viewing activities. The film paints a more positive, idealistic impression … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo y “Autorretrato en la frontera entre México y los Estados Unidos”

Después de aprender sobre la artista María Izquierdo, los estudiantes aprenden un poco sobre Frida Kahlo y exploran su obra “Autorretrato en la frontera entre México y los Estados Unidos.” Esta es la biografía que los estudiantes usan para contestar preguntas … Continue reading

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la Malinche

La Malinche es una figura histórica que me intriga. Les quisiera compartir los recurscos que utilicé para crear una serie de lecciones sobre ella para mis clase de AP Spanish Language and Culture. “Mis dos patrias” de los Tigres del … Continue reading

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El arte latinoamericano: Wifredo Lam

In my Spanish classes, the art unit is my favorite one to teach.  I had decided to devote a week to Central and South American artists in my pre-AP Spanish classes, but I realized that, due to my limited knowledge … Continue reading

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Las dos Fridas

Para el tema Identidades Personales y Públicas en mi clase de AP Lengua Española, utlizo una obra de Frida Kahlo que se llama “Las dos Fridas.” Los sitios siguientes dan interpretaciones de “Las dos Fridas”: http://www.artequin.cl/portfolio/frida-kahlo/ http://www.fridakahlofans.com/c0290.htm http://www.pbs.org/weta/fridakahlo/worksofart/index_esp.html http://iarudep.blogspot.com/2012/05/las-dos-fridas_30.html Estas … Continue reading

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AP Presentational Speaking: Cultural Comparisons

This year I taught AP Spanish Language and Culture to the new exam format, and I found the presentational speaking task to be the most challenging for me as a teacher. My students are Latino, so they have their own … Continue reading

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Fenómenos naturales: Los volcanes

Uno de los temas de AP Español, Idioma y Cultura es la ciencia y la tecnología. Cada tema tiene varios contextos recomendados, y uno de ellos para la ciencia y la tecnología es los fenómenos naturales. Para tratar este contexto … Continue reading

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