My Spanish 3 Curriculum – Semester 2

Quarter 3:

Novel: Noche de oro

I follow the teacher’s guide quite closely for this unit since I wrote it!
I also do some extra study of Costa Rica and the environment.
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I use this activity after Chapter 4
"¿Cómo se contamina el agua?" Authentic video activity and
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A great video to watch and discuss:
Producir agua del aire: Peru
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For the “salsa dancing” chapter in the book I invite some student dancers to give salsa lessons to the class and we do a “dance off.” SUPER FUN!
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We discuss food in Costa Rica and we do several of these activities:
Spanish Commercials: Comidas
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My all-time favorite part of this unit is this video activity!
Tortugas Marinas/Sea Turtles Authentic Reading + ONLINE IN

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Novel: La Calaca Alegre

This novel is part of my “Lo Sobrenatural” Unit.

PART 1: When Objects Come to Life!

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Chac Mool
 Chac Mool Embedded Reading
I begin with some “20 second responses” in which students just talk freely to their partner for 20 seconds each on the following topics:
  • los miedos
  • un mal compañero de cuarto
  • como cuidar un objeto precioso
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Short story – La Casa Tomada – embedded readings adapted by Carrie Toth
Alma - reading based on the short film
More resources for ALMA!

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PART 2: Hambre por sangre

Watch THIS VIDEO (Vampires Crown) and ask many, many questions about it.
Read more here: http://palmyraspanish1.blogspot.com/2013/01/short-films-ci-el-vampiro-y-la-dentista.html

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Discuss the leyenda of El Chupacabras
El Chupacabras Reading
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I’d like to use the short story “El almohadon de plumas” but I cut it out to save time.

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PART 3: Los fantasmas y los monstruos

Novel – La Calaca Alegre by Carrie Toth

Film short “Mamá” movie talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRqS6pBC42w

El Monstruo del Armario Reading/Movie Talk

Full film – El orfanato

http://www.tecuentolapelicula.com/peliculase/elorfanato.html

http://www.20minutos.es/cine/cartelera/pelicula/29134/el-orfanato/

 

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