Spanish culture - Potatoes! A delicious classroom activity

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Entirely in Spanish.

For high beginners or intermediate Spanish, middle and high school.

A ONE PERIOD activity. Team collaborative activity.

Taste, talk, read, think.

Students learn about one the most important foods that the Americas gave to the world. Potatoes are not only eaten world wide but also have industrial use. Their variety is huge, their past fascinating.


  1. Tasting.

  2. Compare the picture of a child in the Andes with a Van Gogh painting of people eating potatoes.

  3. Work on geography with potato dishes from around the world. Everything from tortilla de patatas to samosas.

  4. Timed reading about potatoes with synthesis.

  5. Vocabulary of the potato with caloric information.

  6. Answer key

  7. Teacher’s guide

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  • PotatoesCaloriesdocx.pdf

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Created: Mar 5, 2019


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