This English language reading details the significance and history of Machu Picchu, the ancient city in Peru that is a world heritage site. Reading includes a short glossary of Quechua and Spanish vocabulary with English translations and a reading comprehension section.
A great compliment to a lesson on ancient civilizations, Hispanic culture and heritage and geography.
This English language cultural reading discusses Colombia’s unique celebration of El día de las velitas or the day of the tea lights. It also includes a description of how this country celebrates Christmas and New Year’s.
The reading includes a glossary of Spanish words particular to this time of year and a reading comprehension section.
la Misa de Gallo
Mi burrito sabanero
el Niño Dios
la guasca de plátano
Editable word file.
This 3-page file includes:
~A cultural reading on the ancient Incan method of communication of quipus. The reading includes a detailed explanation of the role of the messengers and the cultural significance within indigenous cultures of Mesoamerica of this form of communication.
~A worksheet with 9 reading comprehension questions.
This reading may be used as a cultural adjunct to a beginner Spanish class, as a Sub plan or as a standalone reading on Mesoamerican cultures.
NOTE: This reading is in English, I offer a similar version in Spanish and my store.
This 10-page file includes:
~24 Task Cards in ENGLISH on Trivia about Hispanic Countries including:
*geography and capital cities
~1 blank sheet for your ideas
Activity idea: You can help students out by providing them with a map!
Perfect for Fun, Cultural Learning and Sub Activity in pairs or groups!