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Full time teacher since 2003. I specialize in fun readings and worksheets.

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Full time teacher since 2003. I specialize in fun readings and worksheets.
Machu Picchu Cultural Reading (in English)
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Machu Picchu Cultural Reading (in English)

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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.
El día de las velitas and Navidad - Hispanic Cultural Reading in English
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El día de las velitas and Navidad - Hispanic Cultural Reading in English

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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. Includes: las velitas los villancicos la Nochebuena la Misa de Gallo Mi burrito sabanero la Navidad el Niño Dios la abuelita la guasca de plátano Editable word file.
Quipu: Ancient Incan Communication Method Cultural Reading (English Version)
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Quipu: Ancient Incan Communication Method Cultural Reading (English Version)

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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. ~Answer key 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.
Hispanic Culture Task Cards Trivia Game: ENGLISH VERSION (Sub Activity)
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Hispanic Culture Task Cards Trivia Game: ENGLISH VERSION (Sub Activity)

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This 10-page file includes: ~24 Task Cards in ENGLISH on Trivia about Hispanic Countries including: *geography and capital cities *cultural questions *language questions ~1 blank sheet for your ideas ~Recording Sheet ~Answer Key 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!