Course Update 3
Course Update 3 for 18 Weekers / 2 for 16 Weekers
Options for Vocabulary and Grammar Projects
Some of the options beside Power Points are: Word documents, Voki , Animoto, Prezi, and other such creations. One of the most fun is a Tagxedo word cloud. Several 18 week students have submitted this recently introduced type of submission. Below are examples using La Escuela (School) Vocabulary. Students record themselves reading the words in their Tagxedo designs and submit the recordings as their audio components.
September is Independence Month in Many Spanish-Speaking Countries
Here is a list of the countries involved:
Independence Day for Central American nations
(El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua).
Commemorates the declaration of independence from Spain in 1821.
Mexican Independence Day or 16 de septiembre,
celebrates the day that Miguel Hidalgo delivered El Grito de Dolores,
and announced the Mexican revolt against Spanish rule.
Independence Day for Chile.
Also known as Fiestas Patrias and El Dieciocho.
Grito de Lares. Anniversary of the uprising that initiated
the movement for Puerto Rican independence from Spain.