Objective: Content focus: HIstory,geography, ancient American cultures culinary habits.
Language focus: Vocabulary on food,grammar supplement to the Spanish Textbook.
Preparation: Get samples of the foods to be discussed, world map.
Prepare sequencing activities of events. Prepare open ended questions.
Warm-up: Show students sample of food, and ask them where they think they came from origianly?
Vocabulary: Tomate, Maiz, Aguacate, Guayaba, Pina, Maya, Azteca, Inca and Taino
Grammar: Ir,Dar,Estar on index cards
Reading: After the oral presentation of the foods,distribute a list with the items and their history. Read and identify location on map.
Writing: Have students write simple sentences with the voc. words learned.
Culture: Identify the people who originaly used the foods in America, the importance of the foods in their culture and myths, and some preparation practices.