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Teaching Foreign Languages K–12

A Library of Classroom Practices

Spanish: Creating Travel Advice

Lesson Materials

Florida Worksheet: Student Work (PDF, 78 K)
A sample worksheet completed by a student during the group activity (Includes English translation)

Letter Writing Task (PDF, 14 K)
Performance prompts that students used to write their final letters

Curriculum References

Fairfax County PALS (Performance Assessment for Language Students)
(To view Ms. Pettigrew's rubric for this lesson, go to Rubrics: Level 3 Presentational Speaking Tasks: Analytic Rubric.)

Fairfax County Program of Study

K-12 Performance Guidelines

Fran Pettigrew's Additional Resources

Web Resources:

Fairfax County's Spanish Resources Web Site
A list of links to Spanish resources on many topics, including geography, culture, literature, and government

Articles and trip-planning advice for world travelers (Available in English, French, German, Russian, and Spanish)

Terra Search Engine
A Spanish search engine that features information on travel destinations (Available in Spanish only)

USA Tourist.com
Travel news and tourist information for U.S. destinations (available in English, French, German, and Spanish). Note: Ms. Pettigrew and her students used this site to research information about travel destinations for this lesson.

Yahoo in Spanish
The Spanish-language version of the popular search engine

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