Thursday, November 19, 2020

Geography Games - Locate Cities Around the World

I love my playing geography games because I feel like I learn so much! Here are two more games.

Create a new blog post in your Spanish Blog Portfolio (or send an email to your teacher), title it the same as this blog post, then complete one of the tasks below.
  1. Play Quizzity and take a screen shot of your score. 
  2. Find 4 facts about one of the cities that you needed to locate on Quizzity.
  3. Play Wiki Where and take a screen shot of your score. 
  4. Find 4 facts about one of the cities that you needed to locate on Wiki Where.
  5. Which place from one of the games would you want to visit? Explain your answer. 

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Where Is The Best Theme Park Around The World?

We've looked at Google Earth's This is School and Google Earth's This is Home. Now let's look at theme parks around the world.


Check out Google Earth's Theme Parks Around the World


Create a new blog post in your Spanish Blog Portfolio (or send an email to your teacher), title it the same as this blog post, then complete two of the tasks below.
  1. Pick one of the theme parks and describe it in detail. What are the attractions? 
  2. Which theme park looks the best? Explain your answer.
  3. Which theme park would you NOT want to visit? Explain your answer.
  4. What is the best theme park you've ever been too? What made it so great?
  5. What's your favorite ride at Kennywood? How many times have you gone? 
  6. Compare two of the places with 2 similarities and 2 differences. 
  7. List 3 new things your learned from one of the places. 

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Explore Scary Places Around the World

We've looked at Google Earth's This is School and Google Earth's This is Home, now let's take a creepy turn, just in time for Halloween. 

Check out Google Earth's Around The World in Haunted Houses

or

Haunted Places Around the World

Create a new blog post in your Spanish Blog Portfolio (or send an email to your teacher), title it the same as this blog post, then complete one of the tasks below.
  1. Pick one of the places and describe it in detail. Where is it? What is the history? Describe the inside and the outside.
  2. Which place would you want to visit? Explain your answer.
  3. Which place would you NOT want to visit? Explain your answer. 
  4. Where is the scariest place you've ever been? 
  5. Do you like going to haunted places or do you avoid them? Explain your answer.
  6. Take the Quiz on Spooky Spots and take a screen shot of your score. 

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Explore Cities Around the World

Google Earth has made exploring amazing cities of the world possible from your computer. They are categorized by different areas or topics. 




Create a new blog post in your Spanish Blog Portfolio (or send an email to your teacher), title it the same as this blog post, then complete one of the tasks below.
  1. Pick one of the cities and describe 5 of the places you visit in detail. Why did you pick that place?
  2. Compare two of the places with 2 similarities and 2 differences.
  3. Explain how climate and culture might impact the home. 
  4. Rank your top 3 cities and explain your reasoning. 
  5. List 7 things you learned about a Spanish speaking place. Why did you pick that place?

Monday, September 14, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 - October 15, 2020. You can see previous posts about the month here and here.

Create a new blog post in your Spanish Blog Portfolio (or send an email to your teacher), title it the same as this blog post, then complete one of the tasks below.
  1. Explore the link about Latinx Culture in the U.S. and write 4 things you learned. 
  2. Explore Film, Dance, Music, Tradition or Style and write 4 things you learned. 
  3. Where have you learned about Latinx culture? What have your learned?
  4. Watch Nickelodeon and/or Disney video and write 4 things you learned. 

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Google Earth's This is School

As we start another school year, you can review previous posts about school such as Back to School Around the World, School Around the World, or How Kids Get to School.

Check out Google Earth's This is School

Create a new blog post in your Spanish Blog Portfolio (or send an email to your teacher), title it the same as this blog post, then complete two of the tasks below.
  1. Pick one of the places and describe what you see in the photo in detail. What are the decorations? How is the room set up? Describe the uniforms and school materials. What is outside school area appear?
  2. Compare two of the places with 2 similarities and 2 differences. 
  3. Is there a school that you'd prefer to attend? Explain your answer.
  4. Is there a school that you'd prefer NOT to attend? Explain your answer. 
  5. List 3 new things your learned from one of the places. 

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Famous Latinx People You Should Know

The world is full of amazing people who have a positive impact on many people's lives. 


Click here to read about 10 Inspiring Latinas Who've Made History,

or

Click here to learn about Latinx Trailblazers 

that highlights 13 Latinx cultural icons and the places that were important in their lives.

Create a new blog post in your Spanish Blog Portfolio (or send an email to your teacher), title it the same as this blog post, then complete two of the tasks below.
  1. Compare one of the people with yourself and list 2 similarities and 2 differences. 
  2. List 3 new things your learned from one of the people. 
  3. Which person was most inspiring? Explain your answer.
  4. Describe one of the locations in detail. What country/city is it? What do you see?
  5. Which person would you like to talk to? Explain your answer.