B. Culture: 1. The student understands the relationship between
the perspectives and products of culture studied and uses this knowledge
to recognize cultural practices.
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FL.B.1.2.1 Add Website - Add Activity
recognizes various activities and celebrations in which children participate in the target culture (e.g., games, songs, birthday celebrations, storytelling, dramatizations, and role playing).
The Heritage & Culture of Puerto Rico
This unit is intended to provide students with a fuller picture of the (Hispanic) Puerto Rican culture.
Students can choose different countries and obtain descriptons of games, holidays, parks, maps, and the culture.
Holidays on the Net
Highlights major holidays with brief history, songs, plays, coloring pages and related stories from different cultures.
Enrichment Programs (Elementary Spanish)
Site includes history of pinatas, directions for making a pinata, maps indicating countries where Spanish is spoken, pages on Spanish holidays with some Spanish text.
Juegos y Canciones para los Ninos
good list of Spanish games and songs for children
Activity: La Befana Chanukah 99
Culture Quest World Tour
Students can tour countries noting similarities and differences to their own culture.
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identifies patterns of behavior and the values, beliefs, or viewpoints typical of children in the target culture.
FL.B.1.2.3 Add Website - Add Activity
experiences and reacts to expressive and day-to-day aspects of the target culture enjoyed or produced by groups or individuals who belong to the target culture (e.g., children's songs, simple selections from authentic children's literature, artwork, typical foods, and types of dwellings).