Culture Capsule Resources

Stories level B

Video

 

 

Infographics

 

What do animals say in other languages: https://www.buzzfeed.com/robinedds/what-noises-do-animals-make-in-other-languages-here-is-an-im?utm_term=.bsajev6LK#.snJr2d7Lv

 

Special Days

 

American Catholic calendar of saints’ feast days: http://www.americancatholic.org/features/saints/ByDate.aspx

 

Video of Pedro Infante singing “Las mañanitas” in the movie “Nosotros los pobres”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVgRSHJkdMg

 

Recipe for tres leches cake: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/emeril-lagasse/tres-leches-cake-recipe.html

 

How to make a piñata: http://familycrafts.about.com/od/makeapinata/a/makepinata.htm

 

Families: Two Surnames?

 

Why two last names?: http://perez.cs.vt.edu/twolastnames

 

Hispanic names among the most common: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/17/us/17surnames.html?_r=0

 

Community Activities

 

The Everything Kids Soccer Book: http://www.amazon.com/The-Everything-Kids-Soccer-Book/dp/160550162X

 

Official World Cup Website: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/index.html

 

Women’s World Cup: http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/

 

US national team website: http://www.ussoccer.com/

 

Highlights from the 2014 tie USA v. Mexico: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TS1R4wxjUok

 

Norteño music: Los Tigres del Norte,”Qué tal si eres tú”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkmNhe7lnLw

 

Tropical music: Juan Luis Guerra with Enrique Iglesias, “Cuando me enamoro”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DO8GsIYfhQ

 

Pop music: Jesse y Joy, “Adiós”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDyiuAI4UxQ

 

Movie theatre, San Luis Potosí, México: http://www.cinepolis.com/cartelera/san-luis-potosi

 

Movie theatre guide, Buenos Aires, Argentina: http://guia.lanacion.com.ar/cine

 

A Family, a Community

 

Importance of grandparents: http://grandparents.about.com/od/grandparentingtoday/a/hispanic_family.htm

 

Hispanic culture: http://tucsonhispanicchamber.org/hispanic-culture.htm

 

Pets

 

Go South America – Cuy: A Traditional Andean Entrée: http://gosouthamerica.about.com/od/cuisine/a/cuy.htm

 

Macaw, National Geographic: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/macaw/

 

Listening Resources

 

The following resources will help your students practice using the verb gustar.

 

A mí me gusta la fruta” chant –

 

 

Karaoke video for song “Me gustas tú” by Luis Fonsi –

 

 

Alejandra tells us what she likes and doesn’t like: http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3525

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Click I accept to consent. More info: Privacy Policy