|Subject Area||ELA/Social Studies (Homeroom)|
|Unit of Instruction||Hispanic Heritage|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
*Students will research a Hispanic historical figure and write an informative essay about that person.
*The students will “adopt” a city from Latin America and display photos of people and places, as well as a clock set to the local time. Students will also report on local news events.
*Various folktales from Spanish-speaking countries will be read in class. The students will then write their own folktales based on the traditions of these stories.
-Read and Respond
The students will complete the following assignments in class:
-Informative essay on a Hispanic historical figure
-Adopt a City project
-Writing a folktale
Homework: The homework for Monday-Thursday is to Read and Respond. Students should be reading for approximately 20 minutes each night and then writing a written response about the part of the text that they have read.
The spelling test is on Friday, October 12th.