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Subjects

  • Language Arts
  • History

Grades

  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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Brief Description

Students complete a true-false work sheet about Hispanic history.

Objectives

Students research and learn facts about Hispanic history.

Keywords

Hispanic, history, culture, facts, achievements

Materials Needed[shopmaterials]

Lesson Plan

Divide the class into small groups. Distribute the materials in the quantities noted above. Have students in each group work together to find the answers to the statements on the work sheet.
Variation:
Give students a specific amount of time to complete the work sheet. When time is up, have groups exchange papers to check one another's answers.

Assessment

Evaluate students' participation and completed work sheets.
ANSWER KEY: 1. True; 2. False (North America); 3. False (Blade invented the safety razor; Albert Silva patented the burglar alarm.); 4. True; 5. True; 6. False (The United States adopted the Spanish dollar in 1775.); 7. True; 8. False (Civil War); 9. False (Don Juan de Oate); 10. True; 11. False (Paz was the ninth; Jaciento Benavente was the first, in 1922); 12. True; 13. True; 14. True; 15. False (cattle roundup); 16. False (Paulet invented the first liquid propellant rocket; Juan de la Cierva invented the helicopter.); 17. False (Rita Moreno has won Grammy, Oscar, Emmy, and Tony Awards.); 18. True; 19. False (Aztecs); 20. True.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Lois Lewis

National Standards

Language Arts
NL-ENG.K-12.1
NL-ENG.K-12.2
NL-ENG.K-12.8
NL-ENG.K-12.9


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