El valor de las historias by Florencia Westenskow

created on Jan 02, 2018 modified on Jun 21, 2018 01:37

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Students in a university SPAN 101 class explored the power of stories. They interviewed native Spanish speakers to gather inspiring stories. The stories were then put into a website.

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National Foreign Language Resource Center
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Language: Spanish


Subject Area(s): emigration/immigration, values, ethnic identity, national identity, society, lifestyles, communities


Instructional Context


Product Description:
Website with inspiring stories.

Target Audience Description:
Spanish-speakers in the community.

Heritage Learners:
mixed

Language Proficiency


ACTFL Scale:
3 2 1 4

World Readiness Standards


Communication
Presentational

Communities
School and Global
Lifelong Learning

Comparisons
Language comparisons
Cultural comparisons

Cultures
Relating Cultural Practices to Perspectives

Connections
Making Connections
Acquiring Information and Diverse Perspectives

Communication
Interpersonal
Interpretive

21st Century Skills


Life and Career Skills
Initiative and Self-Direction
Social and Cross Cultural Skills

Information, Media, and Technology Skills
Technology Literacy
Information Literacy
Creativity and Innovation

Interdisciplinary Themes
Global Awareness

Information, Media, and Technology Skills
Collaboration
Communication

Life and Career Skills
Leadership and responsibility
Productivity and Accountability
Flexibility and adaptability

Project Sequence Overview

Preparing for the Project

1. Why do learners care? - Why do learners care? more detail

Launching the Project

1. Entry Event/Introduction - In order to introduce the driving question and help students recognize that stories are powerful, I wanted to explore a variety of inspiring stories with my students. more detail

Managing the Project

1. Examining Examples of Inspiring Stories - In order to help students gather inspiring stories from their interviewees, we first needed to identify the elements that make a story inspiring. more detail

2. Preparing to Conduct Interview - Students complete a series of tasks to prepare to conduct interviews. more detail

3. After Interview-Preparing for help - Students complete tasks to help them prepare to receive help from more advanced students. more detail

4. Interpreting Interviews with help - Students will interpret their interviews with the help of more advanced students. more detail

5. Pre-Writing & Writing - Pre-writing and during writing activities. more detail

6. Post-Writing/Peer Feedback - A series of peer feedback activities. more detail

7. Final Reflection - Students reflect on their final product and the process. more detail

Assessment

1. Summative Assessment - Summative assessment more detail

2. Formative Assessments - Variety of formative assessments. more detail