| Source: These activities are from the September 22, 1997
issue of Scholastic News.
How many things of Spanish origin can you find in
your community? Follow these easy steps and let the fun begin!
Work in a group. Collect as many of the items on the list as possible.
Look in supermarkets, libraries, newspapers, and magazines.
Put a check mark next to each item your team finds. At the end of
two weeks, the team with the most items wins!
| __ 1.
||a picture of a Spanish-speaking person in history
| __ 2.
|| a signature from a Spanish-speaking person
| __ 3.
|| a news article about a country where people speak Spanish
| __ 4.
|| the names of three famous Hispanics (for example, a TV personality,
an athlete, and an author)
| __ 5.
|| the name and address of an organization in your community that uses
| __ 6.
||a word in Spanish (Check to make sure it is spelled correctly!)
| __ 7.
|| a picture of a fruit that originally came from a Latin American country
(banana, tomato, pineapple)
| __ 8.
||a picture of a vegetable that originally came from a Latin American
country (potato, pumpkin, corn)
| __ 9.
||a postage stamp from a Spanish-language country
| __ 10.
||two state names that come from Spanish
| __ 11.
|| three colors in the Spanish language
| __ 12.
|| a coin from Spain or from a Latin American country