Primary source item record: https://www.loc.gov/item/2004669361/
In this lesson snapshot, a 9th grade Spanish for heritage speakers class dives into the world of descriptive language. Students examine a series of current and historical inventions, some of them artifacts from the Library of Congress, asking questions about their size, color, shape, material, function, and more. Eventually students write odes to inventions of their own choosing, using their questions to guide the descriptive language.
Download this resource to discover one example of how you might use the QFT for primary source learning in a world language classroom. Read Patty Gómez’s lesson plan, the outcomes from the lesson, and her reflections afterwards.
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