Bienvenidos…vamos a un viaje
Communication, Culture, Comparisons
"We may have different religions,
different languages, different
colored skin, but we all belong to
one human race."
You are going to a Spanish-speaking
country to study abroad for a
Write a postcard to your parents/family
members from the Spanish-speaking
city where you are studying in. Write
your postcard in Spanish and design the
postcard with landmarks from your
Research Spanish-speaking countries and
Choose the place where you will study abroad
Research your new “home” using the
Answer the Country/Culture Fact Sheet
Search for pictures on the web of major
landmarks/points of interest in your city
Write a rough draft of your postcard in
Spanish (No translators!)
Create and design the final version of your
postcard using the pictures you found
National Geographic: People/Places
Students will be evaluated on their completion of the
country/culture fact sheet and their postcard (see rubric).
Country/Culture Fact Sheet
10-9 8-7 6-0
Bien Asi Asi Mal
Spanish Little or no errors. More than 2 Many errors in the the body of the
Message was errors in the body letter. Message was missing
Language interesting and of the letter. sentences or difficult to read.
(grammar, spelling) made sense. Some difficulties
Design Nice use of Use of pictures, No evidence of research
resources however, more documenting country, culture,
(use of resources) documenting effort is needed in landmarks.
pictures of the the research of
country, culture, landmarks,
landmarks. country, etc.
Neatness Message was Body and No effort was devoted to
neat, lines were design of neatness.
straight, pictures postcard need
were neatly to be arranged
placed on the better.
• Now that you have studied abroad, you have
learned about the geography, people, culture
and language of a Spanish-speaking country.
• Compare/Contrast some things that you learned
“Share our similarities, celebrate our differences."
-- M.Scott Peck