CONNECTING CULTURES III: CREATING LESSONS USING
AUTHENTIC MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY TO MEET THE STANDARDS FOR FL LEARNING
SUNY CORTLAND SPA 529
June 30 - July 14, 2001
VENUSA Institute of
Modern Languages, Mérida, Venezuela
Dr. Jean LeLoup,
Associate Professor, Spanish, SUNY Cortland
Dr. Barbara Schmidt-Rinehart,
Professor, FL, Ashland University
LESSONS/UNIT PLANS (by participant)
LESSON PLAN TEMPLATE
In-country Project: Development of 3 lesson plans around a central theme
Using authentic materials as the point of departure, each participant
selected a topic from their own curriculum and developed three lesson plans,
each of which follows a model presented in the course. Skills addressed
include the following: grammar, reading/listening comprehension, and speaking.
All lessons had to include the use of technology.
Additional Project: Completion of the entire unit (5 lessons, one central
Using authentic materials and the previously created lessons as the
point of departure, participants produced an entire unit of five lessons.
The additional two lessons include reading/listening comprehension and
culture. These units incorporate the models presented in the course, address
the national Standards, and serve as a model to FL colleagues. The lessons
are available below.
The lesson plan template for all lessons created for SPA 529 is
to CCIII home page