This webquest is used to help students obtain an outlook on the culture of a Spanish-speaking country as well as learn and/or master new vocabulary regarding food, jobs, and the workplace. The following objectives from the Mississippi Foreign Language Curriculum Framework (2000) can be accomplished over the course of this webquest.
1.a - Give and follow simple instructions in order to participate in age-appropriate classroom and/or cultural activities.
1.d - Exchange descriptions of people and tangible products of the target culture, such as toys, dress, types of dwellings, and foods.
5.a - Identify and observe tangible products of the culture.
9.c - Compare and contrast tangible products (e.g., toys, sports equipment, food) of the target culture and the students’ own.
Computers with internet connection
Handouts with questions regarding websites
Students will need to have acquired a basic knowledge of some food vocabulary (meats, vegetables, fruits, etc).