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Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture Resources Featured by EDSITEment

 

EDSITEment (http://edsitement.neh.gov/ ) offers a robust collection of resources for learners and teachers of Spanish as a foreign language as well as a collection of resources on Hispanic culture and literature for more advanced students of Spanish. You can also join and follow the Thinkfinity group for Spanish teachers and learners, Recursos para docentes del castellano, at: http://community.thinkfinity.org/groups/docentesdelcastellano , join and follow the discussions and blog posts.

 

The National Endowment for the Humanities new website, at http://www.neh.gov/ features, in honor of Hispanic culture and literature and National Poetry Month EDSITEment’s curriculum unit on Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: http://www.neh.gov/news/the-poetic-nun

 

For beginners, EDSITEment presents a collection of websites to aid Spanish learners and teachers:

 

http://edsitement.neh.gov/reference-shelf/best-web-spanish-language-websites-general-sites/spanish-language-websites-beginning-through-early-intermediate

 

and at:

 

http://edsitement.neh.gov/reference-shelf/best-web-spanish-language-websites-general-sites

 

And also lesson plans for beginners, like this on on La familia (The family):

 

http://164.109.104.189/lesson-plan/la-familia

 

For intermediate students, these websites have been gathered to aid teachers:

 

http://164.109.104.189/reference-shelf/best-web-spanish-language-websites-general-sites/edsitement%27s-best-web-spanish-language-websites

 

For advanced students and for AP level students, EDSITEment has a robust and growing collection of resources. These are some vetted websites:

 

http://164.109.104.189/reference-shelf/best-web-spanish-language-websites-general/spanish-language-websites-advanced-and-advanced-placement-recommended

 

This bilingual (Spanish and English) feature on Hispanic Poets Celebrates Hispanic Heritage and National Poetry Month, presenting three poets of the Spanish Golden Age and three twentieth century Nobel laureates:

 

http://edsitement.neh.gov/feature/six-hispanic-literary-giants

 

and this Curriculum Unit consisting of two lesson plans on the works and life of the first great Latin American Poet:

http://edsitement.neh.gov/curriculum-unit/sor-juana-inés-de-la-cruz-first-great-latin-american-poet

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