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Title:

Blank Venn Diagram

URL:

https://www.spanish411.net/resources/CultureVennDiagram.pdf

Content Source:

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Spanish 411
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

Spanish students of all levels should be given multiple opportunities to investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native cultures. In order to compare and contrast these similarities and differences teachers often use venn diagrams so that students can visually see these differences. This printable resource is a ready made venn diagram labeled with Latin American Culture and North American Culture. It can be used for all cultural comparative activities.

Content Standard(s):
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: K-8
Intermediate Low Proficiency Range
7) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native cultures.

a. Compare and contrast verbal and nonverbal behaviors in a variety of activities.

b. Analyze the role of family in the native and target cultures.

c. Critique the role of social networking in the target culture.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Comparisons
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
K-2
Students:
  • recognize the use of verbal and non verbal behaviors in the target and native cultures.
  • identify similarities and differences on a variety of topics such as family and social media.

3-5
Students:
  • recognize and compare the use of verbal and non verbal behaviors in the target and native cultures.
  • describe similarities and differences on a variety of topics such as family and social media.

6-8
Students:
  • reflect on the use of verbal and non verbal behaviors in the target and native cultures.
  • analyze similarities and differences on a variety of topics such as family and social media.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
K-2
Students know:
  • various cultural practices.
  • various cultural products (tangible).

3-5
Students know:
  • various cultural practices.
  • various cultural products (tangible/intangible).
  • various cultural perspectives.
  • how to compare cultures.

6-8
Students know:
  • various cultural practices.
  • various cultural products (tangible/intangible).
  • various cultural perspectives.
  • how to compare various cultural products and practices in trlation to cultural perspectives.
Skills:
K-2
Students are able to:
  • recognize the use of verbal and nonverbal behaviors.
  • identify similarities and differences on a variety of topics.

3-5
Students are able to:
  • recognize and compare verbal and nonverbal behaviors.
  • describe similarities and differences on a variety of topics.

6-8
Students are able to:
  • analyze similarities and differences on a variety of topics.
  • reflect on the use of verbal and nonverbal behaviors.
  • Understanding:
    K-2 Students understand:
    • custom and tradition vary within a culture, as well as between cultures.
    • by studying another culture, one can better understand and appreciate their own.
    • other understanding will depend on theme being taught.

    3-5
    Students understand that:
    • custom and tradition vary within a culture, as well as between cultures.
    • by studying another culture, one can better understand and appreciate their own.
    • other understanding will depend on theme being taught.

    6-8
    Students understand that:
    • custom and tradition vary within a culture, as well as between cultures.
    • by studying another culture, one can better understand and appreciate their own.
    • other understanding will depend on theme being taught.
    World Languages
    WLAN (2017)
    Grade: K-8
    Intermediate Mid Proficiency Range
    7) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native cultures.

    a. Compare and contrast the preparation for and choice of careers in the native and target cultures.

    b. Compare and contrast cultural attitudes toward youth and aging.

    c. Identify and analyze the tangible and intangible products of the target culture.

    Unpacked Content
    Goals:
    Comparisons
    Evidence Of Student Attainment:
    K-2
    Students:
    • describe tangible products of the target and native cultures.
    • recognize different cultural attitudes on a variety of topics.
    • talk about careers in the target and native cultures.

    3-5
    Students:
    • explain similarities and differences in education systems.
    • analyze cultural attitudes on a variety of topics.

    6-8
    Students:
    • explain similarities and differences in education systems.
    • analyze cultural attitudes on a variety of topics.
    Performance Descriptors:
    Knowledge:
    K-2
    Students know:
    • tangible products of the target culture.
    • practices of the target culture.
    • vocabulary related to careers.

    3-5
    Students know:
    • tangible/intangible products of the target culture.
    • practices of the target culture.
    • perspectives of the target culture.
    • vocabulary related to careers.

    6-8
    Students know:
    • tangible/intangible products of the target culture.
    • practices of the target culture.
    • perspectives of the target culture.
    • vocabulary related to careers.
    Skills:
    K-2
    Students are able to:
    • explain similarities and differences in the target and native cultures.
    • compare and contrast education systems in the native and target cultures.

    3-5
    Students are able to:
    • investigate similarities and differences in the target and native cultures.
    • explain similarities and differences in the target and native cultures.
    • compare and contrast education systems in the native and target cultures.

    6-8
    Students are able to:
    • investigate similarities and differences in the target and native cultures.
    • explain similarities and differences in the target and native cultures.
    • reflect on the similarities and differences in the target and native cultures.
    • analyze information about education systems in the native and target.
    • cultures.
    Understanding:
    K-2 Students understand:
    • custom and tradition vary within a culture, as well as between cultures.
    • by studying another culture, one can better understand and appreciate their own.
    • other understanding will depend on theme being taught.

    3-5
    Students understand that:
    • custom and tradition vary within a culture, as well as between cultures.
    • by studying another culture, one can better understand and appreciate their own.
    • other understanding will depend on theme being taught.

    6-8
    Students understand that:
    • custom and tradition vary within a culture, as well as between cultures.
    • by studying another culture, one can better understand and appreciate their own.
    • other understanding will depend on theme being taught.
    World Languages
    WLAN (2017)
    Grade: K-8
    Intermediate High Proficiency Range
    7) Investigate, analyze, and reflect on similarities and differences between the target and native cultures.

    a. Weigh the importance placed on individual needs versus community needs in native and target cultures.

    b. Investigate products, practices, or perspectives of the target culture through research.

    c. Critique social, economic, and political institutions of the target culture.

    Unpacked Content
    Goals:
    Comparisons
    Evidence Of Student Attainment:
    K-2
    Students:
    • compare and contrast cultural products, parctices and perspectives.
    • identify political institutions of target culture countries.

    3-5
    Students:
    • compare and contrast cultural products, parctices and perspectives.
    • identify political institutions of target culture countries.
    • research the role of the individual vs community in the native and target cultures.

    6-8
    Students:
    • analyze socio-economic political institutions through investigation of the target culture product, practices and perspectives.
    • reflect on the role of the individual vs community in the native and target cultures.
    Performance Descriptors:
    Knowledge:
    K-2
    Students know:
    • products of the target and native cultures.
    • practices of the target and native cultures.
    • perspectives of the target and native cultures.
    • how to compare cultural products, pratices and perspectives.
    • political institutions of the target culture.

    3-5
    Students know:
    • products of the target and native cultures.
    • practices of the target and native cultures.
    • perspectives of the target and native cultures.
    • how to compare cultural products, pratices and perspectives.
    • political institutions of the target culture.

    6-8
    Students know:
    • products of the target and native cultures.
    • practices of the target and native cultures.
    • perspectives of the target and native cultures.
    • how to compare cultural products, pratices and perspectives.
    • political institutions of the target culture.
    Skills:
    K-2
    Students are able to:
    • compare and contrast cultural products, practices, and perspectives.
    • identify political institutions of target language culture countries .

    3-5
    Students are able to:
    • compare and contrast cultural products, practices, and perspectives.
    • identify political institutions on target language culture countries.
    • research the role of the individual vs community in the native and target cultures.

    6-8
    Students are able to:
    • compare and contrast cultural products, practices, and perspectives.
    • analyze socio-economic political institutions through investigation of the target culture product, practices and perspectives.
    • reflect on the role of the individual vs community in the native and target cultures.
    Understanding:
    K-2
    Students understand that:
    • custom and tradition vary within a culture, as well as between cultures.
    • by studying another culture, one can better understand and appreciate their own.
    • other understanding will depend on theme being taught.

    3-5
    Students understand that:
    • custom and tradition vary within a culture, as well as between cultures.
    • by studying another culture, one can better understand and appreciate their own.
    • other understanding will depend on theme being taught.

    6-8
    Students understand that:
    • custom and tradition vary within a culture, as well as between cultures.
    • by studying another culture, one can better understand and appreciate their own.
    • other understanding will depend on theme being taught.
    World Languages
    WLAN (2017)
    Grade: 7-12
    Level I
    9) Identify products, practices, and perspectives of the target culture and the native culture.

    a. Identify daily routines in the target culture and the native culture.

    b. Identify celebrations in the target culture and the native culture.

    c. Identify games, stories, songs, and rhymes from the native culture and those from the target culture.

    Unpacked Content
    Goals:
    Comparisons
    Modes Of Communication:
    presentational
    Evidence Of Student Attainment:
    Students:
    • identify the difference between the terms products, practices, and perspectives.
    • list items or products important to the target language culture.
    • list actions or practices that are important to the target language culture.
    • recognize why these products and practices are important to the target language culture (perspectives).
    • identify celebrations important to the target language culture.
    • identify products and practices associated with celebrations in the target language culture.
    • recognize games, stories, songs, and rhymes that are significant to the target language culture.
    • identify products, practices, and perspectives that are important to their own personal culture.
    Performance Descriptors:
    Knowledge:
    Student know:
    • how to identify important cultural products, practices, and perspectives that are important within their own personal lives.
    • how to use present tense verbs to describe what people do.
    • how to use adjectives to describe nouns.
    Skills:
    Students are able to:
    Novice Mid Level
    • identify the products, practices, and perspectives that are unique to native culture.
    • identify the products, practices, and perspectives that are unique to the target language culture including celebrations, music, games, and rhymes.
    Novice High Level
    Students are able to:
    • identify the products, practices, and perspectives that are unique to native culture.
    • identify the products, practices, and perspectives that are unique to the target language culture including celebrations, music, games, and rhymes.
    • compare and contrast native and target culture products, practices and perspectives.
    Understanding:
    Students understand that:
    • there are similarities and differences in the characteristics of the target culture and their own.
    • custom and tradition vary within a culture, as well as between cultures.
    • by studying another culture, one can better understand and appreciate their own.
    • other understanding will depend on theme being taught.
    World Languages
    WLAN (2017)
    Grade: 7-12
    Level II
    9) Compare products, practices, and perspectives of the target culture and the native culture.

    a. Compare daily routines in the target culture and the native culture.

    b. Compare celebrations in the target culture and the native culture.

    c. Compare games, stories, songs, and rhymes from the native culture and those from the target culture.

    Unpacked Content
    Goals:
    Comparisons
    Evidence Of Student Attainment:

    Students:
    • compare and contrast daily life activities in the target and native cultures.
    • compare and contrast holiday celebrations and traditions in the target and native cultures.
    • compare games, fairy tales, songs, and rhymes from the target and native cultures.
    Performance Descriptors:
    Knowledge:
    Students know:
    • how people in the target culture tend to spend their days.
    • what holidays are celebrated in the target culture and how they are celebrated.
    • a few games, fairy tales, songs, and rhymes in the target culture.
    Skills:
    Novice High Level
    Students are able to:
    • identify the products, practices, and perspectives that are unique to native culture.
    • identify the products, practices, and perspectives that are unique to the target language culture including celebrations, music, games, and rhymes.
    • compare and contrast native and target culture products, practices and perspectives.
    Intermediate Low Level
    Students are able to:
    • compare and contrast daily life activities in the target and native cultures, such as schooling, working, freetime activities, and daily routines.
    • compare and contrast holiday celebrations and traditions in the target and native cultures.
    • identify games, fairy tales, songs, and rhymes from the target culture and compare them with those of the native culture.
    Understanding:
    Students understand that:
    • daily routines may differ between cultures as a result of several contributing factors.
    • different cultures may celebrate holidays in diverse ways.
    • different cultures may celebrate different holidays.
    • different cultures have original games, stories, songs, and rhymes.
    • custom and tradition vary within a culture, as well as between cultures.
    • by studying another culture, one can better understand and appreciate their own.
    • other understanding will depend on theme being taught.
    Tags: Culture, Novice High, Novice Low, Novice Mid, Perspectives, Practices, Products, Spanish, Venn Diagram
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