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Teaching Units: Oscar Romero
Teaching Units: Oscar Romero This unit for second-year Spanish students focuses on the life and legacy of Oscar Romero, the Salvadoran archbishop who opposed the Salvadoran government and was gunned down in 1980. Themes of justice and truth-telling unify the lessons, and the vocabulary words center on liberation, poverty, and injustice. The grammatical focus is on narration in the past. Conversational, reading, and writing activities are included.

This unit was created by Sarah De Young for Prof. David Smith's foreign language methodology class at Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI).

Lesson Plans (Word document)

Day One — Romero's Life
Oscar Romero - teacher version (PowerPoint)
Oscar Romero - student (PowerPoint)
¿Qué sabes de Oscar Romero? (Word)
Day 1 Homework (Word)
Vocabulario nuevo (Word)

Day Two — A Response to Romero
Intra-Act Worksheet (Word)
What Would Romero Say? (Word)

Day Three — The Press and Romero
Versículos de la Biblia (Word)
La Opinión (Word)

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The Arts History & Customs Service Learning Contemporary Issues Pedagogy Language Teaching Units
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