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tech lessons: ¡Vamos de compras!

Title:¡Vamos de compras!

Topic: Shopping

Level: Upper Elementary

Standards Addressed:
Foreign Language Standards   NETS Performance Indicators (3-5)
1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 3.1, 5.2   2, 4, 7, 8
Timeframe: Three 30-minute classes

Materials Needed:   www.intercom.es/ccpryser/moda.htm
  www.xe.net/currency/
  www.bencoint.com/espa.html

Objectives:

  • The students will be able to identify articles of clothing.
  • The students will be able to interpret information from on-line department stores in Spain and Panama.
  • The students will be able to access a site to convert currency from pesetas to dollars.

Activity instructions:

  • Review articles of clothing, sizes and colors. Discuss the currency used in Spain and compare to currency used in the United States.
  • Have students complete worksheets using appropriate web sites.
  • Have students give an oral presentation on the articles of clothing chosen.
  • Have a class discussion on which articles of clothing were chosen more than others. Graph responses.

Assessment: Students will be graded on the accuracy of completing the worksheet and, using a rubric, on their oral presentation to the class.

Rocío Bautista
Ramtown School
216 Ramtown-Greenville Road
Howell, NJ 07731
roci31@aol.com

¡VAMOS DE COMPRAS!

For this activity you will first go shopping for some of your relatives at a department store called C.C. Pryser in Madrid, Spain. Go to www.intercom-es/cepryser/moda.htm. The chart below will help you with some of the clothing items your relatives would like and their sizes.

Pariente Talla Le gusta ......
Madre Pequeño (P)
36 - zapatos
Zapatos negros y vestidos
largos
Abuela Mediano (M) Conjuntos de Faldas y
Jerseys
Padre Grande (G)
34 - pantalones
Camisas, corbatas y
pantalones

Click on four articles of clothing that you wish to buy and give the following information;

Nombre del articulo: _______________    Nombre del articulo: _______________
Tallas disponibles _______________    Tallas disponibles _______________
Colores disponibles _______________    Colores disponibles _______________
Valor en pesetas _______________    Valor en pesetas _______________
Valor en dolares _______________    Valor en dolares _______________
         
Nombre del articulo: _______________    Nombre del articulo: _______________
Tallas disponibles _______________    Tallas disponibles _______________
Colores disponibles _______________    Colores disponibles _______________
Valor en pesetas _______________    Valor en pesetas _______________
Valor en dolares _______________    Valor en dolares _______________

To convert pesetas to dollars you can go to www.xe.net/currency/ to use the currency converter.

Complete the following sentences on the items you decided to buy for the members of your family.

1. A mi madre le voy a compra ___________________________________

2. A mi abuela le voy a comprar __________________________________

El valor en pesetas es _______________      El valor en dolares es _______________

3. A mi padre le voy a comprar. __________________________________

El valor en pesetas es _______________      El valor en dolares es _______________

Now you can go shopping for yourself go to www.bencoint.com/espa.html. This company Benco international is located in Panama. You will have to choose from several brands and models. After you have picked a brand and a model, fill in the following information for three articles of clothing that you like to purchase for yourself.

Me gustaria comprar ...

Nombre
de articulo:
_____________     Nombre
de articulo:
_____________     Nombre
de articulo:
_____________
Talia _____________     Talia _____________     Talia _____________
Color _____________     Color _____________     Color _____________
Valor _____________     Valor _____________     Valor _____________

You will share your findings with the class. You will tell the class in Spanish what you will purchase your family and what you would like to purchase for yourself.

   

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