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Ancient Mexican Art
Online exhibit illustrating the cultural and historical continuity of Mexican art from ancient times to the colonial era and the present. Uses pieces from a variety of media. Bilingual English/Spanish.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Corridos sin Fronteras
Website where you can learn about, listen to, and write corridos, narrative songs. Includes videos and information on the history of corridos, timeline with important historical events and the corridos written about them, music samples, biographies of modern corridor artists, glossary, articles and publications, and lesson plans.. Bilingual English-Spanish.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Corridos for Social Justice
Lesson plan has students examine the relationship between corridos lyrics and other primary sources. In the process, they will expand their historical thinking by interpreting “texts” developed from the perspective of those who have struggled for social justice. Examines questions on immigration, human and civil rights, and social justice. Bilingual English/Spanish.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Música del Pueblo
Bilingual online exhibit featuring a diverse range of Latin American and Latino musics. This interactive exhibit invites visitors to meet musicians, learn about the world of meaning behind the songs, and sing the songs, tap the rhythms and experience the panorama of diverse expression we call musica latina. Includes 24 high-quality videos arranged by thematic category.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Grade(s): General audience
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Música Latina: Exploring Hispanic Heritage through Music
Webpage includes an essay on the growing Latino community in the United States and the infusion of Latin music. Includes musical selections from Colombia, Texas, and Puerto Rico, and film clips of live performances.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): General audience
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Telling Our Own Stories Through Corridos
Lesson plan using the lyrics and music of corridos along with the accompanying website to analyze written texts, visual images, and objects to develop students’ understanding of various themes, regions, and perspectives of North American history. Students look at music as a primary source of history by interviewing family members about the songs they grew up with and comparing these songs to narrative corridos.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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A Puerto Rican Carnival Homepage
Parent’' guide designed to teach children about the carnival traditions of Puerto Rico. Includes hands-on activities such as creating carnival masks and a list of recommended readings.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Colombia
Bilingual virtual version of an exhibition at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The site is arranged as a tour of Colombia's ecosystems.It considers ways that cultures arise from landscape and economies from natural resources (especially, in this case, coffee). Suitable for geography classes.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Design a Latin American Restaurant
Lesson plan for first-year Spanish students integrates vocabulary with examination of Latin American cultures. Students research cultural practices, monetary systems, and geography as they design a restaurant, considering what kind of atmosphere and menu would appeal to young people.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries
Online exhibit describing the age of discovery and highlighting Portuguese conquests and trade agreements on the Indian Ocean and in Africa, China, Japan, and Brazil. The Portuguese voyages of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries led to the first real interaction amongst the world’s peoples, creating an unprecedented interchange of knowledge, techniques, imagery, and ideas which inspired the creation of great works of art.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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