Celebrate Women’s History Month: 7 Ideas for your Spanish Classroom
March 8th is International Women’s Day, and Women’s History month lasts through the end of March! Are you looking for ways to celebrate Women’s History Month in your Spanish class? Read on for a few ideas to get you started.
Here are Seven Ideas for Sharing Women’s History Month in your Spanish class:
- No time? Share a daily fun fact with your students. Click here to get a daily fact for March.
- Read about International Women’s Day on March 8 to share the day with your students.
- Introduce your students to famous Latin American and Spanish women. There are many influential women from Latin America and Spain who have made significant contributions in fields such as politics, art, literature, and science. Consider highlighting a different woman each week and sharing information about her life and achievements with your students. You could choose a different reading from this Women’s History Reading bundle to look at each week.
- Use authentic materials to teach about women’s contributions. Incorporating authentic materials, such as news articles, podcasts, and videos, into your lessons can help your students learn about women’s contributions in a more meaningful and engaging way.
- Encourage your students to research and share information about women who inspire them. Your students can do their own research and find women who inspire them. They can present their findings to the class in the form of a short presentation or written report.
- Create a class display to honor women’s contributions. Consider creating a class display featuring information and pictures of the women you have studied during Women’s History Month. This can be a great way to celebrate and honor their contributions.
- Use this choice board project to allow students to select the projects they like for Women’s History Month.
By incorporating these ideas into your Spanish class, you can help your students learn about and celebrate the contributions of women throughout history.