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La Gente de San Agustin/ The people of Saint Augustine

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Title: La Gente de San Agustin/ The people of Saint Augustine
Series Title: Spanish Colonial St. Augustine. Lessons.
Physical Description: Book
Creator: Castro, Isabel

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Saint Augustine (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Florida   ( lcsh )
Colonies -- Spain -- America
Genre: lesson plan
Temporal Coverage: Spanish Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns County -- Saint Augustine -- Historic city
North America -- United States of America -- Florida

Notes

Funding: Funded by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council

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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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System ID: UF00067326:00001

Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067326/00001

Material Information

Title: La Gente de San Agustin/ The people of Saint Augustine
Series Title: Spanish Colonial St. Augustine. Lessons.
Physical Description: Book
Creator: Castro, Isabel

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Saint Augustine (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Florida   ( lcsh )
Colonies -- Spain -- America
Genre: lesson plan
Temporal Coverage: Spanish Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns County -- Saint Augustine -- Historic city
North America -- United States of America -- Florida

Notes

Funding: Funded by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council

Record Information

Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: Board of Trustees of the University of Florida on behalf of authors and contributors. All rights reserved.
System ID: UF00067326:00001


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La Gente de San Agustin/The people of Saint Augustine
Prepared by Isabel Castro

Intended Grade: Middle School

Subject Areas: Spanish and Social Studies

Correlation with National Standards: [unspecified]

Objectives:
Students will demonstrate understanding in Spanish of the different groups of
people that made up colonial Saint Augustine society.
In previous lessons students will have:
located Spain, the provinces and major Spanish cities on a map of
Europe, preferably one from the 1600's.
traced Christopher Columbus' route to the Bahamas
located Florida on a map of North America
discussed the voyage of Ponce de Le6n
traced the route of Pedro Menendez from Spain to St. Augustine

Approximate Time Required: [unspecified]

Materials Required: [unspecified]

Instructions:

Activity 1:
?Quienes son la gene de San Agustin? /Who are the people of Saint
Augustine?
List the names of the different groups of people who live in Saint Augustine.
Materials:
Pictures of a Spanish soldier, Spaniards (men, women, and children),
priests, native Timucuans, and African slaves.
Internet access
Spanish/English dictionary and/or online translator










Vocabulary:
Soldados
Hombres
Mujeres y ninfos

Espafnoles
Indigenas
Timucuas
Esclavos africanos

Procedure:
Introduce vocabulary by showing pictures of the different groups of people.
Students can pick from a bag and show the teacher the picture.
Students respond to teacher commands to:
point to a picture when you say the vocabulary word
EJ EM PLO: ?Cuales el esclavo africano ?.
say the name of the students who has the picture.
EJEMP LO:?Quien tiene el soldado?
Tell what picture a particular student is holding?
E J E M P LO : ?Maria tiene el hombre o la mujer?
give the picture to another student
E J E M P L: Pasa el indigena 6 Roberto.
Tell which person did not come with Melendez.
EJ E M P LO:?Cual de las personas no vino con Pedro Men6ndez de
Espanfa?
The teacher can use this opportunity to review other vocabulary the students
have learned such as introductions, clothing items, colors, personality traits,
etc., by having them describe the picture.

Activity 2:
?Como es la vida de un soldado? /What's a soldier's life like?
Collect the pictures by asking for them one by one. Single out the picture of
the soldier and tell the class his name (Francisco de la Rua) and that he is a
captain in the army. Students should be able to recognize the cognate
capit6n.
El soldado se llama Francisco de la Rua. El es un capit6n.
Ask students if he is an indigena? Or an esclavo? Does he have a
wife (esposa)? Is she an indigena?









Have students access the Florida Museum of Natural History's Virtual Saint
Augustine Exhibit: at http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/staugustine/intro.htm. Then
go to "Timeline."
The students will work in groups to research the answers to the following
questions about an aspect of the daily life of a soldado.
(This site is extensive, so each group should use the suggestions provided for their answers.)
WORK
Where does he work?
What does he get paid?
Create a poster that includes a picture of where he works and a budget
for the year.
Timeline:
Unit 2 Florida on Trial (Disasters & Rebuilding section) and
Unit 3 The Criollo Connection (Life & Death in the 1600's
section) (for the cost of living in the 17th century.)
FAMILY LIFE
Tell about his family.
Write a letter in Spanish from his point of view to his family.
Timeline:
Unit 3 The Criollo Connection, people, absent wife
HOME
What does his home look like on the outside?
On the inside?
Use a shoebox and create a diorama of the soldier's house.
Timeline:
Unit 2 Florida on Trial (Disasters & Rebuilding and Life on the
Remote Frontier, view images)
FOOD
What are the foods that he eats?
Do they come from Spain or the New World?
Plant seeds of a New World food in a Styrofoam cup. Find pictures of
Old World foods and glue them to a paper plate.
Timeline:
Unit 2 Florida on Trial (Life on the Remote Frontier, view
artifacts)

Evaluation:
Create a rubric to assess each group's presentation in the areas of language
accuracy, creativity, and level of information.