Dominican Republic Growing Bundle includes the following materials:
Introduce your students to Santo Domingo and provide historical background with this PPT in PDF format (25 slides). Before viewing PPT students fill out a KWL chart. While viewing the PPT they take notes. I allow them to use their notes for an open book quiz or to write a composition:
Make connections to social studies with dictator Trujillo and the Butterfly sisters while incorporating technology. Students work with a partner to look up information online for the questions on the Webquest. The next day students share with the class their findings (pair-share activity) I allow two class periods for this activity. Key is provided:
Show the movie "In the time of the Butterfly sisters" with Spanish subtitles and have students work on a movie viewing sheet that also has additional activities to review important events in the movie. I allow two class periods for viewing the movie since I have to pause it at times for students to write the answers:
End the unit with a PPT in PDF format for the home of the butterfly sisters converted into a museum:
As a formal assessment I have the students write a four paragraph composition for the history of the Dominican Republic. Great way to assess students spelling and grammar while making connections to Social Studies.
ALL items are in Spanish and also sold separately at my TPT store. Items are also in PDF format to ensure they're compatible with your computer program.