The Spanish-, Chinese- and Arabic-speaking Countries
Our high school Global Gateway curriculum is designed to provide you and your students with essential attitudes, skills and knowledge for global citizenship, while exploring the complexity of current global issues. Through embedded social entrepreneurship principles, it promotes an understanding of the student as an active participant in the world, with an important role and crucial responsibilities.
The curriculum is aligned to the Common Core Standards, P21 Standards - 21st Century Skills, National Educational Technology Standards, and Career Technical Education Standards and organized in the following six main themes: Global Society, Global Geography, Global Environment, Global Education, Global Economy, Global Politics.
The Spanish-, Chinese- and Arabic-speaking Countries is one of two in a unit on Global Geography that introduces students to the physical geography of Spanish-, Chinese- and Arabic-speaking countries. Students use Google Earth to identify country locations and analyze their physical geography. Current events in each of the geographical regions is investigated to add relevancy to the study. Students also investigate visual and website literacy.
1) Where are Spanish-speaking countries located in the world?
2) What are your perceptions of Chinese-speaking cultures?
3) Where in the world are the Arabic-speaking countries?
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