La Boda de Mis Sueños
Imagine that you are getting married - it is your job to plan the wedding of your dreams in the Spanish tradition. Follow these easy steps to create your matrimonial masterpiece!
Visit the following websites to
get an idea of what Spanish weddings are like:
Determine the following items for your wedding. Make sure to take notes on the cost of the items because you will be itemizing your budget later. You may use any website in order to find this information. Remember you are not limited by price or feasibility - just your imagination!
This website is an excellent
source of information and links to other sites for all of the following items:
Location (choose a city or town in Spain)
Wedding Attire (this includes bride & groom's outfit & rings)
Menu for reception (this should be Spanish cuisine!)
Favors (remember, the men get
cigars and the women get a small gift!)
Once you have your basic
information gathered, your task is to create an invitation for your wedding
ceremony. It should be written in Spanish and include the following
Who (put your names on it!)
What (a wedding ceremony = la boda)
When (the time and date of both the ceremony and reception)
Where (location of the wedding)
As a supplement to your
invitation, you must also include details of the menu, the cake, and the
wine/drink list. You may include pictures of the wedding attire, etc, on this
Finally, you should write an 8-10 sentence paragraph describing the event. You should use present tense and you should not use a translation site! Print the invitation on one sheet and the menu/paragraph on a second page. No more than 2 pages per pair!
Grading: You must include a reference to (whether as a picture, in the invitation, or in the paragraph) to each of the bulleted points under Step 2. Each of these bullets is worth 2 points for a total of 14 points.
The paragraph will be worth 21 points total. Grammatical mistakes will result in loss of points. For every misspelling or missed accent, you will lose a half point. For incorrect verb forms, incorrect vocabulary or incorrect word order, you will lose 1 point.
The total value of this mini webquest is 35 points. Let's get marking period 6 off to a great start!
also, p. 96
the wedding dress
|el vestido de boda||
the main course
|el plato principal|