HMH Teacher Guides for Google Expeditions
Ready for a cultural experience that goes beyond the walls of the classroom? The virtual reality HMH Field Trips powered by Google Expeditions take students to the locations covered in ¡Avancemos! HMH Teacher Guides can be found within the online program’s dashboard and provide both narration and teaching tips for incorporating field trips into instruction. Watch this testimonial video about students from Mt Prospect, Illinois, who went on HMH Field Trips to Mexico and Spain.
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¡Avancemos! helps students understand that culture is an integral part of the Spanish language.
With relevant Spanish culture that is focused and in-depth, ¡Avancemos! ensures that cultural
lessons are never tacked on as an afterthought. With an understanding of different Spanish-language cultures,
your students can truly begin to master the language.
News and Networking
News and Networking provides access to high-interest articles and cultural videos that are updated throughout
the school year. From the latest discovery of a new dinosaur in Canada to Día de los Muertos
celebrations, News and Networking provides current information that will get students communicating! Students
can add comments that are monitored, submit their own articles for publication on the site, and get help from
their Language Coach. Included in the Online Student Edition.
The NEW HMHfyi Español site offers links to current authentic websites with thematic connections to ¡Avancemos! Updated throughout the school year the ¿Qué opinas? feature allows students to vote and see how their opinion on a
current topic compares to other HMH students. Discussion questions are also provided. Strategies
for working with authentic materials include tips on viewing, listening, reading, cultural appreciation, and research.
Content aligns with the 5 Cs, specifically with the ACTFL® World Readiness Standards for Interpretive Communication. The
content can be sorted by AP® theme and by the ¡Avancemos! unit themes and locations.
Each unidad of ¡Avancemos! takes place in a different country in the Spanish-speaking world, giving
students an in-depth view of the culture of different countries.
Whether introducing a unit or comparing vocabulary to that in another country, Comparación cultural
highlights the rich culture woven throughout the ¡Avancemos! textbook.
A selection of cultural mini-lessons is provided at the beginning of each Student Edition at Levels 1A through 3. Focused
on holidays, music, and traditions such as Día de los Muertos and Carnaval, these mini-lessons
are designed to be used when they fit into your schedule.
Cultura interactiva connects your students to Spanish-speaking cultures. Just click any photo in Online Edition
Student Resources to watch an aspect of Spanish culture come to life.
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