⁣⁣Lesson Plan: Uncovering the Rich History of Valencia Historic Town: Exploring the Cultural Heritage of Spain!

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⁣⁣Lesson Plan: Uncovering the Rich History of Valencia Historic Town: Exploring the Cultural Heritage of Spain!

Grade Level: 9-12
Subject: History/World Cultures

Objective: Students will delve into the fascinating history of Valencia Historic Town in Spain, discovering its cultural significance and impact on the region. They will analyze primary and secondary sources to deepen their understanding of the historical events and landmarks that shaped the town's development.

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.2: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.9: Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.

- Computer or smartboard with internet access
- Images, videos, or virtual tours showcasing Valencia Historic Town
- Primary and secondary sources related to the history of Valencia
- Writing materials


1. Introduction (5 minutes):
- Display images or a video of Valencia Historic Town and ask students if they have ever visited or heard about this historical site. Discuss the importance of understanding the history and culture of different regions.

2. Main Activity (25 minutes):
- Explain to students that they will be exploring the rich history of Valencia Historic Town in Spain, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Show images, videos, or provide a virtual tour that highlights the historical landmarks and architecture of Valencia Historic Town.
- Discuss the cultural significance of the town and its impact on the region's history and identity.
- Introduce primary and secondary sources related to the history of Valencia, such as historical texts, maps, photographs, or personal accounts.

3. Analysis of Primary Sources (20 minutes):
- Divide students into small groups and assign each group a primary source related to Valencia's history, such as a historical document, photograph, or map.
- Instruct students to analyze their assigned source, identifying key details, main ideas, and any biases or perspectives present.
- Have each group present their findings to the class, encouraging discussion and comparisons between different sources.

4. Secondary Source Evaluation (20 minutes):
- Provide students with secondary sources, such as scholarly articles or excerpts from books, that discuss the history of Valencia Historic Town.
- Instruct students to read and evaluate the credibility, reliability, and perspective of the sources.
- Facilitate a discussion where students share their evaluations and compare the information presented in the secondary sources with the primary sources analyzed earlier.

5. Wrap-up (5 minutes):
- Summarize the main points discussed during the lesson.
- Ask students to reflect on what they have learned about Valencia Historic Town and its cultural significance.
- Provide an opportunity for any remaining questions or comments.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

Walking on a beautiful October morning in the historic part of Valencia, Spain. Click here ▶ to see highlights and guide. Valencia is Spain's third largest city - offering many and varied tourist experiences to its millions of visitors each year. Some visitors to Valencia will come for the history and tradition that can be found in Valencia's old town. Others will come for the modern and forward thinking new developments that have come to characterise much of the city. If you love the outdoors, you will find endless tranquility in the parks and beaches of the city. If you are a lover of food you can explore the restaurants, tapas bars and food markets of Valencia. If you are looking for art and culture, Valencia offers an abundance of museums and galleries.The city has enjoyed a long and textured and rich history. It boasts buildings and architecture from eras including the Roman, Arabic and Christian periods as seen in this walking tour. These sit alongside the more modern buildings from the Modernist period (the style that was pioneered by Gaudi). Date recorded: October 2018Weather: ☀️ 21C | 70F-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Lets connect or support and receive updates of the travel places to be viewed in upcoming videos:Support me on【Paypal】https://www.paypal.me/WanderlustTVSupport me on【Patreon】https://www.patreon.com/Wander....lustTravelVideosFoll me on 【Instagram】https://www.instagram.com/wand....erlusttravelvideos/F me on 【Facebook】https://www.facebook.com/Wande....rlustTravelVideos/#W #ValenciaSpain #ValenciaOldtown---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Timeline Highlights (☉ Street/Road | ★ Highlight): ▶(0:00) Plaça de Lope ☉▶(0:15) Santa Catalina Church ★▶(2:50) Plaça de La Companyia ☉▶(3:18) La Llotja de la Seda ★ ▶(3:55) Carrer dels Cordellats ☉▶(4:32) Església de Sant Joan del Mercat Church ★▶(4:43) Placa de Mercat ☉▶(5:54) Century old Central Market ★▶(8:04) Carrer de Palafox ☉▶(9:47) Carrer del Trench ☉▶(11:05) Placa Redona 'Round Building' ★▶(13:30) Placa de la Reina ☉▶(16:01) Torre del Micalet 'Bell ★▶(17:37) Carrer del Micalet ☉▶(19:00) Brazo incorrupto de San Vicente martir ★▶(19:24) Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats ★▶(20:20) Plaza de la Virgen ☉▶(23:31) Plaza de Manises ☉▶(27:23) Torres de Serranos ★---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Gear I use to record and edit videos (use links to receive discount and I receive a small commission): GoPro Hero 8 Blackhttps://amzn.to/37B9h8pGoPro Hero 7 Black (backup)https://amzn.to/2SDzmQaFeiyu G6 Gimbal Stabilizerhttps://amzn.to/2P6wqt7GoPro Karma Grip https://amzn.to/2SG9gMdZoom H4N Recorderhttps://amzn.to/325s7UfSandisk 1T Portable SSDhttps://amzn.to/3bQdngjRavPower Travel Routerhttps://amzn.to/39KxafbGoPro Accessoire Travel Kithttps://amzn.to/2SGaLu8Techsmarter 30000mah Power Bankhttps://amzn.to/38Iif54Improve your YouTube channel with TubeTubbyhttps://www.Tubebuddy.com/WTVAffiliatePromotion

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