Make a KWL • Things I know about Ecuador: • Things I want to know about Ecuador: • Interesting things (not everything) that I learned about Ecuador:
We’re going to read, research, and relfect • Read pages 244, 245, 260 (orange box), 266 Capital: Quito Location: South America, on the equator Languages: Spanish, Quechua Other info: Population 13mil, traditional dress for women: white blouse, black and white skirts, red sash. Active volcano (Cotopaxi), Ancient Incas built Templo del sol (temple of the sun)
We’re going to read, research, and relfect • Research the info that Sra. Hyman gives you • See the next slide
Things to research: • What other language is primarily spoken in Ecuador? Quechua • Do any words cross both that language and Spanish? papa = potato • What are the names of the stadiums in Quito and Guyaquil? OlímpicoAtaluapa (Quito) and EstadioBancoPichinicha (Guyaquil) • What are the names of the fútbol teams that play there? EquipoNacional (Quito) Club Deportivo de Barcelona (Guyaquil) • When did Cotopaxi last erupt? 1940 • Who was the first person/team to reach the summit of Cotopaxi? When? Wilhelm Reiss and Angel Escobar 1890 • What is the traditional male dress of Otavalo? Blue poncho, white shorts, felt hat (fedora) • What types of housing do they have in Ecuador? Traditional houses - thatched roofs, palms, bamboo. Spanish houses - tile, white walls. 72% single family homes, 9% apartments, 4% traditional homes, 15% homeless or have insufficient housing • Anything on the “Want to know” section of your KWL that you still need to find.
We’re going to read, research, and relfect • Reflect (and maybe research some more) HOMEWORK - since we didn't get to it in class • Write a paragraph, in English, comparing what you learned about Ecuador to the facts/statistics about either the US, Delaware, or Middeltown. Focus on the areas of housing, sports or stadiums, and geography.
Helpful sites • www.google.com (look for .eduor .org sites) • http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Ecuador.aspx (click the “housing” link) • DO NOT USE • www.answers.com • www.yahoo.com • www.wikipedia.com