Students will be engaged in gathering information related to the area of Oaxaca and it's history. The students will assume the roll of an advertising agency that must compete for an account for the Educational Tour Company. At the end of the activity the students must have completed a graphic presentation of the information specified that could be used in a campaign to promote tours to the Oaxaca area.
The company wants you to have the following facts in the ad:
1) Where is Oaxaca?
2) What is Monte Alban?
3) What is the Classic Period?
4) Mention something about: Mayas, Toltecs, Zapotecs, "Juegos de Pelota" and Rufino Tamayo.
5) You may add anything else of interest that you think would attract travelers to that area.
The ad must be in Spanish.
You may use the following links or search for your own:
History of the Toltecs http://www.brownpride.com/history/toltecs.html
El Mundo Mixteco y Zapoteco http://mexicodesconocido.com.mx/indigena/mund_mix.htm
México Desconocido http://mexicodesconocido.com.mx/indice.htm
Mesoamérica Sites and Culture http://www.anthro.mankato.msus.edu/LatinAmerica/meso/mesotable.htm
Orígenes de México http://ns3.azteca.net/aztec/nahuatl/originssp.html
Pacific Coast of Oaxaca http://www.eden.com/~tomzap/index.html
Juego de Pelota http://mexico.udg.mx/Deporte/pelota.html
Rufino Tamayo http://www.difocur.gob.mx/tamayo.html
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Internacional Rufino Tamayo http://www.mexicanart.com.mx/museums/tamayo.html