This page contains ideas, information, and resources for teaching and learning about war in Spanish.


Art


Fernando Botero


La guerra (Note: This image is copyrighted)

Francisco de Goya


GoyaDosDeMayo.jpg - Background reading in Spanish regarding the artist and the content of this piece, with a series of reading comprehension worksheets at the end of the booklet

Joan Miró


Aidez L'Espagne (Photo taken by Adam Jones, used under an Attribution-Share Alike Creative Commons License)
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Naturaleza muerta con zapato viejo (Note: This Flickr image is copyrighted)

Pablo Picasso


Enigma of Hitler (Note: This image is copyrighted, click on it to see a larger view)

Guernica (Note: This image is copyrighted) (See also: Kids' Guernica, a YouTube video that shows a world peace project inspired by Guernica)



Madre desconsolada by Pablo Picasso (From Jaume d'Urgell, used under a Non-commercial Attribution Creative Commons License)
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Paloma de la paz by Picasso (Note: This Flickr image is copyrighted)

A 3D Exploration of Picasso's Guernica




Coloring Pages


DibujaliaLogo.png - Peace-related coloring pages in Spanish

Paloma de la paz by Picasso (From Dibujalia)



Interviews


6BillionOthers.jpg - 5,000 interviews in which participants answered 40 essential questions about the challenges of daily life, differences, dreams, environment, family legacies, fears, God, hopes, joy, love, and war were filmed in 75 different countries and presented here in English, Chinese, Dutch, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese (Click on thematic movies to access them)

SpanishCivilWarMemoryProject.jpg - An alphabetical index of interviews conducted in Spanish with people who participated in the Spanish Civil War



Music


HimnosYCancionesDeLaGuerraCivil.JPG
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- This site contains udio files and lyrics of songs from both the Republican and National sides of the Spanish Civil war, along with links to other materials about the Spanish Civil War in Spanish


Photos


AdhesivePropaganda.jpg - Click on the stamps to see the individual categories

NotesFromtheField.gif - A collection of postcards (mostly photos and propaganda) from the Spanish Civil War

ShotsOfWarLogo.jpg - An extensive collection of high quality photos from the Spanish Civil War, organized by date, people, place, news agency, and war damage

SpanishCivilWarPhotoEssay.jpg - Beautiful photos from the Spanish Civil War

VisualFrontLogo.jpg - A collection of propaganda posters from the Spanish Civil War

Poetry


A las brigadas internacionales by Rafael Alberti



Readings


La paloma, símbolo de la paz - Short, one-page explanation in Spanish of the origins of the dove as a symbol of peace

Slideshows





Videos





Websites


TheyStillDrawPictures.gif - A collection of drawings made by children from Spain & France during the Spanish Civil War--useful for considering the impact that war has on daily life


See also: Famous People, News & Current Events