The curricular context of this unit focuses on the cultural similarities and differences between hobbies and pastimes in Spanish-speaking countries and the United Stated as well as in relation to different individuals and their leisure activity likes and dislikes. As stated in the Understandings of this Unit, student will gain an understanding of the influence that geographic location, socioeconomic status, personal choice, and individual characteristics influence the leisure activities that people like and dislike. This unit provides student with an understanding and application of the fact that the way we choose to spend our time outside of work or school is a reflection of many factors including cultural influence and personal choice.
Bailey, Jonelle, "Vacation Plans" (2011). Understanding by Design: Complete Collection. 149.