Unidad 4 Etapa 3 ¿Qué hacer en Oaxaca?
In ¿Qué hacer en Oaxaca?, you learned how to order food, request the check, talk about food, express extremes, and say where you went. You also learned about places and traditions in Oaxaca that are thousands of years old, yet are now part of Oaxacas contemporary culture. History and contemporary culture come together in ways that captivate the imagination.
Surf these links to learn more about ways in which Oaxaca maintains a connection with its history, yet remains contemporary. You might want to keep pen and paper nearby to write down things that draw your attention. Think about the following questions as you explore these links:
Monte Albán: Hilltop Capital in Oaxaca (English)
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca (Spanish)
Los Chapulines (English/Spanish)
Look at your notes. On your own or with a classmate, make a chart to show the transformations of Oaxacan culture and traditions through the years. Across the top of the three columns , write the following headers: "Tradición" "Origen" "Interpretación moderna". Use your notes to fill out the chart for at least three traditions. Share your results with the class.