Christmas in Spain
¡Feliz Navidad!
Learning Target:
I can tell others at least three things that they
do to celebrate la navidad in Spanish speaking
countries.
Una prueba de navidad (Christmas Quiz)
1. Write your name at the top and number
1-9.
2. Write your answers on the paper as we
go through the questions.
Pregunta 1:
¿How do you say 'Merry Christmas' en
español?
A. Feliz año nuevo
B. Feliz navidad
C. Feliz cumpleaños
Pregunta 2:
¿How do you say ’Santa Claus' en
español?
A. Santa Claus
B. Kris Kringle
C. Papá Noel
Pregunta 3:
¿How do you say 'Christmas Eve' en español?
A. La nochebuena (The good night)
B. Regalo de navidad (Present of
christmas)
C. La noche de navidad (Christmas night)
Pregunta 4:
¿How do you say 'winter' en español?
A. El verano
B. El invierno
C. La primavera
Pregunta 5:
¿What happens on January 6th? (hint: it
involves kings)
A. El día de los Reyes Magos (3 Kings
Day)
B. El día de muchos regalos (the day of
many presents)
C. El día de mucha suerte (the day of
much luck)
Pregunta 6:
At midnight on New Year’s Eve in Spain it
is considered lucky if you eat.....
A. 12 olivas (olives)
B. 12 uvas (grapes)
C. 12 chocolates (chocolates)
Pregunta 7:
A special cake is eaten in Spain on the
last day of Christmas (January
6th.) The cake is called........
A. el roscón de Reyes (Kings cake)
B. la tarta de navidad (Christmas pie)
C. el pastel de almendras (Almond cake)
Pregunta 8:
What is the name of the big Spanish
Christmas lottery cash prize?
A. el viejo (the old)
B. el guapo (the cute)
C. el gordo (the fat)
Pregunta 9:
‘Turrón’ is what?
A. a sweet Christmas treat made of
almonds and honey
B. a traditional Christmas dance
C. the name of a Spanish Christmas
carol
Y ahora las respuestas…
Pregunta 1:
¿ How do you say 'Merry Christmas' en
español?
A. Feliz año nuevo
B. Feliz navidad
C. Feliz cumpleaños
Pregunta 2:
¿How do you say ’Santa Claus' en
español?
A. Santa Claus
B. Kris Kringle
C. Papá Noel
Pregunta 3:
¿ How do you say 'Christmas Eve' en
español?
A. La nochebuena
B. Regalo de navidad
C. La noche de navidad
Pregunta 4:
¿ How do you say 'winter' en español?
A. El verano
B. El invierno
C. La primavera
Pregunta 5:
¿What happens on January 6th? (hint: it
involves kings)
A. El día de los Reyes Magos
B. El día de muchos regalos
C. El día de mucha suerte
El día de los Reyes
Magos
The 6th of January is ‘El Día de los Reyes
Magos’.
On the night of the 5th, most towns in Spain hold
a parade where sweets are thrown to the
crowds from the passing floats.
Children believe the three Kings visit their house
that night, leaving presents for them.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmZbA45th58
Pregunta 6:
At midnight, at New Year in Spain it is
considered lucky if you eat.....
A. 12 olivas
B. 12 uvas
C. 12 chocolates
La Nochevieja
• New year's eve is known as "Nochevieja" in Spanish.
During the countdown to midnight, the tradition is to eat
twelve grapes, one for every stroke of the clock. If you
manage to eat all the grapes in time, it is said that you
are in for a year of prosperity and good luck. People
congregate in large numbers to this, especially in Madrid.
• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qF2RAPiZxpI
Pregunta 7:
A special cake is eaten in Spain on the
last day of Christmas (January
6th.) The cake is called........
A. el roscón de Reyes
B. la tarta de navidad
C. el pastel de almendras
El roscón de Reyes
El roscón is a sweet pastry topped
with glazed fruits and is eaten
on the night before or morning
of the 6th of January. Baked
inside are 2 surprises: a small
figurine, and a bean. If you find
the figurine it will bring you
luck, if you find the bean you
have to buy the roscón next
year.
Pregunta 8:
What is the name of the big Spanish
Christmas lottery cash prize?
A. el viejo (the old)
B. el guapo (the cute)
C. el gordo (the fat)
El ‘gordo’
La lotería de navidad is drawn every year at
Christmas. Tickets cost €20 ($31.37) each and
winners receive a tenth of the prize money. The
big prize is known as ‘el gordo’ and is worth
3,000,000 euros ($4,705,660).
Traditionally, two schoolchildren draw the lottery
balls and ‘sing’ the numbers and prizes.
Here is a video of the lottery
draw:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ouq9PAC
Oopg
Pregunta 9:
‘Turrón’ is what?
A. a sweet Christmas treat made of
almonds and honey
B. a traditional Christmas dance
C. the name of a Spanish Christmas
carol
El turrón
Turrón is a shaped slab of nougat made from honey, egg whites,
sugar and toasted almonds which is traditionally eaten at
Christmas time in Spain.
What have you learned?
Write 3 things that you learned about how Christmas is
celebrated in Spain. Below are some ideas to get you started:
el roscón de reyes
la nochebuena
‘el Gordo’
el dia de los Reyes Magos
el Papá Noel
¡feliz navidad!
El turrón
!Feliz Navidad! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOPZoX6ZSnE
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