This 90+ page Cesar Chavez movie guide includes cultural information, useful vocabulary, Hispanic Heritage Month activities, journals, video activities, and an AWESOME bulletin board with 30 illustrated quotes by Cesar Chavez, Helen Chavez, and Dolores Huerta. Most of the documents included in this movie guide have both an English and a Spanish version.
The inspiring movie, Cesar Chavez, An American Hero, is in English with a few scenes in Spanish with English subtitles to make it more authentic. This movie packet complements a social justice, History (Grape Boycott, Robert F. Kennedy era, Civil Unrest), Migrant workers, Famous Hispanics, or Latino Heroes unit perfectly. This packet is EDITABLE (all word and pdf documents are included) to best meet the needs of your students!
***This movie guide lends itself to important lessons and class discussions that compare today's society with the civil rights issues and civil unrest of Cesar Chavez's era. Issues such as workers' rights, racial discrimination, and fighting for important causes are all present in this movie and guide. (Movie sold separately)
This packet includes:
LA INFORMACIÓN PARA LA PELCULA, CÉSAR CHÁVEZ –
*César Chávez Biographical Information and Grape Boycott information in Spanish and in English
EL VOCABULARIO PARA CÉSAR CHÁVEZ - VOCABULARY
*Movie Vocabulary in Spanish and English, Spanish only, and English only.
The vocabulary goes in the same order as the movie. (Three versions total)
EL CRUCIGRAMA PARA CÉSAR CHÁVEZ - CROSSWORD
*One Crossword Puzzle that corresponds with the vocabulary
(From the Spanish and English version of the vocabulary)
*Key for the Crossword Puzzle
LAS ACTIVIDADES DE COMPRENSIÓN – COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES
*Comprehension Questions that follow the sequence of the movie
(Spanish Present Tense and Past Tense versions as well as an English Version) with Answer Keys
*True/False Quiz in Spanish and True/False Quiz in English with Answer Keys
LAS ACTIVIDADES ESCRITAS – WRITING ACTIVITIES
*César Chávez Opinion Movie Worksheet in Spanish
*Summary of the Movie Writing Activity in Spanish
*New Ending Writing Activity in Spanish
*Blank Fill-In Movie Information Sheet in Spanish
*Journals - Six Different Writing Prompts in Spanish
LAS ACTIVIDADES DE ESCUCHAR – LISTENING ACTIVITIES
*Lyrics for “De Colores” Song in Spanish
LAS ACTIVIDADES DE EXTENSIÓN – EXTENSION ACTIVITIES
*Movie Critique Writing and Discussion Activity in Spanish
*César Chávez Video Links to Extend Student Learning
*Mini-Bio: César Chávez Video Activity in English with Answer Key
*César Chávez National Day of Service Video Activity in English with Answer Key
*César Chávez National Day of Service Video Activity in Spanish with Answer Key
*Los Latinos Influyentes - César Chávez and Jaime Escalante Video Activity in Spanish with Answer Key
*César Chávez: An American Hero Video Discussion Questions in English
*La Huella Latina Video Activity in Spanish with Answer Key
*¿Por qué se celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana? Hispanic Heritage Month Video Activity in Spanish with Answer Key
*El Mes de la Herencia Hispana Reading and Video Activity in Spanish with Answer Key
*Note-Taking Activity: Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Video in Spanish
*Note-Taking Activity: El Censo de los Estados Unidos in Spanish – U.S. Census Video
*30 Illustrated César Chávez, Dolores Huerta and Helen Chávez Quotes in both English and Spanish
NOTES TO TEACHERS:
1) There are numerous free resources and videos that accompany the movie, César Chávez. There are materials and links to teach about Hispanics in the U.S. and about Hispanic Heritage month at the following web address:
2) César Chávez is rated PG-13 for mild violence and language.
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