ESPERANZA RISING Google Earth Introduction Tour

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ESPERANZA RISING Google Earth is a high-engagement way to give an Introduction Tour of the geography of the novel's world. The first time I busted out Google Earth on the projector to introduce a unit, students were riveted. And they still are...every time.

TEXT: Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
LEVEL: 5th-10th
COMMON CORE: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9

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This resource can be purchased as part of ESPERANZA RISING Unit Novel Teaching Package.

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Aguascalientes, Zacatecas, Los Angeles, El Centro, Highway 99, San Joaquin Valley, the Sierra Madre Mountains ...they even get to see a 3D view of the author's grandmother's house zoomed in down to the street. It's rockin awesome.

This Google Earth tour has 19+ important locations saved for you to visit with your students:

* P.4 Aguascalientes, Mexico
* P.15 Oaxaca, Mexico
* P.54 La Purisima, Mexico
* P.59 Zacatecas, Mexico
* P.85 Los Angeles, California
* P.88 El Centro, California
* P.89 Arvin, California
* P.93 Highway 99
* P.94 San Joaquin Valley
* P.108 Bakersfield, California
* P.175 the Sierra Madre
* P.196 Oklahoma
* P.196 Arkansas
* P.196 Texas
* P.206 Los Angeles, California
* P.206 El Paso, Texas
* P.206 Mexico
* P.258 San Fernando Valley, California
* P.259 Tijuana, Mexico

INSTRUCTIONS FOR LOADING THE ESPERANZA RISING TOUR:

NOTE: If you haven't used Google Earth before, you'll want to leave yourself enough time to download the program and acquaint yourself a little bit with it. But guaranteed...this interactivity is totally worth it!!! We've filmed a YouTube video tutorial to acquaint you with the software.

(1) Make sure you have the ability to unzip a folder to view the content inside. We've filmed a YouTube video tutorial to acquaint you with unzipping files.
(2) Make sure your computer has the program Google Earth. It is a powerful, free program available through www.Google.com.
(3) Open Google Earth
(4) Click "File > Open"
(5) Locate your "ESPERANZARISINGGoogleEarthTour.kmz" file on your computer.
(6) In Google Earth under the heading "Temporary Places," you should now see a list of locations.
(7) You can then save the tour into your Google Earth for easy future use.
(8) And if you click on any of the location links, the map will zoom in straight to that location.
(9) Please let us know if you need any further assistance.
(10) Enjoy!

Also, try downloading this free Google Earth tutorial .pdf handout for further reference.

Enjoy Esperanza Rising! Let's rise again, with new life ahead of us!

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SEE THESE OTHER ESPERANZA RISING RESOURCES:

> ESPERANZA RISING Unit Teaching Package (by Pam Munoz Ryan)

> ESPERANZA RISING PreReading Bias
> ESPERANZA RISING Google Earth Introduction Tour
> ESPERANZA RISING Plot Chart Organizer (by Ryan)
> ESPERANZA RISING Characters Organizer (by Pam Munoz Ryan)
> ESPERANZA RISING Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
> ESPERANZA RISING Figurative Language Bundle
> ESPERANZA RISING Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
> ESPERANZA RISING 13 Pop Quizzes Bundle
> ESPERANZA RISING Grammar Prepositions
> ESPERANZA RISING Grammar Conjunctions Interjections
> ESPERANZA RISING Grammar Commas in a Series (List)
> ESPERANZA RISING Grammar Commas Introductory Elements
> ESPERANZA RISING Grammar Commas Direct Address
> ESPERANZA RISING Vocabulary List and Quiz (part 1)
> ESPERANZA RISING Vocabulary List and Quiz (part 2)
> ESPERANZA RISING Vocabulary List and Quiz (part 3)
> ESPERANZA RISING Vocabulary List and Quiz (part 4)
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