This intermediate - advanced immigration video and article activities mini unit teaches the truth about the hardships faced by immigrants as they come to the United States. There are also videos that discuss life on the border in McCallen Texas and in San Diego. These video activities complement the movies, Which Way Home, SIn Nombre, La Misma Luna, El Norte, The Good Lie, Una Vida Mejor, and Goal! The inmigracion topics include;
~ McCallen Texas - Life on the Border
~ Risks Immigrant Children and Adolescents Face in the Desert (Article and video)
~ Advantages of Living on the Border between Mexico and the US
~ The Truth About What Would Happen With Mass Deportation of Immigrants
~ Crossing Mexico's Other Border - Explains the dangers in Guatemala, southern Mexico, along the immigrant routes, La Bestia train, the people who aid the immigrants along their journey - The Crossing Mexico's Other Border video includes mature content so preview in advance to ensure it is appropriate for your students.
This packet is the perfect teaching tool for all intermediate, advanced and AP Spanish classes! This packet teaches about border cities, the dangers of crossing in the desert, the benefits of living in a border city, deportation, and crossing into Mexico from Central America. All of the videos, article, and activities are in Spanish and there are keys for all activities.
This 15 page EDITABLE Spanish packet includes the following activities:
~ McAllen, Texas: Una Ciudad de Dos Culturas (video activity with key)
~ Ninos y Adolescentes Migrantes que Arriesgan la Vida en el Desierto (video and article activity with key)
~ Los Beneficios de Vivir en la Frontera de Mexico y los Estados Unidos (video activity with key)
~ 11 Million Stories: The Truth of Mass Deportation (video activity with key)
~ Crossing Mexico's Other Border (video activity with key)
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