In the Heights Movie Unit - Spanish - Famous Latinos, Hispanic Culture

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Spark Enthusiasm Spanish
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9th - 12th
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  1. In the Heights was released in theaters on June 10th, 2021 and the DVD was released on August 31, 2021. This In the Heights Movie Bundle has both the Spanish and the English versions - cultural lessons, authentic videos, quizzes, comprehension questions, worksheets, Lin Manuel Miranda songs, journa
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This In the Heights Spanish Digital Movie Unit has cultural lessons, videos, assessments, journal prompts, an Iconic Latin American Women Unit, and fun activities to thoroughly teach this musical movie masterpiece.

*Perfect for Spanish class, social justice unit, Latinos in the US lessons, and current events lessons. Puerto Rico, República Dominicana, Cuba, Café con leche, piraguas, chanclas, bodegas, Dream Act, Dreamers, Immigration, Discrimination, Poverty, Familias latinas, Mujeres Latinas Inspiradoras, Mes de Herencia Hispana

This 155 page In the Heights Digital Movie Guide includes all resources and documents in SPANISH:

~ A PDF that includes Spanish & English movie vocabulary expressions (digital versions of all of these items are also included), comprehension questions, a movie critique class discussion activity, journal writing prompts, and a True /False quiz with Easel activities made for you!

~ Google Slides Presentation with interesting information in Spanish about In the Heights:

Movie information, Washington Heights, The Cast, Information about Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Best Lin-Manuel Miranda Songs, Songs from the Movie

~ Additional cultural information in Spanish about Caribbean Communities in New York, Dreamers & DACA, Hispanic Families, Café con Leche, Piraguas, Chanclas, Merengue, Carnaval.

~ A mini unit on the Influence of Iconic Latina Women mentioned in the movie.

Each woman has biographical information, a quote and at least one video about their lives. The Latina women included are Chita Rivera, Rita Moreno, Frida Kahlo, Celia Cruz, Dolores Huerta, Isabel Allende, Sandra Cisneros, Julia de Burgos, Julia Alvarez, Rigoberta Menchú, the Mirabal Sisters and Sonia Sotomayor.

~ 65 YouTube video links, two writing activities, a song opinion activity and a movie critique activity.

All answer Keys are included! This In the Heights Movie Unit is a comprehensive time-saving addition to every teacher's Hispanic Heritage Month Lessons! Students will enjoy this inspiring movie and the engaging activities in this unit.

**For the English version of our digital movie unit for In the Heights click HERE!

In the Heights was released in theaters on June 10th, 2021 and the DVD was released on August 31, 2021.


This lesson can be used in any type of educational setting with no teacher prep.

This is the perfect unit for your Interactive Digital Notebook! Teacher time saver!

*There are teacher and student instructions in the notes sections of the Google Slides presentation to teach synchronous and asynchronous learners!

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Spark Enthusiasm Spanish

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