La Masacre de El Mozote Reading and Video Guide (Spanish 3+)

Grade Levels
11th - 12th, Higher Education
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10 pages
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This is a reading activity and a video viewing guide to accompany this video:

I use these activities when I teach my Spanish 4 students about the civil war in El Salvador, prior to viewing the film Voces Inocentes and reading the novel Vida y Muerte en la Mara Salvatrucha 13.

There is a 2-page informational reading about the massacre in El Mozote which asks students to guess the meanings of words in context. There is also a 2 page viewing guide for the Vimeo video.

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If you teach Vida y Muerte en la Mara Salvatrucha or the Civil War in El Salvador, check out my other related resources:
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Total Pages
10 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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