This EDITABLE 76 page The Good Lie Movie Guide includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, journals, video activities, crossword puzzles, cultural information, and Who Am I activities in English and Spanish. All of the included materials will ensure that students truly learn the lessons taught by this wonderful film!
The Good Lie is a thought-provoking movie that inspires human compassion, social justice, and honesty while it also teaches about the bonds of friendship and family and about the tragedies of civil war and poverty. The issues faced by immigrants to the United States are also depicted in the film which make it perfect to complement the themes of immigration, assimilation, cultural differences, and acceptance of others.
This movie guide for La Buena Mentira inlcudes:
LA INFORMACIÓN PARA LA PELÍCULA, LA BUENA MENTIRA
*Movie Background Information / Civil War Information in Spanish
EL VOCABULARIO PARA LA BUENA MENTIRA - VOCABULARY
*Movie Vocabulary in Spanish and English, Spanish only, and English only.
The vocabulary goes in the same order as the movie.
LOS CRUCIGRAMAS PARA LA BUENA MENTIRA - CROSSWORDS
*Three Crossword Puzzles that correspond with each page of the vocabulary
(From the Spanish and English version of the vocabulary)
*Keys For All Crossword Puzzles
LAS ACTIVIDADES DE COMPRENSIÓN – COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS
*Comprehension Questions that follow the sequence of the movie
Spanish version and an English Version with Answer Keys
*True/False Quizzes in Spanish with Answer Key - Advanced, Intermediate, and English versions of the quiz are included.
LAS ACTIVIDADES DE ESCRITURA – WRITING ACTIVITIES
*La Buena Mentira 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
LA ACTIVIDAD DE ESCUCHAR – LISTENING ACTIVITY
*Who Am I? Character Descriptions in Spanish
LAS ACTIVIDADES DE EXTENSIÓN – EXTEND STUDENT LEARNING!
*Movie Critique Writing and Discussion Activity in Spanish
*La Buena Mentira Video Guide and Links
*The Lost Boys of Sudan Part One Video Activity in English with Answer Key
*The Lost Boys of Sudan Part Two Video Activity in English with Answer Key
*Refugiados de Sudán del Sur Cruzan la Frontera con Kenia - Spanish Video Activity with Answer Key
*¿Qué es Médicos sin Fronteras? Spanish Video Activity with Answer Key
*Crisis de Refugiados en Sudán – Un Testimonio de la Doctora Erna Rijnierse Spanish Video Activity with Answer Key
*La Buena Mentira, El Infierno Estaba en Sudán: Article and Comprehension Questions in Spanish with Answer Key
*La Buena Mentira: Tú a Boston y Nosotros a Kansas: Article and Movie Critique Activity in Spanish
*Antiguo Niño Perdido de Sudán Se Convierte en Colaborador del ACNUR: Article and Comprehension Questions in Spanish with Answer Key
NOTES TO TEACHERS:
1) There are numerous free resources and videos that accompany La Buena Mentira at the following web address:
The Good Lie Resources
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