This editable 60+ page movie guide includes materials to teach The Perfect Game in English or in Spanish. El Juego Perfecto is based on the true story of the Monterrey Little League Team that came to the US in 1957 and won the World Series despite facing racial discrimination and poverty. The Perfect Game is a heart-warming movie with such an uplifting message and excellent lessons about what life was like in Mexico and the US during this era.
There are vocabulary activities, writing activities, quizzes, listening activities, comprehension questions, a song activity, journals, baseball vocabulary, video activities and extension learning projects included in this movie guide.
The Perfect Game is available in Spanish with English subtitles or in English with Spanish subtitles and would work well for all levels of Spanish classes.
This 60+ page packet includes:
EL VOCABULARIO PARA EL JUEGO PERFECTO / VOCABULARY
*Movie Vocabulary in Spanish and English, Spanish only, and English only.
~ The vocabulary goes in the same order as the movie.
~ There are two versions of the vocabulary included, one from the English version of the movie (The Perfect Game) and another from the Spanish version of the movie
(El Juego Perfecto).
LOS CRUCIGRAMAS PARA EL JUEGO PERFECTO / CROSSWORDS
*Two Crossword Puzzles that correspond with each page of the vocabulary
(From the Spanish and English version of the vocabulary – El Juego Perfecto Version)
*Keys For All Crossword Puzzles
LAS ACTIVIDADES DE COMPRENSIÓN / COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS
*Comprehension Questions that follow the sequence of the movie
Spanish Present Tense and Spanish Past Tense versions as well as an English Version with Answer Key
*Two True/False Quizzes in Spanish (Intermediate and Basic) with Answer Key
*True/False Quiz in English with Answer Key
LAS ACTIVIDADES ESCRITAS / WRITING ACTIVITIES
*El Juego Perfecto Opinion Movie Worksheet in Spanish
*Summary of the Movie Writing Activity in Spanish
*Blank Fill-In Movie Information Sheet in Spanish
*Journals - Six Different Writing Prompts in Spanish
LAS ACTIVIDADES DE ESCUCHAR / LISTENING ACTIVITIES
*Which Movie Character Is Being Described? ¿Quién Soy Yo? Listening Comprehension Activity in Spanish
*”When You See Forever” Lyrics in Spanish with Cloze Activity, Comprehension Questions, Answer Key and Video Link
LAS ACTIVIDADES DE EXTENSIÓN / EXTENSION ACTIVITIES
*El Juego Perfecto Video Descriptions and Links – List of Activities
*The Sign of the Cross and Our Father in Spanish
*Baseball Vocabulary in Spanish and English
*Movie Critique Writing and Discussion Activity in Spanish
*Note-Taking Activity – Niños Campeones – in Spanish
*Newspaper Article Writing Activity – El Juego Perfecto – in Spanish
*Interview with Ángel Macías – Entrevista con Ángel Macías – in Spanish
*Interview with César Faz – César Faz – in Spanish
*Meet the Players from the 1957 Monterrey team – Pequeños Gigantes 1957 – in Spanish
*Compare and Contrast El Juego Perfecto with the original movie, Los Pequeños Gigantes
NOTES TO TEACHERS:
1) There are free resources and videos that accompany El Juego Perfecto at the following web address:
2) El Juego Perfecto is rated PG for some thematic elements.
4) There are two versions of the movie available. El Juego Perfecto is in Spanish with English subtitles and The Perfect Game is in English with Spanish subtitles.
These two movies are available for purchase at:
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