Una Vida Mejor (A Better Life) Spanish Movie Packet with Immigration Unit

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This 95 page (EDITABLE!) movie packet is an excellent way to teach the movie, Una Vida Mejor (A Better Life), as well as introduce the topic of immigration to your students. This Una Vida Mejor movie packet is a comprehensive unit that includes comprehension questions and activities as well as several excellent extension activities that accompany the movie. It is a great way to improve the students' Spanish, as well as to discuss issues such as the deportation of immigrants, gangs in East L.A. and many other cultural topics. This 90 page packet includes vocabulary, crossword puzzles, listening activities, writing activities, and a variety of extension activities including songs.
This movie unit is perfect for beginning, intermediate and advanced Spanish Teachers as well as for AP, IB, or college level classes.

This 95 page packet includes:
LA INFORMACION PARA LA PELICULA, UNA VIDA MEJOR
*Una Vida Mejor Information (in English):
~ Immigration Information
~ Citizenship Information
~ DREAM Act and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
~ Crossing the Border
~ Deportation
~ Sending Money to Families
~ Mexican Gangs in Los Angeles
~ Los Angeles Unified School District
~ Religion
~ La Senal de la Cruz (The Sign of the Cross)
~ Padre Nuestro (Our Father)
~ Our Lady of Guadalupe
~ Food Trucks
~ Charros

EL VOCABULARIO EN ESPANOL PARA UNA VIDA MEJOR
*Movie vocabulary in Spanish (Goes in the same order as the movie)

EL VOCABULARIO EN INGLES PARA UNA VIDA MEJOR
*Movie vocabulary in English (Goes in the same order as the movie)

EL VOCABULARIO EN ESPANOL Y EN INGLES PARA UNA VIDA MEJOR
*Movie vocabulary in Spanish and in English (Goes in the same order as the movie)

LOS CRUCIGRAMAS PARA UNA VIDA MEJOR
*Five Crossword Puzzles that correspond to each page of the vocabulary
(From the Spanish and English version of the vocabulary)
*Keys for all crossword puzzles

LAS ACTIVIDADES DE COMPRENSION
*Comprehension Questions that follow the sequence of the movie (Present Tense in Spanish, Past Tense in Spanish, and English Versions) with Answer Key
*True/False Quiz with Answer Key

LAS ACTIVIDADES ESCRITAS
*Summary of the Movie Writing Activity
*New Ending Writing Activity
*Blank Fill-In Movie Information Sheet
*Journals (six different prompts)
*Persuasive Letter Writing Activity

LAS ACTIVIDADES DE ESCUCHAR
*Four Song Activities
~ "Jardinero" with Note-Taking Activity and Guided Discussion Questions
~ "El Hielo" with Comprehension Questions and Answer Key
~ "Adentro" with Note-Taking Activity and Guided Discussion Questions
~ "Carta Perdida" with Comprehension Questions and Guided Discussion Questions
*Who Am I? Guess Who? Character Activity and Answer Key

LAS ACTIVIDADES DE EXTENSION
*Critica de Cine Movie Review Activity
*New Perspective Essay - Interview a Family Member
*BBC Mundo Immigration Video Note-Taking Activity and Guided Discussion Questions with Answer Key (in both Spanish and English)
*The Dream Act Note-Taking Video Activity
*Famous Undocumented People in the United States Activity
*Immigration of Undocumented Children True/False Video Activity

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