This 112+ page Spanish movie guide has excellent learning activities that accompany the award-winning immigration documentary, Which Way Home. Which Way Home chronicles the dangerous trip of unaccompanied minors as they travel from Central America through Mexico on the train called La Bestia. This documentary is gripping and very emotional as the viewer sees the reality these children live as they go in search of their parents and a better life in the United States. This movie guide also includes an immigration unit with interesting facts, articles, questions, and video activities. Which Way Home is available on Netflix & Amazon.
There are quizzes, speaking activities, writing activities, journals, crosswords, articles about immigration, articles about the train "La Bestia", video activities, a movie critique, country information about Guatemala and Mexico, and there is even an immigration resources list to expand student learning. Please see the free preview to view all of the included resources as well as to see which of the included resources are in English and which are in Spanish. Most of the resources included have both versions so this movie guide can be used with all levels of Spanish classes and with History, World Studies, and various other Social Studies classes.
The quizzes, immigration facts, comprehension questions, vocabulary, and some of the articles and other activities are included in English as well for lower level students. There are also many activities that are perfect for AP Spanish, IB Spanish or intermediate students.
Please see the free preview to view all that is included in this wonderful documentary guide as well as for other resources to use to teach about la inmigracion, las patronas, los coyotes, la pobreza, and los ninos migrantes.
This Which Way Home Documentary Packet in Spanish includes:
~ BACKGROUND INFORMATION FOR THE FILM, WHICH WAY HOME
*Important Immigration Facts in Spanish
*Important Immigration Facts in English
*Mexico Information in English
*Guatemala Information in English
*The Importance of Education among Immigrants Article in English –
What leads to their success?
*La Bestia Article in Spanish with Comprehension Questions
*La Bestia Article in English with Note-Taking Activity
*Crossing the Border with Coyotes Article in Spanish with Comprehension Questions
*Crossing the Border with Coyotes Article in English with Comprehension Questions
~ EL VOCABULARIO - MOVIE VOCABULARY
*Movie Vocabulary in Spanish & English, Spanish only, and English only.
The vocabulary goes in the same order as the movie.
~ LOS CRUCIGRAMAS PARA WHICH WAY HOME - CROSSWORDS
*Two 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 ACTIVITIES
*Comprehension Questions in Spanish that follow the sequence of the movie & Answer Key
*Comprehension Questions in English that follow the sequence of the movie & Answer Key
*True/False Quiz in Spanish & Answer Key
*True/False Quiz in English & Answer Key
~ LAS ACTIVIDADES DE ESCRITURA – WRITING ACTIVITIES
*Which Way Home Documentary Discussion Starter Worksheet in Spanish
*Summary of the Documentary Spanish Writing Activity
*Journals - Six Different Writing Prompts - Spanish
~ LAS ACTIVIDADES DE EXTENSIÓN – EXTEND STUDENT LEARNING!
*Documentary Critique Writing & Discussion Activity in Spanish
*Which Way Home Video Guide and Resources Links in English
*Crossing Mexico’s Other Border - Spanish Video Activity & Answer Key
*Migrantes – Víctimas de Asaltos en la Bestia - Spanish Video Activity & Answer Key
*A Bordo de la Bestia - Spanish Video Activity & Answer Key
*Las Patronas – Ángeles de Migrantes - Spanish Video Activity & Answer Key
*Mujeres Extraordinarias – Las Patronas - Spanish Video Activity & Answer Key
*Los Coyotes - ¿Cuánto cobran? - Spanish Video Activity & Answer Key
*Immigration Corruption in Mexico - Spanish Video Activity & Answer Key
*North Texas Valedictorian - English Video Activity & Answer Key
*Joven Genio Revela que es Indocumentada - Spanish Video Activity & Answer Key
*Immigrant to Harvard Graduate - Spanish Video Activity & Answer Key
*Life of an Unaccompanied Minor in L.A. - Spanish Video Activity & Answer Key
*Niños y Adolescentes Migrantes que Arriesgan la Vida en el Desierto –
Spanish Article & Spanish Video Activity & Answer Keys
*Las Personas Famosas Una Vez Indocumentadas – Guess Which Famous People from the List Were Once Illegal in the US – Spanish Writing and Discussion Activity
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