This María, Llena Eres de Gracia Movie Guide with Colombia Unit includes everything needed to immerse students in the dramatic story of a young Colombian girl’s journey to the United States. This movie guide includes pre and post viewing activities that will enable your students to get the most out of watching this dramatic film.
This guide includes movie vocabulary lists and crosswords, writing, speaking, listening, and extension activities, and excellent cultural information about Colombia. Students will learn about Colombian Spanish, Famous Colombians (Shakira, Juanes, Botero), Tourism, Drug Trafficking, Landmines, Poverty, Major Exports (Coffee, cut flowers, emeralds), and Education. Cloze activities and writing activities for popular songs by Juanes, Bacilos, and Shakira are also included. This DVD and movie guide can be used to enlighten your students about the issues facing this dynamic country and will also expose your students to the different dialect and accent of Colombian Spanish speakers, while entertaining them with a touching story of a young girl searching for a better life far from home.
Reproducible, 8½” x 11”, 63 pgs.