Discover the Culture of Guatemala on Video
Explore the culture of Guatemala with this set of two classroom Videos:
The Culture and Customs of Guatemala
Join our high-school hosts, Marielos, a girl from Guatemala and Lorenzo, a boy from the United States, as they travel around the country. Take the journey with them as they explore the markets and teen life Antigua; mingle in the shopping mall and city life in Guatemala City; spend some time with a family in Panajachel; and visit Mayan homes in a village on Lake Atitlán. They share some of the rich culture and customs while visiting a farm, taking a ride on a Tuc Tuc, listening to the traditional marimba music, tasting some of the delicious food and so much more! ©2011. 25 minutes. English with Spanish vocab and subtitles. Not rated. All levels.
Day of the Dead: Guatemala
Experience el Día de los Muertos in Guatemala with Marielos, a girl from Guatemala, and Lorenzo, a boy from the United States, and discover the importance of this family tradition. Join these high school students as they attend a Mayan shaman ceremony in Iximché; see the famous Giant Kites Festival in Sumpango; visit Chichicastenango; learn about altar customs in Antigua and taste fiambre in Santiago, Zamora. Lorenzo gets an up-close look at the enormous kites and discovers their deep traditional purpose when he meets up with a group of teens making one for the festival. ©2011. 30 minutes. English with Spanish vocabulary and subtitles. Beginning level. Not rated.
Video Downloads: MP4.
Video Activity Packet Downloads
The activity packets are the perfect companion to the videos. Each packet includes reproducible activities. Packets support vocabulary reinforcement, grammar usage, cultural understanding, and classroom discussions. Set includes one activity packet for each of the videos in the Moo!™ Guatemala Set. ©2011. Beginning. Middle school, high school. Set of two. Reproducible. 18 pages each.
Activity Packet Downloads: PDF.
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