Proficiency-Based Movie Resources for Coco and for the Día de los Muertos Holiday!
«La familia es lo primero». This expertly crafted proficiency-based movie resource book helps teachers introduce Aztec history and influence on Día de los Muertos, and how it is currently celebrated, while following along with the beloved movie. In this book, you will find a letter for parents, explaining the sociological perspective on the importance of why Spanish students study the holiday. Each reading activity has vocabulary in bold, with the difficult words listed in a sidebar. The book offers a very thorough and respectful look at the holiday, with before-, during-, and after-viewing activities for the movie entirely in Spanish. It also includes printable bookmarks on vocabulary. Build the immersive and cultural experience in your classroom, and easily explain the importance to parents, with the resources and information in the Coco Movie Resource Book.
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©2018. English, Spanish. Beginning. Elementary, middle school, high school. Reproducible. 50 pages.
Book Download: PDF. Adobe® Reader® required to view PDF.
Print Book: Spiral-bound. 8 x 11 inches.
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About the Author
Audrey Yates Irias started learning Spanish at age 10 in a FLEX program in her elementary school, because her aunt lived in Puerto Rico. She was so enamored with learning languages that she dove in head first, and took multiple years of Spanish and French in high school. Following her passion, she was a double major in Spanish and French Education and a TESOL minor, at Illinois State University—during which time she studied in Spain and France. She taught for 11 years in both traditional as well as virtual classrooms. In 2016, she earned her master’s in translation and interpreting from the University of Illinois.
Audrey enjoys spending time with her daughter, dancing, teaching students one-on-one, and developing curriculum that benefits students and teachers of World Languages.
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Apr 27, 2019 | By Yolanda Jimenez
Best reserved for Advanced students
Nov 7, 2018 | By Cathryn Harshman
Staff's Response: Hello Cathryn,
Thanks for the feedback! We will make abbreviated versions of this book in English, now that we have some demand. If you are interested in that for next year, please email us at email@example.com, and we can notify you when they are ready to go!
Coco in the Spanish I classroom
Nov 4, 2018 | By Kristan Pounders
Oct 29, 2018 | By Tere
Staff's Response: Hello Tere,
At this moment, per a low demand, we don't have an English version available. If we have enough people request, the author will translate it.
Oct 15, 2018 | By Dr. Justin Yoshida
Staff's Response: Hello Justin,
I apologize that you feel that way. I would like to take a moment to guide your attention to the two-sided bookmarks that are included--one with the Day of the Dead comments mentioned in the book and another one with the most common conjugated verbs defined, as they appear in the book, not infinitives. We were hoping treating the grammar as vocabulary in this instance would allow you to not focus on teaching the grammar, but the content. Does that help? If you feel that you would like to return it, we do offer a 100% money back guarantee please let our Customer Service know.
Fantastic Resource for an Excellent Movie
Oct 12, 2018 | By Jennifer Babbitt