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Qué tan lejos Lesson Plan: Multimedia Plan for the Spanish Classroom

Lesson plan created as part of the 2014 CLAS Film Institute at Western Kentucky University. Based around the film Que tan Lejos (Ecuador). 

Learning targets: Students will identify cultural differences between the roles of children in Latin America and in the US. Students will analyze the role of children in Latin America as portrayed in the poem “The Little Girl with Chocolates” by Hugo García González and the film Que Tan Lejos. Students will synthesize ideas from discussion, the poem, and film clips to develop a short writing piece simulating themselves as breadwinners of their families.


Kristen Tinch & Libby Isenhower


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Grade Levels

9–12, College