Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario

TEACHING GUIDES & AIDES

College

Go Big Read - UW Madison Common Book Program: Suggested Discussion Questions for Enrique's Journey

A 2013 Teaching Guide Geared to Common Core Standards in Education.

 

Download the Random House Teaching Guide for the book or read it online

Northern Arizona University, Freshman Read

Southwestern College Teaching Guide

Pace University Teacher's Guide "Spanish Lounge de Pace"

North Seattle Community College

Suggested Essays & Content - Melanie McBride, Rosemont College

 

Crossword Puzzles created by Professor Joseph Ebiware at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

Enrique's Journey Crossword: Ch. 1 - 4 (PDF document)

 

Enrique's Journey Crossword: Ch. 5 - Epilogue (PDF document)

High School

A 2013 Teaching Guide Issued for the New Young Adult Version of Enrique's Journey Geared to the Common Core Standards, for Students in the 7th Grade on up and Reluctant Readers in High School.

 

Another 2013 Teaching Guide Issued Geared to the Common Core Standards, for high school and college students.

 

The New York Times' learning blog, Text to Text, provides an activity that pairs Enrique's Journey with a Times' article and slide show about immigrant journeys.

 

Lesson Plans and PowerPoints in English & Spanish by Pajaro Valley School District Migrant Education Coordinator Janet Johns, Ed.D:

 

English:

Lesson Plan 1 (PDF document)

Lesson Plan 1 (PPT document)

 

Lesson Plan 2 (PDF document)

Lesson Plan 2 (PPT document)

 

Lesson Plan 3 (PDF document)

Lesson Plan 3 (PPT document)

Videos to use in Collaboration (Word document)

 

Lesson Plan 4 (PDF document)

Lesson Plan 4 (PPT document)

 

Spanish:

Lesson Plan 1 (PDF document)

Lesson Plan 1 (PPT document)

 

Lesson Plan 2 (PDF document)

Lesson Plan 2 (PPT document)

 

Lesson Plan 3 (PDF document)

Lesson Plan 3 (PPT document)

(for videos see above)

 

Lesson Plan 4 (PDF document)

Lesson Plan 4 (PPT document)

 

Santa Monica High School Teaching Guides: How  to use Enrique's Journey in everything from geometry to art classes

Hayfield Secondary AP Summer Assignment for English Language and Composition (PDF document)

Facing History Middle School and High School Suggested Activities (Word Doc)

Middle School

A 2013 Teaching Guide Issued for the New Young Adult Version of Enrique's Journey Geared to the Common Core Standards, for Students in the 7th Grade on up and Reluctant Readers in High School.

 

Teaching Guides for 7th grade Spanish classes

Book Clubs

San Diego Public Library One Book One City Discussion Guide

Laredo Texas, One City, One Book Program

Madison Public Library Go Big Read (PDF document)

 

VIDEOS MADE BY & FOR STUDENTS

Movie trailer about Enrique's Journey produced by high school students and KPBS in San Diego that won an Emmy

Video Trailer used by Northern Arizona University for its Freshman Read

Al Jazeera's Risking it All series - Mexico episode: Latin American migrants risking life and limb to reach the US border

Marc Silver & Gael Garcia Bernal's short documentary: The Invisibles

MEDIA STORIES ABOUT THE TRAIN OF DEATH

Powerful photographs in the Atlantic magazine by John Moore of the journey migrants make through Mexico.

 

Documentary "Migrant Train of Death" by GlobalPost 

 

Short documentary "Mexico's Train of Death" by Tim Johnson for McClatchy Newspapers

 

CNN video story about Olga Sanchez Martinez's shelter for injured migrants

 

Washington Post story about the rising number of Central American migrants riding atop trains to cross Mexico

 

Amnesty International video "Migrants on the Move in Mexico"

 

CNN's 2010 video and photos of the train of death (for videos scroll dow on the left column)

The Train of Death documentary (narrated in Spanish)

Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

Trailer for Maria in No Man's Land (Maria en Tierra de Nadie), a documentary about kidnappings of central american migrants in Mexico. (In Spanish with English subtitles)

National Geographic feature article, about migrants on Mexico's southern border, including photo gallery, video and additional links.

Washington Post stories and photos of Central American migrants on trains

Palm Beach Post slideshow of migrants traveling through Mexico on trains

France 24 reporting about rampant kidnappings of migrants on train

News 21 Video about migrant children and their mothers

Toma La Palabra's story & video about food throwers in La Patrona, "No pasa un dia sin que preparemos comida y salgamos a las vias del tren"

READER RECOMMENDED MOVIES & DOCUMENTARIES

Assaulted Dreams (Documentary)

Maria in No Man's Land (Documentary, In Spanish, English subtitles)

A Better Life

Sin Nombre

Under the Same Moon

Which Way Home (Documentary)

Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary

De Nadie (Documentary)

Crossing Arizona (Documentary)

The Wall (Documentary)

Morristown (Documentary)

A Recycled Life (Documentary)

Los Que Se Quedan (Documentary)

Last Train Home (Documentary)

The Beast (Documentary)

Frozen River

Farmingville (Documentary)

Welcome to Shelbyville (Documentary)