Who would you use the film El camino de Xico for?
- The diverse indigenous people of Mexico (Indigenous Peoples Blog post)
- Legends of Mexico
- Mining & oro
- The environment, climate change & fracking
- Mystical & real animals of the region – Tlacuache, Xoloitzcuintli
- This song > Paulina Rubio – Semilla de Paz
Resources to save you time
Authentic Video Resources
Use these #authres videos to introduce the film. For novice students, you could movie talk muted trailer. You could then do a deeper study of the authentic song in the film.
This last #authres video would be great for upper-level students as it is the voices of actors talking about films, going to the movies, and El camino de Xico. You could watch it before or after the film.
Authentic Reading Resources
Use these #authres readings in Spanish after the film as reading assessments or just extra reading practice for upper levels.