The following Frame, Focus and Follow-up suggestions are best suited for elementary school students using this video in an English language arts or social studies lesson. Be sure to modify the questions to meet your students' instructional needs.
What is Frame, Focus and Follow-up?
Frame (ELA) Why do people write books?
Focus (ELA) Why did Abuelita write this book for her granddaughter?
Follow Up (ELA) Discuss the various purposes for writing. For example, why do we write in school, at home, on the computer, etc.? Besides using computers, paper, and pencil, what other ways are there for recording or documenting information or messages? What are the advantages and disadvantages for each?
Frame (SS) What do you know about migrant workers?
Focus (SS) What does Abuelita teach her granddaughter about migrant working through her book?
Follow Up (SS) Describe different kinds of workers. Why do you think some people are migrant workers? What do you think it would be like to have to move to do your work?