Camino hacia El Dorado

Camino hacia El Dorado

The Road to El Dorado

89 minutes

DVD in English only.

Spanish Lesson Plan

Introduction: Introduce your students to the adventurous and entertaining world of "Camino hacia El Dorado" with our comprehensive Spanish lesson plan. This DreamWorks animated film offers rich storytelling, humor, and cultural exploration, making it an excellent tool for language learning and engagement.

Film Summary: "The Road to El Dorado" is a story about two swindlers who get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado while pulling off a scam. Their plan goes awry, and the rogues end up lost at sea after a series of misfortunes. Miraculously, they land on the shores of El Dorado and are worshiped by the natives for their foreign appearance.

Additional Details: Released in 2000, "Camino hacia El Dorado" is directed by Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul, and uncredited Jeffrey Katzenberg. The film features the voices of Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, and Rosie Perez. Although the DVD is in English, the lesson plan facilitates Spanish language learning through thematic exploration and cultural insights.

Suggested Dates for Classroom Use:

  • March 21: International Day of Forests, exploring the film’s jungle setting
  • April 22: Earth Day, discussing themes of exploration and environment
  • July 24: National Cousins Day, focusing on themes of friendship and camaraderie
  • October 28: Animation Day, celebrating the film’s animation and storytelling

Conclusion: Using "Camino hacia El Dorado" in your classroom enhances language skills while providing an engaging story of adventure and discovery. This lesson plan includes structured activities, discussion questions, and cultural notes to enrich the learning experience. Created for teachers, by teachers, our comprehensive lesson plans ensure that you have all the resources needed for an educational and enjoyable classroom experience. IMDB

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Director: Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul, Jeffrey Katzenberg(uncredited)

Cast: Kevin Kline(voice), Kenneth Branagh(voice), Rosie Perez(voice)

Audio: DVD in English only.

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