Eligio Peña

A brief video details the journey Eligio Peña took to leave the Dominican Republic to make a better life in New York City. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Direct learners to watch the video, take notes and return to school ready to discuss their new-found knowledge 
  • Create a blogpost that challenges pupils to reflect what they saw and reply to at least one peer 
  • Play the video as part of a series during Hispanic Heritage Month
Classroom Considerations

  • Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th to October 15th
  • Encourage participants to bring in headphones

  • Footage from the past can be seen while interviews are played 
  • Related videos can be found at the bottom of the webpage 

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