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MaryAnne Ifft - ESL

The Circuit

Resources to Enrich Your Understanding of The Circuit

1. The homepage of Francisco Jimenez at Santa Clara University
http://www.scu.edu/cas/modernlanguages/facultystaff/jimenezhomepage.cfm

2. NOW with Bill Moyers: On the Border
For extensive links to information regarding migrant labor, visit this excellent site hosted by PBS.
http://www.pbs.org/now/politics/migrants.html

3. Escuela: Virtual Journey
Travel with the Luis family on their seasonal migration from Texas to California. This PBS video program may be difficult to access without the right plug-ins.
http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2002/escuela/webisode_window.html

4. Spanish for Cooking
A useful list of Spanish vocabulary used in cooking and in naming popular dishes.
http://www.recipehound.com/Recipes/sp_terms.html

5. The Music and Meaning of Mexican Corridos
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/content/3743/

6. The Declaration of Independence
http://www.ushistory.org/Declaration/document/index.htm

7. The Swallows of San Juan Capistrano
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/swallows1.html

8. Christmas in Tent City
You can learn more about the author's life and view the first part of a film being made about the author. "Christmas in Tent City" is a true story from the author's book, The Circuit.
http://www.whalenfilms.com/christmasintentcity.html











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Last Updated: 4/25/16