Spotlight On

Video series featuring ArtLink students, who share their art and moments in their lives


Getting Ready for School in San José

What to consider when watching this video:

  • Describe Noris’ school uniform.
  • Why do you think Noris and her siblings’ beds have netting around them?
  • Each morning, who takes care of Noris’ hair?
  • We see Noris eating a breakfast of tortillas, eggs and coffee. Where do you think the eggs came from?
  • What beverage does Noris and her mother make each morning?
  • Describe where Noris is baking the tortillas.
  • What questions would you like to ask Noris?


What We Do After School
What to consider when watching this video:
  • How do the students carry their books home from school?
  • What are some of the things Alexa’s grandmother sells in her convenience store?
  • What does Felippe and his friends like to do after school?
  • What are the two main reasons Walter likes the lake?
  • What questions would you like to ask the children in the video?
  • This video was shot around February 1st. From the video, what is the climate like? Is this different than the climate in your community? Why?
  • Macanché is officially in the Mayan Biosphere Buffer Zone. What is an environmental buffer zone? Why are buffer zones important?
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