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Families Of Puerto Rico

28 minutes 50 seconds

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Follows Jose and Laura, young Puerto Ricans, through a typical day. Jose chronicles his life in a city; Laura narrates her life on a farm. Accompany each child through a typical day from morning wake-up call to breakfast, school, afternoon activities, chores, dinner, and bed. Shows preparing for a hurricane and growing bananas. Shares facts about Puerto Rican history, politics, and ties to the United States.

Media Details

Runtime: 28 minutes 50 seconds

2 children watch as a man plays the guitar in a living room setting. Caption. So when our family gets together.
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Episode 1
27 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
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Families Of The World
Episode 2
28 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 7
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Families Of The World
Episode 3
28 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 7
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Families Of The World
Episode 4
29 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
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Families Of The World
Episode 5
29 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
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Families Of The World
Episode 6
29 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5

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    JEAN O. (W. HARTFORD, CT)
    September 11th, 2019 at 08:15 AM

    Good for learning about PR