Midwest Region of the U.S: Today (Spanish)

Región del Medio Oeste: Hoy

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Historia del video: Hagamos un recorrido por la región del Medio Oeste. Exploraremos muchas de sus grandes ciudades y veremos algunas de las características que las hacen únicas. Luego exploraremos los lugares emblemáticos del Medio Oeste, tanto los naturales como los creados por el hombre.

Video complementario de la región del Medio Oeste: Los primeros comienzos.

Duración del video: 29:11 minutos.

Learning Resources with this Video*


Midwest Region – City Spotlight

Midwest Region of the U.S. – Video Breakdown

Who’s Who in the Midwest

Say It

Draw A Scene – Midwest Region

Universal Resources

National Standards 

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Temas Abarcados

El Medio Oeste en el siglo XXI

Ciudades del Medio Oeste:






Des Moines


Grand Rapids

Kansas City






San Luis

Monumentos del Medio Oeste:

Chimney Rock

Parque Nacional de Badlands

Cueva de los Montículos

Monumento Nacional del Monte Rushmore

Arco Gateway

Salón de la Fama del Rock and Roll

Salón de la Fama del Fútbol Americano Profesional

Puente Mackinac

Mall of America

La Carretera Encantada

Famosos del Medio Oeste

Classroom Ideas 

Midwest Region of the U.S.

Landforms and Bodies of Water

Print out or look at a map of the Midwest.

Identify landforms and bodies of water in the Midwest Region.


Cloze Practice

A cloze piece has full sentences used in the virtual field trip with blanks where students can write in the information that is missing. This task requires close listening to the trip in order to complete it.


Art and Social Studies

Draw a scene from the video you just watched.


Create Quizzes

Students create a quiz based on the information presented for their peers. This can be used as a review for a test, or Jigsaw class activity where students are responsible for teaching other students assigned topics.


Visual Learning

Offer videos to struggling learners as another form of creating knowledge and accessing information.


Classroom Ideas for ALL Videos

Here are dozens and dozens of ideas that you can use in your classroom along with our videos!

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