Digital Story Guide
© Bridges to UnderstandingDigital story guide format and content contributed by Sharon Greenberg, teacher and Bridges volunteer
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Cusco, Peru – Identify the followingExact location-Hemispheres-Continent-Country-Mountain Range-Climate -
(after viewing the digital story)
How many families does Sebastian have?2.
What three elements does Sebastian’s school have that makes it feel like a family? (He specificallynames them).3.
What language does the word Rimankuy come from? What does the word “Rimankuy“ mean?4.
What happens during Rimanakuy?
1. What is the message of this digital story?2. How are their lives as children different from and similar to yours?3. What is the event/issue/problem expressed in the digital story?4. What major problems and issues does your community or culture face today (environmental, political,social)?5. How are these young people working to make positive changes in their community or in the world?6. Is awareness one way to make change? Explain your answer.
Making a movie - explain your answers
1. This digital movie is used to share an experience. What other forms of expression could he have used?2. How is one able to show emotions using digital photography?3. Does the voice and/or music add to the tone and/or mood of the digital story? If so, how?4. Was it important for the story to include photos of people? Why or why not?5. Why might it be important to carry your camera with you at all times?6. What is in the photo that helps you know about the culture?7. What is the photographer trying to communicate to us?8. Do the pictures look posed? If so, to what purpose?9. Do the pictures look spontaneous? If so, to what purpose?
How do you resolve conflict and share chores at your school? In your community?
Could you start something like Rimanacuy at your school?
What could be the consequences of a strike at your school?
Was locking the teacher out a positive way to resolve the issue the students had? Was there abetter way to resolve the problem? Explain.