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Learn how you can teach your students to use web applications to create digital trips that incorporate videos, papers, and short stories.


You want to know how?

Download the know how file:  Know how? Digital Trip to Magic Towns


Our Students projects:

REAL DE CATORCE magic town

TEQUILA magic town

JEREZ magic town

BATOPILAS magic town

IZAMAL magic town

TEPOTZOTLAN magic town

COATEPEC magic town


VALLE DE BRAVO magic town

CHOLULA magic town


MIER magic town




Teacher Presenter:

Claudia Chavarria

Students Presenters:

Ana Paula Morales, Carolina Flores Luelmo, Carolina Pérez-Vargas Pinson, Catalina Matías Heredia, Claudia Chavarria, Eugenia Chávez Valdez, Jocelyn Gpe Hernández Valerio, Ma. Georgina Gutiérrez Ibarra, Mariana Gpe Ramírez Cervantes, María Teresa Garciarce, María Teresa Ibarra, Natalia Clouthier Lugo, Rachel Dayanna Gutiérrez

Purpose & objective

Participants will be involved in a digital trip through mexican magic towns in which they will approach to symbolic history, legends and places through stories, pictures and videos.

Students will demonstrate how to use web applications to elaborate in a creative and easy way a digital trip developing different types of writing.

In Reading and Writing class, students create narrative, persuasive and expository texts in short stories, papers and videos including themes such as grammar, legends, biographies about “Mexican Magic Towns”.

Students transport themselves to Mexican magical towns through their stories and legends made with storybird and animoto videos.

Besides, they create a map using google, locating all magic towns, as well including a brief description and a link to their blog with pictures, animoto videos, papers, stories and legends.

We invite you to connect and expand our project with your students creating a map to share your country’s most emblematic places.



We will demonstrate how to integrate animoto videos, blogs, storybird and google maps in an interesting way to strengthen culture and traditions.
You will be able to download the project’s files description methodology as well as the rubrics, quickguide of web applications and all our links from the students’ project.

Standards addressed

Students will be able to develop their reading and writing skills through this project using different types of text, research information to create a persuasive text and narrative text focus to elementary students.

Supporting research

Quintero Jara, Carlos V. Taller de Lectura y Redacción II : enfoque por competencias. México.Santillana.2010
Materiales Lengua y Literatura http://www.materialesdelengua.org/Edilim/comunicacion/inicio_comunicacion.htm. 
Secretaria de Turismo http://www.sectur.gob.mx/wb2/sectur/sect_Pueblos_Magicos
Cassany, Daniel, La cocina de la escritura. Barcelona, Anagrama, 2000.
Gracida Juárez, Ysabel y A. Galindo [coord.], Comprensión y producción de textos.Un acto comunicativo, México, UNAM/CCH, 2001.
Barrios, F. et al. (2008). Antología narrativa. México: Santillana.