La Ropa Sucia

Grades 9-12

La Ropa Sucia is a fotonovela produced by ETV and designed to target both Hispanic and non-Hispanic teenagers; the title, which means “Dirty Laundry,” is based on the Hispanic adage, “La ropa sucia se lava en casa.” (“Dirty laundry is washed at home,” or “Don’t air your dirty laundry.”). View the credits page to learn more about the project.

View the video below to learn more about a fotonovela from the Spanish presenter, John Mark Reed. Then, download the English and/or Spanish episodes from La Ropa Sucia below.

 

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La Ropa Sucia - Teacher Resources
La Ropa Sucia - Teacher Resources

Document

Fotonovelas have been widely used for educational purposes, often with the goal of bringing a public health message “to the masses.” The comic book form is easily accessible and associated with fun...
What is a Fotonovela? | La Ropa Sucia
What is a Fotonovela? | La Ropa Sucia

Video

In the video, John Mark Reed explains in Spanish what is a fotonovela. A fotonovela is a comic strip that conveys a social message through pictures and text. A popular media form in Latin American...