Mathilda created by Luc Besson in Leon: The Professional For a young woman, Mathilda is no stock character. Endowed with intelligence, sensitivity, and maturity beyond her years, Mathilda is a great portrayal of a young girl in pain and who realizes the hard facts of life.
A common activity in Spanish class is for students to create a family tree or presentation. A great way to get them started is with a family map. Using stock characters as a before activity, students can fill out this character map to get in the habit of using the vocabulary of family members, descriptions, likes, dislikes, age, and gender.