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Author of the month Growing Bundle

Author of the month Growing Bundle
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I like to introduce students to Latin American authors and poets. In the beginning of each month I introduce an author or poet and then they read a short story or a poem. This is a growing bundle. As additional materials are created, they're added at no extra cost.

Bundle contains:

Julio Cortazar (Argentina)

Webquest for the author:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Julio-Cortazar-Webquest-in-Spanish-2873440

PPT in PDF format for "La casa tomada" (36 slides) . PPT has the text for the story, verbs in the Imperfect are colored in green and red for Preterit for a quick grammar review. Also contains reading comprehension questions:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/La-casa-tomada-por-Julio-Cortazar-1291979

Alfonsina Storni (Argentina)

PPT in PDF format for a brief biography for the poet Alfonsina Storni (20 slides) :

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Alfonsina-Storni-breve-biografia-3080342

PPT in PDF format for her poem "Tú me quieres blanca" (26 slides) contains the text with images as well as an analysis for the poem and vocabulary activities:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Tu-me-quieres-blanca-por-Alfonsina-Storni-PPT-3090285

Isabel Allende (Peru)

Web Quest in Spanish for Isabel Allende:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Isabel-Allende-Web-Quest-in-Spanish-3248398


PPT in PDF format for brief biography of Isabel Allende and vocabulary, analysis and reading comprehension questions for short story "Cartas de amor traicionado":

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Cartas-de-amor-tracionado-por-Isabel-Allende-3245957


Juan Rulfo (Mexico)

Webquest for Juan Rulfo:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Juan-Rulfo-Web-Quest-in-Spanish-3214711

PPT in PDF format for a brief biography for Juan Rulfo:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Brief-background-information-for-Juan-Rulfo-1267058

PPT in PDF format to review short story "No oyes ladrar a los perros" (30 slides):

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/No-oyes-ladrar-los-perros-por-Juan-Rulfo-2937319

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (Mexico)

PPT in PDF format for a brief biography for the poet (22 slides):

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Sor-Juana-Ines-de-la-Cruz-biografia-3243716


PPT in PDF format for the poem "Hombres necios que acusáis" (42 slides). Contains the text as well as paraphrasing to help students understand the poem. Also has discussion questions:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Hombres-necios-que-acusais-por-Sor-Juana-Ines-de-la-Cruz-3245031


Julia de Burgos (Poet/Puerto Rico)

PPT in PDF format (23 slides) that contains a brief biography for the poet as well as the text for the poem and discussion questions to help students analyse the poem:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/A-Julia-de-Burgos-poema-biografia-analisis-3237043

Magali García Ramis (Puerto Rico)

PPT in PDF format for a brief biography and an analysis for the short story "Una semana de siete días"

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Una-semana-de-siete-dias-por-Magali-Garcia-Ramis-3236391


Gabriel García Márquez (Colombia)

Webquest for nobel prize winner:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Webquest-for-Gabriel-Garcia-Marquez-in-Spanish-1540429

PPT in PDF format to analyze the short story " La siesta del martes" (19 slides):

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Analisis-literario-para-La-siesta-de-martes-escrita-por-Gabriel-Garcia-Marquez-3150113

Sabine Ulibarrí (Nuevo México/Chicano literature)

PPT in PDF format to analyze "Mi caballo mago" (28 slides):

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Mi-caballo-mago-por-Sabine-Ulibarri-2874550

José Martí (Cuba/poet)

José Martí PPT in PDF format for a brief biography:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Web-Quest-Jose-Marti-1346600

PPT in PDF format to analyze the poem "Cultivo una rosa blanca" (16 slides) :

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Cultivo-una-rosa-blanca-por-Jose-Marti-2578772

ADDED Laura Esquivel (México)

PPT in PDF format (12 slides) with a brief biography for the Mexican author and an analysis for the novel:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Como-agua-para-chocolate-por-Laura-Esquivel-3246636

Novel can be easily found online in PDF format:

Comoaguaparachocolate-dad.uncu.edu.ar

I suggest you quickly download the novel from the link before it's deleted. It's been my experience in the past that when I go back a few months later, the link no longer exists.

ADDED PPT in PDF format for a brief biography for Rosario Ferré that also makes connections to the history of Ponce, Puerto Rico:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Rosario-Ferre-PPT-in-Spanish-3248862

I introduce author to the students with the PPT then read fragments of her essay.
Link to download reading for Rosario Ferré "Frankenstein: Una version política del mito de la maternidad":

http://www.debatefeminista.pueg.unam.mx/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/articulos/006_02.pdf

ADDED: Handout to quickly review Preterit vs Imperfect and Rosario Ferré:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Rosario-Ferre-Preterit-vs-Imperfect-3248981

ADDED Preterit vs Imperfect for Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz:

ADDED: Handout Preterit vs Imperfect for Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Sor-Juana-Ines-de-la-Cruz-Preterit-vs-Imperfect-3249147

ADDED- Mini Bundle for poet Pablo Neruda (Chile):

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Odas-de-Pablo-Neruda-Mini-Bundle-2871582


OJO All materials are also sold separately at my TPT store and may be included in other bundles as well.

LINKS for stories and poems to download:

https://academics.tjhsst.edu/forlang/spanish/SP%20AP%20Lit/Mi_caballo_mago.pdf

http://ovilopez.weebly.com/uploads/1/6/2/7/16270924/una_semana_de_siete_dias.pdf

http://ciudadseva.com/texto/casa-tomada/

http://literatura.us/garciamarquez/siesta.html

https://genius.com/Julia-de-burgos-a-julia-de-burgos-annotated

http://rjgeib.com/thoughts/sor/sor.html

http://www.los-poetas.com/a/marti1.htm#Cultivounarosablanca

http://literatura.us/rulfo/perros.html

http://los-poetas.com/j/storni1.htm#TUMEQUIERESBLANCA

http://www.cuentosinfin.com/cartas-de-amor-traicionado/

Standards:

7.1.IL.A.1
Recognize familiar spoken or written words and phrases contained in culturally
authentic materials using electronic information and other sources realted to the targeted
themes.

7.1. IL .A.4
Identify familiar people, places, and objects based on simple oral and/or written
descriptions.

7.1.IL.A.4
Use the target language to describe people, places, objects, and daily activities learned about through oral or written descriptions.

7.1.IL.A.7
Infer the meaning of a few unfamiliar words in some new contexts.
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