Invite more Afro-Spanish representation in your curriculum with this elaborate introduction to Berta Vásquez. Students will immediately widen their perspective and learn about his trailblazing woman who continues to break barriers. Best of all, this is digitally compliant! Both PDFs and Word copies have been included to make your life easier!
Short reading about "La talentosa actriz española Berta Vásquez."
Pre-reading matching activity- this introduces them to important vocabulary in the article. Some words are also footnoted
Response-writing activity (personal connections). Students are asked to think about the barriers in their community, and people who break them. They are also invited to muse about how they will encounter breaking barriers.