Danza! by Duncan Tonatiuh Book Companion

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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24 pages
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Have you read Danza!? It's a great book by Duncan Tonatiuh about Amalia Hernandez. Amalia Hernandez is the founder of ballet Folklorico and the world-renown Ballet Folklorico de Mexico. Get it for your classroom library today! This unit is a book companion to help you teach!

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Kid friendly biography of Amalia Hernandez

*Easy story map

*Story Map


*Poetry: acrostic
*Writing: Reflective essays (3 options)

*Using Google docs

*Time with the Ballet Folklorico

Social Studies
*Researching iconic places in Mexico City


* The Art of Duncan Tonatiuh

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  • Frida Kahlo
  • Happy Dreamer
  • The Last Stop on Market Street
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Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 days
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Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.


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