This 2-page cultural reading talks about the dance the tango. It covers:
~The historical and cultural significance of this dance in Argentina.
~The Buenos Aires district of La Boca
~The life and music of Carlos Gardel, the most famous Argentine singer of all time.
Most of this reading is in the past tense. It features a glossary of new words and is also followed by 8 true/false reading comprehension questions in Spanish and a short writing section.
This is a great video link to see the tango danced:
You may also enjoy my Spanish Reading Bundle for Music and Dance
featuring more music themed readings including:
1. Traditional Latin Music - Mariachi, Salsa y Cueca
2. El Tango
3. El flamenco
4. Biography of Shakira
5. Biography of Enrique Iglesias
The readings are in a combination of present and past tenses and each features a full Spanish-English glossary of difficult vocabulary.