Frida Kahlo Spanish Class Mini Unit - Lessons and Project

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Frida Kahlo Spanish Mini-Unit for Intermediate level students. This week-long unit includes a biography, video, questions, scavenger hunt, gallery walk, choice board project, and more. With authentic resources, discussion questions, and comprehension tasks, students will learn about Frida's life and artwork.

Download Includes:

  • PPT with all of included materials to present to the class and discussion questions
  • 1 page biography about Kahlo’s life and main art styles/inspirations (intermediate level) with 10 reading comprehension questions and answer key (bio and questions are in Intermediate level Spanish)
  • Youtube Video about Kahlo’s paintings with 6 multiple choice comprehension questions and answer key;
  • Gallery Walk of Kahlo’s famous pieces with questions for analysis
  • Scavenger Hunt questions using Kahlo’s famous pieces
  • Listening Activity with 6 multiple choice questions
  • Choice Board Self Portrait Project with Rubric
    • Students are given 5 options to create a self portrait using the themes/styles of Frida Kahlo. The choice board and rubric is included.

Teaching Ideas/Procedure:

  • Intro with biography and video
  • Students delve deeper into areas of her life with paintings and questions.
  • Listening Activity
  • Scavenger Hunt using 7 of Frida’s paintings: post paintings around the room and students have a list of questions they are looking to answer.
  • Gallery Walk: Same pictures posted around the room; now students walk around giving their opinions, impressions, questions, etc. (Ideas on slide 11)
  • Deep thinking questions (slides 20-26): students work in small groups to deeply analyze one of her paintings. There is a document with painting descriptions to help you and the students better understand the meaning/symbolism.
  • Choice Board project

Lesson Length

This will depend on how long your classes are. At my school, blocks are 87 minutes. We spent 3 blocks on this entire lesson unit.

See how I teach my art unit HERE!

For other Hispanic art units, view these resources from my TpT Store:

Diego Rivera Lesson

Fernando Botero Lesson

Salvador Dalí Lesson

Pablo Picasso LessonArtist Bundle Pack

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