This product contains the biographies of five of the heroes of the Mexican Independence War. The biographies are written for students with a novice high level of proficiency; combining the present and past tense. Each of the biographies discuss how these historical characters contributed to the fight for independence. Second year Spanish students will be able to understand these readings with ease by the spring semester, if not before. These biographies could also be a great warm up activity for third year students, a great addition to your Mexican Independence Day unit, or, if laminated, could be an addition to your FVR library.
Each biography is written on a one-page worksheet with a very brief comprehension activity at the bottom.
The historical characters featured are:
1. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
2. Doña Josefa Ortíz de Domínguez
3. José María Morelos y Pavón
4. Leona Vicario
5. Ignacio Allende