Music is a great way to introduce or promote Hispanic Heritage Month!
Ritchie Valens was the first Latino rock-n-roll star. The changing of his last name from Valenzuela to Valens and his tragic death are great conversation starters that will grab your students' attention!
La Bamba is a catchy and easy song to follow. Students at all levels of Spanish will love it!
This document includes a cloze activity for the lyrics, a word bank for the missing words and a youtube link to the audio of his song.
Check out the other songs in my store! Many of my songs include mini-lessons on grammar and/or vocabulary too!