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La Llorona: Reading & Listening for Preterite vs Imperfect Lesson Plan

Grade Levels
8th - 11th
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5 pages
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Would you like to help your students practice the preterit vs imperfect while reading about an authentic Mexican legend and then listening to beautiful song about the same?

Easily adaptable for distance learning - just email or screenshare!

The lesson is designed to:

--Introduce students to a major Mexican folk myth: La Llorona

--To generate interest among students about La Llorona & Mexican culture

--Practice the difference between the preterit & imperfect verb tenses

--Build reading comprehension

--Practice broad and narrow listening skills through a real Mexican song

--Generate discussion

This lesson is made for intermediate to advanced students or heritage speakers regardless of age. To help you adapt the lesson to your students, the lesson plan includes suggested modifications.

The download includes:

2 page lesson plan with answer key in English (pdf)

1 page student worksheet in Spanish (pdf)

2 copies in 1 page song lyrics – student copy - in Spanish (pdf)

Image of La Llorona (pdf)


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Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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