PPT in PDF fromat for "Oda al gato" written by Pablo Neruda. I used it in class to review verbs in the present and preterit, nouns, adjectives, and adverbs. Great way to review grammar points using authentic literature and introducing students to Pablo Neruda, a world wide recognized poet. Some of his fans include Madonna, the singer. There's a You Tube video of Madonna reading one of his poems in English.
Here's the link for the video of Madonna (singer) reading a Pablo Neruda poem:
Robin Williams (comedian) reading a poem written by Pablo Neruda:
Glen Close (actor) reading Pablo Neruda:
Julia Roberts and Andy Garcia (actors):
Common Core Standards:
Identify the main idea and most supporting details contained in culturally authentic materials using electronic information and other sources related to targeted themes.
Recognize familiar words and phrases understand the main idea and infer the meaning of some highly contextualized unfamiliar spoken or written words in culturally authentic materials using electronic information and other sources related to targeted themes.
Infer the meaning of some unfamiliar words and phrases in academic and formal contexts.
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