Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a poet during the colonial age in Mexico. She became a nun so that she could educate herself at a time when women were not allowed to learn how to read and write. Her story is truly amazing. Great poet to introduce your students when doing a Mexico Unit or for Women's History month.
PPT in PDF for a brief biography of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. Great to introduce students to her prior to reading a poem written by her. Students complete a KWL chart while viewing the PPT:
PPT in PDF format for one of her famous poems "Hombres necios que acusáis"
PPT contains the text for the poem as well as an activity for students to paraphrase and a review activity:
Grammar review (Preterit vs Imperfect) for Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz:
Quiz:True or false for the life of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and the poem "Hombres necios que acusáis"
Grammar handout: Fill in the blanks with the Present Subjunctive based on the poet's posible wishes, dreams, desires, doubts and fears.
Writing prompt using the Subjunctive
ADDED 12/2/17 PPT in PDF format that leads to a writing prompt for interpersonal communication:
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Recognize familiar spoken or written words and phrases contained in culturally
authentic materials using electronic information and other sources realted to the targeted
7.1. IL .A.4
Identify familiar people, places, and objects based on simple oral and/or written
Use the target language to describe people, places, objects, and daily activities learned about through oral or written descriptions.
Infer the meaning of a few unfamiliar words in some new contexts.