Poema "Tú me quieres blanca" por Alfonsina Storni. PPT in PDF format contains the text for the poem as well as visuals to facilitate comprehension. Great poem to introduce your students to Alfonsina Storni, one of the first feminist. At first glance many assume that the poem is about racism but it's actually about the double standard that exist between men and women. Alfonsina Storni was an unwed mother during a time in which it was unacceptable. The poem is great for students to break into groups and discuss the role of females in society back then and today. Great compare and contrast activity for women's rights.
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.