I have started work on my Celia Cruz lessons to work with the preterite in level 2. I plan to use it again when we start the imperfect tense to describe what life was like for Celia when she was growing up in Cuba. I’m going to use my blog to bookmark pages and write notes as I go along.
http://menzelphoto.peripix.com/search/?si=14627&so=0&dt=list&od=insert_date%7Cdesc (Material World book)
Cuba que lindos son tus paisajes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IktMkfFT86I
Por si acaso no regreso (a Cuba) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mmUfSl-zqM
The Celia Cruz theme could go in so many directions–Cuban history, Jose Marti, art and Wilfredo Lam, salsa and the African son, Nicolas Guillen, Cuban food, Cuban athletes, and the list goes on….