Sor Juana Inés Cruz

I have always admired the story of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. Her poetry is daunting to read with students, however, because of the difficult language. I haven given it a try with excerpts from “Redondillas” and comparing it with Storni’s “Tú me quieres blanca.”

I use this video with the students for biographical information: sor juana lesson

I could not find much that was already prepared, so here is what I created: sor juana lesson

Here are some other resources I have collected:

Biographical reading with audio

Lesson plans

I have not seen the film “Yo, la peor de todas” but here are comprehension questions to accompany it:

Since “Hombres necios” is on the AP Spanish Literature reading list, there are several resources online. Any AP Spanish Lit textbook will have reading comprehension activities, as well.

This site has a couple of good documents

This guide from College Board has lessons for “Redondillas” on pp. 29-34

On Teachers Pay Teachers:

There is a series on Netflix based on Sor Juana

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