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Remedios Varo

The Spanish-born Mexican artist Remedios Varo is my current fascination, and I’m trying to see how I can make her the subject of a lesson. I learned about her from a reading the the textbook Temas, but I find the reading … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo y “Autorretrato en la frontera entre México y los Estados Unidos”

Después de aprender sobre la artista María Izquierdo, los estudiantes aprenden un poco sobre Frida Kahlo y exploran su obra “Autorretrato en la frontera entre México y los Estados Unidos.” Esta es la biografía que los estudiantes usan para contestar preguntas … Continue reading

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la Malinche

La Malinche es una figura histórica que me intriga. Les quisiera compartir los recurscos que utilicé para crear una serie de lecciones sobre ella para mis clase de AP Spanish Language and Culture. “Mis dos patrias” de los Tigres del … Continue reading

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El arte latinoamericano: Joaquín Torres García y Xul Solar

For day 2 of our focus on Latin American art, I chose Joaquín Torres García and Xul Solar. The purpose of this lesson was for students to discover how the artists attempted to draw South America out of the shadow … Continue reading

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El arte latinoamericano: Wifredo Lam

In my Spanish classes, the art unit is my favorite one to teach.  I had decided to devote a week to Central and South American artists in my pre-AP Spanish classes, but I realized that, due to my limited knowledge … Continue reading

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Las dos Fridas

Para el tema Identidades Personales y Públicas en mi clase de AP Lengua Española, utlizo una obra de Frida Kahlo que se llama “Las dos Fridas.” Los sitios siguientes dan interpretaciones de “Las dos Fridas”: http://www.artequin.cl/portfolio/frida-kahlo/ http://www.fridakahlofans.com/c0290.htm http://www.pbs.org/weta/fridakahlo/worksofart/index_esp.html http://iarudep.blogspot.com/2012/05/las-dos-fridas_30.html Estas … Continue reading

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Art and World Languages: Guernica

By the end of the chapter that I’ll be teaching when I get back from Christmas break, my students will have “learned” everything about the preterite–regular, irregular, stem-changing -ir, and verbs with spelling changes  (car/gar/zar, i–y verbs).  I want them … Continue reading

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