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5 reviewed resources for curandera

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Bless Me, Ultima: Character Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"The ways of men are strange, and hard to learn." Or so Ultima, the curandera in Rudolfo Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima, tells Antonio. Yet Antonio does learn from the men in this story and groups consider what Antonio learns from Andrew,...
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Bless Me, Ultima: Culture and History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"The orange of the golden carp appeared at the edge of the pond. . ." The second session in a 10-lesson unit study of Bless Me, Ultima examines the cultural and historic context of the novel. Just as Antonio struggles trying to align his...
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Bless Me, Ultima: Figurative Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"A man's destiny must unfold itself like a flower, with only the sun and the earth and water making it blossom." Figurative language in Bless Me, Ultima is the focus of the fifth session in a 10-lesson unit study of Rudolfo Anaya's...
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Curanderisomo: Holistic Healing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers fill in the KWL chart, indicating what they already comprehend about curanderismo. They are divided into groups of four or five. Students read a section the selected text. Each group appoints a recorder and a reporter-one...
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Carmen Lomas Garza

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are introduced to the life and works of Carmen Lomas Garza. In groups, they research the causes and effects of the Chicano movement and view examples of her self-portraits. They identify other artists who were well known for...