Frida Kahlo: The Woman Behind the Legend

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Frida Kahlo: Artist, political activist, champion of Mexican folk culture. Introduce your students to this amazing woman with a short video that details her life, her passions, and her vibrant paintings.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include the video as part of Women's History Month, a study of Mexicanidad, or of self-portraiture 
  • Ask class members to explore the online archive of Kahlo's paintings, select their favorite, and craft a journal response that details their response to the work
Classroom Considerations

  • The commentary in the online archive of Kahlo's art, while rich in background information, contains many grammatical errors
Pros

  • Includes links to additional resources about Kahlo
Cons

  • None
Common Core