Everything you need to understand or teach Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon by Jorge Amado.
Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon is a romantic tale set in the small Brazilian town of Ilhéus during the 1920's. Due to a record cacao crop, Ilhéus is thriving and enjoying great progress, but many townspeople are still bent on observing old traditions, including violent political takeovers and vengeance against unfaithful women. The romance between Nacib Saad and his new cook, Gabriela, challenges the rules of Ilhéus society and inadvertently changes them forever.
Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon introduces readers to a community on the verge of sweeping change. Ilhéus is a charming town filled with diverse personalities. The cacao plantation owners (called "colonels,") wield the majority of the political power in the region, but a newcomer, Mundinho Falcão, has recently moved to Ilhéus from Rio and is preparing to seize power from the colonels. The town patriarch, Colonel Ramiro Bastos, disapproves of the...
Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon Lesson Plans contain 168 pages of teaching material, including: