I, Carmelita Tropicana: Performing Between Cultures Fun Activities

Alina Troyano
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Fun Activities

The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. Read Cuban Poetry

Choose at least four poems written by Cuban poets. Read the poetry and compare it with your own or the work of another American poet.

2. Write a Poem

Write a poem using the style referenced in one of the acts. Gear it to the Cuban culture or one of the time periods in the stories.

3. Create a Crossword

Create a crossword puzzle based on the people, places and things in the play.

4. Research Family History

Carmelita found it valuable to trace and...

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