The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love Fun Activities

Oscar Hijuelos
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 101 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. I Love Lucy

Watch several episodes of the "I Love Lucy" show. Write the reason the author might have chosen this show as an important aspect of the novel.

2. Desi Arnaz

Research his life, and write a one-page report about him.

3. Desi Arnaz and the Mambo Kings

Create a Venn Diagram comparing Desi Arnaz to the Mambo Kings.

4. The Mambo

Research mambo music, and create a five-minute presentation. Make sure to include historical facts, famous musicians and dancers, and a sample of the music and...

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