Daily Lessons for Teaching The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

Oscar Hijuelos
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Daily Lessons

Lesson 1

Objective: In Part 1, the author uses memory to tell the story. This lesson will discuss how the various memories enhance the story for the reader.

1) Class Discussion: How are memories used in this story? Is it confusing? Helpful? Creative? Why or why not?

Small Group Activity: How do Cesar's memories enhance the story?

Class Discussion: Share the small group's opinions on how Cesar's memories enhance the story. Would you enjoy this story as much if it had been told in a more straightforward manner? Why or why not?

Homework: Cesar's comments regarding the situation he has just remembered will be seen in parentheses, as if Cesar is talking to the person about the situation he has just remembered. How does this make you feel as the reader? Does this change your view about Cesar? Why or why not?

Lesson 2

Objective: In Part 1, the author uses point of...

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