This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Magical realism is the technique of incorporating illogical or magical elements into an otherwise believable scene. Magical realism is often associated with the literature of Latin American authors. Castillo uses this technique when describing events that seem unbelievable such as La Loca soaring to the ceiling of the church at her funeral as a young child. The objective of Lesson #1 is to discuss the use...
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