Researching The Music
"La Adelita," a popular song in Mexico during the revolution, was very important to Camila, and she was anxious to learn the words. On the internet, find the words to that song in translation, and present it to the class.
Make a timeline of the revolution, showing the years that the novel covers, as well as the major revolutionary events before and after. Don't forget that the book offers you a Chronology of the Revolution as a resource.
Fact or Fiction
Which of the characters in the story were real? Was there an actual General Natera? Huerta? Villa? Madera? Orozco? Select one of the characters to research and discover if that person actually existed. If so, what part did the individual play in the revolution?
Making the Movie
Would this story make a good movie? If you think so...
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