Ch 11: Dreaming in Cuban Lesson Plans & Resources

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This chapter offers a variety of tools to help you plan and teach lessons on Cristina Garcia's ''Dreaming in Cuban''. Take a look inside to find a lesson plan outline, topical literature lessons and other convenient teacher resources.

Dreaming in Cuban Lesson Plans & Resources - Chapter Summary

Check out this useful teacher resource chapter to plan a literature unit on the novel Dreaming in Cuban. The chapter's mobile-friendly format allows you to access the included lesson plan outline at any time that fits your schedule.

In addition to lesson planning, the chapter helps you integrate our engaging and fun literature lessons into your class instruction. These supplemental lessons offer insight into the novel's characters, themes, quotes, plot and more.

How It Helps

  • Lesson planning: Helps you plan a comprehensive Dreaming in Cuban unit wherever and whenever it's convenient.
  • Additional resources: Offers informative Dreaming in Cuban lessons that can easily be integrated into your curriculum.
  • Student comprehension: Encourages your students to think critically about the novel's literary elements.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning Dreaming in Cuban lessons easy.

  • Use lesson plan outlines for specific Dreaming in Cuban topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your literature class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related literature lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important Dreaming in Cuban concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant literature-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

10 Lessons in Chapter 11: Dreaming in Cuban Lesson Plans & Resources
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Dreaming in Cuban Lesson Plan

1. Dreaming in Cuban Lesson Plan

''Dreaming in Cuban'' is a 1992 book by Cristina Garcia, dealing with themes of family history and identity across borders. Your students will summarize this book, create a character map, and create a mural to empathize with the character Pilar.

Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia: Summary & Analysis

2. Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia: Summary & Analysis

In this lesson, we will summarize and analyze 'Dreaming in Cuban' by Cristina Garcia. This story reflects on how the Cuban revolution affected three generations of women in the del Pino family.

Dreaming in Cuban: Characters & Family Relationships

3. Dreaming in Cuban: Characters & Family Relationships

''Dreaming in Cuban,'' by Cristina Garcia, is a novel about family relationships and how they are influenced by personal history, politics, and mental health issues. Let's review the characters and relationships in this work.

Dreaming in Cuban: Theme Analysis

4. Dreaming in Cuban: Theme Analysis

Dreaming in Cuban is a novel that explores the passions of the protagonist, Celia, as she lives through the Cuban revolution. The events of the novel cause Celia to question who she is as a person with dreams left to fulfill and as a Cuban - hoping for peace. Dive into the novel to discover the many themes portrayed in Dreaming in Cuban.

Dreaming in Cuban Quotes

5. Dreaming in Cuban Quotes

Pain, joy, and culture span generations. Cristina Garcia's 'Dreaming in Cuban' shows how far familial culture traverses throughout time and space. The characters have much to say about their family, a revolution, and life both in and away from Cuba. Quotes taken from the novel will show this.

Pilar in Dreaming in Cuban: Character & Analysis

6. Pilar in Dreaming in Cuban: Character & Analysis

Pilar Puente represents the youngest generation depicted in Cristina Garcia's ''Dreaming in Cuban.'' Let's review her characteristics and consider how she fits in with the two generations of characters before her.

Lourdes in Dreaming in Cuban: Character & Analysis

7. Lourdes in Dreaming in Cuban: Character & Analysis

''Dreaming in Cuban'' is a unique novel that covers a family's adventure of identifying with their Cuban roots during the span of the Cuban Revolution. While many of the characters are unique in their own way, discover why Lourdes' character is a catalyst in the novel.

Celia in Dreaming in Cuban: Character & Analysis

8. Celia in Dreaming in Cuban: Character & Analysis

This lesson explores Celia's character in Dreaming in Cuban by Christina Garcia. Students will benefit from reading this lesson prior or after reading the novel.

Celia's Letters in Dreaming in Cuban

9. Celia's Letters in Dreaming in Cuban

In this lesson, we will examine Celia's letters to her lost love, Gustavo, from the novel 'Dreaming in Cuban' by Cristina Garcia. Several chapters in this novel are devoted to the many letters Celia writes, but never sends to Gustavo.

Identity in Dreaming in Cuban: Analysis & Quotes

10. Identity in Dreaming in Cuban: Analysis & Quotes

In this lesson, we will examine the theme of identity from the novel 'Dreaming in Cuban' by Cristina Garcia. The novel follows three generations of women in a Cuban family as they navigate the impact of the Cuban Revolution on their family life.

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