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20 reviewed resources for Magical Realism

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Crash Course Theater and Drama

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Forsooth! Here’s a collection that has everything you ever wanted to know about the theater and drama—everyone from Aristotle to Chikamatsu, from Moliere to Shakespeare to Williams. From Banraku to Zaju, every type from comedy to...
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Why Should You Read "One Hundred Years of Solitude"?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How does One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez represent the genre of magical realism? Scholars explore the topic by watching an informative video. Next, they answer quiz questions and join an online discussion about...
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Marc Chagall / Magic Realism

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Surrealistic painters like Marc Chagall and Wendy Rouse show viewers an expansive world in a small area. Young artists have a opportunity to create their own surrealistic paintings in response to a study of works by Chagall and Rouse.
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One Hundred Years of Solitude | The Great American Read

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
One Hundred Years of Solitude introduces readers to magic realism. Told in a series of flashbacks and flash-forwards, Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Nobel Prize-winning novel is a candidate for The Great American Read program and aficionados...
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The Metamorphosis

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How can something be true even if it didn't happen? Invite your classes to investigate the truths found in the world of magical realism as they analyze short stories, poems, informational texts, video, and art from this genre.
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100 Years of Solitude, Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
100 Years of Solitude is not for readers who prefer linear narratives. Gabriel Garcia Marquez's tale mixes the past, present, and future simultaneously. Marquez's masterpiece of Magical Realism models that individual perspectives...
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Like Water for Chocolate Guided Reading Worksheet

For Students 10th
Planning a novel unit on Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel? If so, this comprehensive guided reading worksheet might appeal to you. Steer readers through the entire novel with a routine of comprehension questions and analysis...
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Fantasy vs. Realism

For Teachers 5th
What is real? What is fantasy? Fifth graders travel through the wardrobe to visit Narnia and use a T-Chart to record fantastic and realistic elements in C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. They then adopt a character, draw...
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Beloved by Toni Morrison

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Any classroom study of Toni Morrison's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Beloved requires careful planning and scaffolding. A primary source set that includes a video, illustrations, photos of artifacts, and a broadside of the Fugitive Slave...
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House of the Spirits: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
This quiz about Isabel Allende's magic-realist novel, on the syllabus for many 10th graders, comes with well supported answers that could foster discussion, incite rereading, and enhance comprehension. If you have computer access in your...
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continuidad de los parques

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Action! Get your Spanish speakers acting with this plan. First read a short story together, then have small groups write various endings. After they write their ending, have them bring props and film their alternate ending.
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Down on the Farm: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 8)

For Teachers K Standards
Down on the Farm is the theme of this series of ESL lessons designed to support reading, speaking, and listening skills. Over three weeks, your learners will have the opportunity to sing songs, play guessing games, create masks, role...
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Why Should You Read “Kafka on the Shore”?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Haruki Murakami's Kafka on the Shore was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of 2005. A short video provides insight into the many threads that form the tapestry of the prize-winning novel.
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100 Years of Solitude, Part 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Part 2 of the Crash Course Literature focused on One Hundred Years of Solitude looks at Gabriel Garcia Marquez's story as a reflection of Latin America's history of colonialism and exploitation by corporations.
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Why Should You Read “Midnight’s Children”?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children focuses on a short video designed to entice viewers to read Rushdie's award-winning novel.
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Mama Day: Anticipation Guide

For Students 10th - 12th
This anticipation guide for Gloria Naylor's Mama Day asks readers to label a series of statements as either true or false.
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Textural Animal Sculptures - Model Magic

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create textural animal sculptures. They explore how to accent their pices to make it look metallic.
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"Raise the Red Lantern" by Su Tong

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars read and analyze the novella, "Raise the Red Lantern," by Su Tong. They compare/contrast the story with other works of literature, answer discussion questions, conduct research, and in small groups develop oral presentations.
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For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore hispanic ficticious characters and compare them to the anglo culture.
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Resources for Teaching Women Writers

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore, discuss and experience a wide variety of texts from around the world written by women. They analyze the different genres covered and view a lot of unique point of views from different female perspectives. Topics...

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