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Cuentos Activities may be adapted for any level

La Llorona Activity
submitted by Therese Fleming, sixth grade teacher at Truman Middle School and co-created with Tracy Lopez.
Ll Llorna Activity Sheet (MSWord doc)
Activity Cycle (MSWord doc)
March 2008 Resource Handout (MSWord doc)

The Family Story
submitted by Lennie Irvin, San Antonio College
This writing assignment comes originally from the book Beat Not the Poor Desk by Rosemary Dean and Mary Ponsot
Nora Gonzales' Powerpoint Presentation on The Cuentos Project: presented at the 2009 SAWP February Teacher's Conference.
This presentation describes her use of the Cuentos Project with her 5th grade Social Studies students at Ft. Sam Houson Elementary.
--Ten Tips for a Great Interview
--Student-Parent Letter
--Cuentos Newsletter (in MSPublisher)

Cuento--Telling a Family Member's Story
submitted by Lennie Irvin, San Antonio College
Adapted Family Story from above, except the emphasis is on students interviewing a family member to obtain a story to tell.


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