Luna, Luna: Creative Writing Ideas from Spanish, Latin American, and Latino Literature

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Julio Marzán
Teachers & Writers Collaborative, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 231 pages
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In these 21 lively essays, such distinguished contributors as Naomi Shihab Nye, Julia Alvarez, and Martn Espada share their experience in creating groundbreaking curricula, using the many Spanish language literatures of the world as imaginative writing models. Lessons provide tools for approaching such treasures as Federico Garca Lorca, Pablo Neruda and Sandra Cisneros. Each essay targets specific grade levels (e.g. middle school, high school) or addresses the bilingual classroom, making this text an invaluable resource for teachers in diverse regions, of multiple grade levels. Included are writing samples from students of every level, from K-College.

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Julio Marzan, distinguished Visiting Professor of Languages and Cultures at William Paterson University, is the author of The Numinous Site: The Poetry of Luis Pales Matos and The Spanish-American Roots of William Carlos Williams, among other works. He also edited Inventing a Word: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Puerto Rican Poetry and was chief consultant for the National Public Radio series Faces, Mirrors, Masks: Twentieth-Century Latin American Fiction.

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