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Teaching Singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel rose to stardom with music always from the heart

Singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel rose to stardom with music always from the heart

Juan Gabriel was one of the most prolific songwriters of the 20th century. His life and lyrics embodied the triumphs and struggles of contemporary Latin America, of bustling metropolises teeming with hybrid cultures.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Revolutionary Art & Trailblazing Artists (Text 2)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month as students explore how the arts can be used to share one's culture and promote social change. In this article, students will learn about how singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel used his music to challenge social perceptions while sharing about his heritage. Students should identify the author's tone and explain how the text's stru

Carolina A. Miranda
Los Angeles Times

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did Juan Gabriel challenge social perceptions through his music?
STANDARDS:
RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.5 - Text Structure, RI.6 - Author's Purpose

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3
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