Kind of Activity:
Students will become more familiar with allusions and references in the text
Common Core Standards:
This activity is aimed at having students become more familiar with allusions and references in "The Capital of the World." Begin by having students divide into groups and conduct online research to fill out a worksheet in which they briefly define the following terms which appear in the story:
- Guardia Civil
- matador, picador, banderillero
- Juan Belmonte
- Anarcho-Syndicalism (in two sentences, summarize the core of this political philosophy and its...
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