Teacher Guide

Pedro Paramo Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Read the text carefully with an eye towards identifying keys themes and symbols.

  2. 2

    Provide thoughtful and critical analysis of the book through written and oral exercises.

  3. 3

    Comprehend the complex structural narrative of the text and its different points of view.

  4. 4

    Develop a contextual understanding of the historical events that influenced the author's work and perspectives.

  5. 5

    Understand the author's contributions to literature and culture in both Latin American and abroad.

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