Compare a woman from your country to Mexico’s China Poblana.
· Use the text about the China Poblana as a starting point for a comparison.
· Although the China Poblana was born in India, she has become the idealization of the Mexican woman.
· Students compare the China Poblana to a woman in their own country who has also become a legend.
· Students juxtapose the facts about the real person to the the made up facts that surround the legend.
Compare la China Poblana to ONE of the following women:
· Pocahontas and SIX more suggestions for American women
· Laura Secord, Canada
· Eva Perón, Argentina
· Joan of Arc, France
and FIVE more suggestions of women from other countries
Themes for cultural comparison:
AND SIX more suggestions for cultural comparisons.