Explore the life of Celia Cruz, a world-renowned Latina musician, in this online exhibition. An enormous talent who had an impeccable sense of rhythm and an inimitable style, Celia Cruz became an influential and legendary musical figure both in her native country of Cuba, and the United States, her adopted country. Students will connect her life to a variety of subjects including immigration, history, geography, music theory, music history, and art. A non-flash version of the site is available at http://americanhistory.si.edu/celiacruz/printable/" http://americanhistory.si.edu/celiacruz/printable/ .


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2.1.8: Fine Arts Theatre and Dance Curriculum Framework

Communicate information to peers about characters, people, events, time and place related to classroom dramatizations.

2.1.8: District of Columbia Health Education Standards

Explain why one should limit foods that are high in fats, sugars, and sodium which can lead to a variety of health problems.

2.1.8: District of Columbia Physical Education Standards

Catch a gently thrown ball above and below the waist, reducing the impact force.

2.1.8: Indiana's Academic Standards English/Language Arts

Use knowledge of individual words to predict the meaning of unknown compound words (lunchtime, lunchroom, daydream, raindrop).

2.1.8: Maine Federal, State, and Local Accountability Standards - Mathematics

Students multiply and divide numbers up to four digits by numbers up to 2 digits, and by tens, hundreds, and thousands and interpret any remainders.

2.1.8: Social Studies High School Content Expectations v.10.07

Relationship Between Expenditures and Revenue (Circular Flow) – Using the circular flow model, explain how spending on consumption, investment, government and net exports determines national income; explain how a decrease in total expenditures affects the value of a nation's output of final goods and services.

2.1.8: North Dakota Foreign Language Content Standards

Present short reports in English, orally and/or in writing, on topics studied in other disciplines (i.e., report on countries where the target language is spoken; discuss and demonstrate of musical instruments from the target culture).
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