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Celia Cruz


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1. Word cloud
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Do you know Who The Queen Of Salsa is?
2. Slide
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Celia Cruz was a AfroCuban-American singer and recording artist She was one of the most successful salsa performers of the 20th century Celia Cruz is called the 'Queen of Salsa' because of her powerful voice and on-stage charisma
Celia Cruz: The Queen of Salsa
3. Slide
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Salsa: A type of music that is a mix of Latin American and Caribbean rhythms, with influences from jazz and rock music. AfroCuban-American: An American citizen whose family emigrated from Cuba and his/her race is black. On-stage Charisma: When someone on stage has a strong presence, resulting in an audience being captivated by their performance.
4. Slide
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Celia Cruz was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Bill Clinton in 1994 She was the first Latin artist to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Latin Grammy Awards in 2001 In 2004, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Celia's performance trademark was a full-throated shout of "Azucar" It is the Spanish word for "Sugar" Celia's most famous song was called "La vida es un carnaval". What do you think this means?
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5. Open question
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Work together in pairs Describe one way Celia Cruz made a difference in the Latino and immigration community.
6. Open question
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Answer this Question What country was Celia Cruz born in?
7. Poll
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What city was Celia Cruz from?
  • Havana
  • Bogotá
  • Ciudad de Mexico
  • Buenos Aires
8. Poll
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What type of music did Celia Cruz specialize in?
  • Rock and Roll
  • Merengue
  • R&B
  • Salsa
9. Slide
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"Azucar" "Yo soy la nieta negra de Cristobal Colón" "Cuando la oportunidad se presenta... Agárrala" "Mi vida es cantar y no pienso retirarme"
Lets study some of Celia Cruz famous quotes... What do they mean?
10. Poll
300 seconds
What was Celia Cruz's most famous song?
  • Quimbara
  • La Vida Es Un Carnaval
  • Conga
  • Oye Como Va
11. Word cloud
60 seconds
Describe with one word how Celia's voice makes you feel
12. Slide
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Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean. 2. The government is Socialist Republic 3. The Capital is Havana 4. Official language is Spanish 5. Tobacco is their mayor economy product 6. Baseball is their national sport 7. Their people are very well educated
Cuba país donde nació Celia Cruz
13. Open question
600 seconds
Share three facts about Cuba

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