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Who Was Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz?

Who Was Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz?

Introduce children to Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a 17th century writer, poet, and philosopher, in this nonfiction comprehension worksheet. Fourth and fifth graders learn how Sor Juana went from being a child prodigy to a lady in waiting in the Viceregal Court, where she became renowned for her intelligence and accomplishments. Later, as a nun, Sor Juana became an influential writer, playwright, and poet. After reading a biography about Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, children answer who, what, where, why, and how questions designed to help them reflect on what they have learned.

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