Want Your Beginning Students to Read in Spanish?
Does your classroom need materials about Day of the Dead that are easily understood by your beginning students? This reader is perfect for Spanish 1 (and Spanish 1b at the end of October). Spanish 2 students can also enjoy this book for its readability. This is an easy Spanish reader containing just 170 unique vocabulary words and any English-Spanish cognates. Join Alex as Day of the Dead approaches: He should be excited, but his grandma's creepy conversations with returning spirits are nerve-wracking. Some say she is a witch, and Alex is beginning to believe it! But the discovery of grandpa's sketchbook just might change his mind.
Unique Words: 170
Total Words: 6,000
©2017. Spanish. Level 1. Softcover. 56 pages.
Print Book: 5 x 7 inches.
The Audio Book is a recording of the reader text read by a native speaker.
Listen to the audio preview(s) located in "Additional Info."
©2012. Spanish. Level 1. 34 minutes.
Audio Book on CD: CD.
The Tumba Teacher's Manual on CD features:
- Chapter-by-chapter agendas
- Essential question and objectives in student-friendly "I can" format
- Performance-based activities aligned with World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages
- Authentic supplementary readings written by native speakers
- Culture woven throughout the lessons
- Discussion questions
- Vocabulary resources
- Enrichment activities
- Embedded readings
- Word Clouds and more!
©2014. Spanish, English. Level 1. 154 pages.
Teacher's Manual on CD: CD (PDF). Adobe® Reader® required to view PDF.
About the Author
Mira Canion is an energizing presenter, author, photographer, stand-up comedienne, and high school teacher. Mira is best known for her spontaneous creativity and quick wit, not only as former CCFLT president and notorious pirate, but also in the classroom. She has been captivating middle and high school students for 20 years with her enthusiasm, high energy, and passion. She has developed innovative approaches to instruction that include storytelling, drama, novellas, music, videos, photos, and technology.