Matilda Has a BIG Problem
Not long after arriving in San Miguel, Mexico, Matilda realizes… she’s gotta go! What she doesn’t realize, though, is that public restrooms in Mexico aren’t free. Matilda and her family either need to find their hotel or figure out how to get a few pesos to pay for the restroom—and FAST. Will Matilda make it in time?
This Level 1 reader features full audio for every chapter, accessible via QR codes. Simply scan the QR codes with a smartphone or tablet using any free QR code reader. Laptop users access audio via included web addresses. Also, your purchase includes a FREE download with comprehension questions and answer keys.
Unique Words: 119
Total Words: 2,355
Tense(s): presente, pasado
Listen to the complete chapter 1 audio recording from the reader, located in "Additional Info."
Reader: ©2020. Spanish. Level 1. High school. 5 x 7 inches. Softcover, 48 pages.
Get Everything You Need to Support Your Reader Lesson!
This all-in-one, remote-friendly, reproducible teacher’s guide gives you everything you need to support your lesson on the Level 1 Acquisition Reader Cinco pesos. You get:
- Your Teacher’s Guide: Explanations of each section in the guide
- Pre-Reading Guide: Character and setting summaries, cultural notes, and helpful words and phrases
- Multiple comprehension activities, a quiz, and a summary for EVERY chapter
- Post-Reading Guide: A chapter survey, story discussion, writing activities to work directly with the story, a reader project, and a reader test
- Picture gallery of all images in the reader, plus activities
- The full reader glossary
- Complete answer keys for all activities
Teacher's Guide and Student Activities: ©2020. Spanish, English. Level 1. High school. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF download, 73 pages.
About the Author
Inga Paterson-Zúñiga is a Spanish language educator who has taught to all levels, K-12, for over 20 years. She is an expert in Comprehensible Input methodology, and has facilitated workshops throughout the eastern United States since 2005. She spends her summers in the Central Mexican cities of Querétaro and San Miguel de Allende with her husband and family, working to enrich her cultural awareness and raise her son bilingual and bicultural.