Meet Carlos, the Giant Rat!
Capibaras usually swim well. Carlos is the only capibara in the Amazon Rainforest who can't swim. Things don't look good for Carlos away from the water! This entertaining animal story also has science and social studies cross-curricular content: it talks about four geographic regions of Ecuador, the Amazon Rainforest, South American animals, the water cycle, and deforestation. Includes numerous illustrations, supplementary English-Spanish nonfiction readings, complete glossary, and an enticing prologue. Contains just 55 unique vocabulary words, and lots of English-Spanish cognates.
Unique Words: 55
©2016. Spanish. Level 1. 48 pages.
Print Book: Softcover, 5 x 7 inches.
The El capibara con botas Teacher's Manual on CD features:
- Chapter-by-chapter lesson plans
- Tips and strategies for instruction
- Objectives in student-friendly "I can" format
- Performance-based activities aligned with World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages
- Authentic images and videos
- Text-dependent chapter questions
- Presentation slides
- Links to Quizlet flashcards and comprehension questions, as well as Kahoot! games
- Word clouds and more!
©2017. Spanish, English. Level 1. 179 pages (lessons, activities, and word clouds) PLUS 213 pages (nine presentations).
Teacher's Manual on CD: CD (PDFs). 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.