A Time Traveling Adventure Set in Spain
Bored with small-town life, the last thing Esteban wants to do is work on his parents’ farm. He’d rather go to university in the big city, and one night, he sneaks out to do just that. But when Esteban stops to rest in an abandoned church, something catches his eye. It’s an hourglass, and when he turns it over, it allows him to travel through time! Just where or when Esteban will end up, only the hourglass knows…
This Level 3 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: 148
Total Words: 4,265
Tense(s): infinitivo, presente, imperfecto, pretérito, futuro, condicional, presente del subjuntivo, imperfecto del subjuntivo
Listen to the complete chapter 1 audio recording from the reader, located in "Additional Info."
©2020. Spanish. Level 3. High school. 5 x 7 inches. Softcover, 62 pages.
Get Everything You Need to Support Your Reader Lesson!
This all-in-one, reproducible teacher’s guide gives you everything you need to support your lesson on the Level 3 Acquisition Reader El reloj de arena. 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 3. High school. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF download. 75 pages.
About the Author
Samuel Miranda has been teaching Spanish for over 20 years on the East Coast and in the Midwest. He spent an intensive six months studying in Mexico, and earned a master’s degree in Secondary Spanish Education. He has written short stories in both English and Spanish, and his travels in Spain inspired him to write El reloj de arena.