Explore Spain Through a Collection of Cultural Readings!
«En un lugar de la Mancha, de cuyo nombre no quiero acordarme, no ha mucho tiempo que vivía un hidalgo» (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra). Paula Twomey has compiled stories such as this, in addition to legends, tongue twisters, classic and modern songs, news, recipes, and sports articles that are authentic to Spain. Each reading selection is followed up with four activities that will get your students to review the content and practice their target language skills while drawing, searching cultural content on the web, writing personal reflections, answering comprehension questions, filling in cloze activities, comparing and contrasting, categorizing, and more.
- English synopsis to introduce each reading selection
- Alignment to ACTFL Standards
- Answer key
- Differentiated instruction suggestions
Unique Words: 463
Total Words: 4,251
Tense(s): present, preterite, and imperfect
©2018. English, Spanish. Level 2. High school. Reproducible. 118 pages.
Book Download: PDF. Adobe® Reader® required to view PDF. Black and white pages with color images on select pages.
Print Book: Spiral-bound. 8.5 x 11 inches. Black and white pages.
About the Author
Paula Twomey is a Rockefeller Fellow, has a BA from SUNY Albany and an MA from Middlebury College, and is currently an adjunct instructor at Ithaca College. After 31 years in the classroom, Paula still enjoys teaching, traveling, mentoring, writing curriculum, authoring books, and giving advice!