Teach Mexican Culture with This Reader!
«Ay, ay, ay, ay, canta y no llores, porque cantando se alegran, cielito lindo, los corazones». For this reader, Paula Twomey compiled songs, legends, customs, refranes, recipes, and stories that are authentic to Mexico. 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: 517
Total Words: 4,627
Tense(s): present, preterite, and imperfect
©2018. English, Spanish. Level 2. High school. Reproducible. 132 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!