If you haven’t already, now is a great time to use MovieTalk with the music video “A las tres” by los Enanitos.
I made a reusable set of the “¿Quién lo dijo o lo hizo?” cards from the Teacher’s Guide, along with a set of character names for each set of cards. Students completed the activities in groups of two or three students; then, we reviewed the activity.
We discussed the before-reading discussion questions from the Teacher’s Guide.
I read the chapter aloud to the students, circling, personalizing, and clarifying when needed.
Students re-read the chapter individually and completed this story map.
We reviewed the story map together.
Students worked in groups of 3-4 to complete the Gallery Walk activity. They first wrote their list of five events individually, then used the Team Windows structure to choose the top five events for their group before putting them on a poster for the Gallery Walk.
I received express, written consent from the publisher to share the materials that I created and to use the cover image and title of the novel in this blog post. I am not compensated in any way by the author or publisher for writing this post.
Using novels in class:
- How should I use novels in class?
- “Is this novel REALLY Level 1?” – Which factors contribute to text complexity?
- Traffic Light Activities to keep the reading process novel
- Use speed dating to help your students find their perfect book.
- Are my students ready to read this book?
- El Nuevo Houdini lesson plans