La llamada – Selena

This song, “The Call”, by Selena fits in very well with the novel Esperanza, by Carol Gaab. The narrator receives several important  (and disturbing) phone calls during the first three chapters of the novel, and you can compare and contrast the phone call that Selena receives with the ones that Esperanza receives. The music video…

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Esperanza, Chapter 2

The only two terms that my kiddos needed to learn to read Chapter 2 of Esperanza were “regresa” (we had learned “vuelve”) and “espera”, so we spent our time yesterday with personalized discussion (here is the activity that I used to get them talking). I typed up a quick reading based on their answers to…

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