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Your one-stop shop for World Languages! Specializing in ready-made lessons and activities for French, Italian, and Spanish teachers.

pdf, 1.07 MB
pdf, 1.07 MB

Are you looking for ways to practice and engage your students in reading comprehension? This realistic short story is perfect for Novice readers. It’s about Sandra, a teenager who overhears some hurtful gossip in the hallway, and how she addresses it. This reading comes with several versions, including in the target language, in English, as well as with embedded vocabulary in the text for built-in differentiation. It also includes several ways to teach and practice with vocabulary from the story, as well as ten reading comprehension exercises and a SEL-based extension activity on bullying!

How can I use it?
-use as a supplemental learning activity
-add to a learning station rotation
-use in small group work or instruction
-print for emergency sub plans!
-give to students for an extension activity
-assign as homework

Text features:
-around 150 words
-passato prossimo, imperfetto, trapassato prossimo, conoscere & sapere, adjectives, family members, body parts, object pronouns attached to infinitives, condizionale presente, adverbs, reflexive verbs, possessive adjectives

Who is it for?
-Secondary students in Levels Novice and up

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to:
-understand the story about the main character
-recognize and use the vocabulary in the story
-answer true/false questions about what they read
-respond to questions about supporting details, keywords, and the main idea in the story
-discuss inferences and opinions they have about what they read

-8 pages of content for printing or digital use
-detailed instructions and ideas for use
-the story in 3 versions (target language, English, with embedded vocab)
-complete vocab list, blank vocab list, vocabulary slideshow, and links to Quizlet lists
-reading comprehension activities, including pre-reading prediction, true/false questions, exercises to identify supporting details, keywords, main idea, and inferences, personal reactions to the text
-an SEL-based extension activity on bullying


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