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Diego de Veláquez Spanish Biography - Biografía

Diego de Veláquez Spanish Biography - Biografía

This Spanish biography is a great introduction to the baroque painter Diego de Veláquez. It discusses a bit of his childhood, art training, personal life and career painting the royal family. Includes a glossary of new vocabulary and five reading comprehension questions. el don el aprendizaje los retratos la realeza las meninas
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Rigoberta Menchú Biografía - Spanish Biography + Worksheet (Guatemalan Activist)

Rigoberta Menchú Biografía - Spanish Biography + Worksheet (Guatemalan Activist)

This 2-page file includes: ~A biography about Rigoberta Menchú, the Guatemalan indigenous woman from a poor background who went on to world fame as a human rights activist.This reading covers a bit about her family life and background, the Guatemalan Civil War, her exile to Mexico, the publication of her famous novel for which she won a Nobel peace prize and finally her work with the UN. ~The second page includes reading comprehension questions and a short writing excerise.
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Spanish Reading Bundle: Top 10 Best Selling Hispanic Women Biographies!

Spanish Reading Bundle: Top 10 Best Selling Hispanic Women Biographies!

Bundle includes 10 biographies in Spanish on famous hipanic women at 50% off! Queen Isabel I -Spanish Queen Shakira -Colombian singer Celia Cruz -Cuban singer Sonia Sotomayer - Hispanic Judge Eva Perón - Argentine First Lady Isabel Allende - Chilena Writer Selena Quintanilla Biografía - Hispanic Singer Dolores Huerta - Activist Frida Kahlo - Mexican artist Jennifer Lopez- Hispanic Actress/singer
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Cristóbal Colón Biografía - Biography of Christopher Columbus

Cristóbal Colón Biografía - Biography of Christopher Columbus

This biography is on the life of Christopher Columbus. It includes some information about his childhood, early sailings, life in Portugal and marriage. It goes on to discuss his relationship with the kings of Spain and his various voyages to the New World. This reading includes a full glossary of new vocabulary and seven reading comprehension questions. Please note: My reading on Dia de la Raza also include a shorter version of Columbus’s biography. Vocabulary includes: el aprendizaje el puerto de envío los fondos el lejano oriente el marinero la ruta de vela el respaldo financiero el apoyo el descubrimiento la tripulación zarpar la riqueza el catolicismo
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NEW GCSE Spanish Authentic Text: Toy Story Land

NEW GCSE Spanish Authentic Text: Toy Story Land

An authentic text on the topic of a Toy Story Land opening in 2018 as part of Disney Land. Comes with three activities. Ideal for topics of film, holidays/tourism and free time. Activity 1: Students search for ten words/phrases that they already know from the text and write them with their English meanings. Activity 2: Students write three sentences in the future tense about what you will be able to do at the park. Activity 3: Students translate one of the paragraphs into English.
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Las fiestas del mundo hispano 4.2F AQA Spanish Foundation GCSE

Las fiestas del mundo hispano 4.2F AQA Spanish Foundation GCSE

Presentation to go with pages 70-71 of the AQA Spanish GCSE Foundation textbook. Starter is fun way to practice Photocards. Re-introduces and recaps imperfect. Separate class into small groups for quiz reading comprehension. Handout for pupils to have imperfect endings.
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Las Fiestas de Espana - la Tomatina 4.2G AQA Spanish Foundation

Las Fiestas de Espana - la Tomatina 4.2G AQA Spanish Foundation

Presentation to go with pages 68-69 of the AQA Spanish Foundation textbook. Link to la Tomatina video on slide. Mini whiteboards required for the second half of lesson, pupils will be practising preterite verb endings. La Tomatina handout from p. 68 attached for pupils to highlight etc.
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José Orozco Biografía - Biography of a Mexican Artist - Lectura

José Orozco Biografía - Biography of a Mexican Artist - Lectura

This 2-page file includes: A detailed biography on the life of José Orozco, a Mexican Artist who was a contemporary of Diego Rivera. The reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary and 8 reading comprehension questions in Spanish. A great complement to any unit on Mexican and Hispanic art!
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Sonia Sotomayer Biografía / Biography *Bilingual* Hispanic Heritage Month

Sonia Sotomayer Biografía / Biography *Bilingual* Hispanic Heritage Month

This 3-page file includes a Spanish and English version of: ~A biography on the life of Sonia Sotomayer, the first Hispanic woman to serve as judge in the Supreme Court of the United States. This reading talks about her difficult childhood, education, marriage and legal career. The Spanish version is prefaced by a glossary of vocabulary and also includes eight reading comprehension questions.
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La Reina Isabel I Biografía - Spanish Biography of Queen Isabella I of Spain

La Reina Isabel I Biografía - Spanish Biography of Queen Isabella I of Spain

This 2-page file includes: ~A Spanish biography on the fascinating life of Queen Isabel I of Spain who lived at the end of the 15th and beginning of early 16th century. With her husband Ferdinand she formed present day Spain and funded the voyage of discovery of Christopher Columbus. This reading is predominantly in the past tense and includes a full glossary of new vocabulary. ~A worksheet with a true/false reading comprehension section and a short writing assignment.
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