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Hernando de Soto Biografía - Biography of De Soto and His Expedition to the U.S.

Hernando de Soto Biografía - Biography of De Soto and His Expedition to the U.S.

This Spanish language biography is about the life of the Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto. It talks about his background, travels and expedition into the United States. Reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary and six reading comprehension questions. Vocabulary includes: conquistador jinete oro expedición gente indígena escaramuza batalla tribu f
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Ponce de León Biografía - Biography of Ponce de Leon

Ponce de León Biografía - Biography of Ponce de Leon

This resource includes both a Spanish and English version of the same biography on the life of the Spanish explorer Ponce de León. Spanish version includes the glossary of new vocabulary and a true false reading comprehension question. English version includes short answer reading comprehension questions. Makes for a great supplement on the history of Florida, explorers and conquistadors.
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Spanish Passive Voice Reading + Worksheet : Las noticias de hoy / La voz pasiva

Spanish Passive Voice Reading + Worksheet : Las noticias de hoy / La voz pasiva

This Spanish language reading shows students the passive voice in context. It includes three news articles from a fictitious newspaper. Each article features examples of the passive voice. All examples of the passive voice are underlined. The reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary and 8 true/false reading comprehension questions. Example sentences: *Un famoso cuadro de Picasso fue robado … *Una antigua iglesia en Inglaterra fue destruida … *Unos hombres fueron arrestados ayer … Activity idea: after reading, have students create their own short news article using the passive voice! The worksheet contains 15 fill in the blanks sentences for students to practice the passive voice in Spanish. It includes 8 regular past participles and 7 irregular past participles. The worksheet consists of two parts: 8 sentences with the passive voice in the past. 7 sentences with the passive voice in the present Example sentences: Los hombres … … por la policía. (dentener) Los platos … … en la mesa por el hombre. (poner) Edible word document.
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Spanish Subjunctive Reading Bundle - 4 Lecturas en el Subjuntivo!

Spanish Subjunctive Reading Bundle - 4 Lecturas en el Subjuntivo!

This Spanish Reading bundle include all four of my readings on the present subjunctive at 50% off! My ideal boyfriend The desires of others My perfect home An advert for a short stay apartment Each reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary and a reading comprehension section. Makes for great supplement on the tricky Spanish subjunctive!
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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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Isabel Allende Biografía / Biography *Bilingual* Hispanic Heritage Month

Isabel Allende Biografía / Biography *Bilingual* Hispanic Heritage Month

This 3-page file includes: ~A 2-page Spanish language biography and a 1-page English version about the famous Chilean-American author Isabel Allende. It discusses her early life, why she had to flee Chile and her literary career. Includes new vocabulary and a reading comprehension section. Here is a link to a 6 min. Spanish language biography of her life on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPUTn7iae4M&t=184s Students can watch the biography at home or in class!
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Spanish Reading Bundle: Top 10 Grammar Based Readings - Lecturas en Español

Spanish Reading Bundle: Top 10 Grammar Based Readings - Lecturas en Español

This bundle includes my Top 10 Grammar Based readings for beginners all in the present tense at 50% off! Each reading is based on a different grammar concept and includes a glossary of new vocabulary and a reading comprehension section. Bundle includes 9 Regular plus 1 Bonus Reading! Tener expressions - script about making plans with friends Conversational future (ir + a ) -script about an upcoming weekend Stem change verbs -about twin brothers Comparatives -about a competitive family Ser and Estar -describing a best friend Gustar -about speed dating Question Words -about a new neighbor Possessives -about siblings Reflexives - about daily routines Yo form irregular verbs -script about a typical week at school Great for early finishers, sub activities and bell work!
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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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Spanish Subjunctive Reading: Desires of Others - Los deseos de los otros Lectura

Spanish Subjunctive Reading: Desires of Others - Los deseos de los otros Lectura

In this funny reading two teenage friends are discussing how hard it is to be young as their parents, teachers and coaches want them to behave! There are numerous examples of the present subjunctive all of which have been underlined for students to see in context. The reading is followed by a true false reading comprehension section. Students are also required to complete two sentences using the subjective based on what their parents and teachers expect of them! Example sentences: ¡Mi madre prohibe que yo use maquillaje! Mi madre quiere que la ayude en la casa, porque soy la mayor. Ella insiste en que yo limpie mi habitación todos los días y que haga mi cama todas las mañanas.
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