2019-2020 ARCHIVES: EL MUNDO EN TUS MANOS: News summaries for Spanish students

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THE 2019-2020 EDITION IS NOW COMPLETE and has been marked down to its archives price. Order your 2020-2021 subscription now!!


EL MUNDO EN TUS MANOS is a bi-weekly news publication that provides comprehensible news summaries from Spanish speaking countries to students. It is a collaboration between The Comprehensible Classroom, Maris Hawkins and Nelly Andrade-Hughes. The target reader for this publication is a student in his or her first to third year of Spanish.

Subscribers save $30 on the cover price of the published issues!

Download a free preview issue here!


Each issue will include the following resources:

  1. 5 news stories from the Spanish speaking world, written in Spanish and provided in 3 versions (see below)
  2. Suggested authentic resources for further exploration
  3. Activities/suggested activities for each news story
  4. a print-ready, formatted PDF version of each version of the articles
  5. a projectable, editable version of each article

Each article will be provided in three versions:

  • a detailed version with glossed vocabulary
  • an advanced version without glossed vocabulary
  • a digest/summary version designed for students in their first semester of studying Spanish


You or your school needs to purchase a separate license for each teacher that plans to use these stories in their classes (5 teachers = 1 full price subscription + 4 reduced price licenses). Additional licenses can be purchased from “My Purchases” in your TpT account.

When this volume is complete, it will contain at least 20 issues of news summaries in Spanish, published on the dates outlined below. It will also include bonus materials related to the news stories that are published throughout the year. All issues will be stored in the Subscription Google Drive folder, which is accessible via a link that is in the PDF download from TpT.


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August 15

September 2

September 16

September 30

October 14

October 28

November 11


November 25

December 9

January 6

January 13 Special Edition: Puerto Rico Earthquakes

January 20

February 3

February 17

March 2

March 15 Special Edition: COVID-19

March 16

March 30 *digital / #DistanceLearningTpT resources

April 13 *digital / #DistanceLearningTpT resources

April 27 *digital / #DistanceLearningTpT resources

May 11 *digital / #DistanceLearningTpT resources

May 25 *digital / #DistanceLearningTpT resources

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Choose news articles from past subscriptions by topic or country to enrich any unit of study! Subscriptions include articles that touch on all AP themes and highlight various aspects of life in Spanish speaking countries. Click here to purchase a subscription from last school year (2018-2019).

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