Are your students addicted to their phones? Are they constantly and indiscriminately displaying their lives across all social media platforms? Do you wish there was a story to teach them "put your cell phones away!" Well, "El Escape: "Casi me mata el celular" will teach them that...and more!
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On Friday the 13th, against the advice of the elders in town (we try to tell them!), three friends go into an abandoned building. Anxious to display their lives on social media, they record key evidence to an unbelievable crime on their cell phone, now they have to make it out of the building alive.
"El Escape" will take readers on a thrilling ride and compel them to contemplate the consequences on the other side of pressing the "Record" button. *There is one scene of violence, which is associated the event witnessed by the characters.
With a unique vocabulary of approximately 400 words, sprinkled with 19 engaging illustrations, this high-interest level 3 (or 2nd Semester level 2) novel will have students on the edge of their seats. In addition to a plethora of cognates and grammatical structures recycled throughout the story, this novel also features vocabulary associated with family, relationships, and technology. Best of all, this novel explores the topic of "misusing" technology and its consequences.
Vocabulary and level
This story features only 400 new vocabulary words (non-cognates, i.e., madre, mata, etc), and is perfect for level 3. Told in the past tense students are invited into Federico's and his friend's lives as they make some daunting decisions. This story is action-packed!
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Federico, Damián, and Rubén are your typical teens. They play sports, skateboard, and watch pranks on Youtube; they've even mastered filming some of their own pranks at their favorite hangout: la librería. This abandoned bookstore is far away from the adult supervision that seeks to threaten their fun. However, the night of Friday the 13th, their joke goes sour. As they enter the dilapidated bookstore, they stumble upon an overwhelmingly "shocking" situation. Instead of leaving, they decide to indulge their curiosity; now there is no turning back. With their newfound enemies, they have to make it out of the sticky situation, alive.