This resource features 2 Spanish Novels for levels 1 & 2.
Level 1: La clase de confesiones 1 (2 novels)- present tense
Level 3: Casi me mata el celular (2 novels)- past tense
Synopsis: La clase de confesiones 1
*Novels are 6.25 on Amazon
Carlos hates Spanish class with a passion but finds the will to survive when he lays eyes on Jessica. She is the reason he "tolerates" his boring class. However, his secret crush is compromised when his teacher decides to “shake things up a bit” in class. A simple writing assignment turns out to be a lethal injection to his social life and by extension his chances with Jessica. First, his nosy teacher tries to “set him up with Jessica,” this plan immediately backfires. Then, the unthinkable happens and Carlos is stunned. This turns into one of the most embarrassing moments in his life. But all is not lost. If Carlos plays his cards right, he could have a winning hand. Carlos invites you to come along on this adventure into "La clase de confesiones" where…"todos tienen una confesión," even the teacher!
Topics: Relationship, school, school supplies, first crush
Structures: Mostly told in the present tense with a spattering of past tense to keep the flow of the story.
Casi me mata el celular (My Cellphone Almost Killed Me)
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, Casi me mata el celular will teach them that...and more!
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 the key evidence to an unbelievable crime on their cell phone, now they have to make it out of the building alive.
Casi me mata el celular" will take readers on a thrilling ride and compel them to contemplate the consequences on the other side of the "Record" button. *There is one scene of violence, which is associated the event witnessed by the characters.
Spanish Level 3 Comprehensible Reader...and thriller. This high-interest level 2 novel will have students on the edge of their seats! Casi me mata el celular is a cautionary tale about the consequences that lie on the other side of the "Record" button.
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. On Friday the 13th, they enter the abandoned bookstore, and they stumble upon a dangerous situation. In an effort to satisfy their curiosity, they film something that will change their lives forever. Now they have to make it out of the sticky situation, alive.