PPT in PDF format focuses on possible real events that inspired the author to write the short story "El mar." Great activity to promote critical thinking. Students first read "El Mar" and discussed it. Afterwards they viewed the ppt to make connections to the story and real events.
Common Core Standards:
Identify the main idea and most supporting details contained in culturally authentic materials using electronic information and other sources related to targeted themes.
Recognize familiar words and phrases understand the main idea and infer the meaning of some highly contextualized unfamiliar spoken or written words in culturally authentic materials using electronic information and other sources related to targeted themes.
Infer the meaning of some unfamiliar words and phrases in academic and formal contexts.