Two page handout for the short story "Bernardino" written by Ana María Matute. Part one is a matching activity to help students review the vocabulary. Part two is true or false activity to assist students in reviewing important details and events in the short story.
Here's a link for the story:
I also like to print out a biography for the author for students to read prior to reading one of her short stories. Here's a link for the biography:
I also have the students read another story with the same topic (bullying) written by the same author:
As a closing activity for the unit, I have students use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast both stories:
For a formal assessment I have students use their Venn Diagrams to write a composition to compare and contrast both stories. The assessment is for reading and writing since they're interrelated.
For Anti-Bullying Week I have students create posters. Here's a link to create posters:
I also found great resources for Anti-Bullying Week online: