Comprehensible Cultural Story - Juan Valdez

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3rd - 5th
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Introduce your elementary Spanish students with an authentic cultural lesson about a famous Colombian character - Juan Valdez. A fictional character who appears in advertisements representing the Colombian coffee farmer with his mule Conchita. The story, about a Colombian coffee farmer and his mule, Conchita, takes place in the coffee region of Colombia.

It is written in simple, comprehensible Spanish for beginning students. It focuses on the high frequency verbs: hay, se llama, llega, le gusta, le da, ve , tiene. This resource has 5 different extension activities, including sequencing, drag and drop, true/false, translation and a Kahoot.

It is ready to assign on Google Classroom or any similar platform. All activities can be completed independently, making this a perfect lesson for asynchronous time or distance learning.


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