PPT in PDF format to go over the main events in the short story "Dos caras" as well as reading comprehension questions and literary analysis focusing on Mexican culture and the colors of New Mexico.
This is one of the three stories in my "cuentos policíacos" unit. By far, the most popular with my students. As it turns out, there's also a telenovela named "Dos Caras". On Fun Fridays, students enjoy watching episodes of the telenovela with a viewing sheet.
Telenovela info: https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dos_caras_(telenovela)
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.