El árbol de oro is a great story to read with your students. It's appropriate for intermediate and advanced Spanish students. Bundle contains:
PPT in PDF format for pre-reading activity (11 slides)
PPT in PDF format to pre-teach vocabulary (20 slides)
Put in order the events that occurred in the story:
Packet in PDF format. As students listen to the audio they fill in the blanks with the Preterit or Imperfect:
Review handout in PDF format:
Review or Assessment in PDF format (25 reading comprehension questions plus a writing prompt):
To further enhance the lesson I use several graphic organizers easily found online:
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.