La moneda de oro is a short story written by Mexican author, Francisco Montverde. The story is about a poor family that finds a gold coin. The story is an easy reader appropriate for Novice High-Intermediate Low Spanish students.
I like to first pre-teach the vocabulary since they're Novice-High-Intermediate Low and work with the vocabulary prior to reading the story.
We read the story as a whole class activity. I ask for volunteers to read aloud to the class. After each section I ask the students to summarize. After reading the story students respond to reading comprehension questions and discuss the story.
The discussion questions tie in nicely with Character Education. I have the students first respond to the reading comprehension questions and we review them as a whole class activity. Then students break into smaller groups to discuss the discussion questions that tie in with Character Education.
The story is easily found online:
The bundle contains everything you will need to read the story with your class:
Vocabulary PPT in PDF format to pre-teach vocabulary prior to reading the story:
Reading and discussion questions:
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.
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