Short story "La siesta del martes" written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. PPT in PDF format contains cultural elements of the Hispanic culture, as well as reading comprehension questions and a writing prompt. Images are from Wikemedia Commons and Corbis.
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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