Las abejas de bronce is a short story that ties in nicely with the environment unit. The story can be easily found online:
The bundle contains everything you will need to teach this story to your class.
Bundle for "Las abejas de bronce" contains:
PPT in PDF format (Actividad Pre-Lectura) - 30 slides
PPT in PDF for vocabulary - 22 slides
Packet of 12 pages in PDF for the fable with questions (chunking)
Grammar handout (35 fill in the blanks) for Preterit vs Imperfect
Quiz of 35 true or false statements with key
I review stories with numerous graphic organizers that help students comprehend the story fully. Suggested graphic organizers would be:
Useful graphic organizers to accompany stories:
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.