Los chicos por Ana Maria Matute bundle contains:
Vocabulary PPT in PDF format to pre-teach vocabulary (16 slides):
Activity packet in PDF format to review story:
PPT in PDF to analyze the story (10 slides):
Grammar review (mostly Imperfect):
Grammar review (Preterit):
As a culminating activity I have students work in groups and discuss the story. It's a very powerful story and many students related to it.
Audio for story: http://albalearning.com/audiolibros/matute/chicos.html
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.