Use this "easy to edit" template to help students develop habits that will strengthen their comprehension and literacy skills as they read in Spanish.
Copy and paste any reading into column A and underline a few words that students might not recognize, Provide the English translation of the underlined words in column B to give them a model.
Part I: 1. Students read and highlight cognates 2 Students guess the topic based on initial reading. 3) Students choose words they don't recognize and list them following the models in column B.
Part II: Students summarize the gist of article and commnet on paragraphs
Part III: Students answer general questions about article in Spanish
Part IV: Students converse with classmates sharing opinions about the article.
See model following template with an article from Study Spanish.com