These lecturas supplement the materials for Chapter 5 in the Realidades I textbook. There are five (5) themed readings with glossed new vocabulary, Q&A exercises that also include students' own preferences, thus engaging them in the activities. Each lectura has a photo or graphic to make the exercises come alive. Additional materials include the lyrics and www link to "Las Mananitas" and a sing along if teachers so desire. A Mexican menu with prices and a list of typical dishes and there ingredients provide students with ordering information and discussion. All answer keys are included.