This is a short story about a boy who interrupts a lesson on the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos/Día de los Muertos) to sing a few romantic lines of the song "Despacito" (student friendly lines!) to a girl in class. His teacher teaches him a lesson that he'll never forget. This can be used as a class reading or as FVR.
This resource is part of a Bundle of exciting stories for ALL levels of Spanish. All stories include scaffolding activities and additional resources ignite student engagement and foster comprehension. Check out the resource below:
This story is written in the past tense. It touches on a few aspects of the Day of the Dead (pan de muerto, velas, altar, las almas, visit to Mexican Fine Arts Museum), which is the background of the lesson.
1. Comprehension questions included
2. Preterite/Imperfect Fill in the blank from story activity