"Las apariencias engañan" Novel Guide is comprised of 36 activities to help facilitate reading and engagement with the Spanish 3/4 Reader.
ANSWER KEY INCLUDED!
Synopsis of the Novel:
All the teens in Buena Vista have secrets, but Camilo's is the worst of all! As he masquerades as one of the sweetest boys in Buena Vista, his mask starts to crack, and his foundation follows. But, he's not the only one. His girlfriend, troubled by his uncanny behavior, sets out on a truth-seeking mission and her discoveries are inches deeper than she originally thought. She discovers that Camilo is living a double life; but, he isn’t the only one with compromising secrets. His house harbors a bigger secret that has haunted the town for years. This compelling story reveals the timeless truths that: things are never what they seem, or "Las apariencias engañan."
Language: Subjunctive, Preterit, Imperfect
Themes: Relationships, Betrayal, Friendship, Family, etc.
This guide is flexible enough to accommodate FVR reading and Literature Circles in Spanish.
This resource includes the following activities:
Reading Comprehension Questions & Activities
Art interpretation activity
Picture Talk Inquiry activity
"Portada" group activity
Visual vocabulary exercise
Periodista group activity
Grammar activity (subjunctive)
Two truths and a lie game
Chapter/Book Discussion Cards Included!
Pre-reading activity: Antes de leer
Comprehension questions chapter 1: La chica
Special activity: “Las relaciones buenas”
Comprehension questions chapter 2: El Café Tres Leches
Special activity: ¡Qué problema!
Comprehension questions chapter 3: El bello durmiente
Special activity: “Los secretos”
Comprehension questions chapter 4: El secreto
Special activity: ¡A Escribir! Advice-dispensing activity
Comprehension questions chapter 5: La cita con el psicólogo
Instragram (paper) activity
4 Song activities "No soy como crees" by Ana Mena (Maestra Reed)
Antes de leer
Special activity: “El informe”
Comprehension questions chapter 6: La casa de Camilo
Special activity: “Escritura Creativa”
Comprehension questions chapter 7: Las apariencias engañan
Comprehension questions chapter 8: La paliza
Comprehension questions chapter 9: El padre ejemplar
Comprehension questions chapter 10: La visita sorpresa
Resumen de la novela