La Vuelta al Cole as it is known colloquially in many Latin American countries is the perfect way to review class vocabulary, school supplies and present tense verbs. Through this dialogue, students are not only exposed to school-related vocabulary, but also the reality of schooling in other countries. This short story/dialogue has a very heart warming ending that seeks to teach students about valuing their education!
Audience- this story is ideal novice-mid Spanish 1 students or those who are familiar with verb conjugations (glossary included for story).
Mostly -AR verbs, Ir, Tener, Estar, etc.
What's included in this resource?
1. Two totally comprehensible Infographics about "Papelerías" in Latin America.
2. Comprehension questions for both visuals
(One of the infographics features Affirmative Tú Mandatos")
3. Dialogue/ short story- my students acted this out in class. The premise of the story is two middle-class girls from Colombia who buy their supplies in a typical Papelería. One girl is very "empollona" and the other one does not like to go to class. They talk about school, boys and then at the end, the story, they both do something extraordinary! The theme is "la educación es importante."
4. Comprehension questions.
5. Glossary for the story.