TPRS Reading - Don Telmi y el Piegrande - A Silly Tale of Household Chores

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In this original TPRS reading, Don Telmi (yes, the name is a setup for an ongoing pun gag throughout the tale) finds a mess in his house caused by none other than Bigfoot (Piegrande).

The story is meant to fit within a discussion of household chores are responsibilities but can also fit into a family theme. There are two versions included here, one present and one past tense.

Also included is a "Probable Passage" pre-reading exercise to help prep students for the reading and extend the lesson.

  • Editable Word Docs and PDFs
  • Present tense and Past tense (preterit/imperfect) versions.
  • Pre-reading activity
  • Text-dependent questions
  • Chores and Family vocabulary
  • A silly pun that can be played up if you enjoy that sort of thing ;)
Total Pages
4 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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