This is a short story for Spanish I students. It will probably best fit during 2nd semester. 7th grade on up is a good age range to enjoy/understand the story. You could read the story as a class or have the students read alone/in pairs. There are two sets of comprehension questions, one set in Spanish and one in English.
About the story:
Sandra, an exchange student in Mexico, has a funny exchange with her host mom and at the market because of a false cognate.
This story focuses on the following structures: ¿Puedes ir? ¡Guácala! Está confundida
This story has the following pop-up culture: Nopales, tunas, Querétaro, market, using m'ija, 2 pictures included
The story could include the following pop-up grammar: e used for and, noun-adjective agreement, false cognates (needs this for sure), a + el=al, está vs están, es vs son