Un día de estos written by Nobel Prize winner, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, is a great story to make connections to the civil war of Colombia and the era known as "La violencia" and also "El Bogotazo". Story can be easily found online:http://ciudadseva.com/texto/un-dia-de-estos/
Link for story:
PPT for vocabulary:
Vocabulary building activity:
Close reading activity to focus on dialogue between two characters (protagonist and antagonist)
PPT for literary analysis of the story:
Grammar worksheet loosely based on the story for Preterit vs Imperfeect:
Assessment for reading comprehension:
Recommeded level would be Spanish 3 Honors, Spanish 4, AP and Spanish for heritage/native speakers.
I review stories with numerous graphic organizers that help students comprehend the story fully. Suggested graphic organizers would be:
Useful graphic organizers to accompany stories:
FL.6-12.7.1.IL.A.A.1 - Identify the main idea and some supporting details when reading.
FL.6-12.7.1.IL.A.A.3 - Infer the meaning of some unfamiliar words when used in familiar contexts.
I was informed that one of the links for reading comprehension is no longer available. Therefore, please view these links that have useful reading comprehension questions to further supplement the lesson:
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