Teaching the novel Vida y Muerte en la Mara Salvatrucha 13: Pre-teaching and Chapter 1

If you have taught many novels, these activities will be easy to implement. If you’re looking for a great read for your level 3/4 classes, this is so engaging! All activities I will be sharing as my class reads the novel are activities that supplement the published . The teacher’s guide is a MUST have… Continue reading Teaching the novel Vida y Muerte en la Mara Salvatrucha 13: Pre-teaching and Chapter 1

Vida y Muerte en la Mara Salvatrucha with Kat Dahlia and @losrakas

Vida y muerte twitter feedMy students LOVE the novel Vida y Muerte. The whole thing is so engaging and the accompanying study of gang life reaches everyone. I have always used the film Sin Nombre with the novel and this year I am adding a music study. Week one (this is my first week of… Continue reading Vida y Muerte en la Mara Salvatrucha with Kat Dahlia and @losrakas

Getting started with novels- AP/IB/ACTFL Can-Do’s… You can do it all!

As you end the year and begin to requisition materials for the new year, I encourage you to consider reading novels in class. Whether a part of your silent reading library or as a full class novel study, having kids read a WHOLE NOVEL gives them a huge confidence boost as they prepare to move… Continue reading Getting started with novels- AP/IB/ACTFL Can-Do’s… You can do it all!